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Forum: CRT Projectors   03-24-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By wireburn
960p: PowerStrip timing parameters: ...

960p:

PowerStrip timing parameters:
1440x960=1440,88,160,40,960,1,3,60,84857,1

Generic timing details for 1440x960:
HFP=88 HSW=160 HBP=40 kHz=49 VFP=1 VSW=3 VBP=60 Hz=48

VESA detailed...
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-20-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By wireburn
I don't find the flicker annoying at 48Hz with...

I don't find the flicker annoying at 48Hz with my 9PG XTRA. Sure, if you're going to be viewing a bright desktop it might be a problem, but for video material I never notice it.

The settings I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-04-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,067
Views: 799,044
Posted By wireburn
Quote:Originally Posted by gnk979...

Quote:Originally Posted by gnk979 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

What's going on and where is everyone ?


Wish I knew. I need some help...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-28-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8,067
Views: 799,044
Posted By wireburn
No go on adding the channels manually. "No...

No go on adding the channels manually. "No Signal". I even tried installing my old Fusion Q/T to see if it would pick up CBS and NBC. Still no go. I hope this doesn't last...

Any other...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-27-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,067
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Posted By wireburn
Hey thanks, TripleD. I'll see if I can get those...

Hey thanks, TripleD. I'll see if I can get those channels added manually.

-Mike
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2006, 05:52 PM
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Posted By wireburn
Quote:Originally Posted by tvanov...

Quote:Originally Posted by tvanov http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Comcast GR does NOT encrypt locals. I get them all. They do encrypt all...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,067
Views: 799,044
Posted By wireburn
Comcast in the GR area encrypts their locals...

Comcast in the GR area encrypts their locals over QAM. How can they get away with this? I thought they had to keep those in the clear per the FCC.

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-10-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By wireburn
Oops, ya 1208, under the lid, OK. Adjusting...

Oops, ya 1208, under the lid, OK. Adjusting those pots is part of a full setup, so I don't see why he wouldn't do that.

You're right though, Pat, it may be better for him to get familiar with the...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-10-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By wireburn
It does look like you have a mechanical...

It does look like you have a mechanical alignment issue, but you may also have a horizontal width problem as well.

On the horizontal deflection card there are three width pots that are accessible...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-08-2006, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By wireburn
I had a BOC screen when I first started with CRT...

I had a BOC screen when I first started with CRT projection. It seemed OK until I got my first screen. Wow, what an improvement. Recently I helped a friend set up his Marquee 9000. He had blackout...
Forum: Display Devices For Sale   06-02-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By wireburn
While that is true, Curt, hours with the tubes...

While that is true, Curt, hours with the tubes on and no picture information still wears the cathode and reduces picture quality. I know you already know this, but it's for those who may still be...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-02-2006, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By wireburn
There is a procedure where you can use the...

There is a procedure where you can use the Spyder to calibrate your Barco. It won't be perfect, but it will probably come out a lot better than what you've got. Here's the link...
Forum: Display Devices For Sale   06-02-2006, 04:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,844
Posted By wireburn
Right on, Mad. I wish people would quit saying...

Right on, Mad. I wish people would quit saying that their Barcos have a lot of "standby" hours. BS!

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-31-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By wireburn
You'll need to cut both leads and splice the...

You'll need to cut both leads and splice the Sony lead to the Barco tube. You'll need a fairly robust iron, some solder and HV tape rated to 40kV.

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-31-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By wireburn
You'll need to cut both leads and splice the...

You'll need to cut both leads and splice the Sony lead to the Barco tube. You'll need a fairly robust iron, some solder and HV tape rated to 40kV.
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-28-2006, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By wireburn
Yes, as long as it's a 07MP or 07MSP. You need...

Yes, as long as it's a 07MP or 07MSP. You need to either change the HV anode lead to the one from the Sony tube (harder, but better) or splice it on (easier, but more chance of HV arcing. Use HV...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-26-2006, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By wireburn
Most Asus boards still have 3 PCI slots. You're...

Most Asus boards still have 3 PCI slots. You're not going to be able to buy a board with Conroe support just yet, though. Well, I guess there is ONE Intel board that's supposed to support Conroe,...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-25-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,338
Posted By wireburn
So the solution is to buy a Barco 1209?...

So the solution is to buy a Barco 1209? Brilliant! Why didn't I think of that? http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-17-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By wireburn
Look in Advanced, Video Test Patterns, Gray...

Look in Advanced, Video Test Patterns, Gray Levels, Window Patterns, Black. This is just by memory, sorry if I'm a little off.

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By wireburn
Of course you're right CZ and Kyser. I only...

Of course you're right CZ and Kyser. I only mentioned it because this was what I was told. I just don't want anyone else duped by his smooth talk.

-Mike
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By wireburn
That line is probably from overdriving one of...

That line is probably from overdriving one of the following: top/bottom bow, top/bottom keystone, or any combination of convergence zones.

Your best bet is to redo geometry and convergence from...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By wireburn
Gary, Believe me, that one had me...

Gary,

Believe me, that one had me salivating, but I already picked up a PG-9200 for $600 with decent tubes, R9,G8,B9 and under 1000 hrs.

I have let this one go, but I really wanted to be sure...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By wireburn
Well, he said before I got there that he'd have...

Well, he said before I got there that he'd have no problem with my personal check. I even offered to bring cash and he said I don't want to be caught at the border with so much cash.

Yeah, the...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 07:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By wireburn
He has an ad currently on videogon trying to...

He has an ad currently on videogon trying to sell his PG-6200 and scaler. I drove all the way to his house in Canada to look at it intending to buy it and bring it home (took the minivan). After...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-15-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 916
Posted By wireburn
I'll vouch for the "works instantly" approach. I...

I'll vouch for the "works instantly" approach. I was shocked as h*ll when, after fixing my G2 pot issue and went to adjust a different source the rasters were whacked again until...I hit kelvin and...
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