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Old 05-20-2010, 10:08 PM   #16  
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Do you really think? Just asking out of sheer curiosity; I know they tout their ES line like it's G-d's gift to the electronics world, but I do know their Blu-ray players don't normally get good reviews in consumer publications like Home Theater (the ES line of players); it baffles me -- and the reviewers writing the pieces -- how something can cost upwards of two thousand dollars and the video processing onboard can't outperform $499 players or even lower.
Amazing, ain't it?
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They have used these ic's in some pretty high level recievers in the past. Right now i believe they are limited to lower and mid stuff. The upper to real high level stuff using conventional output sections, ie not class d, are discrete and offer good if not great sq.
That may be true upon first impression but even they suffer from poor build quality, cheap parts and reliability problems...Yet they still command a premium price.

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somebody told me that it is possible to hook-up a Directtv DVR and record without being hooked up to Directtv? I use an over~the~air antenna ..Has anybody tried this?
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somebody told me that it is possible to hook-up a Directtv DVR and record without being hooked up to Directtv? I use an over~the~air antenna ..Has anybody tried this?
Will not work without DirecTV service...
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