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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,028
Posted By thestoneman
Just watched Unbroken last night. I'll echo what...

Just watched Unbroken last night. I'll echo what Ultraflexed posted...spot on review of the Atmos mix. When used, was used perhaps better than any of the other Atmos mixes I have heard. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22,352
Views: 896,034
Posted By thestoneman
Watching tonight myself...fantastic book. I hope...

Watching tonight myself...fantastic book. I hope the Atmos mix is equally as good!
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,140
Posted By thestoneman
I told myself I wouldn't buy the film again, but...

I told myself I wouldn't buy the film again, but dammit, now I think I have to!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22,352
Views: 896,034
Posted By thestoneman
Welp...looks like I did the opposite. Will have...

Welp...looks like I did the opposite. Will have to make the adjustment.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22,352
Views: 896,034
Posted By thestoneman
Quick opinion question on the best direction for...

Quick opinion question on the best direction for my overhead tweeters. Currently I have them angled outward toward the wall...i.e., the right side is angled to the right, left side angled to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,727
Views: 310,827
Posted By thestoneman
You're the man Batpig. Thanks for the tips!

You're the man Batpig. Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6,727
Views: 310,827
Posted By thestoneman
More pressing than my Pandora difficulties is the...

More pressing than my Pandora difficulties is the sound coming from my Fios box. With blu rays, -10 db is shaking my house. Watching movies on PPV via Fios at -10 db is weak sauce. Any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,727
Views: 310,827
Posted By thestoneman
I can't figure out how to set up/play a Pandora...

I can't figure out how to set up/play a Pandora stream. I am hardwired to my network. Ideally I can use my phone to stream via bluetooth, but I'm also curious how to access a media library on my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By thestoneman
The rattling thankfully isn't bad. And I love...

The rattling thankfully isn't bad. And I love being punched in the chest, so I am going bigger very soon.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By thestoneman
Would this apply to sealed cabinets as well? I...

Would this apply to sealed cabinets as well? I figured it was a room construction issue.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By thestoneman
Subwoofer sound quality question

I currently have a single SVS PB12-NSD in my 14 x 35 x 8 dedicated/media room (I have a bar on the opposite end of my screen wall).

Now, as I have been waiting for another PB12-NSD to come up,...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By thestoneman
If you are already running new wire for speakers,...

If you are already running new wire for speakers, I would run 7.2.4. You are a bit more future proof this way. If I had to choose though I wouldn't trade my rears for another set of overheads. ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-20-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 103,918
Posted By thestoneman
Man, they have a great price on the LG9300 OLED. ...

Man, they have a great price on the LG9300 OLED. I won't buy from them though...just too careful, for better or for worse. Amazon dropped their price by $500 as well.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By thestoneman
With regards to your wanting to sync your blu ray...

With regards to your wanting to sync your blu ray player functions to your lighting, I'm not aware of any system that has the required depth of program ability. There are certainly systems that can...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-20-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,701
Posted By thestoneman
I own Gravity and will probably buy it again in...

I own Gravity and will probably buy it again in Atmos...that's how cool it is. That said, I owned Gravity before I knew what Atmos even was. If the studios are trying to get Atmos consumers to buy...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-19-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8,080
Views: 748,322
Posted By thestoneman
Watched John Wick in Atmos. Very...

Watched John Wick in Atmos.

Very entertaining. Kudos for making fight scenes very original. The close range pistol scenes are really cool. The Atmos mix was awesome. It's really been fun as...
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-19-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By thestoneman
I'm not sure if it has youtube, but I can tell...

I'm not sure if it has youtube, but I can tell you that navigation is very easy.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-17-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By thestoneman
I am a drummer as well and I'm hoping the actual...

I am a drummer as well and I'm hoping the actual drumming or any preposterous music theory on drumming doesn't ruin this movie for me.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 42,959
Posted By thestoneman
Anyone have issues with auto iris noise? I...

Anyone have issues with auto iris noise? I dialed mine back, but it is still annoyingly audible during low volume scenes.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-24-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By thestoneman
They have only very minor differences, I would...

They have only very minor differences, I would take the best deal.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22,352
Views: 896,034
Posted By thestoneman
As promised, here is my average guy Atmos review...

As promised, here is my average guy Atmos review of Transformers 4. I'll start by saying it should have been called "The Age Exstinktion". The story's suckiness was only eclipsed by the terrible...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,010
Posted By thestoneman
Would love to climb inside that bubble of sound...

Would love to climb inside that bubble of sound whenever I wanted to! 170K though...dayyyum!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,750
Posted By thestoneman
Sconce: ...

Sconce:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0014F5ECE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Pendant:
...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 969
Posted By thestoneman
Don't be afraid to go to www.accessories4less.com...

Don't be afraid to go to www.accessories4less.com to pick up sweet price reductions on name brand refurbs.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-21-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,663
Posted By thestoneman
I get that, but my point is that the most usable...

I get that, but my point is that the most usable metric to answer the question, in m opinion, is how good it sounds. If it sounds significantly better than the previous up mixes, it will not go away...
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