Call me stupid

I get back from vacation and find there are 3 channels on my program guide that are labeled DTV Program all the way across for air times. I have antenna and Wi-Fi. Is there a way to get back the program information? Looks like all 3 the channels are from the same network tower (2-1,2-2,2-3). I have...

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 8:27 pm

Banana Plugs

switching my speaker connections to banana plugs and found out that the plug doesnt go all the way into the speaker connector all the way, the plug goes all the way in on the receiver connectors, just not the speaker plug, why ?

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 12:59 pm

Destiny: Age of Triumph

Just in case you guys weren't aware, next Tuesday launches the final content of Destiny 1. It's an update (free) called Age of Triumph. All previous raids are brought up to 390 light versions with challenge modes, raid weapons, all new armor sets, etc. I'd love to run through all the old raids...

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 7:50 pm


Having issues with OTA channels. yesterday I followed the directions for the module for ota channels. it found about 60 but only put about half of them in my guide. so tonight I rescanned and right now I have scanning for OTA channels on the screen. it's been scanning for about 10 minutes and is...

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 1:05 am

2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

*2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players*

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 8:31 pm

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Haven't played it, but reviews aren't looking meh. But user scores are just bad. Metacritic PC version - 78 (critics) 3.9 (users) Amazon - 3 Stars Interestingly, Origin doesn't have a ratings system unless I'm blind and just not seeing it. Totally possible. The top complaints are: *...

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 3:24 pm

Samsung UN65EH6000F

How do you remove the back? There's a panel in the middle and there's screws around the outside. Can I take the one in the middle off to replace the power board? Thanks

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 3:22 pm

Mixing Impedance

I have 4 ohm mains (SF Venere S), 6 ohm center and rears (other SF in same line) and looking at 8 ohm ceiling speakers. Looking at a 7-channel amp that allows you to set at either 4 ohm or 8 ohm (for all speakers). Which do I set it at - 4 or 8 - and what are the effects of doing so? i.e. -...

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 1:39 pm

Technics and Value Electronics to present an advance preview of the new Grand Class

Technics and Value Electronics of Scarsdale, NY are proud to present an advance preview of Technics new “Grand Class” Component series arriving this Summer. Be among the first to see and hear the new SU-G700 Digital Integrated Amplifier, the amazing new SB-G90 Floorstanding Loudspeaker and the...

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 12:23 pm

rsamsung #un60j6200afxza Repair on ribbon cable

Hi techs, Is there anyone out there that can tell me how to repair a loose ribbon cable from off the screen that is attached to the driver board. I would really appreciate some help on this matter. Is there chemical you use r a tape to hold down the flat cable to the screen Thanks, ...

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 9:35 pm

How many receivers?

I know the answer is "get a Hopper", but I'm looking for an answer, regardless. We currently have 3 receivers, a VIP222k, VIP722k, and a VIP722. Can I add 2 Wallys to this system easily, or do I need a DISH tech to do it?? Also, what is the difference/advantage of a Wally over a VIP211k??

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 7:56 pm

The Upsell + Cheap FFXV

I stopped back into best buy today and one of the managers walked over and recognized me. Asked how I'm enjoying the TV. Told him it's great. My kid told him it's great. He asked why we were there and I said FFXV is on sale at Amazon for 34.98 and I figured since I was next door they'd price match...

Posted on: 18 March 2017 | 12:13 pm

Need Help With Interference

I have bidirectional coat hanger antenna in attic. Reception is best during early morning hours (3AM -8AM). I currently receive one channel I think is located NE. A church located one block SW is active during weekends. Is it possible that the church wireless microphone system is causing...

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | 5:47 pm

Thoughts about getting Thermal curtains?

I am in the process of renovating my bedroom and I was thinking of getting thermal curtains for my room. I read about their benefits from a blog ( ) I saw online. I don't know whether they are expensive and...

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | 2:01 am

First set-up; need assistance

Good morning. I've recently moved to the South Lake Tahoe area and am trying to stay off cable. I have NO background in this field at all. I am a mechanic by trade but I am here to learn. I want to preface my antenna selection with the reasoning behind the choice before it is suggested I get a...

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | 9:00 am