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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 62,008
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by docprego...

Quote:Originally Posted by docprego http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15856134)

Thanks! Picked it up at Lowes for $99. Here are some much better...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,855
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
After a call to Dish, they've apparently fixed...

After a call to Dish, they've apparently fixed the problem.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,855
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Thanks! I'll call Dish

Thanks! I'll call Dish
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,855
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Audio is cutting in and out on the HD feed from...

Audio is cutting in and out on the HD feed from Dish in SF Bay Area. Audio on SD feed is fine. Anyone else having that problem?
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-02-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 31,446
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I went to Wal Mart in Pleasanton (Alameda...

I went to Wal Mart in Pleasanton (Alameda County), California at 11:30 this morning. No joy - they had a poster on the door of all the special deals with black X's through everything. The only...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-21-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I have an NEC LT-240K PJ, that had about 2500...

I have an NEC LT-240K PJ, that had about 2500 hours (Economy Mode) on the bulb. We recently moved, and I was just now getting around to setting up the home theater room. I moved the projector to the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-17-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Two new HD channels showed up when I was going...

Two new HD channels showed up when I was going through the guide today. I'm not sure how long they've been available, but here is what I found:

628 VSGLF
646 WLTH-HD
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15,237
Views: 1,609,486
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I currently have basic analog cable (long story,...

I currently have basic analog cable (long story, tried going "minimalist"), and called today about the free DCT/$1 DVR offer. I'm going to get expanded basic with a DVR for $21/month (expanded basic...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-05-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,264
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
HD coverage on KOVR-DT (OTA) in Sacramento is a...

HD coverage on KOVR-DT (OTA) in Sacramento is a welcome site this afternoon...great excuse to work from home today.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-11-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,740
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I was able to play Pebble Beach in early...

I was able to play Pebble Beach in early January, and have been looking forward to watching the AT&T ever since. The weather today really showed the beauty of the course. I was glad to see the pin...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Sorry if this is old news, I've been away for a...

Sorry if this is old news, I've been away for a while. Did anyone else notice the addition of the National Geographic HD channel on 611, as well as Fox SportNet Bay area on 634? I just saw them...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-22-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,071
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Holy crap...I just flipped over to see the...

Holy crap...I just flipped over to see the tape-delayed broadcast on USA network (watching live on Universal HD). I'm not incredibly impressed with the picture of the Ryder Cup on UHD, especially...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-21-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 107,050
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by Revolver...

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

Thanks Lloyd. I gave the menu a look but there is no such setting for the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-19-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 107,050
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by Revolver...

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

Well, I finally went out to WM and purchased one of these units to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-02-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by theph0xx...

Quote:Originally Posted by theph0xx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Madmin,

Can you tell me if you've got your Surewest HD box connected...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 319,106
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by DaGamePimp...

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

HDMI standby mode ? I have seen nothing like that in the setup options...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 319,106
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
Quote:Originally Posted by DaGamePimp...

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

When using HDMI the XR57 has to be powered on and the proper input...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-21-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I picked up the ES25S about a week ago, which is...

I picked up the ES25S about a week ago, which is similar to the ES15S but upconverts via HDMI output. I don't believe that you can create chapters on anything but DVD-RAM disks unless you stop and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,368
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
The collective scream that you hear is the NBC...

The collective scream that you hear is the NBC Sports executives once it became official that Tiger was going to miss his first cut in a professional Major.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-28-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I guess I'll have to wait until after the...

I guess I'll have to wait until after the upcoming five game road trip to see the Feb 10th game at home against Memphis before I can confirm.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-28-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I've had Surewest's HDTV for almost a week now...

I've had Surewest's HDTV for almost a week now (in Elk Grove), but have been too busy to spend much time watching HDNet. I'd be curious to see HDNet's test pattern, but 3 am PDT...yikes!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-28-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
I didn't get home in time last night to watch...

I didn't get home in time last night to watch the Kings game in HD, so I can't confirm Comcast SportsNet, but the channel banner says "Kings Home Games in HD". I'll catch the next game and report on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
FoxSportsNet Bay Area is not currently part of...

FoxSportsNet Bay Area is not currently part of SureWest's offering, but I will be asking for it once baseball season starts. For now, I'm happy to have TNT-HD and Kings Home Games in HD via Comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
ABC-HD, FOX-HD, CBS-HD, NBC-HD, PBS-HD, ESPN-HD,...

ABC-HD, FOX-HD, CBS-HD, NBC-HD, PBS-HD, ESPN-HD, TNT-HD, Discovery-HD, HD-Net, HD-Movies and Universal-HD. If you subscribe to any of the premium channels (i.e. HBO) there are HD channels for those...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 137,372
Posted By Lloyd Dobler
The installer came out yesterday...very nice...

The installer came out yesterday...very nice guy, but it took a while to get all the bugs worked out. The only real glitch with the install was that he tried to figure out a way connect my digital...
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