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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-19-2014, 09:43 AM
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Your TV is a 2007 model, and my TV is a 2011...

Your TV is a 2007 model, and my TV is a 2011 model. That is a lifetime in TV years, plus our TV's are quite different all the way around. My TV is an internet TV, and the Rovi Guide updates at...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 04:04 PM
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The power reset procedure as instructed in that...

The power reset procedure as instructed in that Sony link did not repair the problem that I had with my TV. The overnight reset procedure that I mentioned corrected the problems that I had.

If...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
DVDs are 480i, not 480p. ...

DVDs are 480i, not 480p.

http://dvddemystified.com/dvdfaq.html#1.40
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-18-2014, 05:41 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Kind of interesting on what content is upscaled...

Kind of interesting on what content is upscaled by the TV and what is native.

OFF air ATSC programming is never 1080P. It is either 1080i, 720p, or 480i.

I upscale all of my DVD content in my...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-17-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Jehill, the KDL-55NX720 has a master power rocker...

Jehill, the KDL-55NX720 has a master power rocker switch that turns the power off and on. In the off position, the set is dead. It is called the "energy savings switch" that is located with all of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-16-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Jehill, I had a problem with a different model...

Jehill, I had a problem with a different model Sony TV 2011 model KDL-55NX720. As a very long shot, see if the reset procedure that I used is of any help on your model TV.

I could not reset my TV...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
What happens to the objects if your AVR does not...

What happens to the objects if your AVR does not recognize an Atmos track? My older AVR does not decode any lossless DD tracks, but as I understand it the extensions are dropped to play the lossy DD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
By legacy equipment I mean an AVR that only...

By legacy equipment I mean an AVR that only decodes lossy DD and DTS. With no lossless decode capability in the AVR, the AVR will not know that the Atmos information is even on the Atmos audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
What happens to an object when you playback an...

What happens to an object when you playback an Atmos track on legacy equipment?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-15-2014, 04:27 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Information for the record for others to use if...

Information for the record for others to use if needed.


My KDL-55NX720 started acting up a few days ago. No LED trouble codes were seen. TV came on, but there was video only on the bottom 5%...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
LOL.:D:D:D Were you seated for the Atmos...

LOL.:D:D:D


Were you seated for the Atmos demonstration, or were you standing?

Did you get a good listening position?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Speaking of stature did you have to muscle your...

Speaking of stature did you have to muscle your way to the front of the crowd, or was it that you ended up standing front row next to the Dolby reps because of your charming personality?;)




...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Yes, but does broadcast ATSC use standard Dolby...

Yes, but does broadcast ATSC use standard Dolby or lossless Dolby? Standard Dolby does not carry the Atmos signal.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Is that a new definition of what a "broadcaster"...

Is that a new definition of what a "broadcaster" is?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Perhaps the requirement that one must add...

Perhaps the requirement that one must add additional speakers in awkward places makes Atmos DOA in a lot of home settings!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Marcus, have you ever measured a speaker's FR...

Marcus, have you ever measured a speaker's FR where the test signal is bounced off of the ceiling and compared that measurement with the direct on axis speaker's FR measurement?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
I suspect that is what happens. Bass management...

I suspect that is what happens. Bass management differs depending on the type of speaker being used.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
That begs the question. Does all of that...

That begs the question.

Does all of that presume that the unfiltered "full range" speaker is flat to 20 kHz in room when measured at the LP?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Interesting. The AVS group seemed to prefer...

Interesting.

The AVS group seemed to prefer the Dolby enabled speakers over the ceiling mounted speakers.

"Many of those I spoke with after the demo preferred the upfiring speakers over the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 06:44 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
I suppose that would be a copyright or trademark...

I suppose that would be a copyright or trademark issue rather than a patent issue. If one follows the FR curve and can't call the product a Dolby enabled speaker, who will buy it in the retail...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Does that curve represent the passive EQ curve...

Does that curve represent the passive EQ curve that is applied to the Dolby enabled speaker, or is that the target curve of the Dolby enabled speaker in room?

In other words, if the "full range"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
You have to be careful making any assumptions...

You have to be careful making any assumptions about bass redirection. You will probably find that bass redirection of Atmos content is different than bass redirection when DSU is being used for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
It's only a bad idea if you overlap the bass when...

It's only a bad idea if you overlap the bass when you use "double bass"!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
I own two types of large sealed speakers, and...

I own two types of large sealed speakers, and they cross from the mid-range driver to the internal speaker "subwoofer driver" at 80Hz and 100Hz.

I run my AVR as large R&L other speakers small with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By J_Palmer_Cass
Yes, but why do things the easy way?

Yes, but why do things the easy way?
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