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Old 2004-09-13, 09:12 AM   #76
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57's link is a PDF! Sorry I hate PDF's they suck you into waiting for Adobe Reader to open...hmmdmmhmm.
Depends on your browser, how you have it set up and which platform you're running, but yes, it does take a little longer because it has to download and start a programme. In my case that extra second or two is worth it to obtain information..
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Old 2004-09-13, 11:24 AM   #77
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Sorry I hate PDF
Google is your friend.

http://64.233.161.104/search?q=cache...alls.pdf&hl=en
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Old 2004-09-13, 02:34 PM   #78
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Google is your friend...
Speaking of which - doesn't it just blow your mind that Google can do something like that - find the HTML version of a specific pdf, and in less than 1/10th of a second. Or a multi-word search string, which it then cross-references to see which results those results point to most often to give you the order of results - how, damnit? HOW??

My 3GHz+ machine can't find a file title in a folder of a few hundred files in 10x that amount of time, let alone searching the text of those files.

I know, I know, Google has indexes (indeces?), rooms filled with stupid fast servers, drives, etc. but still - that's a s---load of stuff that it has to comb through in that 1/10th of a second - absolutely incredible.
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Old 2004-09-13, 03:17 PM   #79
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Is there anyone who does calibrations here on Vancouver Island? I know Michael TLV does some on lower mainland when he gets to the coast but there must be someone that will do the island.

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Old 2004-09-13, 03:37 PM   #80
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Nuje,

Google is rendering the HTML from the PDF so it is a quick turn-a-round. That is why it has usually mucked up the formatting.

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Old 2004-09-13, 08:07 PM   #81
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The A&B sound in Nanaimo is certified to do it.
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Old 2004-09-14, 03:46 PM   #82
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The A&B sound in Nanaimo is certified to do it.
Do you know if they have all of the proper calibration equipment? And if they are ISF certified?
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Old 2004-09-14, 04:20 PM   #83
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Is their phone not working?
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Old 2004-09-14, 08:19 PM   #84
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Do you know if they have all of the proper calibration equipment? And if they are ISF certified?
I enquired about a year ago. At that time the tech had not had his ISF training nor did they have all of the equipment they had ordered. I decided not to be the "first" and to wait awhile. Cheers.
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Old 2004-09-16, 01:55 PM   #85
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I know they have at least one employee who is ISF certified. I believe his name is Brad. I am not sure of what equiptment he has available as it has been at least a year and a half since I talked to hime but he is still there.

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Old 2004-09-16, 03:47 PM   #86
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I am an expat returning to the TGWN after 8 years residing in the SF/BAy area. I am posting to this thread because I will be residing in Victoria and I wanted to know what my options are regarding HDTV/Cable/Satellite providers. Is Shaw the only player in town?

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Old 2004-09-16, 04:23 PM   #87
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Expressvu offers your best selection. They have some good deals on HD receivers compared to 6 months ago and you can also rent them or you could the last time I looked. Personally I think renting makes the best sense with developing technology.

Welcome back to the second greatest place on earth. (I live in Nanaimo and that's number one.

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Old 2004-09-16, 04:36 PM   #88
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Default EJM thanks for the reply.

I will check out their site.

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Old 2004-10-22, 04:52 PM   #89
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Default ISF Calibration course

If I was interested in taking an ISF Calibration training course in the Toronto area, does anyone have any ideas on where this course would be offered?

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Old 2004-10-22, 04:55 PM   #90
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Try contacting our own JohnnyG for his comments.
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