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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By chirpie
Flat panel screen protection devices?

So I have a friend who has lost not 1 but 2 flat panel tv's in the past year to accidents from kids and what not. He solicited my advice on what would be a good company to choose from.

He asked...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,122
Views: 47,510
Posted By chirpie
Hey, for those of you who have been to Barrywood...

Hey, for those of you who have been to Barrywood 24 Prime... which seating spot is better?

1 - Sitting half way up and to the far right side

2 - Sitting 3/4 of the way back on the far right...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-08-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 11,780
Posted By chirpie
And just like that, we'll never hear from him...

And just like that, we'll never hear from him again. ^_^
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 11,780
Posted By chirpie
How late am I to this party? ^_^ The nice...

How late am I to this party? ^_^

The nice thing about those two projectors is you really can't make a wrong decision. My experience was having an easier time getting the color I wanted on the Sony...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-03-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,293
Posted By chirpie
Mild amounts of swearing, and a torture scene...

Mild amounts of swearing, and a torture scene (Typical brutal punching in the stomach stuff) are the two bits I'd look out for.
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   11-23-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,598
Posted By chirpie
All things are relative. You can spend tens of...

All things are relative. You can spend tens of thousands on a projector, with plenty of brands in that range.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,122
Views: 47,510
Posted By chirpie
Every get together something happens to the point...

Every get together something happens to the point I worry when you guys announce something! lol. Wife is having two surgeries back to back on Thursday, and we're being told it will be at least 3 days...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-15-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,122
Views: 47,510
Posted By chirpie
Man, I get that same response from my wife and...

Man, I get that same response from my wife and I'm nowhere near retirement. :p
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,640
Posted By chirpie
Tough crowd indeed! Let's put this in perspective...

Tough crowd indeed! Let's put this in perspective with these two pics...

Congo and Ballistic:Ecks vs Sever

It's never a good sign when you feel like you've been tricked out of your money. ;-)
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,293
Posted By chirpie
Truth! I have some B&W's lying around that are...

Truth! I have some B&W's lying around that are over a decade old and I can still get back more than 50% what I paid for. There's not a single other part of an a/v system that holds as well, I don't...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,293
Posted By chirpie
Hmmm, you sure? Seems like the original 802's...

Hmmm, you sure? Seems like the original 802's were always around $8k from what I recall.... Still, $8 in 1997 is around $12k now in 2015. Surely the pound isn't in that poor of shape financially. :o
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 13,214
Posted By chirpie
I see a woofer on the left, and a murder weapon...

I see a woofer on the left, and a murder weapon on the right.

;)
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 33,900
Views: 1,452,388
Posted By chirpie
There's no way Carp would agree with this post. ;)

There's no way Carp would agree with this post. ;)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-30-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,136
Views: 304,715
Posted By chirpie
This reminds me of a poll taken in Sound and...

This reminds me of a poll taken in Sound and Vision back at the turn of the millennium. Worst CE manufacturer went to Sony. Best CE manufacturer went to Sony.

Sometimes when you're a huge...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 77,235
Posted By chirpie
I remember when I first got into this hobby I...

I remember when I first got into this hobby I always wondered how Definitive Technology was able to get such insane bass and highs (going off their published specs.)

Uh yeah... sure that regular...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 77,235
Posted By chirpie
Ooh! And property taxes go down for each SPL tier...

Ooh! And property taxes go down for each SPL tier your system is able to achieve. ;)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 3,673
Posted By chirpie
Is this the audiophile version of senility? :o

Is this the audiophile version of senility? :o
Forum: Screens   07-06-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 280,665
Posted By chirpie
I know this is an old post, but I would think so...

I know this is an old post, but I would think so long as the screen material you order is the same thickness or thinner, you'd be fine. If it's the same thickness, you'd be good to go. If it was...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 26,123
Posted By chirpie
Oh, I made the assumption that it was comparing...

Oh, I made the assumption that it was comparing to room gain/interference as opposed to the mic between the two as opposed to calibration on the first one and room on the second. It was right there...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 26,123
Posted By chirpie
Huh. How accurate are the mics on most smart...

Huh. How accurate are the mics on most smart devices in those lower frequencies? I wonder if the software is calibrated to correct for any device mic shortcomings...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-28-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By chirpie
That's what makes art so fascinating. So many...

That's what makes art so fascinating. So many varied takes on the same work. And actually, this movie was critically well liked. Go figure! :-)
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,215
Posted By chirpie
Ah darn. It doesn't show how you did on the quiz....

Ah darn. It doesn't show how you did on the quiz. ^_^
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,136
Views: 304,715
Posted By chirpie
True that. What might be more sad is my daughter...

True that. What might be more sad is my daughter uses it for Kinect Sports and Dance Central more than I do for movies. But then, I've always enjoyed the tweaking as much or more than sitting down to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,136
Views: 304,715
Posted By chirpie
Maybe I shouldn't mention that I won't break 350...

Maybe I shouldn't mention that I won't break 350 hours in a year of ownership. :eek:
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By chirpie
It doesn't require much tweaking for good colors,...

It doesn't require much tweaking for good colors, but I know a lot of people are split on the reality creation setting for adding detail. Me? I don't care for it at all. I prefer turning off reality...
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