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Forum: Community News & Polls   04-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 31,616
Posted By ripster
I've been in the music business for 40 years and...

I've been in the music business for 40 years and have been quite surprised at the acceptance of the MP3. Although HD music has been introduced with CD like quality, the acceptance and availability...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 26,041
Posted By ripster
They dropped 5 HD channels without a SD sister...

They dropped 5 HD channels without a SD sister channel and want 4.99 a month for those hd channels. It's not so much the 4.99 it just they dropped it with no notice and then hold a gun to your head!...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-17-2006, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By ripster
D* does not carry Fox Sports HD, to the best of...

D* does not carry Fox Sports HD, to the best of my knowledge, at all. But certainly not the West. KCAL Ch. 9 does not broadcast their games in HD. If ESPN does pick up a game it must be out of town,...
Forum: HD DVD Software   03-10-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,587
Posted By ripster
From Video Business: Site drops HD DVD...

From Video Business:


Site drops HD DVD titles
Move could signal delay as Wal-Mart halts online pre-orders
By Susanne Ault and Paul Sweeting 3/10/2006

MARCH 10 | Now you see ’em, now you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-08-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By ripster
I've got a clear line and 80-90 signal strength....

I've got a clear line and 80-90 signal strength. Getting these audio dropouts mostly but occasional video dropouts all the time. I'm more convinced its the Tivo DVR than the signal??? didn't get as...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-08-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 260,630
Posted By ripster
Like the rest of you kudos to KABC!!! My only...

Like the rest of you kudos to KABC!!! My only initial complaint is the logo is too far left and they should move it to the "wings" like the net does on GMA........
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 12,407
Posted By ripster
The stories always the same with D*. It's not if...

The stories always the same with D*. It's not if they are getting them, it's when....
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,683
Posted By ripster
Quote: Two years ago CBS did a lot of the...

Quote:
Two years ago CBS did a lot of the weekly tournaments in HD... this past year I don't think they did any. Anyone know why they stopped?
One of the big reasons is CBS hired a company called...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-17-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By ripster
From Directv: Introducing CD USA, the first...

From Directv:

Introducing CD USA, the first original, hour-long series from DIRECTV that is set to be the hottest new show in music.

Kick off every Saturday with back-to-back-to-back...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-30-2005, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By ripster
USC v. UCLA is not listed as HD in Directv menu??

USC v. UCLA is not listed as HD in Directv menu??
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 91,654
Posted By ripster
Before everybody gets pissed off at D*, you...

Before everybody gets pissed off at D*, you might consider it is the crappy feed it gets from NBC. I get KNBC_DT here in LA for several years and they are the worst. They are off the air 20% of the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-15-2004, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,352
Views: 386,385
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by litzdog911 Slow...

Quote:
Originally posted by litzdog911
Slow - Zero - Record - Thumbs Up (S0RT)
What's the reverse?? or is it a toggle??
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-15-2004, 01:01 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,248
Posted By ripster
I've got a beta of the TWC DVR here in LA. There...

I've got a beta of the TWC DVR here in LA. There is a bit of work yet to be done to get it ready for prime time....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-03-2004, 02:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Thanks xwing for the link. Over the years I have...

Thanks xwing for the link. Over the years I have answered many technical questions for AVS members. Walked people through problems with gear and setups.

I see many of the new members here find it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-02-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by Noah I know for...

Quote:
Originally posted by Noah
I know for sure. Everybody but you seems to know for sure.
That's great Noah. And where did you find this out??? Could you share??
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-02-2004, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by Brian Hampton "I...

Quote:
Originally posted by Brian Hampton
"I guess nobody knows for sure...."

How many times do you need people to tell you. The widescreen versions are animorphic.

I am sure and everyone...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-02-2004, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Interesting...Widescreen Review has left the...

Interesting...Widescreen Review has left the anamorphic category blank on the Trilogy. 1,2,3 have anamorphic listed as YES. I guess nobody knows for sure....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-01-2004, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Well how do you like this response from Fox Home...

Well how do you like this response from Fox Home Entertainment. I'm sure with three weeks left to go, nobody has seen any cover art!!! They are hiding something!!!!


Quote:
Hello, The product...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-30-2004, 02:19 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,148
Posted By ripster
According to my handy dandy on screen guide,...

According to my handy dandy on screen guide, Channel 84 is done at 9AM PST Monday, August 30. Showing a PPV fight next Saturday night on 84, but no other programming is listed. So I guess NBC is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,654
Posted By ripster
You can find just about any 5.1 DTS title here: ...

You can find just about any 5.1 DTS title here:

Link (http://www.surroundmusic.net)

Some may just be CD's though.....

I am more interested in a list of DVD Widescreen Anamorphic 5.1 music...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by GATER According...

Quote:
Originally posted by GATER
According to this sitehttp://dvdownunder.com.au/reviews/st...s.php?id=01386 (http://dvdownunder.com.au/reviews/studios/title_specs.php?id=01386) Its anamorphic. I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2004, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By ripster
As I went to order the trilogy today, I found no...

As I went to order the trilogy today, I found no mention of an anamorphic transfer on any site I checked. Is this another Fox Titanic or Abyss debacle???

Anybody know for sure what's up with...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-18-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,196
Posted By ripster
More runaround. They say nobody has called in...

More runaround. They say nobody has called in with this issue but me. So if any of you are having this problem call Tier 2 Tech support and let them know!!!

800-695-9251

The supervisor I spoke...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-17-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,352
Views: 386,385
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by bruce328i I just...

Quote:
Originally posted by bruce328i
I just got my HR10-250. Overall I am pleased with the performance & functionality. However, I have encountered one annoying problem. When I change channels to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-28-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By ripster
Quote: Originally posted by mitchrc I wish...

Quote:
Originally posted by mitchrc
I wish they would, but why bother when the network only passes one show in HD?
Most stations just started with one or two shows. It's called future proofing....
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