We have 2 directivo's, and the hard drive crashed in one of them. I was told not to break the working one in trying to fix the other. Of course for some unknown reason the working tivos hard drive decided to smoke as I was making a backup of it. Needless to say she wasn't very happy. Their both up and running now though with doulbe the recording size, so she has forgiven me.
I have a Toshiba 42HDX82 HD capable RPTV. Lot's of adjsutments possible
I am the one doing the adjsuting and my husband gets annoyed sometimes.
I researched and bought the thing, I know how it is supposed to look, so I am always trying to make it look the best. He did not do any of the research so he has no idea that it can be any better through adjustment than any analog TV could, so he does not understand why so many adjustments are necessary.
Your wife will get it only when you take the time show her the difference. Do this some time other than when a movie she wants to watch right now is on. Show her how to make adjustments so she can make what she watches when you are not there look good too. Explain why programming on each channel will be different every time. Explain about DVD's and how each director shoots movies differently and about aspect ratio's and such.
Also, learn to decide when it matters to adjsut and when it does not, and back off a little if you can.
For me it's my kids (2 and 3 years old). They'll be watching Toy Story or something and I'll notice need for tweaks.
"NO DADDY! LEAVE ALONE!"
Is all I hear. So I've learned to grin and bear it. And these are not small things -- one time the overlay saturation settings got smacked to zero in ZoomPlayer (someone walking on the keyboard I'm certain) and I was restrained from the options dialog for the duration of Peter Pan. They watched the whole thing in B&W and I couldn't get in for a second to fix the problem. Didn't matter to them a lick and I was getting twitchy.
life would be so much better if dscaler let me have multiple dialog boxes open and functioning. it seems to like to only have one windows usable at a time, otherwise i'd have a couple monitors with every setting under the sun open, and the projector showing whatever its showing. see if they notice then.
i keep apologizing for how bad the quality is, but i sense the greatest annoyance is me constantly fixing it.
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