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Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 03:55 PM
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If I ever move to an ATMOS/DTS:X setup, the CS...

If I ever move to an ATMOS/DTS:X setup, the CS series will be my first choice (price and convenience are a nice bonus to the great sound). However, with kids headed in the direction of needing...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2017, 11:37 AM
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As a happy owner of Imagine Bs (in a 2.0 setup),...

As a happy owner of Imagine Bs (in a 2.0 setup), I can heartily recommend them if they fit your budget.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-20-2016, 02:54 PM
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Could simply be a belief that DVD-V maximizes...

Could simply be a belief that DVD-V maximizes chances to sell copies (I know more people who have a DVD player than a Blu-ray player, even with HDTVs, in 2016). After all, the DVD-V will play in the...
Forum: Speakers   09-23-2016, 11:32 AM
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I only have two, but I have the Bs, so only one...

I only have two, but I have the Bs, so only one port per speaker in any case. Don't know about the Ts.
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-23-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,912
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Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good....

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. When the next major audio upgrade happens in my "cave", ceiling speakers are out (my drop ceiling tiles won't hold them without A LOT of hassle) and...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2016, 11:02 AM
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Mine look like that as well. No foam version came...

Mine look like that as well. No foam version came with my speakers.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-12-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
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I got this as a birthday present last week and...

I got this as a birthday present last week and loved it. Was too busy to catch it at the cinema but will make up for it by watching this fairly often. Disappointing it did not make enough money for a...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-12-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
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I suspect it was largely a Paramount effort and...

I suspect it was largely a Paramount effort and they only have access to the film footage (thus excluding the TV series).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,294
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It won't do it. The optical output of the A1000...

It won't do it. The optical output of the A1000 will not carry any audio that is also being output from an HDMI source (won't transcribe the HDMI audio to optical). The only way I can see it working...
Forum: Front Projector   08-27-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
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I got a new one, from Ontario for a bit more than...

I got a new one, from Ontario for a bit more than your stated budget (just in case it's a bit flexible). link (http://www.eastporters.com/product/epson-5030ub/) The list is higher but the email quote...
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2016, 03:11 PM
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It was several years ago, but I cross-shopped...

It was several years ago, but I cross-shopped Imagine Bs with Monitor Audio Bronze standmounts (can't recall exact model number). I found the Imagine Bs had a wider "sweet spot" from the tweeter, and...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-09-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,519
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Just got one and it's also V112. Hope that's the...

Just got one and it's also V112. Hope that's the last of them as the update seems a bit painful (though perhaps it's easier on a Mac? If so, I'm fine.).
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,799
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Nine years ago, that size TV in any price was...

Nine years ago, that size TV in any price was more than my set up (and one had to pay WAY more to get a significantly better PQ). I had to replace my PJ a few weeks ago (other one died). It was an...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-05-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,799
Posted By Ovation
And yet some have gone 10 years with a 64"...

And yet some have gone 10 years with a 64" projector screen with no overwhelming urge to increase its size though up to 80" is manageable.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-04-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,799
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In my basement, the room with the PJ is only 1/3...

In my basement, the room with the PJ is only 1/3 of the whole. Moreover, the only place for a screen is on the short wall. In order to accommodate the seating distance, other furniture and preferred...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 995
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I had an unplanned upgrade (my PJ died) and was...

I had an unplanned upgrade (my PJ died) and was initially contemplating an Epson 3500 (same as 3600, just not wireless) but found a good deal on a 5030ub (came to 200$ more), so went with that. I...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,799
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I currently have a 64" screen with a PJ and it...

I currently have a 64" screen with a PJ and it was certainly worth it when I made that choice (9 years ago--no flat panel that size for anything close to what I paid). I just got a new PJ and plan to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-03-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Ovation
I was in a similar situation (unexpected need for...

I was in a similar situation (unexpected need for upgrade after 9 years). I found a very good deal on a 5030ub in Canada (PM me for details, if you'd like--short version, cheaper, after conversion,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-14-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,772
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After all that, I decided to get another...

After all that, I decided to get another projector. Got a killer deal on an Epson 5030ub, so I went with it. Not 4K but it fit my budget, I'm very familiar with the tech, and I won't have the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 06:22 PM
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Views: 2,565,623
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That would be nice as it would be helpful to see...

That would be nice as it would be helpful to see one (even under less than ideal conditions) and get a sense of it before committing to buying one. I'm old fashioned that way (when I can be ;) ).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10,570
Views: 1,153,290
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I'd rank them in order of importance to you and...

I'd rank them in order of importance to you and choose accordingly. I don't game and I watch a lot of movies so I'd go with the M. If it was for my kids' play room I'd go with the D--they do game...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10,570
Views: 1,153,290
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According to rtings the D is better for gaming...

According to rtings the D is better for gaming and sports while the M is better for movies and TV shows.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-10-2016, 09:39 AM
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Views: 2,565,623
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To any P55 owners: If I go with the P55, I...

To any P55 owners:

If I go with the P55, I will eventually install a wall mount (articulating, so I can bring it closer for movies--get a bigger screen effect) but, for a while, at least, it will...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-09-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10,570
Views: 1,153,290
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Situation: Canadian price limit around 2000$...

Situation:

Canadian price limit around 2000$ (preferably taxes incl. but not strictly necessary)

Minimum requirement--proper handling of 24p Blu-ray (my just deceased 9 year old display could...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46,811
Views: 2,565,623
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I'm coming from an LCD projector (9 years old at...

I'm coming from an LCD projector (9 years old at that) and I never noticed any motion lag, blurring or any other typical complaints made about LCD TVs back then (and which I could plainly see on such...
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