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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 01:21 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thank you for your ongoing hands-on reports,...

Thank you for your ongoing hands-on reports, which are really appreciated.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 01:16 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Waiting is your prerogative sir. It doesn't...

Waiting is your prerogative sir. It doesn't really require all that much expertise, and all the info anyone needs to make a great Atmos install is in this thread, or will be provided by the regular...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 01:12 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If DTS are considering center channel distortion...

If DTS are considering center channel distortion a 'feature' we're all sunk ;)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 12:53 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Not sure many are complaining that DSU doesn’t...

Not sure many are complaining that DSU doesn’t have enough content put into the overheads - more a complaint that Atmos doesn’t. But that's an issue with the mix not the codec. If you play the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 12:50 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Oh dear. Sorry to hear this Marc. After all the...

Oh dear. Sorry to hear this Marc. After all the delays one would have hoped that at least a fully functional product might have been delivered. I shall look forward to your report on Neural:X with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes, I think we get it now. Maybe he'll tell us...

Yes, I think we get it now. Maybe he'll tell us another dozen times, just to be sure, and then take another 12 month break.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 12:41 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
You can wait for sure. You can wait for ever. Or...

You can wait for sure. You can wait for ever. Or you can try it yourself, experiment, and get a very good result, like so many others on this thread. While you are waiting, they are enjoying their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 11:20 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images%20for%20Forum%20Posting/Dont-Feed-The-Trolls-Meme-13.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 10:39 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
A needless worry IMO. This argument could have...

A needless worry IMO. This argument could have been applied from the very first stereo hi-fi system. The majority of everyone will never give a rodent's posterior about good sound in the home. 99% of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:41 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
No worries :) Let's say you owe me a beer and...

No worries :) Let's say you owe me a beer and we're even :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38,054
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Posted By kbarnes701
They did, and IME and IMO they are right. ...

They did, and IME and IMO they are right.



78.62% of all statistics are made up.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
????? You posted that in response to my post????...

????? You posted that in response to my post???? :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 06:54 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Not me for sure. I first heard Atmos at Dolby's...

Not me for sure. I first heard Atmos at Dolby's London HQ, both in their full-size screening room and then in their HT-style room and, along with a bunch of industry professionals, I was blown away...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,650
Posted By kbarnes701
I’d love to see your pics - but just seeing a...

I’d love to see your pics - but just seeing a no-entry sign. Is your hosting service down, or did you do them as AVS attachments?

If you can see them and nobody else can, it implies that you've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 05:03 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I've read that 78.7% of all statistics are made...

I've read that 78.7% of all statistics are made up. :)


(J/K. I agree with your basic points. Clearly the setup that our disillusioned friend heard had some problems with it.)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 04:53 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I'm not seeing the images either.

I'm not seeing the images either.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 04:49 AM
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Views: 62,650
Posted By kbarnes701
One caveat about BH Photo: do NOT let them handle...

One caveat about BH Photo: do NOT let them handle the import duties for you. Select 'pay import taxes later'. They seem to charge double the real cost, so it is better to just buy the unit and pay...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 01:15 PM
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Views: 62,650
Posted By kbarnes701
Makes complete sense. It really is one ...

Makes complete sense. It really is one

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images%20for%20Forum%20Posting/predator-ugly.jpg

... isn't it! :) Fortunately mine will be hidden in my rack...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) Yeah - it's some sort of mass hysteria....

:) Yeah - it's some sort of mass hysteria. Hundreds of people in this thread, thousands who have seen Atmos theatrically and an entire industry of professional sound mixers have all been deceived. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 273,482
Posted By kbarnes701
Oh good lord no. The entire point is that the...

Oh good lord no. The entire point is that the lead crystal glass resonates in sympathy with the earth's magnetic field, causing a cancellation of the 'digital sound' induced otherwise into the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,650
Posted By kbarnes701
Are you not joining us early-adopters, Jerry, and...

Are you not joining us early-adopters, Jerry, and finding a place in your heart, and your rack, for the pig ugly little Sammy player? :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,573
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes - good plan. There are numerous designs of...

Yes - good plan. There are numerous designs of cable elevators available, but IMO nothing beats good quality crystal wineglasses, inverted. They don't get the cables 12 inches off the floor...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,650
Posted By kbarnes701
B&H Photo in NYC have them listed as available...

B&H Photo in NYC have them listed as available Feb 15th, and still on the special pre-order price of $399.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 273,482
Posted By kbarnes701
Hahaha. Sorry Jerry. Now you can't align with the...

Hahaha. Sorry Jerry. Now you can't align with the Texas ley lines, have you tried placing a double bass, a pair of cellos and a viola in your listening room? These definitely enhance the mid range...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 09:06 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
So long as they keep well clear of my little...

So long as they keep well clear of my little 'onions'.... ;)
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