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Forum: Speakers   10-09-2014, 05:27 AM
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I heard the Golden Ears too and was very...

I heard the Golden Ears too and was very disappointed. I made a comment to one of the guys there and he agreed but shrugged as he said that they were "flying off the shelves". Granted, the Golden...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
It's coming from the left and right side of the...

It's coming from the left and right side of the panel - basically where the boards with the heat sinks sit hence I thought it was the boards. After the repair guy opened it up and listened to the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-09-2014, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Is the buzzing from a specific part of the set or...

Is the buzzing from a specific part of the set or from all over the front of the panel? Is it louder on one side or area than another?
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
That's the nature of music listening. There are...

That's the nature of music listening. There are various factors--social, emotional, contextual that all play into our enjoyment of music (unless of course it is Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone which...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-08-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Spent the better part of two hours last night at...

Spent the better part of two hours last night at the local Best Buy covering the information related to my dead zt60. Since the Geek Squad Protection Plan department listed my repair status as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Assumptions will always get you in trouble :-)

Assumptions will always get you in trouble :-)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 43,244
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Posted By Thxtheater
Check on the latest Oppo Firmware. I'll double...

Check on the latest Oppo Firmware. I'll double check the Anthem settings as well. I was able to confirm that this worked on an AppleTV gen2, cable, and MacMini But all those sources are also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Yes. Those OSD elements aren't essential. Thanks...

Yes. Those OSD elements aren't essential. Thanks for the reminder!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43,244
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Posted By Thxtheater
Well I have partial success. My oppo is still...

Well I have partial success. My oppo is still dropping the signal but the rest of my sources quickly tested out OK. I'll debug that one tomorrow.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Bingo I think we have a winning solution! I...

Bingo I think we have a winning solution! I moved the inputs from HDMI 1 and 2 (HDMI 1 has audio return) to HDMI 2 and 3 and all dropouts are gone! I now have my daytime calibration on HDMI 2 and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
^^^ Thanks Bob. I know CEC is off and ARC is...

^^^
Thanks Bob. I know CEC is off and ARC is only active on HDMI 1 and that is indeed one of the inputs I was using. I'll try HDMI 2 and 3 and see if that fixes. Great nugget there and I'll pursue...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Not sure if this helps but I've solved this...

Not sure if this helps but I've solved this problem but defining custom calibrations in the projector and have 3 settings that I created custom buttons on my programmable remote to directly access...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
You could, but, as always, the RIGHT place to...

You could, but, as always, the RIGHT place to make calibration adjustments like this is in the display. That's because there's only so much room to maneuver in the data ranges on the HDMI cable.
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Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-07-2014, 04:57 AM
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Views: 638,198
Posted By Thxtheater
Does anyone know if there is a discreet command...

Does anyone know if there is a discreet command either via IR or IP to switch between the pro1, pro2, cinema, THX, etc settings? I'm trying to automate day and night settings via a home automation...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 43,244
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Posted By Thxtheater
I don't have the ability for full light control....

I don't have the ability for full light control. I've re-calibrated my display for a pro day and pro night setting but I'd like to integrate the selection of these via automation. Right now, that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
If I'm using that option, what's the best way to...

If I'm using that option, what's the best way to calibrate the "reference" setting? Would best practice be to calibrate a "day" setting and then lower the contrast and brightness accordingly for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43,244
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Posted By Thxtheater
Guys I'm exploring an option I need feedback on. ...

Guys I'm exploring an option I need feedback on. I'm looking to auto switch a day-night mode via the Anthem vs doing it on the TV. I cannot seem to find discreet IR or IP codes to do this for a...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-05-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 193,086
Posted By Thxtheater
If you are using only a single iOS device then...

If you are using only a single iOS device then it's a non issue. However if you are using more than one iOS device then you need Roomie Agent. It runs on a Mac, sits on your network and syncs all...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-04-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 193,086
Posted By Thxtheater
I did notice this initially in one of the earlier...

I did notice this initially in one of the earlier beta builds for 3.0 but I didn't have any repeat of that issue in later on builds. My suggestion to you is backup your Roomie config in full and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
In addition to accumulating an HDMI cable library...

In addition to accumulating an HDMI cable library with all my testing I also invested in an HDMI cable tester from Monoprice. Best thing I ever did. That way I'm not playing the guessing game with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
We had a discussion a while back about what audio...

We had a discussion a while back about what audio resolution ARC can processes without downsampling. Audioholics has posted an article on ARC that indicates that it's 96kHz for the pre-pros and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Turn all those options off. Put color to REC....

Turn all those options off. Put color to REC. 709 or 4:2:2 out of the Oppo. I documented issues with Samsung, Panasonic and Sony that I could not duplicate with my Oppo but my Oppo isn't 3D. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Rob, what display are you using and do you...

Rob,

what display are you using and do you have deep color turned on in the oppo? I had very similar issues with my AVM50v3D and documented what I did in earlier posts and noted what settings...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
The screen turning pink and audio dropouts sound...

The screen turning pink and audio dropouts sound like an HDMI handshake issue. My first suggestion is for you to change the HDMI cable. How long is your HDMI cable run and what cable are you using?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Thxtheater
Rob to be clear, do you mean after the movie...

Rob to be clear, do you mean after the movie itself it started? You won't get anything other than stereo normally when all the previews and preliminary items are playing on the disk.

Again, just...
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