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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-19, 12:56 AM
Replies: 314
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Posted By ralphf
Thanks ExDilbert for your support and help. I...

Thanks ExDilbert for your support and help. I wonder if SD will listen. I sure hope so.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
#3 . What is this agreement? I would like to read...

#3 . What is this agreement? I would like to read it. If I wanted to share anything with others, I can do that now. They can come to my house and watch it. If they want to watch it at their place, I...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
#1. I dont believe the number of tuners has...

#1. I dont believe the number of tuners has anything to do with last channel recall. The last channel is not stored in the tuners. I had a free to air receiver that had twenty channel recall, and it...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Features I would like to have on the 830. 1....

Features I would like to have on the 830. 1. More than one last channel recall ( I would like up to ten ) 2. The ability to rewind and record only a part of the program that you want to record and...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Thanks for your reply. The version is 65.27. I...

Thanks for your reply. The version is 65.27. I guess I will try a 2TB. Its hard for me to accept that SD has not tried an external hard drive on the 830 to confirm it works.I was hoping some one else...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Thanks for the information. Is there any one who...

Thanks for the information. Is there any one who has an external hard drive woking on the 830 without the reformatting problem? Maybe I will try a 2 TB. K801809 said to do an update, but I do not...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
I have talked to Shaw direct many many times...

I have talked to Shaw direct many many times about the external hard drive problems. They insist that on the 830 there is no limit to size of the external hard drive. This has been told to me several...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-11, 12:53 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Thanks for your reply. First how do I update? The...

Thanks for your reply. First how do I update? The external hard drive is WD purple. 4TB. It is in a Nexstar Vantec NTS-366SU3-BK
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Do an update so the external hard drive does not...

Do an update so the external hard drive does not have to be reformatted (and therefore loose the recordings) if communication between 830 and ext hard drive is interrupted.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
My 830 does not work properly with the external...

My 830 does not work properly with the external hard drive. If the communication between the two is interrupted in any way ( power failure, 830 reboot, turn off external drive,disconnect cable.) you...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-08-27, 01:09 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
They gave me a refund. I am hoping that some one...

They gave me a refund. I am hoping that some one one here will try an external hard drive and let us know if it works.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-08-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Thanks for the info. I am going to town Friday...

Thanks for the info. I am going to town Friday and will go to Memory Express with your info. Have you used one on a 830?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-08-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
I returned the 4TB drive and purchased a 2 TB...

I returned the 4TB drive and purchased a 2 TB drive. 2 TB DOES NOT WORK either. Does any one have an 830 working with an external hard drive.I can not believe that no one at Shaw has verified that...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-05-29, 11:32 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Shaw has told me more than once no limit for the...

Shaw has told me more than once no limit for the 830. I know the limit for the 630 is 2TB. Maybe I will try a 2 TB.Thanks
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-05-29, 05:43 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Any one hooked up an external hard drive. I...

Any one hooked up an external hard drive. I hooked up a 4TB WD purple in a Vantec enclosure and it did NOT work. Locks up and reboots every 3 or 4 minutes. Shaw was no help. They said it should work...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-04-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Picture and Sound cuts out.

My 830 picture breaks up and sound cuts out every 20 or 30 seconds or so on a live channel if recording some thing else. Watching ch 542 and recording 557. Signal level (Tuner 1) (542) 98 EcbNo 10.0...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-04-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Thankyou LOSat. Any suggestions as to a good...

Thankyou LOSat. Any suggestions as to a good drive to purchase. I would like to get a 2 or 3 TB.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-04-04, 06:48 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 81,263
Posted By ralphf
Can I add an external hard drive to the 830? If...

Can I add an external hard drive to the 830? If so details please. Thanks.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-06-22, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
Do you have an external hard drive? Turn off the...

Do you have an external hard drive? Turn off the external hard drive and reboot the 630. If it works the problem is the external hard drive.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-03-04, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
Clean circuit board contact area with alcohol but...

Clean circuit board contact area with alcohol but not the rubber keypad as it may remove the conductive material. Use liquid dish soap and water and rinse well with water. If this does not solve you...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-03-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
External hard drive full

My 630 external hard drive is nearly full. Is there a way to use another external hard drive and still use the first one. Maybe by changing the second ones serial number or what the 630 looks at?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-02-24, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 356,637
Posted By ralphf
Yes sometimes

Yes sometimes
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2014-02-24, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
What does it mean when the percentage for the...

What does it mean when the percentage for the hard drive is yellow instead of grey?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-09-23, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
The TV is a Samsung smart TV. Purchased May 2013...

The TV is a Samsung smart TV. Purchased May 2013 from Costco.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-09-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
Thanks NovaMan

TV is connected to RGB. The message shows up once a month or so. I can get the message off by changing channels.How can I make my Tv compatible ? Thanks
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-09-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,989
Views: 911,827
Posted By ralphf
HDCP not compliant

What does HDCP not compliant mean.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-05-23, 02:11 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 116,944
Posted By ralphf
Does not see external hard drive

I unplugged the power to the 630 and the external hard drive. Now it acts as if the ext hard drive is not connected. I have tried FP reboot, unplugging power. The recordings show up in grey. Any...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-04-29, 06:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 40,986
Posted By ralphf
I still have problems

1) SPONTANEOUS REBOOTS- sometimes several in 1 hour. 2)VERY SLOW TO RESPOND TO COMMANDS-sometimes 20 to 30 or more seconds to respond. 3)PIXELATING- usually happens when recording something. 4)...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-02-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 40,986
Posted By ralphf
Yes but when I selected stop and pressed enter,...

Yes but when I selected stop and pressed enter, it did not stop. It did stop as normal when the program ended.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-02-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 40,986
Posted By ralphf
Can not stop recording

Recording 2 programs at same time. Tried to stop one as I wanted to watch something else. Lets me select stop, but it keeps on recording and can not change to the channel that I want to watch. This...
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