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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-20-2017, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Rgb
I promise not to mock Kiss if you take it easy on...

I promise not to mock Kiss if you take it easy on Genesis :)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-11-2017, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Rgb
Amazon is a great place for used A/V discs...

Amazon is a great place for used A/V discs (CD/DVD/BD)- they just need to loosen up on that flat $3.99 shipping- maybe $1.99 or less would be great for a lot of discs.

Heck, a lot of CDs and DVDs...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-11-2017, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Rgb
Just a heads up for noobs, a LOT of concert/music...

Just a heads up for noobs, a LOT of concert/music performance DVD's have a lossless PCM 2 channel track, usually 16/48, but sometimes 20/48, 24/48 or 24/96.

Just a reminder that BluRays aren't...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-10-2017, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Rgb
...I'll be waiting for my RGB royalty checks :D ...

...I'll be waiting for my RGB royalty checks :D

(Hey, Art- planning a theater meet anytime this year- never been to yours yet...)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-09-2017, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Rgb
Holy moly! Longest time to quote me to date! :) ...

Holy moly! Longest time to quote me to date! :)

Genesis- people tend to love 'em or hate 'em, more polarized than Washington :D

...but Genesis was something special live- Seconds Out is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-08-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Rgb
Chuck Norris is weeping.

Chuck Norris is weeping.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-05-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Rgb
Though he was a few years too young to serve in...

Though he was a few years too young to serve in WW2, I'd consider Loggia a WW2 generation actor. We are losing them at an increasing rate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Loggia

That...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Rgb
HDMI connections send decoded video in general-...

HDMI connections send decoded video in general- AFAIK, always.

HDMI *audio* can be either uncompressed (PCM) or bitstream (DD/DTS/DD), but HDMI *video* is decoded by the source.

Some streaming...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-20-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
OK, OK- I get the message- RTFT (Read The...

OK, OK- I get the message- RTFT (Read The Freakin' Thread) :)


re: UBD titles

One Word- Abyss
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096754/

:D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-19-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
Yest another reason to sit on the sidelines for a...

Yest another reason to sit on the sidelines for a while- HDR standards need to settle out-
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 240
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Posted By Rgb
I stopped buying Sony around 1999 for similar...

I stopped buying Sony around 1999 for similar reasons I suspect ;)

But this illustrates my earlier point- this receiver *might* be HDMI 2.0a (a typo in the article/specs), or it might not be "a"...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
re: UHD BD compatibility with receivers: ...

re: UHD BD compatibility with receivers:

http://hometheaterreview.com/sony-announces-new-es-receiver/
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
Funny how the browser bloat issue flip flops...

Funny how the browser bloat issue flip flops between FF/Chrome over the years. Chrome was considered the fast browser the first several years after its debut, then FF the slow one when they...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 240
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Posted By Rgb
Nuthin', but given the lack of activity here and...

Nuthin', but given the lack of activity here and industry wide re: UHD BD this holiday season, something to talk about ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
Don't know if anyone posted link earlier ...

Don't know if anyone posted link earlier
http://hometheaterreview.com/sony-pictures-announces-first-ultra-hd-blu-ray-discs/
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
...and I was using C64's and Atari ST's on my...

...and I was using C64's and Atari ST's on my TV's for gaming, music playback (SID/MOD/MIDI and audio sampling) ,email (BBS and GEnie/Compuserve), and word processing from the early 80's- touche' :D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
You're new here ;) I've been using/building...

You're new here ;)

I've been using/building HTPC's since the mid 90's. :D

After a while, you tire of the constant tweaking and want something that Just Works.

That said, I continue to use...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
...if the set top player runs a "standard"...

...if the set top player runs a "standard" Android OS, then just install Firefox from the Play store
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
Will be interesting to see if any UHD BD players...

Will be interesting to see if any UHD BD players are ever released running Android. Suprised it hasn't happened yet, or that CPU/# cores hasn't become a selling point on BD set tops for load/java...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
All you want for Xmas is yer 2 front teeth...and...

All you want for Xmas is yer 2 front teeth...and UHD BD!
:)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
http://hdguru.com/whats-a-10-bit-tv-and-is-it-bett...

http://hdguru.com/whats-a-10-bit-tv-and-is-it-better/



Yes, I'm sure a few top dollar panels and projectors released this year might be the real deal re: 10 bit/HDR/bt.2020/4:4:4, but some may...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
I think film buffs might not have a concern over...

I think film buffs might not have a concern over the lack of 48fps in the near term

http://www.tested.com/art/movies/452387-48-fps-and-beyond-how-high-frame-rates-affect-perception/
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
If you mean 3D by "stereo format"- there are no...

If you mean 3D by "stereo format"- there are no plans to support 3D in 4K UHD BluRay format:



http://www.whathifi.com/news/ultra-hd-blu-ray-everything-you-need-to-know

Yes, 4K UHD BD will be...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
4K UHD BD will use 33GB/layer discs with triple...

4K UHD BD will use 33GB/layer discs with triple layer 100GB discs available at/soon after launch, per many press releases and Wikipedia BD page.

As I posted in another thread:

UHD (4K) BluRay...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,619
Posted By Rgb
+10^100 :) IMO, the DVD of the Abyss...

+10^100

:)

IMO, the DVD of the Abyss should go down in history as the GREATEST screwup in videophile-dom.
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