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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-12-2003, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
BTW- you cannot use a CABLE to convert Component...

BTW- you cannot use a CABLE to convert Component to true RGB (with HV sync)

For that you need a transcoder to convert component into baseband RGB with sync signal (sep H & V, or Sync on Green)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2002, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I went from a Denon 4800 to the Lex MC1 and...

I went from a Denon 4800 to the Lex MC1 and found the difference in processing alone to be several orders of magnitude better. The outboard amps were the same, but the difference in decoding was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2002, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Here's an opposing opinion... Get the Mac. ...

Here's an opposing opinion...

Get the Mac.

There's nothing like top notch amplification in your system. I had NHT's run by a Yamaha and later a Denon AVR-4800 receiver. When I tried two...
Forum: Speakers   08-06-2002, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Not to be too self serving, but I have what...

Not to be too self serving, but I have what you're looking for...

Aronov LS9000 dual mono 2 chan tube preamp - SWEET

http://www.aronovaudio.com/ls9000.html

Cal Audio Delta/Sigma CD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2002, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I just installed one of these last week for a...

I just installed one of these last week for a good friend who bought it to run a 5.0 NHT speaker set he purchased from me.

To compare I've run the same NHT's (2.5's, Super1s, 1.1s, VT2A) through...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-10-2002, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I've recently set up a Magnepan home theater...

I've recently set up a Magnepan home theater which forced me to put a Maggie between my seat and the equipment. Asa part of the upgrade I got a Lexicon 500t controller.

I need a solution which...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-10-2002, 07:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
The edit to my original post was to change the...

The edit to my original post was to change the title of the thread, not knowing I could. If you look at the thread you'll see the change "Great Customer Svc with Projection Systems...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-09-2002, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Moe, I disagree with your opinion and would...

Moe,

I disagree with your opinion and would ask you to please reread the original post to confirm your perspective. I did not want something for nothing nor was I willing to get nothing for...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-07-2002, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Eric, I sincerely appreciate the speed and...

Eric,

I sincerely appreciate the speed and customer focus your actions have taken. I'll be happy to post my learnings in a separate thread for all of us to understand.

Thanks Eric!
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-07-2002, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I'd like to be clear so there's no...

I'd like to be clear so there's no misunderstanding. I was led to believe that this was "no big deal." There was no statement "we've never tried this," "we don't recommend this," etc, which would...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-06-2002, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Eric, Can I assume that's an offer by...

Eric,

Can I assume that's an offer by Projection Systems to supply me with the additional board for the originally quoted price? Plus, to be clear if the mod doesn't work you're offering to take...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-05-2002, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,161
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Some of you may have seen my Sony 1252Q troubles...

Some of you may have seen my Sony 1252Q troubles after an upgrade purchased from Projection Systems.

I call them to inquire about the kit needed to upgrade the Sony 1252 to a 1272. Scott (Proj...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-31-2002, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Bump! Anybody have the Service Manual that...

Bump!

Anybody have the Service Manual that could look this up for me? I can't find the SM online. The one at Biggerhamme.net is a component level manual with diagrams of the boards but no info on...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-30-2002, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Yes, I just shut mine down after 3 hours of...

Yes, I just shut mine down after 3 hours of converging a line tripled picture. Nice pic too.

I used to use a RCA DTC-100 and that was outstanding (even though word is it can't fully resolve...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-30-2002, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
An update: There are DIP switches on the Y...

An update:

There are DIP switches on the Y Board. Who knows what they do? I'm really hesitant to play with them.

1:23AM another update:

Found chaper 4 of the service manual which told me...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-30-2002, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
As we "speak" I'm trying to get my 1252Q upgrade...

As we "speak" I'm trying to get my 1252Q upgrade to work. I'm damn frustrated.

It's a REALLY simple upgrade. Replace the Y board and you'll notice the following...

1) the CRT hour meter will...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-27-2001, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
All- While I love my RP91, I tried to play...

All-

While I love my RP91, I tried to play Yellow Submarine on it last night to test out Auto3 decoding.

Well FBI warnings come up fine, followed by a "click" in the machine cutting out the...
Forum: Video Processors   08-27-2001, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
All- I wanted to take a moment to mention...

All-

I wanted to take a moment to mention the fantastic customer service I received from Key Digital.

I purchased a "gently broken-in" KD-CTC1 transcoder from another member of the forum to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2001, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
My assumption would be it's a Zenith Pro851X,...

My assumption would be it's a Zenith Pro851X, the market was crawling with these several years ago. New it retailed for $3500. It's a video grade only projector (meaning no line doubling or...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-13-2001, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
The general consensus is an RV80 which is...

The general consensus is an RV80 which is essentially a progressive scan player without the built in progressive scan chip.

If you can wait I may have one with little use for sale soon as I'm...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-03-2001, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Oh and welcome to the forum! ...

Oh and welcome to the forum!

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Mark Ward
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-03-2001, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I just got myself into the same situation... ...

I just got myself into the same situation...

You have to get an LD player with AC-3 RF output built into it. A regular optical or coax digital output won't cut it. The Dolby Digital track is...
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-03-2001, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
A subsequent question to add on to this one... ...

A subsequent question to add on to this one...

Perhaps your auto white balance (AKB) is turned off? Chuck keep me honest on this, but in the 12XX series of PJs (like my 1252) isn't there an auto...
Forum: CRT Projectors   02-15-2001, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
Why not run the inputs through an A/V Receiver...

Why not run the inputs through an A/V Receiver and then a single or dual output to the dvdo leaving one extra composite free? That's the way I have my system wired...

Composite to Receiver
LD...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   02-14-2001, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Marcus of Markdom
I have to say I've just finished Episode One and...

I have to say I've just finished Episode One and I saw compression ALL over the place. In the grass, on the block ground, in the pool. I'm eager to see if the iScan Pro improves upon this over my...
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