Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
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Originally Posted by ckronengold
With a twinge of hesitation over the 1080x2 vs 1080x4 pixel shifting and auto-HDR issues, I ordered the 5050 this weekend. My local shop called his rep and they "had them in stock" and should be arriving later this week.
My plan is to just fire up
's settings before playing anything. Figure thats a good starting point.
I'm still not sorted on my 4k sources. Chromecast Ultra won't pass a TrueHD audio signal, and a Roku Ultra won't pass one either. So for the short term, I'll be choosing between HDR and Atmos, which F*^#[email protected]
sucks. I don't have any movies with a lossy Atmos or DTS:X track. Next choice will be nVidia Shield vs standalone UHD player. Not ready to build a new HTPC until they sort out their 4k/DRM/HDR issues.
Thats going to slow down my upgrade to a 128" 2.35:1 screen. Was hoping to get away with a $50 4k / hi res audio solution rather than $500.
Anyone else make a decision to pull the trigger yet?
I've got a Sheild in my living room. Certainly not Atmos on Netflix, may do via Kodi though... I've got a panasonic 420 in my cinema, which is a mini 820 and about the best cheap option if there's a US equivalent. Small format but same chipset apart from Dolby Vision which is redundant for projectors.
UHD, Netflix and Prime atmos
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Sound - Marantz SR6011 (pre/atmos), Yamaha Z9, Mirage Om-6's, Om-C2's, 6x Om-R2's, 4x Nanosat (atmos), Dual Paradigim Servo 15's
Additional - MiniDSP : DDRC-88a, 2x4HD
Source -Panasonic DP-UB420, Toshiba HD-XE1, Sony SCD-XE620
Vision - Epson TW9400, eecolour Lut Box, 120" Spitfire Acoustically Transparent Screen