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Forum: Latest Industry News   03-30-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By jqmn
Thanx Dan and Sanjay.

Thanx Dan and Sanjay.
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-30-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 67,359
Posted By jqmn
Do you happen to know whether this was from...

Do you happen to know whether this was from bounce-back in a home theater environment or some other factors?
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-15-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 75,213
Posted By jqmn
This is why I have been asking whether Comcast is...

This is why I have been asking whether Comcast is shifting bandwidth to on-demand. I often find the same show's segment to consistently have much better video and often better audio if I have to go...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-05-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 67,359
Posted By jqmn
OK, I was thinking three back might be nice so...

OK, I was thinking three back might be nice so one more at the center point behind but I see what you are doing. It will be interesting to see the evolution of their mix-down algorithms. I can't...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-05-2015, 01:55 PM
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Views: 67,359
Posted By jqmn
I am not an industry person but I don't know that...

I am not an industry person but I don't know that "pinpoint accuracy" is the point of 3D audio. I can see a need for increased accuracy over synthetic 5.1 pans but my question had more to do with...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-05-2015, 01:33 PM
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Views: 67,359
Posted By jqmn
Since most homes are so much smaller (dedicated...

Since most homes are so much smaller (dedicated room or not) than a theater, what is the point of diminishing return for effectiveness here? I thought Dolby was trying to put out there that 9.1.4...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 51,426
Posted By jqmn
The VW1000ES and VW1100ES manual says full DCI...

The VW1000ES and VW1100ES manual says full DCI space/temperature is supported. Is this a "firmware feature" that Sony simply turned off for its lower tiered units or is the data/bus structure really...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-24-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,189
Posted By jqmn
OK but...are the streams different for cable real...

OK but...are the streams different for cable real time or recorded stream vs on-demand stream. For example, we were watching recorded Grantchester HD (Comcast Houston) and I switched over to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By jqmn
Yes. Existing room. Fishing tough but doable;...

Yes. Existing room. Fishing tough but doable; conduit requires too much sheetrock and stud demo/rework.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By jqmn
Thanx for the suggestion LeBon. Conduit...

Thanx for the suggestion LeBon.

Conduit can't be done for most of the wiring without major, major work.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By jqmn
Good point. Thanx!

Good point. Thanx!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By jqmn
I have 12 awg, in-wall, quad on order. I was...

I have 12 awg, in-wall, quad on order. I was planning on terminating with xlr and then using adapters depending on the speakers. I haven't done this before so didn't know if there was a reason for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By jqmn
[Q] Speaker wiring choice for future speaker changes

I am thinking about wiring balanced speaker cable from the a/v rack out to all the speaker locations and then, depending on the speakers I actually use now or down the road (powered vs unpowered),...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 51,426
Posted By jqmn
^ Thanx for the formula. Very helpful.

^ Thanx for the formula. Very helpful.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-06-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 51,426
Posted By jqmn
Is the projector central calculator this far off?...

Is the projector central calculator this far off? When I put his info in (16x9 120" diag, 1.1 gain, 15' distance) I get 15FL. Since I am looking at this projector what calculator should be used? ...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-03-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 51,426
Posted By jqmn
Right, I agree with this. Sorry, I was asking...

Right, I agree with this. Sorry, I was asking whether the discs for this content (HBO for example) will mirror standard BD/UHD movies in these areas or not. For regular 24p movies seems this...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-03-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 51,426
Posted By jqmn
What is your take on TV/HBO type material for...

What is your take on TV/HBO type material for these factors (fps/bit depth/color range/etc.) and UHD?
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,454
Posted By jqmn
[Q] Hum (not hiss) elimination. I run Pioneer...

[Q] Hum (not hiss) elimination. I run Pioneer Elite SC-07 pre-outs (rca to xlr) with 308s set to +4dbsu and gain at max of 10. MCACC ups trims for each channel to max of +10. For normal listening...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 25,454
Posted By jqmn
Based on a whim to try something different than...

Based on a whim to try something different than what I have (Sonus Faber Concertos/Solo) and this thread alone I bought and installed 308's as LCR. I didn't look at any other speakers against these....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-13-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10,004
Views: 1,116,190
Posted By jqmn
No, unscrew the speaker input terminals (not...

No, unscrew the speaker input terminals (not completely off but so you can get access to the bare wire holes), run a wire or coat hangar through one of the holes; heat around the outside of the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-12-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12,071
Views: 1,493,486
Posted By jqmn
Tried to watch Extant (Houston Comcast) this week...

Tried to watch Extant (Houston Comcast) this week (penultimate episode) but the season pass recording picked up something else so went out to On Demand to catch it. Seemed like there was much more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 22,473
Posted By jqmn
When I read the books I thought, "This is written...

When I read the books I thought, "This is written as if it is a script for a movie." Then I read he always wanted to do something like this and decided to do the books on the way.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,248
Posted By jqmn
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bac522 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1522813/u-s-broadcasters-diss-4k#post_24494074)

Comcast network is strained as it is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9,953
Views: 1,148,710
Posted By jqmn
Remember those Digital Transport Adapters...

Remember those Digital Transport Adapters Comcast gave out for free back in 2011 when they were going completely digital (and scrambling everything)? Well it appears they are now charging $1.99/mos....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-18-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,630
Posted By jqmn
Craig-- I don't know much about your system so I...

Craig-- I don't know much about your system so I might be asking an off base question here but can you share any thinking on why K would not allow an HDMI input for an additional non-K device to be...
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