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Forum: Dual Format Players   09-01-2015, 10:09 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Oh and back then even at the end of 2008 $199 was...

Oh and back then even at the end of 2008 $199 was not too much to pay for a first owner 100% warranty 5k, even if it was a display (almost my entire setup is display and open box merchandise; AVR,...
Forum: Dual Format Players   09-01-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
The A30 is a so-so player. Better is the A35, but...

The A30 is a so-so player. Better is the A35, but the best are the 1st and 2nd gen. Tosh boat anchors. I have an E-mail somewhere from a friend that gives the run down on all those and all the...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-30-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13,958
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Posted By mr.kludge
The Aloha movie loads and plays fine. Enjoyed the...

The Aloha movie loads and plays fine. Enjoyed the movie quite a bit and I will buy it next year for a $1 or so. Bad reviews and I know why and that is because it is a Cameron Crowe and it is...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-29-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Too rich for my blood. The nice thing about...

Too rich for my blood. The nice thing about having AVS set to instant notification is often you get the links even though they have been taken down. So no biggie. We all get slapped for something...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-28-2015, 07:34 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Player or loader?

Player or loader?
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-26-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Nope, 3 of the places I just checked show them in...

Nope, 3 of the places I just checked show them in stock for ordering. Probably have to source from Samsung directly. I have had good luck with Samsungparts.com. Probably should order a couple drive...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-26-2015, 06:40 PM
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Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
New loaders are available from a few sources and...

New loaders are available from a few sources and in stock. Prices range from $280-320 plus shipping. The last one I know of that sold on eBay was nearly a year ago for just over $30. I must have been...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-26-2015, 06:23 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
That's because I bought everything up that was...

That's because I bought everything up that was available. It is very doubtful that any more will show up for sale, unless I list mine since I doubt anyone in their right mind would pay to repair this...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-26-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Nice. The loosing BD capability on this player is...

Nice. The loosing BD capability on this player is pretty common, though not one that I am super familiar with. The ability to play ALL BDs I have ran into with 2 former bad loaders I have had (one...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-26-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
What you been living under a rock ;-) Anyhow I...

What you been living under a rock ;-) Anyhow I was jazzed about it being released a while back, in fact I think I posted about it, but the initial releases were region locked and expensive. I think...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-23-2015, 10:48 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Good evening (or morning depending on your...

Good evening (or morning depending on your timezone). The following movies load and play fine on the 5k; Black Sea, Hackers (the first Shout/Scream Factory release that I have played in the 5k that I...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
For bad movie Sunday I rented The Lazarus Effect...

For bad movie Sunday I rented The Lazarus Effect from the box with a free credit I had and was going to expire. Played fine on the 5k with no issues. Also despite being a Fox it loaded very quickly....
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-19-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
There is a lot of planned obsolescence engineered...

There is a lot of planned obsolescence engineered into media. First; they want us to buy over and over and don't want it to last forever. Second; the only constant is change, so technology will...
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-19-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Thanks for the praise :D I intend to use my 5Ks...

Thanks for the praise :D I intend to use my 5Ks until the day I die. Got 6 total and bunch of parts. Got lots of other players also, but the Sammy is my go to workhorse. Strange, mine is not noisy....
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-11-2015, 09:45 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Lost River and Maggie both play without incident....

Lost River and Maggie both play without incident. Lost River loads very quickly. Probably the fastest loading HD disc I have ever inserted into this player. Even faster load than any HDs that I have....
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-08-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby and Focus both...

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby and Focus both load and play fine.
Forum: Dual Format Players   08-02-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
Sorry to take you all away from the banter about...

Sorry to take you all away from the banter about old antiquated magnetic analog recording media. BTW - most VCRs and tape decks are pretty easily repaired by changing belts and tires (ya just like a...
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-30-2015, 01:55 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Ex-Machina, Cut Bank, Maps to the Stars and...

Ex-Machina, Cut Bank, Maps to the Stars and Kingsman: The Secret Service all load and play without difficulty. I currently have; The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The 100 Foot Journey, Danny...
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-19-2015, 10:45 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Elephant Man HD-DVD came in the mail the other...

Elephant Man HD-DVD came in the mail the other day and it loads and plays fine as long as you don't mess too much with some of the menus. I had it lock up the player with either load or close on the...
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-19-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
I can report that It Follows loads and plays...

I can report that It Follows loads and plays fine. Not since The Ring have I seen a horror movie that has disturbed me as much. Probably since I'm not a big fan of the genre in general (for the past...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11,447
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Posted By mr.kludge
And I might add that said dust, grime and...

And I might add that said dust, grime and oxidation is only enough to open the connection which cuts off the speakers, but the condition is not present that the circuit in there that makes the unit...
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-05-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
I am currently re-wathcning Jupiter Ascending...

I am currently re-wathcning Jupiter Ascending using internal decode of the player. Absent are the many audio drops I had before when using bitstream. The sound is way better and the dialogue much...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
The front panel will usually indicate H/P input...

The front panel will usually indicate H/P input on this condition, but not always. Also you said you tried a soft and hard reset, but what about a complete microprocessor reset or two or three? Did...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By mr.kludge
Have you double checked your calibration mic?...

Have you double checked your calibration mic? Could be bad or have a bad connection or cord. I know it's a reach, but?
Forum: Dual Format Players   07-05-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13,958
Views: 1,608,875
Posted By mr.kludge
The following movies load and play fine; Black or...

The following movies load and play fine; Black or White, Jupiter Ascending, Meet the Mormons and Wild. JA is a Dolby Atmos title and since the 5k has to extract the 7.1 DDTHD content from that (or...
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