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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 57,130
Posted By Smackrabbit
I tried testing this on the JS9000 today and...

I tried testing this on the JS9000 today and while they streamed in UHD, I didn't notice HDR kicking in. It should trigger a mode change but it didn't in this case. Perhaps the Amazon app needs an...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-07-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By Smackrabbit
A professional display, properly calibrated, is...

A professional display, properly calibrated, is likely going to measure exactly 2.4 across the whole spectrum. They have displays that do pure black, or close enough to it, for 2.4 across the whole...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-07-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By Smackrabbit
SMPTE 2084 defines the EOTF, or gamma curve, for...

SMPTE 2084 defines the EOTF, or gamma curve, for HDR. Dolby Vision uses SMPTE 2084 as part of its HDR standard. The HDR standards are mostly using 2084 I believe, and the issue is more packaging of...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-07-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By Smackrabbit
When we were at the session (I wrote the article)...

When we were at the session (I wrote the article) all HDR content had to be played back over USB because HDMI 2.0 didn't have the HDR header. Now HDMI 2.0a has it, but we're waiting for firmware...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Smackrabbit
Marantz AV7005 and Definitive Technology Gems

Marantz AV7005 is in almost perfect condition and includes the AirPlay update. Has all the original packaging and accessories. There is a small scratch on the front panel you can see in the photos...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-25-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16,231
Views: 1,014,701
Posted By Smackrabbit
Look at the supplied settings data and then look...

Look at the supplied settings data and then look at the gamma chart. At the areas where the gamma is too low, the 11-point white balance is already set to minimum in at least one of the values. At...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-25-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16,231
Views: 1,014,701
Posted By Smackrabbit
Actually Ty reviewed the Sharp for CNet, not...

Actually Ty reviewed the Sharp for CNet, not David.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21,560
Views: 843,409
Posted By Smackrabbit
When I say that "Unforeseen Circumstances"...

When I say that "Unforeseen Circumstances" delayed the measurements, I bruised my ribs a couple week ago and still can't lift anything easily. I'll be dragging it out of the basement and outside next...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 259,673
Posted By Smackrabbit
It might just be the sample, it might be that the...

It might just be the sample, it might be that the tolerance of the 40ES are lower than the 55ES. I just know on my two samples the 55ES was perfectly aligned while the 40ES was soft and needed...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 31,436
Posted By Smackrabbit
It's likely easier for Dolby and everyone else to...

It's likely easier for Dolby and everyone else to scale it, and reproduce it in cinemas and at home. Take a current Atmos release in theaters. You have to create an Atmos soundtrack and then also...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-12-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,433
Views: 277,924
Posted By Smackrabbit
FYI, theater mode on the Blu-ray player will...

FYI, theater mode on the Blu-ray player will cause your contrast ratio and dynamic range to be reduced. It pushes the output levels down so what should be peak white (235) is actually 224. All...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,599
Posted By Smackrabbit
I'll give it a test Scott. Right now the...

I'll give it a test Scott. Right now the equipment in the room is Revel f208 speakers, Auralic Vega DAC, ATI AT6002 stereo amplifier and Emotiva XPA-1 mono block amps. If any of these go back the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-19-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 259,673
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by drjay71 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524377/sony-vpl-hw40es-new-sony-sxrd-1080p-home-theater-projector/100_100#post_24737397)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 63,188
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ubercool http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1521079/2014-hdmi-2-0-receiver-list/100_100#post_24643380)

Looks like Sony finally...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 63,188
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Enitime http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1521079/2014-hdmi-2-0-receiver-list/100_100#post_24637390)

Your receiver supports 4K...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 63,188
Posted By Smackrabbit
There are a few things to clarify when it comes...

There are a few things to clarify when it comes to 4K refresh rate and HDMI 2.0 on receivers:

If you support a feature of HDMI 2.0, you can typically label your product at HDMI 2.0. That doesn't...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16,181
Views: 1,091,610
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pdawg17 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16,181
Views: 1,091,610
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rayjr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-29-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16,181
Views: 1,091,610
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fcb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-29-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 80,981
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Eben http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1463719/official-panasonic-dmp-79-89-225-230-330-owners-thread-2013/400_100#post_24120676)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-26-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 80,981
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Eben http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1463719/official-panasonic-dmp-79-89-225-230-330-owners-thread-2013/450#post_24120612)
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-25-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11,615
Views: 585,531
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by mark...

Quote:Originally Posted by mark haflich http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1359018/sony-vpl-vw1000/6900_100#post_23987944)

Instead of a review let's just...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-14-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,442
Views: 613,192
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Foolius http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/586330/isf-calibrators-where-are-you-located-please-post-here/2820#post_23619615)

Any...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-04-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 63,947
Posted By Smackrabbit
Quote:Originally Posted by Iron...

Quote:Originally Posted by Iron Mike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442511/spears-munsil-hd-benchmark-blu-ray-2nd-edition/100_100#post_23277251)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 65,801
Posted By Smackrabbit
I have one here for testing now, and with the...

I have one here for testing now, and with the current bugs in the firmware, I wouldn't buy it. I'm talking to Samsung tomorrow to see if it can get fixed, but there are some pretty glaring errors in...
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