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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-15-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
I asked for insight and I got it. Thank you. I...

I asked for insight and I got it. Thank you. I begged to differ in whether I wasted anyone's time in asking before testing, hence my comment about my home vs. school. If it was at my home, I could...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-15-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
I'll have to beg to differ. I'm not running it...

I'll have to beg to differ. I'm not running it in my home, where it's convenient to make a cable and test it within minutes. I posed the question here, hoping to get some input on the technology...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-15-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
Thanks. I have a spool of wire, fittings, and...

Thanks. I have a spool of wire, fittings, and tools to make one. I was just hoping to get some input before I waste my time.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-15-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
Just to be clear: Are you expecting to just run a...

Just to be clear: Are you expecting to just run a coax from the receiver's antenna input to an unused wall plate that is designated for cable TV?

If so... it's highly likely that this will not...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-15-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
Sorry for the missing information. I'm not sure...

Sorry for the missing information. I'm not sure of the make/model of the receiver. I can try to find that out today. I was hoping that the new antenna would be a 6'-10' RG-6 cable, going from the...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-14-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By Doctego
Using coax cable for FM antenna

The gym at my school has a receiver and the FM antenna connector is the coax cable type. They currently have a cheap indoor antenna that pushes onto that connection, but the reception is terrible. ...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-09-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 306,816
Posted By Doctego
It's been a while but I remember setting up the...

It's been a while but I remember setting up the additional activity on the My Harmony software. Then, connect the remote to your PC to update. To watch Fire TV, for example, you can hit the MORE...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-02-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Doctego
Thanks for the reply. I'm posting from my phone,...

Thanks for the reply. I'm posting from my phone, so I'll probably forget some of the answers that you want. The Samsung boxes are SMT-C5320. I can't really move any of the TV's because they're all...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-01-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Doctego
Pixelated Picture Issue

I am a Cablevision/Optimum subscriber and have an issue that has me confused. We have 3 HDTV's, each with a Samsung multi-room DVR box. I have 1 TV that is showing a pixelated image, only when...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-12-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 268,868
Posted By Doctego
I checked the prices with my cable company...

I checked the prices with my cable company (Cablevision). It appears that the price for the service is the same whether I add it onto my cable package or whether I purchase the HBO Now product on...
Forum: Soundbars   01-20-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 276,168
Posted By Doctego
I didn't follow the entire conversation but this...

I didn't follow the entire conversation but this makes sense to me. Depending on how you have the soundbar connected to the TV, the auto power on and off will function as the TV is turned on and...
Forum: Soundbars   12-05-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Doctego
As far as sound goes, it is my experience that...

As far as sound goes, it is my experience that the sound quality of optical from the TV vs. ARC is the same, as long as your TV isn't one of the select few that pass 5.1 audio. Of course, you won't...
Forum: Soundbars   12-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Doctego
In addition, I would be proactive and order the...

In addition, I would be proactive and order the optical cable now rather than waiting until Christmas, when you'll pay too much for it. Monoprice.com is a good place for cheap cables that work...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   12-02-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Doctego
Thanks for the reply, Joe. I don't think that...

Thanks for the reply, Joe. I don't think that updating firmware is possible because there is no ethernet port/wifi on the TV. There's also no USB port. I have some crappy HDMI cables that have...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   12-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Doctego
HDMI Error

I have had a Sony LCD TV for about 6 years and have gotten an error message occasionally when turning the TV on. The message states "HDCP Authorization Failure. HDMI port is disabled". It's always...
Forum: Great Found Deals   11-27-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Doctego
I know. That's why I posted the update above. ...

I know. That's why I posted the update above. They should have more tomorrow, at least according to their site.
Forum: Soundbars   11-26-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Doctego
I'd go with this model. It's a few dollars over...

I'd go with this model. It's a few dollars over her budget (unless you have a Sam's membership) but it comes with a sub. I think the actual bar is the same.
...
Forum: Great Found Deals   11-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Doctego
$0.99 High-Speed HDMI Cables

I got a link in my inbox for a Monoprice item# that only lets you buy 1. A quick search found an apparently identical cable with a limit of 10.
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 268,868
Posted By Doctego
Thanks for the reply. We have...

Thanks for the reply. We have Cablevision/Optimum at our primary residence.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 268,868
Posted By Doctego
Excuse my ignorance here but I want to confirm...

Excuse my ignorance here but I want to confirm something. We have a primary residence and a vacation home. Both have cable and high-speed internet service but the primary residence also has movie...
Forum: Soundbars   06-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,828
Posted By Doctego
You can mount the bar under the TV, the sub is...

You can mount the bar under the TV, the sub is wireless, and the satellite speakers connect to the sub. You might be able to put the sub in the corner between the loveseat and sofa. Running the...
Forum: Soundbars   06-08-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,523
Posted By Doctego
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shockwave199 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1498690/vizio-s5430w-c2-54-soundbar-with-3-channel/60#post_24806655)

You can...
Forum: Soundbars   06-08-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 167,589
Posted By Doctego
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shockwave199 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451371/vizios-new-true-5-1-soundbar-s4251w/750#post_24806612)

I think I've read...
Forum: Soundbars   06-08-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,523
Posted By Doctego
My mother just got this Vizio TV: ...

My mother just got this Vizio TV:

http://www.samsclub.com/sams/65in-razor-led-3d-m-series-smart/prod9930017.ip?navAction=push

She lives in a loft apartment with a large living room/dining...
Forum: Soundbars   06-07-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 167,589
Posted By Doctego
My apologies for not finding this information on...

My apologies for not finding this information on a search but how long are the cables that connect the satellite speakers to the subwoofer and is there a way to extend or get longer cables without...
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