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    DVI and Conponent both on?

    Thanks Chuck, that pretty much answered my question. So you say the Samsung will put out only 480P with conponent. I have a 4 year old Sony VPLW10HT that only does conponent. Any suggestions on a Satellite High DEF REC? I would realy hate to only get DVD quality out of the old girl, esp. after...
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    How many coax cables into the house for sat HDTV?

    Thanks for the replys. Good info. Billy
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    DVD Review HTF REVIEW: Deep Impact - Special Collector's Edition

    Yup, DI is number one but Arm, was still great in its own right. When are we going to het an anamorphic Arm???
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    component or dvi-hdmi? confused

    If you want to upvert past 480P you will HAVE to use the DVI/HDMI(Or so I believe). Picture wise I bet you can not tell the difference between Conponent and digital cables on a 36 inch tv. Both should look great. When you go past 480P(ie-720P or 1080i) you are going to what your TV sees as HDTV...
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    How many coax cables into the house for sat HDTV?

    If I upgrade my Direct TV to High Def(Or switch to Dish) will I need more then one RG6 coax into the house (per receiver) as I have now? I know I will need an oval 3 LNB dish(2 with Dish network?) but only one coax out from the dish, right? Hence, I will not have to rip up my walls again to hide...
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    Do I Need A New DVD Player To Go With My New CRT RPTV?

    I feel that anything short of 8 or 9 inch tubes(RPTV or front) will look best with a good 480P. I have seen a Dennon scaled to 720P via DVI onto both a CRT and a Runco Plasma(Very sweet by the way) vs. an Ayres(SP?) putting out 480P via analog conponent and I have to tell you boys and girls, no...
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    DVI and Conponent both on?

    Hey guys, me again. I see in my haste I neglected to complete my first sentence. (Big head, small brain) I mean, any Receivers that alow both a conponent and a digital output at that same time.
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    DVI and Conponent both on?

    If I pick up a Direct TV HDTV rec., are there any units on the market where I can use BOTH the DVI(Or HDMI) at the same time so I can see the same HighDef program on two tvs? I know I can buy a conponent splitter amplifier and sent a signal out to multiple HD sets but that may degrade the signal...
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    Dracula 1978

    I see in WSR that the 1978 Dracula is again being issued on DVD. Boy was my last copy a dissapointment. Way too gray, my old VHS copy was way more colorful. Someone here said that it was an artisic choice to make the old DVD into almost a black and white flick. Does anyone know anything about...
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    Good CD Player for Homemade CDs?

    My Friend, I do not think you can buy such a beast any more. I saw an Apex 1225 DVD player the other day at Ultimate Electronics complete with conponent video for $25 brand spanking new. Any DVD player will play these. You can buy multiDVD players for under a hundred bucks. By "homemade CDs"...
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    *** Official "TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES" Discussion Thread

    So did anyone else watch the brand spanking new DVD today? Is it my imagination or was it a tad boring? Maybe the concept isn't as fresh as it once was. I think I saw potential for a T4 (even without Arnold) but I doubt it will ever happen. Did James Cammeron have anything to do with this? Call...
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    Sony sxrd

    Anyone out there read any Sony SXRD reviews? Also someone said they had heard it will be about 25Gs. Anyone else hear that? If that is the case I guess I won't be replacing my VPLW10HT for a long long time.
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    Fox; Vanishing Point?

    How goes the release of the Barry Newman classic "Vanishing Point"? Soon please, I not sure I can wait any longer. My very expensive 20 year old VHS copy is in threads. Anamorphic widescrren please. Also, do you own the TV remake? That would be a great extra on that disc, one I would be willing...
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    Ragtime/Masquerade DVD Release?

    Anyone know about studio plans for "Ragtime" and" Masquerade"(The Rob Lowe and Meg Tilly film)? I've been surfing the net with little luck and in the past, some of you guys seem to be pretty well informed. Thanks
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    LCD vs Plasma

    Is it my imagination or are direct view LCDs sharper then the plasmas or is it just because the plasmas a usualy shown in larger sizes. As far as I know, the Sharp 37 incher is the largest widescreen DV LCD out there. There was hints at a 50, Samsung or Zenith I think, but haven't heard much on...