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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-09-2016, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Persil
I'm seeing multiple channels on Comcast...

I'm seeing multiple channels on Comcast suggesting Donald Trump won the election. Is anyone else having this problem?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2016, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Persil
I was just prodding you all to see if anyone was...

I was just prodding you all to see if anyone was still alive...

Looks like there's 3 of us ;)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2016, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Persil
Did Comcast become perfect? vs. Hello? Anybody left here?

I'm just curious if Comcast has pulled off some kind of miracle.
This is post 15,607 since 1/23/2007.
That's an average of 4.5 posts a day.
Nobody has had anything to say since April 5th.
That...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-09-2015, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Persil
I am new to using colorimeters. I have purchased...

I am new to using colorimeters. I have purchased a Colormunki Display and I'm using it with HCFR using the AVSHD Blu Ray to calibrate my new Sony 55XBR-850C TV. The TV has RGB Bias and Gain controls...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-04-2015, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Persil
Press DISPLAY (button to the left of NETFLIX). At...

Press DISPLAY (button to the left of NETFLIX). At least that is the button for an 850C (which is what this thread is about).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Persil
Actually, I disabled all the other automatic...

Actually, I disabled all the other automatic stuff. I let my Logitech Harmony Remote take care of all of that. I guess I should try an optical cable. I have been concerned that there might be lipsync...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Persil
Summary of 5.1/ARC related issues I have...

Summary of 5.1/ARC related issues I have experienced and workarounds:

1) When initially setting up the TV I could only get PCM 2.0 audio to work out of the internal Netflix app. Eventually someone...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-14-2015, 02:09 AM
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Posted By Persil
I'm glad to read you've transitioned from a very...

I'm glad to read you've transitioned from a very unhappy camper to a more cheerful one. It seems unlikely that your Netflix 5.1 problem with the Yamaha would relate to it being a 4K receiver. When...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-11-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Persil
Many thanks to both of you. Sound>Auto2 fixed the...

Many thanks to both of you. Sound>Auto2 fixed the 5.1 issue, at least so far.
I found the Picture mode controls in the Action Menu, so I think I can get rid of the Soap Opera Effect. I had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-11-2015, 01:49 AM
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Posted By Persil
OK - so I took delivery of a 55" 850C today. A...

OK - so I took delivery of a 55" 850C today. A lot is going well, but some real problems too. I have the latest firmware on the TV (2.475.0010). From reading back through threads I see there have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2013, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Persil
I can't speak to the picture quality aspect as I...

I can't speak to the picture quality aspect as I haven't done a direct comparison. But, a factor to consider when you worry about not having the multiple HBO/Showtime channels is to remember the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2013, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by snidely http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14700#post_23064885)

Well, I threw about $14 at it....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-07-2013, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DAP http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14700#post_23054143)

Interesting thing about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2013, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by snidely http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14670#post_23037101)

Gaderson - or anyone--
The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2012, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Grandude http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22534487)

If it does occur on Dec. 5,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2012, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Persil
I got the letter too. Comcast will have no...

I got the letter too. Comcast will have no excuse for not giving us the channels we've been missing out on after the December 5th date. Although, I don't know how long they feel obligated to keep up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2012, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Catt99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22525751)

Tell me how to check, and I'll try...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2012, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Catt99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22520971)

With baited breath and high hopes...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2012, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Persil
So, has this whole VOD over Tivo thing been...

So, has this whole VOD over Tivo thing been resolved now?

I have a Tivo Premiere XL4 on its way, so you can imagine how thrilled I was at the prospect of it not working. I've already had my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2012, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by keenan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14430#post_22335510)

Yes, I get all that, but Comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2012, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Persil
I know for a fact that the "analog goodness"...

I know for a fact that the "analog goodness" went away several years ago. There was a time when the digital channels were several seconds delayed relative to the analog channels. Why? Because the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2012, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wco81...

Quote:Originally Posted by wco81 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21716548)

Reason why I asked is that I would buy a modem from Amazon. DOCSIS 2...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2011, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by CTEL08...

Quote:Originally Posted by CTEL08 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21361630)

add ch 167, BBC World News, to the list of channels that bay area...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2011, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wanderance...

Quote:Originally Posted by wanderance http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21304702)

Did the tech ever come out? Just wondering if I should bother to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2011, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wwu123...

Quote:Originally Posted by wwu123 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20673079)

I have Digital Starter and a Tivo Premiere HD box as my cable box...
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