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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2012, 06:19 AM
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Views: 542,966
Posted By mbtobe
I have a GT30 that I am using as a computer...

I have a GT30 that I am using as a computer monitor in a conference room.
I have noticed that the screen seems to auto dim when I expand the picture to full screen vs a small portion...room...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 175,740
Posted By mbtobe
I just replaced my VSX-03THX with a 52. Primary...

I just replaced my VSX-03THX with a 52. Primary reasons were to use 3D pass through and Air Play (which I love).
I am amazed at the difference between the two receivers in terms of sound quality....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-29-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
I have not seen any 3D movies at...

I have not seen any 3D movies at Blockbuster/Netflix or Redbox.

Am I missing something?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-29-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by D-Nice...

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


Amazon, Best Buy... any place that sells BDs?


I am not looking to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Where did you obtain or rent Hugo 3D? I have not...

Where did you obtain or rent Hugo 3D? I have not found a source for 3D movies.

I have not seen much 3D content, but I will say that boxing is awesome.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by mvp2005fan...

Quote:Originally Posted by mvp2005fan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21450880)

One of the things about the AVS forum software is that when you...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by mvp2005fan...

Quote:Originally Posted by mvp2005fan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21450248)

Please see the FAQ; there is a link to the procedure there.

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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Can anyone tell me how to get to the hours on my...

Can anyone tell me how to get to the hours on my month old 65VT....I must be closing in on 100, but want to make sure before I hire someone to calibrate it.

Thanks.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by GenX2011...

Quote:Originally Posted by GenX2011 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21353302)

Something about the "phosphor" in the pixels on the screen. When...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
I don't understand why all the talk about a...

I don't understand why all the talk about a "breakin period". There is no mention of this in the manual and there is no mention of "running slides".
My new vt65 arrived last week. I set it up,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 431,294
Posted By mbtobe
I am considering this receiver to upgrade my...

I am considering this receiver to upgrade my system. Just bought a Panny 3D TV and I have Direct TV.
Direct TV told me that I can not pass 3D through any receiver, that I need to connect the DTV...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
OK....a couple of more question for the...

OK....a couple of more question for the experts....
First, I was surprised to see that the glasses have a range of about 15 feet from the TV! Is this a function of the glasses that were included or...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Connection question....I have my set connected...

Connection question....I have my set connected directly from my DTV receiver via HDMI and the sound from the DTV box to my Pioneer receiver via optical cable.
How can I get the audio from the TV...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
TV was delivered this morning without a...

TV was delivered this morning without a hitch.....I gave the guys $30 to help me set it up on the stand....worked out great.
Picture is amazing.
I am using a URC MX850 but there is no TCP65VT30 in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by tfoltz...

Quote:Originally Posted by tfoltz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21319814)

Depends on the service you purchased or the delivery guys. Pilot...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
My VT65-30 will be delivered tomorrow.....my...

My VT65-30 will be delivered tomorrow.....my plan is to set it on a coffee table against the wall until I complete building an entertainment center for it. My concern is that my cats will knock it...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 666,092
Posted By mbtobe
Not sure if this is the correct spot to post...

Not sure if this is the correct spot to post this question....but maybe someone can assist. I have a 65vt30 set to be delivered tomorrow. I currently run all of my components through a Pioneer...
Forum: Great Found Deals   12-07-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,337
Posted By mbtobe
I have one being delivered to my house Friday...

I have one being delivered to my house Friday for $2,800 delivered.....from Amazon. Includes one pair of glasses.
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-17-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By mbtobe
I own two remotes...a Harmony 880 and a...

I own two remotes...a Harmony 880 and a Universal remote 820. I would have to say that the Universal is far superior in terms of its layout and ease of use. The Harmony is far easier to program. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-09-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By mbtobe
So, we have been getting our DVD's via...

So, we have been getting our DVD's via Blockbuster mail service for the last 18 months or so. In general, we were very satisfied with the service, as we would usually rent 3-5 movies a week. About 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 307,510
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by Macfan424...

Quote:Originally Posted by Macfan424 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15745427)

No, unless for some reason you are very tight on space behind the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By mbtobe
My setup includes Paradigm Monitors (9) and...

My setup includes Paradigm Monitors (9) and Titan rears along with Paradigm sub and center all powered with a Pioneer Elite 03. I may not be an audiophile, but my wife and I love the sound. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By mbtobe
I may be wrong, but it is my understanding that...

I may be wrong, but it is my understanding that the speakers are the weak link in most systems. If that indeed is the case, then it suggests that the speakers are the most important (on a relative...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 307,510
Posted By mbtobe
Quote:Originally Posted by groundtrac...

Quote:Originally Posted by groundtrac http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15733278)

Please don't say the M word in here....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 307,510
Posted By mbtobe
For me, the biggie was the ability to have a...

For me, the biggie was the ability to have a second remote for zone 2.

Another question. I currently have my equipment plugged into a standard surge protector. I was wondering if there is any...
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