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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,452
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Link?

Link?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,452
Posted By blastermaster
From what I've read, every bit of hardware in the...

From what I've read, every bit of hardware in the chain has to have HDCP 2.2 in order to handshake properly in order to play native 4k content. It's not a big deal for me right now as 4k projector...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,452
Posted By blastermaster
If you're planning on going 4K eventually like I...

If you're planning on going 4K eventually like I am, not having HDCP 2.2 makes these receivers a no-go for me. Unless I'm mistaken, and I don't mind being mistaken... it just seems to me like I...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,258
Posted By blastermaster
I'm posting again after looking at this a few...

I'm posting again after looking at this a few more times. This is just an amazing setup. I have looked at a lot of high end home theaters (only in pictures unfortunately) and many of them don't...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,258
Posted By blastermaster
Amazing. Then Atmos gets released and...time to...

Amazing. Then Atmos gets released and...time to start all over again. Doh!
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-08-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,261
Posted By blastermaster
Just watched it tonight with some friends who...

Just watched it tonight with some friends who came over. Wow, what a great movie! I turned it down for the first minute of the movie and I'm certainly glad I did - I would have scared the crap out...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-28-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 12,261
Posted By blastermaster
^This. I loved all of the above movies and have...

^This. I loved all of the above movies and have seen them all a handful of times. I don't give a rip about his personal life...this guy can act and chooses roles that are perfect for himself. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-24-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,692
Posted By blastermaster
Yeah, you definitely get a sense that the...

Yeah, you definitely get a sense that the director's formative (high school) years were not in this time frame. The clothing in the movie was more typical on people starting around 91/92 when...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,076
Posted By blastermaster
To be bipolar or not to be bipolar, that is the...

To be bipolar or not to be bipolar, that is the question. Are direct firing speakers the best for Atmos, or will it be just fine to use bipolar/dipolar speakers as surrounds, as many of us have...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-29-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,272
Posted By blastermaster
I'm on my third projector in the last ten years. ...

I'm on my third projector in the last ten years. My first was the Optoma H31. I loved that little thing. Then onto the Benq W5000 with the advent of HD. It had an amazingly sharp image with lens...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,695
Posted By blastermaster
My theatre has been evolving over the years. ...

My theatre has been evolving over the years. It's great to see how every upgrade has made a significant leap in audio/video fidelity. My current setup definitely has room for improvement, but even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11,713
Views: 426,120
Posted By blastermaster
I would love to have all of my speakers the same....

I would love to have all of my speakers the same. However, my LCR's are about fifty pounds each and take up a fair chunk of real estate. How in the hell am I supposed to mount those to the ceiling...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,118
Posted By blastermaster
Sweet car, Taxman! Does your son let you drive...

Sweet car, Taxman! Does your son let you drive it? ;)

I have a family, so I can't really get a dedicated sports car (am allowed a dedicated theater, though, so all is not lost), but I was able to...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-23-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,892
Posted By blastermaster
Watched it twice now and really enjoyed it. I...

Watched it twice now and really enjoyed it. I have a DLP projector which basically never shows any sort of ghosting with 3D movies. With this one, however, I noticed that, in the first scene where...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,713
Views: 426,120
Posted By blastermaster
I'm so stoked about jumping in on this...

I'm so stoked about jumping in on this technology. I'm going to be ceiling mounting my speakers and making them flush with my drop ceiling. I hope that the height of my room will be ok (drop...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,118
Posted By blastermaster
Just watched it last night. The opening scene...

Just watched it last night. The opening scene had me giddy - it was like looking through a window. What a razor sharp image! The sound was equally if not even more incredible than the PQ. Yes, I...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,892
Posted By blastermaster
Lol, my bad. Too many frickin' superhero movies...

Lol, my bad. Too many frickin' superhero movies these days...;)
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-14-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,892
Posted By blastermaster
I loved the first reboot with Garfield. I had...

I loved the first reboot with Garfield. I had friends over to watch it and they were very skeptical about it being better than the Raimi films, which they loved. All throughout the movie they were...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   08-05-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,079
Posted By blastermaster
Haha, me too. Maybe I subconsciously filter out...

Haha, me too. Maybe I subconsciously filter out non-scope stuff. I barely have any 1.85:1 Blu Ray movies.
Forum: Screens   08-05-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By blastermaster
Depending on how big you want to go... Get a...

Depending on how big you want to go...

Get a 4x8 sheet of 5/8 plywood (sanded one side), make some French Cleats out of 2x4 or whatever wood you have on hand, match the width of the French cleats...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,320
Posted By blastermaster
Static pictures don't tell the story - they all...

Static pictures don't tell the story - they all look pretty similar to my eyes. It's the macroblocking you often get with streaming that I can't stand. What I don't really understand is why it's...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,419
Posted By blastermaster
Almost never. And if that picture isn't staged...

Almost never. And if that picture isn't staged and the dude is, in fact, watching baseball instead of paying attention to that vixen on his lap, I have lost all hope for humanity.
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,383
Posted By blastermaster
I'm guessing those with a drop ceiling (like...

I'm guessing those with a drop ceiling (like myself) using fibreglass panels would not be able to use those speakers. Then again, it would be dead easy to install downward firing speakers into the...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,118
Posted By blastermaster
I love fast cars, so I'm gonna take this for a...

I love fast cars, so I'm gonna take this for a spin when it comes out on Blu.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By blastermaster
/facepalm I can't believe they showed how...

/facepalm

I can't believe they showed how you could fill a cinemascope screen with a 16:9 image. Fail.
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