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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-03-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,278
Posted By rondtroy
I'm a Trekkie who has never taken Star Trek too...

I'm a Trekkie who has never taken Star Trek too seriously but enjoyed it over several decades and from time to time learned from it. While a part of me was somewhat distressed over the remake of the...
Forum: AVS Articles   09-19-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 569
Posted By rondtroy
20 years ago or so Lawrence of Arabia was...

20 years ago or so Lawrence of Arabia was restored and re-premiered in NYC in one of the few remaining huge screen theaters. It looked great then, before today's technology. By the way, I remember...
Forum: AVS Articles   09-19-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,668
Posted By rondtroy
I got burned badly by the Linksys WRT610n - a...

I got burned badly by the Linksys WRT610n - a cute looking but badly overheating, constantly crashing unsupported piece of junk, IMHO. I used to like Linksys till they got cute. Now I'll never by...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-17-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
Only one thing to worry about; if MS realizes...

Only one thing to worry about; if MS realizes that something useful works in Windoze 8, it will do everything it can to block it from working in the final release. So good luck!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 353,530
Posted By rondtroy
Quote:Originally Posted by Wendek...

Quote:Originally Posted by Wendek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16855316)

hey Ron,
how were you able to do any firmware updates on your 27"?...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-19-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 353,530
Posted By rondtroy
Amazing that a modern TV could still have...

Amazing that a modern TV could still have corroded connections problem.

BTW, on a separate issue, I had begged Westinghouse when I got my 27 for a firmware update for some issues. They basically...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 353,530
Posted By rondtroy
Quote:Originally Posted by Bezerker2...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bezerker2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Kind of a lame reason, just because it has 1 tuner doesnt mean that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 353,530
Posted By rondtroy
Quote:Originally Posted by alucard_x...

Quote:Originally Posted by alucard_x http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

1. how many times does this question have to be answered? this is, as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 353,530
Posted By rondtroy
1. My 27W7 has the noted overscan issue, where...

1. My 27W7 has the noted overscan issue, where during certain commercials, programming, etc., we can see bits of 'noise' on one or more edges of the picture. I bought it at BestBuy with a service...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-07-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
All these firewire issues lead me to an obvious...

All these firewire issues lead me to an obvious question; is there any software, preferably freeware, available for testing firewire ports? I can't tell for sure which of my ports work, how well...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-24-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
Shocku, what are you using for drivers for your...

Shocku, what are you using for drivers for your SA4200HD?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-22-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
Does anyone know if there is a Win XP Pro/Home...

Does anyone know if there is a Win XP Pro/Home driver that is a good match for the SA 4200HD?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
I can only tell you that any Cablevison box I've...

I can only tell you that any Cablevison box I've had, Sony, and now the 4200HD, have had active firewire output. But using old drivers (not with the SA one you chose) I get some audio and video but...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-14-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
What out there is using the newer 9 pin version...

What out there is using the newer 9 pin version of 1394?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-14-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
When I feed my 4200HD into my pc via firewire...

When I feed my 4200HD into my pc via firewire and use VLC to show it, it is badly broken up. My P4 2.26ghz system can't keep up with the video stream.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-14-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By rondtroy
I have a Sony GV-D200 Digital 8 deck with...

I have a Sony GV-D200 Digital 8 deck with firewire/ilink/IEEE1394 output. I've connected it to my PC's firewire card; the pc runs fully patched WinXP Pro. The deck is no longer seen by the PC, does...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-23-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 2,846,941
Posted By rondtroy
So, how do you make this work with a SA4200HD...

So, how do you make this work with a SA4200HD and Windows XP Pro sp2? The firestb only works with MCE.

Thanks,

Ron
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-24-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,219
Posted By rondtroy
You have a pdf of the manual for the Toshiba...

You have a pdf of the manual for the Toshiba 51HC85? I looked and could not find one.

Ron
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2005, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By rondtroy
My HTR 5790 arrived Monday and is up and...

My HTR 5790 arrived Monday and is up and running. The YPAO was something to watch and listen to as it setup the speaker levels (I'm running 5.1 for now).

I'm looking for advice on how to use it -...
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