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Forum: HTPC Gaming   04-08-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jake51
I went ahead and got the Samsung because I really...

I went ahead and got the Samsung because I really can't stand the IPS glow
Gaming in 21:9 is great and it looks cool, but... the contrast and black level is inferior to my Benq 32"
It's easy to see...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-31-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By jake51
Help me choose new PC monitor

I want a 34" 21:9 monitor with G-Sync
I can't stand the IPS glow, so IPS monitors are out
That leaves the Acer Z35
But it has a rather low resolution of 2560x1080
Samsung S34E790C would be the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-24-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By jake51
Right now I'm looking at my old 27" 1920x1080 ...

Right now I'm looking at my old 27" 1920x1080
Seems very soft
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-22-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By jake51
Acer G-Sync Z35: Too low resolution?

I really want a 21:9 monitor with G-sync, but the 3440x1440 monitors have IPS panels
I can't stand the IPS glow, so that's out
The Acer Z35 has a VA panel and a resolution of 2560x1080
I would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 202,588
Posted By jake51
Would I be able to tell the difference between...

Would I be able to tell the difference between the 1060 and the 2060 in a blind test?
The 2060 has two more channels and a bit more power, but would the sound quality be be same?
My speakers are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By jake51
OT: Thin dialogue because of movie or receiver?

My Pioneer receiver sounds fine most of the time
But sometimes the dialogue in movies is thin, without "body"
It's frustrating as I in these situations think there's something wrong with the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-06-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By jake51
IPS monitor with the least IPS glow?

It seems that 34" 3440x1440 monitors with Gsync exclusively have IPS panels
I have previously returned an IPS monitor because of the glow
Is there a specific model where the IPS glow has been...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 86,634
Posted By jake51
When I re-calibrate, maybe I should set all...

When I re-calibrate, maybe I should set all speakers to small?
So that the crossover is 80 Hz?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 86,634
Posted By jake51
I have run the Audyssey setup three times on my...

I have run the Audyssey setup three times on my new Marantz SR6011
But every time the subwoofer is virtually non-existant
I have changed nothing on the subwoofer (more than fine with MCACC on my...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By jake51
Advice wanted on Klipsch RP140

Hi
I just picked up the speakers
They are designed to be placed on top of the front speakers
But would I get a better Atmos effect if mounted high on the wall?
Should the front fabric be left on...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-26-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,457
Posted By jake51
BD vs 4K BD: Biggest upgrade in picture quality?

Hi
Is there a list somewhere with the biggest differences in PQ between the two formats?
Some Blu-ray movies look very good with my JVC projector, and I have read that for some movies the increase...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 86,634
Posted By jake51
What are the biggest differences between the 1607...

What are the biggest differences between the 1607 and the 6011?
Besides 6011 having two more speaker channels
What about sound quality?
Are they similar, or is the 6011 a lot better?
No music,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 99,121
Posted By jake51
What's the differences between the X5000 and the...

What's the differences between the X5000 and the X5500?
Finally the X5500 is here in Denmark and the price of the X5000 has been reduced
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 109,444
Posted By jake51
I'm trying out Atmos these days Bought cheap,...

I'm trying out Atmos these days
Bought cheap, used receiver and use old bookshelf speakers for height in a 5.1.2 setup
Right now they are on top of the front speakers angled towards the ceiling,...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By jake51
Thoughts on SVS Prime Elevation for Dolby Atmos?

I'm interested in these speakers but I have never wall-mounted my speakers, and I dont want to start now
How effective would they be for Dolby Atmos if I place them on top of the front speakers?
Or...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-29-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By jake51
My X35/RS46 also still delivers an amazing...

My X35/RS46 also still delivers an amazing picture :)
Who knows, maybe I'll never upgrade... just replace bulbs
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-26-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By jake51
I have a 120" screen in the 2,35:1 format I...

I have a 120" screen in the 2,35:1 format
I have also been thinking about making the shift to 65" OLED
But last weekend I watched Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation on Blu-ray
It would have been...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-24-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By jake51
Upgrade from JVC X35 to JVC X5000 worth it?

Besides UHD BD support and higher brightness
I like my X35 a lot with its new bulb but Black Friday prices makes me think about upgrading
I really want UHD BD
Thanks
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-23-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 183,828
Posted By jake51
Is an upgrade from JVC X35 to the X5000 worth it?...

Is an upgrade from JVC X35 to the X5000 worth it?
Besides support of UHD BD and higher brightness
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-18-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By jake51
Clouding would be very visible on a huge LED I...

Clouding would be very visible on a huge LED
I hate it... but my OLED has none :)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-17-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By jake51
Yes, I also have the projector directly over my...

Yes, I also have the projector directly over my head
For a long time I was worried that it would fall down and break open my skull :eek:
My JVC is 30 pounds
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-16-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By jake51
From Monday and the rest of the week only a 65"...

From Monday and the rest of the week only a 65" 4K OLED (LG OLED65B6V) is on sale here in Denmark
The price (approx. $3900) is low enough to make me consider selling my projector and 120" screen in...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 58,700
Posted By jake51
I got cold feet and cancelled the order I got...

I got cold feet and cancelled the order
I got SVS Ultra instead
I like the SVS a lot but now I wonder about the Procella...
I read several places that the Procella need to be professionaly...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-03-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By jake51
What if Vince Clarke never left Depeche Mode?

I've been a huge Depeche Mode fan for more than 30 years
I have often wondered what would have happened to the band if Vince Clarke hadn't left after the release of their debut album Speak & Spell...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 214,270
Posted By jake51
Can I download apps on the LG? I wish it had...

Can I download apps on the LG?
I wish it had the HBO app (only has Netflix here in Denmark)
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