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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-18-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By [Irishman]
So, the only dollar amount I was able to see in...

So, the only dollar amount I was able to see in the article, Lee was a mention of $30. That can't be the price for the whole set!?!
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By [Irishman]
My gear is a WIP, as it is for most of us. ...

My gear is a WIP, as it is for most of us.

BDP - Pioneer BDP-51FD
Speakers - Andrew Jones series 2 (floorstanders up front, matching center, matching monitors in stands).
AVR - Yamaha pre-HDMI...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-16-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By [Irishman]
I have now! Added to bookmarks .

I have now! Added to bookmarks .
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-13-2014, 12:07 PM
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Views: 250
Posted By [Irishman]
Then that's what I'm looking for - different...

Then that's what I'm looking for - different masterings.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By [Irishman]
Certainly! Thanks for the swift and thoughtful...

Certainly! Thanks for the swift and thoughtful reply. The engineer's choice from Delos are amazing , I'm sure, but I'm really trying to find great soundtrack recordings from the films I love.

As...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-13-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By [Irishman]
Maybe This is An Odd Question

I have kept up with the different approaches that enthusiasts take when buying recordings, but I haven't yet found anyone quite like me yet.

I'm a soundtrack buff - have been since the 70s as a...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 1,927,687
Posted By [Irishman]
There are 2 different B&W stands. The ones I use...

There are 2 different B&W stands. The ones I use are about $125 each and can be had at Best Buys with Magnolia departments in them. They are short though, and you may or may not find that acceptable...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 24,561
Posted By [Irishman]
I dunno. Didn't Sony and Panny announce an OLED...

I dunno. Didn't Sony and Panny announce an OLED partnership to explore the technology??
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-05-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
4230p for the masses!! ;-)

4230p for the masses!!

;-)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 24,561
Posted By [Irishman]
Agreed. Seeing it is believing.

Agreed. Seeing it is believing.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,183
Posted By [Irishman]
Ah. I think it's the way you formatted your...

Ah. I think it's the way you formatted your reply. Something seems to have gotten jacked up. It only references you, not another poster.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 92,451
Posted By [Irishman]
Because those two source devices aren't designed...

Because those two source devices aren't designed to be daisy-chained to your display.

So, the problem wasn't the Oppo. It was the way in which you had them wired.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,183
Posted By [Irishman]
Our HT setup is in a 16' x 18' bonus room, so I...

Our HT setup is in a 16' x 18' bonus room, so I don't know if that is typical in your view, but I've never heard an 8" or 10" sub that could reliably produce extension to under 20hz at reference...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
I remember going into a Tweeter here in Charlotte...

I remember going into a Tweeter here in Charlotte back in about 1997-99, and saw several cool-looking plasma TVs (like 40" or so) mounted to the wall, priced at around $20,000! They weren't even HD....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
No more than 5 feet on a 55" UHDTV?

No more than 5 feet on a 55" UHDTV?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,183
Posted By [Irishman]
Hmmmm....I was replying to post #60...

Hmmmm....I was replying to post #60 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=60)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,183
Posted By [Irishman]
You're kind of conflating a sub's two main jobs -...

You're kind of conflating a sub's two main jobs - to output high SPL (this is taste and room-dependent), and to output low extension (this is content-dependent).

If I play a blu-ray concert...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-01-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 92,451
Posted By [Irishman]
What an unfortunate impulse buy.

What an unfortunate impulse buy.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-01-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
For the size, it's easy to make the case that you...

For the size, it's easy to make the case that you wouldn't see the difference between 1080p and 2160p from a normal viewing distance.

How close are you willing to sit?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-31-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 30,645
Views: 2,805,279
Posted By [Irishman]
Good to know that even an "older" set like our...

Good to know that even an "older" set like our Pioneers can dramatically benefit from a calibration!

Just cements it for me! I live 2 hrs from. DNice, too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 236,656
Posted By [Irishman]
You can exonerate the Niles by removing it from...

You can exonerate the Niles by removing it from the signal chain and seeing if the the problem persists.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
Is there any 12 bit/4:4:4 source material? ...

Is there any 12 bit/4:4:4 source material?

Not to argue , I actually support 4:4:4, and other ways to wring more image fidelity from our viewing, but I'd take Rec 2020 and be quite happy with it....
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 16,255
Posted By [Irishman]
...like HDR. ;-)

...like HDR. ;-)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-30-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30,645
Views: 2,805,279
Posted By [Irishman]
D-Nice posted some offsets for various tweaks to...

D-Nice posted some offsets for various tweaks to 9G and 9.5G kuro models in this thread I think, back in late '08, or early '09.

They may not be for your device, but you might find some benefit (I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-27-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 92,451
Posted By [Irishman]
Fortunately, BBY does not charge restocking fees...

Fortunately, BBY does not charge restocking fees anymore.
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