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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2010, 04:41 AM
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Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18635988)

AT&T = Limited HD streams, less than average HD image quality, good...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-14-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,133
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by jlaws9669...

Quote:Originally Posted by jlaws9669 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18620589)

Woke up in Belleville this morning to all standard basic channels...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-01-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,072
Posted By Disaster
Another vote for a Harmony remote. Buy the...

Another vote for a Harmony remote. Buy the cheapest remote/receiver you can find and then leave that remote in the drawer and use the Harmony. I much prefer the newer Harmony designs with the LCD...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-01-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,584
Posted By Disaster
I defrag mine once in a while, (every couple...

I defrag mine once in a while, (every couple months) but content gets added and deleted so often it seems to always be in a state of frag. I never use my C drive for storage though. Never worry...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-01-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By Disaster
Tivo sounds like your least expensive, lowest...

Tivo sounds like your least expensive, lowest hassle bet. The only reason I have a computer (vs. Tivo or cable DVR) is it allows me to avoid renting those stupid cable boxes and run a less expensive...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-24-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Disaster
A good rule of thumb, for 1080p viewing of web...

A good rule of thumb, for 1080p viewing of web pages and other docs, is a one to one ratio, size to distance from screen. Therefore, at 10 feet, you'd want a 120 inch screen. If you cut the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,039
Posted By Disaster
If it looks good to you that is all that...

If it looks good to you that is all that matters. Don't get sucked into the hype.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By Disaster
Too bright backlighting can be one cause but I'd...

Too bright backlighting can be one cause but I'd also check your frame rates in games and when watching videos. Some people can be bothered by the jerkiness of lower frame rates...for example, when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-23-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 90,378
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by haskell1...

Quote:Originally Posted by haskell1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17772050)

anyone know how to turn on "game mode"? For some reason it's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 37,975
Posted By Disaster
I recently looked at the Haier HLT71 and the...

I recently looked at the Haier HLT71 and the Viore PLC7V95, two of which seemed to get the best reviews. By far, the Viore was the better TV. It has a much higher resolution, higher contrast,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,880
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by Agreed...

Quote:Originally Posted by Agreed http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17748461)

Scratch what I said above. The following post basically improved my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,880
Posted By Disaster
Like was mentioned...settings can be different...

Like was mentioned...settings can be different depending on your environment. I'm not sure how much I changed from default which was amazingly good in my hearth room (with a wall of windows to the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by Servicetech571...

Quote:Originally Posted by Servicetech571 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17741107)

It's just bad caps in the power supply, an easy cheap fix.
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,866
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by j3ff86...

Quote:Originally Posted by j3ff86 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17741681)

I am trying to decide between these two tv's*:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Disaster
The disadvantage, of getting a combined...

The disadvantage, of getting a combined TV/computer monitor is two things. They usually don't have great sound (for example, the Samsungs...which have great picture quality...have small downward...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,265
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by wvasko...

Quote:Originally Posted by wvasko http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17739852)

The delivery person got it out of box and fired it up so setup...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-18-2009, 03:40 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 90,378
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by jpm88...

Quote:Originally Posted by jpm88 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17738205)

Even with VGA though, 1080p movies look very sharp and I don't see...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,265
Posted By Disaster
It isn't so much the temperature as the...

It isn't so much the temperature as the condensation that is an issue. The colder the set, and the more humid your house...the worse the problem. That is one reason they would recommend waiting even...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,133
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17722292)

What tier are you on?


Not sure, signed up for cable internet and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,880
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by dom89...

Quote:Originally Posted by dom89 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17719791)

anyone able to provide some insight?


I found the Samsung to be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,737
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by obeck...

Quote:Originally Posted by obeck http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17723628)

By all means, give us some...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by monty123...

Quote:Originally Posted by monty123 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17727525)

There is a lot of ambient light shining into the room, so i think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 90,378
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by firegun9...

Quote:Originally Posted by firegun9 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17727921)

Here is my experience of hooking a computer to KDL40s5100 through...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By Disaster
Quote:Originally Posted by jfaraone...

Quote:Originally Posted by jfaraone http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17726440)

I'm investigating the use of a LG 47LH30 TV as a PC monitor in one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,758
Posted By Disaster
I bought a Hannspree 28" monitor from...

I bought a Hannspree 28" monitor from TigerDirect a year ago. It has a couple stuck pixels which are really irritating when viewing movies. Also, the contrast and off angle viewing isn't quite up to...
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