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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10,313
Views: 779,387
Posted By raaj
My receiver that got repaired for the HDMI audio...

My receiver that got repaired for the HDMI audio output failure issue in March of this year has now given up the ghost on HDMI video output. Selecting video failure option as the reason to request...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,378
Posted By raaj
CapAm-2 was worlds better than the original,...

CapAm-2 was worlds better than the original, IMO.. The original seemed way too fantasized and goofy for me, and Cap-2 brought it back to the real world -ish. Avengers-AoU just pure stank of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10,313
Views: 779,387
Posted By raaj
Reposting my posts from the other Onkyo Warranty...

Reposting my posts from the other Onkyo Warranty Extension thread:

I had my TX-NR818 repaired through this warranty extension a few months ago, and after about 3 weeks round trip to the repair...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 80,485
Posted By raaj
This receiver went through the repair already...

This receiver went through the repair already under the special repair program, so I'd assume they would have fixed/replaced the problematic component(s). I went back to the repair portal and entered...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 80,485
Posted By raaj
I had my TX-NR818 repaired through this warranty...

I had my TX-NR818 repaired through this warranty extension a month or two ago, and after about 3 weeks round trip to the repair facility, the receiver came back working fine. In the last couple of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 7,510
Posted By raaj
I agree with your general sentiment, and I found...

I agree with your general sentiment, and I found the movie to lack the charm of the first one. I saw it in one of the best presentation available these days, but it still was underwhelming.

TBH,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,776
Views: 334,970
Posted By raaj
I still can't trace exactly how exactly Jaime...

I still can't trace exactly how exactly Jaime morphed from an sister-diddling, child-murdering, heartless bastid to a chivalrous, noble man with a heart of gold. I do like him as one of the few...
Forum: Headphones   06-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By raaj
I've had great listening experience with the...

I've had great listening experience with the Audio Technica ATH-A900, and found it to be very accurate, airy and musical about 8-9 years ago when I had it, but they are a closed design. Looks like...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By raaj
HBO-GO is most likely optimized for streaming to...

HBO-GO is most likely optimized for streaming to a mobile display even though it might be 1080p in resolution. Bit rate and compression are a given.

The "downloaded" file could have been from a BD...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-18-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 3,823
Posted By raaj
I am in a similar room with no space for floor...

I am in a similar room with no space for floor standing speakers, but I have a humble pair of DIY monitors I built (assembled) myself using the kit for Selah Audio SA-1 speakers - a two-way speaker...
Forum: Headphones   06-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By raaj
The Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO is reputed to be a...

The Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO is reputed to be a very good headphone (based on its lineage from the non-PRO range) and is considered very good for bass-heavy music. Very detailed, and preferred by many...
Forum: Headphones   06-18-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By raaj
Not discounting the expertise of fellow AVS...

Not discounting the expertise of fellow AVS members, as a former headphone enthusiast myself, I'd recommend you post your question over at head-fi.com as well. There are no greater bunch of headphone...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7,776
Views: 334,970
Posted By raaj
If he comes back as someone other than Jon, he...

If he comes back as someone other than Jon, he better walk out of the burning pyre with his new form. Otherwise, how would people know it is Jon Snow that came back? How would that person command any...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-04-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By raaj
What? No triple-Ds?

What? No triple-Ds?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-02-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 3,823
Posted By raaj
I'm in Milpitas, and would love to attend a meet...

I'm in Milpitas, and would love to attend a meet up. July works out nice too. I'm interested in listening to some speakers. :) Anyone in the group have some Reaction Audio speakers, or similar brands...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 17,268
Posted By raaj
Saw this on opening day in a RealD 3D...

Saw this on opening day in a RealD 3D presentation with Atmos, and what a blast it was! While it's not the greatest action movie ever, the sheer audacity of some of the visuals and action...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-01-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10,197
Views: 3,093,811
Posted By raaj
Sorry, but never liked Sophia Loren or Raquel...

Sorry, but never liked Sophia Loren or Raquel Welch :eek: (blasphemy!! I know..). I don't like square jaws and hexagonal faces on my [fantasy] women, ah thank you!!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-30-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 7,510
Posted By raaj
Banner gestures to Black Widow to try to find out...

Banner gestures to Black Widow to try to find out if she could "weild Thor's hammer". ;)
Black Widow chuckles: "Oh no no! That's not a question I need answered!"

Hahaha...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-18-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 87,492
Posted By raaj
Haha.. and they ended up showing people in the...

Haha.. and they ended up showing people in the midst of doing actual work cannot get the efficiency 9/10 times. Product placement fail !!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,757
Posted By raaj
Picture this: Bags of cheetos and twinkies...

Picture this:

Bags of cheetos and twinkies on his belly. One hand on the joystick piloting the drone, smoking bad guys - and the other hand deftly dunking the twinkies in his cheese-lined mouth....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-16-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,876
Posted By raaj
Zoey, this is a very good effort from Fincher and...

Zoey, this is a very good effort from Fincher and team, and deserves encouragement at the BO, so that we get more such movies and a little less teenie bopper crap. If you end up hating the movie, you...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,876
Posted By raaj
Dean, The movie is nowhere near as grungy as...

Dean,

The movie is nowhere near as grungy as Fight Club. This is an awesome movie, and Fincher nailed all aspects of this movie (IMO) - plot, pacing, visuals, music, and finally - a great ensemble...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,757
Posted By raaj
Hmm.. that's an interesting thought! And I do...

Hmm.. that's an interesting thought! And I do agree with you that JCVD could have done an equally good job, but somehow the international box office pull of TC would have made the decision easier for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-17-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,573
Posted By raaj
That was incredibly distasteful and classless...

That was incredibly distasteful and classless indeed! If that is indeed Elizabeth's FB status to the side of his tweet, she has turned out to be a sore loser too.

Leslie's mistake of mixing up...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,573
Posted By raaj
Regardless of your personal disdain for Courtney,...

Regardless of your personal disdain for Courtney, the best three cooks in the bunch came to the finale, and out of them, Leslie shot himself in the foot to get sent home. Courtney and Elizabeth were...
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