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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
I hope we see as few subchannels as possible--the...

I hope we see as few subchannels as possible--the blocky motion artifacts during football on KXAN are vomit-inducing, and even games on KEYE look bad to me now. (Not macroblocking, but sudden shifts...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-24-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 960
Posted By Number_6
Not sure if this is exactly the right place to...

Not sure if this is exactly the right place to comment on this, but lately, on my display the once-really-good HD picture quality on CBS football games has been lousy. When the camera zooms in on...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   09-27-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Number_6
Amazon Prime streaming/HD puzzle with blu-ray player

This issue seems to cross subject areas so I wasn't sure where to post, but this forum seemed as good as any. Recently I subscribed to Amazon Prime, so I tried out their free streaming video for the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Number_6
TWC/Cisco 8742HDC only outputting mono

One more post about this new 8742HDC that Time Warner gave me... I'm using the twin RCA jacks for audio, routed to an old stereo amp for sound, but the overall sound from the DVR sure seems like...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Number_6
Cisco 8742HDC native res pass-through?

Time Warner just replaced my dusty old Scientific Atlanta DVR with this "new" Cisco one. It's a lot smaller, and browsing the guide and menus is a lot more responsive than the SA. But there is one...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   10-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 17,901
Posted By Number_6
To add a slight variation to the original...

To add a slight variation to the original question: would a typical (say Sony) DVD player, which supports CD-playback but is not expressly designed as an audio component, be comparable in sound to a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-13-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 66,155
Posted By Number_6
Can anyone comment on how well the BD-H5900...

Can anyone comment on how well the BD-H5900 scales standard (SD) DVD content? I've only found one "in-depth" review of the 5900, and it was quite critical of the DVD playback quality. OTOH I've...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19,215
Views: 2,284,524
Posted By Number_6
I'm behind the times and I'm looking for my first...

I'm behind the times and I'm looking for my first blu-ray player. In terms of cost, I'm looking for a player under $200. (Really under $150, but I could stretch a bit if it helps achieve the feature...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,347
Posted By Number_6
Thinking about the LG BP540, I'm a bit behind the...

Thinking about the LG BP540, I'm a bit behind the times and this would be my first blu-ray player. Over the years I've accumulated many standard DVDs so I'm especially interested in any reviews or...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-15-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by Dropkick Murphy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dropkick Murphy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21202825)

Try highlighting the program in the guide and pressing the...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-10-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Number_6
I hope this is the right forum, my apologies in...

I hope this is the right forum, my apologies in advance if it's not. I have Time Warner cable with an SA 8240HDC DVR. I have an annoying problem or issue where I can't seem to get it to record...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-25-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Number_6
PQ is poor on Time Warner Cable in Austin--even...

PQ is poor on Time Warner Cable in Austin--even though it's 720p, it looks like bitstarved 1080i. Crowd shots are blurry and shimmery at the same time. Turf has lots of artifacts also. Is this Time...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Number_6
I'm on Time Warner Cable, Austin TX, and the PQ...

I'm on Time Warner Cable, Austin TX, and the PQ for this game is lousy. The crowd shots look swimmy and pixelated even when there is little motion. I've never seen this much artifacting on 720P....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-27-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 2,200,524
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3...

Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19248904)

Is it an 8240HD or 8240HDC? What version of Navigator are you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 2,200,524
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by JerLon...

Quote:Originally Posted by JerLon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18791880)

My 8300HDC will not fast forward in playback of a saved program. It...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 2,200,524
Posted By Number_6
I'm not sure if this is the best thread for...

I'm not sure if this is the best thread for this, but I have a TWC SA 8240 DVR that is running Navigator software. Lately I have noticed that on many recorded programs (but not buffered/live TV) the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-21-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by diamonddelts...

Quote:Originally Posted by diamonddelts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17970504)

I will be waiting to see if TWC keeps their word on this on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-05-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
Always nice to see more channels, but what is up...

Always nice to see more channels, but what is up with FX in HD? It's taking ages to get that.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-11-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,697
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by hyedipin...

Quote:Originally Posted by hyedipin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17337607)

No freeview? I am now watching HULK....
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,697
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by gail2magic...

Quote:Originally Posted by gail2magic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17251081)

Anyone have any idea if Time Warner is planning on adding ABC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
Tonight I was also seeing odd picture glitches...

Tonight I was also seeing odd picture glitches and bursts of white-noise audio (on KXAN via Time Warner Cable).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
I'd be the happiest if all the locals put all...

I'd be the happiest if all the locals put all their bandwidth into their main channel, and didn't do any subchannels. 1080i needs as much data as it can get to prevent motion artifacts, especially...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7,166
Views: 786,164
Posted By Number_6
Anyone getting "flicker" or intermittent picture...

Anyone getting "flicker" or intermittent picture blanking on the HD feed of the NCAA tournament? This is on Time Warner, channel 1531.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-11-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,697
Posted By Number_6
Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber...

Quote:Originally Posted by DSperber http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16014873)

If that were the case, what's to prevent an occupant of one unit...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-10-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,379,697
Posted By Number_6
I agree that digital cable (on a...

I agree that digital cable (on a digital-tuner-equipped TV) should work just like analog cable on a traditional analog cable-ready TV. I sure hope that someday, I'll be able to plug a digital-tuner...
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