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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 121
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Posted By jimshowalter
Yes, my bad--I had googled for avsforum MCP-18...

Yes, my bad--I had googled for avsforum MCP-18 and it brought me here. I don't see a separate avsforum thread for the MCP-18. Maybe someone can start one.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
If you have been struggling with how to connect...

If you have been struggling with how to connect your 105 to the rest of your system without hurting the signal, check out the NuForce MCP-18.

I have no financial or other affiliation with NuForce,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,565
Posted By jimshowalter
This is a wonderful product! Anyone with an...

This is a wonderful product!

Anyone with an Oppo 105 and another source (turntable, cable, satellite, whatever) needs one of these.

I'd been thinking about trying to find a used McIntosh C45,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-13-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
Oxford good enough for you folks? ...

Oxford good enough for you folks?

Percussionist, orchestra, > 115 dB.

http://annhyg.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/8/893.long

No ear bleeding.

We know at least two things to be true:
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
When someone asks a question and you respond...

When someone asks a question and you respond with a reductio ad absurdum, you're not interested in answering, you're interested in mocking.

It's as if I asked you to think about what would be a...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
To the admins, if you go back through the last 8...

To the admins, if you go back through the last 8 or so posts, they all have a decidedly mocking tone, gigawatts, sarcastic, ha ha ha, but I believe that's actually counter to the rules of AVS, so...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-12-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FMW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529833/is-high-resolution-audio-irrelevant/300#post_24710200)

Well we can't see infrared...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-12-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
Flat-panel displays cannot currently cover the...

Flat-panel displays cannot currently cover the full color gamut of human vision. The flat-panel industry continues to try to close that gap.

CDs cannot cover the full dynamic range of human...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-11-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
You're not responding to my question. I'm...

You're not responding to my question.

I'm asking you to perform a thought experiment where, instead of defending past compromises, you figure out what the specs really should be.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-11-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RobertR http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529833/is-high-resolution-audio-irrelevant/300#post_24709104)

Explain why people...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 35,552
Posted By jimshowalter
It's funny to see people defending the CD format...

It's funny to see people defending the CD format when it was known at the time to be a compromise. The designers didn't say this is the best possible recording standard. They said this is the best...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-10-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by leperlord http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5880#post_23411946)

Hi

Am i the only...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-08-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by GoldenBoy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5850#post_23405697)

I'm almost certain...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Neuromancer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5700#post_23366165)

None currently...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MLM http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5670#post_23363613)

No, I did not do a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mongo171 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5610#post_23348879)

I hear too short of a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by GoldenBoy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5610#post_23344287)

now I'm wondering if...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ramatam http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5610#post_23343563)

I think that we should...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrBig39 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5490#post_23322287)

Thanks a lot Bill!
I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by Bob...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bob Pariseau http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5430#post_23312259)

Chris, as best I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-12-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Can the discussion of upsampling and other...

Can the discussion of upsampling and other digital theory be moved out of here?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djwillia33 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5280#post_23257618)

I accidentally hit...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MLM http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5100#post_23231410)

Sounds like a purposely...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vacquah http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5130#post_23233624)

So what I have in mind...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11,334
Views: 888,993
Posted By jimshowalter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Torqdog http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/5100#post_23228570)

Looks like that review...
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