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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By DrOct
Thanks! I don't care at all about the custom EQ...

Thanks! I don't care at all about the custom EQ editor, but Dolby Vision might be something I'd (someday) want. I'm disappointed about the DSD over HDMI situation. What an odd thing to choose to use...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9,296
Views: 417,055
Posted By DrOct
Got a couple of quick questions about the 5010. ...

Got a couple of quick questions about the 5010.

I'm not quite in the market for a new receiver (my SR5006 is still going reasonably strong for now) but I am starting to look around at what's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,402
Posted By DrOct
As far as I'm concerned, if the original...

As far as I'm concerned, if the original filmmaker didn't intend for the movie to be seen at a higher frame-rate then I don't particularly want to change it. If the film was made to be seen at higher...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
I'm getting pretty good strength, though slightly...

I'm getting pretty good strength, though slightly lower than normal (92% vs. near 100 most of the time), and quality of 85-86% which is usually usable, but way lower than normal. Weird.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-29-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,383
Posted By DrOct
Sadly I don't have any suggestions but if you do...

Sadly I don't have any suggestions but if you do find a method that works, please be sure to share it here for the rest of us in case any of us ever end up in this situation!
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   08-08-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By DrOct
So I'm also looking to get some outdoor speakers,...

So I'm also looking to get some outdoor speakers, mostly to cover our new patio (not a huge area, about 288 square feet), and have always been pretty happy with Monoprice's stuff, I have some of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,383
Posted By DrOct
Do you have access to another remote you could...

Do you have access to another remote you could try just to be sure it's not the remote that's the problem? (Like a universal remote?) I'm also disappointed to see there's no way (even a clunky way)...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,383
Posted By DrOct
Ok, I found this in the thread for the UD5007, it...

Ok, I found this in the thread for the UD5007, it may work on the 5005 too:

"Yes, hold play and forward track buttons together for a few seconds and this will do a factory reboot. It should say...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,383
Posted By DrOct
So I'm looking through the manual and I'm not...

So I'm looking through the manual and I'm not finding anything. Which is weird. Have you tried unplugging it for a while? Maybe like 30 minutes to an hour? That seems to be the way to reset some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-03-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
When I get home I"ll check on my recordings. I...

When I get home I"ll check on my recordings. I had Agents of Shield scheduled to record last night on 7.1/WJLA, I hope it came in clearly!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
I just wanted to give a bit of an update, as I...

I just wanted to give a bit of an update, as I realized I never did so.

I seem to have basically solved my issues. A few weeks ago I did a number of things, and now reception seems to be basically...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-05-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
So I'm actually using the HdHomerun in...

So I'm actually using the HdHomerun in conjunction with DVR software on my computer (which then feeds over to my AppleTV, it's an odd setup but it works well for us).

I have actually tested on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-05-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
Interesting, Channel Five is probably the channel...

Interesting, Channel Five is probably the channel that comes in the most clearly and consistently for me. I never have any trouble with it. The past few days and nights things have been generally...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
Ok, a bit of an update. I just hooked the (new)...

Ok, a bit of an update. I just hooked the (new) coax from the antenna directly into my HDHomerun. Signal quality was roughly the same to slightly worse for all channels, so I think I can eliminate...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
Thanks for the quick reply. I'm only just...

Thanks for the quick reply.

I'm only just starting to investigate the issue, so I haven't tested everything, but I'm using at distribution amp (8 way) because I'm feeding to 6 outlets (soon to be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14,476
Views: 1,616,530
Posted By DrOct
Is anyone else having issues with WRC/NBC (4.1)...

Is anyone else having issues with WRC/NBC (4.1) and WUSACBS (9.1), particularly at night? I've recently made a fair number of changes to my wiring set up, so the issue may be somewhere in my new...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-11-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,500
Posted By DrOct
I've gotta win one of these some time! (No, I...

I've gotta win one of these some time! (No, I don't, but I can hope!).
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   08-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By DrOct
EyeTV and Fast User Switching

Hey everyone,

A while back after it became clear that my wife's laptop was on it's last legs (lots of problems, plus the battery was starting to deform), she decided to make a go of it with just...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-13-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 60,958
Posted By DrOct
We just started a renovation so this would be a...

We just started a renovation so this would be a good time to win so I can just roll installing some atmos speakers in the the basement ceiling into the already ongoing construction!
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 566,361
Posted By DrOct
Thanks! I may just go with them in the end,...

Thanks! I may just go with them in the end, especially since they're on sale right now!
Forum: Speakers   03-24-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 566,361
Posted By DrOct
Sorry, I just realized apparently totally screwed...

Sorry, I just realized apparently totally screwed up the links in my first post! I just edited and fixed them, but I'll restate more clearly here anyway:

I'm trying to decide between the 4104's (I...
Forum: Speakers   03-23-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 566,361
Posted By DrOct
Hi everyone! We're going to be doing a...

Hi everyone!

We're going to be doing a kitchen renovation soon, and as part of that I'm going to put some speakers into the ceiling in the kitchen. Nothing too fancy, just stereo, and I just want...
Forum: Speakers   03-23-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By DrOct
So my first search didn't turn up the big thread...

So my first search didn't turn up the big thread on this very subject... (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/991046-monoprice-wall-ceiling-speakers.html) I'll go ahead and post in that thread.
Forum: Speakers   03-23-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By DrOct
Anyone tried the Monoprice In-Ceiling Speakers?

Hi everyone!

We're going to be doing a kitchen renovation soon, and as part of that I'm going to put some speakers into the ceiling in the kitchen. Nothing too fancy, just stereo, and I just want...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-16-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,383
Posted By DrOct
No worries. I just wanted to make sure that you...

No worries. I just wanted to make sure that you were in the right place to get a helpful answer!
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