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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,492
Posted By JakeRobb
This is the best advice in this thread. If you...

This is the best advice in this thread. If you recoil at the idea of a gift card because it's impersonal, consider telling him that you want to buy him a receiver to use for college, and then...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-16-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,208
Posted By JakeRobb
I see your point, but I'm under the impression...

I see your point, but I'm under the impression that it's the size of the color gamut that makes 10-bit panels harder/more expensive to manufacture, so I guess I was assuming that if a manufacturer...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-15-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,208
Posted By JakeRobb
It seems to me like those test patterns are...

It seems to me like those test patterns are looking in the wrong place.

High dynamic range, compared tonstandard, accommodates TWO notable differences with its 4x increase in the number of colors...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,572
Posted By JakeRobb
Cool, thanks for the info. The CMT-340's and...

Cool, thanks for the info. The CMT-340's and 170's are exactly what I've been looking at. :) Seems like those would a step above the Philharmonic AA's (http://philharmonicaudio.com/aa.html) though....
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,572
Posted By JakeRobb
Hi! Thanks for the reply. Your name being Phil,...

Hi! Thanks for the reply. Your name being Phil, I'm wondering if Philharmonic is your company? I think it is. :)

I haven't gotten around to upgrading to "real" speakers for my own system yet...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,640
Posted By JakeRobb
On my Denons (AVR-2313CI and 2113CI, from a...

On my Denons (AVR-2313CI and 2113CI, from a couple years ago), Stereo mode disables the sub entirely. You're telling it to use two speakers, and that's what it's doing. I was surprised by this as...
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,572
Posted By JakeRobb
The Ascend Acoustics Sierra 2's come in pretty...

The Ascend Acoustics Sierra 2's come in pretty close to that budget. American-made and direct-sold, so they're often better than what you can get for similar money from other brands. Check them out!...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-14-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 60,884
Posted By JakeRobb
Entered! I won the Epson 8350 projector here a...

Entered! I won the Epson 8350 projector here a couple years ago, and it's currently paired with a Denon 2313. It's healthy and works great, and I'm confident my wife would kill me if I told her I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By JakeRobb
Thanks for all of the advice. I ended up...

Thanks for all of the advice.

I ended up getting this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001LL5JDA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The price was great ($75, free shipping). A bit...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By JakeRobb
Just thought I'd check back in here. Thanks for...

Just thought I'd check back in here. Thanks for all of your advice, guys. I'm still rocking the P42S2. The issues ended up being with my DVR. At this point I'm hoping to hold out until 4K OLED is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-15-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 49,619
Posted By JakeRobb
Okay, I need to bump this thread. :) I'm...

Okay, I need to bump this thread. :)

I'm wall-mounting my Panasonic P42S2 on an articulating mount. I'd like my center-channel speaker to be above it (my L and R front speakers are up pretty...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By JakeRobb
This post has over 100 views and no replies. ...

This post has over 100 views and no replies. Have I posted in the wrong subforum or something? Somebody here must know something....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By JakeRobb
Given boards of the same physical dimensions,...

Given boards of the same physical dimensions, this is literally impossible. Anyone who claims that doesn't know what density is.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By JakeRobb
Recommend a flatscreen wall mount?

Hi all,

I need to mount a Panasonic P42S2 (42" plasma) on my living room wall. I'd like the mount to articulate so that I can rotate the screen left-to-right, but with minimal gap between the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-19-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 29,330
Posted By JakeRobb
I bought two Denon receivers not long ago: a...

I bought two Denon receivers not long ago: a 2113ci and a 2313ci. I love them both. The 2313 powers my basement theater, and the 2113 is in my living room. Both are set up for 5.1 plus a 2-channel...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-19-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 19,848
Posted By JakeRobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by thrillcat http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1496912/review-your-av-receiver-win-an-amazon-shopping-spree/90#post_23943062)

Links...
Forum: Front Projector   11-19-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By JakeRobb
I bought this item on Amazon for $138.59. ...

I bought this item on Amazon for $138.59.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005GWX56I/ref=oh_details_o08_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-05-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By JakeRobb
Hi folks, I have a Panasonic P42S2 in my...

Hi folks,

I have a Panasonic P42S2 in my living room that has served me well since I bought it in late 2010. Lately it has started having intermittent issues wherein the picture goes away and I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-22-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,771
Posted By JakeRobb
I found this thread: ...

I found this thread:

http://www.avsforum.com/t/165680/home-made-projector-mount

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/280667/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-16-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By JakeRobb
Cool, thanks. BTW, why would a curved screen...

Cool, thanks. BTW, why would a curved screen change your answer?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-01-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By JakeRobb
Just took delivery of my new Elite Spectrum 100"...

Just took delivery of my new Elite Spectrum 100" screen and am getting ready to install.

The instructions that came with the screen cover hanging it from a chain and screwing it to a backing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 12,281
Posted By JakeRobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by drawz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1463143/what-would-you-like-to-see-in-your-next-avr/330#post_23511369)

I don't need...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 12,281
Posted By JakeRobb
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by drawz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1463143/what-would-you-like-to-see-in-your-next-avr/330#post_23502721)

10. Don't bother...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 12,281
Posted By JakeRobb
I'd like the ability to always have my AVR go to...

I'd like the ability to always have my AVR go to a preset input when I power it on, rather than going back to what it was when I last turned it off. In particular, I want this when the last source I...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-03-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 34,063
Posted By JakeRobb
I'm entered!...

I'm entered! http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
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