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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By thorr
One of the ads on this page kicked me out without...

One of the ads on this page kicked me out without me clicking on it and I had to go back like 10 pages to get back to avsforum.com. I hope this doesn't become a malware site.

Regarding this new...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-26-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12,017
Views: 691,596
Posted By thorr
Thanks Rudy1. That is a bit depressing. I was...

Thanks Rudy1. That is a bit depressing. I was hoping to be able to improve my picture quality a bit. I saw there is something called an HD Fury Integral that might help, but I wouldn't want to pay...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-25-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12,017
Views: 691,596
Posted By thorr
I wish there was an updated FAQ on the first...

I wish there was an updated FAQ on the first page. I have had this player sealed in a box for some time that I bought at a bargain price of $160. I haven't opened it because I thought I might sell...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-14-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By thorr
Never heard of Plex or HDHomerun Connect before,...

Never heard of Plex or HDHomerun Connect before, but after a quick search, the HDHomerun Connect specifically looks very interesting to me. I think I would miss some of the channels I get now...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-14-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By thorr
This was something I immediately noticed after...

This was something I immediately noticed after switching to U-Verse. The UI was lightning fast and changing the channel and having it show the new channel was instant. I would have thought with an...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-14-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By thorr
Thanks! Makes sense about the lousy cable...

Thanks! Makes sense about the lousy cable company DVR's. I also had one of those which is why I switched to U-Verse and didn't look back. So, this product is for people who want to or must use...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-13-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,171
Posted By thorr
I am clueless and don't understand what this is...

I am clueless and don't understand what this is for unless all you have is an antenna. Every provider offers a DVR and I don't see how this could/would integrate with any provider except maybe with...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-05-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
It was a joke just to bring it back full-circle....

It was a joke just to bring it back full-circle. ;)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-05-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
It's Rotel's fault for coming out with a...

It's Rotel's fault for coming out with a standalone CD player and making us all feel nostalgic. :D
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-01-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
Yes! A friend of mine had one and we played Gorf...

Yes! A friend of mine had one and we played Gorf on it among other games. So much fun! There were also tape decks for the Apple II+ and I had one briefly for my Timex Sinclair 1000. That was a...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-01-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
Ha ha very well written, and I understand where...

Ha ha very well written, and I understand where you are coming from. Except, it is not your two cents, it's your $600! :D There is totally that nostalgia component as well as the whole dedicated...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-30-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
No, I am not missing out. I just put the CD in...

No, I am not missing out. I just put the CD in my blu-ray player when I want to do that. Or, I can use the USB and still look at the physical CD booklet, etc.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
I wouldn't mind having one of those so I can play...

I wouldn't mind having one of those so I can play my old records. I can't play those in my blu-ray player. They also sound better in some ways, like film is better than digital cinema in some ways....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
Thanks for the replies. I also have a ton of...

Thanks for the replies. I also have a ton of CD's. I can play them in my blu-ray player and they are bit-perfect going out to the rest of my audio equipment. I also have the option to rip them to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By thorr
Debated, and decided to just say it. I don't get...

Debated, and decided to just say it. I don't get the CD player. Lots of money for something so limited in functionality by today's standards. It would have been great in 1996.
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-31-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By thorr
Fantastic! Now everyone can enjoy all of the...

Fantastic! Now everyone can enjoy all of the amazing movies in all of their glory. The Last Witch Hunter, American Ultra, The Big Short, Crimson Peak, Daddy's Home, IP Man 3, Ex Machina!!! Er,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By thorr
Thanks a lot! I will check out all of the...

Thanks a lot! I will check out all of the suggestions, but at least the parts-express suggestion is already perfect for what I am looking for.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By thorr
Huge speaker cloth to cover whole front wall below screen?

Hello, I have been working out the design of my new theater and have come to the conclusion I could hide all of my speakers behind black cloth to make it look kind of like a big long black shelf...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,952
Posted By thorr
I don't get their strategy. Why have four models...

I don't get their strategy. Why have four models that are all $100 or $200 apart in price and are very similar in specs and none of them are high end? I would want something with more power and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-26-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,831
Posted By thorr
Horizontal resolution.

Horizontal resolution.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-09-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 20,283
Posted By thorr
Not only that, what I really want to know is if...

Not only that, what I really want to know is if the downconverting will utilize deep color on displays that support it to improve the color from the HDR and WCG and send the picture with 4:4:4 to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-21-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 20,283
Posted By thorr
My Planar PD-8150 1080p DLP projector supports...

My Planar PD-8150 1080p DLP projector supports HDMI 1.3, 4:4:4 and RGB 0-255. Does anyone know if any of these new UHD bluray players can be configured to output the most color and resolution...
Forum: 3D Displays   01-14-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,088
Posted By thorr
Yes, I have the Gear VR and S6 Edge+ and I love...

Yes, I have the Gear VR and S6 Edge+ and I love it! Dreadhalls creeps me out in the worst/best way. I actually get goosebumps! I also like Oculus Cinema. Watching movies in the virtual theater is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-31-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,062
Views: 242,915
Posted By thorr
I was hoping/planning to get a UHD Blu-Ray player...

I was hoping/planning to get a UHD Blu-Ray player and use it with my existing equipment (receiver and projector) at 1080p. Would this not be possible because of HDCP/DRM/HDMI version requirements or...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 463,834
Posted By thorr
Nice theater! For those who have been helping...

Nice theater! For those who have been helping me, thanks! I wanted to give an update that I decided to put the theater in one of the bedrooms instead. It will be smaller, but much better overall...
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