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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-26-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sam S
So do we know if the units now in stock via...

So do we know if the units now in stock via Amazon are "fixed"?

Is there a good phone number to call them/Stuart?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26,846
Views: 2,085,291
Posted By Sam S
8803, or whatever they call the replacement for...

8803, or whatever they call the replacement for the 8802A.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By Sam S
It might use 500w, right before it explodes. ...

It might use 500w, right before it explodes.

With normal volumes, I would be very surprised if it pulled more than 100w at any given time, from the wall.

A KillAWatt is indeed the right...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 25,834
Posted By Sam S
Monolith-branded electrostatic headphones and...

Monolith-branded electrostatic headphones and (real) tube headphone amps :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26,846
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Posted By Sam S
Yeah, I don't see an obvious option for 6ch...

Yeah, I don't see an obvious option for 6ch w/1080p, unless the labeled designations are inaccurate.

I'm not doing anything weird or with 4K with the AVP. Just straight DTV box into HDMI 3 (I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26,846
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Posted By Sam S
Actually, you got me thinking. I just got this...

Actually, you got me thinking. I just got this little box from AVProConnect, and it has several EDID presets. I'm wondering which ones I should try?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26,846
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Posted By Sam S
Yup, I'm in the same boat. Actually I saw the...

Yup, I'm in the same boat. Actually I saw the 8802 for the first time "hands on" last weekend at CEDIA. It looked and felt better IRL than I was expecting. Even though it's up to date with features,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26,846
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Posted By Sam S
Wow, the bottom really fell out of this market. ...

Wow, the bottom really fell out of this market.

Question for you AVP owners: Is anyone using a C51K or C61K DIRECTV box with your AVP? I am a new DIRECTV customer, and having fits with the...
Forum: Display Calibration   09-19-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 174,065
Posted By Sam S
I have a paid version of CalMAN 2016 Enthusiast....

I have a paid version of CalMAN 2016 Enthusiast. What happens to that license if/when I download this most recent beta? I'm not in a hurry, but I can try out some of these newest features. Is it just...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20,592
Views: 1,570,800
Posted By Sam S
So no insight into what the setting actually...

So no insight into what the setting actually does? No, I'm not setting my picture mode to Movie. It's set to CAL-DAY, as I've done a full grayscale and CIE gamut calibration via CalMAN 2016 and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20,592
Views: 1,570,800
Posted By Sam S
OK. What about the effects of the setting on...

OK. What about the effects of the setting on standard 1080p content? Any more insight on what it is technically doing? Not marketing fluff.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-11-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20,592
Views: 1,570,800
Posted By Sam S
Can someone please clarify if HDMI UHD Color...

Can someone please clarify if HDMI UHD Color should be selected for the HMDI input that is used with a 4K UHD Blu-ray player?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-03-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11,304
Views: 524,954
Posted By Sam S
You can use Z2/Z3 in addition to the "up to" 9,...

You can use Z2/Z3 in addition to the "up to" 9, in Main Zone.
Forum: Display Calibration   08-24-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Sam S
Thanks. So if you were using a pattern generator...

Thanks. So if you were using a pattern generator like a Murideo Prisma that gives options for APL 18 or APL 25 (again with the Kuro PRO-151FD), which would you choose? I assume APL 18. I'm using...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-24-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Sam S
I think you're right, but I'm talking about just...

I think you're right, but I'm talking about just general guidelines on APL 18 vs 25, for use with pattern generators and such.
Forum: Display Calibration   08-24-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By Sam S
Is there a preference for APL 18 or APL 25 for...

Is there a preference for APL 18 or APL 25 for plasma fields? I have a 60" Kuro PRO-151FD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11,304
Views: 524,954
Posted By Sam S
Not a nice response, and misleading too. ...

Not a nice response, and misleading too.




I played around with it this weekend, and the "ISF Day/Night" modes are really just glorified user-definable presets for the same picture adjustment...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-14-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By Sam S
Any reason to save my original BD for the extras?...

Any reason to save my original BD for the extras? Can't tell if everything is duplicated on the UHD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-02-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11,304
Views: 524,954
Posted By Sam S
For the AVR-X4200W: is there a way to set the...

For the AVR-X4200W: is there a way to set the Main Zone pre-out L/R as "fixed" volume, instead of variable?

This is possible on Z2/Z3 of course, and the same functionality used to be available on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By Sam S
Try Canare MC15F L-4E6S Star Quad XLR via Amazon.

Try Canare MC15F L-4E6S Star Quad XLR via Amazon.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By Sam S
What equipment do you have already? Do you...

What equipment do you have already? Do you already have speaker wires outside to the locations where you want speakers/sound?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sam S
Did you ever get the trigger function to work...

Did you ever get the trigger function to work with your X4200?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-06-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 72,931
Posted By Sam S
Agreed. Analog to HDMI conversion is actually a...

Agreed. Analog to HDMI conversion is actually a very useful feature for many. Smells like cost cutting to me.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-06-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 25,834
Posted By Sam S
Bravo for Monoprice and this new amp. Price is...

Bravo for Monoprice and this new amp. Price is right and built in the USA. I think Emotiva is jealous. I have an ATI3007 and think it is superb. And I compared it directly with my McIntosh MC-452...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Sam S
I have used many Denon receivers as pre-amps over...

I have used many Denon receivers as pre-amps over the years. Do dedicated pre-amps like the AVP sound 3-4X better than using a receiver as a pre-amp? No. But some of us are after that last 10-20% in...
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