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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 07:34 AM
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Posted By PeterTHX
For those of us who do use it because the...

For those of us who do use it because the receiver is too far away (or obscured behind a door, etc) it *is* a necessary feature that is not turned off. The Denon needs an OSD while something in Dolby...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2017, 09:30 PM
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Posted By PeterTHX
Is it because Hulu is DD+ now and not AAC - which...

Is it because Hulu is DD+ now and not AAC - which is usually converted to PCM rather than bitstreamed?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 09:52 PM
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Posted By PeterTHX
Read my post again. The receiver needs to display...

Read my post again. The receiver needs to display OSD information while a DV program is playing.
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2017, 09:18 AM
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Posted By PeterTHX
Don't forget you're in a HT site...it's also...

Don't forget you're in a HT site...it's also Meridian Lossless Packing.


Which is the codec Dolby TrueHD uses, which is what carries Dolby Atmos on Blu-ray. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2017, 09:06 AM
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Posted By PeterTHX
No. It's simply because there is some processing...

No. It's simply because there is some processing (GUI, OSD) that happens with the video and can interfere.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,280
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Posted By PeterTHX
So does my Denon. Pretty obvious if it...

So does my Denon.


Pretty obvious if it doesn't say MSTR that it's lossy IMO.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 14,377
Posted By PeterTHX
Well I was set to pull the trigger on a Solo but...

Well I was set to pull the trigger on a Solo but I've read nothing but problems in the Dune thread - red push, etc. The HDMI 1.4 output is a dealbreaker anyway.
HT buddy of mine has a Zappiti and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 14,377
Posted By PeterTHX
Blu-ray menus are neither loose nor tight. ;) ...

Blu-ray menus are neither loose nor tight. ;)


Other than that the picture quality should be the same or better, especially being able to play 4K 60fps and HDR.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-17-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,008
Posted By PeterTHX
Shouldn't it be "The DTS:X (7.1 DTS-HD Master...

Shouldn't it be "The DTS:X (7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio core) surround mix"?
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   03-12-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15,106
Views: 717,390
Posted By PeterTHX
Yes, but we're talking about streaming rights. ...

Yes, but we're talking about streaming rights.


Example: I have many Fox & Sony titles converted on Vudu via Disc2Digital and none of them are MGM titles - they don't allow it.
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   03-12-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15,106
Views: 717,390
Posted By PeterTHX
Other than the codes in the packages, I believe...

Other than the codes in the packages, I believe streaming rights are a whole other ballgame with studios like MGM. Vudu lists Magnificent Seven as MGM, not Sony - even though I redeemed the code at...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-06-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15,293
Views: 825,119
Posted By PeterTHX
Finally! Thank you and ordered. :)

Finally!

Thank you and ordered. :)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-06-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15,293
Views: 825,119
Posted By PeterTHX
Because I traded in my previous Oppo for Amazon...

Because I traded in my previous Oppo for Amazon credit plus hoarded my Amazon gift cards just to buy this damn player.


Since December mind you.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-06-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15,293
Views: 825,119
Posted By PeterTHX
Sigh. Still not "officially" available at...

Sigh.


Still not "officially" available at Amazon. Just the scalping dealers in the Marketplace.


:(
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 44,999
Views: 1,980,388
Posted By PeterTHX
Why? Because they don't see any profit from...

Why? Because they don't see any profit from rentals other than Netflix or Redbox buying the initial disc?


Don't like it: buy the movie.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-02-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,248
Posted By PeterTHX
Well...you can get Atmos with Dolby Digital Plus...

Well...you can get Atmos with Dolby Digital Plus (DD+). Some foreign language tracks are available in Atmos using DD+


Vudu streaming has Atmos via DD+
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,280
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Views: 184,016
Posted By PeterTHX
I'll always remember the Special Edition as one...

I'll always remember the Special Edition as one of the early 5.1 Dolby Surround AC-3 Digital LaserDiscs.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   03-01-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 178,023
Posted By PeterTHX
;) ...

;)


http://cdn.multichannelmerchant.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/i-meant-to-do-that.jpg



;) ;) ;)
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-28-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 178,023
Posted By PeterTHX
Is the April Fools the fact it really is Rouge...

Is the April Fools the fact it really is Rouge One and not Rogue One? :p
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-28-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,248
Posted By PeterTHX
Do we really need to see the same image reposted...

Do we really need to see the same image reposted over & over?
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-26-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,248
Posted By PeterTHX
Double check your player settings and audio track...

Double check your player settings and audio track selection?
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-11-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,248
Posted By PeterTHX
You sure it's a BD-66 and not BD-100? ...

You sure it's a BD-66 and not BD-100?


Long movie with extras...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-11-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 178,023
Posted By PeterTHX
Very nice to see everyone who showed up to...

Very nice to see everyone who showed up to lunch/movie today. :)
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-11-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15,106
Views: 717,390
Posted By PeterTHX
The panel doesn't need to be native 12-bit to...

The panel doesn't need to be native 12-bit to benefit (as others have listed above).

My analogy would be similar to the way 2K Blu-ray discs benefit from 4K transfers/masters.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-10-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,358
Posted By PeterTHX
Take that post with a huge mountain sized pile of...

Take that post with a huge mountain sized pile of salt.


The 2017 sets have been introduced already.


DV & HDR10 with HLG are "standard".


HDMI 2.1 devices won't appear until next year at...
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