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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 27,497
Posted By JediSpork
I am somewhat of a minimalist so going to the...

I am somewhat of a minimalist so going to the cloud is very enticing. However it all comes down to DRM and quality differences. Sometimes I play pc games with steam. I became hooked because they...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,239
Posted By JediSpork
I like projectors but I've always thought of...

I like projectors but I've always thought of them as a temporary solution. When our last bulb went out we scooted the chairs closer and used the 60" mounted behind the screen for a while before...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By JediSpork
It does have a geq filter option that lets me...

It does have a geq filter option that lets me set some levels manually. Thanks for clarification about the other receivers having more mic positions. Maybe when I'm feeling adventurous I could...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By JediSpork
I simply sat the mic on the back of my chair,...

I simply sat the mic on the back of my chair, moved away from it, kept quiet, and ran the calibration. I didn't see anything in the directions about multiple positions for the mic. I will give it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By JediSpork
This was my first time using a auto calibration...

This was my first time using a auto calibration setup on a receiver. Normally I just set the trim levels manually with a spl meter. Everything seemed to be lacking detail. I raised the center...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 34,229
Posted By JediSpork
When we built our room I didn't have many plans....

When we built our room I didn't have many plans. I decided how large the room should be and that I wanted xps against the foundation for mold resistance. I hired my cousin who frames houses for a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 34,229
Posted By JediSpork
The bulb in my current projector went out. Have...

The bulb in my current projector went out. Have a 60" in the living room and the movie room. Even with the flat panel we still used our basement room with the lights out. I may like the dedicated...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 37,842
Posted By JediSpork
My pa70g is quite dull compared to my epson 8350...

My pa70g is quite dull compared to my epson 8350 and my older sharp dt -510 (720p). After the bulb went out in my epson I was much happier using a smaller plasma instead of the led projector. It...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By JediSpork
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DocCasualty http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524309/streaming-is-a-poor-substitute-for-cable-sat-imo#post_24530620)

Currently...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-25-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,686
Posted By JediSpork
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JohnAV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524272/comcast-and-apple-discuss-streaming-service#post_24529772)


Most probably...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By JediSpork
My Wife and I seem to have exhausted the netflix...

My Wife and I seem to have exhausted the netflix library for content we are interested in. Even my Dad who watches a lot of the cheesey monster movies is getting bored. Its not a bad service but we...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,659
Posted By JediSpork
I found some of the ad's to be extremely...

I found some of the ad's to be extremely annoying ... like the chase gas station commercial. No pay tv service should have ad's or no way to ff through them. Most of these shows you can already...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-25-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By JediSpork
They have software you can download now to add...

They have software you can download now to add your physical videos to your library so you no longer have to take them into walmart. Its handy for upgrading your dvd collection to hdx.

I would...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,686
Posted By JediSpork
Its not like it will be any cheaper. They will...

Its not like it will be any cheaper. They will find a way to make you pay the same or more. Also comcast and apple together sounds like bad news.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,249
Posted By JediSpork
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by VisionOn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494414/the-tomorrow-people-on-cw/120#post_24521095)

There is absolutely nothing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,249
Posted By JediSpork
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by replayrob http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494414/the-tomorrow-people-on-cw/120#post_24521004)


I watched "The 100" pilot...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,249
Posted By JediSpork
Telekinesis, telepathy , teleportation. The...

Telekinesis, telepathy , teleportation. The three T's. These powers are so cheesey and generic. How many times can tv shows use this? Its just another cookie cutter show with filler material and to...
Forum: Screens   03-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By JediSpork
hello, I'm trying to make some small...

hello,

I'm trying to make some small adjustments to my setup. I currently have a 100" elite pull down screen in front of a plasma. Our ceiling is no more than 8 feet. With the center channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 40,400
Posted By JediSpork
I put in a order for the v377. I currently have...

I put in a order for the v377. I currently have the v367 (chip amp) which was a quick replacement for a onkyo receiver with bad hdmi ports. The only reason that I'm purchasing anything is because we...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-18-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,649
Posted By JediSpork
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tgm1024 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1480482/4-reasons-the-3d-tv-movement-is-already-dead/90#post_23628195)

It has a...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-13-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 12,649
Posted By JediSpork
I have problems viewing 3d pop out with active...

I have problems viewing 3d pop out with active or passive. Its strange because I did not have the same issues using reald in the theater. On my plasma the flicker drives me nuts. My Wife can't stand...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-10-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,253
Posted By JediSpork
I have 0 interest in the ps4 or xbox one as they...

I have 0 interest in the ps4 or xbox one as they both charge a yearly fee to play online. Steam works great for me and I can't wait to see what happens with their steambox running linux. I have a...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-18-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,861
Posted By JediSpork
I liked Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness. The...

I liked Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness. The original was so so. As for this film I didn't think it was even worth a rental. They made it more of a serious horror movie than a cheesy comedy that...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-27-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By JediSpork
I'm not sure if pwm bothers me that much....

I'm not sure if pwm bothers me that much. However it was very annoying on some of the led flashlights I have owned. Although I can't detect flicker on my monitor somehow I can tell the e-ink is a...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-26-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By JediSpork
It took me a while to adjust to a lcd monitor. I...

It took me a while to adjust to a lcd monitor. I almost think a crt monitor at 85 hz felt better. Also incandescent bulbs always felt better to me than a cfl or led. We have a led bulb in one of our...
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