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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By David Shapiro
Wow, Mark! You have one great system. Were you...

Wow, Mark! You have one great system.
Were you by any chance the high bidder on the recent E-Bay auction for the extremes?
I followed that with great interest.
David
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,523
Posted By David Shapiro
My previous projector was a 3-chip Dpi 260 HC....

My previous projector was a 3-chip Dpi 260 HC. That bulb didn't last a few thousand hours. With the amount of use we gave it, it dimmed within a few months. As with everything in life, it all depends...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-01-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,523
Posted By David Shapiro
I bought a demo DPI Cine M-1000 2 years ago. We...

I bought a demo DPI Cine M-1000 2 years ago. We use our projector as our main TV. My son games on it. It could use more contrast, but for our needs, it works very well.Set and forget has a lot going...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-20-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,821
Posted By David Shapiro
I love mine. It's our primary TV. David

I love mine. It's our primary TV.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
I have an Aurender N10. It goes straight to my...

I have an Aurender N10. It goes straight to my Theta through an AES/EBU XLR connection. Sounds great and you avoid all the signal handling by different devices.
I can't compare it anything else,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-29-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By David Shapiro
Any plans for Sony to update their models?

I'm asking since the VW 1100 is within the realm of possibility, while the 5000 isn't (winning the lottery excepted). I'd be interested in a new version with updated HDMI, ETC.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-21-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Actually, you should find a different metaphor...

Actually, you should find a different metaphor than high-performance cars. Almost all of them, Ferrari, Porsche, BMW , Audi to name a few, have abandoned manual shifting for automatic or...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-28-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Unfortunately, i can't help you with...

Unfortunately, i can't help you with multichannel. I have used a computer based server of one flavor or another for several years. I am very happy with the Aurender through the CB4, in no small part...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-28-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Thanks for your kind comments. I haven't done any...

Thanks for your kind comments. I haven't done any upgrading for a while. It can be very addictive. And expensive. I have to say that I'm very happy with the direction of my system. now, if only Mark...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-07-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
After getting my Control 4 to play nicely with...

After getting my Control 4 to play nicely with the Casablanca, I've seen started to listen to a lot of music using the Aurender N10 through the D3 DACs.
Outstanding! Bass management and Dirac Live...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-01-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 48,041
Posted By David Shapiro
I had that type of setup for many years. I've...

I had that type of setup for many years. I've abandoned it now, as you know, for a setup using my processor as my preamp. In my situation, I get better sound, soundstage, separation, depth, etc.,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-31-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
I went through a number of speaker iterations. I...

I went through a number of speaker iterations. I started with Focal , went through a speaker called Avalon Osiris, really a lab test bed for the Eidolons. Then I went full Dynaudio, with Temptation...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,167
Posted By David Shapiro
Aurender N10 running into Theta Casablanca 4 with...

Aurender N10 running into Theta Casablanca 4 with Extreme D3
DACs and Dirac. Outstanding!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Not yet. I wanted to get all of my CD's loaded...

Not yet. I wanted to get all of my CD's loaded first.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-16-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Yesterday, Mark Seaton spent about 7 or 8 hours...

Yesterday, Mark Seaton spent about 7 or 8 hours calibrating the subs and generating the Dirac curve for the room. At Craig Shumer's suggestion, he did the calibration with the screen up, as in music...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-14-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By David Shapiro
Which set of surrounds have more info, side or rear?

Trying to upgrade from 5.1 to 7.1 which set of speakers carry more auditory input? I'm asking since I don't have identical speakers, and I want the more elaborate pair to be on the most active...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-14-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
So you store the different curves n your laptop....

So you store the different curves n your laptop. Any way
to store them in the Casablanca?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-14-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Did you calibrate for screen/no screen or...

Did you calibrate for screen/no screen or music/home theater?
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
I'm beginning to understand the call for more...

I'm beginning to understand the call for more than one Dirac curve.
I have a drop down Stewart 1.3 microperf screen. It's one third of the way into
the room. It has to wreak havoc with the room...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-10-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,167
Posted By David Shapiro
Just got my Aurender N10 from Craig today. ...

Just got my Aurender N10 from Craig today.
Going to spend the weekend setting things up.
Of course, can't tell anything til Tuesday,
when Mark Seaton comes to set up the sonics.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-06-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
I'm using Control 4. Thanks for the help. David

I'm using Control 4. Thanks for the help.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-06-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
Can any of you power users tell me if it's...

Can any of you power users tell me if it's possible to not trigger my screen when I want to listen to music. In other words, Is it possible to specify whether or not the trigger jack has power when a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
I've got an Aurender N10 on the way. Here in a...

I've got an Aurender N10 on the way. Here in a week or so. Theta will be calibrated in 2 weeks. Should be interesting.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By David Shapiro
It's early in the evaluation process, but so far...

It's early in the evaluation process, but so far my new Theta Prometheus monos are holding up well to the recently departed Bryston 28BSST2's. Once the processor is dialed in to the room I'll have...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-24-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 510,472
Posted By David Shapiro
My new CB IV just came. Can't wait to get it set...

My new CB IV just came. Can't wait to get it set up for Thanksgiving football. FWIW, I got 2 D3 extreme DACs, and that's how they're labeled.
David
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