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Forum: Speakers   07-18-2015, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
I'm always careful about commenting one way or...

I'm always careful about commenting one way or another about other brands but I do not think that the Revels are in the same class as the Golden Ears. They are a easily a class above. I heard the...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-30-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,018
Posted By Thxtheater
entered, would love to win this!

entered, would love to win this!
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-29-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
^^ Yes. IP control is something many if not...

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Yes. IP control is something many if not most manufacturers have been building into their products over the past several years. As nice as it might seem in practice it is still only OK. Both IR...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Oppo has an excellent set of IR commands...

Oppo has an excellent set of IR commands including discrete on and off.

To do what you want you may need to add the IR or RS-232 support with Roomie.

I've integrated Roomie in a number of...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-07-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
A reminder to all on the IP vs RS-232 (serial). ...

A reminder to all on the IP vs RS-232 (serial). While serial is an older way of controlling gear, it's also the most mature and its rock solid with two-way feedback. Because it is such a mature...
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
The S12 is a good speaker. My favorite surround...

The S12 is a good speaker. My favorite surround is the Performa S30 because it allowed you to run the speaker into monopole or dipole mode. I don't believe that the S12 allows you to do that. If...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-24-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 970
Posted By Thxtheater
Joining everyone else in wishing the winners my...

Joining everyone else in wishing the winners my congratulations
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,803
Views: 537,322
Posted By Thxtheater
I would strongly suggest that if you go with an...

I would strongly suggest that if you go with an integrated that you audition the new Krell Vanguard Integrated amplifier. It's among the most digitally savvy integrated amps out on the market. It...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-27-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
And as an addendum you need to log in and...

And as an addendum you need to log in and explicitly configure port 3 to function as a blaster. It's not set that way by default.
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-27-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Only port 3 can run a blaster. You will need two...

Only port 3 can run a blaster. You will need two IP transmitters if you want two boasters.
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-27-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Hi Raj, My suggested best practice from...

Hi Raj,

My suggested best practice from experience is to enter in discreet power off commands for each device in the "System Off" button. Therefore, by pressing that button, you know for a fact...
Forum: Remote Control Area   04-26-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Raj if the issue is your TV powering down then...

Raj if the issue is your TV powering down then try using the discreet power on and power off commands as opposed to power toggle. Most TVs have a separate command for situations just like yours.
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Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7,803
Views: 537,322
Posted By Thxtheater
I decided to do a hybrid setup with Salons and...

I decided to do a hybrid setup with Salons and previous Performa center. It works but if you really pay attention in multichannel you can tell where the salons are cleaner and have a better top end....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 44,049
Views: 3,762,884
Posted By Thxtheater
@Nick I think I speak for many in saying thanks...

@Nick I think I speak for many in saying thanks for visiting the forum every now and again. You don't need to do it and just wanted to express gratitude.
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 05:49 AM
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Views: 537,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Another Reveler having achieved pure bliss....

Another Reveler having achieved pure bliss. Enjoy!!
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-10-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 216,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Chris a few items for you: In order for...

Chris a few items for you:

In order for agent to work, your Roomie and your Mac need to be on the same network subnet. Wireless routers will sometimes give wireless units a separate IP block. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44,049
Views: 3,762,884
Posted By Thxtheater
Klaus, In addition to what Nick said, I did...

Klaus,

In addition to what Nick said, I did the Roomie Remote code for the D2v/50v. I found Anthem's RS232 spreadsheet to be a phenomenal reference and was able to transfer over many of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 44,049
Views: 3,762,884
Posted By Thxtheater
I went from an AVM20 to an AVM50v. For pure...

I went from an AVM20 to an AVM50v. For pure analog you won't find some musical "aha!" What you will find, though, is the huge benefit of ARC -- even in analog sources.

My recommendation is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13,854
Views: 706,075
Posted By Thxtheater
Thumbs up Thanks!

LOL. Thanks for the answer guys. 98% DCI is certainly better than REC709 if the content source supports a wider color gamut.

For me, until OLED sets come mainstream in larger sizes over 70"...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13,854
Views: 706,075
Posted By Thxtheater
Hi all, I have a question to pose regarding...

Hi all,

I have a question to pose regarding the color space with the ZT60. If I recall correctly, a touted feature of the ZT60 was support for 98% of the DCI color space. The DCI color space is...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,803
Views: 537,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Thumbs up The Ultima2 Salons and Yo-Yo-Ma are a package...

The Ultima2 Salons and Yo-Yo-Ma are a package set. If you don't have one without the other, something's wrong ;). Hope you're enjoying one of the best loudspeakers on the planet.
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,803
Views: 537,322
Posted By Thxtheater
Pete, there are very few things that I like to...

Pete, there are very few things that I like to say I'm very much assured of, but the Salon2s are one of them. You will thoroughly love these speakers and congrts on the purchase. Be sure you have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40,462
Views: 5,002,138
Posted By Thxtheater
That laser lens disc cleaner; does it have small...

That laser lens disc cleaner; does it have small brushes on its playing surface?[/QUOTE]

Yes it does.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40,462
Views: 5,002,138
Posted By Thxtheater
I can confirm that the best buy lens cleaner...

I can confirm that the best buy lens cleaner worked. I was able to watch Transformers 4 in its entirety without a single hiccup. I wasn't a believer in the lens cleaners until now :-). I'm now a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 40,462
Views: 5,002,138
Posted By Thxtheater
I don't believe it. I just don't believe it. I...

I don't believe it. I just don't believe it. I got a disc cleaner from BestBuy and bingo Transformers4 played no problem. I didn't play the entire movie but I couldn't go more than 1-2 min without...
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