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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By dfp
HDMI-CEC has caused equipment to switch default...

HDMI-CEC has caused equipment to switch default inputs for years. In 2009, I had a cablebox connected via HDMI to a Denon receiver connected the Samsung TV's HDMI1. When I added a Samsung blu ray...
Forum: Soundbars   11-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 25,882
Posted By dfp
When imagic says "HDMI pass-through", is that the...

When imagic says "HDMI pass-through", is that the same feature I have on my Denon receiver that, when the receiver is in "Standby" instead of "Off", the sound is passed through to the TV speakers...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-26-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
I have found that my 2 distant Chromecasts were...

I have found that my 2 distant Chromecasts were losing connection when I got a new wireless gateway. See my post above:
...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
My three Chromecasts worked fine in different...

My three Chromecasts worked fine in different corners of the house for over a year. Then my router died and the new Comcast Arris wireless gateway didn't have the range to reach two of them,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-23-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By dfp
I have an LN52A860, and occasionally something...

I have an LN52A860, and occasionally something happens that ends up being a glitch of something other than the TV. One time it turned out to be that the surround sound receiver was too warm after a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-02-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
I was confused about this earlier, and here's...

I was confused about this earlier, and here's another answer (post 433 above) to the same question I posed:...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-30-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Thanks for the guidelines. I bought one of the...

Thanks for the guidelines. I bought one of the first Chromecasts and glanced at something that pretty much said my old laptop wouldn't work. I tried it anyway and it did work for web pages but was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-30-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Thanks for the thorough update of Chromecast...

Thanks for the thorough update of Chromecast mirroring across the three platforms, and for the video in your subsequent post showing how nicely it works for Android.

Two years ago I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
For $99, you're probably right. There will...

For $99, you're probably right. There will always be a mix. Chromecast works very well for iOS devices with Netflix, You Tube, HBOGo, and Photocast, among others, covering major functions one might...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Thank you for your thoughtful explanation. Ages...

Thank you for your thoughtful explanation. Ages ago, I wrote device drivers in assembly language for minicomputers, and was afraid that, for performance, an iOS app wouldn't do it.

It's nice...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Do you think the Android device mirroring will be...

Do you think the Android device mirroring will be done in an app, like everything else? Do you think a similar app will ever be available for iOS devices?

Our iPhone and iPad work beautifully...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 669,840
Posted By dfp
I've had an LN52A860 (with the blue Touch of...

I've had an LN52A860 (with the blue Touch of Color bezel) since September 2008. I don't believe cal day/night was available back then. If it did, my friend, who professionally calibrated it, would...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-31-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,092
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BillP http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524731/chromecast-adds-apps#post_24548699)

I found PQ not to be great for Netfllix from...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Wink0rz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/750#post_24509680)
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RonG1966 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/750#post_24464215)
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Forum: Latest Industry News   03-10-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,845
Posted By dfp
I had my DVR set to record TD at 3AM Monday...

I had my DVR set to record TD at 3AM Monday morning because we were recording two other shows during the Sunday prime time and watching another show we had recorded days ago. Sometime between...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RonG1966 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/750#post_24457410)

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dfp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/720#post_24430173)

I've had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rudyae86 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/720#post_24430177)

...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 165,549
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rudyae86 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466026/official-samsung-unxxf5000-and-unxxf5500-owners-thread/720#post_24428004)

so...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by HDMI...

Quote:Originally Posted by HDMI Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1484034/official-google-chromecast-owners-thread/420#post_24364918)

I had the same...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by amesdp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1484034/official-google-chromecast-owners-thread/420#post_24357215)

That is how it...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by amesdp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1484034/official-google-chromecast-owners-thread/420#post_24356451)

You can cast...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 101,902
Posted By dfp
Our Chromecast has been working very well with...

Our Chromecast has been working very well with our iPad4. Over the past three months we've watched dozens of old movies on You Tube with only one or two hiccups. In those cases, we simply waited a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By dfp
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jayhawk1978 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1514406/ln40b650-randomly-shuts-off#post_24271467)

I have had the Samsung LN40B650...
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