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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-30-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,805
Posted By Husky
We left a 1 year old Sony 40ES when we moved in...

We left a 1 year old Sony 40ES when we moved in June 16 (buyers wanted it). I loved the Sony (my first projecter with a 1.1 gain screen), but the blacks were never very deep (even in a light...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-27-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Husky
New TIVO Bolt

We are just now dumping Directv for a TIVO Bolt and two "mini" receivers. The Bolt is similar to the Roamio, but will transmit 4K. The bolt also has four tuners. It integrates Hulu, Amazon, and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-27-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By Husky
We are just now dumping Directv for a TIVO Bolt...

We are just now dumping Directv for a TIVO Bolt and two "mini" receivers. The Bolt is similar to the Roamio, but will transmit 4K. The bolt also has four tuners. It integrates Hulu, Amazon, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12,673
Views: 581,662
Posted By Husky
I believe Digital + feeds seven speakers instead...

I believe Digital + feeds seven speakers instead of five (plus the subwoofer).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 78,522
Posted By Husky
Mine is mounted 15 feet back from a 120 inch...

Mine is mounted 15 feet back from a 120 inch screen. The ideal range is 15-16 feet, if possible in your room. Great projector; enjoy it.
Forum: Great Found Deals   05-15-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Husky
This Is Spinal Tap [Blu-ray] $7.99 Amazon

Amazon is offering a big discount on this great movie. Not sure for how long.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Husky
Same problem with PN64F5500

My Samsung PN64F5500AF started shutting down with just blinking red light. It would then allow a restart before shutting down again after several minutes. After a few days of this, it completely...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
I will remain open minded, until I make the...

I will remain open minded, until I make the actual purchase, but I have not heard (or seen anything) that convinces me a brand-name DAC should be a significant factor in an A/V receiver purchase....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
You have highlighted on of the disconnects for me...

You have highlighted on of the disconnects for me on this question; why an external DAC for a computer or MP3 player can, reportedly, make a huge difference in sound (compared to using the internal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
Thanks; that is good info. It sounds like you...

Thanks; that is good info. It sounds like you would agree that using the Sabre 24-Bit DAC or others (Burr-brown, etc...) are marketing ploys and not sonic improvements worth considering in a A/V...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
What brought this up in my decision process was a...

What brought this up in my decision process was a comparison to the Pioneer Elite VSX-80/81 which is in a similar price range to the new Denon X2100 (around $700). Pioneer touts the inclusion of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
The Yamaha 5th foot was my other question; two...

The Yamaha 5th foot was my other question; two birds with one stone. I see no DAC defenders, so I must conclude it don't matter.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
That would confirm my thoughts, so far. ...

That would confirm my thoughts, so far.

Thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By Husky
Internal DAC; How important in buying decision?

Looking to buy a new mid-range receiver for basement home theater. I see some manufacturers make a big deal about their internal DAC's and others do not even reference them in their specs. Questions:...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 340,373
Posted By Husky
On sale

Just ordered one at ProjectorPeople.com; $1,999; free two-day shipping, no sales tax.

http://www.projectorpeople.com/Sony-VPL-HW40ES/Projector/29971

Husky
Forum: Screens   06-30-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 457,820
Posted By Husky
Thanks.

Thanks; my cheap side is being challenged.
Forum: Screens   06-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,243
Views: 457,820
Posted By Husky
EZ or Sable, $200 Difference?

Can anyone support the notion that the EZ frame is worth a $200 premium over the Sable fixed frame? I understand that the felt is a higher quality on the EZ frame, but how bad is the felt on the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,836
Views: 340,373
Posted By Husky
New Review

http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/projectors/projectors-reviews/sony-vpl-hw40es-projector-review.html
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-27-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 71
  Poll: Best $500 Sub
Views: 5,674
Posted By Husky
Admitting that I am biased for the SVS (just...

Admitting that I am biased for the SVS (just bought two after a couple months of research and lurking on various forums), it is relevant to point out that these higher priced subs (like the SVS) are...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-29-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,081
Posted By Husky
Why make life more difficult for customers who...

Why make life more difficult for customers who want to use your business? Those of us barely able to justify this luxury will simply walk away rather than being forced to pay for two accounts. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Husky
Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker...

Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15910209)

His contract was most likely already extended when they...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Husky
Thanks. I will try it, but I won't give it back...

Thanks. I will try it, but I won't give it back if they ask; possession is 9/10 of the law.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By Husky
Our HR20 started acting-up, so we had a service...

Our HR20 started acting-up, so we had a service call. The repairman assumed it was the recorder and promptly replaced it with a HR23-700 (pleasant surprise!). He then realized that the real problem...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-23-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,551
Posted By Husky
Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony...

Quote:Originally Posted by xzitony http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I can assure you, if you are getting signal in your garage (especially...
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