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Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-29-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 942
Posted By Brian Hampton
If the OP sticks to his decision to use a 16:9...

If the OP sticks to his decision to use a 16:9 screen ... he should mask to 2:40 when watching scope.

I love my 2:40 screen setup but If I went back to 16:9 because my display IS natively 16:9...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-27-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 28,244
Posted By Brian Hampton
I'm working through Tomb Raider Trilogy on PS3. ...

I'm working through Tomb Raider Trilogy on PS3.

I'm trying to work through all my PS3 games so I'll be ready if the system fails at some point.
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-27-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By Brian Hampton
Unhappy Once you get to third party sellers then you...

Once you get to third party sellers then you aren't really shopping on Amazon. So the risk goes way up.

I remember buying fake stuff there before... I wonder if some places like Newegg still stock...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-26-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Brian Hampton
Cool May games announced and I like them ! ..(except...

May games announced and I like them ! ..(except the PS3 pirate one)

I'm glad I waited (though I'm still waiting...) ... I know however, the games included in PSPlus isn't really the draw... so I...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-21-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Brian Hampton
Sounds good. I worry about it a bit because...

Sounds good.

I worry about it a bit because I only have 2 friends on PSN and my experiences with jumping into random multiplayer games with strangers hasn't been fun.

Also,.. I have a lot of...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-21-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 942
Posted By Brian Hampton
I wouldn't try to convince anyone. My PJ is...

I wouldn't try to convince anyone.

My PJ is native 16:9 and because I use 2.40 without any type of animorphic lens I am only using my setup with my HTPC (which is fine actualy) ...

In my room...
Forum: PlayStation Area   04-21-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Brian Hampton
Smile Join PS Plus ... now or in May ?

Hey,

I have the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita and lately have been getting more into gaming after putting it aside for years.

I bought a year PS Plus card locally (one of the old $49.99 type.) I don't...
Forum: Display Calibration   04-05-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Brian Hampton
laptop for calibration or use HTPC directly ?

Hi,

Short version - Can I use a laptop to calibrate and make 3DLUT for use with a HTPC or should I use the HTPC for calibration ?

Some time ago I purchased a Toshiba laptop just for...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-30-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,024
Posted By Brian Hampton
Just wait. I'm sure it will get a proper...

Just wait.

I'm sure it will get a proper release in time.

Pink Floyd is big business. The full back catalog will be on blu ray eventually in 5.1.

We just have to stay alive for it.

-Brian
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-30-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Brian Hampton
That mount looks like the cheapest one from...

That mount looks like the cheapest one from Monoprice designed for 20 pounds and selling for ~$10.

https://images.monoprice.com/productlargeimages/38751.jpg

I used to use that one. I think I...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-28-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 14,604
Posted By Brian Hampton
Well, that's too bad. Seems like other VR systems...

Well, that's too bad. Seems like other VR systems have a little more rez but none of them will give the 1920x1080 to each eye.

I have a well regarded 1080p 3D projector but cross talk prevents me...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-28-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,024
Posted By Brian Hampton
It was on the big box set (Early Years Set) by...

It was on the big box set (Early Years Set) by mistake.

I don't know if they have started using the corrected version of the discs in the big box set or if those were all made using the version in...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-28-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 14,604
Posted By Brian Hampton
When you watch 3D Blu Rays turning off all the...

When you watch 3D Blu Rays turning off all the gyroscopes should be an option.

(However, I don't have the PS VR yet... I'm thinking about getting one though primarily for watching my 3D BR and...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-28-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,024
Posted By Brian Hampton
It's not 4 tracks you don't have. The 5.1...

It's not 4 tracks you don't have.

The 5.1 version of Meddle sounds a thousand times better than the quad mix.

(To me, that is.) (I'm still happy to be able to listen to both.)
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-27-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,024
Posted By Brian Hampton
I wish the "extra" surround sound mixes of Meddle...

I wish the "extra" surround sound mixes of Meddle were still included.

I did buy the big set right away because I figured they would correct that issue quickly.

I keep 24/96 files on my...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-27-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By Brian Hampton
Why not just buy a PS2 ? ... Any "fat" PS3 would...

Why not just buy a PS2 ? ... Any "fat" PS3 would be out of warranty. And the compatibility was always a little Iffy on the PS3. The PS2 ought to be very compatible with PS2 games.


-Brian
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-25-2017, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 428
Posted By Brian Hampton
It's Microsoft so a certain amount of instability...

It's Microsoft so a certain amount of instability has to be retained. :)

-Brian
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-25-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By Brian Hampton
I bought a PS3 in Nov 06 and had it replaced...

I bought a PS3 in Nov 06 and had it replaced under extended warranty in summer 09 and then exchanged it through Sony for a slim when it failed again in 2012. Seems for me the original "fat" system...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-07-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 123,070
Posted By Brian Hampton
I understand the general feelings like that. I...

I understand the general feelings like that. I hesitate to buy any new 3D Blu now. Esp if the cost difference is high between 2D and 3D.

I sort of think eventually I will have some sort of VR...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-06-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 123,070
Posted By Brian Hampton
Hey, I went and picked up some Sony 3D...

Hey,

I went and picked up some Sony 3D glasses to compare to the Samsung I was using (those were from an older plasma 3D set.)

The Sony glasses actually did better. I wouldn't go as far to say...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-06-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 123,070
Posted By Brian Hampton
Only half true. The projector will switch to...

Only half true.

The projector will switch to high for 3D.

But .. for the first time in Sony SXRD Projector history... the 45ES does let you choose low lamp even in the 3D settings. !!

And,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-06-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,266
Posted By Brian Hampton
Quote "3. Is there a service that allows purchase...

Quote "3. Is there a service that allows purchase of blu Ray movies at 1:1 quality ?"

?? Kaliedescape says you can purchase special UV copies that are actual 1:1 blu ray copies... they are the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-06-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,266
Posted By Brian Hampton
My Alternative to K given just as a point of...

My Alternative to K given just as a point of reference:

HTPC - i7, SSD, 16GBRAM, Nvidia 1060

NAS - 4 x 4bay nas with 4x4TB drives in each. My NAS is Lenovo and I tended to get them under...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-05-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 203,247
Posted By Brian Hampton
Don't buy a knock off lamp from china! Ebay isn't...

Don't buy a knock off lamp from china! Ebay isn't the go to place for projector lamps either.

I get mine from

www.purelandsupply.com

For the 55ES specifically...
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-05-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Brian Hampton
This is great. I received an Echo as a...

This is great.

I received an Echo as a x-mass gift and one thing that occurs to me is it needs a nearly silent room in order to "hear" clearly what I'm asking it to do. So, as a type of remote for...
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