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Forum: Videotron   2013-09-25, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,003
Posted By mfabien
Thanks, 57, am now using coaxial and sound is...

Thanks, 57, am now using coaxial and sound is better than with analog. Therefore, I just cancelled my order for an optical cable.

...and I'm surprised that the video image is more intense with a...
Forum: Videotron   2013-09-25, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,003
Posted By mfabien
Thanks for the reply, Nitra, I've already done...

Thanks for the reply, Nitra, I've already done what you suggest for my HDDVD player because that unit does not play audio correctly with HDMI.

Therefore, this morning I have the SA8300HD connected...
Forum: Videotron   2013-09-25, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,003
Posted By mfabien
HDCP/EDID conflict

It appears that Videotron has enabled HDCP/EDID and it has been creating power up problems for me since weeks... each power up has taken many minutes for the handshake to take place.

My SA8300HD...
Forum: Videotron   2012-01-06, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,114
Posted By mfabien
Thanks, Fonceur

Thanks, Fonceur
Forum: Videotron   2012-01-06, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,114
Posted By mfabien
In reading all this, 57 and Fonceur, it seems to...

In reading all this, 57 and Fonceur, it seems to me that recording HD with a Blu-Ray recorder via Firewire, from the SA8300HD as source, is chancy at best.

It appears there is the copy rule in...
Forum: Videotron   2012-01-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,114
Posted By mfabien
... by the way, My SA8300HD eSata port is...

... by the way,

My SA8300HD eSata port is occupied by the external hard drive. And therefore, the data to be archived is contained in both the internal and external drives. So the eSata drive is...
Forum: Videotron   2012-01-06, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,114
Posted By mfabien
HD archiving to Blu-Ray recorder via 1394

The following Blu-Ray recorder:
http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/MRF8BDSD12X/?utm_source=nextag&utm_medium=shoppingengine&utm_campaign=productads

has 1394a, 1394b plus...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2011-01-02, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
If you set your BD player at 24 fps and your Flat...

If you set your BD player at 24 fps and your Flat panel with Movie mode, then Film with Auto 1 or Auto 2, then AMP OFF you will get what you are looking for, that is, no Opera Soap effect. The AMP...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-12-27, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
Absolutely not. You can turn off the 240HZ and...

Absolutely not. You can turn off the 240HZ and the TV will display in 60 Hz and your player can feed 24fps and your TV will display in that format.

In my case, I leave my panel at 240Hz for...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-12-27, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
I have a Samsung LN52B750 with 240 Hz. I do like...

I have a Samsung LN52B750 with 240 Hz. I do like the soap opera effect. But I can set off the 240 Hz and set my Blu-Ray player at 24fps. So no problem.
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2010-09-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 50,420
Posted By mfabien
May I suggest that you put a slight weight over...

May I suggest that you put a slight weight over the 880's screen when it's in the cradle and see if the charge gets under way. If in the affirmative, you can inform Logitech that the contacts between...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-08-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
These videos were shot with Imax cameras (as told...

These videos were shot with Imax cameras (as told in the Coral Reef Adventure video). The beauty of the scenes , in Blu-Ray, exceeds all that I've seen (and I do have Planet Earth and Galapagos in HD...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-08-02, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
...and you are referring to what? If you...

...and you are referring to what?

If you want to view movies to old way, set the TV's AMP to OFF and your Blu-Ray player to 24 fps.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-08-01, 02:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
I much prefer Concert Videos to movies, and...

I much prefer Concert Videos to movies, and therefore, my film library is quite small. Whenever I watch a movie on Blu-Ray, I leave my settings to 240 Hz and I have no problem with the so called...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2010-04-28, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,923
Posted By mfabien
Mon disque externe va très bien. Mais,...

Mon disque externe va très bien.

Mais, récemment j'ai eu des problèmes avec la couleur... une fois tout était en gris, une autre fois ce fut du bourgogne comme fond d'écran sans vidéo.
À chaque...
Forum: Vidéotron (Forum en français)   2010-04-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,923
Posted By mfabien
...ou on ajoute un disque dur externe, comme j'ai...

...ou on ajoute un disque dur externe, comme j'ai fait il y a quelques années.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-28, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By mfabien
I stand corrected. Tested my Samsung with its...

I stand corrected. Tested my Samsung with its remote and, sure enough, it gave me the last input when it was powered off. But...

many times, in fact most often, if I select TV viewing, which...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-28, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By mfabien
When you power up your TV from the set itself,...

When you power up your TV from the set itself, rather than with the Harmony, the default input selection is Tuner (for an antenna or a direct cable access). This default is true for all makes of...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-27, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By mfabien
The TV may be inclined to select "Tuner" as a...

The TV may be inclined to select "Tuner" as a first choice whereas powering ON the »TV with the Harmony will get you the proper HDMI input.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-27, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By mfabien
I wish you had answered my question about...

I wish you had answered my question about activities using different HDMI inputs...

This happens with different make and models using several HDMI inputs. If I'm right changing your TV may not...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2010-01-27, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,125
Posted By mfabien
You have several HDMI inputs on your Toshiba....

You have several HDMI inputs on your Toshiba. When powering up, could your blinking come about because your new activity calls for an HDMI input different from the one which was used the last time...
Forum: GPS Devices   2010-01-27, 02:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,764
Posted By mfabien
Purchased the Garmin Nüvi 255W late last summer....

Purchased the Garmin Nüvi 255W late last summer. I find it so useful I wonder why it took me so long to get one !
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-09-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 133,787
Posted By mfabien
Deezex, Enjoy your B750. Thanks for...

Deezex,

Enjoy your B750. Thanks for referencing me as your source.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-08-06, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
Johnny Depp was on David Letterman, last night...

Johnny Depp was on David Letterman, last night and mentioned that his new film on Dillinger, called "Public Enemies", about to be released, was recorded with portable cameras in many instances and...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2009-08-06, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By mfabien
Amazon VOD is a feature for the Panasonic V10...

Amazon VOD is a feature for the Panasonic V10 display panel. One owner in this Forum states that the Amazon VOD service is not available to Canadian owners.

It appears that once this panel is...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-08-05, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
I believe IMAX 70mm film gets recorded and...

I believe IMAX 70mm film gets recorded and projected in 48 fps. It is a fact that 70mm film converted to digital HD provides best results. I have two such productions:

Coral Reef Adventure and The...
Forum: Videotron   2009-08-05, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By mfabien
Yes I get these audio glitches from CBSHD (Illico...

Yes I get these audio glitches from CBSHD (Illico signal comes from the Burlington station). The odd thing is that in the case of the Dave Letterman Show, each time he gives us the list of 10...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-08-05, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By mfabien
I connected mine for a TV firmware update. That...

I connected mine for a TV firmware update. That works fine. However the Yahoo Widgets are not worth it, in my opinion and in the opinion of most owners (if not all) in a Forum thread for my TV.

I...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-08-05, 06:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,696
Posted By mfabien
I have a 52" Samsung LCD model (LN52B750) with...

I have a 52" Samsung LCD model (LN52B750) with 240Hz frame rate. As CNET will confirm, the blacks match those of good Plasma units. And the whites are much better than with Plasmas (this is important...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2009-08-05, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,079
Posted By mfabien
The Soap Opera effect is watching a movie and the...

The Soap Opera effect is watching a movie and the picture is similar to the soap operas seen on TV in the afternoons... meaning the picture looks more Video than film.

"Movieholics" wish to see a...
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