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Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-29-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By weekendtoy
Actually the Opeth album is very 'laid back' for...

Actually the Opeth album is very 'laid back' for a lack of better words. While you can certainly classify it as progressive, it is far from progress metal and is nothing like most of their previous...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-15-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By weekendtoy
My go to track right now is Burning Down the...

My go to track right now is Burning Down the House off the Talking Heads Speaking in Tongues album (DVD-A 5.1)


Makes me giggle just thinking about it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,060
Posted By weekendtoy
You are correct, I left out an important digit.

You are correct, I left out an important digit.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,060
Posted By weekendtoy
Still waiting for some choices in the sub $1,000...

Still waiting for some choices in the sub $1,000 pre-pro's with Atmos, 7.1 analog in, 7.2 preamp out...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-10-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By weekendtoy
But your already using a 7.1 system as the...

But your already using a 7.1 system as the foundation for your ATMOS system.


I'd would think having 7.1 channels of discrete audio would be more desirable then 5.1.2 channels of DSU processed...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-09-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By weekendtoy
I'd go 7.1 as there is a lot of 7.1 movie content...

I'd go 7.1 as there is a lot of 7.1 movie content vs. Atmos content.


Add the additional Atmos speakers later when/if the format takes off.
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32,835
Views: 2,360,605
Posted By weekendtoy
Nice clean system with great cable management, I...

Nice clean system with great cable management, I like it. I would prefer to have the subs less visible but you gotta do what you gotta do.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,504
Posted By weekendtoy
I'm a little late to the party but was still able...

I'm a little late to the party but was still able to pre-order the disc at the sale price today May 25th.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-21-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 37,111
Posted By weekendtoy
I just hit play and enjoy. If I worried about...

I just hit play and enjoy. If I worried about all this stuff I'd drive myself crazy.


BTW, IMO books on Auditory Neuroscience, Sound Reproduction, and so forth are not good reads ;)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 23,835
Posted By weekendtoy
One that I've always been fond of: Shakes...

One that I've always been fond of:


Shakes the Clown with Bobcat Goldwait


"The Citizen Cane of alcoholic clown movies"


http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/shakes_the_clown/#
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By weekendtoy
An cheap solution is to use an interconnect that...

An cheap solution is to use an interconnect that goes from your headphone out jack on portable device to the left/right stereo in on the receiver, assuming you already have an old AVR in the garage. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-11-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13,026
Views: 1,068,643
Posted By weekendtoy
Thanks for the reply. Turns out there is a synch...

Thanks for the reply. Turns out there is a synch adjustment in the audio menu. By adjusting to -200 I get really close. I don't watch a lot of TV but this will be acceptable for my Packer games...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-08-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,065
Posted By weekendtoy
How has your response rate been? The few times...

How has your response rate been? The few times I've tried to contact a seller on Amazon (ie is this a CD or SACD) I've never heard anything back. My questions have usually revolved around used...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-08-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 613,444
Posted By weekendtoy
Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers (re-issue) ...

Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers (re-issue)
http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/pictures/s/07/32/UIGY-9579.jpg?v=2




Grahm Nash: Songs for Beginners...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-07-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 613,444
Posted By weekendtoy
Last day on importCD's 10% off. ...

Last day on importCD's 10% off.


Scorpions: Blackout
http://www.sa-cd.net/covers/9175.jpg


The Police: Every Breath You Take, The Classics
http://www.sa-cd.net/covers/702.jpg
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-26-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By weekendtoy
From my point of view, that is a good thing ...

From my point of view, that is a good thing




Thanks, that's the other album I was thinking of.
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32,835
Views: 2,360,605
Posted By weekendtoy
I recently relocated my system to my own...

I recently relocated my system to my own 'mancave' downstairs. While waiting for a longer subwoofer cable to arrive I ran my front 8060's on large with no subwoofer. I was really impressed with the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-25-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13,026
Views: 1,068,643
Posted By weekendtoy
I have my 105 going directly to an Emotiva amp so...

I have my 105 going directly to an Emotiva amp so there is no AVR or pre-pro. The Xbox is connected to the Oppo's rear HDMI which works great. I recently connected the television to Oppo's optical...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By weekendtoy
Is Heritage another album from Opeth without the...

Is Heritage another album from Opeth without the growling?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-21-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 41,665
Posted By weekendtoy
I recently bought a 2014 42" M series television....

I recently bought a 2014 42" M series television. The morning after setting up the set I got a firmware update. I know it's been discussed here before but I can't find where in the set's menus (or...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By weekendtoy
Interesting. I didn't realize it was available...

Interesting. I didn't realize it was available in 5.1 Blu Ray Audio. At $11 shipped it's been ordered.


http://www.amazon.com/Corrosion-Special-Edition-Blu-Ray-Limited/dp/B007K87C4M
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 613,444
Posted By weekendtoy
Shot to the heart and you're so lame, you give...

Shot to the heart and you're so lame, you give rock a bad name...


Just kidding I have Bryan Adam's "Reckless" album by HFPA and enjoy that one.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-07-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 613,444
Posted By weekendtoy
Thank you for your thoughtful reply. Is...

Thank you for your thoughtful reply.


Is Graham Nash "Songs for Beginners" still in print? Is this it?


http://www.amazon.com/Songs-Beginners-Graham-Nash/dp/B000Y9PILI
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 613,444
Posted By weekendtoy
If you want to go back 10 years Peter Paul and...

If you want to go back 10 years Peter Paul and Mary's 'In the Wind' SACD by Audio Fidelity is an incredible disc. Straight from the master analog tapes, super organic sounding, and as you put it,...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By weekendtoy
I've never heard Storm Corroison but am glad you...

I've never heard Storm Corroison but am glad you are enjoying Pale Communion, especially since I pretty much guaranteed your satisfaction :)

I bet you you could drum up more info. over SH as there...
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