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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 1,037,976
Posted By gdX
Thanks again SHF. Basic troubleshooting 101....

Thanks again SHF.

Basic troubleshooting 101. The (permanent) cable attached to the rabbit ears was loose. That thing has been knocked off its perch more than once.

All good now. 39 channels,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 1,037,976
Posted By gdX
Thanks SHF. Well, if I am pregnant, then...

Thanks SHF.

Well, if I am pregnant, then I've got bigger problems than a lousy TV outage. Being male and all.

Can the antenna actually just fail like that? It's not powered, and all the other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12,438
Views: 1,037,976
Posted By gdX
Did anyone else in San Francisco abruptly lose...

Did anyone else in San Francisco abruptly lose KNTV (NBC affiliate) OTA a few days ago?

Super Bowl was broadcast fine, and then a couple days later, nothing. Repeated attempts to rescan/reload OTA...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-28-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Thanks again, guys. I've got plenty to resolve...

Thanks again, guys. I've got plenty to resolve this now.

Been playing with HT for years, but never realized remotes got complicated. I just buy 'em, they work, and then last for years.
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-28-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Thanks again, Edmund. You've been very helpful. ...

Thanks again, Edmund. You've been very helpful.

Are there ANY remotes that are RF right out of the box?
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-28-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Thanks, Edmund. OK, I'm up to speed now;...

Thanks, Edmund.

OK, I'm up to speed now; didn't realize it was a product.

Will be looking at my friend's issues tomorrow. Instead of adding gadgets to the existing remote, could I simply get a...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-28-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Thanks. Quote:Originally Posted by...

Thanks.
Quote:Originally Posted by Edmund http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1492483/urc-wr7-fails-to-control-avr-weeks-after-setup#post_23780242)

Switch...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-27-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Thanks, but that was the first thing we checked.

Thanks, but that was the first thing we checked.
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-27-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By gdX
Hey. I've set up my friend's music and HT...

Hey.

I've set up my friend's music and HT stuff over the years. Last major effort was a new plasma and bluray. Had her buy a URC-WR7 for convenience. I set it up promptly with no issues, and all...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-01-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By gdX
Thanks for your reply. Quote:Originally...

Thanks for your reply.

Quote:Originally Posted by avale http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-31-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By gdX
This is really about backup and storage, but am...

This is really about backup and storage, but am looking to ensure idiot-proof music streaming. There are no plans for video streaming.

I'm helping a friend with multi-room music. Nothing's been...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 72,650
Posted By gdX
Quote:Yes CA has this HDMI switch issue/problem...

Quote:Yes CA has this HDMI switch issue/problem or whatever you like to call it. it takes time to switch and lock the audio, you will get use to of it .


Not if you listen to music you won't....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,609
Posted By gdX
Home Decor is the enemy of good audio. The...

Home Decor is the enemy of good audio.

The obvious weak link in this setup is the Cabinet In Which Nothing Fits. Unload it. Use it as a night stand. Or a patio seat. Seriously, all that thing is...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-13-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By gdX
Hmmm... 20 views. I guess this subforum,...

Hmmm... 20 views.

I guess this subforum, CRT technology in general, and my chances of finding an economical fix...

Are pretty much dead in the water.

Oh well, onward to a cheap little LCD.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-03-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By gdX
I see the Search function isn't fixed yet. I...

I see the Search function isn't fixed yet. I tried. I really did try.

Anyway...

My 10-yr old Panasonic CT-32D11E has suddenly exhibited a problem after trouble-free performance.

Not sure,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 226,497
Posted By gdX
Maybe it doesn't matter to a vast majority who...

Maybe it doesn't matter to a vast majority who predominantly use these devices for TV/video, but there must be a discernible number of music users who would find this unacceptable. Even if it's a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 226,497
Posted By gdX
^ Thanks for the input, guys. Looks like some...

^ Thanks for the input, guys. Looks like some might experience this problem and some won't. If my luck runs true, I don't like my odds.

Quote:Originally Posted by paradise_newf...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 226,497
Posted By gdX
Thanks, Kal. Music = supremely important. ...

Thanks, Kal.

Music = supremely important.

TV, not so much.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 226,497
Posted By gdX
Quote:Originally Posted by Kal Rubinson...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kal Rubinson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21575653)

It's not just for HT. My reviews are about multichannel music...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,398
Posted By gdX
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 86,190
Posted By gdX
Thanks, dtbreen76. I might create a Custom...

Thanks, dtbreen76.

I might create a Custom setting for laughs next visit, but Cinema will likely be all that's ever used.

You couldn't miss the brightness fluctuation when it occurred, and my...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 86,190
Posted By gdX
Quote:Originally Posted by sage11x...

Quote:Originally Posted by sage11x http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21836175)

In all seriousness-- they've already patched this issue. Yeah, if...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,553
Views: 1,165,226
Posted By gdX
Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21683526)

If you have a universal remote, you don't need viera link. All HDMI...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-22-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8,553
Views: 1,165,226
Posted By gdX
In general terms, is it worth disabling Viera...

In general terms, is it worth disabling Viera Link in a relatively simple system?

Installed for a friend:

Panasonic 50S30 plasma
Panasonic 210 Bluray player (HDMI>plasma, Toslink>AVR)
All...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18,103
Views: 2,116,135
Posted By gdX
Thanx, guys!

Thanx, guys!
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