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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2016, 03:04 PM
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We have the 60" ST. I don't know what "skin...

We have the 60" ST. I don't know what "skin tone issue" is. Pic to us is very good. HOWEVER-since you already have an ugly ST w. mirror black and mirror like silver bezel--I would look for a VT...
Forum: Portable A/V   11-30-2016, 08:32 PM
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Views: 145
Posted By snidely
If you are still within your 14 day return...

If you are still within your 14 day return period, you can return the phone and get a refund on the purchase price.
Since it sounds like you are beyond that - all you can do is threaten to take...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-30-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 16,503
Posted By snidely
I hope my following comment/question is...

I hope my following comment/question is considered still on topic.
I am thinking of getting a "Google home" even though it is not (yet) as advanced as Alexa.
Let's say I have four CCA's. Is it...
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 735
Posted By snidely
Can you suggest something? We Heard B-W at BB. ...

Can you suggest something? We Heard B-W at BB. Sounded good. 684 Floor standing model $575 ea.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 37,021
Posted By snidely
Newbie here and a question and comment

Just discovered this place on AVS. Just got a 1607 and will start hooking it up in a couple days. Had to order some cables.
Glad to learn in one of the earlier posts how to update the OS. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15,767
Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
Same problem happened here in Miami where we came...

Same problem happened here in Miami where we came to try and prevent the problem from happening,
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2016, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,679,635
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With Roku, if you (or a friend) have a cable...

With Roku, if you (or a friend) have a cable account (like Comcast, TW etc.) you can - with many channels - access the channel via streaming. HBOgo, ESPN, SHOW, many various Fox sports channels,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2016, 07:15 PM
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Views: 1,679,635
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Watching Cubs/Dodgers. Game not even OTA. On...

Watching Cubs/Dodgers. Game not even OTA. On Fox Sports 1 channel. In Oakland.
Comcast is on one HDMI input, newish Roku streaming unit on another. The Comcast pic is poor. The stream via...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By snidely
Need advice on placing/mounting speakers for music listening

Setting up 2 speakers (w. possible sub) for music. Haven't bought speakers yet. Room is large - 10 ft. ceilings, 14 x 25 and opens into DR which is about 10 x 15.
Want to place speakers on...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-10-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13,685
Views: 1,009,086
Posted By snidely
Is there any way to test the quality of the signal I am getting?

I can get certain signals (HBO, ESPN etc.) both via streaming and via Comcast cable. Internet is not from Comcast and is super fast - 100/100Mbps.
It appears to me that often the pic is better...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-03-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13,685
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Posted By snidely
+1 ------- Just saw a 4K display at BB. It...

+1 -------

Just saw a 4K display at BB. It does bow everything previous to that tech away. It will probably be a couple more years before there is material to view.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 115,486
Posted By snidely
Like most people, our CC is out of sight behind...

Like most people, our CC is out of sight behind the panel - so wouldn't know if it's blinking.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-18-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 125,067
Posted By snidely
As I recall, I paid $1500 (approx) for our 60"...

As I recall, I paid $1500 (approx) for our 60" (new). Haven't the faintest idea of how to price used equipment.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-17-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 125,067
Posted By snidely
That's only 1.5 hours/day. If there are no...

That's only 1.5 hours/day. If there are no "burn-ins" -- sounds good to me. Especially for a 65".
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-16-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 125,067
Posted By snidely
You might want to find out how many hours are on...

You might want to find out how many hours are on it. If you go to the main ST60 forum, you should be able to find out what the code is to obtain that information. I forget the code, but it's...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-15-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By snidely
Thanks, guys --especially for referral to the...

Thanks, guys --especially for referral to the speaker faq thread. I'm going to re-read it to let it all sink in. Have decided this set up will just be for music. A setup for movies (multiple...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-14-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By snidely
Been reading threads - more confused than ever re: speaker types

Now - Have simple soundbar for TV and music sound

Want to set up good system for our music listening -- every type from r&r to classical. Was thinking of floor standing speakers. Then I read,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,293
Posted By snidely
I'm glad to see some confirmation that it isn't...

I'm glad to see some confirmation that it isn't my imagination that HBOGO is much better than HBO via Comcast via cable in our Miami home. We use HBOGo when in Okld on a HIGH speed internet...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15,767
Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
Does not include premiiums

Does not include premiiums
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2016, 03:46 PM
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Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
What I meant was, they make you subscribe to well...

What I meant was, they make you subscribe to well over 100 TV channels. No "basic" TV packages. You can of course just subscribe to the Internet. If you did that, I suppose you could then subscribe...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-09-2016, 07:34 PM
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Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
That seems to give every cable channel that exist...

That seems to give every cable channel that exist AND gives you 1000Mbps internet. (Altho it would seem anything over 100 is superfluous.) All for $130 plus tax. Premium channels available. I'd...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-09-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,293
Posted By snidely
Question re: Audio setting on Comcast DCX3400 box

After 20+ years - just realized under "settings" you can set various audio settings- at least in our present DVR. Right now, we are using a mid-level sound bar with our Panny plasma via optical. (We...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15,767
Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
Google just took over Webpass. Webpass services...

Google just took over Webpass. Webpass services our Okld. condo with highspeed internet (100Mbps up/down). Not sure what you call technology - a small antenna is on roof and signal is fed to each...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15,767
Views: 1,679,635
Posted By snidely
Isn't Google Fiber just internet? No TV cable...

Isn't Google Fiber just internet? No TV cable type service?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 16,503
Posted By snidely
Here is what I just found after a circular route...

Here is what I just found after a circular route to Amazon. Couldn't find such a thing when I tried a direct search either on Amazon or Monoprice....
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