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Forum: Audio Gear   09-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By compcons
That was "to pay". Not even sure what spell...

That was "to pay". Not even sure what spell check was thinking.
Forum: Audio Gear   09-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By compcons
Did these ever get claimed? I am short both my...

Did these ever get claimed? I am short both my remotes and will be glad Tobiah for replacements.

Thanks!
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 412,998
Posted By compcons
I recently have run into some bad luck on my...

I recently have run into some bad luck on my HD5s. 1 started to crackle a bit so I demoted it to a rear and moved the rear to the front. Now that front speaker produces zero sound.

I really liked...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7,246
Views: 869,511
Posted By compcons
I myself grabbed a clearance open box (no box,...

I myself grabbed a clearance open box (no box, no power, no cables, and a single remote from a 3311) last night. I was leaning towards a Pioneer Elite VSX-31 for $450 but while pondering that, I saw...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   11-24-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
Taking Offers. These are officially taking up...

Taking Offers. These are officially taking up sapce...

EH
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   11-17-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
I have two working units and two with only one...

I have two working units and two with only one tuner. Take both the working units for $80 plus shipping. Take all 4 for $100 plus shipping. Save them!!!

NE IL and SE WI people might get free...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   11-17-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By compcons
I think you probably rate as a premier custoemr...

I think you probably rate as a premier custoemr sicne you have been around since 1997. Talk to retentions after they get teh equipment in and say its no better than your neighbors cable. Tell them...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   11-06-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By compcons
If you pay for the protection plan, just have...

If you pay for the protection plan, just have them come out and track the issue down. I recently had some bad reception on a Tivo box (both tuners had 0 signal). My Ultimate TV could get signal from...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   11-01-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
Seeing as there is not much interest in these...

Seeing as there is not much interest in these anymore, I am entertaining offers. I would like to see at least the working unit go to a new home, so please make an offer. Assume shipping will be...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   10-26-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
The PSU failed UTV has been in my garage for...

The PSU failed UTV has been in my garage for well over a year now, so I feel pretty safe with the capacitors being discharged. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

I do have...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   10-25-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
I am toying with the idea of swapping a PSU from...

I am toying with the idea of swapping a PSU from a unit with a tuner failure into the one with the PSU failure to see if it works and how many tuners are still alive.

Also, I can put the upgraded...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   10-23-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,967
Posted By compcons
Well, I finally had enough RCA units fail that...

Well, I finally had enough RCA units fail that they have all replaced by the DirecTV DVR. I am not happy, but I simply can't justify fixing a bunch of old receivers and paying $10 a month to keep...
Forum: AVS Classifieds - Buy, Sell, Trade!   12-14-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By compcons
Parting out a system may not necessarily get...

Parting out a system may not necessarily get more money, but you'll sell individual parts at a much faster rate. If you get half the components for your asking price quickly, you may be able to...
Forum: Microsoft UltimateTV PVR   12-14-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,716
Posted By compcons
You can call monthly and tell them you are not...

You can call monthly and tell them you are not willing to pay for Tivo and UTV service. They'll refund $5.95 a month. I gave up and just accept the $6 fee for one my single Tivo unit. I won;t give...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-12-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 278,434
Posted By compcons
The Walmart in Algonquin, IL has them on...

The Walmart in Algonquin, IL has them on clearance for $125.

I bought one and set it up last night. Seems to be a very good remote. I need to cahnge a TV input and then pass it off for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By compcons
1) When a RAID set is built, all contents on the...

1) When a RAID set is built, all contents on the drive are wiped. Somehow, you would need to move the data elsewhere.

2) Most (if not all) RAID cards will use any drives. Howvever, the set of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By compcons
I think the form factor that the newegg drive is...

I think the form factor that the newegg drive is referencing is the width (5.25"). The drives are referred to as small form factor or short form factor drives. You want one that is 174mm.

I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,706
Posted By compcons
I've looked for this on and off to support my...

I've looked for this on and off to support my (sweet) HTPC dual opteron setup. I simply can't put this in the living room if its complicated to operate WinMCE just to get dtv.

Not QUITE what you...
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