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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-19-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Photokid1970
Awesome - I'll get started on that right away. ...

Awesome - I'll get started on that right away. Thank you for the quick reply!

I may do a lossy file for the animated movies that he will watch on the iPad - but I figure that we may end up...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-19-2014, 02:23 PM
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Views: 375,109
Posted By Photokid1970
I'm like Chere - noob, read several hundred posts...

I'm like Chere - noob, read several hundred posts here.. so hopefully this will be a logical question and not completely boneheaded. Several folks have mentioned their 3-year-old as being the reason...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 43,136
Posted By Photokid1970
Mine is slow like that with DirecTV... but it was...

Mine is slow like that with DirecTV... but it was slow before.

I knew what had happened with mine when the clicking sounds stopped happening when changing HDMI sources. What I had forgotten about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 662,036
Posted By Photokid1970
I have been busy at work and didn't get to post...

I have been busy at work and didn't get to post my day-by-day replies, but here is how it went:

The Friday following my post here, the box arrives. I pack up the 809 with the included supplies -...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,362
Posted By Photokid1970
Voted.. and not just because you need more AVS in...

Voted.. and not just because you need more AVS in your life. Those kids are adorable! Tell your wife that some random stranger on the Internet said your kids were cute.

Wait.. maybe you had...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 662,036
Posted By Photokid1970
First update - much quicker than I had...

First update - much quicker than I had anticipated! It took Jose less than 2 hours to reply to my e-mail with the same text as shown in previous posts. I followed the link, keyed in my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-31-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 662,036
Posted By Photokid1970
My turn. After 3 years with no hardware...

My turn.

After 3 years with no hardware issues at all, my 809 powers on today with no sound. Thanks to the great stories here about Jose and the Onkyo repair process, I am treating this as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 15,077
Posted By Photokid1970
This is a comment for the discussion and not a...

This is a comment for the discussion and not a complaint:

I can't get it to work on my Panasonic BDT-320 either. I copied the files to a USB HDD, and the player can see it - but it plays in 2D...
Forum: 3D Content   07-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,766
Posted By Photokid1970
Why Skydog?

You raise a good question! It was a long story as it happened, but in retrospect it may not have been as confusing of a problem as it seemed at the time.

I have U-Verse for Internet. AT&T, which...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,952
Posted By Photokid1970
Ahh - no SACD...

I have an earlier Panasonic (BDP-220 I think), and I'm happy with it. I would like faster loading times of course, and the look of this one is really nice. The big feature I am missing is SACD...
Forum: 3D Content   07-18-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,079
Posted By Photokid1970
Yes, I get that. I mean to say that I wish...

Yes, I get that. I mean to say that I wish Redbox would include more of these types of discs in their offerings when they are created by the studios.
Forum: 3D Content   07-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,079
Posted By Photokid1970
I wish Redbox would do more of these. Got I,...

I wish Redbox would do more of these. Got I, Frankenstein and watched it in 3D last night. It was a good movie, but not one I would purchase to watch again. The 3D effects were fantastic though. ...
Forum: 3D Content   07-16-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,766
Posted By Photokid1970
I am the same way. I find myself going through a...

I am the same way. I find myself going through a transformation where I am begrudgingly beginning to accept the electronic downloads, but it's not easy. There are a ton of advantages - the kids...
Forum: 3D Content   07-15-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,766
Posted By Photokid1970
I am wireless now because (insert long boring...

I am wireless now because (insert long boring story here) prevents me from being wired at the moment. I did recently change my Cisco router for a SkyDog, which seems to have solved my DHCP issues. ...
Forum: 3D Content   07-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,930
Posted By Photokid1970
Well, that's not the news I was hoping to hear! ...

Well, that's not the news I was hoping to hear! I have a Panny TV as well, but to run the apps I have to set up the ARC, and it caused some undesirable side effects with my Onkyo 809. Plus, it's...
Forum: 3D Content   07-11-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,766
Posted By Photokid1970
I've just read this entire Frozen 3D thread top...

I've just read this entire Frozen 3D thread top to bottom. I tend to agree with the "BluRay over Streaming" argument in general Don, but you have made enough good points that I'm going to have to...
Forum: 3D Content   07-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,930
Posted By Photokid1970
Clicking on the add does nothing on my Panny BDP....

Clicking on the add does nothing on my Panny BDP. I searched every category in the Marketplace, and it doesn't appear there either. I'll keep checking!
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-10-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,746
Posted By Photokid1970
I have used streaming for YouTube videos, movie...

I have used streaming for YouTube videos, movie trailers, etc. I haven't streamed any movies since I cancelled Netflix last year. Very few of the Netflix movies offered quality sound, even the ones...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,198
Views: 662,036
Posted By Photokid1970
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ijbarah http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1341271/official-onkyo-tx-nr809-thread/4500#post_22344828)

hello
how can i hear sound...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-27-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10,649
Views: 1,294,313
Posted By Photokid1970
Thanks for the reply... I did have that setting...

Thanks for the reply... I did have that setting right. Still, I read a lot of other posts on here and did make some slight adjustments, but they still didn't help.

BUT - I also went to the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10,649
Views: 1,294,313
Posted By Photokid1970
I'm having some folks over this weekend to watch...

I'm having some folks over this weekend to watch Batman BDs, so I thought I had better fine-tune my system. I re-ran the Onkyo sound calibration for the audio, then I decided to re-calibrate the...
Forum: 3D Content   07-24-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 13,586
Posted By Photokid1970
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pitou http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   06-09-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,512
Posted By Photokid1970
I think you could classify SACD or other hi-def...

I think you could classify SACD or other hi-def audio formats as niche too, and yet there is a whole forum on that topic here.

However, dovercat has a good point... if 3D remains a niche product,...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   06-09-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Photokid1970
I had an Onkyo 708, and initially had trouble...

I had an Onkyo 708, and initially had trouble getting my DirecTV receiver to show the 3D channels. After a very quick firmware update, everything began to display correctly.

The only ongoing...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-13-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,913
Posted By Photokid1970
It really is all about perspective. I have no...

It really is all about perspective. I have no misconceptions that my tiny living room can completely replicate the movie theatre experience. Overall, however, I was very pleased with the sound and...
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