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Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-26-2017, 03:16 AM
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Posted By Bill Mac
I feel the same way with King Crimson's music. I...

I feel the same way with King Crimson's music. I bought just about all of the CD/DVD-A sets for the multichannel mixes. But other than "In the Court of the Crimson King" I really can't get into their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2017, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
Enrico, I think you'll really enjoy the...

Enrico,

I think you'll really enjoy the XMC-1. I'm sitting hear listening to Genesis' Selling England By the Pound in 5.1 and it sounds awesome :). Excellent match with my Salk speakers and...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-25-2017, 02:11 PM
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Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Chicago - Chicago IX Greatest Hits '69-'74...

Chicago - Chicago IX Greatest Hits '69-'74 Blu-ray
Chicago - Chicago VII Blu-ray
Genesis - Wind and Wuthering SACD
Genesis - Selling England By the Pound SACD
Genesis - Trick of the Tail SACD
...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-25-2017, 07:58 AM
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Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Roger Waters - Amused to Death Blu-ray Steely...

Roger Waters - Amused to Death Blu-ray
Steely Dan - Two Against Nature DVD-A
Alan Parsons - On Air DTS-CD

Just getting started on this foggy morning :)!

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-23-2017, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Bill Mac
I don't want to know as I'm in a self imposed...

I don't want to know as I'm in a self imposed music buying time out :eek:!

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-23-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Bill Mac
No doubt my room is very far from perfect. But...

No doubt my room is very far from perfect. But I'm thoroughly enjoying surround music without a doubt. Right now I'm playing Diana Krall's "The Girl In The Other Room" SACD and it sounds excellent in...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-22-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By Bill Mac
I'm not shy in my dislike of the Wired...

I'm not shy in my dislike of the Wired multichannel mix. Not sure about issues with the master tapes but below is a quote from the engineer of Wired.

"Engineer Peter Henderson later said of the...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-22-2017, 12:38 PM
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Views: 666,632
Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Bryan Adams - Reckless...

Just bought:

Bryan Adams - Reckless (http://sa-cd.net/showtitle/10261) Blu-ray

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-22-2017, 12:37 PM
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Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Just found the Bryan Adams Reckless Blu-ray for...

Just found the Bryan Adams Reckless Blu-ray for $11.99 shipped :). Got lucky on Discogs from the same buyer I bought the Sea Change Blu-ray for $16.99 shipped.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-21-2017, 03:34 PM
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Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Earlier today I listened to.... The Doors -...

Earlier today I listened to....

The Doors - The Soft Parade (http://sa-cd.net/showtitle/8644) APO SACD

Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper and Steven Stills - Super Session...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-21-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,054
Posted By Bill Mac
Below is from a post over at the SH Forum. It's...

Below is from a post over at the SH Forum. It's very helpful and detailed as to what is included on each separate set. I preordered the 1970, 1971 and 1972 sets which have the multichannel mixes. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-15-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,307
Posted By Bill Mac
The price of the 203 went up $50 over the 103. I...

The price of the 203 went up $50 over the 103. I would guess there will be a similar price increase for the 205. The price of the 105D was $1299 not $1499.

Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-12-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,307
Posted By Bill Mac
Was it really necessary to reply to two posts...

Was it really necessary to reply to two posts with the same message :rolleyes:? So what was the article about the 105D or the 205? As far as I know the only people in the know about the 205 is Oppo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-12-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,307
Posted By Bill Mac
Tom, Well done! Fake news for sure ;). ...

Tom,

Well done! Fake news for sure ;).

Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-11-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 37,307
Posted By Bill Mac
Do you have a link to the article about the 205D?...

Do you have a link to the article about the 205D?

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-11-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Chris Botti - Night Sessions...

Chris Botti - Night Sessions (http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/1083) SACD

Donald Fagen - Kamakiriad (https://www.discogs.com/Donald-Fagen-Kamakiriad/release/3178007) DVD-A

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-10-2017, 07:29 PM
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Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Ronnie Lane and Pete Townshend - Rough Boys...

Ronnie Lane and Pete Townshend - Rough Boys (https://www.discogs.com/Pete-Townshend-Ronnie-Lane-Rough-Mix/release/3543477) Dual-Disc

Pink Floyd - DSOTM Blu-ray quad mix

Pink Floyd - WYWH...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-10-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Jeff Beck Group - Jeff Beck Group...

Jeff Beck Group - Jeff Beck Group (https://www.hraudio.net/showmusic.php?title=10876) AF SACD

An excellent quad mix of a great album. Grab this one before it goes OOP :)!

Bill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 116
Posted By Bill Mac
I had a similar problem in my system. For the...

I had a similar problem in my system. For the longest time I thought the hum was from my Panasonic plasma which was worse with bright images. As it turns out the hum wasn't from the plasma but from...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-10-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Beck - Sea Change, started listening to the...

Beck - Sea Change, started listening to the Blu-ray in DTS-MA then switched to the SACD. For some reason thought the SACD sounds smoother. I'll have to do a more in-depth comparison to see if it was...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-09-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Bill Mac
I would set the Marantz to bitstream. Check to...

I would set the Marantz to bitstream. Check to see what the resolution setting is on the Marantz. If set to 480/576p it will not output DTS-MA or DD True-HD. Once the Marantz is setup check the audio...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-07-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,857
Views: 666,632
Posted By Bill Mac
Anyone interested in ripping SACDs using the Oppo...

Anyone interested in ripping SACDs using the Oppo 103 or 105 as well as a few other players check out the link below. Best to keep the discussion on "Most Recent Hi-Res purchases" than to focus on...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-06-2017, 04:18 PM
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Views: 666,632
Posted By Bill Mac
Just bought: Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane ...

Just bought:

Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane - Rough Mix (https://www.discogs.com/Pete-Townshend-Ronnie-Lane-Rough-Mix/release/3543477) DualDisc DVD Audio

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-06-2017, 12:53 PM
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Views: 666,632
Posted By Bill Mac
My pleasure! Hope you enjoy it and please post...

My pleasure! Hope you enjoy it and please post your thoughts on JW's "The Hunter" SACD.

Bill
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-03-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bill Mac
Listened to today..... Doobie Brothers -...

Listened to today.....

Doobie Brothers - Captain and Me (https://www.discogs.com/Doobie-Brothers-The-Captain-And-Me/release/3324979) DVD-A

Fleetwod Mac - Mirage...
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