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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-02-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,060
Posted By Toknowshita
Why? That's my question. With a small number of...

Why? That's my question. With a small number of actual users implementing 5.1 and even fewer 7.1 does Dolby really believe Atmos is going to generate sales? 4K is largely being ignored by most...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,277
Posted By Toknowshita
How Often Have You Replaced Your Primary Projector In The Last 10 Years?

Since 2005 I've owned 3 units. The Sharp DT300 (a Matterhorn DLP unit), the Epson ProCinema 1080UB, and the Sony VPL-HW30AES. Each one was a worthy upgrade. I am going on 3 years with the Sony...
Forum: Remote Control Area   08-29-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 171,906
Posted By Toknowshita
Isn't there a button you need to push on the Wii...

Isn't there a button you need to push on the Wii console to activate pairing? I haven't used my Wii much in recent years


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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,585
Posted By Toknowshita
Ok where would I do that? I have seen the...

Ok where would I do that? I have seen the doctored video at BB. I call ********. Clearly my post hit a nerve with you. Typically I'm all for advancements but 4k without a physical format or...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,592
Posted By Toknowshita
Is it confirmed Onkyo is pulling Audyssey in...

Is it confirmed Onkyo is pulling Audyssey in their entire line? I have no problem with the cheap end losing it but they're smoking crack if they think people will upgrade from models that have...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-18-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
Plus BD consumers have gotten used to low prices....

Plus BD consumers have gotten used to low prices. It's going to be a hard up sell for the CE makers and content providers. We saw $35 BD and 3DBD titles languish on shelves for years. 4K is only...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 29,065
Posted By Toknowshita
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by robnix http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1535201/giving-up-on-blu-ray-why-i-switched-to-the-cloud/120#post_24816844)

He's a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-14-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
The problem with 4K disc is that not everyone...

The problem with 4K disc is that not everyone has even abandoned DVD at this point.

The market can support 2 formats but 4K is going to fail if it's competing with DVD and Blu-ray.

Let Blu-ray...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
But I think the main reason for UHD is to sell...

But I think the main reason for UHD is to sell the same content to consumers again at a new format premium.

The studios have exhausted their big catalog titles for BD. No more fans crying when is...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
I know, but the reality is Wall Street has a...

I know, but the reality is Wall Street has a love affair with streaming solutions companies and their counterparts.

BB and Walmart have shrunk their retail space for disc. 3D although I'm a fan...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
I would prefer physical too. But all the hype...

I would prefer physical too. But all the hype right now is around streaming solutions.

If they take away our ability to buy titles on a disc format then I'm done spending any money on purchasing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 612,036
Posted By Toknowshita
Ah the days of the Onkyo jig FW update. I never...

Ah the days of the Onkyo jig FW update. I never had an issue with my 805 not holding setup information after doing the jig update.

Sorry I don't think I have access to any of the older FW files....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 708
Posted By Toknowshita
I'm not saying I'm not bothered by it. I just...

I'm not saying I'm not bothered by it. I just realized after tweaking with those controls that they had side effects.

It even states in the manual the loss of resolution using those controls.
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,585
Posted By Toknowshita
If SDE bothers you go with an LCOS unit. The gap...

If SDE bothers you go with an LCOS unit. The gap between pixels is virtually nil.

I think one reason the Sony's get dinged as soft is because you don't get that artificial sharp image because of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 65,115
Posted By Toknowshita
The other 800lb gorilla in the room is that...

The other 800lb gorilla in the room is that content providers are more excited about the cloud for 4K delivery over a physical format.

If 4K takes off I want a disc format otherwise I just can't...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,585
Posted By Toknowshita
The large majority of people proclaiming 4K is...

The large majority of people proclaiming 4K is the next big thing are usually fall into one of these categories or both:

1. They have strong ties to the CE industry and they need it to be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 708
Posted By Toknowshita
Typically it's best to leave those controls...

Typically it's best to leave those controls alone unless the convergence is way off. And if it's off so much you need to rely on the controls I would think the unit is way out of spec.

Those...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   04-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,388
Posted By Toknowshita
I don't really see how Atmos would be beneficial...

I don't really see how Atmos would be beneficial for the home other than having an object based soundtrack for a one size fits all solution. The industry has not been that successful with getting a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 488,988
Posted By Toknowshita
Don't know what the going rate is but that...

Don't know what the going rate is but that sounds high considering there are low end 1080p projectors that are available today for that and less. Plus those new units are backed by a warranty.

I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,947
Posted By Toknowshita
I'm all for tech marching forward, but the...

I'm all for tech marching forward, but the videophiles here need to realize that to the general market 4K is going to be a tough sell.

Do we really need better color gamut tied to 4K? Or the real...
Forum: 3D Tech Talk   03-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 124,799
Posted By Toknowshita
Did anyone ever figure out how to fix the...

Did anyone ever figure out how to fix the charging circuit in the old monster glasses?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,411
Posted By Toknowshita
Well maybe Audyssey needs to rethink their...

Well maybe Audyssey needs to rethink their royalty fees. Other Onkyo, Denon and their sibling brands I can't think of a single one that use Audyssey.

If they drop XT32 off their higher end units...
Forum: HD DVD Players   03-13-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By Toknowshita
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by coolscan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519139/if-hd-dvd-was-still-around#post_24394540)

Toshiba had a 51GB disc approved by...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 171,906
Posted By Toknowshita
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CaptMike http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1468520/harmony-ultimate-smart-control-and-hub/1710#post_24446602)

Yes.

Its it...
Forum: Remote Control Area   03-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 171,906
Posted By Toknowshita
Anyone have a similar experience where the top...

Anyone have a similar experience where the top portion of the touch screen on the Ultimate or Touch is intermittently responsive. I don't know if it's normal behavior. It seems to sometimes not...
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