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Old Yesterday, 06:14 AM   #39521
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I have this one in My Collection in HDX, can get it in UHD for $12.99!
The 4K disc is selling for just $13.00 at the moment and it includes the 4K disc, the blu-ray, and the digital code.

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Sounds great, pay more for a defective Disc and hope they fix it. I'll take it on Digital, Physical will keep getting more problems with Budget cuts, dropping Sales, and Duplication Facility troubles!
The streaming version probably has the same missing line of dialog as the 4K disc. Both were likely sourced from the same master. The disc is not defective; the source for it is.

I will gladly buy a 4K disc combo pack that gives me three ways to watch the movie, two of which I truly own, over relying upon frequently unreliable internet service and over taxed servers to deliver ephemeral digital diarrhea.

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Old Yesterday, 06:35 AM   #39522
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Not to mention the disc comes with the digital. Also, if one was sharp enough, the digital 4K could have been had for $4.99 a couple of weeks ago via iTunes.
That's the operative phrase here, isn't it?
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Old Yesterday, 09:49 AM   #39523
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Sounds great, pay more for a defective Disc and hope they fix it. I'll take it on Digital, Physical will keep getting more problems with Budget cuts, dropping Sales, and Duplication Facility troubles!
I bought Earth Girls Are Easy in iTunes when it was only available in HD online. It's the wrong aspect ratio. They are going to fix it never.

Don't pretend some Digital Copies aren't defective. Speaking of budget cuts, streaming isn't profitable and may never be and the server farms are a prime target for environmentalists.
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Sounds great, pay more for a defective Disc and hope they fix it. I'll take it on Digital, Physical will keep getting more problems with Budget cuts, dropping Sales, and Duplication Facility troubles!
Budget cuts?
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Old Yesterday, 11:18 AM   #39525
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Budget cuts?
Physical media is in a lot of trouble from things Alchav made up.
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Old Yesterday, 11:20 AM   #39526
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Physical media is in a lot of trouble from things Alchav made up.
Iím hoping my next 4K disc doesnít have dancing pixels and really bad edge enhancement.
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Old Yesterday, 03:17 PM   #39527
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Sounds great, pay more for a defective Disc and hope they fix it. I'll take it on Digital, Physical will keep getting more problems with Budget cuts, dropping Sales, and Duplication Facility troubles!
That is trolling, people here have already expressed their dislike of your troll post here. I believe you have already been banned for such actions.

You have proved you can post about titles that you like or dislike or other topics without cheap shots at disc enthusiast. Why not continue in that vein!!
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Old Yesterday, 08:50 PM   #39528
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That is trolling, people here have already expressed their dislike of your troll post here. I believe you have already been banned for such actions.

You have proved you can post about titles that you like or dislike or other topics without cheap shots at disc enthusiast. Why not continue in that vein!!
That's why I generally just ignore his posts now. He knows what he's doing.
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Old Yesterday, 09:07 PM   #39529
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A slow week this week; I only added:

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...but it is progress just the same.
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So it seems madVR cannot trigger HDR on Windows 11 with an AMD card (6800). It does trigger HDR after downgrading to Windows 10, but it's washed out. Setting the display in madVR from Auto to 10-bit and above doesn't help. The different hardware decoders don't help, nor does setting them to None.

In Windows 10 and 11, videos still stutter back and forth between frames in the first seconds of seeking somewhere when I have hardware acceleration enabled, with this AMD card. Didn't have this problem with my old Nvidia card on Windows 11 with the same CPU.

I could either use the Zidoo for all my HDR movies and lose the one HDR concert movie that for some reason stutters on that device with its 25 frames a second, or return the AMD card and pay the disgusting premium for an Nvidia card.

I think Resident Evil 2's HDR is also more muted, washed out. Not completely sure.

Actually, if I wanted an Nvidia card with equal or greater power, I'd have to replace my 650 watt PSU, on top of the GPU premium. Yeah, think I'll just give up on watching HDR movies on a computer.
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At least there's Kodi for HDR. But the subtitle options are poor. Been trying to find if there's a way to convert one of the subs I wrote from SRT to image-based PGS. Kodi and the Zidoo don't accept the flags I wrote into the SRT to place subs on the left and right. Made sense for a concert.
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Yeah, think I'll just give up on watching HDR movies on a computer.
A few years ago I got the wild hair to watch BD and UHD BD via a computer. Procured a Pioneer UHD BD drive and some other items listed in a thread here. Finally gave up waiting on a MB of ATX size.

As posted earlier, researching Lumagen Radiance Pro for DTM and scaling for projectors used with scope screens.
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A few years ago I got the wild hair to watch BD and UHD BD via a computer. Procured a Pioneer UHD BD drive and some other items listed in a thread here. Finally gave up waiting on a MB of ATX size.

As posted earlier, researching Lumagen Radiance Pro for DTM and scaling for projectors used with scope screens.
Researching that type of product since you planted the seed has been interesting. Testimonials from people way more skilled than I am in the world of video like Sapiendut and Chad who calibrated my JVC say the Lumagen is not worth it. The MadVR is better but so damn expensive. I havenít closed the book yet, but the recently applied calamine has helped with the itch a bit.
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Researching that type of product since you planted the seed has been interesting.
It is always a balancing act, money on one side and benefit one the other. Kris Deering likes the Lumagen, Stacey Spears just procured the madVR Envy. From Stacey's reply to my post (here):

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Yea, to avoid madVR vs. Lumagen wars, I will just provide a comment. Mathias has implemented some fancy chroma upsampling algorithms that no one else has. He also added support so I could send 4K120 to an LG to fully bypass their front end processing, ensuring we get proper 5:5 frame repeat for 24p sources when the LG is in PC mode and the LG tone mapping is programmed to be defeated and instead track PQ and hard clip.

I still consider Dolby Vision tone mapping, especially in 4.0, as the king of the hill. Even their old 2.9, which BD uses, is still better than everything else out there. When trim passes are done correctly, they are also more "objectively correct" as you have the artist vision and not just "subjectively pleasing" algorithms.
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The streaming version probably has the same missing line of dialog as the 4K disc. Both were likely sourced from the same master.
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That is trolling, people here have already expressed their dislike of your troll post here. I believe you have already been banned for such actions.

You have proved you can post about titles that you like or dislike or other topics without cheap shots at disc enthusiast. Why not continue in that vein!!
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That's why I generally just ignore his posts now. He knows what he's doing.
Aren't we touchy, I'm the only one left supporting Digital, and you guys are very one sided. The HDX goes back to the Blu-ray, and I haven't seen any problems while the 4K Digital might have some. Disc problems, Budget cuts, and Duplication troubles are real. According to the Revenue Report the Break Even Point must be around $4-$5 so just buying Disc is not enough. We all love Movies and TV Shows, and Physical should not be the Deciding Point for a Film Enthusiast!
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