AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 997
Search took 1.01 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: RandyWalters
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By RandyWalters
That Wedgeneering link was a picture of DIN Rail...

That Wedgeneering link was a picture of DIN Rail but the link is outdated. I've replaced it with a newer image.

DIN Rail is available from various sources such as Electrical Wholesale...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-21-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By RandyWalters
How about a used Tivo Premiere? The 2-tuner...

How about a used Tivo Premiere? The 2-tuner model records ATSC/HD over antenna and has a Component Output.
It's the one with two RF inputs on the back (the cable-only 4-tuner models have only one...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By RandyWalters
First off there are no OLED TVs under 55". And...

First off there are no OLED TVs under 55". And i'm not sure if those 55" OLEDs will mate up to a standard wall mount so look into this if you decide to go OLED.

But in the LCD TV world, pretty...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By RandyWalters
Panasonic's tuners can be a little tricky and...

Panasonic's tuners can be a little tricky and sometimes the stored data gets corrupted after new channels are re-scanned.

They act differently than tuners in other brands too, and sometimes...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-11-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,911
Views: 855,177
Posted By RandyWalters
No. That's normal when getting abnormally close...

No. That's normal when getting abnormally close to a Plasma screen. You can see it from anywhere near a normal viewing distance.

.
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-11-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By RandyWalters
On that note, i still have the original remotes...

On that note, i still have the original remotes from old early 90's Sony and Panasonic 27" Tube TVs
and the SLEEP button on those remotes works on my 2015 Sony LCD TV and my various Panasonic...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By RandyWalters
My 2012 TC-P50GT50 has been in storage since...

My 2012 TC-P50GT50 has been in storage since taking it down back on Oct 2013. I just got through setting it up in the wife's den and connected it to the internet and got prompted to download new...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-05-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By RandyWalters
Wow your son scored ! There are various...

Wow your son scored !

There are various universal table-top stands that utilize the TV's rear wall-mounting holes - here's one example:
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By RandyWalters
That's like a 2007 model, and back then Samsung...

That's like a 2007 model, and back then Samsung Plasmas did not have good black levels at all. Panasonics and Pioneers from that era had much better black levels - but still nowhere near as good as...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-01-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19,358
Views: 2,215,627
Posted By RandyWalters
So what kind of DVR are they giving out now? I...

So what kind of DVR are they giving out now? I looked at my local TWC/Spectrum site and there is no details on what kind of DVR they're supplying now. I've heard mention of a 4-tuner here and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13,792
Views: 1,015,025
Posted By RandyWalters
The Screen Wipe is more of a diagnostic tool than...

The Screen Wipe is more of a diagnostic tool than an IR removal tool. Panasonic added this feature to the user menu in response to Samsung having one in their menus, but it really seems to be more...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-25-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By RandyWalters
What is the exact model number of your Contour...

What is the exact model number of your Contour box? _________________

Who is your cable provider? _____________

If you had a different cable box that worked with your MX-450 before getting...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By RandyWalters
Too vague . . . . What is the TV's model...

Too vague . . . .

What is the TV's model number?

Is your DVR connected via HDMI?

If so, have you tried using a different HDMI input to see if it happens on that one as well?

How...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By RandyWalters
^^^^^^ This. And in addition to them...

^^^^^^
This.

And in addition to them charging tax, Amazon also changed the terms of their once-excellent return policy so that made it even more attractive to buy locally. And as TV prices...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-10-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,137
Posted By RandyWalters
Wow, that's quite a big upgrade ! You're going...

Wow, that's quite a big upgrade ! You're going to love it. I still can't get my wife to use the MX-890 i left in her den, she still prefers her MX-500 ha ha.




I don't think that's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By RandyWalters
An LED TV is an LCD TV (just lit with cheap LEDs...

An LED TV is an LCD TV (just lit with cheap LEDs around the screen or just along the bottom etc) so you can use those terms interchangeably in your search.

Maybe look into the Sony KDL-55W650D...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-29-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By RandyWalters
Sony TVs tend to have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack. ...

Sony TVs tend to have a 3.5mm Headphone Jack. I'm pretty sure all the current models still do, but check to be sure.


___________
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16,809
Views: 1,148,745
Posted By RandyWalters
It's possible that a ribbon cable connector...

It's possible that a ribbon cable connector simply needs to be re-seated so i'd try that first. This has worked for various people here over years who had a top-to-bottom anomaly like that.
...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-25-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By RandyWalters
What is your zip code? ______

What is your zip code?

______
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 346
Posted By RandyWalters
One thing that may be an issue is the Smart...

One thing that may be an issue is the Smart features and Apps etc on the USA models may not work in Canada since the TVs are built to be country-specific. If you don't use the TV's smart features...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,016
Posted By RandyWalters
It's either loose board screws, or a failing...

It's either loose board screws, or a failing board.

From what i remember, if the buzzing is caused by loosened board screws then that can cause the board to eventually fail (arching/ground...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 226
Posted By RandyWalters
There had been lots of discussion about...

There had been lots of discussion about optical-to-analog audio converters in the Plasma forum over the years where people with Panasonic Plasmas were trying to connect headphones to their TVs...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-18-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 226
Posted By RandyWalters
Most of the inexpensive optical-to-analog...

Most of the inexpensive optical-to-analog converters will work if the source is the TV's built-in tuner or the built-in apps, but will not pass audio from external devices that are connected to the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-13-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 59,853
Posted By RandyWalters
I think it was sometime in early 2016 when URC...

I think it was sometime in early 2016 when URC discontinued using an OLED screen and started shipping the MX-780 with a new LCD Screen. Any MX-780 supplied by a dealer or CI would surely be the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By RandyWalters
I woudn't think that would be possible. All my...

I woudn't think that would be possible. All my various TVs display the company logo while starting up (Panasonic, Sony, Insignia, HP, Sharp, Supersonic,) etc. I've never seen any TVs with a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 997

 
Forum Jump: