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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-20-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
You can contact my associate Michael Chen who is...

You can contact my associate Michael Chen who is based out of Calgary and frequents Edmonton. I will PM you his details.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-02-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 113,316
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Tweeter replacement: I haven't replaced my...

Tweeter replacement:

I haven't replaced my blown tweeter on my SC-IV yet because I wasn't sure if there was an easy way. For those of you who have done it:

It appears the fabric is glued to the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-23-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Oh hey, Steve heheh I must have been...

Oh hey, Steve heheh I must have been misunderstood. I'm not a dealer of any A/V gear, cables, etc. I only calibrate video displays and save the selling of product for the dealers who hire me. So I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-23-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Cable for life: ...

Cable for life:

https://www.monsterproducts.com/support/learning-center/hdmi/cable-for-life

I can't open the terms from this computer. Steve, this is where we could use your expertise!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-22-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Monster Cable will be giving out many free HDMI...

Monster Cable will be giving out many free HDMI cables when 2.1 happens, for those who remembered they bought the "cable for life" free upgrade that was on many of their Ultimate High Speed cables.
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-14-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,711
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I'm interested. PM sent!

I'm interested. PM sent!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 961
Posted By Michael Osadciw
After auditioning many pre/pros, the Theta...

After auditioning many pre/pros, the Theta Casablanca was the only standout performer. Most preamps sounded the same and when playing music through them they sounded dull and flat when compared to my...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   12-20-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 12,126
Posted By Michael Osadciw
After calibrating a half-dozen B-series after BF,...

After calibrating a half-dozen B-series after BF, the picture quality appears to be the same if relying on measurements alone. If there is anything else happening beyond that with moving content, I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-13-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
The article was in March. Was looking at that...

The article was in March. Was looking at that smaller surround processor (I assume that's what it is) on the top shelf. Was that discussed here in the past? Old news? A product lingering in...
Forum: OLED Technology Great Found Deals!   11-25-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 12,126
Posted By Michael Osadciw
The Samsung player is on for $299 at Trutone. ...

The Samsung player is on for $299 at Trutone.

55" OLED B is $2299
55" E is $2999.

Can't remember what the 65" was going for. I'm happy to see here people are picking them up. Awesome TVs. Now...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-18-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 647,067
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I didn't watch the whole video but skipped...

I didn't watch the whole video but skipped through it. I question why they would choose to leave SDR colour that way. Colours are incorrect. Did they put it on the wrong setting?

HDR should be...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-02-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I too am curious! I wasn't going to consider this...

I too am curious! I wasn't going to consider this until the full Atmos and DTS:X upgrade was available, but I am easily swayed for good sound :D

By the way, what's the current HDMI card...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-05-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
You should have got the unit calibrated from...

You should have got the unit calibrated from Eastporters. For the additional cost, they would have done that out the door for you with the projector and screen combination purchase. Given the pride...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-04-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12,075
Views: 694,947
Posted By Michael Osadciw
There's discussion of them in the Panasonic UHD...

There's discussion of them in the Panasonic UHD BD Player thread. Take a look there. I own both players, so I've had enough hands-on. Everyone values different performance characteristics and feature...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-04-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,996
Views: 366,266
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Really? This TV (that I also own) is now several...

Really? This TV (that I also own) is now several years old. Does the addition of consistent new firmware dictate the quality of the unit? I don't see it as abandoning. The TV, for the most part, is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-04-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12,075
Views: 694,947
Posted By Michael Osadciw
For a multitude of reasons, the Panasonic player...

For a multitude of reasons, the Panasonic player is much better. I give props to the Samsung for jumping in early and getting us this far, but now is the time for the torch to be passed. This is an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I'm not so sure if we'll ever see it. FYI, the...

I'm not so sure if we'll ever see it. FYI, the planned evolution for UHD BD is to go to 12 bit, or HDR12 sooner rather than later. We might have a year or so of 10 bit releases but then it should be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-30-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Deep colour might not be a player issue. It may...

Deep colour might not be a player issue. It may be a display issue in terms on how it handles it. It might be worth investigating which displays have banding with Deep Colour set to Auto vs. Off. As...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-29-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 647,067
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Ahhh, then I'll need to let someone else on your...

Ahhh, then I'll need to let someone else on your side of the border do the calibration duties.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I've had the Panasonic for a month now. Solid...

I've had the Panasonic for a month now. Solid machine. I haven't given it a run through as deep as others may want to, but in my regular viewing, I can't say that I've noticed anything out of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-28-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Was your projector calibrated correctly? If you...

Was your projector calibrated correctly? If you are using the Gamma D preset without any changes, it is WRONG WRONG WRONG. The image is too crushed in general. Factory HDR from JVC is terrible. I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,174
Views: 169,079
Posted By Michael Osadciw
I plugged the 900 into a Vizio D-series and...

I plugged the 900 into a Vizio D-series and didn't see banding. It's also been clean on the LG 65E6P. Watching The Revenant was brilliant when the TV's HDR mode was calibrated to conform to ST2084 up...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-28-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 647,067
Posted By Michael Osadciw
Niagara Falls NY or Ontario?

Niagara Falls NY or Ontario?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-17-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 536,007
Posted By Michael Osadciw
These devices from A/V ProConnect work. I've used...

These devices from A/V ProConnect work. I've used them. Here's the main page.

http://www.avprostore.com/category-s/2025.htm

Give it a go.

Here's the 4-in 1-out AC-DA14-AUHD
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-16-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12,075
Views: 694,947
Posted By Michael Osadciw
If you have a Blu-ray player you can set to...

If you have a Blu-ray player you can set to native for 1080p or 1080i, there are plenty of test discs you can use to evaluate. You can see what the TV does and then run the same tests in the Samsung....
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