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  1. Will REW work with a display port cable vs an HDMI

    REW Forum
    Hey guys, it's been a while since I have been here. I just upgraded my subs to dual SVS SB16 Ultras. They sound great already but wanted to see if their onboard EQ can tweak the last bit of sound for me. My Microsoft Surface laptop doesn't have an HDMI out, but uses a display port out, which...
  2. Something has to give -- speaker or display height?

    System Setup and Connection
    Being well aware of the ideal set-up consisting of all speakers' tweeters at the same height and at ear level, I have an issue. Displays centered at eye level are the ideal as well.(I'm wall mounting my plasma) ......so which one should I sacrifice?
  3. Display Issue with Samsung BD-UP5000 on Theatre Projector

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hi everyone, I'm new here and not completely savvy with some of this stuff. I have a question in regards to the new Samsung BD-UP5000 to see if this could be bug related or a incompatibility somewhere or something that I can easily fix. If not, my next plan is to return BD-UP5000 unit. So...
  4. Looking for a new DLP or LCD display...

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    The wife really wants a larger set in the great room, despite how I feel the 61" LED is sufficient. We came from a big 5' high x 5' wide x 2' deep Toshiba RPTV and this Samsung 61" LED DLP just seems way too small for her. So... I told her if we could sell this one we would get the new 67" LED...
  5. Display on screen functions? equipment out of room

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Putting equipment out of room, and wondering if its possible or what people use for equipment that displays functions onscreen... As in function I was thinking volume, but more importantly audio modes... like DD, or PLX II. Although this isn't extremely important, I can always just set...
  6. Getting projector do display correctly

    Home Theater Projectors
    I'm trying to get my laptop to display a native 1280x720 signal so it looks good and doesn't do that stupid scrolling desktop stuff. I'm having so much trouble trying to do this. I have powerstrip, i just still can't get it to do what i need to. Anyone know of a good tutorial somewhere to get...
  7. Would like to upgrade my display

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hello everybody! I have successfully upgraded my sound system for HT use, and it is now time to upgrade the display. The first step I made yesterday was buying a 720p/1080i capable samsung DVD player HD 870. Blue ray and HD DVD players are not for people living in Egypt at this moment....the...
  8. Wife Demands New Display -- Please Help!

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hey people, My wife has decided that we want a wall-mountable flat display. Well, I hinted that "it sure would be nice to have that thing on the wall, all neat and flush-mounted like that" and she bought in. She was also impressed by the picture quality of the HD-DVD demo at Best Buy. So, in...
  9. Anyone here ever had a professional-model display?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Sadly, our 10-year-old Mitsubishi 31” TV has been showing its age of late. When you turn it on, the picture collapses to a thin white horizontal line across the middle of the screen. When the picture finally kicks in a couple of hours later, it has horizontal lines on the screen that are...
  10. 40-ish display recommendations

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hello all, first post in the forum. I am the proud owner of a Samsung HLR5678W DLP TV which is our main TV and am now looking to upgrade the 27" 8 year old CRT in my bedroom with something in the 40" - 46" range. I am not looking to spend $1,000 on it but I am looking for something that is...
  11. Is anyone using an HDMI 1.3 source & display yet?

    AV Home Theater
    I know, I know, HDMI 1.3 as a topic is getting annoying, but I've read a lot of material (both pro and con) related to this new version, and I have yet to come across an actual review of a 1.3 capable source component, being sent to a 1.3 capable display. I guess I'm more concerned with the...
  12. Amazingly Easy Display Improvement!

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    So simple! Works on any type of display! Affordable to anyone! So as I'm watching Serenity for the 50th time last night I think to myself, why is this looking so ****** right now? :explode: <Cleans Lenses of Spectacles> :duh: WOW! Clear and Sharp Picture!!!! :jump:
  13. display settings

    Home Theater Projectors
    do all projectors have the options for the different types of picture sizes? i am really interested in the anamorphic(cinema scope), 2.35:1 ratio. i think my next choice would be the letter box video 1.85:1 ratio.
  14. AVR AVP unit db display!

    AV Home Theater
    What type of AVR or AVP unit do you have, name and model and does it have a db display on the unit and what level do you usually set it to when playing a film back? I’ll start with mine it’s a Kenwood KRF-X9050D THX select Fader level is usually set to 0db. In regards to fader level VS SPL...
  15. How to adjust Hitachi 50V500 Display?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Sometimes the color is "off". Once we had Circuit City come and "adjust" the set to fix color problem. The technician just entered codes in the unit to do so. I would like to know the codes so I can fix myself and not pay the repairman. Is this possible? How can I get the codes?:help:
  16. Understanding Contrast Ratios in Video Display Devices

    Video Calibration
    Introduction When we shop for a projector, one of the specifications that we really want to be aware of is the Contrast Ratio (CR). In general, we know that it is the relationship between the black and white levels that a projector can show. Well, it is a little more complicated than that, and...
  17. Display Types

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    What type of display device do you think give the best picture and perform the best?