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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-14-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Lazarus Dark
If nothing else, I love that there are still new...

If nothing else, I love that there are still new avenues to explore in audio. After lossless bluray audio and hi res music, I was thinking audio improvements were about done. While video still had...
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,896
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Audiophile. I can live with a smaller...

Audiophile.

I can live with a smaller screen, but the sound still needs to be big. I hate going to someones house and they have a 60"+ tv and watch blurays on it... but through tv speakers. Ugh....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-05-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 7,067
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Id pay $1500 for the Kaleidoscope interface if it...

Id pay $1500 for the Kaleidoscope interface if it would just read my drm-free ripped blurays off my own server smb share. But I guess the studios wouldn't let them continue if K provided such a...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-05-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,217
Posted By Lazarus Dark
That's what I got from it. If you look at it, the...

That's what I got from it. If you look at it, the seats are further from the screen and walls than the typical multiplex, which tries to fill the theater with seats to the edges. I think what they...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,675
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I'm actually holding off on all new purchases...

I'm actually holding off on all new purchases right now, as I don't want to double dip on a lot of movies when the Atmos version comes out six months later.
Of course that goes extra for Marvel...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 16,547
Posted By Lazarus Dark
So, apparently Nolan badly mixed the dialogue on...

So, apparently Nolan badly mixed the dialogue on purpose?? http://screenrant.com/interstellar-bad-audio-mix-explanation/
I can just imagine how painful it was for the sound mixer to follow Nolan's...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 16,547
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I'm surprised there are 50 theaters showing 70mm,...

I'm surprised there are 50 theaters showing 70mm, I want to think there are none left. But then Scott does say they got the projector just for this movie, so its not usually there.

Saw The Dark...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-31-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,674
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Yolo. If you can still hear the next day, it...

Yolo.
If you can still hear the next day, it wasn't a very good metal show.

But seriously, I am pretty picky about the bands I listen to and even pickier about the ones I go see. There was a...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,438
Posted By Lazarus Dark
"the transparent speakers fit right in with all...

"the transparent speakers fit right in with all the beautiful people in the crowd."
:P

I get it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,908
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Having competing object-based audio formats is...

Having competing object-based audio formats is fine, such as Atmos and DTS-UHD. Because the receiver can simply decode the object audio and send it to the appropriate speakers.
But Auro's reliance...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By Lazarus Dark
I have heard from several sources now that having...

I have heard from several sources now that having Atmos firing straight down is distracting to anyone directly under one of the speakers, so it seems that some toe-in is going to be better for most,...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,723
Posted By Lazarus Dark
On the matter of sound vs vision, if we are just...

On the matter of sound vs vision, if we are just talking about which is more important for immersion and enjoyment, I would say sound is more important for immersion. There is an odd contradiction...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-03-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,723
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Interesting that Mark uses a standalone bluray...

Interesting that Mark uses a standalone bluray player in order to avoid issues, while I use the htpc bluray player for that exact reason. I find with a htpc that I have a better guarantee of playing...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,411
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Yknow, I could take AMC and Regal etc crying a...

Yknow, I could take AMC and Regal etc crying a little more seriously if they weren't "threatening" not to carry the film in their Liemax theaters. I've been to a Liemax exactly once and never again,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,952
Posted By Lazarus Dark
The review title is Edge of Tomorrow, but didn't...

The review title is Edge of Tomorrow, but didn't they officially change the title to Live.Die.Repeat. ?...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Personally, I think the bigger news is...

Personally, I think the bigger news is Displayport over USB 3.1 type C.
There's been a lot of proprietary incompatible solutions for hdmi on mobile devices like slimport and mhl.
USB 3.1 type C is...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-26-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,836
Posted By Lazarus Dark
It was somewhat exciting to read and hear all the...

It was somewhat exciting to read and hear all the Atmos demo impressions from attendees. Can't wait to get it in my theater. Considering the lack of native content for some time though, I was really...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-12-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,363
Posted By Lazarus Dark
How about you just get back on thread topic and...

How about you just get back on thread topic and stop quoting me which clutters my email box. Thanks.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-12-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,452
Posted By Lazarus Dark
interesting that in the video they said that...

interesting that in the video they said that Dolby Surround upmixing will not use wide speakers, yet the official Dolby site shows a 9.1.2 setup with wide speakers....
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,363
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Without a license I can buy a car and drive it...

Without a license I can buy a car and drive it all over my personal property. Just like when I buy a movie, I intend to use it on all the devices I own how and when I want, so long as I don't take it...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,363
Posted By Lazarus Dark
This argument is completely invalid. With a car,...

This argument is completely invalid. With a car, I buy the car and I own the keys. I can drive it on any street any time I want. With DRM, they own the keys and I can only use it when and where they...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,363
Posted By Lazarus Dark
What is the point of more hdcp versions. What...

What is the point of more hdcp versions.
What is the point of them still trying to create new versions of BD+ 7 years later when its been proven over and over and OVER that it gets cracked in a week...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 23,363
Posted By Lazarus Dark
So at this point, I guess James Cameron may as...

So at this point, I guess James Cameron may as well wait a year on The Abyss and just release it straight to BD-UHD. We've waited this long, may as well :P

For those who like to say that 1080P is...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   09-05-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,910
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Personally, I think Cameron's biggest achievement...

Personally, I think Cameron's biggest achievement with the first Avatar was making the first movie that is unwatchable in 2d.
I saw it 4 times in theaters (twice in liemax 3d and twice in a regular...
Forum: 3D Displays   05-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,966
Posted By Lazarus Dark
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by javanpohl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530519/gravity-in-dolby-3d-passive-3d-and-ultra-d/60#post_24705780)

DTS, sir......
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