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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 204,501
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I have hooked up a DVR and a DVD player to the...

I have hooked up a DVR and a DVD player to the 674 via svid and component.

When I hook the hdmi into the TV I end up getting my 4:3 stretched to 16:9.

Is there some way to tell it to NOT...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I am trying to find an inexpensive AVR that...

I am trying to find an inexpensive AVR that converts Video Analog to HDMI.

Suggestions?

Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Video Processors   03-11-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,229
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I have seen some used Algolith units for sale,...

I have seen some used Algolith units for sale, but not many.

Is it that there aren't too many folks who have them?

or

The people that have them like them so much?

Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-10-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 355,842
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote:Originally Posted by JoeSchueller...

Quote:Originally Posted by JoeSchueller http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

D* customers:

Be sure to note that D* compresses the heck out of...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-10-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I bought a DVDO Iscan HD unit. This allows you...

I bought a DVDO Iscan HD unit. This allows you to hook all of your components into one unit (with digital audio), and feed all of them to one input on your TV at the TVs default (720p, 1080i,...
Forum: Video Processors   03-04-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I guess I am interested in what others are doing...

I guess I am interested in what others are doing as far as hooking components together.

As I look at different components I find it interesting that the many options end up crossing over each...
Forum: Video Processors   03-04-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I am curious how people are fitting all of their...

I am curious how people are fitting all of their components together as receivers are becoming more capable.

If I have a Video processor (i.e. DVDO) and an AV receiver that can perform switching,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2007, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5,394
Views: 747,531
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I have read lots of threads and looked at the...

I have read lots of threads and looked at the PDF manuals but still have some questions re the Yamaha RX-V2700.

I am using a DVDO Iscan HD unit to switch between analog sources with digital audio...
Forum: Video Processors   02-26-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote:Originally Posted by Axatax...

Quote:Originally Posted by Axatax http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Both of these devices have a completely different function. The VP30 is a...
Forum: Video Processors   02-26-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I have read and reread threads, dug through the...

I have read and reread threads, dug through the forums etc. but can't seem to get a grip on the following. Forgive me for the simple question.

I am running a DVDO IScan HD. My primary sources are...
Forum: Video Processors   02-19-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Auto detect sure would be nice. These days a lot...

Auto detect sure would be nice. These days a lot of shows/commercials are broadcasting in 16/9 and it shows up on my TV with black space all around.

I have trained my family to use the Letterbox...
Forum: Video Processors   02-19-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob_Williamson
bump

bump
Forum: Video Processors   02-19-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By Bob_Williamson
To extend the question a bit, the dvd players...

To extend the question a bit, the dvd players perform some manipulation on DVDs if they are film based. (I think).

So if the DVD player is manipulating it this will mess up the processing of a...
Forum: Video Processors   02-19-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote:Originally Posted by Spellosaurus...

Quote:Originally Posted by Spellosaurus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Okay, I think I get what you're saying now-- is it that I can take...
Forum: Video Processors   02-14-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I picked up a DVDO HD a couple years back and I...

I picked up a DVDO HD a couple years back and I now have the urge to upgrade it.

I primarily use it as a hub for my components and it has component, composite and SVid going in and HDMI going...
Forum: Video Processors   03-27-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I picked up a DVDO HD a while back and struggled...

I picked up a DVDO HD a while back and struggled with the test patterns and my Samsung DLP. I just assumed the test patterns were funky because of the DNIE that they include with their product....
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-13-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,429
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote: Originally Posted by rm -rf *.* It's...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rm -rf *.*
It's WiRNS (with an "N") not "Wirms".

Well, I have a never used 5040 in my hands BUT....without the lifetime activation.

The cable provider is offering...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-11-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,429
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I am trying to track down a DVR option which is...

I am trying to track down a DVR option which is not tied to a provider. In other words I am not interested in paying my Cable provider a monthly fee....

Problem is my provider is fairly small,...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-11-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote: Originally Posted by rajacat Can I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rajacat
Can I use a personal PVR with my local cable service even though they say that it will not work and I have to rent one of their units for compatibility...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-11-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Bob_Williamson
We will be leaving Dish for "Click Network" as...

We will be leaving Dish for "Click Network" as the satellite gets fuzzy and shows compressions see to be increasing especially on locals.

Right nw we are paying abut $35/month, the new system...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-11-2006, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Bob_Williamson
[quote=flambot]Hi - Looking a getting myself the...

[quote=flambot]Hi - Looking a getting myself the VR558 digital recorder from Kiss Technology and was wondering if anyone had any experience with this brand. What is the hardware and software like...
Forum: Video Processors   12-03-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Quote: Originally Posted by esoxlee Just got...

Quote:
Originally Posted by esoxlee
Just got my iScan HD for my HLR6168W using the VGA connections and it only works in 720 and 576 formats. Everything else comes up black with "Not Supported...
Forum: Video Processors   11-19-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Mukilteo....I am in Lakewood. Thanks for...

Mukilteo....I am in Lakewood.

Thanks for your reply, I am outputting 480i over component.
I think I will continue this in the DVD forum as my follow up questions really regard the mpeg engines...
Forum: Video Processors   11-19-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Bob_Williamson
Mukilteo....I am in Lakewood. Thanks for...

Mukilteo....I am in Lakewood.

Thanks for your reply, I am outputting 480i over component.
I think I will continue this in the DVD forum as my follow up questions really regard the mpeg engines...
Forum: Video Processors   11-18-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Bob_Williamson
I was trying out where to post this question as...

I was trying out where to post this question as it fits in numerous categories, but I think it is related to processing.....

I have a cheap DVD player(Philips Dvp462-17 I think), an Iscan HD and...
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