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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Jon S
Note that Parts Express says the driver is a...

Note that Parts Express says the driver is a woofer, not a subwoofer. With a x-max of 3.75mm, I would not expect too much bass....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 53
Posted By Jon S
No... The tech is actually correct. The tech is...

No... The tech is actually correct. The tech is talking about running two 4-ohm subs in series which would halve the power to each sub at 8-ohms.... If you run two 4-ohm subs in parallel, the...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 275,847
Posted By Jon S
all this talking of game lag of 100ms (or 0.10...

all this talking of game lag of 100ms (or 0.10 seconds).... Does 1/10 of a second really make that much of a difference in game playing? Mind you, I am not a game player (I am over 60 yo and slow as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-24-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 168,774
Posted By Jon S
Bob, I have a question... I bought the R7000...

Bob,
I have a question... I bought the R7000 and am having inconsistent speeds. Sometimes the speed will be 90% on my TV and BR player, and other times it will show only 40%.

A side note, my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Jon S
I would wait for the next generation Marantz...

I would wait for the next generation Marantz (7010?) to come out this year with HCP 2.2 and HDMI 2.0... I would not even consider an Onkyo with all the reliability issues they have been having for...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10,073
Views: 862,303
Posted By Jon S
Someone told me about this trick with my RS1 and...

Someone told me about this trick with my RS1 and it worked. Remove the lamp from the projector and clean the contacts on the lamp and projector. The heat tends to oxidize the contacts and cleaning...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40,460
Views: 5,001,928
Posted By Jon S
I was having the exact problems you are getting. ...

I was having the exact problems you are getting. Maybe my fix will work for you...

What you might want to try is to open the optical drive and clean the round clamp that holds the disc in place....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30,853
Views: 3,246,635
Posted By Jon S
Ditto... I have a BDP-09FD and a BDP-05Fd just...

Ditto... I have a BDP-09FD and a BDP-05Fd just collecting dust...


I have an Oppo BDP-95 for my home theater and a Sony BDP-S6200 for my television... Can't live without streaming from VUDU or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-20-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,183
Posted By Jon S
One thing to note about router range... A lot of...

One thing to note about router range... A lot of the routers claim 10,000 sq feet of coverage. That does not mean you will get coverage in a 2,000 sq ft home. A home may be odd shaped, but routers...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-17-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 571
Posted By Jon S
I was able to rip about 800 movies to a 3TB HDD. ...

I was able to rip about 800 movies to a 3TB HDD. I'd say 3/4 were BR and the rest were DVDs. I find 2GB to be optimum for DVDs and 3-4GB for BR. You will still have compression artifacts in dark...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,857
Posted By Jon S
If I am not mistaken, 18650 batteries are the...

If I am not mistaken, 18650 batteries are the equivalent of two CR123 batteries in line. You might have to check it out if the voltages match, but 18650s are readily available and rechargeable......
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By Jon S
probably not possible without a computer hooked...

probably not possible without a computer hooked up to the display. The BR discs probably is over 400GB in size. That means you will need to store them on a HDD. Either way, I cannot think of a way...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-16-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 275,847
Posted By Jon S
I use a Western Digital cloud drive to store my...

I use a Western Digital cloud drive to store my movies. I can access them from any display device in the house. I actually have about 4000 movies on disc and unfortunately have no room to store...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By Jon S
That looks like the exact mount my old Marantz...

That looks like the exact mount my old Marantz had... I think it was an optional Marantz supplied unit.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 277,121
Posted By Jon S
A good thing with an external USB drive. When...

A good thing with an external USB drive. When you exit a movie and return to it later, it will return you to the spot you left off, as long as you did not play another movie in between.

When...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-15-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Jon S
The Amazon Prime sale sucks... You have to...

The Amazon Prime sale sucks... You have to scroll through the prime deals, all 200+ pages to find anything as you cannot search by category. Every time I look, the deals was for crappy products I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By Jon S
I used to work around jet airliners when I was...

I used to work around jet airliners when I was younger... Unfortunately, I did not wear ear protection as often as I should. I now have a constant high pitched ringing in my ears, not to mention a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-15-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11,443
Views: 1,412,466
Posted By Jon S
It depends. If you rip the MKV files with the...

It depends. If you rip the MKV files with the subtitles "burned" in, then you cannot shift them as it is permanently laid into the image. If you cannot toggle the subs off/on, then the subs are...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 275,847
Posted By Jon S
The problem with not encoding the Blu-Rays is...

The problem with not encoding the Blu-Rays is that the file size is still pretty huge. A three terabyte HDD would only be able to hold about 100 movies. I have over 800 movies on my three terabyte...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-15-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20,062
Views: 1,299,656
Posted By Jon S
The 3D would probably be dependent on the actual...

The 3D would probably be dependent on the actual screen itself. Samsung uses different panels on their sets and some sets perform better than others. I have the 50" with a IH02 and 3D is great, but...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-14-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8,002
Views: 430,604
Posted By Jon S
Any ideas which movies have this issue?

Any ideas which movies have this issue?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,002
Views: 430,604
Posted By Jon S
Just a note, Lionsgate has put a pretty crafty...

Just a note, Lionsgate has put a pretty crafty scheme to impede copy protection. You can see this when you scan the movie "John Wick" in MakeMKV. After scanning, the program lists about 300 (yes,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-14-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 277,121
Posted By Jon S
You can playback MKV over Wi-Fi but the Wi-Fi...

You can playback MKV over Wi-Fi but the Wi-Fi signal has to be over 85%. Under 85% you will get stutters and hang ups. I have no issues when a USB 3.0 external HDD is attached to the player. The...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-14-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 556
Posted By Jon S
My concern is the material the box is made of......

My concern is the material the box is made of... It looks like particle board which is not very stable over long term. Particle board tends to crumble with age. The close up of the port area shows...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-14-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30,853
Views: 3,246,635
Posted By Jon S
Not much. I see them on sale on craigslist for...

Not much. I see them on sale on craigslist for about $50. They are old, extremely slow and do not offer any streaming options. It's hard to sell them when you can buy a faster player with...
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