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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-23-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Am looking for TIVO like unit that will record...

Am looking for TIVO like unit that will record HD on it's hard disk. Found the DHGHDD500 from Sony. Has anyone experience with this unit, and what all is required to connect with a 60" Sony SXRD for...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-13-2006, 03:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,461
Posted By Carl Gearhart
I have both the Bravo and Oppo, the Bravo for...

I have both the Bravo and Oppo, the Bravo for several years now. My current impression is that the Bravo produces a sharper -- more HD-like -- picture than the the Oppo.

Currently, the Bravo is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-19-2005, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Carl Gearhart
The Sony store around 54th and Fifth Ave (or...

The Sony store around 54th and Fifth Ave (or Madison, I'm not sure) did have the Qualia FP projector and 70" rear projection TV on display in the basement of the Sony Stlyle store. Demos were by...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-05-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Carl Gearhart
I've been using the opening credits/action...

I've been using the opening credits/action sequence of this Steven Seagal movie for several years now. The Video looks beautiful even during the credits, and the sound is first rate. This a fairly...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-05-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Crash: Saw it last night. Good sized multi...

Crash: Saw it last night. Good sized multi generation audience was totally quiet from beginning to end, which I attributed to absorbed watching. As for the story, I continually wondered what would...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Carl Gearhart
At a friend's insistence, I was "pressed" into...

At a friend's insistence, I was "pressed" into watching this shameless mob family sendup that will go anywhere for a laugh. Despite every intention of grimacing my way through it, I soon found...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-08-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Carl Gearhart
The first time I saw SWD was the VHS release. It...

The first time I saw SWD was the VHS release. It was so engrossing and understandable for a foreign film, that the next day I was unsure whether it was in English of Japanese. I remembered there...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-14-2004, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Just saw latest IMAX 3D effort and was...

Just saw latest IMAX 3D effort and was disappointed, especially after USA Today's 3 plus star review.

First of all, it is edited MTV style, with few images lasting more than a few seconds. True,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Bosng: Thanks for the great link. Bulb is...

Bosng:

Thanks for the great link. Bulb is in, working, and oriented correctly. Previous bulb was off by about 120 degrees. Too soon yet to see whether this makes any difference, beyond peace of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-20-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Some time ago there was a great thread --...

Some time ago there was a great thread -- complete with pictures -- on how to replace the G11 projector bulb. I'm about to install my third bulb, and recall something in that thread about bulb...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-04-2004, 02:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,871
Posted By Carl Gearhart
John Waters used Dorney Park in our fair city...

John Waters used Dorney Park in our fair city for the amusement park scenes in this movie. Love that cast: Ricki Lake, Divine, Sonny Bono, Debbie Harry, and more. Of all his films, this is my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-18-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Just added the 43" Samsung DLP in the bedroom,...

Just added the 43" Samsung DLP in the bedroom, currently fed by standard cable -- no HD. Existing home theater has a RCA DTC100 fed by an OAT antenna for HD. Satellite dish is presently not an...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-01-2004, 05:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,049
Posted By Carl Gearhart
The one movie I would love to have is this six...

The one movie I would love to have is this six year old or so Japanese comedy about ballroom dancing and middle age male wandering. This was the only foreign film I've ever watched that, when...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-29-2003, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,646
Posted By Carl Gearhart
For me, after staring at it for a while, with my...

For me, after staring at it for a while, with my eyes about one foot from the monitor, the four vertical columns become five. Blink my eyes and the image returns to the original four. But I can...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-09-2003, 04:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,335
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Have an ISCO II for almost two years. Excellent...

Have an ISCO II for almost two years. Excellent product, well made, etc. Easily removed and repositioned for switching between HTPC and HDTV rcvr. DVDs are wonderfully smooth. Barrel distortion is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2003, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Carl Gearhart
No problem whatever. Thought dialog sounded...

No problem whatever. Thought dialog sounded clearer in DTS.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-24-2003, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Carl Gearhart
No problems playing the standard USA release....

No problems playing the standard USA release. Really good musical with knockout performances by all ladies involved. Believe the image throughout varies in sharpness. The more static scenes - like...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-22-2003, 04:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,707
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Like most Steven Seagal movies I have seen....

Like most Steven Seagal movies I have seen. Can't figure out why!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-22-2003, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Like the opening sequence of"Exit Wounds" for...

Like the opening sequence of"Exit Wounds" for demo-ing to first time viewers. Good picture, great color, fine sound, plenty of violent action. The final chopper explosion shakes the floor, leaving...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-20-2003, 07:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,155
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman! Don't think it...

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman!

Don't think it was ever a network show. Syndicated from the start.
Dabney's first TV role, as far as I know.

"Soap" would be a good one too.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-20-2003, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Carl Gearhart
I have an 500W Atlas bulb operating in a G11 for...

I have an 500W Atlas bulb operating in a G11 for over 800 hours now and still doing fine.

When first installed, it was clearly brighter than the original JVC bulb @/1200 hours. Over time the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-01-2003, 08:32 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,988
Posted By Carl Gearhart
First watched Exit Wounds, and liked it quite a...

First watched Exit Wounds, and liked it quite a bit. Then ran into Half Past Dead for only $9.99, and liked that too. By the looks of him, these are fairly late in his career. Wondering what Seagal...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-01-2003, 08:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,033
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Fine Japanese comedy (oxymoron?) about male...

Fine Japanese comedy (oxymoron?) about male midlife crisis and ball room dancing. So engaging I forgot afterward whether it was dubbed in English or not. (It wasn't). Wish it were on DVD
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   03-11-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Until recently they had only the 42" Sampo ED...

Until recently they had only the 42" Sampo ED model at just under 3 Gs, including wall mount. Today saw they added a 42" AVS brand ED model, that included table mount, speakers (stereo) and a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-10-2003, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By Carl Gearhart
Once the novice realizes how huge a factor good...

Once the novice realizes how huge a factor good sound is to the HT experience, there's comes the bigger problem of sorting out what to buy (spend). Stereophile type speakers can run up to 40 G's a...
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