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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-30-2014, 10:40 AM
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-30-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Glimmie
There were three Laser Disk audio formats I am...

There were three Laser Disk audio formats I am aware of.

1) AFM stereo. These were two FM signals recorded along with the video. Basically the same thing as Betamax and VHS HiFi. Quality was on...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,714
Posted By Glimmie
Got it! I guess us engineering types need to...

Got it! I guess us engineering types need to stick to Star Trek.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Glimmie
Well this may all be HDMI 2.0 bugs in general....

Well this may all be HDMI 2.0 bugs in general. The X950B does have issues but so can the Datasat as well as any 2.0 switches you may be using.

Some combinations of gear may work well and others...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-27-2014, 02:19 PM
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Views: 3,714
Posted By Glimmie
Right! I didn't get the whole train thing either....

Right! I didn't get the whole train thing either. What technology did the train have that could not have been stationary in a building? And the final engine scene was a disappointment as well. Why...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-27-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,629
Posted By Glimmie
A PC can be every bit as accurate as a dedicated...

A PC can be every bit as accurate as a dedicated generator. In fact one of the most sophisticated generators these days, the Sarnoff, is PC based.

The problem for DIYers using freeware patterns...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By Glimmie
I have found the HDMI ports on the Sony X950B to...

I have found the HDMI ports on the Sony X950B to be rather unstable. Even with 1080p/24 which should be very reliable these days.
Forum: Video Processors   10-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Glimmie
Ask you questions over on the "Home Theater...

Ask you questions over on the "Home Theater Computer" forum. They should be able to help. Also as your application is more of a commercial / professional nature you might want to try the "Creative...
Forum: Video Processors   10-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Glimmie
Go ahead and ask ADA. They are a small company...

Go ahead and ask ADA. They are a small company and may in fact have a replacement remote on the shelf you can buy. I have heard they do support their legacy products very well.
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,972
Posted By Glimmie
Sony already has 4K features available on their...

Sony already has 4K features available on their custom server you can buy. I don't know of any 8K digital masters on the shelf. There may be a few in existence. 4K masters either from new DCIs or...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-20-2014, 07:54 AM
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Views: 7,972
Posted By Glimmie
Hollywood is on board. First Hollywood has...

Hollywood is on board.

First Hollywood has been doing 4K work since about 2005 for feature films.

This summer and fall both Technicolor and Deluxe, the two largest mastering facility owners...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By Glimmie
CL2 is a commercial fire rating that deals with...

CL2 is a commercial fire rating that deals with toxic smoke emissions from burning cable insulation.

It has nothing to do with electrical properties.

If the cable is loose in a room, then CL2...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-15-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Glimmie
Absolutely! I worked for Randy for some...

Absolutely!

I worked for Randy for some years as was privileged to be part of that 24P team back in 1999.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 12:33 PM
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Views: 25,071
Posted By Glimmie
Many forum members including me are shielded by...

Many forum members including me are shielded by our monikers. In many cases that is for personal safety. In mine, my employer additionally has public disclosure restrictions which would prevent me...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 10:39 AM
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Views: 25,071
Posted By Glimmie
I don't think you are an EE at all. IMO, based on...

I don't think you are an EE at all. IMO, based on your posting history and behavior, I think you are perhaps an EE student, and a young one at that.

You are very good at posting the complex papers...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Glimmie
Even HBO and Netflix must consider international...

Even HBO and Netflix must consider international syndication value. Any content owner does. HBO in particular is highly quality conscious. And they often release their "made for HBO movies" on DVD...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Glimmie
The reason most episodic television is shot at...

The reason most episodic television is shot at 24P is due to international distribution. Once you imprint interlace into the signal, the damage is done. True interlaced capture can never be totally...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Glimmie
I don't see the point of this. Speakers are...

I don't see the point of this. Speakers are mechanical devices and rely on the physics of spring tension. Of course there is mechanical break in as well as lifetime wear issue. I never saw that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By Glimmie
There's a lot of good information here about the...

There's a lot of good information here about the voltage level differences between balanced and unbalanced audio but there is another important area, the connections.

THIS IS THE SAME FOR ACTIVE...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,842
Posted By Glimmie
Ok but did you read this one on the Audioquest...

Ok but did you read this one on the Audioquest site?

http://www.audioquest.com/about/

Bill Lowe has no formal background in any engineering discipline. He is a salesman plain and simple. Yet he...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,831
Posted By Glimmie
That was my point too. I think a lot of the newer...

That was my point too. I think a lot of the newer generation doesn't realize the separation between the studios and the theaters. And the fact that such a marriage was actually broken up by the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,842
Posted By Glimmie
It's not that simple! The evidence here does...

It's not that simple!

The evidence here does show significant differences. But at the same time recognized electrical engineering theory of almost 100 years contradicts the stated conclusions. I...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Glimmie
Well then I am suspicious that one of the devices...

Well then I am suspicious that one of the devices does not have a true balanced input or output. And this has been found to be true on lower end pro gear as well as some very expensive consumer gear....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,842
Posted By Glimmie
I still don't believe these differences shown are...

I still don't believe these differences shown are the result of the wire. Both the speaker and microphone are mechanical devices subject to material stress. While you did seem to take the room...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Glimmie
Does your preamp have XLR balanced inputs or were...

Does your preamp have XLR balanced inputs or were you using XLR to RCA cables/adaptors?
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