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09-18-02, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By dmvsvk

Sams Club sells an Akai 27" flat screen, which is...

Sams Club sells an Akai 27" flat screen, which is actually a re-badged Samsung Dynaflat- great tv, fantastic picture quality,does the anamorphic sueeze from the remote, component and s-video, etc.,...
09-14-02, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By dmvsvk

As far as performance-price ratio, check out the...

As far as performance-price ratio, check out the Akai flat screens sold at Sams Club. They are made by Samsung and rebadged as Akai. they sell for around $379 and compare very well to a VVega.The...
08-29-02, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By dmvsvk

I would go with the 27" Akai over the 24" VVega....

I would go with the 27" Akai over the 24" VVega. The 3'' in screen size difference will make a much bigger impact. The Akai is a great tv with outstanding picture quality. Incidently,they make an...
08-27-02, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By dmvsvk

I have the 5500d in the bedroom. It sounds pretty...

I have the 5500d in the bedroom. It sounds pretty good, but I wish the 8" sub had a little more output. It is not bad by any means, but I have a 12" Sony in the living room and you really notice the...
08-24-02, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By dmvsvk

Milo. all the 27" Akai flat screens I have seen...

Milo. all the 27" Akai flat screens I have seen have the squeeze function but there is a Samsung model( I believe it is 2710) that does not, and it is also sold at Kmart rebadged as a Curtis Mathis,...
08-22-02, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By dmvsvk

The Akai is an excellent value for $379. The...

The Akai is an excellent value for $379. The picture is pretty crappy out of the box ( the factory levels are set way to high on brightness), but with a little minor adjusting it has a great picture....
07-01-02, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,569
Posted By dmvsvk

If you want to save some money , check out the...

If you want to save some money , check out the Samsung Dynaflat series or the Akai clone (same tv , sold under the Akai brand name at Sams club for $349- $379 depending on the model.). It is a flat...
Forum: Music Talk
07-01-02, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,293
Posted By dmvsvk

Anyone have a list of VH1 storytellers dvd's?

I searched the VH1 website, came up with nothing, also seached DDD, they only list two (Billy Idol and Matchbox Twenty). Does anyone know if there are any additional dvd's that have been released...
06-30-02, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,433
Posted By dmvsvk

I bought a Sony HTIB for $500 for the bedroom and...

I bought a Sony HTIB for $500 for the bedroom and I'm pretty happy with it. It doesn't compare to my living room system but it puts out a pretty good bang for the buck. I was really quite pleased...
06-03-02, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By dmvsvk

Arin,I'm not sure what you mean by double...

Arin,I'm not sure what you mean by double widescreen, if I set my tv to do the anamorphic squeeze and forget to set my dvd player to the 16:9 mode, I get a weird compression that makes images...
06-02-02, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By dmvsvk

The 16:9 feature does the anamorphic squeeze on...

The 16:9 feature does the anamorphic squeeze on anamorphic dvd's (or ones that say 16:9 enchaced). In effect, what the squeeze does is compresses the picture to use all 480 lines of resolution in the...
05-22-02, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By dmvsvk

Check out the line of JVC's also. I think you...

Check out the line of JVC's also. I think you will find they have a better picture than the Toshiba's and they are very highly rated by Consumers Report. They have s-video, componenent, and can do...
05-19-02, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By dmvsvk

I looked at this at sams Club, too because I am...

I looked at this at sams Club, too because I am looking for a small packaged Dvd system for the bedroom. Unfortunetley, they don't have one hhoked up to a tv so I can't comment on image quality, but...
04-04-02, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By dmvsvk

Sams Club has an Akai 27" flat screen which is...

Sams Club has an Akai 27" flat screen which is made by Samsung and is essentially the same tv Best Buy has for $479. Only difference is it is silver instead of black and the Akai nameplate. They sell...
03-15-02, 10:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By dmvsvk

Master3 is correct. In a 7.1 system, you are...

Master3 is correct. In a 7.1 system, you are gaining an extra channel of amplification to drive a second rear speaker. However, the information that speaker receives is identical to the output going...
02-27-02, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,313
Posted By dmvsvk

Does the optical cable you bought have Toslink...

Does the optical cable you bought have Toslink to Toslink connectors on the end? The are two types of end connectors on optical cables, the name of the other type escapes me( I believe that some...
02-12-02, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By dmvsvk

I'm not real familar with the newer line of JVC...

I'm not real familar with the newer line of JVC dvd players, but the older generation ones were known for their numerous problems. Hopefully they have corrected their issues. (I am not anti- JVC, I...
02-06-02, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By dmvsvk

Make sure the receiver you choose has DTS...

Make sure the receiver you choose has DTS decoding. Almost all but the cheapest entry level 5.1 recievers do. Most movies that have a DTS soundtrack sound vastly superior to the Dolby Digital one...
02-06-02, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By dmvsvk

For $200 you can't go wrong with the Sony. It is...

For $200 you can't go wrong with the Sony. It is probably the best bargain in home audio right now.
Forum: Movie Talk
01-24-02, 10:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,213
Posted By dmvsvk

Blue Velvet. The whole character of Frank Booth...

Blue Velvet. The whole character of Frank Booth is very disturbing- not to mention what he does. I also find Schindlers List to be very disturbing. I love both of these movies, two of my all time...
01-10-02, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By dmvsvk

I bought a JVC 32230 32" about 6 months ago and...

I bought a JVC 32230 32" about 6 months ago and love it. The picture quality is excellent in the theater mode with both my dvd player ( hooked up thru the component inputs), and my laserdisc player...
01-09-02, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By dmvsvk

I have a 32" JVC that I sit about 8' from. No...

I have a 32" JVC that I sit about 8' from. No viewing problems at all. I upgraded for a 26" and I think you will adjust quite easily.
01-09-02, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By dmvsvk

I've been hit up by the van guys three times over...

I've been hit up by the van guys three times over the years. Twice in mall parking lots and once at a traffic light. Like I'm going to shell out $400 for some crappy speakers before the light turns...
12-29-01, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By dmvsvk

I have an old Akai 2 channel reciever in my...

I have an old Akai 2 channel reciever in my basement that is built like a tank and sounds awesome. Unfortuneatly, I had to retire it to upgrade to a 5.1 receiver. All the Akai equipment I've seen and...
12-27-01, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By dmvsvk

I looked at the Akai 27" at sams club and was...

I looked at the Akai 27" at sams club and was quite impressed with the picture quality. At one time Akai was the high end audio division of Mitsubishi. Don't know if it is still produced by them as I...
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