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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2017, 12:35 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Ok. Happy ending. Turns out I live on the...

Ok. Happy ending.

Turns out I live on the 3rd floor, and it is a long coax cable run from the building entry down at the other end of the garage four floors below to my unit.

Last year I had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2017, 05:07 AM
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Posted By DSperber
I am in 90292 Marina Del Rey (formerly...

I am in 90292 Marina Del Rey (formerly Hollywood/Westchester channel lineup, "former Comcast" Motorola infrastructure).

I have an HTPC with cablecard-enabled Ceton tuners. I just completed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By DSperber
Not me. Never. In a thread-related story, I...

Not me. Never.

In a thread-related story, I actually now HAVE pre-ordered an A16.

As a result of an extensive condo remodel I've converted my loft (which had been used rather casually as my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2017, 09:05 AM
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Views: 1,225,668
Posted By DSperber
Same here in Marina Del Rey. At this moment 2.1...

Same here in Marina Del Rey. At this moment 2.1 is gone, but 9.1 is ok.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-03-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 119,299
Posted By DSperber
Can we defer discussion about any content until...

Can we defer discussion about any content until at least it officially airs on TV??

Why does anything significant or insignificant about the show itself need to be mentioned now, other than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By DSperber
To properly appreciate what this whole technology...

To properly appreciate what this whole technology can do, you have to complete several boxes on a checklist:

(1) have a terrific headphone/amp system, because the better this part is the better...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-05-2016, 05:21 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Ok. Next mystery. I live in Marina Del Rey,...

Ok. Next mystery.

I live in Marina Del Rey, and have been of the opinion that we here in Los Angeles were required to dial 1+ and then the 3-digit area code and 7-digit phone number for any calls...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2016, 10:25 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Decided to try a second phone call to "bulk...

Decided to try a second phone call to "bulk services" tonight. My situation might be somewhat unique in that I live in a condo building that has a "bulk services contract" between the HOA and TWC,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-30-2016, 10:05 AM
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Posted By DSperber
Is it true that Spectrum no longer carries...

Is it true that Spectrum no longer carries National Geographic Pacific HD on channel 129 (or whatever channel number it is in your particular area)??

I just called Spectrum to see about changing...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-06-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8,420
Views: 1,150,535
Posted By DSperber
Personally, I thought my $250 asking price was...

Personally, I thought my $250 asking price was somewhat high compared to other sales which were well below that. I thought those were tragically low prices, but apparently sellers were willing to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   11-06-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,420
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Posted By DSperber
Unless they can come and pick it up in their own...

Unless they can come and pick it up in their own vehicle, they will need to pay $600+ to have it "properly crated and trucked" professionally to ensure that it arrives safely. Remember, this is a...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   10-28-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8,420
Views: 1,150,535
Posted By DSperber
Yes, you will get a black screen.

Yes, you will get a black screen.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   10-27-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8,420
Views: 1,150,535
Posted By DSperber
The XBR960 does not accept 1080p. It only accepts...

The XBR960 does not accept 1080p. It only accepts 1080i.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-23-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By DSperber
I agree that the one show you tried to watch was...

I agree that the one show you tried to watch was quite bizarre. It happened to be S01E01, and it's a shame it wasn't terrific!

But there were five more episodes over the two "seasons", plus one...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-21-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By DSperber
Haven't partaken yet, but I see that the Season 3...

Haven't partaken yet, but I see that the Season 3 episodes are now available on Netflix for streaming.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-16-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By DSperber
"The Fall" Season 3 on Netflix - Oct 29

Just a heads up for what's supposed to be the final 5-episode Season3 of this very fine British "serial killer pursued by cop" series...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-16-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By DSperber
"Black Mirror" Season 3 on Netflix - Oct 21

Just a heads up, for fans of this wonderful future-tech-run-amok anthology "standalone short story" series.

Season 3 starts Oct 21, first six episodes (of presumed 12, the rest to be aired...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 35,114
Posted By DSperber
This is perhaps 30 years ago, and I'd brought the...

This is perhaps 30 years ago, and I'd brought the book with me on a plane trip to Dallas. I'd already been reading it for a few days (and was already disappointed as each new plot twist and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 35,114
Posted By DSperber
If that's "the big reveal", that maybe she's some...

If that's "the big reveal", that maybe she's some latest super-version droid, well her either bad-acting/dialog or intentional-bad-acting/dialog were really telegraphed in order for us to be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 35,114
Posted By DSperber
I think we may be getting a bit carried away...

I think we may be getting a bit carried away here, over-thinking and analyzing (a la "Lost" mythology).

For me, I was a bit underwhelmed with this debut. I don't think the acting or the dialog...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-02-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,038
Posted By DSperber
Well, I have to admit it. The show was really...

Well, I have to admit it. The show was really good. Sure, some sketches were much better than others, but overall it looks like the new cast members were a good addition in the bits they were in. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-28-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24,435
Views: 1,903,813
Posted By DSperber
I have a slightly different way of accomplishing...

I have a slightly different way of accomplishing the same objective.

Like you intend to do, I feed the HDMI output of my "conceptual" cable TV box (actually it's a Windows Media Center Extender...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-27-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,038
Posted By DSperber
Well, here's one reason to watch the season...

Well, here's one reason to watch the season opener on Oct 1: Margot Robbie is the host.

Please, oh please, let the cold opening be a parody of tonight's debate with Darrell Hammond and Kate...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9,872
Views: 1,000,826
Posted By DSperber
Hmm... to be honest, I didn't double-check what...

Hmm... to be honest, I didn't double-check what the CSR told me on the phone earlier. I simply trusted him when he told me "they're slightly different", and I didn't inquire further. In fact he...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9,872
Views: 1,000,826
Posted By DSperber
Just got off the phone with TWC (very...

Just got off the phone with TWC (very knowledgeable guy in Bulk Contract Services, which is what my condo building's HOA has). I wanted to find out if there would be any effect on my own monthly...
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