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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2016, 11:51 PM
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Posted By Jim Cutter
Why would you be done with discs since they look...

Why would you be done with discs since they look and sound better than streaming? Streaming is easy but still doesn't compare to a BR disc or the 4k BR either.
Forum: Speakers   04-19-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Jim Cutter
Looks like with a different stand you could have...

Looks like with a different stand you could have easily put in a 120" screen. I always like my gear behind be and not under the screen to give maximum room and no distracting lights. It just looks...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-19-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10,578
Views: 1,153,950
Posted By Jim Cutter
Budget is of no concern but there is no reason to...

Budget is of no concern but there is no reason to waste money on something I don't need or won't use. That is a great website! Thanks! After looking at it for many hours I bought a Sony 55" 810C...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19,574
Views: 2,402,572
Posted By Jim Cutter
Thanks, I read that the scalers in the Sony are...

Thanks, I read that the scalers in the Sony are excellent for all sources so I'll just use a 1080P BR player. :)
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Jim Cutter
I too have a 9.2 system as my room doesn't really...

I too have a 9.2 system as my room doesn't really have a place for lower surround speaker positions. With my dipole/bipole surrounds though and front height channels I get great sound around and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-17-2016, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Jim Cutter
I'm looking at getting a 55" Sony 810C 4K tv for...

I'm looking at getting a 55" Sony 810C 4K tv for my den. Is is better to get a BR player that will scale to 4K or just let the tv do it? I've got a couple of Oppo BR players in other room but I'm...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2016, 10:33 PM
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Views: 1,153,950
Posted By Jim Cutter
No help?

No help?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
Thanks for the honest answer. I was thinking the...

Thanks for the honest answer. I was thinking the same thing. I figure that I'll hold tight for now until some other options may present themselves.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-15-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 25,955
Posted By Jim Cutter
It amazes me at some of the crap that they...

It amazes me at some of the crap that they release on BR and all these years I've been waiting for The Abyss and True Lies, both deserved to be released many years ago.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-15-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10,578
Views: 1,153,950
Posted By Jim Cutter
I could use some help picking the right flat...

I could use some help picking the right flat panel. My youngest daughter moved out so I'm moving my office/den to her old room which is bigger. I'm wanting to get around a 55"-60" tv. I was thinking...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
Thanks for the input. I originally set this up...

Thanks for the input. I originally set this up with 4 surround dipole/dipole speakers that are all higher on the walls. I don't have a lot of places lower that I could put speakers. I'm not even sure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
I have a 9.2 setup now. I've been looking at all...

I have a 9.2 setup now. I've been looking at all the Atmos choices to help understand how to best upgrade my room. My issue is that my my main theater chairs are against my back wall. I can't add...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
I've always wished that Pioneer or Yamaha would...

I've always wished that Pioneer or Yamaha would build a HT receiver without the tuner, BT ad other non-essential HT crap that gets stuffed into the receiver. I would like more amp channels and less...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
Is this even true if you use an external amp to...

Is this even true if you use an external amp to run the extra channels needed?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
All the guys at my BB knew of the sale price. The...

All the guys at my BB knew of the sale price. The SC-97 was $1299 but they didn't have any. I got the last SC-95 and they had a stack of them earlier in the week.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
Thanks. Is it possible to use the Mirage speakers...

Thanks. Is it possible to use the Mirage speakers for my front Atmos speakers if I run a 7.2.4 setup? Anyone done that if they can't install ceiling speakers? What receivers can run a 9.2.4 system? ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 63,509
Posted By Jim Cutter
I took it down to Best Buy since it was still...

I took it down to Best Buy since it was still under an extended warranty. They told me it would take 3-6 weeks to fix! I bought a SC-95 for $999 on sale and the store manager said that I could return...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 269,496
Posted By Jim Cutter
So I have a SC-65 that I've been running 9.2 with...

So I have a SC-65 that I've been running 9.2 with for years with great enjoyment. I've been thinking about wanting to add 4 ceiling speakers and upgrade to a SC-95. I would like to run a 9.2.4 Atmos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 63,509
Posted By Jim Cutter
I tried it again last night and it played 75% of...

I tried it again last night and it played 75% of the movie before doing it again. I thoughtI was home free but then it did it every few minutes again. Not sure what the heck is going on. I've never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 63,509
Posted By Jim Cutter
Try what? I did unplug it for a while and tried...

Try what? I did unplug it for a while and tried again but to no avail. I just looked up my receipt and I do have an extended warranty from BB on it. Funny as I never buy them but I did in this case!...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 63,509
Posted By Jim Cutter
Please help!!!

My SC-65 started to shut down on me and the only light that was on was the iPhone/iPad light in the upper right corner next to the HDMI blue light. Not sure what is happening. It was working fine...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,344
Posted By Jim Cutter
I loved this movie & saw it twice in the theater...

I loved this movie & saw it twice in the theater in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio. The picture & sound quality are excellent. The 7.1 DTS-HD Master sound on my 9.2 system was amazing. It freaked me out...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,308
Posted By Jim Cutter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by olyteddy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1516037/vizio-bows-out-of-ces/30#post_24318787)

That's very true. Apple charges a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-24-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Jim Cutter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by randyc1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501550/do-most-with-basic-setups-use-2-35-screens#post_23992307)

Curious to know if...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-30-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Jim Cutter
I've seen both projectors & spent many hours...

I've seen both projectors & spent many hours looking at them before buying my JVC 4810. I would give the edge to the Sony for brightness & 3D. For me I don't like 3D anyway & the lower image quality...
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