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Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2013, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Lsimon
I'm considering the X1 that is being offered to...

I'm considering the X1 that is being offered to me. I'd like to expand DVR capacity from our very old DVR's (probably 7 to 10 year old Motorola units) and add the anyroom feature.

I was getting a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 201,250
Posted By Lsimon
Quote:Originally Posted by nezff...

Quote:Originally Posted by nezff http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18737911)

was on the fence, but Im thinking about pulling the trigger on a...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-16-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lsimon
Did you do the repair? How did it go? My HLP6163...

Did you do the repair? How did it go? My HLP6163 color wheel is bad and I'm tying to decide if I should do the replacement myself or ditch the TV. I think I can replace it, but if the TV needs...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-16-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By Lsimon
Did you have to make any adjustments or...

Did you have to make any adjustments or re-calibrations or just put in the new color wheel. i'm considering replacing mine but it appears that some have had lots of work beyond just the replacement...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-19-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 184,820
Posted By Lsimon
I've used the Monoprice cables with no problems...

I've used the Monoprice cables with no problems at all.

Occasionally, when I've needed one and didn't want to wait a couple days for delivery I've gone to a discount place like Walmart, Sams Club...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-09-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 176,806
Posted By Lsimon
Quote:Originally Posted by timclark...

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

What was the name of the place in Chicago, if you don't mind me asking?
...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-09-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 176,806
Posted By Lsimon
I have an HLP6163W and the lamp recently went...

I have an HLP6163W and the lamp recently went out. It is under extended warranty but they don't have the bulb, said it will be around 3 weeks but admitted it could be shorter or longer.

I...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-12-2006, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,869
Posted By Lsimon
Well, after debating quite a bit I realized that...

Well, after debating quite a bit I realized that I really wanted XM mostly just for this trip - so I bought the least expensive unit I could find. I got the Roady XT at Sam's for $33. It sat just...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   08-01-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,869
Posted By Lsimon
Thanks - any real signal quality difference...

Thanks - any real signal quality difference between the different units?

We probably won't leave this in the car as I don't want to do a permanent install and don't really need it around town....
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   08-01-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,869
Posted By Lsimon
I'm thinking of buying an XM unit for my car...

I'm thinking of buying an XM unit for my car before a long road trip. Don't think I'll use this around town, but would like for longer trips.

I'm considering one of the newer less expensive units...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 380,358
Posted By Lsimon
I have a Harmony 688 remote (older cheaper but...

I have a Harmony 688 remote (older cheaper but less features than the 880) and it works fine. The remote that comes with the receiver looks great but works just OK, but I tend to keep such remotes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Lsimon
Quote: Originally Posted by Russ Rubman Mr...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Russ Rubman
Mr Simon,
Will the NAD 1600 do "All Channel Stereo" as Jeremy suggests? If so, I'll buy it and a URC9910 and I'm good to go. I'm not really sure if I just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Lsimon
I'm not sure if surround sound or just plain...

I'm not sure if surround sound or just plain stereo would be good for you.

But if stereo will do it, why not buy a nice used preamp tuner? I see a couple NAD 1600 on eBay for $150 or less. These...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,695
Posted By Lsimon
Quote: Originally Posted by Tweak I have an...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tweak
I have an AV5000 which I purchased new in 2001. The manual said nothing about bridging channels.

The few times I've had to call B&K for support, they were very...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 380,358
Posted By Lsimon
Quote:Originally Posted by Ppowr...

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

Why the 3806 over the Yamaha RX-V2600?


If you're asking me, didn't even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,695
Posted By Lsimon
Beware of future support from B&K I have a...

Beware of future support from B&K

I have a B&K AV5000, 5 channel amp that is around 7 years old. One of the advertised, and documented in manual, features of this amp is that you can bridge 2 of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 380,358
Posted By Lsimon
Well, to make a long story short I'd been...

Well, to make a long story short I'd been without a pre/pro for three weeks, listening to sound directly through our Samsung DLP TV. Picked up the 3806 last weekend and have hooked it up to my B&K...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 184,820
Posted By Lsimon
OK, need HDMI in a hurry? No time for internet?...

OK, need HDMI in a hurry? No time for internet? Wal Mart has Phillips HDMI cables for around $30. More expensive than internet dealers like Monoprice, and I'm sure no better, but if you need one...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 184,820
Posted By Lsimon
I don't believe in expensive cables. There seems...

I don't believe in expensive cables. There seems to be a lot of good quality cables on the market for $15 to $29. Look at Ebay, CDW, Monoprice and others.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 5,490
Posted By Lsimon
I'm just guessing here - but in addition to the...

I'm just guessing here - but in addition to the above comments, it probably has a lot to do with the comparatively low costs of volume production. There is always a certain amount of costs in...
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