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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-16-2017, 07:51 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Thanks for your response. So, in a nutshell,...

Thanks for your response. So, in a nutshell, 'technical' ignorance and always going for the cheapest 'solution' no matter what are the drivers. In my experience, the cheapest solution usually...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-16-2017, 07:47 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Thanks for your response. In a nutshell,...

Thanks for your response. In a nutshell, 'technical' ignorance and being as cheap as possible, no matter what, are the drivers. That's too bad all around.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 05:56 PM
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Posted By lflorack
HD Boxes cost $10/month and the adapters cost...

HD Boxes cost $10/month and the adapters cost $3.50. That $6.50/ month difference is sufficient to keep from getting an HD box to watch HD TV now - even though they've already paid appreciably more...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 03:12 PM
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Posted By lflorack
The cheaper part I get - although the difference...

The cheaper part I get - although the difference isn't too much unless you've got lots of SD TV's to worry about. Having the HDMI out is nice too - but why in the world would I buy an HDTV and hook...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 11:48 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Offering adaptors would be nice to alleviate the...

Offering adaptors would be nice to alleviate the cost of a new TV or TV's. However, wouldn't that mean they'd still have a box or some device at each TV and wouldn't they still probably have to pay...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 09:17 AM
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Posted By lflorack
I figured it was something like that and I guess...

I figured it was something like that and I guess I understand to an certain extent. However, for me, there is no way I'd watch SD TV at all - let alone to save the cost of a cable box. I'd rather be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By lflorack
I agree the need for a box per TV makes some...

I agree the need for a box per TV makes some people unhappy. I've never understood that issue but there are enough that do care, so it's an issue. I came from TWC originally and hated their DVR's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 07:00 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Maybe it cause too many complaints for those who...

Maybe it cause too many complaints for those who don't want to change. Personally, I think it's way past time to drop all analog signals on cable.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-15-2017, 06:31 AM
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Posted By lflorack
That may have been the original intent but it has...

That may have been the original intent but it has broadened over time to be not just OTA, but anything to do with AV and connectivity-type subjects related to and of interest to, the Rochester and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-08-2017, 10:38 AM
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Posted By lflorack
So, based on the above and waiting a few more...

So, based on the above and waiting a few more days, I initiated a chat with Spectrum Chat on Saturday. Long story short, the rep kept saying that since I was getting already 60mbps and paying for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-02-2017, 10:09 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Got the same letter. Paying for 50mbps. Have been...

Got the same letter. Paying for 50mbps. Have been getting consistent 60-62 prior to the email - and no change after.




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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2017, 07:02 PM
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Posted By lflorack
I have an Yamaha RX-A2010 receiver. Nice...

I have an Yamaha RX-A2010 receiver. Nice receiver but I also have a JVC DLA X550R Projector and a Roku4 that both can handle 4K (and sometime soon other 4k capable components). In between them, is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-27-2017, 06:24 PM
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Posted By lflorack
I just did this:

I just did this:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-19-2017, 06:36 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Thanks for the info. In July, we moved to a new...

Thanks for the info. In July, we moved to a new house that doesn't have any line of sight for the DirecTV satellites. So, much to my displeasure, we switched to TWC - now Spectrum. Because we were...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-18-2017, 05:26 PM
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Posted By lflorack
I have my own DOCIS 3 modem (Arris Surfboard...

I have my own DOCIS 3 modem (Arris Surfboard 6141) and I pay for 50mbps but it normally provides 60-62 Mbps down and 6.2 up.



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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-14-2017, 03:20 PM
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Posted By lflorack
I didn't see anything about the change you're...

I didn't see anything about the change you're seeing. I also didn't notice the change - but then I never watch any of those stations.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-16-2016, 12:39 PM
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Posted By lflorack
Although my current dedicated theater room is...

Although my current dedicated theater room is approximately 2,265 cubic feet (See my signature for details), my previous home had the same sub (SVS SB13 Ultra) and speakers in an approximately 3,600...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2016, 10:09 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Hahaha! Good one Larry. Thank you for the...

Hahaha! Good one Larry.

Thank you for the kind words.

The theater chairs do recline and I'd say that the Video and Audio quality easily rival your 'former' movie house! :laugh: Also,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2016, 07:54 AM
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Posted By lflorack
After a number of months getting it set up, my...

After a number of months getting it set up, my home theater is almost completely done (although that probably never actually happens :)). It's audio/visually complete, but we just need to rug-wrap...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2016, 07:05 AM
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Posted By lflorack
That's not good. I watch my share of streamed...

That's not good. I watch my share of streamed Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. stuff on my (3) Rokus and my Apple TV but when I want to watch something seriously, I continue to use BluRay because the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2016, 07:45 PM
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Posted By lflorack
another good thing is...

The Internet speed:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/5532879137.png

Nothing to do with TV (DirecTV vs TWC), but still good.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-03-2016, 01:43 PM
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Posted By lflorack
First thoughts being back with TWC

After being away from TWC and with DirecTV since 2005, I've now been back with TWC for two weeks. My theater-room system isn't set back up yet, so no sound comparison yet. But I've had a chance to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2016, 05:27 PM
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Posted By lflorack
I will certainly report back once I'm installed...

I will certainly report back once I'm installed and running for a while.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2016, 09:11 AM
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Posted By lflorack
Adding to the current discussion for comparison,...

Adding to the current discussion for comparison, my DirecTV statement for June shows a total of $119. So, two TV's, two whole-home HD DVR's, fairly high level channel package, an 'extra pack' of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 05:30 AM
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Posted By lflorack
My TWC experience prior to 2005 was not good, so,...

My TWC experience prior to 2005 was not good, so, that's encouraging. I'm forced to use TWC for TV now due to lack of LOS for DirecTV satellites at my new home (moving in Tuesday!) My biggest...
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