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Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,981
Posted By dildatonr
I've been trying out the prime bookshelves and...

I've been trying out the prime bookshelves and center channel the past few days. Very impressed, going to keep them. Great build, amazing clarity, deep reach and they look nice.
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,981
Posted By dildatonr
Cnet review is up Pretty darn glowing. ...

Cnet review is up

Pretty darn glowing.

http://www.cnet.com/products/svs-prime-tower/
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,992
Posted By dildatonr
As stated earlier, if your sub is crossed over at...

As stated earlier, if your sub is crossed over at 80hz, besides aesthetics, floorstanding speakers offer nothing over bookshelf speakers of that same series.

You save money. Now, the look might...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By dildatonr
No one here has heard the Primes as they are...

No one here has heard the Primes as they are relatively new. Should at least wait for reviews to come in or better yet, find a local place to compare and audition these and find the ones you like. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dildatonr
I didn't see anything in the manual about...

I didn't see anything in the manual about resetting the microprocessor, but I did try doing a factory reset (you probably meant that), which appears to have at least temporarily resolved the issue. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dildatonr
Bad experiences with refurb AVRs from Accessories For Less?

About a week ago I ordered an Onkyo 929 refurb from Accessories for Less.

Suddenly last night, all picture went black, but audio remained. OSD/Menu would still display, but no picture from any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 43,016
Posted By dildatonr
What are your actual sources for the assertion...

What are your actual sources for the assertion that Onkyo is in a financial hole right now?

Everything I can find indicates 2014 to be a very good year for them historically. and that 2009 was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,416
Posted By dildatonr
Why is this a thread. Did your customer...

Why is this a thread. Did your customer experience really trump those of the ones in the dedicated 805 thread? Are you just that special?

Do we not already have dedicated "I need to complain...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-13-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 31,537
Posted By dildatonr
Count me in thinking this design change is...

Count me in thinking this design change is terrible. and yes, I'm a long time member and remember the old format. This format wastes way too much space, too much empty space in between...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 59,272
Posted By dildatonr
The quality of a speaker has no impact on the...

The quality of a speaker has no impact on the limitations of the human ear. AV-Science forums and all that jazz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 59,272
Posted By dildatonr
At risk of opening a can of worms here, you do...

At risk of opening a can of worms here, you do know that you can't hear the difference in playback of 192khz vs 48khz content right?

For those who need a good read or a refresher on the subject,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,814
Posted By dildatonr
I'm stuck between the Denon x4000 and onkyo 929...

I'm stuck between the Denon x4000 and onkyo 929 and the video performance for 4k upscaling is the deciding factor, so anyone else with a review or anecdotes, please share.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 50,669
Posted By dildatonr
there's a lot of folks still content with 480i...

there's a lot of folks still content with 480i and 2.0 sound systems. You don't HAVE to upgrade. But let's not pretend a dramatic increase in resolution holds the same value to discerning consumers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 23,072
Posted By dildatonr
He's not saying they're better or worse, he's...

He's not saying they're better or worse, he's simply saying that Onkyo might be shifting focus to video areas as consumer demand for higher end home theater audio may be in decline.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By dildatonr
Hi Trevt, Sorry about that reply, the...

Hi Trevt,


Sorry about that reply, the game console format wars can rob some of their manners.

I would suggest going to the Home Theater in a Box forum first, to see if there are other Xbox...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-11-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,844
Posted By dildatonr
Quote:Originally Posted by mayhem13...

Quote:Originally Posted by mayhem13 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21764771)

Now that the ATV3 is out with 1080p, a very nice GUI, and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-11-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 690,822
Posted By dildatonr
Quote:Originally Posted by WDFan1970...

Quote:Originally Posted by WDFan1970 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21764694)

No, you haven't... This box has only been sold for 5 months....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-11-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 690,822
Posted By dildatonr
Quote:Originally Posted by MaidenUSA...

Quote:Originally Posted by MaidenUSA http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21731936)

Thanks for the reassurance that it should work. I played around...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-08-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,324
Posted By dildatonr
Quote:Originally Posted by JukeBox360...

Quote:Originally Posted by JukeBox360 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21321364)

Business has never been about ethics. If so. They'd never be a...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-08-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,324
Posted By dildatonr
The guy who calls Blu-ray "a bag of hurt" is...

The guy who calls Blu-ray "a bag of hurt" is person of the year on a freakin AV Science site? really?

Maybe if this was a business forum, but come on.

Wake me when I can get a Mac Book Pro...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-25-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,979
Posted By dildatonr
This is a tremendous upgrade from the Anchor Bay...

This is a tremendous upgrade from the Anchor Bay Blu-ray.
(top= anchor/ bottom= lionsgate)

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,492
Posted By dildatonr
YES. as long as the seller is reputable and...

YES.

as long as the seller is reputable and it comes with a decent warranty.

Known many people (myself included) who have bought refurb'd tv's, most often from Amazon.

Just make sure you...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,019
Posted By dildatonr
http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/80263

http://screenshotcomparison.com/comparison/80263
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,019
Posted By dildatonr
I watched both scenes from both movies side by...

I watched both scenes from both movies side by side while taking those grabs, certainly looked like the same take to me.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-13-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,019
Posted By dildatonr
HII Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)...

HII

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