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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Jon S
I have a JVC RS-1 as well and the HDMI...

I have a JVC RS-1 as well and the HDMI handshaking is terrible... You have to remember the RS-1 uses HDMI 1.2... It worked fine with older HDMI receivers (I used an Onkyo TX-NR905 and a TX-NR906...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,611
Posted By Jon S
You are right...

You are right...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-25-2015, 10:29 AM
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Views: 2,611
Posted By Jon S
I got "When Marnie Was There" yesterday... It is...

I got "When Marnie Was There" yesterday... It is not the atypical Ghibli movie which deals with fantasy... It is more like "Spirited Away" in mood as compared to "Mononoke Hime".

The animation...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-24-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,611
Posted By Jon S
The movie was released in Japan in June 2014. ...

The movie was released in Japan in June 2014. The movie has just been released on Blu-Ray and can be found at YesAsia.com... Unfortunately, While it does have Region A and English subs, it is not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 251,919
Posted By Jon S
Your description is exactly what I am...

Your description is exactly what I am experiencing... But the BDP-6200 does not have that problem, only the BDP-5200 has it... I wonder why as they are both of the same generation...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Jon S
I have a BDP-S5200 and a BDP-S6200... When...

I have a BDP-S5200 and a BDP-S6200...

When I play back an MKV file on the 6200, I can fast forward when playing back the file. On the 5200, the fast forward does not work... Is this normal?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-23-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 236,886
Posted By Jon S
Sorry, I have another question... I currently...

Sorry, I have another question... I currently have a JVC RS-1 which I really like but I think it's time for an upgrade sometime this year, probably when the 2015 models are announced in October.
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Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-22-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,611
Posted By Jon S
Any word about the final group of Ghibli's movies...

Any word about the final group of Ghibli's movies coming out on Blu-Ray?

Spirited Away
The Cat Returns
Only Yesterday
When Marnie Was There
Ocean Waves

I'd hate to buy them from Japan @ $70...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,694
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Posted By Jon S
I have a question for 4910 users... I have an...

I have a question for 4910 users... I have an older 96" wide Stewart Filmscreen that is micro-perforated. Do you think I will issues with moire with the screen ?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By Jon S
Unfortunately, you will find that sub amps from...

Unfortunately, you will find that sub amps from any manufacturer are pretty unreliable, Hsu, Sunfire, Polk, Velodyne, JL Audio...

Problem is that sub amps are driven to high volumes with a lot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Jon S
Definitely not the Onkyo... They are too...

Definitely not the Onkyo... They are too unreliable... if you opt for the Anthem, make sure it has the functions you need...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 69,365
Posted By Jon S
BTW, if you do pick up "Time of Eve", make sure...

BTW, if you do pick up "Time of Eve", make sure you watch the sketches in the end credits... The sketches provide a lot of information of how Nagi (the café owner) came to own the café. Also, there...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 69,365
Posted By Jon S
I just picked "Time of Eve". The film is about...

I just picked "Time of Eve". The film is about how humans and androids interact in a café where they meet and do not know if the other person is a human or android. In the "outside" world, androids...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-16-2015, 03:16 PM
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Views: 3,239,669
Posted By Jon S
contact the company who made it and ask what...

contact the company who made it and ask what video format the disc was made with... Videos have different formats, AVI, MP4, MPEG or MKV... The Pioneer may not be able to play back some formats.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-13-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,545
Posted By Jon S
If you ever open any Carver product (receivers,...

If you ever open any Carver product (receivers, amps, subs), you will be surprised at how cheaply the products are made... They use low cost parts and the circuit boards themselves were of a cheap...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By Jon S
Be aware that no current AVR is guaranteed to...

Be aware that no current AVR is guaranteed to work with 4K... 4K will need new HDMI standards to be in effect and while all those AVRs (including Onkyo, Sony, etc) claim they support 4K, they do not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 650
Posted By Jon S
At least they don't die on you like the Onkyos...

At least they don't die on you like the Onkyos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-10-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 295,317
Posted By Jon S
After upgrading the caps on a 905, the receiver...

After upgrading the caps on a 905, the receiver no longer has any audio output... Any ideas?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-09-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,033
Views: 251,919
Posted By Jon S
The Sony players are hard coded... There is no...

The Sony players are hard coded... There is no region code hack per se... You have to have the player modded to be region free..
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-06-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,545
Posted By Jon S
The Sunfire subs were powerful for their size but...

The Sunfire subs were powerful for their size but reliability really was terrible... The cheap components ensured that they died pretty quickly. My amp had to be repaired three times in two years...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-06-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By Jon S
After 15 years, I'd say it's time for a change......

After 15 years, I'd say it's time for a change... Sony normally does not stock parts or repair manuals for models >10 years old. So getting it repaired may be a tough job.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-06-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16,595
Views: 1,067,369
Posted By Jon S
From what my Samsung dealer told me, the new OCB...

From what my Samsung dealer told me, the new OCB for the 2014 sets connects to the TV through the umbilical cord to the OCB connector. It has the USB ports and four HDMI ports. It completely...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-06-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 69,365
Posted By Jon S
It's kind of surprising how little animes are...

It's kind of surprising how little animes are available on Amazon Prime... only a couple dozen at most...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-06-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 69,365
Posted By Jon S
After watching these animes, here are my...

After watching these animes, here are my opinions...

The Princess and the Pilot - fair
The Tale of Princess Kaguya - fair
From Up on Poppy Hill - winner
Porco Rosso - pretty good
Paprika -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,133
Views: 596,060
Posted By Jon S
Ever heard of Russian roulette?

Ever heard of Russian roulette?
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