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Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-29-2016, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks so much for the tip. That did the trick...

Thanks so much for the tip. That did the trick (at least for discs encoded in DD). Unfortunately, the Denon AVR-5600 is so ancient that it doesn't have multi-channel input jacks. This is an AVR...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-27-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28,164
Views: 3,308,835
Posted By Tom Koegel
Apologies for what is probably a dumb question. ...

Apologies for what is probably a dumb question. I've got a sick Denon AVR 4806ci that needs to go back to the service center, and I'm trying to resurrect an ancient, non-HDMI Denon AVR 5600 to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 225,709
Posted By Tom Koegel
7200wa for conventional 7.1 room?

I'm a long-time Denon AVR fan, going back to my first 5.1 AVR (the 5600, from the late '90s). For the last, I dunno, decade or more, I've been relying on a 4806 upgraded early on to the 4806ci...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 310,820
Posted By Tom Koegel
Resurrecting an ANCIENT thread here (and...

Resurrecting an ANCIENT thread here (and apologies for the cross-posting here and in the 4806CI thread). An 4806CI has been the backbone of my main home theater room for more years than I remembered...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 53,297
Posted By Tom Koegel
Problem with Surround Back?

Resurrecting an ANCIENT thread here. An 4806CI has been the backbone of my main home theater room for more years than I remembered (until I was reminded of how long it's been by looking at the dates...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41,196
Views: 5,070,680
Posted By Tom Koegel
Djos, thanks. I too think it's the auto-power...

Djos, thanks. I too think it's the auto-power issue. Can't quite figure out how to re-enable it, though. Tried pressing the yellow button both with the power off (power switch glowing red) and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 41,196
Views: 5,070,680
Posted By Tom Koegel
Bluraychip.dk multi-region mod dead?

Years ago I installed the bluraychip.dk mod to make the player region free. Haven't watched a disc from a different region in years. Felt compelled to do so now and it appears that the mod no...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-23-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks so much. Very helpful.

Thanks so much. Very helpful.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks much. Is the disadvantage of a wired...

Thanks much. Is the disadvantage of a wired client vs. an old DVR that the client had no tuners of its own? I also wonder of my old 22 is going to be capable of the whole house system that is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks, texasbrit. I must have...

Thanks, texasbrit.

I must have misinterpreted some other posts here. I saw a couple that said that you should never opt for the wireless clients if a wired connection was available. I had...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-19-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Tom Koegel
D* HR22 to Genie Upgrade Strategy?

I'm a long-time DirecTV customer with two HR22s that have been connected using the whole-home over ethernet system since the time it became available. Not sure how long that is. But I know I've got...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks for the quick reply. I'm in complete...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm in complete agreement. The online rep seemed to be saying, though, that while they would let me buy my own data modem, that since I would have the telephone as part...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-28-2014, 01:24 PM
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Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Rental Modem?

I've been away from Comcast for years (D*) but am thinking about reducing costs by jumping back into the Comcast via the Triple Play. But an online rep said that if I have to do this, I am forced to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2012, 09:36 PM
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Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Quote:Originally Posted by keenan...

Quote:Originally Posted by keenan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21925016)

When switched to PCM, the 2 channel feed comes through and DD PLIIx...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
I guess that's crappy sound to go with a crappy...

I guess that's crappy sound to go with a crappy game.

I'm so thankful that folks are talking about this here--and actually producing good information about the source. I thought the sound from...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks again for the info, Barovelli.

Thanks again for the info, Barovelli.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Thanks, Barovelli. Does the Xfinity online...

Thanks, Barovelli. Does the Xfinity online on-demand content duplicate exactly what she can get via VOD through her box? Or is it a more limited subset?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-30-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Former Comcast subscriber in the SF Bay Area,...

Former Comcast subscriber in the SF Bay Area, been with D* for several years now, but popping in with a question about Comcast service around here.

A friend of mine with Comcast . . . er . . ....
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,267
Posted By Tom Koegel
Quote:Originally Posted by mrvideo...

Quote:Originally Posted by mrvideo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21605912)

. . . I would hope that the pizza-pan dish providers would get high...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,267
Posted By Tom Koegel
Mr. Video, KNTV is my local NBC affiliate,...

Mr. Video,

KNTV is my local NBC affiliate, but I receive it through D*. Assuming they have this inverse telecine turned on, would that make it problemative for D* to encode? I saw horrible...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
Quote:Originally Posted by bobby94928...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobby94928 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21604581)

Looked just fine on Dish as well....


Score one for Dish...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-05-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15,829
Views: 1,683,305
Posted By Tom Koegel
I was watching the Super Bowl on KNTV on DirecTV...

I was watching the Super Bowl on KNTV on DirecTV and had awful macroblocking problems starting in the midst of the halftime show and carrying over until early in the 3rd quarter. Did those problems...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-05-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16,936
Views: 1,714,645
Posted By Tom Koegel
Anybody getting video breakup/blocking in the...

Anybody getting video breakup/blocking in the Super Bowl beginning during the halftime show? I know that everybody gets locals differently, but I'm in SF and just saw a Twitter post from someone...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-08-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16,936
Views: 1,714,645
Posted By Tom Koegel
Quote:Originally Posted by Matt L...

Quote:Originally Posted by Matt L http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21458601)

I've been running the new HD GUI since it's first inception on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-20-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16,936
Views: 1,714,645
Posted By Tom Koegel
My wife . . . really, it's true . . . wants to...

My wife . . . really, it's true . . . wants to get Sunday Ticket for the rest of the season. Being a baseball guy myself, with no interest in the NFL, I was shocked to find that the sticker price...
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