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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-04-2017, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Tesla1856
I bought my 46inch pz850u new from B&H Photo in...

I bought my 46inch pz850u new from B&H Photo in Spring 2009.

Still works great. I've never had a problem with it. I still get compliments on picture quality.


I'm sure it's got lots of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Tesla1856
One of the funniest comments I have ever read...

One of the funniest comments I have ever read here. :) I've never heard WAF described quite like that.

I think Confinoj is doing good in his "multi-use" room. I think I can talk because I am...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43,722
Views: 2,142,096
Posted By Tesla1856
1. True 2. What is REW? As for...

1. True


2. What is REW?


As for placement, I have mine in the middle-back of the room (via RG-6 coax) and seems to work nicely. Yes, I suppose I could understand another in front (especially...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Tesla1856
I had not considered that. That's some pretty...

I had not considered that. That's some pretty high-tech analysis.
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2017, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Tesla1856
Sounds like you might want to re-run your...

Sounds like you might want to re-run your Audyssey Calibration. You know how to set Sub before you start, right?

After I run Audyssey, I too like to bump the Polk Audio CS-II Center up a tiny bit...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-27-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,887
Views: 368,011
Posted By Tesla1856
My guess would be something with the "HDMI...

My guess would be something with the "HDMI Negotiation" between the devices.

Just for kicks, maybe connect the AppleTV4 directly to HDTV and see what happens (take receiver out of loop).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-03-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 1,329,287
Posted By Tesla1856
I prefer a genuine Epson lamp from Epson.com or...

I prefer a genuine Epson lamp from Epson.com or B&H Photo. Should be around $250-$300. 8350 works perfectly again. Look one page back.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-02-2017, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Tesla1856
Good work. No pics? Did you re-lube with...

Good work.

No pics? Did you re-lube with maybe plastic-safe silicone grease or oil?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-23-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8,295
Views: 1,347,158
Posted By Tesla1856
I wonder that firmware version you installed, and...

I wonder that firmware version you installed, and which one you were running before.

Mine worked the last time I checked.

I wonder if your motherboard was already failed and it just seemed...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-13-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 317,106
Posted By Tesla1856
Thanks. Wow, that is cheap. I'll have to read-up...

Thanks. Wow, that is cheap. I'll have to read-up on what local hardware you need in each room.

I've been thinking of upgrading to a Harmony Hub (or something like it). I would also like to get...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-13-2017, 11:01 AM
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Views: 317,106
Posted By Tesla1856
Do you have a link handy? What does a...

Do you have a link handy?

What does a one-room starter system run (ball-park, not including iPad).
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-12-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 317,106
Posted By Tesla1856
Not really. My "Use Apple TV" Activity still sets...

Not really. My "Use Apple TV" Activity still sets up the system before I pick-up the ATV-4 remote. This is the only "specialized" remote I have so far.

Also, although I have a perfectly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 640,366
Posted By Tesla1856
Have you tried setting the manual Volume and...

Have you tried setting the manual Volume and Frequency response on the sub near max, and then running full Audyssey Calibration on Onkyo?
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-21-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,665
Posted By Tesla1856
1. At least there is that. Our Acura MDX has a...

1. At least there is that. Our Acura MDX has a "neural mode" that can do that but the passenger-cabin is relatively small, so it's easy.

2. When watching on the projector in our good-sized room...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-21-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,665
Posted By Tesla1856
Smile Thanks for checking that for me. While the...

Thanks for checking that for me.

While the DD5.1 (AC3) track is not perfect ... it sounds much better that the other Stereo/Pro-Logic track. The fidelity is better and of course the channel...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-21-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,665
Posted By Tesla1856
Wow, really? They sure messed-up on the mastering...

Wow, really? They sure messed-up on the mastering of that one didn't they. You would think they would test it on some current systems in the wild before dedicating it to final glass-master.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4,887
Views: 368,011
Posted By Tesla1856
I have a Harmony 670. My "Use Apple TV"...

I have a Harmony 670.


My "Use Apple TV" Activity just sets the AVR and rest of system to proper inputs and the ATV4 screen appears.


Then I put down the Harmony remote and pick-up the ATV4...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-20-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 12,665
Posted By Tesla1856
Question Styx - Return to Paradise (DVD)

Does anyone in this thread have "Styx - Return to Paradise" on DVD?


If so, I was wondering if you also get an "Empty Center Channel" when playing the Dolby Digital 5.1 track?


I really like...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-19-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 1,329,287
Posted By Tesla1856
Good. Then HDMI board should still be good (ie,...

Good. Then HDMI board should still be good (ie, it survived).

If that failed to work, I would continue by trying:
1. Reset 8350 to Factory defaults
2. Turn off HDMI-CEC on all connected...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-19-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 1,329,287
Posted By Tesla1856
To test HDMI ports on Epson 8350 Projector ... ...

To test HDMI ports on Epson 8350 Projector ...


Connect known-good HDMI component (Blu-Ray player, etc.) directly to 8350 with short (around 10 ft) high quality (heavy gauge) HDMI cable...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-20-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 317,106
Posted By Tesla1856
Hmm. Maybe it's similar to the fix I had to...

Hmm. Maybe it's similar to the fix I had to implement years ago because I only have one Component Button on older Samsung plasma for Comp1 and Comp2? If so, try this (I had to go back and find it)
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-17-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9,260
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Posted By Tesla1856
See my posts about my repair a page or so back. ...

See my posts about my repair a page or so back.

Verify all fans are working/turning. It's likely lighting Temp light because it senses one of the fans is not turning (maybe by reading RPM ......
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-15-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 317,106
Posted By Tesla1856
Not following you. Maybe it's the words you are...

Not following you. Maybe it's the words you are using.


An "Activity" is what you setup in the software (Watch TV, Play Blu-Ray, etc.) Watch TV would include the DVR or the TVs ATSC tuner. Part...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,260
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Posted By Tesla1856
So, it DOES get checked on Start-Up, whether it's...

So, it DOES get checked on Start-Up, whether it's on or off. More good info. but an unfortunate situation for you.

What make/model did you replace it with?


Edit: So, you replaced it with a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-08-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 1,329,287
Posted By Tesla1856
Thanks. That answers my question. In your...

Thanks. That answers my question.

In your case ... yours is the perfect test because yours is going out. Maybe it's just intermittent? Maybe it needs some grease or cleaning (not really sure how...
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