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Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-27-2017, 04:47 AM
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Posted By videobruce
Europe is superior to us in so many ways. Another...

Europe is superior to us in so many ways. Another example (among others) why this country sucks with it's lack of unified regulation! Period. And as far as the "marketplace" deciding, 90% can't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-26-2017, 09:24 AM
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Posted By videobruce
That chart is the original 4228, not this current...

That chart is the original 4228, not this current Chinese knock off.
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-25-2017, 01:52 PM
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Posted By videobruce
Is it a MSO supplied DVR and which one? I didn't...

Is it a MSO supplied DVR and which one? I didn't know any of those were 'RF'.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-25-2017, 10:11 AM
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Posted By videobruce
WBBZ/ ME-TV audio

I have noticed in the past 3 or so weeks WBBZ's audio has gotten terrible. Somewhere along the food chain the level has been cranked up to a point a limiter is clipping with the low level material at...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-25-2017, 09:38 AM
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Views: 2,403
Posted By videobruce
That RF signal is meant for their base station....

That RF signal is meant for their base station. Something else is supposed to recognize that signal? That is what I meant by my original question. ;)
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-25-2017, 09:05 AM
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Posted By videobruce
My question was in reference to this statement.

My question was in reference to this statement.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 07:52 AM
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Posted By videobruce
Does anyone know if any of these updates correct...

Does anyone know if any of these updates correct anything other than these Internet issues as in audio issues??
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-25-2017, 07:00 AM
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Posted By videobruce
RF functions to what?? :confused:

RF functions to what?? :confused:
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-25-2017, 05:45 AM
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Posted By videobruce
You can program the remote for IR, RF or both for...

You can program the remote for IR, RF or both for each device separately AFAIR.

The 'RF' command goes to the remote station that sends it put as a IR signal. The 900, 450 & 350 (for example) are...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-25-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By videobruce
Why not, they were going to make it backwards...

Why not, they were going to make it backwards comparable with ATSC 2??
The numbers of mountains in many European countries makes OTA not feasible. It seems every time I see the rear panel of a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2017, 11:48 AM
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Views: 247,277
Posted By videobruce
Don't pay attention to mileage claims. That 2...

Don't pay attention to mileage claims.
That 2 bay antenna in the 1st pic I would bet would work more than fine. Here it's around $15. Shipping kinda kills the 4228 due to bring oversized. That other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2017, 10:04 AM
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Views: 247,277
Posted By videobruce
You may also consider a rotor for one of the...

You may also consider a rotor for one of the antennas to 'fine tune' it down the road if you are having problems with certain stations for whatever reason.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2017, 09:45 AM
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Posted By videobruce
Have you tried just one antenna (anything)...

Have you tried just one antenna (anything) pointed SE towards the Boston Hills (Gilligan's Island should never be a problem)??
Judging by your post, you are around 15 miles east of Toronto?

That...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-24-2017, 04:16 AM
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Views: 247,277
Posted By videobruce
AFAIC all of their antennas are overpriced &...

AFAIC all of their antennas are overpriced & overrated. Especially their newest with those 'discs'. More marketing than anything else.
I would go with the misnumbered 4228HD, the Chinese clone of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-23-2017, 12:49 PM
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Views: 247,277
Posted By videobruce
That model is also sold as Stellar Labs thru MCM;...

That model is also sold as Stellar Labs thru MCM;
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/STELLAR-LABS-30-2430-/30-2430

There is nothing "stellar" about it. It's another version of what that...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-21-2017, 08:59 AM
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Posted By videobruce
That looks like a copy off my laser printer with...

That looks like a copy off my laser printer with a dirty paper path that I can't get to.

How much difference do you see with that one point increase in brightness as far as the ABL kicking in?
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Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-21-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By videobruce
I get all of that, but ATSC 3 should of been at...

I get all of that, but ATSC 3 should of been at least backwards compatible. OTA in Europe is a fraction of what it is here. Heck, don't most TV's have satellite tuners included??

Amazing, there is...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-21-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,403
Posted By videobruce
Yes, but why not be green all the way around? ...

Yes, but why not be green all the way around?
No, you didn't mention just weekends. I assume you have kids/
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-20-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,403
Posted By videobruce
Not very 'green' are you??

Not very 'green' are you??
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-19-2017, 01:35 PM
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Posted By videobruce
I have a 350, 450 and two 900 (with a spare). I...

I have a 350, 450 and two 900 (with a spare). I always program them only in learning mode so only the functions I use will be active instead of loading it up with a bunch of useless buttons. It takes...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-18-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By videobruce
With everyones favorite Rovi buying them, I...

With everyones favorite Rovi buying them, I thought they kinda were. :p

There would be more OTA users if Americans were more informed and weren't so damn lazy wanted everything done by some stupid...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-17-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By videobruce
The remaining 'RF' frequencies will remain the...

The remaining 'RF' frequencies will remain the same and yes many would be changing the physical channel. BUT, when ATSC 3 wipes out ATSC 1, throw out all of your DVR's since they won't work....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-16-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,771
Posted By videobruce
Hey, how about liquid cooling like these guys...

Hey, how about liquid cooling like these guys that have a 'gaming' PC using liquid nitrogen (or whatever) to cool their grossly over-clocked processors? :D
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-16-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,771
Posted By videobruce
Am I missing something here, but isn't all this...

Am I missing something here, but isn't all this HDR 'hype' greatly diminished by the aftereffects of ABL??

High dynamic range as long as the panel technology (and program) will allow it. I get...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-15-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,287
Posted By videobruce
I care about them when they are clipped (or...

I care about them when they are clipped (or crushed if you prefer) which is something I see with almost all programming to one extent or another. It was there with my DLP rear projection and worse...
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