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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Rick R
Yes sorry about that I just saw the reference to...

Yes sorry about that I just saw the reference to that 'magazine' and just wanted to point out their reputation for totally honest reviews is suspect. I don't have the 105 it didn't play nicely on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 233,834
Posted By Rick R
Well known for that, a very biassed magazine that...

Well known for that, a very biassed magazine that tends to favour products in its reviews who advertise with them in preference to those who do not. They have had a similar flavour of bias against...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-04-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
I had exactly the same problem except after the...

I had exactly the same problem except after the power was removed it would play CD for about half an hour and then "unknown disc" so I gave it to my pal.
But one thing I did find out while trying...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-08-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,447
Views: 1,412,642
Posted By Rick R
^^^^^^^^^ ...

^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^

Something strange here, the post above is not how I edited it after not being totally happy with what I had...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11,447
Views: 1,412,642
Posted By Rick R
I am not quite connected the same as you, but for...

I am not quite connected the same as you, but for all intents and purposes though the aim is roughly the same to be able to listen to the different sources from the Oppo 95 with, in my case,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
Strange I compared the Oppo 93 to the 05 (a post...

Strange I compared the Oppo 93 to the 05 (a post way back now) both on analogue through a decent Pio AVR and found little difference the Oppo 93 was a touch more forward and a little crisper in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 3,249,662
Posted By Rick R
I have had multiple arguments about this in the...

I have had multiple arguments about this in the past (mainly the Pio 51/05 thread) really nice to see someone believes the same as me, good post and advice for the OP
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-08-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 3,249,662
Posted By Rick R
Hi Ian, OK I haven't actually seen it so perhaps...

Hi Ian, OK I haven't actually seen it so perhaps I was a bit prejudiced with 2 which I suppose was not that bad, it just seemed to me the sequels slope was on it's way down not up. So I will give...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
First you trot out that you only believe in...

First you trot out that you only believe in measurable results (your words, earlier post) and question the knowledge and experience of a professional speaker designer.

Then you claim to conduct a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27,616
Views: 3,249,662
Posted By Rick R
I think you got a point. Also the main reason I...

I think you got a point. Also the main reason I didn't buy Expendables 3 being the problem of audio dropouts, the other being Expendables 2 was not that good (bringing back all the old guys to help...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
Yes, exactly what my brief post meant

Yes, exactly what my brief post meant
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
Not exactly the ideal place to conduct a...

Not exactly the ideal place to conduct a comparison test, not what I would call a meaningful result. At least my comparison tests were done in a more ideal environs, although the speakers in question...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-04-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 571
Posted By Rick R
Good advice, having the Denon 4520 (same family...

Good advice, having the Denon 4520 (same family AVR as the OP) I would suggest keeping the receiver in the chain but with video adjustments switched off and use the BD player (particularly if it is...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   02-04-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By Rick R
I was window shopping around for a new so called...

I was window shopping around for a new so called 4K TV, seeing what was on offer at not silly prices nothing took me by the scruff of the neck and said you must have that and this thread has now...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
+1 exactly what I found with the mains in the...

+1 exactly what I found with the mains in the main system, but they go down to 38Hz most of the others struggle to go below 55Hz and didn't seem to need any burn in
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
Not my experience, it is an electro mechanical...

Not my experience, it is an electro mechanical device and like all such devices gets better with initial use and then (hopefully) after a long time it wears out so all I can say is :devil::rolleyes:...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,063
Posted By Rick R
I too normally don't bother, MS recommend 30hrs...

I too normally don't bother, MS recommend 30hrs face to face out of phase. My other smaller Mordaunt Short's never seemed to need a break in but the Aviano 6's took ages (replaced Maggies) and only...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-22-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
I must have had some sort of intuition, or a bang...

I must have had some sort of intuition, or a bang on the heed :) when I said hold off on your BD player, I take it you got the AVS news email if you didn't the first article which can be seen here is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-20-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,332
Posted By Rick R
You can, Denon 4520

You can, Denon 4520
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-20-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,332
Posted By Rick R
+1 They call it 3D sound but the next thing you...

+1 They call it 3D sound but the next thing you will hear is that to really accomplish that you need speakers in the floor :p, yet more sales for AVR and speakers :rolleyes::eek:
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
+1 Lot of options though to really enhance the...

+1 Lot of options though to really enhance the enjoyment, Denon have really taken Audyssey to heart and in their current models it turns a good AVR into something really quite special for both music...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
If you are upgrading later in the year I would...

If you are upgrading later in the year I would hold off on your Bluray player, I suspect there will be some movement toward players that can actually play 4K and not just up scale, I'm thinking Oppo,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
Just my 10cents, I originally had my 05 going...

Just my 10cents, I originally had my 05 going into a reasonably high end Pio AVR (VSX-LX70) and had a bit of a hard time telling the difference between HDMI and analog till I got the Oppo the 93 that...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
Yes I fully agree and take the point you were...

Yes I fully agree and take the point you were making which is absolutely correct. With the Oppo's you can at least play back music and movies from an attached hard drive or flash drive if the drive...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-18-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 30,856
Views: 3,246,838
Posted By Rick R
I don't forget those great DAC's but if the drive...

I don't forget those great DAC's but if the drive is dead, then with this particular player the DAC's are not much use to you.
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