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  1. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    2016 was a statement year for 4K UHD Blu-ray. Disc sales outpaced industry expectations and early adopters were showered with a handful of first-gen player options. Initially pricy and questionably incomplete, we ended the year with five official 4K UHD Blu-ray player releases (with only one –...
  2. Blu-ray, CD, DVD and Media Player Reviews
    2016 was a statement year for 4K UHD Blu-ray. Disc sales outpaced industry expectations and early adopters were showered with a handful of first-gen player options. Initially pricy and questionably incomplete, we ended the year with five official 4K UHD Blu-ray player releases (with only one –...
  3. Forum Announcements | News
    Comcast has joined forces with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Lionsgate, Paramount Home Media Distribution, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to bring Xfinity customers closer to a physical disc experience with the launch of “enhanced movie extras.” Using a new technology standard...
  4. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Marantz has announced a new September addition to its family of hi-fi audio components: the HD-CD1 CD player. Priced at $599, this new mid-size player is packed with “premium-class” technologies carried over from previous popular components, including the company’s HDAM-SA2 amplifier modules...
  5. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The internet has brought the home theater enthusiast many things, including the option to stream content with little more than a few clicks of a remote. Great, right? It certainly satisfies a convenience factor that brick-and-mortar video rental stores sorely lacked; the immediacy of streaming...
  6. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    This past week we inched slightly closer to an Ultra Blu-ray Disc reality with several big announcements by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). Today we’ll dig into the details and see what we should expect from the coming Ultra HD Blu-ray format. Public image is everything and the BDA has...
  7. System Setup and Connection
    I have a Sony dh740 av receiver and a lg blue ray player (not sure of the model) when ever I adjust the volume on the receiver while I'm watching a blue ray disc it will restart the movie, it does it if I adjust the volume by remote control or the knob on the receiver. Hdmi runs from the br...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello Friends, When I signed up for the Shack I was franticly trying to find my Disc Library program. My good old XP Pro with dual boot (with Windows 2000) was giving me blue screens so I had to reinstall it. I made notes of the programs I thought I needed but forgot about Disc Library. As I...
  9. Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=28913 Title: Houdini: 2 Disc Extended Cut Movie: :3stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: :1.5stars: HTS Overall Score:75 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=28921Summary When we think of the...
  10. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Friends I was going thru denon 4520/4000 model. There was a mention of built in Blu Ray disc player. What does this mean. Will there be a player where i can insert blu ray discs and watch movies. Can i insert dvd's as well.
  11. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    This might ba a stupid question but when watching a 3D Bluray Disc movie and you turn OFF the 3D and now see 2D is this the Same PQ as just a 2D Bluray Disc ??
  12. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Has anyone used these things? If so, what do you think http://www.walmart.com/ip/Discgear-SP3901-01-HD-120-Disc-Automatic-Selector-Black/23381740
  13. System Setup and Connection
    I have a Denon (AVR-590) receiverin which I tried to hook up a Sony ( DVP-NC600) 5 disc CD changer with a optical cable. Nothing works... Did I do something wrong? Keith
  14. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    We are in an age of highly mobile digital music, stored on computers, carried on solid state devices, delivered through streaming internet connections and beamed around our homes via WiFi networks. So that begs the question, why on earth would an audio manufacturer put time and energy into...
  15. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Rockstar advises owners of GTA V on Xbox 360 not to install the “play” disc Rockstar has advised a fan on Twitter not to install the “play” disc of the game. GTA V ships on two discs on Xbox 360, the first of which, the “install” disc, is the only one required to be...
  16. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Whats with the Emotiva disc players? Did they stop making them? I see them from time to time at different sites and when over to see what their latest offerings were and could not find any new production. How many versions did they make and what is the latest? Are they better than brand A or B...
  17. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Blu-Ray successor plans unveiled: Sony wants a single disc to hold 300GB by 2015 Sony and Panasonic have revealed the future of Blu-Ray as both companies want the next wave of discs to hold 300GB of data by 2015. The BBC reports that while normal Blu-Rays currently hold...
  18. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Xbox One games can also be played during disc installation Xbox One games can be played while you’re installing them from your disc, Microsoft has confirmed. It follows news that Xbox One titles can be played while they’re being downloaded. Microsoft has now confirmed to...
  19. Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    http://images4.static-bluray.com/movies/covers/72364_large.jpgReleasing/Participating Studio(s): Universal Studios Disc/Transfer Information: Region A; 2.35:1 (Original Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1); 50GB 1080p High Definition Blu-ray Disc Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 107 Minutes Tested Audio Track...
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