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Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-27-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,013
Posted By Phrehdd
Short and simple - I liked the film. I remember...

Short and simple - I liked the film. I remember as a young kid when the Beatles came to the USA (1964) and there are so many different variations on a theme about the young Beatles but not much ado...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-18-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 951
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph I don't know if I would pick up this disc...

Ralph I don't know if I would pick up this disc but might just rent it later. I admit to having a big smile on my face when I saw that you reviewed this movie and have to agree entirely with your...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-14-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,397
Posted By Phrehdd
Consider using ClownBD to generate a forced sub...

Consider using ClownBD to generate a forced sub stream file.

The steps pretty much are archive/backup your disc, select the streams you want, separate the streams which also generates a new stream...
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By Phrehdd
The Def Techs tend to be more to the "bright"...

The Def Techs tend to be more to the "bright" side and in that, if you like that...consider the Studio 65 a much better speaker than the 55's.

If you want a touch warmer, you may want to explore...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-12-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,562
Posted By Phrehdd
Another moment of poll frustration - people can...

Another moment of poll frustration - people can only select ONE answer.

I prefer HDtracks yet it has a very small catalogue. This then sets me on a path to say some other service such as iTunes. I...
Forum: Speakers   08-07-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By Phrehdd
I'll just throw this in - maybe you should...

I'll just throw this in - maybe you should consider cheaper speakers for the kitchen that are easily accessible. I say this as kitchens, being what they are, often catch grease and smoke by-product...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-07-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,864
Posted By Phrehdd
I admit I am not the kindest person when it comes...

I admit I am not the kindest person when it comes to opinion on movies and Insurgent is another one that I have no real kind words for but Ralph said it right when he referred to it as "mildly...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-05-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,465
Posted By Phrehdd
[ ] digital [ ] analogue [ X ]...

[ ] digital

[ ] analogue

[ X ] depends on how mastering was done/audio transfer engineering and original
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-05-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 59,602
Posted By Phrehdd
I'm with you guys on this one and its a darn...

I'm with you guys on this one and its a darn shame that if any of us Netflix folks wins this great AVR, the rental disc will go to waste on it (half grinning).

However, I have lots of Blue Rays at...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-27-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,216
Posted By Phrehdd
Have to go with the question why no multiple...

Have to go with the question why no multiple choice.

In my case, I do buy CDs and other disc media as well as download 96/24 from HDTracks.
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,675
Posted By Phrehdd
I'll throw my peanuts into the gallery. ...

I'll throw my peanuts into the gallery.

First, I have had a very good experience with Goldenear speakers and in particular, AONs and the Triton 7. What I can say is I enjoy them. They suit my...
Forum: Video Source Items   07-01-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Phrehdd
Not sure what is of a low price such as the A-210...

Not sure what is of a low price such as the A-210 but have you checked into any HTPC type of player?
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-01-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By Phrehdd
Congratz to our winner! I am already envious...

Congratz to our winner! I am already envious (grin)!
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-16-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,453
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph, based on your review I opted to go ahead...

Ralph, based on your review I opted to go ahead and give it a preview run (streaming) before considering a purchase.

In short - It isn't a perfect film by any means but its a damn fun movie and in...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-15-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,092
Posted By Phrehdd
On a whim, I decided to get this movie via...

On a whim, I decided to get this movie via streaming. I figured it would be a good way to pass a late evening before I retire for the night.

In this thread, I have read all sorts of comments and...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 777
Posted By Phrehdd
I feel strange commenting in this particular...

I feel strange commenting in this particular thread but ....

First, I am not exactly a fan in general of Def Tech (good company and good range of speakers just simply not for me)...but very glad...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,314
Posted By Phrehdd
I dont' really get this top 10 list. I say this...

I dont' really get this top 10 list. I say this because people have different needs and aural experiences.

For me, I like a touch lay back quality while my friends want aggressive in your face....
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 397,718
Posted By Phrehdd
Very off the wall question/idea. The latest...

Very off the wall question/idea.

The latest sound bar makes a option for fair size TV in a smaller space. I was curious if the soundbar might also be used behind the seating to as well to create...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,285
Views: 607,711
Posted By Phrehdd
I have had to wait for some discs but I don't...

I have had to wait for some discs but I don't think nearly as much or as frustrating for the OP. Really sorry to hear you get screwed by NF.

While not NF's fault, I am tired of bastards like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,935
Posted By Phrehdd
What you say certainly can be a point that others...

What you say certainly can be a point that others might also be in agreement. What I can say is that even if a plasma was calibrated before it left the manufacturer, is that there are two factors...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,935
Posted By Phrehdd
To the OP - when was the last time (if at all)...

To the OP - when was the last time (if at all) you have your Kuro calibrated?

As someone who has had a Kuro and now has another make plasma, I find that you can breath more goodness from these...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-04-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By Phrehdd
Congratz and hope you enjoy all this prize has to...

Congratz and hope you enjoy all this prize has to offer! WTG!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Phrehdd
I'll just offer up a couple of thoughts - 1)...

I'll just offer up a couple of thoughts -

1) give us the actual budget you wish to remain within.
2) figure out if your old speakers are 4, 6 or 8ohm rated etc. and maximum wattage.
Forum: Soundbars   06-02-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By Phrehdd
I get the fact you want to play back piano music....

I get the fact you want to play back piano music. Would this require stereo output or mono or..... ? You really didn't mention your requirements here.

Also what is the actual size restriction for...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 146,522
Posted By Phrehdd
Just a stab in the dark - Farewell My Lovely?

Just a stab in the dark - Farewell My Lovely?
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