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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-17-2016, 03:34 AM
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Posted By theroys88
I was referring to Ion and not the subchannel. ...

I was referring to Ion and not the subchannel. Verizon also broadcast Ion but in HD.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 300,877
Posted By theroys88
You have a Samsung panel.

You have a Samsung panel.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-14-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 251,677
Posted By theroys88
Being more then two years out, I do not expect...

Being more then two years out, I do not expect any more firmware updates. If I we get one, I would be surprised.
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-14-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Both mine have been up for the last week. Who...

Both mine have been up for the last week. Who knows for how long I stopped calling Samsung because their CS agents are clueless about this box or issues with it.
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-08-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Both guides back up. Called Samsung and as usual...

Both guides back up. Called Samsung and as usual they know noting about the issue. Been trialing Vue for a few months and plan to ditch cable and phone. Depends on what I can negotiate the internet...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-08-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
Did you try to negotiate your internet down? My...

Did you try to negotiate your internet down? My TP ends the first of the year. Comcast has already offered me 100 for 49 dollars a month. Verizon has quoted me 64 dollars for 75 which I have with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-06-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
The 3.5Mbps is what the Roku rep told me. So far...

The 3.5Mbps is what the Roku rep told me. So far on my 47" upstairs the picture looks very good and looking at the NFL Network and ESPN ticker it appears to be outputting 60fps. The text is sharp and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-06-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
thanks for that info. The number I had seen in a...

thanks for that info. The number I had seen in a few discussions. I emailed Amazon and they stated they did not have that information. That makes my choices easier financially.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-04-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
Thanks. Still waiting for SNF tv now to open to...

Thanks. Still waiting for SNF tv now to open to trial. I still have Vue with a Roku which works well. Have not had any technical issues with it. Now my PS3 is another story. Has a frame issue where...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-03-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
Also just spoke to Roku and the bitrate is...

Also just spoke to Roku and the bitrate is 3.5Mbps. I read that that is also for the Firetv.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-03-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
FYI. PS VUE did not work on my Zen Android box. ...

FYI. PS VUE did not work on my Zen Android box. Received a message after opening the app that it was incompatable. I just tried Vue on a Roku 3 and I agree with your review. Not sure what the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-02-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Both of my units no information on all channels....

Both of my units no information on all channels. I am afraid this might be the end of any support for the guide.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Both mine were down this morning. Will have to...

Both mine were down this morning. Will have to check when I get off work in the morning. The guide is a essential part of any cable box and Samsung should support that feature even though they...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8,415
Views: 445,006
Posted By theroys88
they did a comparison of three panels from the J...

they did a comparison of three panels from the J 1080p line. Sharp, AUO, and Samsung. Like many of the Samsung panels from the past few years, Contrast levels were lower and also black levels were...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8,415
Views: 445,006
Posted By theroys88
3 to 4 years ago the differences between the AUO...

3 to 4 years ago the differences between the AUO panels was noticeable. Lately many of the Samsung lcd panels have much lower contrast levels and black levels. I believe the FA01 panel is a exception...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-29-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
I used to use Playon and gave it a try a few...

I used to use Playon and gave it a try a few months ago but most links were broken.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
Thanks for the clarification. I did not know that...

Thanks for the clarification. I did not know that there was difference. Makes sense now. I agree about the plethora of boxes. I have found many apps that will not open on my Zen box or do not run...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 13,691
Posted By theroys88
I know Pluto TV has android tv listed on their...

I know Pluto TV has android tv listed on their website as being supported but it will not open on my Zen android box. Contacted Pluto TV and they stated they only support Shield. I told them to take...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-26-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Unfortunately Samsung usually stops support after...

Unfortunately Samsung usually stops support after a year or so. I no longer get any updates on my 2014 Samsung smart tv also. I wish these companies supported their products like Apple does.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-26-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Mine is up now. It was not yesterday. Seems hit...

Mine is up now. It was not yesterday. Seems hit or miss these days.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-26-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
guide down again on both units.

guide down again on both units.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-22-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
Agree 100%. My triple play ends in December and...

Agree 100%. My triple play ends in December and if I had my way I would cut the cord but my family is not interested. I am looking into a company called SNF TV now out of Georgia which has a beta...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 41,589
Posted By theroys88
both units now have no guide info I had hoped...

both units now have no guide info I had hoped Samsung would have fixed this thing for good. What lousy support for a cable box. Here we go again!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 789,729
Posted By theroys88
https://www.amazon.com/TERK-Amplified-Indoor-HDTV-...

https://www.amazon.com/TERK-Amplified-Indoor-HDTV-Antenna/dp/B0007MXZB2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1471416460&sr=8-1&keywords=terk+indoor+antenna
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-16-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By theroys88
I just spoke to a rep and he did tell me that if...

I just spoke to a rep and he did tell me that if your internet is has a decent down speed the bitrate for the streams which are h.265 is 9.25Mbps. Much better then PS Vue or Sling TV. I know on my...
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