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Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-18-2015, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Brian81
HL-S5088W owner here... There's a lot of...

HL-S5088W owner here...

There's a lot of pages here, and it has been a long time since have posted or even checked back to follow this thread. Recently, I got a TWC set top box (Cisco 4742HDC)...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-26-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Brian81
Not yet. I'm still planning on putting the A2...

Not yet. I'm still planning on putting the A2 into use and put wear and tear on that, instead. I'd been using it on a DLP RPTV set that doesn't accept 24Hz input (only 1080p/60Hz) anyways, so it's...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,651
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Posted By Brian81
HD-XA2 Issue

A couple years ago, I was running through testing/watching various WB discs for "rot". Had a high failure rate, around 50%. After going through about two dozen discs, I started to also have problems...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,202
Posted By Brian81
Add 'Wages of Fear' as a potential title. It was...

Add 'Wages of Fear' as a potential title. It was released right before ITROTS and shares the IFPI code for the same pressing plant as the other titles.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,423
Posted By Brian81
If he plans to use older gaming systems, the...

If he plans to use older gaming systems, the s-video that is missing from the "+" model might come in handy.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,392
Posted By Brian81
Noticed that this model drops s-video (if anyone...

Noticed that this model drops s-video (if anyone cares about that), which was on the W1070. Glad I picked up the old version, as without s-video on modern receivers/processor, it is good to at least...
Forum: 3D Displays   05-25-2014, 04:22 PM
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Views: 235,000
Posted By Brian81
A flaw I noticed with one G15 pair I have, is...

A flaw I noticed with one G15 pair I have, is that it won't power off with the power button. I have to pull the battery out.
Forum: 3D Displays   04-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 235,000
Posted By Brian81
I just noticed that the BenQ D3 glasses were...

I just noticed that the BenQ D3 glasses were discontinued, and that the D4 replaces them. The D4s look different, and are rechargeable. Disappointed on both fronts. I'd rather have a replaceable...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-26-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,554
Posted By Brian81
Resurrecting an old thread here, but I just...

Resurrecting an old thread here, but I just tried this out and my experience was exactly the same as the OP. At 1 screen width, I can clearly tell the difference between the "2K" image and the two...
Forum: 3D Displays   03-20-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 235,000
Posted By Brian81
I've been following this thread, but don't have...

I've been following this thread, but don't have much to really offer.


I purchased the BenQ battery glasses, the EStar rechargeable glasses, and the G15 battery glasses. I've only so far tried...
Forum: HD DVD Players   02-26-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,453
Posted By Brian81
Most likely your 300 disc has suffered disc rot...

Most likely your 300 disc has suffered disc rot and is unplayable. There's a thread in the Software forum that discusses the issues with Warner HD DVDs. Beowulf was released by Paramount.
Forum: HD DVD Software   11-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,490
Posted By Brian81
Well, I had 'Mulholland Drive' UK HD DVD lock up...

Well, I had 'Mulholland Drive' UK HD DVD lock up my player at around the same point (1:30-1:34) three times in a row, so I'm kind of worried here. Figured WHV discs were a lost cause, but now I'm...
Forum: HD DVD Software   11-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,490
Posted By Brian81
If there's probs with Universal discs, I'm also...

If there's probs with Universal discs, I'm also calling it a day with the format. I've since come to the conclusion that any and all Warner titles will eventually be unplayable. I'm in the process...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-18-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21,430
Views: 3,261,794
Posted By Brian81
So any idea as to why I am unable to access the...

So any idea as to why I am unable to access the OVERSCAN setting? It's under SDP52...titled OVERSCAN...but unlike everything else on the page, it's greyed out and scrolling down the list skips it...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-18-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21,430
Views: 3,261,794
Posted By Brian81
Here's what it says in the service menu at the...

Here's what it says in the service menu at the bottom


T-GALFAUSO-1025
2006-11-08
T-GALFUCOM5-6010
T-GALFAUS1-0101


If any of this info is pertained to my set directly and shouldn't be...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-18-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21,430
Views: 3,261,794
Posted By Brian81
Hi, I've been an owner of an HL-S5088W since...

Hi, I've been an owner of an HL-S5088W since 2006. I had to have the main board replaced in 2011 or 2012, but since I haven't used the set as much as I used to, I hadn't bothered to turn the...
Forum: HD DVD Players   05-20-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 156,971
Posted By Brian81
It's not the players, it's the DISCS. Departed,...

It's not the players, it's the DISCS. Departed, Aviator, and Goodfellas are all Warner titles pressed at the same facility.
Forum: HD DVD Software   05-20-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,490
Posted By Brian81
I've been trying to play through titles the past...

I've been trying to play through titles the past week or so, and here's the titles (so far) and how they've fared...

300 (Combo) - OK
Batman Begins - OK
Caddyshack - OK
Casablanca - BAD
Full...
Forum: HD DVD Software   05-17-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,490
Posted By Brian81
I have just been fast forwarding through the...

I have just been fast forwarding through the entire movie, looking for spots where it freezes and goes into displaying the error. If that happens, then try chapter skipping to around that spot on...
Forum: HD DVD Software   04-20-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 63,490
Posted By Brian81
Does anyone else feel like ALL of these discs...

Does anyone else feel like ALL of these discs will eventually fail?


Back when these problems started showing up, I went through and watched many of my discs. I had 1 bad disc (Goodfellas). I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-23-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,362
Posted By Brian81
I checked DVDCOMPARE website and is it correct...

I checked DVDCOMPARE website and is it correct to say that this mid-length US theatrical cut never made it to DVD, and just the shortest ('Love Conquers All') and Director's Cut made it to DVD? It...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-16-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 94,005
Posted By Brian81
Well, at least I won't be buying it over again....

Well, at least I won't be buying it over again. :-/


Hopefully they'll do a standalone release of Hearts of Darkness, since I picked up the two disc edition. Did not care for the packaging on...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-02-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 43,610
Posted By Brian81
did they teal and orange it?

did they teal and orange it?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-29-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,597
Posted By Brian81
Quote:Originally Posted by eric.exe...

Quote:Originally Posted by eric.exe http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20503240)

Not all other titles are also 70mm



True, but if the same...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-29-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,597
Posted By Brian81
The Sound of Music shots always cause...

The Sound of Music shots always cause disappointment, in that other titles don't look that good. It'd be a quiet forum if every disc was given the same treatment.
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