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11-29-06, 01:19 PM
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Posted By NikePenguin

I was able to get a wiimote and nunchuk at a...

I was able to get a wiimote and nunchuk at a Target here in San Jose last night. They still had about 8 of each left. Another Target was out of wiimotes but still had a number of nunchucks.
03-02-05, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By NikePenguin

According to the Panasonic website, the RV31 only...

According to the Panasonic website, the RV31 only has an optical connection for surround sound. The "PCM Down Conversion" needs to be set to "Yes" in the player if using the optical connection.
11-05-04, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By NikePenguin

For $800 you have more options than just a HTIB....

For $800 you have more options than just a HTIB. You can get the Onkyo TX-SR502 and a decent 5.1 speaker system that will be better than any HTIB.
11-05-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By NikePenguin

I know this answer sucks but you will be happiest...

I know this answer sucks but you will be happiest with the one that looks best to you.

I suggest spending a bit of time looking at the sets in person and do a lot of reading at www.avsforum.com
07-26-04, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By NikePenguin

Good point. I was certainly only addressing a...

Good point. I was certainly only addressing a short run. However, how does 5+ meter dvi cables compare to 5+ meter component cables in cost?
07-26-04, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By NikePenguin

Re: DVI connection

Actually, dvi cables are much cheaper than component cables. Yes you could spend $100 on a DVI cable but you don't need to. A good $20 cable is all you need. You won't see a difference between a good...
05-09-04, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By NikePenguin

Are you in a hurry to buy or already at the limit...

Are you in a hurry to buy or already at the limit of your budget? If not, you should go over to www.avsforum.com and read about the the Samsung HLP models coming out soon. A lot of info and...
04-29-04, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,036
Posted By NikePenguin

Been enjoying mine for 6 months now.

Been enjoying mine for 6 months now.
03-06-04, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By NikePenguin

First, running the coaxial from antenna to vcr to...

First, running the coaxial from antenna to vcr to tv (or STB instead of vcr) is to allow the antenna signal to pass through to the tv allowing you to use the tv's built-in tuner.

In the case of...
03-04-04, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By NikePenguin

Why can't you just turn progressive scan off? ...

Why can't you just turn progressive scan off?

If I understand this correctly, you are starting with a 480i signal from the disk, converting it to 480p in the dvd player, then converting to 720p in...
02-21-04, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By NikePenguin

I havent read any reviews on this but it might be...

I havent read any reviews on this but it might be a great solution if it works correctly:

MadCatz HDTV System Selector (http://www.madcatz.com/MadCatz/product_details.jsp?product_id=6132)
02-16-04, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By NikePenguin

That is good to know. I never took sound cards...

That is good to know. I never took sound cards seriously so I *assumed* Creative Labs' was a good card.
02-16-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By NikePenguin

I have the Turtle Beach card as well. If I had...

I have the Turtle Beach card as well. If I had not gotten a good deal on it, I would have gotten an OEM Creative Labs card like this:

Audigy 5.1 at bananapc.com...
02-14-04, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By NikePenguin

Did you try amazon? They have an amazing price on...

Did you try amazon? They have an amazing price on the 617 right now. Haven't seen what they have the 43" for. Don't forget, Samsung is eliminating the 43" in the HLP line.

Also, I would absolutley...
02-14-04, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By NikePenguin

Magnolia A/V has the Pioneer Elite VSX-41 for...

Magnolia A/V has the Pioneer Elite VSX-41 for $299.
02-11-04, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By NikePenguin

The cable people recommend highly at avsforum is...

The cable people recommend highly at avsforum is from www.pacificcable.com.

You can call them and they will make sure you get the right cable.
02-09-04, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By NikePenguin

The only aspect ratio problem I know has to do...

The only aspect ratio problem I know has to do with a 931 connected to a Samsung DLP via dvi. The Samsung DLPs only allow wide and wide(pc) via dvi. This causes 4:3 material and non-anamorphic...
02-08-04, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By NikePenguin

The HLM are the first generation dlp sets from...

The HLM are the first generation dlp sets from Samsung. You might want to go to avsforum.com and search for threads on the HLM series. I would check the build date on the back to see just how old it...
02-08-04, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By NikePenguin

Do you have only 2 front speakers connected to...

Do you have only 2 front speakers connected to your receiver? You would definitely have trouble with dialogue if you are playing the DD or DTS soundtrack with just two speakers.

If you have a...
02-01-04, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By NikePenguin

Thanks, Chip.

Thanks, Chip.
01-31-04, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By NikePenguin

Progressive scan and 3:2 are the same thing....

Progressive scan and 3:2 are the same thing. However, not all players do it equally well and some tv sets can do it themselves.
01-31-04, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By NikePenguin

Here is another one: KLH System at BestBuy...

Here is another one:

KLH System at BestBuy $99 (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=1051826208094&skuId=5376201&type=product&productCategoryId=cat03049)
01-31-04, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By NikePenguin

Do you know anyone else with a set you can...

Do you know anyone else with a set you can connect the 931 to with the dvi cable? If not and you bought the 931 from a B&M, try asking them to hook it up to one of their sets.

I am not sure if a...
01-31-04, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By NikePenguin

Our Fry's Electronics has the Onkyo 501 receiver...

Our Fry's Electronics has the Onkyo 501 receiver on ad for $250 today.
01-31-04, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By NikePenguin

You will have to do some research but in the end...

You will have to do some research but in the end you will have something with which you are very satisfied. Check out speakers from Klipsch, CSW, Athena, Polk etc. You should research all of them but...
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