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Forum: Community News & Polls   10-22-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,114
Posted By LKDog
I just bought a Samsung PN60F8500 Plasma. I...

I just bought a Samsung PN60F8500 Plasma.
I have had a Pioneer Kuro 5020 for a few years.
Both great.
The Samsung is pretty amazing to be honest.
Forum: Audio Gear   10-20-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By LKDog
PM sent. Will take it. Let's work out...

PM sent.
Will take it.
Let's work out details.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,912
Posted By LKDog
Getting one from Missoula, Montana.

Getting one from Missoula, Montana.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By LKDog
Looks like a great deal, but there are not any...

Looks like a great deal, but there are not any left in the Midwest.
Will try to see if another warehouse out of area might ship me one.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By LKDog
Am looking to replace an old Denon which I am...

Am looking to replace an old Denon which I am moving to a second system.

I use an OPPO bdp 105 universal player for an audio and video source.
My TV is a Pioneer Kuro 50".
Have been away from...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-06-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 66,247
Posted By LKDog
Really tried to like this TV. Ended up...

Really tried to like this TV.
Ended up returning it.

Just could not live with the off axis viewing washout.

Ended up with a Samsung 8500 plasma which I like much better.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-06-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7,561
Views: 380,617
Posted By LKDog
Just bought this set (60") tonight. Using...

Just bought this set (60") tonight.

Using Movie mode stock out of box.
Picture is awesome. As good or likely better than my 50" Pioneer Kuro- definitely a bit sharper.

And- no buzzing to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 39,445
Posted By LKDog
May 2013 build date. Just setup today. Only...

May 2013 build date. Just setup today.

Only can hear slight buzz from rear of panel if within a few inches.
Hardly any from front even if close up.
Unit is placed in a large built in wall...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 66,247
Posted By LKDog
Thanks for the reply. I appreciate it. Main...

Thanks for the reply. I appreciate it.

Main seating is about 12'-13' from TV.
Unit looks good until about 35-45 degrees off axis.

I have been in MOVIE mode for the most part and playing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 66,247
Posted By LKDog
Just got a LC-60LE757U this weekend. Is in a...

Just got a LC-60LE757U this weekend.
Is in a large living room with lots of indirect light in daytime.

The unit looks pretty good straight on in movie mode, but colors seem muted out of the box...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-05-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,952
Posted By LKDog
Got it all working I...

Got it all working I think.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/confused.gif

I d/l the trial Play On media server software.
It works well with the DTV Hr21 recorder/receiver.

I then...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-04-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,952
Posted By LKDog
Got it sorted out. Am trying the Play On media...

Got it sorted out.
Am trying the Play On media server.
It supports Netflix and other services.

Will see how it works out.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-04-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,952
Posted By LKDog
Kind of a newbie here, so not sure if I am even...

Kind of a newbie here, so not sure if I am even asking the questions correctly.

As stated I have:

1) Direct TV HR 21/700 HD recorder/receiver
2) A Linksys WGA 600 N wifi gaming adapter in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By LKDog
Will call CPS tomorrow. My guess is the...

Will call CPS tomorrow.

My guess is the same guys that are the designated Pioneer service repair shop will be sent out. They were clueless when they came to look at the buzzing 5080 I had.

I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By LKDog
Is this a complicated fix? The other HDMI inputs...

Is this a complicated fix? The other HDMI inputs work fine.

I do have one of the Pioneers that does not buzz so do not want any repair that would actually replace a circuit board that would give...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-22-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By LKDog
Good news! Have no idea why or how, but I...

Good news!

Have no idea why or how, but I left it on the screen where it was supposed to be downloading program info ( I chose the option to Continue and Fix Later) and came back later and there...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-22-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By LKDog
Thanks for the replies. I do have the B...

Thanks for the replies.

I do have the B Band connector installed correctly (at least it is like the ones I have on mu other two HD DVR units).

The line inot the new reciver look sot be a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-22-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By LKDog
Rick- Am at work right now. Will walk...

Rick-

Am at work right now. Will walk through it again at lunch.

I am not sure I recall an AUTO setup option, but maybe I missed that.
It starts out with choosing your language, and then goes...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-21-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By LKDog
I picked up the H21 receiver. Not sure how...

I picked up the H21 receiver.

Not sure how they previously had the SD sat receiver hooked up, but when I started going through the initial setup screen - it says there is not 5 LNB sat, even...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-21-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By LKDog
Am wanting to upgrade my SD D** receiver to a...

Am wanting to upgrade my SD D** receiver to a H21 HD receiver as a surprise for my wife along with a new HDTV in the bedroom.

Can I just go to Best Buy and pick one up and get the card programmed...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-31-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 140,504
Posted By LKDog
Quote:Originally Posted by Prodigy7...

Quote:Originally Posted by Prodigy7 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14401113)

Well,

I wish I could change my vote. My 5020 has now developed...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 140,504
Posted By LKDog
Quote:Originally Posted by rlarsen462...

Quote:Originally Posted by rlarsen462 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14372767)

It's official:

The tech said "all plasmas do that" and it's...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-26-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 140,504
Posted By LKDog
Quote:Originally Posted by the_Skywise...

Quote:Originally Posted by the_Skywise http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14372542)

Just got a 5020 on Wednesday and have about 30 hours on the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By LKDog
May not be your cup of tea, but you can build...

May not be your cup of tea, but you can build one to your desired specs, is rock solid, looks decent, and is dirt cheap.

The parts required are:

(4) 24" long 3/4" diameter threaded rods.
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-18-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,769
Posted By LKDog
Pretty good review. I actually like the...

Pretty good review. I actually like the CNETreviews.
Was debating both the 800U and the 5020 for a few weeks.
I am sure I would have been happy with both, but have to say the black level on the...
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