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That is big news... You guys have to try Pan's Labyrinth's 7.1 DTS MA soundtrack.. amazing.

Goodbye to a great audio and video genius and writer... JOHN GANNON. I enjoyed your friendship, wit and a nice long run we took around Indianapolis at CEDIA years back... and for buying my Runco 980 Ultra years back... you saved my ass! Rest in peace.
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Looks like the firmware that will give the MC-12HD HDMI 7.1 PCM input will be .........FREE.

http://www.twice.com/article/316135-...EDIA_Plans.php

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do you know if this firmware upgrade will be for mv-5??

thanks

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Information that was put out only list the MC12HD...no other product from Lexicon.

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Finally!

Three weeks late but it looks like the free V2 upgrade (7.1 PCM via HDMI and a couple of bug fixes) is ready for download:

http://www.lexicon.com/products/downloads.asp?ID=19

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Even Halcro got this right over two year ago!!!

Congrats and welcome to 7.1!!

Goodbye to a great audio and video genius and writer... JOHN GANNON. I enjoyed your friendship, wit and a nice long run we took around Indianapolis at CEDIA years back... and for buying my Runco 980 Ultra years back... you saved my ass! Rest in peace.
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Just think, in another 19 months, Theta Casablanca users will be all the way to 5.1 on HDMI (maybe) (or not)
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Thanx Jeff. Since I have less than a dozen 7.1 titles, discrete 7.1 input is not as big a deal for me as HDMI connectivity or room correction was.

Still, I'm surprised how much they can squeeze out of the ol' girl. Upon release, it could only input 1080i/60 and 5.1 PCM. Last summer they gave us 1080p/24/50/60 and this year we got 7.1 PCM.

Who knows, if they delay their next platform any longer, we may end up with PLIIz height channels. Heh.

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Thanx Jeff. Since I have less than a dozen 7.1 titles, discrete 7.1 input is not as big a deal for me as HDMI connectivity or room correction was.

Still, I'm surprised how much they can squeeze out of the ol' girl. Upon release, it could only input 1080i/60 and 5.1 PCM. Last summer they gave us 1080p/24/50/60 and this year we got 7.1 PCM.

Who knows, if they delay their next platform any longer, we may end up with PLIIz height channels. Heh.

Agreed (re: # of 7.1 titles). To this day, the 7.1 release of Pan's Labrynth is the most impressive sonic experience ever in my theater.

Goodbye to a great audio and video genius and writer... JOHN GANNON. I enjoyed your friendship, wit and a nice long run we took around Indianapolis at CEDIA years back... and for buying my Runco 980 Ultra years back... you saved my ass! Rest in peace.
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To this day, the 7.1 release of Pan's Labrynth is the most impressive sonic experience ever in my theater.

I have that on HD DVD (my only 7.1 title on that format). Loved it in the theatres, but never got around to re-watching it at home. Time to peel off the shrink wrap (and grab a box of kleenex).

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Even Halcro got this right over two year ago!!!

How is that Room EQ on your 8 channel input.

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How is that Room EQ on your 8 channel input.

Shawn

EQ? Halcro never figured out how to get the scaler to work. EQ was light years away!!

My EQ is outboard!!

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Even Halcro got this right over two year ago!!!

If I am not mistaken...that Halcro 7.1 LPCM upgrade cost $1,399
This was FREE

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Actually, for load mouths like myself, it was free!

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Just did the V2.0 upgrade on my MC-12HD...went perfectly..no issues.
Here are some pics for you all.......everyone loves pictures





Works perfectly...so far.

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7.1-channel 96kHz? Let me guess: the AIX disc?

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7.1-channel 96kHz? Let me guess: the AIX disc?

NO.....Dolby Demo Blu-ray

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Anybody knows where the latest firmware is downloadable for the mc-12hd balanced?

Don't know if this is the normal or eq version.

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Anybody knows where the latest firmware is downloadable for the mc-12hd balanced?

Don't know if this is the normal or eq version.

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I have the last version software (2.0) with EQ, pls share your email and I will send it to you.
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