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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By thorr
I wouldn't mind having one of those so I can play...

I wouldn't mind having one of those so I can play my old records. I can't play those in my blu-ray player. They also sound better in some ways, like film is better than digital cinema in some ways....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By thorr
Thanks for the replies. I also have a ton of...

Thanks for the replies. I also have a ton of CD's. I can play them in my blu-ray player and they are bit-perfect going out to the rest of my audio equipment. I also have the option to rip them to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By thorr
Debated, and decided to just say it. I don't get...

Debated, and decided to just say it. I don't get the CD player. Lots of money for something so limited in functionality by today's standards. It would have been great in 1996.
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-31-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,770
Posted By thorr
Fantastic! Now everyone can enjoy all of the...

Fantastic! Now everyone can enjoy all of the amazing movies in all of their glory. The Last Witch Hunter, American Ultra, The Big Short, Crimson Peak, Daddy's Home, IP Man 3, Ex Machina!!! Er,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By thorr
Thanks a lot! I will check out all of the...

Thanks a lot! I will check out all of the suggestions, but at least the parts-express suggestion is already perfect for what I am looking for.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By thorr
Huge speaker cloth to cover whole front wall below screen?

Hello, I have been working out the design of my new theater and have come to the conclusion I could hide all of my speakers behind black cloth to make it look kind of like a big long black shelf...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,498
Posted By thorr
I don't get their strategy. Why have four models...

I don't get their strategy. Why have four models that are all $100 or $200 apart in price and are very similar in specs and none of them are high end? I would want something with more power and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 26,166
Posted By thorr
Horizontal resolution.

Horizontal resolution.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 19,558
Posted By thorr
Not only that, what I really want to know is if...

Not only that, what I really want to know is if the downconverting will utilize deep color on displays that support it to improve the color from the HDR and WCG and send the picture with 4:4:4 to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-21-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 19,558
Posted By thorr
My Planar PD-8150 1080p DLP projector supports...

My Planar PD-8150 1080p DLP projector supports HDMI 1.3, 4:4:4 and RGB 0-255. Does anyone know if any of these new UHD bluray players can be configured to output the most color and resolution...
Forum: 3D Displays   01-14-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By thorr
Yes, I have the Gear VR and S6 Edge+ and I love...

Yes, I have the Gear VR and S6 Edge+ and I love it! Dreadhalls creeps me out in the worst/best way. I actually get goosebumps! I also like Oculus Cinema. Watching movies in the virtual theater is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-31-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 233,493
Posted By thorr
I was hoping/planning to get a UHD Blu-Ray player...

I was hoping/planning to get a UHD Blu-Ray player and use it with my existing equipment (receiver and projector) at 1080p. Would this not be possible because of HDCP/DRM/HDMI version requirements or...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
Nice theater! For those who have been helping...

Nice theater! For those who have been helping me, thanks! I wanted to give an update that I decided to put the theater in one of the bedrooms instead. It will be smaller, but much better overall...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By thorr
Need to put Stewart 130 Screen Material into electric retractable frame

Hello, I currently have plenty of Stewart Studiotek 130 screen material from my old house that was permanently fixed to the wall. I had a 163" diagonal and now need a 120" diagonal tensioned drop...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
What is considered the perfect distance to be...

What is considered the perfect distance to be sitting from an HTR 7000 used as a center speaker so the sound is at ear level and not too high or low? I am planning to use my Polk RT3000p's as my...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,958
Views: 119,631
Posted By thorr
Thanks, makes sense. How about Goldenear Invisa...

Thanks, makes sense. How about Goldenear Invisa 650's then? They are probably wider dispersion and the tweeters can be toed in. I am trying to go with all one brand of speaker for the surrounds...
Forum: Speakers   12-17-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,958
Views: 119,631
Posted By thorr
I am nearing the point where I am ready to get...

I am nearing the point where I am ready to get some Atmos speakers. Based on the Goldenear review, I was pretty much set to go with the HTR7000's. Looking in here, nobody is really talking about...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,113
Posted By thorr
I went back today and listed with the Atmos...

I went back today and listed with the Atmos speakers in place (HTR7000's). They used Triton 2's for the fronts, SuperSat 50's for the surrounds and a SuperSat 60 for the center. I cranked it up...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,113
Posted By thorr
From what I read, the answer is yes to both...

From what I read, the answer is yes to both questions. They recommend setting the crossover pretty high although the speaker is capable of going pretty low.
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,113
Posted By thorr
I will try to do that, but if they break up, it...

I will try to do that, but if they break up, it could be due to an underpowered amp. The amp they were using was only 100 Watts per channel. I am a true believer in delivering more watts per...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,113
Posted By thorr
I just auditioned some Goldenear speakers today. ...

I just auditioned some Goldenear speakers today. They only could do the SuperSat's. I had them do all SuperSat's and not any Tritons so I could hear the very thing you were wondering about. They...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
I put it into Sweet Home 3D and here is the...

I put it into Sweet Home 3D and here is the diagram with dimensions on the sides: http://i63.tinypic.com/zwi7n.png
Here is the view from within the room: http://i63.tinypic.com/2e30qk8.png
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
In response to above (not my other stuff I was...

In response to above (not my other stuff I was asking about), I used to have an Anthem AVM-20 preamp, but switched it to a Yamaha RX-V1800 receiver (that I used as a preamp) when I moved to HDMI and...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
I just got back from measuring everything in the...

I just got back from measuring everything in the model (my place is full of construction people at the moment). The front wall where the screen would go is 247.75" wide (20.65 ') and the whole...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,090
Views: 444,886
Posted By thorr
Thanks. If I move the seats up, the fronts will...

Thanks. If I move the seats up, the fronts will be even wider and we will be sitting very close to the screen. We were planning to use that area in front of the seats to work out in with videos. I...
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