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Forum: Speakers   02-23-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By tezster
If want something that's meant to be wall-mounted...

If want something that's meant to be wall-mounted and angled, you can look at the Polk OWM-3's for front heights, although you would need to cross over at no lower than ~100hz.

But given your...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 181,651
Posted By tezster
A bit late, but it also just occurred to me that...

A bit late, but it also just occurred to me that a true 4K signal would have a different aspect ratio compared to a conventional 3840 pixel-width UHD display. So it should be fairly obvious as UHD...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-21-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,196
Posted By tezster
I'm a little disappointed this film didn't get a...

I'm a little disappointed this film didn't get a perfect 3D score... the material is an ideal fit, and it looked great at the theater.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-21-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,568
Posted By tezster
At the risk of beating a dead horse, so it's only...

At the risk of beating a dead horse, so it's only the German release that has native Auro 3D, correct? I want to make sure I'm ordering it from the correct source.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-20-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,314
Posted By tezster
I rarely use it, but my new LG TV has more...

I rarely use it, but my new LG TV has more customizable FI options that my previous TVs lacked, so I'm able to fine-tune how it looks i.e. set it below the threshold where SOE becomes noticeable,...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,721
Posted By tezster
I'm genuinely curious what those who "plan to use...

I'm genuinely curious what those who "plan to use another 3D surround format" intend on doing? Atmos and DTS-X layouts are almost interchangeable, so the only option left I know of would be a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By tezster
Ok, cool... I didn't want to be definitive about...

Ok, cool... I didn't want to be definitive about it, since I didn't know for certain. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,721
Posted By tezster
Atmos wasn't anywhere on my radar 2+ years ago -...

Atmos wasn't anywhere on my radar 2+ years ago - I simply thought it would be highly impractical to do in my living room without a huge amount of hassle and cost. And if I were to do it, it would be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By tezster
Another consideration is the Denon 2016 AVRs...

Another consideration is the Denon 2016 AVRs potentially receiving a firmware update for Dolby Vision compatibility, whereas no such commitment has been made to update the 2015 model receivers.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-14-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By tezster
Top speakers more closely match the ideal Atmos...

Top speakers more closely match the ideal Atmos configuration, so I would opt for option A. Height speakers are typically seen as options for those who are unable or unwilling to ceiling-mount (or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 181,651
Posted By tezster
Are you able to display a 4K checkerboard test...

Are you able to display a 4K checkerboard test pattern and visually check whether there are any scaling artifacts?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-14-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By tezster
Denon AVRs have a feature called LFC (low...

Denon AVRs have a feature called LFC (low frequency containment) you can apply to reduce LFE content. Other receivers may have similar features.
Moving the subwoofer right against the seats so it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 164,718
Posted By tezster
I received an Auro demo disc yesterday (nothing...

I received an Auro demo disc yesterday (nothing new, the 2014 one), and watched some of the demo material. I liked what I heard, having only used the Auro up-mixer in the past for two-channel music....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13,385
Views: 622,159
Posted By tezster
Thanks for the explanation. Seems like a...

Thanks for the explanation. Seems like a roundabout way to deliver their signal... I guess that's one way to get it to work within the framework of already established audio codecs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13,385
Views: 622,159
Posted By tezster
Someone tell me this is how Auro is supposed to...

Someone tell me this is how Auro is supposed to work: I received an Auro 3D demo disc in the mail today - I'm assuming they send it to those who purchased the Auro upgrade. :)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,145
Posted By tezster
I'm trying to decide what options I have for a...

I'm trying to decide what options I have for a UHD Player - while my intention has been to purchase an OPPO 203, I'm wondering if there are other players which might suit my needs?

Must-Haves

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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 181,651
Posted By tezster
What display settings are most people using for...

What display settings are most people using for HDR content? Do you generally use the same settings as SDR? To get the really bright highlights, I find increasing the backlight is necessary. Also,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-09-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By tezster
Well, if you can afford the F12, how about the...

Well, if you can afford the F12, how about the L22 instead? Same footprint as the L12, but twice the height (and cheaper than the F12).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-09-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By tezster
The Klipsch is ported, while the SVS is sealed,...

The Klipsch is ported, while the SVS is sealed, so they're different type of subs which will respond differently in the same room. The Klipsch would probably have higher raw output, whereas the SVS...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-08-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By tezster
The storage you get really depends on what your...

The storage you get really depends on what your intentions are, taking into account the amount of space you have available, and future expansion plans i.e. are you looking for the most efficient...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 181,651
Posted By tezster
I plugged mine into the non-USB 3.0 ports (I use...

I plugged mine into the non-USB 3.0 ports (I use two strips). And mine doesn't have a remote - I just set them to the color and brightness I want. They retain their settings when turned off, so they...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By tezster
This is pure marketing genuis! :D ...

This is pure marketing genuis! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiuMuWJu02k

EDIT: you need to be familiar with 90's Canadian programming to really get it.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-06-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By tezster
Yes, DV is engaged when watching on my LG TV :)

Yes, DV is engaged when watching on my LG TV :)
Forum: 3D Displays   02-06-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By tezster
Since the challenge lies in the variance from set...

Since the challenge lies in the variance from set to set within the same model, testing is really only beneficial if you can check the exact set you intend to purchase, making it impractical in many...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 181,651
Posted By tezster
I use these:...

I use these: https://www.amazon.com/Better-quality-passive-3D-Panasonic/dp/B014G8R2IE/ref=lp_13460336011_1_1?srs=13460336011&ie=UTF8&qid=1486271696&sr=8-1

They work great for me, as they...
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