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Hughes GAEBO Receiver Rating
Posted 11 June 2002 - 07:41 AM
I have an RCA DRD450RG and this receiver stinks. It takes about 5 seconds for the guide to come up on the screen. It also takes about 5 seconds for it to react when you change the channel. (pushing each number individually.
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Posted 11 June 2002 - 10:10 AM
Posted 11 June 2002 - 11:06 AM
I recommend it.
Posted 11 June 2002 - 11:21 AM
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Posted 11 June 2002 - 11:22 AM
Originally posted by Neil Derryberry
Welcome to dbstalk, mgarland!
Well thank you much!
Posted 11 June 2002 - 02:56 PM
Originally posted by JAMHRR
How well does the Hughes GAEBO receiver work? I am thinking about changing receivers.
I have two of the GAEBO's. Overall I'm satisfied. Like some others here (and on other boards) my caller ID works intermittently. Also, am I the only one who thinks "advancing ahead" in the guide takes a wee bit too long....at least IMHO it seems to take longer than it does with my D-45 (4th gen) and E-45 (5th gen). Also, I notice that *sometimes* when I try to hit previous channel it takes me to the previous channel I may have checked out on the bottom banner for show information.....NOT the previous channel I was just viewing.
All in all, I like it (as I do ALL my Hughes receivers) better than the RCA's I 've used....and the Sony's a few friends have.
Posted 11 June 2002 - 04:52 PM
Posted 12 June 2002 - 12:22 AM
Posted 12 June 2002 - 06:41 AM
Posted 12 June 2002 - 11:50 AM
Posted 12 June 2002 - 11:52 AM
Originally posted by HarryD
Is there a way to keep the current channel in the display while browsing another channel? Overall, I think the recv is excellent.
Here, here! It is annoying that the guide automatically switches the watched channel on you. You should have to hit Select or something.
Posted 13 June 2002 - 06:31 PM
Originally posted by timf
Pressing SELECT acts like an enter button when entering a channel number, if I remember correctly.
i don't know why it never dawned on my to try that huge button in the middle....
Posted 14 June 2002 - 12:22 AM
Posted 08 July 2002 - 02:59 PM
Posted 10 July 2002 - 06:04 AM
Originally posted by bengalfreak
You guys seem to know alot about Hughes receivers. I have a question. I have a new GCEB0 receiver. Is there any way to get this thing to stay on the channel I am currently watching while I surf the guide. Having the channel change everytime I switch the guide cursor is very annoying. The Hughes web site says the receiver is supposed to be able to do this, but the owner's manual is really bare bones and leaves alot of options out completely. I tried their 800# customer support, but there is never an option to speak to someone live. any help would be greatly appreciated.
As far as I know, there is no way of keeping the channel you're watching while surfing the guide, which is a MAJOR pain for me (and most, I'd imagine).
Posted 10 July 2002 - 07:40 PM