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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-28-2017, 02:36 AM
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Views: 11,485
Posted By bmcleod
I appreciate your comments, there aren't many...

I appreciate your comments, there aren't many choices for the largest screens and the 80" Vizio M series has certainly been attractive for performance, features, and value. I've (somewhat) patiently...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-27-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,485
Posted By bmcleod
Given this statement, do we look elsewhere for an...

Given this statement, do we look elsewhere for an 80" with WCG, or do we give Vizio more time (maybe next model year) to bring an 80" (or larger) model to market? I can live a bit longer with my 73"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-26-2017, 07:30 PM
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Views: 357,164
Posted By bmcleod
Thanks ... bummer :(

Thanks ... bummer :(
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-26-2017, 06:53 PM
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Views: 357,164
Posted By bmcleod
No more 80" M Series?

There is no 80" model listed for the new Vizio 2017 M series, but the 2016 80" is still available. What's the likelihood there will be a 2017 80" M series, once the supply of 2016's is exhausted? Or...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-01-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By bmcleod
Thanks Jeff - I'll do some testing with the...

Thanks Jeff - I'll do some testing with the remote to see if I can make a single blaster work, that would be pretty handy. I may keep an eye out for an old 6 channel version of my vintage, don't...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-01-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By bmcleod
Nuvo NV-A4 IR Questions

I've been using a Nuvo NV-A4 for a dozen years or so, it's worked fine mostly for outdoor speakers via the KeyPads. Now I'm using a Harmony Ultimate Home remote and playing with integrating the Nuvo....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-01-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By bmcleod
You could also use the Apple 'Remote' App on...

You could also use the Apple 'Remote' App on either an iPhone or iPad to remotely control the Apple TV over WiFi.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-24-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 1,007,595
Posted By bmcleod
First, thanks for the reply, and second, thanks...

First, thanks for the reply, and second, thanks for the link to the full copy of the manual. I didn't realize the one I've been searching is called the "Basic" users guide.

I can say that...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-23-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9,130
Views: 1,007,595
Posted By bmcleod
Does anyone know if it's possible to do a...

Does anyone know if it's possible to do a 'complete' factory reset on the 73738? Over the years I've hooked many devices to this unit and I can't seem to clear the old auto discovered devices....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-05-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
Its not about speed (WiFi: Off)

Don't know if you read my original post. I'm not going wired for speed (my TV streams fine), I'm trying to reduce WiFi 'noise'. I really want to turn off the Vizio AdHoc network but they currently...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
Direct-ii-viziotv "off"

Thanks again for your ideas. I'm going to pursue more hardwiring and shutdown as much WiFi as possible. I may later run a CAT-6 back to the router to eliminate the 2250 as a possible bottleneck (my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
I have to thank you again for your posts, they...

I have to thank you again for your posts, they piqued my interest and I had a few ideas. Although none of them solved my problem I learned a bit more about my equipment.

First - Thought I'd test...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
AdHoc Blues

Thanks for your post. So it sounds like an option to turn off the AdHoc network has been requested before? I'm not sure how having that option would be bad for those using the WiFi remote, they just...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-01-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
DIRECT-II-VIZIOTV Woes

While your problem is easy to solve, I have had continued interference from the DIRECT-II-VIZIOTV AdHoc network. Using inSSIDer and iStumbler I can see that this network follows your primary WiFi...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
I continued to have WiFi trouble, most noticeable...

I continued to have WiFi trouble, most noticeable as dropouts on my Airport Express units (they worked fine in the past so this was new). I did a systematic reboot of all components on my network...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-04-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,148
Posted By bmcleod
Yeah, and HDTracks has 15% off this weekend ... ...

Yeah, and HDTracks has 15% off this weekend ...
... while Amazon wants $113 for the Division Bell CD :eek:
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,636
Views: 1,360,990
Posted By bmcleod
Direct-ii-viziotv?

Today I was trying to track down some wireless issues and fired up inSSIDer to check out what's going on. Besides the familiar networks in the neighborhood I saw a new wireless network named...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-25-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 90,308
Posted By bmcleod
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Colm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417609/monoprice-redmere-hdmi-cables/180#post_23561310)

I prefer passive cables when...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   07-24-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 90,308
Posted By bmcleod
I've been using a 10' Ultra-slim Redmere for...

I've been using a 10' Ultra-slim Redmere for about a year and it's worked great, I'm about to order several more, but I noticed this line at the end of an Amazon review for a Vizio M series TV:
......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 761,811
Posted By bmcleod
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Toknow****a http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1261548/new-onkyo-tx-nr5008-tx-nr3008/8160#post_22462235)

Okay... Here are some...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-05-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 69,771
Posted By bmcleod
I'm glad I found this thread, I rarely buy disks...

I'm glad I found this thread, I rarely buy disks with some exceptions - concert Blu-rays I enjoy collecting and watch multiple times, and some 'epic' BRDs like the LOTR trilogy. In general I go to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 761,811
Posted By bmcleod
So on these warranty repairs at an authorized...

So on these warranty repairs at an authorized Onkyo center, how long is the repair warrantied? If the repair say is warrantied 90 days and the warranty on the rest of the unit expires during that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 761,811
Posted By bmcleod
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djbluemax1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1261548/new-onkyo-tx-nr5008-tx-nr3008/8130#post_22408429)

BTW, just so you're...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 761,811
Posted By bmcleod
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djbluemax1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1261548/new-onkyo-tx-nr5008-tx-nr3008/8130#post_22408173)

Yeah, the warranty is at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 761,811
Posted By bmcleod
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djbluemax1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1261548/new-onkyo-tx-nr5008-tx-nr3008/8130#post_22407328)

Darn it. Sounds like this...
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