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Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   08-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By thorr
Very interesting discussion. My major question...

Very interesting discussion. My major question regarding this "connectivity" idea is how much storage space / bandwidth does it take to deliver all of that content all the way to the consumer? I am...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-31-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,253
Posted By thorr
If people use this as an E-reader, it brings a...

If people use this as an E-reader, it brings a whole new meaning to "Facebook". It makes perfect sense that Facebook would invest in this. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-26-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,587
Posted By thorr
I got mine today and threw it in for a quick...

I got mine today and threw it in for a quick look see. There is some shimmering with the credits that overlay the picture when the episode first starts (after the intro), but overall, I am very...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-25-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,811
Posted By thorr
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSchu18 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1523880/twin-peaks#post_24520664)

I give up... what is Bly-Ray?

Read the text in...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,811
Posted By thorr
Cool. What is Bly-Ray?

Cool. What is Bly-Ray?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,587
Posted By thorr
In most cases it looks quite good. The color may...

In most cases it looks quite good. The color may be a bit much sometimes and a bit drab other times, but overall I am very pleased with what I am seeing in those caps. I can't wait to get it and...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,587
Posted By thorr
Here is a 720p trailer on youtube:...

Here is a 720p trailer on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lIM557gEm4
I think the color looks good. It is still too early to tell how much DNR they did. It doesn't look very detailed, but...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   02-15-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,656
Posted By thorr
Personally, I just wish they would encode full...

Personally, I just wish they would encode full resolution 1080p with 4:4:4 instead of 4:2:0. Every time there is a red light or other red objects, they look blocky as hell and it is very...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,587
Posted By thorr
Saw this over on blu-ray.com:...

Saw this over on blu-ray.com: http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/little-house-on-the-prairie-first-look-at-blu-ray-restoration.html

I am a bit nervous that they scrubbed the details...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   02-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,298
Posted By thorr
Very well done and very interesting! Can't wait...

Very well done and very interesting! Can't wait to see it in person at the store. I am curious how 2D looks. If 2D looks kind of wavy or something like that, I probably would pass on this, but if it...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,672
Posted By thorr
I would get one for my home theater, but I am...

I would get one for my home theater, but I am afraid I would have to wear sunglasses and it might melt my screen. Also, I would probably go blind if I accidentally looked into the lens....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-01-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 572,728
Posted By thorr
Don't like it? Don't buy it. Nobody is forcing...

Don't like it? Don't buy it. Nobody is forcing anyone to. I haven't bought any of these movies yet due to the green issue. I voted with my wallet. If this fixes the green issue, 6.1 audio is just...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   01-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,608
Posted By thorr
Great job Scott! It's like being there.

Great job Scott! It's like being there.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   12-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,753
Posted By thorr
Very interesting, thanks! I have Polk RT-3000p...

Very interesting, thanks! I have Polk RT-3000p speakers for my front mains, and RT-2000p speakers for my surrounds and backs and a CS-1000p for my center (7.1 setup). All of them have powered...
Forum: AVS Articles   12-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,197
Posted By thorr
LG's are awesome. If I bought a 3D capable TV...

LG's are awesome. If I bought a 3D capable TV today, that is most likely what I would buy. I am still happy with my old Toshiba 720P 50" Plasma. The picture is amazing and until it dies, I have no...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,571
Posted By thorr
Thanks for your replies cfineman and jkur. I...

Thanks for your replies cfineman and jkur. I don't want to detract from this great thread, but just wanted to share my alternative setup that for me is hassle free. The user interface is good enough...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,571
Posted By thorr
For me, I achieved a similar result with a Sony...

For me, I achieved a similar result with a Sony BDP-S5100 and an external Seagate Backup Plus 4TB hard drive. Pretty much silent and it plays everything I throw at it with excellent quality (FLAC,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-02-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By thorr
Looks pretty good. You had me worried when you...

Looks pretty good. You had me worried when you called it Mary Bobbins. I thought you were going to say that it was 1080i bobbed to 1080p or something....
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-26-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,968
Posted By thorr
In my opinion, if you want to scientifically...

In my opinion, if you want to scientifically know exactly which product is the best when comparing them, the best way would be to use a microphone to record the sound in the final listening...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,404
Posted By thorr
One thing I wonder about with these 3-chip...

One thing I wonder about with these 3-chip projectors and 4K resolution is how well the convergence will be. Will each tiny pixel have the correct pixel from each color? While I am very excited...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-12-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By thorr
If the movies are not over-priced and the...

If the movies are not over-priced and the players are reasonably priced, it makes sense to buy UltraHD Blu-ray's instead of 1080p Blu-ray's even if you don't have any plans to get an UltraHD...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-06-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,906
Posted By thorr
Doh!!!! LOL...

Doh!!!! LOL http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-04-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,906
Posted By thorr
Awesome! This is nearly confirmation that it is...

Awesome! This is nearly confirmation that it is coming in March of next year, and is getting special treatment so it should look great! And, it's the extended version!
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-22-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 368,459
Posted By thorr
It didn't work with DVD's (MPEG-2) in the MKV...

It didn't work with DVD's (MPEG-2) in the MKV container for me. It may have worked with other codecs inside MKV's.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-22-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 368,459
Posted By thorr
FYI - As of the latest firmware update, I can...

FYI - As of the latest firmware update, I can now play .mkv files made directly from DVD's using makeMKV and chapters work!

I have a huge collection of TV Shows on DVD's and I have been ripping...
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