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Forum: General Gaming Help   04-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Tonepoet
It's a decently specified set, with Y/Pb/Pr...

It's a decently specified set, with Y/Pb/Pr input, 60hz refresh and 480i resolution. (A 480p or greater set may or may not require upscan conversion, which is essentally synonymous with upscaling.)...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Tonepoet
It's not exactly the newest but I think the Sony...

It's not exactly the newest but I think the Sony PVM 4300 is a 45"monitor. Here's somebody who posted theirs....
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-10-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Tonepoet
It sounds like you would want an A.T.S.C....

It sounds like you would want an A.T.S.C. compatible tuner with component y/pb/pr output. You don't need Q.A.M. support, since you don't plan on getting cable. The iView STB3500II and the Mediasonic...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-10-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Tonepoet
That depends partially upon application but I'll...

That depends partially upon application but I'll assume you mean high fidelity to life. In that case, computer monitors can be very nice because they weren't designed with the limitations of over the...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   04-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Tonepoet
The L.C.D. monitors produced these days are...

The L.C.D. monitors produced these days are essentially identical to the L.C.D. televisions, just without a T.V. tuner and sometimes with less video processing functionality, which isn't necessary...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-31-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Tonepoet
The unit doesn't use odd connections or...

The unit doesn't use odd connections or self-powered speakers, so you can upgrade the receiver later down the line, although most standalone units cost over several hundred dollars. You might also...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Tonepoet
Keep in mind that I don't use 2.1 so my advice...

Keep in mind that I don't use 2.1 so my advice should be taken with a grain of salt:

R.C.A. is usually red and white, but although I must admit I've seen red and black cables before. You can buy...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-25-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,832
Posted By Tonepoet
By this rational, the product should've been made...

By this rational, the product should've been made to recoup the costs of I.B.Ms. research. Considering that, It's only reasonable to assume there was some reason for why the I.B.M. didn't pursue it....
Forum: Nintendo   03-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Tonepoet
Coming soon to a mobile phone near you, Link:...

Coming soon to a mobile phone near you, Link: Faces of Evil, Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, Mario is Missing and Mario's Time Machine!

Nintendo has allowed third party licensees to use their I.Ps....
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   03-23-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Tonepoet
I was under the impression that optical could...

I was under the impression that optical could handle 5.1 channels, pendent on format, as long as those channels were compressed. Granted the form of compression used is a lossy one but I wouldn't...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   03-23-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By Tonepoet
The consoles aren't 4k capable yet so there's not...

The consoles aren't 4k capable yet so there's not really a point. It'd even be detrimental to upgrade at this point in time for this application: Upscaling takes time, reducing your opportunity to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   12-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By Tonepoet
If this is 15khz H. Sync. R.G.B. these would be...

If this is 15khz H. Sync. R.G.B. these would be great displays for the authentic display of vintage video games, if nothing else.

If you're aiming for era accurate authenticity, rather than...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-16-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 566
Posted By Tonepoet
The violet colored laser can be made thinner...

The violet colored laser can be made thinner than a red one, allowing the physical data spiral to be smaller, leading to greater data density. This allows the disc to hold substantially more data...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tonepoet
My primary consideration when buying concerns...

My primary consideration when buying concerns cultural preservation:

There's too much media being produced for even the most devout of individuals to watch and even if people did have the time to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-14-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Tonepoet
When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave...

When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave me mild headaches, somebody suggested it might be due to a low refresh rate of the glasses and people with particularly old C.R.T.s had the same...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   01-25-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,822
Posted By Tonepoet
I just want unadulterated film transfers from...

I just want unadulterated film transfers from H.D. sources. Is that so much to ask? I mean fix what you must to stay true to the original look of the film if the print is heavily damaged but still,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,430
Posted By Tonepoet
Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly...

Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly used those phrases suggesting I might in part because they're somewhat habitual and there might be something more that I couldn't think of at the time...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,430
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21549296)

Ok so I am a little bit lost on the analogue and digital...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,775
Posted By Tonepoet
Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players...

Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players with controls for audio only functionality aren't commonly available. Heck, most DVD players don't even have enough buttons to fully navigate a disc's...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,775
Posted By Tonepoet
In an audio only situation, I've been...

In an audio only situation, I've been contemplating whether having a good onboard DAC for analog outputs to run out to a stereo amp might be better for you. Still might be if you're willing to get...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-24-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,775
Posted By Tonepoet
Aimed at the first post, since this is going to...

Aimed at the first post, since this is going to be hooked up to a receiver, I'm assuming it's near a T.V.


As such you may want to consider that a Playstation SCPH-1001 is highly regarded is a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-20-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,344
Posted By Tonepoet
I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do:...

I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do: Do you want to replace your current setup with something more functional or do you want to get it up and running?

To simplify manners, any speakers...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,171
Posted By Tonepoet
Read an article about interlacing once. Don't...

Read an article about interlacing once. Don't know what happened to it but I think I recall the gist of it.

Historically, we never really had to put up with interlaced signals except for one...
Forum: Speakers   01-11-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tonepoet
Wall mounted, not in wall, right? If that's...

Wall mounted, not in wall, right?

If that's the case think this situation is what the Kef T series (http://www.kef.com/html/us/showroom/home_theatre_speakers/tseries/overview/index.html) is meant...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,493
Posted By Tonepoet
That should work for most but not all video game...

That should work for most but not all video game systems which use an RF adapter. What're you using specifically?

Also yeah, you'll want to check to see if there's a menu button you can navigate...
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