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Forum: Community News & Polls   10-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,797
Posted By jdskycaster
Room build out including all finishes and...

Room build out including all finishes and equipment was about $30K when I completed it back in 2006. Since then I have upgraded or replaced several components. The most recent was a new PJ and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,274
Posted By jdskycaster
+1000 for more lumens and with a longer lifespan....

+1000 for more lumens and with a longer lifespan. Worst part of any modern PJ is the incredible wow you get with a new bulb only to have it dim far too quickly. Quite a few HT owners, myself...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,209
Posted By jdskycaster
I think you are confusing object oriented...

I think you are confusing object oriented programming (in the context of software development) with object based surround sound.

JD
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 75,915
Posted By jdskycaster
I currently have two Onkyo AVR's and two Denon...

I currently have two Onkyo AVR's and two Denon AVR's in use throughout the house. I constantly see postings about poor reliability in multiple threads on both of these brands... die-hard lovers of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 75,915
Posted By jdskycaster
Again, you always had this option even when Onkyo...

Again, you always had this option even when Onkyo implemented Audyssey in its products. You were missing nothing, for those of us that use it we no longer have the option to just ignore it. That is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 75,915
Posted By jdskycaster
Sure does except my comment was not directed at...

Sure does except my comment was not directed at those uninterested in modern room correction systems like yourself. You already have every option at your fingertips, its called the ignore that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Your review would be one that I would be most...

Your review would be one that I would be most interested in reading! Appears I have to make my decision now as my "unit is ready" email just arrived.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Completely understand Bill. I do not spend a ton...

Completely understand Bill. I do not spend a ton of time there but recently surfaced to see what is going on with the launch as I will be getting an email in the near future. It appears this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 75,915
Posted By jdskycaster
This really stinks, having fewer options is...

This really stinks, having fewer options is always a bad thing for enthusiasts.
JD
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Appreciate the clarification and hope this is the...

Appreciate the clarification and hope this is the productive track we can take with this discussion. I would also like to clarify that my request for some examples of pre-pro's that implement this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Exactly and I am with you on that one but you...

Exactly and I am with you on that one but you also just emphasized my point. If the feature is characterized by a blanket statement that it is "broken" it can be easily assumed that it does not work...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Bill, You have always struck me as a practical,...

Bill,
You have always struck me as a practical, pragmatic person but I don't understand this post. I am not defending nor advocating anyone purchase an XMC-1. What I am interested in is learning...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
^I am also interested in this answer. For HT use...

^I am also interested in this answer. For HT use only what exactly is the drawback for anyone other than a setup with more than one sub and with at least one of them co-located? In my setup I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-22-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By jdskycaster
So my dedicated basement HT was completed in...

So my dedicated basement HT was completed in 2006. I recently replaced my original Panasonic PJ with a Sony last March. In the span of 8 years I consumed 3 bulbs total. The first bulb I replaced...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 117,153
Posted By jdskycaster
Civilized people also insure proper placement of...

Civilized people also insure proper placement of warnings on everything and anything these days.

http://www.oddee.com/_media/imgs/articles/a94_w2.jpg

“Suspicion is the companion of mean...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-20-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 17,893
Posted By jdskycaster
Bring this one back for another season please.

Bring this one back for another season please.
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By jdskycaster
Sony HW-50ES. Incredible image. No 3D. No sync...

Sony HW-50ES. Incredible image. No 3D. No sync issues - short HDMI run from PS4-AVR, 40' HDMI run from AVR to PJ (40' utraslim redmere from monoprice).
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 74,629
Posted By jdskycaster
All I have access to is ADSL at 10Mb down and...

All I have access to is ADSL at 10Mb down and 750Mb up. Streaming works fine SOME OF THE TIME. No way can I switch to internet delivery for everything. IP phone, tried it, horrible voice quality...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-03-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 71,705
Posted By jdskycaster
Very nice HT. Great to see an ultra high...

Very nice HT. Great to see an ultra high performance setup based on practical implementation. Just amazing and would be really cool to experience it.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 293,091
Posted By jdskycaster
Sure Mike....

Sure Mike. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif I purchased a Panasonic AX100 for my dedicated HT back in 2007. It was upgraded by Panny to the AX200 optical block a year after initial...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 293,091
Posted By jdskycaster
Ordered a B-Stock unit today and really looking...

Ordered a B-Stock unit today and really looking forward to it. This will be a massive jump from my current setup.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-14-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 58,905
Posted By jdskycaster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by carter840 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1321030/official-chase-home-theater-owners-thread/720#post_24057404)

Are you...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 58,905
Posted By jdskycaster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bossobass http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1321030/official-chase-home-theater-owners-thread/600#post_23884464)

Dead horses...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 58,905
Posted By jdskycaster
nfraso, Not in agreement or disagreement. Just...

nfraso,
Not in agreement or disagreement. Just very much interested in what you did to achieve the performance and response you were looking for in your setup. I prefer not to look back WRT this...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 58,905
Posted By jdskycaster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bossobass http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1321030/official-chase-home-theater-owners-thread/600#post_23883964)



you (or...
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