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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
I went with the Goldenear HTR 7000 on SteveH's...

I went with the Goldenear HTR 7000 on SteveH's recommendation. Tannoy and KEF get a lot of mention too. I didn't get a chance to hear any of them, but had heard that the Goldenears sounded good at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
Me too. My G68 was the version with balanced...

Me too. My G68 was the version with balanced analog outs, current software with HD621 handling the HDMI feeds. Probably 10 years old or so. I got the 8802A for Atmos, recognizing that it would be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Will Binegar
On the volume drop issue, I've been listening...

On the volume drop issue, I've been listening pretty much exclusively with DSU engaged. I'll try going without DSU for a few days and see if the issue persists.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
Got my 8802A a few weeks ago. One little issue I...

Got my 8802A a few weeks ago. One little issue I have is that it occasionally mutes on its own, while watching TV via a Tivo Roamio. I haven't detected a pattern yet (e.g. after a commercial). ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 27,573
Posted By Will Binegar
Now if only this was being held in Manhattan...

Now if only this was being held in Manhattan Beach, instead of Manhattan :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 273
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Posted By Will Binegar
[QUOTE=audiofan1;35031017]From what I've heard...

[QUOTE=audiofan1;35031017]From what I've heard thus far from my on-ceiling TF/TR, the blend from 7.4.1 is seamless and never has my attention been more glued to what's happing on the screen only what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2015, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
Well the RCA vs XLR performance question is...

Well the RCA vs XLR performance question is interesting. In my case, my ear level channels are all powered by truly balanced amplifiers, so normally I'd want to use the XLR outputs from the pre-pro....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Will Binegar
Just got the 8802A from FedEx this morning, but I...

Just got the 8802A from FedEx this morning, but I won't be installing it for awhile as there are other tasks to complete before it goes in. So I can't speak to how the video looks going through the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-15-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,803
Posted By Will Binegar
Of the three you mentioned, I'd pick the...

Of the three you mentioned, I'd pick the Meridian, but as noted Meridian has not addressed Atmos, DTS-X, or Auro as yet
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 980
Posted By Will Binegar
Thanks! This is good information. The master...

Thanks! This is good information. The master bedroom sits directly above the family room where our primary TV, movie, and listening system lives. I want to set it up for Atmos, DTS-X, etc. but I...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 980
Posted By Will Binegar
This looks promising; have you done your install...

This looks promising; have you done your install yet?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
As a Meridian guy, I'm accustomed to the "How...

As a Meridian guy, I'm accustomed to the "How much would I have to give up in sound quality to get X from another processor?" quandary. I think Atmos and DTS-X will put me over the top, especially...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Will Binegar
I'd be a little surprised if the Classe didn't...

I'd be a little surprised if the Classe didn't sound better than the 8802 for two channel reproduction at least, but as folks have hinted, you can't really know unless both are experienced under the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By Will Binegar
The G68 is a great unit. If you plan on using...

The G68 is a great unit. If you plan on using sources via HDMI, you'll also have to get the HD-621 which sends audio to the G68 and video to your display.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-16-2015, 07:25 AM
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Views: 1,091
Posted By Will Binegar
Great Report! Thanks!

Great Report! Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-02-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Will Binegar
I don't have either Marantz processor, but I...

I don't have either Marantz processor, but I would take "dynamic compression" to mean limiting the range between quiet and loud passages, often called "night mode" or something similar. There's a...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-03-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,401
Posted By Will Binegar
I remember hearing that at first, Mr. Nimoy had...

I remember hearing that at first, Mr. Nimoy had misgivings about potentially playing the Spock character, that it would be perceived as a joke. He brought a dignity that was crucial, I think. Just...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-10-2015, 06:48 PM
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Views: 42,965
Posted By Will Binegar
Exactly! Hopefully another (nearly) universal...

Exactly! Hopefully another (nearly) universal player that takes care to do everything (new and old) well
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,801
Posted By Will Binegar
Like others in the thread, I go for max quality,...

Like others in the thread, I go for max quality, for video and audio. I'm getting blu-rays from Netflix and buying blu-rays for films that I know I'll watch plenty.

Blockbuster used to be great,...
Forum: Screens   02-08-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,171
Posted By Will Binegar
A 110" diagonal screen is about 96"...

A 110" diagonal screen is about 96" wide
Forum: Screens   02-08-2013, 07:55 AM
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Views: 471
Posted By Will Binegar
The Black Diamond has a much more dramatic...

The Black Diamond has a much more dramatic drop-off in brightness as you move off-angle and it color shifts as well. On the other hand, the BD will do a better job of reflecting ambient light coming...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-23-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Will Binegar
We just lost the local Blockbuster over the...

We just lost the local Blockbuster over the Christmas holidays; what's more disappointing though is how lousy Blckbuster's disc by mail service has become. It used to be so very good...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-08-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Will Binegar
Getting a 110" picture without having to be so...

Getting a 110" picture without having to be so restrictive of room lighting would solve one of the only bones of contention in my house...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   10-16-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,949
Posted By Will Binegar
Great catch with The Keep. How about "Open...

Great catch with The Keep. How about "Open Range"? Has "Return of the Pink Panther" been released yet? ( I still can't believe that they left the best film out of the box set.)
Forum: Screens   10-08-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,904
Posted By Will Binegar
When I was shopping, the DNP's were a little...

When I was shopping, the DNP's were a little less expensive than the BD's.. though I was looking for a basic black velvet frame
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