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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-09-07, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Wayne
I don't think it is possible to get two HD-PVRs...

I don't think it is possible to get two HD-PVRs working in MCE in native fashion. There is something called DVBLink for HD-PVR - see more here: http://1geek1tool.com/hdpvr/screenshots/

This was...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-06-07, 12:08 AM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
Sorry, I did mean 32 bit. The firewire drivers...

Sorry, I did mean 32 bit. The firewire drivers for windows were originally done by Tim M. Moore but there are some later drivers located here http://home.comcast.net/~exdeus/stbfirewire/. But it...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-06-05, 08:10 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
Unlikely - check out this...

Unlikely - check out this (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=56259&highlight=firewire) thread. You may be able to use firewire to change channels, which is somewhat useful. Note that...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-04-27, 11:02 AM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
Given the speed of light it shouldn't make a...

Given the speed of light it shouldn't make a difference.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-04-27, 09:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
IR should be pretty easy - you can even use the...

IR should be pretty easy - you can even use the unused pair from your phone wiring. I do this to get an IR signal from my HA controller in my basement to my bedroom on the second floor to control my...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2012-01-13, 05:19 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
While I am generally very critical of MS' lack of...

While I am generally very critical of MS' lack of support for Canada there shouldn't be an issue with this card. The channel lineup should be supported for Canadian cable and satellite companies and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-11-03, 09:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
Another option for changing channels may be...

Another option for changing channels may be firewire. My Rogers HD boxes have firewire ports and there are drivers available that allow you to change channels via firewire - assuming that you are...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-11-03, 09:24 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
SageTV was the best and I would highly recommend...

SageTV was the best and I would highly recommend it - I have a SageTV server with 6 tuners and 6 SageTV extenders throughout my house.

The only problem is that Google bought SageTV back in July...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-11-03, 05:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
You need some real PVR software to take advantage...

You need some real PVR software to take advantage of tuning cards like this. So try it with Windows Media Center or NextPVR.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-08-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
I think it is in PowerON Keys under settings, or...

I think it is in PowerON Keys under settings, or something similar.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-08-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 128
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Posted By Wayne
This is a real PITA and keeps me from using a 64...

This is a real PITA and keeps me from using a 64 bit OS for my HTPC. It is a shame that no one ever rewrote Tim M Moore's drivers for 64 bit. I wonder what ever happened to the guy - he came out...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-08-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
There might be a way to "prefix" every command. ...

There might be a way to "prefix" every command. If so then have it press "Enter" or "select" or even "0". Another way of doing this would be to tell your software that you require four digit codes...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
The IR blaster essentially just acts like a...

The IR blaster essentially just acts like a remote control. As long as the IR blaster can send the correct remote commands then you should be good. I would be surprised if Videotron uses unique...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
SageTV released a beta version that supports the...

SageTV released a beta version that supports the Colossus a few weeks ago.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2011-04-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
What kind of box do you have pipette - an...

What kind of box do you have pipette - an SA/Cisco box? I don't have a Colossus but I have been using a couple of HD-PVRs for over two years and don't have problems - the other option for channel...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-12-04, 11:21 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
Isn't that what an HD Fury is?

Isn't that what an HD Fury is?
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-12-03, 11:20 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 78,297
Posted By Wayne
This appears to be an internal version of the...

This appears to be an internal version of the HD-PVR device that Hauppauge has been selling for two and a half years. It has the added benefit of encoding files to MPEG-2 in addition to H.264 and it...
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