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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By rakstr
They offered to replace the board on my 70 a...

They offered to replace the board on my 70 a month or two ago and I was just too busy. Plus, I wanted to wait and hear some of the "stories" here. There were 3 of us to hang my 70 were it currently...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 244,520
Posted By rakstr
OK, a call is free and unless you ask, you'll...

OK, a call is free and unless you ask, you'll never know if it's something they know about and are treating out of warranty. I mistook your request for assistance.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 09:50 AM
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Posted By rakstr
Did you call Yamaha support first??? I just...

Did you call Yamaha support first??? I just worked with them again yesterday and they were awesome. It was about rolling back firmware updates.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 244,520
Posted By rakstr
Ummmmm, do you have a scroll wheel or down arrow?

Ummmmm, do you have a scroll wheel or down arrow?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,912
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Posted By rakstr
http://usa.yamaha.com/support/contact/audio_visual...

http://usa.yamaha.com/support/contact/audio_visual/
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 244,520
Posted By rakstr
I'd at least try a factory reset and upgrade the...

I'd at least try a factory reset and upgrade the firmware. I'd also try some other speakers if you have them.
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,668
Views: 823,502
Posted By rakstr
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Channel-Master-Deep-Fri...

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Channel-Master-Deep-Fringe-Advantage-100-Mile-Range-Outdoor-Antenna-CM-3020/203763044
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 244,520
Posted By rakstr
I wouldn't say you know it's not a cable. The...

I wouldn't say you know it's not a cable. The first cable I'd suspect would be on the output to the TV OR what's plugged in at the other end. Also, not knowing if all the inputs are truly...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
Only within 90 days! Remember, that the penance...

Only within 90 days! Remember, that the penance from abuse 5 or 6 years ago :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
FW can cause application of the wrong voltage to...

FW can cause application of the wrong voltage to the wrong place and given they probably use multiple suppliers with differing levels of QA and tolerances, it is plausible that only some MBs were...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
Like I said, don't shoot the messenger :)

Like I said, don't shoot the messenger :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
I made the call to Vizio Monday just to get my...

I made the call to Vizio Monday just to get my serial numbers and problem recorded. Got the MoBo replacement offer. Asked if they knew of a fix in the works and got the standard, we don't.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
I'm going to guess that they've stop pushing out...

I'm going to guess that they've stop pushing out anything beyond 1.34.

My 65" was not connected to teh net during all the updates when my 40, 47, and 70 all got the "latest and greatest". I left...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 2,875,305
Posted By rakstr
I'd bet if you bought the disc and a 6 pack, you...

I'd bet if you bought the disc and a 6 pack, you could find a friend/neighbor/co-worker who could burn it for you :)
Forum: Display Calibration   01-26-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 76,241
Posted By rakstr
DISCLAIMER - Don't have this set but after seeing...

DISCLAIMER - Don't have this set but after seeing the way this firmware seems to work ........

Do you have all your allowable custom picture settings "filled"? If so, perhaps the rename is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-23-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
POKER and others!

POKER and others!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-23-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
Nope, 40/47 in guest rooms, 70 in game room, and...

Nope, 40/47 in guest rooms, 70 in game room, and 65 in family room. Just for TV
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
I'm not defending poor customer service and the...

I'm not defending poor customer service and the way Vizio is handling their firmware is ridiculous. It is possibly caused by some marketing person that made agreements with the "smart app" partners...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 244,520
Posted By rakstr
I use the 2 channel version of this on my subs. ...

I use the 2 channel version of this on my subs. Don't see that available. There's no problem only using 1 or 2 of 4 :) YMMV
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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
So the confusing part is the way you suggest...

So the confusing part is the way you suggest "combining the presets". I think I maybe sort of understand but try this. Write down all the settings for the presets that "interest you". Take the one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
Not sure but I think he may be asking if the...

Not sure but I think he may be asking if the modes can be "replicated" and if that's the case, I believe the process described of selecting ANY preset mode, changing something and then saving it as a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
THX, that says they should play. I'll look if...

THX, that says they should play. I'll look if ALL the parameters match.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
At least they must have stopped sending out the...

At least they must have stopped sending out the update. I thought I had disconnected my 65" M-series from the internet but discovered i had not. It's still on 1.34 :)

Now that I've watched more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 1,282,471
Posted By rakstr
What video file formats does the VIA multimedia...

What video file formats does the VIA multimedia app support? I bought a Canon HF-R50 and the Vizio can't see the AVCHD videos, can list but not play the MP4 videos, and can display the JPG pictures...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-03-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 76,241
Posted By rakstr
I picked up my i1DisplayPro over the Holidays as...

I picked up my i1DisplayPro over the Holidays as well. I know the theory and am technically competent but I've had no time to play with my iDisplay. Would you mind sharing how you went about...
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