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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-01-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,413,644
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Could someone give me an idea of how many...

Could someone give me an idea of how many streaming apps are presently supported on the BDP-95? I know it was released with a rather short list. Are such apps as PBS, MLB TV, Bloomberg, WSJ,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
No one has mentioned the 7308 tube, which is a...

No one has mentioned the 7308 tube, which is a direct replacement for the 6DJ8 / 6922.

I have done some tube swapping in a preamp between Sovtek 6922, older RCA 6DJ8, NOS Philips JAN 6922, and...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Jumping in on an older thread. I own a pair...

Jumping in on an older thread.

I own a pair of the original VR-4 speakers, acquired in 1996, upgraded by Albert Von Schweikert himself in circa 2001. Albert even personally adjusted and tweaked...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,556
Views: 1,168,980
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
My BDT-110 is working perfectly with Netflix....

My BDT-110 is working perfectly with Netflix. Never a problem.

However it freezes every few minutes with Hulu. Almost every commercial break.

No problems at all on my computer with either...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by jLp...

Quote:Originally Posted by jLp vAk3r0 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451727/insignia#post_22969084)

Have you tried gaming on it?


No. I don't own a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tom_Bombadil http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451727/insignia#post_22916313)

Actually, I did!

I decided that I wasn't super...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I will add that the Super Bowl looked very good...

I will add that the Super Bowl looked very good on this set. And it isn't because I'm not used to HD. I owned a 47" HDTV set for 7 years prior to this one. My source was OTA.

It was funny that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I admit that I haven't even checked if my set...

I admit that I haven't even checked if my set has a program guide. I'm using an on-line guide and most of my viewing is from Netflix. And I am very patient on menu buttons and power on time and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by jLp...

Quote:Originally Posted by jLp vAk3r0 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451727/insignia#post_22909172)

Did you ever get the Insignia?

I'm looking at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I would probably pop for something like a...

I would probably pop for something like a Panasonic P60GT50 plasma. I've seen them for around $1700 of late. Great picture. You did say you would consider plasma.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-17-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 925
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I missed out on the Best Buy clearance on the...

I missed out on the Best Buy clearance on the 46EX640. They sold them out at $699. They ran a nationwide search for me but all warehouses showed zero quantity remaining.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Here is an in-depth review of an E50, the 42"...

Here is an in-depth review of an E50, the 42" model. The 47" set should be the same.

http://www.televisioninfo.com/content/Panasonic-TC-L42E50-LED-HDTV-Review.htm
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 499,555
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chicolom http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1395734/official-samsung-unxxeh6000-owners-thread/1710#post_22839563)

Interesting. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 75,230
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PlayNice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412719/vizio-m3d550kd/540#post_22832400)

I would say it was something with your set...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Yes, I would look for them. Yes, I would...

Yes, I would look for them.

Yes, I would care about them.

Yes, I would return a set, but probably only if it had more than 2 dead pixels. Or if for some reason, they were very noticeable. But...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 92,995
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Melonie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442157/official-lg-47ls4500-55ls4500-owners-thread/120#post_22830561)

hi, i have the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,447
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Here's what a professional reviewer did with a...

Here's what a professional reviewer did with a 50L240a13

http://www.televisioninfo.com/content/Insignia-NS-50L240A13-HDTV-Review/Calibration.htm
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Yes, I'm going to post about the lightly...

Yes, I'm going to post about the lightly regarded Best Buy house brand, Insignia.

I've been comparing a number of inexpensive 42" to 50" TVs at a number of stores and my impression was that the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I was reading the Troubleshooting section of an...

I was reading the Troubleshooting section of an Insignia TV manual. I came across the following problem:

"The Picture has a few bright or dark spots"

The "solution" read:

"A few bright or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,521
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I looked at 3 of them in stores, a 40L5200 and...

I looked at 3 of them in stores, a 40L5200 and two 50L5200, showing letterbox material and could see only the slightest edge bleeding if I really looked for it, on two of them. I know this is a big...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,521
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
When people here comment about seeing edge...

When people here comment about seeing edge flashlighting when watching at night, are you watching in a dark room? Just wondering because I never watch TV in a dark room, can't stand it. I always...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 163,618
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I would buy a 50U50 in a minute, if I thought I...

I would buy a 50U50 in a minute, if I thought I could put up with the buzz sound that many of them emit. I am very, very sensitive to electronic buzz/hum noises. They drive me crazy.

I really...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,844
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RenatoRusso http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1441234/please-help-lg-47ls4500-or-samsung-un46es6003#post_22811944)


SO, I kept...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 442,570
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kdog750 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1430346/sony-xbr-hx950-owners-thread-xbr-55hx9-50-and-xbr-65hx95-0/2250#post_22799686)
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 92,995
Posted By Tom_Bombadil
I haven't found any comprehensive reviews of the...

I haven't found any comprehensive reviews of the LS4500 series, but did find one of the lesser LS3400 series which was pretty positive.
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