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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-19-2017, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Phrehdd
Thank you very much for the fast response. I'll...

Thank you very much for the fast response. I'll relay the info on the ARC and CEC settings and curious if anyone else had this issue with playing Netflix or Amazon from the smart apps on the TV. In...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-19-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17,899
Views: 1,032,101
Posted By Phrehdd
First, thank you in advance to anyone who can...

First, thank you in advance to anyone who can lend me a hand or at least read this in effort to help.

My cousin has a LG OLED65B6P, Marantz 1506 AVR, a FIOS STB (and sometimes connected a Blu Ray...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-30-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,958
Posted By Phrehdd
I find it strange that I never was a Star Wars...

I find it strange that I never was a Star Wars fan (having enjoyed the first movie when it came out in Hollywood). Yet, just like I say the same for Woody Allen, I have seen over 90 percent of both...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-30-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By Phrehdd
I admit I have not made the leap to UHD and when...

I admit I have not made the leap to UHD and when it comes to the HP series, I am glad. I say this in hopes that when I finally make it to UHD, we will be well into WB's next round of 'double dipping'...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,613
Posted By Phrehdd
I will be curious to see how folks respond to...

I will be curious to see how folks respond to your statement here.

My home system is Marantz with Goldenear speakers for a nice surround and stereo imaging. Folks who come over for both movies and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,251
Posted By Phrehdd
Bigg AW thanks for the response. So what I...

Bigg AW thanks for the response.

So what I am understanding is that Comcast decided to go with 720p, that some of their content is of a poor grade so no matter what is used, it will most likely...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,251
Posted By Phrehdd
This does get a bit messy as it appears multiple...

This does get a bit messy as it appears multiple things may contribute to good presentation from a 1080p and a 4k TV.

I'll just ask here - though Comcast and others may present a mediocre but...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-29-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,530
Posted By Phrehdd
Yep saw it and I admit I found it distracting....

Yep saw it and I admit I found it distracting. This series gives me rather mixed feelings as some parts seem very very good and some parts seem like complete rip offs right up to the steam punk...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-27-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,600
Posted By Phrehdd
Just a couple of thoughts after reading which...

Just a couple of thoughts after reading which looks so discouraging -

1) I'll happily wait for some way to decrypt and archive as things are too problematic now for just simple playback via home...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-27-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,899
Posted By Phrehdd
Will we be treated to a new high definition of ...

Will we be treated to a new high definition of

double and triple dipping reminiscent of past Potter collections?

I guess I can wait 2-4 years to find out.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-16-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph thanks for the heads up. I am one who just...

Ralph thanks for the heads up. I am one who just recently rented this movie (not 4k). I cannot comment really on the video/audio but thought it was a fun movie that left me wanting a bit more. Given...
Forum: Great Found Deals   12-01-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Phrehdd
A major thumbs up for this bit of info being...

A major thumbs up for this bit of info being here. With so many devices in the home capable or needing connectivity, its a good thing to reference respectable routers and such. Only thing to add...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,152
Posted By Phrehdd
Way back before I read up and found plasma TVs to...

Way back before I read up and found plasma TVs to be better for movies (particularly the Pioneer Kuro), I loved the deep rich blacks and it felt the most cinema like of the large screens that...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-06-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,965
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph, thanks for the review and your take on the...

Ralph, thanks for the review and your take on the content of the movie.

So many items to list that are positive and so many that might be consider a negative. I'll just say
that I'll go along...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-17-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,945
Posted By Phrehdd
I know it isn't easy to limit things to a small...

I know it isn't easy to limit things to a small list because some items end up of course being left out and everyone has different priorities.

Somehow, if would have value to include somewhere...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-17-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,804
Posted By Phrehdd
I know it isn't easy to limit things to a small...

I know it isn't easy to limit things to a small list because some items end up of course being left out and everyone has different priorities.

Somehow, if would have value to include somewhere...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-13-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Phrehdd
Yep, I remember watching this and to this day I...

Yep, I remember watching this and to this day I figure with some narration, it would played well as a pilot for TV series as it sadly seems borrowed and contrived. I guess I found a smirk in that...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-09-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Phrehdd
Hi Mark and thanks for the heads up. Will you at...

Hi Mark and thanks for the heads up. Will you at any time in the future be examining with a real hands on approach? Though films and TV might make 'audio command' look appealing, I am sure there...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-01-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Phrehdd
Radcliffe seems to have picked plenty of odd...

Radcliffe seems to have picked plenty of odd indie style movies. I gather he has put many films between himself and the Potter series of movies. There are a few of his movies that are odd that I...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Phrehdd
Ralph, thanks for the heads up. This film might...

Ralph, thanks for the heads up. This film might hit the very end of my rental queue as I like to take breaks by catching off beat and quirky films. I'll just have to remind myself about the limited...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-26-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Phrehdd
Looks like a mindless good fun rental. Thanks for...

Looks like a mindless good fun rental. Thanks for the heads up on this one. Duane The Rock Johnson is very likeable on screen.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-15-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Phrehdd
Thanks for the heads up on this one, Ralph. I...

Thanks for the heads up on this one, Ralph. I tend to enjoy historic pieces and thought not easy, I honestly try to give them a bit of license as they almost always cover way too much with way too...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-13-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,218
Posted By Phrehdd
I have TiVo 3 and a Roamio as well as various...

I have TiVo 3 and a Roamio as well as various versions of media oriented PCs. If you wouldn't mind, could you tell us why the hardware is better and which software offerings match TiVo in ease of...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-31-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,681
Posted By Phrehdd
Alas, watching Ben A run around and treat the...

Alas, watching Ben A run around and treat the character like it was perpetually constipated didn't quite do it for me and the "Dark Knight" version of the Batman. In fact, the story itself remained...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-28-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,650
Posted By Phrehdd
I understand everything you put forth in your...

I understand everything you put forth in your post. However, it is still a matter as you call it of a revenue stream. The original lifetime subscribers were offered a lousy deal. It was no better...
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