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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,309
Posted By ScottS
I agree. But QDs still need an initial light...

I agree. But QDs still need an initial light source to excite them to emit light. I suspect LG and Samsung are both researching a display tech that uses QD for primary color emission, but uses an...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-05-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 147,405
Posted By ScottS
When I was a software development manager the...

When I was a software development manager the sales guys always wanted to know when the product would be ready. I would tell them it would eventually be 2 weeks. :)
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By ScottS
I haven't listened to them but... I have heard...

I haven't listened to them but... I have heard raves about the KEF LS-50. If you google them you'll see that every magazine and website offers high praise: http://www.kefdirect.com/ls50.html

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5,935
Views: 612,056
Posted By ScottS
Since the P series is so slow getting to market,...

Since the P series is so slow getting to market, I wouldn't be surprised to see them available in September (as previously stated), which is still Summer BTW. They will trickle to the market and be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By ScottS
BIG, I used a pneumatic stapler. I got the...

BIG, I used a pneumatic stapler. I got the tendonitis from grasping the fabric with my fingers and stretching it tight. I tried an upholstery stretcher but found it too cumbersome.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By ScottS
I did mine similarly to the way BIG did his: .5"...

I did mine similarly to the way BIG did his: .5" plywood base with .5" MDF on top to bevel. I definitely recommend MDF for your top layer as it leaves clean, void-free, straight edges. I also painted...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By ScottS
The warden in The Shawshank Redemption.

The warden in The Shawshank Redemption.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By ScottS
Yes. My thoughts precisely. I'll prolly keep my...

Yes. My thoughts precisely. I'll prolly keep my SC-05 as well. It's good to know that the newer D3s sound better than the 1st generation.

While looking for ICEPower amps I found this seller in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By ScottS
Thanks for the comments. When the Pioneer...

Thanks for the comments.

When the Pioneer ICEPower amps first came out, everyone raved abut their sound. But I haven't heard anything (or seen any reviews) about the newer non-ICE amps so I was a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By ScottS
I have an older SC-05 receiver with the ICEPower...

I have an older SC-05 receiver with the ICEPower amps OEM'd from B&O. I love the clean, neutral sound. But I was about to upgrade when I noticed that the newer Pioneer receivers no longer use...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By ScottS
That's what I did. I used 4 Polk RC80i for...

That's what I did. I used 4 Polk RC80i for surrounds. I ran some tests and there is very little "real" audio content from the surround channels in most movies. It's mostly helicopters, explosions,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-18-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By ScottS
I use the SR71's as my 3 front speakers behind a...

I use the SR71's as my 3 front speakers behind a 120" screen. My friend built 3 also and use uses them as fronts under his screen. We couldn't be happier. For the price they are a steal.

They are...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-22-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 138,476
Posted By ScottS
I had, at one point, created links to Windows...

I had, at one point, created links to Windows shares. I thought I deleted those. I'll check again. Thx
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 138,476
Posted By ScottS
After purchasing my unit last Fall, I started...

After purchasing my unit last Fall, I started using it two months ago. All of aasoror's tutorials and posts have been great. I've had no problems at all playing bluray rips as .ISOs with no menus....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-06-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By ScottS
Pivos/Aios with the SRJG video jukebox does....

Pivos/Aios with the SRJG video jukebox does. Also allows text searches for movie titles.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-13-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By ScottS
Ok. I can go with that. Thanks for the feedback!

Ok. I can go with that. Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-12-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By ScottS
Wow! No opinions?

Wow! No opinions?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-12-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By ScottS
Yes. But last year's set is a 65" GT. This...

Yes. But last year's set is a 65" GT. This year's set is a 60" ST. Same $$$. If the issues with the blacks on last year's set are fixed, it might be a great buy.

Scott
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-12-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By ScottS
The title says it all! Thanks for your...

The title says it all!

Thanks for your input,
Scott
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,781
Posted By ScottS
Interesting that the new release is listed as...

Interesting that the new release is listed as 1.33:1 AR
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,723
Posted By ScottS
If you buy any of the European brands, make sure...

If you buy any of the European brands, make sure you get one that ejects food/waste from the dishwasher into a disposal. Garbage disposals are common in the US, but fairly rare in Europe. Many...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-21-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By ScottS
I have this one:...

I have this one: http://www.amazon.com/Eureka-71B-Han...8711724&sr=1-1...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By ScottS
Ok guys, I'm stumped. I am trying to understand...

Ok guys, I'm stumped. I am trying to understand the blu ray rip/iso creation/burn process before I dive in buying a burner and disks and start making (expensive) coasters.

I thought I had a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,250
Posted By ScottS
Charcoal

Charcoal
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-13-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 618,592
Posted By ScottS
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