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Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-03-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
America Homecoming MCH SACD. Outstanding in all...

America Homecoming MCH SACD. Outstanding in all regards. If only the rest of their catalogue would get similar treatment.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-20-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
Then I may have to explore the back catalogue...

Then I may have to explore the back catalogue more thoroughly. I began buying my own music in the late 70s (78 and on) as an 11 year old with little useful guidance (no older siblings and limited...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-17-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
I quite enjoy it (have listened to it several...

I quite enjoy it (have listened to it several times). "Side two" surprisingly "uptempo" (for them).
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-01-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
DVD-Audio 5.1 and 2.0 tracks (24/48khz). ...

DVD-Audio 5.1 and 2.0 tracks (24/48khz).

Also includes 5.1 DVD-V lossy DD/DTS tracks, along with lossless 2.0 PCM DVD-V (though with much lower output volume than the MLP 2.0 tracks).

Total,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-01-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ovation
I sense...ambiguity...here. Could be wrong...

I sense...ambiguity...here. Could be wrong though. ;)
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ovation
It's been available in Canada for a while.

It's been available in Canada for a while.
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,727
Posted By Ovation
Just had a long conversation yesterday with a...

Just had a long conversation yesterday with a good buddy about why I have no burning desire to upgrade my current 5 speaker set in the home cinema--however, SVS is making it difficult to resist the...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-01-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
Just got Anthony Phillips' The Geese and the...

Just got Anthony Phillips' The Geese and the Ghost (3 disc box set--a remastered CD of the original release, a second CD of previously unreleased demos and a couple of singles that were never...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-01-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
I've had it for years. It begs for a MCH...

I've had it for years. It begs for a MCH re-release, though.
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
While my room is larger, my usable space is 11.5...

While my room is larger, my usable space is 11.5 x 15. In there, I have two subs, and a Boston Acoustics VR-M series set (5 speakers) that is roughly analogous to the PSB Imagine series in quality...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-28-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
Didn't know about the McCartney tribute. Sounds...

Didn't know about the McCartney tribute. Sounds like something to add to the shelf.
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,978
Posted By Ovation
The same reason I download every iTunes copy...

The same reason I download every iTunes copy provided with any BD I purchase--convenience. If I'm traveling, I can carry far more movies via iTunes in a much smaller space than the discs. Also won't...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,978
Posted By Ovation
Canadian Netflix for streaming. I rarely stream a...

Canadian Netflix for streaming. I rarely stream a movie from Netflix (I prefer BD for that), though when I'm traveling, I'll do it. However, I do like its original programming and it offers enough TV...
Forum: Speakers   03-23-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
Indeed. Was looking forward to checking out their...

Indeed. Was looking forward to checking out their latest gear.
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,306
Posted By Ovation
I'm helping a buddy put a system together and...

I'm helping a buddy put a system together and he's looking to maximize his video experience, while seeking a less than top of the line audio one (the reverse of my goals, within our respective...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
Ideally, five identical speakers are the way to...

Ideally, five identical speakers are the way to go (or 7 or 9 or etc.), so there is no "overkill" to worry about here. At the very least, you should have five matching tweeters (and that's already...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11,210
Views: 611,223
Posted By Ovation
Just pre-ordered America--Homecoming (SACD). Was...

Just pre-ordered America--Homecoming (SACD). Was too slow to pull the trigger on the DVD-A years ago when it was available at a reasonable price and thought I'd missed my chance at getting it in MCH....
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,883
Posted By Ovation
I'd say at least a third of the people I know...

I'd say at least a third of the people I know (well enough to invite to my home for a meal) have a very similar approach to his.
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,883
Posted By Ovation
I voted 25/speakers 75/headphones (reality is...

I voted 25/speakers 75/headphones (reality is more 35/65). This is for music. TV/movies 80% in the HT with speakers. My preference would be the inverse of my vote and until last spring, I would have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-14-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,492
Posted By Ovation
I have seen curved screens I enjoyed--none could...

I have seen curved screens I enjoyed--none could fit in my house. And that's unlikely (as in "never going") to change. Should I ever open a cinema house, we'll talk.
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
Excellent suggestion. I once faced a similar...

Excellent suggestion. I once faced a similar situation and the improvement was not subtle.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   03-12-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 6,669
Posted By Ovation
You did the right thing by asking the...

You did the right thing by asking the manufacturer rep. I did respond directly to your question (though I did not take sides in the "holy wars"). However I was in error. I surmised from the available...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
Then clearly you're not doing it right. ;)

Then clearly you're not doing it right. ;)
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
That's a serious bass setup. I think it might...

That's a serious bass setup. I think it might actually cause the walls of my home cinema room (11.5 x 15 usable space, with 12x9 area curtained off for storage) to collapse if I had that here. My...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 728,495
Posted By Ovation
Even if the towers reach low on the specs, it is...

Even if the towers reach low on the specs, it is very hard to place speakers in an ideal position for both proper imaging AND best bass response. Improving one element (say, imaging) usually makes...
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