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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-23-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21,496
Views: 1,337,812
Posted By phannon
I am about to join the SVS owners family...... ...

I am about to join the SVS owners family...... After researching and reading the SVS and especially the SB-2000 posts here I decided that was the one that best fulfilled my requirements. So, I went...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By phannon
Is the 5.1 on this disc lossless (DVD-A) or is it...

Is the 5.1 on this disc lossless (DVD-A) or is it Dolby Digital / DTS "lossy" (which I expect it is)? I have not seen any mention of this aspect, only general 5.1 comments....

Thanks,
P.E.H
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30,968
Views: 2,865,039
Posted By phannon
My 111FD would have approximately 18 -20000 hours...

My 111FD would have approximately 18 -20000 hours of use. Build date Jun 2008.

An the start of use, I just played a variety of 16:9 programming for the initial 250 hours or so, no slides. No ISF...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By phannon
Is the HDMI setting "SUPPORT AUDIO" (under sound...

Is the HDMI setting "SUPPORT AUDIO" (under sound menu, most likely) in the A740 set to the unit or to "other". Other lets the projector set the audio while setting to "RX-A740" lets the receiver do...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 268,126
Posted By phannon
The nice thing about the Yamaha receivers (I now...

The nice thing about the Yamaha receivers (I now have a 1030, used for the pre-amp stage) is it clearly shows DSD on the display when playing an SACD. It would show PCM if I set the player to convert...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 268,126
Posted By phannon
I do not know if this is of any use, but on my...

I do not know if this is of any use, but on my 770 and 790, there is also a "music settings" menu where you pick SACD/CD layer and multi/stereo choices. Maybe these somehow got changed.

I set up...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By phannon
I have an M5500-EX and the same thing happened to...

I have an M5500-EX and the same thing happened to one of my indicators, the "bank 1 - ALWAYS ON". In my case, the light dimmed for a couple months (it would come on full occasionally, e.g. if the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18,756
Views: 2,176,850
Posted By phannon
JHBrandt: If I remember correctly there was...

JHBrandt:

If I remember correctly there was no Atlantic Canada time zone, and in my case, being in Newfoundland , another 1/2 hour ahead of that zone! I used to have the time set 1.5 hours off to...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,366
Posted By phannon
Bill: I received the following message: ...

Bill:

I received the following message:


Dear Valued Customer,

I regret to inform you that CA&MJ 9550 SA - Supertramp/ Crime Of The Century/ SHM/ SACD has been canceled for...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   10-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,366
Posted By phannon
According to Acoustic Sounds, the SHM SACD of...

According to Acoustic Sounds, the SHM SACD of Crime Of The Century has been cancelled. An order I had with them had been on hold for over a year and now it has finally shipped (International order...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-26-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 433,068
Posted By phannon
I have recently begun using my 790 (purchased...

I have recently begun using my 790 (purchased last year) as my prime player older my older 760 was beginning to show its age.

Last night I was watching Star Trek - Into Darkness (disc 2 from The...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-09-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By phannon
In a similar vein, a few years ago, late in the...

In a similar vein, a few years ago, late in the afternoon, around sunset, I would get severe signal drop and / or severe pixilation on channel 8.1. The other channel in my area 22.1 (Yes, only 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-03-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 368,094
Posted By phannon
Hey Guys, I am in the process of installing...

Hey Guys,

I am in the process of installing my new A1030 (replaces an older RX 861) and have a question about one of the settings. In the HDMI set up section, there is a selection under AUDIO...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8,473
Views: 590,165
Posted By phannon
I just received my DVR+. I purchased the DVR+ to...

I just received my DVR+. I purchased the DVR+ to have in case my 7000PAL gets into trouble as it is approaching 3 years in service.

I will most likely keep the 7000 going until there is a problem...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-14-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18,756
Views: 2,176,850
Posted By phannon
Harleyjoe43 Greetings: We are 1/2 hour...

Harleyjoe43

Greetings:

We are 1/2 hour ahead of Atlantic time (even this is not an option on the 7000), 1.5 hours ahead of Eastern.......The CBC lists it's program times in terms of the hour...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-12-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18,756
Views: 2,176,850
Posted By phannon
On my 7000PAL, the PSIP guide has been off by an...

On my 7000PAL, the PSIP guide has been off by an hour on the CBC channel (national broadcaster) for well over a month.

Just to make matters worse, living out here in Newfoundland, there is not...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 208,809
Posted By phannon
I have also noticed (or thought I noticed...)...

I have also noticed (or thought I noticed...) the red tint seems to fluctuate somewhat. Sometimes I would even swear that the tint had disappeared, but it would again show up. Sometimes it is only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By phannon
On a similar note, I have an 861 that I use as a...

On a similar note, I have an 861 that I use as a per/pro for movies and multi channel music (SACD, DVD-A and Blu-ray). I use outboard amps for L/R (Rotel RB-1572), Shure HTS-50SPA (bridged) for the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-07-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 433,068
Posted By phannon
I sent off an e-mail to SONY.ca to inquire about...

I sent off an e-mail to SONY.ca to inquire about the availability of the 790 here in the Great White North. Usually, these requests do not get answered but, amazingly enough I got a reply later the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-31-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 433,068
Posted By phannon
The last time I checked the SONY Canada site,...

The last time I checked the SONY Canada site, there was still no listing for the 790. Do any of you fellow Canadian guys have any info on if the 790 is coming to our neck of the world? Maybe SONY...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-29-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 823,796
Posted By phannon
I have a Yamaha 861 which will pass 24p from my...

I have a Yamaha 861 which will pass 24p from my SONY 760 that can be set to 24p (forced). When I tried my SONY 770 (used for SACD) the only settings were off and auto and auto will not "turn on" 24p...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-10-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 208,809
Posted By phannon
D-Nice: What is the model number of your...

D-Nice:

What is the model number of your display?
PRO-111FD

What is the assembly date of your display? If you do not know the assembly date, provide the first two characters of the serial...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-05-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 208,809
Posted By phannon
I second ragingd's question about the 111FD. Do...

I second ragingd's question about the 111FD. Do we have any information concerning whether the download (if it is done that way) will be eventually posted on the Pioneer site or will we have to go...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-20-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,145
Posted By phannon
No indications of MFL in my area, no HMV, FS,...

No indications of MFL in my area, no HMV, FS, Walmart or BB listings. I asked at the local HMV if there was a date and it was not even listed in the database.

Thanks to your (WebEffect) post, I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-24-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 208,809
Posted By phannon
With my 111FD, the red tint does not seem to be...

With my 111FD, the red tint does not seem to be consistent. Sometimes black screens seem to have more tint than at other times. My room has no windows, so watching conditions are usually fairly...
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