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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-16-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By infinitespecter
I woke up this morning to find that HGTV HD...

I woke up this morning to find that HGTV HD (which had always been the east coast feed) was switched to the west coast feed. Same with Food Network and A&E, but without changing the station call...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-15-2009, 11:11 PM
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Views: 489,253
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by Topmounter...

Quote:Originally Posted by Topmounter http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17361977)

I can't see any problems with fast moving images on my 3+ year...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,323
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by catnap1972...

Quote:Originally Posted by catnap1972 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16640781)

What's the big difference between the first two and the latter...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-21-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4,990
Views: 946,397
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by nflguy...

Quote:Originally Posted by nflguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16691942)

I went to his house last weekend and thought the picture was very...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2009, 10:10 AM
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Views: 946,397
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by StinDaWg...

Quote:Originally Posted by StinDaWg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16606278)

I've lost all interest in this set. The UltimateAV blog post said...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2009, 11:43 PM
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Views: 946,397
Posted By infinitespecter
Weird that a non XVT model would feature the LED...

Weird that a non XVT model would feature the LED backlighting with local dimming (the only way I know of to approach that contrast ratio on an LCD), and both the 550XVT and the 470M as well as the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Claremont's time has FINALLY come! As of this...

Claremont's time has FINALLY come! As of this morning we have all the new HD channels (and I mean all of them!) and I don't even need a tuning adapter to see any of them. Everything from all three...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-12-2009, 06:50 PM
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Posted By infinitespecter
Did anyone else with cable cards get a letter...

Did anyone else with cable cards get a letter from TWC asking for information about the cards? They sent a letter explaining what they need and a post card asking for the Unit Address, Host ID, and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-25-2008, 02:17 PM
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Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Still nothing in Claremont. We haven't even...

Still nothing in Claremont. We haven't even gotten the original set of HD channels from the summer (CNNHD, ESPNNews, Discovery, etc) and they have no timeframe in which we will be getting anything....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-30-2008, 04:33 PM
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Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by petey1287...

Quote:Originally Posted by petey1287 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14960159)

Fullerton is now listed for November again....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2008, 04:53 PM
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Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by audiomixer...

Quote:Originally Posted by audiomixer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14920861)

And in Encino, too!...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-16-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
So twenty four hours after Tivo let me know that...

So twenty four hours after Tivo let me know that I have new channels, they STILL aren't on. So I went to the TWC HD launch page, and it lists my city as one that ALREADY has them. I called and the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-15-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
I don't know what this means, but all of the...

I don't know what this means, but all of the channels showed up in my TiVo Guide tonight, but none are active. TiVo is usually pretty good at not adding channels long before you actually have them,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-02-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber...

Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14565483)

It's only if you DO NOT have a STB/DVR but rather only have an...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by RudyG...

Quote:Originally Posted by RudyG http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14562444)

The reason you see that channel is because you are using a cable box...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-01-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Just got off the phone with TWC. Looks like my...

Just got off the phone with TWC. Looks like my city (Claremont, former Comcast) has been pushed back to October 8th for the new channel roll out. It took every ounce of self control I had not to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-29-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,288
Posted By infinitespecter
The screen door effect on lower end 720p plasmas...

The screen door effect on lower end 720p plasmas is atrocious to the point that it's all I see unless I am like 15 feet away. The 1080p plasmas don't have this issue, but as someone who plays a lot...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
I've been getting NBATV over clear QAM for...

I've been getting NBATV over clear QAM for months, with sound. I also get Discovery HD Theater on and off.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-10-2008, 11:45 PM
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Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
After a long call to TWC to find out what was...

After a long call to TWC to find out what was going on, they are now projecting Claremont will get the channels sometime in August. If we don't, I'm moving to DirecTV. I'm sick of TWC.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by beinhorn...

Quote:Originally Posted by beinhorn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14253587)

you can copy and paste from the site but you cant post the link....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2008, 01:58 AM
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Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
As of 2AM, nothing here.

As of 2AM, nothing here.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,569
Views: 968,016
Posted By infinitespecter
I called to check and see if my area...

I called to check and see if my area (Claremont/Pomona, former Comcast) would be getting the channels tomorrow, and the CSR assured me that by 6AM I should have all of them. We'll see.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-19-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,736
Posted By infinitespecter
Because I play a lot of games and have managed...

Because I play a lot of games and have managed to get burn in on two cheap LCDs in the past. I don't want to do that to a plasma.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-11-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,847
Posted By infinitespecter
I watched the show but can't relate to it (I was...

I watched the show but can't relate to it (I was born in '82), but the morality police in this thread have guaranteed that I'll be recording it and recommending it to everyone I know from here on...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-25-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,408
Posted By infinitespecter
Quote:Originally Posted by Axatax...

Quote:Originally Posted by Axatax http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13940993)

If these aren't two-disc EEs this will turn out to be a disaster.
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