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Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-16-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 460
Posted By Tonepoet
The violet colored laser can be made thinner...

The violet colored laser can be made thinner than a red one, allowing the physical data spiral to be smaller, leading to greater data density. This allows the disc to hold substantially more data...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By Tonepoet
My primary consideration when buying concerns...

My primary consideration when buying concerns cultural preservation:

There's too much media being produced for even the most devout of individuals to watch and even if people did have the time to...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   05-14-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Tonepoet
When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave...

When I mentioned on another forum that 3D gave me mild headaches, somebody suggested it might be due to a low refresh rate of the glasses and people with particularly old C.R.T.s had the same...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   01-25-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,397
Posted By Tonepoet
I just want unadulterated film transfers from...

I just want unadulterated film transfers from H.D. sources. Is that so much to ask? I mean fix what you must to stay true to the original look of the film if the print is heavily damaged but still,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,808
Posted By Tonepoet
Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly...

Not really at the moment. I must admit mostly used those phrases suggesting I might in part because they're somewhat habitual and there might be something more that I couldn't think of at the time...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-25-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,808
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007...

Quote:Originally Posted by Martycool007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21549296)

Ok so I am a little bit lost on the analogue and digital...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 21,048
Posted By Tonepoet
Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players...

Even so, I'm surprised nobody that DVD players with controls for audio only functionality aren't commonly available. Heck, most DVD players don't even have enough buttons to fully navigate a disc's...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 21,048
Posted By Tonepoet
In an audio only situation, I've been...

In an audio only situation, I've been contemplating whether having a good onboard DAC for analog outputs to run out to a stereo amp might be better for you. Still might be if you're willing to get...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-24-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 21,048
Posted By Tonepoet
Aimed at the first post, since this is going to...

Aimed at the first post, since this is going to be hooked up to a receiver, I'm assuming it's near a T.V.


As such you may want to consider that a Playstation SCPH-1001 is highly regarded is a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-20-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
Posted By Tonepoet
I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do:...

I'm having trouble seeing what you want to do: Do you want to replace your current setup with something more functional or do you want to get it up and running?

To simplify manners, any speakers...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,476
Posted By Tonepoet
Read an article about interlacing once. Don't...

Read an article about interlacing once. Don't know what happened to it but I think I recall the gist of it.

Historically, we never really had to put up with interlaced signals except for one...
Forum: Speakers   01-11-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By Tonepoet
Wall mounted, not in wall, right? If that's...

Wall mounted, not in wall, right?

If that's the case think this situation is what the Kef T series (http://www.kef.com/html/us/showroom/home_theatre_speakers/tseries/overview/index.html) is meant...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,827
Posted By Tonepoet
That should work for most but not all video game...

That should work for most but not all video game systems which use an RF adapter. What're you using specifically?

Also yeah, you'll want to check to see if there's a menu button you can navigate...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,411
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by homerging...

Quote:Originally Posted by homerging http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20696958)

The old ones will block component too once new Blu-ray discs...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-25-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,196
Posted By Tonepoet
Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20718227)

You guys are kidding, I hope! CRTs are ancient. I might as well buy a...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-08-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,375
Posted By Tonepoet
Hey guys, I'm here with a rather niche interest...

Hey guys, I'm here with a rather niche interest in vintage animation and most particularly video games.

As far as I know, video games were made on C.R.T.s for C.R.T.s. As such, I consider the...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   07-03-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,986
Posted By Tonepoet
Assuming it's only for Direct T.V. my advice...

Assuming it's only for Direct T.V. my advice would be to stick with cathode ray tubes if you love 'em. Sure they don't make them anymore but at one point, they did make high definition ones, so you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Tonepoet
The 991 also appears to have Phono inputs on the...

The 991 also appears to have Phono inputs on the back. If you use a turntable, this is somewhat important because although they look the same as any other RCA jack, I remember reading that...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   11-17-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,813
Posted By Tonepoet
As fast as Sony dropped the prices on their...

As fast as Sony dropped the prices on their televisions I wish I waited a little longer. On Sony Style, the originally 2100 dollar KDL-40HX800 dropped down to 1,349 since I bought it. There doesn't...
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