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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,180
Posted By ShannonT
You mention it's BD performance being very good,...

You mention it's BD performance being very good, but how is the unit's Netflix interface performance? The current Panasonic Bluray player I have is painfully slow entering, navigating and loading...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the info! That takes the Onkyo out of...

Thanks for the info! That takes the Onkyo out of the running. And I *think* the x4000 is out of my price range (but, if major selling points emerge, I'm sure I could be persuaded...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By ShannonT
I have a Denon AVR-3808CI that got hit by a...

I have a Denon AVR-3808CI that got hit by a lightning surge. Graphically the front panel still functions correctly. All source changes register correctly, I just have no audio or video. I'm guessing...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-15-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 962
Views: 43,747
Posted By ShannonT
I am excited about the new Kinect and media...

I am excited about the new Kinect and media capabilities of the XB1. Had it been released with media center extender functionality, I would have one in my living room now. I don't own a cable box...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-09-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,937
Posted By ShannonT
It took me a while to get past the terrible...

It took me a while to get past the terrible accents, especially Ethan's. But in the end, I thought it was an OK rental. Definitely not a buy.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-19-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,670
Posted By ShannonT
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kesando http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458172/western-digital-tv-play-1080p-and-usb-for-less#post_22974920)

The western...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-29-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,962
Posted By ShannonT
We cut the cord when we moved to our new home ~4...

We cut the cord when we moved to our new home ~4 years ago and installed an outdoor antenna in the attic. I pick up channels clearly as far as 40 miles away.

I use Windows Media Center as my DVR...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-08-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 23,018
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the contest...

Thanks for the contest http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-01-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By ShannonT
Just curious what the most popular must view...

Just curious what the most popular must view extra is.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-26-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 25,702
Posted By ShannonT
Another I like I don't believe has been posted...

Another I like I don't believe has been posted yet:

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-25-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 25,702
Posted By ShannonT
"No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try." ...

"No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try."

"You don’t need to see his identification … These aren't the droids you’re looking for … He can go about his business … Move along."



"I feel...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   09-24-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the info! I'll take a look at...

Thanks for the info! I'll take a look at partsexpress.com.

I already purchased a sub. I went with a new Pioneer 10" TS-W259D4. After reading reviews, I felt a better value for ~$50 was this sub...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   09-20-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By ShannonT
I was big into car audio around the early 1990's...

I was big into car audio around the early 1990's when Pioneer, Precision Power, Boston Acoustics, MB Quart & JL Audio were big names in the industry. I've followed Head units, component speakers and...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 26,518
Posted By ShannonT
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by oink http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1426011/the-dvd-is-dying/120#post_22360660)

My old Econ Professor must be rolling over in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 26,518
Posted By ShannonT
This happened before with the CD vs. MP3 war. ...

This happened before with the CD vs. MP3 war.

There will always be a niche market, myself included, that prefers to have the highest quality over convenience, but the majority will choose...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-27-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,192
Posted By ShannonT
The cover for the BR at Family Video said 7.1....

The cover for the BR at Family Video said 7.1. But, I didn't rent it because I plan to buy.
Quote:Originally Posted by cablebandit3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,232
Posted By ShannonT
Media Center is supposed to be free to those who...

Media Center is supposed to be free to those who upgrade to Windows 8 Pro.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Windows-Upgrade-Offer-Windows-8-Upgrade-Brandon-LeBlanc-Media-Center,17051.html
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 30,812
Posted By ShannonT
Would love to win a Mitsubishi projector!

Would love to win a Mitsubishi projector!
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-20-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,192
Posted By ShannonT
Better not let your wide read that...

Better not let your wide read that http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-15-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,192
Posted By ShannonT
Most of my family (wife, daughter, sister, mom,...

Most of my family (wife, daughter, sister, mom, myself) and many friends read the books. My daughter read the series a second time just days before the movie release. We watched the movie opening...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-01-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the info! Do you have pricing...

Thanks for the info!

Do you have pricing info? I e-mailed the company but have not heard back. Did you order direct from that link or find it elsewhere?

Also, the two connectors on the POE...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-30-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By ShannonT
We recently had a theft and I'd like to install...

We recently had a theft and I'd like to install a simple surveillance system, one or two cameras.

When building our home, I pre-wired for a satellite dish that we never installed. The location is...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52,467
Views: 3,859,463
Posted By ShannonT
Quote:Originally Posted by deano86...

Quote:Originally Posted by deano86 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21916778)

That's not how it is supposed to work.... the sub doesn't just...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-17-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,232
Posted By ShannonT
MS just announced that MC will not be included...

MS just announced that MC will not be included with Windows 8, but will be an app available for purchase as an add-on.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5755/m...oduct-editions...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   03-14-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,445
Posted By ShannonT
If I had broadband Internet available in my...

If I had broadband Internet available in my area, I might consider paying for the service. But it would be more like $.10 for SD and $.25 for HD, max.

I started ripping my DVDs some time back and...
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