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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-20-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By skoolpsyk
Yeah, AMEN. I avoid all trailers for movies I...

Yeah, AMEN. I avoid all trailers for movies I feel I want to see (I may watch an extremely short "teaser trailer") and will even look down at the floor in the theater to avoid watching them.

I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-19-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
  Get Out
Views: 338
Posted By skoolpsyk
Just finished it. I liked it well enough, but I...

Just finished it. I liked it well enough, but I think I would have liked it better if I hadn't heard so much over the top praise for it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-16-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 45,677
Posted By skoolpsyk
when you said from "Amazon Prime..." I thought...

when you said from "Amazon Prime..." I thought you had to be a Prime member to get it, but it doesn't appear to be the case.

Thanks for posting this. This is by far the most intriguing I've seen.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-12-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,846
Posted By skoolpsyk
What's interesting is I've never heard anyone say...

What's interesting is I've never heard anyone say "boy, I wish that movie was in 3D". I think the sole reason movie theaters are showing 3D is because they can charge more and feel justified that...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-08-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,846
Posted By skoolpsyk
When Scott types LOL, I truly believe he is...

When Scott types LOL, I truly believe he is laughing out loud! :)

Great review as always Scott!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-07-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,846
Posted By skoolpsyk
Not only that, but the depth looks more natural...

Not only that, but the depth looks more natural than 3D with glasses.

It's such a shame to finally have these laser projectors that will produce an impressive amount of brightness and then have...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-05-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,441
Posted By skoolpsyk
Do you dislike it for everything? I personally...

Do you dislike it for everything? I personally hate it for movies; I'm not a fan of stage plays generally and it gives it that feeling. I'm like you though, I don't really want to force myself to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-29-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By skoolpsyk
source?

source?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-25-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By skoolpsyk
I have a love/hate relationship with high frame...

I have a love/hate relationship with high frame rate, but I wholeheartedly agree that there needs to be a section here for it in AVS Forum. Questions about it are scattered all through different...
Forum: AVS Forum® Podcasts   04-21-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By skoolpsyk
I wonder if modern viewers would give the same...

I wonder if modern viewers would give the same results as Joe's study of eye fatigue. I know that when I first started getting into AV back in the early 90s, I used to feel eye strain/visual fatigue...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-19-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By skoolpsyk
yes, thanks so much for sharing this; that part 6...

yes, thanks so much for sharing this; that part 6 was very enlightening indeed!







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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-18-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,568
Posted By skoolpsyk
do you have a link to those wallpapers? thanks!

do you have a link to those wallpapers? thanks!
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-14-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,545
Posted By skoolpsyk
there have been several experiments that have...

there have been several experiments that have demonstrated evolution of bacteria in the lab under changing conditions but you seem to be a total denier so I doubt you would believe it anyway...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-06-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,515
Posted By skoolpsyk
It would be nice if there were a database of...

It would be nice if there were a database of screen sizes for Dolby Vision theaters...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-03-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By skoolpsyk
Is there a maximum size? could they make full...

Is there a maximum size? could they make full IMAX-size wall?

how bullish is Sony on this technology? are they thinking it's the next big thing or do they not really want to put the money behind...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-03-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,576
Posted By skoolpsyk
Dave, is there any truth to the saying that with...

Dave, is there any truth to the saying that with Osram bulbs if the name is printed on the bottom then it is a sure counterfeit? (with the genuine bulbs Osram is molded into the base?)

such as...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-28-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,545
Posted By skoolpsyk
I can't stand HFR for drama, but for nature docs...

I can't stand HFR for drama, but for nature docs I love it (and for porn, which is also a kind of nature doc?).

I've been watching a blu-ray rip of Planet Earth II at 60fps using dimitrirender...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By skoolpsyk
I originally saw the news on verge.com and the...

I originally saw the news on verge.com and the author there said, "A typical screen is between 45 and 65 feet wide, whereas IMAX theaters typically have a 72-feet-wide screen."

So that's pretty...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By skoolpsyk
Samsung is building 4K LED movie theater screens

https://news.samsung.com/global/samsung-electronics-premieres-the-theater-of-the-future-with-new-cinema-screen-technology

Samsung Electronics will unveil its latest visual display blockbuster, the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 37,815
Posted By skoolpsyk
interesting...what size is it?

interesting...what size is it?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-28-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,408
Posted By skoolpsyk
I have a 1080ST and was thinking about replacing...

I have a 1080ST and was thinking about replacing the unit instead of the bulb (if the price drops); but what about the area of fan noise?

I run mine on smarteco and it's pretty darn loud and it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,017
Posted By skoolpsyk
why so insulting? most of us have done our own...

why so insulting? most of us have done our own research and frankly I couldn't care less what dolby claims and what the measurements are; I'm going to go to the theater with the best picture,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-13-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By skoolpsyk
"The following projector lamp includes the bulb...

"The following projector lamp includes the bulb and housing for easy installation. The lamp uses the same OEM 240W Osram brand bulb used by Benq, for identical quality and performance"

sure does...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-08-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,494
Posted By skoolpsyk
ok, before I order could someone please confirm...

ok, before I order could someone please confirm that I've got the right ones? (I've never taken a fan apart before...)



there's these:...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-07-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,988
Views: 1,826,022
Posted By skoolpsyk
here's a thread about it:...

here's a thread about it: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-digital-projectors-under-3-000-usd-msrp/1967218-benq-w1070-fan-rattle-fix-well-really-2-fixes.html

I haven't tried it; tempted but...
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