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Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-18-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Ha! Sort of reminds me of the marketing guys at...

Ha! Sort of reminds me of the marketing guys at Microsoft using the "Start me up" song for Windows. I really liked the irony in that part in the song lyrics about making a grown man cry........As I...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-16-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Just the Lennon tracks right? :)

Just the Lennon tracks right? :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
Dropped mine on my carpeted floor the other day...

Dropped mine on my carpeted floor the other day and I guess it landed just perfectly - broke the glass screen. Been thinking about replacing it myself but it did look like a job. Guess I will wait...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-01-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Guys, Can we please keep this on topic -...

Guys,

Can we please keep this on topic - there are several other threads dedicated to this subject.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-23-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
I still haven't had a chance to listen to any of...

I still haven't had a chance to listen to any of those recent purchases........Football, football, football.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-14-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
I bought the box set and the recommended Ortofon...

I bought the box set and the recommended Ortofon 2M SE mono cartridge. Would be interested in hearing how others are setting up their rigs to listen to these albums. So far, I have found the stereo...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-11-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
Isn't it past your bedtime or something.:D ...

Isn't it past your bedtime or something.:D

Thanks for catching that - I had a disconnect from brain to fingers.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-11-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
Waylon Jennings Analog Pearls Vol. 1 Stereo SACD...

Waylon Jennings Analog Pearls Vol. 1 Stereo SACD (http://store.acousticsounds.com/d/98416/Waylon_Jennings-Analog_Pearls_Vol_1-Hybrid_Stereo_SACD)

Bill Withers Live At Carnegie Hall MOFI Stereo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-08-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
Turns out that there is a MONO DSP setting on the...

Turns out that there is a MONO DSP setting on the AVP which sends sound only to the center speaker - I didn't like it. Played around with stereo/direct, 5 channel stereo, DTS, PL, PLII and wound up...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Will do. Probably get around to this over the...

Will do. Probably get around to this over the weekend. My TT is in a rack and I am hoping I can change the cartridge without removing the TT from the rack. I now see why some high end turntables...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-05-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
MP3 TAG (http://www.mp3tag.de/en/) is what I...

MP3 TAG
(http://www.mp3tag.de/en/) is what I use. There may be others but mp3 is fairly easy and it can use a variety of databases (Amazon for instance) for album art and song listings. It is...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-04-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Well, Amazon sent me the CD/DVD instead of the...

Well, Amazon sent me the CD/DVD instead of the BR/DVD so after getting that sorted out I sat down last night and gave this one a listen. The bluray is 2 channel 24/192 PCM and it is very good for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
Al, I can think of a few negatives to that setup...

Al, I can think of a few negatives to that setup not the least of which is the small size of my center speaker in comparison to my front l/r speakers. Seems like a waste to have all this firepower...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
Hi Guys, I just bought the Beatles Mono...

Hi Guys,

I just bought the Beatles Mono vinyl Box set and an Ortofon 2M SE mono cartridge - the one cartridge that they recommend as it is a true mono cartridge suited for these records.

I'm...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-30-2014, 05:36 PM
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Views: 3,670
Posted By WillyJ
Tinnitus for years but worsened 4 years ago to...

Tinnitus for years but worsened 4 years ago to the point where I went and had my ears checked. Left ear already lost high frequency but right ear is normal. Doctor said to always use plugs where...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-30-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By WillyJ
While not digital hirez, I also picked up the...

While not digital hirez, I also picked up the Beatles in Mono vinyl box...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10,601
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Posted By WillyJ
CSNY 1974 Bluray/DVD...

CSNY 1974 Bluray/DVD (http://www.amazon.com/CSNY-1974-Pure-Audio-Blu-Ray/dp/B00KMEN7UE/ref=tmm_bry_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-1&qid=1414697748)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-20-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 110,588
Posted By WillyJ
Most electronics warranties cease at the end of...

Most electronics warranties cease at the end of the original warranty period even if you received a replacement unit. What you might be able to do is negotiate with the customer service folks and...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 592,219
Posted By WillyJ
http://www.amazon.com/Venus-Mars-Deluxe-McCartney-...

http://www.amazon.com/Venus-Mars-Deluxe-McCartney-Wings/dp/B00M2OZMIM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1413309517&sr=8-1&keywords=venus+and+mars

I realize this one has not been released yet but does anyone...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By WillyJ
I Googled it and sure enough up pop some internet...

I Googled it and sure enough up pop some internet sites offering Denon AVRs with Audyssey Platinum and Gold..........Doesn't look like any new technology though - just a new way of describing the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 110,588
Posted By WillyJ
I think you have to call them. I could not find...

I think you have to call them. I could not find any firmware updates on their website. I guess the old "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" rule applies here. I have sometimes updated firmware on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 368,028
Posted By WillyJ
They shipped to you or emailed it to you? If you...

They shipped to you or emailed it to you? If you got it today and they shipped it, then it must have been NDA? I am also wondering why they don't post firmware updates on their website.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10,601
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Posted By WillyJ
I'd like to see some photos and a description of...

I'd like to see some photos and a description of the "rare" DTS 5.1 of declares 'War' that he refers to....
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 592,219
Posted By WillyJ
Homeostasis has been restored. (And boy am I...

Homeostasis has been restored. (And boy am I relieved.)
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,601
Views: 592,219
Posted By WillyJ
Let's keep this on topic please guys. There are...

Let's keep this on topic please guys. There are other threads to hash out this sort of stuff.
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