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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-20-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Michael Sargent
If your speakers are breaking in, then they are...

If your speakers are breaking in, then they are also wearing out. (What stops the changes once they are "broken in"? Nothing. So if they are changing, then they will continue to change until they are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By Michael Sargent
It will probably work. Normally video cables have...

It will probably work. Normally video cables have a 75 ohm impedance where audio should be 52 ohm, but in practice that seldom makes an audible difference. Those cables actually look to be identical...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-19-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By Michael Sargent
Rectangular is tougher, but if circular will do...

Rectangular is tougher, but if circular will do there is an easy solution. Go to Home Depot or Lowes and buy a "hole saw". It will cut bit holes in the particle board. You can cut several to get the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-18-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
> devirginizes You young kids and your...

> devirginizes

You young kids and your modern lingo!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-17-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-16-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
After having watched the HBO WestWorld, and...

After having watched the HBO WestWorld, and loving it, I re-watched the Yul Brenner movie and somewhat disappointed. It doesn't hold up all that well. It does, however, demonstrate all the flaws in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-02-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Is that Ma Jode from The Grapes of Wrath? ...

Is that Ma Jode from The Grapes of Wrath?

Mike
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-27-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,720
Posted By Michael Sargent
Have you tried a multi-channel FLAC file to see...

Have you tried a multi-channel FLAC file to see if it works? It would be nice if it would properly handle surround mixes (using the 4 amps to give FL, FR, RL, RR and mixing the center into FL & FR)....
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-20-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Michael Sargent
FLAC doesn't use ID3 tags, it uses Vorbis tags. ...

FLAC doesn't use ID3 tags, it uses Vorbis tags.


Mike
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-15-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Once Upon A Time in the West

Once Upon A Time in the West
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-27-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,615
Posted By Michael Sargent
Especially the bathroom! :laugh:

Especially the bathroom! :laugh:
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-08-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 131,394
Posted By Michael Sargent
FLAC is lossless (that's the L in FLAC), so any...

FLAC is lossless (that's the L in FLAC), so any rip to FLAC will be identical to the original. Ripping it again will not make any difference.

Of course, that presumes there were no errors during...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-17-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Strategic Air Command The new Olive Films BD...

Strategic Air Command

The new Olive Films BD looks great.

Mike
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-12-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,377
Posted By Michael Sargent
For rock it's clearly The Band - The Last Waltz...

For rock it's clearly The Band - The Last Waltz concert. Especially the surround release. Or the film.

For jazz it's clearly Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out. I was lucky enough to see Dave Brubeck...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-05-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 13,291
Posted By Michael Sargent
Rent, borrow, or buy a copy of Ken Burn's Jazz....

Rent, borrow, or buy a copy of Ken Burn's Jazz. It goes through the history of jazz, discusses most of the major players and styles, with samples of their music. Make a note of the ones you like and...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-04-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Michael Sargent
dbPoweramp https://dbpoweramp.com/ Don't...

dbPoweramp
https://dbpoweramp.com/

Don't be concerned that the converted is labelled MP3 -- it converts almost anything to almost anything else. The package is not free, but well worth the money....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-23-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By Michael Sargent
I built my own screen (photographers background...

I built my own screen (photographers background paper) for less than $200 and have been very pleased with it. It's in a moderately light controlled room, and still looks good, even with the lights...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-21-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
When Eight Bells Toll I'm on fire! ...

When Eight Bells Toll


I'm on fire!

Mike
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-20-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
To Live and Die in L.A.?

To Live and Die in L.A.?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-30-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
It's showing up now. Too bad I can't name...

It's showing up now.

Too bad I can't name any of the movies.

Mike
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-30-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Still broken: Invalid Attachment specified....

Still broken:

Invalid Attachment specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-30-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
That link is broken. I'll guess that Bill is...

That link is broken. I'll guess that Bill is trying to show the scourge of underage posting.

Well done, my friend, well done!
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-27-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,247
Posted By Michael Sargent
Mitch Miller & The Gang - Christmas Sing-Along...

Mitch Miller & The Gang - Christmas Sing-Along With Mitch (Expanded Edition)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-24-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9,333
Views: 191,823
Posted By Michael Sargent
Fathom, with Raquel Welch

Fathom, with Raquel Welch
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-09-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Michael Sargent
Actually, they did. But the reaction was so bad...

Actually, they did. But the reaction was so bad that they started the current plan where they still show the trailers, but tell you how to skip them.

Mike
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