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Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-07-2007, 12:52 PM
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Posted By akelley
Quote:Originally Posted by JS29...

Quote:Originally Posted by JS29 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12414591)

Be sure to evaluate the 5-year warranty from Crutchfield. I think it...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-16-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By akelley
yeah, it would be nice if DL would just open the...

yeah, it would be nice if DL would just open the URL when double clicking on the DVD. This sort of kills the idea of using it as a HT frontend.
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-10-2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By akelley
Thanks Andrew. BTW, I got a response to a...

Thanks Andrew.

BTW, I got a response to a request to the Delicious Monster people about if they would add this feature to future versions and to my surprise, their response was that they already...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-09-2005, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By akelley
Thanks for these tips. Matinee looks good. ...

Thanks for these tips. Matinee looks good.

Bolus, I'm not sure what you mean by an SMB drive? Is that not a network drive? Because I believe that Matinee does support network drives (up to five...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-08-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By akelley
Are there any products out there that can...

Are there any products out there that can catalog and actually launch a DVD for the Mac? For example, Delicious Library has a great interface, but I would love to be able to click on the DVD and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By akelley
I guess it's not that easy...

I guess it's not that easy...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-02-2005, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By akelley
What's the easiest/quickest solution for the...

What's the easiest/quickest solution for the following:

I want to save all my DVDs (about 300) of them on a network drive (NAS) and be able to view them on my TVs in multiple rooms of my house. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-13-2004, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,279
Posted By akelley
Got mine in my new place in Southern CT. HD...

Got mine in my new place in Southern CT. HD quality is excellent, and the DVR functionality is adequate (it's no TiVo). And as others have mentioned, it's amazing to be able to record two shows...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-22-2004, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By akelley
Yeah, when I emailed iO Digital they replied...

Yeah, when I emailed iO Digital they replied they were going to be offering PVRs this year. They made no mention of the SA8000HD and "this year" can be loosely interpreted as meaning 1Q 2005...
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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   02-20-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By akelley
CBS has the best, and most quantity, of...

CBS has the best, and most quantity, of primetime HD content of the networks. CBS certainly has gotten much more of my viewing. I must wish NBC and ABC would step up to the plate and start doing the...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   02-16-2004, 02:50 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 54,530
Posted By akelley
Quote: Originally posted by sctazmon Why if...

Quote:
Originally posted by sctazmon
Why if I ordered before 2/8/04 there would be no tax?

This may help me win the war.
Yeah, I'm curious about this too -- has Dell started charging sales tax...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-10-2004, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By akelley
Anyone hear about any plans by Cablevision to...

Anyone hear about any plans by Cablevision to use the SA8000HD?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-10-2004, 09:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
Thanks guys for explaining all that -- I really...

Thanks guys for explaining all that -- I really appreciate it.

So I'll just have to wait around for my Cable Co to get off its butt and release a HDTV PVR.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-09-2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
So what is recorded on tape is analog (how is...

So what is recorded on tape is analog (how is that)? I thought it was digital. So there's no AD/DA conversion going on with WVHS (and SVHS for that matter?) So I assume then that DVHS records...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-09-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
I hope you're right. But interestingly I finally...

I hope you're right. But interestingly I finally got a response to a question I emailed to Cablevision regarding when the DVI port on my 4200HD will be enabled, and if the SA8000HD will be...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2004, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
Cablevision in Westchester, NY. I asked that...

Cablevision in Westchester, NY. I asked that question in another thread and most people said that since Cablevision offers "on demand" it was unlikely that they would ever offer a PVR based STB. Of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-08-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
Yeah, I agree with all your points, and they're...

Yeah, I agree with all your points, and they're all valid. And yes I'm anxious to be able to timeshift/pause/ff/rw the HD content that I've paid (and continue to pay) for. As far as my cable company...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-07-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
okay, so then, my original question, why...

okay, so then, my original question, why couldn't a HD PVR that records pseudo HD (minus DD5.1, and no digital bitstream) via component be developed? Is it just that most people wouldn't bother...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-06-2004, 09:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
Then what's the big deal with WVHS? What does...

Then what's the big deal with WVHS? What does "in a way that can be read back (analog)" exactly mean? Can't I can do that with a VCR from 1980 by taking the S-Video out of my HD STB and plugging...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-06-2004, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By akelley
For those using HTPC units, are you only...

For those using HTPC units, are you only recording HD via OTA? My biggest question is how to get the HD signal from my cable box that doesn't have firewire out. Are there any solutions that can tune...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-06-2004, 03:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
Quote: Originally posted by hongcho Hardware...

Quote:
Originally posted by hongcho
Hardware realtime HD MPEG-2 encoder (otherwise, how are you going to store all those data?) costs well above $1000 by itself. And you thought that HD Tivo was...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-05-2004, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
chadamir, I understand what you say, but still,...

chadamir, I understand what you say, but still, if all you wanted to do was have a HD PVR that didn't rely on a perfect digital copy through the "controversial" firewire, woudln't this work? Sure,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-05-2004, 01:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,724
Posted By akelley
This may be a dumb question, but why aren't...

This may be a dumb question, but why aren't there any HD PVRs that can record HD via component (not firewire)? I realize the quality wouldn't be as good (component=analog, firewire=digital), and of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By akelley
Wow, that's exactly what I need! Anyone know...

Wow, that's exactly what I need! Anyone know what the price of the HDT500R is going to be in August 2004 (if it's released on time)?
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-04-2004, 03:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,393
Posted By akelley
Anyone hear if Cablevision will be offering the...

Anyone hear if Cablevision will be offering the SA8000HD PVR anywhere?
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