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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-19, 12:48 PM
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Posted By LONSat
ExDilbert Having stuck with Shaw Direct...

ExDilbert

Having stuck with Shaw Direct through many years I can say I do not find many issues (unresolved) with the signal nor the equipment. I do recognize that some people have issues with...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 09:56 AM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
I believe the 800 series has a faster processor. ...

I believe the 800 series has a faster processor.
More options for recordings. - team option for example
Better handling of online status for VOD when connected to the internet
Will continue to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
The wifi is the allow you to watch VOD and report...

The wifi is the allow you to watch VOD and report back PPV etc. No it does not allow you to watch in another room.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-02-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
The wifi only lets you connect the 830 to order...

The wifi only lets you connect the 830 to order PPV and get VOD. It does not allow you access the general internet and/or OTT services like Netflix.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-01-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
They have wireless (wifi) internet capabilities...

They have wireless (wifi) internet capabilities and the ability to record series based on team playing and perhaps a few other programming features.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-08-06, 01:31 PM
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Posted By LONSat
It has no integrated Netflix support.

It has no integrated Netflix support.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-04-05, 11:31 AM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
See page 37 of the user guide. ...

See page 37 of the user guide.

http://media.shawdirect.ca/uploadedfiles/shawdirect/content/equipment/2014-08-01-userguide-hdguide-en-v4.pdf

Connects via USB 2.0 and an external power supply for...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-10-11, 11:15 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
Options - Preferences - Video & Audio - Optical ...

Options - Preferences - Video & Audio - Optical Digital Audio
Toggle between PCM and Dolby Digital
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-09-28, 09:02 AM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
In my opinion not anytime soon. They are rolling...

In my opinion not anytime soon. They are rolling out MPEG4 (to be complete 2019/20) and both boxes are compatible. In fact when they started the conversion the upgrade was to a 6xx series box and...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-08-31, 04:21 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 77,839
Posted By LONSat
Many shows actually start at xx:01 or xx:58 ...

Many shows actually start at xx:01 or xx:58 Networks do that to try to keep you watching the next show in their schedule. If the guide is showing the start time as xx:01 or some variation it is...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-08-13, 11:11 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
if you are talking about entering say 47 and then...

if you are talking about entering say 47 and then the play button and jumping to 47 minute mark or 124 and then play for 2 hrs and 4 minutes then the 630 does this.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-08-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 302
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Posted By LONSat
Yeah, the documentation is going to confuse some...

Yeah, the documentation is going to confuse some people where it mentions component output and cables and those aren't there with the 8xx series. Someone dropped the ball on that one.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 77,839
Posted By LONSat
Re USB port If it is the same as the 6xx...

Re USB port

If it is the same as the 6xx series you can backup your configuration. Hidden channels. Guide preferences etc and transfer that to another reciever.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-28, 12:05 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 77,839
Posted By LONSat
The 630 is like any piece of electronic computing...

The 630 is like any piece of electronic computing equipment in that if will function but perhaps not optimally unless the end user does some basic maintenance.

On a computer clearing caches,...
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