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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-04-2017, 11:40 AM
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Posted By JGM
https://img.discogs.com/noOPMieWk7-etNi67_wDcPIz2g...

https://img.discogs.com/noOPMieWk7-etNi67_wDcPIz2gE=/fit-in/600x598/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-2603850-1454979098-3661.jpeg.jpg

Hard to believe this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By JGM
Thanks, ordered.

Thanks, ordered.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By JGM
Update / bump: I am considering this one:...

Update / bump:

I am considering this one: https://www.amazon.com/HomeSpot-Bluetooth-Transmitter-Wireless-supported/dp/B00QV77XU6/
which claims low latency and seems to be one of the few that do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By JGM
TV to Bluetooth

Bedroom TV (recent Samsung) is mounted across the room, with the usual crap quality built-in speakers. There isn't room for a soundbar.

I want to add a Bluetooth transmitter to the TV variable...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   01-06-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,863
Posted By JGM
I've read this several times here, and am having...

I've read this several times here, and am having trouble understanding it. If the protocol allows definition within the full allowable range of luminance, how does the way the metadata is scaled...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-05-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By JGM
Perhaps. I know that "the theater experience...

Perhaps. I know that "the theater experience sucks and that's why I like my HT" is a tried-and-true theme song here on AVS, but it's really not what I was trying to get at. I actually like seeing...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-05-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By JGM
I probably should not have confounded the...

I probably should not have confounded the specific experience at Frank (which was clearly faulty) with my underlying feeling that, even when properly "tuned", the digital projection experience is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-05-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By JGM
The Digital Cinema emperor has no clothes

Maybe it's just bad luck, but since the "digital revolution", nearly every movie presentation I've seen in new or newly refurbished theaters has had some aspect of disappointment. I thought digital...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-13-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By JGM
HDBaseT is a very different application than what...

HDBaseT is a very different application than what the OP described and itself is overkill in all but the most crazy-extensive multi-zone home setups; even then the best practices documents from the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-11-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By JGM
Are there any facts or ideas on what might cause...

Are there any facts or ideas on what might cause vignetting on a direct-emitting display such as OLED? There does't seem to be an obvious reason for that to be the case.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-11-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46,558
Views: 950,303
Posted By JGM
http://www.tinymixtapes.com/sites/default/files/16...

http://www.tinymixtapes.com/sites/default/files/1603/matmos-ultimate-care-ii.jpg

Matmos - Ultimate Care II

Cool ambient music recorded solely from a washing machine.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-11-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By JGM
Shielded Cat6 is extreme overkill for a home...

Shielded Cat6 is extreme overkill for a home application; it's not even needed nor generally used in datacenters except where you have extreme EM interference potential (such as running in a conduit...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-11-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By JGM
First, consider the need to do the data cables at...

First, consider the need to do the data cables at all, other than perhaps some runs from likely modem/router spots to likely TV spots. Wireless is the future (well really the present), supports...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-21-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,343
Posted By JGM
IIRC it already had some sort of holophonic...

IIRC it already had some sort of holophonic effects in the mix. Moving that to surround could jeopardize the space-time continuum. . .
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By JGM
Bumping this up. These are the battery...

Bumping this up.

These are the battery packs for the Denon HEOS multi-room audio system.

Lithium-ion battery recalls are not to be taken lightly. Perhaps a moderator can create a news item...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   09-19-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By JGM
You could put in a single-DIN radio and add...

You could put in a single-DIN radio and add something like this:

http://www.instructables.com/image/FL0VN3MA7UEXCFF8ZO/Finished.jpg


Search for "analog dashboard clock" and you will find lots...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-19-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,370
Posted By JGM
Don't follow your logic. Are you offended just...

Don't follow your logic. Are you offended just by the idea of a show with a disabled character? Are you worried you will have your feelings hurt? I'd think if nothing else you would want to watch...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-19-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,370
Posted By JGM
I think that's the big hurdle this show has to...

I think that's the big hurdle this show has to get over. People see Kiefer, and immediately think 24 and action. This is obviously not going to be an action show, any more than The West Wing was;...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By JGM
1. You said earlier it is getting hot "in the...

1. You said earlier it is getting hot "in the cabinet". If the cabinet is not vented then this problem is probably not going to go away with a new/different receiver. It takes a certain amount of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By JGM
More to it than just snap judgement of the...

More to it than just snap judgement of the unwashed masses.

See the other thread. (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/2526665-u-k-shootout-lcd-oled-surprising-results.html)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-25-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By JGM
4K 55" <$400 - how bad can it be?

Local Ad for HH Gregg offers the Proscan PLDED5515A at $399.99 with free shipping and a possible additional 10% discount with a new email sign up.

(...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,716
Posted By JGM
Only on episode 3 of this, so I'm reading the...

Only on episode 3 of this, so I'm reading the thread with squinty, spoiler-filter eyes, but did anybody notice the "worn film" in the title card? A nifty touch.

Other than that I'm liking it,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-24-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,348
Posted By JGM
I highly recommend ETY plugs by Etymotic...

I highly recommend ETY plugs by Etymotic Research.

http://www.etymotic.com/consumer/hearing-protection/er20.html

These provide 20dB attenuation across the frequency range and are ideal for...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-24-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46,558
Views: 950,303
Posted By JGM
http://greggallman.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/...

http://greggallman.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/AllMyFriends.jpg

From the 2014 tribute concert. Highlighted by John Hiatt's blazing take on "One Way Out".
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-24-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46,558
Views: 950,303
Posted By JGM
I listened to this yesterday and was quite...

I listened to this yesterday and was quite impressed. This is a unique and fierce album. Think Jack White meets Lourde (if you can). JB has plenty of juice left.
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