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Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By HomerJau
1. FLAC files do not contain DTS ar Dolby Digital...

1. FLAC files do not contain DTS ar Dolby Digital encoded data. They contain PCM and supports everything from mono to 7.1 surround (or higher).

If you have multichannel FLAC files then to hear...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-26-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 818
Posted By HomerJau
OP asked for Easy Listening. The Steven Wilson,...

OP asked for Easy Listening. The Steven Wilson, Opeth and Metallica would not qualify IMO.

I'd suggest:
Grover Washington: Winelight
Bread: Best of Bread
America: Homecoming
recently released...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-27-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,060
Posted By HomerJau
Great reviews. Thank you. I've recently been...

Great reviews. Thank you.

I've recently been using the IMDB Top 250 movies to discover 'new' movies (I already know Goodfellars which rates in the top 20).

This movie will be released on 4K...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-22-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By HomerJau
I love Gavin's drumming but not into Big Band...

I love Gavin's drumming but not into Big Band music so it's a miss from me. I just wouldn't play it. I'm into most genres but no Big Band and Trad Jazz here.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-01-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 10,439
Posted By HomerJau
We are never going to see black OLEDs (literally...

We are never going to see black OLEDs (literally :) )
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-17-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,600
Posted By HomerJau
There is still quite a few new SACD releases...

There is still quite a few new SACD releases coming out. Not much recent generation though. It's mainly classical or seventies music to cater for the gen that bought SACD gear.

IMO price was the...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-17-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,600
Posted By HomerJau
There are Preferences where you can set the PCM...

There are Preferences where you can set the PCM sample rate. I use 88.2kHz. Yours might be set to 44.1. It's in the SACD decoder addon configuration.

It's also possible you have a resampler...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-13-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 46,356
Posted By HomerJau
I've read all these frame rate NTSC/PAL related...

I've read all these frame rate NTSC/PAL related comments throughout this thread and I'm finding it hard to believe some still find issues with compatibility. Every TV I've owned over last 8 years or...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-11-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,600
Posted By HomerJau
Foobar preferences for the SACD decoder need to...

Foobar preferences for the SACD decoder need to be set to MCH. Simple.

ISOs normally contain both stereo and multichannel tracks. You just need to tell Foobar (which defaults to stereo) you want...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By HomerJau
Most DTS core seems to be at 1510kbps. Not much...

Most DTS core seems to be at 1510kbps. Not much at 755 is there?

Also most DD I've seen seems to be at 448 or similar, not much at 640.

My comments here reflect what I've seen when converting...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,903
Posted By HomerJau
The point I was making earlier is YOU could have...

The point I was making earlier is YOU could have bought DB in 5.1 for $14 like I did if you ordered early. Could be the same for Endless River. If you like PF why would you wait for 'reviews' when...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,903
Posted By HomerJau
It's a quad mix. He favours quad.

It's a quad mix. He favours quad.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,903
Posted By HomerJau
The 5.1 mix is by Andy Jackson, same guy that did...

The 5.1 mix is by Andy Jackson, same guy that did The Division Bell. It's Pink Floyd. You don't need to wait for reviews.

(BTW: Andy Jackson is releasing his own quad album 'Signal to Noise' on...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,903
Posted By HomerJau
"Vocals by Polly Samson" - simply untrue. Someone...

"Vocals by Polly Samson" - simply untrue. Someone got confused with "lyrics". There are audio samples on PF website. This album will be awsome. The CD + BDA set includes a 24 booklet. Great value.
...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-24-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,697
Posted By HomerJau
There is a separate standalone 5.1 HFPA Blu-ray...

There is a separate standalone 5.1 HFPA Blu-ray Audio release list $29.99 coming November 4.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-22-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,923
Posted By HomerJau
There were more than 10 DTS 96/24 releases. For...

There were more than 10 DTS 96/24 releases. For example all the Genesis albums, all (but one) of the R.E.M. albums and I'm pretty sure the Talking Heads albums for starters. That's over twenty there....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-07-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,029
Posted By HomerJau
I'm sure this won't happen. The new Panasonic UHD...

I'm sure this won't happen. The new Panasonic UHD LED 900 series is claimed (by Panasonic) to have black levels similar to their ZT plasma. So it seems there are still innovations to save us from...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-30-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By HomerJau
Are you sure your player is reading the SACD...

Are you sure your player is reading the SACD layer and not the red book CD layer?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,255
Posted By HomerJau
Ha ha! (Surely this statement is a joke, right?)

Ha ha! (Surely this statement is a joke, right?)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-07-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,713
Posted By HomerJau
I'm looking forward the their 60" 4k DIY Upgrade...

I'm looking forward the their 60" 4k DIY Upgrade Kit. Just stick it over my Kuro 60" to upgrade to OLED 4k and reduce power consumption by 90%. Thanks LG.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-05-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By HomerJau
I use a Mede8er 1000X3D media player to play all...

I use a Mede8er 1000X3D media player to play all my hi-res music including concert video. I started a thread here a way back. It has a cool IPad app that allows me to play everything without leaving...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-31-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By HomerJau
I play FLAC via a media player from a NAS. The...

I play FLAC via a media player from a NAS. The media player is connected via HDMI to my AVR. The FLACs are encoded from the highest available resolution from my disc collection. The sound is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-24-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12,360
Views: 1,177,474
Posted By HomerJau
I was putting off my next purchase until this...

I was putting off my next purchase until this pricing was known. I was hoping for around 10k. I think I'll buy a 65" LED and wait another couple of years...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-20-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11,390
Views: 618,964
Posted By HomerJau
This is a MUST HAVE disc if you have a surround...

This is a MUST HAVE disc if you have a surround system! Mine arrived last week and it's being played every day. Great mix with great dynamic range and fidelity:
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12,360
Views: 1,177,474
Posted By HomerJau
I was talking to a Samsung employee who was...

I was talking to a Samsung employee who was showing off Samsung 2014 TVs at a big local retailer here and he said Samsung will have new OLEDs coming out 'in the near future'. Not sure if he was full...
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