Hisense had lines now turned to black!

Hi im new here. As the topic suggests i am having a problem with a hisense lcd panel. Model no. HL46T39PZLN3D. All was good up until about 3 months ago when i noticed a cluster of white lines at the top right of screen. They were on the left half aswell just less visible. Didnt think to much...

Posted by on 6 July 2015 | 5:49 pm

My first HDTV

After years of being a CRT-TV guy (Sony 36" XBR), I finally made the switch to HD. I recently purchased a Vizio 50" model E Series TV that got great reviews at cnet.com. I considered a Samsung, but the Vizio seemed to get slightly better ratings in this price range ($500). I just wish I could...

Posted by on 5 July 2015 | 3:32 pm

Pre-amp recommendations

I have had a cm-7777 for six years indoors and out. Yesterday it stopped working. We had all channels stop broadcasting (which usually means someone needed an outlet near the power supply). I checked power out of the white power supply and got 21vdc to the antenna. I swapped the cm-7777 and...

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 4:59 am

Advice on internet connectivity problem

I am having problems with my internet connectivity for the last month. The connection issue is happening between the modem and the internet. Spent a LOT of time with the telco helpdesk... They sent out a tech to the exchange (old exchange - known issues). I trouble shooted my PC, etc...

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 10:31 pm

2 antennas connected in parallel?

hi guys well my damn rotator failed again,now i just took it out for good and i'm thinking of getting a 8 bowtie and put it under my existing directional antenna http://comingsoon.radioshack.com/ant...l#.VZbDSflViko Can i connect both in parallel? ...

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 12:22 pm

I trust you AV nerds more...feedback pls

It's been resolved. You guys let me down!

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 10:20 am

Stacking Y10-7-13 and Y5-7-13

Scratching my head wondering why this works and how I can use this information going forward... TVFool Report (http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e038ad562aaff) Image: https://www.tvfool.com/modeling/tmp/8e03/8ad/562aaff/Radar-All.png In my market, we get uhf and...

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 7:01 am

Wtnh reception issue in hartford, ct

I'm new here, and I have a question. I live in Hartford(Google Maps link below), and I'm cutting the "Big -C", in favor of OTA. Im attempting to receive Channel 8 WTNH-ABC(OTA) via my HDTV, but it's been uselessly unsuccessful. Before the digital changeover years ago, back when "knob-tuning" TVs...

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 6:34 am

No compressed audio with receiver

Hi, This has been discussed before but now I'm certain what the issue is. Setup is Intel Sandybridge -> Yamaha V471 -> Sony TV (all HDMI) The problem is that when I check the PC Control panel -> Audio the audio device shown is the TV, not the receiver. Thus no compressed audio formats are...

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 10:35 pm

OT: The Clinton lie factory continues

Not endorsing the Republicans at all but their are so many more qualified and honorable candidates the dems have available such as Sanders. Why is Hillary going to get the nomination? http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/070115-759920-release-of-hillary-clinton-emails-reveals-more-lies.htm ...

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 11:27 am

Technicolor 'Magic' Brings HDR 1 Step Closer

*Technicolor 'Magic' Brings HDR 1 Step Closer* ---Quote--- High Dynamic Range (HDR) may be the technology that gets the industry really moving on Ultra HD TV. And Technicolor is positioning itself to be a major catalyst in HDR deployments. Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH; NYSE: TCH) this...

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 4:12 am

Technical Analysis of DVD Kingsman: The Secret Service

The DVD of Kingsman: The Secret Service has been released on June 9, 2015. As shown in our initial technology analysis result, the DVD of Kingsman: The Secret Service is with the new build-in encryption technology of 20th Century Fox. Normally, the DVDs released by 20th Century Fox are easy to rip,...

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 5:08 am

New home - Surround sound

I recently moved into a home with pre-installed wiring for surround sound. What kind of system do need I buy that will work with this? (pictures attached)? The wires on the wall are for the back speakers. The plugs are located under where the TV is. Thanks in advance. I'm a total noob.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 12:11 am

Moving...want to switch two fios boxes between rooms/tv's

We are moving to a new home and installing FIOS. I have an actiontec I router which I will move (we're on a grandfathered plan). I have two cable boxes on order...one for the family room and one for the bedroom. Since my wife and I can only watch two tv's at once...we'd like to be able to use...

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 5:52 pm

OT - Christianity Now Illegal

Link (http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/iowa-goper-christians-will-soon-suffer-legal-coliseums-america) Iowa GOPer: Christians Will Soon 'Suffer In The Legal Coliseums Of America' ---Quote--- Iowa state Rep. Terry Baxter wrote in a Facebook post over the weekend that the Supreme Court...

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 2:35 pm