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Forum: Video Source Items   05-19-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
I have TWO Oppo BDP-83s.. Both have just been...

I have TWO Oppo BDP-83s.. Both have just been returned from Oppo for tray replacements (nothing wrong with them; just figured most likely part to go). Original box, manual, all accessories, Oppo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The AVP is just a pre/pro; you'll need an amp. I...

The AVP is just a pre/pro; you'll need an amp. I have the AVR600. It sounds great. The Marantz is good, but won't come close to the AVR600.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,392
Posted By Robert Whitehead
DLPs will come closest to the plasma pop look....

DLPs will come closest to the plasma pop look. Try the Runco LS-5. It is essentiaay a renamed Planar PD8500,; you'll find numerous posts here under the Planar PD8500
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2011, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
You will have better luck on this ? at...

You will have better luck on this ? at www.avforum.co.uk (http://www.avforum.co.uk)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,821
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Forget B&K. Went out of business. Bought by...

Forget B&K. Went out of business. Bought by another company. Future uncertain. Promised upgrade boards never made.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-17-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,642
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The Planar PD8150 is essentially the same as the...

The Planar PD8150 is essentially the same as the Runco. (Planar bought Runco.) You'll find a lot of reviews on it. See www.ecoustics.com (http://www.ecoustics.com)
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-17-2011, 04:26 PM
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Views: 544
Posted By Robert Whitehead
back to $115

back to $115
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-04-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,658
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Runco LS-5 (formally Planar PD-8150) DLP proj....

Runco LS-5 (formally Planar PD-8150) DLP proj. Highly reviewed (see for both models). $7,000 list, but can be had for less. Call Jason!

Incidentally, I has a SIM2 D80E, and the Runco/Planar...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-25-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 73,722
Posted By Robert Whitehead
I view ALL of my movies with the cap ON. With it...

I view ALL of my movies with the cap ON. With it off, I was a nervous wreck, checking color balance, depth of contrast, video proc. screw ups, etc. With the cap on, I am now completely relaxed when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2010, 01:16 PM
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Views: 4,115
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Oops!

Oops!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-02-2010, 09:33 AM
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Views: 4,115
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Take a look at the brand new AVR300. Less $....

Take a look at the brand new AVR300. Less $. Very similar to 500, plus has preamp outs (i think)_ which the 500 lacks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 143,920
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Where is Canada?

Where is Canada?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-05-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 100,190
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Vat duz dis "Now Taking Orders" mime? Zory,...

Vat duz dis "Now Taking Orders" mime? Zory, Angliss no zo gud.
Forum: Great Found Deals   11-05-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Now $955

Now $955
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,115
Posted By Robert Whitehead
There is now an even less expensive AVR400.

There is now an even less expensive AVR400.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-06-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,470
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Part of the reason for the paucity of the posts...

Part of the reason for the paucity of the posts on the Runco is that the proj. was first released as the Planar PD8150 (Planar owns Runco). There are extensive threads in this Forum on the Planar....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-12-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 78,834
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Alan- How many $ to reveal all you know?

Alan-

How many $ to reveal all you know?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-10-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 84,474
Posted By Robert Whitehead
You're right. My mistake. Sooy. (61 yrs. old;...

You're right. My mistake. Sooy. (61 yrs. old; mind going)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-09-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 84,474
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The menu names were changed. The biggest change...

The menu names were changed. The biggest change is the video processor. The Planar used Pixelworks; the Runco uses its own in house unit. However, in various reviews, ther performed identically.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Years ago Tomlinson Holman, a truly noted audio...

Years ago Tomlinson Holman, a truly noted audio and video engineer, stated that the ONLY accurate Surround System would be 11.2 channels. Do you really think 9 channels is going to be the end? Wait...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 26,673
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The finest speaker in the world...as long as the...

The finest speaker in the world...as long as the wires aren't attached.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-08-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 100,190
Posted By Robert Whitehead
How about Runco which painted OEM CRT projectors...

How about Runco which painted OEM CRT projectors in Special Runco Black, and charged double for it.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-08-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,017
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Runco LS-5. See WSR quote in PD1850 thread....

Runco LS-5. See WSR quote in PD1850 thread. $6995. Call Jason for best price.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-08-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 84,474
Posted By Robert Whitehead
From WSR review of Runco LS- semi-clone of...

From WSR review of Runco LS- semi-clone of PD8150:
To get visibly higher image quality than offered by the LS-5, be prepared to spend four to five times its retail price [$6995]. Spot on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The Shmitzmere Room Correction System has been...

The Shmitzmere Room Correction System has been finished by Dr. Schmitzmere and will be released soon. Here are some of the highlights.

1) the sytem works on one speaker placed any where in the...
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