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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 93,695
Posted By Duck05
The main source is a Roku XDS which has both HDMI...

The main source is a Roku XDS which has both HDMI and analog outs. There are also a Comcast HD cable box with HDMI and a TosLink audio out and a Samsung BD player that has HDMI only.


Pretty sure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 93,695
Posted By Duck05
We are trying to get "Zone 2" working on a newly...

We are trying to get "Zone 2" working on a newly installed VSX-1124 and may be getting confused on the initial setup. (Hoping the 1123 is similar enough to get some advice - the 1124 thread seems...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
As I recall, there are also some extended...

As I recall, there are also some extended instructions on ensuring your router or ISP is not "blocking" the key ports used for this process. These are in the HDD replacement thread but I do not know...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-07-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
Appears you have tried everything that has worked...

Appears you have tried everything that has worked in the past.... Try re-ordering your activities placing the one that does not work at the "top"; reload the remote, test it, and if it still fails...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
Quin removed that rubber backing from our 720 and...

Quin removed that rubber backing from our 720 and underneath was smooth plastic; should not impact the remote or charging.


Not sure what he used to do that but it came out great.....
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-06-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
One of my friends did get his H1 replaced by...

One of my friends did get his H1 replaced by Logitech but they provided a Touch. They did not ask for the H1 back so eventually he was able to extract the swollen battery and ended up shelving the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-06-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
Harmony Repair service

I would like to share with the forum users my recent experience with "harmonyremoterepair.com" services and the owner/operator Quin Werthauer.


We have sent his service one H1 (for a friend) and...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
The swollen battery is a common issue and it can...

The swollen battery is a common issue and it can take some finesse and patience to extract it without damaging the remote. Best to have in hand the correct replacement before doing that.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-20-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
I have only replaced an HDD once with a 1TB...

I have only replaced an HDD once with a 1TB drive. Go into the Moxi HDD thread and there are very detailed instructions (which I followed explicitly) and they worked the first time.


As far as I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-09-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
Sure looks like the pattern behavior of a HDD...

Sure looks like the pattern behavior of a HDD failure in the making. The hard drive is the most used "mechanical" part of the system so while disappointing that they fail not that uncommon given the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
Not sure about the Arris models they sell now but...

Not sure about the Arris models they sell now but two or more Moxi DVRs can and do "talk" to each other and a single Mate can see more than one Moxi DVR.


We have 2 Moxi's and one mate all...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
I simply went the Moxi HDD thread and referenced...

I simply went the Moxi HDD thread and referenced a well rated model, ordered from Amazon, and followed the "4 finger press" process to swap out the broken, old drive and install the new drive and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-07-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
Been a while since I have read this thread. We...

Been a while since I have read this thread. We have 2, 3 Tuner Moxi's and a Mate still working well (replaced the original Moxi's HDD with a 1TB; second one we bought used on eBay).


The...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-07-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11,673
Views: 1,655,168
Posted By Duck05
There is the option to have your H1...

There is the option to have your H1 repaired/cleaned. I used the below service for a friends H1 that was acting up and the end results were impressive for the price.

...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,680
Posted By Duck05
Thanks, Bill. I had not seen that issue being...

Thanks, Bill. I had not seen that issue being discussed and I absolutely have that option engaged so I will disable it until the bug is fixed. Thanks again.......
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-24-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6,593
Views: 745,283
Posted By Duck05
Going to have to give this a try.. We have 2...

Going to have to give this a try.. We have 2 3-tuner Moxi's running over WiFi extenders and the two constantly lose connection with each other and only the Diagnostic "network refresh" gets them...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,680
Posted By Duck05
Recently the 103 when playing some Netflix rental...

Recently the 103 when playing some Netflix rental DVDs (NOT Blurays) has not been able to backup during playback. These are Showtime disks of some series we are catching up on....


When trying...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-24-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17,602
Views: 2,542,420
Posted By Duck05
Bit depth comes from the source and the Kuro is...

Bit depth comes from the source and the Kuro is reporting what it is being fed. The video chip of the source creates the color scheme and typically there are options to turn these features on or...
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 558,069
Posted By Duck05
Thought I'd at least share pics of my "rare"...

Thought I'd at least share pics of my "rare" 150s in the "light cherry" that I acquired quite a while ago along with a 125MKII sub.....
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17,602
Views: 2,542,420
Posted By Duck05
Wow... I was not trying to trash the Panny's at...

Wow... I was not trying to trash the Panny's at all..... I think the 8Gs stand up pretty well to almost anything and maybe a 6 year old Pioneer would be pressed to compete against a 2013 VT or ZT...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17,602
Views: 2,542,420
Posted By Duck05
This is the first time I had to be faced with...

This is the first time I had to be faced with maybe having to replace one of my 8Gs (we have a 6010 as well). Bought both in late 2007 and still the best panel for PQ (if not size now with all of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17,602
Views: 2,542,420
Posted By Duck05
Well, got no replies from any of you "slugs" on...

Well, got no replies from any of you "slugs" on fixing the 5010 so took a chance. Having the service manual was the key since it described in great detail how to take the panel apart. Weird thing is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17,602
Views: 2,542,420
Posted By Duck05
The bedroom PDP-5010FD would not fire up and the...

The bedroom PDP-5010FD would not fire up and the red LED flashes 11 times. Service manual indicates that the "X Drive" assembly board (a section of it, at least) is the failure.

The part number...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,680
Posted By Duck05
Took less than 5 days for them to turn around...

Took less than 5 days for them to turn around the "repair" on my drive. All the report said was "cleaned contaminated drive" and passed all tests. Not sure what the contamination was but it has been...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21,384
Views: 1,694,680
Posted By Duck05
Sent am email request to Oppo Support on my 103...

Sent am email request to Oppo Support on my 103 issue and had two exchanges over the weekend; they had me try a few things (that did not resolve the issue) and then I got the RMA shipper today. Will...
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