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Forum: 3D Content   01-10-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 30,706
Posted By jeff43
The reason Dishnet has been mum recently on...

The reason Dishnet has been mum recently on possible 3D rollout dates is they have already passed their initial "possible" season for the rollout, they have been burned and, really due to no fault...
Forum: Portable A/V   08-28-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,421
Posted By jeff43
I bought a DLO dock system in which the remote...

I bought a DLO dock system in which the remote control just went belly up, making the system useless. It did last for 2 years or so but, seriously, how can such a simple set up go bad? Anyway...
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Forum: HDTV Programming   02-11-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 150,127
Posted By jeff43
I have been in love with comedies since I was a...

I have been in love with comedies since I was a kid. I have been a big fan of the Dick Van Dyke Show, Leave it to Beaver, Andy Griffith (early shows) and, later, Mary Tyler Moore, Newhart, Cheers,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 615,072
Posted By jeff43
This VT-30 version may end up being THE HDTV. My...

This VT-30 version may end up being THE HDTV. My feeling is Panasonic has been trying to take that extra step and provide the ultimate viewing experience. The 24 frame rate, black levels, solid 3D...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,416
Posted By jeff43
I agree their HD package really is a good deal,...

I agree their HD package really is a good deal, I went with it myself, but to eliminate solid HD channels with content unavailable anywhere else was really stupid. We have to remember we're still in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-13-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 1,185,297
Posted By jeff43
I don't know what that means. Are they, the CNET...

I don't know what that means. Are they, the CNET reviewer, saying that a 1080i film source does not do a great job of line-doubling...changing the 1080i to 1080p from a film source?

I will be...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-09-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,011
Posted By jeff43
I was wandering through the internet and noticed...

I was wandering through the internet and noticed an Aussie store offering the BW500 for $1899, around $1840 US. Some top-line BR players are around $1K so I don't see the BW500 as "crazy" pricing,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-28-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,416
Posted By jeff43
I have actually watched the fishing network and,...

I have actually watched the fishing network and, I'm not sure how to say this, but, uh...I like it! Damn me to hell! I admit I like to fish but I am not a fan enough to watch it on television but at...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-28-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By jeff43
I have not purchased a universal remote in many...

I have not purchased a universal remote in many years and I'm hoping someone can fill me in on what will work for me. Last time I looked, there was no remote with adequate memory to REALLY be a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-21-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,157
Posted By jeff43
I'll be doing my own vooming if Directv gets...

I'll be doing my own vooming if Directv gets Voom. I'm lucky in that I have both a Directv and Dishnet HD receiver, I only use the Directv receiver for the NFL package, but I have continued to hang...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-17-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,416
Posted By jeff43
The more I think about this, the more angry I...

The more I think about this, the more angry I get. I thought Monsters was great, they just started with the old Hammer films....Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, the Kung Fu channel had all sorts...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-14-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 48,416
Posted By jeff43
I have been getting just the NFL package with...

I have been getting just the NFL package with Directv and was waiting for a reason to dump Dishnet.

If Directv gets Voom, I will cancel Dishnet immediately.

Wow. The only really stupid...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-16-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 66,219
Posted By jeff43
I have been watching the advancement of HD for,...

I have been watching the advancement of HD for, what, eight years or so. I was one of the first to own an HD set when I then lived in Boston. Remember paying $1,500 for the over-the-air HD tuner...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-16-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 305,770
Posted By jeff43
I've made the decision to hold off until the end...

I've made the decision to hold off until the end of the summer to see what shakes out. I have D* for ONLY the NFL package and E* for all else. By then, we should know exactly what will be out there...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-04-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 72,783
Posted By jeff43
Just saw that NFL HD is in the channel guide but...

Just saw that NFL HD is in the channel guide but no programming as of yet. Still, chaulk up another HD available channel.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-10-2005, 07:40 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 52,035
Posted By jeff43
Just called to cancel the package and they gave...

Just called to cancel the package and they gave me a credit for the $49. It is the only package I have with them.

If everyone called and to cancel due to the HD package gamble they made...

If...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-22-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By jeff43
While a 1080p set/monitor is basically "line...

While a 1080p set/monitor is basically "line doubling"...not getting into the other factors...what I want is a set/monitor that won't convert 1080i to 720p or vice versa. I'd like the set/monitor to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-10-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,682
Posted By jeff43
When Dishent added their last HD channels it was...

When Dishent added their last HD channels it was rumors and then BANG, they were there. They've repeatedly said as HD channels became available to them, with significant HD programming...not just...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-19-2004, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By jeff43
Bill: I have the Unity Motion version of...

Bill:

I have the Unity Motion version of this set, which is identical, and you're correct that the 480i does not work with the component inputs.

I had the problem with several digital...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-25-2003, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,500
Posted By jeff43
For what it's worth: the Sears in Henrietta NY...

For what it's worth: the Sears in Henrietta NY (Rochester) looks like NASA. They must have a few miles of cable running through the place. Seems to me a good portion of the sets/monitors are all...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2003, 03:29 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 54,267
Posted By jeff43
Just ordered the thing and the CSR told me that...

Just ordered the thing and the CSR told me that things may be delayed for a week. Of course, since some of you have the channels all ready...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-28-2003, 08:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,272
Posted By jeff43
Just got off the phone with DirecTv and the...

Just got off the phone with DirecTv and the cutomer service rep assured me I do not need to upgrade to the Sat-C LNB to receive the HD games for Sunday Ticket.

Sounds like this is correct because...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-11-2003, 06:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,422
Posted By jeff43
In the "for what it's worth" department, I too...

In the "for what it's worth" department, I too was going to add the HD package until I called and was told exactly how it works. I have subscribed for two years to the Sunday Ticket which, as we all...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-11-2003, 05:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 37,077
Posted By jeff43
The only thing I really care about is being able...

The only thing I really care about is being able to get the HD game with my current set-up which DOES NOT include the three LNB's.

I'll be one upset puppy if I can't receive the HD weekly game....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2003, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,810
Posted By jeff43
Well, the first Monday Night Football game of...

Well, the first Monday Night Football game of the year, preseason that is, has come and gone and no HD. Madden and Michaels mentioned HDTV quite a bit last night.

Hopefully WOKR-DT uses the HD...
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