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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-14-2014, 05:57 PM
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Views: 17,546
Posted By jimmyjames8
what he said

As I have come to find out, based on specifications of my eqpt. And according to theories and or conclusions by the OP, I should not be able to hear a difference between, cd, dvda, sacd, etc. My...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-20-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11,308
Views: 1,393,715
Posted By jimmyjames8
Already have the venerable old Marantz DV9500...

Already have the venerable old Marantz DV9500 and a 6 month old Panny BD player that streams Netflix and Vudu. I have a couple year old Marantz AV recvr that does HDMI and decodes the hi rez audio...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-12-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 82,392
Posted By jimmyjames8
Got one of these about a month ago as an after...

Got one of these about a month ago as an after thought at BB while looking for a phone case. Really got it just to test streaming from NetFlix and Vudu. With the demise of Block Buster and Borders...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-11-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 40,427
Posted By jimmyjames8
Interlude: "What am I missing? ...

Interlude: "What am I missing?

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The BIG question is "what does it do that my $499 OPPO BDP-83 won't do for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by 1justdoit...

Quote:Originally Posted by 1justdoit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16220546)

Sound and Vision gave it pretty good review.....now if I can find...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-07-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by eldithomaso...

Quote:Originally Posted by eldithomaso http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16208542)

Jimmy:

Curious....Why don't you just connect it to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by TAWoody...

Quote:Originally Posted by TAWoody http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16211959)

Why did everyone who bought a Marantz choose that brand/model? I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-06-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636...

Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16206640)

Just curious, but why are you getting the discs from Panasonic...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-06-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by moovtune...

Quote:Originally Posted by moovtune http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16196089)

Just to counter the people who have had firmware update...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-01-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by Paul H...

Quote:Originally Posted by Paul H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16162846)

It was on the site when I looked.

March 31, firmware updates...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by ygm...

Quote:Originally Posted by ygm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16162599)

Well - I tried to pull the trigger on an SR5003 but it seems that the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC (first HDTV station by...

WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC (first HDTV station by the way) aired a segment last night from Consumer Reports on Blu-ray. WRAL and other stations I would imagine buy these CU/CR segments and air them as...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-20-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by adam263...

Quote:Originally Posted by adam263 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16080115)

Crutchfield has the BD60 and the BD80 listed in their latest...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by lifelongnewb...

Quote:Originally Posted by lifelongnewb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16075475)

Hello All,

Have currently got the SR6003 and I must say...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-20-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 40,427
Posted By jimmyjames8
Marantz makes some nice sounding gear of that...

Marantz makes some nice sounding gear of that there is no doubt. I own several pieces including some from their reference line. I wanted their new Reference integrated amp until I saw a picture of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 40,427
Posted By jimmyjames8
another email from Marantz, "expect price to be...

another email from Marantz, "expect price to be more than $4000 but less than $8000." Ouch!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 40,427
Posted By jimmyjames8
You are probably right in that it will share...

You are probably right in that it will share design features if not whole components or sub assemblies but thus far Marantz products exclusively contain HDAM's and have a much warmer sound than any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-19-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 40,427
Posted By jimmyjames8
"At the High End in Munich, Marantz Universal's...

"At the High End in Munich, Marantz Universal's Blu-ray player called "UD9004" (working title) imagine this is based on the high Player SA-7S1 ". Besides the Blu-ray and DVD playback is also CD and...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-19-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By jimmyjames8
My 8400 would not play DVD-A's or DAD's...

My 8400 would not play DVD-A's or DAD's reliably. I didn't have it a year and sold that sucker. Now my DV9500 is getting balky playing certain DVD-A's.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Only if you have or plan on having balanced...

Only if you have or plan on having balanced input multichannel amps. Local Marantz dealer was not that crazy about the AV8003. I think the balanced outs are not true balanced topology which may or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-17-2009, 07:09 AM
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Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636...

Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16058973)

Now that to me is something that needs to be fixed. I see no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-16-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by mahdlokg...

Quote:Originally Posted by mahdlokg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16048418)

Anyone using either of these as a pre/pro? If I were using it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by Jakeman02...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jakeman02 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16039538)

pure direct bypasses the sub and all processing and eq.

...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-13-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14,983
Views: 1,739,004
Posted By jimmyjames8
Quote:Originally Posted by Gary J...

Quote:Originally Posted by Gary J http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16027656)

From Engadget -

"We first got a peek at Panasonic's DMP-BD60,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 406,502
Posted By jimmyjames8
Haven't messed with Audyssey but did do two...

Haven't messed with Audyssey but did do two manual calibrations and will do a 3rd. Listened to Queen Live Montreal (dts HD 24/96?) last night and that BD is mixed the way a concert should be. None...
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