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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Michael Sargent
I'm just quoting what Panasonic says. So if there...

I'm just quoting what Panasonic says. So if there is a problem, and Panasonic sees the pictures he posted above, they could deny a warrantee claim.


Do what you want, but mine is about 30 inches...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-29-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Michael Sargent
You may be too close to the wall. The 8000 is...

You may be too close to the wall. The 8000 is supposed to have at least 4" of clearance around it. See page 15 of the manual for a diagram.

Mike
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-28-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Michael Sargent
And NEVER let children touch them.

And NEVER let children touch them.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By Michael Sargent
Lossless formats all sound exactly the same. I...

Lossless formats all sound exactly the same. I recommend FLAC, but sonically there is no difference. The exact lossless format mostly depends on your ecosystem. FLAC is vendor neutral so you're not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Michael Sargent
Upgrade: Yes. Cables: No. Mike

Upgrade: Yes.
Cables: No.

Mike
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,039
Posted By Michael Sargent
I downloaded the new Windows 10 preview (released...

I downloaded the new Windows 10 preview (released around noon today) and installed it on a VM. I used Windows Explorer to browse to my Music share, selected a FLAC file, double-clicked and Windows...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,070
Posted By Michael Sargent
When I replaced the bulb in my 4000, at around...

When I replaced the bulb in my 4000, at around 2,200 hours, it had lost 60% of its brightness. I actually measured this with a light meter. To put it another way, when I put in the new bulb, it was 2...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-12-2015, 07:47 AM
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Views: 597,266
Posted By Michael Sargent
It's not so much music, but a fascinating look at...

It's not so much music, but a fascinating look at the history of Muscle Shoals Records. I enjoyed it very much.

Mike
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11,130
Views: 691,498
Posted By Michael Sargent
Well, I see this as a contest. Let's see if they...

Well, I see this as a contest. Let's see if they can evict you on the day you were planning on moving anyways. There should be a fairly long series of hearings and appeals that you can have a lot of...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-08-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By Michael Sargent
A new bulb will probably give you more than...

A new bulb will probably give you more than double brightness. When I last replaced a bulb in a 4000, I measured the light output before and after and the before was a paltry 40% of the after (to say...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-06-2015, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Michael Sargent
Crime of the Century was just released on High...

Crime of the Century was just released on High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-Ray. The BR contains the whole album in stereo 192 kHz 24-bit audio, in LPCM, dts-HD MA, and Dolby TrueHD. I ripped the LPCM...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,663
Posted By Michael Sargent
Or High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-Ray disks (to...

Or High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-Ray disks (to promote a format which is still alive).

Mike
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Michael Sargent
On the dBpoweramp forum there is a discussion on...

On the dBpoweramp forum there is a discussion on the accuracy of various drives. There is quite a difference between drives, models and makers.

Mike
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-01-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Michael Sargent
Yes, the 8000 is a great upgrade from the 4000. I...

Yes, the 8000 is a great upgrade from the 4000. I loved my 4000, but when lightning took it out I got an 8000 and was very impressed. It is so much brighter that you may want to put sunglasses on...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19,130
Views: 639,282
Posted By Michael Sargent
Never! That's a wonderful album. Mike

Never! That's a wonderful album.

Mike
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By Michael Sargent
Always ask: Where does the extra information come...

Always ask: Where does the extra information come from?


That way you get to watch them squirm as they try to justify creating something from nothing. You can have a lot of fun with this if you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-21-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Michael Sargent
Post in the Official Owners thread: ...

Post in the Official Owners thread:

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Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Michael Sargent
I'll second these suggestions. Mike

I'll second these suggestions.


Mike
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,139
Views: 119,187
Posted By Michael Sargent
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,068
Posted By Michael Sargent
http://www.amazon.com/Anthem-Hanson/dp/B00CEMH316/...

http://www.amazon.com/Anthem-Hanson/dp/B00CEMH316/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1418766761&sr=1-1&keywords=hanson+vinyl&pebp=1418766767912...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19,130
Views: 639,282
Posted By Michael Sargent
But sounds like an angel.

But sounds like an angel.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 320,245
Posted By Michael Sargent
Blue Jeans Cables BJC-01. I have a 45' cable...

Blue Jeans Cables BJC-01. I have a 45' cable between my Denon AVR (various models over the years) and my Panasonic projector (various models over the years) and it has been flawless. I think it was...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-01-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,266
Posted By Michael Sargent
Sorry, it did get technical pretty fast. ...

Sorry, it did get technical pretty fast.


Can you point me to the right place? I'll be glad to continue over there (just not sure where).


Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,266
Posted By Michael Sargent
So let's look at the disk that just happens to be...

So let's look at the disk that just happens to be in the drive right now: Experience Montreux.


DVDA reports:


1) English LPCM (48kHz 2Ch)
2) English DTS (48kHz 6Ch)
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,266
Posted By Michael Sargent
Of course I rip the LPCM audio, if present. But...

Of course I rip the LPCM audio, if present. But not all discs have LPCM audio (multi-channel). It's pretty common that the only multi-channel audio track is dts-HD Master Audio.


Mike
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