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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-30-2014, 03:29 AM
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Posted By JonFo
One year on here and still loving my 4810 :) ...

One year on here and still loving my 4810 :)

RE: eShift, since I use an AT screen (an old Stewart 'microperf' with noticeable holes), I find the smoothness and fill of the eShift 4K to be a huge...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
Franin, the only way to save the built-in...

Franin, the only way to save the built-in Audyssey corrections is to perform a full system config download to a PC.

But the limitation is that on reload, you are reloading the *entire*...
Forum: Home Automation   08-28-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,017
Posted By JonFo
I started right at the dawn of HS3, so I first...

I started right at the dawn of HS3, so I first got a minimal HS2 setup going just to test device and interface connectivity, but have been running HS3 for over a year now.

HS3 is much improved...
Forum: Home Automation   08-27-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,017
Posted By JonFo
I've been running a very complex HomeSeer setup...

I've been running a very complex HomeSeer setup for the last coupe years, and find the platform incredibly powerful for someone technical (like yourself) but a bit flaky i terms of release quality....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
^^^ Totally agree. HDMI V2 can't get here soon...

^^^ Totally agree. HDMI V2 can't get here soon enough. Does anyone know if they addressed clocking issues in V2?
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 67,454
Posted By JonFo
Re projection and ESL: I have huge Monoliths...

Re projection and ESL: I have huge Monoliths flanking my screen and reflections are never a problem. My center is behind the screen, so can't speak to that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
No, the Altitude has on-board support for up to...

No, the Altitude has on-board support for up to 32 channels of analog out. 16 of them are on the built-in XLR's, the rest are on the DB25 outputs (use a breakout cable, this is common in pro-audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
Yes, it's all about the silly copy protection,...

Yes, it's all about the silly copy protection, which if you're a true prate, can be easily broken. It's a 'consumer annoyance' feature as far as i'm concerned. But yes, that keeps true digital outs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
Well, who would have thought there'd be two of us...

Well, who would have thought there'd be two of us pondering very similar configs.

I'm also going for a full 16 or 24 channel Trinnov setup to put behind my current Denon AVP-A1 processor, but with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
^^^ Sorry to hear about you guys with the 3D...

^^^ Sorry to hear about you guys with the 3D board issues. But I do need to say it makes me feel a bit better about not having touched my nice and stable AVP.

BOE- I hope the dealer / D&M take...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-13-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,267
Posted By JonFo
Agree completely ;) Check out this ESL-based...

Agree completely ;)

Check out this ESL-based setup (http://jonathanfoulkes.com/Home_Theater/HomeTheater.htm) devoted to getting the max out of Steven Wilson MCH recordings:
...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 7,267
Posted By JonFo
Most people have not heard a good multichnnel...

Most people have not heard a good multichnnel recording on a great system. Once they do, they all admit that this is how they'd like to 'actively' listen to music or see/hear concert video.

One of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 303,357
Posted By JonFo
^^^ No, no need for new players. The...

^^^ No, no need for new players.

The existing players ability to bitstream the DolbyTrue HD track (which is a container with variable meta-data driven contents) is all that's required. The new...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 13,452
Posted By JonFo
I'm a big-time supporter of well-done...

I'm a big-time supporter of well-done multichannel. So much so, I've designed and built my AV room around that concept using some of the most difficult to integrate speakers (but so rewarding), a...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-08-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 575,771
Posted By JonFo
Steve Hackett- Genesis revisited - Live at Royal Albert Hall

Heads-up for you prog-heads out there, there is a deluxe special edition of the Live concert Steve Hackett and band performed at the Royal Albert Hall that contains a BluRay with a high-rez 4.1 mix...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
Daniel, the tech is already here for simple...

Daniel, the tech is already here for simple transport of a large number of digital signals between two boxes, it's called MADI.

If going that route, one could envision an architecture where the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
Oh, Object based is much better all around, it...

Oh, Object based is much better all around, it does not matter if your system is 2.1, 3 across the front or typical 5.1, using object driven location to render to what you actually have deployed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By JonFo
While i've not tried a piece of gear with the new...

While i've not tried a piece of gear with the new HD, I believe there is zero difference for HDMI. They just changed from RJ-45 connections to a coax cable.

One trick DL3/4 could do on the RJ-45...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
Oh, no doubt we are just at the cusp of this new...

Oh, no doubt we are just at the cusp of this new tech and there will be growing pains. Anyone not prepared to essentially be a beta tester better sit out the first round of gear and buy whatever is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
Atmos is a lot more than just '3D audio for 3D...

Atmos is a lot more than just '3D audio for 3D movies' it is the embodiment of something that I have been anticipating for years.

Here's something I wrote...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
Sweet, nice score. Congrats! Enjoy the...

Sweet, nice score. Congrats!

Enjoy the awesome units. Also please check out a lot of the great collected knowledge on the Wiki linked in m sig. Lots of helpful setup tips there.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 45,408
Posted By JonFo
D&M typically uses AnalogDevices, SHARC 32's...

D&M typically uses AnalogDevices, SHARC 32's mostly, the Marantz 8801 uses three ADSP21487 (http://www.analog.com/en/processors-dsp/sharc/adsp-21487/products/product.html). So I'd expect that's what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26,370
Views: 2,007,684
Posted By JonFo
As much as I'd love to contemplate an upgrade to...

As much as I'd love to contemplate an upgrade to the existing A1 to add Atmos, I doubt that will happen.

But just in case Denon is reading this, I would gladly pay $2K for a upgrade of the HDMI...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,286
Posted By JonFo
If you think finding a reasonable center channel...

If you think finding a reasonable center channel match and size with with regular dynamic speakers is hard, try it with an electrostatic !

That was my challenge back in 2006, when I decided I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 303,357
Posted By JonFo
Sweet, my next preamp. Seriously.

Sweet, my next preamp. Seriously.
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