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Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-14-2016, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
Just playing with you amigo :) Maybe I shouldn't...

Just playing with you amigo :) Maybe I shouldn't have had that second cup of coffee.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-14-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Otto Pylot
Listen to Ratman's advice. Otherwise he will get...

Listen to Ratman's advice. Otherwise he will get very cranky and trust me, we don't want that :eek:

Seriously at 20' an active cable (Redmere) will probably work just fine depending on what...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-14-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By Otto Pylot
This is the site that I used for all things...

This is the site that I used for all things speaker wire related: http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm

Basically you need to look at length and ohm rating of your speakers. My speaker run is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By Otto Pylot
Settle down boys and girls. We have veered off...

Settle down boys and girls. We have veered off course.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-12-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,210
Posted By Otto Pylot
That's unfortunate. As we've been saying for a...

That's unfortunate. As we've been saying for a long time, length for that particular HDMI 2.0a spec is going to be problematic. An active cable would be the obvious choice but I don't think the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,885
Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
LOL! :D You are on a roll today amigo.

LOL! :D You are on a roll today amigo.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,885
Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
Ok. Now that Woob has publically humiliated me...

Ok. Now that Woob has publically humiliated me (just kidding) I'm glad that there are French speaking folks here who can help. I would've tried but I didn't pick up on the language (not that I can...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2016, 08:16 PM
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Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
Obtuse? Me? :D

Obtuse? Me? :D
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-10-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,210
Posted By Otto Pylot
I guess my "up to 25'" was a little confusing. We...

I guess my "up to 25'" was a little confusing. We don't know the actual length yet and there are some who have had success at 25', at least they claim success. When people discuss 4k that can be a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-10-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Otto Pylot
No such thing as an HDMI 2.0 cable. It's either a...

No such thing as an HDMI 2.0 cable. It's either a passive or active high speed hdmi cable. The "number" is the HDMI hardware spec, not the cable spec. The cable is just a pipe, it does not determine...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2016, 12:51 PM
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Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
Haven't a clue as to what you're talking about.

Haven't a clue as to what you're talking about.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-10-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,210
Posted By Otto Pylot
A straight drop is good, and easy. I haven't...

A straight drop is good, and easy. I haven't looked at the latest HDBT specs so I can't answer that specific question. If Joe sees this thread he may be able to shed better light on that. A thicker...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-10-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,210
Posted By Otto Pylot
That cable is a passive 16' cable. The poster...

That cable is a passive 16' cable. The poster needs a 25' - 35' cable. All passive HDMI cables can handle 4k up to 25'. The problem arises when one wants to send the higher video demands of 4k. The...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,885
Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
:confused:

:confused:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,885
Views: 279,234
Posted By Otto Pylot
If you're talking about the Service Menu (hide...

If you're talking about the Service Menu (hide menu?) what did you change? There's no telling what kind of panel you had for sure because they will vary.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By Otto Pylot
You need to go to TVFool, put in your address...

You need to go to TVFool, put in your address and see what is available to you for your location. Post the results, minus your complete address, in the Local HDTV forum that is specific to you and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Otto Pylot
For native 4k material, you need HDCP2.2. Is your...

For native 4k material, you need HDCP2.2. Is your Vizio HDCP2.2 compliant? If it is you could connect your Roku directly to the tv but you won't get Atmos because the tv doesn't have the audio codecs...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-09-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By Otto Pylot
+1. I don't know of a SmartTV that is as robust...

+1. I don't know of a SmartTV that is as robust surfing the web like a laptop. If we have a need to use the big screen to surf (which we don't), then I either use the Mirror feature of my MacBook Air...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Otto Pylot
There are quite a lot of receivers that are HDMI...

There are quite a lot of receivers that are HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 compliant. HDCP is for copy protected 4k material. It has nothing to do with ARC (Audio Return Channel) as far as I know and I don't...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-09-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 11,210
Posted By Otto Pylot
I think distance is the key here, and that hasn't...

I think distance is the key here, and that hasn't been reliably established yet for 4k, 4:4:4: at 60Hz, even with active cables. The chipsets will probably need to be modified to handle the timing,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Otto Pylot
Urban legend. Neatness is only important as long...

Urban legend. Neatness is only important as long as your wires are not in "knots", wrapped around each other, or at angles such that there is unnecessary strain on the wire. Keeping them as straight...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By Otto Pylot
+1. In depth research is fine. Asking questions...

+1. In depth research is fine. Asking questions here is fine. But sooner or later you have to take the plunge. I have an LG with the S-IPS panel and two Samsungs with the S-PVA panels. As mentioned...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-09-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Otto Pylot
Ok. Flaviovision makes your setup a little more...

Ok. Flaviovision makes your setup a little more challenging ;)I gave up watching tv and listening to music at the same time many years ago, so my suggestions won't work well for your setup.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By Otto Pylot
Personally I wouldn't put anything on my panel to...

Personally I wouldn't put anything on my panel to protect it because invariably, it could affect pq. If he's lost 2 tv's in a year to kids, it sounds like he's got a problem that a protective...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-09-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Otto Pylot
Ok. I buy that. I just never went back to my tv's...

Ok. I buy that. I just never went back to my tv's speakers once I setup the HTS. The only time in recent memory is when we had to remove the tv from the family room to the living room during...
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