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Forum: Speakers   04-26-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Minge
I am a couple weeks away from swapping out my...

I am a couple weeks away from swapping out my mains in my primary room from dynaudio contour 1.8s to the rubicon 8s and I cant wait to hear the results. The rubicons should really fill my room and...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 427,089
Posted By Minge
So why is it dali does not get the same buzz and...

So why is it dali does not get the same buzz and following as say dynaudio? Is it a marketing issues? Dali makes some superb speakers but simply does not seem to gain critical mass.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 230,454
Posted By Minge
I finally feel vindicated as I have said for...

I finally feel vindicated as I have said for along time the onkyo 9.8 was the worst piece of equipment I ever owned. Now you have put it in writing that 9.8 was a turd atmos is a 50 fold advancement...
Forum: Speakers   04-02-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By Minge
I have read nothing to indicate speaker layout...

I have read nothing to indicate speaker layout that is optimum for atmos will be the same for dts-x. I would love to know where this information came from as I would love to finish my room but I am...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
Straight from the source Oppo the unit was...

Straight from the source Oppo the unit was purchased. Love the other aspects of the 105d maybe a different set of cans that match the headphone section would be a better solution.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
Smarty...I should have took your advice on the...

Smarty...I should have took your advice on the 105D as the headphone amp is not a very good pairing with my Grado RS1's. A well built piece of equipment the 105D and will serve my needs well in other...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-28-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,080
Posted By Minge
While this is not my favorite pink Floyd material...

While this is not my favorite pink Floyd material the mix is impressive. I really enjoyed it and I am glad it is in my collection.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By Minge
My parasound 2205a has been the cornerstone in my...

My parasound 2205a has been the cornerstone in my system for many years. It is a workhorse sounds great with tons a power. I would buy again in a minute. Only a halo series could kick this out of my...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-24-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Minge
Small monitor/tv for the times you don't turn on your projector

Do any of you folks have a suggestion for a really small monitor/tv that has hdmi input for the times I just want to listen to music and have the album art or have access to my on screens versus...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40,396
Views: 4,994,978
Posted By Minge
Well I took the plunge and upgraded to the 105d...

Well I took the plunge and upgraded to the 105d so I will reluctantly be selling my 83. It has been a flawless performer up until this seamless branching non sense came into play.

I will be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
I now feel entitled to post in this thread as I...

I now feel entitled to post in this thread as I oderded my 105d today...can't wait for it to be delivered.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-18-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
Thanks Smarty Pants, I did read about the...

Thanks Smarty Pants, I did read about the deembedder option..So, I would be feed the Oppo signal to the deemmbedder into a dac then into my dedicated headphone amp..Hoping that all these devices in...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
Is the 105 my only option to get sacd dsd to my...

Is the 105 my only option to get sacd dsd to my headphones?? If I go with the 103 and an external DAC and headphone amp I can't listen to sacd dsd I would have to listen to the down mixed or lower...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 25,078
Views: 1,019,907
Posted By Minge
Goldenear htr series

Goldenear htr series
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 230,454
Posted By Minge
This is too bad with the resurgent headphone...

This is too bad with the resurgent headphone market it is a useful tool. My marantz av7005 I have in a secondary system has it and I miss it in my 7702. I was hoping it would find its way back to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,677
Posted By Minge
I am days away from buying this amp run family...

I am days away from buying this amp run family of golden ear speakers for my Atmos set up. My back hurts already with the prospect of moving this beast. I hope she performs well and is quiet.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-08-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
I love my rs1 Grado's matched with my older 7005...

I love my rs1 Grado's matched with my older 7005 that had dolby headphone as an option.

With headphones making a huge comeback I would have hoped for more from my marantz pre amp. Looks like I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25,078
Views: 1,019,907
Posted By Minge
^^^ A bit less but it will be a heck of a...

^^^

A bit less but it will be a heck of a player for someone for less then 300 bucks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25,078
Views: 1,019,907
Posted By Minge
I am already over the fact that my oppo 83 needs...

I am already over the fact that my oppo 83 needs to be replaced. It had served me well for over 4 years and still has some street value so the upgrade to the 103 is not too bad of a hit.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
^^^^ This is sound advise, I think for my...

^^^^

This is sound advise, I think for my use the 103d and the ha-1 combo makes a bunch more sense. The dollars are not over the top more and it really addresses my needs.

I also see oppo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-05-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 114,971
Posted By Minge
I have currently the 83 series oppo which does...

I have currently the 83 series oppo which does not have enough processing horsepower under the hood to handle some atmos embedded blu ray discs so I am in the market for new oppo player.

My...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-05-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40,396
Views: 4,994,978
Posted By Minge
I do not harbor any ill will toward oppo and the...

I do not harbor any ill will toward oppo and the atmos (seamless branching) issues with the 83. The 83 has been in my rack for longer then any blu ray player I have every owned. Heck the 7702 marantz...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 40,396
Views: 4,994,978
Posted By Minge
That sound you just heard was me jumping off the...

That sound you just heard was me jumping off the atmos bandwagon. I am going to abandon this upgrade, I am not spending any more money on a format that could be dead in a years time.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25,078
Views: 1,019,907
Posted By Minge
After reading in the oppo 83 thread it is my...

After reading in the oppo 83 thread it is my understanding my bluray player will not properly bitsream atmos embedded discs without audio dropouts or loss of information which ruins the atmos...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40,396
Views: 4,994,978
Posted By Minge
So I just upgraded to a marantz 7702 that will...

So I just upgraded to a marantz 7702 that will handle atmos and bought 6 new speakers to go from 5.1 to 7.1.4 only to find out my oppo 83 can't handle a atmos soundtrack and now I need to replace...
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