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Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
Have you seen the specs on the new players......

Have you seen the specs on the new players... They are tiny... like about 8"x9"
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-24-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 245,368
Posted By Jon S
I do not recommend running in high lamp mode...

I do not recommend running in high lamp mode unless really necessary. High lamp mode generates a lot of extra heat and in the long term, it shortens the life of the D-ILA panels. High temperatures...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-23-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Jon S
I got the information from Rita's Vintage Audio...

I got the information from Rita's Vintage Audio repair who did Sunfire repairs... I believe Bob Carver was affiliated with that company as well after he sold Carver and Sunfire. That's why some...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-23-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 245,368
Posted By Jon S
It just means the 4910 has the menu options that...

It just means the 4910 has the menu options that ISF calibrators need to access to get the projector up to snuff.... No projector is pre-calibrated to ISF standards except for an early SamSung DLP...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-23-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,144,313
Posted By Jon S
nope

nope
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-22-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 32,106
Posted By Jon S
My guess is that JVC will still use e-shift. The...

My guess is that JVC will still use e-shift. The only major change will be the support of HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2... JVC seems to move very slowly in changing the projectors. They will only make a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-22-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,144,313
Posted By Jon S
You should have put your Nintendo Wii out of the...

You should have put your Nintendo Wii out of the reach of the dog... Those paws can't grip the controller worth a lick...
:D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-22-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 540
Posted By Jon S
Well, when your plasma dies, you are gonna be in...

Well, when your plasma dies, you are gonna be in a pickle since no one makes plasmas anymore...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8,798
Views: 988,557
Posted By Jon S
My RS-1 has around 3,000 hours... I have not had...

My RS-1 has around 3,000 hours... I have not had any issues so far. No discoloring. I use it conservatively, I do not "pump" the image up or anything. I love the projector. It is supposed to have...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 540
Posted By Jon S
I have a 50" Samsung 8550... I love it except of...

I have a 50" Samsung 8550... I love it except of course the off-axis image degradation. I do notice that my older Panasonic plasma set had better detail in darker scenes where the Samsung seems to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,144,313
Posted By Jon S
Watching Blu-ray discs on the Samsung is pretty...

Watching Blu-ray discs on the Samsung is pretty revealing at how much better the UHD sets are over 1080P. Blu-Rays on my Samsung look more detailed than it was on my previous Panasonic plasma set. ...
Forum: Soundbars   04-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Jon S
This is not an uncommon issue with sound bars......

This is not an uncommon issue with sound bars... The bars are supposed to be connected to the ARC HDMI port but I find that the compatibility issues to be a problem with different brands. I have the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,738
Views: 801,805
Posted By Jon S
The USB port on the Pioneers are only for BD-Live...

The USB port on the Pioneers are only for BD-Live capability. It offers nothing else useful unlike the Oppo USB ports which can be used as a file source.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
If you are considering buying a UHD (aka 4K)...

If you are considering buying a UHD (aka 4K) Blu-Ray player, you should remember that the first generation players usually sell for about $2000... It takes about two years before they really get...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-16-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Jon S
sadly, you are out of luck... AFAIK, you cannot...

sadly, you are out of luck... AFAIK, you cannot find replacement drivers for the Sunfires. The sub gotta be approaching 20 years old now. Time for a new one...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-15-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
The upscaling on my Samsung 8550 TV looked...

The upscaling on my Samsung 8550 TV looked better than what the S6200 can do...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-14-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
I had to redo the MKV files using MKVMerge with...

I had to redo the MKV files using MKVMerge with the parameters mentioned earlier. It now works for me... It's a real pain to use MakeMKV to convert the disc to a MKV file, use Handbrake to downsize...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-13-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
I redid the MKV files using MakeMKV... I can see...

I redid the MKV files using MakeMKV... I can see the chapters when using Handbrake but the chapter stops still do not work. When I hit skip chapter, it plays the next file. I do not understand this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
I use Handbrake to convert my Blu-ray movies to...

I use Handbrake to convert my Blu-ray movies to MKV format. When I play them back on my Oppo, there are chapters, on the Sony, nothing. I also use tsMuxer and mkvtoolnix.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-10-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
How are authoring your MKV files? Is it on a Mac...

How are authoring your MKV files? Is it on a Mac or PC? I am using Handbrake on a Windows 7 computer and it does not import the chapter stops from Blu-Ray discs, it only works on DVDs.

I went...
Forum: Soundbars   04-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Jon S
I have all my devices (cable box, Blu-Ray player...

I have all my devices (cable box, Blu-Ray player and Apple TV) connected to my television. The HXT-1 is connected to the ARC HDMI port. When I power on the TV, the HXT-1 is powered on as well. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-07-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 69,725
Posted By Jon S
OTOH, I thought his earlier titles (The Girl Who...

OTOH, I thought his earlier titles (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and Summer Wars) were really great...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 69,725
Posted By Jon S
I have seen that anime and for some reason, it...

I have seen that anime and for some reason, it did not really impress me that much. I bought it because it was well regarded but I thought the plot was rather weak.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-06-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 261,384
Posted By Jon S
The audio on the Oppo is probably better than the...

The audio on the Oppo is probably better than the Sony... Video quality should be comparable. The only difference would be with the BDP-103 Darbee version which can enhance detail. TBH, once the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-04-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17,758
Views: 1,144,313
Posted By Jon S
Your mode is a matter of taste... Owners who want...

Your mode is a matter of taste... Owners who want an accurate color gamut will always choose movie mode. But some people wants something with more "pop" and choose dynamic. It's all relative to...
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