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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By JRWalker
Accessing my TX-NR636 over the LAN

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center. Attached are screen shots of accessing the 636 on my LAN. Begin by clicking Network icon while 636 powered on.

See Owner's Manual ATMOS Online...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
Not everyone has the same attitude about keeping...

Not everyone has the same attitude about keeping their equipment clean.

http://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/565-dusty-pc-clogged-fan-dirty-power-supply.html ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 05:13 PM
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Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
fiddler11 Fan failure or loss of power to the...

fiddler11 Fan failure or loss of power to the fan(s) is always possible and could become catastrophic if convection cooling is blocked.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By JRWalker
fiddler11 Of course I wish you luck. But, my...

fiddler11 Of course I wish you luck. But, my advice is to make a plan and sleep on it before your get out the Dremel. Remember that doing nothing is always an option. This project could become...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 03:32 PM
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Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
I considered many options before installing my...

I considered many options before installing my fans. My design goals were 1) to remove the heat by the shortest path 2) not change the air flow pattern of the original design and 3) create a silent...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 616,280
Posted By JRWalker
Left is my 609's RC-803M remote and right is my...

Left is my 609's RC-803M remote and right is my 636's RC-880M remote. Differences are in the top 5 rows, bottom row and blue Mode buttons . When I returned my 609 for upgrade they told me to keep...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2015, 01:07 PM
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Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
The problem should improve with age. Yours not...

The problem should improve with age. Yours not the F8500. By 60 few can hear sound above 8000 Hz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 616,280
Posted By JRWalker
@DocCasualty...

@DocCasualty (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7763742) ,

I have been married 47 years. Wish that I had know that on day one!

The other wisdom I would have liked to have known...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By JRWalker
I try not to play the "Would Have ..., Could Have...

I try not to play the "Would Have ..., Could Have ..., Should Have ..." game against myself, but since you brought it up, I think that I made a good decision at the time. When I chose the newer...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
Samsung plasma wins CNET's accidental burn-in...

Samsung plasma wins CNET's accidental burn-in test

http://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-plasma-wins-cnets-accidental-burn-in-test/...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 616,280
Posted By JRWalker
"Loss of Audio/Network Connection Customer Care Program" Extension

Reminder: Onkyo's "Loss of Audio/Network Connection Customer Care Program" has been extended to 2018. The program extends the warranty, for specific problems, for new and refurbished receivers ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
It will show the full potential picture quality...

It will show the full potential picture quality that the F8500 is capable of displaying.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
Viewing 4K video at 1080P on F8500s

I am putting together information about viewing 4K video material at 1080P on F8500s. Found some great stuff but have been unable to find the PN-64F8500 promotion video that Samsung had on their...
Forum: Video Processors   01-21-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
As I understand you post, you are using a one...

As I understand you post, you are using a one meter HDMI cable connected to your Darblet. If you replace that cable with a two meter cable and the problem goes away then that was the cause of the...
Forum: Video Processors   01-21-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/37-video-processors/...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/37-video-processors/1399154-darbee-vision-darblet-212.html#post30909161
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Forum: Video Processors   01-20-2015, 06:31 AM
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Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
@DarbeeDr, To try and get my Sony BDP S570...

@DarbeeDr,

To try and get my Sony BDP S570 Blu-Ray Player to recognize PNG files, I downloaded http://www.faststone.org/...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12,947
Views: 727,380
Posted By JRWalker
I found some 4K picture files that can be...

I found some 4K picture files that can be downloaded to a USB and played directly on the F8500 at 1080P. The files are at http://darbeevision.com/4k-samples and the details of what I did is at...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
I found some 4K picture files that can be...

I found some 4K picture files that can be downloaded to a USB and played directly on the F8500 at 1080P. The files are at http://darbeevision.com/4k-samples and the details of what I did is at...
Forum: Video Processors   01-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
@DarbeeDr, Thanks for info. Here is what I...

@DarbeeDr,

Thanks for info. Here is what I have learned about USB input on my devices:

Sony BDP S570 Blu-Ray Player: Documentation claims PNG supported. But when I go to folder get msg: ...
Forum: Video Processors   01-19-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
@DarbeeDr...

@DarbeeDr (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8421557) ,

Thanks for your quick reply and the information. I have created a folders structure on a Thumbdrive. The folders are: ...
Forum: Video Processors   01-19-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
Darblet remote's leftmost button on top row is...

Darblet remote's leftmost button on top row is dual function. If in Darblet menu then it is Select. If not, it is On/Off toggle. For picture of remote, see first item under Accessories here...
Forum: Video Processors   01-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 674,551
Posted By JRWalker
Here is a tip for those trying to decide if they...

Here is a tip for those trying to decide if they want to keep their Darblet or return it. Back on 10-11-2013 I posted: "I think of it (DarbeeVision) more as salt. You season to taste and want more...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
@darksurtur...

@darksurtur (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8106766)

Your assumption about my experience is incorrect. But, you got two post that told you what you wanted to hear.

Cheers.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
Read...

Read http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/PN51F8500AF Quick Guide page 29.

Even when fully supported the set is wobbly. See Caution "Securing the TV to the Wall".

I recommend...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10,874
Views: 547,602
Posted By JRWalker
Returns on Amazon are sold by Amazon...

Returns on Amazon are sold by Amazon Warehousedeals . I have bought many items from them and have never had a problem. Each item has detailed description of condition. I especially like to buy...
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