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Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-27-2015, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
I noticed the 105 hasn't been available for sale...

I noticed the 105 hasn't been available for sale on the Oppo site this past week. I contacted Oppo and they replied "We will unfortunately not be looking to carry this model anymore, as we will only...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-27-2015, 03:03 PM
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Views: 597,220
Posted By Bill Mac
Ace, Thanks :). Yes I let the snowblower do...

Ace,

Thanks :). Yes I let the snowblower do most of the work. I'm glad you and others here missed the storm. Fortunately the snow is very light so it's very easy to move. Just got out of the hot...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-27-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Bill Mac
Ace, You be safe as well! I'm getting ready...

Ace,

You be safe as well! I'm getting ready to do stage one of shoveling and snowblowing. Before that I'm having a cup of tea and listening to Chet Baker's "Chet" APO SACD :). Everyone in the...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-24-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Bill Mac
Have you tried a different HDMI cable? Bill

Have you tried a different HDMI cable?

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-24-2015, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Bill Mac
It's a cruel world ;). Bill

It's a cruel world ;).

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-23-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
Is that multichannel or just stereo? On SACD or...

Is that multichannel or just stereo? On SACD or DVD-A :D? Enjoy the sun and warm weather :)!

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-23-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10,758
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Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Patsy Cline - Greatest Hits...

Just bought:

Patsy Cline - Greatest Hits (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/8722) APO SACD

Bill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 110,590
Posted By Bill Mac
Emotiva is waiting for Dirac to update it's...

Emotiva is waiting for Dirac to update it's servers ;).

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,031
Posted By Bill Mac
The DSOTM and WYWH Blu-rays were part of...

The DSOTM and WYWH Blu-rays were part of Immersion sets that cost quite a bit. The DSOTM and WYWH SACDs can be bought as stand alone purchases and do not cost an arm and a leg. Amused to Death will...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-19-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Freddie Hubbard - The Artistry...

Just bought:

Freddie Hubbard - The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/7094) APO SACD

Hank Mobley - Peckin' Time (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/7192) APO SACD

John...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-17-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,031
Posted By Bill Mac
Very true. This is one SACD that I'm really...

Very true. This is one SACD that I'm really looking forward to :).

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-17-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
I believe on this AF SACD that Steve Hoffman only...

I believe on this AF SACD that Steve Hoffman only does the mastering on the stereo mix. The multichannel mixes on the AF SACDs are normally the originally released mixes. Here...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-17-2015, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
The Joe Henderson Lush Life SACD arrived today...

The Joe Henderson Lush Life SACD arrived today and I didn't realize there was a multichannel mix. A nice extra that I wasn't expecting :).

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-17-2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Bill Mac
The MOFI American Beauty SACD was remastered by...

The MOFI American Beauty SACD was remastered by the staff at MOFI from the original master tapes. I'm not sure who at MOFI did the mastering but it is definitely not from any other release.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-17-2015, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Bill Mac
I just finished listening to the Grateful Dead...

I just finished listening to the Grateful Dead American Beauty MOFI SACD (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/10271). I'm not a huge Dead fan but I always enjoyed this album. I can say without a doubt...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-15-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
JA, Thanks :). I've been trying to grab...

JA,

Thanks :). I've been trying to grab this one for awhile but the prices have been too steep. I got it on ebay for $25 shipped which I thought was very fair.

Bill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 49,167
Posted By Bill Mac
I'm sure Dirac will be updating their servers...

I'm sure Dirac will be updating their servers just for Emotiva ;). I definitely see how accessing both Dirac and Affordable Health Care are so similar :D. Wow, now that's a stretch.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-15-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,220
Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Joe Henderson - Lush Life The...

Just bought:

Joe Henderson - Lush Life The Music of Billy Strayhorn (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/1518) SACD

Bill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 49,167
Posted By Bill Mac
What difference would it really make? I mean if...

What difference would it really make? I mean if Emotiva released the Dirac update today or a month from now as both times there will be quite a bit of activity on Dirac's servers.

Bill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 49,167
Posted By Bill Mac
Is the $100 Dirac upgrade available yet? ...

Is the $100 Dirac upgrade available yet?

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-10-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,220
Posted By Bill Mac
That would be cool. I'd like to see Blues For...

That would be cool. I'd like to see Blues For Allah as well :).

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,220
Posted By Bill Mac
The MOFI SACDs are mastered in house so they will...

The MOFI SACDs are mastered in house so they will have different stereo mastering than the DVD-As. The MOFI SACDs are stereo only with no multichannel mixes.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-10-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Bill Mac
You should post your question in the dedicated...

You should post your question in the dedicated 4810 thread in the Receivers, Amps and Processors sub forum. This sub forum is geared more towards the discussion of Hi-Rez and Surround Music.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-07-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10,758
Views: 597,220
Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Grateful Dead - American...

Just bought:

Grateful Dead - American Beauty (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/10271) MOFI SACD

This SACD is getting rave reviews over at the Hoffman...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 177
Posted By Bill Mac
You could look at a tube preamp with HT Bypass to...

You could look at a tube preamp with HT Bypass to add to your HT system. Check out this (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/173-2-channel-audio/1306834-recommended-tube-preamp-ht-bypass.html) thread from...
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