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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-05-2016, 08:45 AM
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Posted By shimonmor
The PQ of a BR disc ripped to 50% size is still...

The PQ of a BR disc ripped to 50% size is still very good and, unless you are looking very carefully, hard to distinguish from the original. And to some people, the quality of the movie itself is...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-04-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12,007
Views: 1,685,617
Posted By shimonmor
My cradle read 5.667 VDC at the two gold charging...

My cradle read 5.667 VDC at the two gold charging terminals. May want to put a meter on yours to see if there is a problem.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-04-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10,176
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Posted By shimonmor
I play all my rips through KODI (XBMC) installed...

I play all my rips through KODI (XBMC) installed on a Fire TV (newer one). Does that handle the 50 to 60Hz conversion automatically?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-04-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,176
Views: 519,696
Posted By shimonmor
I am considering purchasing the Arrow version of...

I am considering purchasing the Arrow version of Dekalog (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dekalog-Other-Works-Dual-Format-Blu-ray/dp/B01IBXNKX6) Blu-ray set which is 50Hz (PAL). I can play the discs on my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-02-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10,176
Views: 519,696
Posted By shimonmor
There are many people who cannot tell the...

There are many people who cannot tell the difference between DVD and Blu-ray video quality. Sometimes I wish I was one of them. Life would be simpler.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,540
Posted By shimonmor
I have a question about the "High Pass Filter". ...

I have a question about the "High Pass Filter". On page 10 of the manual it says that this function only works using the low level inputs. Isn't that wrong? Shouldn't it only work using the high...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,540
Posted By shimonmor
Thanks for posting these. Your manual is...

Thanks for posting these.

Your manual is missing some pages so I scanned mine (which appears to be a slightly different vintage) and posted the PDF here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,156
Posted By shimonmor
I have some questions about hooking up and...

I have some questions about hooking up and setting up my speakers. I have an 850 with the following Definitive Technology speakers: BP-10 L/R, PowerField 1500 Sub, CS-8040HD Center.

1. I ran...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 47,747
Posted By shimonmor
No MHL

A little disappointed to find out the 850 doesn't do MHL. Not a show stopper as my Panasonic plasma handles MHL. But it would have been nice.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 47,747
Posted By shimonmor
What cables (other than power) are hooked up to...

What cables (other than power) are hooked up to the TV? Only the HDMI from the receiver? Or is there anything else? I assume you have real speakers and are not using the TV speakers. You say it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 47,747
Posted By shimonmor
I set mine at 50% during YPAO (as per the manual)...

I set mine at 50% during YPAO (as per the manual) but I got a W-3 (Level Error) code...I suspect my sub is too "powerful". Had to turn it down to about 20% to get YPAO to work. I guess it can only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By shimonmor
Updating Firmware on Yamaha Receiver

Yamaha RX-A850. Will updating firmware change my settings? No mention of this in the manual or FAQ on Yamaha website or in firmware instructions.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 23,690
Posted By shimonmor
Will The Black Stallion be receiving the...

Will The Black Stallion be receiving the "review" treatment? I know it's an older title but I've been waiting to see this released in its natural aspect ratio (as opposed to the 4:3 DVD and VHS...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-03-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By shimonmor
http://www.amazon.com/Herbert-Blomstedt-conducts-...

http://www.amazon.com/Herbert-Blomstedt-conducts-Beethoven-Blu-ray/dp/B007WB5D66/ref=sr_1_3?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1349303580&sr=1-3&keywords=bach...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-30-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28,077
Views: 3,301,720
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by Bob...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bob Pariseau http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1291855/official-oppo-bdp-93-owners-thread/23280#post_22449079)

^ Hmm, that's an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28,077
Views: 3,301,720
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by shimonmor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1291855/official-oppo-bdp-93-owners-thread/23250#post_22441013)

Using a Mediasonic...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-27-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28,077
Views: 3,301,720
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by Bob...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bob Pariseau http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1291855/official-oppo-bdp-93-owners-thread/23250#post_22441044)

^ Sounds like...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-27-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28,077
Views: 3,301,720
Posted By shimonmor
Using a Mediasonic 8-bay drive enclosure with...

Using a Mediasonic 8-bay drive enclosure with USB and 5 2TB drives installed. After watching a 2 hour movie, I press "Home" and then "Movies" and then it will usually display a list of all the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-20-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,600
Posted By shimonmor
Just watched it and was impressed. I'm a huge...

Just watched it and was impressed. I'm a huge fan of Alec's original version. But the shorter film version holds its own and was pretty tight. Plus, it looks great on BR! Now I'm in the mood to go...
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   04-30-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,681
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by djdmt...

Quote:Originally Posted by djdmt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21967559)

Does anybody know if music blu's are eligible this time?

The...
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   04-26-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,681
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by Fanboyz...

Quote:Originally Posted by Fanboyz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21955015)

This and other offers from Best Buy are scams.


Then ignore the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 292,955
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by mr. wally...

Quote:Originally Posted by mr. wally http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21946911)

this is getting so bad. why did dish buy bb when they obviously...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-22-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 292,955
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by aaronwt...

Quote:Originally Posted by aaronwt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21938065)

I have nothing to lose by trying them out again.


Except your...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-21-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By shimonmor
Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21932946)

Consider a simple power strip with "master" and "slave" sockets....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-20-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By shimonmor
Thank you to all who replied! Well, it...

Thank you to all who replied!

Well, it seems that my best option is to have my C-5 repaired. Especially since it's only located about 1 hour away. I think I will take both the C-5 and the TFM-45...
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