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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-05-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By dclark
LG 75hu8500 has both hdr formats, also does 3d. ...

LG 75hu8500 has both hdr formats, also does 3d.
Mine will be delivered this friday.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-03-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,650
Posted By dclark
I had Dish five years ago, Direct a little over a...

I had Dish five years ago, Direct a little over a year ago, now have charter.
Dish is HD lite. I know what hd lite looks like because I used to shoot a lot of video on HD mini DV tapes using my Sony...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-12-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 217,542
Posted By dclark
Prices for the 75uh8500 from most of the lg...

Prices for the 75uh8500 from most of the lg authorized dealers seem to have dropped $500 today.
Maybe they'll drop more for 6/4?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 217,542
Posted By dclark
Looking back, I have noticed that prices are...

Looking back, I have noticed that prices are falling pretty fast. Google lg75uh8500, hit "shopping" option. In the last week, prices have plopped around 10%. There are now a couple of vendors with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 217,542
Posted By dclark
There are better prices than Best Buy from online...

There are better prices than Best Buy from online sellers. The saving is even better if you don't pay sales tax.
I'm going on vacation for three weeks next week, when I get back, will order a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-04-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 217,542
Posted By dclark
Here's what I understand : Samsung no longer...

Here's what I understand :
Samsung no longer makes 3D sets
Sony 3D sucks and not sure if they make 70"+ set
Lg makes a few 3D sets but will phase out in next few years.
If u want a 70""+ set and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 217,542
Posted By dclark
I have been using my Samsung 72" dlp set since...

I have been using my Samsung 72" dlp set since '08. I record all my home video in 3d so that is important.
As I understand it, there are only a couple of non oled '16 model sets out that do 3d. The...
Forum: 3D Source Components   05-03-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By dclark
My Sony HD tdr 30 ordeal is over (and happy ending!)

Sent the unit back for warranty work 10/14. That took a lot of phone calls, Somy repeatedly asking for invoice over and over, some Sony people I talked to barely spoke english, etc. It took a lot of...
Forum: 3D Source Components   04-12-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By dclark
Sony HDR 20v vs. Sony HDR 30v

Outside of the built in storage and manual knob on the 20v, is there anything else different? Do both have identical video performance?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-14-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By dclark
Almost everything in my system is at least 22...

Almost everything in my system is at least 22 years. My only "new" piece is a three year old Jolida amp which, ironically, is an all tube amp.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-13-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,385
Posted By dclark
Vintage is as good or better than new. Speakers?...

Vintage is as good or better than new. Speakers? I have yet to hear anything brand new than sounded as good as my Acoustat 2+2's. Amps? Most modern amps are made in China garbage. I'd put my old NAD...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By dclark
I say buy used. any of my used tt's will wipe the...

I say buy used. any of my used tt's will wipe the floor off the new stuff for less$. For example, my mint pioneer pl41, with stock cart was only $130. I got a kenwood 5070 (the one with the corian...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24,700
Views: 1,966,370
Posted By dclark
The visa sig warranty sucks- they make you jump...

The visa sig warranty sucks- they make you jump through hoops! You'll have to get an estimate for it (which you will pay for) then send in and wait.
Amex is awesome- call them up, file claim, the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24,700
Views: 1,966,370
Posted By dclark
My 4311 can't be fixed!

The hdmi board on my 4311 died, so I sent it in for repair (I think it is 4 years 7 months old).The shop called to say that the part it needs is no longer available and a replacement will be sent to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-24-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By dclark
I also have a NAD 208 and a Carver C-1. Had the...

I also have a NAD 208 and a Carver C-1. Had the Carver C-1 modded by Pittsburgh Hifi, sounds fabulous, the Carver and NAD 208 work my Acoustat 2+2 esl's, the NAD 208 laughs at low impedence demands...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,768
Posted By dclark
To answer an earlier post, some receivers do have...

To answer an earlier post, some receivers do have a real power. My Denon receiver was tested to have 127w per channel with five channels driven.
Separates are not economical as you can buy a...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-17-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By dclark
See if you like the cart. As long as it is a good...

See if you like the cart. As long as it is a good match for the toenarm and any loading needs have been met, you might like it. Spending more on a cart doesn't necessarily mean you like it. I run...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By dclark
You are wrong: 1) Carver gear is supported,...

You are wrong:
1) Carver gear is supported, Carver Audio Repair in Oregon is factory authorized and can fix anything carver. Pittsburgh Hifi also does carver work and they modded up my C-1 preamp....
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-25-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,414
Posted By dclark
Old thread! I am the op, was surprised to see it...

Old thread! I am the op, was surprised to see it pop up. Here is my journey:
Got :
Technics 1210 with denon 110
then got pio pl41 with oem cart
Listened to both with my 11.1 denon system
Got...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-10-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 51,611
Posted By dclark
That is one thing that laser disc has over bluray!

That is one thing that laser disc has over bluray!
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-07-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,412
Posted By dclark
Will there be any glass free 3d sets coming to...

Will there be any glass free 3d sets coming to the market this year or they all "prototype, judging the market" stuff?
This annual trotting out the prototype stuff is getting old.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-26-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 18,581
Posted By dclark
When I said that there is no good music made...

When I said that there is no good music made today, that is a fact, not an opinion. Do you know the difference? What is said is fact because I gave the criteria- no artist from the 90's through...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 18,581
Posted By dclark
New music does suck. One reason it sucks is...

New music does suck. One reason it sucks is because the musicians suck. Who are the greatest drummers and guitarists? Hint- they played in the 60's through the 80's. Go to a current list of the top...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 18,581
Posted By dclark
Those early digital recorded vinyl releases came...

Those early digital recorded vinyl releases came out when direct vinyl recordings were the rage, still were not that many, Telarc was unique. When i got my first cd player ('82), cd's were so rare...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 18,581
Posted By dclark
Most everything was recorded on tape prior to...

Most everything was recorded on tape prior to '82. Sure, there were a few outliers (like Fleetwood Mac "Tusk") but most everything was taped and if it was digital, it was mentioned. Stuff continued...
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