AVS Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15
Search took 1.48 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: opteron1944
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-07-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,720
Posted By opteron1944
So the other day I am telling my wife that the...

So the other day I am telling my wife that the BDP-80 has this great feature that allows for the repositioning of subtitles. She is duly impressed. (I assumed that this only referred to HDTV's and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-02-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 304,107
Posted By opteron1944
Actually, I've been somewhat surprised by the...

Actually, I've been somewhat surprised by the level of anger at Emotiva that is continually expressed here. I have both a UPA-2 and an XPA-3 amplifer and have been deluighted with the performance...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 1,286,049
Posted By opteron1944
Bread29, I use my system more for 2 channel...

Bread29,

I use my system more for 2 channel than I do for video and the Emotiva amps have proven to be a wonderful upgrade for me. The soundstage is wide, deep and high on those recordings that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11,259
Views: 1,548,189
Posted By opteron1944
Actually, Dabi, I got onto this thread because I...

Actually, Dabi, I got onto this thread because I was thinking of finally going to a new TV and wanted to see what owners' reactions were. I guess I've found out...

I do agree with you about the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 1,286,049
Posted By opteron1944
Hello Soto, I had an Emo UPA-2 doing my...

Hello Soto,

I had an Emo UPA-2 doing my fronts (Klipsch KG-4) while an Acurus 3 x 100 did the backs (Acculine A-1) and center (Emo ERM-1).

When the Acurus developed a whine, I found the XPA-3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 1,286,049
Posted By opteron1944
Well, after seeing a few folks getting the same...

Well, after seeing a few folks getting the same mysterious messages and reading the message from Cathy, I, for one, am inclined to take them at their word.

Of course, in the interest of full...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17,222
Views: 1,286,049
Posted By opteron1944
Since I am wait-listed for a UMC-1, I have a...

Since I am wait-listed for a UMC-1, I have a more than theoretical interest in what is going on with that unit, which is why I am following discussions here as well as there.

Here are my few...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,720
Posted By opteron1944
At some point, I may try and see what happens...

At some point, I may try and see what happens with Blu-Ray using my present setup . But, honestly, given the necessarily low resolution, I doubt the result would be worth the rental fee.

On the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 443,720
Posted By opteron1944
I am pleased to report that Amazon made short...

I am pleased to report that Amazon made short work of getting me my BDP-80. The snow jamming the streets in Center City Philadelphia slowed down UPS, but I only lost a day.

This was a "defensive"...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-16-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
Oh, man! I didn't know anything about that...

Oh, man!

I didn't know anything about that technology until your comment and I don't know whether to thank you.

The worst thing about technology is that it's invariably improving the most just...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-15-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
Interesting, Ratman. While I know that...

Interesting, Ratman.

While I know that CRT's can have problems, I have been free of them for a very long time (knock wood).

So far as I can tell, new CRT HDTV's are no longer available for...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-14-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
Actually, I've been thinking about moving to an...

Actually, I've been thinking about moving to an HD panel. However, after reading about LCD's dim blacks, juddering and smearing on movement and plasma image burn, fading black and buzzing screens, I...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
So I took a look at the front of the Direct TV...

So I took a look at the front of the Direct TV box and noticed that the light under 480P was iluminated on the right side of the box.

I pressed the "Res" button and the light moved. When it got...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-13-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
Many thanks for your answer! I'll make a...

Many thanks for your answer!

I'll make a call to Direct TV and see how (if) I go about doing that.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   02-12-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By opteron1944
Hi, I have a Sony WEGA KV-32FS13 TV and use...

Hi,

I have a Sony WEGA KV-32FS13 TV and use Direct TV with the H23-600 HD box.

When using the composite video and S-Video connection from the Direct TV box, all is well.

However, when I...
Showing results 1 to 15 of 15

 
Forum Jump: