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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
In today's market and for a "budget" system the...

In today's market and for a "budget" system the only receiver in my humble opinion as an option is the Onkyo 636. A lot will change by this Christmas and other companies getting full blown HDMI 2.0...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14,469
Views: 554,848
Posted By jsmiddleton4
So the only reason I disagree with you and the...

So the only reason I disagree with you and the need to pursue Atmos is I didn't pay attention? Really? Or maybe I'm too stupid to understand what I'm reading?

Or there is a third option. My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14,469
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I guess a list of sources that take advantage of...

I guess a list of sources that take advantage of Dolby Atmos is pointless then. Let Dolby know. They seem to be wasting a lot of time compiling the list.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
"Very good overhead effects but go directly to...

"Very good overhead effects but go directly to the sandstorm scene "

"So now I have an extra Bourne legacy for sale"

Can't imagine how I came up with either issue. I mean really, what was I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
Then please feel free to be amazed.

Then please feel free to be amazed.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14,469
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I'll not be replacing my movie archives just to...

I'll not be replacing my movie archives just to hear sand storm noise over head. Others are free to do so as they see fit of course. Me, not going to do so. Went from DVD to Bluray for two...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-06-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,186
Posted By jsmiddleton4
"the VidOn box I tested may be the best" ...

"the VidOn box I tested may be the best"

Color me surprised.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
With HDCP 2.2 it is not quite the same as staying...

With HDCP 2.2 it is not quite the same as staying cutting edge with technology like Dolby Atmos or HDMI 2.0. HDCP is about being able to certain source material and running that material through...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20,349
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
That's great bw..... Seemed like it was something...

That's great bw..... Seemed like it was something like that.

Don't know what to tell you about the banana plugs. All mine go in equally. Nothing half way about any of them.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
"we would never upgrade. There's always some...

"we would never upgrade. There's always some change looming."

True enough but you did update your receiver to HDCP 2.2 for the very reasons being discussed. Yes?

Glad it is all working well...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Even if HDCP 2.2 is going to be bypassed for HDCP...

Even if HDCP 2.2 is going to be bypassed for HDCP 2.4 that still doesn't answer what I was asking.

The two issues, HDCP and 4k-8K, are separate issues yes?

Would say however that before I buy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
That's not what I asked. Whether its 4K or 8K...

That's not what I asked. Whether its 4K or 8K HDCP 2.2 is going to be in the mix yes? As far as I know 4K being bypassed for 8K doesn't take the value of having HDCP 2.2 compliance out of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
HDCP 2.2 and if 4K will be bypassed are two...

HDCP 2.2 and if 4K will be bypassed are two different issues aren't they?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Does the thing have to be on for the hub to work?...

Does the thing have to be on for the hub to work? Not sure how you'd use POE for a built in hub in an entertainment system. Given I have a hub or switch buried in my entertainment center I can see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,006,947
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Banana plugs? I use them, no problem on any...

Banana plugs?

I use them, no problem on any of them. All go in as intended. I use the ones from Orange County Speakers.

These:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,006,947
Posted By jsmiddleton4
At the very least I'd go to the network setup...

At the very least I'd go to the network setup options in the Denon and set them all manually or via static settings.

And I'd not have reloaded the config. I'd have done cpu reset and tried clean...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20,349
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Posted By jsmiddleton4
I would not have reloaded the previous...

I would not have reloaded the previous configuration. I know, PIA. But would have kept it clean. Also you can connect internally or inside your network and not be able to get "out there". For...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 28,350
Posted By jsmiddleton4
"Unless you also plan on buying an HDCP 2.2 TV" ...

"Unless you also plan on buying an HDCP 2.2 TV"

True enough but as a principle we hear that kind of statement every time a new technology/standard emerges. And over time not staying current...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,006,947
Posted By jsmiddleton4
"server disconnect" I get that sometimes...

"server disconnect"

I get that sometimes when I update the FW in my router. I am of the opinion the network card capabilities of the 3808 are marginal. I think it is software based not an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,006,947
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Still loving my 3808. It was and has been a...

Still loving my 3808. It was and has been a great value and purchase. I keep looking to update but keep finding reasons to wait like waiting for full HDMI 2.0 implementation and HDCP 2.2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Wait until the hardware is in place to fully...

Wait until the hardware is in place to fully support HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2.

Guessing by Christmas here in the US.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-01-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 134,945
Posted By jsmiddleton4
Deep black? Deep Color...?

Deep black?

Deep Color...?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 134,945
Posted By jsmiddleton4
While watching an ISO of a full DVD I'd like to...

While watching an ISO of a full DVD I'd like to know if there is a discrete command to load the DVD's title menu, or root menu? I can get back to the DVD's main menu using the Mede8er's Menu option...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By jsmiddleton4
I guess this explains why some new models that...

I guess this explains why some new models that are very nice, even some higher end ones, are already aggressively priced given they don't have the 2.2 standard.

Why would anyone buy a non-2.2...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-13-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By jsmiddleton4
I suggest you ask in the thread about building a...

I suggest you ask in the thread about building a Chrome/XMBC HTPC.
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