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04-20-01, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By AndyTate

Hi all, Here's the deal: I bought a Sony...

Hi all,

Here's the deal: I bought a Sony Prologic "music centre" a couple of years ago with two okay fronts, a not-so-decent centre and 2 pretty crappy rears. I will not give the model number here...
04-10-01, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By AndyTate

Oops, It turns out that my remote control...

Oops,

It turns out that my remote control batteries are low and when I was entering the "installation menu" on the TV, it was not registering my command to drill down a further menu (where the...
04-10-01, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By AndyTate

Hi all, We've just moved and done a lot of...

Hi all,

We've just moved and done a lot of renovation so my Sony KV29C3D 100hz TV has been moved around (house to house) and then sat in a corner for 2 months until the house renovation finished....
04-04-01, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By AndyTate

If I might add a line or two to this (already...

If I might add a line or two to this (already concluded) thread:

Even if you can manage to get your equipment set up to play DTS (or even DD5.1) a lot of discs don't default to the 5.1 soundtrack....
03-23-01, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By AndyTate

Now that you guys mention it, I do have a "music...

Now that you guys mention it, I do have a "music centre" (separate speakers) just to the right of the TV and the speakers several feet away each to either side of the TV, so I'll give that a try.
...
03-23-01, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By AndyTate

I've got a Panasonic Quintrix (28") TV that's a...

I've got a Panasonic Quintrix (28") TV that's a couple of years old. It's given great service & I've been very happy with it, but my question is as follows:

In the upper righthand corner lately...
03-21-01, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By AndyTate

I have a SONY player too and have been told many...

I have a SONY player too and have been told many times there is no work around for it. In fact (correct me if I'm wrong someone), there doesn't seem to be a work around for any Sony that does not...
03-21-01, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By AndyTate

Try this link: ...

Try this link:

http://www.techtronics.com/uk/shop/50-sony-dvp-s9000es-s9000-9000-multi-region-dvd-player.html

It seems to be a progressive scan PAL & NTSC player (and in any event, they can...
Forum: Movie Talk
03-20-01, 08:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,205
Posted By AndyTate

- Thelma and Louise; come on guys, that was...

- Thelma and Louise; come on guys, that was great!

- Spanish Prisioner

- Thelma and Louise

- Homicide


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03-20-01, 07:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,906
Posted By AndyTate

Hi Chess, I don't really have anything to...

Hi Chess,

I don't really have anything to add here, but as a total HT novice who really appreciates what I hear (and not what is producing the sound or how it's set up), thanks very very much for...
03-19-01, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By AndyTate

Thanks for the tip William, but my player just...

Thanks for the tip William, but my player just doesn't cut it (it's an older model)...
03-14-01, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By AndyTate

I found out about this the hard way; I ran an...

I found out about this the hard way; I ran an optical cable from my DVD to my DTS amp but could not get DTS to work (even though DD5.1 worked fine). Apparently the player won't spit out the required...
02-06-01, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By AndyTate

Fhrx: Based on your reply above, I checked...

Fhrx:

Based on your reply above, I checked around here for some Infinity speakers. I've found a pair of Delta 50s; are these the ones you are talking about?

They LOOK cool (as does the centre)...
02-05-01, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By AndyTate

My dad replaced his old Marantz D880s with these...

My dad replaced his old Marantz D880s with these (blew a tweeter on one of the Marantzes) last year. I've only watched a couple of DTS/DD shows on them but was impressed by them (I'm no audiophile...
01-21-01, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By AndyTate

DVD same as VHS without surround??? Umm... ...

DVD same as VHS without surround???

Umm...

Okay, I'm from Europe, but I'll show you just what I love about DVD (even when I had only a crappy TV with no stereo sound):

- VHS rentals here are...
01-19-01, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By AndyTate

RCE sucks, doesn't it. Oh well. I've come upon...

RCE sucks, doesn't it. Oh well. I've come upon the same problem with:

Hollow Man
The Patriot
The NEW (but not the old) SouthPark DVDs

I don't think there's much we can do except buy new...
12-27-00, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By AndyTate

I had this problem too last year (Sony DB930)....

I had this problem too last year (Sony DB930). This is what I made sure of:

- No RCA cables coming from the DVD player (assuming you're using SVHS for video & fibre / coax for sound)

- Plug the...
12-27-00, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By AndyTate

I've got an older Sony DVD I bought in China; it...

I've got an older Sony DVD I bought in China; it does DD just fine but will not do DTS (even though I've got a DTS amp). I guess we've both just got to get new players (I'm saving for a Progressive...
Forum: Tech Talk
12-26-00, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By AndyTate

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by taliboubou:
I thought winmodems were designed to run on Win 3.x (and in...
Forum: Tech Talk
12-25-00, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By AndyTate

http://www.winmag.com/windows/ This site has...

http://www.winmag.com/windows/

This site has answered everything I was afraid of beforehand, Win98 or otherwise. It's a great article (The Essentials of Installing Win98, etc.).

I'm a great...
12-04-00, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By AndyTate

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by jellis:
Thank you...I will go by and pick this up this evening (have you tried this out yet - does it work...
12-04-00, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By AndyTate

Okay, I bought from Radio Shack (in Canada)...

Okay,

I bought from Radio Shack (in Canada) one "RCA to SVHS" (or SVHS to RCA as the case may be) converter. It is about the size of--well, it's cylindrical, has the RCA input on one side and SVHS...
11-16-00, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By AndyTate

Here are the specs for this beast (UK multiregion...

Here are the specs for this beast (UK multiregion version):
http://www.techtronics.com/ttn/shop/50-sony-9000.html

I'm not real happy about only SCART component; I thought it was supposed to be...
11-11-00, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By AndyTate

The DVD player gives me three choices: -...

The DVD player gives me three choices:

- DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM
- PCM
and
- D-PCM

Dolby Digital/PCM gives me Dolby 5.1 no problem. I don't see any DTS-specific stuff on the player though (the...
11-11-00, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By AndyTate

Hi there, I've got a Sony DB-930 receiver...

Hi there,

I've got a Sony DB-930 receiver (DD & DTS decoders built in) and a Sony K808D DVD player. The DVD is hooked up to the receiver via fibre optic line and the 5.1 works just fine. My...
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