HD Nation covers the week in High-Definition news, reviews, tips and tricks. Hosts Patrick Norton and Robert Heron will quench the thirst for stunning visuals and the ultimate surround sound by providing everything from reviews of the latest in home theater equipment, the best new Blu-Ray titles... Read More
Should I adjust the RGB settings on my HDTV? What does the ohm rating mean? Our top 5 video game movies on Blu-ray, and the new Blu-ray releases for August 24th, 2010!
Star Wars finally gets a Blu-ray release date! George Lucas announced Fall 2011 as the release date for the six-movie box set. Expect lots of extras, but only the special editions of each film. Watch the video to find out whether Robert and Patrick are thrilled with the announcement, or disappointed at the specifics.
Looking for the best 1080p computer monitor for your system? Fahad wrote in asking just that, and we have a few suggestions. Dell's UltraSharp monitors are a good bet, but there are other "Entertainment" monitors that are also a good choice. Watch the video to find out what other brands you should keep an eye out for.
A Special thanks to the sponsor of today's episode, The United States Air Force.
Inspired by Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, we bring you our Top 5 Video Game Movies on Blu-ray. We start with the ass-kicking women of Lara Croft - Tomb Raider and Resident Evil, but you'll have to watch the video to see which ones round out the list.
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The concluding chapter of our HDTV Calibration series is dedicated to sharpness. It's an often misunderstood setting, but Robert will walk you through it and clear up any questions. We're still using the free AVS HD 709 calibration disc, but unfortunately, it doesn't have a dedicated test pattern for sharpness. It'll work if it's all you have, but other discs like Spears & Munsil have better patterns. Watch the video to find out what to watch out for when adjust the sharpness on your HDTV.
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What is an "ohm" and how does it relate to your speakers and receiver? Watch the video for the everything you need to know before you buy a new set of speakers.
Just because you can adjust the red, blue and green on your HDTV... should you? Watch the video to find out whether eyeballing these settings are enough, or if you need special equipment to do it right.
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@suknat Check that both HDMI cables work between Blu-ray player and HDTV, then a different HDMI port, then factory reset AVR and update it!
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@wswenlock We'll have to do some testing on this one! What kind of files re you using? Blu-ray ISOs? Let us know!
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@baishen Open in the sense of open source, or open in the sense of runs Netflix, Amazon Prime, your own video collection, etc?
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