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Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,352
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Posted By Jon S
Forgot to mention... The MKV decoder in the Sony...

Forgot to mention... The MKV decoder in the Sony player is pretty lame. If the bit rate is moderately high, the movie will stutter or hang. The MKV decoder in my Samsung 4K set is far better. It...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-29-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 272,710
Posted By Jon S
1. Yes, they are large enough.... 2. no, you...

1. Yes, they are large enough....
2. no, you cannot
3. I think if the text file has them, it will display most if not all..

Netflix, i don't know as i am not a subscriber...

Be aware, AFAIK,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-29-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jon S
I just picked Hayao Miyazaki's first animation...

I just picked Hayao Miyazaki's first animation Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro which was released June 23rd. To the viewers who are not familiar with this title, this was Miyazaki's first...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19,628
Views: 1,264,445
Posted By Jon S
your TV must be connected to the internet....

your TV must be connected to the internet....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By Jon S
With a sub that old, it is likely that the caps...

With a sub that old, it is likely that the caps in the amp are going bad....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-24-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jon S
That is incorrect... i have the Japanese domestic...

That is incorrect... i have the Japanese domestic Blu-ray as well as the Disney version. I have watched both and the subtitles are different. They are similar but there are some differences.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-23-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Jon S
He's in Oz... Release dates are different all...

He's in Oz... Release dates are different all over the world...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Jon S
I went from a mid-range Denon AVR-3806 to a TOTL...

I went from a mid-range Denon AVR-3806 to a TOTL Onkyo TX-NR906. That was a major downgrade in quality since the Onkyo kept killing HDMI boards.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-23-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Jon S
Usually, manufacturers release their new models...

Usually, manufacturers release their new models in the July-October time frame... The lower end models first and the top end later...

If I were you, I would definitely wait for the newer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By Jon S
Actually, power transformers normally do not get...

Actually, power transformers normally do not get that hot where it will damage a HDMI board. It is the HDMI board itself that generates the excess heat. The heat is usually from the graphics...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-23-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Jon S
The JVC is over your budget... it retails for...

The JVC is over your budget... it retails for $5000....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By Jon S
check the output resolution of your cable box.......

check the output resolution of your cable box.... Make sure it matches what your display can handle....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 600,182
Posted By Jon S
If these are the HDMI inputs that are having...

If these are the HDMI inputs that are having issues, the HDMI board are going bad. This has been an ongoing issue with Onkyos where the high heat on the HDMI board dries out the caps. The board is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 267,169
Posted By Jon S
Dunno if it was mentioned, the July/August issue...

Dunno if it was mentioned, the July/August issue Kris Deering of Sound & Vision reviewed the JVC DLA-X500R projector.

With dynamic iris disabled, the contrast was rated at 84,000:1 and enabled...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,338
Posted By Jon S
Just an FYI... I picked up the Disney releases of...

Just an FYI... I picked up the Disney releases of The Cat Returns and Spirited Away. The transfers are excellent. Unfortunately, the subtitles on Spirited Away are the notorious dubtitles (i.e....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-17-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30,841
Views: 3,244,903
Posted By Jon S
You cannot replace the drive on your own... The...

You cannot replace the drive on your own... The player has to be reflashed by Pioneer service to recognize the new drive. From what I understand, the drive might not be available any more. Anyway,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-16-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 272,710
Posted By Jon S
Can't help you... I don't understand Pennsylvania...

Can't help you... I don't understand Pennsylvania speak....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By Jon S
Carver's amp design increases efficiency but you...

Carver's amp design increases efficiency but you lose reliability. Their subwoofers are known to have amp failures after a year or two. I had one and it failed twice before I got rid of it.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-10-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 38,544
Posted By Jon S
Yeah, but their products are expensive...

Yeah, but their products are expensive...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-10-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 946
Posted By Jon S
To me, the biggest weakness in LEDs whether it is...

To me, the biggest weakness in LEDs whether it is FALD or edge-lit are:
1. off axis viewing unless you get an IPS panel which reduces contrast ten-fold
2. The use of dynamic light control which...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-09-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 267,169
Posted By Jon S
Don't cheap out on a pj mount... Hate to see one...

Don't cheap out on a pj mount... Hate to see one crashing on the floor... $300 is a lot less than $5000....

I have a Chief and it is great...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 946
Posted By Jon S
Some TVs have almost 400 zones... You get what...

Some TVs have almost 400 zones... You get what you pay for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19,628
Views: 1,264,445
Posted By Jon S
Flash memory is where the firmware is kept. You...

Flash memory is where the firmware is kept. You have the Novatek chipset...

I must see this same question every other page regarding what panel or chipset .... Doesn't anyone search?
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 946
Posted By Jon S
FALD and OLEDs will not become mainstream for...

FALD and OLEDs will not become mainstream for awhile. FALD has been out for awhile and it's price has not come down appreciably, appearing only in the top tier models of displays. The cheaper FALD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Jon S
Buying another Onkyo will lead to another repair...

Buying another Onkyo will lead to another repair down the road... Their receivers have been fraught with reliability issues and they have not resolved their problems in the past six-seven years. I...
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