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Forum: Tech Talk
10-24-03, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By Alan UK

Firewire card causing PC to reboot after shutdown.

Hi guys, I'm running XP Professional SP1 on a Gigabyte GA-7DX motherboard and have just added a Pinnacle firewire card for capturing video from a mini DV camcorder. All that works fine, but with the...
08-04-02, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Alan UK

Thanks J, that is the kind of thing I was worried...

Thanks J, that is the kind of thing I was worried about. Trouble with the Denon is that if you turn on the AFDM so that it detects ES (which seems to work fine) you cannot change it manually for the...
08-03-02, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Alan UK

After a bit more detection work I think I have...

After a bit more detection work I think I have the answer - the 3802 doesn't officially support Dolby EX and so doesn't detect or switch it.

So my thoughts turn to Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital EX....
08-03-02, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Alan UK

Denon 3802 ES/EX question

Doesn't Dolby Digital EX output a flag like DTS? I've been messing about today trying to get the receiver to detect an EX encoded film (Castaway and T2) but to no avail.

If you have the AFDM (Auto...
07-19-01, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,245
Posted By Alan UK

Hmmm, I am in region 2 land...The Mask is indeed...

Hmmm, I am in region 2 land...The Mask is indeed anamorphic but the picture is very soft looking. I don't know where you got your info, but there is no DTS sound track, unless there has been a new...
Forum: TV Talk
05-12-01, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Alan UK

Is PAL B and PAL I compatible? I have some...

Is PAL B and PAL I compatible? I have some friends in Malaysia and thought it would be cool to send a video letter to them. I know we both use PAL format, but theirs is PAL B while mine is PAL...
02-28-01, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By Alan UK

Cloud...the thread is asking how many people have...

Cloud...the thread is asking how many people have region free players, not for region free solutions...:)
Alan
02-27-01, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By Alan UK

Pioneer 717 PAL player chipped to play all...

Pioneer 717 PAL player chipped to play all regions.
Alan
11-11-00, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By Alan UK

Check your output settings on your DVD player...I...

Check your output settings on your DVD player...I have a Pioneer 717 and I have to turn DTS on.
Alan
10-31-00, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Alan UK

Thanks DigIT, the Jamo speakers are just lying...

Thanks DigIT, the Jamo speakers are just lying around and we have the TV running in the other room for programs and the kids play video games in there...I just wondered if I could make use of...
10-31-00, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Alan UK

I have a couple of Jamo speakers rated at 4ohms...

I have a couple of Jamo speakers rated at 4ohms and a resonable Kenwood all-in-one hifi system which asks for speakers rated at 8-16 ohms...the speaker's wattage is higher than the output from the...
Forum: Store Forum
10-31-00, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By Alan UK

Are DVDBoxoffice going under like DVDNorth before...

Are DVDBoxoffice going under like DVDNorth before them? A lot of people here in the UK (including me)have been waiting for up to a month for orders shipped from DVDBoxoffice (they usually come in...
10-22-00, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By Alan UK

Bass...yeah...now that sounds right now that you...

Bass...yeah...now that sounds right now that you mention it. Thanks ZenDog
10-22-00, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,505
Posted By Alan UK

Hi Necros...the front three speakers should be...

Hi Necros...the front three speakers should be equal in volume. The real test is when music is playing...you should be able to hear that music coming from your left and right main speakers. Or when...
10-22-00, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By Alan UK

I have a Jamo 200 centre speaker and a 32"...

I have a Jamo 200 centre speaker and a 32" widescreen Sony Wega TV. The centre is supposed to be magnetically sheilded, but when it is on top of the TV (the best place for it) and the volume goes up...
09-19-00, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,285
Posted By Alan UK

I have a REL100E...very tasty.

I have a REL100E...very tasty.
08-13-00, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Alan UK

Yeah you are right to set the VM to low. On my TV...

Yeah you are right to set the VM to low. On my TV I have a sharpness control which is basically a slider. I have it set very low. Video Essentials recommends that it be set very low or off. I have...
08-12-00, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Alan UK

I have the Wega KRV32FX60....what is VM? I turned...

I have the Wega KRV32FX60....what is VM? I turned off all digital messing about and followed the instructions on the Video Essentials disk. But the colour temparature is quite hard to get right. I...
07-05-00, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Alan UK

I have seen the cool green Philips set, but I...

I have seen the cool green Philips set, but I didn't think it compared to the 32 inch Sony Wega I eventually purchased. I auditioned the Panasonic Tau set too, but I liked the more "in your face"...
05-11-00, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By Alan UK

When I started out I used speakers off old...

When I started out I used speakers off old disused hifi systems to start with. It may not be perfect, but it gets you up and running. Then I replaced the centre and surrounds and finally the mains...
05-03-00, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,680
Posted By Alan UK

D-rell and Shazam...yeah my Sony Wega is a 16x9...

D-rell and Shazam...yeah my Sony Wega is a 16x9 set. It is the KV32FX60. Don't you guys have the equivalent in the US?
Alan
04-28-00, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,680
Posted By Alan UK

I have a 32" Sony Wega. If I watch a non...

I have a 32" Sony Wega. If I watch a non anamorphic DVD in ZOOM mode the picture has a digital artifacty look to it and you loose a lot of fine detail. If I watch in SMART mode (where the edges of...
04-28-00, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Alan UK

Surely you can only 'twist' two wires ...

Surely you can only 'twist' two wires http://talk.dvdtalk.com/ubb/smile.gif
Alan
04-28-00, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Alan UK

I had the A110 and to play PAL discs an upgrade...

I had the A110 and to play PAL discs an upgrade to the chips was required for the extra information in the PAL picture. I'm glad I never had the conversion done because a few months later the old...
03-30-00, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By Alan UK

Ahhh...some movies say dolby digital even though...

Ahhh...some movies say dolby digital even though they are not 5.1. Even mono sound can be dolby digital encoded. If you press the display button on the 717's handset until the channel info comes up...
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