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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-26-2016, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
It's a known Roku Ultra (and apparently,...

It's a known Roku Ultra (and apparently, Premiere+) issue, particularly seen with various Samsung 4K sets in this series. See the Roku Forum post here:
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2016, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
Power On Source Defaults to Cable Input A...

Power On Source Defaults to Cable Input

A neighbor friend of mine has the UN65JS8500 and it does seem to have an annoying "feature". When the set is turned on, it always wants to default to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2016, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
Cool. It should work fine. Please post back with...

Cool. It should work fine. Please post back with your experiences.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2016, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Slikkster
Just a note I found regarding my experience with...

Just a note I found regarding my experience with the Audio Return Channel and a Samsung 4K HDTV on the VSX-45.

The setup is all inputs go to the VSX-45, and HDMI out goes to ARC in on the Samsung....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2016, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
Apologies for quoting myself, but thought I would...

Apologies for quoting myself, but thought I would update this. Everything is working correctly now (knock on wood!).

The HDMI audio was already set for bitstream. What got it to finally work was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-26-2016, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
I remembered that I had a Harmony 520 in my...

I remembered that I had a Harmony 520 in my drawer and just used it to program it. Thanks for chiming in.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2016, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
I know this will probably be subjective, but any...

I know this will probably be subjective, but any thoughts on the best universal remote for this TV?

I was trying to set up an older Home Theater Master remote for my friends to use on this set...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2016, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
I can't speak for Samsungs, but my LG HD TV gets...

I can't speak for Samsungs, but my LG HD TV gets its time from OTA channels. If I reset the TV, I have to first tune to an OTA to even get the time to appear. If its ever off by a minute or two, I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2016, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
I'm pretty sure their power sequence (remember,...

I'm pretty sure their power sequence (remember, this is not my TV) is to turn on the TV/Cable box - the FiOS remote does this together - and then watch regular cable TV. At some point later they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
The answers to 1-4 are yes (I'm assuming HDMI...

The answers to 1-4 are yes (I'm assuming HDMI cable is 1.3a or higher, but I wasn't there for the install and there's no way for me to tell since most of it is in the wall). The TV is set for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2016, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
Smarthub ARC Hell -- I've been trying to...

Smarthub ARC Hell --

I've been trying to help a neighbor with his new 65" JS8500 in getting consistent audio from the Smarthub apps like Netflix and Youtube. He has this connected to a brand new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 47,556
Posted By Slikkster
VSX-45 Input Switching Issue

I got one of those $299 VSX-45's last month from Best Buy. I like it, for the most part, but I'm having an odd issue that seems CEC-related.

I have an LG 42LV5500 connected via ARC. I have the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-22-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Slikkster
Hi Stephen, Here's answers to both...

Hi Stephen,

Here's answers to both questions. First, an easy way to extend your WIRED network is to use "Ethernet Over Powerline" adapters. Now, these can be "your mileage may vary", as it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 175,968
Posted By Slikkster
Rising like a phoenix on this old thread, lol -...

Rising like a phoenix on this old thread, lol - I've found that I can get Dolby Digital Plus (DD+) transcoding over optical to my non-DD+ Denon AVR when watching DD+ content from a Roku box.

I've...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-03-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 8,119
Posted By Slikkster
This post has to do with the actual visual...

This post has to do with the actual visual technical quality of the telecast in my locale on the local --and flagship-- FOX station WNYW (Channel 5) in New York City:

I have to say that I was...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-03-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Slikkster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mikepier http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515704/nyc-fox-affiliate-wnyw-channel-5-superbowl-hd-quality-woes#post_24304062)

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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-03-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Slikkster
Not sure if this is the best forum to post in or...

Not sure if this is the best forum to post in or not, but I have to say that I was quite disappointed with the local FOX affiliate - WNYW Channel 5 - in NY's HD quality for the superbowl. I have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 175,968
Posted By Slikkster
Resurrecting this old thread because I learned a...

Resurrecting this old thread because I learned a couple of things recently. First, for those who use the built-in apps (Netflix, Youtube, etc.), there is a way to adjust video settings that I wasn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 56,946
Posted By Slikkster
Hey Dead Mike - I have to visit my dad and...

Hey Dead Mike - I have to visit my dad and tweak/calibrate his 42" model of this series. I already know about LG service menu hacks as I have a 2012 LG. But do you happen to know what other service...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-13-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10,625
Views: 1,354,307
Posted By Slikkster
Hey guys, Been slogging through this thread...

Hey guys,

Been slogging through this thread and so far I haven't found any specific settings for the M471i-A2 set. I've seen the compilation settings list, but none of those cover this particular...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-09-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,047
Posted By Slikkster
I don't get all the negativity about DH4. I've...

I don't get all the negativity about DH4. I've seen them all...and enjoyed them all. But seriously -- are we really going to judge these films by their plausibility? That's just silly. All of them...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 492,058
Posted By Slikkster
Has anyone gotten any kind of "site survey" done...

Has anyone gotten any kind of "site survey" done with FIOS before the install? I'm in an apartment building that's cookie-cutter to some degree, but only in the various "lines". In other words, 4P...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 492,058
Posted By Slikkster
Quote:Originally Posted by kerrydeare...

Quote:Originally Posted by kerrydeare http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21933737)

I had Verizon install a FiOS Triple Play setup in central NJ on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 175,968
Posted By Slikkster
Quote:Originally Posted by Battou62...

Quote:Originally Posted by Battou62 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21665432)

Thanks slikkster,

I can tell you have the PVA panel, because...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 175,968
Posted By Slikkster
OK, here are my settings for my non-IPS 42LV5500...

OK, here are my settings for my non-IPS 42LV5500 (PVA model). Color/Tint/Black-White levels/Color Clipping/Sharpness all set from the AVS HD 709 disc in a Blu Ray machine mentioned earlier.

I...
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