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Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   10-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,702
Posted By Number_6
To add a slight variation to the original...

To add a slight variation to the original question: would a typical (say Sony) DVD player, which supports CD-playback but is not expressly designed as an audio component, be comparable in sound to a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-13-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,946
Posted By Number_6
Can anyone comment on how well the BD-H5900...

Can anyone comment on how well the BD-H5900 scales standard (SD) DVD content? I've only found one "in-depth" review of the 5900, and it was quite critical of the DVD playback quality. OTOH I've...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17,123
Views: 2,067,059
Posted By Number_6
I'm behind the times and I'm looking for my first...

I'm behind the times and I'm looking for my first blu-ray player. In terms of cost, I'm looking for a player under $200. (Really under $150, but I could stretch a bit if it helps achieve the feature...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,033
Posted By Number_6
Thinking about the LG BP540, I'm a bit behind the...

Thinking about the LG BP540, I'm a bit behind the times and this would be my first blu-ray player. Over the years I've accumulated many standard DVDs so I'm especially interested in any reviews or...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-15-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by Dropkick Murphy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dropkick Murphy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21202825)

Try highlighting the program in the guide and pressing the...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-10-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By Number_6
I hope this is the right forum, my apologies in...

I hope this is the right forum, my apologies in advance if it's not. I have Time Warner cable with an SA 8240HDC DVR. I have an annoying problem or issue where I can't seem to get it to record...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,638
Posted By Number_6
PQ is poor on Time Warner Cable in Austin--even...

PQ is poor on Time Warner Cable in Austin--even though it's 720p, it looks like bitstarved 1080i. Crowd shots are blurry and shimmery at the same time. Turf has lots of artifacts also. Is this Time...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Number_6
I'm on Time Warner Cable, Austin TX, and the PQ...

I'm on Time Warner Cable, Austin TX, and the PQ for this game is lousy. The crowd shots look swimmy and pixelated even when there is little motion. I've never seen this much artifacting on 720P....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-27-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18,854
Views: 2,134,045
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3...

Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19248904)

Is it an 8240HD or 8240HDC? What version of Navigator are you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18,854
Views: 2,134,045
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by JerLon...

Quote:Originally Posted by JerLon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18791880)

My 8300HDC will not fast forward in playback of a saved program. It...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18,854
Views: 2,134,045
Posted By Number_6
I'm not sure if this is the best thread for...

I'm not sure if this is the best thread for this, but I have a TWC SA 8240 DVR that is running Navigator software. Lately I have noticed that on many recorded programs (but not buffered/live TV) the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by diamonddelts...

Quote:Originally Posted by diamonddelts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17970504)

I will be waiting to see if TWC keeps their word on this on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Always nice to see more channels, but what is up...

Always nice to see more channels, but what is up with FX in HD? It's taking ages to get that.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-11-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,426
Views: 1,357,698
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by hyedipin...

Quote:Originally Posted by hyedipin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17337607)

No freeview? I am now watching HULK....
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,426
Views: 1,357,698
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by gail2magic...

Quote:Originally Posted by gail2magic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17251081)

Anyone have any idea if Time Warner is planning on adding ABC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Tonight I was also seeing odd picture glitches...

Tonight I was also seeing odd picture glitches and bursts of white-noise audio (on KXAN via Time Warner Cable).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
I'd be the happiest if all the locals put all...

I'd be the happiest if all the locals put all their bandwidth into their main channel, and didn't do any subchannels. 1080i needs as much data as it can get to prevent motion artifacts, especially...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Anyone getting "flicker" or intermittent picture...

Anyone getting "flicker" or intermittent picture blanking on the HD feed of the NCAA tournament? This is on Time Warner, channel 1531.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-11-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9,426
Views: 1,357,698
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber...

Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16014873)

If that were the case, what's to prevent an occupant of one unit...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-10-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9,426
Views: 1,357,698
Posted By Number_6
I agree that digital cable (on a...

I agree that digital cable (on a digital-tuner-equipped TV) should work just like analog cable on a traditional analog cable-ready TV. I sure hope that someday, I'll be able to plug a digital-tuner...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-21-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
I've had Time Warner digital cable for at least...

I've had Time Warner digital cable for at least a year, and over that time I routinely have watched free movies via the Free Movies on Demand channel, #1002. But today, I'm getting a "not subscribed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by rad...

Quote:Originally Posted by rad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15857889)

Anyone else seeing occasional breakup on KXAN-DT lately?


I saw...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10,190
Views: 648,583
Posted By Number_6
Why do I have the feeling that Austin Time...

Why do I have the feeling that Austin Time Warner Cable will finally pull their head out and give us Sci-Fi HD just *after* the final episode of BSG? At which point I will have no use for the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Is Austin Time Warner deliberately waiting for...

Is Austin Time Warner deliberately waiting for Battlestar Galactica to be over before they give us Sci-Fi HD? http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif It's the only thing worth watching...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-30-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6,937
Views: 765,223
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by rodin...

Quote:Originally Posted by rodin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15420066)

Get ready -- Time Warner will actually be losing some channels it...
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