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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-03-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,234
Posted By boondongle
Yep. That's the alternative, for sure.

Yep. That's the alternative, for sure.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-03-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,234
Posted By boondongle
I hate when things are Ultraviolet only. I...

I hate when things are Ultraviolet only.

I recently bought Man of Steel, and the only digital copy available was through Flixster via Ultraviolet (maybe it was the other way around). Meant...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-03-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By boondongle
Neither do I except for Netlfix and Amazon...

Neither do I except for Netlfix and Amazon Instant (Prime).

The rest of it is junk IMHO.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By boondongle
Interesting the F8500 got it. Must only be a...

Interesting the F8500 got it. Must only be a function of the new Smart Hub. At least for now. Bummer.

andydumi, the SEK is ~$230. Unless you need quad core processing for. Something or other. Or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-26-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By boondongle
I was just at Best Buy yesterday and they had...

I was just at Best Buy yesterday and they had these three marked down to that price range:

1. Pioneer Elite VSX-43 (a whole stack of them). It has MultiZone support, 7.1, 4k passthrough. $299
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By boondongle
On 11/13/13 Netflix announced a new 'Unified'...

On 11/13/13 Netflix announced a new 'Unified' app for the many devices that run their app. Here are a few articles:
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-26-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,592
Posted By boondongle
So has nobody had a new Netflix app update for...

So has nobody had a new Netflix app update for their device yet?

I really hope it has the ability to change profiles on Samsung Smart TVs.

Here's a youtube video of the interface.

We use...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By boondongle
I'm planning to get these for my SM350s. The top...

I'm planning to get these for my SM350s. The top plate is a little smaller than I'd like (7.1" x 7.1") , but I don't think ti will be a big issue. Other than blue tac it doesn't seem it would be too...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,592
Posted By boondongle
Last week Netflix announced it is updating it's...

Last week Netflix announced it is updating it's App on Streaming Devices/Smart TVs.

https://signup.netflix.com/MediaCenter/Press
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-15-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,974
Posted By boondongle
Wonder what happens if you cancel your Comcast...

Wonder what happens if you cancel your Comcast subscription or move to a locale that does not have Comcast available?
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-15-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,478
Posted By boondongle
This isn't the correct thread for this, but I...

This isn't the correct thread for this, but I don't see a way to start a new thread so….

Have any of you seen a list or heard more about supported devices for Netflix' new unified App rollout?
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-15-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,400
Posted By boondongle
Always cool to see what the wizards are doing...

Always cool to see what the wizards are doing behind the curtain….er…black drapes.

Thanks for the insightful article!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By boondongle
Old thread but I'm having a similar issue with...

Old thread but I'm having a similar issue with my AVR 247.

Audio setup is Samsung BluRay Coaxial>AVR 247 | Video is HDMI from Blu Ray to TV.

No matter what settings I change with the AV Sync...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 355,286
Posted By boondongle
I'm on whatever the latest firmware is. Nothing...

I'm on whatever the latest firmware is. Nothing new since earlier in the year.

My Amazon, Netflix, Hulu used to be under the search bar as well. Doesn't bode real well….

Thanks
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-28-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 355,286
Posted By boondongle
Recently had my Main Board and WiFi module...

Recently had my Main Board and WiFi module replaced.

The TV shut off a couple of times on it's own while streaming. Figured it was probably just the card, but the tech found a log of the main...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By boondongle
Hello, Would like some opinions from the...

Hello,

Would like some opinions from the brain trust here at the forums…

I've currently got a Harman Kardon AVR 247 (2008-ish) receiver with DefTech Studio Monitor 350 bookshelf front l/r, a...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-22-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,421
Posted By boondongle
If I had unlimited funds to buy a new TV, the...

If I had unlimited funds to buy a new TV, the ZT60 would be the one. That said, I do feel like David K. and CNET are sorta fanboyish with their neverending praise of Panasonic TVs. They may have...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-02-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,532
Posted By boondongle
What if the studios had their own service but...

What if the studios had their own service but they were free or ad supported?

For example, Sony has the Crackle service which has quite a few movies (most are back catalog, they have all of those...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,941
Posted By boondongle
Thanks for posting your results. How does your...

Thanks for posting your results. How does your set look after the calibration?

I just earned a free calibration due to becoming a Best Buy Silver Premier Member. I've got an appointment set for...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-04-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12,416
Views: 660,649
Posted By boondongle
I'm happy I've never noticed any 'flickering'...

I'm happy I've never noticed any 'flickering' while watching hockey on my e7000. People were complaining about it, but the only time I ever saw any 'flickering' was the camera flashes.

If I was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 355,286
Posted By boondongle
It's quite a bit better. One of the best yet,...

It's quite a bit better. One of the best yet, from what I've read.

But, is it worth twice as much? There is no right or wrong answer to that question....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12,416
Views: 660,649
Posted By boondongle
Quote:Originally Posted by Mr....

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr. Hatcher http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 355,286
Posted By boondongle
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pywackett http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1400627/official-samsung-pnxxe7000-pnxxe8000-owners-thread/3810#post_23108584)

Does...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-20-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,457
Posted By boondongle
Anyone tried listening to an audiobook while...

Anyone tried listening to an audiobook while reading sheet music? Gives me a headache every time.

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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-20-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8,472
Views: 775,917
Posted By boondongle
Hello all, I just picked up a Winegaard...

Hello all,

I just picked up a Winegaard FL5500C from Costco last night (I think it's essentially the FL-5500A but the costco version) and ran a scan using my Samsung Plasma. The Antenna is taped...
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