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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-26-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By javanpohl
FINALLY!! A good movie with Atmos! Saw this in...

FINALLY!! A good movie with Atmos! Saw this in theaters and was absolutely blown away. One hell of an entertaining movie.

Question Ralph, are all other aspects of the sound (the criteria for...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By javanpohl
Hey, your black level rating is 4.5 yet the...

Hey, your black level rating is 4.5 yet the overall video score is 100. Doesn't add up.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-14-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By javanpohl
I wonder if they've improved upon the ice cube...

I wonder if they've improved upon the ice cube system
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 26,725
Posted By javanpohl
I assumed the "new" would be implied. Unless I...

I assumed the "new" would be implied. Unless I missed something, there's nothing new about any of those. And it's a 4K DLP I want, not a LCOS.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-09-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 26,725
Posted By javanpohl
The lack of UHD projectors prevents me from...

The lack of UHD projectors prevents me from getting excited about this.
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-31-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By javanpohl
I'm finding it incredibly odd that "wifi remote...

I'm finding it incredibly odd that "wifi remote wands" aren't something that's common place these days. I like having touch-screen style app buttons, but, dammit!!--I want some hard buttons too! ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 387,339
Posted By javanpohl
... not to mention that was the purpose of buying...

... not to mention that was the purpose of buying a $300-ish video card :mad:
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By javanpohl
I've heard the same but I at least wanted to do...

I've heard the same but I at least wanted to do some comparisons to see if it was noticeable.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By javanpohl
My guess would be yes but I actually have no...

My guess would be yes but I actually have no idea. It just uses the GPUs in the graphics card in addition to the processing power in the CPU.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-29-2014, 03:23 PM
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Views: 387,339
Posted By javanpohl
I'm just assuming we haven't put together an...

I'm just assuming we haven't put together an "encoding" thread yet so I'll ask here.... has something changed in the past year with CUDA accelerated encoding? I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX760 and I...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,104
Posted By javanpohl
"Lively and dynamic"... that plus their...

"Lively and dynamic"... that plus their soundstaging abilities makes them HIGHLY appealing to me. Especially for the price. $500 for the tower and $250 for the bookshelf version? Yeah, these might...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By javanpohl
I totally did not realize until recently that I...

I totally did not realize until recently that I actually read the book. Now I feel like I should actually see this
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By javanpohl
Just got the Australian blu-ray today. Ripped it...

Just got the Australian blu-ray today. Ripped it and checked out the first minute or so... absolutely gorgeous! Inky blacks and spot-on detail! I was concerned because it's 1080 50i, according to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By javanpohl
Check this comparison out (particularly the black...

Check this comparison out (particularly the black level comparison) to see why the Panasonic gets hit pretty hard in reviews: ...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-10-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By javanpohl
I'm not real sure why the Panasonic gets so much...

I'm not real sure why the Panasonic gets so much love from users. Every review I've seen from an actual home theater oriented review establishment has been pretty middling. JVC, Sony, Epson,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,436
Posted By javanpohl
Watched the 3D version last night. As expected,...

Watched the 3D version last night. As expected, the 3D was exemplary, especially in the IMAX segments. One interesting thing that I don't know if any of my 3D movies have done is, on some of the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
You guys are life-savers!! Color space problem,...

You guys are life-savers!! Color space problem, indeed. The projector was set to 0-255 and when I switched to 16-235 everything went dark and delicious like it should be.

However, I did find the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
How were you able to determine how the Mac Mini...

How were you able to determine how the Mac Mini was outputting and what the projector was detecting?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
Is "color space" the same as "color gamut"? If...

Is "color space" the same as "color gamut"? If so I found the setting. Got another hour or so until it's dark enough to test.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-08-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,524
Posted By javanpohl
Well, there are two issues: 1) a projector chip...

Well, there are two issues: 1) a projector chip is a whole hell of a lot smaller than a cell phone. 2) The digital cinema projector industry has a lock-down (a licensing agreement of some sort) on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
Another point of contention is that, when I first...

Another point of contention is that, when I first got the projector it would also randomly do this when I was watching movies on my PS3. Simply turning it off and on would typically fix the problem....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
Oh, I watch 3d movies on my KD Links Media...

Oh, I watch 3d movies on my KD Links Media Player. If I could use that to watch 2D movies on my projector, this wouldn't be as much of a problem as it is. However, the KD Links asks for a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By javanpohl
Help? Optoma HD83 elevated black levels on HTPC Plex

So, after thinking that I had become disgusted with 2D on my Optoma HD83 projector, I realized the other day was that the problem isn't 2D, it's that, most of the times, when I'm watching a movie on...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,436
Posted By javanpohl
I see how I was unclear... I mean no 3d for this...

I see how I was unclear... I mean no 3d for this review.
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,438
Posted By javanpohl
That's actually what I thought of the original...

That's actually what I thought of the original Dolby Digital's sound, back in the 90s. Maybe they just like that sorta thing at Dolby :confused:
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