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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-03-2015, 04:52 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
^^ As someone that's generally in agreement with...

^^ As someone that's generally in agreement with Mr. Barnes, it pains me to say this, but I'm really getting tired of all the Auro bashing by some people on this thread. We get it - enough!

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29,142
Views: 1,198,337
Posted By sdrucker
Would you prefer TMNT instead? Terminator:...

Would you prefer TMNT instead? Terminator: Genisys wasn't great entertainment, but seen as a sendup of the franchise, and an excuse to see Emilia Clarke as eye candy, it wasn't utterly horrible.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
Sorry, I've been too busy fiddling :) ...

Sorry, I've been too busy fiddling :)

Seriously, until we move and start setting up the dedicated room next month, I'm not 100% in the game. But watch out...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-01-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 78,403
Posted By sdrucker
You think? In the next six months to a year, I...

You think? In the next six months to a year, I would have went from a simple 5.2 setup with a Sherwood R-972 and a repurposed Denon 4311 as an amp in our living room, to anywhere from a 9.2.4 to a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 03:06 PM
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Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
YMMV but for optimizing music content, in a...

YMMV but for optimizing music content, in a non-PJ world, this may be an argument for having a wider vs. a longer front stage, if those were the choices and you could actually use wides (or 75 degree...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,389
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Posted By sdrucker
More like imploded, with a rip in the space-time...

More like imploded, with a rip in the space-time continuum. How can Keith resist the urge to engage in 'endless fiddling'? :D
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6,182
Views: 735,502
Posted By sdrucker
Here's the post he's referring to from TheZaha: ...

Here's the post he's referring to from TheZaha:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/657301-psb-speakers-owners-thread-177.html#post24395255


I've got the Surround S, which I first used...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
And not cheap either: about £1600 for the new...

And not cheap either: about £1600 for the new Atmos-oriented soundbar, with another £300 for an optional wireless sub. A little over $2500 US for this YSP-5600, if the same price structure would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-13-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,767
Posted By sdrucker
^^ I did Toole's HT Audio and Acoustics...

^^ I did Toole's HT Audio and Acoustics three-part tutorial last year, but wound up having to miss most of the last two sessions due to work stuff. However I did get a PDF of the slides, so I have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,767
Posted By sdrucker
I usually do 'Professional Services' because...

I usually do 'Professional Services' because there's an outside chance I can land business for my marketing research practice. If nothing else it gets me useful business cards to file away, and a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29,142
Views: 1,198,337
Posted By sdrucker
Speaking of Pioneer, this whole thing reminds me...

Speaking of Pioneer, this whole thing reminds me of all the people that complained about why MCACC didn't stay with the times and support subwoofer EQ or multiple subwoofer management at anything...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29,142
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Posted By sdrucker
Or, put another way, Occam's razor wins out: the...

Or, put another way, Occam's razor wins out: the simplest explanation is usually the most likely one compared to more complex, elaborate ones.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
Hence there's almost no way they'll offer more...

Hence there's almost no way they'll offer more than 7.1.4 or 9.1.2. If they're thinking of a 16 channel XMR-1, maybe they're considering 7.1.4 + support for four subs or two subs + a couple of extra...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2015, 11:41 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
That's only going to happen when a critical mass...

That's only going to happen when a critical mass of consumer A/V buyers develop experience with Atmos and DTS:X, realize that they want more than what a 7.1.4 setup can do for them, and the demand...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
Looking forward to your impressions of your...

Looking forward to your impressions of your Yamaha when you decide to take the DTS:X plunge in 2016 or thereabouts :) .
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29,142
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Posted By sdrucker
With respect, I think you're missing the point...

With respect, I think you're missing the point and propounding inaccurate information.


Trinnov IS following Dolby rules for speaker locations, and the Atmos configuration is using discrete...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,389
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Posted By sdrucker
I had to read it in my English class in HS, and...

I had to read it in my English class in HS, and we did a whole multi-week discussion thing, so the movie kind of stuck in my mind as the abomination of the classic that it was. As filmed versions of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,389
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Posted By sdrucker
We only saw it for Demi Moore at the time, and...

We only saw it for Demi Moore at the time, and the contrived happy ending was just outright ridiculous. On to of that, making Scarlett's husband Roger a cardboard villain turned suicide rather than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
Gary Oldman and Demi Moore in the Scarlett...

Gary Oldman and Demi Moore in the Scarlett Letter, with GAtmos, anyone? :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 35,038
Posted By sdrucker
Not just that, Gary Oldman from the early to mid...

Not just that, Gary Oldman from the early to mid 1990's. Maybe they've got a package deal with Sony legacy releases...or we can play the game of looking at other 1990's releases from Colombia and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-11-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 78,403
Posted By sdrucker
I have to get some hands-on experience once we...

I have to get some hands-on experience once we move into our new place and I can set up the HT room, but offhand, the idea of having two pairs of side surrounds (75 and 110 degrees, roughly) and a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-11-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By sdrucker
Is there any confirmation that there will be a BD...

Is there any confirmation that there will be a BD release, let alone one with an Atmos mix?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-10-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 78,403
Posted By sdrucker
I think there is no single answer. IOW it's room...

I think there is no single answer. IOW it's room and consumer specific, hence your conclusions may be generalized to select tastes. You may have a different answer whether the room is longer and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By sdrucker
Since I'm "stuck" with Dolby enabled speakers vs....

Since I'm "stuck" with Dolby enabled speakers vs. in-ceilings until I get my new HT room in order, this review is reassuring that with proper placement flexibility, those Dolby speakers can hold...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-08-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 109,163
Posted By sdrucker
On the quality film front, is anybody...

On the quality film front, is anybody pre-ordering the upcoming Age of Adeline BD for the home Atmos mix? :)


And now that there's the precedent of a Francis Ford Coppola legacy movie getting...
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