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Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,041
Posted By bongoxx
12 years and 11 years on my two Pioneer Plasma...

12 years and 11 years on my two Pioneer Plasma displays and still going strong (touches wood). One is our main viewing display in the family room and the other is in our bedroom. I also have 12...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-10-31, 08:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,423
Posted By bongoxx
Interac is usually much cheaper (as a percentage)...

Interac is usually much cheaper (as a percentage) than credit depending on the actual purchase amount. Debit is a fixed charge per transaction that is set by the merchant acquirer. It is not $0.06...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-10-31, 08:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,423
Posted By bongoxx
That is an incorrect statement. Most...

That is an incorrect statement.

Most merchant agreements with the major credit card brands (Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover) prohibit surcharging for credit transactions.

Merchants are free to offer...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-02-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,898
Posted By bongoxx
Curious how much your dealer charges to remove...

Curious how much your dealer charges to remove and then mount a set of tires? You are likely paying significantly more over a 4-5 year period than if you had just bought a set of steel wheels for...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2016-02-24, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,226
Posted By bongoxx
Pretty pricey? My first DVD player was around...

Pretty pricey? My first DVD player was around $1000...that's what you get for early adoption.

I skipped from DVD directly to streaming and digital copy downloads. Not sure why people still like...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-04-25, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,023
Posted By bongoxx
I've noticed the same problem over the last week...

I've noticed the same problem over the last week or so. It's extremely annoying! I don't use the Bell remote, but a Harmony remote and its the same issues, the PVR seems to have slowed down with...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2013-10-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,943
Posted By bongoxx
Seriously? Excessive electricity yes I'll agree...

Seriously? Excessive electricity yes I'll agree to that.

Image retention - no not unless you bought a low quality plasma.

Screens like mirrors - again maybe on lower quality sets.

I've had...
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-09-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By bongoxx
That was fast! Item SOLD.

That was fast! Item SOLD.
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-09-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By bongoxx
Courtice ON - PS3 Slim 250GB

For sale my PS3 250GB slim. Barely used, it was used to play blu-rays and stream video. Comes with Madden 11 (still in the shrink wrap) and one controller.

It is in excellent condition.

$150.
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-09-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By bongoxx
Courtice ON - Logitech PS3 Adaptor for Harmony Remotes

Selling a Logitech PS3 Adaptor for Harmony Remotes. This allows you to control your PS3 with your harmony remote.

$40.

This retails for $69.99 at Best Buy and Future Shop.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-08-27, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By bongoxx
99semaj is correct if you have a debit card in...

99semaj is correct if you have a debit card in Canada with the Visa Debit logo when used in the US at a Point of Sale (POS) machine it will be routed over the "Visa Network". There are actually 3...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2013-04-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,418
Posted By bongoxx
Have to agree with eljay, I have the same...

Have to agree with eljay, I have the same combination (Studio 60s and CC-690) and love them. I use Studio 20s as my surrounds and Servo 15 as my sub.

My room size is slightly larger than yours,...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-03-28, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,194
Posted By bongoxx
I'm using PS3 media server as well. Issues...

I'm using PS3 media server as well. Issues aren't with playing different formats....it's the good old friend Cinavia ;)
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-03-26, 01:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,194
Posted By bongoxx
I have 3 WD Live and 2 PS3s in the house and...

I have 3 WD Live and 2 PS3s in the house and prefer to use the WD live for streaming as it plays more formats than the PS3 and I do not experience "issues" with some downloaded content on the WD like...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-02-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,976
Posted By bongoxx
Select the recording you want to change. Select...

Select the recording you want to change.
Select "Change Settings"
Go down to Stop Recording (which will read "At scheduled time")
Hit Select, then choose how long you want to extend it for. There...
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-02-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By bongoxx
Item is sold

Item is sold
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-01-30, 04:30 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 423,310
Posted By bongoxx
The only thing I'm finding annoying is that the...

The only thing I'm finding annoying is that the "smart" recording isn't that smart. Yes you can setup to only record first runs of episodes, but you have to select a specific channel to record on. ...
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-01-30, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By bongoxx
FS: Courtice ON - Eagle Aspen Multiswitch

Eagle Aspen S-4180-GX+ multiswitch in excellent condition (was installed in my media box in the basement) asking $40.

No longer need it as I switched from Shaw Direct to Bell.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-01-29, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,240
Posted By bongoxx
That is true in Canada but not in the US. In...

That is true in Canada but not in the US. In Canada we have a nationwide debit network, Interac, with very low cost of entry into the system. It is also a not for profit organization and the fees...
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-01-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By bongoxx
All itmes are sold except for the Eagle Aspen...

All itmes are sold except for the Eagle Aspen Multiswitch.
Forum: Items for Sale   2013-01-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By bongoxx
FS: Courtice ON - SHaw Direct 630, 505, 500, 305 Quad LNBF Dish and Multiswitch

For Sale:

HDPVR 630 in excellent condition with original remote asking $250.

HDDSR 505 in excellent condition with original remote asking $60.

HDDSR 500 in excellent condition with original...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2013-01-04, 05:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 38,702
Posted By bongoxx
You will slowly see this change at all stations...

You will slowly see this change at all stations in Canada as CHIP validation at the pump will become manditory by VISA, MC, AMEX and Discover regualtions shortly. The issue has been the development...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2012-12-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,079
Posted By bongoxx
Completely agree, and the game has playoff...

Completely agree, and the game has playoff seeding implications....

I really think it's a joke the way CTV picks it's games. If they were smart they would pick a variety of games across the...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2012-11-27, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,176
Posted By bongoxx
Thanks again TKG26! It ended up being the...

Thanks again TKG26!

It ended up being the solinoid valve. Went to Noble and with taxes $30.18 :)
All installed and working like a charm.
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2012-11-26, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,176
Posted By bongoxx
Thanks TKGm I took apart the Orifice/Strainer and...

Thanks TKGm I took apart the Orifice/Strainer and flushed it out and cleaned it out with a pin. Put it all back together and its still not flowing. I'll take the whole assembly apart tomorrow and...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2012-11-26, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,176
Posted By bongoxx
Thanks rosenqui and TKG26 for the help! I guess...

Thanks rosenqui and TKG26 for the help! I guess I'll pull it apart tomorrow and see what I find :)

If I need spare parts does anyone know of a supplier in the Oshawa/Bowmanville area?
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2012-11-26, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,176
Posted By bongoxx
Generalaire Humidifier Help

I noticed the house has not been very humid over the last few days and my wife has been complaining about dry skin, so i checked the humidity in the house today and its relatively low.

Went dow...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2012-10-31, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By bongoxx
Still waiting to hear how our summer house was...

Still waiting to hear how our summer house was impacted. I have a friend going to check on it today. It is lcated in Stone Harbor, NJ on the same island as Avalon, NJ where the eye of the storm...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2012-10-29, 01:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,113
Posted By bongoxx
The Star is following suit starting in 2013... ...

The Star is following suit starting in 2013...

http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1278881--the-star-to-launch-digital-subscription
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-09-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,485
Posted By bongoxx
I did not renew because of the price either. ...

I did not renew because of the price either. Been a subscriber of NFLST since they started offering it.
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