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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-26-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Jim McC
The "Bosch series" books are very good too....

The "Bosch series" books are very good too. Written by Michael Connelly.
Forum: Headphones   03-24-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Jim McC
Just like any other product. Because some people...

Just like any other product. Because some people are crazy enough to buy them.
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-24-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Jim McC
I wouldn't want that for free.

I wouldn't want that for free.
Forum: Headphones   03-23-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Jim McC
Oops. Sorry.

Oops. Sorry.
Forum: Headphones   03-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Jim McC
Any headphone will work with an A/V receiver's HP...

Any headphone will work with an A/V receiver's HP jack. You just need a 1/8" to 1/4" adapter.
Forum: Headphones   03-14-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 282
Posted By Jim McC
Takstar is a Chinese headphone manufacturer. I...

Takstar is a Chinese headphone manufacturer. I learned about them from the excellent reviews at Head-fi.org. Very nice tight bass(not for bassheads though), nice midrange(very clear vocals) and nice...
Forum: Headphones   03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 282
Posted By Jim McC
No problem. I wound up with an over the ear, open...

No problem. I wound up with an over the ear, open headphone that I'm very happy with. The Takstar HI-2050.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-11-2015, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Jim McC
I hear you. The only live TV I watch are football...

I hear you. The only live TV I watch are football games. The TV shows I watch are on Netflix or on DVD from the library.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-11-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 167,432
Posted By Jim McC
Thanks. I have the Panasonic 220 and 230.

Thanks. I have the Panasonic 220 and 230.
Forum: Headphones   03-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Jim McC
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-10-2015, 07:13 PM
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Views: 167,432
Posted By Jim McC
But does Amazon stream in 1080p or 720p? Thanks.

But does Amazon stream in 1080p or 720p? Thanks.
Forum: Headphones   03-10-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Jim McC
Using a headphone amp with an A/V receiver

Is this even done? Or are headphone amps designed to be used on their own?


I'm asking because I read that the HP jack output on most receivers are junk, and was wondering if an amp would be...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 167,432
Posted By Jim McC
Is Amazon Prime streaming still 720p? I just...

Is Amazon Prime streaming still 720p? I just started my free trial period, and it does not look as good as Netflix.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-05-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18,007
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Posted By Jim McC
When are the new Panasonic players coming out?...

When are the new Panasonic players coming out? Thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-05-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By Jim McC
I wouldn't buy a used, outdated projector because...

I wouldn't buy a used, outdated projector because you don't need 3D. Just buy the best projector you can afford, and if you don't want to use the 3D, don't use it.


Once you know your screen...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Jim McC
I enjoy using headphones with movies, but I don't...

I enjoy using headphones with movies, but I don't do it all the time. I plug them into my A/V receiver.


I don't know what you would plug into.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-28-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By Jim McC
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-27-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By Jim McC
Thanks. Do I have to hook it back up to do that?

Thanks. Do I have to hook it back up to do that?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-27-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By Jim McC
Disposing of a router

Is any personal data stored on a router? I'm wondering if I need to give it a beating. Thanks.
Forum: Headphones   02-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By Jim McC
They are behind the neck headphones. They can...

They are behind the neck headphones. They can also be worn like normal headphones.
Forum: Headphones   02-24-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By Jim McC
I would buy the Koss Sporta Pro. They are said to...

I would buy the Koss Sporta Pro. They are said to sound very similar to the Koss Porta Pro, which gets excellent reviews. Lifetime warranty also.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Jim McC
Did you calibrate it with a cal. disc? It looks...

Did you calibrate it with a cal. disc? It looks like your settings are way off. And set bulb to low power.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Jim McC
I notice the Netgear only has 2 Ethernet ports,...

I notice the Netgear only has 2 Ethernet ports, and I'd like 4. Any other recommendations other than the Motorola ?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-23-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Jim McC
Which one do you guys think is better? ...

Which one do you guys think is better?

Netgear N600(C3700) or Motorola SBG6580?

Thanks.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-23-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Jim McC
Thanks guys. I saw that list, but I have no idea...

Thanks guys. I saw that list, but I have no idea which ones are good.


I want a router/modem in 1 unit. Is the Motorola SBG6580 any good? Another one I can use is the Netgear N600(C3700).

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