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Forum: Community News & Polls   04-14-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 37,314
Posted By jmpage2
I have that season. The episodes are about 20...

I have that season. The episodes are about 20 minutes long and are a couple GB per episode which is far higher bitrate than a stream or download.

Also, it's a cartoon. It does not need a huge...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
I wanted to provide a bit of an update on my...

I wanted to provide a bit of an update on my repair of a 65VT30 over the weekend.

I received an SD card from Ebay that cost me about $29 shipped. The board appeared to be in excellent condition. ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,195
Posted By jmpage2
I'm not going to say that plasma is still the...

I'm not going to say that plasma is still the best until I get to check out the newest 4K sets in a controlled environment. I will say that a 30 minute demo of a few higher end sets (Sony XBR, etc)...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
scored an SD board for $19 shipped on eBay pulled...

scored an SD board for $19 shipped on eBay pulled from a damaged working TV. Looks like I will get the other boards for around $29 by the end of the week and then as soon as all of the parts are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 80,066
Posted By jmpage2
"foreigners" like the Korean Samsung engineers...

"foreigners" like the Korean Samsung engineers who designed the TV or the Chinese, Korean & Japanese who build most of the components and do the final assembly?

Sometimes AVS just cracks me up. :)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
Hi Ned, thanks again for sending me the 55VT30...

Hi Ned, thanks again for sending me the 55VT30 repair manual. I imagine that it will come in handy for repair of my 65VT30.

At this point I think what I'm going to do is order the boards...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
I don't think anyone knows that for sure until...

I don't think anyone knows that for sure until they are reviewed. Plasmas still reign supreme in black level (other than prohibitively expensive OLED) and possible color uniformity but have been...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
Also anyone deal with ShopJimmy.com? They are...

Also anyone deal with ShopJimmy.com? They are showing all of the replacement parts I would need as refurbished and in stock.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,464
Posted By jmpage2
Hey guys, looks like I might have been bitten by...

Hey guys, looks like I might have been bitten by this problem too. I started a separate thread but it appears this is where all the action is.

I have one of the first 65VT30 available in the US...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By jmpage2
I can definitely check that out. Would loose...

I can definitely check that out. Would loose screws also cause the arcing I saw? A buddy with an ST30 says there was also a "known problem" with a component on the ST/GT/VT30 sets cracking causing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By jmpage2
Unhappy VT30 loud buzzing

Wondering if anyone has any ideas on a problem I am seeing with my 65VT30. Starting a few months ago I noticed my VT30 occasionally buzzing. Usually it would go away after the television warmed up or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,094
Posted By jmpage2
I think you mean use CAT6 as an HDMI cable. ...

I think you mean use CAT6 as an HDMI cable.

You can't do this without buying baluns as far as I know.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,094
Posted By jmpage2
CAT5e and CAT6 are usually functionally...

CAT5e and CAT6 are usually functionally equivalent. However, CAT6 holds the prospect for future use for 10gbps Ethernet where-as CAT5e will top out at 1gbps.

Personally for me, I would spend the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10,318
Views: 779,715
Posted By jmpage2
No, there is zero chance. 818 is discontinued...

No, there is zero chance. 818 is discontinued and Dolby Atmos would require a hardware upgrade.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10,318
Views: 779,715
Posted By jmpage2
I don't know that anyone would know. For the...

I don't know that anyone would know. For the pre-amp outputs to work the HDMI and DAC would have to be fully functional (for HDMI sources anyway) and if the HDMI board is going bad it might not work...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-12-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,719
Views: 1,066,842
Posted By jmpage2
FireTV is fine if you don't need to play straight...

FireTV is fine if you don't need to play straight BD rips and don't care about 1080p/24 support. There still aren't any Android boxes that support 23.976 playback, I'm not aware of any that support...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-27-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By jmpage2
Thanks for all interest, item is sold.

Thanks for all interest, item is sold.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 839,904
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by retro124 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 839,904
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by retro124 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 839,904
Posted By jmpage2
Hey guys, can anyone tell me what model # or...

Hey guys, can anyone tell me what model # or identifier there is for figuring out which model calibration mic comes with the X4000? I have two XT32 calibration microphones and one goes with an AVR...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-26-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by coli http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1533328/onkyo-818-in-excellent-condition-400-shipping#post_24761556)

I would not call...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By jmpage2
I have an Onkyo TXNR818 in excellent condition...

I have an Onkyo TXNR818 in excellent condition for sale. $400 + shipping. I'm the original owner of this unit. I had a recent minor problem with the unit (HDMI board issue) that was remedied by a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10,318
Views: 779,715
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bargervais http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9630#post_24754422)

I was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 839,904
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 839,904
Posted By jmpage2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by batpig http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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