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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-25-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By arf1410
An employee at the Redmond office told me to...

An employee at the Redmond office told me to hold off on getting the new X1 DVR. Apparently it's "not ready for prime time" yet...which is consistent to what I have read on various internet forum....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2013, 10:07 PM
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Posted By arf1410
and a follow-up to my HD DTA question ...in...

and a follow-up to my HD DTA question ...in addition to 2 HD DVRs, we have one TV with a cable card...which way back when I think was free, but in recent years I think I'm being charged ~$8-9 a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By arf1410
I'm sure many of you (if any is left reading...

I'm sure many of you (if any is left reading this forum) read Brier Dudley's column in the Seattle Times today - which had one bit of good news...He implied I could now trade in my $1.99 a month DTA...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2013, 08:00 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Stretching a bit this forum subject, but I'll...

Stretching a bit this forum subject, but I'll try: In the Seattle area, does Frontier use the same physical wires as Comcast to deliver internet to my house? Having some major problems with Comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2011, 08:32 AM
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Posted By arf1410
Yeah, as I kid I thought it was cool to get...

Yeah, as I kid I thought it was cool to get Channel 7 (or 8?) TV sound at the "bottom" of the FM dial.

Yes, Comcast really used to carry about 20-30 Seattle area FM channels on QAM - I think 900...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2011, 10:27 PM
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Posted By arf1410
I'm asking these questions for a sister in the...

I'm asking these questions for a sister in the area who is NOT technically savvy... She is buying a treadmill with a built in LCD TV, and apparently digital and analog tuners built in. Of course she...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-25-2011, 10:52 AM
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Posted By arf1410
Thanks for all the inputs... to help me better...

Thanks for all the inputs...
to help me better understand, when I switch the DVD player output from 480i to 480p, this is not an upconversion, rather there is 480p "data" on the DVD. if it were to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2011, 09:37 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by Splicer010...

Quote:Originally Posted by Splicer010 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19889424)

Dude. Read and re-read EXACTLY what I first posted untill you...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2011, 08:14 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Was exited to find the Xbox box with a component...

Was exited to find the Xbox box with a component cable in it! not...it was a basic RCA and Audio cable....http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif

My Toshiba DVD player dates back...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2011, 01:32 PM
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Posted By arf1410
I looked at the back of the Xbox yesterday, and...

I looked at the back of the Xbox yesterday, and there is NOT a component jack. It now appears that it uses a proprietary-to-component cable, rather than a regular cable. I don't think that cable...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2011, 10:40 AM
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Posted By arf1410
Our XBOX is newer, and has ONLY HDMI, no...

Our XBOX is newer, and has ONLY HDMI, no component out...

We use a decent 5.1 surround sound receiver, but normally only for watching movies...also it to is older, and doesn't have HDMI..we...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2011, 08:34 AM
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Posted By arf1410
The 2 HDMI ports are being used by an Xbox and...

The 2 HDMI ports are being used by an Xbox and PC input, so we have moved our older, by upconverting, HDMI DVD player to the Component input. Everything I have read states component cables can carry...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-16-2011, 12:46 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by DavidLeeM...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidLeeM http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19837264)

Where did you get your bulb? I am working on 50 months with the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-12-2011, 10:10 PM
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Posted By arf1410
finally replaced bulb after a little over 4...

finally replaced bulb after a little over 4 years. Got one delivered for $129.99, that had a 6 month warranty, and supposedly was OEM.

Went thru the diagnostic menu, and got power on time of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-01-2010, 03:04 PM
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Posted By arf1410
"Are you already paying the HD Technology Fee?...

"Are you already paying the HD Technology Fee? If not, then that might be added to your bill when you get the HD DVR."

the $15.95 HD-DVR fee does include all HD and outlet charges..

Apparently...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-27-2010, 06:31 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Was at the comcast store returning a cable modem...

Was at the comcast store returning a cable modem which had been sitting unused in a drawer for 2 years. Apparently a recent audit picked up that I had it so they just started charging it. Anyway, I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2010, 07:28 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by thewarm...

Quote:Originally Posted by thewarm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19176764)

Do you have (pay for) limited basic?


Assuming that comment was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-11-2010, 10:15 AM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by thewarm...

Quote:Originally Posted by thewarm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19175121)

the "trap" got it... along with 22.1/22.2

It's now at 15.2 in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2010, 08:16 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Did King5 formerly at 5-1 every show up...

Did King5 formerly at 5-1 every show up elsewhere? I can't find it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-06-2010, 05:00 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by hammond22...

Quote:Originally Posted by hammond22 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18411665)

Are people still getting lip-sync that is off on KOMO-HD? It was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2010, 04:15 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by JasG...

Quote:Originally Posted by JasG http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17921145)

The trap would be in the cable box on the side of your house, but I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-13-2010, 12:06 PM
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Views: 197,940
Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by Sprtswiz1...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sprtswiz1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17907908)

just wanted to post in here and say the site is great. came...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2010, 02:14 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by mykee50...

Quote:Originally Posted by mykee50 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17880922)

I don't know if this is the right place to post this but.... I was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2009, 12:40 PM
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Posted By arf1410
Quote:Originally Posted by amann1...

Quote:Originally Posted by amann1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17737219)

It's at 1225 Sylvan Way in east Bremerton.

As for the DCX box,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2009, 09:49 AM
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Posted By arf1410
I got a couple of 3' and 6 ' segments from...

I got a couple of 3' and 6 ' segments from Comcast Redmond...

Now that I have gone from ZERO Comcast equipment (other than cable card) to a HD DVR and a SD DVR, I need to figure out how to use...
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