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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8,136
Views: 276,407
Posted By Smarty-pants
That's a tough setup, but you could always either...

That's a tough setup, but you could always either put them right on the bottom of the beams,
in between the beams with bracing, or even hang them down from the ceiling with wires or columns.
I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 413,012
Posted By Smarty-pants
I have this issue sometimes too running my AT&T...

I have this issue sometimes too running my AT&T box through the player. A deliberate power on sequence can help.
Try powering on your other devices first, once they are fully powered on and booted,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,254
Views: 413,012
Posted By Smarty-pants
Chance of positive diagnosis... 100%.

Chance of positive diagnosis... 100%.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 14,478
Posted By Smarty-pants
With HDMI you're talking about another high end...

With HDMI you're talking about another high end chip and board and software coding for all that goes with it.
That would significantly increase the price, so I'm sure that is why Oppo stuck with the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-14-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 18,272
Views: 1,452,335
Posted By Smarty-pants
Single HDMI cable should be fine unless you have...

Single HDMI cable should be fine unless you have a specific reason for running separate outputs to TV and AVR.
Something like, you may be using 4k or 3D output and if your AVR does not pass that...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-14-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 14,478
Posted By Smarty-pants
Yes, but... you will of course have to downmix...

Yes, but... you will of course have to downmix any multi-channel audio to 2-channel audio,
and for high resolution audio like SACD/DVDA, and TrueHD/DTS-HD-MA, will have to be run through the analog...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11,518
Views: 924,886
Posted By Smarty-pants
Maybe / maybe not. Sometimes it takes a while...

Maybe / maybe not.
Sometimes it takes a while for beta fw to become available for other regions after it is released for Region1 players first.
Sometimes, the beta fw is very short lived and an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18,272
Views: 1,452,335
Posted By Smarty-pants
From the info given it seems like a pretty fairly...

From the info given it seems like a pretty fairly normal setup.
You can try running your DTV into the hdmi input of the player to use the players processing if that is something that interests you....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18,272
Views: 1,452,335
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Should work fine running it through the player...

^ Should work fine running it through the player to see how the player makes it look,
as long as your HTPC is outputting a codec that the player recognizes and is compatible with.
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
Not sure why anyone would think so, including...

Not sure why anyone would think so, including myself.
When did I ever say the speakers didn't perform well?... or that they shouldn't be talked about?... or that I didn't care for them?
I just...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,518
Views: 924,886
Posted By Smarty-pants
Just to clarify... "The OPPO BDP-103 and...

Just to clarify...

"The OPPO BDP-103 and BDP-105 share the same primary components (including the mainboard, laser, and loader) for superb audio and video playback, and while the BDP-103 and...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
I didn't pay for either one of them. The...

I didn't pay for either one of them. The projector was a gift, and the Oppo is a beta test unit.
See what happens when you assume stupid sh!t without asking. ;)

FWIW, I would consider the RS40 to...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
You guys seriously are whack. At no time did I...

You guys seriously are whack. At no time did I EVER judge you for choosing to spend your money how you wish,
yet everyone feels the need to TWIST my words into something else.
YOU asked the...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
It is up to any individual to decide what is the...

It is up to any individual to decide what is the right thing to do. I can only decide that for my own self,
which is why I said what I would do, and said he could do whatever he wants with his...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
Pffft, seriously? So your opinion on how to spend...

Pffft, seriously? So your opinion on how to spend money is more valid than mine because you have more of it? Typical... very typical...
I just think it's overpriced, no matter how good it sounds.
I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18,272
Views: 1,452,335
Posted By Smarty-pants
It totally depends on the AVR, but I think most...

It totally depends on the AVR, but I think most older AVRs with muli-ch analog inputs usually allow you to apply those settings to the analog output.
You may want to try finding the thread on AVS...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ No one else has them because the price is...

^ No one else has them because the price is insane?
Even if I had more money than God, I don't know if I could pay $12k for one pair of speakers.
They couldn't possibly sound THAT good IMHO, but...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11,518
Views: 924,886
Posted By Smarty-pants
It is not just a software change. There are some...

It is not just a software change. There are some newer chips/components on the 105D that allows it to have a few extra features beyond the capabilities of the original -105. The Darbee processing is...
Forum: Speakers   09-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
^ Googling that part number only brings up one...

^ Googling that part number only brings up one link, this one... http://www.harmanaudio.com/search_browse/jblparts.asp?Parts=S-CENTER
... to the Harman parts store, under the S-center parts...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-08-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10,009
Views: 840,864
Posted By Smarty-pants
Wouldn't "worth it" be based on how much it costs...

Wouldn't "worth it" be based on how much it costs to repair it?
Based on some previous posts in this thread, it seems that repair costs are not cheap.
One way to find out would be to call them and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-07-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10,009
Views: 840,864
Posted By Smarty-pants
I'm in the same boat, but at least mine is...

I'm in the same boat, but at least mine is working.
I also went through multiple short-life lamps, (and sure as hell didn't get a free one from JVC),
and just a couple months ago the front IR...
Forum: Speakers   09-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15,411
Views: 1,322,205
Posted By Smarty-pants
Setting up your Atmos? :p Try here maybe......

Setting up your Atmos? :p
Try here maybe... http://reconingspeakers.com/product-category/tweeters/jbl-tweeters/
Even if they don't have the exact replacement, they may have something compatible.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18,272
Views: 1,452,335
Posted By Smarty-pants
^forgot the "c" in the link. ;)

^forgot the "c" in the link. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 1,375,677
Posted By Smarty-pants
I think you would like the extra features and...

I think you would like the extra features and quality of a 10xD over the 83 (and 95).
I also have a 47" mediocre Sony panel in my living room, and even at 10' away I can easily see a difference...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 1,375,677
Posted By Smarty-pants
^I'm just wondering why you are renting and...

^I'm just wondering why you are renting and buying movies on DVD when they are available on Blu-ray and you have a great Blu-ray player to watch them on.
Inquiring mind(s) want(s) to know...
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