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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-16-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hey cannga 1) From an older post, yes,...

Hey cannga


1) From an older post, yes, it was I who inspired your "Casablanca Kisses". I may need to make my own now!


2) My vinyl 33.3/45rpm collection is small. No more than 100 good...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 12,976
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Has it been confirmed, other than the leak, that...

Has it been confirmed, other than the leak, that UHD-BD will be 4:2:0 like DVD and Blu-ray, or will there be a move to 4:4:4?
I'm also curious about packaging. I love the Blu-ray Digibook editions....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Most aren't vinyl - shellac. Except for a group...

Most aren't vinyl - shellac. Except for a group of 78rpm vinyl microgroove discs, 99% of my collection is the hard and easily breakable discs when placed with too much weight on it. I don't think...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-10-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hey ok, so with this equipment upgrade and my...

Hey ok, so with this equipment upgrade and my recent hobby of collecting 78rpm records (I've got some 15 000 of them), I've decided to build a room off of the main floor this year to fit all of this...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-07-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Steve - it was the new digital input path in the...

Steve - it was the new digital input path in the CB4 over the CB3HD, plus the Dirac that made me move directly to the four. That's why in the past I kept asking about it - I was thinking about music...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-06-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I will finally break my silence... :D ...

I will finally break my silence... :D


This thread has been interesting recently, nonetheless. After years of monitoring this forum with my targets set on high fidelity stereo, multichannel...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-19-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 117,285
Posted By Michael Osadciw
According to the leaked document, at this time...

According to the leaked document, at this time UHDBD will be 10 bit and 4:2:0, and not 12-bit as many are hoping for.


Interesting that HDR material will be limited to specular highlights of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-16-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 117,285
Posted By Michael Osadciw
All Blu-rays have their issues once you get past...

All Blu-rays have their issues once you get past the artefacts of the video display. There was the initial excitement of Blu-ray, because it looked so much better than DVD. But now, with the critical...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hey Terry - I see you have four Mirage BPS-400 or...

Hey Terry - I see you have four Mirage BPS-400 or are they BPSS-210s? Those were great subs in their day! I owned a BPS-400 for a while, loved it to death, then regrettably sold it off "out of the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-03-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,597
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I was just thinking about projectors and HDR....

I was just thinking about projectors and HDR. There's been so much discussion regarding flat panel displays, I'm not sure how the current technology used in front projectors will be able to pull off...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-01-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 609,123
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hi Vince. I don't think JohnnyG does much...

Hi Vince. I don't think JohnnyG does much anymore. I haven't heard of his whereabouts in years. Message sent.


For those in Ontario, I'm regularly touring the triangle of highways from Windsor to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 184,252
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Decent. This was important for me, too. I still...

Decent. This was important for me, too. I still have several thousand DVDs I'm not replacing anytime soon. The limitations of the DVD technology are seen, but they don't look unwatchable. It's not...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   02-25-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,825
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I think LG realized that last year's 9700/9800...

I think LG realized that last year's 9700/9800 didn't give them enough numerical room to move up for the next year's bogus model, the EC9900. Now they at least have another three years before they...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   02-25-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,825
Posted By Michael Osadciw
$2800 taxes in? Is that for a EC9300 or last...

$2800 taxes in? Is that for a EC9300 or last year's 9800?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 117,285
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Then we are seeing eye to eye on this issue. I...

Then we are seeing eye to eye on this issue. I also agree that marketing will play a role, but what's more likely to happen is that the UHD system will fall into place regardless of this marketing. I...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-22-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 117,285
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I kindly disagree with your subjective comments....

I kindly disagree with your subjective comments. While current HD Blu-ray can look great, I wouldn't peg it at fabulous. It's far from perfect 1080p. There are many issues that present themselves as...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-15-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 609,123
Posted By Michael Osadciw
For Canadians seeking calibrations, I'm focusing...

For Canadians seeking calibrations, I'm focusing on Southern Ontario for the next little while.


Ontario THX/ISF Video Calibrations


Now booking for THX/ISF Calibrations from Windsor,...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-15-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 609,123
Posted By Michael Osadciw
This is why I never post calibration settings...

This is why I never post calibration settings online. Decisions made for one television isn't for another. I can't count how many calibrations I've done for people who have taken shared online...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   02-13-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,825
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hi Kevin - great deal! I'm glad you found that!...

Hi Kevin - great deal! I'm glad you found that! I've learned to ignore the curve but I would have preferred flat.


On the other note, I don't post calibration settings online. Doing so gives...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-06-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Price isn't an issue if we are discussing image...

Price isn't an issue if we are discussing image quality. The LG OLED can be found regularly on sale in Canada between $2500-$3000. Let's consider the price of the said Pioneer plasma when it was an...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   02-04-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,825
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Kevin - amazing price! Hard to come by that one....

Kevin - amazing price! Hard to come by that one. You won't regret the purchase. I bought one. I haven't watched my plasma for months. Never looked back!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-03-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Anyone who looks at the 55" OLED rather than...

Anyone who looks at the 55" OLED rather than reading (often skewed) reviews, the ZT60 and PRO111 cannot match the image quality of the LG OLED.
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   01-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,825
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I wasn't aware of this. If it's under the...

I wasn't aware of this. If it's under the manufacturer's warranty, the dealer should be helpful with assisting in resolving the issue. Do they not have a service department? I've never done any work...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-01-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 428,655
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I had thought of this a few months ago. I thought...

I had thought of this a few months ago. I thought it would be possible to support 36 channels with a Casablanca for very large rooms. 3 digital out cards supporting three external boxes housing 12...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-01-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 77,552
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Hey check this out. I just stumbled into the...

Hey check this out. I just stumbled into the Theta Digital thread and they posted their product announcement yesterday:

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