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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 02:41 AM
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Posted By BrickTop
Sadly I have tried HDMI UHD Color in both...

Sadly I have tried HDMI UHD Color in both settings and it made no difference with respect to banding or image to my eye.

Also, I have tried color space on both Auto and Native...but the FAQ...
Forum: Xbox Area   02-05-2017, 11:13 PM
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Posted By BrickTop
Banding in The Peanuts Movie

I posted this in the TV forums as well, hopefully someone will have seen this.

I need a bit of sanity check if somebody is willing to be of help.

I have a new 65KS8000 connected to an Xbox one...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2017, 11:11 PM
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Posted By BrickTop
I only have Deadpool and I can say it looks...

I only have Deadpool and I can say it looks sensational...no banding noticed, though it is a very different looking movie comparatively. I have compared Netflix HDR from the Xbox and the internal app...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2017, 10:26 PM
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Posted By BrickTop
I need a bit of sanity check if somebody is...

I need a bit of sanity check if somebody is willing to be of help.

I have a new 65KS8000 connected to an Xbox one s. No matter what settings I have used, I have not been able to eliminate the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 07:23 AM
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Views: 1,435,933
Posted By BrickTop
Thank you! Search doesn't reveal if...

Thank you!



Search doesn't reveal if the leg edges or just leg slots are as posted in the FAQ. Your post was just as wasteful as you letting someone ask a question.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 01:20 AM
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Views: 1,435,933
Posted By BrickTop
Can anyone tell me how wide the stand is total...

Can anyone tell me how wide the stand is total when using the 39" slots on the 65" tv. It looks like it ads about 4" but I don't have the TV yet and I am looking for a stand that is as narrow as I...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   01-31-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,908
Posted By BrickTop
Even after deciding on the Samsung, I still hope...

Even after deciding on the Samsung, I still hope DV takes off. A better system is better for us. I figure by the time enough compelling content is out there to matter, OLED may be cheaper...and maybe...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   01-31-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,908
Posted By BrickTop
Same boat

I just made a decision between the same models. I chose the Samsung due to better overall reviews for HDR and color...though they both seem like good choices. Also the app mode for the Vizio seems...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
Thanks Erich. Other colors are OK. Red rocks...

Thanks Erich. Other colors are OK. Red rocks though.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
So ultimately, horns are still a much better way...

So ultimately, horns are still a much better way to control directivity? I guess looking for a cheaper way to do a three way with very low directivity is either going to be very tricky with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
OK, yet one more proposed format. This one is a...

OK, yet one more proposed format. This one is a bit inspired by one of the DIY group offerings.
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So, I would use a SEOS 18 with a DE250 in the middle, flanked by 2 sets of two 8"...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
Here is the only one I've seen. The Radian is...

Here is the only one I've seen. The Radian is definitely flatter but will not play as low and from 300 hz to 1200 hz it pretty easy to tame, especially with an active set up.
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
I'm getting to be a pretty savy woodworker, now...

I'm getting to be a pretty savy woodworker, now that I have proper tools, so the Parham horn construction doesn't enter into the equation. As an aside, Erich from Diysoundgroup is out of the red...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 03:43 PM
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Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
Great sound, high sensitivity, high directional...

Great sound, high sensitivity, high directional control, dynamics out the wazoo. My method of getting there is obviously open to just about anything...minus mortgaging the house. I really would...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
I had forgotten about a previous option I was...

I had forgotten about a previous option I was considering until I saw Scott Simonian's avatar...a Parham mid horn using the Eminance Delta 10. This is a huge step in a different direction but would...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
I know the article linked to Facebook. Acoustic...

I know the article linked to Facebook. Acoustic Elegance had a set up, and Seaton I believe. Searched again and nothing came up. Go figure...ghost page.

I was thinking. My original design was...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
I'm set on the SEOS...I've been messing around...

I'm set on the SEOS...I've been messing around with likely over 20 various waveguides of all sizes and dollar amounts, and none have less coloration than the SEOS.

I recently found an article...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-11-2015, 03:11 PM
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Views: 778
Posted By BrickTop
Bump

Bump
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
I want the Be diaghrams NOW. That is an amazing...

I want the Be diaghrams NOW. That is an amazing difference. I guess the 1 gagillion dollar question is...will spending another $4K make my speakers that much better than the lowly SEOS 15 and DE250?...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
Nothing like posting the most in my own thread :)...

Nothing like posting the most in my own thread :)

OK Tip24/96, you've peaked my interest about the Radian 951. I spoke to the owner of USSpeakers and he said without question even the standard...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
It was definitely price motivation and good word...

It was definitely price motivation and good word of mouth due to an Audiokarma speaker that got popular (at least I think it was audiokarma) I also realize that I will need 3 new horns to take...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
The photos look worse than they are, but I still...

The photos look worse than they are, but I still suspect it contributes to the ripple.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
The difference in throat and the rest of the horn...

The difference in throat and the rest of the horn at the line shown is < 1mm.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,961
Posted By BrickTop
The measurements are gated and I made sure the...

The measurements are gated and I made sure the impulse response had no room reflection in it.

The horn is pretty slick...the two throats slide down against the horn where the shape is more oblong...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By BrickTop
I have read that Wayne Parham's corner horns are...

I have read that Wayne Parham's corner horns are exemplary with respect to boundary reflections. Would a baffle wall be a good idea for a 90? horn?

In a long narrow room like mine, 11x31, it would...
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