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Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-17-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 16,055
Posted By Donnacha
Yep, agree. I have the UK version and the sound...

Yep, agree. I have the UK version and the sound was so weak! I didn't see it at the cinema to know how it compared, but really disappointed. I'm not too bothered about how low the bass goes...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-22-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Donnacha
i'd say you were more likely to carry a pen with...

i'd say you were more likely to carry a pen with you so you could rewind a cassette without killing the batteries in your walkman !! :D
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-14-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By Donnacha
I have an old Denon cassette deck and a couple...

I have an old Denon cassette deck and a couple hundred tapes stored away in a wardrobe. I rarely play them anymore, but last time I did was for the kids as they were intrigued to see what they were...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,156
Views: 402,613
Posted By Donnacha
my modest stereo set up: Arcam A19 amp ...

my modest stereo set up:

Arcam A19 amp
Project Debut Carbon Esprit SB Turntable
Yamaha CDN301 - Network & CD Player
Dali 5 Floorstanders

.....& other usual stuff you'd find under a TV...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 17,900
Posted By Donnacha
It was Tegan and Sara's latest album, which came...

It was Tegan and Sara's latest album, which came with a CD. The vinyl sounds very sibilant and distorted in places. The CD has no such issues.

I guess you get a nice texas blues sound through that...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 17,900
Posted By Donnacha
I'm 43 and new to vinyl. I didn't grow up with it...

I'm 43 and new to vinyl. I didn't grow up with it (I used cassettes!!!), so its not nostalgia for me !

Now I have a nice arcam A19 amp, Dali 5 speakers and a Project Debut Carbon Esprit TT. I...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-29-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 43,961
Posted By Donnacha
Thread bump - I watched The Warriors Directors...

Thread bump - I watched The Warriors Directors Cut the other night. Never seen it before, but it looked really good in HD and was a fun film ! I can see why its a cult classic....some of those...
Forum: HD DVD Players   05-28-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,480
Posted By Donnacha
I have an A1 up in the loft. I use a Xbox 360...

I have an A1 up in the loft. I use a Xbox 360 add-on connected to my HTPC for playback these days (and a Xbox360 & add-on in my other room). The HTPC route gives me 1080p and bitstreaming audio for...
Forum: HD DVD Software   11-05-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Blade Runner failed for me also, so I replaced...

Blade Runner failed for me also, so I replaced it for cheap with a HDDVD off Amazon and then backed the movie up to a 25GB BD-R. Therefore if the replacement copy fails I still have the BD-R in a...
Forum: HD DVD Software   11-04-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,375
Posted By Donnacha
Watched Apollo 13. Had been sat on the shelf,...

Watched Apollo 13. Had been sat on the shelf, still sealed for years. Finally opened it and watched it. Not the most eye popping HD transfer ever, but very servicable and an enjoyable movie to boot...
Forum: HD DVD Software   10-22-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Well having replaced a number of defective WB...

Well having replaced a number of defective WB HDVDs last year with cheap replacements through Amazon marketplace, the first of my replacements has now died !! It was Superman Returns, so the second...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-15-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 33,181
Posted By Donnacha
Disappointing film for me. Despite some great...

Disappointing film for me. Despite some great monster vs. robot action (e.g the great Hong Kong fight sequence) it was dragged down by the awful acting and dialogue. I usually love big dumb action...
Forum: HD DVD Software   10-03-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TSHA222 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1332907/having-very-bad-luck-with-warner-hd-dvds/450#post_23794282)

Just a follow up,...
Forum: HD DVD Software   10-02-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
First time I've heard on serious issues with...

First time I've heard on serious issues with Universal discs !! If that is a trend then I give up on the format completely if they start failing !!
Forum: HD DVD Software   09-03-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
I have 3 different types of players; an xbox 360...

I have 3 different types of players; an xbox 360 with add-on, a Toshiba HDA1 and a media centre PC using the Xbox360 add-on with Arcsoft TMT5 as the player.

Faulty Warner Bros discs will not play...
Forum: HD DVD Software   07-10-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By Donnacha
Have a look through this thread: ...

Have a look through this thread:
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1332907/having-very-bad-luck-with-warner-hd-dvds

Those cheap bargains don't always work out, when you have to buy the disc again !! I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-08-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,016
Posted By Donnacha
Finally received and opened the German disc....

Finally received and opened the German disc. Popped it into the player for a quick scan through, not watched it all yet.

I think it looks nice and it certainly sounds nice. PQ-wise its not up...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-12-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,016
Posted By Donnacha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Donnacha http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1160319/open-range-frn-comparison-pix/90#post_23367844)

Thanks - the German version...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-29-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,016
Posted By Donnacha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1160319/open-range-frn-comparison-pix/90#post_23363265)

I wouldn't recommend one over...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-28-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,016
Posted By Donnacha
If you were to recommend the better version...

If you were to recommend the better version between the German or French discs, which would it be?

Thanks
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-16-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 31,471
Posted By Donnacha
I'm a UK user of Netflix (UK) and the SuperHD...

I'm a UK user of Netflix (UK) and the SuperHD logo has been up there for at least a week (not seen any 3D logo though). I use the WDTV SMP player for accessing Netflix and an Xbox360. I've only seen...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-11-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Can't be a firmware issue if the disc was...

Can't be a firmware issue if the disc was working 6 months ago and not now? Nothing has changed on my set-up re: Firmware. I think it depends on where your version of the disc was manufactured as it...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-10-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
That's proper customer service !! Why won't WB...

That's proper customer service !! Why won't WB UK replicate this treatment that the US folks are getting?
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-09-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Yeah, that was me !! The disc I then asked to...

Yeah, that was me !! The disc I then asked to have replaced was "Casablanca" to which they replied they don't have it in their warehouse, pick something else...
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-08-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 67,889
Posted By Donnacha
Yes same here. My copy of The Island used to...

Yes same here. My copy of The Island used to work fine but has since died to the point of not even being recognised by the player
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