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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-26-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By Iain-
Some were released < 2 months ago and some...

Some were released < 2 months ago and some haven't been released yet as you will see:
http://www.sa-cd.net/titles/0/51/date/100/1
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,857
Posted By Iain-
:rolleyes: 3D pales in comparison to IMAX. ...

:rolleyes:

3D pales in comparison to IMAX.

Nolan will never do a 3D film as he dislikes the format.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-22-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,857
Posted By Iain-
Ever heard of IMAX? 3D pales in comparison.

Ever heard of IMAX?

3D pales in comparison.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
It's the subnet name where all AV kit (BDP, AVR...

It's the subnet name where all AV kit (BDP, AVR and display) are located. It uses a simple layer 2 switch v the layer 3 switch in use at the other end next to router.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
I use 1000-base-T ethernet backbone from AV...

I use 1000-base-T ethernet backbone from AV subnet to high-speed commercial switch and router. Never had a speed or connectivity issue.

Here's a chart showing basic specifications of current...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-20-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
In North America. :rolleyes: Rest of the...

In North America. :rolleyes:

Rest of the world, those two machines are functionally different.

Download the user manual for each machine from the Sony EU website and read the system...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-18-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By Iain-
Actually, there are some quite excellent boutique...

Actually, there are some quite excellent boutique remaster companies in the US. This is one of several:
http://store.acousticsounds.com/cat/4/SACD

I imported their most popular title, Pink...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-18-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,504
Posted By Iain-
Not sure of AIX, but it's well documented on...

Not sure of AIX, but it's well documented on their site that 2L record in 32/384 DXD.

Their 24/192 FLAC downloads are derived from the DXD master.
http://www.2l.no/
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-13-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By Iain-
There's a good thread of this subject at...

There's a good thread of this subject at SA-CD.net:
http://www.sa-cd.net/showthread/122934//y?page=3

Please note my comments on the first two posts at the beginning of that page.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-13-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Iain-
... or ECC83, IIRC?

... or ECC83, IIRC?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-10-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By Iain-
Indeed! I post at SA-CD.net and never could...

Indeed!

I post at SA-CD.net and never could understand why otherwise sane people would allow themselves to get caught up in the hysteria of this rubbish over there.

I have quite a few SA-CD,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-08-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 743
Posted By Iain-
One minor problem I have is if a reference...

One minor problem I have is if a reference recording is well mastered, will I be able to tell the difference between 320 Kbp/s MP3 v 16/44.1 FLAC versions of it?

That title was originally recorded...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-06-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 976
Posted By Iain-
My unconfirmed suspicions tell me that the sales...

My unconfirmed suspicions tell me that the sales rep's claim that it's an ex-dem is rubbish.

It probably sat in their warehouse for a few years before becoming my property, as box looked as if it...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-05-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 976
Posted By Iain-
FWIW, in the late 1990's I became an owner of...

FWIW, in the late 1990's I became an owner of some "high-end" kit one of which was a Conrad Johnson amplifier. It was an ex-dem and it worked fine for a couple of years. Then it started blowing 6550...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,774
Posted By Iain-
My main interest is in the audio features offered...

My main interest is in the audio features offered by the BDP-S7200, which are support for multi-channel DSD (.dff and .dsf) and FLAC files via USB. Will the BDP-S6500 offer those features, or will a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
Despite wanting to upgrade to S7200, my S790 is...

Despite wanting to upgrade to S7200, my S790 is still sailing along phenomenally as usual. Quite a reliable bit of kit unlike it's predecessor, the BDP-S770, which failed after less than 2 years of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-22-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
Thanks for posting your opinion, but I believe...

Thanks for posting your opinion, but I believe that perusing the BD specification just to be able to understand your posts is an unreasonable expectation for this thread. Rather, it's your...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-16-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,276
Views: 263,306
Posted By Iain-
You shouldn't post disinformation such as this,...

You shouldn't post disinformation such as this, as the concept of PAL/NTSC doesn't exist for BD. PAL/NTSC (576/50i and 480/60i) are DVD concepts. BD is generally 1080/24p.

Are you perhaps...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-10-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
Amazing. :rolleyes:

Amazing. :rolleyes:
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-09-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
:):) :rolleyes: I use LFE in,...

:):)




:rolleyes:

I use LFE in, with system crossover set to 110 Hz.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-08-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
What part of my second paragraph don't you...

What part of my second paragraph don't you understand? Fundamental frequencies and harmonic frequencies are part of simple and basic physics.

You may not see what you're specifically looking for...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-07-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
Sub-woofer's parametric equaliser settings has a...

Sub-woofer's parametric equaliser settings has a significant effect on front L/R speakers as documented here:
http://rythmikaudio.com/amplifier_controls.html

PEQ3 controls the fundamental...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-06-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
Actually, I do EQ my Rythmik F12SE sub-woofer via...

Actually, I do EQ my Rythmik F12SE sub-woofer via it's on-board parametric equaliser for < 110 Hz. PEQ3 functionality is quite effective.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-01-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 3,386
Posted By Iain-
Indeed. That type of distortion is also...

Indeed.

That type of distortion is also known as intermodulation (IM) distortion. The main point of bass management is to eliminate or significantly reduce IM distortion.

I've set all that...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-25-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 64,258
Posted By Iain-
Frankly, I believe this may be just your...

Frankly, I believe this may be just your perception of Sony machines based solely on their pricing structure.

I've had both the Sony BDP-S770 and now the BDP-S790 since 2010. In 2012 I invested in...
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