Originally Posted by BrolicBeast
A special thanks to Frank, Audioguy, and Al for the insight into the additional (and more important) functions of Audyssey Pro. I think I'm going to scoop up a license and kit next month as a Christmas present to self!
Oh man...4k... I don't see native 4K content being released on a large scale until Blu Ray achieves or approaches the level of ubiquity that the DVD format enjoyed in the mid-2000's. Blu ray disc manufacturers will need to be able to comfortably eliminate "blu ray/dvd combo packs" without worrying about losing a "large enough to matter"portion of it's consumer base. Most people are too enamoured with 3d to even consider 4K displays, thus, a dearth of 4k content will probably exist for quite some time. (Small demand, no supply.)
Maybe I am just being a pessimist...but I fear 4k, as a marketable product, is a long way off.
I do think I should probably wait before upgrading the Projector though...I will probably go for a rs50-something model in 2013.
Actually, I like the combo packs, since I can watch the BD at home, then share the DVD at work, since I seem to be the "video guy" responsible for lunchtime entertainment. But then, I'm different.
As for 4K, we do have the first TVs coming out, and the new Oppo 105 will upscale any source to 4K. If these look good at all, it may encourage some people to consider making the move in anticipation of more content down the line. As for me, the semi-audiophile/videophile, I'm not interested and won't be anytime soon, at least as far as buying any gear. If my plasma goes down and 4K flat panels are not outrageously expensive, maybe