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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-30-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,650
Posted By thisrandomguy
I just finished this movie and I have to say I'm...

I just finished this movie and I have to say I'm floored at how amazing it was. It reminded me of of 2001: A Space Odyssey, in as much as it's going to take multiple viewings to really understand...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-12-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,350
Posted By thisrandomguy
Game, set match, even my Xbox fanboy brother is...

Game, set match, even my Xbox fanboy brother is going to get the PS4. The restrictions on used games and internet connection just lost the war for Microsoft before it even really started.
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-10-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,949
Posted By thisrandomguy
I don't have a stellar home theater setup by any...

I don't have a stellar home theater setup by any means. Pretty cheap HTIB and midrange LCD TV, and I would still rather watch at home than go to the theater, minus going to see 3D/IMAX and those...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-29-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By thisrandomguy
Now I'm trying to figure out ways to compress...

Now I'm trying to figure out ways to compress the files without losing any (or much) quality. I've downloaded handbrake and again don't really understand what's going on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-28-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By thisrandomguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alx330 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1474646/lost-my-mind-ripping-blu-rays#post_23363118)

Correct.


Was finally able to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-28-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By thisrandomguy
Thank you, will give this a try. One more...

Thank you, will give this a try. One more question, what would I do if I wanted to keep the normal subtitles on the mkv as well? For example if I want to bring them up and see what someone said that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-28-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By thisrandomguy
Ok, I've officially lost my mind trying to rip...

Ok, I've officially lost my mind trying to rip blu-ray movies. I started with the free trial of DvdFab, moved on to MakeMKV. I'm always able to get lossless audio and video and I'm very pleased with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 111,236
Posted By thisrandomguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mabuk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1460594/official-dune-hd-tv303d-base-3d-streamer-thread/300#post_23362050)

No, because...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-27-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 111,236
Posted By thisrandomguy
Is the Base 3D infected with cinavia?

Is the Base 3D infected with cinavia?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-27-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By thisrandomguy
Cool, thanks for the info. For rooms other than...

Cool, thanks for the info. For rooms other than my main, what media player is recommended? I don't want to have to build a HTPC for every room lol.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-27-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By thisrandomguy
Ok so I'm new to this so forgive the noob...

Ok so I'm new to this so forgive the noob questions http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif. First what I want to accomplish is to have my music and movie collection backed up and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-20-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 182,193
Posted By thisrandomguy
crap, I think that cnet review may have just...

crap, I think that cnet review may have just convinced me to buy the ZT60 http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By thisrandomguy
Well perfect, you answered all my questions,...

Well perfect, you answered all my questions, thanks a bunch.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By thisrandomguy
Pretty good info thanks Just a few more basic...

Pretty good info thanks Just a few more basic questions, is the pricing comparable to TV calibration? And what is the audio equivalent of ISF certification? Also, at what quality sound system is it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By thisrandomguy
Facepalm!http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies...

Facepalm!http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif Always check the date, always.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-17-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By thisrandomguy
I hear and read a lot about ISF calibration for...

I hear and read a lot about ISF calibration for a TV, but there doesn't seem to be much info on professional calibration for the sound system. Is this something generally considered not worth it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-17-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By thisrandomguy
Don't know if anyone's seen this, but it's...

Don't know if anyone's seen this, but it's pretty future stuff for a home user, but it sounds pretty epic.
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-17-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 40,089
Posted By thisrandomguy
scored an 8, screwed up on the blue/blue-green...

scored an 8, screwed up on the blue/blue-green and pink/pink-orange areas. Terrible monitor so maybe I can do better, very interesting.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-16-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by repete66211 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-14-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
Just got back from a Magnolia and looked at the...

Just got back from a Magnolia and looked at the F8500 and VT60 they had there. I'll be going back, and to different stores to see them in different lighting conditions, but as a first look I liked...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-13-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
I have another relatively noob question, can...

I have another relatively noob question, can someone please explain to me what a bright room actually is? I watch plenty in the day time, but I always close the blinds, though they're not blackout...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-13-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
Well that answers my question. I actually...

Well that answers my question. I actually thought some OLEDs were for sale already, up at that $40k range though. Didn't know it was still just vaporware. Best and biggest plasma I can afford it is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-13-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KOF http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 75,927
Posted By thisrandomguy
Kind of an off topic question, so sorry, but I'm...

Kind of an off topic question, so sorry, but I'm going to be in the market for one of these TV's in the coming few months but I keep thinking about the future and OLED. How many years do you experts...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-29-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By thisrandomguy
In the process of moving I so I sold my current...

In the process of moving I so I sold my current setup of a Onkyo HT-R580 HTIB. While it was a good system for my first (and cheap) home theater setup, when I do get settled I'll be wanting something...
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