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Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   12-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By hidefpaul
Hello Scott & Mark, BIG FAN OF YOUR SHOW............

Hello Scott & Mark, BIG FAN OF YOUR SHOW......... HERE IN CANADA.

For a TV to be capable of the attributes I listed below, which of the following attributes are hardware or software dependant (or...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 867
Posted By hidefpaul
I have to agree with Ralph.....the DTS HD MA was...

I have to agree with Ralph.....the DTS HD MA was just stunning!! You guys are in for a treat!!!

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By hidefpaul
LG to show a 55-Inch 8K Display for CES 2015

Just when we thought 4K was just about ready to hit the masses.....:eek:

"The South Korean tech giant recently airlifted its 8K display, codenamed 'Mabinogion', to Las Vegas in preparation for the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-09-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,341
Posted By hidefpaul
I heard Atmos for the first time 3 weeks ago at a...

I heard Atmos for the first time 3 weeks ago at a boutique shop here in the Toronto area, in which I spent a good 30-40min listening to the demos.
They were using the new Yamaha receiver (Atmos...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 223,115
Posted By hidefpaul
I get it mo949, but it strikes me at odd, that he...

I get it mo949, but it strikes me at odd, that he still has the logo/cardboard on the corners of the TV. Sorry, but if that were my TV to set-up, I would have that TV ready to go..... I hope I am...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 223,115
Posted By hidefpaul
I just said the same thing in the post above. ...

I just said the same thing in the post above.

Paul
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   12-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 223,115
Posted By hidefpaul
Congrats on the new set BTW!! Question: Have...

Congrats on the new set BTW!!
Question:
Have you even calibrated this set? All this is kind of pointless unless you have done the legwork for proper comparisons/evaluations. There is nothing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-08-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27,348
Views: 3,209,030
Posted By hidefpaul
Drop-outs on the Atmos track or are you referring...

Drop-outs on the Atmos track or are you referring to dropouts on the DD THD or DTS MA track????? Please specify...

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
Great question....he has, so to speak.....he had...

Great question....he has, so to speak.....he had someone come in for the room construction (sound proofing/insulation etc)..... someone else for the finishes (Interior Designer).....someone else for...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
Thank you to everyone for all the comments. I...

Thank you to everyone for all the comments. I really appreciate it.

I have considered some of the speaker brands mentioned (Kef, Martin Logan, B&W etc). I have listened to most of these in...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
Thank you all for the responses......it is a bit...

Thank you all for the responses......it is a bit overwhelming reading all these great suggestions.

I just want to clarify that the speakers "we" end up getting must be locally available here in...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
^^ Oh for sure guys, that is a given about him...

^^ Oh for sure guys, that is a given about him auditioning the speakers first..... I just want to give him 2-3 options to choose from and see which one he prefers.

Paul
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks to everyone for replying. I'll try to...

Thanks to everyone for replying.
I'll try to reply to a few more comments and perhaps get this settled.
My boss does not want or care about Atmos.....I mentioned it to him..... he said in the...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,992
Posted By hidefpaul
$20,000.00 budget......HELP!

I wish I was asking this for my own theatre room.......:), but my boss has finished building his house and aware of my HT & A/V enthusiasm, has asked me to come up with the following:

- 7 speaker...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27,348
Views: 3,209,030
Posted By hidefpaul
Hi Keith how are you? It has been a while since...

Hi Keith how are you? It has been a while since we last spoke! I agree with your statement.... +1 on Bob's post.
I actually asked the same or similar question to Bob a while back......First, make...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,184
Posted By hidefpaul
Thanks for the clarification and pricing. ...

Thanks for the clarification and pricing.

Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,579
Posted By hidefpaul
Hi Mark, if you wait until after CES, you know...

Hi Mark, if you wait until after CES, you know what's going to happen.....people are just going to be asking for reviews of the new models. :):p:) and this TV will probably be replaced by some...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-24-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 24,035
Posted By hidefpaul
I really can't say for sure, but if I had to...

I really can't say for sure, but if I had to guess, the "3D" analogy you are using is conceivable.

I heard Atmos for the first time over the week-end at a boutique shop here in Toronto. They were...
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,184
Posted By hidefpaul
Got it! Thanks Mark.....which is the least...

Got it! Thanks Mark.....which is the least expensive unit they sell, that would accommodate my needs?
I assume I do not need the disk vault. Just the basic unit and that is....how much???

Thanks
Forum: Latest Industry News   11-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,184
Posted By hidefpaul
Ok guys, I am the type of person who sees a movie...

Ok guys, I am the type of person who sees a movie once and that is it, with the exception of a handful of favourites which I own.
I have perhaps 20-30 BD movies (my favourites) on hand. When a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 60,079
Posted By hidefpaul
I should clarify that I believe that this TV was...

I should clarify that I believe that this TV was not properly set up when it was being fed a 1080i signal, like I said in my post, I did not stay long enough to troubleshoot the issue I saw.


Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 60,079
Posted By hidefpaul
I actually had a chance to see this TV over the...

I actually had a chance to see this TV over the weekend at (Bay Bloor Radio), a Toronto high end A/V retailer.
I had with me a USB 4K stick which was given to me a by a Samsung rep, when I attended...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 60,079
Posted By hidefpaul
After all these Euro reviews and pricing...

After all these Euro reviews and pricing comments, I am now, more than ever, really looking forward to imagic's (Mark H) review of this set.

Can't wait!!

Paul
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 60,079
Posted By hidefpaul
The problem as well, is the fact that in a month...

The problem as well, is the fact that in a month or two you will have CES 2015 and the new crop of bigger/better (hopefully) sets will be revealed.
There is no way anyone seriously thinking of a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 60,079
Posted By hidefpaul
^^ I can confirm apesma's find.....MSRP here in...

^^ I can confirm apesma's find.....MSRP here in Canada is a whopping $7,999.00.
Given the exchange and how the same product is about 15%-20% more I would expect the US price to be at around...
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