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Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 606
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Posted By chris431
Tweeter Guide Foam

Does anyone have suggestions for replacing the guide foam that surrounds the tweeter? As I needed to replace the woofer on my PC6.5, I figured I'd also replace the slowly crumbly tweeter foam. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,837
Views: 356,735
Posted By chris431
As a follow-up to my post, I emailed Jose Torres...

As a follow-up to my post, I emailed Jose Torres at jose.torres@us.onkyo.com about the problems with my unit. Mr. Torres was mentioned by a previous poster as providing effective assistance with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,837
Views: 356,735
Posted By chris431
Any particular reason why? Lack of Audyssey...

Any particular reason why? Lack of Audyssey MultEQ XT32?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-29-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
The audibility of the fans are hit/miss on these...

The audibility of the fans are hit/miss on these units. The fans on 2 units (73738) I had were noticeable most of the time (the fan on a friend's 73840 was inaudible). However, the fans are temp...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10,413
Views: 1,300,235
Posted By chris431
I too noticed that the flashlighting seemed to be...

I too noticed that the flashlighting seemed to be worse after 1.60 as well as the slow smart dimming reaction time. The latter became obvious as the extensive light bleed on the sides of my panel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10,413
Views: 1,300,235
Posted By chris431
The dimming feature on the menu of my Vizio 80"...

The dimming feature on the menu of my Vizio 80" M801i-A3 updated to 1.60 states "Active LED Zones." See the attached picture.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-22-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10,413
Views: 1,300,235
Posted By chris431
Screen Blanking Issue* My TV screen will go...

Screen Blanking Issue*

My TV screen will go blank in the middle of programming. I am not 100% sure it is related to 1.60 but the frequency of the event certainly started around 1.60. In short,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10,413
Views: 1,300,235
Posted By chris431
1.60 Issues Model: Vizio 80" M801i-A3 ...

1.60 Issues Model: Vizio 80" M801i-A3 Purchased: Nov. 2014

I posted the problems I began experiencing on the 80" thread but figured I would repost here. I'm happy to be corrected regarding...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
My goal is to inform them of yet one more unit...

My goal is to inform them of yet one more unit affected by the firmware upgrade and what those problems are. As noted by another, the more people that report, the more likely Vizio will focus on the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
Firmware 1.60 Additional Issue Blooming and...

Firmware 1.60 Additional Issue Blooming and Direct Wi-Fi Constantly On

(1) Blooming - I recently posted about the blooming that is occurring after 1.6 (amongst other picture quality changes). I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
MY EXPERIENCE PLUS OTHER 1.60 ISSUES Your...

MY EXPERIENCE PLUS OTHER 1.60 ISSUES

Your two videos are great examples of the sudden blooming. My unit (M801i-A3) began doing the exact same thing after the 1.60 firmware flash. I decided to do...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
Could you describe the "shadows." I believe I...

Could you describe the "shadows." I believe I know what you're referring to but video of video on off-angles (particularly LCD) can introduce its own issues that I may be seeing.

Alas, I think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
(1) Yes. The bleeding is not only persistent...

(1) Yes. The bleeding is not only persistent with smart dimming off but its appears worse.
(2) At times, yes

The bleeding on mine is also only visible in a darkened room in a dark scene (or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 157,193
Posted By chris431
I have about 4-5" of bleeding all along the left...

I have about 4-5" of bleeding all along the left and right sides that takes care of itself with smart dimming (without smart dimming it remains visible so I'm keeping smart dimming on). I was going...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-18-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,837
Views: 356,735
Posted By chris431
Yet another 80.2 owner (purchased 1/2012) beset...

Yet another 80.2 owner (purchased 1/2012) beset with the well known HDMI board failure. In addition to no audio (on any input), the ethernet/network option has also failed (as others have also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 473,881
Posted By chris431
@McGreed If it's only two weeks old, I...

@McGreed

If it's only two weeks old, I would return it for an exchange. That blocking is most commonly associated with memory. It's typically witnessed among users overclocking their video card...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-06-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by jmaccool...

Quote:Originally Posted by jmaccool http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20788510)

Hello,

I am just here with an F.Y.I., a friend of mine owns the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-16-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by kjahadi...

Quote:Originally Posted by kjahadi http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20439955)

Well, that may be true that it's not the dlp technology itself,...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-02-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by wardhealer...

Quote:Originally Posted by wardhealer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20244900)

DLP lamp cooling. Very effective and very cheap.
First of all I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-30-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by JST4FN...

Quote:Originally Posted by JST4FN http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20226181)

What type of connection are you using to do this? I've got a strong...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-29-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by JST4FN...

Quote:Originally Posted by JST4FN http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20221830)

Well I just recieved my WD73838 today and I'm pretty disappointed to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-24-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by fronesis...

Quote:Originally Posted by fronesis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20200165)

Thanks a lot for taking the time for the detailed follow-up. It...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-24-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by fronesis...

Quote:Originally Posted by fronesis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20194615)

Thanks, that's good to know.

But I can't imagine the fan noise...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-17-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by gatorglenn...

Quote:Originally Posted by gatorglenn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20167375)

I am glad you are happy with your 82738. However I believe you...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-10-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,980
Views: 988,975
Posted By chris431
Quote:Originally Posted by Ray77085...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ray77085 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20127507)

Thanks for the info Chris.
I'll try the PC connected via a HDMI...
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