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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-08-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By Rgb
Chuck Norris is weeping.

Chuck Norris is weeping.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-05-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By Rgb
Though he was a few years too young to serve in...

Though he was a few years too young to serve in WW2, I'd consider Loggia a WW2 generation actor. We are losing them at an increasing rate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Loggia

That...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-20-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Rgb
HDMI connections send decoded video in general-...

HDMI connections send decoded video in general- AFAIK, always.

HDMI *audio* can be either uncompressed (PCM) or bitstream (DD/DTS/DD), but HDMI *video* is decoded by the source.

Some streaming...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-20-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
OK, OK- I get the message- RTFT (Read The...

OK, OK- I get the message- RTFT (Read The Freakin' Thread) :)


re: UBD titles

One Word- Abyss
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096754/

:D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
Yest another reason to sit on the sidelines for a...

Yest another reason to sit on the sidelines for a while- HDR standards need to settle out-
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
I stopped buying Sony around 1999 for similar...

I stopped buying Sony around 1999 for similar reasons I suspect ;)

But this illustrates my earlier point- this receiver *might* be HDMI 2.0a (a typo in the article/specs), or it might not be "a"...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
re: UHD BD compatibility with receivers: ...

re: UHD BD compatibility with receivers:

http://hometheaterreview.com/sony-announces-new-es-receiver/
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
Funny how the browser bloat issue flip flops...

Funny how the browser bloat issue flip flops between FF/Chrome over the years. Chrome was considered the fast browser the first several years after its debut, then FF the slow one when they...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-18-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
Nuthin', but given the lack of activity here and...

Nuthin', but given the lack of activity here and industry wide re: UHD BD this holiday season, something to talk about ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
Don't know if anyone posted link earlier ...

Don't know if anyone posted link earlier
http://hometheaterreview.com/sony-pictures-announces-first-ultra-hd-blu-ray-discs/
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
...and I was using C64's and Atari ST's on my...

...and I was using C64's and Atari ST's on my TV's for gaming, music playback (SID/MOD/MIDI and audio sampling) ,email (BBS and GEnie/Compuserve), and word processing from the early 80's- touche' :D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
You're new here ;) I've been using/building...

You're new here ;)

I've been using/building HTPC's since the mid 90's. :D

After a while, you tire of the constant tweaking and want something that Just Works.

That said, I continue to use...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
...if the set top player runs a "standard"...

...if the set top player runs a "standard" Android OS, then just install Firefox from the Play store
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
Will be interesting to see if any UHD BD players...

Will be interesting to see if any UHD BD players are ever released running Android. Suprised it hasn't happened yet, or that CPU/# cores hasn't become a selling point on BD set tops for load/java...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
All you want for Xmas is yer 2 front teeth...and...

All you want for Xmas is yer 2 front teeth...and UHD BD!
:)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
http://hdguru.com/whats-a-10-bit-tv-and-is-it-bett...

http://hdguru.com/whats-a-10-bit-tv-and-is-it-better/



Yes, I'm sure a few top dollar panels and projectors released this year might be the real deal re: 10 bit/HDR/bt.2020/4:4:4, but some may...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-16-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
I think film buffs might not have a concern over...

I think film buffs might not have a concern over the lack of 48fps in the near term

http://www.tested.com/art/movies/452387-48-fps-and-beyond-how-high-frame-rates-affect-perception/
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
If you mean 3D by "stereo format"- there are no...

If you mean 3D by "stereo format"- there are no plans to support 3D in 4K UHD BluRay format:



http://www.whathifi.com/news/ultra-hd-blu-ray-everything-you-need-to-know

Yes, 4K UHD BD will be...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
4K UHD BD will use 33GB/layer discs with triple...

4K UHD BD will use 33GB/layer discs with triple layer 100GB discs available at/soon after launch, per many press releases and Wikipedia BD page.

As I posted in another thread:

UHD (4K) BluRay...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 7,020
Posted By Rgb
+10^100 :) IMO, the DVD of the Abyss...

+10^100

:)

IMO, the DVD of the Abyss should go down in history as the GREATEST screwup in videophile-dom.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Rgb
That's pretty much what audiophiles are...

That's pretty much what audiophiles are comparing- the analog outs of stand alone DACs. It's the analog stages that make the biggest difference, IMO.

I used to pooh-pooh all the audiophile...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-04-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,792
Posted By Rgb
Correct. It's part of the hobby. Trick is to...

Correct. It's part of the hobby. Trick is to time yourself in this unending cycle to minimize costs and bugs in hardware, maximize feature content, and recognize and avoid fad tech. Let the early...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-03-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,792
Posted By Rgb
...which is why I'm standing pat with my Epson...

...which is why I'm standing pat with my Epson 8350/cheapo Philips 2985 BD player+DVDO Edge/10 year old Pioneer 1014 receiver combo until the whole UHD+object audio (Atmos/DTS:X)...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,792
Posted By Rgb
+10 UHD (4K) BluRay will have all "The...

+10

UHD (4K) BluRay will have all "The Goods" that videophiles have ever wanted:

UHD 4K BluRay vs current 1080p BluRay
------------------------------------------------
bt.2020 colorspace...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,774
Posted By Rgb
Any plans for another updated "Best Of" disc,...

Any plans for another updated "Best Of" disc, combining the best of Demo 1 and the Ref2 BD50 discs, plus new clips from films since the last discs were authored?

Perhaps target a 15-25GB size for...
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