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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-17-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By thebland
The sound is pretty nice. More speakers are...

The sound is pretty nice. More speakers are better... hence more speakers means more resolution!

It's funny, my family commented that at very high level soundtracks, there were many times my ears...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14,413
Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
I disagree to an extent. I have my system set up...

I disagree to an extent. I have my system set up for AURO (and Atmos) and though I followed as closely as possible Datasat's recommendations in installing my 7.6.6 set up, they are simply...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-16-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,067
Posted By thebland
Peter, Depending on how many Atmos or DTS...

Peter,

Depending on how many Atmos or DTS UHD channels Datasat offers, I may need more of these!

And yes, my LT-8s are tweeter down on the side walls.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,067
Posted By thebland
It was like a long, long root canal procedure....

It was like a long, long root canal procedure. Really long as they are typically 25 min and this movie was over 2 hours!!

I thought the premise was good but I really wanted to see more of an epic...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By thebland
To me, this is a purely speculation thread. ...

To me, this is a purely speculation thread.

Even though some have basic Atmos set ups here, the reading of their experiences still read as anecdotal to me.

I don't think until we have 100s of...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,104
Posted By thebland
This film was an hour too long. What's bore. A...

This film was an hour too long. What's bore. A movie about an epic battle that never was too much dialog. Great surround effects. Bass good but a bit lukewarm. What a snoozer! Disappointed!

But...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-16-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,067
Posted By thebland
Watched the new X-Men movie. Great sound (AUro...

Watched the new X-Men movie. Great sound (AUro upmixed) but terrible movie! And way too long!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,067
Posted By thebland
Very cool!! Movie night for me! First in a month...

Very cool!! Movie night for me! First in a month - ready to get back in!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14,413
Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
Coming from the lake? Are we talking about a...

Coming from the lake? Are we talking about a sexual encounter?

3 'no's always mean a 'yes' - and you mentioned 6 'no's. Are you talking about her sex dream with George Clooney in the uncut...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-06-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,089
Posted By thebland
Runco 950 JVC DILA G series Sony Qualia ...

Runco 950
JVC DILA G series
Sony Qualia
SIM2 Lumis/HOST
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By thebland
Yes I am ready to try out Atmos with 6 heights......

Yes I am ready to try out Atmos with 6 heights... But Q1 for Atmos update on my DATASAT.

I'm looking for perhaps for someone who gets something going. Trinnovs are soon to be arriving
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 08:57 AM
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Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
+1

+1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 07:01 AM
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Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
The thread is a mess because it is all...

The thread is a mess because it is all conjecture, theory, and predictions.

We need a respected user with a high quality set up, Atmos enabled SSP, and test material to do the dirty work.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14,413
Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
Something to post while waiting in line to...

Something to post while waiting in line to vote...

If this odd looking contraption with a single 3" cone is what you get for $499 this format is dead!! What a POS - if speakers wore bad hair...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14,413
Views: 551,610
Posted By thebland
This how I have front height, side height and...

This how I have front height, side height and rear height speakers already placed with my DATASAT RS-20i SSP - all in a line with my L and R fronts and L and R rears.

When DATASAT releases their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2014, 12:45 PM
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Posted By thebland
I have 6 heights already installed for AURO and...

I have 6 heights already installed for AURO and preparation for Atmos. I think I am good with my set up but I think user reviews, formal reviews, etc when the receivers and software become available...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,104
Posted By thebland
Great. Thanks! It's inspiring to see such...

Great. Thanks! It's inspiring to see such beautiful photos. It's a great hobby!

In looking at the lenses, I saw that Nikon just released a new body (D750) which solves my main quibble with my D600...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,067
Posted By thebland
Very cool. What are the new design specifics?

Very cool. What are the new design specifics?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By thebland
To be fair, it sounds like the Denon piece was...

To be fair, it sounds like the Denon piece was garbage, barely able all channels when fully driven and the system it was tested on was less than ideal... Granted they tested Dolby Upmixing with...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-29-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,104
Posted By thebland
That photo of Positano on the Amalfi coast in...

That photo of Positano on the Amalfi coast in particular is simply amazing. Gorgeous. Tell me how you exposed it? Even though you post as a jpeg, it looks razor sharp. Makes me want to travel there!...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-28-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By thebland
I saw that... but it will be implemented for...

I saw that... but it will be implemented for Datasat? I never saw that commitment.

Any new info on the Atmos update?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-28-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By thebland
As I mentioned earlier, I only really noticed...

As I mentioned earlier, I only really noticed this early on in my install but since then, I haven't had a lot of problems. That said, I've only been able to watch two movies In the last few weeks so...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-28-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By thebland
Were there plans to update the HDMI down the road...

Were there plans to update the HDMI down the road with Datasat?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-27-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By thebland
I'll change my remote Macro... Thanks for the...

I'll change my remote Macro... Thanks for the heads up. I'm not having issues as of recent but why wait?!

Thanks
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-27-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By thebland
I've had a few HDMI handshake issues as well. But...

I've had a few HDMI handshake issues as well. But they are sporadic and somewhat uncommon. I reboot like you do and all is well. It is uncommon but I noticed it particularly early on after...
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