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digital TVs and over the air antennas question please by kraut
If a person has a new digital TV but uses an over the air (Rabbit Ears, ETC) antenna do they still need a converter box between the TV and antenna or not?? TIA
June 12th 09 09:08 PM
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HDTV Antenna Business is Booming with DTV Transition, Says AntennasDirect by UCLAN[_2_]
Maybe it was a good idea to push the DTV switch date back after all. We know that millions of people weren't ready for the switch on its original February date. However, it seems like a lot of those people spent the early part of 2009 clamoring for equipment, not just the digital converter...
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June 12th 09 04:47 AM
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Panasonic Introduces World's Lightest HD Camcorders by KHudson
Light devices are always nice--especially when you have to carry them around for long periods of time. So budding moviemakers are sure to appreciate Panasonic's announcement today that it's releasing two of the world's lightest high-definition camcorders: the HDC-SD10 and...
June 12th 09 04:46 AM
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Long and rocky road by Kalarama[_2_]
"D-Day, take II", article by Putman: http://hdtvexpert.com/pages_c/HDTV_wasnt.html
June 11th 09 09:11 PM
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Toshiba ships LCD TVs with LED backlighting by UCLAN[_2_]
Five months after it was first announced at CES 2009, Toshiba has begun shipping it new flagship 1080p Cinema Series SV670 LCD TV in 46-inch and 55-inch screen sizes. The SV670 models feature LED backlighting with local dimming, 240hz frame rate technology, Dolby Volume, and the new deep lagoon...
June 11th 09 08:54 PM
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Mini-Review: Spears & Munsil High Definition Benchmark Disc, Blu-rayEdition by UCLAN[_2_]
A good test disc that features useful video test patterns is something I always recommend even for the video neophyte, as most HDTV owners can’t or won’t pop for a full in-home calibration. With rare exception, just about any HDTV’s out-of-the-box default video settings virtually guarantee an...
June 11th 09 07:30 PM
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Have a spritz of Cramolin by Kalarama[_2_]
Years ago we used this contact cleaner everyday on service calls. Some, wobbly residential antenna and cable systems were restored to like new picture quality just by applying it to *all* of the F-connectors, then reseating them. Still keep a few cans around. Here's two okay vendors in Ohio.
June 11th 09 05:50 PM
by Special Agent Melvin Purvis Go to last post
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JavaOne: Follow the Blu-ray by UCLAN[_2_]
It's official: the CableLabs Board of Directors has selected Panasonic CTO Dr. Paul Liao to become the CEO of CableLabs. Underlying this news-of-the-day, however, are other efforts to tighten the links between cable and consumer electronics (CE)-facing technologies. At last week's JavaOne...
June 10th 09 09:24 PM
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JOKE OF THE DAY: by Curtis Brown
http://www.youtube.com/user/berrygirl1964 "Some people are like slinkies: they're really good for nothing...but they still bring a smile to your face when you push 'em down a flight of stairs." WOW Deborah! Did you come up with that all on your own? I wonder if your mother smiled when she...
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June 10th 09 09:01 AM
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June 9 BD releases by UCLAN[_2_]
Blu-ray disc (as opposed to DVD) releases for 06/09/2009: Baby on Board (E1) Fatal Attraction (Paramount) Fired Up! (Unrated) (Sony) Gran Torino (Warner) Indecent Proposal (Paramount) The International (Sony) Powder Blue (Image) Predator 2 (Fox)
June 10th 09 07:30 AM
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Is a blu-ray disc a DVD? by Fred
On Jun 9, 1:17=A0pm, Wes Newell wrote: According to the majority of definitions of DVD, it is. Yes, but those definitions were written long before Blue Ray existed. Use your brain and put the definition in context of the time it was written. Go purchase a ****load...
June 10th 09 05:01 AM
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Why Tru2way Will Explode In The U.S. In 2009 by UCLAN[_2_]
In these challenging economic times, it's nice to get a little good news for a change. One of the great untold success stories in today's flat consumer electronics market is tru2way, an interactive technology platform that is already changing how we watch television and driving demand for new...
June 9th 09 10:30 PM
by UCLAN[_2_] Go to last post
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Focus Moves Forward With Wireless Multichannel Audio by UCLAN[_2_]
Campbell, Calif. — Uncompressed multichannel wireless-audio technology developed by fabless semiconductor designer Focus Enhancements is a step closer to appearing in home-audio products. The company signed an agreement with ODM supplier ANAM Electronics to include Focus’ Summit IC into A/V...
June 8th 09 10:36 PM
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Pattern? by Kalarama[_2_]
Why do so many DTV haters on here refuse to disclose their general locations?
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June 8th 09 09:20 PM
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HDMI attracts three challengers,Players aim to enable new class ofhome nets by UCLAN[_2_]
SAN JOSE, Calif. — At least three companies are fielding new wired alternatives to the high definition multimedia interface. The competitors hope to leapfrog the HDMI 1.4 specification by providing more bandwidth, reach or networking capabilities. The goal for all the players is to create a new...
June 8th 09 07:25 AM
by Curtis Brown Go to last post
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UHF antenna question by Jerry Franks
I bought the pictured antenna at an estate sale(they had several), it has a 75 to 300 ohm transformer attached so that's a no-brainer but what goes to the "CONNECT INTERCOUPLER HERE" (2nd picture) VHF ant.? http://home.att.net/~w4rf/ant1.jpg http://home.att.net/~w4rf/ant2.jpg
June 8th 09 01:41 AM
by Roger (K8RI) Go to last post
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HannSpree TVs by [email protected]
Anybody have any experience with this brand?? Made by HannStar Display Corporation; even Wiki doesn't have much info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannspree I am kinda looking at this model for the...
June 7th 09 11:45 PM
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Guess What? Many Of You Wasted Money on Your 1080p TV (But There's Hope) by Fred
By Sean Fallon The other day I posed a simple question: How far do you sit from your TV? The results show that many of you are not getting all the definition out of your HDTV. As mentioned, the Lechner Distance chart illustrates that there are specific distances at which the human...
June 6th 09 06:39 PM
by ASCII Go to last post
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AK Lionel Accessories in Shed by Dennis Mayer
Jim B.: I spent 25 minutes in shed looking at & thru boxes.... Found Lionel Cattle Car & Cattle Loader as a unit. Put box in trailer. Could not find Ice House nor separate Ice Car.... ??? Both were at Fun Run. Found AK TMCC brick & Radio Control unit... Will update batteries
June 6th 09 12:04 PM
by Kalarama[_2_] Go to last post
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22" LCD HDTV: Sony or Samsung? by BCDrums
The candidates are the Samsung LN22B460 or the Sony KDL-22L4000 (last years, still some around) or KDL-22L5000 (not around yet). Anybody have one? Love it or regret buying? My priorities beyond a good picture are viewing angle, easy remote, headphone out for external powered speakers, good...
June 6th 09 10:10 AM
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