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Forum: Home Theater Gaming   04-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Tonepoet
The L.C.D. monitors produced these days are...

The L.C.D. monitors produced these days are essentially identical to the L.C.D. televisions, just without a T.V. tuner and sometimes with less video processing functionality, which isn't necessary...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-31-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Tonepoet
The unit doesn't use odd connections or...

The unit doesn't use odd connections or self-powered speakers, so you can upgrade the receiver later down the line, although most standalone units cost over several hundred dollars. You might also...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Tonepoet
Keep in mind that I don't use 2.1 so my advice...

Keep in mind that I don't use 2.1 so my advice should be taken with a grain of salt:

R.C.A. is usually red and white, but although I must admit I've seen red and black cables before. You can buy...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   03-25-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By Tonepoet
By this rational, the product should've been made...

By this rational, the product should've been made to recoup the costs of I.B.Ms. research. Considering that, It's only reasonable to assume there was some reason for why the I.B.M. didn't pursue it....
Forum: Nintendo   03-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By Tonepoet
Coming soon to a mobile phone near you, Link:...

Coming soon to a mobile phone near you, Link: Faces of Evil, Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, Mario is Missing and Mario's Time Machine!

Nintendo has allowed third party licensees to use their I.Ps....
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   03-23-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Tonepoet
I was under the impression that optical could...

I was under the impression that optical could handle 5.1 channels, pendent on format, as long as those channels were compressed. Granted the form of compression used is a lossy one but I wouldn't...
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   03-23-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By Tonepoet
The consoles aren't 4k capable yet so there's not...

The consoles aren't 4k capable yet so there's not really a point. It'd even be detrimental to upgrade at this point in time for this application: Upscaling takes time, reducing your opportunity to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   12-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By Tonepoet
If this is 15khz H. Sync. R.G.B. these would be...

If this is 15khz H. Sync. R.G.B. these would be great displays for the authentic display of vintage video games, if nothing else.

If you're aiming for era accurate authenticity, rather than...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-16-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By Tonepoet
The violet colored laser can be made thinner...

The violet colored laser can be made thinner than a red one, allowing the physical data spiral to be smaller, leading to greater data density. This allows the disc to hold substantially more data...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tonepoet
My primary consideration when buying concerns...

My primary consideration when buying concerns cultural preservation:

There's too much media being produced for even the most devout of individuals to watch and even if people did have the time to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-14-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Tonepoet
When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave...

When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave me mild headaches, somebody suggested it might be due to a low refresh rate of the glasses and people with particularly old C.R.T.s had the same...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   01-25-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,797
Posted By Tonepoet
I just want unadulterated film transfers from...

I just want unadulterated film transfers from H.D. sources. Is that so much to ask? I mean fix what you must to stay true to the original look of the film if the print is heavily damaged but still,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,319
Posted By Tonepoet
Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly...

Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly used those phrases suggesting I might in part because they're somewhat habitual and there might be something more that I couldn't think of at the time...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,319
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21549296)

Ok so I am a little bit lost on the analogue and digital...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,420
Posted By Tonepoet
Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players...

Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players with controls for audio only functionality aren't commonly available. Heck, most DVD players don't even have enough buttons to fully navigate a disc's...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,420
Posted By Tonepoet
In an audio only situation, I've been...

In an audio only situation, I've been contemplating whether having a good onboard DAC for analog outputs to run out to a stereo amp might be better for you. Still might be if you're willing to get...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-24-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 22,420
Posted By Tonepoet
Aimed at the first post, since this is going to...

Aimed at the first post, since this is going to be hooked up to a receiver, I'm assuming it's near a T.V.


As such you may want to consider that a Playstation SCPH-1001 is highly regarded is a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-20-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,239
Posted By Tonepoet
I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do:...

I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do: Do you want to replace your current setup with something more functional or do you want to get it up and running?

To simplify manners, any speakers...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,107
Posted By Tonepoet
Read an article about interlacing once. Don't...

Read an article about interlacing once. Don't know what happened to it but I think I recall the gist of it.

Historically, we never really had to put up with interlaced signals except for one...
Forum: Speakers   01-11-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By Tonepoet
Wall mounted, not in wall, right? If that's...

Wall mounted, not in wall, right?

If that's the case think this situation is what the Kef T series (http://www.kef.com/html/us/showroom/home_theatre_speakers/tseries/overview/index.html) is meant...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,352
Posted By Tonepoet
That should work for most but not all video game...

That should work for most but not all video game systems which use an RF adapter. What're you using specifically?

Also yeah, you'll want to check to see if there's a menu button you can navigate...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,599
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by homerging...

Quote:Originally Posted by homerging http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20696958)

The old ones will block component too once new Blu-ray discs...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,731
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20718227)

You guys are kidding, I hope! CRTs are ancient. I might as well buy a...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-08-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By Tonepoet
Hey guys, I'm here with a rather niche interest...

Hey guys, I'm here with a rather niche interest in vintage animation and most particularly video games.

As far as I know, video games were made on C.R.T.s for C.R.T.s. As such, I consider the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-03-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,133
Posted By Tonepoet
Assuming it's only for Direct T.V. my advice...

Assuming it's only for Direct T.V. my advice would be to stick with cathode ray tubes if you love 'em. Sure they don't make them anymore but at one point, they did make high definition ones, so you...
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