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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2017, 12:10 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Any news as to when the new model (8804?) will be...

Any news as to when the new model (8804?) will be out? Announcement at CEDIA perhaps?

Thanks JD!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2017, 12:07 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Won't pass even with video processor turned off...

Won't pass even with video processor turned off then?
Hmm

Thanks, JD
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2017, 09:49 AM
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Posted By ss9001
^ As a follow-up, I too am confused a bit. The...

^
As a follow-up, I too am confused a bit. The 8802A is supposed to be full HDMI 2.0a compliant, is it not? And 2.0a supports HDR & Rec2020, so I have 3 technical questions -

1. does the video...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-04-2017, 06:12 AM
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Posted By ss9001
For "those in the know" - any indication that...

For "those in the know" - any indication that miniDSP will be coming out with 13 ch unit for Atmos soon or put in the DSP's for 96khz internal sampling rate in a new product?

I sure would like a...
Forum: Video Source Items   04-25-2017, 10:11 AM
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Posted By ss9001
PM sent :)

PM sent :)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2017, 02:02 PM
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Posted By ss9001
yeah, I am in same situation. I bought a 105D...

yeah, I am in same situation. I bought a 105D last yr and early Dec, the 203. I'm tempted anyway to get it over with ;) But the sane part of me says wait a few months, so I'm conflicted. One thing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Considering the 205... There may be a...

Considering the 205...
There may be a practically virgin 203 FS soon. I've hardly used the 203 other than check-out functionality since the last months I've spent changing my whole system & not...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16,110
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Posted By ss9001
"Problem solved" Not really, Bob - still...

"Problem solved"

Not really, Bob - still have to go into the setup menu to change & in case of troubleshooting. See my last post.

App is fine but that also needs one to download the app and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2017, 09:33 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I'm with madhuski, sorry. Hard wired 1/8" cable...

I'm with madhuski, sorry. Hard wired 1/8" cable is preferable to bugs if one wants a reliable way to do IR.

Here's another IMO big reason -

If you have a problem with a programmable remote-RF...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2017, 08:54 AM
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Posted By ss9001
^^ Not yet since I've been working on the...

^^
Not yet since I've been working on the control this AM but I plan to :) They need to hear when their designs can be improved. BTW - I've owned the 93 and also own the 105D and AFAIK, this is the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I have a STRONG suggestion for Oppo (probably too...

I have a STRONG suggestion for Oppo (probably too late for the 205):

Get rid of the IR receiver on the rear panel and replace with 3.5mm jack! It's an entirely stupid way to control the player and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-02-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,416
Posted By ss9001
As someone who has very recently gone with the...

As someone who has very recently gone with the Marantz 8802A, having finally broken my multi-decade string of flagship Pioneers ;), here's my own wish list:

#1...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,583
Posted By ss9001
OLED prices are high due to manufacturing costs...

OLED prices are high due to manufacturing costs among other things besides the technology itself. I don't know what the quality rate is now, but when OLED came out, the manufacturers supposedly were...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 166
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Posted By ss9001
IMO, yes. IIRC, with the VT60 & ZT60 models,...

IMO, yes. IIRC, with the VT60 & ZT60 models, Panasonic finally bettered Pioneer's black level set by the last gen Kuro so they are among the best plasmas made. Up until them, the Kuro still had the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-01-2017, 06:56 AM
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Posted By ss9001
It's called restoring sanity to the home AV...

It's called restoring sanity to the home AV experience ;)

Since the advent of hi-def, the CE & media industries have been most consumer-unfriendly. And a lot of the blame falls to HDMI & its...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-28-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By ss9001
We're on the same page.

We're on the same page.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-28-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By ss9001
You sound like me :) Although I am...

You sound like me :)

Although I am considering OLED sooner than you, mainly to get its deeper black level and larger size. If it wasn't for OLED technology, I wouldn't consider buying a Kuro...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,583
Posted By ss9001
Until the recent LG OLED models, I had zero...

Until the recent LG OLED models, I had zero interest in changing from my last gen Kuro 151. Nothing I've seen in showrooms since Pioneer stopped production, other than larger size, had persuaded me...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,496
Posted By ss9001
Dave - I haven't seen either S&V or Stereophile...

Dave - I haven't seen either S&V or Stereophile print editions but the rumor mill has it that both you & I think Kal too were impressed. The fact that you are changing from your highly regarded Halos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 232
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Posted By ss9001
I'm like a bad penny ;) Absolutely, we can...

I'm like a bad penny ;)

Absolutely, we can talk. It's sitting on the floor now. My Atmos upgrade is going slow, lots to change in the wiring and gear organization dept. I'm finally at the point...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   02-24-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,278
Posted By ss9001
Isn't this, and the other non-resolution parts of...

Isn't this, and the other non-resolution parts of UHD, what Joe Kane (ISF) has been in favor of for over 5 yrs?

I recall several AVS interviews with Kane and CEDIA presentations where he said both...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-19-2017, 04:28 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-16-2017, 12:38 PM
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Posted By ss9001
2018 then, a yr away.

2018 then, a yr away.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-16-2017, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Any info on when Alt16 is going to be available?

Any info on when Alt16 is going to be available?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,496
Posted By ss9001
I don't have the issue but I think it's the new...

I don't have the issue but I think it's the new print mag. Look at the cover in the "ad" on their web site, mentions ATI by name as a review in the issue.

BTW - I just received a new 527NC but...
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