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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-20-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 114,770
Posted By snidely
Like most people, our CC is out of sight behind...

Like most people, our CC is out of sight behind the panel - so wouldn't know if it's blinking.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-17-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 124,607
Posted By snidely
As I recall, I paid $1500 (approx) for our 60"...

As I recall, I paid $1500 (approx) for our 60" (new). Haven't the faintest idea of how to price used equipment.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-17-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 124,607
Posted By snidely
That's only 1.5 hours/day. If there are no...

That's only 1.5 hours/day. If there are no "burn-ins" -- sounds good to me. Especially for a 65".
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-16-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 124,607
Posted By snidely
You might want to find out how many hours are on...

You might want to find out how many hours are on it. If you go to the main ST60 forum, you should be able to find out what the code is to obtain that information. I forget the code, but it's...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-15-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By snidely
Thanks, guys --especially for referral to the...

Thanks, guys --especially for referral to the speaker faq thread. I'm going to re-read it to let it all sink in. Have decided this set up will just be for music. A setup for movies (multiple...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-14-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By snidely
Been reading threads - more confused than ever re: speaker types

Now - Have simple soundbar for TV and music sound

Want to set up good system for our music listening -- every type from r&r to classical. Was thinking of floor standing speakers. Then I read,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
I'm glad to see some confirmation that it isn't...

I'm glad to see some confirmation that it isn't my imagination that HBOGO is much better than HBO via Comcast via cable in our Miami home. We use HBOGo when in Okld on a HIGH speed internet...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-13-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,672,484
Posted By snidely
Does not include premiiums

Does not include premiiums
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,672,484
Posted By snidely
What I meant was, they make you subscribe to well...

What I meant was, they make you subscribe to well over 100 TV channels. No "basic" TV packages. You can of course just subscribe to the Internet. If you did that, I suppose you could then subscribe...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-09-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,672,484
Posted By snidely
That seems to give every cable channel that exist...

That seems to give every cable channel that exist AND gives you 1000Mbps internet. (Altho it would seem anything over 100 is superfluous.) All for $130 plus tax. Premium channels available. I'd...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-09-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
Question re: Audio setting on Comcast DCX3400 box

After 20+ years - just realized under "settings" you can set various audio settings- at least in our present DVR. Right now, we are using a mid-level sound bar with our Panny plasma via optical. (We...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,672,484
Posted By snidely
Google just took over Webpass. Webpass services...

Google just took over Webpass. Webpass services our Okld. condo with highspeed internet (100Mbps up/down). Not sure what you call technology - a small antenna is on roof and signal is fed to each...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-06-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,672,484
Posted By snidely
Isn't Google Fiber just internet? No TV cable...

Isn't Google Fiber just internet? No TV cable type service?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-06-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,821
Posted By snidely
Here is what I just found after a circular route...

Here is what I just found after a circular route to Amazon. Couldn't find such a thing when I tried a direct search either on Amazon or Monoprice....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-05-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,821
Posted By snidely
great idea!

great idea!
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-04-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
I'd like to know the answer to this as well. (I...

I'd like to know the answer to this as well. (I have an "old" DVR Box, but the rate is probably the same.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,821
Posted By snidely
That's what I was afraid of. Follow up question...

That's what I was afraid of. Follow up question - (Just thought of this.)
Could I install a "Y" connector --- one arm of the "Y" get sound fed from computer, one arm has a CCA plugged in,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-04-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 12,821
Posted By snidely
How do I cast CCA sound from computer to speakers hooked directly into computer?

I have the usual small speakers plugged into my desk computer. There are many times when I would want to "cast" the music from Pandora and other sources that is being sent to other speakers around...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By snidely
The only solid wall is that between the living...

The only solid wall is that between the living room and our bedroom-and it is almost like solid concrete. Floors under the marble tile I think are concrete. We have never heard any sound from the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-01-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
I have a couple of questions: when HBO,...

I have a couple of questions:
when HBO, PBS, CNN, or the dozens of other well-known "TV" channels deliver their signals to Comcast-can I assume the signals are not compressed? IOW, the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By snidely
THANKS, jjack - I'll be giving JD a call. ...

THANKS, jjack -
I'll be giving JD a call. The more I delve into this, the more I realized I don't know. Eg. Why does most of this equipment come with a radio tuner ("receiver") when most people...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By snidely
THANKS - for the easy to understand tutorial! ...

THANKS - for the easy to understand tutorial!

I have just spent time researching the sources you mentioned. The only concern I have is about "Qacoustics". It appears they just started...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-31-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
I am test driving a Roku device. Many of the...

I am test driving a Roku device. Many of the channels that are delivered, like Fox, PBS, etc. are much better quality than the same programs directly delivered by Comcast we have two homes. This is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-31-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 204,241
Posted By snidely
Maybe I missed that-what kind of app are they...

Maybe I missed that-what kind of app are they developing for Roku and what would it do?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By snidely
"Newbie" needs help

It has been decades since I bought a good quality audio system. At that time it included an amplifier, a separate tuner, a photograph, and it tape recorder. We added the CD player replace the tape...
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