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Forum: Camcorders   08-24-2009, 03:48 PM
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Posted By optikill
any other opinions? or possible links to other...

any other opinions? or possible links to other articles/blogs/forums that might cover some of the purchasing decisions I am in the process of making?
Forum: Camcorders   08-22-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By optikill
I am really confused... I am typically a...

I am really confused...

I am typically a photography nut, but as of late I am completely compelled to get a HD camcorder. But I am really not sure if I would use it as much as I think I might.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By optikill
Just to note... I would have to pay Tax in the...

Just to note... I would have to pay Tax in the State of Kentucky. Amazon.com has several warehouses/distribution centers here.

While I did say that there was no budget, I would like to keep this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By optikill
Thanks. I think we have decided not to limit our...

Thanks. I think we have decided not to limit our purchase to sams club or walmart. I was just not thrilled with my choices for a main TV. They just don't carry any of TV's I thought I was interested...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-25-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By optikill
My new wife and I would like to purchase a new...

My new wife and I would like to purchase a new TV. We have several gift cards for walmart (which can also be used at sam's club).

we would like to purchase a 46" - 55" (or so) LCD TV (or possibly...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
Why is the NASCAR Daytona 500 not in hi def? All...

Why is the NASCAR Daytona 500 not in hi def? All of the pre race ceremonies were in hi def, then the race starts and back to SD. I was under the impression that the race was going to be totally hi...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
i guess that would totally depend on your...

i guess that would totally depend on your geographic relation to the broadcast antennaa and other factors such as obstructions, antenna strength, tuner strength, etc...

i live off tates creek and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2005, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
does KET ever broadcast anything in HD? I tried...

does KET ever broadcast anything in HD? I tried searching their schedules of upcoming programing, but it doesn't say.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-13-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
well i recieved my Voom box that i purchased...

well i recieved my Voom box that i purchased from ebay and i am very impressed. I just used a set of basic rabbit ear antenna and I am picking up everything in the 95 - 99% range according to the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
Perhaps my comment was a little heavy handed....

Perhaps my comment was a little heavy handed. Hopefully that my experiments with the voom box will be helpful to those around here who are considering a similar route.

As for the antennas. I know...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By optikill
Quote: Originally Posted by Ken H no side...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken H
no side effects.

but if your antenna remains errect for over 4 hours - then you should seek immediate medical attention. :D
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
AMR goto www.antennaweb.org...

AMR

goto www.antennaweb.org (http://www.antennaweb.org)

That should help you out quite a bit. Even though this is a lexington, ky thread most of the people that post in this thread don't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-10-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By optikill
i picked up a voom box that came with a decent...

i picked up a voom box that came with a decent antenna off ebay and it will be here tuesday. I will gladly post my thoughts, if you like.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
well, I just picked up an old voom STB off...

well,

I just picked up an old voom STB off ebay to pick up OTA HDTV. It also came with a Winegard antenna. This is my first foray into this. Do you all have any suggestions/reccomendations?
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-07-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By optikill
I found a coveted LG 4200A. The only problem is...

I found a coveted LG 4200A. The only problem is that it's the display model and seems to be in very good cosmetic condition. They priced it to me below retail price (there is no box - just the unit...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-05-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By optikill
are the USDTV recievers any good? I was...

are the USDTV recievers any good?

I was thinking of picking up a refurbed samsung T451 (methinks).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-30-2005, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8,122
Views: 769,570
Posted By optikill
I got my refurb today as well. I am more than...

I got my refurb today as well. I am more than satisfied with it. It seems to be in alright condition. Mine has a scratch (i have no idea - it's on the side of it opposite of the power switch) I do...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-26-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 473,833
Posted By optikill
I'm trying to decide what I should do regarding...

I'm trying to decide what I should do regarding HDTV. Should I go through insight or should I go OTA. (any specifc hardware that is best for our area?)

What do most of you all do? I live on...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-26-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,339
Posted By optikill
are the voom boxes any good?

are the voom boxes any good?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-26-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By optikill
throw the image and then tape it off. use a...

throw the image and then tape it off. use a level and builder's square to verify your results.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 1,199,148
Posted By optikill
sexy...

sexy...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 1,199,148
Posted By optikill
Quote: Originally Posted by Hugh2 optikill, ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hugh2
optikill,

It appears you've misunderstood my post, but that's enough on the subject.


I didn't misunderstand anything. You're simply on the side of the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 1,199,148
Posted By optikill
Quote: Originally Posted by Hugh2 take the...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hugh2
take the money and run like hell. :D


My point exactly


But if you don't think Long term you and your company won't be long term.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 1,199,148
Posted By optikill
Hugh, if you were the CEO and your primary...

Hugh,

if you were the CEO and your primary focus was corporate longevity and maintaing stock holder equity - what would you do?

I personally would personally take any (legal) means necessary...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17,984
Views: 1,199,148
Posted By optikill
they're refurbs dude, relax

they're refurbs dude, relax
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