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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-14-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By tinpanalley
These are the AV specs of the video that I...

These are the AV specs of the video that I capture with the Hauppauge default software... (The audio was chosen by me at 128kbps.)

Format : MPEG-PS
File size ...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-14-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By tinpanalley
That DMR-EX75 was sold. :( My biggest problem...

That DMR-EX75 was sold. :(
My biggest problem with the PCI card Hauppauge card (http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_hvr1250.html) is the fact that the software for capturing is really basic...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-14-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks so much for your thorough help. Have a...

Thanks so much for your thorough help. Have a look at this (http://forums.anandtech.com/showpost.php?p=36895672&postcount=4) post. I don't want to put words in this person's mouth so you can read for...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks for the great feedback. Very thorough. I...

Thanks for the great feedback. Very thorough. I was told by someone that this recorder was actually a bad idea because I have no way to control the codec or compression when the HDD recording gets...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By tinpanalley
I also do the occasional 16X9 record from my TV...

I also do the occasional 16X9 record from my TV DVR. Thought I had mentioned that. Obviously on my current set up, I get letterboxed video which I'd rather avoid.
I wouldn't... that's why I said...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By tinpanalley
DVD Recorder question

Until recently I've used a Hauppauge PVR to capture VHS tapes to my computer. My problem with this is that the PVR I have only captures 4:3. Also the quality isn't great because the crappy software...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By tinpanalley
Ok. The only thing with that is that it makes...

Ok. The only thing with that is that it makes enough contact to show up on the display as being plugged in. But there's no sound. I guess compressed air can't hurt.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By tinpanalley
Nobody has any clues on this?

Nobody has any clues on this?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By tinpanalley
Yamaha HTR-6030 headphone problem

Whenever I try to use headphones in the headphone jack on the front of my HTR-6030 receiver, it shows that it's muted and that headphones are plugged in but no audio goes to the headphones.
Can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By tinpanalley
HTR-6030, looking for calibration advice

I just went through a lengthy process properly setting up and calibrating my first ever flat screen TV. After all that, and the various settings and meter readings and calibrations, it occurs to me...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
Ok, cool. But what does the update actually do? ...

Ok, cool. But what does the update actually do?
(I'll post the charts from the calibration soon)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
I've been digging around online for a while. Does...

I've been digging around online for a while. Does anyone have ANY idea what the firmware update does for the H4500 and whether it completely resets your settings?
Forum: Display Calibration   10-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Ehh.. I got within the safe zone and just left...

Ehh.. I got within the safe zone and just left it. I used to save vinyl captures at 24bit and 96kHz as well but if 16bit and 44100kHz is within human listening range, I don't see a point in saving...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-04-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
I recently finished an entire calibration with...

I recently finished an entire calibration with HCFR. So cool looking at all the charts and comparing the results to the reference I took before starting.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-04-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
I found it, thanks. But wouldn't it be wrong...

I found it, thanks.
But wouldn't it be wrong to just take readings from another television rather than doing the measurements yourself? Surely, they can't all be the same even from within the same...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Thank you so much, that was incredibly useful!...

Thank you so much, that was incredibly useful! From your one example with green, I was able to apply the same logic of x and y coordinates for blue and red. I don't remember where the numbers all...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-03-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Actually, yes, I misspoke. I have 2 and 10 point...

Actually, yes, I misspoke. I have 2 and 10 point and my gamma curve ended up running very close to the ideal gamma curve and always around 2.2.
Ok, then yes, I do have it and I'll go work on those...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-03-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
Does anyone know if primaries and secondaries can...

Does anyone know if primaries and secondaries can be calibrated on the 4500? Where would I look in the menu?
Forum: Display Calibration   10-03-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
What's been most bizarre is getting my head...

What's been most bizarre is getting my head around the fact that contrast can be as high as 95 and be correct. I still have engrained into my head the CRT idea of never having brightness or contrast...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Got through an entire calibration. I still do...

Got through an entire calibration. I still do need to figure out if I have the ability in my CMS to do actual primary and secondary calibrations (I don't see where I would do that in my menu). But it...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Yes, already had that set properly. ...

Yes, already had that set properly.

Question... someone was telling me that the 14% area of the AVSHD window patterns are too big for plasma for reliable measurements and that I should use the...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-26-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,667
Posted By tinpanalley
Thanks a lot Orion. I really appreciate that....

Thanks a lot Orion. I really appreciate that. I've always been someone who knows by understanding not by repeating steps. If I don't know WHY I'm doing what I'm doing, I'm not learning. Plus, I ...
Forum: Nintendo   09-26-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By tinpanalley
Bizarre imaging problem with my Wii

I'm plugging in my Wii to my new plasma TV for the first time via components. It was outputting a signal just fine to my other recent TV but for some reason now this TV is creating a weird imaging...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
Do you mean a Spears&Munsil or AVCHD disc?

Do you mean a Spears&Munsil or AVCHD disc?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 100,215
Posted By tinpanalley
I have to be honest, I didn't understand a whole...

I have to be honest, I didn't understand a whole lot of that but I'm going through it slowly. But I noticed that attachment is for an F4900. I've got a 4500 (and H, if it matters). Will that file...
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