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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2016, 11:24 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Wouldn't lower blacks mean more shadow detail,...

Wouldn't lower blacks mean more shadow detail, since there will be a discrepancy between the low blacks and... brighter blacks?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Question about black levels

So as I understand, OLED has the ability to shut off pixels at any time, rendering it "completely black" in those places.

However, what is the minimum luminance of pixels (cdm) of pixels when they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2016, 09:05 PM
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This may be a stupid question, I hope it makes...

This may be a stupid question, I hope it makes sense...

My understanding about what ARC does is it runs your speakers completely uncalibrated, measures their output, then uses their algorithm to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2016, 05:07 PM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Do you recommend staying on Dolby Surround by...

Do you recommend staying on Dolby Surround by default, and it picks the most "appropriate" mix for it? Or do you have to change it for each film?
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-07-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
I haven't seen the film in years, but... ......

I haven't seen the film in years, but...

... they added a scene when Rebecca Hall's character asks Ben Affleck's about where is parents are, or what happened to them, or whatever. They're either...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-07-2016, 06:57 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Do you know the conversation to which I am...

Do you know the conversation to which I am referring?
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-07-2016, 02:07 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Extended has one big goof that makes it...

Extended has one big goof that makes it unwatchable (among other unfavorable shots). Same conversation happens twice in two different scenes.

I wish I would like it more, though...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-07-2016, 01:57 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Curious (haven't read through this thread: ...

Curious (haven't read through this thread:

What would a movie with a picture score of 20 look like? Audio? Is it in reference to the subjective appearance of the film, or how closely it relates to...
Forum: Video Processors   12-06-2016, 09:35 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Thanks. I'll definitely have to play with this,...

Thanks. I'll definitely have to play with this, and by that I mean being able to A|B it by comparing captured images on a computer, as opposed to letting my eyes believe what I am seeing even if it's...
Forum: Video Processors   12-06-2016, 08:26 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Thanks! Any benefit to running things in 2D...

Thanks!

Any benefit to running things in 2D this way? Do you have to reconfigure this for watching 2D material? Do you ever watch 2D material?

I have a Samsung PN60F8500 plasma.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2016, 07:10 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
So is it firmware-related at all, then?

So is it firmware-related at all, then?
Forum: Video Processors   12-06-2016, 01:36 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
How many Darbees do people have daisy-chained in...

How many Darbees do people have daisy-chained in their system? I only have two and they are on separate TV's, but for a while I had two together, one that did HD at 40% and the next one did Full Pop...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2016, 10:53 AM
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It's going to be no fun going back there to swap,...

It's going to be no fun going back there to swap, so I'll just take your word that the PS3 is generally going to play louder on this thing.





Okay, so let's say that my PS3 input is exactly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2016, 06:02 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Gotcha! Going to keep running off questions...

Gotcha!

Going to keep running off questions as I have them...

My output when going on my PS3 source sounds nearly 10 dB louder than when on my DirecTV source. I'm using the same configuration...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-02-2016, 10:58 PM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
I tried running ARC with my sub in sealed mode;...

I tried running ARC with my sub in sealed mode; didn't quite like it as much. Don't think it extended much lower at all. Won't bother with 20Hz for the roll-off is too quick for my taste, only having...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-02-2016, 04:24 PM
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I updated the Anthem software. The notes on the...

I updated the Anthem software. The notes on the recent one states that it addressed an issue people had with the back IR input, but it technically addressed the "front" as well. I was surprised when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-02-2016, 06:18 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Yup. found them in my Programs menu after the FW...

Yup. found them in my Programs menu after the FW update. Thanks.



Confused what the bold means. Does "look at the mains" mean look at their X-over settings in Bass Management, or does it mean...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 10:20 PM
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Can't get my Harmony One to control my MRX 720....

Can't get my Harmony One to control my MRX 720. Logitech's software has the MRX 720 on it, no go. Tried to learn commands and it picked it up no less, but still nothing.

I figured maybe it has to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 08:39 PM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
At any rate, whatever it may be... just wow....

At any rate, whatever it may be... just wow. Sounds incredible.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 08:10 PM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Thanks. I just ran ARC (with 16Hz mode only...

Thanks.

I just ran ARC (with 16Hz mode only so far; I guess I installed the Automatic version of ARC2, and may change that later when I can), and it set my sub crossover to 180Hz. I have two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 04:24 PM
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Just some things on YouTube. To be honest, I was...

Just some things on YouTube. To be honest, I was actually just looking for videos on the menu interface. An ARC one popped up, and intrigued me. I saw one guy do a Quick Measure, then on another...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 11:15 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Watching some ARC tutorial videos, and I'm still...

Watching some ARC tutorial videos, and I'm still curious about the subwoofer... (I mean while running ARC).

I see the target curve in place on the program itself, but outside of a house curve...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 09:50 AM
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I still get 1-1.5" of headroom after it enters...

I still get 1-1.5" of headroom after it enters inside there. Not saying that's a lot, but just mentioning it.

It's also "open" every which way around that, it's not inside like a glass-enclosed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 08:12 AM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Took mine out of the box at my school. Measures...

Took mine out of the box at my school. Measures just above 6.5", as someone else mentioned. Won't fit in through the entrance of my upper shelf in my TV stand regularly when I take it home. It won't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 11:10 PM
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Posted By muffinmcfluffin
Thanks, but are you still stating that I am doing...

Thanks, but are you still stating that I am doing manual adjustments from the sub itself as I'm doing quick-measure?
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