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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2016, 05:45 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Does anyone know if You Tube has a good test...

Does anyone know if You Tube has a good test pattern or a calibration video?


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 06:06 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Is there any HDR content available online that...

Is there any HDR content available online that can be watched through the tv smart controls? Like Netflix or you tube? Or maybe somewhere using the tv web browser?


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 10:32 AM
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I'm sure this is a dumb question. But I keep...

I'm sure this is a dumb question. But I keep seeing post about people using movie mode or standard mode. I was under the impression that each mode had specific settings. So once one of those settings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I'm trying to get ready for a super bowl party....

I'm trying to get ready for a super bowl party. But I couldn't wait until later to try it. IT WORKED!!! You guys are awesome. I tried a movie on Netflix and the Dolby Digital option became available...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 01:10 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I'll try something on Netflix later. But the...

I'll try something on Netflix later. But the video o tried on you tube was a 5.1 audio test video. The front left, center, and right speakers worked correctly. But when it went to the rear test, they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 11:33 AM
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Posted By smokey982
I'm such an idiot. I changed the output to...

I'm such an idiot. I changed the output to optical. But I never noticed the "additional settings" option. So I changed the audio format to DTS Neo 2:5 (Dolby Digital option is greyed out). After...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 10:47 AM
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Posted By smokey982
I ran an optical cable from the OCM to my Denon...

I ran an optical cable from the OCM to my Denon receiver. But I'm not getting Dolby Digital. Is there no way to get 5.1 when playing you tube videos or movies?


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 07:48 AM
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Posted By smokey982
I'm not in any hurry right now. So please let us...

I'm not in any hurry right now. So please let us know how well they work when you get them.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2016, 06:16 AM
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Posted By smokey982
That's a great question. I was about to ask that...

That's a great question. I was about to ask that myself. I would like to pick up an extra 2 or 3 pairs. But I wouldn't want to spend too much because we probably won't be watching much 3D.


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 03:36 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I haven't kept up with the AVR market since my...

I haven't kept up with the AVR market since my 1909 purchase several years ago. Does anyone know what the current model equivalent would be to the 1909? Seems to be so many options.


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 02:08 PM
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Posted By smokey982
So using the optical out on the OCM, it...

So using the optical out on the OCM, it automatically outputs the sound from the TV when using the TV apps?


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 12:55 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I know this will seem like a dumb question. But...

I know this will seem like a dumb question. But does it have an optical audio out? I wall mounted my tv last night and now I can't see the connections in the back. The manual says it has a digital...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 09:32 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Will that reset my picture settings as well?...

Will that reset my picture settings as well? Because I played around with some of the calibration settings recommended on this site and finally have it dialed in pretty good. I don't want to start...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2016, 08:55 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I just purchased my 65JS8500 tonight and so far...

I just purchased my 65JS8500 tonight and so far loving it. But I have a couple questions. I'm sure they may have been asked somewhere in this thread. But I started at post #1...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-02-2016, 05:34 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Has anyone compared the technology of the current...

Has anyone compared the technology of the current JS8500 to the 2016 models that are coming? I know the new models will be much more expensive, at least on day one. But will there be anything...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 03:52 PM
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Posted By smokey982
What's the highest resolution it will pass...

What's the highest resolution it will pass through? Am I even getting a true 1080P signal from my Apple TV and Blu-Ray?


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 03:43 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I'm considering upgrading my Dish Network...

I'm considering upgrading my Dish Network receiver to the new Hopper 3 that will output 4K video. Will the 1909 pass through a 4K signal? I currently have all devices (dish receiver, Apple TV, Roku,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-30-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I've got Dish and this week channel 61 changed...

I've got Dish and this week channel 61 changed their call letters to WTVC2 in the guide. And Dish added a channel 62. The guide for 62 shows programming from the ThisTV channel. But when you turn it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2014, 05:53 PM
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I have 2 sets of Bluetooth headphones. But...

I have 2 sets of Bluetooth headphones. But neither one has a base/transmitter. They only work with a device that has Bluetooth capabilities built in. My satellite receiver is a Dish Hopper and it has...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Does anyone know of a device that would allow me...

Does anyone know of a device that would allow me to use wireless Bluetooth headphones with my 1909? I currently have HDMI cables coming in from satellite box, DVD player, and Apple TV. And HDMI going...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By smokey982
Anyone else having any issues for 53.1 and 61.1?...

Anyone else having any issues for 53.1 and 61.1? I have an antenna run into my Dish Hopper. So I very seldom tune to the OTA channels unless the rain knocks out my satellite. So I really don't know...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2013, 05:57 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I don't watch it very often. But I just noticed...

I don't watch it very often. But I just noticed that channel 9 has finally started showing Jeopardy in HD. How long has this been going on?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-31-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,214
Views: 219,160
Posted By smokey982
I wasn't very impressed with the HD telecast. It...

I wasn't very impressed with the HD telecast. It seemed like when the camera is at a distance and it shows all of the anchorman at the same time, the picture looks really blurry (or at least the...
Forum: Camcorders   01-21-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,690
Posted By smokey982
Well I've been out of pocket for a while so I'm...

Well I've been out of pocket for a while so I'm just now getting around to reading all the post. I appreciate all the info from everyone. Most everything makes perfect sense (although some things...
Forum: Camcorders   01-16-2013, 08:45 PM
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Posted By smokey982
I've been casually looking at HD camcorders for...

I've been casually looking at HD camcorders for over a year now and have yet to make a purchase. But I really need to pull the trigger on something. I would really like to stay under $450-$500. It...
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