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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,511
Views: 184,813
Posted By SD Vidiot
p55 vs m55

Not to beat a dead horse, but I'm deciding between the Vizio P55 and M55.

P55 - $950 IPS panel (wider viewing angle, not as good black), 64 dimming zones, 120Hz refresh
M55 - $845 VA panel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-28-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By SD Vidiot
That seems to have done the trick! Thanks! ...

That seems to have done the trick! Thanks!

Howard
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By SD Vidiot
wmc squished

When I turn on my system, Windows Media Center appears both squished side-to-side and cut off on the sides. After I close it and reopen, it has a normal configuration.

I'm running Win7 32bit on an...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By SD Vidiot
I bolted my buttkickers to a strip of MDF...

I bolted my buttkickers to a strip of MDF (fiberboard) then, in turn, bolted that to the metal frame of the base. It works pretty well but make sure the MDF doesn't contact your flooring.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By SD Vidiot
What is your source? All of my components...

What is your source? All of my components (BluRay player, AppleTV, STB) all have both digital and analog output ports which are both hot at the same time. I've just hooked them up in parallel and...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-23-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By SD Vidiot
Check out this thread if you want DIY:...

Check out this thread if you want DIY: http://www.avsforum.com/t/1062844/free-home-theater-signs-for-you-to-print
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-23-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By SD Vidiot
I just added a 50MHz low pass FMOD filter inline...

I just added a 50MHz low pass FMOD filter inline between my receiver and the BKA-300. Wow! This makes a huge difference. By cutting out higher end frequency, the Butt Kicker seems to be responding...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-26-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 43,615
Posted By SD Vidiot
Tal, Thanks for your great program! A couple...

Tal,
Thanks for your great program! A couple of issues:
1) when trying to add trailers, the program recognizes .mov files but does not recognize .wmv files (yes, I used the dropdown menu)
2)when...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-15-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 25,037
Posted By SD Vidiot
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   04-28-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By SD Vidiot
I got the transducers and amp (as well as my...

I got the transducers and amp (as well as my chairs and popcorn maker!) from Roman at Ultimate Home Entertainment rtheaters.com

Easy to deal with, great prices.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-19-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 1,505,378
Posted By SD Vidiot
That sounds like a ground-loop issue. There's...

That sounds like a ground-loop issue. There's lots of info on this forum discussing this. An easy test would be to use a two-prong "cheater" and see if this resolves your issue. The things you tried...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   04-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,026
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've got 4 Buttkicker Advance units powered by...

I've got 4 Buttkicker Advance units powered by the BKA-300 amp giving them each 75watts. The transducers REALLY shake the chairs with that power. I've got the amp turned down to about 60% so there's...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-30-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,505
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've got 4 Berkline 13175 seats in my theater....

I've got 4 Berkline 13175 seats in my theater. I'm using an Elemental Designs A5s-300 subwoofer. I wanted to guild the lily and add transducers to my seats. Because of the smaller form factor of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 200,785
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by jcbaggins...

Quote:Originally Posted by jcbaggins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21676220)

I posted an issue on this forum a few days ago about NickHD being...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-15-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8,569
Views: 1,122,965
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've been running my 4000 for a year and have...

I've been running my 4000 for a year and have not had any problem with the memory. I have it set on automatic for shifting between 16:9 and Cinescope and it snaps to both without any focus or frame...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-06-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,026
Posted By SD Vidiot
The BKA-300 amplifiers are also backordered! ...

The BKA-300 amplifiers are also backordered!

If I use a Behringer or Crown amp hooked up to the LFE output from my receiver, will I still need a preamp?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-01-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,026
Posted By SD Vidiot
It is now February, and no amps from Guitammer. ...

It is now February, and no amps from Guitammer.

I'm thinking of using one of the alternatives suggested above. I see a lot of folks using pre-amps, too. Is that necessary when using the LFE...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-22-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,613
Posted By SD Vidiot
How do I access the service menu on my TWC cable...

How do I access the service menu on my TWC cable boxes (4250 and 8300) to evaluate signal strength? Many old forums discuss holding down the select button until the "mail" light comes on, then press...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 200,785
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by Multimediashtick...

Quote:Originally Posted by Multimediashtick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21525744)

He is correct in suggesting that it should not work this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 200,785
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by Karyk...

Quote:Originally Posted by Karyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21526122)

Could it also be temperature related?


I live in San Diego, so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 200,785
Posted By SD Vidiot
With my HDHRP I'm using a Cisco CableCard from...

With my HDHRP I'm using a Cisco CableCard from TWC and tuner adapter. I've got an amplifier supplied by TWC at my home's cable hub and all of my cable box linked TVs give me no problems.

On...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,778
Posted By SD Vidiot
Like the Ceton, the Silicon Dust HDHomerun Prime...

Like the Ceton, the Silicon Dust HDHomerun Prime accepts a CableCard and allows you to use the Windows Media Center to watch TV and to function as a DVR. It only has 3 tuners (for watching and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By SD Vidiot
This is in the MPC-HC menu?

This is in the MPC-HC menu?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-27-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By SD Vidiot
Where do you make the setting to have the FF...

Where do you make the setting to have the FF button "skip ahead 10seconds"?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-27-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've ripped a bunch of movies, both BD and DVD,...

I've ripped a bunch of movies, both BD and DVD, using MakeMKV. I play back the movies in MPC-HC. I can't get the movies to fast forward or rewind. I can skip chapters forward and back, however. I...
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