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Forum: Plasma Panels   07-24-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By DiscCollector
For Sale: NEW Pioneer Kuro KRP-500M

Well, it's as CLOSE to brand new as you will ever find.


This KRP-500M was taken out of the box, and the 150 hour D-Nice break-in / aging process was performed, it was briefly tested, and it...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7,210
Views: 363,258
Posted By DiscCollector
I have an original Theta Dreadnaught I for sale...

I have an original Theta Dreadnaught I for sale in the classifieds, if anyone is interested. It is the more rare original Dreadnaught (that a lot of people favor) - in silver, with 5 x 200W modules -...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By DiscCollector
Theta Digital Dreadnaught I - 5 x 200W MINT

Absolutely MINT original Theta Dreadnaught solid state multichannel amplifier, with 5 x 200W channels.


This is the first version of the Dreadnaught, that many people feel is superior to the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By DiscCollector
I am having a TERRIBLE time finding a company...

I am having a TERRIBLE time finding a company that will simply pick up an deliver a Plasma TV at a reasonable price.

I need shipping for a 50" plasma TV - in its factory carton, strapped to a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By DiscCollector
So - you don't think a new KRP-600M is worth as...

So - you don't think a new KRP-600M is worth as much as, say, a new Panasonic TC-P60ZT60 - even though people judge their picture quality as equal, or the KRP-600M even a bit better?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,588
Posted By DiscCollector
I was wondering if I could get opinions on what...

I was wondering if I could get opinions on what would be reasonable to pay for a brand new (zero hours) Pioneer Kuro KRP-600M 60" plasma?

Is it, for example, worth paying $4,000 for one?
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-27-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,388
Posted By DiscCollector
Wow. IMHO this is a step DOWN from the...

Wow.

IMHO this is a step DOWN from the MC-12HDEQ in most ways. No automatic room equalization/EQ DSP daughterboard, no Logic7, no multiple-sub outputs, less setup/input flexibility...

Other...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   01-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,218
Posted By DiscCollector
Curved OLED screens are this year's DIVX*. ...

Curved OLED screens are this year's DIVX*.


(*product that nobody asked for - and nobody wants - being foisted on us by clueless execs).
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   01-08-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,218
Posted By DiscCollector
Wow. Just.....wow.

Wow. Just.....wow.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   01-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,218
Posted By DiscCollector
Soooooo........ ........did you TELL them? ...

Soooooo........

........did you TELL them?

Did you TELL the highest-ranking person you could find in each of the manufacturer's booths that curved screens are near-universally-loathed, and...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,638
Posted By DiscCollector
Wow - it's really simple: People aren't being...

Wow - it's really simple: People aren't being negative against LG or OLED - they're complaining (rightly so) about the stupid CURVED SCREENS.

Can we please try to get the message to Manufacturers...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,638
Posted By DiscCollector
CAN EVERY SINGLE PERSON FROM AVSFORUM ATTENDING...

CAN EVERY SINGLE PERSON FROM AVSFORUM ATTENDING CES PLEASE TELL EVERY TV MANUFACTURER IN ATTENDANCE that NOBODY, N O B O D Y.... WANTS THESE STUPID CURVED SCREENS.

Stop with the "technology...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-04-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,690
Views: 182,803
Posted By DiscCollector
Yikes. I just bought a new KRP-500M (and...

Yikes.

I just bought a new KRP-500M (and not just "new to me", and actual new new one).

I really hope it doesn't have this issue when it arrives.
Forum: Speakers   09-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 462,980
Posted By DiscCollector
Why didn't REVEL make a proper "C206" center...

Why didn't REVEL make a proper "C206" center speaker?

The F206 and M206 seem to be the real "sweet spot" of the line, and best reviewed (and will likely be the best sellers).

But...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 360,727
Posted By DiscCollector
I'm looking for an R5000 that will work with a...

I'm looking for an R5000 that will work with a Bell Expressvu 9242.

Does anyone know if the Dish 211 mods are transferrable to Expressvu? (HW is the same as EchoStar/Dish).

If so, is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-24-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 25,062
Posted By DiscCollector
Well, in August of last year, Mr. Norton was -...

Well, in August of last year, Mr. Norton was - technically - correct.

Although he SHOULD really have mentioned that the Panny VT50 came AWFULLY close, and is probably a better TV overall - all...
Forum: Video Source Items   11-30-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,100
Posted By DiscCollector
SOLD SOLD SOLD Beautiful condition Pioneer...

SOLD SOLD SOLD

Beautiful condition Pioneer Elite CLD-99 laserdisc player.

Still works perfectly. Very low hours (and not used at all in the past 4 years).

Includes remote, manual etc.
...
Forum: Video Source Items   11-29-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By DiscCollector
Gorgeous, mint condition Denon DVD-3800BDCI...

Gorgeous, mint condition Denon DVD-3800BDCI Blu-ray player.

Includes original box, remote (unused, other than to initially program universal remote), manual etc.

Price dropped to $300 OBO.
Forum: Video Processors   11-22-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By DiscCollector
The seller dropped the price on a brand new...

The seller dropped the price on a brand new Faroudja DVP-1080 to $550 - so it's making it a tougher decision.

I doubt I'll find a Duo or Crystalio for anwhere near that price, and the Faroudja...
Forum: Video Processors   11-21-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By DiscCollector
...for the same price - which would you choose? ...

...for the same price - which would you choose?

(Been out of the loop on video processors for a while)

I want upscaling to 1080p of 2 analog video sources (HLD-X9 laserdisc player and...
Forum: Video Source Items   10-24-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By DiscCollector
Oppo Digital BDP-83SE (Special Edition) NuForce...

Oppo Digital BDP-83SE (Special Edition) NuForce Edition universal BD / DVD / SACD / DVD-Audio player.

This is the enhanced special edition of the BDP-83 (that was already a special edition)...
Forum: Video Source Items   10-24-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By DiscCollector
OPPO Digital DV-983H upconverting (1080p) DVD /...

OPPO Digital DV-983H upconverting (1080p) DVD / SACD / DVD-Audio player with JVB Region-Free modification.

Known for its audiophile-level sound quality, video upscaling and flexibility.

Mint...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 704,546
Posted By DiscCollector
Quick question for any EX700 owners out there:...

Quick question for any EX700 owners out there: Can "Motionflow" (120Hz) be turned off - or is it an "always on" kind of thing?

I've heard a lot about 120 and 240 Hz features ruining the filmic...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-16-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 39,770
Posted By DiscCollector
Hey, just one small comment on these listings: ...

Hey, just one small comment on these listings:

What's the point of annotating some films with "BD is 1.78:1 OAR is 1.85:1" (e.g. MIMIC) - when pretty much all Flat-shot films are released 1.78 on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 28,145
Posted By DiscCollector
Hi Joe, First, thanks for all your work in...

Hi Joe,

First, thanks for all your work in comparing these pieces for us.

I have a quick question for you: In your intial detailed post you said:

"The 09FD and DVD-A1 were even most of the...
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