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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-05-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By wiz561
Thanks. I'm having major problems with Internet...

Thanks. I'm having major problems with Internet speeds at home...like I get 15Mbps and I shoudl be getting 50Mbps. They are so anal about my wiring in the house and how I have stuff....but then you...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-05-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By wiz561
lol. Thanks. I called comcast about it and told...

lol. Thanks. I called comcast about it and told the six techs that recently visited my house about it, and they were too lazy to climb up there to unscrew it. I called my local government...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-05-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By wiz561
There's a coax cable hanging down in my backyard...

There's a coax cable hanging down in my backyard from something and nobody wants to come and remove it. I've tried at least 10 times. I'm really getting tired of calling and figured it might just...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-05-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By wiz561
Compression Connector Strength

I was wondering how much pressure it would take to pull a coax cable out of a compression fitting? Is it possible? Are they pretty strong? Has anybody ever done it?

Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By wiz561
$1,200 bucks for the X4000 is still a lot of...

$1,200 bucks for the X4000 is still a lot of cabbage. turnne1 gave me an idea of using optical outs. I think I'm going to end up doing that on an old receiver that doesn't support HDMI until I get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the response. I picked the...

Thanks for the response.

I picked the Denon because it has the same version of Audyssey and it seems like it is a well favored brand here, compared to Onkyo. My initial reaction to the Denon is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By wiz561
Fix an Onkyo NR5007 or get a Denon AVR-X2100W?

Well, I've had my Onkyo NR5007 for about 3 or 4 years now. I've sent it in twice already to get the HDMI board fixed. The first time, the local authorized repair shop didn't fix it. The second...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 297,451
Posted By wiz561
Fellow Onkyo'ers.... I have a nr5007 that...

Fellow Onkyo'ers....

I have a nr5007 that was sent in because of the hdmi problems. Got the receiver back about 93 or so days ago and now today, I'm starting to lose video for a second or two but...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-06-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By wiz561
Of course. Attached is the tvfool report. ...

Of course. Attached is the tvfool report.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de1c60c3095920d

The only problem I have is WBBM-DT, Virtual Channel 2.1. The odd thing is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By wiz561
Lockport, IL: Clearstream 2V Seperation

Is it a bad idea to separate the VHF antenna part from the UHF part and locate it elsewhere with the Clearstream 2V antenna? The UHF part is large and I get a great signal in the attic. The VHF...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
I haven't tried hooking it up to the TV just yet,...

I haven't tried hooking it up to the TV just yet, just the capture card in the PC. I *think* myth is tuning it in on 2070000000Hz while tvheadend is using 207028615Hz.

I ended up ordering a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By wiz561
Peaking signal frequency

I was wondering if there was a piece of software out there that can be used to find the peak signal frequency. I have a tv capture card going into a linux box and some software will find the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the information above. If I get some...

Thanks for the information above. If I get some time this weekend, I'll check it out. The link I posted earlier, I got the programs to work. You have to install the apt-get package for libv4l-dev....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the information and this is good to...

Thanks for the information and this is good to know. Kind of a relief too so now I don't have to stress about returning the antenna.

You mentioned you hacked dvb-utils. What are you using for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-01-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Yeah-----I don't know if the wife will approve. ...

Yeah-----I don't know if the wife will approve. I know it's not illegal, but I don't think that's going to fly.

I also don't want to move around too much in the attic to disturb the insulation....
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Getting back to my original problem.... We...

Getting back to my original problem....

We had a good amount of rain in the Chicagoland area tonight with some lightning. After the rain went, Channel 2 (WBBM-DT) was showing a lot of pixelation....
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-29-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
I wonder if it has to do with LAN...

I wonder if it has to do with LAN bandwidth/errors and not the antenna. On wireless, it seems more broke. On a cabled LAN, it seems to work a lot better. Maybe make sure your duplex is set...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Which Hauppauge card do you have, and do you like...

Which Hauppauge card do you have, and do you like it? Why didn't you go with the HD HomeRun box instead? If this all works good, I might get the HomeRun because it's standalone and has two tuners. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the response. I haven't plugged it...

Thanks for the response. I haven't plugged it into the TV just yet. To tell you the truth, I don't even know if my Samsung TV has a signal meter. I know it has an 'energy meter' but I think that's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
It's kind of technical, but I guess this is a...

It's kind of technical, but I guess this is a technical forum. It goes...

C2V -> grounding block -> KWorld ATSC 115 PCI Card

I am using a quad-shield cable that I crimped my own connectors on...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Interesting... How do you know if it's being...

Interesting... How do you know if it's being overdriven? Is there anything that I can do to test the signal that's more professional/better than a linux computer program?

I have a feeling that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
All, Thanks for the response and...

All,

Thanks for the response and recomendation. I ended up getting the C2V like the people here said. It works well, but had a question. I got the antenna plugged into my tv capture card on a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the responses. I'm pretty handy...

Thanks for the responses. I'm pretty handy around the house, but will take everybody's advice here and get the C2V. I'm a little leery about it, but will put my faith in the experts here. After...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
One last question. In order to be certain that...

One last question. In order to be certain that I'll get the signal, will the C2V be big enough? I really had my mind on the HD7698P or the HD7694P. I'm just concerned that the C2V would fade with...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By wiz561
Let me rephrase. I'm most interested in 46*. ...

Let me rephrase. I'm most interested in 46*. Almost all the channels are there and I don't care much about the other stations.
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