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Forum: Soundbars   11-02-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 167,996
Posted By scrope
I've had this soundbar since May, 2014. Connected...

I've had this soundbar since May, 2014. Connected to TV for broadcast programing via optical, and blu-ray player via coax. This allows me to receive DD 5.1 thanks to an OTA antenna, and DD or DTS 5.1...
Forum: Soundbars   01-22-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By scrope
For true surround sound you will want to set your...

For true surround sound you will want to set your Sony player to bitstream.
Forum: Soundbars   01-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By scrope
Hi Killmur, the DD or DTS logos do not appear on...

Hi Killmur, the DD or DTS logos do not appear on my Vizio remote. They do appear on the soundbar itself momentarily, on the bottom left near the white dots.

The only setting I changed on the Sony...
Forum: Soundbars   01-21-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By scrope
That model offers coaxial connection. I assume...

That model offers coaxial connection. I assume your Vizio is similar to mine in that it offers two digital connections - coaxial digital (digital 3 input) and toslink (optical 4 input) - both of...
Forum: Soundbars   01-21-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By scrope
Which Sony bluray player are you using? I have an...

Which Sony bluray player are you using? I have an s590 Sony player from 2012 connected directly to the 42" Vizio 5.1 via coaxial cable. I am receiving DD 5.1 and DTS 5.1. A quick check of several...
Forum: Soundbars   06-03-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By scrope
Hi daterxies, you might want to check out some...

Hi daterxies, you might want to check out some of the Vizios. Look for models with the TruVolume feature.
Forum: Soundbars   05-31-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 167,996
Posted By scrope
Hello, I picked one of these up at Costco a...

Hello, I picked one of these up at Costco a couple of days ago. Have it connected directly to a blu-ray player via optical. Do not have it connected to the TV at all, so no input switching....
Forum: Soundbars   12-18-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,122
Posted By scrope
I have internal speakers turned off and external...

I have internal speakers turned off and external selected. I think when i use the samsung tv remote on the jbl the tv gets confused thinking its speakers are off why is this person using the tv...
Forum: Soundbars   07-08-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 221,946
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by Judy in...

Quote:Originally Posted by Judy in Texas http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1357545/official-help-me-choose-a-soundbar-thread/540#post_23503851)

Is there a...
Forum: Soundbars   06-04-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By scrope
You might take a look at entry level models from...

You might take a look at entry level models from Polk or Boston Acoustics. They can learn volume and mute commands from your preferred remote. They wake up and shut down (standby) with your TV and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8,774
Views: 887,682
Posted By scrope
Same here. 2.2 is missing as well. Never...

Same here. 2.2 is missing as well. Never happened before.
Forum: Soundbars   02-04-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 18,890
Posted By scrope
Hey Rob, you deserve a cold Sleeman for the...

Hey Rob, you deserve a cold Sleeman for the write up. God, I miss Canadian beer.http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/cool.gif In home shoot outs are always interesting reads here on AVS Forum....
Forum: Soundbars   11-12-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By scrope
The Polk 6000 has been out for a couple of years...

The Polk 6000 has been out for a couple of years and has a bigger sub and more speakers than the newer 5000. I suspect the 5000 is the successor to the 3000/4000. There is also a new 9000 that looks...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-24-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
I bought a 590 last March and never updated the...

I bought a 590 last March and never updated the firmware. I check out 2-3 movies a week from the library. I've watched fairly recent blu-ray discs such as War Horse, Hugo, etc. All have played...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
I've been using the s590 since March. Never done...

I've been using the s590 since March. Never done a firmware update as my unit is not connected to the internet. 590 is used solely for BD and DVD discs. Picture is good but seems to have a blueish...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-07-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dougotte http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1396469/official-sony-bdp-s590-and-bdp-390-thread/1230#post_22107065)

I found another...
Forum: Soundbars   05-21-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,953
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by shanec...

Quote:Originally Posted by shanec http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22047557)

How does the Polk unit work with the existing TV remote? Their...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by slimm...

Quote:Originally Posted by slimm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21956062)

Try this link...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21955385)

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FWIW, a decent wifi router like THIS...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
Thanks, I have a hardwired i-mac and all the...

Thanks, I have a hardwired i-mac and all the recommended operating systems for download on the support page are for windows.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
I will not be returning my 590 to Target. This...

I will not be returning my 590 to Target. This is my first blu-ray player and I'm just using it for disks. I've been considering a wireless router, although it would probably cost more than the...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-21-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 891,225
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by Majestyk...

Quote:Originally Posted by Majestyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21721660)

Just curious how the 980 is holding up after all these years....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-16-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 516,558
Posted By scrope
Earletp, thank you for your response and the...

Earletp, thank you for your response and the link. I went ahead and ordered the SB 6121 from Amazon. My next step is a wireless router. If you have any ideas please PM me. Thanks again for your help.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-10-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 516,558
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by Phantom Gremlin...

Quote:Originally Posted by Phantom Gremlin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21884563)

Modems are so cheap to buy, I don't understand why people...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-09-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 538,819
Posted By scrope
Quote:Originally Posted by Hi_Def_Boss...

Quote:Originally Posted by Hi_Def_Boss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21884414)

Thanks for your impressions. I have been very skeptical about...
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