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    DAMN that extra minute!!!!!

    One of the network shows we record/watch is a two-hour show that extends into the third hour by a single minute. I want to be able to record two programs in that third hour. That extra minute forces me to make a choice and eliminates one of the programs as a recording possibility. The irony is...
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    All networks not available in HD in my market.

    We switched to Direct a couple of months ago and got Distant Networks HD through info I got on this forum. We got most of the network feeds through Jackson, TN, but not ABC. After I went through the procedure for requesting "permission" to get the additional network, I began receiving all four...
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    HDMI cable for SONY HD-ready Projection TV

    I'm a Direct newby. We have a 47 in. SONY HD-ready projection TV. Our HD picture quality is was decent with Dish, but noticeably better after we switched to Direct. We aren't presently hooked up with an HDMI cable. Will it make picture quality any better to buy and install an HDMI cable? If so...
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    The Bachelor and that extra minute

    Pardon the title of this thread. This is really about DVR recording options. We watch/record The Batchelor on ABC. The schedule is 7:00-9:01 pm. That ree-diculous extra minute causes the following hour to be limited to only one recording to be scheduled in advance for the 9:00 hour...
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    The Bachelor and it's extra minute

    We watch/record The Batchelor on ABC. The schedule is 7:00-9:01 pm. That damned extra minute causes the following hour to be limited to only one regularly scheduled recording. Unfortunately, there are three shows in the 9:00 slot that we like. Oh, woe is me. Is there any way the HD DVR can be...
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    Hey! What happened to ABC?

    This past Friday, I switched from Dish to Direct after the HD networks were discontinued. After fooling around with the new system for a couple of days, it dawned on me that we aren't getting ABC-TV broadcasts, HD or SD. Now, we're worse off than before. At least I was getting SD through All...
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