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  1. Bill Adlhoch

    Looking at Receivers - here is a comparison chart

    joe the model you reference is an AMP, not a receiver
  2. Bill Adlhoch

    Looking at Receivers - here is a comparison chart

    if a receiver ONLY had DPL2 why is that a bad thing? why would you ever choose DLP1 over DLP2?
  3. Bill Adlhoch

    where would I post a thread about Hi-def Set top boxes?

    would they go in here? where else possibly?
  4. Bill Adlhoch

    Can DVD recorders also be used as CD recorders?

    any of the current models out there capable of doing both?
  5. Bill Adlhoch

    f-connector tightener?

    Sounds like they are readily available at hardware stores, thanks guys
  6. Bill Adlhoch

    f-connector tightener?

    I am looking for a device that will help me with those f-connection types (you know the things on the end of coaxial cable that you have to screw on and off) If i am re-wiring something, my finger tips are almost blody from off the tightening and such Anyone have a link to anywhere on...
  7. Bill Adlhoch

    Multichannel audio discs (DTS/DVD-A/SACD) question

    whats the difference between a DVD-A, and a DTS DVD-A?
  8. Bill Adlhoch

    Multichannel audio discs (DTS/DVD-A/SACD) question

    I was in a local store in the detroit area (dearborn music) and saw for the 1st time multichannel audio discs. It was nice to inspect the package to see what was on them. One question I have is that there were some DTS-CD's. Are these still being made, or are they being phased out in favor od...
  9. Bill Adlhoch

    Should receiver auto-detect DD-EX?

    some discs are incorrectly flagged I have the RX-V3000 and keep it on 6.1 channel set up all the time(manually)
  10. Bill Adlhoch

    Questions about roof-top antennas (Are Radio Shacks any good?)

    I'm not sure where to post this, so I am trying here... I live in the metro Detroit area and I am looking to add a roof mounted antenna with rotator to my set up. I desire to not only get a clear "non-fiddle" signal of Detroit DTV signals, but also pull in Toledo (~60 miles) and Lansing (~75...
  11. Bill Adlhoch

    I need OTA Antenna help (Are Radio shack roof-top antennas any good)?

    I live in the metro Detroit area and I am looking to add a roof mounted antenna with rotator to my set up. I desire to not only get a clear "non-fiddle" signal of Detroit DTV signals, but also pull in Toledo (~60 miles) and Lansing (~75 miles) signals for TV(VHF AND UHF) and FM as well. I am...
  12. Bill Adlhoch

    Opinion on S-Video distributor/amplifier, S-video Y-splitter needed

    best buy and circuit city have s-video switchers
  13. Bill Adlhoch

    Opinion on S-Video distributor/amplifier, S-video Y-splitter needed

    luc, the radio shack IS a 1 in and 4 out device, just what you said you are looking for as far as what I was looking for, my panasonic Hi-Def STB didnt like the s-vid amplifier(thru either the s-vid OR the composite), but does like the regular old composite on that is 1 in and 3 out...
  14. Bill Adlhoch

    Digital cable - better than analog?

    I have comcast here in suburban detroit They told me that I only get 250 lines of resolution via analog and 400 via the digital cable box. If i am recording using s-vhs or other highER definition(higher than VHS) wouldnt i always want to record via the outputs of the digital box to utilize...
  15. Bill Adlhoch

    Opinion on S-Video distributor/amplifier, S-video Y-splitter needed

    I have a couple of those rat shack units. They work fine for my purpose which is to send my directv box signals to 3-4 different tv's on football saturdays. As far as pristine picture quality ,its acceptable for me, but when i am setting up the "sports bar" in my family room, I am not as anal...
  16. Bill Adlhoch

    SHOOTOUT! DVD-R vs. DVD+R

    any possibility of a combo unit? is it true that most regular dvd players wont play the "RW" version of either format?
  17. Bill Adlhoch

    Discussion on Rons review of Philips DVD recorder

    general question........ will a dvd recorder also double as a CD recorder in the same way that a dvd player doubles as a CD player? or do i need to buy a seperate cd recorder?
  18. Bill Adlhoch

    whats the difference between DVD-R and DVD+R?

    anyone else help me on the techical differences and how one is slightly better than the other?
  19. Bill Adlhoch

    whats the difference between DVD-R and DVD+R?

    from both a technical and end-user stand point? any opinions as to which is better?
  20. Bill Adlhoch

    192/24bit DAC's vs. 96/24 DAC's

    john, that 192 KHZ doesnt do you much good when 90% of all decent HT gear has to down convert it to 96Khz
  21. Bill Adlhoch

    ? about Yamaha RX-V1000

    matrix only the 1200 does the discrete
  22. Bill Adlhoch

    best budget DVD player (at BB or CC)

    thanks....im getting one today any other thoughts out there?
  23. Bill Adlhoch

    Upgraded to a DVD player with HDCD (questions inside)

    bill, thanks for the reply, your last link didnt take me anywhere for HDCD lists...... i am just sort of wondering if i am actually wasting away the extra resolution of HDCD by using the analogue outs as opposed to the digital out of the player thats NOT hdcd encoded by the way, can you...
  24. Bill Adlhoch

    best budget DVD player (at BB or CC)

    getting my brother a dvdplayer for his wedding. He has NO home theater and would be using the L/R audio output jacks, plus it need to be REAL user friendly I see the toshiba 2800 for about 130 and the sony model for 150 any preferences must be 149.99 and under....
  25. Bill Adlhoch

    Upgraded to a DVD player with HDCD (questions inside)

    ok Craig, understood so anyone, should i be listening more critically?
  26. Bill Adlhoch

    Upgraded to a DVD player with HDCD (questions inside)

    craig, i thought i spelled it out in detail that i DO have an HDCD disc (the momma mia sound track) and that i am using the analog outs from the dvd player to let the dvd player do the decoding where have i confused you?
  27. Bill Adlhoch

    Upgraded to a DVD player with HDCD (questions inside)

    H/K upgraded my dvd player tot he dvd 50 model which has HDCD decoding and I have some early observations and questions. I have a Yamaha RX-V3000 receiver and turned all DSP effects OFF, as well as using the processor direct function I played a HDCD disc (the mamma mia sountrack)and 2...
  28. Bill Adlhoch

    question about bass setting on my yamaha receiver

    i actually disconnected my mains and did hear things oput of the sub, but very faintly maybe i need to adjust the subs volume when listening to 2 channel music, or maybe the music i was playing didnt have much bass (mamma mia soundtrack) no offense was taken, but i wanted to keep it on...