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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By Bobcrane
I loaded new software for my HDHomeRun's and it...

I loaded new software for my HDHomeRun's and it automatically upgraded the unit to the latest firmware. Beginning to wonder if thats the culprit.


Biggest problem will be figuring out which...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12,341
Views: 1,298,515
Posted By Bobcrane
Having some odd TV drops after 6 years of...

Having some odd TV drops after 6 years of flawless signal -

ABC 7 (Chicago) I DVR Castle on Monday's at 9pm. Last 2 Monday's the last 10 minutes of the show experiences a lot of pixelating and...
Forum: 3D Displays   01-08-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 478,732
Posted By Bobcrane
Netflix has been flaky since the 5.1x round of...

Netflix has been flaky since the 5.1x round of firmwares.

Is anyone else continuing to have a problem with Netflix? It's been so long since I tried that I forget the error code. It's a common LG...
Forum: 3D Displays   02-28-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,485
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Posted By Bobcrane
I just opened Premium Apps and a pop-up said a...

I just opened Premium Apps and a pop-up said a software update was found and the software updated. Any idea what this update might have included? The nerd in me wants to know. The firmware on the TV...
Forum: 3D Displays   02-21-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 478,732
Posted By Bobcrane
Still dinking with the settings on this TV. Can...

Still dinking with the settings on this TV. Can anyone tell me if DD 5.1 is passed via Arc down the HDMI? If not, will it with the 5.1 hack?
Forum: 3D Displays   02-20-2012, 11:26 PM
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Views: 478,732
Posted By Bobcrane
Quote:Originally Posted by Rob_G...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rob_G http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21675498)

Instead of turning the tv off, try using the energy saving setting to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bobcrane
You sir, are a genius. Not sure if the home...

You sir, are a genius.

Not sure if the home - DIRECT was on the AVR or TV, but I didn't mess with it. Shutting HDMI-CEC off on the LG (SIMPLink) and leaving it on the Onkyo seems to have done it....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bobcrane
I've hooked my Win7 HTPC to the HDMI I input of...

I've hooked my Win7 HTPC to the HDMI I input of an Onkyo TX-sr508 and the HDMI out to an LG LW6500 TV.

I put the stereo in standby to watch shows from the HTPC on the TV and this works fine....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Bobcrane
Quote:Originally Posted by afrogt...

Quote:Originally Posted by afrogt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21669289)

I hope you got the 508 for about $120 or less because otherwise I...
Forum: 3D Displays   02-19-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 478,732
Posted By Bobcrane
I just hooked up an Onkyo receiver between my tv...

I just hooked up an Onkyo receiver between my tv and HTPC. I've turned SIMPLink on the TV and RIHD on the receiver. Right now I'm just testing audio through the TV and pass-through when stereo is in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Bobcrane
I've plugged in one HDMI source and the TV...

I've plugged in one HDMI source and the TV (nothing else). Playing with Simplink to see if it works right. From there I may hookup and try AVR. Figure I'll try and put it through the paces and see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Bobcrane
Just picked up a TX-SR508 on clearance for about...

Just picked up a TX-SR508 on clearance for about half what I saw it priced at online. I jumped at the deal and headed home to check AVSForum before opening the package.

Seems from the thread I've...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-05-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
Yep, Kenwood fs-200's for rears. Better overall...

Yep, Kenwood fs-200's for rears. Better overall sound than when I had the Bose hooked up.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
Here's what I've done now - Front L/R -...

Here's what I've done now -

Front L/R - Epicure's
Center - Kenwood C-200
Rear's - Bose 2.2's
Sub - Kenwood SW-200, crossover set at 80.

It sounds very good, not perfect, but good. The...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
Thanks for the advice.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
Yup JVC. Wishful thinking slip. I actually only...

Yup JVC. Wishful thinking slip. I actually only have two epi's.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-03-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
Epicure (EPI) is the brand of small speakers.

Epicure (EPI) is the brand of small speakers.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-03-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bobcrane
What would you do? Want to setup 5.1 in the...

What would you do? Want to setup 5.1 in the living room. Have a boatload of "leftovers" to work with. Looking for ideas on what to use, what to leave out.

What I've got -

Pair JVC Sp-93...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 290,076
Posted By Bobcrane
My local electronics retailer has an open box...

My local electronics retailer has an open box 47LE5400 for $665.00. Any opinions on such a deal? It wasn't on display two weeks ago so I'm not certain where they've had it all this time or how long...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-08-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,039
Posted By Bobcrane
I saw this at Best Buy and didn't think the...

I saw this at Best Buy and didn't think the picture was on the same level as the other LG's on the floor. Could've been placement, settings, etc.

Screen reflected overhead lights more, the build...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,856
Posted By Bobcrane
Did anyone have luck with the Silverlight beta? ...

Did anyone have luck with the Silverlight beta?

I just built a second HTPC. For the first half a dozen shows no problem. Now it's locking up on almost all of them. Original HTPC has had this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bobcrane
As the room is re-arranged over the life of the...

As the room is re-arranged over the life of the TV we could sit as close as 8 feet as far as 12 feet away. There won't be one permanent location.

I am looking at the LG and Vizio because of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bobcrane
Quote:Originally Posted by YMark...

Quote:Originally Posted by YMark http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21157871)

Any reason you're not looking at Plasma? Much easier on the eyes IMO....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bobcrane
This is helpful. I'd considered dialing...

This is helpful.

I'd considered dialing down some of the settings on the existing set but I've already moved it back to it's place across the room.

I'd just go straight away with the 47"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bobcrane
Do flat panel LED/LCD's offer a closer viewing...

Do flat panel LED/LCD's offer a closer viewing distance than DLP's?

We're looking to replace our 56" 720P DLP Toshiba with a back or edge lit LED.

We've tried the DLP in various places in the...
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