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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2016, 07:53 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Are the HD DTRs affected by this MPEG4 issue? ...

Are the HD DTRs affected by this MPEG4 issue?

I got the letter yesterday about upgrading equipment. The letter includes a 4-digit channel you visit on each cable box that tells if it needs to be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2016, 10:23 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
What would be an example of incompatible...

What would be an example of incompatible equipment?
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-04-2016, 01:38 PM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
I thought Littlefinger stated he would try to...

I thought Littlefinger stated he would try to retake Winterfell after the Boltons and Stannis had exhausted each other's forces in battle.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-06-2016, 08:12 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Can anyone confirm whether the G10 series is MHL...

Can anyone confirm whether the G10 series is MHL compatible? I can't find any info on this.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 121,801
Posted By erikstormtrooper
LCD is not plasma. If you love the plasma look (I...

LCD is not plasma. If you love the plasma look (I do), then there's that special something that's missing in LCD. My E43 is okay, but I still wish I could have gotten a plasma instead.
Forum: Xbox Area   07-10-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Good deal. Thanks!

Good deal. Thanks!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Cool. I might see about getting one. So...

Cool. I might see about getting one.

So this has me wondering - I remember reading that image retention/burn in was a bigger issue when the TV was new. Since this will make the TV think it's new...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-01-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
About how much do those cost? It's hard to vote...

About how much do those cost? It's hard to vote on a pre-order without knowing the price tag.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 989,540
Posted By erikstormtrooper
I don't know. It can't hurt to hook it up to the...

I don't know. It can't hurt to hook it up to the internet and check for a firmware update.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-28-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 989,540
Posted By erikstormtrooper
I believe the dimness on THX was a common...

I believe the dimness on THX was a common complaint on this model. There was a firmware update that supposedly fixed some issue in THX mode, but I don't remember the specifics. Just make sure you...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-23-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Thanks! (And it's not a rock. It's a decorative...

Thanks!
(And it's not a rock. It's a decorative boulder.)
Forum: Xbox Area   10-22-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 431,115
Posted By erikstormtrooper
I must have missed something here. When did we...

I must have missed something here. When did we get MKV support?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,767
Views: 241,730
Posted By erikstormtrooper
The mystery man at the end really has me stumped....

The mystery man at the end really has me stumped. They killed off Alcide, they moved Sam away, and then killed off Bill. Was there any reason she couldn't have ended up with Alcide? So weak.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 752,232
Posted By erikstormtrooper
What the difference between the apps "YouTube"...

What the difference between the apps "YouTube" and "YouTube Videos"?

I updated the firmware successfully last night and decided to stay with the old theme. I went to check out the YouTube app, and...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 420,370
Posted By erikstormtrooper
Something to add: I noticed that the wobbly image...

Something to add: I noticed that the wobbly image and reboot happen pretty consistently when I press the OFF button. The seller says this is a battery issue, but I'm a little dubious of that.
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-26-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Update: I almost went the route of fixing the...

Update: I almost went the route of fixing the screen myself, but my soldering skills aren't the best. I found a company on ebay that would replace the LCD screen at a decent price. So...

I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,402
Views: 385,453
Posted By erikstormtrooper
I'm pretty sure The Wall is a reference to...

I'm pretty sure The Wall is a reference to Hadrian's Wall, which roughly divides England from Scotland.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-23-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
I have no trouble with the Lego Movie blu-ray on...

I have no trouble with the Lego Movie blu-ray on my BD80.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,402
Views: 385,453
Posted By erikstormtrooper
The finale was surprisingly fulfilling. I was...

The finale was surprisingly fulfilling. I was sure Tyrion was gonna die, since GRRM has done such a great job of killing off favorite characters.

I was sad to see the Hound go. The fight between...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-12-2014, 08:17 AM
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Views: 420,370
Posted By erikstormtrooper
Has anyone ever tried to replace the LCD screen? ...

Has anyone ever tried to replace the LCD screen?

My 900 had a bad fall yesterday, and now the LCD screen inside is cracked. The remote still works otherwise, and I can even use the touchscreen by...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9,975
Views: 1,159,933
Posted By erikstormtrooper
Now that I'm reading these recent reports, it...

Now that I'm reading these recent reports, it reminds me of a chat I had with a Comcast employee about a month ago. I'm pretty sure he said all free local channels would be going away, to be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9,402
Views: 385,453
Posted By erikstormtrooper
Previews are fair game. And I can't think of a...

Previews are fair game. And I can't think of a single time that the preview that aired right after the episode gave away any surprises about the next episode. HBO has done a good job with keeping...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,402
Views: 385,453
Posted By erikstormtrooper
I'm not ready to give up on this thread. It's...

I'm not ready to give up on this thread. It's the only place I can go for a good discussion of the show, now that my wife has read the books.

We need to get the mods more involved.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2013, 09:21 AM
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Posted By erikstormtrooper
Am I the only one who is suspicious that the...

Am I the only one who is suspicious that the monthly fee on the X1 will end up getting raised in a year or two?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-09-2013, 08:16 AM
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Views: 1,159,933
Posted By erikstormtrooper
CaptainVideo, do you know what the hdmi inputs...

CaptainVideo, do you know what the hdmi inputs on the back of the box are for?
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