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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
That is certainly my hope. I don't expect to get...

That is certainly my hope. I don't expect to get a 4k display any time soon, but I would still dive all in on a UHD player and discs if it can send "downconverted" 1080p but coming from a 100mbit/s...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-28-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I think premium packaging would really help sell...

I think premium packaging would really help sell it, especially if there is more than a $10 premium over the bluray version of a film.
I wish they would look to the Batman Diamond Luxe edition for...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-19-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I want to like Blomkamps films, it seems like the...

I want to like Blomkamps films, it seems like the kind of films I should like. I love hard scifi. But all three just haven't really done anything for me. D9 was okay, Elysium was okay, Chappie was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,399
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Seems to me Atmos/DTS:X decoding is completely...

Seems to me Atmos/DTS:X decoding is completely pointless in a reciever with only 7 channels and no preouts?
I mean, since the most you can have is regular 7 channel, then why even bother putting in...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-08-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,489
Posted By Lazarus Dark
buy in store... where? Best Buy is the only B&M...

buy in store... where? Best Buy is the only B&M electronics store left right? And they don't carry anything that I am interested in purchasing, A/V-wise.
Okay, I do like to peruse Fry's when I visit...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-02-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,549
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I think we all have to accept to some degree that...

I think we all have to accept to some degree that we are about to enter a transition period and it may not be pretty all the time, but eventually it will all be pretty (the video that is). Eventually...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 17,173
Posted By Lazarus Dark
The PS3, like many consoles of the past, was sold...

The PS3, like many consoles of the past, was sold initially at zero profit or even slight loss. Actual bluray players were near $1000 at first. (personally, I waited until the very day that HD-DVD...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-15-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 17,173
Posted By Lazarus Dark
The drives are not too different from current...

The drives are not too different from current BD-XL drives so there is no price difference there, but they need new HEVC decoder chips. They also need all the associated hardware and firmware to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 17,173
Posted By Lazarus Dark
What amazes me is, reading through this thread,...

What amazes me is, reading through this thread, how many people, right here on this forum, the epicenter of home theater, seem utterly confused or surprised by this.
This is basically non-news for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-10-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
You are absolutely right. I am not even talking...

You are absolutely right. I am not even talking to my friends and family about 4k or Atmos at home. They don't care and/or they can't afford to care and/or they are in rentals where they couldn't put...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-08-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,952
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I don't think with any of these projectors you...

I don't think with any of these projectors you are ever getting actual laser light outside of the projector. The laser is just the light source, similar to bulbs on other projectors. By the time the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-08-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
If in fact authentication is required for each...

If in fact authentication is required for each play... then I'll hold off buying until Slysoft cracks it and I can watch without authentication. Notice I said nothing about piracy. I have purchased...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-08-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Where did that Ultron poster at the top come...

Where did that Ultron poster at the top come from?
That has to be literally the worst promo picture I have ever seen for a Marvel property.
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   05-07-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By Lazarus Dark
http://screenrant.com/avengers-3-4-infinity-war-1-...

http://screenrant.com/avengers-3-4-infinity-war-1-2-imax/
I thought this would be appropriate here.
Avengers 3/4 filming fully in Imax new 4K Arri cameras.
Best. News. Ever.
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 44,136
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Really though, getting the hardware is probably...

Really though, getting the hardware is probably going to be the easy part.
The content is going to be the difficult part, at least for AVS-types. Because we won't just be looking at what is...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-30-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 42,549
Posted By Lazarus Dark
How clear can the green trapezoid around the...

How clear can the green trapezoid around the spaceship get?
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   04-28-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By Lazarus Dark
This might actually get me back into the local...

This might actually get me back into the local "Imax" if they upgrade. I stopped going as soon as they removed the real Imax projector and put in digital "Liemax", which I tried once and found it...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-25-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,681
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I want HFR most. Watching the Hobbit films in HFR...

I want HFR most. Watching the Hobbit films in HFR eliminated the problem of fights and action so fast and stuttery I can't even tell what I'm looking at. And it's one of those situations where now...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-19-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
http://screenrant.com/captain-america-3-civil-war-...

http://screenrant.com/captain-america-3-civil-war-darker-story-imax/
I'm hoping they change that for Phase 3 films. Starting with Captain America 3, they are using Imax's digital 4k cameras for some...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 127,078
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Actually, the DVD scenario was even more...

Actually, the DVD scenario was even more complicated by "fullscreen" and "widescreen" versions being released. My stepfather kept buying tons of fullscreen dvd's and I told him he would regret it. I...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-04-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 44,136
Posted By Lazarus Dark
When do you expect to see 8k/120fps content? Ten...

When do you expect to see 8k/120fps content? Ten years? If we get SuperMHL next month, I don't expect to have content or a display in 8k for at least ten years. I don't even have 4k yet, because I'm...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-04-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 97,135
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I think you overestimate the number of buyers of...

I think you overestimate the number of buyers of Atmos AVR's. I mentioned it to a buddy of mine the other day, and he didn't even know Atmos was available in home AVR's and he's pretty tech/video...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 97,135
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Absolutely no one is asking that question. What's...

Absolutely no one is asking that question. What's the deal with your obsession with ATSC 3.0?
Like the above poster, I don't see that it will affect hardly anyone anytime soon. Personally, I don't...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-02-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 44,136
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Except we don't need another proprietary...

Except we don't need another proprietary standard. I'm sick of proprietary cables. Displayport is the open standard. And USB-C is the new do-everything cable standard, which can do both hdmi and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-02-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Yeah, the photo should have done it, but I...

Yeah, the photo should have done it, but I thought it was just humor, wasn't thinking about the date.
And "researchers" are always coming up with stuff like this and it sounds cool, then you don't...
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