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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
New setup works perfectly. I have a Joey in the...

New setup works perfectly. I have a Joey in the main living room, that is acting as a client to the main Hopper unit in the media room upstairs. The Joey is sending the signal to the Denon via HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Update. Dish guy came and installed hopper...

Update.

Dish guy came and installed hopper and joeys throughout the house. Second source works like a champ.

Final verdict: dish 612 will not work with this AVR via hdmi unless you only want...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Update: Dish Technician came over and...

Update:


Dish Technician came over and tried to get it to work. The conclusion we both came to is that the Dish 722 is capable of working, but the Dish 612 is not. It has horrible HDMI issues...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Well, I came home from work today, determined to...

Well, I came home from work today, determined to get the audio to play via the HDMI. AND...it made it worse!


I went through all the settings once again and couldn't determine the problem. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Yes. I have switched to PCM only and that didn't...

Yes. I have switched to PCM only and that didn't help either.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Unfortunately, I have tried this several times....

Unfortunately, I have tried this several times. Occasionally I will hear a crackling sound from the speakers but no audio. I also noticed that the AVR display on the dish source reads Stereo, which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 09:18 PM
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Views: 127,406
Posted By Donkey1521
I got the new vip612 replacement dish box in,...

I got the new vip612 replacement dish box in, plugged it in and guess what?!

Still no audio.

Since the 722 works it has to be something with the 612.

Anyone else have a 612 that sends...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Unfortunately, I did not. I did inquire about...

Unfortunately, I did not. I did inquire about switching to the Hopper and Joey's throughout the house but they wanted another $25 per month on my bill + tax.


I didn't think the additional perks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Cool Well I figured it out. After trying everything I...

Well I figured it out. After trying everything I could think of, I finally grabbed the Dish box from the media room and brought it into the living room. As soon as I turned it on..."TADA!" HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Yes. I have tried using 2 Dynex HDMI cables...

Yes. I have tried using 2 Dynex HDMI cables (from Best Buy) and a separate Monoprice HDMI cable. I am certain it is not the cables as the same cables work fine when they are connected to my Apple...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Unhappy I have the Dish VIP612 receiver. When I called...

I have the Dish VIP612 receiver. When I called Dish last night, they said that any firware updates would probably take a month or so to be developed and rolled out. However, they did say that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Donkey1521
Question I got my x3100w setup last night and went through...

I got my x3100w setup last night and went through the normal testing steps. Everything worked perfectly on it with the exception of the HDMI from Dish Network. The HDMI output from Dish Network...
Forum: Screens   06-21-2013, 08:23 PM
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Views: 405,416
Posted By Donkey1521
I ended up calling amazon and they sent me a new...

I ended up calling amazon and they sent me a new one. The new one had a similar defect so I pieced together the best parts of both frames to get a perfect frame. Then sent back the defective parts...
Forum: Screens   06-09-2013, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Donkey1521
I got my Sable series screen in and one of the...

I got my Sable series screen in and one of the felt pieces of the frame has 3 imperfections that look like gashes in the felt. Has anyone else had theirs shipped like this? Just trying to figure out...
Forum: Screens   06-08-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Donkey1521
I ended up going with the cine-white screen from...

I ended up going with the cine-white screen from elite. It came in last night. Excited to get it up and see if I got a good one or a dud (based on the reviews I have read).
Forum: Screens   06-02-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Donkey1521
Thanks guys. I currently have a pull down Gray...

Thanks guys. I currently have a pull down Gray Wolf 2 screen and it has a 1.8 gain on it, which I think is really high for my completely dark room. It also has some sparklies which drives me nuts.
...
Forum: Screens   06-01-2013, 03:51 PM
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Views: 276
Posted By Donkey1521
Ok. I have done some research and I think I have...

Ok. I have done some research and I think I have narrowed it down to a screen from either elite or monoprice. Everyone on this board seems to think both are pretty solid.

Does anyone have any...
Forum: Screens   05-28-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Donkey1521
I am in the process of remodeling my media room....

I am in the process of remodeling my media room. I am painting my walls and ceiling a dark flat maroon and blacking out the only window to make the room extremely dark. I have an Optoma HD20...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-01-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 166,905
Posted By Donkey1521
I honestly think I am a thread killer on this...

I honestly think I am a thread killer on this forum...http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2012, 05:47 PM
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Views: 166,905
Posted By Donkey1521
Does anyone have any opinions on how the hx750...

Does anyone have any opinions on how the hx750 compares to the LG LW6500? I know the LG model was last year's model but I am needing a tv for my living room ASAP and it got pretty good reviews. The...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2012, 06:55 AM
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Views: 166,905
Posted By Donkey1521
I am thinking the review may be a bit harsh. The...

I am thinking the review may be a bit harsh. The review indicated great color accuracy, good video processing and good picture quality.

It beats them up about black levels and price (being too...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-30-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 166,905
Posted By Donkey1521
CNET just reviewed this model: ...

CNET just reviewed this model:
http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-t...=latestReviews (http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/sony-kdl-55hx750/4505-6482_7-35118060.html?tag=latestReviews)

I was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2012, 10:39 AM
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Views: 1,541
Posted By Donkey1521
Ok, so I've narrowed it down between the Sony...

Ok, so I've narrowed it down between the Sony and the LG. anyone have any opinions?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2012, 11:35 PM
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Views: 1,541
Posted By Donkey1521
I am looking to purchase a LCD tv around 55...

I am looking to purchase a LCD tv around 55 inches with a matte screen. It is for my living room and I have a lot of light in the room. I am torn between the following:

KDL55HX750
55LW6500
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2009, 03:38 PM
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Views: 760,348
Posted By Donkey1521
OK...I dont post too often, but I thought I...

OK...I dont post too often, but I thought I would chime in. I have had an Optoma HD72 for about 3 years now. It was a great projector. My only complaint was the bulb life issue that caused the...
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