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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,097
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Posted By markabuckley
do you know if non A 7200 will get HDMI 2.0a...

do you know if non A 7200 will get HDMI 2.0a update ?

as far as I am aware it is independent to HDCP 2.2 ?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By markabuckley
thanks for reply - yes connected via HDMI ...

thanks for reply - yes connected via HDMI

prob is - unlike with Chromecast - the Netflix app (like on PS4 I think) - doesn't give option to bitstream - Windows decodes it to LPCM 5.1

if you set...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By markabuckley
Windows LPCM output issues with 2 Channel in 5.1 wrapper

Have updated my HTPC to Windows 10 - although it would be no different in other Windows

I'm using the new Netflix app - which seems nice, seems to support 1080p, 24p, and D.Digital Plus

all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 125,386
Posted By markabuckley
I've emailed Denon for clarification - and was...

I've emailed Denon for clarification - and was spotted on the UK forums - but has anyone on this forum spotted that on the Denon specs page - for the X7200 it has a X against DTS-X upgrade - as in...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
did some reading up and found quite a few...

did some reading up

and found quite a few threads going way back generations of Panasonic plasmas

could either be legit power reading

or an issue with the assumptions the meters make ref...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
same meter !

same meter !
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
xvfx - oh -thats not a promising response ! but...

xvfx - oh -thats not a promising response ! but thanks

the reviews of the VT/ZT range stated about 0.11W in standby

so I can't understand why I'm not getting effectively no reading

I'll try...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10,694
Views: 1,044,576
Posted By markabuckley
is it ok to turn these on and off at mains plug...

is it ok to turn these on and off at mains plug (with switch "on") on subwoofer ?

just mine seems to use about 50W in idle on auto - I thought this would have been improved over the BASH amps...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10,694
Views: 1,044,576
Posted By markabuckley
is it ok to turn these on and off at mains plug...

is it ok to turn these on and off at mains plug (with switch "on") on subwoofer ?

just mine seems to use about 50W in idle on auto - I thought this would have been improved over the BASH amps...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-17-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
could someone check their idle power usage for me...

could someone check their idle power usage for me please ?

I have a UK ZT60 - and have been trying to work out why we use 480W of electricity all day every day when "house is idle"

my home...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
thanks repete66211 - I thought there was a...

thanks repete66211 - I thought there was a concern though - not exactly that it doesn't work

but that if the screen is 1:1 - if it pixel orbits the edge could pixel orbit to "black" - and cause...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-04-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
interesting watching that - and then watching...

interesting watching that - and then watching some of the older videos

this one I found of interest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0qQMvMkqws

so turning on overscan are we loosing...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-04-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 708,475
Posted By markabuckley
anyone had 16:9 overscan on/off - reset to...

anyone had 16:9 overscan on/off - reset to default ?

don't understand it - I've had it set to on so that pixel orbitor works since I got it - yet this morning I notice no overscan - go to check...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-03-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 107,605
Posted By markabuckley
does anyone else have youtube issues with their...

does anyone else have youtube issues with their Chromecasts ?

presuming its a recent update to the youtube app on my phone

but I play a video , then select another one while its playing

and...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-03-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 631,640
Posted By markabuckley
is there an up to date list of devices that...

is there an up to date list of devices that support Netflix 24p please ?

I've found

Panasonic ZT60 built in-ap - streams at 24p !- but not great to use, and disables pixel orbiter :( grr...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 31,069
Posted By markabuckley
remember both the 7200 and 4520 use stereo DACs...

remember both the 7200 and 4520 use stereo DACs for each "pair" - so I think something like 7x AKM 32 bit DACs in the 7200

vs multi- 8 channel DACs in the lower ranges

I'd be surprised if the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 125,386
Posted By markabuckley
my Denon X7200 arrived today and I'll write...

my Denon X7200 arrived today

and I'll write a long opinion tomorrow - but FINALLY - its an AVR that can replace my Pioneer AX10Ai (59TXi)

it sounds fantastic - I've bought and sold-on 4 "HDMI"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 31,069
Posted By markabuckley
I was looking at the 7010 - but the 7200 (non A)...

I was looking at the 7010 - but the 7200 (non A) here in UK only about 140 dollars more than the expected price of the 7010

yes the 7010 will drop in price -but will take a good 4+ months or so
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2015, 04:58 AM
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Views: 411,665
Posted By markabuckley
jdsmoothie - thanks for taking the time to reply ...

jdsmoothie - thanks for taking the time to reply

as ever nothing is really completely black and white but I'd prob be ok up to the end of year at least

as you said - with 8k maybe coming down...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8,525
Views: 411,665
Posted By markabuckley
some good offers in UK on 7200s without "A"...

some good offers in UK on 7200s without "A" upgrade

I'm left in a quandary - if I was to get one - I only a year back bought a 60 inch Panasonic ZT - and have no intention of upgrading to 4k in...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By markabuckley
isn't the logo on the larger ones Mission ? ...

isn't the logo on the larger ones Mission ?

maybe my eyes blurry !
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 34,679
Posted By markabuckley
thanks all I think I'll do some testing with...

thanks all

I think I'll do some testing with my UMIK tomorrow

initial tests of just the LSR305s as stereo pair were very flat - much flatter than my current hifi speakers

I have a TV cabinet...
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 34,679
Posted By markabuckley
ref hiss - not sure how some are silent - mine...

ref hiss - not sure how some are silent - mine definitely hiss - but not enough to annoy me

can hear up to about 1.5m away i'd say

if I was to buy a front set of 308s for home cinema use -...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 34,679
Posted By markabuckley
had another try at weekend - I think...

had another try at weekend - I think over-pronounced at higher volumes (or probably not rolled off like I'm normally used to) - might have been why I was thinking distortion at high volumes
...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 34,679
Posted By markabuckley
not sure - I went for 305s for office - sort of...

not sure - I went for 305s for office - sort of wish I'd gone 308s -but the 305s look about right - size wise. I think the 308s would have looked a bit over large

did some experimentation earlier...
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