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  1. Detect playback failure and soft-reset

    REW Forum
    Hi John-- I've been using Equalizer-APO/rePhase in a tweak/measure/tweak/measure loop with REW. Each tweak requires re-generating an impulse response file for the convolver. But when I regenerate an impulse file, I have to restart REW. Other players (FB2K) stop the song they're playing, but...
  2. Issues to look for with Dolby Atmos playback thru PC 8 channel sound-card then back thru Dolby atmos Pre/Pro

    Audio Processing
    Issues to look for with Dolby Atmos playback thru PC 8 channel sound-card then back thru Dolby Atmos Pre/Pro using Digital Coaxial RCA's. Is the Sound room mixing lost or is frequency steering of the Dolby recording algorithms recaptured in the final Pre/Pro processing?
  3. Wattage for realistic playback = 1000watts?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Looking into alot of techy stuff. Found this article: http://annhyg.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/8/893.long which shows some testing done on the SPL of musical instruments played by orchestra players. Much data shows averages and peaks. One interesting note is Peaks of horns are in the...
  4. Connecting the canon SX50 to HDTV for video sound playback???

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a Yamaha RX775, and SAMSUNG A46 LCD HDTV. When I connected my new Canon SX50 for HD video playback, I did not hear any sound. I pressed all kinds of inputs and menus, but could not get the sound to come up. ANYNET HDMI is where the camera is connected to, The TV speaker is usually OFF...
  5. Occasional video blank-out on playback, sound is ok

    General Service and Technical Information
    I have been using my home theater system about six months. I am running into an issue where during playback of either dvds or Blu-ray discs where the video will blank out for anywhere from 30-90 seconds. Audio remains ok. It seems to happen when there are scene changes in the video, such as...
  6. Windows 7 Media Center Video & TV Playback not working - I need help

    System Setup and Connection
    I have just installed Windows 7 Media Center. The following do not work...need help. 1) Live TV shows blue screen with error message "files needed to display video are not installed or are not working correctly" 2) Videos in WMV, AVI and all other formats will not play at all. I get the same...
  7. Polk Audio Speakers :: Music playback awesome, move playback not so awesome .. Why ?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hey all ... So guys I'm making a home theater in the basement of my new home (some of you probably have seen my other threads), and I had a question regarding audio which I faced today .. So I went to a company today that deals in Polk Audio Home Theater speakers, and I stayed with their main...
  8. 2 questions about OPPO playback in Europe?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hi, If I have an OPPO player in the USA and want to take it to Europe - will it work fine? My brother lives in EU and I want to send him either my player or buy him one from USA and send it to him. The price is the EU is ridiculous. Other than that, are there any things I need to be aware of...
  9. 1080/60p - AVCHD Progressive (2.0) playback issues

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Since about 3 years now, camcorders and cameras can record 1080 x 1920 / 60 p MPEG-4/AVC/H.264 video files at 28 Mbps (.m2ts, once 'imported'). Such video files can be of quite impressive quality on a good 16:9 display! Really something worthwhile the quality of a good HT setup! That format, I...
  10. DVR and/ TIVO box, or hardrive storage for playback on a television

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I am trying to figure out how to store and play content from Over-th-air transmission and downloads from either dvd´s or internet or from streaming. I am thinking something like a dvr or tivo, but i have little experience with storage and playback. Does anyone have any experience with this...
  11. Onkyo TX-NR818 Clicking During Blu-ray Playback

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am noticing this on my new Onkyo receiver. I have confirmed with DTS HD Master tracks (Quantum of Solace & 2012) as well as Dolby Digital (MI:2) tracks. During playback, the receiver will either click or double-click during a movie. The sound is exactly the same as the sound the receiver...
  12. RedRay Player Offers 4K Ultra HD Movie Playback for Homes and Businesses

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  13. horizontal white lines on dvd playback

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello everyone, I hope this is the right place for a question like this. I am getting a horizontal white line flash across my screen every few seconds or so when I'm playing DVDs. I originally suspected it was a problem with my HDMI cable, but I have since noticed the problem does not exist...
  14. Anybody know if you can enable 50Hz playback on Samsung plasmas through the service menu?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I've got a couple of Samsung plasmas which, being US models, are limited to NTSC and 24fps framerates, whereas the European equivalents support NTSC, 24fps as well as PAL framerates. Since I moved from the UK I've got a small portion of my collection in PAL (mostly TV stuff that was originally...
  15. PlayStation 4 will support 4K playback, but Sony needs to be careful lest it repeat past mistakes

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: DigitalTrends
  16. Sylvania Digital Camcorder with 1.8" LCD Screen, 4x Zoom & 1-Touch Playback! - Only $9.99 - Save 75%

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  17. Denon popcorn time flac playback

    Audio Processing
    I have a new a300 and a Denon 2809 receiver. Unfortunately they don't play well together with 24/96 and 192 flacs. These are down loads from hdtracks so I know they are good and I have ruled out network issues by playing them straight from USB. Sybas is stating they believe it to be a handshake...
  18. Media Servers/Streamers that support the highest quality audio playback(??)

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I need to find a media playback streamer/server that supports the highest possibe audio quality. I want at least 24/96 or 48/192, but preferably the later. I realize that might not be necessary but I am totally about this sort of thing, just so you know. I am not going to bother with streaming...
  19. Sylvania DV-1100 Digital Camcorder 1.8" Screen, 4x Digital Zoom 1-Touch Playback - Only $14.99 - Save 63%

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  20. 24/96 playback devices

    Two Channel Audio
    I recently have posting a lot about vinyl and was not sure where to put this so I put it here. Since I installed room treatments I rediscovered my audio system and mostly how good vinyl can sound. I started re-mastering old records 1st to 24/96 then CDs. I used software to clean them up and...