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Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 04:42 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
Dave In the Green - if looks are high on list -...

Dave In the Green - if looks are high on list - have you considered the Yamahas ?

no idea what they are like- but seem to get high praise on other forums
...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 12:01 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
I'm very tempted to order a pair of these as an...

I'm very tempted to order a pair of these as an experiment to see how a speaker with a Compression Driver would sound in my living room

question though please- why are there many user reports that...
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,976
Posted By markabuckley
any ideas how these would compare with KEF Q900s...

any ideas how these would compare with KEF Q900s (KEFs seem on super clearance here in UK at moment @ £699 a pair)
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,976
Posted By markabuckley
just some info the shop I linked to I believe is...

just some info the shop I linked to I believe is a well known shop in UK - but I've never bought from them personally

every few days they switch between brand new and open box stock for same price...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By markabuckley
you'd like the UK price of these currently then...

you'd like the UK price of these currently then ....

£799 a pair for the XT8Fs

http://www.creative-audio.co.uk/HDLIST.php?HOTDEAL=TAN_REVXT8F_ST

same price as 6.2s

not sure which are...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,960
Posted By markabuckley
this has been a great read - thanks Archaea, Carp...

this has been a great read - thanks Archaea, Carp and Stitch

question for you all please - at what volume/room size does a Compression Driver win over more conventional tweeters ?

I need some...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2016, 02:39 AM
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Views: 29,095
Posted By markabuckley
thanks will take a look and compare to the LSRs ...

thanks will take a look and compare to the LSRs

I found some cheap LSR308s last night so tempted to deal with the faff of being active as I love the sound of my LSR305s so much

I think the...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2016, 04:27 PM
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Views: 29,095
Posted By markabuckley
I'm loving my LSR305s - but in my setup...

I'm loving my LSR305s - but in my setup downstairs they were a bit of a pain when I used them - being active - are there any equivalents that are passive ?

Whilst on holiday - I was at some remote...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 135,003
Posted By markabuckley
seem to be only getting max video option of 720p...

seem to be only getting max video option of 720p for youtube ? any ideas please ?
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 481
Posted By markabuckley
I've been blown away by the sound my LSR305s...

I've been blown away by the sound my LSR305s produce

I've used them with my computer (with an amp as pre-amp), with my Yamaha MOXF (direct) and in my Home Cinema setup in living room at high...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,182
Views: 219,351
Posted By markabuckley
anyone else read the Sound and Vision review of...

anyone else read the Sound and Vision review of the 7200WA

http://www.soundandvision.com/content/denon-avr-x7200w-av-receiver#h5AFGUFFyWvIOzlr.97

I thought the 7200 sounded good - the review -...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-02-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8,144
Views: 587,164
Posted By markabuckley
fantastic tool thanks - used it several times...

fantastic tool thanks - used it several times over weekend on my ZT60 Plasma

got the deltas very low across the board and after many hours of tweaking - did a Calman Colorchecker test and I...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-01-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,144
Views: 587,164
Posted By markabuckley
using HFCR with a i1 Display 3 with a few...

using HFCR with a i1 Display 3

with a few minor tweaks - my RGB levels are spot on - deltas very very < 1

but I can't get my Primaries anywhere near - I'm obviously missing something obvious
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14,688
Views: 754,013
Posted By markabuckley
thanks - yes I've owned a few Pro Panasonic...

thanks - yes I've owned a few Pro Panasonic panels before this ZT and they were definitely far less IR prone

the only half stubborn bit of IR I've got is our Sky (cable) pause button
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-17-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 19,812
Posted By markabuckley
400w sounds about right I've measured my...

400w sounds about right

I've measured my Panasonic ZT60 at the wall - and playing content at normal contrast/viewing settings I'm at about 320W

I still wouldn't swap it for a LCD or OLED though...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2016, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14,688
Views: 754,013
Posted By markabuckley
anyone finding IR getting steadily worse as their...

anyone finding IR getting steadily worse as their panel ages ?

whilst nothing is permanent - my immediate IR seems to be getting worse

say on menu or something - for only a couple of minutes if...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,833
Views: 170,703
Posted By markabuckley
grr each time I see updates on this thread...

grr each time I see updates on this thread reminds me I must actually go out and order a pair !

I've been having real decision issues about B212XLs or Mackie C200s

C200s mainly for looks in a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,182
Views: 219,351
Posted By markabuckley
just re-checked and now working 5 hours later !...

just re-checked and now working 5 hours later ! weird !!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,182
Views: 219,351
Posted By markabuckley
I'll try a reboot of the router later just in...

I'll try a reboot of the router later just in case - if not will have to try a reset of the Denon

everything else connected to the switch is AOK - so odd

its odd that it claimed it had checked...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,182
Views: 219,351
Posted By markabuckley
anyone had an issue with the networking card ? ...

anyone had an issue with the networking card ?

I tried checking for updates earlier - something made me check the network connection and my wired ethernet not working - nothing at all

seems to...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 50,658
Posted By markabuckley
Erm I'd guess that was a given right !!! :)

Erm I'd guess that was a given right !!! :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,840
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Posted By markabuckley
yeah sorry - I'm not expecting DTS-X to try and...

yeah sorry - I'm not expecting DTS-X to try and apply DSU

I'm talking not loosing what we had before ie DTS-MA ability to use DSU
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,840
  Dts:x
Views: 155,977
Posted By markabuckley
who implements the code on those chipsets ? "DTS"...

who implements the code on those chipsets ? "DTS" ? or the manufacturers ?

do DTS really write code for each chipset that their decoders may run on ? or do produce one set of code which is then...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,840
  Dts:x
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Posted By markabuckley
interesting if the Yamahas can do DTS + DSU ......

interesting if the Yamahas can do DTS + DSU ... post DTS-X upgrade

thought we were told on the Denon threads it was a DTS decoding limitation - for which you'd think the code would be common...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,833
Views: 170,703
Posted By markabuckley
anyone tried these passive Yamahas ? on the PA...

anyone tried these passive Yamahas ? on the PA forums seem to get positive feedback ? just they look slightly nicer

I think I have asked before so I guess the answer is no - I did go to a DJ/Music...
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