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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-06-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,072
Posted By Floydage
On a PC files are recoverable up until the point...

On a PC files are recoverable up until the point at which their memory location is written over again. So if it were me I'd avoid any more recording until you get an answer; maybe there's hope since...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 5,205
Posted By Floydage
Any suggestions for speaker positioning with a...

Any suggestions for speaker positioning with a vaulted ceiling? (in my case it's a false vault, that is there's significant roof space up above it in the attic and the vault is insulated; also the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-22-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Floydage
[Note: The word composite only refers video, not...

[Note: The word composite only refers video, not audio which is its own separate entity].
So I take it the switch is feeding the VCR from the DVDR and LD. But you have no video from the DVDR to the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-21-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Floydage
Word problems aside, I don't see any audio...

Word problems aside, I don't see any audio connections between the DVDR and TV. Also no video connection between the DVDR and Switch.

Nice diagram.

OT: I've about had it with AVS and their...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-11-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Floydage
You can't turn DRC off? Well that would suck if...

You can't turn DRC off? Well that would suck if you couldn't. Dig around and see if there's a game mode like my Panasonic.

Agree with Ratman, we could theorize but practice makes perfect (and who...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-11-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By Floydage
Yeah they do when they go bad (well I'm referring...

Yeah they do when they go bad (well I'm referring to the TV as a whole, not sure about just the CRT but the OP's problem is about the set).

I guess you didn't see my reply and the OP's response to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-04-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Floydage
[Well you never described the problem and/or...

[Well you never described the problem and/or attached a photo, I'm just assuming it is the typical magnet proximity problem messing up the pic (weird colors and/or bad geometry).]

Yeah other...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-02-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Floydage
Well I assume by now you've figured to move the...

Well I assume by now you've figured to move the speakers away from the TV - probably a little past the point where you see an affect on the sides of the pic.
Once that's been taken care of the TV's...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-10-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,151,600
Posted By Floydage
I read somewhere that it was too costly for the...

I read somewhere that it was too costly for the beefier HV transformer, power supply, etc. required for a CRT to display the higher p's. Lots of joules needed for the scanning.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-09-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Floydage
When I worked with an auto window tinter decades...

When I worked with an auto window tinter decades ago we used a Pine Sol solution with a razor scraper to get the adhesive remnants off after peeling off old film. I suspect there's some safe adhesive...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-06-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,322
Posted By Floydage
My friend had DirecTV SD service. Their stupid...

My friend had DirecTV SD service. Their stupid box didn't go above s-video and his stupid flat panel TV didn't have s-video, so they had to live with composite. :p to both companies (major brand LCD...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-06-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 124,558
Posted By Floydage
I'm guessing AC2 is the other side of the bridge...

I'm guessing AC2 is the other side of the bridge rectifier. If so, check the bridge diodes and the big filter capacitors on the output of the bridge circuit. BTW you should measure something other...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-02-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Floydage
There's a thread or three dedicated to that power...

There's a thread or three dedicated to that power supply issue on this here forum that probably has the info you're looking for, 'Sony standby light blinks' comes to mind. Of course look at the most...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-11-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,151,600
Posted By Floydage
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/214-help-wanted-seek...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/214-help-wanted-seeking/

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/216-a/ (This and That)

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/211-accessories/
...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-10-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,151,600
Posted By Floydage
Probably not as it's an embedded feature of the...

Probably not as it's an embedded feature of the antenna RF input/tuner. It's a pet peeve for me on my Panasonic, I get tired of flipping through my snowy channel 3. Didn't work for me but you could...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-07-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,151,600
Posted By Floydage
I doubt it since they're completely different...

I doubt it since they're completely different animals. It would probably need a second set of digital goes-ins&goes-outs for control, decoding, etc., a second decoder (I doubt it's capable of...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-07-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Floydage
CRT thread is is a ghost land for the most part...

CRT thread is is a ghost land for the most part dude.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-06-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,264
Posted By Floydage
Yep: "Used - Like New ...

Yep:

"Used - Like New Item will come in original packaging. Packaging may be damaged"
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-04-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,151,600
Posted By Floydage
If you're in or near the D/FW area let me know. I...

If you're in or near the D/FW area let me know. I see them occasionally with the TV if you can temporarily deal with the TV part of it. Saw a combo not long ago for free. Now I don't know if there's...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-02-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Floydage
Yep, HD on component. And if the source isn't HD...

Yep, HD on component. And if the source isn't HD then component will still give you the best PQ of the SD inputs.

Composite is SD/480i only. Same with s-video but it gives better PQ than...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-30-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Floydage
Yep, brain fart. I completely missed the...

Yep, brain fart. I completely missed the "connecting PCs" not seeing 'VGA,' although he wasn't sure ("IIRC"). Now I more understand the lack of model number info. But I suspect you're right that it's...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-29-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Floydage
VGA, i.e. like the D-Sub connector on a PC...

VGA, i.e. like the D-Sub connector on a PC monitor. TVs with SCART (European?) can be used with an adapter cable but I've heard it may not always work properly. The problem is that most of the CRT...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-27-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Floydage
Although I think the real question was "My...

Although I think the real question was "My question is - if I connect it to my PC, will I be able to switch between different resolutions at different refresh rates just like I can on a CRT...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-27-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Floydage
120 Hz be the question.

120 Hz be the question.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-27-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Floydage
Sounds like someone thought it was a PC monitor. ...

Sounds like someone thought it was a PC monitor.

Oh yet another new thread, and impatience at that, on a forum that has mostly become a ghost town. And what's with the model number mystery? It's...
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