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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-21-2015, 05:36 AM
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Views: 151,327
Posted By R. Aster
Hey, could be worse. The Yahoo Screen app is...

Hey, could be worse. The Yahoo Screen app is standard on my 2014 Vizio LCD, but (1) all the content plays at some 1998-like res, 426 by 240 I think, (2) the content is mostly old SNL clips, and (3)...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-15-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,010
Posted By R. Aster
McGarrett does not carry spare bullets -- he...

McGarrett does not carry spare bullets -- he gnaws new cartridges out of scrap metal and uses his sh!t as powder.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Bandwidth test seems to be rubbish, No one ever...

Bandwidth test seems to be rubbish, No one ever observes higher than about 15-20 mbps even on 300 mbps N networks but it works fine
The first season of HoC is only 1080P even though it is in the 4K...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-12-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,764
Posted By R. Aster
What Davy Crockett's hat came in?

What Davy Crockett's hat came in?
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-11-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 17,833
Posted By R. Aster
Yes, the incident has 'gone Veyron.'

Yes, the incident has 'gone Veyron.'
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
"Yahoo Screen" Resolution

Hey, in prep for the debut of Community on the Yahoo video service, I tried out the Yahoo Screen app native on our Vizios.


I don't see the (excellent) Community preview that is available on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Easiest way is to press the aspect ratio button...

Easiest way is to press the aspect ratio button (the little rectangle to the left of the 'Pic' button). Just press it once and then let the pop-up expire. Doesn't change anything and displays the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-04-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 31,594
Posted By R. Aster
Hie don eall to fvck eow. (They do it just...

Hie don eall to fvck eow.

(They do it just to mess with you.)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   03-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 103,976
Posted By R. Aster
... said the teenagers as they entered the old...

... said the teenagers as they entered the old dark house emanating the smell of rotting meat deep in the woods at the end of the unmarked road on a moonless night during late October.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-03-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 85,399
Posted By R. Aster
Ahh, the Ford Focus?

Ahh, the Ford Focus?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
moose, On my P65 connected to a Comcast...

moose,

On my P65 connected to a Comcast DCX3400 via HDMI-1, I get EF01 for about a second whenever I power down the Vizio, and I get DU1 for a second when I power up the TV. No harmful effects,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-22-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14,032
Views: 1,580,111
Posted By R. Aster
Interesting. I'll see if I can verify that the PQ...

Interesting. I'll see if I can verify that the PQ is 100% identical OTA and Comcast, which would narrow it to WUSA and CBS. I can also try to point my antenna at Baltimore and see if I can get CBS...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 511
Posted By R. Aster
In the year 2525, if man is still alive.

In the year 2525, if man is still alive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14,032
Views: 1,580,111
Posted By R. Aster
WUSA-TV Picture Quality

Since you guys are having so much fun ragging on WUSA ...

Anyone else observe poor PQ on WUSA? I notice it most on Hawaii Five-0. Lots of artifacts in the picture that I take to be macroblocking....
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-21-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2,956
Views: 325,488
Posted By R. Aster
"Howard, this verkakte coffin is way too small!" ...

"Howard, this verkakte coffin is way too small!"

"They didn't have any piano cases, ma!"
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,732
Posted By R. Aster
Nah, that was Andy Kaufman.

Nah, that was Andy Kaufman.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Nip, I was interested in this because, as I...

Nip,

I was interested in this because, as I reported a few pages back, my P65 will not display the composite output from my old AVR (used for setup). Perhaps we are both being victimized by...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Same set. Masking tape. I thought the...

Same set.

Masking tape. I thought the little door / dust cap was impeding full insertion (which is never good ...) but nope, it seems to be working as designed and the socket is just too loose...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
HoC Season One not in 4K on Netflix

As said, you need the bigger plan. However, comma, for the last couple days at least HoC will not go to 4K for me. All the other 4k content either starts at 2160 or gets there in a minute or so. HoC...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Observe this also on my P65. I take this as the...

Observe this also on my P65. I take this as the screen not being extremely flat. A little surprising. No effect on image that I can see. It is also slightly disconcerting that the antiglare finish,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Gonna reply to part of my own earlier post here...

Gonna reply to part of my own earlier post here --



I observe the following behavior with 480i from my Comcast box: If I start up the P65 while the box is sending 480i, the picture flashes on...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Problem with composite input on P65

Calm down, boys! I am not using the composite input to view content. But my old Denon AVR only has composite and S-Vid outputs, and I need to use the composite for OSD while doing setup (speaker size...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Yah, 10:30 AM this morning in Maryland. Guy...

Yah, 10:30 AM this morning in Maryland. Guy eyeballed the coupon, mentioned that some things were excluded due to UMRP, but scanned it and no problem. $2200 set for $1350. Delivery tomorrow and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
P65 vs. P60/70 and P65 on sale at Best Buy

I'd like to "me too" on this question. Have read the entire thread, but it is still unclear to me whether the P65 is significantly inferior to the P60/70 because of the AUO panel. Some report more...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14,597
Views: 879,008
Posted By R. Aster
Enjoy it, smashr :)

Enjoy it, smashr :)
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