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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-02-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By budwich
hmmmm , something funny then, because IF you...

hmmmm , something funny then, because IF you set the source 720, then the display at the TV should not be saying "1080.... ". or maybe your statement does not reflect it "totally". IF the TV...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By budwich
If you can select 720p on the cable box and see...

If you can select 720p on the cable box and see if the problem goes away.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 74,302
Posted By budwich
Neighbor has a similar 70 in unit (not sure of...

Neighbor has a similar 70 in unit (not sure of the exact model.... futureshop in canada purchase). Of course, same thing... flashing "2 5". Took it to a shop. They indicated to him that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 227
Posted By budwich
although some "switchers /splitters" are...

although some "switchers /splitters" are reversible, I suspect this one is NOT although I don't know that for sure. Best test, plug your onkyo (output) in to one of the inputs and then either your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 227
Posted By budwich
I think you are a "little confused" about how...

I think you are a "little confused" about how this works.... or maybe I misunderstand. The signal for your sources comes OUT of the onkyo's single "OUT" hdmi. It goes IN to the switcher/ splitter...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 227
Posted By budwich
OP... your description "doesn't work" does really...

OP... your description "doesn't work" does really provide much information. What is the display (TV / projector) indicating? What does the receiver indicate on its display. Some issues might be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By budwich
You just plug each device (via an hdmi cable)...

You just plug each device (via an hdmi cable) into the receiver and then run a cable (hdmi out) to projector. That's it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 200
Posted By budwich
Well, a solution would be to provide the usb /...

Well, a solution would be to provide the usb / vga dongle for those that can and provide whatever else for those that can't. Whether one uses one type of "hookup" or another is almost no different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 200
Posted By budwich
Your problem is likely the coupling between how...

Your problem is likely the coupling between how the vga converter is powered / designed (input matching). As suggested by us, use a usb based audio converted as opposed to analog audio outputs and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 200
Posted By budwich
I use a cheap ebay buy (~$10) to convert a vga...

I use a cheap ebay buy (~$10) to convert a vga output from my laptop. It has a usb audio "dongle" to add on 2 channel sound. Works well, no hum. I suspect you have some wiring issues.
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-22-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By budwich
it goes on the button pad.

it goes on the button pad.
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-20-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By budwich
Yep... the aluminum foil types. I had some...

Yep... the aluminum foil types. I had some kicking around. Basically take a hole punch (or just hand cut) the size for the button pad. Peel off the backing and stick onto the pad. I have two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By budwich
you could try further testing using your "spare...

you could try further testing using your "spare speaker". Hook it up in series with the speaker in question and see what happens. BUT you didn't answer the question about what power / sound...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By budwich
I use the "metal tape" they have for AC ducting...

I use the "metal tape" they have for AC ducting (and such) to "improve" the "dying" contacts. It works well as the adhesive is "industrial strength".
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
and maybe even free health insurance... :-)

and maybe even free health insurance... :-)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
But that (split receptacle) really doesn't...

But that (split receptacle) really doesn't explain the box / screws being live. Anyways, hopefully you will get to the bottom of it.... good hunting.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
You might want to get an electrician from "out of...

You might want to get an electrician from "out of province"..... :-) a good electrician should readily be able to find the "source" of a box that is getting "electrified" in the wrong "mode". ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
Proper wiring of a split receptacle is one run to...

Proper wiring of a split receptacle is one run to the top plug, the other run to the bottom... BUT you need to ensure that the outlet is for a split receptacle OR that the "bar" between the two plugs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
this is a Quebec home.... :-) sounds like some...

this is a Quebec home.... :-) sounds like some flipped wiring along a route plus some split receptical wiring involved. Probably need to make sure that all things along the "routes" involved (two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
one more question (I don't have catv), is the...

one more question (I don't have catv), is the catv box 2 or 3 pronged?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
?????? what the heck is that? Are you saying...

??????
what the heck is that? Are you saying that these are when you are measuring those number on the coax connector on the catv box? I don't think so. Is this the "burned up" box or one that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,525
Posted By budwich
My guess is that the "replacement" box had a...

My guess is that the "replacement" box had a problem with either neutral and ground and when the hdmi cable was plugged in, the "new neutral / ground" path back to the rcvr was now in play as a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 202
Posted By budwich
you might consider reseating the tubes first as a...

you might consider reseating the tubes first as a "test".... making sure that contacts are good / clean.
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-09-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By budwich
Been using Touchsquid on a samsung tab2 for 2...

Been using Touchsquid on a samsung tab2 for 2 years now to control basically 9 devices, some completely others to just switch to and from.

The app is good with lots of programmability and support...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By budwich
what is your receiver plugged into for power? ...

what is your receiver plugged into for power? Next what level / volume are you playing at during recent times and in the past months? What happens if you leave the unit on at low volume / mute? ...
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