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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-16-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Colonel Badger
I guess trying to look at "the glass is half...

I guess trying to look at "the glass is half full", at least it means they are indeed still working the problem and issuing fixes. Annoying as hell though !
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
How about on non 4k material? It's...

How about on non 4k material?

It's unbelievable that neither HBO or Amazon have this issue, but the leader in streaming can't sort this out !!!!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-21-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
No news from Netflix.. Thank you for the...

No news from Netflix..

Thank you for the follow up email. At the moment we don’t have an ETA. You can be assured, that our engineers are working as fast and as hard as they possible can to resolve...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
I pinged Netflix/Hastings for an update. I'll let...

I pinged Netflix/Hastings for an update. I'll let you know what they say.

The fact that neither Amazon or other smart apps e.g HBOGo have this issue means this can certainly be fixed!!!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-01-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
So I got a reply to my email to Mr Hastings that...

So I got a reply to my email to Mr Hastings that confirms that this is indeed an ongoing Netflix issue. Here's the entire response...


Dear Mark,

Thank you for your email. Mr. Hastings makes...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
Netflix themselves have admitted it's their...

Netflix themselves have admitted it's their problem. I just spoke to another rep and got the following..

"Hey thank you for holding. I've just checked and we are still working with your TV model...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
I'm writing to Reed Hastings (CEO Netflix) to...

I'm writing to Reed Hastings (CEO Netflix) to raise awareness. If anybody feels as annoyed as me feel free to do the same...

reed.hastings@netflix.com
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
Yes in two support calls with Netflix they both...

Yes in two support calls with Netflix they both times admitted that they had switched off DD temporarily while they fixed a technical issue. There's also a link further back on this thread to a news...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
It's *NOT* a Samsung problem it's a Netflix...

It's *NOT* a Samsung problem it's a Netflix problem. No other smart app on the TV has the same issue. HBO Go, Amazon on Demand etc. all work perfectly with DD 5.1. Netflix also USED to work perfectly...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-07-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
Definitely looks like some contradicting info. I...

Definitely looks like some contradicting info. I just contacted Netflix and got the following..

"I have made some checks with our tech team and yes some of our customers are experiencing some...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,255
Posted By Colonel Badger
Just to add ny $0.10. Have the same issue on a...

Just to add ny $0.10. Have the same issue on a pn51f8500. Was working fine. Suddenly no DD5.1 on episodes and movies that previously had it. Just stereo. Confirmed like others that under audio and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Thanks. Yeah after posting last night I used the...

Thanks. Yeah after posting last night I used the online support at Netflix to see what the issue might be. They admitted they were aware of the issue and we're working on it. I'm glad it's not a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Anybody else lost their Dolby Digital output from...

Anybody else lost their Dolby Digital output from Netflix from the Smarthub? I have the TV hooked up to my receiver via Optical cable. It's been working perfectly for months. Now suddenly the app is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
To continue from what I was saying here's what...

To continue from what I was saying here's what i'd REALLY like


DirecTV -----HDMI----------->
DVD Player ---HDMI--------> TV --------------Optical DD 5.1 -------> AV Receiver...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-13-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Wxman did I understand your post correctly? You...

Wxman did I understand your post correctly? You are using the TV to switch audio outputs to your receiver? E.G DirecTV, OPPO player, using the Optical Output ?

I was VERY interested in doing this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-06-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 209,801
Posted By Colonel Badger
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by krips http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 209,801
Posted By Colonel Badger
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-05-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 209,801
Posted By Colonel Badger
Question. If I play a Blu Ray on a 6200, what...

Question. If I play a Blu Ray on a 6200, what format audio comes out of the Coax Audio out? Is it DD 5.1 or DTS 5.1 (depending on the disk), or is 2 Channel Digital Audio?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,113
Views: 388,351
Posted By Colonel Badger
I have an old BDP 570 that is terrible for...

I have an old BDP 570 that is terrible for Netflix streaming. I suspect its because it proxys the video via Sony instead of connecting directly. I have a 30mb/s internet connection and everything...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-05-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17,423
Views: 2,083,293
Posted By Colonel Badger
Need some advice on potentially upgrading my Blu...

Need some advice on potentially upgrading my Blu Ray player.

I currently have a Sony BDP 570 which i'm very happy with for Blu-ray playing but is TERRIBLE for Netflix playing. I have a 30mb/s...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
is a Factory Reset in the Service Menu the same...

is a Factory Reset in the Service Menu the same as the Factory Reset in the Regular Menu (Screen Menu -> Support -> Self Diagnosis -> Reset) ?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Has anyone had success getting DD 5.1 back from...

Has anyone had success getting DD 5.1 back from the optical port on the TV, when feeding it DirecTV (obviously with a channel thats sending DD5.1) ?

I currently only have one optical port on my...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Hey guys After owning my p51F8500 for 2...

Hey guys

After owning my p51F8500 for 2 weeks I finally managed to get a chance to watch Avatar in 3D over the weekend. Up until that point i'd tried the 3D from 3net on DirecTV and was very...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 815,070
Posted By Colonel Badger
I've owned the S570 for quite some time and only...

I've owned the S570 for quite some time and only recently obtained a 3D capable TV (Samsung 8500). Saturday for the first time I watched a 3D Blu ray Movie, Avatar, and have to say I was a little...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9,884
Views: 502,471
Posted By Colonel Badger
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cyphron http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1475066/official-samsung-pnxxf8500-owners-thread-no-street-price-talk/5580#post_24608785)...
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