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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   04-20-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By CupertinoSlim
What did you use as the source?

What did you use as the source?
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-22-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Hah! At least you GOT the recording, even with a...

Hah! At least you GOT the recording, even with a stutter. Stop whining... =) Many times we find that there is no actual recording. When you try to play it, it has zero duration and it's as if you've...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-09-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Here in the Bay Area our Comcast HD DVR decided...

Here in the Bay Area our Comcast HD DVR decided to stop recording the SuperBowl at the beginning of the halftime show. Nothing new... whenever it gets to be more than 50% full it's a crap shoot when...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2005, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10,080
Views: 841,869
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Quote:Originally Posted by logray...

Quote:Originally Posted by logray http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

From EDH, you probably aren't going to get anything with rabbit ears,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10,080
Views: 841,869
Posted By CupertinoSlim
DirecTV doesn't transmit the broadcast network...

DirecTV doesn't transmit the broadcast network HD channels except for the east and west national feeds, so I need to come up with alternatives for watching the SuperBowl on Feb 5th. These are my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-14-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10,080
Views: 841,869
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Quote:Originally Posted by logray...

Quote:Originally Posted by logray http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

There is no need for a tower "just to rebroadcast TV stations to El Dorado...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By CupertinoSlim
If the projector was angled down sharply (say...

If the projector was angled down sharply (say from a really high ceiling) and the image was near the floor, then a white carpet might become noticeably lit and bounce enough light up to hurt the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By CupertinoSlim
If the black was a dingey gray then it wasn't a...

If the black was a dingey gray then it wasn't a well-setup projector, no matter what the brand or model. I use an HS51 in a fairly dark room with a white fabric screen, with the Cinema low-light...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-07-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,080
Views: 841,869
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Bob, do you know if there is a tower east of...

Bob, do you know if there is a tower east of Folsom by Highway 50 that rebroadcasts local TV stations for people in the El Dorado Hills area?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10,080
Views: 841,869
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Anyone located in the Serrano area of El Dorado...

Anyone located in the Serrano area of El Dorado Hills/95762? I'm curious what antennas folks are using and how well they're working in our little valley. Also, is it true that the antenna tower next...
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By CupertinoSlim
So what is the answer to the original question:...

So what is the answer to the original question: How can a non-Bose receiver be wired to the Bose base module? Is it a simple L/R stereo connection or something else?
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By CupertinoSlim
My JBL Northridge N24s came with wall mounts...

My JBL Northridge N24s came with wall mounts back when I got them, but after a couple of moves the mounts are long lost. Which mounts fit the N24s? I tried the OmniMount 20.0 but its bolt doesn't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By CupertinoSlim
I spoke with Sanus support, and the Chief...

I spoke with Sanus support, and the Chief Manufacturing version mayhave had the threaded ceiling plate in the past, but does not now. Its manual at least tells you what the part number is.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-14-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By CupertinoSlim
When I saw the Sanus VMPR1 mount in a retailer...

When I saw the Sanus VMPR1 mount in a retailer HT room, it had threaded holes on both the ceiling plate and the projector attachment assembly. This allows using a threaded pipe to extend the mount....
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-08-2005, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Quote: Originally Posted by KevinXbox360 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KevinXbox360
Sounds like an issue with your receiver if you ask me. I'd call Direct TV to make sure of any known problems.

Eaiser to switch a box before a TV.
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-03-2005, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Has anyone run into something like this? If...

Has anyone run into something like this?

If I connect a DirecTV HD receiver to my new Sony KDF-E50A10 using HDMI , then switch to Video6 (the HDMI port), the TV stops working. The screen stays...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-20-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,259
Posted By CupertinoSlim
The best configuation to use is a DVI-to-HDMI...

The best configuation to use is a DVI-to-HDMI adapter to connect to the HDMI port. In the Mac's Displays control panel, select 1280x720 and millions of colors. In Options un-check Overscan.

The...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-11-2005, 01:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,259
Posted By CupertinoSlim
I picked up one last week, and they were flying...

I picked up one last week, and they were flying out of the store. All were gone by the time people with basic membership could get in.

My connections:

Comcast piece-of-crap DVR cable box,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Costco has the Sharp NoteVision XR-1S projector...

Costco has the Sharp NoteVision XR-1S projector at an incredibly low price right now -- a third of the price of some PJs discussed on this board. It's a tiny 4:3 DLP projector, about the size of two...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-03-2004, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By CupertinoSlim
The HS20 comes with a long DVI cable, I...

The HS20 comes with a long DVI cable, I thought... no?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-02-2004, 01:17 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 43,747
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Would Apple offer a Firewire-equipped projector?...

Would Apple offer a Firewire-equipped projector? The margins are probably there at the high end. It would have some technical advantages because of the cabling simplicity and now there's a wireless...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-02-2004, 12:34 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 43,747
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Since Mitsubishi is the HD vendor pushing...

Since Mitsubishi is the HD vendor pushing Firewire, I'd expect Apple to go to them for a TV partner for the Firewire-based iPod. Apple could also turn to cable companies, since customers can request...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-12-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By CupertinoSlim
The Toshiba SD-H400 looks like a great solution...

The Toshiba SD-H400 looks like a great solution for burning shows I've Tivo'ed. Has anyone here got one? It much less than the Panny Tivo DVDRs sell for. I've seen <$400 on two sites already.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-12-2004, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By CupertinoSlim
I'm facing the same issue. My plan is to get a...

I'm facing the same issue. My plan is to get a Toshiba SD-H400 and connect it to DirectTivo HD via a network. Both are Series2 boxes and support networking. I'll move files between them over the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-22-2003, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By CupertinoSlim
Photos I've taken on a Sony digital camera and...

Photos I've taken on a Sony digital camera and played on a 42" GWIII have colors that are too rich, almost cartoon-like. Photos were taken indoors with built-in flash. Anyone have suggestions for...
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