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Forum: SageTV Media Extender 05-14-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By othy
[RESOLVED] Left the extender unplugged while...

[RESOLVED]

Left the extender unplugged while I ran an errand, plugged it in and everything was fine.

<shrug>

Not sure what happened, but that did it.

Tim
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 05-14-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By othy
A little more information

Okay, so some of the videos play with audio, some don't. I'm afraid I'm no expert on the different container and encoding types, but it looks like videos with Dolby Digital (according to the Detailed...
Forum: SageTV Media Extender 05-14-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By othy
No audio on HD-200 after upgrade

Hi everyone, I haven't had time to properly troubleshoot the issue, but in the meantime I just wanted to make sure I'm not missing something obvious.

I just got around to upgrading from v6 (last...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,521
Posted By othy
My implementation isn't a true backup of the OS,...

My implementation isn't a true backup of the OS, but here's what I do. I stole the strategy from a thread here several years ago (I believe posted by MikeInMaui, but I'm not sure). It's not...
Forum: SageTV Software 08-02-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By othy
I just noticed the same behavior, but since I...

I just noticed the same behavior, but since I just did a server upgrade I figured I hadn't gotten all my settings back to where I wanted them yet. It's definitely a lot more difficult to get the...
Forum: The SageTV Community 08-01-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By othy
Yeah, it looks like "phase out" is an...

Yeah, it looks like "phase out" is an understatement. The TurboHD packages are no longer available to new subscribers. :nono:

This was large predicted on the dish-related forums that I've looked...
Forum: The SageTV Community 07-31-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By othy
Point well taken, and unfortunately you're not...

Point well taken, and unfortunately you're not the only one with that kind of experience. In my case, there are not really any specific situations that would be deal-breakers like that. Still, the...
Forum: The SageTV Community 07-31-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By othy
Stanger, thanks for the tip. I found the IR...

Stanger, thanks for the tip. I found the IR product and it looks like it just hit the shelves last month. MSRP is in the $40 range.

lobosrul, thanks for your comments. Here's the details of the...
Forum: The SageTV Community 07-30-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By othy
Thanks for the responses. It looks like Dish is...

Thanks for the responses. It looks like Dish is changing their offerings on Aug 1st, so I'm sorting through the package I want to order.

One hardware question. I know that I can get an HD...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,295
Posted By othy
I wouldn't say that WHS is inherently more or...

I wouldn't say that WHS is inherently more or less stable than XP. In my experience, they are both rock-solid. And for many people, the maturity of XP is a major positive--it's been tried and true...
Forum: Hardware Support 07-29-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By othy
I have never had any luck messing with settings...

I have never had any luck messing with settings in the Arcsoft software. Whenever I try, I get an error that the device is already in use. No combination of stopping services, rebooting, lucky...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,295
Posted By othy
FWIW, I've run SageTV on XP as a standalone HTPC,...

FWIW, I've run SageTV on XP as a standalone HTPC, on XP running as a server, and on WHS, so I feel like I have experience a broad spectrum of Windows setups with Sage. I can't imagine running it on...
Forum: The SageTV Community 07-28-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By othy
Dish TurboHD

I've been with my local cableco (Cox here in Phoenix) for a while now but I've been evaluating my other options. I'm thinking about dropping my TV service and going with a Dish TurboHD package. ...
Forum: Hardware Support 07-28-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By othy
I can't answer all of these, but I'll chime in...

I can't answer all of these, but I'll chime in with a little help.



HDHR is a great way to get local clear QAM channels. Just make sure you look up the list of what's available in your area so...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,541
Posted By othy
My Movies 21-day trial

For the benfit of those wanting to try the features that require points, here's the link for requesting a 21-day trial:

http://www.mymovies.dk/request-trial.aspx

It's buried in one of the pages...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,541
Posted By othy
I just wanted to clarify that I identified my...

I just wanted to clarify that I identified my network issue and it is not related to My Movies.

However, I still can't nail down the random lockups I had after installing My Movies; again, I'm not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,541
Posted By othy
I agree with all of what you said. I, too, would...

I agree with all of what you said. I, too, would like to see more reports from SageTV users.

Interestingly, after I installed it (along with all the old .NET framework stuff, which irritated me!)...
Forum: SageTV Software 07-27-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By othy
I don't think you'll regret it. I switched over...

I don't think you'll regret it. I switched over from XP just after WHS was released and I can't imagine ever going back. I'm not always a huge Microsoft fan, but this is their best product (that...
Forum: SageTV Software 07-25-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,997
Posted By othy
Arguing about the numbers is pointless (see also:...

Arguing about the numbers is pointless (see also: the HD-100 power failure thread :) ), but I think robo geek's point is that a poll with ~120 reponses is hardly representative of the total user...
Forum: Hardware Support 07-16-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By othy
Note that this mod requires a high WAF... ...

Note that this mod requires a high WAF...

Tim
PS, last night I finished the transition to my new server (see sig), so I know how the OP feels!
Forum: SageTV Software 07-14-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 35,997
Posted By othy
Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're describing, but I think you're talking about Sage "re-tuning" to the same channel when it begins recording of the next show (even if it's on the same channel). ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,887
Posted By othy
+1. I've run Sage in three different configs,...

+1. I've run Sage in three different configs, each for an extended period of time: an HTPC running XP, a server running XP with extenders, and a server running WHS with extenders. You'd have to pry...
Forum: Hardware Support 06-25-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,169
Posted By othy
I agree that wired is always the best option, but...

I agree that wired is always the best option, but sometimes it just isn't an option. There may be physical obstructions that make running wire impossible or prohibitively expensive, people who rent...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By othy
I ran XP-Pro on my server for a while before...

I ran XP-Pro on my server for a while before switching (upgrading, IMHO) to WHS. In terms of reliability, my experience was great on both so I can't say that one was more reliable then the other.
...
Forum: Hardware Support 06-24-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,169
Posted By othy
I've had an outstanding experience with the...

I've had an outstanding experience with the Netgear WNHDEB111 kit. It's basically two -n access points packaged together and is effectively like the bridge you're describing. I got it after it came...
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