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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-11-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,646
Posted By Lethean
I watched this and didn't find the Turtles...

I watched this and didn't find the Turtles themselves to be very likable. Their personalities were too "bro" for me I guess. I found them a lot easier to like in the original TMNT. In the last 20...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-06-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Lethean
In terms of tone, quality and intensity, how does...

In terms of tone, quality and intensity, how does this compare to "The Descent"?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,933
Views: 107,986
Posted By Lethean
I've read through all 63 pages of this thread...

I've read through all 63 pages of this thread instead of focusing on the important things in life - cleaning, water, changing out of my pajamas - Oddly enough, the finished product has now become my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-02-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 81,745
Posted By Lethean
In the YPAO set up there are settings such as...

In the YPAO set up there are settings such as "flat, front, natural" ((it's been a while and this is going off of memory so I could be wrong on their names.) I understand these are EQ settings but do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Lethean
Spiffy I'm not sure if you've made a decision yet...

Spiffy I'm not sure if you've made a decision yet or not as it has been a week or two but Amazon has a great deal of the day that would serve you well:
...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   11-20-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Lethean
I had this issue with my PS4. Only in games....

I had this issue with my PS4. Only in games. Every other piece of content, blacks are fine. In games, totally crushing on full range. I switch to limited and it fixes the issue but then it looks a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 81,745
Posted By Lethean
I had asked this previously but in the same post...

I had asked this previously but in the same post where I asked about benefits of amping so I think it may have been overshadowed (which is totally fine because I ended up with some really great...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-18-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,810
Posted By Lethean
While I enjoy the Expendables films, I expected...

While I enjoy the Expendables films, I expected more from them. They just don't feel like an homage to the stars' 80s flicks as much as I hoped they would. Still entertaining though! The PG 13 rating...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,540
Views: 308,010
Posted By Lethean
I just watched Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman. It...

I just watched Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman. It was pretty grand.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 81,745
Posted By Lethean
Yeah..I've been meaning to make that topic to try...

Yeah..I've been meaning to make that topic to try and find what a good jumping off point is to get into not so much ultra high end audio but something that would be a big enough improvment over what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Lethean
You could get a really nice "mid-range" receiver...

You could get a really nice "mid-range" receiver with the Yamaha A840. The price varies but it can generally be found around 899. I picked mine up at Video Only for 699.

Also, the A740 is a solid...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-13-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By Lethean
I'm (more than) slightly intrigued. The only...

I'm (more than) slightly intrigued.

The only real reason I haven't cut the cord yet with Dishnetwork (as much as I enjoy their service) is the fact that so far none of these providers offer all...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-13-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Lethean
Are you dead set on LCD? You may be able to find...

Are you dead set on LCD? You may be able to find a Samsung F8500 or Panasonic ZT60 on closeout for a really good price and that will give you some of the best PQ this side of OLED.

If that's out...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-13-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,576
Posted By Lethean
The extra 10-15" would definitely add to the...

The extra 10-15" would definitely add to the immersion. I say get a tensioned electric screen and place it in front of your entertainment unit as others have suggested. Visual Apex has a pretty good...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-13-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 16,422
Posted By Lethean
Given there are no 70mm IMAX theaters here in...

Given there are no 70mm IMAX theaters here in Oregon, would you recommend tracking down a location to watch it on film as opposed to digital?

I only saw the first trailer and have strayed away...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 569,236
Posted By Lethean
Anyone have an issue with slow download speeds?...

Anyone have an issue with slow download speeds? Did the typical troubleshooting steps - connected via ethernet, changed router channel, etc etc. I found one fix online was to change your DNS settings...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 569,236
Posted By Lethean
Have you played Shadows of Mordor? It's pretty...

Have you played Shadows of Mordor? It's pretty great.

I wonder if this deal can be used on preorders.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-12-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 81,745
Posted By Lethean
Having an 840 but "just" Infinity P363s and the...

Having an 840 but "just" Infinity P363s and the Primus Center along with a Lava sub would I benefit at all from an amp? I was thinking of getting the Emotiva UPA-700.

Also, has anyone tried the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-12-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Lethean
Thanks Jim! I went ahead and did just that....

Thanks Jim!

I went ahead and did just that. My decision is now between the DT 990 and the Philips Fidelio X1.
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,234
Posted By Lethean
Just a little thread bump to see how you're...

Just a little thread bump to see how you're finding the speaker and to see if anyone else has tried them out.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Lethean
You know what I love? Not only the fact you...

You know what I love? Not only the fact you replied with suggestions but you didn't immediately suggest a 500 dollar + 'phone! I'm prepared to spend up to 350 I think but if you feel the Sennheiser...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-07-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,460
Posted By Lethean
I kind of want a 2nd sub and am intrigued by a...

I kind of want a 2nd sub and am intrigued by a DIY build. I'm assuming this would sound better than my Lava LSP12. Would it pair well with it as a 2nd sub? Also, how beginner friendly are DIY sub...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By Lethean
Thanks for the review Ralph! I found it a...

Thanks for the review Ralph!

I found it a bit funnier than the original but I could be comparing it to repeated viewings of the first which, like most comedies, suffers from diminishing returns.
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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Lethean
Thanks for the review Lee! I'll have to check...

Thanks for the review Lee! I'll have to check this one out. Elizabeth Moss sure has come a long way.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-05-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Lethean
Headphone recommendations?

I'm not entirely sure this is the appropriate forum or not but I'm seeking recommendations on a pair of high quality, over ear headphones. Primary use will be watching movies and playing games late...
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