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Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2015-10-29, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 1,159,925
Posted By takeaim
line comes into the house via the attic so to run...

line comes into the house via the attic so to run it downstairs and all the way back up is too much of a hassle.

each split is a 3.5db loss, so using a 3 way and then a 2 way in the attic, each of...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2015-10-28, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 1,159,925
Posted By takeaim
thanks, that's what i assumed. what details did...

thanks, that's what i assumed.
what details did you need? i have a db8 antenna that is preamped with a 7777 channelmaster, from the preamp that is split to a tv, a computer tuner, another tv and...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2015-10-27, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 1,159,925
Posted By takeaim
Question Distribution/inline amp placement?

Hello,
I have a question on distribution/inline amp placement- currently at my first tuner my signal is fine but then from there I run a line back through the attic and all the way downstairs where...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-10-08, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,962
Posted By takeaim
630 packaging-green vs blue box- any diff?

need to pick up a 630pvr and i'm wondering if there is any difference between those packaged in the old green packaging or the newer blue packaging? ie. is it just newer packaging or are there any...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2014-10-27, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,492
Posted By takeaim
with the light switch, i'm curious if you can...

with the light switch, i'm curious if you can have multiple caseta switches and within the app you can control the different switches? ie. I don't want to try to dim one set of lights and all the...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2014-08-01, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,209
Posted By takeaim
thanks, i'm just considering it for a future...

thanks, i'm just considering it for a future receiver upgrade and assuming it has siriusxm included that i could login with my usa account. hopefully it'll work
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2014-08-01, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,209
Posted By takeaim
mr grinch, how do you have this setup? is there...

mr grinch, how do you have this setup? is there a way through vpn/dns entries to the tv itself or do you have to set that up via your router and thus everything on your network is accessing the net...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2014-07-29, 07:30 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 53,271
Posted By takeaim
any talk of what other programming will be...

any talk of what other programming will be offered on which channel? ie. ncaa football will be starting 3 days later on the 28th with a full slate of games saturday the 30th
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2014-07-25, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,898
Posted By takeaim
i think it's all about live sports, mostly what's...

i think it's all about live sports, mostly what's on espn etc in the states, so college football/basketball for the most part. everything else you can find online for free so if tsn launching new...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-03-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By takeaim
if that's the case, then maybe i should run my...

if that's the case, then maybe i should run my capture and editing on my black drive and then just copy over to a storage drive (my green or perhaps new red) later?

i may get a ssd for my os later...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-03-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By takeaim
i looked at the av series before as my shaw...

i looked at the av series before as my shaw direct pvr had one in it and due to issues with that it kind of turned me off of them.

ssd i think are still a bit pricey for the size so i'll probably...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-03-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By takeaim
thanks, that might be the choice.

thanks, that might be the choice.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-03-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By takeaim
i was looking at the red drives as well but they...

i was looking at the red drives as well but they mention they are mostly for nas use. 24/7 operating environment etc. i only use the drives few hrs a day, record some shows at night access the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-03-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By takeaim
best internal harddrive for ota recording/editing

i'm looking to add another drive to my setup as space is slowly becoming an issue. currently my os is on a wd black drive and i have been using a green drive for ota recording and editing stuff i...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-11-27, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,133
Posted By takeaim
I hope that other content for tsn and tsn2 is...

I hope that other content for tsn and tsn2 is more college football and basketball!!
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2013-10-30, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By takeaim
i'm not sure of kansas' tv rights, but I would...

i'm not sure of kansas' tv rights, but I would think Michigan having probably a bunch of games on the big ten network and probably a few more on cbs on weekends that leaves just the espn family of...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2013-10-30, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By takeaim
why not pick up a bunch more 'Canadian' games too...

why not pick up a bunch more 'Canadian' games too like Michigan with Nik Staukas etc?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-10-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 100,917
Posted By takeaim
thanks, i didn't research enough to realize that...

thanks, i didn't research enough to realize that it has to be a 2.5" drive and can't take a 3.5", so you might be right that i'm stuck with 1tb max for a red.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-10-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 100,917
Posted By takeaim
thanks, I've never had an issue with other wd...

thanks, I've never had an issue with other wd drives, so hopefully my luck would continue.

with an internal drive is the max size still 1tb or can you now use up to a 2tb drive?
thanks
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-10-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 100,917
Posted By takeaim
as per scary bob's post awhile back, has anyone...

as per scary bob's post awhile back, has anyone tried a western digital red drive in their 630? if so can you report how well or poorly it's performed?

i'm getting pixelating on all pvr playback...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-10-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,863
Posted By takeaim
ok, i have the tv and plugged it in. when i...

ok, i have the tv and plugged it in.
when i originally turn it on, it shows the picture in triplicate. ie. i had the menu up and i can see each of the options 3 times. once running for awhile,...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-10-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,863
Posted By takeaim
if that's the case then it'll be thrown out as i...

if that's the case then it'll be thrown out as i only took it to see if i can fix it to have a working tv for free. otherwise it's no loss to me.

anyone else have any ideas?
thanks
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-10-08, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,863
Posted By takeaim
Samsung LCD tv with partial black screen- dust issue?

my inlaws were going to throw it out as they got a new tv, but i took it hoping maybe it's a dust issue and i can clean it out and perhaps get a decent tv out of it.

apparently the bottom part of...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-09-24, 12:54 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 108,249
Posted By takeaim
personally- give me the espn channels and i'm...

personally- give me the espn channels and i'm happy, anything else is gravy.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-09-24, 08:34 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 108,249
Posted By takeaim
bring on directv, dishnet etc :)

bring on directv, dishnet etc :)
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2013-09-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 28,071
Posted By takeaim
another week and again no college football on...

another week and again no college football on 360, seems it was a one week thing for the opening weekend and that's it. what a disappointment!
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2013-09-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,788
Posted By takeaim
google the phone#, see if it's dish or if it's...

google the phone#, see if it's dish or if it's somebody who is just 'offering' dish. let us know how it goes. was the promo addressed to you or just a mass mailed flyer?
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2013-08-29, 11:20 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 198,025
Posted By takeaim
hopefully more people are asking about the btn as...

hopefully more people are asking about the btn as well, i've had calls from fibe about switching and said without the big ten network bell isn't an option and had the call pushed up to their manager...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2013-08-28, 08:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 28,071
Posted By takeaim
Michigan game this week is on btn so you won't...

Michigan game this week is on btn so you won't find it on bell, next week's game is on espn, so that should be on the specialty ncaa packs.
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2013-08-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 28,071
Posted By takeaim
i see that sportsnet 360 (former thescore) is...

i see that sportsnet 360 (former thescore) is picking up the first thurs night games from espn. early game and 2nd game kicking around 915pm. other than that big ten network has games thurs and fri...
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