Hi, Where's the sight where one could see what's on tv using directv? Chris On Sat, 14 Jan 2006 11:20:42 -0600 "Neal Ewers" <neal.ewers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: NE> Beth, I use Direct TV, but I have my own stand alone digital recorder NE> which I find easier to use than the Teavo type recorders that you can NE> get with the direct TV service. Those are all menu driven from your NE> remote and the ones I have tried are not all that user friendly. So I NE> bought a Panasonic recorder that records on to either a hard drive or a NE> CD. You can actually copy from the hard drive to the CD. I then just NE> have a simple box that plugs in to the Direct TV cable and this then NE> goes to the DVD recorder. True, the DVD recorder is menu driven, but I NE> find that I can learn the menus and get to all the places I need to be. NE> Of course, there are a lot of things you can't read on Direct TV. For NE> example, you can go to a menu that will tell you what will be on for NE> that day on the station you are currently tuned to, but it only shows up NE> on the screen. No matter, because , there is a very nice web site that NE> you can use that will give you all the stations in the system, even NE> local ones, and it is quite accessible with JAWS. NE> NE> Let me know if you need more questions answered and I'll try to help. NE> NE> Neal NE> NE> NE> -----Original Message----- NE> From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx NE> [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of beth NE> Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 11:30 AM NE> To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx NE> Subject: [bct] Satellite TV NE> NE> NE> Anyone in the U.S. use Direct or Dish Network? If so, how 'bout a demo? NE> I'm very seriously considering Direct TV, since it has channels I want NE> and DVS--how easy is that to turn on and off? I understand from Radio NE> Shack--which installs both systems--that Dish is almost the same except NE> that it has more international channels. I will have to study both NE> sites to see about site accessibility too. Thanks. Beth NE> NE> NE> -- Chris G <chrisg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Dogs that bark at a distance never bite. -English Proverb.