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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2003, 04:50 AM
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Views: 573,894
Posted By FrankP
Just a heads up about Dave Gravelines call in...

Just a heads up about Dave Gravelines call in radio show
http://www.graveline.com/
One of the several guests will be the Chief Engineer from WFOR.

"HDTV Update
Get a front row seat to the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-12-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,027
Posted By FrankP
I'm seeing a dramtic difference in PQ over...

I'm seeing a dramtic difference in PQ over yesterdays coverage. Full sun compared to overcast I guess. They just put up some HD overlay graphics.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2003, 12:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,321
Posted By FrankP
Anyone else notice a large variation in the...

Anyone else notice a large variation in the grass color from camera to camera? HD and SD cameras both. I'm watching OTA CBS.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-21-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By FrankP
Sorry for the late reply. For the record I am...

Sorry for the late reply. For the record I am really happy with my 507. I don't see full screen rainbows that have been well documented. The effect I saw is not exactly like the moire patterens I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-20-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By FrankP
Have you watched any black and white movies...

Have you watched any black and white movies where the actors are wearing tweed/herringbone jackets?
Interesting DLP effect there also :)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2003, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By FrankP
Not confused I went over to see for myself. No...

Not confused I went over to see for myself. No antenna connected period. Also you can directly input the channels i.e. 2-001 on his box which I confirmed is a non HD RCA. Yes you can input the dash...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2003, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By FrankP
Got a call from my neighbor who just got Directv...

Got a call from my neighbor who just got Directv last week, one of those cheap deals from CC, not a HDTV receiver. He asks me what the channels 2-001, 4-001, 7-001, 10-001 and 39-001 are. He said...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-27-2003, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,532
Posted By FrankP
Watched on a samsung 507 using a DTC-100. I saw...

Watched on a samsung 507 using a DTC-100. I saw alot less artifacting on fast pans than the CBS playoff games. Is this the old 1080i/720p debate? I watched the
first ABC SB with the same DTC and my...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-17-2003, 12:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,613
Posted By FrankP
Yes I see that on my 507, however the problem is...

Yes I see that on my 507, however the problem is not unique to DLP's read some of the first GWII threads. What really seems to trip up my 507 is when it tries to show fast moving water or waves on...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-10-2003, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By FrankP
Why not look at plasmas?

Why not look at plasmas?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-17-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,365
Posted By FrankP
Sorry I re read the thread from the beginning.

Sorry I re read the thread from the beginning.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-08-2002, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By FrankP
Quote: Originally posted by jedvik The XBox...

Quote:
Originally posted by jedvik
The XBox is a bit of a pain with my 507. Our Xbox is moved from room to room (to be hooked to my children's TVs), so it doesn't stay plugged into power near my...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-08-2002, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By FrankP
Yes the dashboard is the screen you get when...

Yes the dashboard is the screen you get when nothing is in the tray. It only displays in 480i. If you leave the Xbox unplugged for a while you have to reset the time clock. If that happens and you...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-07-2002, 08:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,365
Posted By FrankP
Anyone tried this with a Radeon card? ...

Anyone tried this with a Radeon card?
http://mirror.ati.com/products/pc/hd...ter/index.html (http://mirror.ati.com/products/pc/hdtvadapter/index.html)
seems you would be downgrading from the
DVI,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-25-2002, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By FrankP
Here is my question, how do the the mechanical...

Here is my question, how do the the mechanical contacts in the switcher differ from the mechanical contact made by the cable end to the input? Logic tells me that a good solid mechanical contact...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-23-2002, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By FrankP
Quote: Originally posted by ninthdragon I...

Quote:
Originally posted by ninthdragon
I need a little help in mapping out the best way to hook up my game systems. I know X-Box and GC have component cable hook-ups available. Is S-Video the way...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-20-2002, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By FrankP
Here are the specs on that UPS ...

Here are the specs on that UPS
http://www.apc.com/resource/include/...urge,Asterisks...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By FrankP
I have the same setup as you, I-scan and all and...

I have the same setup as you, I-scan and all and I went to the 507. Yes I do exactly what you describe most of the time. The resulting 4:3 picture is as big as the whole MM36 case and all. I can...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 01:37 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 18,646
Posted By FrankP
Never could get it to sync even with your method.

Never could get it to sync even with your method.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 01:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 18,646
Posted By FrankP
I don't have any tilt that I can notice, however...

I don't have any tilt that I can notice, however I see from your test pattern that I have more overscan than you. Did you ever check overscan when you had your DTC hooked up? I have the DTC through...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By FrankP
Quote: Originally posted by Joel Peskoff for...

Quote:
Originally posted by Joel Peskoff
for this purpose, it should work fine. He may also want to plug the VCR and the cable or satellite receiver in also. That way,if power is lost programs can...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By FrankP
I did say this is a very large UPS, it has four...

I did say this is a very large UPS, it has four car sized batteries in it. It was part of his severance package when his company folded :)
Anyway he has it hooked up now.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By FrankP
I have to agree this is not at all what I...

I have to agree this is not at all what I expected being a digital transfer. I viewed it on an panny rp-62 progressive mode into a 507 and it looked soft compared to Gladiator which looks damn near...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-19-2002, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By FrankP
How about a wall mount like you see above oil...

How about a wall mount like you see above oil paintings an let it wash down the wall?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-18-2002, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By FrankP
I have the 507 and both the Xbox and PS2. Xbox...

I have the 507 and both the Xbox and PS2. Xbox games look great the PS2 a little less so with the exception of the one 480p PS2 game I have Burnout2 which equals the Xbox. My buddys 36" XBR 400 with...
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