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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-12-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 57
Um, click the link in post 2.

Um, click the link in post 2.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-12-05, 12:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 84,484
Posted By 57
Here's the thread on Fibe Standalone, but it's...

Here's the thread on Fibe Standalone, but it's usually not worth it because the bundle price is usually a better deal.
...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2019-12-03, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By 57
When I had a previous flagship Yamaha AVR it used...

When I had a previous flagship Yamaha AVR it used to allow you to have a video input (say TV) connected, switch to an audio input (say Tape), then the audio would come from the audio input and the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-12-03, 03:02 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 78,777
Posted By 57
Just as an FYI, Hollywood Suite free preview...

Just as an FYI, Hollywood Suite free preview includes the OD channel on Rogers. Not sure how that works with SD.
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2019-12-03, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By 57
You could be receiving a signal that has...

You could be receiving a signal that has improperly encoded DD5.1, or your centre channel is not actually working - I assume you've gone up to the speaker and heard dialogue for the "good"...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-12-02, 07:43 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 48,125
Posted By 57
MCIBUS, please see posts 264 onwards regarding...

MCIBUS, please see posts 264 onwards regarding the channels being dropped. I've moved your post to this thread from Ignite where you posted.

I'm not sure about the Rogers/Stingray deal, but a...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-12-02, 12:51 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 48,125
Posted By 57
On both Ignite and Legacy Digital Cable: ...

On both Ignite and Legacy Digital Cable:

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/TV/Stingray-Video-channels-no-longer-available/m-p/451338#M51491
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2019-11-30, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By 57
I got my Toronto Hydro e-bill today reflecting...

I got my Toronto Hydro e-bill today reflecting the 50+% increase in rates. The bill included an "Ontario Electricity Rebate", which reflected about a 30% reduction in my bill, but there was no...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-11-27, 04:39 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,676
Posted By 57
We've always received the alerts on my iPhone 5S...

We've always received the alerts on my iPhone 5S with Rogers PAYGo in Toronto. I usually turn the phone "off" (standby) when we're not going to use it for say GPS, so we are never disturbed by the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-11-27, 01:14 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,676
Posted By 57
Tridus, I'm not sure of your phone's options...

Tridus, I'm not sure of your phone's options regarding ringer settings, but it's possible that various types of incoming "calls" can have a different ringer setting and perhaps the one for "alerts"...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-11-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 70,676
Posted By 57
I always have data turned off on my iPhone 5S and...

I always have data turned off on my iPhone 5S and I get the alerts. There was someone on the Rogers Forum not getting alerts on his phone in Manitoba... Here's the link to the extended discussion.
...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
It's impossible to know. As was the case with...

It's impossible to know. As was the case with Prime, there were no hints until a week or so before it became reality. This information is always kept confidential for competitive reasons.
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-11-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 56,048
Posted By 57
10 mbps upload should be fine for the vast...

10 mbps upload should be fine for the vast majority of people. I run just fine on my 75/10 plan which gives me actual speeds of 95/11 all the time.

For downloads, a 4K stream is around 25 mbps...
Forum: Rogers High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-11-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By 57
Does this have to do with turning band steering...

Does this have to do with turning band steering on or off?

https://www.rogers.com/customer/support/article/turn-on-band-steering-coda-4582-modem#!
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2019-11-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By 57
Doesn't the link I provided in post 1 work for...

Doesn't the link I provided in post 1 work for you? It does for me... I got the link off the Smart Canucks site - (currently the third one down on the right side.)

https://flyers.smartcanucks.ca/...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2019-11-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By 57
Black Friday, 2019

I thought I'd start this thread for people to post some deals that they think may be worthwhile for others to consider. Try to keep the number of items to one or two great deals and if possible...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2019-11-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By 57
Check out recent posts in the following threads: ...

Check out recent posts in the following threads:

https://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/81-over-air-ota-digital-television/95820-channel-master-dvrs-ota.html
...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-11-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,047
Posted By 57
For those people with enough tuners (on Rogers...

For those people with enough tuners (on Rogers Digital Cable), here's a tip on how to record all of the Qualifying and Races. It's worked for me for a couple of years now. I had to figure out how to...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2019-11-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 72,635
Posted By 57
Here you go. Bulb Type - Wattage on Bulb/Box...

Here you go.

Bulb Type - Wattage on Bulb/Box - At Startup - After 1 minute - Lumens (if available on box)

Sylvania CFL - 13 - 11 - 13 - 800 (Very Old CFL - probably ~20 years)

Philips CFL -...
Forum: Rogers Cable - Atlantic Canada   2019-11-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,325
Posted By 57
Some on-demand programming doesn't allow for FF...

Some on-demand programming doesn't allow for FF or other features, whereas recording the programme does. You would need to watch commercials on most "non-premium" channels on demand. (Crave being...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
From the Rogers Forum:

From the Rogers Forum:
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
You're certainly correct about that. Only one...

You're certainly correct about that. Only one person has mentioned it.

I'm guessing:

1. Even though I've watched almost nothing live since the late 1970s, a lot of people still do, despite...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2019-11-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 48,125
Posted By 57
I'm not 100% sure about this since the message is...

I'm not 100% sure about this since the message is a bit confusing, but it appears that Rogers will be dropping AMC as of January 1, 2020. I know that there were some negotiation difficulties back in...
Forum: Cogeco   2019-11-13, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By 57
Just as an FYI, over on Rogers IgniteTV, I have...

Just as an FYI, over on Rogers IgniteTV, I have read that the latest Modems can be bridged, however, they still broadcast a WiFi signal or two and it cannot be disabled....
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
Apparently Comcast made the change to recordings...

Apparently Comcast made the change to recordings on July 1 of this year for some reason. Since Rogers is piggybacking on Comcast, Rogers may not even be able to do anything about it directly without...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
In that case your AVR is probably not set to...

In that case your AVR is probably not set to DPLII, which would provide surround sound and dialogue out the centre speaker for any incoming DD2.0 channels - like Global currently or most SD channels...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
Global is currently sending DD2.0 instead of...

Global is currently sending DD2.0 instead of DD5.1 as discussed recently in the Rogers Channel Discussion Thread. It would therefore act in a manner similar to CP24 which is also DD2.0.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
zforgetaboutit: Thank you for testing. Yes, I'm...

zforgetaboutit: Thank you for testing. Yes, I'm guessing the cloud recording is sending a DD5.1 signal, however, it's improperly encoded. I assume you're also not getting any dialogue from your...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2019-11-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 130,637
Posted By 57
There have been some recent discussions over on...

There have been some recent discussions over on the Rogers' forum regarding Ignite recordings not being proper DD5.1. There is mention that they are either PCM (2.0) or improperly encoded DD5.1...
Forum: Apple Computing   2019-11-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By 57
Although my issue with WeatherLink the last time...

Although my issue with WeatherLink the last time I did an OS upgrade was Java-related (and the error messages mentioned Java), after a significant amount of time spent trying that approach, I found...
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