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Forum: Xbox Area   11-19-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Ruined
The below are all verified to work together: ...

The below are all verified to work together:


1. Kinect Adapter for Windows: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Kinect-Adapter-for-Windows/productID.308803600


2. 25ft...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,289
Posted By Ruined
Yes, that is all it is used for.

Yes, that is all it is used for.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,289
Posted By Ruined
Yep, that is all. Total of ~$85. Note that the...

Yep, that is all. Total of ~$85. Note that the IR blaster function will not function on the Kinect as a consequence of using this method, which means you need to use the IR blaster port on the XBOX...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,289
Posted By Ruined
CONFIRMED - THE TRIPP LITE ACTIVE 25FT USB 3.0...

CONFIRMED - THE TRIPP LITE ACTIVE 25FT USB 3.0 CABLE works with the KINECT WINDOWS adapter into XBOX ONE! Which is good for 25ft + 9FT on the Kinect itself - if 34ft is a long enough run this is a...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 119,289
Posted By Ruined
FYI, the CABLE MATTERS 15' + 6' passive cable...

FYI, the CABLE MATTERS 15' + 6' passive cable combo fails to work plugged into the Kinect for windows box. And it knocks external storage offline too.


Didn't see this other one, which I would...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
If you are going to go there, then neither is...

If you are going to go there, then neither is Blu-ray. There is not enough evidence to demonstrate that Blu-ray will not "rot" 20 years from now.


LTO Tape is the most trusted economical...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 31,581
Posted By Ruined
I wish Epson would come out with an LED-based...

I wish Epson would come out with an LED-based 144hz DLP projector instead of LCOS...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-10-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Not applicable... the scale needed for this is...

Not applicable... the scale needed for this is minute compared to consumer physical media distribution. Also does not necessarily need to be done on discs, hard drives are so cheap now (4TB for...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-10-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
That is true. And those people will buy DVD or...

That is true. And those people will buy DVD or Blu-ray 1080p. Blu-ray 4k is not any more hand-holdable than DVD/Blu-ray 1080p, but it is more expensive, requires all new expensive gear, and offers...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
It is unlikely you are ever going to get anything...

It is unlikely you are ever going to get anything more than BD50 UHD (unless there is another format war, with Toshiba/etc offering a higher capacity disc - of course that would kill the market).
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
I agree. John Q. Public is done with physical...

I agree. John Q. Public is done with physical media, or DVD/Blu-ray 1080p is his zenith. Most likely, Blu-ray 4K will go something like SACD - or if very, very lucky Laserdisc (less likely as even...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
In the long run (many, many years from now), I...

In the long run (many, many years from now), I think that will be something like this:
http://www.screenarchives.com/display_results.cfm?category=546

Special order, small run, high price.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,588
Posted By Ruined
I wish something similar to the m.120 was...

I wish something similar to the m.120 was available under $10k... Would buy for sure. Seems with DLP it is either under 3k, or 18k+. There is very little in between, which is a shame.
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
I'd rather have 3D also, I quite enjoy 3D as it...

I'd rather have 3D also, I quite enjoy 3D as it is a massive departure from 2D. But you do need a DLP projector to do it justice, which is part of the reason it failed in the consumer market with...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
There is no doubt it will "fit". The question...

There is no doubt it will "fit". The question is, will it fit without requiring such extreme compression it defeats the purpose of 4K. I mean, Microsoft was able to fit Terminator 2 at close to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Here are the published specs of the PS4 HDMI chip...

Here are the published specs of the PS4 HDMI chip (it is a HDMI 1.4b-based chip) made available by Panasonic:
http://www.semicon.panasonic.co.jp/en/products/detail/?cat=CBM7000&part=MN864717M
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Isn't this a moot point given that 2hr of 4k...

Isn't this a moot point given that 2hr of 4k 24fps 10bit 4:4:4 and 4k 60fps 10bit 4:4:4 will take up 5248GB and 13120GB uncompressed respectively - that needs to be compressed to under 40GB?

...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
My favorite quote: "...And may God help me, but...

My favorite quote: "...And may God help me, but when counter-spiral HyperLitz metal looks you in the eye and swears its innocence, it's hard not to believe it."
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
But you must admit, Blu-ray 4K will perfectly...

But you must admit, Blu-ray 4K will perfectly pair with AudioQuest WEL Signature power cables! ;)...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
All the firmware updates and decoding power in...

All the firmware updates and decoding power in the world will not give current PS4 consoles HDMI 2.0+HDCP 2.2 hardware, the likely minimum hardware DRM required for BD 4k. Perhaps the next revision...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Let's assume PS4+XBOX ONE have the drive speed...

Let's assume PS4+XBOX ONE have the drive speed and ability to process 4K Blu-ray, which is unknown.


Does it have HDMI 2.0 + HDCP 2.2 which will likely be required hardware (requires a new...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Well a couple of things. 4K Blu-ray really is...

Well a couple of things. 4K Blu-ray really is only beneficial to those who have a very large screen (like 120"+ at the very least) in a dedicated theater. With the cost of building something like...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
Based on the details we know so far, it is highly...

Based on the details we know so far, it is highly unlikely 4k Blu-ray will play on PS3/PS4/XBOX ONE. There is a slim chance, but it is slim.
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,259
Posted By Ruined
I have no interest myself, despite having a 120"...

I have no interest myself, despite having a 120" screen in a dedicated theater room. I don't think 4K is going to bring anything significant to the table, thus I would not pay extra for it. A...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,822
Views: 320,579
Posted By Ruined
Per direction of BenQ social media, I called back...

Per direction of BenQ social media, I called back customer support and got a different rep who said they would attempt to get a free repair. Will update w/ outcome (if anyone cares, lol!) ;)
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