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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 12,435
Posted By Hyrax
Hi- I'm using a USB powered light strip to...

Hi-
I'm using a USB powered light strip to add bias lighting for this TV. I am surprised to find that the USB ports stay powered on even when you turn off the TV. I looked and cannot find an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 12,435
Posted By Hyrax
Just bought the 43" version of this TV to use as...

Just bought the 43" version of this TV to use as a computer monitor. I really like the it a lot for that purpose - I'm a computer programmer and having all that space (with no scaling!) is a thing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-21-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I've got a 55" JS8500 and am seriously...

I've got a 55" JS8500 and am seriously considering updating to a 65" TV (KS8000, perhaps). That leaves me with the question of what to do with the 55" TV. I am tempted to use it as a computer...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 68,455
Posted By Hyrax
Thanks for all of the great information, Nashguy....

Thanks for all of the great information, Nashguy. I like the idea of buying local, so that should work out well. I really hate drop-outs, so I'll also check out the pre-amp you suggest.

As to the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-18-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 68,455
Posted By Hyrax
Thanks, Kelson. I'm a hoarder and will definitely...

Thanks, Kelson. I'm a hoarder and will definitely keep my Premier. A one time expense of $360 is definitely a much better deal, but it seems to me the Bolt has more streaming potential. I'm just not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-18-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 68,455
Posted By Hyrax
Thanks for the suggestion - they tell me I need...

Thanks for the suggestion - they tell me I need an attic antenna, but I'm going to go with a roof antenna just to be safe. I've got an old antenna and it used to work great 99% of the time (works...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-17-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,788
Views: 68,455
Posted By Hyrax
Hi - I've a couple of questions. I'm...

Hi -
I've a couple of questions. I'm thinking of cord cutting and wonder if I should replace my old and slow Premiere with a Roamio OTA or a Bolt? Also, are the antennas Tivo sells (ClearStream 4...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 81,532
Posted By Hyrax
The Vango is just about the loudest home use...

The Vango is just about the loudest home use projector I've ever owned. My wife cannot hear it (lucky her) and I suspect a lot of other people cannot hear it either. It makes a high pitch whine that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-08-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,014,645
Posted By Hyrax
I don't know all about every NAS you can build or...

I don't know all about every NAS you can build or buy, but I believe most if not all of them work by formatting the drives themselves so you can treat them as a single volume. Also because if you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-12-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
It sounds as though your solution is very similar...

It sounds as though your solution is very similar to mine except you're using your receiver as the HDMI splitter.

As to ARC being ignored ... I wonder if you even need to use the ARC channel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-10-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I had a similar problem until I stopped using the...

I had a similar problem until I stopped using the internal speakers. It drove me nuts ... I got so tired of it that I now use a 6x2 HDMI splitter to separate the video and audio going into the TV so...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-09-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 81,532
Posted By Hyrax
Kevin- Sorry to hear of your troubles. The...

Kevin-
Sorry to hear of your troubles. The Vango is a essentially special purpose computer, so resetting it could cure all sorts of things. I find it works wonders on my Windows computers.

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I found the ARC support really finicky, and gave...

I found the ARC support really finicky, and gave up on it. In my setup, I use SP/DIF output instead. I have a HDMI splitter for all my external sources so my audio goes directly to my receiver and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-19-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I find an accurate calibration a good starting...

I find an accurate calibration a good starting point, but never a good end point for my TV's settings. That's because everyone sees colors slightly differently. My wife and I always see blue-green...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I don't think you need to be concerned. I had...

I don't think you need to be concerned. I had very similar behavior when the firmware was updating via the Internet. I don't remember earlier updates doing the same thing, so the behavior might be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-05-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
Sounds familiar. After my TV updated its firmware...

Sounds familiar. After my TV updated its firmware itself to 1443, I suddenly started getting similarly odd behavior that required a reset to eliminate. The One Connect Box can get 'confused' (I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
A couple of weeks ago my js8500 went black screen...

A couple of weeks ago my js8500 went black screen on my and then said it was updating to a new firmware version (1443). Ever since then I have been getting odd behavior from the one connect box. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
Thanks, Richard! The Gamma increase did the...

Thanks, Richard!
The Gamma increase did the trick. Best part is that I can easily lower it again for better recordings.

Much appreciate all the tips in your "JS Series Picture Settings LINK "....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I am watching some old DVHS recordings and wonder...

I am watching some old DVHS recordings and wonder if anyone and tell me which settings would most likely improve the shadow detail in badly recorded videos? The recordings are not bad, but it feels...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
I believe the Audio like ATMOS, 7.1, or DTS:X is...

I believe the Audio like ATMOS, 7.1, or DTS:X is only available via a blu-ray player. You need to plug your blu-ray player into your receiver, and your receiver's HDMI out to the TV. Or use a Blu-ray...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-12-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
Search this forum for the exact lag numbers...

Search this forum for the exact lag numbers someone posted during the last month or so. If i recall they were in the 80's in normal mode and in the 30's in game mode. Previous reports had the lag in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
Just added Hateful 8 to my queue. Thanks :) !

Just added Hateful 8 to my queue. Thanks :) !
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20,162
Views: 1,532,611
Posted By Hyrax
My experiences with this TV is essentially...

My experiences with this TV is essentially opposite of yours. It is without doubt the best TV I have ever owned and definitely worth the money I spent on it. I realize it isn't perfect, but it is...
Forum: Video Processors   04-05-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7,214
Views: 1,045,501
Posted By Hyrax
Isn't there a headphone jack on the ST50? I saw a...

Isn't there a headphone jack on the ST50? I saw a post stating there was one near the USB ports......
Forum: Video Processors   04-04-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7,214
Views: 1,045,501
Posted By Hyrax
Frankie - I wasn't quite as clear as I...

Frankie -
I wasn't quite as clear as I intended in my description of option1. I left out the step telling you that you need to connect the TV's optical audio out to your speakers. Also, as M....
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