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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 75,722
Posted By ae_collector
And don't forget that the 530 would soon be able...

And don't forget that the 530 would soon be able to dual record both tuners at the same time while playing back previously recorded programs.

AE_Collector
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-03-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 241,176
Posted By ae_collector
Several months ago I sold my three old 530's on...

Several months ago I sold my three old 530's on Craig's List for $50 each. Then I listed five 505's, one of which was new in the box with all original cables. I told everyone to confirm the serial...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2017-03-14, 09:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By ae_collector
I had had some of those issues with my 430PVR....

I had had some of those issues with my 430PVR. Slow response particularly when first powered on each morning. And when things got unbearable I would do a reboot which helped quite a bit. But, I...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-01-01, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,127
Posted By ae_collector
I don't think so. I believe the reference to Shaw...

I don't think so. I believe the reference to Shaw Direct in the title was added when the topic was split to its own topic.

AE_Collector
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-12-29, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,127
Posted By ae_collector
Note that cableredneck asked about Shaws...

Note that cableredneck asked about Shaws broadcast format, not Shaw Direct. The question may not have been asked in the correct area of the forum.

AE_Collector
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-07-17, 11:37 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,443
Posted By ae_collector
Thank for the update. I sort of suspected that...

Thank for the update. I sort of suspected that but thought that I may have missed that it was now do-able with the 605. It is gEtting so that it would be nice to have all boxes be PVR's just to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-07-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,443
Posted By ae_collector
Was the option to make the 605 record as a single...

Was the option to make the 605 record as a single tuner PVR or even just to rewind or pause live TV never launched? I thought this was to be an option down the road with the 605.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-06-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By ae_collector
Thanks for the input guys. They do pay the multi...

Thanks for the input guys. They do pay the multi receiver fee so yes everything is covered. It is the fear of the questions that will possibly be asked when the call is made as they did have both...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-06-04, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,051
Posted By ae_collector
530 PVR appears to have "expired"

One of my father in laws 530 PVR's appears to have reached the end of its life. If anyone can think of anything else for me to try please let me know. The problem here is it is at a Home Away from...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-06-04, 12:33 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,185
Posted By ae_collector
Okay, that is good to hear. Thanks for the...

Okay, that is good to hear.

Thanks for the report smp01.

Terry
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-06-02, 05:43 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 165,185
Posted By ae_collector
Can anyone confirm that the Zinwell 4x8 switches...

Can anyone confirm that the Zinwell 4x8 switches work in conjunction with the triple Satellite LNB. Father in Law is still on a quad LNB, Zinwell 4x8 and a mixture of 500 and 600 series receivers....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-03-25, 09:22 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 93,429
Posted By ae_collector
But if by "RCA Cables" you mean Component (not...

But if by "RCA Cables" you mean Component (not Composite) IE: the green, red, blue RCA 3 pack Plus Left and Right Audio cables, yes that does HD as well.
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-03-25, 09:18 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
Yes you can get an additional $5 bundle discount...

Yes you can get an additional $5 bundle discount for bundling Telus Cell Service. It shows up on your home service bill, not the Cell bill. Presumably you can have Cell and any one other Telus...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-03-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,821
Posted By ae_collector
Logged in and was able to refresh easily online....

Logged in and was able to refresh easily online. FatherInLaw reports time is correct on his 530's and 505 now.

Wouldn't this have caused automatic timers to record the wrong show an hour off when...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-03-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,821
Posted By ae_collector
10 AM Pacific time and both of in-laws 530's are...

10 AM Pacific time and both of in-laws 530's are still an hour behind. No idea if they moved ahead and then back again or not. A hard reset on the first 530 did nothing. Haven't tried the other one...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-03-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
Correct, poorly worded on my part. One can...

Correct, poorly worded on my part.

One can do it and the other can follow.
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-03-11, 10:37 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
This isn't directed at you darkesha. I know...

This isn't directed at you darkesha. I know everyone operates in their own way doing what works best for them. Many of the New Customer incentives don't make sense to me.

I recently received the...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-03-07, 12:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 41,220
Posted By ae_collector
Any news on HDD size? I still have the old 320...

Any news on HDD size? I still have the old 320 Gig HDD. Didn't bother working at getting a newer PVR with the 500 Gig drive as I have been hoping for awile now that a newer larger drive would come...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2016-01-15, 12:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 29,251
Posted By ae_collector
I have not really figured out what the slow...

I have not really figured out what the slow problem is that is being discussed. I have the 2.6 update and old 430/330 boxes.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-07-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,669
Posted By ae_collector
TV Master was asking if the letter from Shaw D...

TV Master was asking if the letter from Shaw D claimed that 500 series would quit working completely OR if each account just needs to have ONE 600 series receiver to satisfy the requirement. Nothing...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-06-11, 01:27 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
If you plan to continue starting and cancelling...

If you plan to continue starting and cancelling Telus Optik TV, I would buy your own STB and you may as well make it a PVR for sports use. Then you don't at a monthly rental and don't have to return...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-06-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,669
Posted By ae_collector
And i wonder if one compatible receiver in the...

And i wonder if one compatible receiver in the household meets the CRTC requirement or if they all have to be capable of the Emergency Alert System.

Terry
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2015-06-06, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,669
Posted By ae_collector
What about 530's? I have two in service and a...

What about 530's? I have two in service and a couple in the closet that I keep thinking that I should try to sell for a few dollars. Presumably Shaw Direct will stop activating all obsolete receivers...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-05-22, 02:25 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
They may not gave bumped the basic price yet or...

They may not gave bumped the basic price yet or those who haven't changed to the new plans like me. Just checked my May bill.

Terry
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-05-22, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By ae_collector
That was my thought too, go with their account to...

That was my thought too, go with their account to keep their PVR alive though it means that they will have to be more involved in the conversations to get it all organized.

I organized a merge of...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-05-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
$34.00 for Telus isn't it or am I a price...

$34.00 for Telus isn't it or am I a price increase behind?

You get a $5 discount from $34 if you have at least one other Telus service so either Internet OR a phone line. I think you can bundle a...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-04-16, 01:05 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
I haven't had the time to analyze the contents of...

I haven't had the time to analyze the contents of the packs but it sounds as though there are more than there used to be? Do they seem to have less channels in each or around the same as before?

I...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-01-23, 01:54 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,001
Posted By ae_collector
If they have that offer I would assume it is like...

If they have that offer I would assume it is like any other new TV account. If you sign a 3 year agreement you get the use of a PVR and up to two additional boxes at no monthly fee.

Terry
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-01-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,662
Posted By ae_collector
Sure easy to pick off the people that weren't on...

Sure easy to pick off the people that weren't on Telus 3, 4 or 5 years ago! Back when we had 1HD/2SD and please please please let them upgrade me to 2HD/1SD first! Eventually almost everyone has...
Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2015-01-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,708
Posted By ae_collector
How is this different than in version 2.3? I am...

How is this different than in version 2.3? I am still on 2.3 and I turned off the list of the last 5 channels long ago. I guess that list was new with version 2.2 and by version 2.3 they made it a...
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