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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,602
Posted By blastermaster
To be bipolar or not to be bipolar, that is the...

To be bipolar or not to be bipolar, that is the question. Are direct firing speakers the best for Atmos, or will it be just fine to use bipolar/dipolar speakers as surrounds, as many of us have...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-29-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,719
Posted By blastermaster
I'm on my third projector in the last ten years. ...

I'm on my third projector in the last ten years. My first was the Optoma H31. I loved that little thing. Then onto the Benq W5000 with the advent of HD. It had an amazingly sharp image with lens...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,753
Posted By blastermaster
My theatre has been evolving over the years. ...

My theatre has been evolving over the years. It's great to see how every upgrade has made a significant leap in audio/video fidelity. My current setup definitely has room for improvement, but even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,903
Views: 307,279
Posted By blastermaster
I would love to have all of my speakers the same....

I would love to have all of my speakers the same. However, my LCR's are about fifty pounds each and take up a fair chunk of real estate. How in the hell am I supposed to mount those to the ceiling...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,612
Posted By blastermaster
Sweet car, Taxman! Does your son let you drive...

Sweet car, Taxman! Does your son let you drive it? ;)

I have a family, so I can't really get a dedicated sports car (am allowed a dedicated theater, though, so all is not lost), but I was able to...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-23-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,532
Posted By blastermaster
Watched it twice now and really enjoyed it. I...

Watched it twice now and really enjoyed it. I have a DLP projector which basically never shows any sort of ghosting with 3D movies. With this one, however, I noticed that, in the first scene where...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8,903
Views: 307,279
Posted By blastermaster
I'm so stoked about jumping in on this...

I'm so stoked about jumping in on this technology. I'm going to be ceiling mounting my speakers and making them flush with my drop ceiling. I hope that the height of my room will be ok (drop...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,612
Posted By blastermaster
Just watched it last night. The opening scene...

Just watched it last night. The opening scene had me giddy - it was like looking through a window. What a razor sharp image! The sound was equally if not even more incredible than the PQ. Yes, I...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,532
Posted By blastermaster
Lol, my bad. Too many frickin' superhero movies...

Lol, my bad. Too many frickin' superhero movies these days...;)
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-14-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,532
Posted By blastermaster
I loved the first reboot with Garfield. I had...

I loved the first reboot with Garfield. I had friends over to watch it and they were very skeptical about it being better than the Raimi films, which they loved. All throughout the movie they were...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   08-05-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,594
Posted By blastermaster
Haha, me too. Maybe I subconsciously filter out...

Haha, me too. Maybe I subconsciously filter out non-scope stuff. I barely have any 1.85:1 Blu Ray movies.
Forum: Screens   08-05-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By blastermaster
Depending on how big you want to go... Get a...

Depending on how big you want to go...

Get a 4x8 sheet of 5/8 plywood (sanded one side), make some French Cleats out of 2x4 or whatever wood you have on hand, match the width of the French cleats...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,216
Posted By blastermaster
Static pictures don't tell the story - they all...

Static pictures don't tell the story - they all look pretty similar to my eyes. It's the macroblocking you often get with streaming that I can't stand. What I don't really understand is why it's...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,272
Posted By blastermaster
Almost never. And if that picture isn't staged...

Almost never. And if that picture isn't staged and the dude is, in fact, watching baseball instead of paying attention to that vixen on his lap, I have lost all hope for humanity.
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,537
Posted By blastermaster
I'm guessing those with a drop ceiling (like...

I'm guessing those with a drop ceiling (like myself) using fibreglass panels would not be able to use those speakers. Then again, it would be dead easy to install downward firing speakers into the...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,612
Posted By blastermaster
I love fast cars, so I'm gonna take this for a...

I love fast cars, so I'm gonna take this for a spin when it comes out on Blu.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By blastermaster
/facepalm I can't believe they showed how...

/facepalm

I can't believe they showed how you could fill a cinemascope screen with a 16:9 image. Fail.
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,720
Posted By blastermaster
I would say that I mostly watch action/adventure...

I would say that I mostly watch action/adventure movies, but overall I try to watch good movies, irrespective of the genre. For example, I don't generally watch horror movies, but when I saw the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-10-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 99,059
Posted By blastermaster
Thanks guys. I'll try those things. It's a...

Thanks guys. I'll try those things. It's a pretty new drive, so I doubt that its dying.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-09-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 99,059
Posted By blastermaster
I figured this would probably be the best place...

I figured this would probably be the best place to post this since it directly relates to steam. So...I have my OS on an SSD drive, then my Steam games on a 1TB hybrid SSD drive. In the last few...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-09-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,629
Posted By blastermaster
I think I'll pass on this one. I was hoping that...

I think I'll pass on this one. I was hoping that this would be an epic movie that was faithful to the Bible yet was able to add modern filming and CGI techniques to make it truly something special. ...
Forum: Screens   07-08-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,774
Views: 346,008
Posted By blastermaster
For me, I will will always choose a bright,...

For me, I will will always choose a bright, punchy picture over a dull one with great black levels. I have an XD screen with a projector that has only fair black levels and it still looks great to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,725
Posted By blastermaster
As much as it's kinda fugly, the drop ceiling in...

As much as it's kinda fugly, the drop ceiling in my man cave has allowed me to make changes that would otherwise be difficult. I'm totally jumping in and getting some height speakers. It should be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-26-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,787
Posted By blastermaster
Vancouver is an absolutely beautiful place...to...

Vancouver is an absolutely beautiful place...to visit. There are far too many people for my liking. Sure, you can drive an hour or two to get to great hiking/camping/skiing. Guess what? Every one...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-24-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 24,078
Posted By blastermaster
Anyone know if timbre matching the heights to the...

Anyone know if timbre matching the heights to the mains is important? I'm gonna be following this closely, as I've been itching to upgrade my AVR for quite some time.
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