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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   07-02-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By GPM
A pity there's not more stores, there's...

A pity there's not more stores, there's flat/curved 55" OLEDs in-store for $1488 and 55", 65" 4k Panasonics for $499, $799 [assuming sales are nationwide].

GM
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
Same here......... GM

Same here.........

GM
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-15-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,103
Posted By GPM
I'm in N.E. Atlanta and have the same PBS problem...

I'm in N.E. Atlanta and have the same PBS problem using a youtube DIY coat hanger antenna in the attic, but found that an ancient twin lead FM antenna tacked to a DIY 'T' square brings it in strong...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By GPM
FWIW, I'm not a member, just now used it no...

FWIW, I'm not a member, just now used it no problem and ~ a month ago switched to Comcast after using AT&T since '96.

GM
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By GPM
+1 on what Bill said WRT weight [mass...

+1 on what Bill said WRT weight [mass loading].......:

Note an Altec table sub as part of an early 'satellite' system:
...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-26-2016, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By GPM
Greets! Forgot I'd done this sleepless...

Greets!

Forgot I'd done this sleepless night, wee-wee hour 'lament', so another long, but abbreviated update is that the specialist arrived later in the day, double checked everything, even looked...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-14-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By GPM
Interesting! I was browsing the net to see if...

Interesting! I was browsing the net to see if anyone had any thoughts on my new Comcast's super weird wifi connection problem that has resulted in three 'rolling trucks' since last thursday and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 933,498
Posted By GPM
No, parallel walls have half WL eigenmodes...

No, parallel walls have half WL eigenmodes [standing waves] same as an open pipe, i.e. have both even and odd harmonics, so the first harmonic [dip] is at half the speed of sound [SoS] or ~1130...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 933,498
Posted By GPM
This is a conical cone [pipe, horn] resonance, so...

This is a conical cone [pipe, horn] resonance, so the only way to lower it is either electronically as DSL does or add stuffing, which will also roll off its bass output enough to notice.

GM
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 933,498
Posted By GPM
Thanks for sharing! :) Can't have too many...

Thanks for sharing! :) Can't have too many measurements, especially in room, though some basic room dims, layout will help, so wondering if there's any parallel wall/whatever dim[s] = ~565 ft/27 Hz =...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-18-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
It's broadcasting, but breaking up really bad...

It's broadcasting, but breaking up really bad presumably because of the bad weather ATM and since I don't watch any of those stations, my antennas aren't set up to include them, so never do get them...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-05-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 933,498
Posted By GPM
Love the 'sky' and DTS artwork! :D ...

Love the 'sky' and DTS artwork! :D

Interesting, that's some serious delay required for the mains/surrounds, so curious which processor/receiver you're using?

TIA,

GM
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-23-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By GPM
You're welcome! Right, and for those who...

You're welcome!

Right, and for those who like the industrial 'look' and/or need 'bulletproof' construction due to the locale :eek::...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-23-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By GPM
Greets! I was researching roof access...

Greets!

I was researching roof access hatches and this thread was listed, so thought I'd add the current link to Fakro: http://www.fakrousa.com/our-products/offer/egress-window/

Note that a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-18-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
I wonder how much longer we'll have much OTA...

I wonder how much longer we'll have much OTA selection: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-spectrum-auction-20151018-story.html

GM
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 100,547
Posted By GPM
You’re welcome! Yeah, I get that a lot, but...

You’re welcome!

Yeah, I get that a lot, but have little time for hobbies these days, so ‘throw it out there’ and see what ‘sticks’.

FWIW, all manner of TL/horn, Karlson design [4th, 6th, 8th...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 100,547
Posted By GPM
Actually, since it appears to have a constant...

Actually, since it appears to have a constant expansion with its terminus [mouth] being a reduced area duct [vent], its most technically correct moniker would be a tapped ML [mass loaded = vented] TL...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-03-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 100,547
Posted By GPM
OK, so you're saying you answered your own Qs? ...

OK, so you're saying you answered your own Qs?

GM
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 100,547
Posted By GPM
Such as? Please post here as others may benefit. ...

Such as? Please post here as others may benefit.

GM
Forum: Speakers   08-30-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 97,700
Posted By GPM
They're not in the HT business beyond selling...

They're not in the HT business beyond selling speakers to folks who make their living providing the info you want, but they do provide all the info you need to figure out what, if any, of their...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
When the video came out, I built a couple of...

When the video came out, I built a couple of these to assist a FM dipole, locating them empirically in both the horizontal and vertical planes until this year when removing the dipole solved a new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
Yeah, last night I couldn't get any of the 32s...

Yeah, last night I couldn't get any of the 32s and tonight only 32.2 of the ones I get is missing.

GM
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-13-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
It wasn't good enough to watch last night, but...

It wasn't good enough to watch last night, but tonight it's been 100%, so 'fingers crossed'........

GM
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,440
Posted By GPM
They must have done something since I've been...

They must have done something since I've been getting it good enough to watch Penn & Teller the last two Fridays/8-9 pm, though there was some minor pixelation, freezing, 'no signal' dropouts, but...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-04-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13,312
Views: 1,186,248
Posted By GPM
Really?! Never seen it mentioned. I know there's...

Really?! Never seen it mentioned. I know there's cable converter boxes, but these don't allow the BD player to display BDs or upscaled DVDs at either 1080i or p, though the player's 'source direct'...
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