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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 339
Posted By andy2000
Next time, don't sign until you inspect it! If...

Next time, don't sign until you inspect it! If they leave without your signature, it's on them.If they put a gun to your head, make a note that it wasn't inspected on the form.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-09-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,720
Posted By andy2000
The problem I see with streaming is that the...

The problem I see with streaming is that the quality is limited by the worst case scenario, not the average bandwidth. It's common for a good quality stream to have to rebuffer, or bump down to a...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-07-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By andy2000
One advantage of a flexible screen is that unlike...

One advantage of a flexible screen is that unlike a glass screen, it won't crack. It would solve the problem of these super thin panels being super fragile. I wouldn't hold your breath though. ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,285
Views: 364,799
Posted By andy2000
One hurdle that 1080p TVs didn't have to face is...

One hurdle that 1080p TVs didn't have to face is that there was already plenty of 1920x1080 content for them to display. With 4k, there's a chicken and egg problem.

Still, I have little doubt...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7,285
Views: 364,799
Posted By andy2000
Is Dish and DirecTV still downresing 1920x1080 to...

Is Dish and DirecTV still downresing 1920x1080 to 1280x1080 or 1440x1080? If so, what makes anyone think they will broadcast in full 4k?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,449
Posted By andy2000
That's normally true, but even the good brands...

That's normally true, but even the good brands have had some colossal problems. Virtually every surface mount electrolytic cap made from the late 80's-mid 90's leaked after a few years causing major...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-22-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,839
Posted By andy2000
I've been having the problem with a purple band...

I've been having the problem with a purple band across the top and a greenish band across the bottom for some time. I took it apart twice, but none of the lenses seemed to want to move. Today I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By andy2000
I have seen TVs that had the option of using the...

I have seen TVs that had the option of using the internal speakers as the center channel, but I don't think anyone has offered that feature for a long time. Considering how poor most TV speakers...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,839
Posted By andy2000
My Epson 8500UB has gradually been developing a...

My Epson 8500UB has gradually been developing a magenta band across the top, and more recently a greenish band across the bottom (with the projector on a table). It's gradually been getting worse...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By andy2000
Looks like I'm not alone: ...

Looks like I'm not alone:

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458911/epson-8100-replaced-bulb-and-now-pink-blue-bands

I may have to open it to see if there's an obvious problem in the light path before...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By andy2000
As I suspected, no luck talking to Epson. While...

As I suspected, no luck talking to Epson. While I can't blame them for not helping with an out of warranty projector, I can blame them for making a projector that didn't even out last its first...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-20-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By andy2000
My 3 year old 8500UB has developed a dark band...

My 3 year old 8500UB has developed a dark band across the extreme top of the green panel. The band started in the upper left corner and has gradually grown down and to the right, and gotten darker....
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By andy2000
I've made some progress with it. I found a...

I've made some progress with it. I found a schematic, and I confirmed that the width circuit seemed to be working more or less. I did do some more board clean up, and I initialized the EEPROM...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-02-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By andy2000
Never mind, I see that the rear slot is where...

Never mind, I see that the rear slot is where the video board should go.

I get full width with control in 480i, but all other resolutions are narrow with horizontal fold over. Even at 480i,...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-02-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By andy2000
Quote:Originally Posted by Curt...

Quote:Originally Posted by Curt Palme http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1470852/nec-9pg-service-manual#post_23270063)

It probably has no video input card....
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-01-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By andy2000
I couldn't resist buying this NEC PG-9000 (9PG)...

I couldn't resist buying this NEC PG-9000 (9PG) when I saw it for a giveaway price. The CRTs look mint, and it reports less than 3000 hours on it.

Initially, it had severe vertical distortion,...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-12-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By andy2000
Believe me, I don't want to put much time, or...

Believe me, I don't want to put much time, or money into it since it's not the world's best projector. Since it was already there, and I still have the hush box I made for it 10 years ago I figured...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-12-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By andy2000
I decided to try powering it up for longer so I...

I decided to try powering it up for longer so I could get a better idea of what's happening. As a safety measure, I turned the screen controls to minimum first. After letting the CRTs warm up, I...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By andy2000
I recently brought my old Sony VPH-1270Q out of...

I recently brought my old Sony VPH-1270Q out of storage to use as a basement system. It turned on without issue, and ran for about 10 minutes before it just shut off on its own. I was playing with...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12,049
Views: 1,154,879
Posted By andy2000
I suspect that if OLED ever gets off the ground...

I suspect that if OLED ever gets off the ground most displays won't be the ultra thin ones we've seen in demos. As a practical matter, most people aren't going to want a super fragile display that...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-12-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 22,618
Posted By andy2000
My only complaint about the iPad screen is that...

My only complaint about the iPad screen is that I can't get something like it in a notebook. I'd love a 12-14" notebook with a high resolution IPS screen.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-23-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 46,376
Posted By andy2000
Quote:Originally Posted by Blackraven...

Quote:Originally Posted by Blackraven http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21535670)

Some establishments keep their TVs on 24 hours/7 days a week...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-21-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,145
Posted By andy2000
Quote:Originally Posted by Chronoptimist...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chronoptimist http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21527863)

It's not to simulate geometry problems, it's to simulate...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-21-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,145
Posted By andy2000
It seems like a lot of the people trying to do...

It seems like a lot of the people trying to do CRT emulation have never seen a good CRT (or a CRT at all). A lot of them seem to think that the edges of the image should be curved to precisely fit...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-06-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,351
Posted By andy2000
You can add me to the list of people who hates...

You can add me to the list of people who hates set to boxes. Apart from the energy wasted, I despise the clunky interface, and bad remotes that come with virtually all cable boxes. I just want to be...
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