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Forum: Portable A/V   04-10-2012, 01:17 PM
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Posted By yakkosmurf
My iPod Classic no longer has good enough...

My iPod Classic no longer has good enough battery life for what I need it to do. So, I was recently debating whether I should buy another Classic or an iPod touch. My music collection is about 80GB,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 43,502
Posted By yakkosmurf
I suspect it's the way ESPN is coding their 5.1...

I suspect it's the way ESPN is coding their 5.1 signal. For some reason, not all broadcasts use the center channel. I haven't watched MNF recently in 5.1, since the wife is usually sleeping in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 132,751
Posted By yakkosmurf
Very good info guys. Thanks for posting it....

Very good info guys. Thanks for posting it. Bitstreaming was a needed addition. I'm in the camp that doesn't care either way. I have a new receiver that processes and handles whatever nicely. So,...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-19-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,408
Posted By yakkosmurf
The best I've seen are GT5 and Bioshock. I...

The best I've seen are GT5 and Bioshock. I haven't played MGS4.

Oh, and let's not forget R&C.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-18-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,287,887
Posted By yakkosmurf
Quote:Originally Posted by rdclark...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdclark http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16069725)

Menu sounds are secondary audio. Read the post right before yours....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-18-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32,089
Views: 4,287,887
Posted By yakkosmurf
Quote:Originally Posted by Matt C...

Quote:Originally Posted by Matt C http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16051985)


However, is there a way to turn off secondary audio and still send...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-17-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,066
Posted By yakkosmurf
My friend has an ARCAM receiver, and it doesn't...

My friend has an ARCAM receiver, and it doesn't support any audio over HDMI. I'm not sure which model his is, but are you sure yours supports HDMI 1.3? His is only 1.0.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-16-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,066
Posted By yakkosmurf
Quote:Originally Posted by reverbman...

Quote:Originally Posted by reverbman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16027655)

The PS3 I own is a CECHE01 model which is 80gb and does indeed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
Let me see what I can do tomorrow.

Let me see what I can do tomorrow.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
Okay, so I ran a series of tests this evening. ...

Okay, so I ran a series of tests this evening.

First, I set the PS3 up for HDMI to the receiver. Turned the receiver to that input and turned the volume up with nothing playing. I started to get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
What is your PS3 set to under Video Settings:...

What is your PS3 set to under Video Settings: BD/DVD Audio Format (HDMI)? Is it set to Bitstream or PCM?

The PS3 does have the bizarre feature that if set for 5.1 or 7.1 output via HDMI, it...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-25-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,183
Posted By yakkosmurf
Glad to hear it's working.

Glad to hear it's working.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By yakkosmurf
If your system is good enough that the fidelity...

If your system is good enough that the fidelity of the converters matters to you, then I'd avoid going with the 2809 and look instead at the 3808CI, as I feel that would be a closer match for the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
I was going to ask if you had a set of Klipsch...

I was going to ask if you had a set of Klipsch speakers. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif What did you have hooked up to them before the 3400? In my testing of receivers in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
I'll give it a check tonight, and let you know....

I'll give it a check tonight, and let you know. My speakers are quite sensitive, and I usually get plenty of volume before the levels you're using. (At least for the content I've listened to so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,519
Posted By yakkosmurf
It sounds like a faulty unit to me. A few weeks...

It sounds like a faulty unit to me. A few weeks ago, I purchased a 4400ES and for the first time was able to hook up my PS3's HDMI output to something. I have watched several Blu-Ray movies on my...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-25-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By yakkosmurf
Those are the only two I see as well. The PS3...

Those are the only two I see as well. The PS3 has been doing a fine job of this for me. I recently upgraded my receiver, and found that several models from several manufacturers now offer the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-24-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,183
Posted By yakkosmurf
Try setting up Remote Play on your PS3 to work...

Try setting up Remote Play on your PS3 to work with your PSP. When you set this up, you can connect your PSP directly to your PS3 using the PS3 wi-fi adapter. This will give you a way to see if it's...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-24-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,466
Posted By yakkosmurf
I recently ran into a similar question when I...

I recently ran into a similar question when I upgraded to a new receiver. I can either play multi-channel SACDs on my PS3 and feed the LPCM to my receiver over HDMI, or play them on my 222ES SACD...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   02-24-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By yakkosmurf
I agree marketing and director/studio interests...

I agree marketing and director/studio interests are likely the key drivers. But in addition to those limited to hardware only compatible with one format, I think the sound differences between the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 39,013
Posted By yakkosmurf
Quote:Originally Posted by jmeme...

Quote:Originally Posted by jmeme http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15891451)

I'm using a spliiter (Y cord) to feed signal to a second sub


I...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-20-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By yakkosmurf
Quote:Originally Posted by dave300zx...

Quote:Originally Posted by dave300zx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15863834)

I have the 80gb version with sacd playback. The fan is very quiet...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   02-20-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,425
Posted By yakkosmurf
Nice post. Yeah, I have watched a few HD movies...

Nice post. Yeah, I have watched a few HD movies on cable either through the networks or on demand, and they don't look nearly as good. And this is on my 36" HDTV. So, I can definitely see those with...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   02-20-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,326
Posted By yakkosmurf
I don't completely think the downloads are to...

I don't completely think the downloads are to blame, but I do think the popularity of Netflix is part of the culprit. I've seen many people reduce or stop buying their own copies of movies in favor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,361
Posted By yakkosmurf
I would vote to just hold on to your 555ES. I...

I would vote to just hold on to your 555ES. I just had my 50ES (model preceding yours) die on me. Going with any Sony besides one of the new ES units will likely lead to worse sound than you're...
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