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Forum: HDTV Programming   08-09-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 10,357
Posted By jcalabria
That's too bad. I would have expected that the...

That's too bad. I would have expected that the high cost of the Giants PSLs at MetLife would have resulted in a more subdued "wine & cheese" crowd... apparantly not.

The last Giants home game I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-09-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 10,357
Posted By jcalabria
Oh, I know. I grew up just a few miles from...

Oh, I know. I grew up just a few miles from Giants Stadium and attended many Giants and Jets games. Much more risky being a visitor fan at Jets games than Giant games, though. Giants crowd was...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 10,357
Posted By jcalabria
Worst part was that he made up some excuse to go...

Worst part was that he made up some excuse to go separately from me so that I didn't get to see him before he plopped himself down next to me. Damned Steelers won the game, too and he was ultra...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 10,357
Posted By jcalabria
We almost always go to the games... though my...

We almost always go to the games... though my usual seat mate (my son) is coaching HS football these days and his Sunday film sessions seem to conflict with Panther games. Wife has lost interest and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-08-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 10,357
Posted By jcalabria
Not sure if they're unique in doing this, but the...

Not sure if they're unique in doing this, but the Panthers reduced the face value of their preseason tickets this year, but spread the difference across the regular season tickets. The overall...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-04-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,604
Posted By jcalabria
This is the perfect show to have on as background...

This is the perfect show to have on as background while surfing the internet. No complex plot to follow and its easier to ignore the often very bad science. All you really have to pay attention to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
I believe the Onkyo xx6 series was the very first...

I believe the Onkyo xx6 series was the very first to use the "new" ACM1H microphone (The xx5 series used the older flat "puck" style mic).
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
From the Audyssey FAQ: d)1. Do I really need...

From the Audyssey FAQ:

d)1. Do I really need to put the Audyssey mic on a tripod or stand? ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
More or less, yes. Simplified somewhat... the...

More or less, yes. Simplified somewhat... the individual settings for each speaker are set so each speaker produces reference SPL when your volume control is turned up to 0dB.

BTW, how are you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
Good Audyssey references: Audyssey FAQ...

Good Audyssey references:

Audyssey FAQ (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/795421-official-audyssey-thread-faq-post-51779-a-1726.html#post21782993)

Audyssey Setup Guide...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
By what standard/method did you arrive at your...

By what standard/method did you arrive at your previous settings?

The purpose of the Audyssey level adjustments are twofold... First, to balance the levels of all the speakers in the system...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 610,202
Posted By jcalabria
The -10dB on the mains is probably ok. The -15dB...

The -10dB on the mains is probably ok. The -15dB on the sub is a problem, though, since -15dB is the limit of adjustment and it may have needed it even lower (e.g., -17dB) to balance correctly but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 112,226
Posted By jcalabria
One of THESE...

One of THESE (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000I23TTE/ref=olp_product_details?_encoding=UTF8&me=) should do it...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41yLqPOU6bL.jpg

My wireless...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 112,226
Posted By jcalabria
Not likely. Denons I've used (or looked up in...

Not likely. Denons I've used (or looked up in their manuals) completely mute the AVR when TV Audio is tuned on. Onkyos used to do this as well... I was actually surprised to find out that the x3x...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 112,226
Posted By jcalabria
Because... The AVR normally sends no audio at all...

Because... The AVR normally sends no audio at all over HDMI to the TV... only video... so the TV has no audio available to send to its speakers or any other of its audio outputs.

You could turn...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-12-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19,258
Views: 2,201,813
Posted By jcalabria
I pretty much never use search for anything. ...

I pretty much never use search for anything. Similar to "easily" finding the HBO 3D listings, when I went back to the HBO OnDemand channel there is/was an "In-Progress" tab.

BTW... I don't think...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-12-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19,258
Views: 2,201,813
Posted By jcalabria
No setting that I'm aware of. They...

No setting that I'm aware of. They (understandably) don't need/want people holding open server resources and VoD channel slots while they go eat dinner, BUT... if I leave a VoD program before it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 112,226
Posted By jcalabria
On my TX-NR1010, I use the Zone 3 preamp outs to...

On my TX-NR1010, I use the Zone 3 preamp outs to drive my Sennheiser wireless headphones. Perhaps you could use the 636's Zone 2 preamp outs similarly. I've been thinking about doing the same with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,380,124
Posted By jcalabria
Which OnDemand "portal" did you use to access it?...

Which OnDemand "portal" did you use to access it?

While I'm sure we'd all agree that we should be able to access whatever is available via any of the several methods/portals at our disposal, the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,380,124
Posted By jcalabria
Just checked... The Martian as well as all other...

Just checked... The Martian as well as all other HBO 3D VoD offerings are working correctly here.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,380,124
Posted By jcalabria
Yes, free... but I definitely had to specifically...

Yes, free... but I definitely had to specifically request it to be activated. May or may not apply at all TWC systems... and even here the policy may have changed since then.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 1,380,124
Posted By jcalabria
Haven't tried to watch it, but I'll check tonight...

Haven't tried to watch it, but I'll check tonight if I can remember. Not sure how things work in your system and your hardware, but I had to do two things to watch 3D programming... I had to call...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-05-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19,258
Views: 2,201,813
Posted By jcalabria
My experience with VoD on Charter's Carolina...

My experience with VoD on Charter's Carolina Beach system has left a lot to be desired, and control lag is the least of the issues. Compared to TWC Charlotte's offerings, Charter has a significantly...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-03-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19,258
Views: 2,201,813
Posted By jcalabria
Some lag is probably to be expected for VoD......

Some lag is probably to be expected for VoD... You are controlling playback that is occurring on a remote server and what you are experiencing is the latency inherent in the round trip (upstream...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 782,452
Posted By jcalabria
I checked two ways. Primarily, I used my...

I checked two ways. Primarily, I used my HDHR-CC's diagnostic web page. It has no direct indication of SDV status, but single digit program IDs indicate linear and 4-digit program IDs indicate...
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