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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,226
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Posted By Solfan
It is strange, isn't it... The new HDMI 2.0...

It is strange, isn't it...

The new HDMI 2.0 board will be available in a few weeks I guess, that installation should be interesting.

Thanks for the comment about the cover lug/tab, what a PITA...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 223,729
Posted By Solfan
The HDMI board indicates if it needs a factory reset.

We had just had a terrrrrible thunderstorm and I thought that a spike got through my UPS and fried my XMC-1. :mad:

Suddenly it wouldn't pass any audio through the HDMI or RCA inputs and the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-24-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 129,366
Posted By Solfan
Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark (2000) (Bjӧrk, Catherine Deneuve) is playing on IndiplexHD, on again 10:30 PM tonight [3/24/16].

Rarely broadcast and what a strange, sad little film.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,663
Posted By Solfan
I owned a pair of EV Patrician 800s [with the 30"...

I owned a pair of EV Patrician 800s [with the 30" woofers] back in the 1980s. Their output and clarity with deepest classical pipe organ stuff was nuclear. My eyeglasses used to bounce around on my...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-05-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 129,366
Posted By Solfan
The Carpetbaggers (1964) is playing in OAR on...

The Carpetbaggers (1964) is playing in OAR on 'Retro'. On again 2/19/16, 7:15 AM.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By Solfan
oooops, yup, that was Bryansj. How bout...

oooops, yup, that was Bryansj.

How bout checking the CPU temperature in the BIOS, too..
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By Solfan
Some "BC code 1A" info here might help a little: ...

Some "BC code 1A" info here might help a little:
http://winwiki.org/bccode-1a/


(Bryansj) is prolly right, a nuke and pave may be in order.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-14-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By Solfan
Were the theater mine, I'd convert that ceiling...

Were the theater mine, I'd convert that ceiling outlet [run a new romex/bx line from it to the UPS]. The equipment rack is good location for the UPS.

And I'd also perform some inspection and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-13-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By Solfan
"Yes it is my 2nd one with the same issue." ...

"Yes it is my 2nd one with the same issue."

I strongly suspect some fault with your electrical system.

Testing the branch current for 4.2 amps doesn't tell us much, if anything. Have you...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-13-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,149
Posted By Solfan
Some comments I have here may offer some...

Some comments I have here may offer some pointers.

-Running an extension cord from your other circuit was a good test, as long as it was a real heavy-duty cord. I use one designed for...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-02-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 367,964
Posted By Solfan
R5000 is working perfectly here with Windows 10...

R5000 is working perfectly here with Windows 10 Pro. :grin:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 234,444
Posted By Solfan
Yup, sharp as a tack: 830386

Yup, sharp as a tack:

830386
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 234,444
Posted By Solfan
Thanks, MJY is on again tomorrow [Tuesday the...

Thanks, MJY is on again tomorrow [Tuesday the 13th] at 4:15pm, I'll check it out!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-11-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 367,964
Posted By Solfan
I will say, it should be. At least that's what...

I will say, it should be. At least that's what I'm hoping. A lot.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-09-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
When configuring these active crossover systems,...

When configuring these active crossover systems, one easy-to-miss flaw can be a ground-loop in one of the high-pass amplifiers, especially if you run anything on different circuits.

They can be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-06-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 234,444
Posted By Solfan
There was another pretty good solution discussed...

There was another pretty good solution discussed on here some time ago. :)

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/42-hdtv-recorders/449402-official-r5000-hd-technical-status-discussion.html
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-04-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 234,444
Posted By Solfan
Not all of their offerings are that great, but...

Not all of their offerings are that great, but it's on the old silent classics where TCM's PQ really seems to shine, look at the bitrate around this scene from Buster Keaton's "The Paleface".

...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-28-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
..and which is why no really good...

..and which is why no really good sound-reinforcement system 'done right' would be caught dead using passive crossovers.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
Ahhh, I remember this now, as pointed out in Abe...

Ahhh, I remember this now, as pointed out in Abe Cohen's good old (antique) Loudspeakers and Enclosures book.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-15-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
One of those sweet old tube amps would be so nice...

One of those sweet old tube amps would be so nice on the mids and/or highs.

Marchand is still around, wow, they were great back in the day. Nice kits, as I recall.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-15-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
There are neat ways to cheat with the concept...

There are neat ways to cheat with the concept without buying the actual active crossover unit, maybe Glimmie has heard of them, by just connecting the passive filter elements between the amps outputs...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,376
Posted By Solfan
I've been using a Crown Macro-tech and a K-2 [for...

I've been using a Crown Macro-tech and a K-2 [for subs and mid-bass respectively] configured for 240VAC for years, and knowing the room lights won't dim again on crescendos/explosions is definitely...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-14-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By Solfan
I love electronic crossovers :)... they're the...

I love electronic crossovers :)... they're the easiest way to go if you like fooling around mixing and matching different loudspeaker components. A wacky old pro-speaker reconing service near Canal...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Solfan
This link was recently posted in a related...

This link was recently posted in a related thread:

http://www.rtings.com/info/reflections-tvs-matte-and-glossy
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-09-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Solfan
I'm in the same boat, I'm looking for a TV for a...

I'm in the same boat, I'm looking for a TV for a condo, and it'll have to go right next to very bright windows.. I'm also considering the Sony or the H7150.

What the hell are they thinking... I...
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