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Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-24-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,086
Posted By GunmetalR56
Absolute demo material (and entertaining)

Well I didn't get to watch Logan since my wife forbid me watching it without her so I threw in Great Wall. I was blown away by both the picture and the audio... those colors...those drums.. (that...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-23-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,086
Posted By GunmetalR56
My 4K copy just arrived (along with Logan!)....

My 4K copy just arrived (along with Logan!). Going to be a fun evening me thinks :D
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,841
Posted By GunmetalR56
So having heard in ceiling and reflective, you...

So having heard in ceiling and reflective, you truly prefer the Prime elevation?

I enjoy my PSB XA AE speakers but at times they do draw my attention due to the thinner sound. I've contemplated...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-07-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13,374
Views: 641,918
Posted By GunmetalR56
I pretty much keep mine on medium for everything....

I pretty much keep mine on medium for everything. I used high for a while until the novelty wore off then the black crush started to stand out a bit. Medium lets me walk the line :)
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-07-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,960
Posted By GunmetalR56
Right there with you. I felt the picture looked...

Right there with you. I felt the picture looked so clear at times that I could reach straight into the tv. I actually turned my glasses brightness from high to medium as well as it was plenty bright...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   04-05-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 58,880
Posted By GunmetalR56
The Hamilton's are great... very comfortable!

The Hamilton's are great... very comfortable!
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-04-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,960
Posted By GunmetalR56
I just finished watching the 3D version and kept...

I just finished watching the 3D version and kept thinking to myself that this is absolutely the way to watch it. I didn't note a ton of pop out but I found the picture depth to be fantastic......
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-28-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By GunmetalR56
Oh man... a friend told me that he really enjoyed...

Oh man... a friend told me that he really enjoyed this one so I was going to blind buy. Ah well...Redbox it is!
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 452
Posted By GunmetalR56
Ahhh the fond memories of "Babbage's".

Ahhh the fond memories of "Babbage's".
Forum: Speakers   03-27-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,472
Posted By GunmetalR56
Agreed! My wife's Klipsch RP series definitely...

Agreed! My wife's Klipsch RP series definitely sound rolled off compared to the Ref and Ref ii series we still have around the house... we feel that they sound more like the HSU (of which I am also a...
Forum: Speakers   03-21-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,472
Posted By GunmetalR56
Since you mention clarity from the center being...

Since you mention clarity from the center being your priority... might i suggest just investing in a really good center and maybe upgrading your front L&R speakers at a later date? That's what I...
Forum: Speakers   03-21-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,472
Posted By GunmetalR56
If it's within your range I would recommend...

If it's within your range I would recommend Aperion Verus Grand center. Absolutely amazing sounding center...I think Aperion was closing the gen 1 cherry finish for $390 or so.

My next vote would...
Forum: Speakers   03-21-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 206
Posted By GunmetalR56
I'd clear a space and plop the center down on top...

I'd clear a space and plop the center down on top of the cabinet :)
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-21-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 25,825
Posted By GunmetalR56
Hi Ralph, my apologies if I've missed it but are...

Hi Ralph, my apologies if I've missed it but are you planning a review of 4K Oblivion? I'm curious as to what you think when comparing the Atmos track to the BD DTS MA track.

Love the 4K picture...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,500
Posted By GunmetalR56
Thoroughly enjoyed this on 4K BD. Picture was...

Thoroughly enjoyed this on 4K BD. Picture was fantastic and the audio was as well.

Still enjoyed the movie overall on the 2nd viewing... had a friend over that hadnt seen this yet and he enjoyed...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
I have tinnitus as well and I have found the...

I have tinnitus as well and I have found the ribbons to be a great solution. I just upgraded my rear surrounds from the Ascend CBM170 to Sierra 2 and immediately noticed the differences... the S2 are...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-17-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,500
Posted By GunmetalR56
Went with friends to see this one at the theater...

Went with friends to see this one at the theater and we all enjoyed it. Looking forward to firing it up tonight (date night ;) )

Great review as usual Ralph
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
I finally made the decision to go with the Sierra...

I finally made the decision to go with the Sierra 2 for surround duty over the Luna. In a perfect world I'd have matching towers for surrounds but since my wife would string me up by my ears if I...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
I would say there is. The Tower mid range driver,...

I would say there is. The Tower mid range driver, NrT and woofers are the "package". I think you'll love them.
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
I've noticed the same..especially with Neural X....

I've noticed the same..especially with Neural X. Sometimes I can stack Dolby Surround on a DTS track and it sounds pretty good but I have to agree that I do not like the music being pulled out of the...
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 248
Posted By GunmetalR56
Sign me up! To answer the question though.....

Sign me up!

To answer the question though.. I don't think I would upgrade but I can completely understand why someone would.
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
I have not heard the S1 or S2 yet but prior to...

I have not heard the S1 or S2 yet but prior to owning the Sierra towers I had Klipsch KG series, Polk Monitor, Aperion Verus Grand tower, PSA 210, SVS Ultra tower, Klipsch RP280. I tried the towers...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,802
Views: 449,298
Posted By GunmetalR56
GAH! Trying to decide if I want to take advantage...

GAH! Trying to decide if I want to take advantage of the piano black S2 reduced price or hold out for Espresso Lunas to replace my 170 surrounds.

Decisions decisions!
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,501
Posted By GunmetalR56
I've had 7.1.2, 5.1.2 and now 5.1.4 and I prefer...

I've had 7.1.2, 5.1.2 and now 5.1.4 and I prefer the 5.1.4. I also have a friend with a 7.1.2 with in ceiling speakers vs my PSB atmos enabled and I get to hear his system quite a bit. We both prefer...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,792
Posted By GunmetalR56
Good feedback here. That gear should be knocking...

Good feedback here. That gear should be knocking your socks off.

I agree, re run Audyssey and try dynamic EQ ON and dynamic volume OFF. Try to get Audyssey to report your sub trims close to -11...
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