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Forum: Speakers   03-24-2017, 08:20 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Yu should angle it up , it's not the same as...

Yu should angle it up , it's not the same as having it higher but it does make a huge difference

When I angled my old centre up the dialogue quality doubled.

I found a compromise now, the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 451,663
Posted By dchalfont
As far as HDR on UHD Blu-Ray discs is concerned,...

As far as HDR on UHD Blu-Ray discs is concerned, the governing body (the Blu-Ray Disc Association) has selected HDR10 as the mandatory format for EVERY title which features high dynamic range...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-16-2017, 07:48 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
The new sony tvs that are coming out have dolby...

The new sony tvs that are coming out have dolby vision support...I won't be upgrading regardless but when I bought this one on october 25th I did it on the understanding that dolby vision would be a...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2017, 08:56 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
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Audio and Video can be an obsession, me includedhttp://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/smile.gif


I am also chasing the...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2017, 07:55 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
When I look at some of these posts and setups I...

When I look at some of these posts and setups I get struck by this incredible neurosis that I've done everything wrong.

Don't get me wrong, with the money and space that I have I have done...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-09-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 1,487,159
Posted By dchalfont
There are obviously room mpdes but that's an...

There are obviously room mpdes but that's an entirely differnt issue from vibrating walls where they are not fixed properly to the frame. Especially when the vibrations are nowhere near the corners....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-08-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11,861
Views: 1,487,159
Posted By dchalfont
I don't know if this is the sort of question to...

I don't know if this is the sort of question to ask here, but the walls in my home theatre room vibrate loudly in certain places and I want to put about 3 screws through the wall and into the frame...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11,832
Views: 1,509,947
Posted By dchalfont
Th fact that the monitor audio gold c350 is a 3...

Th fact that the monitor audio gold c350 is a 3 way speaker was a massive part of me choosing the gold series.

The ribbon tweeters are amazing as well. If you get fatigue from metal dome tweeters...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11,832
Views: 1,509,947
Posted By dchalfont
I just ordered a second Gold W15 sub, there are...

I just ordered a second Gold W15 sub, there are none in the country though and it will take a month or more.

I have bass problems in my room and a second sub will help a lot. After that I'll...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 451,663
Posted By dchalfont
It has to be. To the OP In the settings menu you...

It has to be. To the OP In the settings menu you can go to the power icon and change the settings to not power off after 15 mins of being idle. Read the manual on this one.[/QUOTE]

Cheers big...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 451,663
Posted By dchalfont
First up, it's unlikely to be the auto update...

First up, it's unlikely to be the auto update being on. It certainly won't have updated as the 6.0.1 has only been coming on new sets. It's not yet been released via Sony's update service. But it...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 451,663
Posted By dchalfont
My tv has restarted itself a few times, I have...

My tv has restarted itself a few times, I have it set to auto update, could that be the reason?

The tv updating in the background and then restarting without warning to apply update?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
When you get through setting everything up the...

When you get through setting everything up the way you want, save it to a new Scene. You can replace Scenes 1-4 by simply pressing and holding the right Scene button on the remote. Most will not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
Is there any way to change the settong pattern...

Is there any way to change the settong pattern with the push of a button ( to circumvent the forced upmixed 5.1 to 7.1 ), instead of OSD>setup>down>manual setup>setting pattern>directional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
There's absolutely nothing personal about it, but...

There's absolutely nothing personal about it, but your insistence that people need to find solutions by methods approved by you so as to save the time by burdening your majesty with entertaining even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2017, 08:12 AM
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Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
Take your meds.[/QUOTE] Excellent response....

Take your meds.[/QUOTE]

Excellent response. Thank you for your service and continued contribution over and above what those pesky lazy users just keep taking and taking and taking amirite? It must...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
I have owned yamaha receivers for years, many...

I have owned yamaha receivers for years, many simultaneously as well, having different models in different rooms, Straight has always mean it plays exactly what is on the disk, why would any previous...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
For anyone pc gaming that can't select full range...

For anyone pc gaming that can't select full range rgb at 60hz...

In standby mode, press straight and then the main zone button to get to the advanced menu, then use program across to highlight '4k...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
Its actually not "upmixing", since the side...

Its actually not "upmixing", since the side channels are just being repeated in the back. Since you are going to get 7 channels no matter what you do, might as well use one of the 7-ch decoders like...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
Dont know if it was DTS or Yamaha but its not...

Dont know if it was DTS or Yamaha but its not only possible, its done.[/QUOTE]

I wasn't saying that it was impossible that the receiver; by some fault or design choice couldn't upmix...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
DTS changed how 5.1 audio is processed to a 7.1...

DTS changed how 5.1 audio is processed to a 7.1 setup back about 4 years ago[/QUOTE]

There is no way that DTS made upmixing mandatory, that is just not possible.

There has to be a way.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
Why the hell does my receiver ( rx-v3081 )...

Why the hell does my receiver ( rx-v3081 ) automatically have some kind of extended surround on ( as it was refered to on my old reveiver ).

I have it set to straight, there is no dsp etc...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
I think you might be able to switch but by...

I think you might be able to switch but by default it uses Audio 1 for ARC.[/QUOTE]



Yes, "audio-1" is set by default as "TV Audio". You can change that in setup but if you're using ARC you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 201,620
Posted By dchalfont
I've never had to use arc until now, my rx-v3081...

I've never had to use arc until now, my rx-v3081 ( 3060 equivalent ) arrives tommorow and I want to use arc for netflix and youtube on my tv etc.

I will just he using hdmi out from the receiver...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-10-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,821
Posted By dchalfont
This pisses me off because now I feel I should...

This pisses me off because now I feel I should have waited for hdr backlight tech to improve as well as wait for 12 bit panels to become a possible standard.

I just bought a tv after waiting for...
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