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Forum: Pre/Pro, Amplifiers and Separate Systems 07-08-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By pentatonic
To be quite honest, power amps bring very very...

To be quite honest, power amps bring very very little in sonic differences, that would be opposite to their goal of fidelity wouldn't it. And for HT it's way less, so yes, a beast is a better...
Forum: Pre/Pro, Amplifiers and Separate Systems 07-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,473
Posted By pentatonic
Edit: I am going on the assumption you are...

Edit: I am going on the assumption you are talking about the MM7055 as the MM7705 doesn't bring up anything for me

If I may, and this is the Canuck in me talking Eh!

What is a great deal for...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
Oh! :o That much :eek: Then disregard...

Oh! :o

That much :eek:

Then disregard as none of them are perfect.

Since Atmos will be getting more and more attention and many will look for help either as a BD feature, or how to setup for...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
My honest impression is that as long as you use...

My honest impression is that as long as you use coaxial speakers you should be fine. Those should be easy enough to install if you own your place, but for apt and condos where it's not possible I...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
You have to be careful with that info and...

You have to be careful with that info and possibly correct it please.

ATMOS will not fold 32 channels into a 7.1.4 setup let's say, there are no defined channels at all in ATMOS. All it is in...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-03-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
I only mentioned the presence of DACs in phones...

I only mentioned the presence of DACs in phones to illustrate that the chip itself is basically nothing much, if it were well then the whole conversation would fall apart. I also mentioned it to...
Forum: Speakers 07-03-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By pentatonic
While I agree 150% with Blu-Dog, there is always...

While I agree 150% with Blu-Dog, there is always a but to every story. In this one it is the fact that only you can determine if their sound quality (some might say lack thereof :D) is worth their...
Forum: Home Theater Galleries 07-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22,530
Views: 609,554
Posted By pentatonic
Hey guys, John! Are you on vacation buddy,...

Hey guys, John!

Are you on vacation buddy, seems you've been here for a while now? How are your lungs healing buddy? I also got a bad case of bronchitis last year, evidently brought on by smoking,...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-03-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
I agree, and apologize but guess sometimes I let...

I agree, and apologize but guess sometimes I let some people get under my skin, and in this case obviously made an incorrect assumption, though I remember exchanging PMs with Anthony a while ago and...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
What you fail to realize is that DAC chips are...

What you fail to realize is that DAC chips are also used in everything digital that produces sound, from your mobile to your AVR.

Many high end manufacturers also sell stand alone DAC units, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-03-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
I figured someone would read that in what I said,...

I figured someone would read that in what I said, but that is not what I said really, what it means is that the approach that all of my friends who are engineers use is a very practical one usually...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
Guys, if I may, and Anthony I hope I don't over...

Guys, if I may, and Anthony I hope I don't over step the bounds, but in Anthony's defense:

If we assume that Anthony is not only a smart guy (which we know as fact), but also a good engineer?...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-02-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
It is much shorter to explain than that in...

It is much shorter to explain than that in reality. The actual DAC chip has really little to do in the resulting quality outside of having defined specs. It is the manufacturer's implementation of...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
Well Pro-B, you kind of defined it. Certain...

Well Pro-B, you kind of defined it. Certain things some might pick up are pretty much what you kind of describe as an "emotional cue". It is those things that are basically indescribable but there...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-02-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
You know John what kills me with the scientific...

You know John what kills me with the scientific approach to music, and you know how technical I can be. The only necessary ingredient to evolve in sound is emotions, without that abandonment, too...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
Anthony, science can explain sound, but science...

Anthony, science can explain sound, but science can't explain music, including its sound, at least entirely. There is a question of emotional response. But if you were a musician or a very dedicated...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
There you go assuming wrong again, and how do you...

There you go assuming wrong again, and how do you think we both know our upper threshold? And while I know this could be a fabrication, there are a few members here who actually know who I'm talking...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
You see, you start off so wrong in what you...

You see, you start off so wrong in what you assume it means that I will just go my merry way, unless you do have something to teach me concerning the world of music, recording or live sound.

Edit:...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
And who gets to determine that level of quality...

And who gets to determine that level of quality in content and gear? You or the consumer? Do you yourself let others dictate your hobbies and your level of effort in it?

So, all those people who...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
So you're saying you could as easily as myself...

So you're saying you could as easily as myself tell which kind and brand of effect the guitarist is using, how many tracks are probably involved in the recording. The brand and model of amp, and...
Forum: Receivers 07-01-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By pentatonic
I wouldn't, tons of possible problems as you...

I wouldn't, tons of possible problems as you would need to use step-down converters to go from 220 to 110. Why not get the European model which is the right voltage needed?
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
Yep, but I guess many were thinking discrete...

Yep, but I guess many were thinking discrete channels, which BD couldn't do anyways. Even with as little as 5.1.2 it should still be fairly good, but somehow I think 7.1.4 will be the norm on...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 19,930
Posted By pentatonic
I was going to say, many don't understand the...

I was going to say, many don't understand the concept of Object Based sound. The encoding bitstreamed only tells the avr what the object is (that particular sound) and where it goes in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
OMG. Nobody wants to deprive you of your right to...

OMG. Nobody wants to deprive you of your right to what you consider the best, and as far as I know nobody told you not to. That would be, well, ridiculous coming from people who do own BDs and...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-30-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 415,625
Posted By pentatonic
Come on, where did I say that DKR is the same, I...

Come on, where did I say that DKR is the same, I just said that even if not all use BD, the important is that movies are still watched, just not only on your dear blu-ray. Would you rather the ones...
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