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Forum: Speakers   07-10-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 79,470
Posted By mtrot
Yeah, I don't think my wife is going to let me...

Yeah, I don't think my wife is going to let me put up a bunch of acoustic panels on our family room walls and ceiling.!:rolleyes:
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 79,470
Posted By mtrot
Yeah, I'd think the Aeris would need a larger...

Yeah, I'd think the Aeris would need a larger space, which I do not have, with room to "breathe". I need an "all-around" speaker that will perform very well in a typical family room setting. This...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 79,470
Posted By mtrot
Interesting. Those are the very same sound goals...

Interesting. Those are the very same sound goals I have for my next speakers. Desired sound qualities I'll add to yours are open, uncompressed, and a sense of ease of dynamics. I had thought of...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 79,470
Posted By mtrot
So, do you have the 212s on stands? I've always...

So, do you have the 212s on stands? I've always been mostly a floor standing guy, and I see that JTR has a 210RT, which looks like it could sit on the floor. Have you listened to the 210RT at all?
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 79,470
Posted By mtrot
I heard the Aeris one time, and they are darned...

I heard the Aeris one time, and they are darned impressive, but out of my league. I do hope one day to pick up a set of the Focus SE, and also the Marquis center channel.

FYI, Legacy will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,424
Posted By mtrot
Well, unless you had turned it up loud and the...

Well, unless you had turned it up loud and the amps clipped really bad, it should not have harmed your speakers, and even if it had blown your tweeters, you should still get some sound out of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,424
Posted By mtrot
Yes, the 1030 supports 8 ohm speakers, and you...

Yes, the 1030 supports 8 ohm speakers, and you just select the 6 ohm setting for 8 ohm speakers. But that setting should have nothing to do with getting "hissing" from the speakers. Something else...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,557
Posted By mtrot
This is a great thread to me, as I also am...

This is a great thread to me, as I also am struggling with a decision on which UHD tv set to buy, and bewildered by the multitude of factors that need to be taken into consideration.

I stopped...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-19-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,279
Posted By mtrot
If they would just re-release the Lord of the...

If they would just re-release the Lord of the Rings Complete Recordings DVD-Audio, it would go a long way toward the format not being dead for me.:D I just can't bring myself to pay $500 for them,...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-19-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,118
Posted By mtrot
Yeah, I know, old thread. But, lol, I just...

Yeah, I know, old thread. But, lol, I just bought a 2012 LaCrosse with the Harman Kardon DVD-Video/Audio system. I also have a 2009 Buick Enclave with the rear seat entertainment system and Bose...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13,636
Views: 1,003,094
Posted By mtrot
Dang, I wonder how much my 60ST60 could go...

Dang, I wonder how much my 60ST60 could go for?:cool: Thinking about going 4K.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-29-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 648,046
Posted By mtrot
Thanks for this tip. I asked for this disc for...

Thanks for this tip. I asked for this disc for my birthday.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-28-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 648,046
Posted By mtrot
Thanks for the info! I asked for the Blu-ray set...

Thanks for the info! I asked for the Blu-ray set for my upcoming birthday. Now, if they had a DVD-Audio version, I could play it in high-res in my car! I don't think the Blu-ray version will play...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-26-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 648,046
Posted By mtrot
So, I'm trying to decide which At Fillmore East...

So, I'm trying to decide which At Fillmore East to buy. I guess, at this point, the decision is between the MoFi SACD and the Blu-ray set. I do like the idea of being able to play them in the car,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-10-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 191,474
Posted By mtrot
I'm thinking of picking up a 950B because of the...

I'm thinking of picking up a 950B because of the current prices, and yesterday I did some comparing of the 950B to the non FALD Sony C and D series sets at Best Buy(they did not have any other Sony...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-30-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12,312
Views: 648,046
Posted By mtrot
Hey, is that Southern Surroundings a Blu-ray? I...

Hey, is that Southern Surroundings a Blu-ray? I have the DVD-Audio Wal-mart exclusive set, and the DVD-A is incredible.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,099
Posted By mtrot
BTW, where would one actually purchase one of...

BTW, where would one actually purchase one of these new Vizio P series TVs? Just checked Amazon and Best Buy and did not find them.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,099
Posted By mtrot
So, will the Visio P offer both Dolby Vision AND...

So, will the Visio P offer both Dolby Vision AND HDR10?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By mtrot
I'd say that, if you absolutely have to sit 14...

I'd say that, if you absolutely have to sit 14 feet from the TV, unless you have incredibly good vision, your eyes will not be able to resolve the greater resolution of a 65 or 75" 4K TV. Now, if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 37,296
Posted By mtrot
Thanks! Those look very interesting.

Thanks! Those look very interesting.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-28-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13,636
Views: 1,003,094
Posted By mtrot
This is a good question, as I am considering...

This is a good question, as I am considering selling my 60ST60 as well. I'm thinking of replacing it with a 4K TV, and I really can't take the aggressive ABL any more. Mine gets some image...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-25-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,336
Posted By mtrot
I hope this is not too far off topic, but my...

I hope this is not too far off topic, but my local Studio Movie Grill listings include a listing of the movie with "70mm" at the bottom. I remember 70mm from "back in the day". There is a Carmike...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,435
Views: 184,806
Posted By mtrot
Yeah, I briefly saw the 55" 850D at Magnolia in...

Yeah, I briefly saw the 55" 850D at Magnolia in Dallas yesterday. They were playing the Blu-ray Casino Royal, through the 850D as well as the Sony with the speakers on the sides of it(not sure the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,424
Posted By mtrot
What about HDR content?

What about HDR content?
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-20-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,820
Views: 441,867
Posted By mtrot
I gladly paid $500 for a refurbished HL67A750 to...

I gladly paid $500 for a refurbished HL67A750 to hold me over until I buy a 4K set later this year.
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