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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-03-2010, 02:11 PM
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Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by texasrattler...

Quote:Originally Posted by texasrattler http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18500169)

Your comparing a Samung A850 series to a XBR8? In what way...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,835
Posted By kansashick
From my research, the discontinued XBR8 is...

From my research, the discontinued XBR8 is probably still the best LCD unit on the market. It can now be had for <$2000.

I replaced my Sammy (850) -- the screen died after 13 months -- with an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2010, 05:55 PM
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Views: 1,596,229
Posted By kansashick
We got our new Sony XBR8 a few days ago -- it is...

We got our new Sony XBR8 a few days ago -- it is head and shoulders better than the Samsung. The blacks are amazing as is the color definition.

OK, I blew $2000 of the KCrap set. But, now I own a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2010, 08:32 PM
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Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by allornothing...

Quote:Originally Posted by allornothing http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18117412)

I saw this on the 650 thread regarding a similiar problem,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2010, 08:31 PM
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Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by dpalbsp...

Quote:Originally Posted by dpalbsp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18115980)

The line is blue color so looks like the panel is going bad,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,834
Posted By kansashick
But if anything goes wrong, good luck. Samsung...

But if anything goes wrong, good luck. Samsung CS is awful. See the article by the Hagler in Sunday NY Times or do a search on this site.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2010, 09:10 AM
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Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by ellpolo_loco...

Quote:Originally Posted by ellpolo_loco http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18112024)

If the lines are there all the time or intermittent but in the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2010, 12:27 PM
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Posted By kansashick
[quote=Crismac;18105540][quote=kansashick;1810491...

[quote=Crismac;18105540][quote=kansashick;18104914]The service tech came out today to see if a new lcd connection cable would solve our problem of vertical streaking. The set was right at 13 months...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2010, 12:19 PM
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Views: 3,273,602
Posted By kansashick
The problem is the ribbon connector to the LCD....

The problem is the ribbon connector to the LCD. If that is bad or twisted, white vertical lines appear. If it is the panel, they are color lines. This is according to my repair tech who was at the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2010, 06:56 PM
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Posted By kansashick
The service tech came out today to see if a new...

The service tech came out today to see if a new lcd connection cable would solve our problem of vertical streaking. The set was right at 13 months old when this issue arose and, no, I did not get an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2010, 01:24 PM
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Posted By kansashick
The repairman came out and looked at the TV....

The repairman came out and looked at the TV. There is an L shaped ribbon connector between the board and the LCD panel. When he wiggled it, the artifact disappeared or got worse or the tv died. He...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2010, 08:50 PM
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Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by ellpolo_loco...

Quote:Originally Posted by ellpolo_loco http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17996737)

What it sounds like is a bad lcd panel. Samsung has been known...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2010, 11:16 AM
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Posted By kansashick
It is on all sources and all channels. The lines...

It is on all sources and all channels. The lines emanate typically from red colored objects at the bottom of the screen such as down markers in football or score graphics in basketball or just about...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-23-2010, 02:47 PM
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Views: 1,596,229
Posted By kansashick
We have had our LN46A750R1FXZA for just over one...

We have had our LN46A750R1FXZA for just over one year (Christmas 2008). It has developed a very serious picture problem. Especially when watching sports or playing games, sets of thin vertical lines...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,212
Views: 459,258
Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by dreadnaught...

Quote:Originally Posted by dreadnaught http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17000437)

What amps are the Salon2/Studio2 owners here using? Looking for...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,509
Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by EDWARD032...

Quote:Originally Posted by EDWARD032 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16946091)

Magnolia AV knows what they are doing. AV are CIs with years of...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,509
Posted By kansashick
I don't know why anyone would give a hoot about...

I don't know why anyone would give a hoot about Magnolia. They are an upper mid end outlet, at best. At that price point, it is hard to survive since many of the products that they carry are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,537
Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by penngray...

Quote:Originally Posted by penngray http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16469634)

You do realize that ZERO amps in the world TRUELY double Watts...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,537
Posted By kansashick
If the OP is concerned with getting an amp that...

If the OP is concerned with getting an amp that truly doubles from 8 to 4 and again from 4 to 2, is not the only real option an ICE type amp such as the Wyrd4Sound, Bel Canto or DSonic? I understand...
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7,212
Views: 459,258
Posted By kansashick
Quote:Originally Posted by Alex solomon...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alex solomon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16181952)

I am certain it's pronounced Rev-el.



You are wrong, I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-28-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 729,787
Posted By kansashick
Strange noise just started coming from my HT. A...

Strange noise just started coming from my HT. A high pitched tone accompanied by an occaisonal thump. I went down to the cave and it was the JL. Since the sub is on a dedicated power conditioner and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 729,787
Posted By kansashick
I have 2 f113s in my HT. I started with one and...

I have 2 f113s in my HT. I started with one and was quite impressed at how it filled the 24 x 15 space. But, it was near Christmas and my wife asked me what I wanted so I said, "a second f113."
...
Forum: Speakers   02-20-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By kansashick
B&W speakers are made of kevlar; that is bullet...

B&W speakers are made of kevlar; that is bullet proof!
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 94,714
Posted By kansashick
I suggest that you check the specs on the Denon....

I suggest that you check the specs on the Denon. I don't want to get in any arguments, but the Denon 4308 amp is pretty weak. I am not the only one on this forum with the 8200es that went to a...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 94,714
Posted By kansashick
I can tell you from experience that the Denon...

I can tell you from experience that the Denon 4308 does not properly power the AT 8200es. The Denon does not nearly double into 4 ohms. I previously posted about this.
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