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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-13-2017, 09:45 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
- Watched GODFATHER 3 and had a few audio...

- Watched GODFATHER 3 and had a few audio dropouts, no picture issues.

- Just watched brand new copy of TANGLED 3 - significant stuttering of image, smearing in a few places, but the audio never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2017, 11:01 AM
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Posted By sharkshark
Called, formally requested, was told US has made...

Called, formally requested, was told US has made no announcements about DV/HLG but that the feature request has been added to queue.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-13-2017, 09:56 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
...this is probably helpful to no one else, but...

...this is probably helpful to no one else, but my test disc of choice for Oppo is the DVD-Audio/CD "Dualdisc" from the Talking Heads' set. These discs were a huge pain in earlier players, even...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-13-2017, 09:54 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Ah, cheers Bill, had looked for one of your...

Ah, cheers Bill, had looked for one of your trademarked FAQs but hadn't spotted it again, guess last time I looked it was too early.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-13-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Pleased to be among first to get the Canadian...

Pleased to be among first to get the Canadian shipment - technically my third UHD, as I'd tried out the Samsung and Panny before hand. Disc playback is quick, and even DLNA is far better than my 105...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2016, 06:09 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Have been having fun messing about - Got a pair...

Have been having fun messing about - Got a pair of the Klipsch mounted halfway between mains and side surround, and a pair of up-firing Onkyos that I've also borrowed. Running the copter test shows...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2016, 08:45 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Because I can't help myself I've decided to toy...

Because I can't help myself I've decided to toy with Atmos thanks to my new 8802a. Existing 7.1 is B&W all around, with 805d2 rears and SCM-1s mounted at ear level. I bought to test the Klipsch...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-25-2016, 08:50 PM
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Views: 978,889
Posted By sharkshark
Weird, thought I posted this last night, but here...

Weird, thought I posted this last night, but here we are again - is there a way to modify the default images for when there's no signal? I'm likely to grow very sick of those mushrooms.

Also...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-24-2016, 11:39 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Silly Q, forgive if it's been answered - any way...

Silly Q, forgive if it's been answered - any way of modifying the default images for no signal? I'm going to grow tired of those mushrooms very soon...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 07:37 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
...cool, had been looking fo the SCMS (which is...

...cool, had been looking fo the SCMS (which is the upgraded version of the SCM-1, no?) Good to know you find it works well...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2016, 08:10 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
...right. But you have any experience with the...

...right. But you have any experience with the side surround speakers I mentioned?
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2016, 11:08 AM
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Posted By sharkshark
You tease, but something like HAIRSPRAY (though...

You tease, but something like HAIRSPRAY (though kind of a faux mix) does work pretty well as 7.1 music mix.
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 06:34 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Ah, sorry, posted that way above... Setup...

Ah, sorry, posted that way above...

Setup is as follows: 802D2 F, HTM2D2 C, Deftech BPBX side surrounds, 805D2 rear. I've got a switchbox that takes LS LR RR RS and switches to LR LS RS RR (ie...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 05:55 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Hah, just teasin', mate...just surprise I've got...

Hah, just teasin', mate...just surprise I've got =no= response from a usually vocal crew (even Kal, who should be mildly supportive my my multichannel music obsessiveness) :)
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 04:44 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
...hrm, feeling ignored. :) Will try again,...

...hrm, feeling ignored. :)

Will try again, for giggles - anyone got recommendations for side surrounds for D2 series? Again, running 805D2 for rear surround/music surround, and would be using...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2016, 11:34 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
heh, guess cuz my settup's not fixed to a bed...

heh, guess cuz my settup's not fixed to a bed it's not notable... still, thought I'd try again - 802/HTM2D2/805D2 for Front, C and Rear respectively, looking for side surrounds to match. Currently...
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24,697
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Posted By sharkshark
hey, any guidance on dipoles from above?

hey, any guidance on dipoles from above?
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2016, 07:37 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Hello there... jumped about the B&W train,...

Hello there... jumped about the B&W train, thought I'd check with you guys/gals on side-surround options.

I've got 802d2 fronts, HTMD2 cc and 805s that I have set as rears (both for 7.1 and 5.1...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2016, 09:09 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By sharkshark
...just got a pair myself and in same spot - had...

...just got a pair myself and in same spot - had the Btech stands for my DefTech PM900s and they won't work of course with the curved sides... These sure look like the way to go but $600USD is, uh,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2015, 10:12 PM
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Views: 805,791
Posted By sharkshark
Weird... Amusing it has taken me until now to...

Weird... Amusing it has taken me until now to notice...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By sharkshark
...PCM doesn't do is, and I assume Dolby doesn't...

...PCM doesn't do is, and I assume Dolby doesn't as well? Any way to disable it (even temporarily)?

Or by "several years" you mean ALL DTS processing does thiis in most pre/pro?

J
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Hey, guys...have had this unit for a while now...

Hey, guys...have had this unit for a while now and just NOW noted a very weird quirk...

When playing back audio m/c mixes I like switching my XLR cables so that what was formerly the side...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-11-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16,783
Views: 1,147,143
Posted By sharkshark
Curious what the consensus is on the ideal...

Curious what the consensus is on the ideal glasses for 3D for the unit - I've got the stock pair as well as a pair of the TY-ER3DMU and the latter seems to be optically superior (maybe my eyes are...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By sharkshark
Actually found a =brand new= one for a few...

Actually found a =brand new= one for a few hundred dollars more... No more sloppy seconds! :)

I'm sure the other would have been fine, but this way at least I know if things go wrong it's my...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-10-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By sharkshark
Oh that's interesting... So the fact that it was...

Oh that's interesting... So the fact that it was on for that long is less egregious than if it was tuned off and on repeatedly?
if I'm doing the math right it likely was over two years on a wall...
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