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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-28-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,465
Posted By mtbdudex
So will the year 2020 be OLED's true impact on...

So will the year 2020 be OLED's true impact on joe average consumer?

I mean sub $1k prices for 55" TV.

That's just 5 years away.....tick tick tock
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-28-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,435
Posted By mtbdudex
Which Has More Impact on You, Image or Sound?

Here's a thought, I'm doing outdoor movie night this weekend, got a nice size 16ft wide x 9 ft tall screen
912018

Now I "could" just run 2 speakers up front and that would work.
People would...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By mtbdudex
We are showing 2 outdoor movies this weekend. ...

We are showing 2 outdoor movies this weekend. Friday is BigHero6, Saturday is How to train your dragon 2.
Yea, even in Michigan at 42 deg N we really can't do otudoor movies till late August, as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By mtbdudex
Prayers to my fellow AVS'ers who are affected by...

Prayers to my fellow AVS'ers who are affected by this, in Michigan I see it on national news.
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 2,435
Posted By mtbdudex
voted "It depends on the movie".... I have ...

voted "It depends on the movie"....
I have

11.2 audio with 130" 1080p scope screen in our basement HT
5.1 audio with 55" 4k UHDTV in our family room
soundbar stereo + subwoofer in our...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-20-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By mtbdudex
You gave me a time wrap moment Ralph, it's been...

You gave me a time wrap moment Ralph, it's been so many years since I've seen this movie!
I remember in the late 80's seeing it on HBO while I was traveling for GM, launching the GM-10 Pontiac Grand...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-17-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 623
Posted By mtbdudex
agreed 100%, I've read these and re-read specific...

agreed 100%, I've read these and re-read specific portions more than a few times.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Ntmb7Jh4akg/VdINFSzP3AI/AAAAAAAAXE0/ioHqZXtbqdo/s288-Ic42/FullSizeRender.jpg ....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By mtbdudex
hmmmm; we had a thread in the audio section for...

hmmmm;
we had a thread in the audio section for this a while back ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-14-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 783
Posted By mtbdudex
Saw the original campy Sharknado when it was...

Saw the original campy Sharknado when it was aired 1st time - hmpff ok a SyFy TV movie, then all the "hype" and re-showings killed it and future ones for me, so all I have to say now is ....
Oh Hell...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-11-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,935
Posted By mtbdudex
Fifth Element ... of course, it was the DVD...

Fifth Element ... of course, it was the DVD poster movie playing all the time, then HD poster movie also.
Makes sense, and yes I'll be in line for my copy also, like nearly everyone else who's...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-10-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,783
Posted By mtbdudex
Saw the Movie Saturday night via Redbox ... I...

Saw the Movie Saturday night via Redbox ... I was kinda dis-appointed, can't quite specify why.
(not related to DD5.1 either, I've moved past that)

The pace of the movie was "ok", the storyline...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-08-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,824
Posted By mtbdudex
Congratulations on August-2015 HToM, your room...

Congratulations on August-2015 HToM, your room looks amazing, including a mighty Huge screen!
and holy smokes that's a big room also, now it's clear why you have such a big screen
+1 on this also...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-08-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,854
Views: 399,797
Posted By mtbdudex
Arachnids can freak anybody when not expecting to...

Arachnids can freak anybody when not expecting to see them.

My 42" version of this still going strong after 10 years, it's now serving duty in our basement guest bedroom.
Sure, only 720p but it's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-06-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,941
Posted By mtbdudex
can't believe others not post this ... You...

can't believe others not post this ...

You just had the wrong delivery person who knows how to handle packages with some TLC :D
http://i31.tinypic.com/1snkhl.jpg
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-04-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 60,209
Posted By mtbdudex
So does Insurgent have the full monty or is it...

So does Insurgent have the full monty or is it stripped to DD 5.1?
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-31-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,783
Posted By mtbdudex
My 13 year old read the books and we watched the...

My 13 year old read the books and we watched the 1st movie
I was ready to rent this from redbox Friday 8/7, saw this 100 audio score and got really excited ...
Then the downer of Lionsgate ... they...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-31-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,040
Posted By mtbdudex
How many TV original brands are still there in...

How many TV original brands are still there in the market?

Kinda sad, it's like the PC computer consolidation....

Fact is HDTV's are becoming commodities, so this will continue.
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,707
Posted By mtbdudex
Back in the early 1990's the American Automobile...

Back in the early 1990's the American Automobile Labeling Act (AALA) was passed.... some background
http://www.nhtsa.gov/cars/rules/regrev/evaluate/809208.html


Besides cars, I'm no aware of any...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,955
Posted By mtbdudex
Subscribed! Looking forward to following your...

Subscribed!
Looking forward to following your journey and seeing this HT completed.
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-20-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,474
Posted By mtbdudex
+1 on understanding and applying Sound Isolation....

+1 on understanding and applying Sound Isolation.
AVS member "granroth" started this thread and is very active in responses, along with "BasementBob" and others:...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-15-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,062
Posted By mtbdudex
Ralphs wrap up comments .... I missed...

Ralphs wrap up comments ....


I missed this in commercial cinema, and by chance on our Disney 1 week cruise I could watch Jupiter Ascending for free ...
(actually all movies for free, even...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By mtbdudex
I'm open to feedback and constructive critique,...

I'm open to feedback and constructive critique, it's how we learn and grow from each other.
I'm standing on many people backs and shoulders here.

These various HToM show others different ways to...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-10-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By mtbdudex
HT of the Month: The Envelope

Yep - 2016/2017 will be my true leap into uber sound quality territory; Baffle wall, DIY Soundgroup 1099 mains up front, Volts in the ceiling, etc


Agreed, if I knew in 2001 what I know now I'd...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By mtbdudex
Reason for curved screen is I use a anamorphic...

Reason for curved screen is I use a anamorphic lens to stretch the image (a-lens for short), which adds some distortion, the curve screen will make the image flat and true. The distortion depends on...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-05-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,302
Posted By mtbdudex
Saw this on our recent Disney cruise (ship was...

Saw this on our recent Disney cruise (ship was "Fantasy"), whole family loved it. 13/11/9 year old kids, adults in the audience laughing, great movie.


Via Mikes brain/thumb interface, LLAP
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