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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-21-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By gman76
Coaster theater chairs - kids don't like

I have a projector and fixed screen setup in my basement. I bought 3 Coaster chairs a few yrs ago and my teenage kids and wife wont sit in them, they've hardly been used. They lay blankets on the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2013, 09:55 AM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
Are they free of charge like their SD DTAs? I...

Are they free of charge like their SD DTAs? I can't stand all the nickel and diming. I'm still thinking of going to another provider for tv. Comcast Internet is fine and a reasonable price.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2013, 09:48 AM
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Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dkreichen1968 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/141193/colorado-springs-co-hdtv/6780#post_23958699)

There are HD DTAs. I'm...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2013, 10:40 PM
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Posted By gman76
No, I guess comcast just irks me now. The sat...

No, I guess comcast just irks me now. The sat guys will charge me for every box. But dont they have a C30 or a Joey (dish) to tune in a separate program? The comcast DTA's were awful since they did...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2013, 03:08 PM
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Posted By gman76
Well they did another thing to upset folks. My...

Well they did another thing to upset folks. My bedroom tv which has no box or converter now gets ..... nothing. Comcast just cut off all channels in the clear. I'm switching to one of the sat guys....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,032
Views: 471,169
Posted By gman76
Yep, I was out of town last week and the wife...

Yep, I was out of town last week and the wife said the tv in our bedroom doesn't get channels. I re-scanned today and sure enough they cut off everything, bastards. I'm down in the springs. Will...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-07-2013, 08:43 PM
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Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lsilvest http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/141193/colorado-springs-co-hdtv/6780#post_22816180)

With Comcast the next rate will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 65,197
Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by russ_777...

Quote:Originally Posted by russ_777 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21784740)

You're probably referring to oscillation. Any PA (or system for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2011, 08:26 PM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
Quick update: Comcast came to the house and...

Quick update: Comcast came to the house and found my signal level was low. This likely explains the macroblocking/tiling I'm getting on the HD channels. We shall see if this solves the problem....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-03-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By gman76
This site sells windows keys. Is it legit? ...

This site sells windows keys. Is it legit?

microsoftwindowskey.com

Thanks
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-29-2011, 02:55 PM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
Thanks for the tip. I also wonder what the round...

Thanks for the tip. I also wonder what the round can is, a notch or bandpass filter? I cant remember if it's on the cable modem line or TV line. I'll check tonite. If it is a filter, is it supposed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-28-2011, 04:36 PM
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Posted By gman76
OK, suppose I have a bad/marginal splitter. If...

OK, suppose I have a bad/marginal splitter. If comcast makes a visit and determines that the splitter is indeed the problem, do I pay or they pay for a new one? It's about 14 yrs old but looks like...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-27-2011, 02:24 PM
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Views: 471,169
Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by mjh99...

Quote:Originally Posted by mjh99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20558604)

When I last checked Comcast, 64 channels were being broadcast in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-27-2011, 02:15 PM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
Ricky, I've had major macroblocking (tiling) for...

Ricky, I've had major macroblocking (tiling) for up to 15 seconds every once in a while on some of my HD channels on comcast. I called them and they claimed no responsibility. They said "did you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-10-2010, 11:57 AM
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Posted By gman76
What's happening w comcast? This morning I found...

What's happening w comcast? This morning I found out that they've killed or reallocated some of the analog, not just the digital channels. I'm going to call them now.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2010, 08:48 AM
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Posted By gman76
Oh, I'm used to the term...

Oh, I'm used to the term "macro-blocking".
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-08-2010, 04:09 PM
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Posted By gman76
What's tiling?

What's tiling?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-08-2010, 10:53 AM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
I just rec'd this email from Comcast. I hv...

I just rec'd this email from Comcast. I hv analog cable service up thru Ch 99 and use QAM tuners for the digital channels (4 HD + 20 digital SD). They want to switch me over to a STB or DTA but am I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-21-2009, 05:26 PM
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Views: 608,907
Posted By gman76
Has anyone noticed that Comcast has reassigned...

Has anyone noticed that Comcast has reassigned Fox-HD (I think it's KXRM) from virtual ch 21.1 to 0.0? I rescanned my Sony LCD and found this oddity. The reason I ask is that my aver combo tuner and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-09-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,363
Posted By gman76
I forgot to mention that only HD channels are...

I forgot to mention that only HD channels are affected (no sound). I'll try uninstalling the aver driver and let Windows discover the lack of a driver. Is there a way to force the discovery? Seems...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-02-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 13,938
Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by Cal1981...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cal1981 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16565682)

I remember Gary Thorne doing the games on ESPN along with Bill...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,363
Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by umdivx...

Quote:Originally Posted by umdivx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16565360)

They are drivers via windows updates. NOT directly from Aver.

-...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,363
Posted By gman76
Quote:Originally Posted by Slained...

Quote:Originally Posted by Slained http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15794856)

FYI...I just got a Windows Update notification. It has updates for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 504,274
Posted By gman76
Not sure this is the best place to post, but I...

Not sure this is the best place to post, but I hv a 46V3000 and run Comcast (QAM). After a scan, I get all the HD channels except a PBS station 8.1 but I can key it in at 87.1 (silicon dust...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By gman76
I hv the 46V3000 which has the std BE and wish I...

I hv the 46V3000 which has the std BE and wish I had the BE2 engine. I talked to a well-versed salesman at Ultimate Electronics and he showed me side by side the diff between BE (3000) and BE2...
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