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Forum: HDTV Technical   03-03-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Ledger
I 'll throw in my .02 and make another...

I 'll throw in my .02 and make another recommendation for Antennas Direct and their DB4 , I've have had much better reception with this model than several others I have tried. It is also relatively...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-10-2004, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Ledger
Jeff, They have a 90 day return policy, if...

Jeff,

They have a 90 day return policy, if it doesn't work with no restock fees.
As for trees, usually a few are'nt a problem, but a thick canopy can attenuate the signal. The higher you go in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-10-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,277
Posted By Ledger
David, thanks for the reply. So it looks...

David, thanks for the reply.

So it looks like for a playback device, I would need to set up something like an HTPC and play from a dual layer DVD.

Interesting..
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-09-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,277
Posted By Ledger
Sorry for the stupid question, but if I download...

Sorry for the stupid question, but if I download the HD video to the PC for editing, what would be the best way to store/archive the editied material for playback? Its not like I'll be able to burn...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-09-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Ledger
I agree. I upgraded to the DB4 over the 4221....

I agree. I upgraded to the DB4 over the 4221. what a difference!

The DB4 resulted in an immediate 15-20 point improvement on the signal strength meter over most of the UHF channels.

The...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-31-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Ledger
Rather than getting an amplifier you may want to...

Rather than getting an amplifier you may want to investigate a better antenna. I would agree that a small Yagi may do the trick. I think you are referring to the SR15. www.antennasdirect.com...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-31-2004, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Ledger
You may want to investigate a distribution...

You may want to investigate a distribution amplifier from Extron or Inline.

What you are trying to do is very common, but not cheap. A decent 1x10 output RGB DA can cost a few thousand bucks.
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2004, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Ledger
I have tried a number of antennas in my quest...

I have tried a number of antennas in my quest for long distance reception Including Terks, Channel Masters and Wineguards. I have finally settled on The DB8 from Antennas Direct....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Ledger
I would agree, a UHF only antenna would be the...

I would agree, a UHF only antenna would be the best option for your area, and you will get many years of useful service from it.

And stay far, far away from Terk. At your distance, you may want...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-23-2004, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,443
Posted By Ledger
Not sure I would want to see Nancy wilson in HD....

Not sure I would want to see Nancy wilson in HD. eek!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-23-2004, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,464
Posted By Ledger
Mahd. If you are trying to work within a...

Mahd.
If you are trying to work within a budget, Buy a used G1000

IMHO it has the best price/perfromance ratio of anything out there.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-23-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ledger
Embracing this technology will only drive sales...

Embracing this technology will only drive sales of their HD content. They don't get it.

At the turn of the century music sheet publishers sued the makers of player pianos
In the 60s recording...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-06-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,427
Posted By Ledger
son of jay, I have been searching for...

son of jay,
I have been searching for something similar as you., An antenna with a broad beamwidth and high gain in UHF. But I am over 50 miles from the broadcast towers.

I have tried several...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-06-2004, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Ledger
I think at your distace a Db2 would be adequate....

I think at your distace a Db2 would be adequate. higher gain than a 4221
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-06-2004, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Ledger
Extended warranties are essentially an insurance...

Extended warranties are essentially an insurance policy; you are trading a certain smaller loss (the insurance premium) for an unknown but potentially larger loss.

The problem with many extended...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-08-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16,296
Views: 2,832,538
Posted By Ledger
cp cat where did you get your Televes antennas? ...

cp cat where did you get your Televes antennas?

I am having great difficulty with my ota (55 miles+ from transmitters) and am open to trying anything. I have altrady tried 4 models from my local...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-08-2004, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ledger
rogo, between the two of us we have 15,027...

rogo,

between the two of us we have 15,027 posts :)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-08-2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Ledger
I have had a hard time getting my locals with an...

I have had a hard time getting my locals with an indoor antenna.
I too have ordered a silver sensor, and its on the the way. (althought I suspect I will need to go with an out door model.)

Keep...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-08-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,145
Posted By Ledger
Thanks for posting this. (prices and all). ...

Thanks for posting this. (prices and all).
This forum is doing a tremendous public service by exposing scams like this. Unfortunately, not everyone is so savvy.

You guys may have saved some...
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