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Forum: Video Source Items   07-01-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Phrehdd
Not sure what is of a low price such as the A-210...

Not sure what is of a low price such as the A-210 but have you checked into any HTPC type of player?
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-01-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 410
Posted By Phrehdd
Congratz to our winner! I am already envious...

Congratz to our winner! I am already envious (grin)!
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-16-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,650
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph, based on your review I opted to go ahead...

Ralph, based on your review I opted to go ahead and give it a preview run (streaming) before considering a purchase.

In short - It isn't a perfect film by any means but its a damn fun movie and in...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-15-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,033
Posted By Phrehdd
On a whim, I decided to get this movie via...

On a whim, I decided to get this movie via streaming. I figured it would be a good way to pass a late evening before I retire for the night.

In this thread, I have read all sorts of comments and...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 581
Posted By Phrehdd
I feel strange commenting in this particular...

I feel strange commenting in this particular thread but ....

First, I am not exactly a fan in general of Def Tech (good company and good range of speakers just simply not for me)...but very glad...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,185
Posted By Phrehdd
I dont' really get this top 10 list. I say this...

I dont' really get this top 10 list. I say this because people have different needs and aural experiences.

For me, I like a touch lay back quality while my friends want aggressive in your face....
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 388,310
Posted By Phrehdd
Very off the wall question/idea. The latest...

Very off the wall question/idea.

The latest sound bar makes a option for fair size TV in a smaller space. I was curious if the soundbar might also be used behind the seating to as well to create...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,276
Views: 606,441
Posted By Phrehdd
I have had to wait for some discs but I don't...

I have had to wait for some discs but I don't think nearly as much or as frustrating for the OP. Really sorry to hear you get screwed by NF.

While not NF's fault, I am tired of bastards like...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,691
Posted By Phrehdd
What you say certainly can be a point that others...

What you say certainly can be a point that others might also be in agreement. What I can say is that even if a plasma was calibrated before it left the manufacturer, is that there are two factors...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,691
Posted By Phrehdd
To the OP - when was the last time (if at all)...

To the OP - when was the last time (if at all) you have your Kuro calibrated?

As someone who has had a Kuro and now has another make plasma, I find that you can breath more goodness from these...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-04-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 728
Posted By Phrehdd
Congratz and hope you enjoy all this prize has to...

Congratz and hope you enjoy all this prize has to offer! WTG!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Phrehdd
I'll just offer up a couple of thoughts - 1)...

I'll just offer up a couple of thoughts -

1) give us the actual budget you wish to remain within.
2) figure out if your old speakers are 4, 6 or 8ohm rated etc. and maximum wattage.
Forum: Soundbars   06-02-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 262
Posted By Phrehdd
I get the fact you want to play back piano music....

I get the fact you want to play back piano music. Would this require stereo output or mono or..... ? You really didn't mention your requirements here.

Also what is the actual size restriction for...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,310
Views: 140,704
Posted By Phrehdd
Just a stab in the dark - Farewell My Lovely?

Just a stab in the dark - Farewell My Lovely?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 207
Posted By Phrehdd
There are so many "weak links" to investigate - ...

There are so many "weak links" to investigate -

Weak link 1) Though FIOS is (supposedly) a fiber network, it does have to be converted over to copper at some point.
Weak link 2) Setting your DVR...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-01-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 237
Posted By Phrehdd
This would be the first thing I would check. Make...

This would be the first thing I would check. Make sure your iMac is set up with the correct audio out. Next, make sure you are connecting to the proper ports on your AV receiver. The option to use...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-01-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Phrehdd
I can appreciate your desire to get the right...

I can appreciate your desire to get the right item and be budget oriented.

The only suggestion I have for you is to go to smallnetbuilder site as it has plenty of reviews of various NAS units and...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-29-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,095
Posted By Phrehdd
I'll just say "dratz" and still put it in my...

I'll just say "dratz" and still put it in my Netflix queue. I'll consider it a late night watch.

Ralph thanks for the review!
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-29-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,236
Posted By Phrehdd
I just watched this film (streaming) yesterday....

I just watched this film (streaming) yesterday. The film has a good cast, nice use of special effects (for the most part) and action sequences. Where this movie suffers is in a formulaic storyline,...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 172
Posted By Phrehdd
My mention of 3.1 or 3.0 has more to do with...

My mention of 3.1 or 3.0 has more to do with budget where you would most likely end up with better speakers than trying to acquire all 5 (plus sub).
Some rooms of course are not really set up well...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 172
Posted By Phrehdd
I think your budget might be getting you in...

I think your budget might be getting you in trouble as it sits a tad on the low end. However, lots can be had via used items for sale and maybe Craigslist would be a good place to look as well as any...
Forum: 3D Content   05-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 49,649
Posted By Phrehdd
Alas, I am one of the few who will never get to...

Alas, I am one of the few who will never get to like or dislike 3D movies since I don't have stereoscopic vision.

If I had the ability to watch 3D movies and enjoy what it might offer, I am not...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By Phrehdd
I admit I prefer to have a player near the TV....

I admit I prefer to have a player near the TV. With this in mind, I have used Mac Mini (XBMC both OSX and Linux) as well as Blue Ray players that can play networked files as well as Dune Media...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By Phrehdd
There are some items that seem to be missing from...

There are some items that seem to be missing from your original post -

Does your Vizio play "all" types of 1080p content? - M2TS, TS, MKV, AVI, DVIX etc.
Audio - are you using any type of AVR? ...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,904
Posted By Phrehdd
My apologies to anyone if they feel I have gotten...

My apologies to anyone if they feel I have gotten off track from this thread but it really is part of the greater discussion on 4k and expectations.
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