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Forum: Latest Industry News   05-23-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
Ex Machina" to be First Blu-ray with DTS:X...

Ex Machina" to be First Blu-ray with DTS:X Soundtrack (July 14, 2015.)

Technical Details

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,984
Posted By JohnAV
Actually there is a lot of truth with your...

Actually there is a lot of truth with your comments. The whole BDA 4k spin machine/bandwagon makes you think that they have everything already well tested and so will have minimal issues. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,984
Posted By JohnAV
I hope OPPO is reading this... :)[/quote] IMHO...

I hope OPPO is reading this... :)[/quote] IMHO UHD playback is still a premium feature until the market place for media grows sufficiently. Just because the UDTV vendors have been pitching their 4k...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
With a 6 to 8 ohm speakers load a 4520CI doesn't...

With a 6 to 8 ohm speakers load a 4520CI doesn't get very hot for 5.0 setup typically. You assuming because the AVR is not getting hot that the fans are kicking in, never encountered that situation.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
Oh absolutely remember the 4310CI which had...

Oh absolutely remember the 4310CI which had numerous NIC failures reported, which replaced the very popular 3808CI.

Denon certainly took some heat for that botched deployment, as only a year...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
Refererence: The mere fact that BB suddenly...

Refererence:
The mere fact that BB suddenly dumped a bunch of 4520ci on the marketplace for $999 set off some warnings that something was up/unusual as they never did that before. (B stock, stuff...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
Are you making jokes or being sincere? Any AVR...

Are you making jokes or being sincere? Any AVR that puts out 140/150 watts/ch will get quite hot if you don't allow adequate air circulation to prevent this. You can take a new high end Pioneer...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-10-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
Begs the question what percentage of cinemas has...

Begs the question what percentage of cinemas has even been upgraded to various 3D audio systems? I do not think we have very many films offered in Auro 3D at all, except in Europe, mostly music...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-09-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
^ Yes I would agree that there is not a floodgate...

^ Yes I would agree that there is not a floodgate of lots of info we hoped for or even some tidbits on whats coming, soon to be releases, studio involvement and such.

As noticed online, posting...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
Two good ways to look at it all. :)

Two good ways to look at it all. :)
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-09-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
Gotta love companies always giving you a reason...

Gotta love companies always giving you a reason to delay your AVR purchase.
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
That seems to be more related to subscriber...

That seems to be more related to subscriber streaming audio sites coming online (Example Tidal), and how long they will last until the bigger sharks have them for lunch (Apple, Google) :eek::D

But...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-02-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
Even though this was discovered 4/1 online, seems...

Even though this was discovered 4/1 online, seems a bit more tangible then the BigPictureBigSound or Twice posts.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-31-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 115,040
Posted By JohnAV
Oppo Digital AU is actually Australasian...

Oppo Digital AU is actually Australasian distributor International Dynamics as a FYI. Both Oppo Digital AU and Oppo Digital NZ share the same web design. You don't expect these reseller guys to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
How often are you towing something massive that...

How often are you towing something massive that you need a big engine's continuous torque would be the logical rebuttal. :D
But as you say some people treasure that extra 2-3 db of power to boost...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12,274
Views: 750,698
Posted By JohnAV
And how often does anyone have all channels...

And how often does anyone have all channels driven to maximum specially the surround channels? The reason it is less then 150 watts per ch combined is a limitation of driving all channels...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-26-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,842
Posted By JohnAV
Exactly, considering how many terrible films are...

Exactly, considering how many terrible films are out there, saying a particular film is the worst is sure to get some comments and laughs. ;)

Still appreciate your opinion, thanks for explanation....
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,842
Posted By JohnAV
^Yeah I would agree with you, his post comes...

^Yeah I would agree with you, his post comes across as someone who hasn't experienced any broadway musicals or like. Some people think this is just about fairy tales characters and since it is...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,842
Posted By JohnAV
One of my favorites is Rent, filmed live, just a...

One of my favorites is Rent, filmed live, just a great BD to take in. Have yet to watch "Into the Woods" I just got last night.
http://images3.static-bluray.com/movies/covers/3152_medium.jpg
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,266
Posted By JohnAV
First have to say thank you to Scott for that...

First have to say thank you to Scott for that wonderful OP there, a whole lot of good information on this topic! :)

The majority of somewhat serious home theater viewers fall into that category,...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,825
Posted By JohnAV
Is Gravity that good a film to keep waiting and...

Is Gravity that good a film to keep waiting and waiting for a Atmos/3D release? Compared to next weeks Interstellar, Gravity IMHO is a very sad excuse for plot, along with not making logical sense...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-19-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 76,933
Posted By JohnAV
^ Still speculation, been no announcement.

^ Still speculation, been no announcement.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-18-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,895
Posted By JohnAV
I see there is the possibility of a extended...

I see there is the possibility of a extended directors cut of the film in the future. Might be good test material to see how long you can watch a movie. :eek::D

Reference
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-18-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,895
Posted By JohnAV
Thanks for the review, but I have to wonder again...

Thanks for the review, but I have to wonder again like every other biblical adaption, why a film adaption has to be based on such a rigid interpretation from the Bible, compared to fictional...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,877
Posted By JohnAV
Well the way things are progressing I wouldn't...

Well the way things are progressing I wouldn't doubt that some day soon you slip on a virtual enviroment on your head which consist of wraparound 4k screen and multi chamber/transducer headphone...
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