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Forum: Video Processors   05-03-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 151,955
Posted By sjschaff
Guessing you've checked all connections,...

Guessing you've checked all connections, including electrical. So, it may be the power supply or the little external brick/transformer that is on the fritz. Have you been to the Lumagen site's...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-31-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,642
Posted By sjschaff
Leonardo is turning over in his grave about now...

Fix that strange smile on Mona Lisa's kisser, why don't you.
Forum: Display Calibration   02-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By sjschaff
For temporary mounting I've used blue painter's...

For temporary mounting I've used blue painter's tape from the hardware store. Creating a flattened loop of the tape to allow it to adhere to the meter and the flat top of the tripod mounting area...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 144,652
Posted By sjschaff
Just downloaded and installed latest official...

Just downloaded and installed latest official build from the site 5.4.0.1831. Just using simulated meters and opening and closing meter profiler elicits a crash. Tested under both Win 7 and Win 8...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-23-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 144,652
Posted By sjschaff
Lately I've had to rely on my backup Epson 1080...

Lately I've had to rely on my backup Epson 1080 UB while my JVC RS35/990 is having it's engine replaced (don't ask). I gather what you're suggesting is that I would need to use CalMAN to first get...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 144,652
Posted By sjschaff
Thanks. I'd wondered if this might be something...

Thanks. I'd wondered if this might be something about dealing with projectors which have initial greyscale settings which are way out of line and need "reeling in" on these parameters. Since I have...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-21-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 144,652
Posted By sjschaff
Thanks for pointing this out. One thing I'm not...

Thanks for pointing this out. One thing I'm not clear on, but probably I need to fish through the Lumagen manual, is the part about "Radiance CMS Luminance Level Setup" that refers to adjusting the...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 144,652
Posted By sjschaff
Any guidance when using a Lumagen Radiance with...

Any guidance when using a Lumagen Radiance with CalMan?
Forum: Community News & Polls   12-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,147
Posted By sjschaff
Though I pursue both, and for reasons of trying...

Though I pursue both, and for reasons of trying to create the false sense of reality, I keep them separate, literally. The money and energy go into the audio system. No visual issue to contend with...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-17-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 95,473
Posted By sjschaff
Interesting test

Heard a difference in the sound-stage presentation but that's about it. Need to try with IEMs and laptop.
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-04-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 16,645
Posted By sjschaff
Over the decades of improving my audio system I'm...

Over the decades of improving my audio system I'm continually amazed at how good original mono recordings can be. Just listen to some Buddy Holly stuff or some, not all, of the studio work that came...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-04-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 16,645
Posted By sjschaff
If it's so wonderful why has there been so little...

If it's so wonderful why has there been so little of it released over the years? And a big reason it often fails is the room you play it in. I've heard the same sources with very similar...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 16,645
Posted By sjschaff
Got but 2 ears. As far as I know, all people in...

Got but 2 ears. As far as I know, all people in the business of making and recording of music have 2 as well. Keep it simple I say. Great mikes, well positioned in a great acoustic space is what...
Forum: Video Processors   06-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,173
Posted By sjschaff
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gtgray http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531146/lumagen-owners#post_24810889)

I have an XS and use the autocalibratio/3LUT. It...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,565
Posted By sjschaff
Certainly willing to give this a go. Here's the...

Certainly willing to give this a go. Here's the list of stuff:

Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia
Amp: Spectral DMA-260 stereo
Pre-amp: Spectral DMC-30SS series 2
DAC - Berkeley Alpha series 2
USB...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 121,879
Posted By sjschaff
There's really quite a difference between...

There's really quite a difference between "hearing" and "listening" -- involves the brain. And the combo of ear to brain is a learning system. It does really involve a bit of training, focus, and...
Forum: Video Processors   04-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 16,554
Posted By sjschaff
Thanks for the info. Guess I'll stick with my XS...

Thanks for the info. Guess I'll stick with my XS till more of the dust settles -- end to end with source suppliers out to projectors.
Forum: Video Processors   04-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 16,554
Posted By sjschaff
Will 4k inputs be possible via firmware, or is...

Will 4k inputs be possible via firmware, or is this yet another stop gap doorstop product? Sony will be introducing a 4k media player this summer. I'd expect more 4k devices in short order, despite...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 121,879
Posted By sjschaff
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by imagic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1527138/is-high-end-audio-obsolete/240#post_24612633)

In my view, if a musician uses a...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-15-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 121,879
Posted By sjschaff
I'm beginning to wonder if technology, in...

I'm beginning to wonder if technology, in general, is altering the way we live in ways that diminish our appreciation of the world without tech. That's a narrowing that seems at the heart of many...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 121,879
Posted By sjschaff
The title of this thread really begs the...

The title of this thread really begs the question: "Is High End Listening Obsolete". I'm thinking that many of us who were drawn to any attempt at recreating the "live" listening experience are an...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By sjschaff
For devices like Popcorn Hour you'd need to rip...

For devices like Popcorn Hour you'd need to rip the Blu-RAy to the hard drive and use it via a player that supports Blu-Ray images. Same applies to a DVR (once you determine if the DVR will allow...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-26-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,890
Posted By sjschaff
What is the objective? If you're simply trying...

What is the objective? If you're simply trying to differentiate A versus B then you had better be dead certain that the target room is where you're going to deposit one set of speakers versus...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-25-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,759
Posted By sjschaff
My JVS-RS35 works very nicely on my 100" screen...

My JVS-RS35 works very nicely on my 100" screen in a very dark room. Apart from the limits of the technology (still love CRT's absolute blacks) and display of motion artifacts for some source...
Forum: Video Processors   08-06-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By sjschaff
Get Handbrake. Runs on Windows and may be able...

Get Handbrake. Runs on Windows and may be able to recognize your specific file type or container format for conversion.
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