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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-11-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By dundakitty
That is a feature I'd love to have. I'm planning...

That is a feature I'd love to have. I'm planning to purchase the E6 soon and using the sound bar as a center channel would work nicely in my set-up.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-09-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,194
Views: 194,928
Posted By dundakitty
Is there a table of current firmware for all the...

Is there a table of current firmware for all the different hardware versions?
I have a HW-150 PVR with hardware version MLG7802-ATSC-QAM-V2.
Sofware is DEC 27 2014 09:48:15 - V2.0.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-22-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,768
Posted By dundakitty
This summer my 50" Panasonic 768p plasma will be...

This summer my 50" Panasonic 768p plasma will be ten years old. I plan on replacing it in January, during the pre-superbowl sales.
I can't get a 65" to fit in my available space. The bezels around...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-01-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27,303
Views: 3,707,567
Posted By dundakitty
I'd like to see the HDHomeRun DVR before deciding...

I'd like to see the HDHomeRun DVR before deciding on a "T" DVR. See https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1275320038/hdhomerun-dvr-the-dvr-re-imagined
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-29-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 27,303
Views: 3,707,567
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham, NC and when TWC encrypted...

I'm in Durham, NC and when TWC encrypted everything I faced the same dilemma. I took a different route, I cut the cable and put an antenna in the attic. I still pay TWC for internet, bringing my TWC...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-11-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41,007
Views: 5,047,247
Posted By dundakitty
ATSC 3.0 is coming, possibly as early as 2017. ...

ATSC 3.0 is coming, possibly as early as 2017. For OTA, this will be like the analog-to-digital conversion, your ATSC 1.0 tuner won't be compatible with ATSC 3.0.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-01-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,259
Posted By dundakitty
I plunked down ~$3500 in 2006 for a 50" 720p...

I plunked down ~$3500 in 2006 for a 50" 720p Panasonic Plasma. The store I bought it from had a 90-day lowest price guarantee. I went back twice in those 90 days and got back over $100 each time. ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-10-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 119,797
Posted By dundakitty
In 2006 I plunked down over 3K for a 50" 720P...

In 2006 I plunked down over 3K for a 50" 720P plasma (Panasonic TH-50PX600U). I don't plan on replacing it until next year, when it will be 10 years old. The previous set was a 27" Sony XBR (CRT)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 1,614,393
Posted By dundakitty
The CM4228 has fairly good performance on high...

The CM4228 has fairly good performance on high VHF, which is why I chose it. In my simple experiments I found it to perform on channel 11 just as well as the high VHF hourglass. I measured each...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 1,614,393
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham and I first tried a Mohu Leaf,...

I'm in Durham and I first tried a Mohu Leaf, which didn't work for me.
Next I tried HD Frequency's "Cable Cutter", available here:
http://www.hdfrequency.com/best_indoor_hdtv_antennas.html
It was...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-13-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By dundakitty
Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) is now in...

Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) is now in my attic, about 6 feet away from the CM4228HD. I have two identical 8ft quad-shield RG6 coax runs connected to a standard 2:1 combiner, then down to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-18-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By dundakitty
Any concerns about stacking horizontally? I have...

Any concerns about stacking horizontally? I have a CM4228HD in my attic and I'm planning on mounting a DIY hourglass high-vhf next to it.
I've built Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) and lent...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-23-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,194
Views: 194,928
Posted By dundakitty
Is there a posting that lists firmware quirks or...

Is there a posting that lists firmware quirks or usage tips?
I have the 27-Dec-2014 version 2.0 firmware and I've yet to figure out how to access a recorded show while the unit is actively...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16,490
Views: 2,877,818
Posted By dundakitty
I think I'll try the hourglass-loop with seven...

I think I'll try the hourglass-loop with seven reflector rods. The project will have to wait a few months until I have time. I do dread assembling the antenna in the attic during the heat of the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-12-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16,490
Views: 2,877,818
Posted By dundakitty
I hung the CM-4228HD on two nails, 24" apart. I...

I hung the CM-4228HD on two nails, 24" apart. I used a compass app on my smart phone and found my house points "close enough" to the tower farm. I'm using ~40 feet of quad-shield RG6 from the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16,490
Views: 2,877,818
Posted By dundakitty
I should clarify that the only antenna I...

I should clarify that the only antenna I currently have is the HD Frequency Cable Cutter. By "4228 (still in the attic)" I mean that if I purchase a 4228, I would still mount it in the attic. Would...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-05-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16,490
Views: 2,877,818
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham, NC, and I've started exploring the...

I'm in Durham, NC, and I've started exploring the possibility of switching to OTA. Here's my tvfool report:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f0860089e630

I'm...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-29-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 1,614,393
Posted By dundakitty
Here is a TWC chat session: Marshal Hall: at...

Here is a TWC chat session:

Marshal Hall: at 8:36:44
I see that you have a cable box query?
Mike Mitchell: at 8:37:12
I do not have a set-top-box at all, my TV plugs directly into the TWC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-24-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 1,614,393
Posted By dundakitty
I subscribe to Time Warner Cable's "standard"...

I subscribe to Time Warner Cable's "standard" service in Durham. The cable is connected directly to my TV, I do not have a set-top-box.
I've been able to receive HD versions of ABC, CBS, NBC, and a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 41,007
Views: 5,047,247
Posted By dundakitty
I purchased my BDP-83 in May of 2009. About a...

I purchased my BDP-83 in May of 2009. About a year ago I started keeping a disc in the tray because of the sticking problem. It finally got so bad that I sent the player in for repair. It was a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 41,007
Views: 5,047,247
Posted By dundakitty
My disc tray started sticking over a year ago. I...

My disc tray started sticking over a year ago. I keep a CD in it at all times. I've even used "reel grease" as suggested here:...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27,303
Views: 3,707,567
Posted By dundakitty
Quote:Originally Posted by Clint...

Quote:Originally Posted by Clint S. http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27,303
Views: 3,707,567
Posted By dundakitty
I installed SuperFW 727V on my 513 soon after it...

I installed SuperFW 727V on my 513 soon after it was available. I had occasional freezes, about once a week. Eventually I installed Ver02C and that cleared up the problem. Ver02C only changes the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-02-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 595,145
Posted By dundakitty
Color grading to enhance teal and orange is...

Color grading to enhance teal and orange is commonplace in Hollywood.
See http://theabyssgazes.blogspot.com/2010/03/teal-and-orange-hollywood-please-stop.html for some other examples.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-29-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 595,145
Posted By dundakitty
For fun here is a photo I took at Mahatamata,...

For fun here is a photo I took at Mahatamata, New Zealand, in January of 2011.
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/301150/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL...
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