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Chief Roundup
08-01-2012, 07:09 PM
I am wondering if there is a way to record any of the football games to a flash drive that can then be played on a laptop later?

One of our posters is in the hospital again and he is likely going to miss all of the preseason games, he is in St.Louis at Barnes Jewish, so I am hoping to find a way to record or save the games from either my dish service or his cable service to a thumb/flash drive and send them to him where he can watch them on his laptop.
Thanks in advance.

mikeyis4dcats.
08-01-2012, 07:53 PM
you would have to save it to a computer, transcode to an avi or mpg4 file type, then drop it on the drive. doable, but not simple.

better to see if you can find a torrent of the game from someone, though that won't be easy for preseason.

Baby Lee
08-01-2012, 09:02 PM
I am wondering if there is a way to record any of the football games to a flash drive that can then be played on a laptop later?

One of our posters is in the hospital again and he is likely going to miss all of the preseason games, he is in St.Louis at Barnes Jewish, so I am hoping to find a way to record or save the games from either my dish service or his cable service to a thumb/flash drive and send them to him where he can watch them on his laptop.
Thanks in advance.

Do you have a tuner in your PC?
If not, is getting one feasible. Priuce ranges from $50 for basic to $200 for multiple tuners.

Chief Roundup
08-01-2012, 09:36 PM
wow so this is probably all going to be WAY over my head. transcode??? Don't know if I have a tuner...I have an HDMI port if that tells you anything....My laptop is a Dell Studio 1555 with 6 GB of RAM, the video card is a Radeon 5100, my processor is a Centrino Duo Core 2.80
If i need to purchase something I will.

mr. tegu
08-01-2012, 09:56 PM
Film it with a digital camera and put it on your computer then put it on a drive.

DaFace
08-01-2012, 09:58 PM
Depending on how good their internet connection is, you might be able to hook him up live with a slingbox.

Count Zarth
08-01-2012, 09:59 PM
Give me an address. I'll hook you up. No Chiefs fan left behind.

BUT it would be faster if he could just download it over the internet.

EDIT - I get the preseason games on tape delay (2-3 days usually) so this might not be a great option.

loochy
08-02-2012, 08:22 AM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815116065&Tpk=hauppauge%20colossus

This is what I have and it lets me record HD content directly from my UVerse box.

lcarus
08-02-2012, 08:43 AM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815116065&Tpk=hauppauge%20colossus

This is what I have and it lets me record HD content directly from my UVerse box.

Yeah but you're the fucking Ultimate Warrior, so it's different.

loochy
08-02-2012, 08:49 AM
Yeah but you're the fucking Ultimate Warrior, so it's different.

Everything is different when the gods above hit you with the power of the warrior

lcarus
08-02-2012, 09:37 AM
Everything is different when the gods above hit you with the power of the warrior

A bolt from up above struck you down, and you awoke later, reborn as the ULTIMATE FUCKING WARRIOR, WITH THE POWER TO RECORD PRESEASON CHIEFS GAMES ON YOUR DVR AND COPY IT TO BLANK MEDIA!!!!! :#:#:#:#

ElGringo
08-02-2012, 11:31 AM
Best solution has already been suggested, a TV tuner card. While I don't have one, I have researched the idea fully, and seems like it would be the cheapest, simplest solution.

lcarus
08-02-2012, 11:33 AM
Maybe a kind fellow Chiefs fan can make a torrent of the games. That would be the easiest way, if someone was willing to do it. Download it and put it on a flash drive. Watch.

ElGringo
08-02-2012, 11:36 AM
Sorry I should say the best idea is a torrent. Problem is they are tough to find, quickly for preseason. Usually days late, and have to be on a private tracker to get them. Since the 1 person I know that uploads torrents regularly (thank you for that) has said he will be getting preseason on a delay of 2-3 days, tuner card is second best option.

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 06:11 PM
BUT it would be faster if he could just download it over the internet.


Can you recommend any places that will be of good quality and speed with no viruses and so on?

