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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-27-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 286
Posted By Scott Simonian
Too young to go! So sad to hear about...

Too young to go!

So sad to hear about someone dying on the operating room table, even at his age. I could see the guy living on for a long time more.

Gonna miss him and his onscreen presence.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   02-27-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 45,880
Posted By Scott Simonian
That's what I was thinking. I haven't seen a...

That's what I was thinking. I haven't seen a projector with physical shutters for such a thing. Digital blanking, yes. My Panasonic AX200u had that feature. I'm sure the 8000 does too. Not sure about...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27,496
Views: 1,693,543
Posted By Scott Simonian
Usually we would get at least 7.1 audio. ...

Usually we would get at least 7.1 audio.

Maybe Passengers was a 5.1 based Atmos theatrical mix? Anyway...who cares about Passengers? :p


But let's be real. You need to step up to UHD and get...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27,496
Views: 1,693,543
Posted By Scott Simonian
Ugh. So like...20th Century Fox does this...

Ugh.

So like...20th Century Fox does this as well. Lionsgate too, IIRC. Disney doesn't put their Atmos at all (yet).

You hate all them too?



I mean, if you think that is...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   02-27-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 45,880
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yet the "largest screen for movies" may in fact...

Yet the "largest screen for movies" may in fact be the 16:9 screen.

There are not a ton but several shifting aspect ratio movies that would benefit the larger screen area of the 16:9 and then yet...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   02-27-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 45,880
Posted By Scott Simonian
So if you were room were much taller, would you...

So if you were room were much taller, would you allow a full size 16:9 screen of the same width?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-25-2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 28,758
Posted By Scott Simonian
Collecting my thoughts on what I got to...

Collecting my thoughts on what I got to experience this past weekend...

Really wish I took some damn pictures. :p


I'll do a rundown:

The Dine-in experience at the Alamo Drafthouse was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27,496
Views: 1,693,543
Posted By Scott Simonian
Absolutely, yes! I'm sorry I missed it in...

Absolutely, yes!

I'm sorry I missed it in the cinemas.
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,771
Views: 185,788
Posted By Scott Simonian
I like.

I like.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,102
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Views: 173,270
Posted By Scott Simonian
I agree with you in spirit. Would be nice if they...

I agree with you in spirit. Would be nice if they did but.... time to move on. We have a whole new home video format to get into now.

Like Sanjay said, I'm happy that they are giving new life to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-24-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,195
Posted By Scott Simonian
That TH50 was pretty boss.

That TH50 was pretty boss.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-24-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
I left out the part where I tried the riser...

I left out the part where I tried the riser unplugged recently...lol, woops. :p

I'd suggest giving a "passive" riser a try too, if you're interested. Believe it or not, they add quite a bit of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
Well I went from absolutely no riser to a...

Well I went from absolutely no riser to a subwoofer riser. It was a YYYYYUUUUUGGGGGEEEEEE upgrade in tactile sensation.

I got to demo both nearfield and Crowson's for the first time over at carp...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
http://i.imgur.com/X64033y.gif I...

http://i.imgur.com/X64033y.gif




I feel like I should have known this....or I must have forgot, somehow. Ugh. I'll definitely check this out....again, of course. ;)



Yeah.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-23-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By Scott Simonian
There are TWO versions of The Martian on UHD....

There are TWO versions of The Martian on UHD. Already, yes.

The first one was the theatrical cut with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 audio track.

A few months later, 20th Century Fox re-released it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-23-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,151
Posted By Scott Simonian
Getting real tired of Ridley keep on doing this...

Getting real tired of Ridley keep on doing this with his films anymore. Yeah, it's cute but I want all this s**t in a concise feature film.



What is the audience to do if they have no seen all...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
My subriser is 'sort of' decoupled from the floor...

My subriser is 'sort of' decoupled from the floor and I think it works great.

Technically, there are several layers. Concrete slab, carpet pad, carpet, carpet pad and then the riser.

Some form...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-23-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,978
Posted By Scott Simonian
Didn't vote because I didn't agree with any...

Didn't vote because I didn't agree with any answer.


Very, very rarely. Content and mood dependent. 2D or 3D? Adjustable? How well implemented by CE? Live action or animated? Old or new movie?
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27,496
Views: 1,693,543
Posted By Scott Simonian
Wide bandwidth bass helps with the weighty, full...

Wide bandwidth bass helps with the weighty, full sound.

I loved it.


There was plenty of single digit stuff really moving my sub riser. :eek:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
Whatever you measure as impedance is what it is....

Whatever you measure as impedance is what it is. Will you rewire and run an impedance graph with the new wiring?

Would be sick if the SP amp can handle that load.



Josh has done a few...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
Right. Then I'd imagine half that might pose...

Right.

Then I'd imagine half that might pose issues but I don't know for sure. Interested as well.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,933
Posted By Scott Simonian
Have you been running each cab as 8ohm this whole...

Have you been running each cab as 8ohm this whole time?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 146,943
Posted By Scott Simonian
If there will be one this year, it will be...

If there will be one this year, it will be announced around April-June and released in Aug-September.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44,200
Views: 1,933,589
Posted By Scott Simonian
http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=20823 The...

http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=20823

The Expendables 1&2 are coming to UHD and with brand new Atmos tracks.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27,496
Views: 1,693,543
Posted By Scott Simonian
Watched Hacksaw Ridge last night... Holy...

Watched Hacksaw Ridge last night...

Holy crap.

Wow! What a movie. Awesome bass and Atmos.

Highly recommended.
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