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Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-04-2016, 02:34 PM
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Posted By taichi4
The Mitsubishi 65813 manual it is utterly...

The Mitsubishi 65813 manual it is utterly mystifying and cryptic, and the on-screen user menu confusing to me with regards to SAP. In the manual, SAP adjustment is referenced only in the context of...
Forum: Soundbars   02-03-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 16,962
Posted By taichi4
If Atmos is not present in the material, but 7.1...

If Atmos is not present in the material, but 7.1 is, it will recreate 7.1 using Yamaha's reflecting beam technology. It will, similarly, process 5.1 as 5.1,
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-02-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13,201
Views: 1,180,399
Posted By taichi4
On my Mits WS65813 I seemed to have activated SAP...

On my Mits WS65813 I seemed to have activated SAP by inadvertently pressing some unknown button. I'm hearing a Spanish audio track, and in the opening credits of a cable movie I'm hearing an...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-01-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By taichi4
A Retro Roku Question

Here's a retro question about a retro Roku and its connection to a retro Mitsubishi HD RPTV.

The Roku in question is the Model One, which can connect via HDMI or Component. This is of interest to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-30-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 267,683
Posted By taichi4
It's frustrating that each player has their own,...

It's frustrating that each player has their own, restricted, and virtually unchanging selection of apps.

Is there any player (BluRay or streaming device) that is known for its wealth of streaming...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-30-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By taichi4
Out of curiosity, the 82842 has a hybrid screen,...

Out of curiosity, the 82842 has a hybrid screen, rather than the 82840's CC screen. What's the difference in terms of brightness between the two?
Forum: Soundbars   01-29-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 16,962
Posted By taichi4
Could you describe the wall arrangement...where...

Could you describe the wall arrangement...where there are solid surfaces for reflection, and where there are openings? I take it that the main opening is the hallway behind you. Bit even with the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,867
Views: 267,683
Posted By taichi4
I have a retro RPTV HD TVTV with DVI and...

I have a retro RPTV HD TVTV with DVI and component. I have the BDT 500 set up using DVI and component audio. Is there any way to use a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or similar device through my BDT500, or...
Forum: Soundbars   01-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
Unfortunately, there's no new information since...

Unfortunately, there's no new information since CES, and calling Samsung was a futile and exasperating effort for me.
Forum: Soundbars   01-16-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
You're right...but it's an interesting story. ...

You're right...but it's an interesting story. Both Marantz and Denon are owned by the same parent company, and both of them "pre-announced" both company's Atmos AVRs in June of 2014 at the same...
Forum: Soundbars   01-13-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,939
Posted By taichi4
How long have you waited for a response? Do they...

How long have you waited for a response? Do they seem concerned, or too relaxed about it?

GE is a very good company, and I doubt they would be happy to know if one of their dealers was poorly...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-11-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,000
Posted By taichi4
As far as I know from reading, you're right,...

As far as I know from reading, you're right, SiGGy. Burn in is endemic on these phones.

And, in answer to an earlier poster, age... or cumulative hours... does matter with regard to burn in.
Forum: Soundbars   01-11-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
It would be nice if there were more information...

It would be nice if there were more information forthcoming about this product, but in the meantime this will have to do:

"...To be honest, the Samsung HW-K950 is more than just a soundbar, and...
Forum: Soundbars   01-10-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
The Samsung HW-K950 is an active soundbar, even...

The Samsung HW-K950 is an active soundbar, even though wattage specs have not been supplied yet. Since it can be used without a receiver, as demonstrated, it isn't pulling energy out of the air. By...
Forum: Soundbars   01-09-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
You're probably right regarding Blu-Ray players,...

You're probably right regarding Blu-Ray players, but you're incorrect in describing the Samsung Atmos soundbar as passive.

There are very few passive soundbars on the market. I don't believe...
Forum: Soundbars   01-09-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
I'm not sure about the disparity in height...the...

I'm not sure about the disparity in height...the reviewer may be wrong...but USA Today does not refer to it as a passive soundbar.

The point they're making (and true for any Atmos soundbar or...
Forum: Soundbars   01-09-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
Height of Soundbar

According to USA Today, the height of the Samsung unit is 3.25 inches, which allows for larget drivers

"...Coming in at 47 inches wide, the soundbar is 3.25 inches in height (not 2.1 inches tall,...
Forum: Soundbars   01-08-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
Early pre-review

From Techradar, based on listening to the Samsung in an awful, CES partly open-wall audition area.
...
Forum: Soundbars   01-07-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
Well, whatever the picture shows, or appears to...

Well, whatever the picture shows, or appears to show, the ideal height for Atmos Enabled is between 7.5 and 12 feet, according to Dolby.
Forum: Soundbars   01-06-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
Philips joins the Dolby Atmos fray

Philips is incorporating Atmos into its Fidelio line. Their new soundbar is 5.1.2, rather than 5.1.4, and has all of its surround channels emulated or reflected (no rear satellites), but it shows a...
Forum: Soundbars   01-03-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By taichi4
I wouldn't take the photo illustration with the...

I wouldn't take the photo illustration with the curving sound "waves" too literally.

On another note, I wonder what has been the experience of Atmos Enabled systems in non-flat ceiling...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-21-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By taichi4
That must be the CEO of Samsung.

That must be the CEO of Samsung.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,493
Posted By taichi4
An excellent point.

An excellent point.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,493
Posted By taichi4
http://gizmodo.com/5418985/kodaks-slow-fade-invent...

http://gizmodo.com/5418985/kodaks-slow-fade-inventor-of-oled-sells-oled-business

http://techland.time.com/2009/12/04/kodak-sells-oled-business-to-lg/
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-19-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,493
Posted By taichi4
Excellent point about getting other companies' ...

Excellent point about getting other companies' skin in the game.

But WOLED was invented by Kodak, and sold to LG. Kodak also invented the digital camera, but similarly mishandled that. What a...
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