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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By tezster
The Buttkicker Advance wireless kit :)

The Buttkicker Advance wireless kit :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-20-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By tezster
I think one of the benefits of transducers is you...

I think one of the benefits of transducers is you can feel the 'subtle' effects of LFE content (in the low teens and single digits) without the need to crank up the master volume to insane levels.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By tezster
I pre-ordered all the new titles via Disney movie...

I pre-ordered all the new titles via Disney movie club when they appeared in their catalog... hopefully they all show up on my doorstep today :)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-13-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 15,053
Posted By tezster
Hi Scott, thanks for posting your impressions of...

Hi Scott, thanks for posting your impressions of the film. I absolutely agree with your remarks regarding dialog intelligibility and melodrama. In certain scenes, the emotional content reaches the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-12-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 9,977
Posted By tezster
I watched the movie last night, and came out with...

I watched the movie last night, and came out with mixed feelings about it. Although on the whole, I was left with mostly positive impression, I found the pacing to be uneven, and the dual focus...
Forum: 3D Content   11-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 15,182
Posted By tezster
I watched the 3D version a few nights ago (bought...

I watched the 3D version a few nights ago (bought the UK title). There isn't much pop-out 3D to speak of, but the use of depth was incredible. Very, very well done.
Forum: 3D Content   11-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By tezster
9 The Fountain Inception Starship Troopers

9
The Fountain
Inception
Starship Troopers
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9,464
Views: 728,818
Posted By tezster
There isn't a single command that can change the...

There isn't a single command that can change the volume by +/-5dB. The closest you can get withe the Harmony is to create a sequence that sends multiple volume up/down commands repeatedly, although I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-04-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 813
Posted By tezster
+1 to the Buttkicker suggestion above - I...

+1 to the Buttkicker suggestion above - I installed one on my sofa 3 weeks ago, and I love it so far. It doesn't replace a sub, but it compliments it wonderfully - especially in an apartment setting...
Forum: 3D Content   10-31-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 85,606
Posted By tezster
My favourite 3D titles: David Attenborough...

My favourite 3D titles:

David Attenborough 3D collection
Dredd
Frozen
Life of Pi
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-29-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,570
Posted By tezster
IMO, long, 2.5+ hour movies may not be the best...

IMO, long, 2.5+ hour movies may not be the best candidates for get-togethers. That is, if you're planning on watching the movie from beginning to end. With that in mind, my recommendations are:

9...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By tezster
$150 is a great price, IMO. Definitely pick it up...

$150 is a great price, IMO. Definitely pick it up once you've checked they're in good shape.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By tezster
Likewise, I'm enjoying Madam Secretary as well....

Likewise, I'm enjoying Madam Secretary as well. At some point, I do think the show has to depart from its current "one crisis emerges and resolved by the end of the episode" formula, and expand to a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,141
Posted By tezster
This is one review I would very much look forward...

This is one review I would very much look forward to reading i.e. your impressions of the SB2000 in comparison to the FF5.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,141
Posted By tezster
Wow... talk about high praise. I'm also surprised...

Wow... talk about high praise. I'm also surprised at how small the sub is. I wish I had known about this before I purchased my SB2000; I may have gone this route instead.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,292
Posted By tezster
I enjoyed the 3D presentation at the theater, and...

I enjoyed the 3D presentation at the theater, and will be ordering the 3D blu-ray in the near future.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-27-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By tezster
Because for a majority of consumers, edge-lit...

Because for a majority of consumers, edge-lit LEDs, with all their imperfections, are still "good enough". How many people who are in the market to buy a TV are aware of clouding, black levels,...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   10-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,018
Posted By tezster
It's ok :) the PQ is decent, considering it's an...

It's ok :) the PQ is decent, considering it's an edge-lit LED. I see it as a transitional set to hold me over until a 70"+ 4K OLED w/ passive 3D becomes affordable. Hopefully, in about 3 years' time...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   10-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,018
Posted By tezster
I just added the BKA-300 wireless Buttkicker to...

I just added the BKA-300 wireless Buttkicker to my HT setup - I've only had it for a couple of days, so I'm still dialing in the settings, but my first impressions so far is that it's AWESOME,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,253
Posted By tezster
Just get him to pilot a drone remotely ;)

Just get him to pilot a drone remotely ;)
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,496
Posted By tezster
I'm actually surprised no marketing genius has...

I'm actually surprised no marketing genius has come out with a display that's curved on both the horizontal and vertical axes i.e. a bowl-shaped TV.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-15-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By tezster
Just give me a flat version of LG's 77" OLED for...

Just give me a flat version of LG's 77" OLED for ~$3k by 2016, and I'll be a happy camper :)
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By tezster
What about something like the new SVS 5.1...

What about something like the new SVS 5.1 Satellite system (http://www.svsound.com/speakers/prime-series/prime-satellite-5-1)? It's not exactly what you asked for, but it seems well suited for an...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,310
Posted By tezster
Haven't heard of this one before... definitely...

Haven't heard of this one before... definitely going on my want list given the favourable review :)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By tezster
Make sure your custom wall cabinetry allows for a...

Make sure your custom wall cabinetry allows for a larger-sized TV for any future upgrades. Ideally, it would be great if it could accommodate anywhere between a 75"-84". I wouldn't want to be "stuck"...
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