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Forum: Xbox Area   12-02-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 431,015
Posted By JRock3x8
Check out MS' 12 days of deals - one of them is...

Check out MS' 12 days of deals - one of them is for XBox Consoles.

https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/cat/12-Days-of-Deals/categoryID.67001200

Monday, 12/12
Xbox One S console...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
fortunately for me my hands are tied by personal...

fortunately for me my hands are tied by personal finances and I hope all this craziness gets sorted out before they are untied :)
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
I almost did - if not for the fact that we are...

I almost did - if not for the fact that we are hard up for money at the moment, I was totally going to buy this with the intention of hooking my xbox up to it.

so HDR10 is the answer according to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
this is too complicated for consumer electronics...

this is too complicated for consumer electronics - consumers can't be expected to check specifications that closely - it either has to work all the time or not at all.

what a mess.

What are PS4...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
yikes! ok! well glad i didn't invest in that...

yikes! ok!

well glad i didn't invest in that then.

thanks.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
ok can someone educate me on HDR then because my...

ok can someone educate me on HDR then because my previous understanding is that it was just metadata passed along with the signal - how could that be incompatible?

is it the refresh rate?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-28-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
I read that this projector is not compatible with...

I read that this projector is not compatible with HDR on game consoles?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-27-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By JRock3x8
WD My Cloud Drive - when to replace?

I have a 4GB My Cloud Drive that I bought in August 2014 - I do use it pretty regularly and I have had experience with hard drive failures in the past - when should I look to replace it?

It...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
hey I can't really buy these now for reasons...

hey I can't really buy these now for reasons already mentioned, but I'm keen on moving to all on-wall speakers at some point.

Can I use these as sides?
...
Forum: Headphones   08-29-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By JRock3x8
LG HBS 750 Replacement Earbuds

I've been using LG's HBS headsets for five years now and I love them - they fit my lifestyle absolutely perfectly - wires are never in my way, decent sound and easy to reach controls.

The problem...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
it's good - we're still watching our once a week...

it's good - we're still watching our once a week movie but since the beginning of August things have gone kinda sideways for us.

I was on vacation for a whole week with my dad, then our new...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
Finally pulled the trigger on the mainstays...

Finally pulled the trigger on the mainstays recliners. After an exhaustive search of low cost theater seating I finally let go of the desire to have matching chairs (these will be brown) in favor of...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-15-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 183,530
Posted By JRock3x8
my 1070W does that just fine - this is pretty...

my 1070W does that just fine - this is pretty clearly a better projector so not sure why it wouldn't
Forum: Xbox Area   07-15-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 158,672
Posted By JRock3x8
Is this helpful for our cause? 65ft USB3 cable ...

Is this helpful for our cause? 65ft USB3 cable

http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/7/14/12190402/camera-tethering-cable-tetherboost-usb-power
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-12-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,045
Posted By JRock3x8
are you kidding?

are you kidding?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-12-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,045
Posted By JRock3x8
rec 709? no mention of HDR? What are ya doing...

rec 709? no mention of HDR? What are ya doing acer?
Forum: Accessories   07-11-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By JRock3x8
ISO Theater Seats

ISO small theater chairs preferably with back no higher than 36"

located in SE Chicago/NWI - will drive reasonable distances to get.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 228,277
Posted By JRock3x8
what is the go to 24 x 48 insulation for this...

what is the go to 24 x 48 insulation for this project? I thought I had this all figured out and now I can't find it.

I found roxul safe and sound 24 at lowes' website but you have to order min 3...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
looking at IR repeaters - this says it does not...

looking at IR repeaters - this says it does not work with Marantz devices

why?

https://www.amazon.com/BAFX-Products-IR-Repeater-extender/dp/B009ZGK6QS/ref=zg_bs_11039361_1
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
What is the secret to carpet shopping? Went to...

What is the secret to carpet shopping? Went to menards and Home Depot and saw very little that looked like it belonged in a theater.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-10-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 752,188
Posted By JRock3x8
so now my wdtv won't play .ts files - no idea...

so now my wdtv won't play .ts files - no idea why. It used to.

edit : played with this some more

TS won't play
M2TS won't play
can't find a tool to split/cut MKV's reliably back into small...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 637,037
Posted By JRock3x8
I figured out the stupid all channel stereo thing...

I figured out the stupid all channel stereo thing on my receiver.

So I hit the setup button. Listening mode preset. Pick your input. There are six choices. Only one of them cannot be set to PL...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
I figured out the stupid all channel stereo thing...

I figured out the stupid all channel stereo thing on my receiver.

So I hit the setup button. Listening mode preset. Pick your input. There are six choices. Only one of them cannot be set to PL...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
somewhat unrelated... anyone know why I have...

somewhat unrelated...

anyone know why I have to put my onkyo into THX mode every time I turn it on? Really annoying.

It routinely defaults to "All Ch Stereo" - which, why would I want that if...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 56,251
Posted By JRock3x8
I have yet to find a couch that I like to sit on...

I have yet to find a couch that I like to sit on - I think they all suck. But that might end up being what happens.
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