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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-18-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 175,802
Posted By jmrobbins
Great first episode. I only wish we could have...

Great first episode. I only wish we could have Mr. Woo and Al Swearengen move into town.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-10-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,125
Posted By jmrobbins
Having seen the film on a 142 degree screen in...

Having seen the film on a 142 degree screen in Germany, the smilebox version
most duplicated what I remember. The image would not look flat and straight
because the screen was extremely curved....
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-05-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By jmrobbins
Correct me if I'm wrong but I do not beleive you...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I do not beleive you can up-convert with the 720P setting. I could see a nice improvement using the 1080i setting with SD DVDs.
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-05-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By jmrobbins
Haven't tried many of my SD disc yet but...

Haven't tried many of my SD disc yet but "Gladiator" will not play. This is a known problem and I beleive they will exchange the disc. I did watch "In the land of women" and the quality of the up...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-01-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 68,512
Posted By jmrobbins
What are you talking about? Nonsense! I...

What are you talking about? Nonsense!

I wish it were nonsense. Just search the web and see that others had the same problem. If your receiver is not very old, you should have no problem.
My...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-01-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 68,512
Posted By jmrobbins
Those who buy this player tomorrow, be prepared...

Those who buy this player tomorrow, be prepared to buy a new receiver. I
and many others found out that our older receivers' Dolby Digital processors are not fast enough for the new HD players....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-14-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 293,258
Posted By jmrobbins
Just had mine for a week now and am very...

Just had mine for a week now and am very pleased. The brightness is fantastic on my 104" matte white screen in low lamp mode. My previous projector was a Sharp
PG-M20X and even with a new blub...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-07-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21,025
Views: 1,389,880
Posted By jmrobbins
Very sad to hear it's going to last three more...

Very sad to hear it's going to last three more years. I and almost everyone I know wishes next year would finish it. I guess we'll get three years of back, back, back stories and then they'll start...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-01-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 56,101
Posted By jmrobbins
Will this show end in four more episodes or does...

Will this show end in four more episodes or does it return next season?
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-01-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 40,929
Posted By jmrobbins
This last episode was hands down the best they...

This last episode was hands down the best they have done. I was really in awe of the sniper part. Keep this type show coming!
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-01-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23,095
Views: 1,926,384
Posted By jmrobbins
IMHO the way the show is going and the way...

IMHO the way the show is going and the way ratings are falling, I hope I haven't wasted my time on this series. If HBO and other networks can drop really good serialized shows like "Rome" and...
Forum: Screens   11-25-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 31,803
Posted By jmrobbins
Does anyone know if the hi-power screen material...

Does anyone know if the hi-power screen material can be purchased by the square foot?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-08-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 350,821
Posted By jmrobbins
Can you tell me the distance from the top of you...

Can you tell me the distance from the top of you screen to the center of the lens? I can not figure out the offset of this projector. My present projector( a Sharp) is 8" with a screen size about...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-18-2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,884
Posted By jmrobbins
Well I was really hoping to see this show in HD...

Well I was really hoping to see this show in HD but again they started showing it in HD (with audio problems) then switched to SD for the rest of both shows.
I could not find out if it was a TWC or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-13-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,884
Posted By jmrobbins
I also had audio problems. I always watch...

I also had audio problems. I always watch delayed on my DVR by 15 min to avoid
long commercials. When I started watching I got background sounds great but no main channel. Good thing is it repeats...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-10-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,358
Posted By jmrobbins
"Serenity" looked great. What a shame this...

"Serenity" looked great. What a shame this series didn't make it.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-06-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,036
Views: 383,229
Posted By jmrobbins
Yes, I saw a few drop outs also.

Yes, I saw a few drop outs also.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-06-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,036
Views: 383,229
Posted By jmrobbins
There was a scene last night where the team is...

There was a scene last night where the team is sitting in what looks like a dark hallway going over notes. Is it me or does it seem like all shows in HD LOVE the dark. Look at CSI and many others....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-07-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By jmrobbins
I am feeding my laptop to my 1024X768 projector...

I am feeding my laptop to my 1024X768 projector via the VGA connector. I normally use the projector with component feeds that allow me to scale to my 16:9 screen. Since there is no scale ability,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,759
Posted By jmrobbins
Checked on Earp's in Deadwood. They were there...

Checked on Earp's in Deadwood. They were there in 77' for a few months. It says
they ran a business of hauling wood & riding shotgun. This was after Dodge City but before Tombstone. It'll be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,759
Posted By jmrobbins
If I caught the previews correctly, the Earp's...

If I caught the previews correctly, the Earp's come to town but on who's side?
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-23-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,004
Posted By jmrobbins
In my opinion, it looked better than I've ever...

In my opinion, it looked better than I've ever seen it( compared to the DVD). It was really one of the better shows of it's time.
Now if it had been on TNT, I wouldn't have watched it. I hate...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,759
Posted By jmrobbins
I was wondering if anyone knew how people...

I was wondering if anyone knew how people traveled from Deadwood to San Francisco in those days. I know the east west railroad was finished in 1869, I just wondered where they would have to go by...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,759
Posted By jmrobbins
It looks like Doc's fairly sick coughing up...

It looks like Doc's fairly sick coughing up blood like that. I hope he doesn't die. The camp would be in dire straights with him gone.
I hope HBO will have this series pressed into HD-DVD's after...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 53,759
Posted By jmrobbins
It'll be interesting to see how Al will deal...

It'll be interesting to see how Al will deal with Hearst.
Historically I don't think Hearst dies in Deadwood but he is making a heap of enemies fast. I suspect Seth, if he knew what went on with...
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