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Forum: Latest Industry News   02-06-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,794
Posted By PeterTHX
What OP? You wrote it in YOUR post! You weren't...

What OP? You wrote it in YOUR post! You weren't quoting anyone!
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-04-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 196,314
Posted By PeterTHX
The only consumer displays available with 480p in...

The only consumer displays available with 480p in 1996 were computer monitors AFAIK/remember. Displays were the early EDTV & HDTVs in 2000/2001.
Despite this, the addition of progressive scan in DVD...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-04-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 196,314
Posted By PeterTHX
In what way? It was pushing state of the art for...

In what way? It was pushing state of the art for 1996 (when the standard was nailed down).
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-04-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8,418
Views: 642,570
Posted By PeterTHX
You're buying a disc and the right to play that...

You're buying a disc and the right to play that disc. Not to rip it which IS bypassing the copyright protection.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-03-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8,418
Views: 642,570
Posted By PeterTHX
Cinavia hasn't inconvenienced me in the slightest...

Cinavia hasn't inconvenienced me in the slightest so I'm not sure of what your point is here.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-03-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,794
Posted By PeterTHX
Seems I highlighted just that in my post,...

Seems I highlighted just that in my post, directly quoting yours.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 104,179
Posted By PeterTHX
How many people had HDTVs in 2000? Very few....

How many people had HDTVs in 2000? Very few. Should providers have stopped providing the signal because few sets could receive it at the time?


2016 is the first year where they will be widely...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
If home 3D had been as popular and widespread as...

If home 3D had been as popular and widespread as McD's french fries then that comparison would make sense.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Well, you know the old McDonald's "Billions...

Well, you know the old McDonald's "Billions served" argument...


That said, the quality has improved and prices have risen accordingly. Wonder what the sales figures on the upper end are compared...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Snide in your mind. It wasn't about quality. It...

Snide in your mind. It wasn't about quality. It was about being a major player. Kia isn't thought of when you think major automakers like Honda, GM, etc.
It's largely seen as a budget brand, just as...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-01-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By PeterTHX
Are we really supposed to pronounce it "oh-lead"...

Are we really supposed to pronounce it "oh-lead" (like the metal)?
I've been saying "O-L-E-D" for years now.
It's like saying "HUDTEEV" for HDTV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Vizio? That's like saying Kia dropped sunroofs...

Vizio? That's like saying Kia dropped sunroofs from their cars. Wake me when Samsung (Toyota), Sony (Honda), or Panasonic (Nissan) drop 3D.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-01-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,794
Posted By PeterTHX
Except that isn't accurate. Simply put: Dolby...

Except that isn't accurate. Simply put: Dolby Digital is a more efficient codec. It can do more with less. For example 448kbps DD doesn't start to filter off frequencies above 15kHz like DTS at...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-26-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 152,311
Posted By PeterTHX
Well, seems people forget just how long it took...

Well, seems people forget just how long it took them to get DTS-HD MA working after the first Fox Blu-rays came to market. Then the "DTS Bomb" DSP issue. This is after being late on DVD and *never*...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-26-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,540
Posted By PeterTHX
I had similar issues and it was the HDMI cable I...

I had similar issues and it was the HDMI cable I was using. Swapped it out for a high quality 4K/UHD rated one (27Gbps+)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Because nobody cares what Auro does. ...

Because nobody cares what Auro does.


https://media1.giphy.com/media/VZWHnlpAta6pq/200_s.gif


(kidding)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-22-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 196,314
Posted By PeterTHX
I thought the Panasonic did not.

I thought the Panasonic did not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Smurfs III??? :D ;) Actually, I know...

Smurfs III??? :D ;)


Actually, I know quite a few people are really looking forward to Suicide Squad.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Ehhhh...kinda sounds like "I wish HD DVD was...

Ehhhh...kinda sounds like "I wish HD DVD was still around as competition for Blu-ray" - consumers hate competing standards. When the mainstream finds out they have to purchase equipment that may or...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-15-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 152,311
Posted By PeterTHX
Some of us never drank the Kool-Aid ;)

Some of us never drank the Kool-Aid ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Again, from what I've read and heard UHD discs...

Again, from what I've read and heard UHD discs will downgrade to 1080p if there isn't a HDCP 2.2 compliant chain.


Again, I point out, BDs played just fine into my parent's old Sony CRT via...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 104,179
Posted By PeterTHX
Well then it will never happen. Now if...

Well then it will never happen.


Now if they will have paid for the rights, that's another thing entirely. :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 38,090
Views: 1,554,297
Posted By PeterTHX
Fox Connect just ported the stats from the...

Fox Connect just ported the stats from the Blu-rays. Those are not the official specs.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-14-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 152,311
Posted By PeterTHX
I thought the mix on American Sniper was...

I thought the mix on American Sniper was excellent as far as environment, as well as making the gunfire sound extremely realistic and impactful.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-11-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 196,314
Posted By PeterTHX
If I did I never published them and charged a...

If I did I never published them and charged a subscription fee for it. :rolleyes:
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