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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-26-2015, 06:03 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
Your local Radio Shack or hardware store should...

Your local Radio Shack or hardware store should have them.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
You'll have to use Smooth Motion Effect to reduce...

You'll have to use Smooth Motion Effect to reduce the blur. It will help in some instances and not so much in others. So personal preference.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-26-2015, 05:21 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
If the fuse is blown you can go ahead a try...

If the fuse is blown you can go ahead a try replacing it. If it blows again on power up then you'll need it repaired. The fuse on mine was not blown, rather something else on the amp was.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-26-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I had this issue a few months ago. Sent Dave a...

I had this issue a few months ago. Sent Dave a message and he ultimately repaired my amp and it has been working fine since.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 486
Posted By primetimeguy
Not specific to this firmware, but Clear Action...

Not specific to this firmware, but Clear Action does nothing to improve motion resolution, rather it only dims the picture. Not sure we want to add that to the list.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 09:04 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
TV: M702i-B3 Firmware: 1.60.10-004.0090 ...

TV: M702i-B3
Firmware: 1.60.10-004.0090

Confirm issues: 1, 2 = YES. A not about #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) , not only is it more sluggish, when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-23-2015, 11:11 AM
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Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
Yep, I agree. I would occasionally get a second...

Yep, I agree. I would occasionally get a second or two of smoothness but they it would stutter again. I got some feedback from the guys at rtings.com and he said they run the pattern from a PC for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I think I may have found the issue. I played the...

I think I may have found the issue. I played the file on other TVs in the house with the same results but noting via the same Popcorn Hours and Dish boxes. Seemed odd to me that all my TVs were...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I thought of that shortly after I posted. I did...

I thought of that shortly after I posted. I did use a different HDMI cable for my testing but it was the same model and brand as what was in place. I had a different brand, still new in package...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 04:23 PM
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Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
So I ran the pattern from USB, works great, not...

So I ran the pattern from USB, works great, not stutter. Same from TV DLNA, no issues. But playing it via Popcorn Hour, Dish Hopper, Roku or my PC all connected directly to the TV (AVR out of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
Ok, thanks a ton. Did you just run it from a USB...

Ok, thanks a ton. Did you just run it from a USB stick? That is the one thing I have left to try. I have the file on my server and was displaying it via my Popcorn Hour as well as my Dish Hopper...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I'm thinking so as well and contacted Vizio. ...

I'm thinking so as well and contacted Vizio. They are sending out a tech.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 09:48 AM
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Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
Thanks for the info but think we are talking...

Thanks for the info but think we are talking about different patterns. I'm talking about the one with the rtings local scrolling across the screen. Red/white log on almost a cyan background. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
Has anyone here downloaded the motion test...

Has anyone here downloaded the motion test pattern from rtings.com and played it on your TV? The issue I have is not so much the blur which I expect to be there, rather the stuttering and how the TV...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 09:06 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
Plot looks good. While it may show extension that...

Plot looks good. While it may show extension that low, I bet real world is there is a ton of distortion and a lot of compression at any sort of volume. In other other words, crossover to your sub...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 08:53 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
He posted where the answers are. You don't want...

He posted where the answers are. You don't want to waste your time looking at the link. Why should we waste our time retyping the same answers, especially when the FAQ has more complete answers. In...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
Sure, take shots at the people that can help you....

Sure, take shots at the people that can help you. How about taking 5 minutes to review the FAQ to find the questions you are asking. They are all there. It will take you far less time than asking a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
I think I have posted this before, but anyone...

I think I have posted this before, but anyone else notice when powering up there is a high pitched noise and almost like you can hear the backlight starting to come on and ramp up? It didn't seem to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By primetimeguy
Compared to Netflix, Amazon or OTA yes Dish will...

Compared to Netflix, Amazon or OTA yes Dish will look soft, washed out and have more macroblocking. That has been my experience.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 32,562
Posted By primetimeguy
Thanks, I hadn't even noticed. I haven't been...

Thanks, I hadn't even noticed. I haven't been posting much lately, been trying to just enjoy my set. But I'm back on the tweaking trail. :-)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 32,562
Posted By primetimeguy
Keep in mind red is a weak point of these panels...

Keep in mind red is a weak point of these panels as it is not accurate. It leans toward orange to getting a nice true red is simply not possible. That being said you can increase the color setting...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
Just checked, I have the .0190 firmware you...

Just checked, I have the .0190 firmware you mention and it is the one with the bad dimming scheme.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By primetimeguy
I guess our eyes and expectations differ. In my...

I guess our eyes and expectations differ. In my world it is not even possible to include any provider and Blu-Ray in the same sentence regarding PQ.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,527
Posted By primetimeguy
It's not just Dish. All providers have...

It's not just Dish. All providers have overcompressed signals these days. I have Dish but also have Charter Cable and a small Fiber to the Home company available to me. I have done in home side by...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 274,515
Posted By primetimeguy
I never paid attention to the minor revision...

I never paid attention to the minor revision numbers. I'll check tonight when I get home to confirm .0090 vs .0190
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