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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2008, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DrDetroit
I just renegotiated with Comcast last week and...

I just renegotiated with Comcast last week and lost. I had Digital Preferred plus HBO & Starz $7.99 and 8mb internet with the HDDVR for about $88/month. New bill came in and it jumped to $146 and...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-29-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 120,668
Posted By DrDetroit
With the 56" set being advertised in this week's...

With the 56" set being advertised in this week's Best Buy ad I am thinking hard about picking one up. Only thing that scares me is Testosterone's experience with this set. He got his 61" dialed in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-01-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
Re: TNT on Comcast, anyone else seeing a lot of...

Re: TNT on Comcast, anyone else seeing a lot of fuzziness over the last week or so? It makes the NBA broadcast nearly unwatchable.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-03-2007, 07:46 AM
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Posted By DrDetroit
Comcast here in Eastpointe...anyone else...

Comcast here in Eastpointe...anyone else regularly seeing macroblocking on all channels? I see it typically in the evening, but also during the day over the weekend.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-30-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
Quote:Originally Posted by semigolfer...

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

All of my TV's also have an OTA feed.
The channels that are being...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
Any help on the WOW digital channels through...

Any help on the WOW digital channels through QAM?

Does WOW pass the local digitals through so that you don't need the box?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
My brother-in-law and his wife just purchased a...

My brother-in-law and his wife just purchased a real nice 32" Panny HDTV. They currently subscribe to WOW in Sterling Heights. Last night I connected to wire from the wall to their TV and did a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-06-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
Same issue here. Rescanned last night and no...

Same issue here. Rescanned last night and no 2.1, 4.1, 7.1, etc. on Comcast here in Eastpointe.

I recall finding some of these networks up in the 60s and in the 120s quite a while back.

Are...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-06-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By DrDetroit
I didn't experience an improvement in SD picture...

I didn't experience an improvement in SD picture quality when switching from component to HDMI using my Moto 6412 phase III and my Sony LCD TV.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-06-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 45,690
Posted By DrDetroit
Motorola 3432 with a 320GB HD? Where are these...

Motorola 3432 with a 320GB HD? Where are these available?

BTW - I have had the 6412 phase III with the HDMI port for nearly a year now with no major problems. Only a minor problem when scrolling...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-28-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,979
Posted By DrDetroit
Tulpa wasn't pushing his views on you. He simply...

Tulpa wasn't pushing his views on you. He simply expressed his opinion. It's ironic that you comment that you came here for an opinion, yet, when a poster offers precisely that, you dump on him....
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-28-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,979
Posted By DrDetroit
JSwerve, a little tact would be nice. I...

JSwerve, a little tact would be nice.

I also work full-time (professional work, too) and attend college full-time, yet, I found plenty of time to do a little research and do the installation. All...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-28-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By DrDetroit
I looked at the manual here...

I looked at the manual here (http://media-server.amazon.com/exec/drm/digital/moleproxy.cgi?name=U29ueSBTb255IERBVi1DOTkwIERWRCBEcmVhbSBTeXN0ZW0gTWFudWFs&file=TUFOVUFMMDAwMDI0ODQ4LnBkZg==).
It looks...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-26-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By DrDetroit
Need more info. What is your 680 connected to?...

Need more info. What is your 680 connected to? If you don't have a cable box and you're connecting the tv directly to the 680 the problem most likely lies with the optical cable. It's not capable of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-26-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10,357
Views: 1,656,712
Posted By DrDetroit
Quote: since Comcast and Motorola claim it...

Quote:

since Comcast and Motorola claim it can record 2 HD programs while watching a third recorded HD show.


Not so much a "claim" as it is an established fact. I routinely do this each week.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 121,279
Posted By DrDetroit
My sis-in-law just bought a Sony HDTV, a...

My sis-in-law just bought a Sony HDTV, a KDL32s2010 and I think it has a QAM tuner. She's simply connected her cable line from the wall to her TV. It's Comcast cable and she's having a hard time...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-01-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,616
Posted By DrDetroit
Lloyd Carr is exposed, again for the poor coach...

Lloyd Carr is exposed, again for the poor coach he really is. Should be gone by next month.

BTW - best game I've seen ABC ever do.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-27-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,832
Posted By DrDetroit
The title of this thread has not been revised,...

The title of this thread has not been revised, yet? Shameful. At best, the OP is inferring from Comcast's statements that it is providing HD-Lite. At worst, the title is misleading to the point of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-26-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,390
Posted By DrDetroit
Typically, FSNHD does a greatjob with Pistons...

Typically, FSNHD does a greatjob with Pistons bball. But tonight is weird. It's as though I see the floor on/off court shifting...almost like oscillating back and forth vertically from top to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,432
Posted By DrDetroit
vurbano - must be D*. The worst POS broadcast,...

vurbano - must be D*. The worst POS broadcast, by far, is NBC. This rated far better than NBC, at least on Comcast here in Detroit, imo.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,481
Posted By DrDetroit
I'm not sure what you mean by "it" being all...

I'm not sure what you mean by "it" being all there. This line of conversation started when you posted a comment about the FCC making if "pretty clear" that local HD channels are a part of lifeline...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,481
Posted By DrDetroit
Fox:Quote: so far you have been unable to...

Fox:Quote:
so far you have been unable to provide any evidence to the contrary
This is rather humorous. You haven't provided any evidence yourself. Irony says what?
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,432
Posted By DrDetroit
Comcast - Detroit. PQ was good, period....

Comcast - Detroit.

PQ was good, period. Close-up field cams were the best. Main field cam was good and was fussed up by the blocky turf at the topside of the field and the mush that was the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By DrDetroit
I watched the first quarter here in Detroit on...

I watched the first quarter here in Detroit on Comcast on INHD.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,832
Posted By DrDetroit
No HD-Lite that i can tell here in Detroit.

No HD-Lite that i can tell here in Detroit.
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