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  1. DIssapointing sony ubp-x800, how to fix picture?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Using it on a non hdr tv because don’t don’t ripped me off and never updated the tv. Cheaper TVs in 2015-16 got a hdr update. Sometimes Blu-ray looks washed out and 4K movies are too pixelated, even normal Blu-ray . Dosnt have many adjustment settings. This is not a review any ways to make...
  2. Sony KDF-E42A10 black picture no sound

    Got my hands on a Sony KDF-E42A10, bought a replacement lamp, closed the switches off from the door and I got it powered on! But the picture is just black, and there is no sound or response from any remote(Except power) or the buttons on the TV. Here is the lamp I ordered...
  3. "Behind the Scenes" Movie Picture Thread

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Wanted to kick-off a thread of cool behind the scenes pictures taken on Hollywood sets... these are all over the net... search around for photos from your favorite flicks and post them here! This is one that I love...Alien taking a break!
  4. What's wrong with this picture?

    Home Audio Speakers
    A $250,000.00 set of speakers. Could you make do it better for less? What I see is ridiculous. --Dick Sullivan
  5. Vizio no picture sometimes!

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Mod. VW37L HDTV40A will have a picture and may work for days. Then when turned on there will be no picture and the back light is on it may stay this way for a day or two then when turn on it will work normally. I have try unpluging it leaving it unplugged for awhile then plugging it back in but...
  6. 57uwx20B no picture only sound

    i was watching a movie with my son and the screen went black with audio. there were no other symptoms just all of a sudden no picture. i turned off the set and let it sit for several minutes, then i turned it on and there was picture again. but soon the picture went to black again with audio...
  7. JVC RS-46 :: Smaller throw distance results in darker picture ?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi guys. I'm facing this 'issue' of sort which I wanted to discuss. I'm trying to decide where to place my JVC RS-46 in my HT room, and have to pick from one of two potential locations. I placed the projector in both locations yesterday (using cardboard boxes to hoist the projector up) to see...
  8. 65909 Sound But No Picture

    Hello Everybody, First timer here - so I hope I can get this all correct. I have a Mitsubishi WS-65909. Work fine for 10+ years. While watching a movie with my daughter and wife, there was a kissing scene in which my 12 year old jump up and screamed. When she came down she landed on the...
  9. Picture quality on "on-demand" please help

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Here is my set up: - Panasonic 65gt50 - Denon 4000 - Verizon My question is this....when I first switch to "on-demand" picture resolution is 1080i but a few seconds later my receiver clicks and my resolution turns to 480i and and terrible to look at. Looks perfect for the first few seconds and...
  10. Need Help No Picture Benq W1070

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi everyone, I just purchased a Benq w1070 projector firmware 1.08 and I am having issues with getting a picture. I have a Marantz SR7005 preamp, a Sherbourne power amp and I am running Windows 7 with a Radeon HD5500 series video card. Latest drivers installed. I currently have it connected...
  11. Test posting a picture served from Google+

    Cool, this works.
  12. Dark Picture, Blown Speaker

    Hey Guys, I have a SD-643HD5 it has convergence issues which I can fix. But it also has a really dark picture and the left speaker doesn't work (blown maybe?) I've played around with all the settings of the pictures but it's still incredibly dark, could this be a tube that's going out? If so...
  13. Samsung HLP-4667W, post-color wheel replacement picture issue

    Good afternoon! I have had this tv for many years now, and it worked great until the color wheel went out. I replaced the color wheel (bad bearing) and it fired right up and I proceeded to watch a movie through HDMI without issue. A few days later, the movie would begin fine, but within a few...
  14. Picture with Mark Seaton

    AV Home Theater
    I should have posted this last week. I have met Mark Seaton 4 or 5 times. I have purchased two subs and a good friend of mine also brought two. Mark is genuinely a nice guy and extremely knowledgable. The passion about the AV world and in his products in particular is refreshing. The only...
  15. picture clarity issue

    System Setup and Connection
    I am having following connection 1)htpc(msi n280)---hdmi---denon1713-----hdmi----lg led monitor(not TV) 2)htpc(msi n280)-----dvi------lg led monitor(used! When avr is switched off The problem is when m using 2nd option the picture quality is good But when using first one the pic quality drops...
  16. How do you take a good screenshot?

    DIY Screens
    I've seen some pictures of paused DIYscreens that look amazing in here. They also look accurate. How do you folks manage to get pictures that don't either blow out the hightlights or crush the shadows? I've been borrowing an SLR and learning some of the manual settings for aperture and shutter...
  17. Samsung DLP HLS5686WX -- No Picture, Bulb On

    Yesterday my Samsung SLS5686WX DLP TV screen went completely dark and did not respond to remote commands although the green lights on the front indicated they were being received. The light was shining through the back vents so it apparently is not a bulb issue (the bulb stays on until...
  18. Panny 65ST60 Picture Settings

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Guys, I've tried calibrating my Panny 65ST60 with certain discs and just can't seem to get it right, forgive my ignorance, if anyone owns this series especially the 65ST60 and wouldn't mind sharing their custom and or cinema settings I would be indebted to you. Please HELP, my PM is always open...
  19. HLS6187W no picture, bulb & sound are fine

    Samsung HL-S6187W. The only thing that is different/wrong is I have no picture, just a black screen. It otherwise works normally. Front power LED & powerup sound are normal. I can see light from the main bulb leaking out the back of the unit and hear the cooling fan. I can hear sound from...
  20. Question about Picture format on Pioneer BDP-53FD.

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hello all, I'm wondering if anyone out there can answer the following. How do I set up my blu-ray player's picture format so that I'm not seeing the black widescreen bars on my plasma TV? I do not want to damage my TV, but have been unable to get rid of these by changing the format of the video...