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Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2018-07-09, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 616,578
Posted By Jetranger
The answer to your 'questions' here are all...

The answer to your 'questions' here are all "YES!".

The 3400s have been obsolete for a few years now and so too has the Gateway been made in the past year or so. It works for now but come the...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2018-06-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,299
Posted By Jetranger
Whole new kettle of fish

The update does a lot more than change the way it looks. More info as I get details. So far the biggest thing I have noticed is that it has damaged my Extender drives. I just swapped out one of...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-10-02, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 297,765
Posted By Jetranger
Oh no, here we go again!

I'm just watching a recording from TLC last night and it is riddled with sound dropouts. It's almost bad enough to make the program unwatchable.

It seems the commercials come through OK though. ...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2017-08-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 36,694
Posted By Jetranger
I just checked mine and it definitely doesn't...

I just checked mine and it definitely doesn't have a fan. All I can hear is a very low 'crunching' sound, presumably the hard drive doing it's thing.

If there is another room you could put the...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2017-08-10, 01:01 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 71,015
Posted By Jetranger
Nice! The fact you are paid so much per kWh makes...

Nice! The fact you are paid so much per kWh makes it beneficial for you, for sure. Out here, the best I could hope for would be a 70% reduction in usage charges but there would still be the monthly...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2017-08-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 71,015
Posted By Jetranger
That's great, SlimDiesel. Do you happen to know...

That's great, SlimDiesel. Do you happen to know what your total consumption has been during the same time frame? It would be great to know how it is meeting your demand. Knowing how much you have...
Forum: Items for Sale   2017-07-06, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By Jetranger
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-06-28, 01:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,210
Posted By Jetranger
If you haven't already done so, I strongly...

If you haven't already done so, I strongly recommend checking in with Shaw_Champ. He can work magic if you have been a long time customer as it sounds like you are. He has sorted things out for me...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-06-26, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,210
Posted By Jetranger
Where do you live, Classy1? I have an unused...

Where do you live, Classy1? I have an unused DCX3200 box you could have for the cost of shipping, if you would like it.

Sony is the Manufacturer (my favourite), Bravia is the series (covers a...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-06-26, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,210
Posted By Jetranger
Red face Call Shaw Support - It's FREE!

After checking the obvious cables, etc. and doing a power cycle, if things aren't back to normal, your next step should always be to call Shaw Support. That's what they are there for. They can...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-04-18, 01:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
The reason to 'switch' to 'Blue Sky' will become...

The reason to 'switch' to 'Blue Sky' will become apparent but at the moment, no, there is no reason to make the switch. To me, by the time the Gateway is obsolete, Shaw will already be on to the...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-02-05, 05:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
Shaw Champ can really help as he's helped me a...

Shaw Champ can really help as he's helped me a lot in the past, including when I last made changes this past fall. Still, if you can hang on a while longer, things are bound to get better. ...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-30, 06:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
I honestly don't know but I would expect that you...

I honestly don't know but I would expect that you can just set recordings until you have more set than the maximum number of tuners you have for a given time slot. They are all on the same MoCA...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-30, 05:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
I see that there is a note on one of the pages in...

I see that there is a note on one of the pages in that Shaw forum link that states you can connect 3 Boxes for a total of 12 tuners to make as many as 12 simultaneous recordings. If you can do 6...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-30, 05:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
Lol. I only know what I'm told and given there...

Lol. I only know what I'm told and given there are different people telling me different things, who knows what is actually true. From what I understand, it's only the firmware that is different,...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-27, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
buckycat, For clarity; by 'Tuner' you mean...

buckycat,

For clarity; by 'Tuner' you mean 'Gateway' and each Gateway box has 6 channel tuners so you can record as many as 6 programs at the same time.

These Gateway boxes are the same...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-26, 10:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
Just to clarify the info in post #18 on how many...

Just to clarify the info in post #18 on how many boxes you can have: each main unit has 500GB of storage and 3 of these may be connected together to provide a total of 1.5TB of storage. Each main...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2017-01-26, 10:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 36,621
Posted By Jetranger
I got some answers today in so much as you can...

I got some answers today in so much as you can link as many as 3 main boxes together for a total of 18 tuners and only 1.5TB of combined storage, as previously mentioned. You can have a maximum of 9...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2017-01-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 43,118
Posted By Jetranger
Exclamation There are, sadly, many negatives with this latest...

There are, sadly, many negatives with this latest offering. One is the limitation of not being able to add additional storage. One 'solution' to this is to add additional boxes, which is an...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-12-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,632
Posted By Jetranger
Need more info...

If you could supply some more details like where you are located (major center or rural so we know if you have access to larger suppliers), room size and orientation of the screen to windows, etc.,...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-08-29, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By Jetranger
It can be done but I would think you will find...

It can be done but I would think you will find the quality of the audio is really quite terrible compared to what you are used to listening to today. The last time I played any of my old cassettes...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2016-08-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,552
Posted By Jetranger
Ditto for 12-24V Auto USB adapters. I had a...

Ditto for 12-24V Auto USB adapters.

I had a cheap one feed 24V directly into my $800 iPad and fry it instantly. Even the 'geniuses' at 'the bar' couldn't revive the device. These things are...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-07-25, 12:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,149
Posted By Jetranger
10Gig Symetrical - Oh Ya!

Check this report out that I found when Googling 'Docsis 3.x Cable Modems';

http://www.cablelabs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/DOCSIS-AQM_May2014.pdf

It seems this has been in the works for at...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2016-07-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,687
Posted By Jetranger
Arrow DeLORME inReach

I did a forum search and didn't find this device turn up so I'm trying a new thread.

DeLorme inReach - Two-way satellite text messaging, tracking and SOS anywhere in the world...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-07-23, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,161
Posted By Jetranger
Just to be fair...

To follow up on my experience, after taking Shaw Champ up on his offer to 'assist' in getting things sorted out, I now have both Internet 150 and a new XG1 Gateway on a 2yr 'commitment'. My...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-07-23, 01:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,149
Posted By Jetranger
To follow up on my experience, after taking Shaw...

To follow up on my experience, after taking Shaw Champ up on his offer to 'assist' in getting things sorted out, I now have both Internet 150 and a new XG1 Gateway on a 2yr 'commitment'. My pricing...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2016-07-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,764
Posted By Jetranger
I think the XG1 Gateway is supposed to do 4K but...

I think the XG1 Gateway is supposed to do 4K but only once it gets the proper X1 firmware that Shaw is supposed to be rolling out by the end of this year.

Content and market penatration(number of...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-07-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,149
Posted By Jetranger
I tested my new speed last night and it showed...

I tested my new speed last night and it showed 176 down; awesome! That was on my cel phone. Funny thing was, it showed I was connected to a Telus server. I figured I should try it on my wired...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-07-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,161
Posted By Jetranger
When will they learn?

Here is my 'rant' about yet another gong show experience with Shaw with the release of a new product.

Yesterday morning, I found out about the new Internet 150 service and decided yes, I would...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2016-07-16, 12:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,149
Posted By Jetranger
Shaw Champ, I wish you had been involved with...

Shaw Champ, I wish you had been involved with this process as it has turned into an even bigger mess before it got better.

I was out of town this morning when I found out about it but on the trip...
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