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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-24-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By fierce_gt
i've never found 'wireless' to be anywhere near...

i've never found 'wireless' to be anywhere near as advertised. first off, it's almost always easier to run a speaker cable than find a power plug. and any wireless device will need to get power from...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 242
Posted By fierce_gt
unless somebody has some facts to back it up,...

unless somebody has some facts to back it up, turning it off(an hour is LONG time actually) is going to be better.

i remember the mythbusters testing this with lightbulbs, and they basically...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By fierce_gt
carefully... treat it like a pain of glass....

carefully...

treat it like a pain of glass. support it as evenly as possible. they seem to do pretty well when in the original packaging and stored upright, so i'd suggest as close to that as...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 415
Posted By fierce_gt
what don't you like about the vt60? ...

what don't you like about the vt60?



not to be blunt/rude, but it's pretty dumb to get rid of something unless you don't like it, and there's no way any of us could tell you that.

now, i get...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,556
Posted By fierce_gt
i love this response! however, i have a...

i love this response!


however, i have a question.

i have a samsung f8500 plasma, and in the bedroom a d630 lcd. i see two different things(motion-wise) on these displays if they both have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,556
Posted By fierce_gt
only if i have complete control over the...

only if i have complete control over the settings.

on plasmas, there doesn't seem to be a need. i see whatever the source is capable of, feed a good source, i get great motion...


but i have a...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,829
Posted By fierce_gt
i don't have a rear wall on the theater space(see...

i don't have a rear wall on the theater space(see attached design). the front stage is behind an AT screen, side surrounds are mounted high(hidden in the soffit) almost directly beside the listening...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,829
Posted By fierce_gt
absolutely. it's like the difference between...

absolutely. it's like the difference between having stereo front soundstage and adding a center channel. just because they are on the same 'plane' doesn't mean they sound the same.


I have 6...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-18-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By fierce_gt
It's all how you look at it... this could...

It's all how you look at it...


this could mean that BF sale was a great price. the questions is, have you seen it cheaper somewhere else?


I don't think BB is doing anything different than...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,829
Posted By fierce_gt
i can only speak for myself, but even before...

i can only speak for myself, but even before atmos was i thing i had moved to in-ceiling speakers for the rear. unless you're building a full on theater with pillars to hide the speakers in, i don't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,652
Posted By fierce_gt
you completed your build in less time than I've...

you completed your build in less time than I've taken to sand drywall...

not sure i'd say that i prefer the clean lines, but i know i've never strayed from that look since it seems like a LOT of...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By fierce_gt
how do you know what settings to use, before you...

how do you know what settings to use, before you watch?

what i'm getting at is even if you have different preferences to the 'standard', it would still be of great benefit to calibrate your tv. if...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,652
Posted By fierce_gt
this might be an easier option, but as far as i...

this might be an easier option, but as far as i know it's more 'permanent'. http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/vht-nite-shades-light-paint-0473710p.html
people i know who have used it suggest many...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,690
Posted By fierce_gt
it was my understanding that it's more about the...

it was my understanding that it's more about the resolution than the chip size, but i'll admit i've never fully looked into or understood how all the optics in a project worked. i just knew that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 31,337
Posted By fierce_gt
i haven't noticed a drastic change in volume...

i haven't noticed a drastic change in volume between sources, but it's not unusual that there is some difference. do you have multiple sources using hdmi that are all quiet, or just one? If it's just...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-09-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,690
Posted By fierce_gt
glad to see that things are progressing steadily....

glad to see that things are progressing steadily. things look good that by the time the bulbs die on my jvc, there ought to be at least a few UHD options i can afford, i'm just hoping there's enough...
Forum: Speakers   02-05-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 5,319
Posted By fierce_gt
it's entirely possible that there is a...

it's entirely possible that there is a difference. but it's most likely due to better shielding, and a NEED for better shielding. maybe not, but that's the only way i've ever heard a difference,...
Forum: Speakers   02-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 5,319
Posted By fierce_gt
i think you missed the point of my post. consider...

i think you missed the point of my post. consider it expensive 20awg vs cheap 16awg for all I care. the point is you can definitely get cheaper wire that performs well by simply getting thicker wire....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By fierce_gt
agree completely. it needs to be less than a...

agree completely. it needs to be less than a comparable 5.1 unit, then it makes total sense
Forum: Speakers   02-05-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 5,319
Posted By fierce_gt
i think the debate is more between equal gauges....

i think the debate is more between equal gauges. maybe both were 12awg in your example? wasn't stated. but where it gets really interesting is when you can buy say 8awg 'cheap' wire for the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By fierce_gt
but that's more about the release date. i fully...

but that's more about the release date. i fully expect the next round of 5.1 avr's will have more than 4 HDMI ports with HDCP2.2
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 248
Posted By fierce_gt
they do, but you need totally black rooms, and...

they do, but you need totally black rooms, and well adjusted night vision to see the best of them.

i've always been unhappy about this, coming from CRT. when i got the f8500 it was finally 'close...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By fierce_gt
i don't understand the point of this product at...

i don't understand the point of this product at all...

for 'basic' systems it's way too expensive. makes more sense to buy a 5.1 avr for half the price and ignore the unused channels.
for an...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-30-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,944
Posted By fierce_gt
i agree with you, i don't think it's anything...

i agree with you, i don't think it's anything more than the usual evolution of picture quality. although, i think it's worth pointing out, that as a 'standard' it's HIGHLY dependent on the technology...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-30-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,944
Posted By fierce_gt
i voted here to stay, it really doesn't make any...

i voted here to stay, it really doesn't make any sense to kill it off until it's replaced with 'super high dynamic range'. i mean it's not a feature that will get old, it's just evolution of video...
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