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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By wtxgringo
It won't mess up your letterbox programming. Your...

It won't mess up your letterbox programming. Your dish box should be set to 16:9/1080i as well. There's also a format button bottom left of remote that will fill the screen, ie zoom for letterbox...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,285
Posted By wtxgringo
Dang phone, wides not sides

Dang phone, wides not sides
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,285
Posted By wtxgringo
The 5s as sides provide an excellent balance with...

The 5s as sides provide an excellent balance with movies, TV & music. Never ceases to amaze me when I hear background sounds & dialogue from the sides!
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,285
Posted By wtxgringo
See my sig for my setup. Love having the 5s for...

See my sig for my setup. Love having the 5s for surrounds & wides. Total immersion in movies & music. Used to have A3s & they just weren't "enuff" lol.:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By wtxgringo
The white dashes at the top of the screen are...

The white dashes at the top of the screen are encoding for CC/hearing impaired & you can set your tv to full screen 16:9 to hide that on PB channels, as for the bleed, might try calling Sharp & then...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,022
Posted By wtxgringo
I had DSL 14 mbps for years & a Roku, then the...

I had DSL 14 mbps for years & a Roku, then the Roku stopped working so I never bothered to get another streaming device until I bought the new Sony tv & needed better streaming as before, I had...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By wtxgringo
Keep the 7s & replace the 4s with the 5s!

Keep the 7s & replace the 4s with the 5s!
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By wtxgringo
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techguy.org for malware/virus removal help!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 106,730
Posted By wtxgringo
Had my 818 repaired in Aug, month later turned on...

Had my 818 repaired in Aug, month later turned on tv etc & was all pink & green so turned off/on & just chocked it up to a bad handshake, but I had this issue before it was repaired also, so hmm!...
Forum: Speakers   12-17-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41,327
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Posted By wtxgringo
The A3s come with lil round pads to stick to the...

The A3s come with lil round pads to stick to the bottom of the speaker so when you sit them on a stand, they don't move around etc. When I had mine, used 24" metal stands & never had an issue. Good...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-13-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By wtxgringo
Question Orbit TT

by U-Turn Audio. Does anyone have one of these? I have an old Dual TT & ordered one of these with the Orbit builder. Looking forward to hearing how it sounds.:D


1x Orbit Builder w/ preamp - Red...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-09-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By wtxgringo
At the bottom left of the Dish remote on the...

At the bottom left of the Dish remote on the number pad is the * button "format" & if you press that will change the screen size, zoom normal etc. Perhaps you hit that not knowing?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By wtxgringo
When I got my new Sony a year ago, hooked hdmi up...

When I got my new Sony a year ago, hooked hdmi up to #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) (HDMI/ARC) & audio was fine except for when viewing apps, Amazon Prime,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 106,730
Posted By wtxgringo
Sounds a bit like when Fedex delivered my sub,...

Sounds a bit like when Fedex delivered my sub, had a hole in the triple box that looked a lot like a forklift fork had gone thru it & the outer case of the sub was damaged!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-08-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 449
Posted By wtxgringo
My Onkyo 818 would have a bad handshake once in a...

My Onkyo 818 would have a bad handshake once in a while with the tv, screen would be pinkish/green tint til I restarted the avr, eventually it developed no audio issue & had NET issues all along, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 106,730
Posted By wtxgringo
Took couple weeks to get mine back, sent to IL...

Took couple weeks to get mine back, sent to IL from TX via Fedex. Others here have got their units back in a week or less.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 106,730
Posted By wtxgringo
I was having NET issues, wouldn't connect etc &...

I was having NET issues, wouldn't connect etc & then lost audio, had my 818 repaired & when it came back, NET still wouldn't connect til I turned off Network Standby in Hardware Setup. Had mine...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By wtxgringo
Also, for some including myself, plasmas put out...

Also, for some including myself, plasmas put out heat like a furnace! My old LG 60" plasma didn't even last 3 yrs before it bit the dust, so I opted for the Sony I have now. Overall, it's a great tv...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,183
Posted By wtxgringo
When Gaga & her beau brought the couple back to...

When Gaga & her beau brought the couple back to the hotel, was so much like The Hunger from 1984 & even the background song was similar to David Bowie! I like this series, it has it's ups & downs but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10,417
Views: 793,419
Posted By wtxgringo
I would inquire from the seller if the unit has...

I would inquire from the seller if the unit has had it's hdmi board replaced since it's prone to failure. The good thing is Onkyo has extended the warranty til 2018. I just got mine back from repair,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 234,924
Posted By wtxgringo
Bottom left of remote is "Dimmer", try...

Bottom left of remote is "Dimmer", try that.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 26,438
Posted By wtxgringo
Thumbs down Yikes! How old is it? Was watching a Star Trek...

Yikes! How old is it? Was watching a Star Trek movie couple days ago, any movement in the movie was herky jerky so changed it to game mode & that helped then back again to custom & hasn't acted up...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 106,730
Posted By wtxgringo
Not sure what to think, clicked Net function just...

Not sure what to think, clicked Net function just now & it's blank so unplugged the 818 & back in & working again. The 818 is hardwired directly to my modem so who knows I guess. :confused:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,015
Posted By wtxgringo
https://repair.onkyousa.com/na/003_2012.php?countr...

https://repair.onkyousa.com/na/003_2012.php?country=USA

When I requested repair on my 818 thru the above, Onkyo sent me a box prepaid with Fedex to ship it back to them even tho I still have the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 32,390
Posted By wtxgringo
Sent my 818 in mid Aug for no sound issues &...

Sent my 818 in mid Aug for no sound issues & probs with the Net function, got it back Tues & so far so good. No more hiccups with the Net function either. No complaints for now. :D
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