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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Beowulf1
Thanks. I'll look into that one today.

Thanks.

I'll look into that one today.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Beowulf1
Our son is 31 and does not live at home. ...

Our son is 31 and does not live at home.

How 'bout my question? http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Beowulf1
We want a TV for our son's bedroom, 32", not...

We want a TV for our son's bedroom, 32", not 'smart', at least 2 HDMI ports, 1080P, viewing distance about 7 feet, primarily for TV and xBox One console gaming, in the range of $300-$400.

I just...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 154,178
Posted By Beowulf1
This might be the router I get to replace the...

This might be the router I get to replace the Cisco/LinkSys E4200v2...

http://www.amazon.com/RT-AC66U-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC1750-Gigabit-Router/dp/B008ABOJKS...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-08-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 125,278
Posted By Beowulf1
We are in Rhode Island and have been relatively...

We are in Rhode Island and have been relatively happy with Cox for servicing/reliability. But our 'bundle' bill is @ $152. per month (web/phone/TV). We are thinking about dropping the TV service. We...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-04-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Beowulf1
The hookup worked. But, it's just a hassle to...

The hookup worked. But, it's just a hassle to set up date/times for recording, not a simple/fast menu like Tivo.

What would be other alternatives to record TV shows to watch later? I think I saw...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-03-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Beowulf1
I'll try that tomm morning....thx. ...

I'll try that tomm morning....thx.

Ravens.... Game score... SF > 2 turnovers, Ravens > 1 turnover, =Game, Set, Match............. Though I did think that was holding by the Ravens corner back in...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-03-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Beowulf1
Thanks for your correction of my "terminology"....

Thanks for your correction of my "terminology". Hence the thread title... from a "semi-rookie".

I've been fiddling with it.... not looking good. My buddy said I can return it....

Next problem...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-03-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Beowulf1
Thx for reply. I can't seem to get the unit...

Thx for reply.

I can't seem to get the unit completely working. The part of it that I care least about, watching DVD movies, works fine, but I use my BluRay player for that. Recording TV shows...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-31-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Beowulf1
A/V receiver............................ Onkyo...

A/V receiver............................ Onkyo TX-SR606 (yes, the one that has HDMI problems...)
TV............................................ Pioneer Plasma 5010...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-27-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9,462
Views: 1,093,057
Posted By Beowulf1
Does anyone have the latest contact information...

Does anyone have the latest contact information for Onkyo to deal with this issue...

I'm in Rhode Island.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-16-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,234
Posted By Beowulf1
Have had my Pioneer #5010 Plasma for about @ 4...

Have had my Pioneer #5010 Plasma for about @ 4 years now...

At this point, can I go out and get a warranty for it, and if yes, then which would you recommend?

Thanks for input.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 154,178
Posted By Beowulf1
The Cisco/LinkSys E4200v2. One poster said...

The Cisco/LinkSys E4200v2.

One poster said "gets hot and loses signal". I have had NO heat issues nor signal loss.

I'm a computer home hobbyist/gamer with my son. We build our own custom...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-25-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,037
Posted By Beowulf1
Had some good extra rca's... all set... sounds...

Had some good extra rca's... all set... sounds great.

As soon as I connect headphones, either to the DAC or the speakers, the speakers shut off... Possible to get a headphones/speakers switch,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-25-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,037
Posted By Beowulf1
Just purchased and now setting up the NuForce...

Just purchased and now setting up the NuForce Icon uDAC 2 and a pair of 'active' M-Audio AV-40 speakers with my desktop PC computer.

I connected uDAC 2 power into usb port on computer. My Grado...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 67,213
Posted By Beowulf1
I bought the NuForce Icon uDac 2 ($129) DAC and...

I bought the NuForce Icon uDac 2 ($129) DAC and M-Audio AV-40 'active' speakers (@ $290) 2 days ago.

Should have it all hooked up by the start of next week. I will use JRMC and FLAC for my...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,325
Posted By Beowulf1
All set. All this was going on during a New...

All set.

All this was going on during a New England blizzard(with lightning & thunder!), with some power outages/surges.

The Cox cable guy reset/re-booted everything.... good to go... What's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,325
Posted By Beowulf1
The wife won a Wii knockoff mongrel video game...

The wife won a Wii knockoff mongrel video game console and we gave it to our son for Christmas. It's called the Reactor 42. Following the instructions, I connected it to our Onkyo TX-SR606 A/V...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Beowulf1
The wife won a Wii knockoff mongrel video game...

The wife won a Wii knockoff mongrel video game console and we gave it to our son for Christmas. It's called the Reactor 42 and comes bundled with about 35-40 games.

Following the instructions, I...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,733
Posted By Beowulf1
Nope, don't want a sub. Can't see me trying...

Nope, don't want a sub.

Can't see me trying to fit my older stereo receiver in this room so I can use 'passive' speaker setup w/ computer. So, I guess it's 'active' speakers...so decision...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 67,213
Posted By Beowulf1
Yes, but that Xonar Essence STX soundcard is...

Yes, but that Xonar Essence STX soundcard is supposed to deal with that...

I don't know whether to get that new Xonar with my new speakers, or get a DAC, or all of the above...

Please, someone...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,733
Posted By Beowulf1
Leaning toward the Swan M200 Mk III's... I need...

Leaning toward the Swan M200 Mk III's... I need a DAC for my setup too??
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 67,213
Posted By Beowulf1
MrKazador... Quote "The digital analog...

MrKazador...
Quote "The digital analog converter will convert the digital signal from the pc and convert it to an analog signal"... I thought that's what the sound card already does...

And, BTW,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-05-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 67,213
Posted By Beowulf1
Would you get the Xonar Essence STX sound card? ...

Would you get the Xonar Essence STX sound card?

If the speakers are 'active', then what is the DAC doing?

DAC connects to the sound card, speakers to the DAC? If needed, which DAC do you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-05-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 67,213
Posted By Beowulf1
Much of the conversation going on in this thread...

Much of the conversation going on in this thread is over my head. But, I just wanted to ask a few related questions, hoping no one feels I'm hijacking the thread...I want very good stereo, not...
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