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Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2016-09-01, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,620
Posted By rosenqui
Plex DVR

Plex, the DVR for cord cutters (https://www.plex.tv/blog/air-human-plex-dvr-divine/)

The Plex DVR is in beta now for Plex Pass members and works with HDHomeRun Connect/Extend tuners. I won't have...
Forum: Items for Sale   2016-08-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By rosenqui
Update: the new-in-box HDTC-2US has also been...

Update: the new-in-box HDTC-2US has also been sold.
Forum: Items for Sale   2016-07-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By rosenqui
Price drop: New-in-box HTDC-2US is still...

Price drop: New-in-box HTDC-2US is still available and reduced to $120
Forum: Items for Sale   2016-06-03, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By rosenqui
Price drop: New-in-box HTDC-2US is still...

Price drop: New-in-box HTDC-2US is still available and reduced to $135
Forum: Items for Sale   2016-05-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By rosenqui
Update: the open box unit has been sold. ...

Update: the open box unit has been sold.

New-in-box HTDC-2US is still available for $150.
Forum: Items for Sale   2016-05-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By rosenqui
Ottawa - Two HDHomeRun HDTC-2US ATSC Tuners

I have two HDTC-2US networked ATSC tuners. One is new-in-box, the other box was opened to test out the unit. I bought them a while back to upgrade my older HDHomeRun units, but then ended up going...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-04-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,563
Posted By rosenqui
I'll give it a try this weekend. Is it normal...

I'll give it a try this weekend. Is it normal that the metal pipe slopes down into the vent? It's hard to see from the picture, but there appears to be a decent downward slope to the metal pipe.
...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-04-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,563
Posted By rosenqui
The drip is coming from the area around the big...

The drip is coming from the area around the big threaded nut where the exhaust line attaches to the tank. I snugged it up a bit but it didn't make a difference, and I didn't want to risk...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-04-01, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,563
Posted By rosenqui
I've used the drain valve and it was the first...

I've used the drain valve and it was the first thing I checked - all good, the inside bottom chamber is dry as a bone. I drain a few gallons out twice a year just in case any crud is building up at...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2016-03-31, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,563
Posted By rosenqui
Leak/drip from water heater condensate trap

I've got a Polaris 100-34 water heater, and just recently I've noticed a bit of water on the basement floor around the condensate trap. The Polaris was installed when the house was built in late...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-05-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,893
Posted By rosenqui
I've been with Unblock-US for several years and...

I've been with Unblock-US for several years and it's been great. In your case you could have your router give out the Unblock-US DNS addresses to all of the devices in your house and your TV would...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2015-05-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 305,369
Posted By rosenqui
Apparently you can still get the $300 deal, you...

Apparently you can still get the $300 deal, you just have to keep pasting the URL https://www.tivo.com/TLP4 into your web browser. Eventually it won't redirect you to the crappy $50 plus $15/month...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-04-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,873
Posted By rosenqui
It depends on the sport and the team(s) you...

It depends on the sport and the team(s) you follow. We cut the cord in 2012 but still managed to get our fix of NHL and MLB via their streaming packages: NHL Gamecentre Live and MLB.TV. Even with the...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2015-04-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,683
Posted By rosenqui
It's possible to make Fibe TV & Internet work...

It's possible to make Fibe TV & Internet work with your own router, but you need more than basic networking skills and gear. It also depends on whether you're FTTN or FTTH since the gear from Bell is...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-24, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,022
Posted By rosenqui
The ban on wholesale bundling is something that...

The ban on wholesale bundling is something that was added last week since the CRTC recognized that pick-and-pay wouldn't have worked without it. The issue of wholesale agreements that forced bundling...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 53,992
Posted By rosenqui
If I'm reading paragraph 27 correctly it sounds...

If I'm reading paragraph 27 correctly it sounds like a BDU is free to put a whole mess of other channels in an entry level package and charge whatever they want, so long as they also offer the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 53,992
Posted By rosenqui
I suspect the reasoning is to promote and protect...

I suspect the reasoning is to promote and protect the mandatory channels - essentially the over-the-air channels.

I have no problem with it, and wouldn't have balked if the US 4+1 networks were...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 53,992
Posted By rosenqui
The title of the announcement is encouraging! If...

The title of the announcement is encouraging! If they'd called it "Preserving Our Heritage" or "Ensuring the Viability of the Canadian Broadcast Ecosystem" I'd be a lot more worried that it would be...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,450
Posted By rosenqui
I agree with everything you wrote in your post,...

I agree with everything you wrote in your post, but I'm sure that politicians in Canada and other countries realize that just because you pass a law saying that foreign companies must remit tax, it...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,450
Posted By rosenqui
Bell seems to believe it's a licensed...

Bell seems to believe it's a licensed video-on-demand service, but they might be the only ones. I took a quick look and couldn't find any applications or decisions on the CRTC web site regarding new...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,450
Posted By rosenqui
That link describes proposed changes to the...

That link describes proposed changes to the traditional cable/satellite video-on-demand license. None of those conditions apply to an exempt or hybrid service, which is mentioned in paragraphy 4:

...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,450
Posted By rosenqui
Do you have a source for this? I was under the...

Do you have a source for this? I was under the impression that CraveTV was operating under the digital media exemption and was not licensed nor required to follow any of the CanCon rules. I don't...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-03-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,450
Posted By rosenqui
I believe that what eventually happens to CraveTV...

I believe that what eventually happens to CraveTV will depend on how the CRTC interprets or clarifies what they mean by "exclusive", which looks like it comes down to the entities that apply for the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-02-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,810
Posted By rosenqui
If they use a service like Unblock-US or a...

If they use a service like Unblock-US or a US-based VPN, Sling TV and Hulu might be enough for your folks. Both have apps for the Roku, but you need to setup your Roku with a US address, otherwise...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-02-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,935
Posted By rosenqui
I have a UPS on my cable modem, router, and VoIP...

I have a UPS on my cable modem, router, and VoIP adapter so they can run for over an hour in the event of a power failure. In the case of a widespread outage, the Internet will probably be down for...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2015-01-29, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,935
Posted By rosenqui
I've got an alarm panel that dials out to the...

I've got an alarm panel that dials out to the monitoring company using my Internet connection and VoIP service. The panel just thinks it's dialing a regular phone line.

It took me a while to get...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-12-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 205,187
Posted By rosenqui
My mistake - you're correct, you need certain...

My mistake - you're correct, you need certain Rogers/Bell products, or subscriptions to certain other BDUs to qualify. Many cord cutters run kicking and screaming away from Bell & Rogers to...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-12-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 205,187
Posted By rosenqui
At the moment, Shomi & CraveTV are still tied to...

At the moment, Shomi & CraveTV are still tied to a cable/satellite subscription, so they don't help a cord cutter one bit.

A VPN service or a smart DNS service like Unblock-US will help you access...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2014-10-27, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
Posted By rosenqui
I've got a wired one with two sensors buried...

I've got a wired one with two sensors buried about 15' apart. That wires back into the security/automation panel (OmniPro II) via 4 conductors. There's actually a little circuit board that the wires...
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2014-10-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 83,132
Posted By rosenqui
The new Central Bierhaus at Centrum (where...

The new Central Bierhaus at Centrum (where O'Connor's used to be) has a private room. I'm not sure if they charge for it or how many people it can accommodate, but it might be worth a quick call:...
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