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Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-13-2016, 01:52 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
I am going from memory here, as my HLT 5089S is...

I am going from memory here, as my HLT 5089S is long gone, but I do remember the input lag being in micro seconds, not milliseconds. Now that may be for the DLP chip itself, and the onboard...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-12-2016, 02:55 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
Input lag for a typical LCD TV is 8 - 50...

Input lag for a typical LCD TV is 8 - 50 milliseconds, depending on the preset. The DLP is far faster, at 8 - 50 microseconds, and game mode should typically give you the fastest response time.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-28-2016, 05:21 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
if you're looking for a budget system to replace...

if you're looking for a budget system to replace the RCA, try a set of Logitech computer speakers w/subwoofer. For @ $50 you can get surprisingly decent sound. They come with a 1/8" stereo mini-plug,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-28-2016, 05:13 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
you can replace the main (HDMI) board yourself. I...

you can replace the main (HDMI) board yourself. I just repaired my PN60F8500. Used boards are available on shopjimmy.com and ebay, and cost about $80. Simply remove the TV back, and check the sticker...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-14-2016, 11:16 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
I have great news!! I was about to remove,...

I have great news!! I was about to remove, package and mail off all of the replacement boards that I had bought and installed and decided to have another look at the 60F8500. Maybe I hadn't seated a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-06-2016, 01:28 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
So, I received the main (logic)board for my...

So, I received the main (logic)board for my 60F8500 today and installed it, and still no picture. I installed the X-main board and X-buffer board as well, and no luck. In all I have replaced the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-06-2016, 08:53 AM
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Views: 116
Posted By hurricanebob
sorry, thought the Sony was an LCD TV. No I have...

sorry, thought the Sony was an LCD TV. No I have not heard of Liebert. The 3000 is 3000 watts capacity, and of course would work. A less expensive solution would be to just add a surge...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-06-2016, 06:45 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
I didn't see a projector on your equipment list....

I didn't see a projector on your equipment list. Generally speaking, anything that has an operating system based on software should be plugged in to the battery backup outlets on your UPS, like the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-06-2016, 06:05 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
take the Onkyo off of the battery backup outlet...

take the Onkyo off of the battery backup outlet on the UPS and plug it in to a non-battery backup outlet. You will still have all of the surge protection/line conditioning, just not the battery...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
So, I'm all-in now. Just ordered the Main board,...

So, I'm all-in now. Just ordered the Main board, and the X-buffer board (that one was only $20) That is every board in this TV, except for the insignificant ones, like IR/remote control , Bluetooth,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
Perhaps it's the main board...? Pretty soon I'll...

Perhaps it's the main board...? Pretty soon I'll have nearly every replacement board for this TV! There was the blown capacitor on the Y-Main board, and I wonder if that has damaged the main board or...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2016, 11:51 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
OK, so I received both replacement Y-buffer...

OK, so I received both replacement Y-buffer boards for my 60F8500 today, and installed them along with the replacement Y-Main board that I had ordered previously (according to some techs, it is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2016, 09:52 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
The front panel LED was a series of double...

The front panel LED was a series of double flashes, and I remember that the logic board was a series of single flashes, which points to the X or Y board. Thanks you for this resource :)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2016, 05:21 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
I replaced the power supply board on my F8500 and...

I replaced the power supply board on my F8500 and this did not solve the problem (I will keep the board as a future backup). After some research online, I decided to order both the upper and lower...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2016, 05:28 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
first of all, you have to pull the back cover off...

first of all, you have to pull the back cover off of the TV and get the number off of the board. There is usually a white sticker or a number on the board itself. just google this number and you will...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2016, 07:24 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
FYI, I have replaced many internal boards,...

FYI, I have replaced many internal boards, including T-Con boards, power boards, and main boards, and have never been able to visually discern a defect. Of course, in a perfect world you would see a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
thanks for that pdjmwj. I just went ahead and...

thanks for that pdjmwj. I just went ahead and ordered all three: the power supply board and the X and Y sub boards. They are used of course, and only about $80 apiece, and I can't live for long...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-21-2016, 01:22 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
OK, so I turned the TV around and removed the...

OK, so I turned the TV around and removed the back panel, hoping to see some obvious burn mark or exploded capacitor - no such luck (I wish for once it would just be an obvious failure...) To recap,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2016, 06:56 PM
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Posted By hurricanebob
Thanks for your response Tom. Unfortunately, The...

Thanks for your response Tom. Unfortunately, The Tripplite UPs that I have the TV plugged in to is ju
st fine. I guess I'm going to have to perform surgery. I just hope that parts are available...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2016, 06:04 PM
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Views: 716,549
Posted By hurricanebob
Tonight I was watching Netflix on my 60F8500 and...

Tonight I was watching Netflix on my 60F8500 and there suddenly was a loud spark and flash in the back of the TV and the picture went out. The red standby LED was on, so I tried the power on button...
Forum: Headphones   01-27-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By hurricanebob
Basically, you have a ground, which is usually...

Basically, you have a ground, which is usually the outer sleeve of the cable, and sometimes braided, and this should be soldered to the sleeve of the connector. Red is usually the tip, and that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-19-2015, 07:05 AM
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Posted By hurricanebob
I just activated the free Spotify app on my PS3....

I just activated the free Spotify app on my PS3. (the free version is not available on the Roku3) The quality is noticeably better than the free Pandora stream from the Roku3.
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,778
Posted By hurricanebob
I have a Tripplite UPS/line conditioner on the...

I have a Tripplite UPS/line conditioner on the PN60F8500 and the PS3, and a Tripplite surge suppressor/line conditioner on the rest of the A/V gear. There is also a whole-house surge suppressor on...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,881
Posted By hurricanebob
I play music for a living. When I moved to my...

I play music for a living. When I moved to my present location 17 years ago and joined a band, a guitarist warned me about tinnitus and told me that I should purchase custom earplugs like he had. I...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,879
Posted By hurricanebob
does anyone have an updated list of displays that...

does anyone have an updated list of displays that have a full CMS?
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