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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2013, 09:00 PM
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Posted By pchemist
OK, talked to Onkyo USA and they told me that...

OK, talked to Onkyo USA and they told me that the optical input will support up to 24 bit/96 kHz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2013, 12:16 PM
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Posted By pchemist
I know the 805 will accept and decode 2-channel...

I know the 805 will accept and decode 2-channel 24 bit/196 kHz digital via its HDMI inputs. But what about via its optical inputs? Are these limited to RedBook (16 bits/44 kHz)? I ask because I'd...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2010, 08:15 PM
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Posted By pchemist
I have a video processor whose only digital...

I have a video processor whose only digital inputs are DVI (no HDMI); however, unlike most DVI inputs, its are capable of accepting YCbCr. I would like to force my PS3 to output YCbCr to this...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech...

Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17845574)

This is true for all HT PJ's after they have been calibrated...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 11:51 AM
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Views: 2,426
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech...

Quote:Originally Posted by reconlabtech http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17845574)

This is true for all HT PJ's after they have been calibrated...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-04-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by ralphuses...

Quote:Originally Posted by ralphuses http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17843469)

Do you have like a 45ft room or what?


It's for a commercial...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 05:44 PM
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Posted By pchemist
Thanks, guys. Yeah, that's what I'd suspected --...

Thanks, guys. Yeah, that's what I'd suspected -- particularly since I just found a review on projectorcentral.com indicating the HD20's measured output was only 996 lumens -- a far cry from 1700.
...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 03:45 PM
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Posted By pchemist
P.S.: If there's something better than the HD20...

P.S.: If there's something better than the HD20 that is close to $1k (say, $1200), I'd certainly consider that.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-03-2010, 03:30 PM
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Posted By pchemist
I'm looking for a 1080p projector bright enough...

I'm looking for a 1080p projector bright enough for a 200"-250" diag. screen that's $1000 or less. [Would also like 3D capability, but that's secondary.]

The Optoma HD20 is 1080p and $1000, and...
Forum: Screens   06-13-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14075026)

Yes I guess I would stick with a painted wall since you are so close...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tryg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14073511)

yes

But you can get a huge improvement by changing your...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By pchemist
In evaluating several different screen materials...

In evaluating several different screen materials [Stewart (Studiotek 130, Grayhawk, Firehawk SST); Carada (Brilliant White, Cinema White, and Gray); and various screens from DaLite, and Draper],...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 07:56 PM
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Posted By pchemist
My setup: I have a JVC RS1 mounted 11' from the...

My setup: I have a JVC RS1 mounted 11' from the projection wall. It's set to throw a 96" diagonal 16:9 image (and is thus close to maximum wide angle on the zoom). I run it on low bulb. It's fairly...
Forum: Screens   06-12-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By pchemist
More than double, less than triple.

More than double, less than triple.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-11-2008, 05:10 PM
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Posted By pchemist
I need to make a 96" 16:9 frame, to which I will...

I need to make a 96" 16:9 frame, to which I will be attaching Stewart Studiokek 130 which, unlike BO cloth, is unsupported vinyl. Thus the usual DIY instructions (involving stapling) probably won't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-08-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8,761
Views: 979,410
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by shamus...

Quote:Originally Posted by shamus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14037793)

It sounds like HDMI is set to enhanched and not normal, but you said...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-08-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,761
Views: 979,410
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by shamus...

Quote:Originally Posted by shamus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14037793)

It sounds like HDMI is set to enhanched and not normal, but you said...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-08-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
Tedd and Bill, thanks for the suggestions. Bill,...

Tedd and Bill, thanks for the suggestions. Bill, roughly what percentage of Blu-Ray discs are now recorded with high-res audio (i.e., audio that would be downcoverted if I played it thru an AVM 2?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by DougWinsor...

Quote:Originally Posted by DougWinsor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14030753)

I would still stick with the onkyo since the pre outs measure...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-07-2008, 09:59 PM
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Posted By pchemist
I'm buying a used RS1 (picking it up Monday!)....

I'm buying a used RS1 (picking it up Monday!). When I was at the seller's house, he mentioned that he was playing with the settings before I came over, and he changed something in the PJ such that,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-06-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by MKtheater...

Quote:Originally Posted by MKtheater http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14026468)

I think for movies only the onkyo 805 would be the way to go. If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
OK, I'm seeing a consensus that the new Onkyo is...

OK, I'm seeing a consensus that the new Onkyo is better than a used Anthem for HT. But how much do I give up when feeding the Onkyo the digital output of a CD player, or the analog output of a phono...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-05-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by MKtheater...

Quote:Originally Posted by MKtheater http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14016577)

I hate to say this but for this one I have to agree with Doug for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-04-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,454
Posted By pchemist
I am a 2-channel audiophile who cares about...

I am a 2-channel audiophile who cares about sound quality. I'm building my first HT audio system. My only digital audio source is now a PS3 (I sold my Theta a few years ago). [I also have a Sota...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-31-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8,761
Views: 979,410
Posted By pchemist
Quote:Originally Posted by Ronomy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ronomy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13985995)

I have only seen my RS1u and a friends RS1x. Both are pretty close...
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