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Forum: HDTV Technical   10-08-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By tacroy
Thank you both very much! Quick question: Aiming...

Thank you both very much! Quick question: Aiming a UHF antenna seems pretty clear, but how do you "aim" VHF rabbit ears antennas?
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-04-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By tacroy
Hello, I'm trying to get some expert (you guys)...

Hello, I'm trying to get some expert (you guys) advice for get good big 4 (abc, nbc, fox, cbs) reception.

TV fool
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3D2df99388d41296

I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-03-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By tacroy
Are the low profile outside vhf uhf like the...

Are the low profile outside vhf uhf like the Terk FDTVO any good? http://www.terk.com/outdoor-tv-antennas/?sku=FDTVO

We have a "no antenna" rule in our sub-div and I KNOW it's crap and they can't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-02-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By tacroy
Oscar, Any recommendations? I currently have...

Oscar,
Any recommendations?
I currently have a Terk Indoor, and a Radio Shack 15-1892 (like this one http://www.missingremote.com/review/radioshack-15-1892-indoor-antenna-w-rf-remote)
Both...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-02-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By tacroy
So I'm trying to fix my antenna reception so...

So I'm trying to fix my antenna reception so I've been researching. But I'm seeing conflicting info from Antennaweb vs TV fool on if the stations are UHF or VHF, I'm mainly looking for the big...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-10-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By tacroy
Heh, nice. So for 135 a 1.0 gain white screen...

Heh, nice. So for 135 a 1.0 gain white screen sounds like a good route to go! Any recommended brands or sites?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-09-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By tacroy
I am helping my dad make a theater room. Based...

I am helping my dad make a theater room. Based on info here, I went with the Epson 3010.

It's going to be in a basement (95% light control) and the largest we can get the image is 135 diag.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-13-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 313,262
Posted By tacroy
Also, weird is that mine is saying its dark chip...

Also, weird is that mine is saying its dark chip 2?! Is it a best buy off brand one or something?
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Optoma+-...&skuId=9677142...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-12-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 313,262
Posted By tacroy
I got my HH66 as a replacement when my HD70...

I got my HH66 as a replacement when my HD70 broke. The odd thing is that it looks "softer" than my old HD70 and I'm seeing rainbow like CRAZY and I never did with my HD70.

I've seen somewhere...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-09-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By tacroy
So I had hd70 that died, and via best buy...

So I had hd70 that died, and via best buy insurance, it got replaced with a hd66. Unfortunately I'm seeing TONS of Rainbows, that I never got with the hd70.

Is this a projector difference, or...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By tacroy
Thanks for the link. I did actaully have the...

Thanks for the link. I did actaully have the hardware specs, I was talking more along the lines of experience, quality, etc.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By tacroy
Hello all! After tons of research (most of it...

Hello all!
After tons of research (most of it here) I purchased a HD70 a few years back on sale and have loved it. Well.....it bit the dust. (which is bad) but I had the protection plan (which was...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-04-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,556
Posted By tacroy
I'm in the same boat, and I can verify with the...

I'm in the same boat, and I can verify with the kinect literally next to me that the 250gb bundle DOES NOT come with the power adapter.

I did test it on the floor of my projector room and it does...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By tacroy
Crap... Thanks for the info. Any idea if it...

Crap... Thanks for the info. Any idea if it needs a access card for OTA?

Also, since I will probably be getting it for cheap (20-30) and using it rarely (its for my projector) are there any best...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By tacroy
Thanks for the input. I did a forum search and...

Thanks for the input. I did a forum search and did not see anything that would either say it WOULD or WOULD NOT need an access card. I was going to be purchasing it via craigslist and won't have a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By tacroy
Hey all, I was looking at picking up a used...

Hey all,
I was looking at picking up a used Toshiba DST3000 for use with my optima hd30 projector. Because I remembered reading here a while back about some DIRECTV receivers that would work as OTA...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-06-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By tacroy
I have optima 70hd and I want to add OTA HDtv to...

I have optima 70hd and I want to add OTA HDtv to it. So I'm going to need a HDTV OTA receiver. Everything I'm seeing when I search here is about PC tuners or the SD ones. Is there a recommendation...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By tacroy
I have optima 70hd and I want to add OTA tv to...

I have optima 70hd and I want to add OTA tv to it. So I'm going to need a HDTV OTA receiver. Everything I'm seeing when I search here is about PC tuners. Is there a recommendation for standalone...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-11-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By tacroy
random tek hed - We might be thinking about...

random tek hed -
We might be thinking about different things, but the Bioshock DLC is free.

And I believe that the new standard is that the gold members get all content 1 week before the silver,...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-11-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By tacroy
I've just purchased a HD70 and I am setting up...

I've just purchased a HD70 and I am setting up the room. I'm going to ceiling mount so I'm trying to work out which connection styles I should be using. component vs HDMI vs VGA. I only currently...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-11-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By tacroy
I'm a new owner, so I might be mistaken. But...

I'm a new owner, so I might be mistaken. But from what I have read in the forum, the bulbs gradually get dimmer and dimmer until they stop being enjoyable to watch.
Forum: Xbox Area   12-10-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,835
Posted By tacroy
Thanks for the info michaeltscott.

Thanks for the info michaeltscott.
Forum: Xbox Area   12-10-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,835
Posted By tacroy
Just to be clear if I find a box that says 175w...

Just to be clear if I find a box that says 175w does it for sure have these things? :

Benq drive
65 CPU
65 GPU
HDMI

Or does it only promise the 65 CPU / GPU?

Thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-07-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,524
Posted By tacroy
Buc18 - I just got my projector home and am...

Buc18 -
I just got my projector home and am working on the mounting. The offset is causing me a problem: got anytime to help me through getting this to work well?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-07-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,524
Posted By tacroy
I'm wondering about the warranty thing too. They...

I'm wondering about the warranty thing too. They said they cover 1 bulb replacement and it seems like i'll need at least 1 bulb in 4 years right?
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