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Greg Meach

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  1. Greg Meach

    Toast 8 EyeTV Encoding speed

    -> this is correct "Or only my finished EyeTV recording which I am limited to mpg1..." You've discovered "the" main reason to purchase the EyeTV 250, to record in MPG2. :-( I am still using an EyeTV 200 (Firewire device) and love it! I think you've hit on the difference, your 410 records DTT which I'm guessing is similar to HD. To allow this content to be recorded onto a DVD format, it has to be converted to MPG2 format (compressed). If you really can't change any settings on your device when you record shows in EyeTV I don't think you have any options. You'll have to wait for Toast 9.x to allow you to make an HD DVD which probably won't help either... sorry, now I'm just rambling...
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    Toast 8

    Sorry... looks like I may have jumped the gun... I just got an email from Roxio and we (previous owners) can get a $30 mail-in rebate. So we save $10.00 more. I guess it's better than the same $20 everyone else can get. I guess I'm used to seeing upwards of 50% off retail price for upgrading users. The thing is if everyone can get it for $79.00 then that's where our price break should start from, not the listed $99.00 retail price. So even 25% off the $79.00 would be around $59.00 and for pete's sake just let me buy it don't give me that mail-in rebate crap!
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    Toast 7 + Eyetv = 100% Virtual Memory (!)

    Hmmm I am a heavy user of both Toast 7.1.2 and EyeTV 2.3.x (always kept patched) and I've never run into the problems described here. My main computer is my office Mini w/C2D 1.83 and 2.0GB and more than 50GB free space on multiple drives. I too write disc images before I burn my DVD's. Sorry... I'm of no help and I'm betting since Roxio just announced Toast 8.0 you're out of luck. The only difference I can comment on is I usually work exclusively on external drives, if that matters. :-( Sorry
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    Toast 8

    The wonderful upgrade page is RIGHT HERE. Don't worry though, previous owners do not get any price break, or at least anything that a new user can't get ($20 mail-in rebate, give me a break). That, my friend suxs! I have been a loyal Toast purchaser since version 4.x. I'm going to have to think hard about whether or not this version is worth the price. So far I don't see anything. It will be several years before I need blu-ray so that's no big deal. Quite Dissatisfied...
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