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Forum: Video Processors   02-12-2016, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Jon S
Does this model have a external power supply? If...

Does this model have a external power supply? If it does, I think that might be the issue...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 47,512
Posted By Jon S
Not this week... I called and prices are full...

Not this week... I called and prices are full retail... They do go on sale about once a month... If not, they will match Amazon who has often has sales... It's just that only one particular model...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-12-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,376
Views: 223,013
Posted By Jon S
While Monster does not state that the cable is...

While Monster does not state that the cable is active or passive, there seems to be some kind of circuitry inside the cable header...

Luckily, I bought and installed this cable recently (it was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Jon S
The Roku 4 will not pass 4K on Denon/Marantz...

The Roku 4 will not pass 4K on Denon/Marantz receivers... It is a known issue... Denon/Marantz are aware of the problem and are looking into it... Note that the two companies are designed by the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Jon S
no one makes a AVR that supports 7.2.4 out of the...

no one makes a AVR that supports 7.2.4 out of the box... I do not know of any AVR that has 11 channels of amplification without using external amps.

The Pioneer SC-85 does not support HDMI...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-11-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 315,079
Posted By Jon S
My friend is an ISF calibrator... The JVC RS-57 I...

My friend is an ISF calibrator... The JVC RS-57 I have is one he used to own with 250 hours on it... He now has a RS660 and he says it is sharper than the RS-57. He has a Roku 4 and he said that 4K...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 315,079
Posted By Jon S
To be frank... The improvement with 4K sources to...

To be frank... The improvement with 4K sources to me is negligible. I understand the new JVCs are notably sharper than the 2014 models when in 4K mode.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 16,855
Posted By Jon S
verify that you have the correct emitter... The...

verify that you have the correct emitter... The older JVC emitter was IR and the newer one is RF/BlueTooth...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-10-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By Jon S
When you resize the file using Handbrake, it will...

When you resize the file using Handbrake, it will default to the first track which is usually English... But some movies do not have the English track as a default.
Forum: Video Processors   02-10-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 740,837
Posted By Jon S
The problem was that the 1.0 amp power supply...

The problem was that the 1.0 amp power supply worked with some devices that could synch with the weak HDMI output. Others did not.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-10-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By Jon S
you are probably selecting the commentary track. ...

you are probably selecting the commentary track. See if there are other optional audio tracks... When I ripped Terminator Rise of the Machines, the default track was Espanol....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,376
Views: 223,013
Posted By Jon S
is that Bruce Willis in drag?

is that Bruce Willis in drag?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Jon S
The Redmere cables (Redmere is the active...

The Redmere cables (Redmere is the active circuitry in the cables) are unidirectional, showing that they are active... Theregular slimline cables are NOT active...
Forum: Video Processors   02-09-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 18,299
Posted By Jon S
To be perfectly frank, a HD Blu-Ray will have...

To be perfectly frank, a HD Blu-Ray will have more information or data than a 4K stream from NetFlix or Amazon. When comparing directly from a good 1080P physical disc source, a 4K stream does not...
Forum: Video Processors   02-09-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 18,299
Posted By Jon S
You know that even if you get a 4K player, the...

You know that even if you get a 4K player, the projector will still display only 1080P? If you play back any 4K source to a 1080P display, the player will automatically play it back as 1080P by...
Forum: Video Processors   02-09-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 18,299
Posted By Jon S
If you do not have a 4K source, this is moot. ...

If you do not have a 4K source, this is moot. The Integral removes HDCP 2.2/HDMI 2.0a restrictions on any 4K source and makes it HDMI 1.4/HDCP 2.0 compatible. You will still need to have a 4K...
Forum: Video Processors   02-09-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 740,837
Posted By Jon S
What is the power supply rated at on the...

What is the power supply rated at on the original? The first Darbees had a one amp power supply. Newer ones should have a 1.5 amp unit.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 470,344
Posted By Jon S
I looked all over Handbrake... I could not find...

I looked all over Handbrake... I could not find anywhere to adjust the granularity...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By Jon S
I do not recommend anyone to use the router's USB...

I do not recommend anyone to use the router's USB port to attach a USB hard drive and expect it to work reliably as a NAS. If it was that easy, all the NAS companies would be out of business...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 47,512
Posted By Jon S
I am seriously considering buying a Pioneer SC-97...

I am seriously considering buying a Pioneer SC-97 to replace my ticking time-bomb Pioneer SC-67 (the SC-67 has a known defective TI DSP which TI discontinued because of a 83% failure rate, but that's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Jon S
HDMI cables are usually not an issue on short...

HDMI cables are usually not an issue on short runs (under 10 ft) as long as you buy a decent brand. If you go longer than that, you need to buy a cable that is active, which have circuits to...
Forum: Video Processors   02-08-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 740,837
Posted By Jon S
It would probably be cheaper and quicker to buy...

It would probably be cheaper and quicker to buy one from Amazon, $12. Your Darbee is probably out of warranty by now. Is your power supply a one or 1.5 amp unit?
Forum: Video Processors   02-08-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 740,837
Posted By Jon S
The early JVC projectors do not have the synching...

The early JVC projectors do not have the synching issues like the current models do. My JVC RS-1 synched immediately with or without the Darbee in line. When I upgraded to the JVC RS-57 (with...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-08-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 951
Posted By Jon S
I have a desktop PC to backup the NAS (ironic,...

I have a desktop PC to backup the NAS (ironic, isn't it?). I bought 2 5TB desktop drives and used Windows to span (link) them as one 10 TB HDD. I use Microsoft's free SyncToy utility. It can synch...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-08-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 334,364
Posted By Jon S
You will need to contact Onkyo direct. If the...

You will need to contact Onkyo direct. If the updates are still available, they will send you the files on a CD or a link on their site... On my older receiver, I had to update the AVR by playing a...
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