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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-02-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 365,920
Posted By Solfan
R5000 is working perfectly here with Windows 10...

R5000 is working perfectly here with Windows 10 Pro. :grin:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,880
Posted By Solfan
Yup, sharp as a tack: 830386

Yup, sharp as a tack:

830386
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,880
Posted By Solfan
Thanks, MJY is on again tomorrow [Tuesday the...

Thanks, MJY is on again tomorrow [Tuesday the 13th] at 4:15pm, I'll check it out!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-11-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 365,920
Posted By Solfan
I will say, it should be. At least that's what...

I will say, it should be. At least that's what I'm hoping. A lot.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-09-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
When configuring these active crossover systems,...

When configuring these active crossover systems, one easy-to-miss flaw can be a ground-loop in one of the high-pass amplifiers, especially if you run anything on different circuits.

They can be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-06-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,880
Posted By Solfan
There was another pretty good solution discussed...

There was another pretty good solution discussed on here some time ago. :)

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/42-hdtv-recorders/449402-official-r5000-hd-technical-status-discussion.html
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,880
Posted By Solfan
Not all of their offerings are that great, but...

Not all of their offerings are that great, but it's on the old silent classics where TCM's PQ really seems to shine, look at the bitrate around this scene from Buster Keaton's "The Paleface".

...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-28-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
..and which is why no really good...

..and which is why no really good sound-reinforcement system 'done right' would be caught dead using passive crossovers.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
Ahhh, I remember this now, as pointed out in Abe...

Ahhh, I remember this now, as pointed out in Abe Cohen's good old (antique) Loudspeakers and Enclosures book.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-15-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
One of those sweet old tube amps would be so nice...

One of those sweet old tube amps would be so nice on the mids and/or highs.

Marchand is still around, wow, they were great back in the day. Nice kits, as I recall.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-15-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
There are neat ways to cheat with the concept...

There are neat ways to cheat with the concept without buying the actual active crossover unit, maybe Glimmie has heard of them, by just connecting the passive filter elements between the amps outputs...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,121
Posted By Solfan
I've been using a Crown Macro-tech and a K-2 [for...

I've been using a Crown Macro-tech and a K-2 [for subs and mid-bass respectively] configured for 240VAC for years, and knowing the room lights won't dim again on crescendos/explosions is definitely...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 879
Posted By Solfan
I love electronic crossovers :)... they're the...

I love electronic crossovers :)... they're the easiest way to go if you like fooling around mixing and matching different loudspeaker components. I've been using this Ashly Protea model for many...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Solfan
This link was recently posted in a related...

This link was recently posted in a related thread:

http://www.rtings.com/info/reflections-tvs-matte-and-glossy
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Solfan
I'm in the same boat, I'm looking for a TV for a...

I'm in the same boat, I'm looking for a TV for a condo, and it'll have to go right next to very bright windows.. I'm also considering the Sony or the H7150.

What the hell are they thinking... I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-04-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 229,880
Posted By Solfan
I'm watching Sandpiper now and it looks HD to...

I'm watching Sandpiper now and it looks HD to me...it is a beautiful presentation and OAR to boot.

And Potplayer's file information window is showing some half-decent peak bitrates, around 6200...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3,331
Views: 269,085
Posted By Solfan
That must be somewhere out there on youtube.

That must be somewhere out there on youtube.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-03-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 128,174
Posted By Solfan
The President's Analyst (1967) was OAR on...

The President's Analyst (1967) was OAR on Retroplex, on Feb. 2nd. Showing again on Feb. 17th.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-24-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 35,435
Posted By Solfan
Lightbulb Worth it's weight in gold! Thanks so much...

Worth it's weight in gold!

Thanks so much for that! :)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-28-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 35,435
Posted By Solfan
Have you tried a spritz of D5 (previously known...

Have you tried a spritz of D5 (previously known as legendary "Cramolin") ? It might at least rule out contact issues.:

http://www.amazon.com/CAIG-DeOxit-Cleaning-Solution-Spray/dp/B0002BBV4G
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-20-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,594
Posted By Solfan
I think I've got it - LG [and others] are pushing...

I think I've got it - LG [and others] are pushing the curved+glossy screens to make it easier for us to shave.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,594
Posted By Solfan
Nope! :D ...

Nope! :D

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/219/9/4/Ludwig_von_Drake_by_SjaznaGoesUni.jpg
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,331
Views: 269,085
Posted By Solfan
DOH! (Edited my previous post to add HDNET...

DOH!

(Edited my previous post to add HDNET [movies] to our 'list'.)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,331
Views: 269,085
Posted By Solfan
And speaking of how long something will last, the...

And speaking of how long something will last, the usual HBO and HDNET Movies presentations still appear spotless and unlittered [except of course for promos, which is somewhat understandable, I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,331
Views: 269,085
Posted By Solfan
Right, Starz is usually pretty bad with it but at...

Right, Starz is usually pretty bad with it but at least this program (itself) was unlittered. I wonder how long that will last..
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