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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-30-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 259,587
Posted By chirpie
This reminds me of a poll taken in Sound and...

This reminds me of a poll taken in Sound and Vision back at the turn of the millennium. Worst CE manufacturer went to Sony. Best CE manufacturer went to Sony.

Sometimes when you're a huge...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 60,349
Posted By chirpie
I remember when I first got into this hobby I...

I remember when I first got into this hobby I always wondered how Definitive Technology was able to get such insane bass and highs (going off their published specs.)

Uh yeah... sure that regular...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 60,349
Posted By chirpie
Ooh! And property taxes go down for each SPL tier...

Ooh! And property taxes go down for each SPL tier your system is able to achieve. ;)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,142
Posted By chirpie
Is this the audiophile version of senility? :o

Is this the audiophile version of senility? :o
Forum: Screens   07-06-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 279,264
Posted By chirpie
I know this is an old post, but I would think so...

I know this is an old post, but I would think so long as the screen material you order is the same thickness or thinner, you'd be fine. If it's the same thickness, you'd be good to go. If it was...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,888
Posted By chirpie
Oh, I made the assumption that it was comparing...

Oh, I made the assumption that it was comparing to room gain/interference as opposed to the mic between the two as opposed to calibration on the first one and room on the second. It was right there...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,888
Posted By chirpie
Huh. How accurate are the mics on most smart...

Huh. How accurate are the mics on most smart devices in those lower frequencies? I wonder if the software is calibrated to correct for any device mic shortcomings...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-28-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By chirpie
That's what makes art so fascinating. So many...

That's what makes art so fascinating. So many varied takes on the same work. And actually, this movie was critically well liked. Go figure! :-)
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,982
Posted By chirpie
Ah darn. It doesn't show how you did on the quiz....

Ah darn. It doesn't show how you did on the quiz. ^_^
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 259,587
Posted By chirpie
True that. What might be more sad is my daughter...

True that. What might be more sad is my daughter uses it for Kinect Sports and Dance Central more than I do for movies. But then, I've always enjoyed the tweaking as much or more than sitting down to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 259,587
Posted By chirpie
Maybe I shouldn't mention that I won't break 350...

Maybe I shouldn't mention that I won't break 350 hours in a year of ownership. :eek:
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-15-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By chirpie
It doesn't require much tweaking for good colors,...

It doesn't require much tweaking for good colors, but I know a lot of people are split on the reality creation setting for adding detail. Me? I don't care for it at all. I prefer turning off reality...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-15-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,514
Posted By chirpie
??? It was generally liked. Not loved, sure, but...

??? It was generally liked. Not loved, sure, but liked. Ran about 3 out of 4 critics liking it. I don't get where people thought critics didn't like this movie because of some 'agenda.'
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-14-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,136
Posted By chirpie
Almost all superior examples of vinyl vs digital...

Almost all superior examples of vinyl vs digital for me is about the actual master delivered as you implied. Your Muse example is a perfect one. I know the The Resistance on vinyl has much more...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Yikes. More than groan worthy. There's nothing...

Yikes. More than groan worthy. There's nothing intense about it, because it's been pushed to such a fantasy level that you're robbed of any real visceral reaction. A simple burnout would be just as...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-29-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By chirpie
I could always hear it. Still can. I could tell a...

I could always hear it. Still can. I could tell a TV was on, even when it was muted as I walked down a hallway before turning into the room.

But it was never something that was so bad that it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-28-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 864
Posted By chirpie
I'm guessing any DIY option would need to be flat...

I'm guessing any DIY option would need to be flat pack in nature since he's in an apartment and tools/workspace might not be easily available.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-28-2015, 11:14 AM
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Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Holy detailed write ups batman!

Holy detailed write ups batman!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 23,955
Posted By chirpie
Maybe my sense of humor is off but I just crack...

Maybe my sense of humor is off but I just crack up at stuff like at 11:10 when they go over the new gadgets and it looks like random crap found at a garage sale.

Ah well, one man's trash is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 23,955
Posted By chirpie
Put this under the so bad it's great category. ...

Put this under the so bad it's great category.

"For Y'r Height Only"

Awesome movie that has at least 1 laugh out loud ridiculous thing happening every other minute.

"They must be...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-28-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Hopefully next time I can climb on board in a...

Hopefully next time I can climb on board in a more proper fashion, but in the meantime, thanks to Archaea, Carp, & Scott for dropping by. I lamented it had been two years already since seeing Archaea...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-26-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Darn. We'll have to try another time. I'm...

Darn. We'll have to try another time. I'm scheduled to take some pictures this afternoon. I'll PM my digits for future reference. :D

EDIT: OK, we're on for 1:30 - 3: 30 after all. Peace.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-26-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Glad everything went off according to plan...

Glad everything went off according to plan yesterday. Props to Jedi!

At this point I haven't heard any confirmed drop bys today, so I'm just going to throw out a time of my own if anyone wants to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-25-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Think I've got everything squared away. PM for my...

Think I've got everything squared away. PM for my address if you're looking to pop in tomorrow.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 14,837
Posted By chirpie
Sorry FF7 wasn't tonally up to snuff. BTW...

Sorry FF7 wasn't tonally up to snuff.

BTW Archaea, I'll leave it entirely up to you when you want the start time to be between 10 and Noon tomorrow, and then if anyone else wants to show, that's...
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