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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-16-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,348
Posted By thrang
Great report...HDR/wider color gamut will give...

Great report...HDR/wider color gamut will give filmmakers and videographers who know what their doing more tools to tell a story visually, and likely with much greater immersion for the viewer.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-16-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 16,660
Posted By thrang
I think there is a zero percent chance of a...

I think there is a zero percent chance of a sequel.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
To expand legacy 5.1/7.1 to your brand-spanking...

To expand legacy 5.1/7.1 to your brand-spanking new Atmos speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
Dolby Surround Upmixer NOT Dealer...

Dolby Surround Upmixer

NOT

Dealer Supported Upgrades :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,815
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Posted By thrang
Because that will be the case for almost...

Because that will be the case for almost everyone...if one expects a dealer to swap their non-A for an A unit, one will pay for that, either directly or indirectly. The non-A units will have a lower...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 04:00 AM
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Posted By thrang
Sorry, I was more referring to the physical...

Sorry, I was more referring to the physical aspect of shipping the unit twice more (back and forth) and dealing with a third party servicer since D&M is not doing the upgrades themselves in NJ. Not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
They should be identical, but who knows if they...

They should be identical, but who knows if they will tweak some other components. The bigger issue is why pack it up and send it to a third party servicer in New York State at this stage. If you can,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-13-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,226
Views: 570,198
Posted By thrang
The easiest thing for them to do is just that -...

The easiest thing for them to do is just that - essentially a logic board upgrade with better processing the 18 gig chips. This is why I think they can offer an upgrade to existing 1100 owners if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By thrang
Seriously. And they probably recognized that...

Seriously. And they probably recognized that appeared excessive for what Apple was likely asking and the widespread desire for it. So the absorbed the license cost into future models and cost and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 10:40 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well, the AirPlay fee was far less, and it's...

Well, the AirPlay fee was far less, and it's potential use far more fundamental than Auro3d. So it was sensible to make it standard.

Eventually, if something becomes mainstream enough, it would be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
Because it would seem the licensing is requiring...

Because it would seem the licensing is requiring them to charge for it, and they likely don't want to raise the MSRP of the unit since many people will not be interested...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
A scoop from Hanz und Franz! ...

A scoop from Hanz und Franz!

http://www.adweek.com/files/imagecache/node-blog/blogs/hanz-franz-hed-2014.jpg
"Is that your elevation speaker or are you just happy to see me?"
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11,226
Views: 570,198
Posted By thrang
I wonder how many Qualias are still up and...

I wonder how many Qualias are still up and running....

Anyway, I agree - if they offer an upgrade on the ancient Qualia, perhaps there will be some offer to current 1100 owners...though likely...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 10:36 AM
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Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
I'm curious why they haven't clearly...

I'm curious why they haven't clearly published/announced anything...I could be wrong, but I thought there was early reference to DTS:X immersion speakers being high wall front and back and/or side...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 10:03 AM
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Posted By thrang
Ok, I had not read anything definitive from DTS...

Ok, I had not read anything definitive from DTS on supported height layouts...I thought early on it was somewhat different...

Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
Hate quoting myself :( but does anyone have any...

Hate quoting myself :( but does anyone have any clarity on this question?

Isn't this one of the 800 pound gorillas in the room? Or am I being stupid, as is genetically plausible...?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,226
Views: 570,198
Posted By thrang
Oops, I though this was trading in an 1100 for a...

Oops, I though this was trading in an 1100 for a 1200...:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
Well the one difference we know is DTS:X...

Well the one difference we know is DTS:X processing will apparently be functional without any heights. Atmos does not engage unless you have heights. If this means DTS:X has a more accurate or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
http://www.whathifi.com/news/dtsx-delivers-new-sur...

http://www.whathifi.com/news/dtsx-delivers-new-surround-sound-tech-without-extra-speakers

If this works well, this is quite smart of DTS, and kind of what I was asking about months ago...if the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well, I simply thought all three systems expected...

Well, I simply thought all three systems expected somewhat different configs...weren't there early diagrams of DTS:X configs with front and rear high wall speakers? Auro uses a a a VOG ceiling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
So let's forget Auro...is there an accepted...

So let's forget Auro...is there an accepted universal layout for Atmos and DTS:X? I thought the specified layouts were not compatible...

Bottom line is if you have an Atmos and DTS:X Blu Ray, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 185,823
Posted By thrang
Well, I simply thought all three systems expected...

Well, I simply thought all three systems expected somewhat different configs...weren't there early diagrams of DTS:X configs with front and rear high wall speakers? Auro uses a a a VOG ceiling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,815
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Posted By thrang
The press release mentions remapping to different...

The press release mentions remapping to different speaker configs...not sure how this is implemented, but all three players need to come up with a way for users to set up their elevation speakers of...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-09-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 48,243
Posted By thrang
Lol...well, I think most everyone expects there...

Lol...well, I think most everyone expects there would be a 160 or whatever they call it...but when, and featuring what?
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,818
Posted By thrang
I think it would be most accurate and useful to...

I think it would be most accurate and useful to see if someone has the opportunity to measure the actual speaker in question, installed, or if KEF releases any more meaningful data on the actual...
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