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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-27-2014, 01:14 PM
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"CiNEMA SAMPLER" (1CD) Capitol Records, CiNEMA...

"CiNEMA SAMPLER" (1CD) Capitol Records, CiNEMA label,1988

Sample tracks from four albums of 'similar style music' by Pete Bardens, Patrick Moraz, Michael Hoenig, and Amin Bhatia.

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Forum: Community News & Polls   12-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,583
Posted By SoundChex
It's important to remember that the intent of...

It's important to remember that the intent of home theater object based audio is to deliver improvements in three distinctly different ways: "immersion", "ubiquity", and "personalization". For...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-26-2014, 06:45 PM
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Views: 622,552
Posted By SoundChex
Chris Isaak: Live In Concert & Greatest Hits Live...

Chris Isaak: Live In Concert & Greatest Hits Live Concert (1BD)

http://scene7.targetimg1.com/is/image/Target/13891202?wid=410&hei=410


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 209,112
Posted By SoundChex
I'm sure you're correct: I recall multiple...

I'm sure you're correct: I recall multiple discussions on this topic without a definitive answer, and I obviously read the important posts sometime when my eyes had already glazed over for that day!...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,608
Views: 209,112
Posted By SoundChex
Just to be clear: It appears you are confirming...

Just to be clear: It appears you are confirming that the 5200 will utilize all 11 speakers during Atmos encoded content playback in a 7wide.1.4 configuration, i.e., 5.1 Standard + Front Wide pair +...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By SoundChex
1990 "two albums on one CD" AAD conversion of the...

1990 "two albums on one CD" AAD conversion of the first two studio albums by COLOSSEUM...

Those Who Are About to Die Salute You (1969) and Valentine Suite (1969).

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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 12:36 PM
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Views: 622,552
Posted By SoundChex
Blind Faith 1CD (2001 remaster - "bowdlerized"...

Blind Faith 1CD
(2001 remaster - "bowdlerized" cover)

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31WWH1WYQML.jpg


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Forum: Community News & Polls   12-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,583
Posted By SoundChex
There may also be "audio related" advantages in...

There may also be "audio related" advantages in waiting for an HDMI 2.0 equipped AVR, if the implementation includes support for 16|24|32 channel LPCM audio. It's possible this could provide "limited...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,583
Posted By SoundChex
After we look past all of the techno-hype,...

After we look past all of the techno-hype, getting "added value" from immersive audio comes down to watching|listening content mixed and encoded in one of the new formats. When I buy a BD for some...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-19-2014, 11:56 AM
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Views: 622,552
Posted By SoundChex
Guardians of the Galaxy Deluxe Edition 2CD ...

Guardians of the Galaxy Deluxe Edition 2CD



http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61-eBnYjM9L._SL500_AA300_.jpg



I've left CD1 ("Awesome Mix Vol.1") playing in 'repeat disc' mode all...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,583
Posted By SoundChex
I want to wait through at least January for the...

I want to wait through at least January for the announcement and details of 'dts-uhd' expected in conjunction with CES 2015, so that I can decide on a best compromise speaker configuration after...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
Perhaps a shorter time than you might think:...

Perhaps a shorter time than you might think: While we will have to wait some considerable time for OTA|CATV broadcast content, the MPEG-H standard is also intended for mobile distribution of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
I'm holding off buying a new immersive audio...

I'm holding off buying a new immersive audio capable AVR at least until I have in hand BDs encoded with all of Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D and "DTS-UHD" so that I can do a real trial of a compromise...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 35,185
Posted By SoundChex
Pages 79 and 80 in Report ITU-R BS.2159-6...

Pages 79 and 80 in Report ITU-R BS.2159-6 (11/2013) Multichannel sound technology in home and broadcasting applications (link)...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-18-2014, 02:38 PM
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Views: 622,552
Posted By SoundChex
Queen: Live At The Rainbow '74 Special Edition SD...

Queen: Live At The Rainbow '74 Special Edition SD Blu-ray & CD Package


http://static.musictoday.com/store/bands/2844/product_medium/BGAMQN44.JPG


CD today, BD tomorrow!

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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 365
Posted By SoundChex
The Nightmare Before Christmas Love Actually ...

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Love Actually
Scrooged
The Holiday

But we always start the holiday movie season in November, with a 'Thanksgiving film'...
Home for the Holidays

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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17,761
Views: 622,552
Posted By SoundChex
Queen Forever (Deluxe 2CD) ...

Queen Forever (Deluxe 2CD)


http://www.queenonlinestore.com/media/ArticleSharedImage/image375/ArticleSharedImage-22881.jpg

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 35,185
Posted By SoundChex
While it's not clear how important or relevant it...

While it's not clear how important or relevant it is to near term system design considerations, it is worth noting that the Auro-3D speaker configuration "bears a strong resemblance" to the 7.1+4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
As DTS are coming so late to the game, they'd be...

As DTS are coming so late to the game, they'd be mad not to allow the use of Atmos speaker positions IMO. By the time DTS get their game on, Atmos will be pretty well established and it makes total...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
The December 8, 2014, ATSC 3.0 Audio System Call...

The December 8, 2014, ATSC 3.0 Audio System Call for Proposals (link) (http://atsc.org/cms/pdf/S34-112r4-ATSC-3-Audio-CfP.pdf) includes a "model" 7.1+4 Heights immersive speaker configuration (see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 04:59 PM
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Views: 35,185
Posted By SoundChex
Just remember that ATSC 3.0 is still...

Just remember that ATSC 3.0 is still contemplating inclusion of channel-based (Hamasaki) 22.2 audio for future OTA|CATV|IP broadcast|transmission. Most consumers will likely opt to play a 2.0, 5.1 or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
Unfortunately, although I already have boxed in...

Unfortunately, although I already have boxed in storage the pairs of Front Wide and Rear Height speakers with which I intend to upgrade my existing 7.2.2 configuration to 9.2.4, Dolby neglected to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 35,185
Posted By SoundChex
Reposting from April 2013: Also, there...

Reposting from April 2013:



Also, there were rumors of a "stealth" revision to the Auro3D-on-BD encoding algorithm|software in late 2013 or early 2014...?! :cool:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 650,464
Posted By SoundChex
I agree mostly, but am not sure about your...

I agree mostly, but am not sure about your fervent desire for more speakers. I guess if your room is very large, or you have multiple rows of seats, this could be desirable, but for those of us with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By SoundChex
Micro Vacuum Attachment Kit - 7 Piece ...

Micro Vacuum Attachment Kit - 7 Piece
http://www.amazon.com/Micro-Vacuum-Attachment-Kit-Piece/dp/B000BSJCLY

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41v33D0-ZlL.jpg

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