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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,446
Posted By coolhand
This. I DESPISE the way receivers are...

This.


I DESPISE the way receivers are marketed now, and even this top 10 list omits the cornerstones of any receiver (build/power). Maybe some of you use some of these peculiar features but...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By coolhand
Are amps just for power? Reviews like...

Are amps just for power?


Reviews like this:
https://www.cnet.com/news/wharfedale-diamond-the-best-sounding-350-speaker-on-the-planet/


Make it sound like even for mid level bookshelves...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By coolhand
At What Speaker Price Point Should You Go With Separates?

I am helping friends of the family put together a theater and it turns out their tastes for speakers may be far more refined than my own.


Initially I was calling for something in the range of:
...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 134,650
Posted By coolhand
Yes, I actually did. This is even one of those...

Yes, I actually did. This is even one of those places I tried.


I wasn't looking for advertisements (which is essentially what I consider info from the maker). I was looking for informed...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,396
Posted By coolhand
I'm placing a big order at Monoprice already. I...

I'm placing a big order at Monoprice already. I cannot find any suitable mounts. Almost all of them are 10lb mounts and the one that says 20+ almost every review says it can't hold more than 10lb. ...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 134,650
Posted By coolhand
Considering these: ...

Considering these:


http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/cantbundle3/canton-chrono-5.1-speaker-package-w/subwoofer/1.html


But I cannot seem to find anywhere NEAR enough...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,396
Posted By coolhand
Let me draw up a quick picture EDIT: And...

Let me draw up a quick picture


EDIT: And apparently I cannot get it here.




How would the Q100s wall mount? They don't come with mounts do they? The backs don't make it look very easy...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,396
Posted By coolhand
The room is a mess for sound. Half the room is...

The room is a mess for sound. Half the room is part of an addition. So the front 9 feet is an old house with plaster walls that veers off to one side. Then the halves of the room are separated by...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,396
Posted By coolhand
I think I am going to get the q500 fronts and...

I think I am going to get the q500 fronts and q200c center but want to go 7.1 too (have a sub) and still need surrounds. Would you do q100 for surrounds? That seems like overkill and I was looking...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-17-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By coolhand
There are a few big points that need to be...

There are a few big points that need to be addressed. First, banks aren't going to finance your TV for 30 years so any appraisal done is not going to include the value of your...
Forum: 3D Content   10-03-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,863
Posted By coolhand
And another Zaavi Disney 2 for 1. ...

And another Zaavi Disney 2 for 1.


http://www.zavvi.com/offers/disney/multibuy/3d.list?widget_id=385783


Includes Zootopia (Intn'l title is Zootropolis), Good Dinosaur, Big Hero 6, Lion King,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-14-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,778
Views: 328,082
Posted By coolhand
I am replacing the lamp,and had to go to the...

I am replacing the lamp,and had to go to the local hardware store to get a few parts that I feel needed replacing. But now I can't figure out how to seat the bulb properly and there aren't any...
Forum: 3D Content   08-18-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,936
Posted By coolhand
Just an FYI, the Amazon.co/uk appears to be...

Just an FYI, the Amazon.co/uk appears to be $25.50 while the Amazon.com appears to be $34.99. If anything the UK release looks a LOT nicer, though in the end they are likely to be the same.


I...
Forum: 3D Content   05-17-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 19,393
Posted By coolhand
I totally agree. Was completely disappointed in...

I totally agree. Was completely disappointed in the movie, especially given the enormously positive reviews the movie has received. But that disappointment paled in comparison to the disappointment...
Forum: 3D Content   05-07-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By coolhand
Yeah that's not confirmed anything. No date. No...

Yeah that's not confirmed anything. No date. No art work.
Forum: 3D Content   04-14-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 19,393
Posted By coolhand
Batman Vs Superman was the worst superhero movie...

Batman Vs Superman was the worst superhero movie since Jim Carrey and Arnold were Riddler and Dr Freeze.


Captain America Civil War is already generating enormous buzz and is going to destroy...
Forum: 3D Content   04-13-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,936
Posted By coolhand
I would have paid a fair amount for the 3D but I...

I would have paid a fair amount for the 3D but I watched it for .50 from Redbox and I'm over it. I enjoyed it in the theater for the trip down memory lane but it doesn't have the rewatchability I...
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,944
Posted By coolhand
I would add that the entertainment value means...

I would add that the entertainment value means little when it comes to box office.

If the movie is good it will probably do 3B in WW. If its not... who knows.
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,944
Posted By coolhand
There is not a single measure that would support...

There is not a single measure that would support that obscene assertion. I mean outside of it being a rehash of a superior movie with the same name, and it not even being a good movie, Avatar doing...
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By coolhand
I need something that even ALLOWS 3D Netflix. I...

I need something that even ALLOWS 3D Netflix. I have a few top fo the line Sony Dual HDMI BD players but they don't allow for Netflix 3d. but I have never had someone tell me that a...
Forum: 3D Content   10-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,863
Posted By coolhand
http://www.zavvi.com/offers/disney-buy-one-get-one...

http://www.zavvi.com/offers/disney-buy-one-get-one-free/3d-blu-ray.list?affil=awin&awc=2549_1445968879_dfd389ed951f189af7b4236ffc6f69ee&utm_source=AWin-166580&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=Affilia...
Forum: 3D Content   10-06-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,863
Posted By coolhand
Should be good until 11/8. Beauty & the...

Should be good until 11/8.

Beauty & the Beast (http://slickdeals.net/?pno=164958&lno=2&trd=Beauty%2Bamp%2Bthe%2BBeast&sdtrk=SiteSearch&afsrc=1) (3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray Region Free)
Tangled...
Forum: 3D Content   10-05-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,863
Posted By coolhand
MUST use Amazon.co.uk as seller to get BOGO

MUST use Amazon.co.uk as seller to get BOGO
Forum: 3D Content   10-05-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,863
Posted By coolhand
Hastings is really good about replacing bad...

Hastings is really good about replacing bad disks. They will probably ship a new one out for free.

Amazon.co.uk is doing another B1G1 Disney. It includes:
BIG HERO 6 (currently out of stock but...
Forum: 3D Content   10-01-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,090
Views: 94,327
Posted By coolhand
Agreed, but I'm not so sure that they make as...

Agreed, but I'm not so sure that they make as good a margin as if they hadn't done the 3D version in the first place. Part of the reason you likely only see it done on big budget flicks like...
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