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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2016, 10:47 AM
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Posted By rad
Sorry if this has been covered and I missed it....

Sorry if this has been covered and I missed it. Before the update to 1142, when I used to use ARC to feed my Onkyo AVR the TV's internal speakers would be muted and audio outputted via the Onkyo....
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-20-2016, 07:22 PM
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When I was in school as TV major the 'best' VTR...

When I was in school as TV major the 'best' VTR we had was an RCA TR-70 and we had to go with a 10 second roll to make sure it was synced up.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-15-2016, 01:30 PM
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Posted By rad
I just gave it a quick check, no problem via OTA...

I just gave it a quick check, no problem via OTA or DIRECTV.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-12-2016, 08:25 AM
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Posted By rad
They lost their uplink because they pull the...

They lost their uplink because they pull the signal via over the air, which I also lost. I see they're back on this morning, finally.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2016, 05:18 PM
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Posted By rad
If I had to guess the problem is AT&T U-Verse...

If I had to guess the problem is AT&T U-Verse since they usually rank near the bottom for picture quality. Just so much data that you an push over a pair of copper cables. When you're watching sports...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2016, 05:12 PM
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Posted By rad
KEYE's been off the air since Saturday and not a...

KEYE's been off the air since Saturday and not a peep here?

Anyone have any info on how long they're down, their web site just says working on it. Guess TWC customers are OK but DIRECTV's now...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-12-2016, 08:08 PM
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Posted By rad
Since the 1114 firmware update I'm having the...

Since the 1114 firmware update I'm having the NetFlix hang at 25% problem again.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2016, 09:50 AM
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Posted By rad
J.J. Abrams isn't directing this movie, just one...

J.J. Abrams isn't directing this movie, just one of the producers. The director is Justin Lin.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-14-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By rad
See http://rvualliance.org. Basically it's a...

See http://rvualliance.org.

Basically it's a standard that DIRECTV uses that allows a thin client to access a server to provide content. In their case you have a Genie that allows either a DIRECTV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-14-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By rad
Yes, but not real stable so far from what I've...

Yes, but not real stable so far from what I've seen. Waiting for the Samsung site to update saying this is the current software and the release notes before calling them.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-14-2016, 04:34 PM
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Posted By rad
My UN49KS8000 updated it's software today to 1111...

My UN49KS8000 updated it's software today to 1111 level. The DIRECTV Ready/RVU support is now there.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2016, 08:23 AM
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Posted By rad
You could also check...

You could also check http://iamanedgecutter.com/forum.php, you need to register on it but it's free.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 03:48 PM
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Posted By rad
Yeah KXAN during football is horrible since...

Yeah KXAN during football is horrible since they've added 36-3, any large amount of movement the graphics for the score go very soft/out of focus.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-12-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By rad
Anyone else notice any increase in macro blocking...

Anyone else notice any increase in macro blocking during scenes with a lot of movement since they added this new sub channel?

I hadn't noticed this add until today and while watching the Sunday...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-23-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 275,589
Posted By rad
If it was me jus check 1080i and 1080p and don't...

If it was me jus check 1080i and 1080p and don't use native. What I've seen is when switching between channels of different resolutions like ESPN (720p) and TBS (1080i) the Genie and TV take a few...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By rad
No they don't, they can only record content via...

No they don't, they can only record content via on demand content, not a live 4K channel, when DIRECTV adds them.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By rad
If they would give yo a C61K for free I'd...

If they would give yo a C61K for free I'd recommend going that route vs. using the built in client. I have a Samsung RVU TV and tried the client for awhile. The problem is when there is some issue...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By rad
Should have said record live 4K content and not...

Should have said record live 4K content and not view, still need a C61K or RVU connection to view 4K.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-03-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By rad
I'm hearing a rumor that the HR54 will be the...

I'm hearing a rumor that the HR54 will be the first Genie that will be able to view live 4K content, so unless you can guarantee a HR54 as a replacement I'd hold off and just use one of the online...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-02-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By rad
Unless you have a 4K TV that's compatible with...

Unless you have a 4K TV that's compatible with the C61K I think I'd take a pass at this time. Especially since there's not a lot of 4K programming being offered on DIRECTV currently, just some PPV's....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By rad
The evening of 9/30 should be interesting with...

The evening of 9/30 should be interesting with DIRECTV maybe loosing KXAN, KNVA and KBVO while Dish might loose KVUE.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-06-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 275,589
Posted By rad
You also loose the ethernet port which you could...

You also loose the ethernet port which you could have used in place of a DECA-BB and the phone line so no more Caller ID displayed on the TV.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-01-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By rad
Noticed today that KXAN has gone to 16:9 for...

Noticed today that KXAN has gone to 16:9 for their news graphic package. Don't know why all stations haven't done that yet.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 08:09 PM
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Posted By rad
Box has detected a problem with the hard drive...

Box has detected a problem with the hard drive and is trying to repair it, probably won't. If it does come back you might want to watch any important recordings ASAP in case it does fail soon.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-17-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By rad
No, having the system connected to the Internet...

No, having the system connected to the Internet is not a requirement. However it's highly recommend so things like DIRECTV on Demand or TVApps work.
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