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Forum: HDTV Technical   10-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,681
Posted By Glimmie
Sony already has 4K features available on their...

Sony already has 4K features available on their custom server you can buy. I don't know of any 8K digital masters on the shelf. There may be a few in existence. 4K masters either from new DCIs or...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-20-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,681
Posted By Glimmie
Hollywood is on board. First Hollywood has...

Hollywood is on board.

First Hollywood has been doing 4K work since about 2005 for feature films.

This summer and fall both Technicolor and Deluxe, the two largest mastering facility owners...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 109
Posted By Glimmie
CL2 is a commercial fire rating that deals with...

CL2 is a commercial fire rating that deals with toxic smoke emissions from burning cable insulation.

It has nothing to do with electrical properties.

If the cable is loose in a room, then CL2...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-15-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,236
Posted By Glimmie
Absolutely! I worked for Randy for some...

Absolutely!

I worked for Randy for some years as was privileged to be part of that 24P team back in 1999.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 21,680
Posted By Glimmie
Many forum members including me are shielded by...

Many forum members including me are shielded by our monikers. In many cases that is for personal safety. In mine, my employer additionally has public disclosure restrictions which would prevent me...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 21,680
Posted By Glimmie
I don't think you are an EE at all. IMO, based on...

I don't think you are an EE at all. IMO, based on your posting history and behavior, I think you are perhaps an EE student, and a young one at that.

You are very good at posting the complex papers...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-13-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,236
Posted By Glimmie
Even HBO and Netflix must consider international...

Even HBO and Netflix must consider international syndication value. Any content owner does. HBO in particular is highly quality conscious. And they often release their "made for HBO movies" on DVD...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,236
Posted By Glimmie
The reason most episodic television is shot at...

The reason most episodic television is shot at 24P is due to international distribution. Once you imprint interlace into the signal, the damage is done. True interlaced capture can never be totally...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Glimmie
I don't see the point of this. Speakers are...

I don't see the point of this. Speakers are mechanical devices and rely on the physics of spring tension. Of course there is mechanical break in as well as lifetime wear issue. I never saw that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By Glimmie
There's a lot of good information here about the...

There's a lot of good information here about the voltage level differences between balanced and unbalanced audio but there is another important area, the connections.

THIS IS THE SAME FOR ACTIVE...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
Ok but did you read this one on the Audioquest...

Ok but did you read this one on the Audioquest site?

http://www.audioquest.com/about/

Bill Lowe has no formal background in any engineering discipline. He is a salesman plain and simple. Yet he...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,622
Posted By Glimmie
That was my point too. I think a lot of the newer...

That was my point too. I think a lot of the newer generation doesn't realize the separation between the studios and the theaters. And the fact that such a marriage was actually broken up by the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
It's not that simple! The evidence here does...

It's not that simple!

The evidence here does show significant differences. But at the same time recognized electrical engineering theory of almost 100 years contradicts the stated conclusions. I...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By Glimmie
Well then I am suspicious that one of the devices...

Well then I am suspicious that one of the devices does not have a true balanced input or output. And this has been found to be true on lower end pro gear as well as some very expensive consumer gear....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
I still don't believe these differences shown are...

I still don't believe these differences shown are the result of the wire. Both the speaker and microphone are mechanical devices subject to material stress. While you did seem to take the room...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By Glimmie
Does your preamp have XLR balanced inputs or were...

Does your preamp have XLR balanced inputs or were you using XLR to RCA cables/adaptors?
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-01-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,622
Posted By Glimmie
The studios make their money in any case. And...

The studios make their money in any case. And home video has be the cash cow for a long time now. These new distribution channels still use the same studio facilities, same crews, and same sub...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-30-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
I think it's pretty obvious who has the...

I think it's pretty obvious who has the engineering degree here!
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
Busy day! Careless posting on my part!

Busy day! Careless posting on my part!
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-26-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,773
Posted By Glimmie
Well there's a good reason for that. The lower...

Well there's a good reason for that. The lower the current, thinner the wire can be used. I see you live in Norway that's 240v house voltage. So for a 20 amp house circuit you could use 16gauge wire....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,312
Posted By Glimmie
I'm fairly sure the MC4/8/12 is limited to 96/24....

I'm fairly sure the MC4/8/12 is limited to 96/24. And I don't know if the internal SRC can even take 192k.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-21-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By Glimmie
The lack of interest in this post is, IMO, is due...

The lack of interest in this post is, IMO, is due to:

1) We don't need to mathematically prove group delay exists in electrical wire.That is well known and documented. Especially to RF and high...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7,340
Views: 379,516
Posted By Glimmie
Both are good cables. The 1800F is a more...

Both are good cables.

The 1800F is a more flexible version of the standard 1800/1801 cable used for structured wiring as in racks, trays and under raised floors.

The quad star is designed as...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-17-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By Glimmie
Green and Luminance not the same!

The "green" RCA jack on most consumer gear is actually the Y or luminance signal. If a device is a true RGB component output, then the green signal is not enough for a B&W recording. You will be...
Forum: Video Processors   09-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Glimmie
So is this just the same old Darblet we all know...

So is this just the same old Darblet we all know and love in a rack mount box?
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