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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
I realize it “should” channel up and down”, but...

I realize it “should” channel up and down”, but it doesn’t. And yes, I can see the led flicker when I press a button on the remote, so I know the command is transmitted and recieved. In fact it was...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Thanks Unfortunately I cannot change...

Thanks

Unfortunately I cannot change channel....with no audio or video output.

But clearly a sync signal at 1080i.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-05, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Try link now

Try link now
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-05, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
DVR Startup Frint Panel Error

When starting up my 630 DVR, I see the the attached front panel message but can not determine what they mean.

I get no picture output during the process (or after). In other words screen is black...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-04-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,729
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
More than 4 tuners

If one has a 630 and 2 505s (total of 4 tuners) and there are only 4 feeds from the dish/lnb, how does one add more tuners to the setup?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-04-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,126
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
I have a 75e lnb in Florida. What would I get (or...

I have a 75e lnb in Florida. What would I get (or not get) if I put a newer xLNB on the system (and what is on G1?).
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-02-07, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
That 505 User Manual is useless unless one needs...

That 505 User Manual is useless unless one needs to know which type of cord plugs in where, lol.

Also, the TV remote will only take 3 numbers - it will not take 0000.

I cannot get to the front...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-02-07, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
HD IRD stuck in 480 Resolution

Was helping a friend reinstall his DSR HD IRD. 500 or 505 - not sure as i am back home.

Seems the unit is stuck in 480 60hz even on the HD Channels.

Been through the menu 3 times and there is...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
They use the same screws that Motorola uses on...

They use the same screws that Motorola uses on every IRD and Cable Box they have made in....well, years. Yes, its not something thats available in a Home Depot, but can be found for several dollars....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 75,444
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Well, as stupid as this seems, with this new...

Well, as stupid as this seems, with this new update, the HDMI does NOT always mirror the YPbPr output.

For example, if I go to System Options and bring up my System Status screen, via the HDMI...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 104,457
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
My 630 has a WD 320GB Drive in it. The unit is...

My 630 has a WD 320GB Drive in it. The unit is 5400 RPM (Thus, the 630 does NOT require a 7200RPM Drive as the Original is 5400RPM).

It failed with virtually no usage (while on a UPS so power was...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-12, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
I do have a warranty until 2014 through...

I do have a warranty until 2014 through FutureShop, but it will cost me $40 USD to send the unit back to Canada and another $40 CAD for its return at this time - not to mention the 4-5 week time...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Asked over a week ago and no one replied. ...

Asked over a week ago and no one replied.

Again, I believe I have a dead Hard Drive. Note the jpg of the System Status saying the Hard Drive has failed about 10 days ago....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-02, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Why am I waiting so long and not called Shaw? ...

Why am I waiting so long and not called Shaw?

Because I am spending the Summer "South of the Border". Would cost me roughly $40 USD to ship the unit back to my home address, then have a neighbor...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-02, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Thinking a replacement Hard Drive might be...

Thinking a replacement Hard Drive might be cheaper than the cost of shipping it to Shaw for replacement and time involved.

Does this unit need a 5200 RPM or 7200 RPM Drive? I believe I read months...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-02, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Could be. I do know all I had was 1 show...

Could be.

I do know all I had was 1 show (though over 2 hours in length) recorded on the 630, thus one would expect it to have something less than 0% used. I tried to record several of the 3D...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-02, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Yep, that did nothing except FINALLY killing 2...

Yep, that did nothing except FINALLY killing 2 Programs that according to the DVR were on my Hard Drive but I could NOT play or delete using normal methods.

What is the normal message anyone sees...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-09-01, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
I must say that the 630 is the worst POS piece of...

I must say that the 630 is the worst POS piece of AV gear I have ever used in 30+ years. The unit continued to say I had 0% Hard Drive Space Free even though I had only 1 show recorded on it (And...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-06-28, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Tried a the soft reboot - no joy. still have...

Tried a the soft reboot - no joy.

still have this 23 hour program tying up my entire hard drive with no way to watch or delete it!
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-06-28, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Granted, I use the 630 only once every 1-2 weeks,...

Granted, I use the 630 only once every 1-2 weeks, but the Subscription expired message is on my TV EVERY TIME I do use the 630.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-06-28, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
630 DVR - Hard Disk Full - Cannot Delete

I am not exactly sure how this happened, but 24 hours ago, someone in the house decided to start recording a program using the 630 DVR on ABC West HD and went to bed. They accomplished this, in the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-04-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 110,192
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Had not used the DVR in about 2 weeks. Flipped to...

Had not used the DVR in about 2 weeks. Flipped to the input on my TV. The screen saver/logo was on.

Hit Guide.

The following notice came up on the screen. "Your authorization has expired. A...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-04-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,055
Views: 913,461
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Had not used the DVR in about 2 weeks. Flipped to...

Had not used the DVR in about 2 weeks. Flipped to the input on my TV. The screen saver/logo was on.

Hit Guide.

The following notice came up on the screen. "Your authorization has expired. A...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-02-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 110,192
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Well aware of what I need to do to get 3D. I have...

Well aware of what I need to do to get 3D. I have several hundred hours of 3D in side by side format on my Directv DVR.

Also, the previous broadcasts on 233 worked exactly as expected.

This one...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-02-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,234
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
there are no firewire ports on the 630 or any of...

there are no firewire ports on the 630 or any of the Shaw Satellite units that I am aware of (only USB) that will not work with anything for the use you described.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-02-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,939
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
too thin to cause an issue with line of sight....

too thin to cause an issue with line of sight. Also, despite what most believe, the signal does not come in from right in front of the reflector, but actually from roughly 22 degrees above it, which...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-02-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 110,192
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Well, I am on 0.13 and all I know is something is...

Well, I am on 0.13 and all I know is something is wrong on Channel 233 with the NHL Game in 3D. Its not sending all the info needed to engage the 3D circuitry and I am getting 2 Side By Side pictures...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-02-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,098
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
3D issues - Hockey 20 Feb 2011

I have not had issues with Shaw 3D on Channel 233 in the past (and have no issues with SBS on Directv from the USA), but I cannot get my Shaw 600 Series DVR to properly send out all the codes needed...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2010-12-26, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
Strange - those maps do not look near as...

Strange - those maps do not look near as promising as what I remember seeing in the past.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2010-12-25, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By HDTVFanAtic
SD in Hawaii???

Several years ago I saw a map of F1 and F2 and was surprised that they had a beam aimed towards Hawaii - especially given that they are for Canadian Service. Of course, I am not exactly sure where I...
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