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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Scott, your comments and from Stu are exactly...

Scott, your comments and from Stu are exactly what I was trying to convey. you & Stu heard the same demo material in the same ultra hi-end system and yet have different experiences to report. you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By ss9001
what's interesting to me is every written &...

what's interesting to me is every written & verbal impression I've seen/heard of these demos are literally all over the map with no consensus from anyone on any given demo, with the exceptions of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By ss9001
in the quad days, it was called a Scheiber sphere...

in the quad days, it was called a Scheiber sphere ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By ss9001
so do I, Kris. or sounds that creep down the side...

so do I, Kris. or sounds that creep down the side walls. with no surrounds.

but I think you would agree that such recordings that just happen to have the right phasing so that you hear those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 04:59 AM
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Posted By ss9001
of course but thanks for asking. both of us...

of course but thanks for asking.

both of us are 100% in agreement about the idea and it's "merit" ;) you can trust me on this :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By ss9001
the other fly in the ointment is very obvious - ...

the other fly in the ointment is very obvious -

w/o overhead ceilings or Dolby enabled, the AVR is going to consider them std 5.1 setup and all the user is going to get is std TrueHD not Atmos. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 03:40 AM
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Posted By ss9001
yes, and I have 6 ft tall Magnepan planar...

yes, and I have 6 ft tall Magnepan planar speakers and their smaller wall mounted panels as surrounds, the tops are also 6 ft off the floor.

I guess I'm all set for Atmos too ;) :p

if the...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 09:25 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I agree, black ash isn't my 1st choice either....

I agree, black ash isn't my 1st choice either. I'm a dark cherry or gloss piano black person if I had my choice. if they offered some high class finishes in the future & upcharge for them, those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By ss9001
you could set up a small cottage industry with...

you could set up a small cottage industry with those ;) :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Town Center BB-Mag Kennesaw Altho I didn't...

Town Center BB-Mag Kennesaw

Altho I didn't demo any of their ceiling speakers yesterday, the guys assured me they have the speaker room fixed. take that for what it's worth ;)

only 1 pr of the...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I didn't take any photos but I got to see the...

I didn't take any photos but I got to see the Pioneer Atmos bookshelves yesterday in local BB-Mag.

the speakers are very nice looking, the finish is better than I expected and the speakers have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I didn't take any photos :( but I got to see the...

I didn't take any photos :( but I got to see the Pioneer Atmos bookshelves yesterday in local BB-Mag, the very same one I've complained about ;) looks like they are getting their act together.

the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By ss9001
your nit-pick on exact quotes doesn't negate the...

your nit-pick on exact quotes doesn't negate the fact that the OP confused a post processing format with not one but 2 decoding modes. so sanjay's answer is still correct and informative to the OP.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By ss9001
yes, he did. I suggest you re-read his original...

yes, he did. I suggest you re-read his original post:

"Could someone please explain on how the new Dolby surround (dolby digital plus) works?" followed by Keith's asking him why he mentioned DD+...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 07:21 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I saw similar news item yesterday. someone posted...

I saw similar news item yesterday. someone posted about it.

as long as the 2 brands are separate, this could be no different than Denon & Marantz, even if they end up with shared platforms. what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By ss9001
all Pioneer's have a On/Off setting for what they...

all Pioneer's have a On/Off setting for what they call Video Converter, which is the Qdeo chip. look at the pdf manual & you'll see in table of contents a section on all the video settings & where to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-12-2014, 08:23 AM
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Views: 3,238
Posted By ss9001
I'm not in that market ;) but I too would be...

I'm not in that market ;) but I too would be highly interested in reading about their demo & the Altitude.

I think sdrucker is supposed be checking it out so hopefully he will attend & will post...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-12-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By ss9001
From their web site (must be brand new this week)...

From their web site (must be brand new this week) -

"The BDP-88FD features a Zero Signal Terminal providing a reference ground for audio/video signals. When connected to a display or AVR, the ...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-12-2014, 08:12 AM
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Views: 3,238
Posted By ss9001
the photo reminds me of my still-in-use BDP-09...

the photo reminds me of my still-in-use BDP-09 with matching price :)
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 06:00 AM
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Views: 542
Posted By ss9001
Thanks for the post, Mark. Yours is the 2nd...

Thanks for the post, Mark. Yours is the 2nd mini-review I've read this AM on how good the Pioneer demo was (S&V's)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2014, 03:54 AM
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Posted By ss9001
westmd, right or wrong, I'm doing a 180 from you...

westmd, right or wrong, I'm doing a 180 from you :) I'm going to setup speakers before electronics. I'd like to have all the planning, figuring out how to implement & grunt work done and then plop in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By ss9001
miniDSP from your reply above, can you...

miniDSP

from your reply above, can you clarify...is the bass mgmt plug-in you referred for the 8/8 Dirac unit, parametric units or both?

Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2014, 10:15 AM
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Posted By ss9001
this is very good to hear you say & encouraging...

this is very good to hear you say & encouraging :cool: I'll hold off on doom & gloom.

ss9001 must be more positive & patient ;)

Best Buy still sucks tho :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Transformers 4 (age of extinction)

Transformers 4 (age of extinction)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2014, 03:20 AM
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Posted By ss9001
the white paper gives the ideal, the spokesmen...

the white paper gives the ideal, the spokesmen (who are also promoting ;)) give the practical. we're good :)
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