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Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Based on your WAF example pics, it seems like...

Based on your WAF example pics, it seems like speaker depth is almost more important (aesthetically) than height or width. If that's the case ...

The Ascend HTM-200 (mentioned earlier) and NHT...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 ^^^ You might also consider slightly...

+1 ^^^

You might also consider slightly tilting down your LR mains to target the viewer height. If you give the TV a slight tilt also (unless it's a plasma you will have to) it will all look good.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By sdg4vfx
It depends on how you ripped the 3D versions. ...

It depends on how you ripped the 3D versions.

If you ripped the 3D version in the blu-ray native frame-pack format (both "eyes" at full 1080p) then the 2D version will be un-compromised.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-28-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,419
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Anybody have experience with the 40" 7100 model...

Anybody have experience with the 40" 7100 model (UN40JU7100)?

Does it also have a 10bit panel, same color accuracy, etc. as the larger models?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-20-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By sdg4vfx
P.S. The only 40" and smaller monitors that are...

P.S. The only 40" and smaller monitors that are accurate (enough) and calibrate-able were high-end "pro" production models in the 5K-40K range. General consensus I've heard is that many studios are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-20-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By sdg4vfx
I know a few prod companies in LA that are using...

I know a few prod companies in LA that are using LG 55UB9500 units in edit bays. It's 55", IPS and ISF calibrate-able. Most the studios I know are using this unit as a temporary solution until HDR...
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 565
Posted By sdg4vfx
FWIW, the SVS SB2000 has a 12" driver and it's...

FWIW, the SVS SB2000 has a 12" driver and it's cabinet is smaller than the majority of other 10" driver subs.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By sdg4vfx
We got a LG 55UB9500 at work and are fairly...

We got a LG 55UB9500 at work and are fairly impressed ($1250 from Amazon). The 65" version is $1999 at Amazon.

Notes ...
- we had it calibrated, but while using some online picture settings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-11-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 288
Posted By sdg4vfx
I would agree. The best 3D TV I've seen is a new...

I would agree. The best 3D TV I've seen is a new 4K LG with passive 3D. The 3D looked great and the inconvenience factor was almost nil with the passive glasses (very lightweight, like sunglasses,...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 if you need more bass add a sub-woofer to the...

+1 if you need more bass add a sub-woofer to the M-Audio. The bose would be a significant step down in sound quality on almost every front.
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By sdg4vfx
^^^ The Wharfedale 10.1's are a nice speaker,...

^^^ The Wharfedale 10.1's are a nice speaker, and only 11.5" tall. Can you fit a third as a center? In many ways three identical speakers LCR is the ideal.

While I wouldn't typically recommend...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,435
Views: 937,234
Posted By sdg4vfx
I notice it a lot and heard significant...

I notice it a lot and heard significant improvement when I went with a third Q100 as a center. But it's possible I'm more sensitive to center speaker lobbing issues (former musician).

Generally...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 235
Posted By sdg4vfx
^^^ +1 All good suggestions. Also +1 the...

^^^ +1 All good suggestions.

Also +1 the Focal.
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By sdg4vfx
Phantom center might be better than a mis-matched...

Phantom center might be better than a mis-matched center.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-11-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 288
Posted By sdg4vfx
I've aways wondered if lack of 3D broadcast...

I've aways wondered if lack of 3D broadcast content (too expensive to produce) caused a big hiccup in the progress of 3D TVs/in-home-viewing.

Well, that and the inconvenient (and somewhat corny)...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7,435
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Posted By sdg4vfx
For home theater use I set the crossover to 80hz....

For home theater use I set the crossover to 80hz. Sounds great. FWIW, 80hz is the THX suggested standard.
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 380,088
Posted By sdg4vfx
If you are using them with a sub (80hz crossover)...

If you are using them with a sub (80hz crossover) the difference could easily be minimal. For stereo music listening without a sub the difference would be much more pronounced.
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 380,088
Posted By sdg4vfx
Not knocking the towers - they are great! ...

Not knocking the towers - they are great!

Your post indicated your listening was 90/10 HT vs music. Three identical speakers LCR across the front can give you the best possible front sound stage...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 380,088
Posted By sdg4vfx
FWIW ... 3x Sierra 2's (all upright) or 3x...

FWIW ...
3x Sierra 2's (all upright)
or
3x Horizons
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-09-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,141
Posted By sdg4vfx
A very good reason to wait IMO.

A very good reason to wait IMO.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-09-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By sdg4vfx
Since I work in professional post production my...

Since I work in professional post production my home-user vernacular might be off ...

In my circle these are referred to as video cards, video I/O cards, or occasionally SDI cards (from the pre...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 923
Posted By sdg4vfx
Seems to me DVD's are still being...

Seems to me DVD's are still being manufactured/marketed/sold ... at least it looks that way on Amazon.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By sdg4vfx
The following computer "video" cards will do...

The following computer "video" cards will do UHD/60/4:4:4 via SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections ...

Blackmagic Designs:
DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G and 4K Pro
UltraStudio Thunderbolt 4K Extreme

AJA...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By sdg4vfx
Thanks - I'll double check that.

Thanks - I'll double check that.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-07-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By sdg4vfx
Until there's more 4K content available, and, the...

Until there's more 4K content available, and, the color-space and HDR issues are settled in I'd stick with the ZT60. Just leave room for a larger screen for later :)

Also, for the time being at...
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