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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By BMaugans
It's entirely possible for the PCM to sound...

It's entirely possible for the PCM to sound different than the bitstream if the 'mix' setting is enabled. Many players will downsample the output to regular Dolby Digital when the 'mix' setting is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 235,587
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by hamiltonpl...

Quote:Originally Posted by hamiltonpl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21634686)

Make sure all ECO settings are set to OFF. Then if they are then...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,741
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by uzername...

Quote:Originally Posted by uzername http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21635032)

I watch at least as much TV as DVD, probably 75/25 in fact, so if...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-07-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 244,823
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by JDKruger4...

Quote:Originally Posted by JDKruger4 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21610007)

do I mount the projector centered, or with the lens centered (so...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-13-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by markmarz...

Quote:Originally Posted by markmarz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21486411)

Thanks, Greg. What's the reasoning behind this rule?


The...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-08-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 571,596
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by John Walley...

Quote:Originally Posted by John Walley http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21460346)

That's because when I asked, you did not suggest any scenes.
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 235,587
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by g.lewarne...

Quote:Originally Posted by g.lewarne http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21459002)

just throwing this out there - its probably not the case but an...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-07-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 571,596
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by erick granato...

Quote:Originally Posted by erick granato http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21455501)

is there a date stamp anywhere on the package or disc to know...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-07-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 571,596
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by Stinky-Dinkins...

Quote:Originally Posted by Stinky-Dinkins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21454655)

Seems odd to me. They know enough to know about such a niche...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-07-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By BMaugans
The only time you'll get 5.1 from most TVs...

The only time you'll get 5.1 from most TVs digital output is from the TV's internal tuner. The vast majority of sets will only pass a stereo signal from any other source. Always route external...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-05-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by snoopyman...

Quote:Originally Posted by snoopyman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21443741)


So, not looking at price numbers or lag numbers, if you could...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,788
Posted By BMaugans
Setting the output to TV only is routing your...

Setting the output to TV only is routing your front channels to the TV as it is supposed to do. The use of "TV only" is exactly that: using ONLY the TV, not the surround speaker system.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-03-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 90,411
Posted By BMaugans
Recently picked up Pink: Funhouse Tour - Live in...

Recently picked up Pink: Funhouse Tour - Live in Australia. AV quality is very solid; maybe not reference, but no significant weaknesses. Pink fans and those that are looking for a good concert...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-03-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 571,596
Posted By BMaugans
Felt as though I needed to add my two cents to...

Felt as though I needed to add my two cents to the discussion:

I asked my wife for the box set as a Christmas gift and she came through for me (and only paid 50 bucks in the process). I was...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 383,475
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by W215LB...

Quote:Originally Posted by W215LB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21434812)

I will try that and let you know how it looks,
Thanks A


You...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 235,587
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by dzack02...

Quote:Originally Posted by dzack02 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21436567)

If you had the pops you would notice


I wouldn't go so far as...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by snoopyman...

Quote:Originally Posted by snoopyman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21436136)

Does it have a rainbowing effect?


There's potential for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By BMaugans
Make sure you set the overscan settings to 100%...

Make sure you set the overscan settings to 100% if they aren't already. Both the projector and the video card drivers will often have these settings. I think my HC4000 defaults to 100%, so I'd guess...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-21-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By BMaugans
While I've never actually replaced a lamp (I was...

While I've never actually replaced a lamp (I was lucky enough that my last PJ came with 2 lamps that both lasted well over 10000 hrs), the cost of the lamp IS a major concern.

A previous post in...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-14-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,827
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by sroberts...

Quote:Originally Posted by sroberts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21331375)

@BMaugans - I'm considering the same upgrade: HD1000U to HC4000....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-29-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 244,823
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by kgveteran...

Quote:Originally Posted by kgveteran http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21268416)

Other than burning in the bulb and dimming the contrast, any...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   11-17-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,049
Posted By BMaugans
Wanted to add to the above review of the AutoEq...

Wanted to add to the above review of the AutoEq on the Pioneer. I own the 3300 unit that also offers the AutoEq function with the mic. I was very excited to order the mic and try it out in my newly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-09-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 402,045
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by slothy420...

Quote:Originally Posted by slothy420 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20340237)

I have a Marantz SR5003 that I've been using for about 2 yrs now....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 235,587
Posted By BMaugans
Quote:Originally Posted by hamiltonpl...

Quote:Originally Posted by hamiltonpl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21176445)

If this issue were fixable by a firmware upgrade then I think...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-01-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,827
Posted By BMaugans
I just retired my trusty HD1000 last week. My...

I just retired my trusty HD1000 last week. My replacement was a Mits HC4000. It was essentially a "drop in" replacement - the only thing I had to change was drilling a few new holes in my...
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