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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-21-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Pete
If it were me, I'd combine 3 Genelec HT210 with 2...

If it were me, I'd combine 3 Genelec HT210 with 2 AIW26 and an HTS4b. No need for amps or crossovers...just a pre/pro and a source. Active speakers total about $25K and change.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 54,270
Posted By Pete
Never-ending saga: Storied brand gets bought by...

Never-ending saga: Storied brand gets bought by conglomerate; cost-cutting campaign soon ensues; product substance undergoes extraction in small incremental stages; product managers rationalize moves...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-14-2014, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Pete
Obsolescence -- be it natural or induced -- is...

Obsolescence -- be it natural or induced -- is occurring at an ever-quickening pace. That being the case, 8K may well first emerge in 2017 and be in full-swing by 2020. Of course, you'll need an HDMI...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-11-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Pete
I wouldn't argue the first part of your...

I wouldn't argue the first part of your statement, but according to the UHD roadmap (ITU-R UHD 2012) -- to which about 200 countries are signatories -- gamma becomes EOTF and the ITU published a spec...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-11-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Pete
If you knew that 8k was going to roll out in...

If you knew that 8k was going to roll out in 2017, would you invest in 4K now? 4K just offers more pixels. 8K will have more pixels, more color, and more contrast. If the screen size and seating...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-03-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,918
Posted By Pete
You may not agree with the metaphors used to...

You may not agree with the metaphors used to describe the performance delta between a premium projector and a value projector, but to call it "ridiculous" seems to be a bit of an over reaction and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,621
Posted By Pete
With all the recent announcements from mainstream...

With all the recent announcements from mainstream av receiver manufactures regarding their having adopted Dolby Atmos, it would appear that Dolby has, in fact, seized the marketing high ground. That...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-30-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,918
Posted By Pete
"Game over"? I don't think so. Sub $15K...

"Game over"? I don't think so. Sub $15K projectors have improved, but so too have premium single-chip and 3-chip DLP projectors. Most people don't get to see the most recent editions of $25 -$50K+...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-19-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,188
Posted By Pete
Zoom memory essentially allows you to watch two...

Zoom memory essentially allows you to watch two different 16x9 images...one larger than the other. The larger 16x9 image would be set up such that the 2.35 picture fills a 2.35 frame. The smaller...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Pete
I have several Cool Components Dual-Fan Units...

I have several Cool Components Dual-Fan Units (CP-CC-101) that are surplus to my needs. These are placed on top of the vents of a receiver or amplifier thereby providing supplemental cooling by...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Pete
Given your budget, it would seem more logical to...

Given your budget, it would seem more logical to look at a less expensive screen (Stewart being the most expensive) and invest the savings on a better projector. With ambient light being an issue,...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by GusGus748s http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531872/acurus-200wx2-stereo-power-amp#post_24728555)

I never knew Acurus amps were...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Pete
Lightly used one-year old Acurus A2002 amp in...

Lightly used one-year old Acurus A2002 amp in mint condition. 200w x 2 into 8 ohms; 300w x 2 into 4 ohms...ultra-low distortion discrete bipolar design...ethernet connectivity, RS-232 interface, 12v...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By Pete
You could use the amps in the Sony receiver for...

You could use the amps in the Sony receiver for center and surrounds and get a domestic-produced high current 2-channel power amp for the left and right fronts. There's an Acurus A2002 on eBay for a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,614
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dan30306 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529112/your-opinion-on-transitional-4k-uhd-projectors-sony-jvc-etc/30#post_24678837)
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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-03-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,614
Posted By Pete
Any insights as to how TI will implement 8K?

Any insights as to how TI will implement 8K?
Forum: Display Calibration   05-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Pete
I was rummaging through some boxes in an...

I was rummaging through some boxes in an overcrowded storage room and I ran across a Progressive Labs CA-1. In its day I think it was on the short list of decent analyzers. So the question is...does...
Forum: Screens   04-22-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,078
Posted By Pete
The principle difference between a large flat...

The principle difference between a large flat panel and a two-piece projection system is that the former renders a "TV experience" and the latter delivers a "cinema experience". TV's have glassy...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   02-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,319
Posted By Pete
I wonder why there's been no mention of Thorens...

I wonder why there's been no mention of Thorens TD190, TD240, or TD295? Seems like these should be included on the short list of sub-$1200 options.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darinp2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519108/where-are-all-the-dlp-projectors#post_24408961)

How would TI get more contrast...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,707
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by Craig...

Quote:Originally Posted by Craig Peer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519108/where-are-all-the-dlp-projectors#post_24401723)

Actually I heard that an 8K...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,299
Posted By Pete
I can only speculate...probably some sort of...

I can only speculate...probably some sort of interlace system with a very fast switching speed...or you may be right about a special coating on the screen...maybe a rippled surface? Time will tell....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,299
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darinp2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1509284/2013-king-of-3d#post_24330562)

For front projection? I understand that flat...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,299
Posted By Pete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Seegs108 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1509284/2013-king-of-3d#post_24165058)

My issue with giving it as a recommendation...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-07-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,188
Posted By Pete
The comments I've heard on the CUBE are that it...

The comments I've heard on the CUBE are that it makes a fairly bright, detailed, and punchy picture -- equal to, if not better than, other projectors in its price range. We'll see what the reviewers...
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