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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-02-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 5,183
Posted By andy sullivan
I have the STR-DN1050 with a Sony 75X850C. How do...

I have the STR-DN1050 with a Sony 75X850C. How do I connect my HDMI cables from my Directv Genie with the C61K (4K) to my STR-DN1050 to get a 4K picture and sound?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
Come on. I know there is a lot of 1050/1040...

Come on. I know there is a lot of 1050/1040 owners out there. Will it pass through 4K? Using a Directv 4K box how do you have it connected to the AVR and on to your TV?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
Funny but I decided to e-mail Sony Tech Services...

Funny but I decided to e-mail Sony Tech Services and ask them how to run my Directv C61K into my STR-DN1050 then on to my Sony 75X850C. Patricia just answered back and said that STR-DN1050 cannot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
One more question please. If I run HDMI straight...

One more question please. If I run HDMI straight from the C6K into the TV's HDMI 2 input I get 4K. How do I run through the 1050 and get 4K? Running it through the 1050 into the ARC input (tv) it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
Thanks again. I found the fix on another forum...

Thanks again. I found the fix on another forum and was it ever simple. I reset the receiver and all is working perfectly. To reset the receiver I held i the power button till the screen read "...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
Thanks for the suggestions. I just tried new...

Thanks for the suggestions. I just tried new cables with no success. I then tried hooking up the DVD player also with no success. I tried all 5 of the 1050 inputs then went to the TV's input screen....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By andy sullivan
Sony STR-1050 help

Don'know what happened but after having no problems for two years suddenly my 1050 is giving me fits. Using Directv's C61k 4K satellite and my Sony 75x850c. Suddenly I get no sound or no picture one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,164
Posted By andy sullivan
We are all consumers and no matter what we may be...

We are all consumers and no matter what we may be shopping for in 2017 the ability to shop and compare is a given for most. Go online and read professional reviews on several sites as well as reading...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,164
Posted By andy sullivan
I really do not understand why 3D is being...

I really do not understand why 3D is being dropped unless it's very much more costly to manufacture, which has never ever been stated. Since the majority of panels not named Samsung, are ordered from...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-12-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,187
Posted By andy sullivan
I guess the question should be, does the 2017...

I guess the question should be, does the 2017 offer any improvements over the 2016?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-08-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 712
Posted By andy sullivan
Yes. I am very impressed with 4K on my Sony...

Yes. I am very impressed with 4K on my Sony 75X850C, via Directv channel 104 and 106.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-07-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 354,330
Posted By andy sullivan
First off, the C61 will not do 4K. The C61K is...

First off, the C61 will not do 4K. The C61K is needed. Don't confuse the C61 with the C61K. Make sure that the installer is using the K version. My neighbor had the HR54/ C61K combo installed 2 weeks...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-05-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
4K 4K 4K 4K. No provider can create it, they can...

4K 4K 4K 4K. No provider can create it, they can just pass it on to us. Directv offers a little bit at no extra cost is their packages. Give them a little credit. If you want more 4K, if you want...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-04-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
You can find a list of Directv 4K ready TV's on...

You can find a list of Directv 4K ready TV's on their site. Directv employees know surprising little about their own 4K.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-04-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
FYI, channel 106 will be showing the golf...

FYI, channel 106 will be showing the golf tournament from Pebble Beach in 4K February 9-10-1-12.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 354,330
Posted By andy sullivan
Has anyone had any luck with Directv 4K using the...

Has anyone had any luck with Directv 4K using the HR54 and C61K combo?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By andy sullivan
The only way to tell is not by counting on the...

The only way to tell is not by counting on the expertise of the stores ability to set any TV up. I can't imagine a better picture this side of OLED or a top FALD than my 75X850C with my settings.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-04-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
Directv does not have a 4K DVR so they designed...

Directv does not have a 4K DVR so they designed the C61K mini to send the 4K signal to your 4K TV. Their next DVR ( probably called the HR 17) will pass thru 4K and I believe it is now in Beta...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
If you call Directv for new service and tell them...

If you call Directv for new service and tell them you own a 4K TV or ask for a free upgrade (available once every 2 years) they will install a HR54 Genie, a C61K satellite which is the only satellite...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
4K from Directv costs nothing extra, at least the...

4K from Directv costs nothing extra, at least the equipment costs nothing. In other words, yes it is worth getting 4K from Directv.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By andy sullivan
Here's the skinny regarding Directv and 4K. Three...

Here's the skinny regarding Directv and 4K. Three 4K channels. 104, 105 and 106. 104 is free to all packages Select and above. 105 is PPV. Channel 106 is live and recorded programming including...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By andy sullivan
I would expect 80,000 to 100,000 hours. Maybe...

I would expect 80,000 to 100,000 hours. Maybe more.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13,319
Views: 682,717
Posted By andy sullivan
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,164
Posted By andy sullivan
Poseid hits the nail on the head. As you can see...

Poseid hits the nail on the head. As you can see in a couple of the above comments like, death to 3D and good riddance to both of them. Why so nasty? Why would you wish death to something that many...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,164
Posted By andy sullivan
There are some very informed members here,...

There are some very informed members here, several either work in the industry or have a close relationship with the industry. Their knowledge of the inner workings of manufacturing plants is...
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