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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By Husky
Same problem with PN64F5500

My Samsung PN64F5500AF started shutting down with just blinking red light. It would then allow a restart before shutting down again after several minutes. After a few days of this, it completely...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
I will remain open minded, until I make the...

I will remain open minded, until I make the actual purchase, but I have not heard (or seen anything) that convinces me a brand-name DAC should be a significant factor in an A/V receiver purchase....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
You have highlighted on of the disconnects for me...

You have highlighted on of the disconnects for me on this question; why an external DAC for a computer or MP3 player can, reportedly, make a huge difference in sound (compared to using the internal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
Thanks; that is good info. It sounds like you...

Thanks; that is good info. It sounds like you would agree that using the Sabre 24-Bit DAC or others (Burr-brown, etc...) are marketing ploys and not sonic improvements worth considering in a A/V...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
What brought this up in my decision process was a...

What brought this up in my decision process was a comparison to the Pioneer Elite VSX-80/81 which is in a similar price range to the new Denon X2100 (around $700). Pioneer touts the inclusion of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
The Yamaha 5th foot was my other question; two...

The Yamaha 5th foot was my other question; two birds with one stone. I see no DAC defenders, so I must conclude it don't matter.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
That would confirm my thoughts, so far. ...

That would confirm my thoughts, so far.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 679
Posted By Husky
Internal DAC; How important in buying decision?

Looking to buy a new mid-range receiver for basement home theater. I see some manufacturers make a big deal about their internal DAC's and others do not even reference them in their specs. Questions:...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 169,420
Posted By Husky
On sale

Just ordered one at ProjectorPeople.com; $1,999; free two-day shipping, no sales tax.

http://www.projectorpeople.com/Sony-VPL-HW40ES/Projector/29971

Husky
Forum: Screens   06-30-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 412,141
Posted By Husky
Thanks.

Thanks; my cheap side is being challenged.
Forum: Screens   06-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 412,141
Posted By Husky
EZ or Sable, $200 Difference?

Can anyone support the notion that the EZ frame is worth a $200 premium over the Sable fixed frame? I understand that the felt is a higher quality on the EZ frame, but how bad is the felt on the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 169,420
Posted By Husky
New Review

http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/projectors/projectors-reviews/sony-vpl-hw40es-projector-review.html
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-27-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 71
  Poll: Best $500 Sub
Views: 5,527
Posted By Husky
Admitting that I am biased for the SVS (just...

Admitting that I am biased for the SVS (just bought two after a couple months of research and lurking on various forums), it is relevant to point out that these higher priced subs (like the SVS) are...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-29-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,041
Posted By Husky
Why make life more difficult for customers who...

Why make life more difficult for customers who want to use your business? Those of us barely able to justify this luxury will simply walk away rather than being forced to pay for two accounts. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Husky
Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker...

Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15910209)

His contract was most likely already extended when they...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Husky
Thanks. I will try it, but I won't give it back...

Thanks. I will try it, but I won't give it back if they ask; possession is 9/10 of the law.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Husky
Our HR20 started acting-up, so we had a service...

Our HR20 started acting-up, so we had a service call. The repairman assumed it was the recorder and promptly replaced it with a HR23-700 (pleasant surprise!). He then realized that the real problem...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-23-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,596
Posted By Husky
Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony...

Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I can assure you, if you are getting signal in your garage (especially...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-21-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,596
Posted By Husky
Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony...

Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Terk makes a few "glass mount" antennas if that's what you mean. One is a...
Forum: Camcorders   06-02-2006, 07:05 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 38,889
Posted By Husky
Thanks, Timecop. I realize that 4:3 is the...

Thanks, Timecop. I realize that 4:3 is the current standard, but I am more concerned with where still photos are going in the future. I assume that all new TVs, printers, and computer monitors will...
Forum: Camcorders   06-01-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 38,889
Posted By Husky
Has anyone taken still photos in the 16:9...

Has anyone taken still photos in the 16:9 (widescreen) mode and, if so, is that your preferred format? I am tired of seeing grey/black bars on the sides of my photos and would prefer the widescreen...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Husky
Well, I was able to get one FM and one AM...

Well, I was able to get one FM and one AM station to pass thru a digital signal (my antenna situation still needs work). How did they sound? Just fine; I couldn't detect any distortion. If it isn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2005, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Husky
Quote: Originally Posted by noah katz Husky,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by noah katz
Husky,

So how does it sound?!

Thanks


I was hoping you wouldn't ask that! :D I just got the receiver and it is in my basement with poor reception. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2005, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Husky
Quote: Originally Posted by Stereojeff It is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stereojeff
It is very expensive to add HD radio, now. Due to limited sources and very expensive chips, it will add approximately $200 retail to any product that has it....
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