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Forum: HDTV Technical   10-19-2001, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By LeeAntin
I disagree about "dumping" the 6000. It is the...

I disagree about "dumping" the 6000. It is the only HD STB that is built on a modular design.

There are two "bays" on the back side. One is for the OTA module. The other MAY be for a 1394...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-18-2001, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By LeeAntin
The converter that you speak of is a Transcoder...

The converter that you speak of is a Transcoder which changes VGA/RGB format to Component. No simple cable will do this conversion.

Lee
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-18-2001, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By LeeAntin
Sharkey, Yes...you do have an HDTV...

Sharkey,

Yes...you do have an HDTV monitor....your PC Monitor will show HDTV.

The problem is that if you are unable to see any video then you will be unable to see any of the menus that you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-18-2001, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By LeeAntin
No...there is no way to record from a DTC100's...

No...there is no way to record from a DTC100's VGA output unless you are using a JVC WVHS VCR...a very expensive Analog HD VCR.

Lee
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-18-2001, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By LeeAntin
I am assumming that you have the smart card...

I am assumming that you have the smart card installed in the 6000.

Have you pressed the "SYSTEM INFO" button? This will show the serial number of both the 6000 and the smart card along with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2001, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 288
Posted By LeeAntin
HDCblguy, You asked what you will need to...

HDCblguy,

You asked what you will need to have 4 TV sets have the ability to have DBS and local TV and HDTV for one of the 4 TV sets.

Here is what you will need:

FOR HDTV:

1. An HDTV...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2001, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By LeeAntin
Almost 90% of the TV viewers in the USA are...

Almost 90% of the TV viewers in the USA are watching TV via Pay per View! These people have subcribed to both Cable and DBS. They are paying monthly fees to watch TV.

Pay per View is not...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-18-2001, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,597
Posted By LeeAntin
Once again i will reiterate my dislike of...

Once again i will reiterate my dislike of subtitles versus dubbing.

With CTHD I was constantly forced to look at the bottom of the frame and below into the lower black bar where many of the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-17-2001, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By LeeAntin
I believe that MM is one of those films that...

I believe that MM is one of those films that really doesn't require ANY dialouge at all. To prove it, just watch the movie with no sound...George Miller is an excellent story teller.

Lee
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-17-2001, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,597
Posted By LeeAntin
Well guys, I have to say first that I am a...

Well guys,

I have to say first that I am a purist.

1. OAR or BUST!
2. If it was B&W...it should be in B&W
3. If it was MONO...it should be MONO.

But...I really don't like "reading" a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-17-2001, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By LeeAntin
Jeezz Bob...at CBS...when it rains it really...

Jeezz Bob...at CBS...when it rains it really pours!

Lee
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-16-2001, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By LeeAntin
Yes...that is the proper way to wire your system...

Yes...that is the proper way to wire your system for the three satellites.

You attach a line from the "twin" LNB on the 500 directly to the receiver (6000?) to align the dish. Using the...
Forum: Screens   10-16-2001, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By LeeAntin
There is a way toi combat this problem. Just...

There is a way toi combat this problem. Just take a piece of black cloth that does not have a "tight" weave and place it in fron of the speakers.

I use a king size black bed sheet that can be...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-16-2001, 01:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,313
Posted By LeeAntin
I too watched this DVD last night. I also...

I too watched this DVD last night. I also watched the LD the night before so it was very clear in my mind for comparison.

The DVD does beat out the LD in resolution and lack of grain but that is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-16-2001, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By LeeAntin
Anchor Bay has released this Sci-Fi gem. It is...

Anchor Bay has released this Sci-Fi gem. It is one of those movies that did much better than expected...like Walking Tall.

The movie is full of character actors like Peter Coyote, L.Q. Jones and...
Forum: CRT Projectors   10-14-2001, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By LeeAntin
For the uninformed...an LCD PJ is a very...

For the uninformed...an LCD PJ is a very impressive piece of equipment. Up until its birth all PJ's have been 3 gun CRTs which as we know are huge in comparison.

Almost everyone has seen a CRT PJ...
Forum: Screens   10-14-2001, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By LeeAntin
Just so you don't feel ..."alone" I alos painted...

Just so you don't feel ..."alone" I alos painted my living room a shade of orange. I have a red/orange brick fireplace, a red oak floor and a large burnt orange sectional couch with matching...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2001, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By LeeAntin
Kei. Yes. It is a Windows 98 SE Machine. It...

Kei.

Yes. It is a Windows 98 SE Machine. It is un-modified since it came from the factory. I have it running in the 800x600 mode.

Can you suggest a fix or driver update or such?

Lee
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2001, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By LeeAntin
I have the RKR Cassini HTPC and lately it has...

I have the RKR Cassini HTPC and lately it has developed a problem. During DVD playback (the unit is used strictly for DVD playback and nothing else) the movie just stops for about 5 seconds then...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-10-2001, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By LeeAntin
We are going to have to see advertisements in...

We are going to have to see advertisements in HDTV. So far I have seen none. Why is it that companies like Proctor and Gamble and Coke who spend hundreds of millions of dollars on TV ads have not...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-09-2001, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 185
Posted By LeeAntin
Frank, You would think that to be true...

Frank,

You would think that to be true wouldn't you? But many of the hardware manufacturers also own movie studios and from gleaming info at other forums here at AVS...they don't talk to each...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-09-2001, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 185
Posted By LeeAntin
In reading all of the posts and Rachael...that...

In reading all of the posts and Rachael...that was a great quote...I put some more thought into this issue.

When DVD first came out I saw it as a means to finally put to rest this issue. I also...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-08-2001, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 185
Posted By LeeAntin
The history of the letterbox movie in the USA: ...

The history of the letterbox movie in the USA:

It started with Woody Allen's movie "Manhattan." He refused to have his movie butchered and would only allow it to be released on video in LTBX...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-08-2001, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By LeeAntin
Cab, Yes, you can use the DTC100 strictly...

Cab,

Yes, you can use the DTC100 strictly as an OTA HD receiver. It only has a VGA output. The Dish 6000 is the only HD STB that has a modular design.

Tim,

Yes the Panasonic will do the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-08-2001, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 167
Posted By LeeAntin
Sven, The unit you speak of is the Dish...

Sven,

The unit you speak of is the Dish 721.

I was giving the tech's answer some more thought. If a hard drive were offered as an option, it wouldn't necessarily have the capability to record...
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