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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
Thanks dave...from long long ago. I guess that...

Thanks dave...from long long ago.
I guess that answers my questions why my componenent output from a Blu Ray disk is 480i.
(anyone want to buy a black paperweight?)


Or a TV with only one...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
Thank you andyross, I never dreamed they'd have...

Thank you andyross,
I never dreamed they'd have an upgrade for the antique (BXP-38.) Dutifully upgraded to .0629.
I see they are claiming "Improves BD-ROM playability."


Here's my story.
I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-27-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,702
Posted By zip2play
THE BEST EXIOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL. We will...

THE BEST EXIOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL.

We will experieince the horror of growing older with Maggie Smith and Judi Densch.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-04-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
I got the update 11/30 and no problems streaming...

I got the update 11/30 and no problems streaming Netflix. (SONY BD-38 player into Bravia 46-EX-501)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-01-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
Is there anything that anyone can suggest that...

Is there anything that anyone can suggest that will allow my SONY BD-38 (same as 380) to stream subtitles in English for ENGLISH speaking movies from Netflix.
Is my inability the cause of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-28-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
Quote:Originally Posted by newz54...

Quote:Originally Posted by newz54 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20037215)

Can you tell me if they have improved the netflix interface? Can you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Quote: Originally Posted by tima94930...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tima94930 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-01-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
I LOVE my BDP 38. It streams Netflix well, and...

I LOVE my BDP 38.
It streams Netflix well, and has a good search function. Upscales nicely.

I have no need for Wo-Fi or 3-D so it suits me.

Only qualm is that it is the WIDEST of all my audio...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Quote:I have a Sony 36 inch that weighs 240...

Quote:I have a Sony 36 inch that weighs 240 pounds.


A friend has the same set and he is frail. He asked me to come over and get it up onto a sideboard.
I expressed my fondness for him but...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Quote: This forum is the best I have come...

Quote:

This forum is the best I have come across on the internet and everyone is so helpful here.



I agree. I am so happy to have all this support for my dear BRAVIA KDL46 EX-501.
It's...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-18-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 58,225
Posted By zip2play
I just bought the BX-38 yesterday. It is...

I just bought the BX-38 yesterday. It is replacing the PANASONIC BD-755 which doesn't stream very much and has an almost invisible LED indicator... but does stream NETFLIX nicely.

I'm hoping for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-23-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Serialmike, I have the KDL-46EX501. I...

Serialmike,

I have the KDL-46EX501.

I would like to try out a set of settings that you recommend for MOVIES. I don't game on the main TV and so I don't need "HOT." Would you give me a link?...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-16-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,514
Posted By zip2play
But the original question remains. Which BD...

But the original question remains. Which BD player is BEST for handling Netflix?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-16-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 111,297
Posted By zip2play
Yep, I get "dU1" with every startup...lasts...

Yep,

I get "dU1" with every startup...lasts a second tor two until picture pops up. I presumed it was handshaking.

Thank you, Noamparn...it's nice to know it has an actual meaning, DVI....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-18-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Dear God, Gary I hope you didn't do the...

Dear God, Gary

I hope you didn't do the whole 158 pages in one sitting...that would be suicidal.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-24-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 1,107,690
Posted By zip2play
Videonoob, Not to seem insensitive to your...

Videonoob,

Not to seem insensitive to your problem, but only because I do no use Blu-Ray yet so I cannot add much. (I upscale my standard DVD's to my SONY EX-501 and the picture is spectacular.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 47,302
Posted By zip2play
Tersanyus, Before you break your brain trying...

Tersanyus,
Before you break your brain trying to decide whether to buy the 46S4100 ask whether your Target actually HAS it. I've been over there 3 times in the last week...and NADA (In spite of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,113
Posted By zip2play
Christcorp, Your overriding decision must...

Christcorp,

Your overriding decision must be what SIZE do you want...then you can make a valid cost and quality comparison among like items.

Saying the Samsung 52 inch is a lot more expensive...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,044
Posted By zip2play
Plasma reflections are so off-putting that I...

Plasma reflections are so off-putting that I wouldn't cosider ever buying one. I have enough trouble sorting out the reflections on LCD screens, most notably the SONY's, PANASONIC's and SAMSUNG's....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By zip2play
Quote:How bad is SD going to look on a 42" 1080p...

Quote:How bad is SD going to look on a 42" 1080p LCD?



From a progressive scan DVD player, your SD movies will look startlingly good compared with your big cathode ray job.
I made the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By zip2play
Dismissing rear projectors as a dying breed,...

Dismissing rear projectors as a dying breed, another thought might be power consumption and cost.
CNET says/said the average difference between plasma and LCD was 126 watts. Over 5000 hours at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,904
Posted By zip2play
All I can add is that when a 120 Hz set is...

All I can add is that when a 120 Hz set is displayed along with a passle of others it always stands out. I realize that some tweaking by salesclerks could be responsible but most of them aren't that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12,249
Views: 1,994,212
Posted By zip2play
I guess we're all fools when we seek to learn...

I guess we're all fools when we seek to learn new technologies.
So kind of those who point it out regularly
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-22-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,650
Posted By zip2play
Has anyone TRIED the ROKU with a connection as...

Has anyone TRIED the ROKU with a connection as slow as 1.5 Mbps? Was the picture tolerable?
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-17-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,449
Posted By zip2play
Thanks demonfoo. I guess I can always...

Thanks demonfoo.

I guess I can always happily use one of my VCR's to record analog should the need ever arise.
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