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Old 10-23-2007, 12:31 PM   #21
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I have no problem with storms and my directv. only the OTA antenna is affected at all by the rain/wind in my experience. 30 seconds of static of the future (blocky / blackout) for an hour show and that's it.

this is on top a 3 story house next to an apartment building with a huge tree in the neighbors yard.
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haha plus no HD ondemand bitches. Say my name.
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Old 10-23-2007, 12:51 PM   #23
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:02 PM   #24
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have one, no it isn't.
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:04 PM   #25
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get a DLP TV... you'll be able to afford another foot or two in width.
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get a DLP TV... you'll be able to afford another foot or two in width.
I went this route, and I'm happy I did. The picture is the same because I don't have a $500 dvd player and cable/dtv broadcast in 480p. 56"dlp > 47" plasma.
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have one, no it isn't.
have one also. doesn't sit in its base properly to charge.

i bought it to replace an aging 659 that sucked batteries down like a two bit ***** sucks ****.
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have one also. doesn't sit in its base properly to charge.

i bought it to replace an aging 659 that sucked batteries down like a two bit ***** sucks ****.
mine sits just fine.
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:25 PM   #30
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I looked at those too. I don't know about superiority, maybe a couple more options with UR. However I wouldn't use those additional features and they were substantially more than my harmony 880. You'd hgave to spend $150 more on the mx-810 to do what the 880 did in terms of features I wanted, which isn't much. Also, the 810 has rubber buttons, which suck. So I'd have to get the 900 at the least, and that is a $300+ remote. I paid $115 for my 880 shipped to my door.
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since were babbling like girls

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lies.
hah. same remote here. it's just too slow. i'm so pissed. sure the "activities" fxns are great, but what's the point if you have to stand there for a minute.
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it's a POS, get over it.
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have one, no it isn't.
Agree.

Its slow, doesnt respond properly to commands, oh oh and wait till the volume up and channel up buttons stop working.

Id love to just slam mine against a wall, to bad my mom uses it.
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I went this route, and I'm happy I did. The picture is the same because I don't have a $500 dvd player and cable/dtv broadcast in 480p. 56"dlp > 47" plasma.
it looks just as good on 1080p Blu-ray too. 61"dlp > 47"plasma/lcd
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:22 PM   #37
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Well the issue is mainly in my apartment deal i am running of a few circiuts bridged out of the garage and it would be a PITA to run more lines and add more circiuts. After we got out 47 inch in the house i noticed that sucker uses like 5+amps and i was just wondering if the LCD's would not tax my electrical system anymore than that or maybe it would be more effecient. This realy isn't a budget thing it is more of a practicality of the juice i have available to me know thing. But puting it in terms of usage ie the bill was simpler than laying all that out. FWIW there are a couple of 50 inchers on sale at wall mart for 1200, and 1300 respectivly 1 a sylvania, and the other IDK the brand. The picture looks good on both but i would also have to rearange my entertainment system to fit it as well.
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Ben, can You get me that RTIcrop theatre design software?

I would like to build my own controller for the cheap
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To the OP...

According to this article, LCD is going to consume less power.

Power consumption compared
TVs:
Average plasma: 328 watts
Average rear-projection: 208 watts
Average LCD: 193 watts
Average CRT: 146 watts

http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-6475_7-6400401-2.html
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