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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 09:55 AM
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Posted By JohnAV
How often are you towing something massive that...

How often are you towing something massive that you need a big engine's continuous torque would be the logical rebuttal. :D
But as you say some people treasure that extra 2-3 db of power to boost...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By JohnAV
And how often does anyone have all channels...

And how often does anyone have all channels driven to maximum specially the surround channels? The reason it is less then 150 watts per ch combined is a limitation of driving all channels...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-26-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,325
Posted By JohnAV
Exactly, considering how many terrible films are...

Exactly, considering how many terrible films are out there, saying a particular film is the worst is sure to get some comments and laughs. ;)

Still appreciate your opinion, thanks for explanation....
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,325
Posted By JohnAV
^Yeah I would agree with you, his post comes...

^Yeah I would agree with you, his post comes across as someone who hasn't experienced any broadway musicals or like. Some people think this is just about fairy tales characters and since it is...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,325
Posted By JohnAV
One of my favorites is Rent, filmed live, just a...

One of my favorites is Rent, filmed live, just a great BD to take in. Have yet to watch "Into the Woods" I just got last night.
http://images3.static-bluray.com/movies/covers/3152_medium.jpg
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,863
Posted By JohnAV
First have to say thank you to Scott for that...

First have to say thank you to Scott for that wonderful OP there, a whole lot of good information on this topic! :)

The majority of somewhat serious home theater viewers fall into that category,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,359
Posted By JohnAV
Is Gravity that good a film to keep waiting and...

Is Gravity that good a film to keep waiting and waiting for a Atmos/3D release? Compared to next weeks Interstellar, Gravity IMHO is a very sad excuse for plot, along with not making logical sense...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-19-2015, 11:14 AM
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Views: 43,951
Posted By JohnAV
^ Still speculation, been no announcement.

^ Still speculation, been no announcement.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-18-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,956
Posted By JohnAV
I see there is the possibility of a extended...

I see there is the possibility of a extended directors cut of the film in the future. Might be good test material to see how long you can watch a movie. :eek::D

Reference
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-18-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,956
Posted By JohnAV
Thanks for the review, but I have to wonder again...

Thanks for the review, but I have to wonder again like every other biblical adaption, why a film adaption has to be based on such a rigid interpretation from the Bible, compared to fictional...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnAV
Well the way things are progressing I wouldn't...

Well the way things are progressing I wouldn't doubt that some day soon you slip on a virtual enviroment on your head which consist of wraparound 4k screen and multi chamber/transducer headphone...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnAV
You can't really ask that first question against...

You can't really ask that first question against both movies and music, because most movie content is multichannel which headphones can't normally recreate reverb or soundstage of the performance. ...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnAV
Its dependent on two aspects, disturbing others,...

Its dependent on two aspects, disturbing others, and realism. Most games are not multichannel, they are stereo. I frequently go between both, but would say you hear better fidelity/realism on a...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnAV
The below post does sorta have a point, although...

The below post does sorta have a point, although not accurate (age related)

The age part is IMHO incorrect because people who are serious 2 channel headphone listeners don't post here on AVS much...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-10-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,126
Posted By JohnAV
Just a reminder to people who own devices that...

Just a reminder to people who own devices that accept a iTunes account, you can optionally purchase iTunes gift cards when they go on sale. Seen 10 to 20% markdown dependent on sale price. See...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-09-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,126
Posted By JohnAV
IMHO there is already a increasing willingness...

IMHO there is already a increasing willingness for residents with high speed internet to drop bundled cable and satellite subscriptions, and go with a over-the-top (OTT) video service subscription of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-08-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,754
Posted By JohnAV
You are correct. I usually give it a few seconds...

You are correct. I usually give it a few seconds to have apps fully engage the network after the home menu come up, so I don't ever run into Netflix app not accessing its servers correctly. If you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-07-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,754
Posted By JohnAV
If you know that now (five year old article...

If you know that now (five year old article referenced), was your expectations a bit shortsighted to your unusual application of using redirected bass. There has been a awful lot of discussion...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-07-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,754
Posted By JohnAV
Went to Data-Bass forum and saw this information,...

Went to Data-Bass forum and saw this information, explains a bit more of the discussion

I see this wasn't replicated on AVSforum
 
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-06-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,754
Posted By JohnAV
IMHO If you don't allow any of us to hear why...

IMHO If you don't allow any of us to hear why your FW suggestion to Oppo for having channel trim implemented differently was turned down, then possibly your line of posting is really whats irrelevant...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,754
Posted By JohnAV
The only text from Oppo shown in your 12 posts is...

The only text from Oppo shown in your 12 posts is the following:


I suspect there is a lot more to this story then you are divulging. How about you show forum members the rest of the "missing"...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-02-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 903
Posted By JohnAV
^ When the HA-2 first was available there was...

^ When the HA-2 first was available there was different version of drivers when comparing HA-1 to HA-2, now both support links show the same windows driver...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-01-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 903
Posted By JohnAV
Here's some comments from Headfi.org with one...

Here's some comments from Headfi.org with one preliminary review.

Kinda interesting comparison of HA-2 to a JDS Labs C5D+DAC ($249) which lacks a lot of capabilities but what about the AQ?



...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-28-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 903
Posted By JohnAV
The thread is 2 channel audio which relates to...

The thread is 2 channel audio which relates to all aspects of 2-channel stereo audio. Setups, concepts, likes, needs, etc..

What part concerning mobile headphone amp/DAC's is not represented as...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-27-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 903
Posted By JohnAV
Per Oppo

Per Oppo
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