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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-07-2016, 09:20 AM
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Posted By jruser
If you turn off HDR on the player, the manual...

If you turn off HDR on the player, the manual indicates that you only get 2k. Has anybody been able to verify this?

I have one of the x850c models, and find this HDR to be annoying without local...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-08-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 76,165
Posted By jruser
I found tonight that this player will play back...

I found tonight that this player will play back DSD 64 and 128 over upnp. It converts them to 24/96 unfortunately.

I'm kind of sad there haven't been any firmware updates. I like getting updates....
Forum: Audio Gear   08-31-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By jruser
I can check the RCA jacks tonight. Would they...

I can check the RCA jacks tonight. Would they twist if they were loose? Need to know what I am looking for.

I had some hum when I hooked a certain source component to the stereo preamp. It went...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-30-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By jruser
FS: Emotiva XPA-5 Gen 1

EDIT: Sold for $600 shipped

This was purchased from Emotiva 6/18/2013, so should be under warranty through 6/17/2018. This has been used in my system until tonight. I have had no issues. It will...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27,241
Views: 1,727,125
Posted By jruser
Do these subs vibrate a lot? Thought about...

Do these subs vibrate a lot? Thought about stacking some amps on top of the E15. The 94lb Monolith 7 comes to mind. Any thoughts?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27,241
Views: 1,727,125
Posted By jruser
Does Rythmik ever have sales? Had my wife talked...

Does Rythmik ever have sales? Had my wife talked into the price and size of an L22, but decided I would rather get an E15. Have her almost talked into the size, but not the price.

Could consider...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17,327
Views: 1,319,180
Posted By jruser
I have an XPA-5 gen1 and wanted to hook up some...

I have an XPA-5 gen1 and wanted to hook up some Klipsch RP-140SA. These speakers have a max 50W continuous rating. Would the XPA-5 blow them out? The XPA-5 would also be powering some RB-81's and an...
Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   07-23-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By jruser
FS: Rebecca Criterion Collection DVD (Hitchcock)

Selling the Rebecca Criterion DVD. Will sell for $28, shipped to the US (lower 48 states). Contact me via PM.

Edit: would trade for a 4k movie.
Forum: Video Source Items   07-23-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By jruser
FS: Oppo bdp-83

This unit was repaired by Oppo last November, after it quit reading discs. There have been no problems after the repairs.

I'm selling for $300, shipped to the US (lower 48 states).

It will ship...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-28-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9,302
Views: 803,000
Posted By jruser
So, I just got the 40in version of this to use as...

So, I just got the 40in version of this to use as a PC monitor. It came with version 1422. Should I avoid updating? I saw people talking about lag a few pages back with newer versions?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,226
Posted By jruser
1. If it weren't for that twitter post from Fox,...

1. If it weren't for that twitter post from Fox, we would have no idea how they mastered the Martian. Do I have to hope there is a vague twitter post for each release and spend the time to find it?...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,226
Posted By jruser
1. Fair enough. But this only pertains to a...

1. Fair enough. But this only pertains to a portion of the films released. So, I basically have to spend time doing Internet searches to find out the mastering process. Will this information be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,226
Posted By jruser
Exactly. Fox said they involved the original...

Exactly. Fox said they involved the original colorist in this, but it is only a matter of time before they do this grading as quickly and cheaply as possible. Even if they include the original...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-13-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,226
Posted By jruser
I have the K8500 pre-ordered but am on the fence...

I have the K8500 pre-ordered but am on the fence about cancelling for several reasons:

1. Upscaled material on early releases. I find it odd that people exploded over 1080i Blu-ray masters but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Just realized that my HD-DVD player isn't...

Just realized that my HD-DVD player isn't compatible with the 5100. I get picture, but no sound. Guess I will finally take the HD-DVD player out of the system.

I got a new TV (Sony x850c) and no...
Forum: Video Source Items   12-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By jruser
Is this still for sale? Sent a PM

Is this still for sale? Sent a PM
Forum: Audio Gear   12-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By jruser
SOLD: Emotiva UMC-200 pre/pro

Wanting to get $275, including UPS ground shipping in the Continental USA.

I am the original owner and used this until October of this year (upgraded to something newer). This was sent back for...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41,089
Views: 5,061,920
Posted By jruser
Mine just started saying No Disc when I put in a...

Mine just started saying No Disc when I put in a disc. Anybody know if there is a DIY fix? Is this covered by the $79 repair.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Yeah its old. It has the most recent firmware....

Yeah its old. It has the most recent firmware. Until we get some more owners, hard to say whether the age difference causes the incompatibility or whether Yamaha has legitimate glitches. One of those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Ok, I finished the tests regarding the dropouts...

Ok, I finished the tests regarding the dropouts today. As you already know, the Sony XBR4 results in dropouts. With the Sony on one of the outputs and a 32 inch Dynex on the other, both TVs get the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Ok. I have a 32 inch dynex hooked up to the...

Ok. I have a 32 inch dynex hooked up to the second output right now. Will report my findings tomorrow. Wife isn't thrilled to have a second TV in middle of her living room.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
I am using a 52 Sony xbr4. Kind of old at this...

I am using a 52 Sony xbr4. Kind of old at this point, but will probably be replaced in 2016. I have a cheap 32 inch I can try. Don't remember the brand off the top of my head.

I upgraded to 1.61...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
My efforts are exhausted at fixing the drop outs....

My efforts are exhausted at fixing the drop outs. I can't come up with any solution. I'll have to try the 1.61 update tomorrow.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Last night I swapped all cables, tried varying...

Last night I swapped all cables, tried varying power on sequences, etc. I still get the random drop outs. I noticed after one of the drop outs that the GUI/volume overlays would no longer work. Had...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 129,467
Posted By jruser
Once again, I increased the distance which...

Once again, I increased the distance which reduced the delay, to work around the issue. I never anywhere said I increased a delay, which would make the problem worse.
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