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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-24-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,114
Views: 93,661
Posted By pottscb
motion?

This makes me laugh...I don't own any current TVs but I've never seen a "motion resolution" problem, unless its that soap opera look to old LCD TVs in 240Hz mode (and I think some people thing that...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 15,278
Posted By pottscb
Sony

Ha, yeah but the good news is you can buy a year old LG with better black levels, and both types of HDR format...this would be pennies on the dollar compared to this years Sony. Its always been...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By pottscb
Hdmi

Agree you need a BD player with 7.1 analogue outputs...as for not having a TV with HDMI inputs...that's a non-starter for BD as component connectors can't pass video from any modern BD (no copy...
Forum: Speakers   01-07-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5,884
Views: 615,285
Posted By pottscb
Hey there, I'm looking for the best possible...

Hey there,
I'm looking for the best possible wall mount center channel speaker under $1K...needs to be under 8" deep as this is going on a wall under a window and kids will be playing in the area....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6,597
Views: 257,203
Posted By pottscb
Hey there, can anyone confirm that the DTS X FW...

Hey there, can anyone confirm that the DTS X FW is the one that disables some of the video scaling options and wide surround option? (Was this a serious detriment to anyone) Did the newest FW make...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6,597
Views: 257,203
Posted By pottscb
My Marantz 6006 just died, looking at a refurbed...

My Marantz 6006 just died, looking at a refurbed SC-95 from accessories4less. Some of the amazon reviews state the receiver is buggy, intermittently responsive, intermittently drops video/audio,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By pottscb
The Denon x3300 is pretty impressive for that...

The Denon x3300 is pretty impressive for that price...I'll have to run down and check Frys. I do need mirror HDMI outs...can the second be configured to mirror and not a different zone. If I was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By pottscb
I'm in exactly the same boat...fixed my 5 yo...

I'm in exactly the same boat...fixed my 5 yo Marantz receiver 3 times and it died again this morning. Want a future proof receiver to pass 4K/HDR/rec.2020 and 18GBPS...do the new Pioneers (701/901),...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-17-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,658
Posted By pottscb
In answer the the question above about flat panel...

In answer the the question above about flat panel pricing being so much lower, its because flat panels jumped the gun and came out with 2-3 generations before any final specs were solidified. Then...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 170,823
Posted By pottscb
amp selection

I'm interested in the AVM 60 but, as with all Atmos setups, my question is...what do I use to amplify all those channels? What are all you using? Surely not a 3-5 ft tall stack of MCA, P5, A5 etc. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By pottscb
I use the QS8s back corner placement in a 5.1...

I use the QS8s back corner placement in a 5.1 with couch up against a back wall and am not happy with the effects. Should I movie them forward in the room or place them on the back wall (directly...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-12-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23,470
Views: 789,602
Posted By pottscb
+1 Also play with eShift and other "sharpening"...

+1 Also play with eShift and other "sharpening" controls.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   05-24-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,290
Posted By pottscb
This competes with the R series VIZIO...$6000K.

This competes with the R series VIZIO...$6000K.
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,362
Posted By pottscb
This is great, maybe now more and more...

This is great, maybe now more and more manufacturers follow suit (however, I hope they all make their units fit their floorstanders...instead of monitors).

Def Techs new unit fits ALL of their...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 348,983
Posted By pottscb
I just used the optical zoom for 2.35 on The...

I just used the optical zoom for 2.35 on The Force Awakens in a backyard setup...it was beautiful.

I also took a gamble on a new cheap bulb (double digit cost) as my bulb has 600 hours on it and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-05-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23,470
Views: 789,602
Posted By pottscb
I own a JVC (maybe before your time)...they are...

I own a JVC (maybe before your time)...they are all the same.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-05-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23,470
Views: 789,602
Posted By pottscb
I'm sure you owners have beat this one to death...

I'm sure you owners have beat this one to death but geez it would gall me to have my pj tell me I needed an update (which it found out from its Cat5 connection) only to have to then go through the...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-05-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,719
Posted By pottscb
+1 We'll get to see what bell-bottoms and huge...

+1 We'll get to see what bell-bottoms and huge collars look like in 4K/HDR!!!:eek:
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-31-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,866
Posted By pottscb
Also, is it a mk 1, 2, 3, 4?

Also, is it a mk 1, 2, 3, 4?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-31-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,866
Posted By pottscb
I don't mind a little image softening but how bad...

I don't mind a little image softening but how bad is the pincushion and CA on the CAVX?
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-30-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,866
Posted By pottscb
Hey there, I'm throwing my 6 y.o. twins a Star...

Hey there,
I'm throwing my 6 y.o. twins a Star Wars birthday party out in the back yard (sadly no, I couldn't get them named Luke and Leia) and wondered if any of the lenses on ebay might be of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-20-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,522
Posted By pottscb
Plus, with 4K/1080p BD combo packs available for...

Plus, with 4K/1080p BD combo packs available for $5 more each, you can start stocking up on content before you get the 4K display.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-17-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 348,983
Posted By pottscb
My 4910 does this only when using the PS3 as a...

My 4910 does this only when using the PS3 as a source...occasionally it only sees the PS3 as a 480p source (black bars on the side). I have to shut the PS3 down, and when restarting it hold down the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-13-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23,470
Views: 789,602
Posted By pottscb
Early adpoters

Zombie beat me to it. This is par for the course on a 1st gen product (and its first gen. on many levels from HDR and HDMI and HDCP spec. and panels, etc). Also, HDMI has always been a dog. If i...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-11-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 30,196
Posted By pottscb
As abruptly as it started, it vanished. No more...

As abruptly as it started, it vanished. No more flickering...I suppose it could've been an HDMI issue but I didn't change cables, maybe the cable got tweaked a bit? Anyway...
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