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Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-11-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By kdkrone
Thanks so much for the info. From reading I have...

Thanks so much for the info. From reading I have done since your post, I would probably not have any problem with programs on the major channels (CBS, NBC, ABS, public television) but may run into...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By kdkrone
I used a ReplayTV for many years until my eyes...

I used a ReplayTV for many years until my eyes hurt from the poor resolution. I used DVArchive for storing some programs. I am now considering purchasing a TIVO for many reasons, except they are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By kdkrone
We have a UN65F7100 and a Sonos Playbar hooked...

We have a UN65F7100 and a Sonos Playbar hooked up. After some finagling, I was able to defeat the message about the TV having External Speakers and the need to adjust the volume separately, but the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By kdkrone
I had posted this in Soundbars, but it was...

I had posted this in Soundbars, but it was suggested that I post it here.

Until we decide whether to install speakers in our bedroom, I thought we would use an AVR, TV, and soundbar. The question...
Forum: Soundbars   07-20-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By kdkrone
HI. Thanks for your response. Your question is...

HI. Thanks for your response. Your question is exactly what I was looking for. I am not sure what I would need with either type, active or passive; I suspect I would purchase an active soundbar,...
Forum: Soundbars   07-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By kdkrone
Until we decide whether to install speakers in...

Until we decide whether to install speakers in our bedroom, I thought we would use an AVR, TV, and soundbar. The question I have is about AVRs, in general, and AirPlay. My general understanding is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By kdkrone
This could probably go into a number of...

This could probably go into a number of different forums, but here goes:

Having moved into a just-built home and having jettisoned old equipment such as a 15 year old Onkyo receiver, I would like...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By kdkrone
Thanks for your response. So.... Do the...

Thanks for your response.

So.... Do the triad speakers meet the criteria of enclosure suggested in the cepro article?

Also, and I don't recall where i got these thoughts... The house has...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By kdkrone
New house, wife who refuses free-standing...

New house, wife who refuses free-standing speakers, TV niche over fireplace... We would like sound that is better than tv speakers but we don't expect it to sound live. We don't play games or watch...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-22-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By kdkrone
commysman, just looked up the audio return...

commysman,

just looked up the audio return feature. Looks like one to have to save pulling another cable. What are some other features one might look for for "future-proofing" the system for a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-22-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdkrone
neurorad, please educate me. What is an LV ring?...

neurorad, please educate me. What is an LV ring?


Never mind. Figured it out. Low voltage ring...

Thanks,
KenK
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By kdkrone
I have been a loyal subscribing member of...

I have been a loyal subscribing member of newegg's e-blasts, much to the detriment of my wallet ;-) I will look at the specs of those two. Any particular reasons for the recommendations?

Thanks,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By kdkrone
We are entering the 21st century with regard to...

We are entering the 21st century with regard to TV and sound. The last TVs we purchased were about 7 years ago and used most of the TV HDMI plugs and component jacks to hook up our ReplayTV, cable...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-21-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdkrone
The articulating arm is highly desirable, as the...

The articulating arm is highly desirable, as the view from the kitchen looks across the face of the TV. With the articulating arm, especially one that extends up to 24" or so, my wife could pull it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-21-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdkrone
Here is the space and the ridiculous placement...

Here is the space and the ridiculous placement of the boxes (if these contractors and developers would only ask....!):
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-20-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By kdkrone
Thanks for your helpful reply, weaselfest. ...

Thanks for your helpful reply, weaselfest.

I had not realized that the single arm is easier to position, and, yes, it is important that the mount be smooth and easily positioned, as it is likely...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-20-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By kdkrone
I am going to be mounting a Samsung 46" TV and...

I am going to be mounting a Samsung 46" TV and would like a mount that will allow close to 90 swivel to please my wife so that she can watch TV while she works in the kitchen. I am trying to find my...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-20-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdkrone
Thanks for the info. When I return home later...

Thanks for the info. When I return home later today, I will take a photo and post it. The issue is that the orientation of the present setup is such that it appears to preclude the use of a swivel...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By kdkrone
We purchased a new home after decisions had been...

We purchased a new home after decisions had been made that I would have made differently. One of those is for placement of the above boxes. As they are now, they are vertically stacked in a recessed...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By kdkrone
"so you can just add 3 more emitters (single or...

"so you can just add 3 more emitters (single or dual)."

Are emitters mix and match amongst manufacturers or should they be the same manufacturer? I have some that came with my ReplayTV that are...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-05-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By kdkrone
Jeff, WRT the monoprice ir repeater that...

Jeff,

WRT the monoprice ir repeater that you mentioned (I assume it is this one: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=109&cp_id=10110&cs_id=1011009&p_id=9895&seq=1&format=2):

1....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-04-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By kdkrone
Thanks for all the effort you put into your...

Thanks for all the effort you put into your reply, Jeff. I have my work cut out for me, but I should be able to work through it with some help. I will visit the different forums and figure out what...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-03-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By kdkrone
(Moderator, if this is not the place, please...

(Moderator, if this is not the place, please move my post)

We have just purchased a new home--literally. We had been living for many years in an adobe home with limited options for A/V. Now, we...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-29-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By kdkrone
Well, this is all very encouraging. These...

Well, this is all very encouraging. These responses will give me a bit to look at. Many thanks.

Ken K
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-27-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By kdkrone
Sounds like the unit is programmed on a...

Sounds like the unit is programmed on a computer? If so, that is very cool. Thanks
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