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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
Is there a certain procedure that I can follow to...

Is there a certain procedure that I can follow to do some in-house diagnostics/calibration here? Since I don't really understand what the settings that I am changing are exactly, much less the many...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
I would be thrilled if it was as simple as that. ...

I would be thrilled if it was as simple as that. Is there actually a step to save them? When I go back in, they are where I left them, so I presume that they are being saved. I am just using...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
Update: Losing my mind. Pushed VOL SUS up more...

Update: Losing my mind. Pushed VOL SUS up more and more, and still was getting plenty of magenta sparkles. I still think it is better than it was, but I am losing hope. Wish I knew more about all...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
Watching hockey right now. Sparkles still...

Watching hockey right now. Sparkles still present, but much better. Can I get some more guidance as to what is a safe and/or reasonable range to push VOL SUS? Thanks.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-20-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10,930
Views: 1,285,781
Posted By ncfoster
A lot of the choices have to do with what the...

A lot of the choices have to do with what the rest of your setup is. I am quite happy with my Tivo Mini that hooks into my Tivo Roamio in the living room. I also have a 3 tuner HD Homerun Prime...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
First, thank you for the input. I think that I...

First, thank you for the input. I think that I am perhaps on the right track this time.

But, man is this a frustrating process. I restored VOL RSTP to the original setting, since it seemed that...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
I would love to take a photo or video, but I...

I would love to take a photo or video, but I don't know how useful it would be. Between frame-rate mismatches and moire issues, I am not getting particularly useful images or video on my phone. Not...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By ncfoster
Just to be clear...what I am seeing in the...

Just to be clear...what I am seeing in the service menu is "VOL RST P <=>". Is this what I should be changing, or is it something else?

It was initially at "028"

Is there a certain safe...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10,864
Views: 1,295,554
Posted By ncfoster
I have a Kuro PRO-101FD, with an increasingly bad...

I have a Kuro PRO-101FD, with an increasingly bad magenta sparkles problem. It has been so long since I messed with the ISF modes that I literally cannot remember whether I just enabled the modes...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-13-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10,930
Views: 1,285,781
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by giomania http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10800#post_24478382)

That is probably a glitch in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,930
Views: 1,285,781
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by andyross63 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10770#post_24428429)

Seems fine here in Schaumburg as of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10,930
Views: 1,285,781
Posted By ncfoster
Am I the only one who is seeing the Golf Channel...

Am I the only one who is seeing the Golf Channel on channel 216, where CNN usually is? Didn't get a channel change notification on my Tivo, and don't see it mentioned anywhere else. Haven't figured...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-24-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 141,609
Posted By ncfoster
I upgraded from a Tivo Premiere to a Tivo Roamio...

I upgraded from a Tivo Premiere to a Tivo Roamio Pro, which does RF. I know that this remote will handle DirecTV HD DVR RF duty, but I am guessing that it would be a lot to ask for it to do Tivo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-12-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18,064
Views: 2,114,210
Posted By ncfoster
Looking for a good value Blu-ray player for my...

Looking for a good value Blu-ray player for my mom with the following criteria:

Must have:
- Supports discrete on/off.
- Reliable firmware updates in terms of keeping up with new release copy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1429243/upgrading-a-marantz-sr5003#post_22401235)

Ah, that's right, you did say...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdsmoothie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1429243/upgrading-a-marantz-sr5003#post_22401224)

Models with the second sub...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By ncfoster
I did know that last year's would be cheaper,...

I did know that last year's would be cheaper, but since I am now 4 generations behind, I wasn't sure which of the older models might be the sweet spot for me, or the best regarded in the community....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By ncfoster
My mom needs a replacement receiver, and I am...

My mom needs a replacement receiver, and I am considering having her use my Marantz SR5003.

So, I am trying to figure out what would be a justifiable replacement for it without dropping a lot of...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By ncfoster
Medical circumstances dictated that a new...

Medical circumstances dictated that a new bathroom had to be put in my mom's house on short notice. The location of the new bathroom left a wall for me to put surround speakers in, since that is...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-03-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 141,609
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by hammerdwn...

Quote:Originally Posted by hammerdwn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21982255)

I just hooked up this RF Antenna:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,412
Views: 408,813
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by guillaume06...

Quote:Originally Posted by guillaume06 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21795582)

Many thanks!
That was exactly the issue I was facing.
The ATI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,412
Views: 408,813
Posted By ncfoster
Quote:Originally Posted by guillaume06...

Quote:Originally Posted by guillaume06 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21776399)

So my setup is the following and has been working great until...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-10-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 975
Views: 141,609
Posted By ncfoster
Quick refresher for me... If I have setup my...

Quick refresher for me... If I have setup my remote online, and then added learned codes to a device, there is NO way for me to maintain those through updating online, right? I have to relearn EVERY...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-30-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 975
Views: 141,609
Posted By ncfoster
The one and only problem I have with my remote...

The one and only problem I have with my remote is that there seems to be something iffy about the battery situation. With no rhyme or reason, the unit will go dead spontaneously. It isn't frequent,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-01-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,157
Posted By ncfoster
I got my S10.3 today, and I have a somewhat...

I got my S10.3 today, and I have a somewhat off-the-wall question. I saw some reference to someone whose LED had broken being offered a new one. Does that imply that there are easy-enough...
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