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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2017, 09:14 PM
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Posted By skriefal
True. But be careful - some AVRs will not output...

True. But be careful - some AVRs will not output digital sources via the Zone 2 / 3 pre-outs.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-15-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By skriefal
You might have listened to that one less...

You might have listened to that one less frequently than you thought... :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By skriefal
Another one of your posts states that you're...

Another one of your posts states that you're using an Onkyo TX-NR1030 A/V receiver. The TX-NR1030 supports the HDCP 2.2 copy protection only on the HDMI3 input. Is your UHD Blu-ray player connected...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2017, 09:34 PM
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Posted By skriefal
The "stick" is limited to 1080p/2K. You'll need...

The "stick" is limited to 1080p/2K. You'll need the FireTV "box" to get 4K (but no HDR).
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-12-2016, 06:30 PM
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Views: 320,466
Posted By skriefal
# 28955x here. Ordered within an hour of the...

# 28955x here. Ordered within an hour of the email going out. So it's likely that they've sold 300+ units, given that most of the orders are likely for UDP-203s. :-)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-12-2016, 04:54 PM
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Posted By skriefal
Fedex allows you to set up notifications via...

Fedex allows you to set up notifications via email or SMS whenever an item is shipped to you. I did that a few years ago - and got the shipping notification directly from them a little less than 2...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-09-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By skriefal
Hold off for a bit before you choose to buy that...

Hold off for a bit before you choose to buy that new 4K HDTV! :) There's not likely to be much (if any) extra cash in our pockets, regardless of which candidate had been elected.

And yes, Dish...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-22-2016, 12:23 PM
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Posted By skriefal
Similar problem here. My tablet will charge if...

Similar problem here. My tablet will charge if connected directly to the micro USB output from the power adapter. But it will not charge when I place it in the wireless charger/base - the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-14-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By skriefal
There are still some Audio Technica AT150MLx...

There are still some Audio Technica AT150MLx cartridges available from a Hong Kong-based seller on eBay for a few dollars over $300. That'd be my pick. Good sound and great tracking. Or the Denon...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-14-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By skriefal
If your LAB 440 is in good operating condition...

If your LAB 440 is in good operating condition then keep it. A DP-300F would be a downgrade.

What cartridge are you using? If the cartridge is good and replacement stylii are available, then a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-30-2016, 04:50 PM
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Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Excellent - thanks! Now time to do the Service...

Excellent - thanks! Now time to do the Service Check, and then take a walk :-).
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-26-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 41,067
Posted By skriefal
Companies rarely care about the people who made...

Companies rarely care about the people who made them what they are.

And we need much better Internet connectivity -- even in urban areas -- before streaming services can fully or even mostly...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-28-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By skriefal
If the college isn't providing boxes then it's...

If the college isn't providing boxes then it's high likely that they're not using QAM. It could even be an antenna feed, and not "cable" at all. As others have stated, the OP needs to talk to the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-22-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 215,322
Posted By skriefal
Thanks! Well, I'd like them to be in a race for...

Thanks! Well, I'd like them to be in a race for fiber (or comparable) to my home -- but at least there is finally some signs of progress from one of the parties...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 215,322
Posted By skriefal
Will this also be limited to the SLC city...

Will this also be limited to the SLC city boundaries (like Google Fiber), or available in the 'burbs?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Absolutely. As if I needed another reason to...

Absolutely. As if I needed another reason to consider switching back to Dish Network, or to DirecTV...



The X1 box does not have a native resolution option. But it does allow for a choice of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2016, 05:10 PM
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Posted By skriefal
The issues were reduced - but not eliminated - by...

The issues were reduced - but not eliminated - by disabling film mode.

I wonder if this is related to the recent revelation that Comcast has begun converting some content from 1080i to 720p. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Yep. Try turning off Film Mode. If that doesn't...

Yep. Try turning off Film Mode. If that doesn't eliminate it entirely, then try with Reduce Motion Blur set to 0.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-05-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
I've turned off Film Mode on my P65. The...

I've turned off Film Mode on my P65. The framerate issues seem to be greatly reduced. I suspect that Film Mode intermittently thinks that it is seeing a 24p cadence in 60i/60p material where the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-05-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Not the first - I posted the same issue in post...

Not the first - I posted the same issue in post 25176:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-04-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
I continue to see a lot of what I can only...

I continue to see a lot of what I can only describe as severe judder or framerate instability on my P65 while viewing television content from my Xfinity box or from an Amazon FireTV (Prime...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Since the TV manufacturer knows the maximum...

Since the TV manufacturer knows the maximum brightness their product can deliver and also knows how HDR10 content is (or should be) mastered, why couldn't the TV manufacturers do this same scaling...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-30-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
I've seen what might be the same issue - albeit...

I've seen what might be the same issue - albeit primarily with television content via Xfinity, and Youtube/Amazon streaming via a FireTV box. I'd describe it as intermittent judder or frame...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Yup. After 8 hours each day staring at a monitor...

Yup. After 8 hours each day staring at a monitor and writing/fixing C# code at work, I often "slack off" at night. :)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 42,401
Views: 2,313,942
Posted By skriefal
Hmm. That means that usability is compromised,...

Hmm. That means that usability is compromised, given that most owners seem to prefer a different gamma setting for HDR10 content. It's a minor thing for us, but probably a bigger deal for the other...
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