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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By faure
I have a Yamaha Home Theater A/V receiver (HTR...

I have a Yamaha Home Theater A/V receiver (HTR 5560), with 3 front and 3 back speakers, plus a subwoofer. I recently noticed that the subwoofer power indicator light turns from green (ON) to red...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-19-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By faure
--I have a Samsung STB from Time Warner in NYC...

--I have a Samsung STB from Time Warner in NYC (H3090 DVR). I want to change the font from its current ugly Times to Helvetica. I know I can do it by switching to SET BY VIEWER on HD shows but I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26,570
Views: 2,611,255
Posted By faure
What happened to the music channels (648 = opera...

What happened to the music channels (648 = opera in nyc)? They seem to be all gone (NOT AVAILABLE).
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-13-2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By faure
What decoding software (codex?) do I need in...

What decoding software (codex?) do I need in order to view material I have recorded on a DVD-R on a Pannasonic E85 on a WINDOWS XP computer? When I tried it on mine, it said it could not decode the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-26-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By faure
Like many of you, I have upgraded the firmware...

Like many of you, I have upgraded the firmware on my E85 to 970. I still get occasional neon lights and freezing, although now the EPG comes in OK. Does anyone know if there are new firmware...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-22-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By faure
I have the E85, and digital cable from Time...

I have the E85, and digital cable from Time Warner. I could not get the program guide, and after much telephoning discovered that Time Warner is "having technical problems" with the program guide,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-08-2005, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By faure
I would like to connect my Yamaha HTR-5560...

I would like to connect my Yamaha HTR-5560 receiver to my new Panasonic DMR-E85HS DVD recorder. It is not clear which AUDIO output jacks (RCA) from the back of the Yamaha should be used to connect...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-08-2005, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By faure
I am using a Panasonic DMR E85 DVD recorder in...

I am using a Panasonic DMR E85 DVD recorder in NYC (Time/Warner). It works fine, except for one problem: it fails to bring in the program guide from the cable company. As far as I can tell, all...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-06-2005, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By faure
Can I use the hard drive on these DVRs (such as...

Can I use the hard drive on these DVRs (such as the Panasonic E85 or E80 to back up my computer hard drive?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-21-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By faure
I tried to watch a DVD or a movie I downloaded...

I tried to watch a DVD or a movie I downloaded from MovieLink on my TV, which has an S Video input. My laptop (Thinkpad T40) has an S video output. I used the display setting (under XP, SP1) to...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   05-21-2004, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By faure
I bought the Yamaha HTR 5560 Home Theater about...

I bought the Yamaha HTR 5560 Home Theater about 7 months ago. It worked fine until now, but now the green light on the subwoofer turns red, and there is a clicking sound as if a relay had gone off....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-15-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By faure
Is there a problem with interference between the...

Is there a problem with interference between the front and rear speakers facing each other? I would expect that at some frequencies the sounds will be out of phase, and will attenuate or cancel each...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-29-2004, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By faure
On my YAMAHA HT remote control there are 2 DVD...

On my YAMAHA HT remote control there are 2 DVD related keys that I cannot find on the RD 2116: one to skip to another disk, and the other for AUDIO functions, such as setting the language for...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-21-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By faure
Following the advice above, which made sense to...

Following the advice above, which made sense to me (that I MUST buy an RF modulator), I bought one, and sure enough, the picture was pretty crummy. I then went back to my original plan (using a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-18-2004, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By faure
Interesting replies being next to each other... ...

Interesting replies being next to each other...
I did try the VCR-TV switch, and all the channels menrioned, but no luck. Perhaps answer #2 was the reason-- I forgot about the greed factor and was...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-17-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By faure
I have a big learning remote control with the...

I have a big learning remote control with the name ADCOM on it. It functioned well for a system that died, and I would like to use it for the replaceent system, but I cannot find a manual for it....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-17-2004, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By faure
I bought an ONKYO 676C Home Theater system. When...

I bought an ONKYO 676C Home Theater system. When I tried to connect it to the TV, I discovered that my (rather old but excellent) TV has only RF (75 ohm, or cable) input connector., and the Home...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-17-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By faure
I just bought the Onkyo HTS767C home theater...

I just bought the Onkyo HTS767C home theater system. It seems to have only composite, S or component video outputs, but my (rather old) TV has ONLY RF (cable, 75 ohm) input. How do I get from...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-27-2003, 04:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By faure
I have a Yamaha RAV 240 (the remote control that...

I have a Yamaha RAV 240 (the remote control that comes with the home theater system YHT-900), which can control most of the devices I have. However, I have not discovered how to emulate the GUIDE...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-23-2003, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By faure
Where could I find the codes to control an ADCOM...

Where could I find the codes to control an ADCOM GTP 500 tuner/preamplifier? I lost the original remote, and the company has no codes. I tried the OFA site but to no avail. Any ideas?
Thanks
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-20-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By faure
Why would I spend >$100 for an MX 500 when the...

Why would I spend >$100 for an MX 500 when the URC 9910-8 seems to do the same things AND has a JP1 connection for ~$42?
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-19-2003, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,835
Posted By faure
Have they solved their excessive battery...

Have they solved their excessive battery consumption problem and the stickiness of the body?
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-16-2003, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By faure
Does anyone know whether the Radio Shack 15-2133...

Does anyone know whether the Radio Shack 15-2133 "Kameleon" will do the trick of controlling the following:
a Panasonic TV,
a Yamaha YHT-900 home theater,
a Sharp VCR
a Time-Warner digital cable...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-15-2003, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By faure
At ~$1100 the Marantz RC9200 costs slightly more...

At ~$1100 the Marantz RC9200 costs slightly more than the Home Theater system that it is meant to control... ;-)
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-11-2003, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By faure
OK-- I re-entered the codes for the DVD player...

OK-- I re-entered the codes for the DVD player and VCR, and they are now working OK. The only remaining issue is accessing some features of hte Time-Warner cable box (Scientific Atlanta) and my...
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