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Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-25-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By barrelbelly
I got to see this tech up close and personal in...

I got to see this tech up close and personal in Concord yesterday. Good news and Bad news. Good news first. My initial premise is right on target in terms of this technology being ideally suited for...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-25-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 47
Posted By barrelbelly
Thanks Blaster. Glad to hear that. You touched on...

Thanks Blaster. Glad to hear that. You touched on all of the things giving me pause on this game. I'll snag it during the Steam sale. It should keep me busy until they do something with Mass Effect.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-22-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By barrelbelly
Question Atlantis on BBC America-8:00 PMSaturday Nights

Atlantis is a head scratcher for me. I want to like it. The opening show last year had an intriguing premise...that I thought I would grow to love. I don't hate it. It has its good moments. But the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By barrelbelly
My suggestion...If you love CRT monitors...Go on...

My suggestion...If you love CRT monitors...Go on EBay and shop some legendary excellent models on sale there for peanuts. Those exceptional/superior orphans are only there because most owners wanted...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,746
Posted By barrelbelly
@punker_4_real who said: "The only reason why...

@punker_4_real who said:
"The only reason why it won is because of
the PS3.

if the xbox had it for free (built in)

Microsoft got too greedy and KILLED HD-DVD

they might still be...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By barrelbelly
LPD purportedly has the widest view angles of any...

LPD purportedly has the widest view angles of any of the new technologies at 178 degrees vertical or horizontal...with zero color shift as a function of view angle. I can personally attest to that...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By barrelbelly
Here is what I was really going after with this...

Here is what I was really going after with this thread. Of all the new display technologies...LPD has the benefits that is most important for PC gamers and their monitors. And those benefits are...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By barrelbelly
I don't even see the specialized application need...

I don't even see the specialized application need for them unless we are talking emerging markets like Africa, India & etc. LPD completely wipes out the need for CRT in developed markets like the USA...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10,424
Views: 1,635,598
Posted By barrelbelly
I have used one of these from Monoprice for 5...

I have used one of these from Monoprice for 5 years the exact same configuration you are describing, without any issues. It even works with my Harmony remote. They have several different ones. So...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By barrelbelly
I'm on board with your description Ratman. Even...

I'm on board with your description Ratman. Even though I consider LPD and SED 1st cousins to CRT. :) Especially LPD. Now if PRYSM would just stop swimming in their commercial success and give us what...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By barrelbelly
Angry The Ideal Monitor/Display for Future Gaming HTPC

I have to begin this exploration with a SIGH. :crying: Because in my heart of hearts the following link to PRYSM voices my best hopes and utter frustration with the current market. I am excited about...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By barrelbelly
I ran across this old thread and hate I missed...

I ran across this old thread and hate I missed it. LOL. A few of the responders were unnecessarily harsh with the their opinions of the OP's core point. But for what it's worth...the OP wasn't too...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,659
Posted By barrelbelly
Guess "Who"? A blonde Matt Smith preparing to...

Guess "Who"? A blonde Matt Smith preparing to play...Nick Nolte! Nope...it's a young Nolte who could've been the 11th Doctor Who. Scary resemblance. At least Matt Smith knows what he'll look like...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,659
Posted By barrelbelly
Not confusing at all if he becomes the evil...

Not confusing at all if he becomes the evil Valeyard Doctor.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,659
Posted By barrelbelly
Capaldi needs to morph into "The Valeyard" from...

Capaldi needs to morph into "The Valeyard" from the extraordinary Colin Baker series "Trial of the Timelord". He and the Valeyard are very close in age. And that seems to be the way they're headed...
Forum: General Gaming Help   11-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By barrelbelly
Do yourself a very big favor and buy one of these...

Do yourself a very big favor and buy one of these at Amazon.


http://retrogaming.hazard-city.de/framemeister.html
more info here
http://www.tested.com/tech/gaming/456719-best-crt-retro-games/...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 453,485
Posted By barrelbelly
Try degaussing (demagnetizing) it, if you can...

Try degaussing (demagnetizing) it, if you can find an old vinyl Deguassing gun cheaply. They're out there. I have one myself. Anyway...take the cover off the TV. Make sure the TV is always turned off...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-01-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By barrelbelly
C'mon...be honest here. You really want to get to...

C'mon...be honest here. You really want to get to that part you've heard about, but didn't indulge. :o I'm talking specifically where Tommy was fighting those weird 4 legged beasties springing out of...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-31-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By barrelbelly
Angry Ouch! Prey 2 Cancelled

Bummer! No Prey 2. I defy anyone who loves games to watch this trailer in Full Screen mode and not want to play this game. I sure as hail do! It looked like a spectacular single player experience.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,010
Posted By barrelbelly
ROFLMAO!!!:D Okay I guilded the lily a tad with...

ROFLMAO!!!:D Okay I guilded the lily a tad with that RED line. A wee bit over the top in my enthusiasm for Darbee. But Johnfull had already given excellent advice about just using user settings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,010
Posted By barrelbelly
If you have $300 to burn and want to make a...

If you have $300 to burn and want to make a difference that you will see and enjoy. Don't waste money on a calibration with that panel. Spend $30 on a Disney WOW Blu-Ray user calibration disk. And...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By barrelbelly
In a word...No. If that is your benchmark. You...

In a word...No. If that is your benchmark. You won't even need it in the future when its benefits become more obvious. Like with AR, VR and the next wave of 3D (1080p60 per eye). Get a top quality...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By barrelbelly
I'll help you out here, because this does look...

I'll help you out here, because this does look interesting.


http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-alpha/pd?~ck=mn


I'll chime in later after reading up on it a bit. But my initial pass...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-22-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 104,763
Posted By barrelbelly
http://www.startrek.com/article/star-trek-online-d...

http://www.startrek.com/article/star-trek-online-delta-rising-is-live

I would normally agree. But STO-Delta Rising has a Halo and Mass Effect sort of look and feel to in on the trailer. It looks...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 104,763
Posted By barrelbelly
I finally got organized from my move to a new and...

I finally got organized from my move to a new and more spacious apartment in early September. I haven't played anything since late August. So I have a huge Steam backlog to start whittling through...
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