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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2009, 06:56 PM
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Posted By marv
Hi, I like the KURO displays from Pioneer...

Hi,

I like the KURO displays from Pioneer but I am very tight on budget (about 1k max). I notice that I could get PDP-507CMX which is a monitor only -- does this display compare favorably to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-25-2005, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By marv
Regular TV (non-HD) looks good from about 7...

Regular TV (non-HD) looks good from about 7 picture heights away (measure the height of your television screen -- that way you don't see the lines. But HDTV was developed so that it looks good from...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-13-2005, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By marv
Well, a couple of reasons. First, Honda doesn't...

Well, a couple of reasons. First, Honda doesn't really offer options so much as different "trim levels," and we bought the LX (base) model (MSRP $25.2k) while the cheapest model with a DVD is the...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-11-2005, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By marv
Wow, it has been ages since I posted in these...

Wow, it has been ages since I posted in these forums.

I have since become a parrent and I just bought a new Honda Odyssey '05 LX Minivan and I am looking at installing an aftermarket DVD system....
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-15-2003, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By marv
Yes, have him treat it as a completely seperate...

Yes, have him treat it as a completely seperate install and leave your existing dish and multswitch alone. If the
installer were to try to connect the new dish to your
existing multiswitch, it...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-14-2003, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By marv
The SONY KP-46WT500 was recently reduced by ...

The SONY KP-46WT500 was recently reduced by
SONY to about $1700 and you might be able to
negotiate from there. It got a good review from
The Perfect Vision (May/June 2003 issue). Some
people on...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-09-2003, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By marv
Quote: Originally posted by ben88 The 30"...

Quote:
Originally posted by ben88
The 30" 16x9 that is $500 is analog. They have a 30" HDTV for around $800 I think.
Looks like the directview model is on sale for $350; they are discussing
it...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-09-2003, 09:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,031
Posted By marv
Quote: Originally posted by donyoop Give me...

Quote:
Originally posted by donyoop
Give me a break. This is nothing but spin. Or Mr. Sie setup the tests to be flawed by soft source material, too much processing, low quality displays, or...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-06-2003, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By marv
bump

bump
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-06-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By marv
Hi, I was thinking of going to this in San...

Hi,

I was thinking of going to this in San Francisco on Saturday June 7.
to check out the latest HDTV equipment. Anyone else going? If so,
do you want to meet up for lunch/coffee at some agreed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-27-2003, 08:48 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,753
Posted By marv
I talked to an RCN representative today and ...

I talked to an RCN representative today and
they are aiming to roll out HDTV in San Francisco
by the end of their 2nd quarter so around July 1.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-22-2003, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By marv
I would choose the Monovision 16:9 power buy...

I would choose the Monovision 16:9 power buy going on now for $775--see Power Buy section. That tube was all of the rage several years ago-people were paying up to $4000 for it. Good luck.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2003, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By marv
Hi. I can confirm that the Radio Shack version...

Hi. I can confirm that the Radio Shack version of the Terk is not nearly as good as the hype indicates. It's better than rabbit ears, but a good UHF directional Yagi is much better for HDTV (for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-21-2003, 09:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,753
Posted By marv
The RCN salesperson that I spoke to today said...

The RCN salesperson that I spoke to today said that
it would be available in SF "eventually." I didn't get
a chance to press him for more specifics or details.

It seems to me a bit like false...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-11-2003, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By marv
Mike, Thanks a lot for finding the link and...

Mike,

Thanks a lot for finding the link and hooking me up with the local guru! I will give him a call! Marvin.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2003, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By marv
One caveat: Comcast does not provide the local...

One caveat: Comcast does not provide the local CBS HD feed for some areas. I found this out recently while cruising the HDTV local programming forums and dsbforums.com.

Marvin
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By marv
Hi, A friend of mine living in Daly city...

Hi,

A friend of mine living in Daly city needs someone to install an
external antenna, possibly with Rotor, so that his Samsung
160 HDTV receiver can get better reception. Does anyone know
of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-15-2003, 11:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,537
Posted By marv
Can anyone confirm that the sale is over at BB?...

Can anyone confirm that the sale is over at BB? I went
to their website, clicked on browse weekly ad, and in
this week's add (April 13-19) there is no mention of
Directv open-box receivers being...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-15-2003, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By marv
Hi, One other option is instead of fighting...

Hi,

One other option is instead of fighting the landlord or HOA
--you can suggest that the entire complex get DirecTV. I
just went through this process with our HOA and we are
getting 1 big...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-15-2003, 10:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,030
Posted By marv
I filled out the survey. Good to see that Tivo...

I filled out the survey. Good to see that Tivo is interested
in asking actual HDTV fans/users. I personally have held
off buying an HDTV receiver box until the HD Tivo is here.
I want HD and my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-26-2003, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By marv
Peter, Yes you can use a Dish Network...

Peter,

Yes you can use a Dish Network receiver with a dish that has
"ExpressVu" instead of "Dish" painted on it so that the RCMP
think that you are subscribing to the Canadian company
rather...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By marv
Dear Bay Area Superbowl fans, Did any of...

Dear Bay Area Superbowl fans,

Did any of you see the game in 720p HDTV as
broadcast from ABC Channel 7 (DTV Channel 24?)

I went to "The Good Guys" in San Mateo to watch
the beginning part of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-06-2003, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,101
Posted By marv
I just got the latest issue of Stereophile Guide...

I just got the latest issue of Stereophile Guide to Home Theater.
In the report from a recent trade show (I think CEDIA) Scott
Wilkinson found two companies that were demonstrating HD
PRVs. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-11-2002, 10:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,481
Posted By marv
Gary, Yes, please do tell us about your...

Gary,

Yes, please do tell us about your setup and how you use
the Twinhan card for HDTV recording. Ths sounds like
the next cool thing. I am assuming too that you can get
all sorts of standard...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2002, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 416
Posted By marv
Dear AltAntMike, Luckily there are no...

Dear AltAntMike,

Luckily there are no splitters in the apartments. Each unit gets a double-wire and it goes through the wall and hooks up to two coax jack which
are both on one wallplate,...
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