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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2020-01-24, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Billy34
just for my own testing purposes, are there any...

just for my own testing purposes, are there any channels on SD that are still Standard Def and not High Def

thanks in advance
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-01, 09:23 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By Billy34
i have noticed this happen with survivor before,...

i have noticed this happen with survivor before, so perhaps it will update the episode information before next wednesday, and if so it may correct itself so the record NEW episodes on HD only should...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-01, 09:38 AM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
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Posted By Billy34
I have an 830 and i record both NEW survivor...

I have an 830 and i record both NEW survivor (higher priority) and masked singer but i have them both set to record a specific channel to avoid the problem you are explaining. You are correct,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 118,564
Posted By Billy34
I totally agree with the disgusting horrible...

I totally agree with the disgusting horrible phone customer service that shaw direct has. No matter what day or what time you call, you can never get through as they always say we are experiencing...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-03, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 913,160
Posted By Billy34
LONSat Oh great, didn't know that. I will try it...

LONSat Oh great, didn't know that. I will try it out. so if I enable this, then the smart record will work around it it it can't record 2 programs at the same time then. However I guess, if say I...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-02, 09:08 PM
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Views: 913,160
Posted By Billy34
Assuming you select smart record episodes with...

Assuming you select smart record episodes with any HD channels, it would be nice if the system would try to avoid recording 2 shows at once to try and always keep one tuner free, if there is a chance...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-12, 10:57 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
sorry what are trickplays?

sorry what are trickplays?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-12, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
same here, i still have classic lineup but Bravo...

same here, i still have classic lineup but Bravo is now CTV Drama, Comedy Channel is now CTV Comedy, Gusto is now CTV Life, and Space is now CTV Sci-Fi I believe
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
out of curiosity, why does it matter what...

out of curiosity, why does it matter what satellite these channels are on
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 118,564
Posted By Billy34
i currently have ontario life which has gone up...

i currently have ontario life which has gone up to $91 and i have a pick2 channel pack which has climbed to a criminal price of $9, and then add on the $5.99 multi receiver fee which is also criminal...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-25, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
that is because most standard definition channels...

that is because most standard definition channels are being removed and only the high definition HD channels will be available by the end of the year. here is the link explaining the upcoming...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
okay i didn't realize the reasoning, but thanks...

okay i didn't realize the reasoning, but thanks for clarifying....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
fast forward

Is it just me, but i find the fast forward very choppy on the 2X... i wish it was a true double speed... it was much smoother on the 630. I thought the 830 is an advanced unit and these things are...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-16, 10:14 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
oh i get the concept and the reason, but...

oh i get the concept and the reason, but depending on the colour of the category of the program, the shading stands out more then it does on some other category colors... personally i just find it...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
guide view opionion

Maybe i am nitpicking, but one thing i find slightly annoying is that on the guide view, the left part of the screen is slightly shaded to indicate the actual time in comparison to the time shown at...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
oh I am sorry, I thought you guys were saying...

oh I am sorry, I thought you guys were saying that there would be no USA Network HD feeds... my apologies
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 09:54 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
that is cool, will have to try it out.. I can...

that is cool, will have to try it out.. I can handle the no clock (although I wish they had it on the 830), but the 2 missing LED lights to indicate recordings is a bummer. I don't understand why...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
am i understanding we are losing the USA west...

am i understanding we are losing the USA west feeds, because from everything I've read and the new channel lineup/changes there will still be one West Feed in HD .. seattle and spokane SD channels...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
i do believe we will have the USA west feeds in...

i do believe we will have the USA west feeds in HD moving forward, but instead of Seattle and Spokane, there will only be one from my understanding
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-03, 09:34 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,964
Posted By Billy34
Hdpvr 830 vs 630

i just wanted to get some opinions on the hdpvr 830. Besides the 1TB harddrive and the wifi capabilites, are there other advantages the 830 has over the 630. On the flip side, are there any...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-02, 08:48 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 118,564
Posted By Billy34
Ontario Life pricing major increase

I just found out my Ontario Life package is going up $6 a month!! that is insane. I am seriously going to switch. This is criminal
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
any idea why the auto change to national lineup...

any idea why the auto change to national lineup is postpone?,, are there problems or issues
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-06-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
National Channel Lineup

What exactly is the schedule for Shaw converting customers to the one National Lineup. I heard that they have advanced customers and classic customers auto converting, but when? exactly. Has anyone...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-05, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
probably a dumb question, but what is the point...

probably a dumb question, but what is the point of having what satellite a channel is on included in the list
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-03, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Billy34
French Channels

Is there anyway on the 600 or 800 series receivers to auto hide all French Channels without having to go into channel edit and manually hide them
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-03, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
so example... what happens to channel standard...

so example... what happens to channel standard def 363 (classic) FOX, once the national lineup comes into effect..
its currently on HD 61 (classic) as well

i don't see the SD channels listed that...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-05-03, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,966
Posted By Billy34
there is something weird on my 630 on the TCM HD...

there is something weird on my 630 on the TCM HD channel as well. It definitely seems the HD channel (ch 138) seems to be an SD feed.
I have it set up so that all SD channels go into stretch mode...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-10-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By Billy34
are there any major software feature differences...

are there any major software feature differences between the 830 vs 630
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-10-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 118,564
Posted By Billy34
https://www.shawdirect.ca/english/support/article/...

https://www.shawdirect.ca/english/support/article/11160/

I am angry they removed it
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-10-17, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 161,930
Posted By Billy34
unsubscribed channels show on guide

i have same issue on all my receivers, where I see all the newest HD channels showing up on the guide, including the unsubscribed channels as well. I have my setting set to hide unsubscribed...
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