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Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2018-06-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By Sylvain
Thanks for the ideas guys. I have explored...

Thanks for the ideas guys.

I have explored some of your ideas already with little success.

Just bought a 12-movie package from eBay, it seems it's the only place where they still have some...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2018-06-03, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By Sylvain
Question 3D Bluray in Canada?

I'd like to get a few of the good Bluray 3D movies (before 3D completely disappears) and am finding that 3D is already not all that common.

Amazon and eBay have some, are there other sources that...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2013-12-04, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
I had not thought about that. Thanks Brian.

I had not thought about that. Thanks Brian.
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2013-06-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
Did you try unplugging the receiver power as...

Did you try unplugging the receiver power as suggested to me?
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2013-03-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
Unplug and plug back in? That's easy enough; I...

Unplug and plug back in? That's easy enough; I will try it the next time it happens.
I don't think the issue is with my network though since my SC-55 is the only device with that problem... I...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2013-03-11, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
Thumbs down Weill, it worked until today (March 11, 2013). I...

Weill, it worked until today (March 11, 2013). I guess I will be stuck with another full reset and another complete speaker setup. I wish those Pioneers were more reliable. BTW, I had the same...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2013-01-24, 06:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 64,602
Posted By Sylvain
Unbelievable! I actuality turn off my heatpump...

Unbelievable! I actuality turn off my heatpump in the winter as it has been useless below freezing...
I saw in another Digital Home thread that a study says the problem is often due to installation.
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Yep, I confirmed that it was set to DTS-HDMA. ...

Yep, I confirmed that it was set to DTS-HDMA.

Don't know if I have something like that on the AVR but it doesn't really matter as long as I get the HD audio... Thanks again.
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Thanks for the advice 57. I am not seeing DTS-HD...

Thanks for the advice 57. I am not seeing DTS-HD but only PCM on the info screen of the AVR because my old fat PS3 is doing the decoding. Is there any audio quality issues between the two...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
Thanks toofart. I could not find my DHCP setting...

Thanks toofart. I could not find my DHCP setting for lease time but the allotted addresses go from 192.1.168.100 to .254; I don't think that was an issue. It's the AVR that forgets that it is on a...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,542
Posted By Sylvain
Unhappy Pioneer SC-55 Network Issues

It seems that my brand new SC-55 AVR is forgetting its network connection after a while. I thought I would change the IP address from DHCP to a fixed address but the AVR hangs when I try to do that....
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Yep, that's what it says "PCM". I'll leave the...

Yep, that's what it says "PCM". I'll leave the optical where it is for now...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Thanks for the detailed response and links 57. I...

Thanks for the detailed response and links 57. I have an old fat PS3 that used to be connected directly to my TV with HDMI (for video) and to an AVR optical (for sound). It seems all I had to do...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-06, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
I see you got the top of line. Tell me, did you...

I see you got the top of line. Tell me, did you have problems connecting a PS3? I connected mine through HDMI and got the video but no sound. I also connected an optical cable for the PS3 and...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-05, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Finally made the move and got a Pioneer SC-55. I...

Finally made the move and got a Pioneer SC-55. I am using an old wireless router behind my entertainment centre to provide wired network connectivity to the receiver, computer and PS3 (which could...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2012-02-01, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Question 10 months later, would there be new models worth...

10 months later, would there be new models worth considering? I still haven't made the move for various reasons. Or would there be good deals on 2011 models? I would now add network-ready as a...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2011-03-24, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
pharsyde, dm4_u, thanks for the detailed...

pharsyde, dm4_u, thanks for the detailed thoughts; much appreciated. Anthem and Arcam are too expensive for me. I just spoke to my local dealer today and he was proposing me a NAD 765 for $2500...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2011-03-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
BTW, what's the difference between the RX-A and...

BTW, what's the difference between the RX-A and HTR series?
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2011-03-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
- Hugh, it's true that I did not provide all...

- Hugh, it's true that I did not provide all details although I was assuming that people here would know some of the stuff I'd like through knowledge of my RXV-2500. I was also hoping that some...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2011-03-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,412
Posted By Sylvain
Question 2011 HT Receivers: Which has best value?

I am generally happy with my Yamaha RXV-2500 receiver but it does not have HDMI. Given that I'd like it to switch a PS3, an HD PVR and now an HTPC (that does not have component output), I am...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2011-01-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 64,602
Posted By Sylvain
Wow! I wish that's the heatpump I had.

Wow! I wish that's the heatpump I had.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2011-01-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 64,602
Posted By Sylvain
Exclamation It does provide some (coolish-lukewarm air) but...

It does provide some (coolish-lukewarm air) but it stops being able to reach/maintain the setpoint when the outside temperature gets to be around freezing. That's why I turn off the breaker for the...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2011-01-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 64,602
Posted By Sylvain
Wow! Mine still does not produce any heat below...

Wow! Mine still does not produce any heat below freezing.
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2010-08-01, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,299
Posted By Sylvain
Thumbs up Le problème est finalement réglé, l'image ne fige...

Le problème est finalement réglé, l'image ne fige plus quand on démarre un enregistrement. Il y a une petite histoire par contre.

J'ai acheté un deuxième 8300HD ce printemps et j'ai remarqué à un...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2009-11-30, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,299
Posted By Sylvain
Lightbulb Disque externe

Intéressant. J'ai remplacé le disque interne avec un 500GB voilà une couple d'années mais ça n'a (évidemment) pas réglé ce problème. On dirait qu'il faudrait que j'essaye le disque externe...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2009-11-25, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,299
Posted By Sylvain
Unhappy Oui, je fais ça régulièrement. Je dirais que ça...

Oui, je fais ça régulièrement. Je dirais que ça aide en effet mais ça ne dure jamais plus que quelques jours... Mes parents à l'autre bout de la province ont le même problème. Je me demande si...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2009-11-25, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,299
Posted By Sylvain
Unhappy Problème toujours là

Ça fait 2 ans la dernière fois que j'ai soulevé mon problème de démarrage d'enregistrement et c'est toujours là. Est-ce que ce problème sera un jour réglé? C'est vraiment irritant à la longue...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-11-25, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,844
Posted By Sylvain
Arrow Don't Rule Out Squeezebox

I don't know Russound and believe that Sonos is very good but, I would not rule out Logitech Squeezebox as they now have interesting integrated devices (like a boom box) that may be of interest to...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2009-11-25, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,315
Posted By Sylvain
Arrow Heatpump not very effective

You may have seen the thread I started a while back http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=42544
I have not been very pleased with the 3.5ton heatpump I got installed in 2006. I just had...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2009-02-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 64,602
Posted By Sylvain
Thanks for the diligent follow-up txv. Much...

Thanks for the diligent follow-up txv. Much appreciated.
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