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Forum: Nintendo   03-09-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,399
Posted By footer2000
Got mine at Target. Go to www.wiihunt.com...

Got mine at Target. Go to www.wiihunt.com (http://www.wiihunt.com) and input your zip code. If they show stock you're in luck. If the Wii will be in the Sunday ad they may show stock but won't sell...
Forum: Nintendo   03-06-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 92,500
Posted By footer2000
I checked wiihunt.com and it showed quite a few...

I checked wiihunt.com and it showed quite a few Targets had them in stock all afternoon. When I got to Target at 6 there were 9 in the display cabinet. Now there are 8...
Forum: Nintendo   03-04-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 92,500
Posted By footer2000
Congrats. Both Targets near me had 4....

Congrats.

Both Targets near me had 4. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif Didn't get one.
Forum: Nintendo   03-03-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 92,500
Posted By footer2000
Target has a lot of units for sale tomorrow. It...

Target has a lot of units for sale tomorrow. It will be in their Sunday ad.
Forum: Nintendo   02-18-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 92,500
Posted By footer2000
They were gone at my K-Mart before 7....

They were gone at my K-Mart before 7. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-25-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 181,914
Posted By footer2000
I showed up at 8AM, stood in line for 90...

I showed up at 8AM, stood in line for 90 minutes, and there were still 3 left after I bought mine.

There are some settings in earlier posts.
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,254,308
Posted By footer2000
I live in Frankfort. Basic cable connected...

I live in Frankfort. Basic cable connected directly to QAM tuner on Hitachi 57" CRT.

ABC 84-1
WGN 84-2
CBS 116-1
PBS 116-2
FOX 117-2
NBC 117-5

On-demand channels are subchannels of 87,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 63,432
Posted By footer2000
I have a cabin in Mukwonago (Eagle) about 27...

I have a cabin in Mukwonago (Eagle) about 27 miles away from the transmitters per antennaweb. $50 rooftop antenna. Activated Voom receiver.

I get 4,6,10,12,18,24,36,55, 58 and all their...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-01-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 35,637
Posted By footer2000
Glare is definitely a problem. Some members have...

Glare is definitely a problem. Some members have removed the anti-glare screen and reported much better picture. I have not.

SD with the 57F710A is excellent. Of course HD is great too but since...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-28-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,254,308
Posted By footer2000
Quote:Originally Posted by TWinbrook46636...

Quote:Originally Posted by TWinbrook46636 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Yes, whenever someone in your neighborhood orders something On...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,254,308
Posted By footer2000
That must be it. I get this strange OnDemand...

That must be it. I get this strange OnDemand advertising screen on 85-3 that has the same picture, pint size, diagonal from each other. Most of the screen is black. Tonight I got the Sopranos...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,254,308
Posted By footer2000
I have my 57F710A QAM tuner connected directly...

I have my 57F710A QAM tuner connected directly to the coax. I have not been able to receive WLS and WGN like others have. Did a scan last night and I get them now on 84-1 and 84-2. Just like...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-05-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By footer2000
You've got the TV I wanted but couldn't find...

You've got the TV I wanted but couldn't find new, Cfoote. Have you ever used MagicFocus? I'm afraid it will make the picture worse.

Turned the SRS off. In "wide" I could barely here the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-05-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By footer2000
WLS (Chicago) transmits 720P :( :(

WLS (Chicago) transmits 720P :( :(
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-05-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,792
Posted By footer2000
I compared my "A" manual to the online "S"...

I compared my "A" manual to the online "S" version. The "S" manual is also for an F710 with no letter suffix.

For the "S" version the entire screen acts as an IR sensor for the remote. Wish mine...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-04-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,792
Posted By footer2000
There is no "g". It's an "a". Read all about it...

There is no "g". It's an "a". Read all about it here. You can download the manual. There is an "s" model. Looks the same as the "a" on the Hitachi website. There is a separate manual for it but I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-03-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,133
Posted By footer2000
My TV was factory set at 100% contrast for day...

My TV was factory set at 100% contrast for day mode and 70% for night mode. Like others here I reduced contrast to around 50%.

One way to better see the effect of different settings is to set...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-03-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By footer2000
I liked my 5 year old 55" analog Mits. I like my...

I liked my 5 year old 55" analog Mits. I like my 57F710A much better. Haven't played games but SD, HD through Comcast analog cable direct to QAM tuner, and DVD look great. ATSC tuner pulls in all...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-03-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,872
Posted By footer2000
Getting back to the original topic, I have the...

Getting back to the original topic, I have the 57F710A and while the HD channels are far superior, I'm not at all disappointed with SD. Maybe my expectations were low but I've got to say SpongeBob...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-23-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4,808
Views: 413,047
Posted By footer2000
No problem at 76% signal strength tonight.

No problem at 76% signal strength tonight.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-23-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By footer2000
I take it you are looking at somewhere other...

I take it you are looking at somewhere other than Amazon to buy the Mits. Seems like a good deal.

The LCD is still an RPTV, 15" deep. Doesn't wall mount as nice as a Plasma or LCD thin screen.
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Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-23-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By footer2000
Based on comments from far more informed members...

Based on comments from far more informed members than me, I narrowed my search to Hitachi and Sony. I bought the 57F710A a couple weeks ago when CC had it on sale.

I'm not sorry I bought it....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-18-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,254,308
Posted By footer2000
I have standard analog, not basic. On my TV...

I have standard analog, not basic. On my TV tuner I get CBS, FOX, PBS, NBC. I don't get ABC or WB. I've read that some TVs also get ABC and WB, without cable card.

I read somewhere in this forum...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-18-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By footer2000
Others in this forum have had good luck with...

Others in this forum have had good luck with Onecall and UECWeb. Onecall does not accept returns of big screen TVs - not a big surprise.

Toshiba lists the following authorized online dealers on...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-18-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By footer2000
You won't find a 50" TV in your price range...

You won't find a 50" TV in your price range other than CRT RP, although last year I saw the Magnavox DLP at the upper end of it. The Sammy 5067 has come close but not quite.

I just picked up a...
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