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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 186,154
Posted By Carl Holt
Looking into getting a Roku but am concerned...

Looking into getting a Roku but am concerned about my internet connection speed. I have Frontier DSL with a download speed of 1.1Mbps. Is this fast enough to stream video without delays?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-01-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
3:10 to Yuma. 4.5/5. Done very well. Gave back...

3:10 to Yuma. 4.5/5. Done very well. Gave back stories to the characters that the original did not. Just enough different to keep it interesting but not enough to change the story. I liked the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-20-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched Up in the Air. 5/5. As someone who...

Watched Up in the Air. 5/5.

As someone who went through a layoff, I fully appreciate the passion of the terminated employees. I would not have bought in to the consolation line, but it was nice...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-15-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,131,149
Posted By Carl Holt
Quote:Originally Posted by cal87...

Quote:Originally Posted by cal87 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18318602)

I think my player just died. I cannot get the tray to eject. I tried...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 307,421
Posted By Carl Holt
Picked up my B-stock unit along with an Oppo...

Picked up my B-stock unit along with an Oppo BDP-80 on Wednesday from AVScience (2 miles down the road) and installed it that night. I have a 103" Carada Cinema Classic white screen. Image was great...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-21-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,537
Posted By Carl Holt
Great game. Too bad D*tv does not carry...

Great game.

Too bad D*tv does not carry MSNBC in HD though. I feel bad for the woman's team though, none of the medal games will be in HD either on D*tv, nor will the games be broadcast live.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched Men In Black on BD. 3.75/5. First BD...

Watched Men In Black on BD. 3.75/5. First BD movie I have seen. (Just updated to theater to a JVC DLA-RS10U and Oppo BDP-80.) While watching I realized that I had never seen the entire movie before....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-16-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,628
Posted By Carl Holt
Well my JVC DLA-RS10U and Oppo BDP-80 showed up...

Well my JVC DLA-RS10U and Oppo BDP-80 showed up today so I installed them both and the picture out of the box is great. I was a little concerned about the posting on Oppo's site that said it is not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-14-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,628
Posted By Carl Holt
Thanks for the replys. The cable from MonoPrice...

Thanks for the replys. The cable from MonoPrice is reasonable. Just trying to stretch the life of the older DVI Oppo.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-14-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,628
Posted By Carl Holt
For those of you that purchased this item, what...

For those of you that purchased this item, what cables did it come with?

Does it happen to include an HDMI to DVI converter cable?

I have a unit on order but also own an older upconverting...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,675
Views: 754,093
Posted By Carl Holt
Interesting, a Jamo speaker thread. I did not...

Interesting, a Jamo speaker thread. I did not know Jamo was still in business.

The local stores in my area listed on their web-site are either no longer in business or don't actually have the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-30-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39,472
Views: 4,909,503
Posted By Carl Holt
So what receiver and projector would you pair...

So what receiver and projector would you pair with a BDP-83?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-13-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched World's Greatest Dad on HDNET on Demand....

Watched World's Greatest Dad on HDNET on Demand. 4.5/5.

I would recommend to anyone.

Not an uncommon role for Robin Wiliams, but still very good.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-27-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched "Chak De India" in SD with my daughter,...

Watched "Chak De India" in SD with my daughter, 4.5/5. Chak De India is the semi-fictional story of India's Woman's World Cup Field Hockey Team. My daughter is getting more involved in the sport and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-04-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched "The Invisible" with my daughter. Very...

Watched "The Invisible" with my daughter. Very good movie and would recommend. 4 out of 5. The movie was not quite what I expected from the pre-views. In the end, it was better.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-13-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 126,953
Posted By Carl Holt
Is there dust in the unit that prevents the fans...

Is there dust in the unit that prevents the fans from cooling the electrical circuits?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-10-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watch HOST on Saturday night. Billed as the...

Watch HOST on Saturday night. Billed as the ultimate monster movie I'm still not sure what I think about it. The movie was decent. If anything it is move of a story about a family and how it deals...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-24-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched Burn after Reading tonight. Not as funny...

Watched Burn after Reading tonight. Not as funny as some wold make it out to be but entertaining all the same. Brad Pitt as a stereotype dope that works in a gym was pretty funny to watch. All in...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-15-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Saw "The Descent" on Show Time. If it were not...

Saw "The Descent" on Show Time. If it were not for the posts here I would have passed it by, the start is a little slow. All in all a good movie and worth watching. For me a 4 out of 5. There were a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-04-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watch the original version of 3:10 to Yuma. Very...

Watch the original version of 3:10 to Yuma. Very entertaining. The black and white added to the character of the movie. Hinted at several back stories but did not spend time delving onto them. All...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   10-05-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Carl Holt
Oppo, See link at top of page.

Oppo,

See link at top of page.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-22-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,920
Views: 734,287
Posted By Carl Holt
Watched "Life or Something Like It" on SD-DVD....

Watched "Life or Something Like It" on SD-DVD. Found un-opened on shelf. Should have left it where I found it. Must have been bundled with a newer movie in a two pack. I don't remember buying it.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-17-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,288
Posted By Carl Holt
This is something I use in the bathroom for...

This is something I use in the bathroom for controlling mildew and mold. It is designed for painted surfaces but it seams to work on wood studs too....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-16-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,288
Posted By Carl Holt
Did you ever PM WaveyD4vey? Based on my limited...

Did you ever PM WaveyD4vey? Based on my limited mold experience I seam to remember that bleach really doesn't do anything other than change the coor of the mold. I think you actually need to use a...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,766
Posted By Carl Holt
How about one of the Yamaha bar speakers....

How about one of the Yamaha bar speakers. http://www.yamaha.com/yec/products/p...l?CNTID=556970 (http://www.yamaha.com/yec/products/productdetail.html?CNTID=556970)

A friend of the family has one...
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