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Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-28-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By dave2441
Can edge enhancement on SD flat screen Toshiba CRTs (models xxafxx) be turned off?

I checked out a Toshiba 24af44 recently and noticed that the picture was too sharp and adjusting the user menu sharpness control did nothing to correct for this. I have read this is because of...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-28-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By dave2441
Can edge enhancement on SD flat screen Toshiba CRTs (models xxafxx) be turned off?

I checked out a Toshiba 24af44 recently and noticed that the picture was too sharp and adjusting the user menu sharpness control did nothing to correct for this. I have read this is because of an...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-25-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By dave2441
Does it matter if test patterns are played over rgb limited vs YCbCr?

I have the AVS HD 709 mp4 files and I am using them on my PS3 to calibrate my Samsung LCD with my i1display pro and HCFR. However, I noticed that the PS3 will play DVD and Blu-Ray over YCbCr but...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-21-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By dave2441
Which correction to use for Samsung LCD TV in DisplayCAL?

I am trying to calibrate my Samsung ln40b650 LCD TV using my xrite i1 display pro and DisplayCAL but don't know which correction file to use in DisplayCAL for my TV. I imported the generic...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-19-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By dave2441
When I get an application like Photoshop that can...

When I get an application like Photoshop that can read ICC correction, what do I do?

I want to watch mp4/mkv videos being played from my PC on my TV so for video shouldn't I set the color space to...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-17-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By dave2441
Thanks for telling me that. This information...

Thanks for telling me that. This information will really help.

I will be using the i1display pro, ColorHCFR and the Spears and Munsil disc to calibrate my TV to watch movies on my blu-ray player....
Forum: Display Calibration   05-16-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By dave2441
The CMS on my Samsung Ln40b650 only has saturation controls

I have an i1displaypro and am in the process of calibrating my Samsung Ln40b650 LCD. I have the Spears and Munsil blu-ray to use for test patterns but I noticed that my CMS only allows me to control...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-20-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By dave2441
Are Panasonic E-Series CRT TVs good?

I am thinking of picking up a Panasonic E-Series CRT TV (Model # - CT-27E13G) off of Craigslist and was wondering if anyone knew if this TV/line of TVs is good? I plan on using it to play retro...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-12-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By dave2441
Blacks are crushed on my KV-24FS100 Trinitron CRT. How do I fix this?

I have a Sony Trinitron kv-24fs100 CRT and the picture looks good except for the black levels. The detail in dark parts of the picture is very poor and have to turn the brightness and contrast to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-12-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By dave2441
Blacks are crushed on my KV-24FS100 Trinitron CRT. How do I fix this?

I have a Sony Trinitron kv-24fs100 CRT and the picture looks good except for the black levels. The detail in dark parts of the picture is very poor and have to turn the brightness and contrast to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By dave2441
Reusing microfiber cloths to clean screen

I have some used microfiber cloths lying around that I want to clean my LCD screen with. They need to be washed but I am not sure whether to throw them in the washing machine or wash them by hand. ...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-03-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By dave2441
TV/DVD player combos

There are a few Toshiba flat panel CRTs I am considering that have a built in DVD player and I was wondering if these TVs with a DVD player built in are just as good as other TVs from the same...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-31-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By dave2441
Are Toshiba and Sanyo flat screen CRTs decent for...

Are Toshiba and Sanyo flat screen CRTs decent for retro gaming? There are several available Sanyo CRTs in my area.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-31-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By dave2441
Which CRT should I get for retro gaming?

I am currently considering several different CRTs for retro gaming. I will be mostly playing my NES and a little SNES and Sega Genesis. The first is the Sony KV-27FV310 which is at my local...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-05-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By dave2441
Can I get digital audio with component using SPDIF out to receiver on HDTV?

I am buying a Nintendo Wii and and was wondering if I could connect the Wii to my HDTV with component cables and then run a digital optical cable cable from my TV's spdif out jack to my receiver to...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-07-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By dave2441
I own the Spears and Munsil High Definition...

I own the Spears and Munsil High Definition Benchmark blu-ray calibration disc and have done a lot of experimenting with settings on my PS3 and Samsung Ln40b650 tv and just can't get the video to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By dave2441
I have been reading reviews on the denon xx12...

I have been reading reviews on the denon xx12 and xx13 receivers and there have been some reliability issues with them. For example, amazon reviews of the 1612 and 1613 have revealed issues with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By dave2441
I was thinking of buying a higher end used...

I was thinking of buying a higher end used receiver off ebay in the $250 price range and was wondering if you guys thought it would be a good idea. I don't need all kinds of bells and whistles. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By dave2441
I am not an audio expert but since the impedance...

I am not an audio expert but since the impedance selector switch is for the front left and right speakers only, does the sound from the center channel become less harsh with the switch at the 4 ohm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By dave2441
I did feel guilty but I suspected that there was...

I did feel guilty but I suspected that there was something wrong with the receiver and felt I had no other option to test this without buying a new one and then returning it. I would have borrowed a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By dave2441
I am using an older Sony str-de845 receiver...

I am using an older Sony str-de845 receiver rated at 100w/channel and have a 5.1 setup. I own the Pioneer speakers designed by Andrew Jones. For the fronts I have a pair of the sp-fs52s and the...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2012, 07:25 PM
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Views: 4,062,736
Posted By dave2441
I'm thinking of buying a pair of used energy C3...

I'm thinking of buying a pair of used energy C3 bookshelfs for $200 to use as my fronts for home theater. I also have the option of buying a pair of energy C2 bookshelfs for $100 instead. Are these...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By dave2441
I might also buy the E5bi package that includes...

I might also buy the E5bi package that includes another pair for the rear, the E5ci center and the Es1010i subwoofer. This package is also on sale right now for only $700. Buying all of these...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By dave2441
The Emp Tek E5bi speakers are on sale right now...

The Emp Tek E5bi speakers are on sale right now for $162/pair (normally $250/pair) and I was thinking of getting them but I am concerned that they will not play loud enough for me because they only...
Forum: Speakers   10-23-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,029
Posted By dave2441
Hey guys, I will take your advice and continue...

Hey guys, I will take your advice and continue to test out different speakers in my area. In regards to my budget, I have $1,000 to spend on speakers and a subwoofer. I already have an older Sony...
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