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Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   09-11-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I have seriously considered swapping the XBR for...

I have seriously considered swapping the XBR for a nice plasma or LCD. But I just like the CRT picture so much! Maybe I am just crazy, or need to see a great LCD TV in action to set me straight lol
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   09-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Maybe, but he was bringing up all the reasons I...

Maybe, but he was bringing up all the reasons I personally am choosing to hang on to my direct view CRT rather than upgrade to a modern LCD. Motion resolution, contrast, color. To what is he...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   09-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Yea it would save big bucks too! I am assuming...

Yea it would save big bucks too! I am assuming the PS4 has the audio out and the 910 has the audio in. Hey, in honor of our CRT displays I am linking a article declaring 4k displays to be a sham haha...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   09-11-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Xbone and PS4 are both HDMI only!

My lovely displaying 34inch XBR 910 ( 1440x1080i ) has component or DVI, no HDMI. I am researching for the "best" way to convert the HDMI PS4 to either my component or DVI inputs on the TV. I found a...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
We have been messing with the OSD a lot, also...

We have been messing with the OSD a lot, also the Nvidia Control Panel. Actually it has improved, but still needs fixing.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Yep I have more than one vga cable. But this one...

Yep I have more than one vga cable. But this one I am using is the same that worked fine on the P225f. Those nobs sound like a good idea. If I can find those I will give them a tweak.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I have another question about CRTs. I saw this...

I have another question about CRTs. I saw this Diamond Pro 2770 20 inch monitor for cheap on craigslist so I picked it up as a back up for this P225f. It looks pretty good, but I notice ghosting,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-07-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I come back to check on this thread and it has...

I come back to check on this thread and it has really taken off, lol

The monitor was manufactured in November 2003 and has the black case. I picked it off craigslist several years ago. Used it...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-02-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Okay thanks for the responses! The reason I...

Okay thanks for the responses! The reason I suspected the computer rather than the monitor itself is because it was working fine when I unplugged it from the old computer. It sits on my desk for 3...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 686
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I upgraded my computer. Have a new ASUS...

I upgraded my computer. Have a new ASUS motherboard and and new i7 4770k CPU. My Viewsonic P225f CRT monitor is working well, I have the drivers installed. For some reason I cannot bring up the OSD...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-27-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,492
Posted By Lucky Ducky
My PC monitor is a CRT Viewsonic P225f. I dunno...

My PC monitor is a CRT Viewsonic P225f. I dunno how old it is, got it for free off craigslist. It's a 21 inch 4:3 monitor and I have been using it for several years. For a while it was in storage...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8,185
Views: 1,126,046
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by NeilPeart http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/408146/the-official-kd-34xbr960-thread/8040#post_24201750)

If you have an extra...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ratman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1511306/still-hanging-in-there-with-my-kv-34xbr910#post_24198701)

A set of powered...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-12-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8,185
Views: 1,126,046
Posted By Lucky Ducky
It comes with the stand too? I wish you were in...

It comes with the stand too? I wish you were in Seattle, I would throw you 200 bones for that set up in a heart beat.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by marknyc5 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1511306/still-hanging-in-there-with-my-kv-34xbr910#post_24198019)

I've never used the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I still love my super fine pitch CRT! Picture...

I still love my super fine pitch CRT! Picture still looking great, but the speakers are starting to buzz. Is it possible to bypass the TV speakers in favor of a set of external after market...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 37,017
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I have nothing but CRT in my place. My monitor...

I have nothing but CRT in my place. My monitor is a Sony fw900 and my TV is a Sony 30 inch xbr910 with the super fine pitch tube. Picked them both off craigslist several years ago for around 2...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-02-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Yea I remember those days when there was this...

Yea I remember those days when there was this flood of CRT HDTV's on craigslist for pennies on the dollar! People were dropping them like a bad habit, lol I don't think they are available like that...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I am still cruising with my xbr 910, wide...

I am still cruising with my xbr 910, wide screen, Super Fine Pitch tube. I just use it for DVD and console gaming, no broadcast TV in my home at all. I hope this TV keeps on trucking! I love it,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-27-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 80,967
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by Shannow...

Quote:Originally Posted by Shannow http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20225849)

Hi, hope this isn't too much of a bump from the grave but I'm...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-23-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,620
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by cwpl...

Quote:Originally Posted by cwpl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20475898)

I have a Sony XBR250, is a HI-Scan? What exactly is high scan TV is...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-24-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By Lucky Ducky
Quote:Originally Posted by 34HFX83...

Quote:Originally Posted by 34HFX83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19889061)

1. did Sony make xbr with super fine pitch in 30 inches?
2. So 420...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,064
Posted By Lucky Ducky
In general, attics are dry, basements are wet....

In general, attics are dry, basements are wet. But yours is a finished bmst, so I guess its a toss up. But if it were me I would choose the attic.

OOps I misread that, your basement is not...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-17-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Lucky Ducky
I measured the distance from my 910 screen to...

I measured the distance from my 910 screen to the back of my comfy chair and it is 5ft, so 6ft is actually farther than I usually sit, or the max distance I would sit.

I don't watch broadcast TV...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   01-17-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Lucky Ducky
The purpose of comparing the 910 and 960 is to...

The purpose of comparing the 910 and 960 is to see if there is any PQ improvement in the two SFP sets. I thought because they were both SFP tubes they would be identical. But who knows, maybe the...
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