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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,179
Posted By gnk1
Ours is in a family room right next to a window....

Ours is in a family room right next to a window. Usually, we have the room darkening shade drawn - but if we don't, it's still OK. Gets plenty bright for me.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-13-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,179
Posted By gnk1
I am not a video expert by any stretch, but I got...

I am not a video expert by any stretch, but I got the Sony KDL60W630B a week ago.

I chose it for the picture quality, which I think is excellent. We really liked the Sony 46" XBR5 we have but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-03-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 20,179
Posted By gnk1
I bought one today for the very reasons you cite...

I bought one today for the very reasons you cite above - don't want 3D and won't use the speakers. The picture looked very good to me - like the 850b - and that's what I wanted. They took another...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
My setup works the same as yours; only 2 channel...

My setup works the same as yours; only 2 channel out of the satellite box. 5.1 from the DVR.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
I called Comcast a couple of weeks ago to...

I called Comcast a couple of weeks ago to request either a tech visit or new X1 box due to sometimes awful audio and video drops. It varies from annoying (10% of the time) to unwatchable (maybe 2%...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-21-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
I agree with the above. Where I was having a...

I agree with the above. Where I was having a variety of failures regularly before, I think I have had one missed recording in the past three months. Unwelcome and unexplained, but a big improvement.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515598/which-sounds-better-24-192-or-32-192#post_24322322)

It would obviously not be a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Has anyone noticed a volume increase in the past...

Has anyone noticed a volume increase in the past week or so? By this I mean that the sound is noticeably louder played through my AVR than before, so a setting of -30 db today sounds about like it...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 136,258
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A9X-308 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1245475/headphone-audiophiles/990#post_24174085)

If you have a set of headphones that...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-31-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,829
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by btkling http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1331209/best-way-to-wirelessly-stream-audio-from-laptop-to-tv-receiver#post_24135291)
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-07-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Since getting the X2 preview, I cannot see how...

Since getting the X2 preview, I cannot see how to choose "Favorite Channels" or "HD" for the guide. It used to be hitting "A" on the remote while in the guide gave those choices.

Is there a way...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-07-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by citizen...

Quote:Originally Posted by citizen arcane http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1504008/dac-tube-preamp#post_24041757)
...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-05-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By gnk1
I suggest going to Head-Fi.org. You will likely...

I suggest going to Head-Fi.org. You will likely receive a huge amount of information, if only by searching for the models you list as possibles. Some posters there own/have owned literally dozens of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-02-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pappaduke http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455102/official-xfinity-x1-stb-thread/990#post_24023878)

Recording with X1 can be a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-02-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 403,910
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Foxbat121 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/1890#post_24021744)

A cheap...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-02-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 403,910
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIslander http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450585/official-sony-bdp-s1100-bdp-s3100-and-bdp-s5100/1890#post_24021162)

Amazon...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-02-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 403,910
Posted By gnk1
Just got a BPDBX510 from Sam's Club yesterday (a...

Just got a BPDBX510 from Sam's Club yesterday (a 5100 with an HDMI cable, I think), to replace a PS3 that was starting to have trouble ejecting disks and whose fan has gotten very loud. It is not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Today I had the following: numerous failed...

Today I had the following:

numerous failed attempts to set a recording for noon CST to record the football game from my iPhone app
numerous failed attempts to set the same recording from the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-30-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pappaduke http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455102/official-xfinity-x1-stb-thread/900#post_23891649)

This thread has been...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,219
Views: 826,488
Posted By gnk1
This is obviously not a critical question, but...

This is obviously not a critical question, but one I have wondered about and cannot determine myself

Sometimes when I play a stereo source into my Denon X-2000 I use the MULTI CH STEREO mode. The...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-22-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
I have the same problems with audio drops....

I have the same problems with audio drops. Reading that it might be HDMI related, I took that out of the equation by connecting the X1 to my Denon 2000 receiver with component video and optical...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-15-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by teachsac http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455102/official-xfinity-x1-stb-thread/810#post_23840076)

Quit rubbing it in...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-12-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 7,737
Posted By gnk1
I was just wondering - this morning, about 4...

I was just wondering - this morning, about 4 hours ago - whether someone had attempted to capture just this sort of thing. God works in mysterious ways.

I am not an engineer or scientist, but I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-08-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 247,727
Posted By gnk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by StanGeek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455102/official-xfinity-x1-stb-thread/750#post_23814656)

Spoke with a tier 2 X1 tech...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-20-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,571
Posted By gnk1
So many great choices already given. I will add...

So many great choices already given. I will add Gary Moore on "Still Got the Blues."
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