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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Received a letter from TWC yesterday seemingly...

Received a letter from TWC yesterday seemingly announcing August 26 as the start of all-digital, and advising about getting an adapter if needed, and that it would be free through Jan 1 2016 after...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-08-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 76
Posted By DSperber
Actually, to me (dark skin, Firefox) there does...

Actually, to me (dark skin, Firefox) there does not seem to be ANYTHING attached to 219. Was/is there something there?? Seems gone now.
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-08-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 76
Posted By DSperber
Don't know what you're seeing, but to me your...

Don't know what you're seeing, but to me your #209 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=209) looks wrong. There is none of the formatting for the unnamed-quoted text...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 76
Posted By DSperber
Let's try this again. The above is a...

Let's try this again.

The above is a named-quote of your first sentence.


And this is an unnamed-quote of your second sentence.

Based on the preview I just did, I would say this is still...
Forum: Post Testing Area   07-06-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 76
Posted By DSperber
I'm not sure I follow. Still doesn't seem right...

I'm not sure I follow. Still doesn't seem right to me, in dark theme with Firefox.

The above snippet is a "named quote" of your first sentence.


This is an "un-named quote" of your second...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-06-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 10,968
Posted By DSperber
One week to go.

One week to go.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By DSperber
2014 WSOP on ESPN

Edited replay coverage starts Tuesday night July 15 at 9PM eastern (two 1-hour shows), 6PM pacific.

Event schedule is here (http://www.wsop.com/2014/). Weekly ESPN edited replay coverage runs...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By DSperber
2014 Tour de France

Just started today.

Terrific scenic views of the English countryside (for the first three days) from the helicopter. LOTS AND LOTS of spectators. The official ribbon-cutting start of the race...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,658
Posted By DSperber
You're right. I was 3/4 dead to the world trying...

You're right. I was 3/4 dead to the world trying to watch last night before I finally gave up after three numbers, and all I could come away with before falling asleep was the constant squealing and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,996
Views: 915,638
Posted By DSperber
I noticed that TitanTV has already applied the...

I noticed that TitanTV has already applied the channel lineup change (as if it were scheduled to have been completed by now) for TWC. So I can't conveniently make any further adjustments to my own...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,658
Posted By DSperber
I got started watching it VERY late, and only...

I got started watching it VERY late, and only made it through the first three numbers after the group number. So I really don't have any comments yet... other than to observe that Nikki Parsons is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8,996
Views: 915,638
Posted By DSperber
Check out the TWC "acceptable equipment" page...

Check out the TWC "acceptable equipment" page (http://www.timewarnercable.com/en/support/internet/topics/buy-your-modem.html), for the ethernet speed service plan you have.

Note that it seems they...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,996
Views: 915,638
Posted By DSperber
MSNBC/446 via cablecard (and Ceton 4-tuner HTPC)...

MSNBC/446 via cablecard (and Ceton 4-tuner HTPC) is in HD here, as always.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,168
Views: 1,109,450
Posted By DSperber
It's in the service menu, not the user menu.

It's in the service menu, not the user menu.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13,629
Views: 1,136,417
Posted By DSperber
Yes. Same 1080p, but delivered using higher...

Yes. Same 1080p, but delivered using higher bandwidth, thus allowing less compression.

Supported by selected hardware, minimum broadband speed requirements, and selected ISP's who've signed on to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13,629
Views: 1,136,417
Posted By DSperber
I honestly don't know that there was any change...

I honestly don't know that there was any change in the Netflix app present on the VT50. I don't personally use it. I'm simply speculating based on the report posted here that since the firmware...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13,629
Views: 1,136,417
Posted By DSperber
Apparently, this is a Netflix-imposed limitation...

Apparently, this is a Netflix-imposed limitation in the Netflix apps they provide to hardware vendors for implementation in "smart" devices.

I have an Oppo BDP-103, and the Netflix app in that...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,168
Views: 1,109,450
Posted By DSperber
Just a heads up... I have put my own XBR960...

Just a heads up...

I have put my own XBR960 (calibrated in May 2013 by D-Nice, after he calibrated my new Panny 65VT50 in April 2013) up for sale in the classifieds...
Forum: Direct View CRT   06-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By DSperber
Well, it's time. I'm planning to move from LA to...

Well, it's time. I'm planning to move from LA to Chicago (probably by September of October) and have decided that my long-loved and much cared-for 34XBR960 will not be making the trip with me.

I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,658
Posted By DSperber
This blog site...

This blog site (http://www.mjsbigblog.com/sytycd-11-meet-the-top-20-details-and-photos.htm) has a nice recap of the top 20 with photos.

I couldn't help but notice during the contemporary day for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,996
Views: 915,638
Posted By DSperber
Thank you very very much for the detailed and...

Thank you very very much for the detailed and cogent explanation.

I had originally thought I could compare the file size of the WTV recording (from Windows Media Center) produced from my OTA/ATSC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,996
Views: 915,638
Posted By DSperber
Here's a technical question for others who might...

Here's a technical question for others who might know the answer...

In my previous comparisons between the bitrate of programs on OTA network channels received via roof antenna (fed to the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,628
Posted By DSperber
Granted, she's not a trained opera singer with...

Granted, she's not a trained opera singer with the true prodigy voice that Jackie had.

But Mara's got a terrific personality, that makes me really like her. Sure, it's like she's a shower singer...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,628
Posted By DSperber
I must have now re-watched Mara Justine's...

I must have now re-watched Mara Justine's performance at least six times. LOVE HER!

I'm hoping she's this season's Jackie Evancho.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-23-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 26,901
Views: 3,120,106
Posted By DSperber
I would be glad to use the old "quote" method,...

I would be glad to use the old "quote" method, but unfortunately the new VB forum software has a very annoying bug which has not yet been resolved. MY response (shown under the quoted text above)...
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