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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 215,267
Posted By sitlet
I have really noticed it in the past few weeks....

I have really noticed it in the past few weeks. Watching news/sportscenter, some text is barely readable. Lots of compression with fast moving objects.

Buckeye used to have very good PQ compared...
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-12-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By sitlet
From what I've read on that camcorder, you should...

From what I've read on that camcorder, you should be able to connect it to a PC and use sony's software to rip the video files. From there, you should be able to transfer it to a mac.
Forum: PlayStation Area   07-10-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By sitlet
Possibly. Analog SD or HD (720 or...

Possibly.



Analog SD or HD (720 or 1080)



Depends on what you are recording to. PS3 has hdmi output, and an A/V connector that outputs SD and HD Component. You need the cable that came...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By sitlet
Right click the volume icon in the taskbar and...

Right click the volume icon in the taskbar and select Playback Devices. Then select your video card/hdmi output and hit Set Default.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By sitlet
Quote:If the tv only has 1 coax input...and the...

Quote:If the tv only has 1 coax input...and the audio receiver doesn't have a coax input, will I need an A/B switch box to view both signals?


Yup. Or upgrade to an HD box with Comcast.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By sitlet
Quote:With just the Smart TV would would I be...

Quote:With just the Smart TV would would I be able to stream free content from CBS.com, NBC.com, ABC.com, from Hulu?


If the TV has a Hulu app, then yes.
Quote:If so, what is the reception...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By sitlet
How is everything connected? Optical or hdmi? ...

How is everything connected? Optical or hdmi?

Either way, you probably have to go into settings-sound-audio output and re-do the settings to match what your system can and can't accept.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 450,091
Posted By sitlet
Your tv probably found all the QAM channels that...

Your tv probably found all the QAM channels that your cable provider offers. Problem is, most of them are encrypted. A cable box or cablecard tuner can access those channels, but your tv cannot. It...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By sitlet
Quote:Although the X200 states that the screen...

Quote:Although the X200 states that the screen resoultion posssible for it's screen is 16:9 HD (1366x768), will it be possible to stream a higher res from the internet through the PC to the 1080p...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By sitlet
It all depends on compression, and Comcast is...

It all depends on compression, and Comcast is usually pretty bad at it. Going from a 52 to a 75, you are going to notice things you didn't before. Honestly, I don't think a new box will help. Any...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By sitlet
Assuming you have Windows 7 (Not sure if it's...

Assuming you have Windows 7 (Not sure if it's the same for Windows 8) after you plug it in, right click the volume icon in the taskbar. Select Playback Devices, then select your display and hit Set...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By sitlet
Quote:My son said he gets better results with a...

Quote:My son said he gets better results with a dvd disk or blue ray disk vs internet downloaded movies.


Normally, yes. However, if the compression is low enough, there won't be any difference...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-08-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By sitlet
That, or just pony up for another receiver....

That, or just pony up for another receiver. That's certainly the easiest solution haha
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-25-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By sitlet
What he said ^^ Quote:So, I am wondering if I...

What he said ^^
Quote:So, I am wondering if I can somehow take the coax drop and convert it to HDMI.


That's basically the point of a cable box.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,101
Posted By sitlet
It's not just you, most everyone on here agrees...

It's not just you, most everyone on here agrees that it's stupid. Ideally, you want to watch all content as pure as possible, i.e. no enhancements. You should be able to turn it off in the settings
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-19-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By sitlet
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by reddog007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1500350/cable-tv-rg6-to-hdmi-tennessee#post_23966814)

Plug everything into the TV,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By sitlet
Again, you still haven't told us what kind of tv...

Again, you still haven't told us what kind of tv you have. This will help us to know what kind of settings are available. But again, most tv speakers probably cost less than a dollar to make, so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By sitlet
Absolutely. A UPS is one of the best ways to...

Absolutely. A UPS is one of the best ways to protect equipment. I have two, one for my computer and hardware, and one for my TV, stereo, cable box, and PS3. They come in very handy when the power...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-31-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By sitlet
A little more information would help. Like what...

A little more information would help. Like what kind of display, are you using a surround sound system, etc. If you are talking about the built in speakers in a tv, you really aren't going to get...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-26-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By sitlet
It could be a weak signal to the box. Generally,...

It could be a weak signal to the box. Generally, cable companies give premium channels a bit more bandwidth to make them look better, and if the signal is low, that could cause it. However, if the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By sitlet
For what cable/satellite provider...

For what cable/satellite provider...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By sitlet
First off, try to not run in Clone mode. Try to...

First off, try to not run in Clone mode. Try to run in External or Projector Only mode. Having the GPU do two screens at once is taxing on an old laptop like that.

Second, have you updated the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-23-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By sitlet
The PS3 was designed to work only with it's own...

The PS3 was designed to work only with it's own remote. If you are using a different remote, you aren't going to be able to replicate every button.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-22-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By sitlet
http://www.avsforum.com/t/948496/avs-hd-709-blu-r...

http://www.avsforum.com/t/948496/avs-hd-709-blu-ray-mp4-calibration

And here is a list (not sure how updated it is though) of some of the best pq blu-rays.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-20-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By sitlet
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cybrsage http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1495628/no-audio-is-it-the-pcm#post_23856010)

I am not sure what you are saying. Can...
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