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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 90,627
Posted By Timwit
Set sounds great! I'm sorry if this has been...

Set sounds great! I'm sorry if this has been addressed already: Is it a matte screen or does it have lots of glare?

Please say there's no glare......
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-08-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By Timwit
Top tier of today is better than that of a...

Top tier of today is better than that of a couple of years ago. Not sure about lower end and mid-level?
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-16-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,122
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by 33klfan...

Quote:Originally Posted by 33klfan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13882230)

I like the travel channel and smithsonian. I'll definitely miss...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-15-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,122
Posted By Timwit
I need a new sig. Great news! Save Bloomberg,...

I need a new sig. Great news! Save Bloomberg, every channel I've really wanted in HD is now in HD. Wait, wait... there is one yet to be added: an HD-porn channel,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-27-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,686
Posted By Timwit
The discussions on that train-wreck of a channel...

The discussions on that train-wreck of a channel remind me of the contrived and patronizing sound we hear during a Q&A in an infomercial. I don't care weather news comes from the right, left, or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-03-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,730
Posted By Timwit
My '08 E* Christmas wish list: HD porn...

My '08 E* Christmas wish list:

HD porn channel

CNN HD

CNBC HD
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-14-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,530
Posted By Timwit
Thank you for your very informative answer....

Thank you for your very informative answer. That's too bad... http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif I am still curious, however, whether, in your opinion, the Blu-ray technology is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-14-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,530
Posted By Timwit
I've read that ESPN archives in 1080p/60 (though...

I've read that ESPN archives in 1080p/60 (though of course they broadcast in 720p/60). So, I was wondering whether Blu-ray can actually output video at 1080p/60? And if so, are there many 1080p...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   01-10-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 15,960
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by DougPr...

Quote:Originally Posted by DougPr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12730467)

At least with dual format discs, it was a possibility that once...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By Timwit
I'm curious to see what Sony says about the...

I'm curious to see what Sony says about the upcoming XBR6/7 now that CES is here. But that would likely be a long wait...

Thanks again for your help
-Tim
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-05-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8,904
Views: 586,192
Posted By Timwit
Solution: Find a really good local video...

Solution:

Find a really good local video store, preferably independent, and spend money at that store.

Unless we all want discs-by-mail to be our only rental option......
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By Timwit
Price is not important. I am concerned only with...

Price is not important. I am concerned only with the PQ of an LCD flat panel in a very well lit large room.

I was set to buy it but this thread has given me pause:
...
Forum: Camcorders   12-18-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Timwit
I'm leaning towards the Cannon XH A1: Am I...

I'm leaning towards the Cannon XH A1: Am I missing out on some PQ advantages by it not having 10 bit deep color and an HDMI 1.3 port? Or, should I buy a Sony HDR-HC7, which does use xvYCC 10 bit,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-16-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 262,934
Posted By Timwit
Just wanted to give "two thumbs WAY up" to 9News...

Just wanted to give "two thumbs WAY up" to 9News in Denver, Colorado! Very well done HD! The local NBC "9News" is the only HD local news in Denver.

Speaking of HD news, does anyone know when CNN...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-08-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,032
Posted By Timwit
Along with bumping this thread in order to...

Along with bumping this thread in order to possibly get some more thoughts and votes, I'd like to thank all who've participated so far. We now enthusiastically recommend the BD30!

Incidentally,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-03-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,032
Posted By Timwit
We Just started renting Blu-ray Disks at our...

We Just started renting Blu-ray Disks at our video rental store. We have over 100 titles prominently displayed. The tier thread, along with IMDB, was a great help! We've rented some, and there's...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-14-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,672
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by Goatspeed...

Quote:Originally Posted by Goatspeed http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12042830)

Now, I've been tempted to go format neutral, especially lately....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-14-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,008
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by dlconner...

Quote:Originally Posted by dlconner http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12215184)

underworld, spiderman 1/2/3, pirates 1/2/3...thats a decent start...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-03-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,006
Posted By Timwit
Dear Dish Network, Could you add CNN HD and...

Dear Dish Network,

Could you add CNN HD and CNBC HD?... Please... http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gifhttp://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
-Tim
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-05-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,034
Posted By Timwit
PQ looks great!...

PQ looks great! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gif The PQ for Rockies' games on Fox Sports Rocky Mountain HD has been pretty bad for "HD"...
Forum: Camcorders   08-20-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by mjr...

Quote:Originally Posted by mjr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/11354506)

And what kind of bitrate do you expect to need to support
1920x1080...
Forum: Camcorders   08-20-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by sievers...

Quote:Originally Posted by sievers http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/11353408)

a long time?

one terabyte seems excessive and unlikely to happen...
Forum: Camcorders   08-19-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Timwit
10 bit xvYCC color HDMI 1.3 Gigabit...

10 bit xvYCC color

HDMI 1.3

Gigabit ethernet port

Three half-inch CCD (though I guess 1/3 inch will do http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif)

1080p/60 - 30 fps if...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,098
Posted By Timwit
Quote:Originally Posted by tonydeluce...

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

Does it have HDMI 1.3?


Come on all of you d92 owners: What's the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-04-2006, 03:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,577
Posted By Timwit
First of all I would like to thank all who've...

First of all I would like to thank all who've posted on this thread. I think this debate is exactly what is needed. It's been mostly informative and helpful, and as I've done before, I will be sure...
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