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Forum: HD DVD Players   11-11-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,877
Posted By dklayn
Given that it's apparent you're serious about...

Given that it's apparent you're serious about audio (nice setup, btw), you should consider better than settling for transcoded DD @ 640 kbps with an A3.

Since you seem somewhat budget conscience,...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-11-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By dklayn
Yeah, the DVD CSS prevents licensees from making...

Yeah, the DVD CSS prevents licensees from making players that pass standard DVD over component. It was to prevent an 'analog hole' for piracy back when DVDs were still considered secure and...
Forum: HD DVD Players   11-11-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,732
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by mxchino...

Quote:Originally Posted by mxchino http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12185115)

Thanks for those who responded. I was in no way trying to bash your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By dklayn
I've had a Denon 3805 for over two years now. In...

I've had a Denon 3805 for over two years now. In my opinion, it's a very good receiver. Like you, the only feature I'm missing is HDMI.

The new Onkyo beats the 3805 on features/processing big...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-20-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By dklayn
My plans don't change. I purchased an A2 for...

My plans don't change. I purchased an A2 for $160 for low-price entry into HD movies NOW. As a gamer, I'll eventually be purchasing a PS3 (probably in 2009 once Final Fantasy drops) which will give...
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-18-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By dklayn
You're wanting to use analog inputs, not any of...

You're wanting to use analog inputs, not any of the digital inputs (optical, coax, etc).

It looks like you need to enable Multichannel input on your receiver. From the manual that I found online,...
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-12-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,467
Posted By dklayn
It really depends on what you look for in films....

It really depends on what you look for in films.

I read a lot of novels, and such a reality has led me to care little about story and character depth in movies. In my opinion, no movie can ever...
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-08-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By dklayn
HD-A2 Firmware: 2.2 Boot Time: 35...

HD-A2

Firmware: 2.2

Boot Time: 35 seconds
Eject button to tray open: 3 seconds
DVD Load Time: 15 seconds
HD-DVD Load Time: 26 seconds
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-08-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,945
Posted By dklayn
It's all speculation, but this is a good read: ...

It's all speculation, but this is a good read:
http://www.n4g.com/News-55856.aspx
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-07-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By dklayn
TrueHD is generally going to be better in all...

TrueHD is generally going to be better in all occasions. Since it's lossless, the player can reconstruct the original audio and then encode it straight into DTS 1.5 Mbps; the result should be...
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-07-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 56,473
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by littlesaint...

Quote:Originally Posted by littlesaint http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Psychologically people think receivers are supposed to perform the...
Forum: HD DVD Players   08-02-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 17,890
Posted By dklayn
I really wonder if analog-outs will return on...

I really wonder if analog-outs will return on the lower-end models. I doubt it. I imagine these will simply be lower-cost SoC editions of the current A2 line-up aimed at filling the channel before a...
Forum: Nintendo   01-25-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by joekun...

Quote:Originally Posted by joekun http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Then shouldn't you start with Super Mario RPG for the SNES? I was under the...
Forum: Nintendo   01-24-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By dklayn
Now, if only they can release Paper Mario and...

Now, if only they can release Paper Mario and Bomberman 64.

The N64 was the one Nintendo console I skipped (Final Fantasy went PS1, and therefore so did I) but I've been meaning to purchase a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-14-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By dklayn
Technically, Costco has an open-ended return...

Technically, Costco has an open-ended return policy that allows one to return a product at anytime for any reason with the exception of computers. Plenty of "abuse stories" online that can be found...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-14-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By dklayn
They did for my AE900 back in June, and Costco...

They did for my AE900 back in June, and Costco wasn't an authorized vendor then just like they aren't now. I highly doubt Costco would advertise the rebate if it wasn't going to be accepted. And...
Forum: Nintendo   01-13-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By dklayn
I was able to play a demo (up to the first boss...

I was able to play a demo (up to the first boss stage) version of Smooth Moves at the Nintendo Fusion tour a few months back. My wife and I clearly felt it was the best game there. The other games...
Forum: Nintendo   01-11-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,019
Posted By dklayn
New the birth of new gaming genres doesn't...

New the birth of new gaming genres doesn't deprecate old genres. Just because the Wii has motion sensing/pointer functionality and 3D rendering abilities doesn't mean all games released on the...
Forum: Nintendo   01-06-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 16,290
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by freychris42424...

Quote:Originally Posted by freychris42424 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

The Wii has had diminishing returns for me, luckily it was my...
Forum: Nintendo   01-05-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,025
Posted By dklayn
Quote: 1. GameBoy Player. This plugs into...

Quote:

1. GameBoy Player. This plugs into one of the serial ports on the bottom of the GameCube and lets me play GBA games on the TV where they look so much better. This is by far the biggest...
Forum: Nintendo   01-02-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,953
Posted By dklayn
The Wii can only output 480p60 at max which is...

The Wii can only output 480p60 at max which is extremely easy for any cable to do correctly. Heck, people were modding their composite cable into component cables and using paperclips for pins and...
Forum: Nintendo   01-01-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,069
Posted By dklayn
I wonder if this whole mess has to deal with how...

I wonder if this whole mess has to deal with how Nintendo pays third-parties for their VC content. Ie. if Nintendo pays third-parties a royalty on every title sale, it would be better for them to...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-31-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,987
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by bUzzbOmb!...

Quote:Originally Posted by bUzzbOmb! http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Slashdot already had an article on it being cracked.


Not quite.
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Forum: Nintendo   12-31-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By dklayn
Quote:Originally Posted by Tenkaipalm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tenkaipalm http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Actually, RE4 looks like trash in 480p- since it's not a widescreen...
Forum: Nintendo   12-31-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By dklayn
Super Mario Strikers is amazing fun, still play...

Super Mario Strikers is amazing fun, still play that nearly every night. Runs in 480p, 16:9, with Pro-Logic II surround. Very nice.

If you enjoy fighting games, Soul Caliber II is also great and...
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