AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 53
Search took 0.82 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: bizzybody
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-29-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By bizzybody
Any use for an old TiVo?

I picked up a free TiVo model TCD649080. Can anything be done with it or should I find out how to liberate the 80 gig IDE drive for normal computer use and toss the rest?

Would be somewhat neat to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-02-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Snow stopped so I assembled my TERK mounting...

Snow stopped so I assembled my TERK mounting bracket and attached the DC blocking side of the diplexer between a couple of short pieces of coax, with diplexer output to IN 1 on the TV44.

Went up...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-02-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Experiments postponed for today due to snow. Not...

Experiments postponed for today due to snow. Not getting on that slick membrane roof with snow on it. Even tough there's a huge pile of snow below the edge, it's not that soft and the drop is pretty...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Yes, Weiser, Idaho. KRID and KYUU. The Mohu Sky...

Yes, Weiser, Idaho. KRID and KYUU. The Mohu Sky 60 isn't picking them up but it does get 32 other sub channels.

The TERK TV44 got what the Mohu does, plus KRID and KYUU but often had problems...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By bizzybody
Connect normal antenna to TERK DBS input?

Can a normal TV antenna be connected, through a DC blocker, to an input on one of those TERK loop antennas that mount on a DBS dish? I know those TERK antennas can be used without a DBS box by using...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Ontario, ID: Truck interference, re-purposing dish-mounted Terk

Can a normal TV antenna be connected, through a DC blocker, to an input on one of those TERK loop antennas that mount on a DBS dish? I know those TERK antennas can be used without a DBS box by using...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Got the Mohu Sky 60 installed, and yep, it's not...

Got the Mohu Sky 60 installed, and yep, it's not as good as the old TERK DBS dish mount one. I had to try it, being a Christmas gift. It can get all the stations except for 22 and 35. No matter which...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-29-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Sort of like a passive radar.

Sort of like a passive radar.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-29-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By bizzybody
I measured just over to just under 40 mm inside...

I measured just over to just under 40 mm inside diameter so I'm making the adapter sleeve 39 mm outside, 26 mm inside. The pipe that comes with the Mohu Sky 60 is just over 25 mm outside diameter.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
The road is right in front of my place, between...

The road is right in front of my place, between the antenna and the transmitters.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-18-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
TVfool...

TVfool http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a4d17f488365

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a4d17f488365

It's been snowing here since noon....
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-17-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
The antenna I have is atop a building about 20...

The antenna I have is atop a building about 20 feet up in the air. It's the smaller version of the TERK loop that was so common on Dish and DirecTV satellite dishes. Going to be replaced soon with a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-17-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 655
Posted By bizzybody
Weiser, ID: Truck interference, re-purposing dish-mounted Terk

I live on a road that's a truck route and every time a semi-truck rolls by, I get interference with my ATSC TV reception. Audio dropouts, stuttering and blocky picture.

Diesel engines don't have...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-17-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By bizzybody
DirecTV mount pipe inside diameter?

I got a Mohu Sky antenna for Christmas. The plan is to 3D print an adapter sleeve to fit the small Mohu pipe inside the large DirecTV pipe. I'll connect the bent ends together then stand the assembly...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,343
Posted By bizzybody
It's been done to some movies. A recent horrible...

It's been done to some movies. A recent horrible example was "Inception". It had that constant noise, call it "foreground music", that all but obliterated the dialog. I had to turn the volume down...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,343
Posted By bizzybody
Some old-timers may still harken back to the...

Some old-timers may still harken back to the first consumer model CD player from Sony that only had a single 16 bit DAC that interleaved processing of left and right tracks, producing a tiny out of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,343
Posted By bizzybody
Vinyl *can* reproduce frequencies above 20Khz....

Vinyl *can* reproduce frequencies above 20Khz. Remember CD4 records? The two rear channels, which IIRC had around 5Khz bandwidth, were on the vinyl at frequencies above 20Khz. How they were...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-22-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By bizzybody
Press them all together? With TV on?

Press them all together? With TV on?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-11-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By bizzybody
How do I get into the service menu and extended...

How do I get into the service menu and extended service menu on a UN40JU6400?

I'd like to see if some of the features Samsung won't let north americans have can be enabled.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By bizzybody
I bought a refurbished UN40JU6400 off eBay for...

I bought a refurbished UN40JU6400 off eBay for something like $425. I love it. Makes the 37" 1080p Vizio it replaced look 'gritty'. It's also very nice that it can play HEVC video off a USB drive.
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,100
Posted By bizzybody
WalMart has a gorgeous 55" curved Samsung...

WalMart has a gorgeous 55" curved Samsung UN55JU6700 4K LCD for $1,197
Now that I've seen 4K up close and in person, my 4+ year old 37" 1080p Vizio looks downright gritty. :P (It was the previous...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-08-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By bizzybody
Question Program old JP1 remotes for ATSC subchannels?

I have a Cable One S014801 and a Cable One 1055WC0-XXX-0001-001 / C055105. Can these be programmed with a JP1 cable to repurpose one of the buttons as the . or - for direct tuning of ATSC...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-19-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By bizzybody
One JP1 remote I have, I was able to build the...

One JP1 remote I have, I was able to build the very simple parallel port cable that only requires a couple of resistors. A while back I picked up a couple of Cable One remotes that require a more...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-13-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By bizzybody
Remote options for D-Link Movie Nite box?

I love getting free stuff. Someone gave me a base model D-Link Movie Nite box but they could not find the remote. I figure it'd be at least useful for YouTube via WiFi on the big TV.

I have a...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-13-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By bizzybody
Manual for Remmington digital video recorder?

I need a manual for a Remmington model 02550 single camera digital video recorder. Note the two m's in the name. The main reason to find the manual is to know what the external I/O port can be used...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 53

 
Forum Jump: