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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-18-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
My pq is a continuous 100%, signal strength 75%...

My pq is a continuous 100%, signal strength 75% (however accurate those basic numbers are) and SNR holding steady at 30dB, and I still see what you all see. Oh well.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By Otto Pylot
Using settings derived from another tv and...

Using settings derived from another tv and transferred to yours rarely works satisfactorily. If the do, you're lucky. Even if the settings are from a true calibration (light meter), the component...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 424
Posted By Otto Pylot
Viewing angles are important to me. That being...

Viewing angles are important to me. That being said, a good calibration (done with a light meter) and the proper use of a bias light, can mitigate the loss of "blackness" some. I have an older LG...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 64
Posted By Otto Pylot
Then it sounds like you're going to have to find...

Then it sounds like you're going to have to find a friendly technician that is willing to send it to you (keeping in mind that he has no way of knowing what board(s) version/builds you have), get it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By Otto Pylot
^^^^^ agree. To reap the full benefits of HDMI...

^^^^^ agree. To reap the full benefits of HDMI 2.0 (soon to be 2.0a) and HDCP 2.2 ALL of your connected devices will have to be HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 compliant. Otherwise, you will either get no...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 64
Posted By Otto Pylot
Service firmware? Sounds like the original,...

Service firmware? Sounds like the original, factory installed firmware for your specific model, board versions, etc. Good luck.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12,304
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Posted By Otto Pylot
Sounds like until KNTV pulls the plug out of...

Sounds like until KNTV pulls the plug out of their @@@ and looks into what the cause may be, we're stuck with this problem for awhile :(
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
How sad. 11.1 has always been very solid for us...

How sad. 11.1 has always been very solid for us for baseball/football, when broadcast, and the few programs we watch. Sounds like their priorities are such that OTA is not that big of a deal to them.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
FWIW, I separate the FM signal at the base of the...

FWIW, I separate the FM signal at the base of the antenna before it goes to the house using a signal separator. The FM goes to the stereo receiver, so there shouldn't be any interference at all. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
I just checked the signal quality/signal strength...

I just checked the signal quality/signal strength around the 5:30pm news. According to my basic tv report, Channel 11.1 (12), the SQ = 100% and the SS = 74%. Digging deeper into the tv the SNR = 30dB...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
What I'm seeing appears to be examples 2 and 3...

What I'm seeing appears to be examples 2 and 3 above.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
^^^^^ that's very helpful. Thanks.

^^^^^ that's very helpful. Thanks.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
I don't know if it's the same severity or not....

I don't know if it's the same severity or not. Every few minutes we'll get macroblocking, usually a small section across the center of the screen, for about 1-2 seconds and then it goes away. Audio...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
FWIW, there are two more posts besides mine on...

FWIW, there are two more posts besides mine on the Yahoo Bay Area HDTV forum that are reporting the same issue. It really does sound like something is up with KNTV that is sporadic.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,034,480
Posted By Otto Pylot
Well, we were watching The Blacklist last night...

Well, we were watching The Blacklist last night and around 9:30 the macroblocking started appearing, just like before. A couple of minutes of pristine pq and then about 1-2 seconds of macroblocking....
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   04-16-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,813
Posted By Otto Pylot
ARC/CEC incompatibility most likely. Disable...

ARC/CEC incompatibility most likely. Disable ARC/CEC on all devices as a test and then use the individual remotes. If your system works as it should, then there's probably nothing wrong with the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-15-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
Sorry to hear that. Sounds like there's just...

Sorry to hear that. Sounds like there's just something with your location that results in interference.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-15-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,034,480
Posted By Otto Pylot
We're supposed to help folks here with their...

We're supposed to help folks here with their reception issues etc, not chastise their viewing habits. The few issues we've seen off and on over the last couple of weeks have all gone away now when...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By Otto Pylot
I would wait at least until next year. With HDMI...

I would wait at least until next year. With HDMI already starting to change (HDMI 2.0a), HDCP 2.2 just becoming more prevalent, either on a single chipset or dual chipset, and the industry still...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-15-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By Otto Pylot
+1

+1
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
The anomaly for us is that reception is not...

The anomaly for us is that reception is not dead-on-balls perfect. Macro-blocking, as I understand it, is the picture having "blocks" of pixels appearing every now and then that looks like square...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Otto Pylot
I reported about a month ago to the local Yahoo...

I reported about a month ago to the local Yahoo group for Bay Area HDTV that I was seeing some anomalies in my reception where there hadn't been any, for years. What I was seeing was macro-blocking...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-14-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 292,565
Posted By Otto Pylot
That's right. You did expose yourself to us last...

That's right. You did expose yourself to us last year. I still have nightmares.......:eek:
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-14-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6,286
Views: 292,565
Posted By Otto Pylot
Actually, Drogon is on my dresser ;) We toured...

Actually, Drogon is on my dresser ;) We toured Warner Bros studios a few weeks back and my daughter bought me a Drogon collectible. I've placed it right next to my fully articulated Cylon collectible...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-13-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Otto Pylot
FWIW, I use three sets of guy wires for my...

FWIW, I use three sets of guy wires for my antenna. When the antenna was first installed we had a shingle room so two sets of wires were screwed into the rafters thru the shingles with the wood screw...
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