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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-11-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By bizzybody
I bought a refurbished UN40JU6400 off eBay for...

I bought a refurbished UN40JU6400 off eBay for something like $425. I love it. Makes the 37" 1080p Vizio it replaced look 'gritty'. It's also very nice that it can play HEVC video off a USB drive.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,716
Posted By bizzybody
WalMart has a gorgeous 55" curved Samsung...

WalMart has a gorgeous 55" curved Samsung UN55JU6700 4K LCD for $1,197
Now that I've seen 4K up close and in person, my 4+ year old 37" 1080p Vizio looks downright gritty. :P (It was the previous...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-08-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By bizzybody
Question Program old JP1 remotes for ATSC subchannels?

I have a Cable One S014801 and a Cable One 1055WC0-XXX-0001-001 / C055105. Can these be programmed with a JP1 cable to repurpose one of the buttons as the . or - for direct tuning of ATSC...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-19-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By bizzybody
One JP1 remote I have, I was able to build the...

One JP1 remote I have, I was able to build the very simple parallel port cable that only requires a couple of resistors. A while back I picked up a couple of Cable One remotes that require a more...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-13-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By bizzybody
Remote options for D-Link Movie Nite box?

I love getting free stuff. Someone gave me a base model D-Link Movie Nite box but they could not find the remote. I figure it'd be at least useful for YouTube via WiFi on the big TV.

I have a...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-13-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By bizzybody
Manual for Remmington digital video recorder?

I need a manual for a Remmington model 02550 single camera digital video recorder. Note the two m's in the name. The main reason to find the manual is to know what the external I/O port can be used...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By bizzybody
I used the CUDA version of the Strongene decoder.

I used the CUDA version of the Strongene decoder.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,272
Posted By bizzybody
Going to do anything with your custom Android...

Going to do anything with your custom Android remote app or keep it all to yourself? :) Somewhere I have a JP1 programmable remote and a cable I made to program it. Very simple cable, only needed a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By bizzybody
I was thinking of something like the Tronsmart...

I was thinking of something like the Tronsmart Draco AW80. The external SATA port on it, dunno if that's to connect a hard drive or to connect it *as* a drive. It has a pair of USB 2.0 ports, a USB...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By bizzybody
I don't recall if any other options were...

I don't recall if any other options were available in LAV with the 8800GT. I'll have to check next time I'm where that system is. Will other settings use the GPU?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13,314
Views: 1,187,174
Posted By bizzybody
A friend gave away an old Pioneer Elite a couple...

A friend gave away an old Pioneer Elite a couple of weeks ago. Put it on Craigslist and got calls starting at 7:14 AM the next day. Never could get it to work correctly from a computer using the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-23-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By bizzybody
Mitsubishi WD DLP picture size adjust?

Is it possible to shrink the picture a bit on these Mitsubishi TVs to eliminate overscan? A friend has one with a PC connected and had to use the video driver to shrink the Windows desktop, which...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By bizzybody
Talking Low-spec PC playing 1080p H.265

Started with an HP a1129n. Single core AMD Socket 939 CPU, 4 gig RAM running XP.. Worked decently for playing videos until I got hold of some that wouldn't play, jerky and bad audio sync. Had a look...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,272
Posted By bizzybody
Nice picture? What's the name of the app? Free or...

Nice picture? What's the name of the app? Free or $? Would very likely be nicer on my Galaxy S4 than the Peel remote adware app that came with it. (Or I could dig out my old Tungsten E2 or LifeDrive...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By bizzybody
Drivers for Vixs tuner card?

I have an Asus ATSC tuner card from an HP system, HP P/N 5189-1098. It's a PCIe x1 device. Chip on it is Vixs XCode 2106. It has FM, CATV, ATSC, S-Video and RCA stereo audio inputs. I also salvaged...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By bizzybody
Android TV Box?

My HTPC, an old Compaq Evo with a nVidia 5000 series DVI AGP card, isn't up to handling H.265. I have a newer Dell Optiplex small form factor desktop with PCIe x16 slot and a Core 2 Duo CPU that...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 64,524
Posted By bizzybody
The studios have been trying to make rental DVDs...

The studios have been trying to make rental DVDs and Blu-Ray as close as possible to the VHS tape experience as they can.

With things like blocking every action during the preview trailers and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-01-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By bizzybody
Image quality is excellent, as it should be for...

Image quality is excellent, as it should be for a projector that cost so much new. It looks like it was well cared for.

Unfortunately everything not permanently attached to it is missing. The...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-01-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By bizzybody
Yesterday I picked up a Toshiba TLP771U for a...

Yesterday I picked up a Toshiba TLP771U for a mere $10. Got it home, hooked it up to my laptop and wow! Great 1024x768 image. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

I've no...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-18-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By bizzybody
Old thread, I know, but for people finding this...

Old thread, I know, but for people finding this while searching on this subject...

Series 1 and Series 2 standalone TiVos do not have the capability to directly tune to ATSC subchannel numbers...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-17-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,904
Posted By bizzybody
37" Magnavox LCD TV, circa 2006. Toshiba...

37" Magnavox LCD TV, circa 2006.

Toshiba VCR/DVD Combo that plays Divx/Xvid

Sony Playstation 2. Hard to find decent games that aren't A. sports or B. stupid fighting games. (Seems nobody wants...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-17-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,173
Posted By bizzybody
Got a Phillips PTV100 14 hour TiVo, still...

Got a Phillips PTV100 14 hour TiVo, still sealed. Mint condition. Cost a whole five dollars. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

Doesn't look like there's any way to have it...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-17-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 472,479
Posted By bizzybody
Has anyone connected a smart antenna to a...

Has anyone connected a smart antenna to a DTT901? There's pins labled SMART ANT and SMART CTRL on the internal power connector. http://www.nuxx.net/gallery/v/acquir...geViewsIndex=1...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-17-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,889
Posted By bizzybody
There's a couple of really big reasons why the...

There's a couple of really big reasons why the cheap CECB's exist.

#1 The FCC said such inexpensive converter boxes had to exist so us proles could continue to get our prolefeed....
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   06-24-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,889
Posted By bizzybody
The S-Video shot does look a bit sharper...

The S-Video shot does look a bit sharper horizontally.

A better compare would be running both inputs into a good video capture card and making short video clips of the same clip.
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