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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-30-2013, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moyekj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/273324/orange-county-ca-cox/7290#post_23889341)

Those speed tests are really not long...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moyekj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/273324/orange-county-ca-cox/7290#post_23807288)

Sports packages should work fine - just...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7,397
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Posted By Rick Johnston
So I'm thinking a Tivo Roamio setup with a mini...

So I'm thinking a Tivo Roamio setup with a mini or 2 might just be worth considering.
Big question and possible deal breaker would be how a cable card currently handles sports packages such as MLB...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-05-2013, 12:39 AM
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Views: 145
Posted By Rick Johnston
Just wondering if anyone else has experienced...

Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this

Cox remote just seems to lose ability to communicate for 30 seconds or so

Happens with 2 different remotes on 2 dvr boxes

Maybe a recent...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-29-2012, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
I was thinking about Tivo and cablecard. What I...

I was thinking about Tivo and cablecard. What I can find from Cox indicates sport packages such as MLB and NHL Center Ice cannot be tuned via a cablecard.
This would seem like a deal killer for our...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by Trixter...

Quote:Originally Posted by Trixter http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19733567)

Your description of what you don't like ("fake/digitzed") isn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2010, 08:37 AM
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Views: 624
Posted By Rick Johnston
anyone? thanks

anyone?

thanks
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-28-2010, 09:10 AM
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Views: 624
Posted By Rick Johnston
My wife got me a new 26" Vizio ( VA26L ) for my...

My wife got me a new 26" Vizio ( VA26L ) for my office to replace a CRT
My problem is I use the CRT for a lot of video review via old analog VCR ( please don't laugh ) Lots of cue/review, etc
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2010, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by moyekj...

Quote:Originally Posted by moyekj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19096763)

It did not physically change frequency. It's still at 591 MHz (RF...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2010, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by jwbrown77...

Quote:Originally Posted by jwbrown77 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18969041)

Anyone else getting horrific macroblocking/pixelating tonight?...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   05-26-2010, 10:22 PM
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Views: 1,129
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by wajo...

Quote:Originally Posted by wajo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18694957)

For DVDs, the SKIP/REPLAY moves are the only ones that are slow, ~3-5...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   05-26-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by Rammitinski...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rammitinski http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18687206)

Never actually used one myself, but the Pioneer DVD-V5000...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   05-25-2010, 10:52 AM
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Views: 1,129
Posted By Rick Johnston
This may seem like an odd request, but I've used...

This may seem like an odd request, but I've used older style Sony VCR's in my everyday work. ( Horse racing analysis / review that involves constant cue and review, often stepping back a few...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2010, 07:40 PM
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Views: 692,370
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by phdeane...

Quote:Originally Posted by phdeane http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18553804)

There's a 4th fast forward speed?


Sorry, I was counting normal...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-28-2010, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
A couple of questions 1) A recent post...

A couple of questions
1) A recent post mentions end of analog support and thus no direct cable coax connections in Feb 2012. Can anyone else confirm this? Kinda sucks, I would need to get 2 more...
Forum: Soundbars   12-29-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 88,400
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by davyo...

Quote:Originally Posted by davyo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17808742)

Agreed, the Pioneer does not have a very wide area on top for doing...
Forum: Soundbars   12-29-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 88,400
Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by davyo...

Quote:Originally Posted by davyo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17803926)

Yep,, the Vizio w/the wirless sub is pretty impressive.

I have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2009, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Wondering if anyone else has seen a similar SDV...

Wondering if anyone else has seen a similar SDV problem

About 10 days ago my wife started complaining that every 15 minutes she kept getting a screen prompt while watching hockey on the center...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-18-2009, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by tonyE...

Quote:Originally Posted by tonyE http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17206148)

Excuse all if I sound like a newbie here.. but this thread is simply...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-30-2008, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
We have a Motorola 3416 dvr It appears that...

We have a Motorola 3416 dvr

It appears that the HDMI output just died
Anyone else have the HDMI die on the dvr??

Component working fine
I unplugged the box, that didnt help
I tested the TV...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30,645
Views: 2,806,618
Posted By Rick Johnston
We joined the 151 camp last week, love out set...

We joined the 151 camp last week, love out set thus far

I bought it at a local independent B&M, my son picked it up and the 2 of us set it up. Setup no real problem for the 2 of us, all went well...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-13-2007, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
I may add a cable card to one of our sets. I...

I may add a cable card to one of our sets. I just wanted to check and see if I will be able to access the MLB / NHL packages with the card.

BTW, we are in Portola Hills and re: recently added HD...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-04-2007, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
As Cox expands it's lineup, my modulator ( a...

As Cox expands it's lineup, my modulator ( a couple of Replay TV feeds ) is down to one watchable channel

If anyone out there has some experieince with a modulator, perhaps they could offer help...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2006, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Rick Johnston
Quote:Originally Posted by AMRivlin...

Quote:Originally Posted by AMRivlin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

You will get all the analog so 0-73 Not all are used however, so roughly...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-13-2004, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By Rick Johnston
I use a 3 channel modulator for 2 sat. receivers...

I use a 3 channel modulator for 2 sat. receivers and a ReplayTV

I also have Cox cable including digital & HD
The Cox cable is currently combined with the modulated feeds
All has worked well.
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