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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-10-2009, 04:14 PM
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Views: 543,798
Posted By Tom Armading
Anyone know of a technical contact at KGMB? I...

Anyone know of a technical contact at KGMB? I would like to get back their (CBS) HD broadcast, and maybe there is an estimate of when they may have their act together. I live in Waikele, and my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5,439
Views: 543,798
Posted By Tom Armading
If switched video results in more HD, then I may...

If switched video results in more HD, then I may just switch to OTW from my Dish network setup. When they really cutover, will it be obvious?

-Tom
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5,439
Views: 543,798
Posted By Tom Armading
I am sorry if this was already asked, but this...

I am sorry if this was already asked, but this thread is WAY too long to read all the way through!

The HD image from KHET over the air on the their .1 digital channel has tiny black bars on the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,134
Views: 661,310
Posted By Tom Armading
1. Panasonic TH-65PF9UK 2. My first...

1.
Panasonic TH-65PF9UK

2.
My first plasma, and I wanted a 1080 one. Panasonic has a good rep.

3.
amazing picture at 1080

4.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-23-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,907
Views: 727,944
Posted By Tom Armading
With all the new movies, what did I watch yet...

With all the new movies, what did I watch yet again: The Fifth Element.
Forum: Screens   10-10-2003, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Tom Armading
I used that screen for awhile, with my DWIN...

I used that screen for awhile, with my DWIN HDP500 CRT, ceiling mounted. I was bothered by the lack of color uniformity, so I changed to a 1.3 screen.

-Tom
Forum: Screens   01-22-2003, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Tom Armading
I don't get anthing at that site.

I don't get anthing at that site.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-12-2002, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Tom Armading
I have TWC's HD service, in Rochester. You are...

I have TWC's HD service, in Rochester. You are correct, there is only HBO and Showtime. I don't think they will transmit any OTA HD network stations until the local stations start broadcasting.

I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2002, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,449
Posted By Tom Armading
Can anyone give specific information about what...

Can anyone give specific information about what equipment is required for a local station to transmit HD that they are given by the networks? I think it would clear up a lot of confusion about how...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2002, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Tom Armading
I didn't see anyone else mention this, so I...

I didn't see anyone else mention this, so I will. Time Warner in Rochester is supplying HBO & Showtime in HD for anyone that is interested. Now if they will just add more stations I might drop my my...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2002, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Tom Armading
Dish Networks is right now broadcasting the...

Dish Networks is right now broadcasting the movie "Hannibal" in 4x3 format. That's what I am receiving at the moment. I have a Dish network 5000 box, and this surprises me!

I am recording it for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-01-2002, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By Tom Armading
Quote: Originally posted by Esben What's...

Quote:
Originally posted by Esben
What's your system configuration?
I have a 550 mhz Pentium III, with 512 mbs of memory. And I use a GForceII GTS video card.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-01-2002, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By Tom Armading
Quote: Originally posted by work permit What...

Quote:
Originally posted by work permit
What are the dvd's that crash? Also, please tell us whre the layer changes are...maybe we can help?
The first one was "The Postman" . I originally had a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2002, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By Tom Armading
I would love to hear some comments on what I am...

I would love to hear some comments on what I am about to say, and maybe you can change my mind.

I have never had a stand-alone DVD player to play DVDs in my theater (DWIN CRT projector). The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-18-2002, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Tom Armading
I have had a Hitachi DVD drive for a couple...

I have had a Hitachi DVD drive for a couple years, then it hung up at layer switch time on a DVD of "Artificial Intelligence". Using either WinDVD of PowerDVD.

The DVD plays fine on three...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-04-2002, 03:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,919
Posted By Tom Armading
I'm happy with my DWIN right now, and I may just...

I'm happy with my DWIN right now, and I may just keep it until there is a 1920x1080 projector for $20K or less.

I think when TI says there is no market, they mean at the price they can now make a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-20-2002, 04:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 46,193
Posted By Tom Armading
What a great site! Always has been, and keeps...

What a great site! Always has been, and keeps getting better. Congratz!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-10-2002, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Tom Armading
Have you called AVS? Alan may know of a source...

Have you called AVS? Alan may know of a source for these projectors. At least you can see the ones he has up at the moment.

-Tom
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-15-2002, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Tom Armading
I'm glad to see there are others calling the...

I'm glad to see there are others calling the stations for info.

When I called Time Warner back in Feb. , they said they were going to have HDTV in March. I tried to find out if they weren't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2002, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Tom Armading
I also get that HBO/Showtime package from Dish,...

I also get that HBO/Showtime package from Dish, which gives PPV and the demo channel too. About $29/month. But I would like to get HDNET from the other guys. Anyone know what the least expensive way...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-07-2002, 03:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,169
Posted By Tom Armading
My first HDTV install: February 16, 1999 ...

My first HDTV install:

February 16, 1999

Unity Motion STB, dish and service.
DWIN HDP500 projector

-Tom
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2001, 12:15 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 24,884
Posted By Tom Armading
This has to be the longest running post around! ...

This has to be the longest running post around!

Anyway......

I traded my Martin Logan Odyssey's for

Nearfield Acoustic Pipedream 9/24's

now, THAT'S dynamic range!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-10-2001, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Tom Armading
I went to the last one, and it was great. Saw a...

I went to the last one, and it was great. Saw a lot of projectors, but even more audio stuff. I recomend this show.

-Tom
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-05-2001, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Tom Armading
also have a Sunfire Signature Subwoofer. What a...

also have a Sunfire Signature Subwoofer. What a lame post.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-26-2001, 01:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tom Armading
Grant, To me, all this excitement for the...

Grant,

To me, all this excitement for the LT150 is understandable IF you are planning all your viewing is going to be regular TV and DVDs.

But I haven't seen anyone who recommends this...
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