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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By Pianist718
Best Buy Offered to Test my Own Content on a USB. Suggestions???

So after chatting with a Sharp representative at BestBuy, he suggested bringing my own USB with content I want to test as lots of their non 4K models are hooked up via coaxal and running at best a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Pianist718
I am officially lost :-) I wish I could get...

I am officially lost :-)

I wish I could get 2-3 sets at home, hook them up, play with settings and A/B compare
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Pianist718
I've seen a lot of your input on this forum...

I've seen a lot of your input on this forum specifically on this model :-) That actually got me interested in it but sometimes it feels as if either you work for Sharp OR you are very enthusiastic...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Pianist718
Buying 70-80inch LED today ! Pick 1 out of these 4 models (Sharp/Samsung)

Hi guys,

So ... currently I have my 9 year old 50 inch plasma. It's a workhorse. Never had 1 problem with it ... actually feel bad retiring it. But I have to. It was never great with the fast...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
notice that you have a very expensive projector...

notice that you have a very expensive projector and not a chepo screen ... plus ... your room is completely dark. Add a little ambiance light, light carpeting, light wall color and a $1,000 projector...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By Pianist718
Speaker stands on Carpeted floor .... thing is about to fall

Hi all,

My surround speaker stands are standing on a carpeted floor and that feels a bit flimsy. Any solution to making sure they don't fall from a simple push or pull?

thanks
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Pianist718
Co-Worker swears she is streaming 1080p content. Possible???

OK, maybe I am living 5 years behind ... are you able to stream 1080p content from services like Netflix, Hulu and other 3rd party providers???

thank you.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-12-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Pianist718
I don;'t even want to pay for 3D :-) I don't need...

I don;'t even want to pay for 3D :-) I don't need it.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Pianist718
I get what you're saying but when sitting 16 feet...

I get what you're saying but when sitting 16 feet away, 1080p vs 4K becomes a little less important. Also ... I have no need to get the latest and greatest. I was fine with my 9 year old plasma. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Pianist718
75 inch dilemma. Do they all stink?

Hi guys,

So I am looking to upgrade my 9 year old 50 inch Panasonic Plasma that in my opinion still has great picture. However, in my new place (16 feet away from TV), I need a bigger screen.

I...
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
I get what you are saying. It's just that a...

I get what you are saying. It's just that a screen with a $1000-$1500 projector will never have the same clarity and picture as a Plasma or LED TV. Also ... I watch TV shows, serieses, news, etc 70%...
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
Those screens are more expensive and I heard that...

Those screens are more expensive and I heard that when you go with cheap ones they kinda mess with your sound.
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
Yea I am aware of this problem but I can not move...

Yea I am aware of this problem but I can not move speakers or listening position. I just would have to rely on Audyssey and my ears to adjust.

My friend actually convinced me to drop the idea of a...
Forum: Screens   10-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Pianist718
Regarding those screens that are celing...

Regarding those screens that are celing mounted... I hear lots of visual issues with those. People say that if you can avoid transparent screens, do so.
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
Yea, i guess i can have the screen go above...

Yea, i guess i can have the screen go above speakers but as you see on picture, my bookshelve speakers are about 20 inches tall and will stabd on those stands you see, so yea, kinda high :) not sure...
Forum: Speakers   10-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Pianist718
(PIC) Is my new place a disaster for sound? HT like

Hi guys,

So, moved to a new place and our unique living room allows for a decent home theater experience I guess. The entire wall across is about 9 feet wide. I am sitting about 16 feet from the...
Forum: Screens   10-06-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Pianist718
Changing wall color and carpet is not possible. I...

Changing wall color and carpet is not possible. I am at least glad that the back wall is a dark red. It looked a bit lighter on the picture.

So, I am assuming that it's a good idea not to go with...
Forum: Screens   10-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Pianist718
why would I do that?> What does that have to do...

why would I do that?> What does that have to do with the screen? :-)
Forum: Screens   10-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Pianist718
(PIC) Perfect screen for this room

Hi guys,

So, moved to a new place and our unique living room allows for a decent home theater experience I guess. The entire wall is about 9 feet wide. I am sitting about 15 feet from the TV. That...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By Pianist718
Hmm, I am not sure I follow. My sub for...

Hmm, I am not sure I follow.

My sub for input EXT-IN in Receiver menu ... only thing I can do is set it to +15 which is recommended setting for LFE. That's about it. I can also control volume per...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pianist718
I get what you're saying, and believe me ......

I get what you're saying, and believe me ... after a/b testing 12 pairs of headphones, 2 DACs, 6 different receivers ... I know human ears can play games with us.

I do enjoy my sub more now. Just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By Pianist718
haaaaaaaaaaaaaa, I figure it out. In the DVD...

haaaaaaaaaaaaaa, I figure it out.
In the DVD player settings if you say that your speakers are SMALL, it will make the sub active even on just 2ch audio. Once I changed my speakers to LARGE, sub was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pianist718
Clearly you have not looked at my signature to...

Clearly you have not looked at my signature to notice that I have a decent sub :-)

My sub is not walking. I actually rarely make it loud enough to shake a couch or something. Before AmpDude my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pianist718
I'd be curious to know about your flooring and...

I'd be curious to know about your flooring and house structure. Also if you have any other room treatment. Wouldn't that make a difference?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Pianist718
With all due respect .. and I mean it because...

With all due respect .. and I mean it because from 4-5 forums where I ask questions, this one is one the best if not THE best ... I simply heard the difference.

Also, there are hundreds of...
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