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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,827
Views: 370,466
Posted By jmccorm
Final update: I received an automated call....

Final update:

I received an automated call. They said the TV could not be repaired and they're cutting me a check for the full purchase price within 10-15 days. So that's probably the best...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,827
Views: 370,466
Posted By jmccorm
They had something much more dramatic in mind, of...

They had something much more dramatic in mind, of course...

So, last monday, before doing anything, they demanded that I email them pictures of what all the TV was doing. I did. They eventually...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,827
Views: 370,466
Posted By jmccorm
Repair being done right now

Brighter pixels along the bottom 1/10th of the screen. Actually, there are about fifty of them in all, some of them clustered together. Additionally, the backlight for the lower left corner flickered...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   08-25-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,950
Posted By jmccorm
I have a Cox DCH3416 (Hi-Def, dual tuner). I...

I have a Cox DCH3416 (Hi-Def, dual tuner). I hate it because I'm constantly subjected to the cable company shoving things down my throat that I don't want. The power-on channel is a PPV...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 560,423
Posted By jmccorm
CONFIG: SV470XVT and DCT3416 Motorola DVR from...

CONFIG: SV470XVT and DCT3416 Motorola DVR from Cox. HDMI connection. 1080i mode.

PROBLEM: The right hand side of the screen had a green bar from top to bottom, a few pixels thick. The far left...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-05-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 560,423
Posted By jmccorm
Quote:Originally Posted by phpeters87...

Quote:Originally Posted by phpeters87 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16037570)

I emailed buydakota.com and told them I would do a chargeback...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-12-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,251
Posted By jmccorm
Quote:Originally Posted by kesgreen...

Quote:Originally Posted by kesgreen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13701100)

Update: a company called Seme Nedis Ltd sells the 'monitor to PC...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-10-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,310
Views: 464,448
Posted By jmccorm
Shame, shame, SHAME on Sony for giving this set...

Shame, shame, SHAME on Sony for giving this set a confusingly superior model number. Nothing illegal, just rather sleezy of them.

Reading this thread, I'm trying to come up with any advantage...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-20-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By jmccorm
Guarantee: ...

Guarantee:
http://www.cox.com/oklahoma/cable/guarantee.asp

I had to wait a WEEK to get an appointment as soon as today. 3-5pm. The tech calls at 5:30pm, says he can't make it, I'll have to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   12-04-2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,817
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by KeithMoore *...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KeithMoore
* Warranties on any products will be acknowledged.

LOL. Everyone will acknowledge the warranty. Honor? I dunno. Acknowledge? Sure.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-31-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By jmccorm
Asking HDTV questions in Wal-Mart is a great way...

Asking HDTV questions in Wal-Mart is a great way to collect blank stares.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,869
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by HDHTPC ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HDHTPC
http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/imagine/HDDVR.dsp

"Go from ordinary to extraordinary in 2 million pixels of phenomenal high- definition. That’s up to 10 times...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-06-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,906
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by KenTech You can...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KenTech
You can visit the source page for the operating-system (OS) code:
http://products.sel.sony.com/linux/source.shtml#2004.1
From here it looks like the XBR960,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,512
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by Ken H Current...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken H
Current Federal Law prohibits this. Do a little research, lots of members have posted bit rates for various sources.

Fair use gets trumped again?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-26-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,163
Posted By jmccorm
This is definately one of the shows I'd love to...

This is definately one of the shows I'd love to see in high def. Cover the house with some of those prosumer HDTV cameras that do 1440x1080i and I'll be happy. I won't even complain about it being...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2005, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by rustycruiser ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rustycruiser
Best Buy can lick my chode. I have spent over $6,000 dollars there in the last year alone. They will never see another dime of my money.

I get a laugh...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-24-2005, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By jmccorm
"All you other Sonys are just imitating. So...

"All you other Sonys are just imitating.
So would the real Sony please stand up?
Please stand up? Please stand up?"
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   06-23-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By jmccorm
Ooooooo! Simulated wood trim! Hold me BACK! ;)

Ooooooo! Simulated wood trim! Hold me BACK! ;)
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-18-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,123
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by Steve Wright ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve Wright
From what I read at Satellite, it appears that D* will replace all the Tivo's you own. If the PQ of Directv does improve with MPEG4 I would gladly sign up...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-17-2005, 08:31 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,512
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by Crash_Corrigan ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crash_Corrigan
Okay, let me rephrase that...complaining incessantly on internet forums is not a public service. It's just so much grand standing and chest thumping.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2005, 03:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,827
Posted By jmccorm
1. Full bandwidth for the peeps with bad service...

1. Full bandwidth for the peeps with bad service providers
2. Local and national news
3. Sci-Fi
4. Comedy Central
5. Sundance Channel
6. Spike

Quote:
Why news in general?
I think that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by pwrmetal There...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pwrmetal
There is no news on a US broadcast right now.
I hope it shows up here eventually. It's a teriffic show.

In a world of horrible remakes and new directors...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-15-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by holyc0w It's...

Quote:
Originally Posted by holyc0w
It's supposed to come on MaxHD on June 16th at 12a. Is this actually in HD? If so, I'll be eager to record it. I hate how the only copy of this movie on DVD is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-15-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,862
Posted By jmccorm
In the US, I think this would get you arrested...

In the US, I think this would get you arrested in some way.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2005, 09:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,512
Posted By jmccorm
Quote: Originally Posted by Crash_Corrigan ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crash_Corrigan
This selective outrage over the marketing spin from one company, but not the rest of the business world strikes me as odd. Single out Directv if you...
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