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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Way ahead of you, already tried that.. Thanks...

Way ahead of you, already tried that.. Thanks tho...

FOUND THE PROBLEM THO.....

We moved the sound bar and it was blocking the I/R detector on the front bottom-right hand side of the bezel. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19,764
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
One for the Gurus - what have I done?

OK, what have I done?

Suddenly none of our remotes (including the Samsung remote) will turn off the TV. I can adjust volume, muting, go into setup, etc., etc., but for whatever reason am unable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19,764
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
I personally (IMO) think Plasma is starting to...

I personally (IMO) think Plasma is starting to get a bit long in the tooth compared to the new technologies, QD just as one example. Plasmas also run considerably hotter, generating a lot of heat...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-03-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Warning to amazon shoppers

Be very careful when shopping on Amazon for your various gear, especially TVs. Check to be sure that you are dealing directly with Amazon and not one of their Amazon Marketplace Sellers. If it's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19,764
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Something I've already noticed just 24 hrs after...

Something I've already noticed just 24 hrs after replacing our 3-yr old 65ES8000 (severe banding) with the new 65JS8500 is the 8500 seems considerably less responsive to a TIVO (Premiere) IR remote,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19,764
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
No, I'm a trifle old for FBS. The reference was...

No, I'm a trifle old for FBS. The reference was to the original (and one of the most successful ad campaigns in history) for the Virginia Slim cigarettes, which by way of this ad were targeted...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19,764
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
The "fine print" as you call it is the ubiquitous...

The "fine print" as you call it is the ubiquitous "Terms & Conditions" which of course no one reads but are lax for not reading. Fundamentally, the Square Trade ext'd warranties have the fewest...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,217
Views: 730,862
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Well it seems you have said the magic word,...

Well it seems you have said the magic word, banding. I have a barely 3-yr old UN65ES8000 that I paid $3200 for just 37 months ago and today it looks like sh**. It always had some minor banding, but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   12-31-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Just watch out for the Asia source 8-bit panels...

Just watch out for the Asia source 8-bit panels vs the 10-bit official panels coming from Mexico. There is a major price difference, with the 8-bit panels substantially cheaper, but you don't want...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8,217
Views: 730,862
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Any Regrets??

I'm about to pull the trigger and buy, but am really struggling with the decision as whether to get the JU7100 vs the JS8500. Sure cost is a consideration, but either set is affordable. I just don't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,262
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Unfortunately I've seen no appreciable...

Unfortunately I've seen no appreciable improvement in their IPTV package over the past 4+ years. If you're looking for TV in one of the areas served by Consolidated, my recommendation would be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-16-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 30,070
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
My kneejerk guess would be the amplifier,...

My kneejerk guess would be the amplifier, irrespective of the fact that you say the TV does not appear to have been affected. You have to take into consideration that many modern TVs have fairly...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2013, 04:34 PM
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Views: 636,252
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by OTAhead http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/452612/houston-tx-ota/6090#post_23104994)

.......snip....

It is good that your HOA...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Benjamin99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/452612/houston-tx-ota/6090#post_23105068)

I have a splitter with ground point in my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16,385
Views: 1,145,353
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bladerunner1959 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/13110#post_23034503)
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16,385
Views: 1,145,353
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bladerunner1959 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/13110#post_23034417)

Capt,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Since the 1047 update was posted for download my...

Since the 1047 update was posted for download my 65ES8000 has periodically been displaying a network error message, "Error_model_bind"

I check the network settings, all OK, even went through &...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2013, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by turboman123 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/12030#post_22941918)

hello Marco...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Anyone have a summary of what FW rls 1046 gives...

Anyone have a summary of what FW rls 1046 gives us (or fixed)?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ZiggyGod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/11430#post_22918225)

I have a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cmay91472 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/10260#post_22840635)

Has anyone...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chrisjmccord http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/10260#post_22839407)

Yeah, this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2013, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Garnoch http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/10230#post_22839336)

Thanks for the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16,385
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Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chrisjmccord http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/10230#post_22839269)

So, since...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16,385
Views: 1,145,353
Posted By Cap'n Preshoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cmay91472 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1399319/official-samsung-unxxes8000-owners-thread/10230#post_22839287)

How...
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