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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-19-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,792
Posted By greaser
JC was my favorite talkshow host as he was for...

JC was my favorite talkshow host as he was for many people...i'd like to see those old shows again...it'd be a nice walk down memory lane:)
Unfortunately Antenna TV isn't in my area.:(
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-19-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,792
Posted By greaser
They weren't "getting away with" anything...when...

They weren't "getting away with" anything...when we watch those old shows and hear the way WE used to think/speak,it is a snapshot of how much more Free we were to express ourselves back then.We've...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,004
Posted By greaser
+1:cool: I've been thinking the same thing for...

+1:cool:
I've been thinking the same thing for a while.AVS should start a forum just for us.I think we have the numbers to justify a one.:)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-14-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,004
Posted By greaser
Never heard of UBOX...but by your description of...

Never heard of UBOX...but by your description of it..."get all your cable content free" and "the black box has grown up and is now legal" is pure BS...and 400 bucks too???...i wouldn't walk away from...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-14-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,004
Posted By greaser
I have CenturyLink for my ISP...no data caps here...

I have CenturyLink for my ISP...no data caps here :):cool:...and CenturyLink is better/more reliable than most people are willing to give them credit for.
I dropped Dish 3 yrs.ago and never looked...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-07-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,004
Posted By greaser
Here's some fun...

Here's some fun reading.http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-media-stocks-falter-disney-timewarner-cbs-viacom-20150805-story.html


...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 516
Posted By greaser
+1:) Blu-ray movies played on my BDP makes...

+1:)
Blu-ray movies played on my BDP makes Netflix's PQ look like crap.IMO NF 5.8Mbps looks more like very good SD compared to Blu-ray.
I guess that's the diff.between the highly compressed...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
Did some Testing on the new Roku Stick converter...

Did some Testing on the new Roku Stick converter today.
Connected it to my Sony BDP S5500 w/BD movie inserted,then to a Mag.533(RCA RWY),and used a wall wart w/USB output to power the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-20-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
graffon i don't own an HDMI>s video converter...

graffon i don't own an HDMI>s video converter yet,but just the other day after another member PM'd me with his opinion of the "STICK" converters PQ on his 55"screen,i decided to give it a go and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26,732
Views: 3,465,917
Posted By greaser
Here's a list of all Roku models...sadly the...

Here's a list of all Roku models...sadly the newest ones do not have composite out.:(
But check out Roku 2 (2720) discontinued 4/2015..it has composite out.Buying a discontinued model usually isn't...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-18-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26,732
Views: 3,465,917
Posted By greaser
If you decide to go the cord cutting route you...

If you decide to go the cord cutting route you can still watch TCM.IF you buy a Roku box you could then subscribe to SlingTV from Dish...it'll cost ya $25 bucks/mo.
$20 bucks for the basic...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-17-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
How 'bout a few screenshots from the Stick...

How 'bout a few screenshots from the Stick converter Church AV Guy??...maybe have a tv calibration disc??...or one of those THX Optimizers that come with some better quality DVD's??...maybe a coupla...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-05-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26,732
Views: 3,465,917
Posted By greaser
gastrof...a better description of the horizontal...

gastrof...a better description of the horizontal lines would be useful,but what you describe sounds an awfully lot like what i used to experience when i had Dish.
I originally thought it was an...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
The biggest problem with the Grex (for me) is the...

The biggest problem with the Grex (for me) is the slight fuzziness around people/objects it introduces into the pic.If it weren't for the fuzziness,i think the Grex would be just about perfect to my...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-05-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
jjeff...yea i know they're diff.types of...

jjeff...yea i know they're diff.types of converter's...i own a Grex and a Sima CT-2.My only concern was with the quality of the PQ at the output...but if the stick converter's PQ isn't as good,or...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-03-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
jjeff...Nice review,and good to find a cheap...

jjeff...Nice review,and good to find a cheap converter that actually seems to do what it's supposed to do.Now...can you give your opinion comparing the PQ of Roku stick converter vs.Grex??...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,320
Posted By greaser
Them! and The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms are two...

Them! and The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms are two of my all time favorite monster movies...not sure if i want to see them on blu ray though.
Because of the high resolution i'm afraid i'd see things...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 25,261
Posted By greaser
jjeff...my guess would be that there won't be a...

jjeff...my guess would be that there won't be a problem with CP on the Roku Stick converter because of its intended use as an online streamer.
This converter was made specifically to stream content...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By greaser
Hi bluewizard...after futzing around trying...

Hi bluewizard...after futzing around trying (unsuccessfully) to find matching tweeters that will fit into the KLH speakers i decided to cut the crap and keep the center speaker/surrounds and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-23-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 27,426
Posted By greaser
Sony is soooo *DI S CON NE CT ED* that when i...

Sony is soooo *DI S CON NE CT ED* that when i tried to register my S5500 on their website ~2wks.ago,they didn't even have the S5500 listed.
Got A message that Sony Reps.would try to determine if...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By greaser
Thanks for the tip...tried Madisound but they...

Thanks for the tip...tried Madisound but they were unable to help.Couldn't find the right size/shape tweeters to fit into my speakers.:(
Will try Parts Express next.
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By greaser
Help Needed To Identify Tweeter Type/Size For Old KLH Speakers

Hi all...i have some 12 yr.old KLH model 325II Platinum Series 5.1 surround speakers.They came with a low-end Pioneer AVR i bought in 2003, and which died in 2010.I know these aren't exactly high end...
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By greaser
Help Needed To Identify Tweeter Type/Size For Old KLH Speakers

Hi all...i have some 12 yr.old KLH model 325II Platinum Series surround speakers.I know these aren't exactly top-o-the-line speakers but I don't have the money to buy new/better speakers,so i have to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 712
Posted By greaser
No reason to get toooo upset...yet...the TY-JVC's...

No reason to get toooo upset...yet...the TY-JVC's will be available til...mid 2016??...i'll be watching for the possibility of a clearance sale...maybe the end of this year or early next year...could...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-22-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By greaser
I'm waiting for somebody with a Roku to buy one...

I'm waiting for somebody with a Roku to buy one of these converters and post their opinion of its PQ in the Roku forum.There's still plenty of people who own older SD CRT tv's who've been posting...
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