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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
audioifan1, thanks for posting that. Sounds like...

audioifan1, thanks for posting that. Sounds like the 8802 is gonna be the ticket that enables me to clean up all the 7.1 analog and XLRs coming from the BDP 95 and now I can simply run an HDMI. Hey,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-22-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
I manually turn all my component on in a...

I manually turn all my component on in a prescribed order and it seems to help avoid handshake issues. First comes the TV, then the bluray or directv receiver, then the processor and amps. No...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-21-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I'm not sure I'm even seeing SOE on my set. I...

I'm not sure I'm even seeing SOE on my set. I have SME set to medium and CA and GLL are off. We watch 98% bluray only and I just don't notice SOE. However, last night we started watching John Adams...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
That's outstanding news af1. I'll really be...

That's outstanding news af1. I'll really be interested in your 105 impressions regarding the 8802's on board DACs and audio topography compared with running the 105 through analog bypass. I already...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
Good points AF1. I might add that I watch and...

Good points AF1. I might add that I watch and listen to a LOT of 5.1 concert blurays and other 5.1 media like SACDs. Having that musical edge translates well. It's not just about 2 channel but the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2015, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
So with this new 8802 there's a chance we will be...

So with this new 8802 there's a chance we will be using subtitles much less frequently now? :)
Forum: Display Calibration   03-13-2015, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Yeah, I think I might also be going down this...

Yeah, I think I might also be going down this road soon. Thanks.
Forum: Display Calibration   03-13-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
You are correct. It was done simply out of...

You are correct. It was done simply out of curiosity and I was surprised it looked as good as it did until I played more content. And yes, I don't know enough or have been around enough calibrated...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-13-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By Torqdog
That comment I made two nights ago was based on...

That comment I made two nights ago was based on using TerryScotts settings. After watching a few more blurays I have come to the conclusion that they did not transfer well to my P70. I switched back...
Forum: Display Calibration   03-11-2015, 11:49 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Out of curiosity I tried your pro-cal settings on...

Out of curiosity I tried your pro-cal settings on my P70 and they seemed to transfer well. Skin tones, shadow detail and the overall picture looks stunning now.

Thanks for posting.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-08-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I received the 1.1.19 the other night on my P70....

I received the 1.1.19 the other night on my P70. Funny thing is I thought I had disabled wifi settings on the TV with the intent of putting off updates until the dust settled. Oh well, whatever I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
In my case I'm going for it. I am long overdue...

In my case I'm going for it. I am long overdue for a processor upgrade and the 8802 is as close to being a perfect solution as I can hope for at this point in time. Seems like there's always...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2015, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
That does look sweet. And I bet it's gonna come...

That does look sweet. And I bet it's gonna come with a VERY high pricetag initially. 120 inch 4k TV.........whoa!
Forum: Display Calibration   02-28-2015, 05:05 PM
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Views: 94,518
Posted By Torqdog
Thanks, good info. BTW; after trying out all...

Thanks, good info.

BTW; after trying out all the different calibration settings posted here, I finally settled on yours. Damn sharp lookin set! :)
Forum: Surround Music Formats   02-28-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I ordered another for my Bro in Law and received...

I ordered another for my Bro in Law and received it about 2 weeks ago.
Forum: Display Calibration   02-28-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Just curious.......how close a calibration to...

Just curious.......how close a calibration to what a paid professional gets are these $200.00 devices capable of?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-28-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
I discovered an oddity of sorts the other night....

I discovered an oddity of sorts the other night. I was playing a bluray concert vid with a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 channel track. The bass seemed anemic and after messing a bit with various settings, I...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-27-2015, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
Try a bluray and report back.

Try a bluray and report back.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 10:07 PM
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Views: 882,152
Posted By Torqdog
No, the 95 only puts out 1080p. There is a fellow...

No, the 95 only puts out 1080p. There is a fellow who has posted in this thread that he has no problems sending a 4k signal from his Oppo 105 to his P70 and says the upscaling from the Oppo looks a...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-27-2015, 09:36 PM
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Views: 94,518
Posted By Torqdog
What do you have the sharpness set at?

What do you have the sharpness set at?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-27-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14,625
Views: 882,152
Posted By Torqdog
I have an Oppo 95 and had the same issue. I was...

I have an Oppo 95 and had the same issue. I was able to get the display to show all the contrast test bars by lowering the contrast in the Oppo's video menu>picture adjustment. I took the Oppo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 161,737
Posted By Torqdog
I need some help. I have decided it's time to...

I need some help. I have decided it's time to upgrade from an all analog 7.1 system and take advantage of new technology. I currently have a Parasound C-2 pre-pro, Halo A-31 and A-51 amps feeding PSB...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Torqdog
As an experiment, try turning it down to zero. I...

As an experiment, try turning it down to zero. I know I develop grain on my set if I have sharpness turned up.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14,625
Views: 882,152
Posted By Torqdog
What do you have your sharpness set at?

What do you have your sharpness set at?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14,625
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Posted By Torqdog
A little off topic.........I was giving serious...

A little off topic.........I was giving serious thought towards purchasing the 105d with the hopes that it's input would accept a 4k signal. My thinking was to use the superior audio processing and...
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