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Forum: Speakers   08-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 239
Posted By hernanu
Well, the issue is that you have a large space,...

Well, the issue is that you have a large space, both for sound and video, but especially for sound.

Any way to get the LCR setup with the 70"?

I'm a sound guy, especially in a space like that....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5,171
Views: 630,606
Posted By hernanu
So you had one instance of a problem with a pink...

So you had one instance of a problem with a pink screen / static into your system, then restarting everything it went away and you haven't seen it since?

I think until it happens again, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,171
Views: 630,606
Posted By hernanu
Nope, very happy.

Nope, very happy.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-21-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 15,463
Posted By hernanu
I see your point, it is valuable for people who...

I see your point, it is valuable for people who own plasmas already to see if they should hold on to it or whether they'd be at least getting equivalent service from a new panel.

I don't know...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-21-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 493,978
Posted By hernanu
It's the soundbar and connectors, not the TV -...

It's the soundbar and connectors, not the TV - bitstream just means you pass bits through and do nothing with it.

Toslink (coax or optical) is not able to support the bit rates DD+ demands, never...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 493,978
Posted By hernanu
Ain't that the truth... I went from four TV's...

Ain't that the truth... I went from four TV's with an effective cumulative 145 inches of display space to one with 47 inches.

Granted, the largest two were equivalent (46 and 47"), but overall I...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   08-19-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,369
Posted By hernanu
Agree completely. UHD's high end will be well...

Agree completely. UHD's high end will be well served by OLED, I think most people will be fine with LCD UHD, despite its drawbacks to discerning viewers.

Manufacturing is still in the nascent...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
Oh good golly. This kind of difference, yes: ...

Oh good golly. This kind of difference, yes:

12 gauge wire - ~30 bucks @ 100 ft (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=102&cp_id=10239&cs_id=1023901&p_id=2789&seq=1&format=2).

18 gauge wire -...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
Really? So they are selling enhanced...

Really?

So they are selling enhanced quality and ability that they don't have to prove. Which doesn't make sense, and in a technical forum, this just is accepted.



Countless customers...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
The Ignore must have a Dunning-Kruger Effect...

The Ignore must have a Dunning-Kruger Effect filter, in parallel, since it obviously doesn't work in series.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
So it's a low pass filter set to ~20kHz. Lets...

So it's a low pass filter set to ~20kHz. Lets whatever comes down the wire below that pass, and filters out what is above.

But receivers do this already, is this manipulating the signal further?...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
Wait... so... it has a filter to perform...

Wait... so... it has a filter to perform equalization over and above the AVR's... sound equalization without feedback...

So it predicts the load configuration and understands the AVR's decisions?...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
You got brought into it by the forum quote...

You got brought into it by the forum quote system, this was meant to quote drblank, but somehow your name got mixed in. Fixed the original post.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,733
Posted By hernanu
[/quote] We are talking about cables, right?...

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We are talking about cables, right? Whose job it is to carry electricity and electrical signals.

So to be scientific about this, eliminate all other items that introduce variability...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By hernanu
Ah. I'm sorry, completely missed the 70 volt...

Ah. I'm sorry, completely missed the 70 volt requirement. I don't think so, these are meant for passive speaker systems. Probably just a stereo AVR and a 70 volt amp like this one then...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 493,978
Posted By hernanu
I read this earlier, think it's wise and try to...

I read this earlier, think it's wise and try to live my life by it: "TV screens are like t-shirts - they always shrink with time"
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-16-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By hernanu
Have you looked at whole house audio? HTD is one...

Have you looked at whole house audio? HTD is one provider, there are others (http://www.htd.com/Products/basic-multi-room-audio).

The idea is that you buy a good stereo amplifier like this Yamaha...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16,959
Views: 2,048,145
Posted By hernanu
It should, but apparently for that you need an...

It should, but apparently for that you need an Oppo ($499-599).
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,212
Posted By hernanu
I agree, which is why despite having an older...

I agree, which is why despite having an older sound system (but a good one - Lexus Mark Levinson), I use one of these...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-15-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18,002
Views: 1,428,719
Posted By hernanu
Coffee through the nose, Bob... cut it out.

Coffee through the nose, Bob... cut it out.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-14-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 493,978
Posted By hernanu
Wow. That beats the $100 cable despite it...

Wow.

That beats the $100 cable despite it being a family that was rooked.

So $500 for an HDMI cable, and a third best choice on the bluray for that price. The guy hit a quiniela on bad AV...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,212
Posted By hernanu
I do play music in the morning, since my main...

I do play music in the morning, since my main listening area is in the living room. Pandora, FLAC from my NAS or SACD / DVD-A is usually going... sometimes CD's. Or multi channel stuff in my bedroom...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-14-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By hernanu
Expanding this a little: "Basic things to...

Expanding this a little:

"Basic things to agree to in Spotify's terms of use

So, what do you need to know and agree to before signing up to Spotify? Spotify asks you to agree to the following...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16,959
Views: 2,048,145
Posted By hernanu
:eek::D:rolleyes: I suppose... if you like...

:eek::D:rolleyes:

I suppose... if you like an Oppo with lipstick on it. You could buy 260 103D's for that.
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-13-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,212
Posted By hernanu
If surround music sounds better despite bad...

If surround music sounds better despite bad speakers, then I don't see how it's a gimmick - the whole idea is for music to sound good to you.

I don't have any friends who would be impressed by a...
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