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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-01-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 590
Posted By Luke M
Win8 is a Jekyll and Hyde system...it's a lot...

Win8 is a Jekyll and Hyde system...it's a lot like running two completely different OSes simultaneously. It doesn't bother me because I never run Metro apps, so the evil side never comes out. Win10...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-30-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,123
Posted By Luke M
I don't need my TV to produce ultraviolet light,...

I don't need my TV to produce ultraviolet light, and I don't need my speakers to produce ultrasonic sound.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-28-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,794
Posted By Luke M
No, it could be 4:2:0.

No, it could be 4:2:0.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,794
Posted By Luke M
Best feature is the displayport input.

Best feature is the displayport input.
Forum: 3D Source Components   09-26-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By Luke M
Commercial filming—use of motion picture,...

Commercial filming—use of motion picture, videotaping, sound recording, or any other moving image or audio recording equipment on National Forest System lands that involves the advertisement of a...
Forum: Speakers   09-24-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By Luke M
This would be pretty great if it were integrated...

This would be pretty great if it were integrated into TVs. If you still need a "receiver" (minus amplification), then it's not so attractive.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Luke M
It has two woofers but they are only 4".

It has two woofers but they are only 4".
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,113
Posted By Luke M
Dang, the 3TB WD Greens (that I use) are so bad...

Dang, the 3TB WD Greens (that I use) are so bad these guys won't buy them. :-(
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-23-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By Luke M
An amplifier should only be needed if you are...

An amplifier should only be needed if you are splitting many ways, and I would suggest keeping the amp out of the cable modem path (i.e. 2-way passive splitter connected to cable modem and amp).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,567
Posted By Luke M
5.1 is to movies as stereo is to music. The...

5.1 is to movies as stereo is to music. The standard, now and forever. Even though other things exist for enthusiasts.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-22-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,873
Posted By Luke M
The only sample rates supported by DVD-Video are...

The only sample rates supported by DVD-Video are 48K and 96K. DVD-Audio adds 44.1K, 88.2K, 176.4K, and 192K.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   09-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,873
Posted By Luke M
Max is 24/96. 24/192 is only available with...

Max is 24/96. 24/192 is only available with DVD-Audio.

I have trouble understanding the purpose of lossy 24/96, since the first thing any lossy codec should do is filter out stuff you definitely...
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 778
Posted By Luke M
That makes sense if you're talking about simple...

That makes sense if you're talking about simple analog amps, but not if you're talking about feature laden digital receivers. You don't generally have a choice between products that are identical...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Luke M
At least it looks beautiful.

At least it looks beautiful.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,702
Views: 451,683
Posted By Luke M
Do old hardware players really get updates? I...

Do old hardware players really get updates? I know my Samsung hasn't been updated in a long time. I think the difference is that hardware players don't get AACS blacklisted/expired like software...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 778
Posted By Luke M
For the 7*100W (500W power supply) receiver to be...

For the 7*100W (500W power supply) receiver to be underpowered relative to the 2*100W (300W power supply) amp, the completely unused five amps would have to be taking more than 40W each. In a good...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 778
Posted By Luke M
So smaller power supplies are better?

So smaller power supplies are better?
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,694
Posted By Luke M
Removing every other frame looks bad, choppy. I'm...

Removing every other frame looks bad, choppy. I'm familiar with this because I stream NFL games. The original is 60fps and the internet version is 30fps. Perhaps they should be adding some blur to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Luke M
Every panel TV needs to be able to scale and...

Every panel TV needs to be able to scale and deinterlace to display the various HD formats. SD scaling is no different.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By Luke M
Press release is here: ...

Press release is here:

http://www.displayport.org/pr/vesa-releases-displayport-1-3-standard/
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-14-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Luke M
A lot of early DVD releases were double sided,...

A lot of early DVD releases were double sided, with original aspect ratio on one side and 4:3 on the other.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Luke M
Have you checked out sites such as filmtracks.com?

Have you checked out sites such as filmtracks.com?
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Luke M
I have no inside information, just speculating.

I have no inside information, just speculating.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By Luke M
Simple, it won't be required for 1080 output....

Simple, it won't be required for 1080 output. Only for 4K.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,276
Posted By Luke M
After tinkering with the SVP settings (for some...

After tinkering with the SVP settings (for some reason the defaults were all messed up) I'm really happy with the result. It looks great. You notice the lack of real 60fps when the football is...
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