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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By dcarroll
my set has become quite grainy and is having a...

my set has become quite grainy and is having a hard time with dark large field gradations. not sure if it is me or if it was always like that. but the more i watch, the more i notice. fine detail...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   02-10-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 547,613
Posted By dcarroll
thanks alot guys. i also tested with...

thanks alot guys. i also tested with speedtest.net. same result. or even a bit worse. called att tech support, oh boy...here we go. i have been being charged for(and wanted) their top speed service...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   02-10-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 547,613
Posted By dcarroll
well, i'm the...

well, i'm the dumbass....http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif

the computer reads 54 MBS, i swear, but the CNET says 632 kbps. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/frown.gif
...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   02-09-2013, 06:35 PM
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Views: 547,613
Posted By dcarroll
i too have noticed initial PQ to be very poor...

i too have noticed initial PQ to be very poor and then improve while watching. however, my sony 790 bluray still never reads better than LOW/SD quality on HD content. unfortunately, however, it does...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
i'm not getting HD when streaming netflix HD...

i'm not getting HD when streaming netflix HD content. they tell me i don't have enough MBS through the player. i think thats boloney. anybody know where i can find the MBS to check?
Forum: 3D Content   01-14-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,233
Posted By dcarroll
i watched this myself from redbox. was very...

i watched this myself from redbox. was very excited it had 3D! i loved it, great romp.

i think if more releases were similarly priced and packaged(1 disc 20 bucks)i think 3D could gain some...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 789,921
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tpollagi http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 789,921
Posted By dcarroll
ok, here's another one from me for you gents.......

ok, here's another one from me for you gents....

so i prolly haven't thrown out an AV cable that came with a component in 20 years...just in case. i have 2 bins full of them. lo and behold, the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-09-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JChin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2070#post_22800218)

Hi dcarroll, had this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-07-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dcarroll http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/1920#post_22722230)

hi all, possibly y'all...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dcarroll http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2040#post_22782098)

THIS might be what...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-04-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bluechunks http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/2040#post_22781251)

Just to avoid any...
Forum: 3D Content   01-03-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 26,718
Posted By dcarroll
just a thought because i haven't seen much...

just a thought because i haven't seen much popout in the three 3D movies i have so far, avatar, madagascar 3, and dispicable me.

might alcohol consumption during viewing be effecting me and those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 400,979
Posted By dcarroll
maybe, just maybe.... anybody out there...

maybe, just maybe....

anybody out there with the SR6003 receiver and a sony BDP-S790?

i cannot get any audio from the player through the marantz VIA hdmi. i'm using the players audio...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 789,921
Posted By dcarroll
i don't think so. it is the exact same size and...

i don't think so. it is the exact same size and shape of the line that is on the S790 menu screen. a thin line across the screen that gets fatter towards the right end of it and then tapers back...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 789,921
Posted By dcarroll
i've got the orbiter on and it still happened....

i've got the orbiter on and it still happened. AFAIK, it will go away over time...i hope. the cartoon network one is just as bad. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 789,921
Posted By dcarroll
i've got the GT, maybe 100ish hours on it. i...

i've got the GT, maybe 100ish hours on it. i used some calibration numbers from either here or Dnice(i don't recall).

anyway, something i got on my set is wicked IR from my sony 590/790. there is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
i had a similar experince while watching the...

i had a similar experince while watching the expendables 2. at times the picture would get quite grainy. i figured it was the film because i hadn't seen it prior, but reviews of seem positive for...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-26-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,189
Posted By dcarroll
towards the end of the film i thought it got a...

towards the end of the film i thought it got a bit fat, but enjoyable nonetheless. although i haven't had a chance to recalibrate my sunfire true sub sig yet or the marantz audysee yet so it might...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-22-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,189
Posted By dcarroll
i watched this last night in 2D and i have to...

i watched this last night in 2D and i have to say, it was the best looking and sounding movie i've seen yet on my updated rig(55" gt50, sony790). i thought the picture depth and dimension in 2D was...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-21-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
it's kinda sad. i've got @ 4K invested in...

it's kinda sad.

i've got @ 4K invested in audio and another 2K in video and noone can help me get what i paid for. i don't mean you guys of course.

i kinda miss yellow goes to yellow and red...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by drhankz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1386151/official-2012-sony-bdp-s790-thread/1950#post_22725161)

Under Audio HDMI - SET...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
the guy at sony chat support told me to use the...

the guy at sony chat support told me to use the L/R analog connection. lol.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
thank you, i'll take a look at those settings. i...

thank you, i'll take a look at those settings. i know hdmi link is off and separation is on. i'll see about PCM. follow up question, would you say the decoder in the BD player is superior to the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 399,504
Posted By dcarroll
so if anyone is listening or cares...

so if anyone is listening or cares http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif ....here's what i've got so far.

the hdmi port on the marantz 6003 works perfectly. hooked it up to another...
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