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Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   08-24-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Floydage
Never heard of this one before, stumbled across...

Never heard of this one before, stumbled across it in a local CL ad:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/DIGITREX-ATB150D-Digital-Analog-Converter-Box-with-Learning-Universal-Remote-Control/25963174

Has...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
And is it the "Sony stand" that is made for and...

And is it the "Sony stand" that is made for and nicely matches up with a 960? (That was my assumption).
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-21-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,177
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Posted By Floydage
Very noble of you! I was going to tell you...

Very noble of you! I was going to tell you there's a classified section on AVS but I see you posted there too. In the event there's no AVS takers indeed try CL. You can even make a few bucks there...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Floydage
Yes, anything that gives you the function...

Yes, anything that gives you the function required.

But first back to Ratman's reply. Assuming you don't actually need a remote for this TV then just try the front panel buttons. Many TVs use the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Floydage
Universal remote. Dig around for one with an...

Universal remote. Dig around for one with an Input function button; Video button may work too.

Could try if the input selection function is within the Emerson's menu if it has a Menu button (same...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Floydage
Oh yeah also try plugging the TV directly into an...

Oh yeah also try plugging the TV directly into an outlet when performing the internal/auto degauss. Some folks claim a surge protector limits the required surge current to degauss properly.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Floydage
Move the speakers away from the TV and let the TV...

Move the speakers away from the TV and let the TV power-on degauss several cycles (wait about 15 minutes between cycles for the circuit to cool off). When I first read it had the problem with the TV...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-09-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 31,180
Posted By Floydage
I didn't know about the blurring as I didn't...

I didn't know about the blurring as I didn't click on the thumbnail. Yeah looks like something went awry on the old girl. Just for the heck of it I'd try another source and/or try the DVD player on...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-08-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 31,180
Posted By Floydage
The most recent chip problem discussed here is...

The most recent chip problem discussed here is one where the TV won't power up. Doubtful but there could be some other chip issue I'm unaware of related to your problem.

Have you recently changed...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 643,002
Posted By Floydage
Whenever it rains here I do get the RISE OF THE...

Whenever it rains here I do get the RISE OF THE ANTS. lol
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-29-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 643,002
Posted By Floydage
And I'm gonna guess those subs look much better...

And I'm gonna guess those subs look much better this way than using a flat panel (I'm assuming the Zeniths are driving CRT TVs). Whenever I watch an SD sub I have to set my HD tuner to 480i output to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Floydage
Sorry, spoiled here with the glut of CRTs....

Sorry, spoiled here with the glut of CRTs. There's also been a few sarcastic posters on this CRT forum but they've all been newbies.

Was hoping you were gonna tell me it was a rare/antique-ish...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-28-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Floydage
$75 - why? Are you pulling our legs? Is there...

$75 - why? Are you pulling our legs? Is there something special about this TV? Do you live somewhere that Craigslist is of no use to find much later model CRTs for free or cheap?
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Floydage
True but I just checked and it's one of those...

True but I just checked and it's one of those last CRTs circa 2007 with a built-in digital tuner. I just thought at the time it might be 'fresher' based on the model number.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-22-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Floydage
You know that looks suspiciously like a special...

You know that looks suspiciously like a special aspect mode. As an example here's a description from my Panny manual (unfortunately I was unable to copy the image from the PDF):

"JUST mode will...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Floydage
No, I'm not an RV guy but I suspect there's...

No, I'm not an RV guy but I suspect there's plenty of info out there on the web. Yes you can use what you have (I'm assuming you have AC power). I suspect your RV already has an antenna - needs to be...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-05-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Floydage
Check out this page of this thread, especially...

Check out this page of this thread, especially around post #170 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=170) as well as around #162...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,125
Posted By Floydage
Try searching this thread using their search...

Try searching this thread using their search function using the keywords bezel and steel wool, should land you on those posts.

I was assuming you have a 960 but if it has an N on the end of the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
Doesn't sound like a convergence problem: ...

Doesn't sound like a convergence problem:

http://www.repairfaq.org/samnew/tvfaq/tvcrtpca.htm
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
Keep in mind the auto-degauss circuit needs time...

Keep in mind the auto-degauss circuit needs time to cool off. Some TVs without thermal or timer protection will fry the circuit if you get crazy turning it on/off quickly; the ones that do have it...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,125
Posted By Floydage
Long ago I worked for a car window tinter and we...

Long ago I worked for a car window tinter and we would remove old film with razor blades and soapy water. Then we used Pine-Sol to remove the glue.

I thought all of these AG models used a film but...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
As is often the case it's hard to tell whether...

As is often the case it's hard to tell whether it's free or some price (I've seen some where it 'sounds' free then a price comes out when someone replies). At least you supplied a geographic region....
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
"Bonus refresh your post" was my quoting it for...

"Bonus refresh your post" was my quoting it for redisplay, and I was giving you a 'you're welcome' for your "Thanks Floyd."

Hey my Sony 20" blinks a bunch of times on power-up, something like 20,...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
Bonus refresh your post and you're welcome on the...

Bonus refresh your post and you're welcome on the other one.

You might also ask on this thread:
...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 1,116,076
Posted By Floydage
Are you sure you're not getting power line...

Are you sure you're not getting power line glitches? I once had less than a second glitches that impacted all sorts of my electronics in strange ways. I could tell by the flickering of a lamp....
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