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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-24-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4,745
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Posted By PeterTHX
Which is the equivalent of having an 800x600...

Which is the equivalent of having an 800x600 monitor and saying you can't see the difference between 720p and 1080p.


To actually compare properly you need a 4K monitor with wider gamut and HDR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2,167
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Posted By PeterTHX
Except Dolby announced theirs with both software,...

Except Dolby announced theirs with both software, decoding, and hardware (reflective speakers) either ready or introduced within weeks of their announcement. Not to mention a ready library of films...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   07-01-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 319,669
Posted By PeterTHX
Apple will offer it when they get wind of someone...

Apple will offer it when they get wind of someone else (like Samsung) developing it and then rush it to market and claim they invented it.
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   06-28-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 319,669
Posted By PeterTHX
While we're predicting things can I have...

While we're predicting things can I have tomorrow's lottery numbers?


Dolby Vision's metadata allows it to have a much smaller filesize than actual 12-bit video, not to mention existing HDMI...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   06-28-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 319,669
Posted By PeterTHX
The disc may be 10-bit but the Dolby Vision has...

The disc may be 10-bit but the Dolby Vision has extensions (metadata) for 12-bit color. This is to maintain 10-bit HDR10 compatibility. But an end-to-end Dolby Vision is capable of 12-bit on UHD BD...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   06-28-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 319,669
Posted By PeterTHX
HDR10 is 10-bit color, Dolby Vision is up to...

HDR10 is 10-bit color, Dolby Vision is up to 12-bit color.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-27-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
Better but I have seen people, unaware that the...

Better but I have seen people, unaware that the original track wasn't Atmos, assume it's a complete remix.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-27-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
The so-called "clipping" isn't audible. It's...

The so-called "clipping" isn't audible. It's filtered which really isn't the same. Actual clipping introduces an audible distortion.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-27-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
I wasn't talking about the Blu-ray. I was talking...

I wasn't talking about the Blu-ray. I was talking about the Atmos mix, which it had theatrically. So it's not a "new" mix.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-26-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
Something wrong with your system? It's one of my...

Something wrong with your system? It's one of my go-to demo discs for guests to my home theater. There's a nice kick to the butt (the sub is in the rear of the listening area) when the Vengeance...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
I was thinking not the LFE channel per se, but as...

I was thinking not the LFE channel per se, but as Low Frequency Effects - full range with low bass.


Like the Atmos track for Star Trek Into Darkness - during the death spiral into Earth's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
Yes it does, because the objects (groups of...

Yes it does, because the objects (groups of sounds) can go to the base 7.1 configuration, not just the overheads.


Those objects can duplicate sounds in those channels and have far greater range...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
No, because then it wouldn't be Atmos, it would...

No, because then it wouldn't be Atmos, it would be Dolby TrueHD 7.1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
AGAIN: Atmos objects can go to ALL...

AGAIN:


Atmos objects can go to ALL channels/speakers once it's engaged. Not just the heights.


LFE can be an object.


7.1 is just the base layer.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-15-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
Well your statement doesn't take into account...

Well your statement doesn't take into account older films require more processing to get them retransferred and soundtracks remastered for modern standards. You think it's free? How else do they pass...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-15-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
Actually...20.

Actually...20.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-15-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
That's some serious rounding up from the actual 7...

That's some serious rounding up from the actual 7 years.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-15-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By PeterTHX
It's on the box. It's in the main title, on...

It's on the box. It's in the main title, on screen in giant letters.
Yet after nearly 50 years of the character and 35 years of being on the big screen and on home video people still cannot spell...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
He was talking about when Star Trek Into Darkness...

He was talking about when Star Trek Into Darkness first came out on disc.


You forget Paramount was the first to support Atmos with Transformers: Age of Extinction and their current support is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
Atmos theatrical spec requires full range...

Atmos theatrical spec requires full range speakers for all outputs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
Where did you see that?

Where did you see that?
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   06-13-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 319,669
Posted By PeterTHX
Because movies shouldn't be composed like TV...

Because movies shouldn't be composed like TV shows?


Because human vision is "wide screen"?
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-12-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,991
Posted By PeterTHX
Romulan Captain "Nemo"? I thought his ship...

Romulan Captain "Nemo"?

I thought his ship was the Narada, not the Nautilus. :p


It's "Nero". Like the legend of the Caesar who fiddled while Rome burned.
Thanks for the review, it will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-09-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41,100
Views: 1,722,279
Posted By PeterTHX
Sooo, then you're one of those people who want...

Sooo, then you're one of those people who want 2.40 movies either cropped or opened up to "fill their screen"?




We aren't talking about the merits of Atmos mixes themselves. We're talking...
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