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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-21-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,117,549
Posted By Mark Booth
Thanks, Rob! Well, since my VA1012 is over...

Thanks, Rob!

Well, since my VA1012 is over 20 years old, I decided to hold off on spending money to replace parts (with the hope that it would fix it) and just go ahead and invest in a new...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-20-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,117,549
Posted By Mark Booth
Rob, Here's what I've done to try to fix my...

Rob,

Here's what I've done to try to fix my VA1012 today:

1) It turns out the resistors at R42 and R43 (1.8K ohm) that were originally put on the circuit board from Velodyne were, in fact,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-19-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,117,549
Posted By Mark Booth
Thanks, Rob! I have already been in contact with...

Thanks, Rob! I have already been in contact with Henry. I was disappointed to learn that the VA models are no longer supported and that Velodyne has exhausted its supply of spare parts. He did...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-17-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10,014
Views: 1,117,549
Posted By Mark Booth
I haven't read through this thread yet, perhaps...

I haven't read through this thread yet, perhaps I'll find an answer when I have time. During one of our movie nights tonight, I heard a pop from my Velodyne VA1012 subwoofer and quickly realized...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 83,703
Posted By Mark Booth
Update #3...

Update #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) : It's been more than a year since I repaired my Great Northern's 12 oz kettle. I've continued to make about 6-8...
Forum: HD DVD Software   05-09-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,716
Posted By Mark Booth
I recently picked up a brand new (never opened)...

I recently picked up a brand new (never opened) xBox HD DVD drive on eBay for $15. Connected it to my iMac, popped in Blazing Saddles HD DVD, and fired up Make MKV. Worked great! It's a bit slower...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-05-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Someone in another forum has reported that this...

Someone in another forum has reported that this set is region free. I haven't verified it, I'm just passing the information along.

Mark
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
'The King and I' is based on the book 'Anna and...

'The King and I' is based on the book 'Anna and the King of Siam'. A member over on HTF has suggested the appropriate title for the Blu-ray is 'Anna and the King of Cyan'!
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-30-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Screenshots from 'Carousel'! ...

Screenshots from 'Carousel'!

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/423529/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/423529/)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Well, looking at the opening cornfield sequence...

Well, looking at the opening cornfield sequence on my computer, the difference doesn't look as dramatic as it appeared while watching it on my big 70" rear-projection set. Here are two screenshots....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Oh, I forgot to mention one minor quibble with...

Oh, I forgot to mention one minor quibble with the Todd-AO presentation of 'Oklahoma!'. Unlike the CinemaScope version (which opens with the camera traveling between the rows of corn and the opening...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
I watched 'Carousel' this afternoon. I don't...

I watched 'Carousel' this afternoon. I don't feel the transfer is excessively dark (some on other forums have said they felt it is too dark). Looked just about right to me. But, again, I have a very...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nathanddrews http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1529430/rodgers-and-hammerstein-collection-amazon-exclusive#post_24662689)

Holy...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Here are some screenshots of the Todd-AO version...

Here are some screenshots of the Todd-AO version of 'Oklahoma!':

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422536/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422536/)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Here are some screenshots of 'State Fair': ...

Here are some screenshots of 'State Fair':

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422518/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422518/)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Here are some screenshots to show what I'm...

Here are some screenshots to show what I'm talking about. You need to open these up to the full 1080 images to really see the differences (and I found the examples more obvious on my 70" rear...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-29-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Since I've never owned 'The King and I' on any...

Since I've never owned 'The King and I' on any previous home format, my previous experience viewing the film was strictly via broadcast TV. And, frankly, it was so long ago that I don't remember...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
We just finished watching 'State Fair'. It was...

We just finished watching 'State Fair'. It was our first time to see the film. (We loved it!)

I am impressed with the 'State Fair' transfer/encode. Since it's nearly 70 years old, I expected it...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
Okay, here are nine screen shots from the first...

Okay, here are nine screen shots from the first few minutes of 'The King and I'.

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422155/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/422155/)
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,456
Posted By Mark Booth
I couldn't find a topic where this was already...

I couldn't find a topic where this was already being discussed here in the Blu-ray software forum. If I missed it, mods, please feel free to move this to that thread.

The postman brought me a...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-13-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Mark Booth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CatBus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1524343/anyone-know-the-root-cause-of-lip-sync-issues#post_24568869)

Try sending LPCM...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-03-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By Mark Booth
While we're on the subject… I've noticed a very...

While we're on the subject… I've noticed a very slight delay in the audio when using my Epson projector. The audio is slightly behind the video. There is no delay dialed into the settings of any of...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,164
Posted By Mark Booth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by adpayne http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510560/gravity-2d-3d/210#post_24438365)

What is the purpose of statements like these?...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-28-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,164
Posted By Mark Booth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by oink http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510560/gravity-2d-3d/180#post_24422322)

What REALLY is needed is inexpensive...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,164
Posted By Mark Booth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cinema13 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510560/gravity-2d-3d/180#post_24422166)

More like it is being murdered.


If you...
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