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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-02-2013, 08:49 PM
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Posted By BWCDawg
I got this TV at Walmart on Thanksgiving. It is...

I got this TV at Walmart on Thanksgiving. It is replacing a RPTV Mitsubishi WS-65819. So far the picture is super clear and colors look good. I started with settings on CNET and used an older DVD...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-03-2007, 07:49 PM
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Views: 1,112,551
Posted By BWCDawg
I have a Mits WS-65819 that I bought new in...

I have a Mits WS-65819 that I bought new in 2002. I have it in a dedicated room for movies and personal TV watching and such and I still enjoy it a lot. I was considering "upgrading" to a LCD/plasma...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
I have Charter HD and OTA reception as well....

I have Charter HD and OTA reception as well. Generally speaking the quality of HD on Charter is roughly equal to what i get OTA, but when ABC was added there is a noticeable difference in quality...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2004, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,663
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Posted By BWCDawg
I doubt very seriously if you get a HD-DVR from...

I doubt very seriously if you get a HD-DVR from charter. If you do let me know....I would like to get one myself.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
No audio on 33-2 for me.

No audio on 33-2 for me.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2004, 05:59 PM
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Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
Just flipped over and they are broadcasting!!! ...

Just flipped over and they are broadcasting!!!

You can probably get it without a VHF antenna. I have a channel master 4248 directional UHF only antenna pointed at red mountain. I am getting about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-29-2004, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
I have the T-151 and I like it a lot. I would...

I have the T-151 and I like it a lot. I would try the zenith silver sensor antenna if you are in Mountain Brook. It is UHF only, but I know it gets great results. As far as QAM goes it doesn't mean...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
Yep...its 9.99 a month. Not sure if I'm gonna...

Yep...its 9.99 a month. Not sure if I'm gonna keep it. I thought Tivo was 12.95 a month.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
The SA8000 records 40 hrs. I have the...

The SA8000 records 40 hrs.

I have the 3100HD and don't like it. It has no stretch modes for non-hd material. Does the 3250HD stretch the non-hd stuff?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
I wouldn't necessarily believe everything you...

I wouldn't necessarily believe everything you read on google http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif. Most of those posts are made by people who are overpaying for Tivo and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2004, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
Charter just started rolling out DVR today. They...

Charter just started rolling out DVR today. They are giving out the SA8000 box. I asked about the SA8000HD and they said they did not have them.

I got an SA8000 and it seems pretty good for now....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-05-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
ESPNHD is on the Charter program guide as...

ESPNHD is on the Charter program guide as channel 773. Since I don't subscribe to the HD package I can't confirm there is anything there. Can someone take a look?
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-03-2004, 09:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,056
Posted By BWCDawg
Quote: Originally posted by jake14mw Can...

Quote:
Originally posted by jake14mw
Can anybody think of a reason why any CBS affiliate wouldn't show the HD game that is on on their HD station, and the normal best game for the market on their...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2004, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
Quote: Originally posted by Bham Slugger ...

Quote:

Originally posted by Bham Slugger
When I spoke to the Charter GM, he asked me which HD box I had, Motorola or Scientific America, so I am guessing there are some Motorola's out there....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
NBC has no audio/video for me over the air, but...

NBC has no audio/video for me over the air, but it is on charter. Strange.

Don't bother asking charter about the motorola dct 5100. The Birmingham system is a Scientific Atlanta system, therefore...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-29-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
 I have the "complete" Charter package and pay...


I have the "complete" Charter package and pay $110.67 monthly. This includes Basic, Exp. Basic, HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, TMC, Starz/Encore, Digital Tier, Digital Receiver, 2MB pipeline and modem....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-28-2004, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
1) Is Charter HD available in Helena? I...

1) Is Charter HD available in Helena?

I would think so. It is available in Alabaster.

2) How much are Charter's packages, i.e. how much is Digital cable and HD?

I just signed up for a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
I suspect the channel will go away soon. I think...

I suspect the channel will go away soon. I think NBAHD was having a freebie to all the local cable folks for the all-star game. Strange, charter didn't advertise it or anything. Its like the left...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-12-2004, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,663
Views: 469,641
Posted By BWCDawg
New HD channel showed up tonight on charter. Its...

New HD channel showed up tonight on charter. Its labeled NBAHD, but there isn't anything on it yet. Not sure what it is.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2004, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
Fox is really tough to get. I tried for 30...

Fox is really tough to get. I tried for 30 minutes with the wife in the basement and me in the attic on a cell phone. Never got it to work. Then two weeks later it suddenly came on. I figured the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
I have a channel master 4248 with in-line amp in...

I have a channel master 4248 with in-line amp in the attic laying across the rafters. I can get every station thats out there. I got it from forbes distributing for about $50. They sell all the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
danog, First about the road work...I'll be...

danog,

First about the road work...I'll be glad when they finish 4 laning 119. It is getting to be a real pain in the afternoons.

Charters top package is something like $80 and then you add...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2004, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
JamieSPC, Send me your email or phone...

JamieSPC,

Send me your email or phone number and we can set up a time you can come check it out. I have a Mitsubishi 65819 with a samsung t151 external tuner. I have charter, with no DirecTV. I'd...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2004, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
First let me say I am by no means a huge charter...

First let me say I am by no means a huge charter fan, but I do want to give a different opinion.

The 3100HD is not the newest thing Scientific Atlanta offers, but I would say that 90% of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2004, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 43,863
Posted By BWCDawg
JamieSPC, I also live in Maylene, in Lake...

JamieSPC,

I also live in Maylene, in Lake Forest subdivision. I have a channelmaster 4248 with a $20 amp and can get all the digital stations including FOX. FOX is at a really low strength and I...
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