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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-21-2016, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I too received the new FW update a few days ago....

I too received the new FW update a few days ago. Haven't noticed any change though I haven't been watching much TV lately. Busy busy!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-19-2016, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Went to the theater for the first time in ages to...

Went to the theater for the first time in ages to see 13 Hours...........excellent movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Michael Bay did a good job.

The soundtrack was pretty decent, in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2016, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I have a Marantz 8802a prepro and had the same...

I have a Marantz 8802a prepro and had the same experience when I fiddled with allowing the Marantz's supposedly superior upconversion hardware do the job. I went back to allowing the Vizio to do the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-27-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
If we have a large scale EMP event, I think the...

If we have a large scale EMP event, I think the destroyed TV is gonna be the least of your worries. I like the acronym fix.......cute.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-26-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
While maybe not priced in the range of "cheap",...

While maybe not priced in the range of "cheap", it's on sale at Amazon right now for 14.99
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-20-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Is it safe to say that the Minions have gotten a...

Is it safe to say that the Minions have gotten a little full of themselves? It happens.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Yeah, I don't see them needing to rush out a new...

Yeah, I don't see them needing to rush out a new model anytime soon. But that's just my opinion and what do I know other than this 8802a is a big leap up from it's predecessor and it does everything...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2015, 01:43 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
I purchased my P-70 through Costco. Packed it in...

I purchased my P-70 through Costco. Packed it in the truck vertically, got it home and discovered the screen was cracked and it appeared there had been an impact though there was no evidence that it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Are you referring to Audyssey as a whole or is...

Are you referring to Audyssey as a whole or is that statement I highlighted in bold more applicable to dynamic eq?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
I use flat for everything. I do have a...

I use flat for everything.

I do have a question regarding using flat or reference curves. In my untreated cave, the frequency curve for flat has high frequencies above 6k being boosted by about 6...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2015, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Like Dave, I too have a "light" beer or two on...

Like Dave, I too have a "light" beer or two on occasion. Call 'em road sodas. :)

I save the seriously good stuff for when I'm back on two feet.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Snark will get you everywhere round these parts....

Snark will get you everywhere round these parts. LOL :D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-09-2015, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
:);)

:);)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-09-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I just want to add that this mix is in no way...

I just want to add that this mix is in no way perfect. Peart's drums, cymbals in particular are sometimes mixed too low and Geddy's vocals have somewhat of an echo that make it difficult to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-09-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I didn't care for it. I'm trying to remember...

I didn't care for it. I'm trying to remember whether R-30 or Time machine has Lifeson's guitar so poorly mixed. Either way, it was hard to listen to and I have a pretty forgiving system that's VERY...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-09-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Was........Neil Peart announced his retirement a...

Was........Neil Peart announced his retirement a couple days ago. This was Rush's' last tour fer sure.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-08-2015, 10:15 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I received the Rush R-40 bluray/CD package today....

I received the Rush R-40 bluray/CD package today. Previous concert offerings from Rush have been some of the worst mixed concert vids I own, such a shame for such a popular band like this to allow...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-06-2015, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Thanks. I'm on my way to Amazon. Price today is...

Thanks. I'm on my way to Amazon. Price today is $17.24
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-06-2015, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
One other question regarding The Wall. Are the...

One other question regarding The Wall. Are the Waters odyssey bits assigned their own chapters? In other words, can one just hit the "next scene" button on the remote and effectively skip these...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
None noticed on my system but I am using a tower...

None noticed on my system but I am using a tower center that is the same as my Left/Right speakers.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-05-2015, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
You folks who have Roger Waters The Wall, how...

You folks who have Roger Waters The Wall, how much is concert footage and how much is dedicated to Waters stuff? Reading the review from blu-ray.com;
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I have a very mixed group of components. My...

I have a very mixed group of components. My Parasound Halo amps are both silver and the Oppo and 8802a are both black. I thought about selling the two Halos and getting the black counterparts but...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-22-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Has there been a measurement performed on the...

Has there been a measurement performed on the movie Samsara? The opening scenes with the volcano seems to have some decent bass but it's difficult to tell how low it goes due to it's constant...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Trigger Talk

With all this talk of triggers, it has triggered a curiosity of mine. :) I am currently using both trigger outputs, one goes to a Parasound A-31 amp which piggy-backs to another Parasound A-51 amp....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-12-2015, 08:06 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
So the new FW update has a designation of...

So the new FW update has a designation of 1.3.15-UHD. I don't remember...........did the 1.2.23 update have the "UHD" at the end?

cprawks, "same great picture".........anything else to report?
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