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Forum: 3D Source Components   09-19-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,127
Posted By dclark
I took my td30 on the Allure 2 years ago. Bring a...

I took my td30 on the Allure 2 years ago. Bring a monopod and simply swing the cam around to record yourself.
There is a lot to record on the Allure, like the indoor parades- have fun!
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,521
Posted By dclark
No problem playing back 2 channel music? That's a...

No problem playing back 2 channel music? That's a meaningless statement. My iphone has no problem playing back two channel music- does that mean it's better?
Like I said before, if you have crap...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,521
Posted By dclark
Vinyl has a more open sound. Comparing vinyl to a...

Vinyl has a more open sound. Comparing vinyl to a cd is like comparing a dvda to a 128 download.
It would be easier to make vinyl sound like a cd. First, run it through a 16/44 digital convertor,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,521
Posted By dclark
It should be obvious that digital playback can't...

It should be obvious that digital playback can't mimic vinyl reproduction. A digital system (HT system) has 5.1 reproductive capabilities- five channels, plus a sub. A dedicated stereo system...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,521
Posted By dclark
If you have crap equipment or crap hearing, then...

If you have crap equipment or crap hearing, then no, vinyl is not worth it.
Those who have heard my vinyl system ( four different tt's, nad 208 amp, modded carver c-1 preamp, acoustat 2+2 stats)...
Forum: AVS Articles   08-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,744
Posted By dclark
Scorpions 3d is worthy of best 3d concert. In the...

Scorpions 3d is worthy of best 3d concert. In the song "Blackout", there is a smoke generator on a guitar and the smoke comes out of the screen as they jam!
That is my demo piece, along with the...
Forum: 3D Displays   01-23-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By dclark
That's what I feared. I have had my Samsung 72"...

That's what I feared. I have had my Samsung 72" dlp set since 2008 and it is sad that I have yet to see a 3d set worthy of replacing this 7 year old set.
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 18,856
Posted By dclark
Last month, I noticed a little eraser head sized...

Last month, I noticed a little eraser head sized patch of dead pixels on the bottom of the screen of my td30. After my xmas trip, I noticed another little small patch growing.
Sent it back to Sony....
Forum: 3D Displays   01-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By dclark
I keep reading posts about different companies...

I keep reading posts about different companies showing off glasses free displays, but have yet to hear of one that will actually be sold.
Prototypes to show off a companies r&d are nice but will...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-10-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,654
Posted By dclark
That looks pretty nifty, you'll have to report...

That looks pretty nifty, you'll have to report back on how well it works. For the rest of us who have a 3d1, we will be using those for a long time...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-10-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,654
Posted By dclark
I was at the Clark museaum about a year ago in...

I was at the Clark museaum about a year ago in Eureka, CA and they had a handheld stereo scope thingy from the early 1900's that you can could hold and view b&w 3d pics from the 1920's . I saw nice...
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,654
Posted By dclark
Here's a depressing article about 3d at the CES...

Here's a depressing article about 3d at the CES show. Some points I agree with, some I don't. I do think that they most people don't want to deal with the complexity of 3d....
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,654
Posted By dclark
The next 3d camcorder will be 4k, and I think it...

The next 3d camcorder will be 4k, and I think it will be at least a few years before we see that. First, we have to wait for 4k to accepted, then someone will slap the inners of a 4k cam into one 3d...
Forum: 3D Content   11-11-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 22,492
Posted By dclark
it might pick if the new glasses free sets are...

it might pick if the new glasses free sets are affordable when they come out and look good. Then again, we are back to the chicken or egg problem, namely, getting progamming to feed them. Yeah,...
Forum: 3D Content   11-11-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 22,492
Posted By dclark
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mldardy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1496126/is-3d-about-dead/30#post_23932965)

Barely surviving? I don't think so. With...
Forum: 3D Content   11-10-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 22,492
Posted By dclark
3d isn't dead but it is barely surviving. Too...

3d isn't dead but it is barely surviving. Too many post conversions, combined with just bad movie making. I thought Hugo was the best 3d movie, a non action movie which made used 3d to make you feel...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   10-27-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,848
Posted By dclark
Wow, talk about a thread bird walk! Want a...

Wow, talk about a thread bird walk! Want a speaker that sounds good with tubes? Get one with a compression driver. Yeah, I know, compression drivers will have a more distortion that a regular driver...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   10-27-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,631
Posted By dclark
You'll just have to watch cl and wait for good...

You'll just have to watch cl and wait for good stuff to come up. Over the last two years, here's what i came up with, all off of CL:
Pioneer pl41. Mint condition, original cart, was $125
Accoustat...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-28-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By dclark
Seriously, check out the Apple deluxe buds. No,...

Seriously, check out the Apple deluxe buds. No, these are not the same as the ones that come with the iphones. They sell an in ear bud that has separate woofer and tweeter, cost around $80, very...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-14-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 47,111
Posted By dclark
Quote:Originally Posted by Gary...

Quote:Originally Posted by Gary J http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1388846/sirius-or-xm-sound-quality-and-future-enhancments/90#post_23726637)

How about...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-11-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 47,111
Posted By dclark
Has nothing to do with the receivers, not a...

Has nothing to do with the receivers, not a thing. Look, the bit rate is under 30kbps. Stop, think about how low that is- it is very, very low. No receiver will add bits to the signal.
And, before...
Forum: 3D Content   09-02-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 55,369
Posted By dclark
ESPN 3d sucked! The only thing that sounded...

ESPN 3d sucked! The only thing that sounded remotely interesting was the college national chanpionship earlier this year( which sucked, no fault to espn). It seems like whenever I looked at the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,430
Posted By dclark
Meters? What do you do when they wear out? Stare...

Meters? What do you do when they wear out? Stare at a dead needle?
I got a Hafler xl280 off of CL for $120, has 145w per channel and can actually play into a low impedence load. I use it to drive...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-20-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,205
Posted By dclark
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KidHorn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1486658/cnet-and-consumer-reports-both-call-55-samsung-oled-hdtv-best-ever#post_23644510)...
Forum: Game Room Equipment & Accessories   08-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By dclark
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kadath http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1468376/metallica-pinball-from-stern#post_23632000)

Got to play this at the Pinball...
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