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Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by michael_d @ 09/14/14 04:48 PM

Well some displays are coming out now that even the professional calibrators are saying come from the factory with pre-sets that are on-par with a calibrated system. The new line of Sony 4K projectors are getting a lot of praise. So are the JVCs. I
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by Serenity_Now @ 09/14/14 04:44 PM

Originally Posted By: chesserooOriginally Posted By: Serenity_NowCan you enjoy HD audio formats over the onkyo? (dolbytrue hd, dts master etc) But why do i need those specific formats? DD 5.1 won't sound any different quality-wise. No offense, bu
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by chesseroo @ 09/14/14 04:04 PM

Originally Posted By: CVI really wish this kind of functionality was a basic feature of AVRs. And they could sell it for sure, but it would have to add about $1k or more to the cost of a high end AVR. I for one would consider purchasing that feature
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by chesseroo @ 09/14/14 04:03 PM

Originally Posted By: Serenity_NowCan you enjoy HD audio formats over the onkyo? (dolbytrue hd, dts master etc) But why do i need those specific formats? DD 5.1 won't sound any different quality-wise. I don't have a 6.1, 6.2, etc. system so the extr
Home Theater
Jump to new posts new denon amp by JBG @ 09/14/14 03:45 PM

Denon new next thing.. i'm super tempted along with 2 sets of the axiom ceiling speakers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmLvj1o4KxU
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Stupid Room Tricks by bridgman @ 09/14/14 01:51 PM

Apart from the obvious conclusion that room and placement can make a huge difference in your listening enjoyment, I'm starting to believe that interaction with the room (ignoring how good the room is) explains another mystery that's always bothered m
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Stupid Room Tricks by bridgman @ 09/14/14 12:00 PM

Originally Posted By: bridgmanThere's still some uneven bass response but so far I've only found one song that really shows it off -- Genesis' "Can-Utility and the Coastliners" from Foxtrot. OK, I found more tracks that showed the uneven
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by Serenity_Now @ 09/14/14 06:32 AM

Can you enjoy HD audio formats over the onkyo? (dolbytrue hd, dts master etc) If not, definitely time to upgrade. I know what you are saying about the joneses completely. Having moved to PEI, a "good" system here is a HTIB to most. All
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by CV @ 09/14/14 01:36 AM

I really wish this kind of functionality was a basic feature of AVRs.
What's New At Axiom
Jump to new posts Re: Designing The Axiom Airplay Speaker by CV @ 09/14/14 01:22 AM

I always have issues with wireless anything, but for me, if the hard-wired options of ethernet and USB function correctly, I'll be happy.
What's New At Axiom
Jump to new posts Re: Designing The Axiom Airplay Speaker by chesseroo @ 09/13/14 10:43 PM

Originally Posted By: Murph Charles is likely correct. The GUI will make it or break it. And stability. Although Sonos recently updated their GUI and frankly it is less efficient than the previous one, the big thing is STABILITY. When the system
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: wine thread by chesseroo @ 09/13/14 10:33 PM

Originally Posted By: BobKay You make it sound as though it was ordered on Amazon. Boy, since you guys up there will kill and eat anything with fur, what a nightmare for a sommalier. Actually this is what the sommeliers live for...a challenge!
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by chesseroo @ 09/13/14 10:32 PM

Originally Posted By: Serenity_Now Future proofing is a speculative thing due to the fickle nature of electronics trends. With the prescribed "death" of bluray I keep reading about looming, is Atmos a reality for mainstream consumers? Wha
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by chesseroo @ 09/13/14 10:25 PM

So in brief, yes, regardless of what visual settings in my LED TV have, the Lumagen corrects for that by saving settings during the calibration as the software 'reads' images off the TV as is. I like this idea alot actually. I went into my LG LED TV
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by michael_d @ 09/13/14 02:23 PM

Originally Posted By: chesserooOriginally Posted By: michael_d Lumagen has a device they call the Radiance Mini. I'd suggest anyone invest in this box a good meter and Chromapure. You can get a bundled package from Chromapure that includes your choic
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by Serenity_Now @ 09/13/14 02:05 PM

Engineer visited! Column removal approved. Waiting on specifics in engineered plan. Should recieve docs in a week or so. Foundation repair scheduled for later next week. Inspected and repairs are "an easy fix." Now, time to pony up t
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: CatBrat by brwsaw @ 09/13/14 12:35 PM

That's going to be pretty awesome. War Thunder calls...just saying.
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: wine thread by BobKay @ 09/13/14 10:07 AM

Originally Posted By: chesseroo but i do have some moose meat coming my way this weekend!! Will have to think about some wine pairing for a gamey heavy red meat. You make it sound as though it was ordered on Amazon. Boy, since you guys up there wi
Technical Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Actual measurements of a VP180 by SirQuack @ 09/13/14 09:04 AM

I agree, my 180 is amazing upgrade from my old 150, which I think I moved upstairs
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: Sorry, Ian by SirQuack @ 09/13/14 09:03 AM

Red Red Wine makes me feel Fine......
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: Lets plan a theater space by Serenity_Now @ 09/13/14 07:41 AM

Thanks to Nick's hard work covering cedia for us I'm going to ask for opinions on running future wires for ceiling mounted direct radiators in the mentioned square pattern. This would yield 7.2.4 "connections" for the distant future acoor
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: CatBrat by Serenity_Now @ 09/13/14 07:26 AM

Tell me you are into flight sims too. ... That rig could be a space flight trainer!! Super cool.
The Water Cooler
Jump to new posts Re: Making the most of what life throws at you by Serenity_Now @ 09/13/14 07:23 AM

Lunch may not work for me. After work is better if you can swing it. P.m. Me later.
Home Theater
The Dolby guys (and gals) plus at least 2 of the other speaker demo companies were all using relatively small speakers for their overhead speakers. Now granted, the SteinwayLyndorf demo used some advanced bass management, or so they said, so that th
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: 4K Blu-ray by casey01 @ 09/12/14 09:39 PM

[quote=chesseroo][quote=michael_d] Lumagen has a device they call the Radiance Mini. I'd suggest an
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