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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 11:06 PM
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 07:52 PM
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 07:44 PM
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 04:15 PM
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
Also, why does the receiver remain warm to hot...

Also, why does the receiver remain warm to hot even when it's turned off?

That seems to me to be an incredible waste of energy. My other receivers actually turn off when they're not being used....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2014, 03:37 PM
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
I've owned an SR6008 for about for about two...

I've owned an SR6008 for about for about two months, and it's started having strange issues. Certain times when I say use TiVo or BluRay, I just get a black screen like the device is dead....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-10-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jacob_coulter
I think 4k is what put the nail in Plasma's...

I think 4k is what put the nail in Plasma's coffin.

Consumers are going to start demanding their televisions be "4k" (even though most have no idea what that means or that there's zero content),...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By jacob_coulter
A bottom barrel plasma would be a huge...

A bottom barrel plasma would be a huge improvement, I've seen brand new 40-something inch 720p plasmas for under $400 on sale. That's going to be a massive improvement to the viewing experience over...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
But when you say they've changed to a digital...

But when you say they've changed to a digital power supply, that can't decrease the weight much more than a few lbs. I mean, we're talking 20 to 30lbs less in weight on some of these newer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By jacob_coulter
I've been dabbling in Home Theater for a few...

I've been dabbling in Home Theater for a few decades, and a trend I've noticed is receivers seem to really be getting lighter. Even high end ones.

I was helping a relative put together a system,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 94
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Posted By jacob_coulter
When it says something like "4k pass through"...

When it says something like "4k pass through" can't it just pass a raw signal with zero processing, regardless of the eventual standard? Basically just copper wire? So you could put an adapter if...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,061
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Posted By jacob_coulter
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I'm not too optimistic...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-09-2014, 01:25 PM
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Posted By jacob_coulter
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I don't think there...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,061
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Posted By jacob_coulter
I don't think there's the clamor for 4k like...

I don't think there's the clamor for 4k like there was for a hi-def DVD vs standard DVD.

Much different world then, people were getting better picture quality with rabbit ears on their television...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   01-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By jacob_coulter
Awesome, I appreciate it. For some reason, when...

Awesome, I appreciate it. For some reason, when I looked around I couldn't seem to find one.

I do get tired of companies skipping these connections in order to save a few nickels. I bought a Roku...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   01-08-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By jacob_coulter
I know such an adapter exists for the XBOX, but...

I know such an adapter exists for the XBOX, but it uses its own proprietary connection.

I can't seem to find such a device.

I have mainly "old school" receivers and don't want to upgrade...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-08-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,460
Posted By jacob_coulter
4k will definitely be the next marketing that's...

4k will definitely be the next marketing that's pushed, so that will help trickle across all the products. I could see it in 3-4 years for projectors under $3,000.

But there's going to be a lot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-02-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By jacob_coulter
I've had a HK 645 for about 8 years, and one day...

I've had a HK 645 for about 8 years, and one day it locked up. I tried the obvious, unplugging it, doing a "hard" factory reset, etc. It powers up, you can hear the fan working, and the screen...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By jacob_coulter
I owned an SXRD rear projection Sony TV, and it...

I owned an SXRD rear projection Sony TV, and it had the infamous green tint that made me have to get a replacement. When it worked, the picture was stunning, but the whole debacle soured me on Sony...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,782
Posted By jacob_coulter
I'm hoping there's enough loyalists that the...

I'm hoping there's enough loyalists that the technology will stay longer. Most people I know who own plasmas don't want another technology.
Or maybe plasma will just be a "Costco/Sam's Club" type...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-12-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,722
Posted By jacob_coulter
It's a shame too because I'd like to buy things...

It's a shame too because I'd like to buy things second-hand but pricing is so ridiculous I don't even want to fool with it. I consider "haggling range" to be more around the 20% range. I really...
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