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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By thorr
Rest in Peace James Horner

Today we lost one of the greats. He was an amazing composer and artistic genius. I wish him and his loved ones peace.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,895
Posted By thorr
Entered. I haven't seen the movie, don't own the...

Entered. I haven't seen the movie, don't own the movie, and don't yet have any Dolby Atmos enabled equipment. I also will be moving to a new home and must build a new theater into it. Therefore, I...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By thorr
Thanks guys. Sorry to hear about BG Radia. It...

Thanks guys. Sorry to hear about BG Radia. It seemed like they were supposed to be the best.
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By thorr
All In-Wall and In-Ceiling Speakers for Dolby Atmos - BG Radia or others?

My wife and I are planning on moving into a new condo and I will be losing my dedicated home theater and the wife doesn't want the huge speakers all over the place that we currently have when we set...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-09-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,942
Posted By thorr
What I would love is around a 42" OLED 4K wide...

What I would love is around a 42" OLED 4K wide color gamut display to use as a PC monitor. Currently I have a 30" 2560x1600 display, but it is starting to have problems (a vertical line down the...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-20-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By thorr
Thanks Scott. I learned a lot that I can use...

Thanks Scott. I learned a lot that I can use with my older setup. I have old Polks that all have adjustable powered subwoofers. They seem to be very similar to the Tritons which I haven't heard of...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By thorr
Thanks mightyhuhn. I don't quite follow the...

Thanks mightyhuhn. I don't quite follow the -65536 to 65536 idea. I could maybe see -32767 to 32768. Normal 16-bits would be 0 to 65535 per color. This would be over 281 trillion color...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-12-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By thorr
Another great episode. Thanks Scott. I'm...

Another great episode. Thanks Scott.

I'm not really sure how to word this, but one thing I have been wondering about a lot lately is how many bits are used and how granular it is to store...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   08-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By thorr
Very interesting discussion. My major question...

Very interesting discussion. My major question regarding this "connectivity" idea is how much storage space / bandwidth does it take to deliver all of that content all the way to the consumer? I am...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-31-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,595
Posted By thorr
If people use this as an E-reader, it brings a...

If people use this as an E-reader, it brings a whole new meaning to "Facebook". It makes perfect sense that Facebook would invest in this. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-26-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By thorr
I got mine today and threw it in for a quick...

I got mine today and threw it in for a quick look see. There is some shimmering with the credits that overlay the picture when the episode first starts (after the intro), but overall, I am very...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-25-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,926
Posted By thorr
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSchu18 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1523880/twin-peaks#post_24520664)

I give up... what is Bly-Ray?

Read the text in...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,926
Posted By thorr
Cool. What is Bly-Ray?

Cool. What is Bly-Ray?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By thorr
In most cases it looks quite good. The color may...

In most cases it looks quite good. The color may be a bit much sometimes and a bit drab other times, but overall I am very pleased with what I am seeing in those caps. I can't wait to get it and...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By thorr
Here is a 720p trailer on youtube:...

Here is a 720p trailer on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lIM557gEm4
I think the color looks good. It is still too early to tell how much DNR they did. It doesn't look very detailed, but...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   02-15-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,906
Posted By thorr
Personally, I just wish they would encode full...

Personally, I just wish they would encode full resolution 1080p with 4:4:4 instead of 4:2:0. Every time there is a red light or other red objects, they look blocky as hell and it is very...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-15-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By thorr
Saw this over on blu-ray.com:...

Saw this over on blu-ray.com: http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/little-house-on-the-prairie-first-look-at-blu-ray-restoration.html

I am a bit nervous that they scrubbed the details...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   02-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,461
Posted By thorr
Very well done and very interesting! Can't wait...

Very well done and very interesting! Can't wait to see it in person at the store. I am curious how 2D looks. If 2D looks kind of wavy or something like that, I probably would pass on this, but if it...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,205
Posted By thorr
I would get one for my home theater, but I am...

I would get one for my home theater, but I am afraid I would have to wear sunglasses and it might melt my screen. Also, I would probably go blind if I accidentally looked into the lens....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-01-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5,641
Views: 589,213
Posted By thorr
Don't like it? Don't buy it. Nobody is forcing...

Don't like it? Don't buy it. Nobody is forcing anyone to. I haven't bought any of these movies yet due to the green issue. I voted with my wallet. If this fixes the green issue, 6.1 audio is just...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   01-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,849
Posted By thorr
Great job Scott! It's like being there.

Great job Scott! It's like being there.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   12-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,162
Posted By thorr
Very interesting, thanks! I have Polk RT-3000p...

Very interesting, thanks! I have Polk RT-3000p speakers for my front mains, and RT-2000p speakers for my surrounds and backs and a CS-1000p for my center (7.1 setup). All of them have powered...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   12-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,415
Posted By thorr
LG's are awesome. If I bought a 3D capable TV...

LG's are awesome. If I bought a 3D capable TV today, that is most likely what I would buy. I am still happy with my old Toshiba 720P 50" Plasma. The picture is amazing and until it dies, I have no...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,411
Posted By thorr
Thanks for your replies cfineman and jkur. I...

Thanks for your replies cfineman and jkur. I don't want to detract from this great thread, but just wanted to share my alternative setup that for me is hassle free. The user interface is good enough...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,411
Posted By thorr
For me, I achieved a similar result with a Sony...

For me, I achieved a similar result with a Sony BDP-S5100 and an external Seagate Backup Plus 4TB hard drive. Pretty much silent and it plays everything I throw at it with excellent quality (FLAC,...
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