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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-22-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By fierce_gt
this is the single issue with lcd that i can not...

this is the single issue with lcd that i can not overlook...
http://i.rtings.com/images/reviews/x930d/x930d-uniformity-large.jpg


the sad thing is, i don't remember this being an issue when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,100
Posted By fierce_gt
i guess i'm just frustrated because just before...

i guess i'm just frustrated because just before atmos was announced, i had FINALLY started seeing 'high feature' receivers hit a price i could afford. pioneer always releases it's 'elite' models in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,245
Posted By fierce_gt
the list is still going to be pretty long, but...

the list is still going to be pretty long, but i'll start with pioneer 1130(clearance) or the new 1131. i bought the 1130 last year, it was around 550CDN which made it the cheapest atmos capable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,100
Posted By fierce_gt
i don't really see why though. in time of course....

i don't really see why though. in time of course. before atmos, i saw 9.2 receivers selling for under a grand, and current 7.2 atmos receivers are priced pretty close to pre-atmos 7.2 receivers, so i...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,100
Posted By fierce_gt
i feel like there is a market for 'cheap'...

i feel like there is a market for 'cheap' quality/'high end' feature equipment. but, not a big one.

most of my friends consider soundbars a pretty impressive sound system. those who are a bit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,245
Posted By fierce_gt
it's just kind of tough. onkyo, pioneer,...

it's just kind of tough.

onkyo, pioneer, denon, sony, etc all have a receiver that will do what you're asking, but it becomes an issue of trying to guess your kid's brand preferences and tastes. i...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By fierce_gt
no idea, i've generally avoided ebay since then,...

no idea, i've generally avoided ebay since then, and that was probably 2005ish

if you're worried about lowballs, just don't post a phone number. it's pretty easy to go through BS emails quickly,...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By fierce_gt
i always try to answer these from two...

i always try to answer these from two perspectives. what i would buy one for, and what i would sell mine for. in this case, the numbers are way far apart(probably why i'm still clinging tight to my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By fierce_gt
the only thing i know about is that logitech DOES...

the only thing i know about is that logitech DOES offer a few remotes that are RF, usually the top of the line models.

as i mentioned earlier, the harmony 900 was the RF version of the harmony...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By fierce_gt
IR remotes won't work for RF equipment. i'm...

IR remotes won't work for RF equipment.

i'm not sure about RF becoming 'common', but i did have an RF controlled screen in my last theater. there was not way to make the harmony one work with it....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By fierce_gt
seems like for the most part(so were talking...

seems like for the most part(so were talking average consumer brands with yearly model releases) fw updates are designed to keep the things it shipped with working. so things like apps that need...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By fierce_gt
to me this feels more like a checklist than a...

to me this feels more like a checklist than a comparison

either the x1000 is 'good enough' and you should use it. or it's not, and it 'can't' be used

maybe it's my lack of bank account, but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 135,895
Posted By fierce_gt
my r7 250 reads the pioneer 1130 as 1080p. was...

my r7 250 reads the pioneer 1130 as 1080p. was straight forward plug and play for me. i don't believe the sc95 upscaling would result in a video card incorrectly seeing it as 1080i. i feel with hdmi,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 878
Posted By fierce_gt
thanks, this is exactly the info i gathered from...

thanks, this is exactly the info i gathered from my research as well. makes sense, most paint applications are 90% about the prep anyway. i decided to opt for the 'optional' clear coat to go over the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 878
Posted By fierce_gt
almost done the garage. still need to epoxy the...

almost done the garage. still need to epoxy the floor. but the theater is now back on the radar. fingers crossed i get some progress done next week

before:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 135,895
Posted By fierce_gt
the receiver doesn't control the input, if the...

the receiver doesn't control the input, if the player/disc is not set to atmos, nothing you can change on the receiver will fix that.

this is pretty new stuff, and i haven't purchased any discs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By fierce_gt
man, not to rub salt in an open wound, but i've...

man, not to rub salt in an open wound, but i've never had a receiver die on me. i even had a friend give me one because 'it didn't work' and worked perfect when i got around to plugging it in. it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By fierce_gt
if you buy speakers right, you only have to buy...

if you buy speakers right, you only have to buy them once

receivers, no matter how 'perfect' they are, will become outdated within a few years.

something to consider when on a budget, as it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,270
Posted By fierce_gt
obviously, i can only speak for myself, but i...

obviously, i can only speak for myself, but i have to say that was the feature that intrigued me the most!

here's why:
i don't own a 4k display. imo, led tv's are unwatchable, oled tv's are like...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-03-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 4,636
Posted By fierce_gt
i will be interested when prices hit the right...

i will be interested when prices hit the right mark for me. i'm super happy with my x35, and the nearly 3grand that cost me was a significant expense for my budget. at this point, it's a 'dream' to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 878
Posted By fierce_gt
bringing this back from the dead to help motivate...

bringing this back from the dead to help motivate myself. Summer vacation begins today, and I hope to get make some serious progress over the next two months. I've just been able to put in a few...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-29-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By fierce_gt
I will have to explore the black with some...

I will have to explore the black with some testing I think, at least for my own education. I do have some black spandex material that should at least give me the idea. I just find it amazing how...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-28-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By fierce_gt
i honestly don't know, it was in the clearance...

i honestly don't know, it was in the clearance section and not labelled very well. i know it's not the same as the activewear, having both a coarser weave and a less uniform coloring

I've attached...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-28-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By fierce_gt
it might hide the issue, but it's not a fix. like...

it might hide the issue, but it's not a fix. like applying a lot of EQ instead of replacing poor speakers. i always want to try to find the fix before applying the bandaid. not to mention the darbee...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-28-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By fierce_gt
that is what I was worried about, but couldn't...

that is what I was worried about, but couldn't come up with a coherent way of explaining it. no matter how 'precise' the light hitting the screen is, it still ends up getting diffused out. this is...
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