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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
Apologies if this has been posted and I somehow...

Apologies if this has been posted and I somehow missed it, but two bits of Auro-related news:


a) There's a music-oriented Auro BD coming soon: Jill Scott Live in Paris. Not familiar with her,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27,183
Views: 1,121,643
Posted By sdrucker
Knowing the industry, I'd believe that before it...

Knowing the industry, I'd believe that before it being transferrable between a user's AVRs.


As to "just including it" a few years from now, I think it depends on how manufacturers in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27,183
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Posted By sdrucker
Not sure what that's going to make this year's...

Not sure what that's going to make this year's CEDIA feel like....the calm after the storm or another buildup of expectations based on the next set of AVRs to hit the market with DTS:X this fall, to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
As a European, who I've cast as the target market...

As a European, who I've cast as the target market for Auro based on the direction of Datasat/Auro for hardware and Auro's emphasis in its home content on the likes of Ozark Henry and Bowling Balls,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 16,980
Posted By sdrucker
...and having heard at least three demos with...

...and having heard at least three demos with them at CEDIA last September, I was one of those people. However, I never was under the illusion that the modules were a preferred solution, just a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 16,980
Posted By sdrucker
More to the point, what will Yamaha, Pioneer, or...

More to the point, what will Yamaha, Pioneer, or Onkyo be doing WRT this front? I think that would give you a better idea of whether this is urban folklore or a real limitation to come imposed by DSP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 09:25 AM
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Views: 16,980
Posted By sdrucker
LOL...you forgot the third order derivative of...

LOL...you forgot the third order derivative of the flux capacitor gradient. So more like 1,942,228 :D .

In all seriousness, not everyone on this thread knew, and in context my point was that at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 16,980
Posted By sdrucker
That's not true, at least for me. I have a...

That's not true, at least for me. I have a Trinnov Altitude with the most recent software installed (from early July), and I as I write I have Interstellar on, with a DTS-HD soundtrack, and I can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27,183
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Posted By sdrucker
Agreed. FWIW I did get the see the game at our...

Agreed. FWIW I did get the see the game at our reception that night, but wound up catching most of the third period at a restaurant with a group of colleagues in downtown San Diego, where my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
Yes, that's me! Taken when I was at a conference...

Yes, that's me! Taken when I was at a conference and had to miss the clinching game. The American Marketing Association was the sponsor and is based in Chicago. I became their poster guy for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
Thanks! It's Stuart, not Scott BTW. I must have...

Thanks! It's Stuart, not Scott BTW. I must have accidentally taken my name off the last time I revised my signature. And thanks for the good wishes.




I can relate :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27,183
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Posted By sdrucker
I've got Aras' quartet of Atlantic Tech 44-DAs in...

I've got Aras' quartet of Atlantic Tech 44-DAs in our storage space, pending delivery of a pair of Crown XLR 1502s from Sweetwater in early August, and a pair of PSB Imagine S speakers I've held...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 915
Posted By sdrucker
Agreed - my time was considerably less, but that...

Agreed - my time was considerably less, but that was in large part because we're going to blow it up and move or redo our current place to have at least as dedicated an HT room as we can swing. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 915
Posted By sdrucker
Well, I now have a 24 channel Trinnov Altitude,...

Well, I now have a 24 channel Trinnov Altitude, and with the adjustability of resolution, some tweaking of parameters that were fixed in the Sherwood, and being able to do weighted multi-position...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
Which means I planned wisely :). 55" actually,...

Which means I planned wisely :). 55" actually, and more like 8.75' than 9', but essentially correct.





I'll remember that if/when we have a projector and a 100' or more screen LOL...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
So, if you've a 24' length room, with the display...

So, if you've a 24' length room, with the display maybe three feet from the front, the best spot is about 9' away from the front wall, for about a 6' viewing distance from the display?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-09-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 72,236
Posted By sdrucker
Just in time for me to get my .4 speakers in...

Just in time for me to get my .4 speakers in place, after I get my Crown 1502 amps to power them from my pre-order. Yes, I now have my 24 channel Altitude and am up and running. I'm very likely in a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
The PSB Imagine S is the speaker you're thinking...

The PSB Imagine S is the speaker you're thinking of. There's a few people on the PSB forum that have them, but they're apparently few and far between, and most have moved on to more standard...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By sdrucker
Just to be clear, both Denon models JD mentioned...

Just to be clear, both Denon models JD mentioned support Audyssey XT32, which is the top offering of Audyssey today (and has been for the past four years). If it were me, unless you absolutely want...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 7,560
Posted By sdrucker
I liked it, as Emilia Clarke eye candy goes. But...

I liked it, as Emilia Clarke eye candy goes. But the plotline was confusing and closer to a Dr. Who episode or Michael Bey in its pacing than the classic first two movies. Having said that, if you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 268,231
Posted By sdrucker
Sure - I built a "Frankenprocessor" with an Oppo...

Sure - I built a "Frankenprocessor" with an Oppo 103, R-972, and the 4311. If you search the thread back about two years ago you'll see some of my thoughts about how I got there, and I can try to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
Any full Trinnov offering will beat the R-972 due...

Any full Trinnov offering will beat the R-972 due to the flexible parameters and faster processing than in a 2008 version of the Trinnov Optimizer, so that's a bit of a straw man. On the other hand,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 268,231
Posted By sdrucker
Hey, It's been awhile, but as I received my...

Hey,
It's been awhile, but as I received my Trinnov Altitude a few weeks ago, I sold my R-972 to a user looking for a backup unit. It's been a fun ride with the Sherwood, as I was one of the lucky...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 732,568
Posted By sdrucker
YMMV, but if you're watching budget, I wonder if...

YMMV, but if you're watching budget, I wonder if the X2T would be a better buy than the T2 for someone in a moderately sized room and with subs, at least at MSRP. You'd ideally want to demo both to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27,183
Views: 1,121,643
Posted By sdrucker
I'm a bit surprised that Dracula Untold didn't...

I'm a bit surprised that Dracula Untold didn't get an consumer Atmos release. The battle scenes and flying bats would have been a good fit. Not exactly the same level of quality, and without the sex,...
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