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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-30-2001, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By wayne-o
I've started having strange audio problems on...

I've started having strange audio problems on one of my two receivers a couple of days ago: the audio breaks up and runs very slow between breakups so that everyone's voice is much lower and slower...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-08-2001, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By wayne-o
I was getting a low signal on Dish's HD (61.5)...

I was getting a low signal on Dish's HD (61.5) sat last night with HBOHD dropping out. Was anyone else seeing this problem? I'm wondering if my dish needs to be readjusted or if others are seeing...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2001, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By wayne-o
I've never been able to get mine to work. I have...

I've never been able to get mine to work. I have a very large living room and I just assume that the vcr is not getting a strong signal from the 6000. The only way I can get it to work is to hold...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-25-2001, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 27
Posted By wayne-o
Hey - when I tuned into KCET tonight they showed...

Hey - when I tuned into KCET tonight they showed up on channel 80 rather then 59. Anyone know what's up?

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wayne-o
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   04-23-2001, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By wayne-o
Does anyone know when Dish is going to release...

Does anyone know when Dish is going to release the much touted software upgrade for the 6K? I'm looking forward to the new features.


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wayne-o
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2001, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By wayne-o
Well I took the plunge and put a deposit on the...

Well I took the plunge and put a deposit on the 620 at Good Guys today. They are due in May 11th. I had a $250 rebate from the presidents' day sale when I bought my 56H80. This receiver looked like...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2001, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By wayne-o
I'm thinking about buying the Yamaha RX-V620. It...

I'm thinking about buying the Yamaha RX-V620. It seems like it has pretty good features for $499. Are there any reviews on it anyone knows of? What other receivers with simular features are there...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-19-2001, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By wayne-o
Hi, I'm seeing seeing a ringing effect...

Hi,

I'm seeing seeing a ringing effect around vertical white to black transitions when I used the VE test DVD. It appears as multiple vertical lines around vertical white to black transitions. Am...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-17-2001, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By wayne-o
d'oh! I,ve lost the KCET signal 3 times so...

d'oh!

I,ve lost the KCET signal 3 times so far during the NOVA show. Anybody else having this problem?



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wayne-o
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-17-2001, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By wayne-o
sounds like it might be a similar problem to one...

sounds like it might be a similar problem to one I had. ABS is the only station that xmits in 720p. I was getting what they call "zipper effect" where everything had jagged edges on ABC. If you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2001, 07:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By wayne-o
I went through the video essentials dvd last...

I went through the video essentials dvd last night and everything seemed to go well - except, that up the right side of the test patterns with a white to black transitions I notice a double line....
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-16-2001, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 70
Posted By wayne-o
The Big Lebowski ranks right up there. One in...

The Big Lebowski ranks right up there.
One in the same light that I haven't heard mentioned is Razing Arizona.
Also, Young Frankenstein, although I don't think I could possibly watch it another...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2001, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By wayne-o
Don't think there are any. Here is the best list...

Don't think there are any. Here is the best list of codes I have:
http://www.hifi-remote.com/ofa/codes2/sat_0775.shtml

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wayne-o
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-10-2001, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 57
Posted By wayne-o
I've been having problems with KCET. The picture...

I've been having problems with KCET. The picture breaks up briefly about every 30 seconds or so. I'm thinking that it is do to by being so far from the xmitter. I get a strong signal though - ~90 on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-06-2001, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By wayne-o
No wind. Started seeing since they stopped...

No wind. Started seeing since they stopped multicasting and went to HD on 59.

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wayne-o
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2001, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By wayne-o
Just KCET. Only started seeing it when they...

Just KCET. Only started seeing it when they stopped multicasting and went to HD on 59.b

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wayne-o
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2001, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By wayne-o
The signal varies between 84 and 92, mostly...

The signal varies between 84 and 92, mostly around 89. Of course I'm sure the is an average signal level being displayed. Who knows what the instantaneous levels are. The picture is fantastic...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-06-2001, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By wayne-o
Hi, I'm watching PBS DTV (KCET) and the...

Hi,

I'm watching PBS DTV (KCET) and the picture briefly breaks up every 30 seconds or so. Since I get a signal strength of about 90 on my Dish 6000 8VSB I'm kind of supprised. I live in north...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2001, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By wayne-o
It really depends on your location and how far...

It really depends on your location and how far you are from the transmitter. If you have a good line of site to the transmitter its not too far away you wont need much of an antenna. Unfortunately,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2001, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By wayne-o
Hi, I'm watching PBS DTV (KCET) and the...

Hi,

I'm watching PBS DTV (KCET) and the picture briefly breaks up every 30 seconds or so. Since I get a signal strength of about 90 on my Dish 6000 8VSB I'm kind of supprised. I live in north...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-04-2001, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 38
Posted By wayne-o
Your right. It didn't dawn on me what you we...

Your right. It didn't dawn on me what you we talking about. Since I'm at work I had to download the owners manual and take a look at the remote. Thank god for the interrnet!

duh,
...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-04-2001, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 38
Posted By wayne-o
Oh my god. I feel really stupid. There is a "pic...

Oh my god. I feel really stupid. There is a "pic size" button on the tv remote that I totally forgot about. Thank you dumnsil.

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wayne-o
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-03-2001, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 38
Posted By wayne-o
I've tried what you are suggesting, but to no...

I've tried what you are suggesting, but to no avail. I can switch between progressive and interlaced - the tv loses sync for a second and then goes back to 4:3 display with gray bars on the left and...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-03-2001, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 38
Posted By wayne-o
I watching Blade Runner Directors cut. The...

I watching Blade Runner Directors cut.

The problem is that I don't just get black bars on the top and bottom, I get gray bars on the left and right as well, like widescreen shown on a 4:3 set....
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-03-2001, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 38
Posted By wayne-o
I don't seem to be able to get my new Tosh 6200...

I don't seem to be able to get my new Tosh 6200 to display in wide screen on my Tosh 56H80. I've tried everything I can think of and all I get is letter box.

I've got it going into the...
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