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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-08-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Iain-
You should clarify that as a java-laden BD. ...

You should clarify that as a java-laden BD.

I have one such problematic BD that takes over 60 seconds to load on BDP-S770. The same title on BDP-S790 loads in under 10 seconds.

That would...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-05-2014, 11:06 AM
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Views: 803,724
Posted By Iain-
Actually, I have a standard cabinet that GT50...

Actually, I have a standard cabinet that GT50 sits on and an equipment rack next to it where the Samsung and Sony BDP-S790 share the top shelf.

This worked out well as the height of the Samsung...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-03-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By Iain-
http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/subwoofer/inde...

http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/subwoofer/index.htm

I've used the BJC LC-1 for the past 4 years. Well satisfied of them.

Quality construction, low capacitance and reasonable price were...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-03-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Iain-
It's all down to the country you live in. This is...

It's all down to the country you live in. This is meticulously documented in this thread.

Google is your friend. ;)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-02-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Iain-
I purchased my GT50 in January 2013 and have seen...

I purchased my GT50 in January 2013 and have seen no rise of black levels.



I have the same processor, as well. (it's AVR-3313)

To spare my GT50 from all that mundane, utilitarian rubbish, I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,191
Posted By Iain-
You're a walking oxymoron with a closed mind and...

You're a walking oxymoron with a closed mind and will say anything if you think that's what they want to hear. That much is clear.

I've had a Rythmik F12SE for the past 2 years and I find it to be...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-29-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,084
Posted By Iain-
http://www.rythmikaudio.com/technology.html ...

http://www.rythmikaudio.com/technology.html

It's nothing like the dodgy Bose tech. "Direct Servo" is significantly more sophisticated.

BTW, I've owned the F12SE for over two years and have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By Iain-
Whatever you decide to do, this time round...

Whatever you decide to do, this time round consider an extended warranty on your new set.

That's what I did with Square Trade for my GT50. It's worth it for peace of mind.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By Iain-
When I purchased my TX-P50GT50 from Amazon 18...

When I purchased my TX-P50GT50 from Amazon 18 months ago, the next purchase I made from them was a Square Trade extended warranty within the allotted time-frame.

Something to think about.

BTW,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2014, 05:51 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
AFAICT, your assumption is correct for North...

AFAICT, your assumption is correct for North America only.

It's incorrect for the EU and Japan.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Iain-
is this also true for DTS-HD-Master Audio. as...

is this also true for DTS-HD-Master Audio. as well?

I have two or three titles that have that option available. S770/S790 are able to do this quite well.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 12:09 PM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
Mine, as well. I believe the reason I like...

Mine, as well.

I believe the reason I like it so much is the minimalist styling. It most certainly isn't the performance with certain java laden BD. The S790 is a much better performer with those...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 11:52 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
By, software, I'm assuming you're referring to...

By, software, I'm assuming you're referring to firmware, right?

BTW, what country are you in?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 09:56 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
Quite. Cultists are people who say they own...

Quite.

Cultists are people who say they own one of those machines and proceed to rant endlessly, month after month, about how great they are without any basis in fact. :rolleyes:

Frankly, my...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Iain-
Why? Do you simply want to be a part of the...

Why?

Do you simply want to be a part of the cult? :eek:
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 08:49 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
I'm not an early adopter. It's precisely...

I'm not an early adopter.

It's precisely for reasons such as the above that I prefer to wait until new models have been out for at least 6-9 months and major problems have been sorted before I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-23-2014, 06:36 AM
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Posted By Iain-
Current players are BDP-S770 and BDP-S790. ...

Current players are BDP-S770 and BDP-S790.

The BDP-S7200 will join them soon, as well.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2014, 11:39 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
You get what you pay for. ;) BD multi-region...

You get what you pay for. ;)

BD multi-region modifications can be either of two types:


Firmware hacks
Permanent hardware modifications


With the former, you can't upgrade the player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2014, 04:44 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
http://www.mrmdvd.com/catalog/product_info.php?pro...

http://www.mrmdvd.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1642

http://www.mrmdvd.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=98&products_id=1604
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Iain-
Specifications for BDP-S7200 are on pages 38-41. ...

Specifications for BDP-S7200 are on pages 38-41.

Should be similar pages for S6200.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Iain-
That press release is relevant to European...

That press release is relevant to European version of BDP-S7200. If you have some other version, then it may not be relevant.

Compare the functionality of European versions of BDP-S6200 v...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Iain-
I would consider the new Denon AVR-X4100 as it...

I would consider the new Denon AVR-X4100 as it comes with Dolby Atmos functionality.

FWIW, I've had the Denon AVR-3313 since late 2012 and have had no problems with it. Excellent bit of kit and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-13-2014, 07:00 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
Sony EU Press Release ...

... dated 28/03 for the following products:


STR-DN1050

STR-DN850
MAP-S1
BDP-S7200
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-12-2014, 07:06 AM
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Views: 155,929
Posted By Iain-
Not true for UK models as file playback via USB...

Not true for UK models as file playback via USB is different. Download respective user manuals and read the specifications section:
http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/BDP-S6200
...
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-04-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Iain-
Quite right, that. In the digital world...

Quite right, that.

In the digital world though, PAL is designated 576/50i and NTSC is 480/60i.

The 50 and 60 component above, is called "frame rate" in frequency.

In comparison, FPS is a...
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