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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2013, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Chris Carollo
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12,336
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Posted By Chris Carollo
Is there any way to get rid of the error that...

Is there any way to get rid of the error that pops up when you lose HDMI signal briefly? Having to switch my Harmony over to TV mode to just hit OK and make it go away is really annoying.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-24-2013, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Chris Carollo
It's just tone-mapping to increase local...

It's just tone-mapping to increase local contrast. It's similar what HDR algorithms to do compress the dynamic range of a HDR image, it's just doing it on an image that isn't HDR.

Definitely...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-19-2013, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Chris Carollo
You might be able to find that information in...

You might be able to find that information in your router. My Asus router has a logs section where it shows connections from devices, including their IP address, device name, and MAC address.

I'm...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2013, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Chris Carollo
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2013, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Chris Carollo
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12,336
Views: 647,180
Posted By Chris Carollo
Any strategies/settings that might help me deal...

Any strategies/settings that might help me deal with the rainbow effect? On most programming it's not an issue, but any time it's really contrasty (particularly if the contrasty has a yellow tinge,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-08-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12,336
Views: 647,180
Posted By Chris Carollo
So my week-old F8500 is popping up a little...

So my week-old F8500 is popping up a little banner at the top of the screen periodically saying there's a scheduled service maintenance for like 8 hours next week sometime? What is that? Since when...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-06-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 33,712
Posted By Chris Carollo
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sounds...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-30-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 33,712
Posted By Chris Carollo
Yep got a new 60 yesterday, and it's definitely...

Yep got a new 60 yesterday, and it's definitely buzzy. Very loud if you put your head right behind it particularly in the top/bottom/left/right corners, and it'll definitely catch my ear in a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Chris Carollo
I'm looking to replace my aging Sharp (matte...

I'm looking to replace my aging Sharp (matte screen) with a new TV. Mostly I'm concerned with glare, given that it's going to be in a very well-lit room with opposing windows. I know most/all...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-31-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,473
Views: 734,169
Posted By Chris Carollo
So I'm looking at a new LCD to replace my...

So I'm looking at a new LCD to replace my original-model Sharp LCD, but I'm concerned about glare/reflections since it seems like just about all models have a glossy finish now. It'll be in a bright...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 96,598
Posted By Chris Carollo
Does this receiver do any audio conversion in...

Does this receiver do any audio conversion in the HDMI stream? For example, if you wanted to use the built-in speakers on your TV, but wire the whole thing using only HDMI. Can it convert something...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-10-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Chris Carollo
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So here in Seattle we're getting UConn/Pitt on ESPN. WTF?...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-10-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Chris Carollo
So here in Seattle we're getting UConn/Pitt on...

So here in Seattle we're getting UConn/Pitt on ESPN. WTF? That makes no sense. Temporary screw-up, or did the coverage maps lie? Other than local markets, who would care about that game over a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-26-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Chris Carollo
Same kind of blown out blue tint they had in a...

Same kind of blown out blue tint they had in a game a few weeks ago. Is someone asleep in the control room there? It looks awful.
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-05-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,009
Posted By Chris Carollo
Yeah it looks totally awful, they really need to...

Yeah it looks totally awful, they really need to fix their color temperature, it's WAY too cool. Looks like it's being lit with bad fluorescent bulbs.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-19-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,642
Posted By Chris Carollo
Anyone know what the light falloff curve is for...

Anyone know what the light falloff curve is for these bulbs over time? I'm nearing 1000 hours and things are feeling dimmer than I remember, so I'm considering popping in a new bulb early.
Forum: Screens   08-17-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,289
Posted By Chris Carollo
The tension on the screen is surprisingly good....

The tension on the screen is surprisingly good. I wouldn't call it "tight as a drum", but there definitely isn't any slack in it. I pulled pretty good when I was stapling it down, but didn't really...
Forum: Screens   08-17-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,289
Posted By Chris Carollo
I don't think I'm familiar enough with the...

I don't think I'm familiar enough with the Stewart screens to accurately make that comparison. The material is without a doubt nicer than the painted canvas I was using previously, though. It's more...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16,082
Views: 2,133,553
Posted By Chris Carollo
Quote:Originally Posted by wareagle...

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It was available On Demand in HD last year.


Does that work if...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-16-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16,082
Views: 2,133,553
Posted By Chris Carollo
So, Mad Men's on tonight, and still no AMC-HD in...

So, Mad Men's on tonight, and still no AMC-HD in Seattle. Monopolies are great.
Forum: Screens   08-16-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,289
Posted By Chris Carollo
I recently moved to Seattle and left my old DIY...

I recently moved to Seattle and left my old DIY screen with my old house, it was time to get a new screen for my projector -- the image on the beige wall was just making my skin crawl. I priced out...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-13-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,453
Posted By Chris Carollo
Anyone else have constant minor sound...

Anyone else have constant minor sound popping/clicking throughout? It's really annoying.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-30-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16,082
Views: 2,133,553
Posted By Chris Carollo
We're getting all our normal channels but not...

We're getting all our normal channels but not NBC, either HD or analog (all black screen) on our TiVoHD. Related to the CableCARD snafu?

Edit: looks like all my channels are down now, so yeah,...
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