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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2013, 01:39 PM
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Posted By jnporter
Howdy folks. I'm getting ready to pull the...

Howdy folks. I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on an HD Homerun Prime and dump my STB from Comcast HSV. Just wondering what kind of experience I'm in for. If I dump my STB, will; I still be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By jnporter
Howdy folks. I'm getting ready to pull the...

Howdy folks. I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on an HD Homerun Prime and dump my STB from Comcast HSV. Just wondering what kind of experience I'm in for. If I dump my STB, will; I still be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 342,563
Posted By jnporter
Hi. I'm not picking up FOX54 HD at channel 905...

Hi. I'm not picking up FOX54 HD at channel 905 anymore. Anybody know whats up? I haven't re-scanned yet because it takes my set forever. Thanks.

jnporter
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-14-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,683
Posted By jnporter
1. What operating system do you use? a....

1. What operating system do you use?
a. Windows 7 32 bit
b. Windows 7 64 bit
c. Windows XP
d. Mac OS
e. Linux
f. Other

2. What platform do you prefer?
a. AMD CPU with integrated GPU (i.e....
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5,642
Views: 671,716
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by diablos77...

Quote:Originally Posted by diablos77 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21370855)

, I went to my local a/v store to audition some Wharfedale...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,679
Views: 434,254
Posted By jnporter
Hello. I have really only one question (so far)...

Hello. I have really only one question (so far) about my new 1021-K receiver: If the TV connected to the AVR is pre-CEC, age-wise (2007), then is it pretty much impossible to get passthrough to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2009, 09:23 AM
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Views: 342,563
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by taz291819...

Quote:Originally Posted by taz291819 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17306475)

I'd have Knology come out and take another look, because it could...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-18-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By jnporter
Read the reviews. That one seems to have a noisy...

Read the reviews. That one seems to have a noisy fan, which will bug the hell out of you in the long run. The 4650 is a very good HTPC card also. This one is completely silent (no fan obviously) and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By jnporter
Look at this inexpensive kit from Parts Express....

Look at this inexpensive kit from Parts Express. If you buy the knockdown cabinets kit and the drivers/accessories kit, most of the drudge work is done. You could veneer the cabs, even. Alot of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by trpltongue...

Quote:Originally Posted by trpltongue http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17008180)

Thanks Jim!

I'll go with a bit more than .25lbs per box.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by trpltongue...

Quote:Originally Posted by trpltongue http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17006517)

How much stuffing should go in the sealed version? I'll be using...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
I just finished my 2 RB2 kits with sealed cabs...

I just finished my 2 RB2 kits with sealed cabs built by Nik Brewer. What great woodworker! I'm sooo proud, since this is the first DIY audio thing I've ever attempted. They look pretty good to me! I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-03-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 121,989
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by dj4monie...

Quote:Originally Posted by dj4monie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16763617)

Seems nobody told me that ATI's TV Wonder PCI cards won't work...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 411,501
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by Billbo911...

Quote:Originally Posted by Billbo911 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16739763)

The 7.3 version of PDVD that was included with my LG BD player...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By jnporter
I know nothing about Pro Audio gear. Could...

I know nothing about Pro Audio gear. Could somebody look at this amp on the 'bay and tell me if its a good deal? I want to power some vintage Boston Acoustics A400 spkrs that are a somewhat...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-17-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
Penngray, Man that Waterfall Bubinga looks so...

Penngray, Man that Waterfall Bubinga looks so sweet. What are the front baffles done in? Thanks for all the info. I will file it away for another year, maybe, when my nestegg has come back a bit. My...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
James, Thanks for all the info. I agree that...

James, Thanks for all the info. I agree that "expensive" is relative to one's means. And I totally understand and respect that you can't discuss what you paid for the speakers. I also hadn't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
James, Penngray, Thanks for the info. Penngray,...

James, Penngray, Thanks for the info. Penngray, yours look awesome also! Are these very efficient? What amps or receivers are y'all using with them. What drivers? And James, without wanting to pry,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-16-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,980
Posted By jnporter
Hey exojam, did you design and build your mains?...

Hey exojam, did you design and build your mains? Or if not, which DIY design did you use and who built your cabs? Are you happy with the SQ? I have to say they look so sweet that I really want a...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,020
Posted By jnporter
so when you pulled the old diaphragm out, did...

so when you pulled the old diaphragm out, did the dent pop out? Seems to me if you were going to take the tweeter out and work on it that you have tried to pop it out before a $60.00 repair.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 94,715
Posted By jnporter
Could I hear opinions from anybody using this...

Could I hear opinions from anybody using this Panasonic with an HDMI-equipped HTPC setup? The price on this thing is pretty sweet right now but it has to do HDMI out from my HTPC without any...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,688
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by tvrgeek...

Quote:Originally Posted by tvrgeek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16425809)

One big advantage is their are likely to be far closet to the value...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-15-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,029
Posted By jnporter
If you can afford a 65" LCD TV, surely you can...

If you can afford a 65" LCD TV, surely you can afford to buy/build a better computer than a P4 2.4? I mean, thats 6-8 year old technology. Just get any Intel Core 2 Duo at 2.6 ghz or faster and you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-14-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,797
Posted By jnporter
The E5200 is a fantastic processor for HTPC use....

The E5200 is a fantastic processor for HTPC use. I've built 3 systems around it so far. It runs cool, uses lower voltage and is inexpensive to boot. It is underpowered @ 2.5 ghz for playing 1080P...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By jnporter
Quote:Originally Posted by PassingInterest...

Quote:Originally Posted by PassingInterest http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16454243)

And just so you know, you can keep the foam surrounds...
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