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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2011, 11:41 AM
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Posted By pinkoos
Quote:Originally Posted by dlplover...

Quote:Originally Posted by dlplover http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20436474)

You probably want to drop to the $200-250 range if you just want...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By pinkoos
Thanks for the replies. Yeah, I was thinking...

Thanks for the replies. Yeah, I was thinking maybe I could get $200 to $300 for it...just not sure.

We contemplated moving it to another room, but it's just so big, thick and heavy that my wife...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By pinkoos
42" TH-42PWD6 It's in perfect working...

42" TH-42PWD6

It's in perfect working condition though it's obviously many years old. Just replaced it with a Sharp 60" LED LCD.

I believe the Panasonic is a professional grade HD monitor. I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-05-2008, 08:26 PM
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Posted By pinkoos
Quote:Originally Posted by sasmallen...

Quote:Originally Posted by sasmallen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14601203)

Read on the Tivo board that it will be 5-7 days before they...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-05-2008, 07:56 PM
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Posted By pinkoos
Quote:Originally Posted by sasmallen...

Quote:Originally Posted by sasmallen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14599423)

Anybody else using a Tivo HD with comcast cable cards? I just got...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-06-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By pinkoos
I also bought this exact same 42" LG from CC...

I also bought this exact same 42" LG from CC during their Memorial Day weekend sale. Talked them down to a very reasonable price from what they had posted. I chose this one b/c I needed (1) an LCD...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-09-2006, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By pinkoos
A second layer of masking tape seems to be...

A second layer of masking tape seems to be working so far....
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-06-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By pinkoos
Well, it looks like I spoke too soon. Just...

Well, it looks like I spoke too soon. Just turned the family room tv off and the bedroom tv turned off as well. I'll try some extra masking tape tomorrow.

BTW, I'm using the URC-200 (automator)...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-06-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By pinkoos
Thanks for the replies. Masking tape over...

Thanks for the replies.

Masking tape over the Vizio TV's IR sensor did the trick! I can still control the TV from within the bedroom with that remote, but the remote in the family room no longer...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-06-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By pinkoos
Briefly, I have an LG TV in the family room...

Briefly,

I have an LG TV in the family room and all it's components on the opposite side of the wall (in the master bedroom)...cabling run through the wall.

I have an IR/RF universal remote...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-04-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By pinkoos
But my TV already has a built-in HD tuner. Would...

But my TV already has a built-in HD tuner. Would I still need an external tuner?
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-04-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By pinkoos
Hi, I've had a 5040 for several years and...

Hi,

I've had a 5040 for several years and love it. I only now realized that I am getting local HD channels through TWC's coaxial (clear QAM). Even if I realized it long time ago, it wouldn't have...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-05-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,855
Posted By pinkoos
My review of the Mainstage from August 3, 2004: ...

My review of the Mainstage from August 3, 2004:

Brief Review of the Mainstage and another question!

Okay, here's a brief report back to you guys leading up to another question:

First, I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-02-2004, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
drpp, Thanks for the detailed info. I'm...

drpp,

Thanks for the detailed info. I'm looking into various options right now and will see what I need to do.

Thanks again.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Thanks for the additional info guys. Ursa, I'll...

Thanks for the additional info guys. Ursa, I'll check out the link you provided and see how complicated it sounds/looks. Thanks again!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Noah, When you say the mirror needs to be...

Noah,

When you say the mirror needs to be at least as big as the image, what does that mean exactly?

If I want a 94" diagonal image, does the mirror need to be that big??

Thanks!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Thanks for the replies. I think adding another...

Thanks for the replies. I think adding another lens (ie, adding cost) is out of the question. I did place the 4800 up on a ladder when I was initially setting up the HT several weeks ago and saw the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Yes, I'm happy with the Sharp. However, if it...

Yes, I'm happy with the Sharp. However, if it isn't too much trouble to get an equivalent size picture with the 4800, I don't mind trying that out. The 4800 does have better image quality than the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Hmmm...it seems it's not as simple as putting...

Hmmm...it seems it's not as simple as putting the mirror on a back wall, pointing the projector at it at an angle and having fun?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-01-2004, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By pinkoos
Okay, no smoke...just a mirror and a 4800 (I...

Okay, no smoke...just a mirror and a 4800 (I needed something to get your attention).

I'm trying to find a reason/way to NOT return my 4800 and thought I'd solicit some help from the forum.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2004, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By pinkoos
I think I'm gonna try out the Sharp and see how...

I think I'm gonna try out the Sharp and see how it is. I'll report back to this thread.

Thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-29-2004, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By pinkoos
Yeah, I couldn't find it either. Maybe Jim McC...

Yeah, I couldn't find it either. Maybe Jim McC got it confused with one of the other Sharp models.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By pinkoos
Thanks for the replies so far. I will check out...

Thanks for the replies so far. I will check out the review at pbg.com (I've already checked out pc.com).

Also, thanks for the comments regarding the direct comparison. That was really helpful.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2004, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By pinkoos
The place selling the Sharp has an excellent...

The place selling the Sharp has an excellent return policy. I'm just wondering that for an occasionally used amateur HT, if it's really worth an extra $500 to $600 for a true "home theater"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-28-2004, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By pinkoos
SP 4800 with 76" diagonal screen for around...

SP 4800 with 76" diagonal screen for around $1000, or

Sharp Notevision PG-B10S for $550

This is for a bedroom converted into an amateur HT, used almost exclusively for occasional DVD viewing....
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