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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-29-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,407
Posted By Ricoflashback
OLED might be the future technology but high...

OLED might be the future technology but high pricing will kill it. It will be a "niche" market with little mainstream sales penetration.

Mind you - - I would love to have an OLED. I wish I could...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-28-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,407
Posted By Ricoflashback
Buzz, hum, heat & image retention. Plus - - 3D...

Buzz, hum, heat & image retention. Plus - - 3D did not "pop out" on Plasma like it did on LCD sets. Cost might have had something to do with it as well as viewability in brighter lit rooms.

That...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 303,499
Posted By Ricoflashback
I believe other companies have the "swap out"...

I believe other companies have the "swap out" approach. A bird in hand is worth no sale. No one is asking for total future proof. If they are in the market to buy now, they want to ensure they can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 303,499
Posted By Ricoflashback
Bonjour, mes amis. For those wanting information...

Bonjour, mes amis. For those wanting information in English: http://us.marantz.com/us/Products/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?CatId=avseparates&ProductId=AV8802

Regarding upgrades - firmware versus...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 494
Posted By Ricoflashback
Personally, I like Pioneer Elite and Yamaha. I...

Personally, I like Pioneer Elite and Yamaha. I haven't had any problems with Pioneer tech support (when I had any questions) and my SC-65 has been a great AVR as well as a Pre/Pro with an amplifier....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 182,618
Posted By Ricoflashback
Congrats! Let me know how it goes. I receive...

Congrats! Let me know how it goes. I receive mine this Friday. My new stand to accompany the XPA-3 arrives today. I plan on having it all assembled and ready for the XPA-3!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 182,618
Posted By Ricoflashback
I dunno....that sounds a little under powered to...

I dunno....that sounds a little under powered to me. Can you bridge 9 XPA-5's? :>)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,303,890
Posted By Ricoflashback
Try this -...

Try this - http://www.amazon.com/Walker-Edison-Glass-Metal-Component/dp/B00166BWZ4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1437428268&sr=8-3&keywords=audio+rack

To go more than 5 shelves, you have to buy another...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,647,229
Posted By Ricoflashback
Something has changed at Directv. I just...

Something has changed at Directv. I just cancelled and moved to cable - - Comcast. I had continual problems with my box freezing up as well as 771 & 775 errors. Calls to Directv were of no help....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 115,241
Posted By Ricoflashback
This might have been covered before so my...

This might have been covered before so my apologies in advance. I believe the specs on this are close to the newly released AVR-X7200WA. My questions are still applicable.

How is the stereo...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-16-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ricoflashback
Da Blues is the backbone of rock and has...

Da Blues is the backbone of rock and has influenced all genres of music from country to jazz to pop.

Eric Clapton has been know to play the blues occasionally.

If you've had the chance to see...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,647,229
Posted By Ricoflashback
For what it's worth, Comcast Customer Service has...

For what it's worth, Comcast Customer Service has gotten better. It's like I said before - - you have to fight for your rights if you're not getting the help you need to resolve your problems. And,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,647,229
Posted By Ricoflashback
Flash **** I just cancelled Directv today. ...

Flash **** I just cancelled Directv today. After 8 years of being a loyal Directv customer, I have switched services to Comcast. I never thought this would happen.

IMHO - Directv no longer...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-29-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,804
Posted By Ricoflashback
I thought the show was very funny - - especially...

I thought the show was very funny - - especially Timothy Robbins and the exchange with the Secretary of Defense (Geoff Pierson). I've been a huge fan of Robbins since The Shawshank Redemption.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-23-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Ricoflashback
I was looking for a small sub for my PC Desktop...

I was looking for a small sub for my PC Desktop system. I found a great deal on the Episode Evolution ES-SUB-EVO6-100.

This is a six inch sub with a real small footprint - - W 8.0 x H 8.1 x D...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-04-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 431,021
Posted By Ricoflashback
4K and Dolby Atmos. I'm going to add that to my...

4K and Dolby Atmos. I'm going to add that to my local Florida distributorships that specialize in snow shoes and swamp land.
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   05-28-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 28,368
Posted By Ricoflashback
Spot on. I've bought Electronics from eBay...

Spot on. I've bought Electronics from eBay before but you really have to research the seller. And an extended warranty is a no brainer for any of these TV's.

Cleveland Plasma has been an AVS...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-27-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 22,728
Posted By Ricoflashback
2 bits, 4 bits, 6 bits, a dollar. Anyone who...

2 bits, 4 bits, 6 bits, a dollar. Anyone who understands what happened to this thread, stand up and holler.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,128
Posted By Ricoflashback
Sure, everyone has a $29.99 phony Ficus Tree. ...

Sure, everyone has a $29.99 phony Ficus Tree. But how uncouth with a $10K phono cartridge!

If you can afford a system like this, you can afford real Ficus Trees, annually, while pitching out the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Ricoflashback
Nice find! Please let us know how the panel...

Nice find! Please let us know how the panel works out (panel uniformity).

I saw the same model TV - - in an 80" size on Amazon for $3,395. That's a great, great price! It looks like it's...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By Ricoflashback
Quote: " I ended up buying a TV last night at...

Quote: " I ended up buying a TV last night at HHGregg. I bought a display model that I just couldn't pass up. Sharp LC70SQ15U. It's that 70" sharp q+ model. I paid $1,299 for the tv and $199 for...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Ricoflashback
Great suggestions here. Cost wise, as mentioned...

Great suggestions here. Cost wise, as mentioned earlier - - for a couple hundred bucks you can get a motorized screen in the size you want. That really isn't too much to spend. I just don't see it...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-18-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 15,347
Posted By Ricoflashback
Understood - - but many providers do breakout the...

Understood - - but many providers do breakout the cost even if it is a "bundled" service. It could be part of the survey - - and if you do not have the information, at least you have the option to...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-17-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 15,347
Posted By Ricoflashback
Can you add the monthly cost of your internet...

Can you add the monthly cost of your internet connection speed to the poll?

Apples to apples comparison.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-16-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,059
Posted By Ricoflashback
Three main 4K OLED questions: 1. No issues...

Three main 4K OLED questions:

1. No issues with motion handling? (Sports, primarily?)

2. 4K upscaling? Much better than plain old 1080p OLED?

3. Larger screen (65") - equivalent PQ? ...
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