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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-26-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,565
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I've been outside without hearing protection when...

I've been outside without hearing protection when a ship fired off it's 8" gun. That was so loud I know it caused permanent hearing damage to me. I wouldn't want to be anywhere near ONE 16" gun...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-26-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Calibration people, calibration.

Calibration people, calibration.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 121
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Yes, there are LED sets with beautiful contrast,...

Yes, there are LED sets with beautiful contrast, colors, motion handling and good viewing angles, but they are expensive.


Your best bet are Sony FALD sets. Excellent contrast, color and the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-25-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 13,305
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Hmmm...worth it. I started playing this on...

Hmmm...worth it. I started playing this on PSNow. It's a GREAT game. Very atmospheric. I'm tempted to give Naughty Dog my money and get the digital version...but I like the game enough I think I...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Agreed. I'm using my PS3 and PS4 with a...

Agreed.


I'm using my PS3 and PS4 with a mid-ranged Samsung LED HDTV and it was calibrated for the PS3. The PS4 picture is a bit different. I recalibrated it using the PS4 as my source device...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-25-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19,154
Views: 581,749
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Free games and better multi-media capability is...

Free games and better multi-media capability is keeping my PS3 around for a while. (plus Tales of Zestiria coming later this year) Just downloaded Prototype 2 from PS+ which is awesome. Prototype...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,367
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I'm waiting until all this stuff is standard. At...

I'm waiting until all this stuff is standard. At the very least until 4k TV's are more common and cheaper and HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 is in most commercial devices.


Besides, I just bought a new...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-20-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19,154
Views: 581,749
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I get about 50mbs wired. I would be happy to...

I get about 50mbs wired. I would be happy to routinely get 100mbs.

I'm rocking an older router though, so that's probably it. I'm going to upgrade it soon, so hopefully that solves the issue.
...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-19-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Interesting. I cut the cord a couple of years...

Interesting. I cut the cord a couple of years back, preferring to stick with Netflix/Prime. However they wormed their way back in when we moved by offering us digital cable for only 1 penny more...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-19-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,272
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
My setup is wired to PS4. Wireless to Vita (of...

My setup is wired to PS4. Wireless to Vita (of course)

PS4 download speed is between 48mbs and 54.6mbs

I'll try it out on my PS3 later, which is wireless and considerably slower (14mbs or...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-15-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,272
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I signed up for the free trial. Within 48...

I signed up for the free trial.

Within 48 hours with the service, I already decided to pay for a full month.

The service works great. There is lag but it is tolerable. Playing Uncharted. ...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-15-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 82,359
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Since you can do PSNow on your Vita, It has just...

Since you can do PSNow on your Vita, It has just been given new life. Played The Last of Us on my Vita last night.

Awesome.
Forum: HD DVD Players   01-15-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,202
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Oh, I agree with you. Blu Ray is vastly...

Oh, I agree with you. Blu Ray is vastly superior.

However, that being said, one cannot argue with the advantages and convenience of on-demand streaming. I use Netflix, HBOGo, Crunchyroll etc. ...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-12-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,660
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I used to work at the Sony VAIO division. ...

I used to work at the Sony VAIO division. Unfortunately, that division is shut down. Too much competition in the PC biz and Sony never can figure out how to price competitively. When it comes to...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Exactly what do you mean by the bolded section?

Exactly what do you mean by the bolded section?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-12-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 2,958,623
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Sorry man. I'm at work and the pics I would...

Sorry man. I'm at work and the pics I would choose are NSFW. I'll add them later when I'm off work.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-12-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,694
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Saw Battle of the Five Armies a couple of weeks...

Saw Battle of the Five Armies a couple of weeks back and was very pleased. I loved it. The scene with the White Council alone was worth the price of admission. Admittedly, this is the only one of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-12-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,924
Views: 2,958,623
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Do I have to pick just one? There are so many! ...

Do I have to pick just one? There are so many!

Salma Hayek in Desperado

Tia Carrere in Showdown in Little Tokyo

Jennifer Connelly in Some Girls and Career Opportunities

Milia...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-12-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,820
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Awesome. Avengers was one of my favorite...

Awesome.

Avengers was one of my favorite films of recent times. I'm looking forward to this one quite a bit. Trying to keep my hype meter on the low side but failing with the release of each new...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,820
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Is this being spoken from the perspective of a...

Is this being spoken from the perspective of a movie fan, or a comic book superhero fan, or an Avengers fan?

Because from what I understand, general movie-goers liked it. Action movie fans liked...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 321
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I would run three different audyssey...

I would run three different audyssey configurations. One with the central front row as the first measurement. One with the central back row seat as the first measurement. And one with the mic...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
HDMI to TV Optical from Blu Ray to receiver. ...

HDMI to TV
Optical from Blu Ray to receiver. This will give you discrete surround sound in 5.1 lossy formats (Dolby Digital and DTS)

Run the video from the cable to the receiver or TV (doesn't...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-12-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 44,329
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Currently, the only reason to get a PS4 is for...

Currently, the only reason to get a PS4 is for gaming. Other devices (including the PS3) offer far superior entertainment device capability.

I have a PS4, bought about a month and a half ago,...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-12-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 82,359
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I am most excited for the PS Vita version of SaGa...

I am most excited for the PS Vita version of SaGa that was announced last month.

I'm a huge fan of SquEnix's SaGa game series, with the PS2 Romancing Saga: Minstrel Song being my #1...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   01-12-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
If you want the TV to do as little processing as...

If you want the TV to do as little processing as possible, you might want to consider getting a new AVR which can do the 4K upscaling before the signal hits the TV, so the TV doesn't have to touch...
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