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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2004, 07:17 PM
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Posted By sithead
OK, just got HD back, actually it happened...

OK, just got HD back, actually it happened during the last wave of commercials. I could tell because there was a hiccup in the sound and my receiver switched from pro logic II to dolby digital. So,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,674
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Posted By sithead
I sent an email, but that probably won't amount...

I sent an email, but that probably won't amount to much. Vikings are sucking it up anyway, so no need to watch the agony on a crystal clear picture...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-08-2004, 06:57 PM
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Posted By sithead
Well, here in Portland both OTA and via cable...

Well, here in Portland both OTA and via cable we've got multiple issues with audio out of sync, and the game started in SD. It switched to HD right after kickoff, and stayed that way for the first...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-08-2004, 06:49 PM
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Posted By sithead
Now it's back to SD again. BTW, I'm on...

Now it's back to SD again.

BTW, I'm on comcast so it has nothing to do with the fog.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2004, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Quote:Originally posted by HTBruceM First time...

Quote:Originally posted by HTBruceM
First time in this group... and here's my gripe.

I've noticed KOIN6 (CBS) station broadcasting a Sunday football game in SD on their HD channel. But then on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-21-2004, 05:37 PM
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Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Quote: Originally posted by michael goldman...

Quote:

Originally posted by michael goldman
It's on for me
West Linn


getting it today finally...playoffs are on now...awesome http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-20-2004, 07:15 PM
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Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Quote: Originally posted by crossbeaux I...

Quote:

Originally posted by crossbeaux
I just turned on the set (1:55PM) , and Fox channel 712 is on the air. Don't know yet how hi-def the playoffs will be. But the channel is now online. 713...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-13-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Didn't that article in the Oregonian say that...

Didn't that article in the Oregonian say that 10% of the TV owners have HDTV now? I wonder if comcast would be willing to provide us with subscriber numbers.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2004, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Wouldn't it also help to notify CBS of this?...

Wouldn't it also help to notify CBS of this? Wouldn't they be mad if they found out that one of their affiliates was screwing it's veiwers? I mean, if we don't watch CBS because of this, it has to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-08-2004, 05:23 PM
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Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
footballnut, Oh how you would have vented...

footballnut,

Oh how you would have vented much more if you had your HDTV last year during the superbowl when it was on CBS. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif

I and several...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-29-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Oh Ridge who is famous, I was just playin....

Oh Ridge who is famous, I was just playin. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif I knew you weren't rubbing it in. We're all in the same situation here. I tried to persuade the wife...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2004, 04:14 PM
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Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Quote: Originally posted by ridgefamus ...

Quote:

Originally posted by ridgefamus

Oops, just relaized this is the Comcast thread and you can't get CBS from them. Do you have OTA? That's how I do it.

...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-27-2004, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Hey, I think I have the 5100 box and I have the...

Hey, I think I have the 5100 box and I have the output set to 720p. I use the DVI out. HD sources look great and I never have any problems. But, when I view SD, there are major overscan issues with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-05-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
I tried to leave comcast, I really did. But voom...

I tried to leave comcast, I really did. But voom came out here and because of their crappy sattelite position I can't get that either. At the time they were offering receiver lease for like $5/month...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
I got a message from Dave L. as well. It was a...

I got a message from Dave L. as well. It was a reply to my more or less hate mail directed mainly at Emmis' owner.

It talks about that it is their intent to make a deal that it would allow...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-31-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
I dunno man, and I don't think anyone really...

I dunno man, and I don't think anyone really knows for certain, especially not sony!

I'm on day-3 now with the osram (they replaced the entire lamp unit too, not just the bulb) and board fix,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-30-2004, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
Quote: Originally posted by nobuzzplz ...

Quote:
Originally posted by nobuzzplz
Actually sithead,
If you read a few pages back, many people have been told that fixing the board is no longer part of the repair, and the only thing that is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
I'll be hopeful that mine works even though I...

I'll be hopeful that mine works even though I have the fix and the new Osram bulb.

There is clearly mass confusion here, and Sony needs to get it together. If they are going to insist their...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
Quote: Originally posted by anonymous I just...

Quote:
Originally posted by anonymous
I just though of something, what if someone had a gas leak in thier house and turned this tv on? [/b]
You shouldn't turn any tv on, or any other appliance...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
OK, so here are the final results. From the...

OK, so here are the final results.

From the Service Order:

Resistor
Added Cap
Added Res
Lamp
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
Well s2, He's soldering right now, so I'm...

Well s2,

He's soldering right now, so I'm sure not going to distract him with any questions!

But I did ask him earlier if he had seen a lot of these TV's lately. He admitted to it and said...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
The tech is here right now with the fix. They...

The tech is here right now with the fix. They are doing the capicitor/resistor thing as well as replacing the lamp unit. It is in the box right now so I can't see the bulb and he has no idea what...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
Very good letter Davie Mac. Let us know if you...

Very good letter Davie Mac. Let us know if you get a response from Emmis, I sure didn't get one, although I did get a prompt and sincere response from KOIN.

And your point about the news piece I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-27-2004, 12:14 PM
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Views: 304,671
Posted By sithead
mweflen, that is great info and looks like...

mweflen, that is great info and looks like things should be all good for you know.

When the tech calls me this Thursday before coming out, I'm going to see if he has full knowledge of this and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2004, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,858
Views: 502,049
Posted By sithead
I was really worried about this subject and have...

I was really worried about this subject and have since gained another, worry that is much worse. My GWIII no longer works! 3-months old and it's kaput, courtesy the Buzz problem. Tech is coming...
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