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Forum: Remote Control Area   09-25-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By RandyWalters
Well to be fair, URC does allow their authorized...

Well to be fair, URC does allow their authorized dealers to give the CCP software to their clients, while RTI and Control4 etc do not. If you want a wand-style hard-button remote along the lines...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By RandyWalters
According to the PDF the 49X800D is 25-1/4" tall...

According to the PDF the 49X800D is 25-1/4" tall without the stand. If you're handy with a drill and tap and hacksaw and file, you could make a pair of flat "feet" using pieces of 1/4" x 1" steel...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-24-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By RandyWalters
Knowing what brand/model/size of TV you have...

Knowing what brand/model/size of TV you have would help, but there are a number of height-adjustable Tabletop TV stands that utilize the VESA mounting holes on the back of the TV, and have very thin...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-24-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By RandyWalters
Here's another thread referencing buzzing on the...

Here's another thread referencing buzzing on the ST30 :

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/167-plasma-flat-panel-displays/1508283-panasonic-st30-55-buzzing.html#post_24130004
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-24-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By RandyWalters
Since you programmed your MX-980 yourself i'm not...

Since you programmed your MX-980 yourself i'm not getting why you'd need access to the software since you would have had to use either the MX Editor or CCP software to prorgam in in the first place. ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By RandyWalters
Well if we knew you had a low budget, we wouldn't...

Well if we knew you had a low budget, we wouldn't have recommended a Sony heh heh......

Since you're using Optical to output the audio, you should be able to simply turn the TV's volume to zero...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-22-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,585
Posted By RandyWalters
If the sudden reflectivity turns out to be an...

If the sudden reflectivity turns out to be an issue when the room is bright, you may be interested in this thread:
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 995,681
Posted By RandyWalters
He's only talking at the TA, not the DTA (they...

He's only talking at the TA, not the DTA (they are not the same thing). The TA is the Tuning Adapter for the CableCard. Luckily my TA was not affected by the Spectrum changeover and is working...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-21-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By RandyWalters
A family friend has last year's Sony UHD model (i...

A family friend has last year's Sony UHD model (i think it's the same XBR43X800D that passion4tech above has) and i gotta say i was very impressed with it. She was using the default settings and it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By RandyWalters
Why are you limiting yourself to 720p? I have...

Why are you limiting yourself to 720p? I have a 24" Insignia 1080p LCD TV that i'm very happy with (2 HDMI inputs). It looks a lot better than my 19" Insignia 720p model.

Insignia 24" ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By RandyWalters
Will the TV be tilted downward at all? If so, ...

Will the TV be tilted downward at all? If so, it shouldn't be a problem.

But if the TV will if be flat on the wall and you're looking upward at it from well below level, it will probably be a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By RandyWalters
It doesn't matter what a micro crack is, there's...

It doesn't matter what a micro crack is, there's nothing you can do about it other than having the TV exchanged again.

Are you testing the new TV while the delivery driver is still there so you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By RandyWalters
It's possible, and not unheard of for TVs in the...

It's possible, and not unheard of for TVs in the same model line to share some components.

If the part number of that used board is the exact same as your bad one, then i'd assume it would...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-11-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By RandyWalters
Since end users are not able to program it...

Since end users are not able to program it themselves, there isn't much of a market for a used RTI Remote, which also would have no warranty. They don't go for very much on Ebay, and auctions often...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-06-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By RandyWalters
A vertical line running from top to bottom of the...

A vertical line running from top to bottom of the screen is much more severe than a few dead pixels. I'm virtually positive that that line would qualify for warranty repair or replacement of the TV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-06-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By RandyWalters
Yes the current LCD TVs run a lot cooler than...

Yes the current LCD TVs run a lot cooler than older ones. My 2006 HP/Sharp 26" LCD TV actually puts out more heat than my 2012 50" Panny GT50 Plasma and 55" ST60 (as measured with thermometer above...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-06-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,701
Posted By RandyWalters
A Plasma Panel can break when a power supply or...

A Plasma Panel can break when a power supply or other board suddenly blows - the force of the pop is strong enough that it can literally crack the very fragile panel glass from behind. This was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By RandyWalters
Typically cheap LCDs are not repairable. When...

Typically cheap LCDs are not repairable. When they fail during the warranty period, the manufacturer just replaces the TV as they likely don't have a network of repair facilities nor a supply of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By RandyWalters
If you don't have the manual for your Sharp, ...

If you don't have the manual for your Sharp, there is a section on programming a Dish Network remote to operate the TV. The codes they list are 505, 627, 538, 720, and 659 so maybe one of those...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By RandyWalters
Why not just buy a new factory remote? Looks to...

Why not just buy a new factory remote? Looks to be model # EN2A27S and your TV's model number is listed. It's probably also available
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-25-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By RandyWalters
It depends on the seating locations in regards to...

It depends on the seating locations in regards to the TV's location. If you normally sit directly in front of the screen then it's not an issue. But if you have a VA panel and 5 people are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-21-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By RandyWalters
If you're willing to spend $450 or a little less...

If you're willing to spend $450 or a little less for a used Plasma, a 2006 Pioneer is probably not worth considering (it will only be "720p" and is pre-Kuro). It was a great display in it's day,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-15-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By RandyWalters
BB never uses FedEx or UPS to deliver TVs. DO...

BB never uses FedEx or UPS to deliver TVs. DO NOT buy a large screen TV from any company that uses FedEx or UPS to deliver it - they often arrive broken and will not pay nearly enough to replace...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-13-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,696
Posted By RandyWalters
You can safely practice and play around with...

You can safely practice and play around with posting and replying to your test posts and even other tester's test posts in the Post Testing Forum here:
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-13-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,696
Posted By RandyWalters
Wait - so your TV was not actually defective, it...

Wait - so your TV was not actually defective, it got shorted out by a lightning strike - but does the Square Trade extended warranty cover damage caused by lightning?

Did you tell them that...
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