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 06:13 PM
Maybe a kind fellow Chiefs fan can make a torrent of the games. That would be the easiest way, if someone was willing to do it. Download it and put it on a flash drive. Watch.

I have a feeling I am going to show way to much of how far behind the times I am but, what is a torrent?

Baby Lee
08-02-2012, 06:13 PM
Can you recommend any places that will be of good quality and speed with no viruses and so on?

Pssst, my homey. Might you know where I can score some righteous skunkweed?

http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/10800000/21-Jump-Street-HOT-johnny-depp-10849306-800-600.jpg

Baby Lee
08-02-2012, 06:14 PM
I have a feeling I am going to show way to much of how far behind the times I am but, what is a torrent?

google bittorent

it's a file sharing protocol.

Basically, if you don't get a TV tuner, you wait for someone else WITH a PC TV tuner to record the game and save the file, then to put it up for sharing over the internet.

Count Zarth
08-02-2012, 06:31 PM
I have a feeling I am going to show way to much of how far behind the times I am but, what is a torrent?

I could probably just hook you up with a lower quality direct download. That would be easiest.

But, again, there'd be a delay.

vailpass
08-02-2012, 06:36 PM
Pssst, my homey. Might you know where I can score some righteous skunkweed?

http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/10800000/21-Jump-Street-HOT-johnny-depp-10849306-800-600.jpg

LMAO

Bewbies
08-02-2012, 06:45 PM
If you get it on Tv just buy a slingbox.

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 07:20 PM
I could probably just hook you up with a lower quality direct download. That would be easiest.

But, again, there'd be a delay.

Okay cool by delay you mean the couple 2 or 3 days?

Baby Lee
08-02-2012, 07:23 PM
Okay cool by delay you mean the couple 2 or 3 days?

It's all up to the attentiveness of the person providing the file.

Count Zarth
08-02-2012, 07:38 PM
Okay cool by delay you mean the couple 2 or 3 days?

Yes. I don't get the game until it comes on NFL Network, which is 2 or 3 days after the actual game is on. Maybe one day, or live, depending on the NFL Network schedule. Not sure.

But it's pretty quick process to convert it and get it up for someone after that.

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 08:11 PM
Pssst, my homey. Might you know where I can score some righteous skunkweed?

http://images2.fanpop.com/image/photos/10800000/21-Jump-Street-HOT-johnny-depp-10849306-800-600.jpg

if you were close I could hook you up

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 08:18 PM
Yes. I don't get the game until it comes on NFL Network, which is 2 or 3 days after the actual game is on. Maybe one day, or live, depending on the NFL Network schedule. Not sure.

But it's pretty quick process to convert it and get it up for someone after that.

So then you will let me know where I can download it from?
Thanks for your patience with my being uneducated with this stuff.

Count Zarth
08-02-2012, 08:27 PM
So then you will let me know where I can download it from?
Thanks for your patience with my being uneducated with this stuff.

I will probably get you a separate link just for your dude.

It won't be in HD though if that's OK. It'll be DVD resolution. I'll want to get it uploaded as fast as possible.

Chief Roundup
08-02-2012, 09:57 PM
I will probably get you a separate link just for your dude.

It won't be in HD though if that's OK. It'll be DVD resolution. I'll want to get it uploaded as fast as possible.

Sounds good. Thanks again!

vailpass
08-03-2012, 11:51 AM
Good work GoChiefs, way to use your powers for good instead of evil.

Count Zarth
08-03-2012, 12:01 PM
I already cap all the games so making another copy isn't a huge deal.

vailpass
08-03-2012, 02:53 PM
I already cap all the games so making another copy isn't a huge deal.

Doesn't matter. A good deed brightens a dark world.

Chief Roundup
08-04-2012, 09:59 AM
Doesn't matter. A good deed brightens a dark world.

Yes it is a very nice gesture. I found out late last night that this all might be for not. Our member/my friend has taken a very severe turn for the worse.