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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-22-2015, 11:55 AM
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Posted By hidefpaul
Fad!!!

Fad!!!
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-14-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 26,987
Posted By hidefpaul
I just read this interesting little bit from...

I just read this interesting little bit from HidefDigest (see link below). Here is what got my attention.

"What’s more, right now seems like a really bad time to buy 4k. The HDCP 2.2 spec hasn’t...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   01-14-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks Scott for the reply, I hope you get Joe...

Thanks Scott for the reply, I hope you get Joe Kane on the show soon.
Looking forward to this week's podcast as it is usually 3 or 4 guests from the industry, who were at CES talking about all...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   01-13-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks again Scott, as always, a great report...

Thanks again Scott, as always, a great report from CES 2015.
Since I am an avid watcher of "Home Theatre Geeks" I could not help but to notice that you were a little less "technical" in your...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,693
Posted By hidefpaul
I don't know what Panasonic is thinking.......The...

I don't know what Panasonic is thinking.......The new flagship is the CX850, but guess what, it actually has less dimming zones than the 2014 flagship AX900. I just don't get it. :confused:
BTW...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,693
Posted By hidefpaul
I hate to say it, but I can't see Panasonic...

I hate to say it, but I can't see Panasonic survive with such a limited product line and such stiff competition especially from Samsung. I think they may be slowly bowing out of the TV business here...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-08-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,385
Posted By hidefpaul
Glad to see you are there David, unfortunately, I...

Glad to see you are there David, unfortunately, I could not make it......pick me up some of those free disc demo, if you can.

Thanks
See you at Top Choice.

Paul
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-08-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,671
Posted By hidefpaul
BEST A/V NEWS I HAVE HEARD IN A LONG...

BEST A/V NEWS I HAVE HEARD IN A LONG TIME!!!:):)ABOUT TIME!!!

Thanks again for the great article Scott.

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,918
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks Ken, really envious right now that you are...

Thanks Ken, really envious right now that you are in Vegas.:) & I am at the office. LOL
How did the 65" & 77" flat OLED's look at first initial impression? I am sure you will compare them to the...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   12-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By hidefpaul
Hello Scott & Mark, BIG FAN OF YOUR SHOW............

Hello Scott & Mark, BIG FAN OF YOUR SHOW......... HERE IN CANADA.

For a TV to be capable of the attributes I listed below, which of the following attributes are hardware or software dependant (or...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,152
Posted By hidefpaul
I have to agree with Ralph.....the DTS HD MA was...

I have to agree with Ralph.....the DTS HD MA was just stunning!! You guys are in for a treat!!!

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 678
Posted By hidefpaul
LG to show a 55-Inch 8K Display for CES 2015

Just when we thought 4K was just about ready to hit the masses.....:eek:

"The South Korean tech giant recently airlifted its 8K display, codenamed 'Mabinogion', to Las Vegas in preparation for the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-09-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 12,862
Posted By hidefpaul
I heard Atmos for the first time 3 weeks ago at a...

I heard Atmos for the first time 3 weeks ago at a boutique shop here in the Toronto area, in which I spent a good 30-40min listening to the demos.
They were using the new Yamaha receiver (Atmos...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 247,211
Posted By hidefpaul
I get it mo949, but it strikes me at odd, that he...

I get it mo949, but it strikes me at odd, that he still has the logo/cardboard on the corners of the TV. Sorry, but if that were my TV to set-up, I would have that TV ready to go..... I hope I am...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 247,211
Posted By hidefpaul
I just said the same thing in the post above. ...

I just said the same thing in the post above.

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 247,211
Posted By hidefpaul
Congrats on the new set BTW!! Question: Have...

Congrats on the new set BTW!!
Question:
Have you even calibrated this set? All this is kind of pointless unless you have done the legwork for proper comparisons/evaluations. There is nothing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27,422
Views: 3,220,100
Posted By hidefpaul
Drop-outs on the Atmos track or are you referring...

Drop-outs on the Atmos track or are you referring to dropouts on the DD THD or DTS MA track????? Please specify...

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
Great question....he has, so to speak.....he had...

Great question....he has, so to speak.....he had someone come in for the room construction (sound proofing/insulation etc)..... someone else for the finishes (Interior Designer).....someone else for...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
Thank you to everyone for all the comments. I...

Thank you to everyone for all the comments. I really appreciate it.

I have considered some of the speaker brands mentioned (Kef, Martin Logan, B&W etc). I have listened to most of these in...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
Thank you all for the responses......it is a bit...

Thank you all for the responses......it is a bit overwhelming reading all these great suggestions.

I just want to clarify that the speakers "we" end up getting must be locally available here in...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
^^ Oh for sure guys, that is a given about him...

^^ Oh for sure guys, that is a given about him auditioning the speakers first..... I just want to give him 2-3 options to choose from and see which one he prefers.

Paul
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks to everyone for replying. I'll try to...

Thanks to everyone for replying.
I'll try to reply to a few more comments and perhaps get this settled.
My boss does not want or care about Atmos.....I mentioned it to him..... he said in the...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,228
Posted By hidefpaul
$20,000.00 budget......HELP!

I wish I was asking this for my own theatre room.......:), but my boss has finished building his house and aware of my HT & A/V enthusiasm, has asked me to come up with the following:

- 7 speaker...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27,422
Views: 3,220,100
Posted By hidefpaul
Hi Keith how are you? It has been a while since...

Hi Keith how are you? It has been a while since we last spoke! I agree with your statement.... +1 on Bob's post.
I actually asked the same or similar question to Bob a while back......First, make...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,363
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks for the clarification and pricing. ...

Thanks for the clarification and pricing.

Paul
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