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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Foxbat121
OT, but by the end of 2015 or early 2016, most...

OT, but by the end of 2015 or early 2016, most new LCD TVs will be using Quantum Dots Film technology. It offers a little bit more color but does not solve any of the LCD inherent flaw like black...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Foxbat121
No, the other way around. For early adopters of...

No, the other way around. For early adopters of current 4K TV, you will have to compromise a little bit on ultimate PQ from UHD BD players. To be fully capable, I'd only buy 4K TV AFTER 4K BD dust...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Foxbat121
There is a dedicated thread about 4K TV HDMI 2.0...

There is a dedicated thread about 4K TV HDMI 2.0 bandwidth on OLED forum here. The bottom line is almost none of the current 4K TV can do both 18gbps (required for 4:4:4) and HDCP 2.2 on the same...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Foxbat121
Nope. They say this summer but who knows. They...

Nope. They say this summer but who knows. They said similar thing last year and didn't happen.

4K mastered but result is just regular resolution BD, not UHD BD. It's like saying super-bit DVDs...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Foxbat121
The 4K BD spec hasn't been finalized. From what...

The 4K BD spec hasn't been finalized. From what we can tell so far, you will need brand new player, no current player will be upgraded to. Possibly brand new AVR as well to handle the bandwidth, new...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2015, 06:28 AM
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Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
Who knows. For a $100 player, I don't think Sony...

Who knows. For a $100 player, I don't think Sony spent a lot on it to achieve maximum 4K upscale quality.




It won't read at all. 4K disc requires the new (not yet available) 4K UHD player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,563
Posted By Foxbat121
If I remembered correctly, Sony adds up all the...

If I remembered correctly, Sony adds up all the different apps it offers in different countries. You can't really get all of them.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Foxbat121
Yes, don't over thinking it.

Yes, don't over thinking it.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Foxbat121
You can't pass HD audio via your DTS audio sound...

You can't pass HD audio via your DTS audio sound card. So, yeah, it will be better audio quality than your existing one if you have HDMI receiver. Best of all, most modern video card or motherboard...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 94
Posted By Foxbat121
What I see here is that your HDMI connection was...

What I see here is that your HDMI connection was considered as primary screen by the driver. Your PC monitor as secondary. When you turn off the projector. It is like turning off the primary.

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Foxbat121
Don't use auto-detect on TV. It really won't work...

Don't use auto-detect on TV. It really won't work well. Any YCbCr implies limited range, IIRC. Only RGB mode has two different range.


Windows desktop and most of its non-video apps always...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Foxbat121
PCs output 0-255 range video (or called expanded...

PCs output 0-255 range video (or called expanded range). Regular home electronics use 16-235 range video (or called limited range). Two are not compatible and can't be simply calibrated away. Anyone...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,563
Posted By Foxbat121
Nope, they are more worried about copy protection...

Nope, they are more worried about copy protection than quality.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
I'd say, out of box experience is horrible for me...

I'd say, out of box experience is horrible for me with my new 5200 purchased from Costco. I got no picture what so ever. Can't update the firmware because I can't see anything on screen. But once I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,563
Posted By Foxbat121
That's what they are hopping for, seeing that 3D...

That's what they are hopping for, seeing that 3D didn't really pan out.


However, until Hollywood jump on the wagon releasing most of its movies in UHD format, it is still a pipe dream. You...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By Foxbat121
It looks like your tuning adapter isn't working....

It looks like your tuning adapter isn't working. Without it, you will only receive subset of channels that are not on SDV. Not sure about Motorola TA, my Cox's Cisco TA requires me to activate it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,563
Posted By Foxbat121
That's what they told us last year. And now all...

That's what they told us last year. And now all they can say is to finalize the 4K spec this summer. I will believe them when I finally see them on store shelves. Then you will have to avoid the 1st...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
Not me. Already been forced to watch through...

Not me. Already been forced to watch through million trailers on almost every BD discs before I can watch main feature film. The last thing I want is to watch more voluntary.


There are million...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-15-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By Foxbat121
If you need help, post more information. For...

If you need help, post more information. For example, Prime has a log that can tell you a lot of details what's going on with the tuner. Cox put a lot of channels in copy-once. So, you still need to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 94
Posted By Foxbat121
That probably has a lot to do with NVidia driver...

That probably has a lot to do with NVidia driver settings, e.g. which output considers to be primary and which to be second screen. But your original problem should already been resolved, e.g. you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
TBH, BD LIVE is quite a useless feature. I always...

TBH, BD LIVE is quite a useless feature. I always disable it the first thing I got any BD player. It is up to each disc how it is implemented.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
Real pain or not is relative. Without using...

Real pain or not is relative. Without using MakeMKV, you will have to pay for AnyDVD to decrypt the disc before other software can rip it as far as I know. MakeMKV is free and works fine for what it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 258,392
Posted By Foxbat121
MakeMKV produced files (direct rip from BD disk)...

MakeMKV produced files (direct rip from BD disk) work fine.
Mkvtoolnix muxed files work fine.
Handbrake is hopeless. As stated before it creates some kind of hidden chapters track that Sony player...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 94
Posted By Foxbat121
There are a few ways to do it. Easiest in Win8 is...

There are a few ways to do it. Easiest in Win8 is using the home screen charm bar (right side)->Devices->Project, choose Duplicate or extend in order to use both screens at the same time. Choose...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Foxbat121
Intel basically outperforms AMD in almost every...

Intel basically outperforms AMD in almost every aspect. Runs faster and cooler. The only advantages I can see to buy an AMD:
1. Have more cores in comparable price range. Doesn't mean it will be...
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