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Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-20-2017, 09:20 PM
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Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
It's one thing to require a new disc drive and a...

It's one thing to require a new disc drive and a new Graphic Card for playback.

But forcing people to throw away a monster CPU like Skylake i7, change motherboard too for no reason and then...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-18-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 131
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Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
To be honest, I'm a little bit surprised that...

To be honest, I'm a little bit surprised that some people here were building PCs recently with older hardware, expecting them to be fully 4K DRM compliant. The info about Kaby Lake being needed has...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-16-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Nice. I like this new habit of including all the...

Nice. I like this new habit of including all the extras on the iTunes Digital Copy version. The extras are the types of things I'd watch in the background on my home office computer while doing...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-16-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Got the disc. The image is not correct. That HDR...

Got the disc. The image is not correct. That HDR logo actually covers much of the space ship. Annoying. This is what it looks like:
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
It's available for pre-order already too. And...

It's available for pre-order already too. And yes, we Canadians will be getting it domestically too, so we don't have to pay insane prices to get it as a US import. Pricing is still distinctly...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,714
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
2018 seems like it might be a good time for me to...

2018 seems like it might be a good time for me to buy a UHD Blu-ray player then... as long as it has HDR10 + DV and decent HDR -> SDR conversion, for under US$200.

2018 Black Friday?

And if it...
Forum: Blu-ray Player Great Found Deals!   02-15-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,041
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Do you have a source for that? I had been...

Do you have a source for that?

I had been under the impression that Sony wasn't a big fan of Dolby Vision, but I could be mistaken.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Ah, good point. That makes a lot of sense. ...

Ah, good point. That makes a lot of sense.

This article (http://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/movies/denis-villeneuve-credits-quebecois-film-scene-for-arrivals-oscar-nominations) touches upon...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Well, this is perplexing...

Well, this is perplexing (http://www.thedigitalbits.com/item/arrival-uhd-bd):


I wonder what the reasoning is behind their decision not to do an Atmos track.

Anyhoo, disc has been ordered. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Nope, no Atmos track anywhere. Also, it's...

Nope, no Atmos track anywhere. Also, it's definitely a 2K release upscaled for 4K. Benefits are there but mostly marginal according to the review below, with some benefits in detail and occasional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13,574
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Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Arrggh. I just got a new Bell Canada 4K PVR, but...

Arrggh. I just got a new Bell Canada 4K PVR, but whenever I try to run the HDMI through the S710W, I get this message:
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-01-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Sure, not everyone is the same, but I for one...

Sure, not everyone is the same, but I for one think people here sit too close. ;) It's immersive but it's hard to view the entire screen at once when you're so close.

That's why I much prefer THX...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-31-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
I have 90" with two rows of seating at 9' and...

I have 90" with two rows of seating at 9' and 13'.

I actually prefer sitting in the second row at 13', because the second row is elevated and better centered vertically for viewing, and because I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,314
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Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
I have mine overhead a bit in front of the second...

I have mine overhead a bit in front of the second row. It's essentially over the heads of the people in the first row when they are seated and leaning back.

I had to put mine there for other...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-22-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,655
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Gravity is a great Atmos track. Too bad it's...

Gravity is a great Atmos track. Too bad it's insanely priced in the US. This is one of the few titles where Canadians get a decent deal, at CAD$20 (or US$15) for the Blu-ray. It's US$70 on Amazon.com...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-20-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Thanks. As mentioned I will try gamma 2.2 plus...

Thanks. As mentioned I will try gamma 2.2 plus BT709. Already on D65 temp with max contrast. Brightness 50% with low lamp mode.

What is your contrast expansion setting? I believe it was set to low...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-20-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
What contrast settings are you using with the...

What contrast settings are you using with the 45ES and why? I'm finding with the current settings with Cinema Film 2 on some TV and streaming content the contrast seems low. But it's fine with most...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-17-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
I just got a 1080p projector. Not sure what to...

I just got a 1080p projector. Not sure what to use with my projector, but I might use my old 720p projector to project halloween videos against the windows. :p

Which projector did you buy? Most...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-16-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Tampopo Blu-ray release coming in first half of 2017!

I emailed Janus, and they say we should expect to see the Criterion Blu-ray release of Tampopo either late in the first quarter of 2017 or else early in the second quarter of 2017. :)

Hopefully...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-15-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
I have a dedicated home theatre room (converted...

I have a dedicated home theatre room (converted garage) with a Sony VPL-HW45ES projector throwing a 90" image. Seating at 9' and 13'.
I have a large living room with an inexpensive 43" plasma....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Projector alone would be a bad idea. I'd stick...

Projector alone would be a bad idea. I'd stick with just a TV, but you can consider a TV and projector.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
I have had my projector installed for weeks now...

I have had my projector installed for weeks now and I still have not done any calibrations whatsoever. It just looked so damn great out of the box. Note that I am using a grey projection surface that...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
No idea. I haven't seen any mention of a date. ...

No idea. I haven't seen any mention of a date.

One day, all the major authorized resellers just started selling it for $200 less.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,314
Views: 117,430
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Remember, the Sony VPL-HW45ES is still on sale,...

Remember, the Sony VPL-HW45ES is still on sale, at $1799.99.

Also, in the US, Sony has a program that if you buy by the end of December 2016, you can get 36 months interest free with a Sony...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-13-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 437
Posted By BuGsArEtAsTy
Holy crap! I was checking eBay and noticed that...

Holy crap! I was checking eBay and noticed that my 18 year-old el-crappo copy of Tampopo on DVD (cover shown above) is going for $100 US a shot.

This price will undoubtedly drop like a stone when...
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