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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2016, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Avatar28
Holy thread resurrection, Batman! So I just...

Holy thread resurrection, Batman!

So I just thought I'd post an update for anyone that still has this TV. I actually just got mine, it was given to me by someone that replaced it. This evening I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
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Okay, so if I was going to buy a meter, what is...

Okay, so if I was going to buy a meter, what is the current recommendation for best bang for the buck?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Avatar28
Thanks. I'll do that.

Thanks. I'll do that.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Avatar28
ISF Calibration?

I picked up an LG 60PB5600 back on Black Friday. Since it's presumably had enough burn in time at this point, is it worthwhile getting it ISF calibrated? How much could I expect to spend on that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-25-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
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Thanks but I don't think I'd be able to manage...

Thanks but I don't think I'd be able to manage the extra $200. Is there a 55 or even a 50 inch version that might fall under $500?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-25-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Avatar28
To LG plasma or not to LG plasma? (BF special)

edit: accidental double post. Mods please delete.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
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To LG plasma or not to LG plasma? (BF special)

So I had about made up my mind to jump on one of the LG plasma sets that HH Gregg and another local chain are carrying for <$500 for black friday doorbusters. Reading through some of the discussions...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-22-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
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Is there such a beast? I've spent the last half...

Is there such a beast? I've spent the last half hour plus searching Google but without much luck.

Basically, I have an older Pioneer DVD-A/SACD player that doesn't have HDMI. I recently bought a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
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Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20074065)

The Denon 1611 would have been an ever better choice for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
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Makes me wonder what has changed. Assuming that...

Makes me wonder what has changed. Assuming that it is him then something has to have changed. Off the top of my head: he got a new radio, he has a new antenna, he is broadcasting on a new frequency...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2011, 09:40 PM
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I picked up a TX-SR608 yesterday after I got my...

I picked up a TX-SR608 yesterday after I got my local HH Gregg store to price match NewEgg's $350 price. I have to say it sounds WAAAY better than my old Denon. The bass in particular sounds better....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2011, 09:32 PM
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I picked up one of these yesterday and set it...

I picked up one of these yesterday and set it all up. One thing caught me by surprise though. The remote seems to be already set up to control my cable box. I never programmed it and the manual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2011, 10:01 AM
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Thanks, guys. That's kind of what I was afraid...

Thanks, guys. That's kind of what I was afraid of. I emailed Denon about it but I don't expect them to do anything except offer to let me pay a bunch of money to ship it to NJ for an even more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
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I have a Denon AVR-786 receiver I picked up a...

I have a Denon AVR-786 receiver I picked up a couple of years ago when J&R had it on sale. Tonight we were playing on the Xbox when we lost the sound and video. I noticed that the receiver had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2010, 05:29 PM
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Views: 1,122,282
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Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma...

Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18939794)

That sounds like a pretty good deal. Good luck, let us know how it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2010, 12:40 PM
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Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma...

Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18938011)

As an example: Vizio. I'm not sure about this brand. Out of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2010, 12:18 PM
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Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma...

Quote:Originally Posted by shinksma http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18929732)

It's OK to mount it over the fireplace if the fireplace never gets...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-19-2010, 11:54 AM
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Okay, here goes. My brother has been...

Okay, here goes.

My brother has been deployed to Iraq with the National Guard for the past several months. He is supposed to be arriving home this week. He has been looking forward to purchasing...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-22-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
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Quote:Originally Posted by walford...

Quote:Originally Posted by walford http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18182542)

Hold the TVs remote almost against the front panel and then you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-22-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
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I have put up to three layers of painter's tape...

I have put up to three layers of painter's tape over what I believe is the IR sensor with little luck. It might have been very slightly better but no much. With a flashlight I found what looked like...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-21-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
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Quote:Originally Posted by bdfox18doe...

Quote:Originally Posted by bdfox18doe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18179779)

Two things..try moving the cable box back in the cabinet, or...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-21-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
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Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike...

Quote:Originally Posted by AntAltMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18179696)

Do you have any flourescent lights in the room? The ones that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-21-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
Posted By Avatar28
I've seen some strange things but this seems...

I've seen some strange things but this seems like truly one of the stranger technical issues I have ever encountered.

We just purchased a Samsung LN32B36 TV for our bedroom. On Wed I picked up an...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   12-09-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By Avatar28
I don't believe so, at least not likely. I used...

I don't believe so, at least not likely. I used to work with those extensively in a previous job. The 5 BNC connection you describe is the same type of signal as what you would find on a VGA output....
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-07-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12,117
Views: 1,507,166
Posted By Avatar28
For anyone whose Comcast service has gone all...

For anyone whose Comcast service has gone all digital, I have a couple of questions.

1) Does the HDTV quality improve? It has never been great but lately it has gone to downright horrible. I get...
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