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04-02-04, 09:40 AM
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Posted By macsax

Many have suggested that it was developed as a...

Many have suggested that it was developed as a means of digital copy protection but sadly it is something less insidious or conspiratorial. DVI stands for Digital Visual Interface and It was...
04-01-04, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By macsax

Having worked primarily in the realm of video and...

Having worked primarily in the realm of video and broadcast equipment, my information on film products was second-hand and incomplete. For instance, this directly from Avid's website:

Avid Film...
04-01-04, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By macsax

Absolutely. And (in the majority of cases) the...

Absolutely. And (in the majority of cases) the original "final cut" or the final edited version (including all of the editing leading up to that point) is in that 1080p, 24 fps previously mentioned,...
03-22-04, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By macsax

There are broadcast level decks that can record...

There are broadcast level decks that can record and play back in high def (720 or 1080) and yes they are costly but this is the business they are in. Most of the facilities have the "plant" or the...
04-23-03, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By macsax

It was traditionally velvet but now can be of a...

It was traditionally velvet but now can be of a number of different materials due to the high expense of velvet. The primary function of this drapery is to control the reflection of sound off the...
04-09-03, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By macsax

Canon makes a solid camcorder in a handy size....

Canon makes a solid camcorder in a handy size. There are minor improvements in zoom as you go up in model (18x, 20x, 22x) but the key difference is that the 65 and the 70 add the ability to take...
03-18-03, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 656
Posted By macsax

Any objective reviews on Sony DVP-NS755V out there?

I am curious about the twelve bit processing Sony is employing in their recent DVP-NS755V.
How does it stack up against the faroudja? I am not the biggest fan of Sony as a company, but barring that...
03-18-03, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By macsax

The 50 also has built in decoding.

The 50 also has built in decoding.
08-15-02, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By macsax

One word on labeling...P-touch. If you are not...

One word on labeling...P-touch. If you are not familiar with it is a family of products from Brother that will make labeling a breeze and you will find many more uses for it around the home. Office...
08-15-02, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By macsax

Also play around with the surround modes. You...

Also play around with the surround modes. You will have modes that decode the encoding that is used on movies and a very small number of CDs. Then there are additional modes that are actually...
08-02-02, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,741
Posted By macsax

If the line out is RCA, you should be fine. Watch...

If the line out is RCA, you should be fine. Watch your level settings at first and start out low and listen well to how your speakers are behaving. Don't throw any distortion effects in intitially so...
08-01-02, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By macsax

Sorry, forgot about the speakers. I am not...

Sorry, forgot about the speakers. I am not familiar with the name or the model numbers, so I can't give an honest opinion there. Maybe check into some competitive stuff when you check out receivers...
08-01-02, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By macsax

Better electronics can make a surprising...

Better electronics can make a surprising difference. A quality amplifier circuit can provide an almost night and day difference, especially on the "staging" or "soundstage" aspect. I have done...
07-31-02, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By macsax

As bfrank has already mentioned, it is tough to...

As bfrank has already mentioned, it is tough to tell what kind of improvements will be had without knowing where you started from. But here are some common improvements that will occur when going to...
07-30-02, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By macsax

You essentially have converters on both your...

You essentially have converters on both your player and your TV. Both perform the same function of converting interlaced signals to progressive. The chip that handles the conversion is from different...
07-30-02, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By macsax

Also look here for links to more new info. ...

Also look here for links to more new info.

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=2646581#post2646581
07-30-02, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,155
Posted By macsax

New developments

Check out these documents for some new information and developments on the DTV and HDTV front.

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-224218A1.pdf
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07-30-02, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By macsax

For those interested in DTV transition&tuners

This link will lead you to letter sent ot the FCC from the Consumer Electronics Association regarding standardization of tuners for DTV, HDTV and cable. There is some very interesting stuff in here...
07-29-02, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By macsax

In walls are primarily used when real...

In walls are primarily used when real estate/footprint (i.e. the amount of usable space), or aesthetics are an issue. By nature they are not as well controlled in their operation due to the fact...
07-28-02, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By macsax

With your new level settings in the right ball...

With your new level settings in the right ball park, you should be good to go. Keep an ear out though on your rear speakers. Just initially give a listen every once and a while for anything wierd...
07-23-02, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,920
Posted By macsax

100 Ohms is the rating for balanced audio cables...

100 Ohms is the rating for balanced audio cables of the like used in the professional and broadcast industry. Microphone cables are the most common configuration. The output of most RCA or phono-type...
07-23-02, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By macsax

Also check your set-up on your rear channel...

Also check your set-up on your rear channel levels. If you have a set-up function on your receiver that plays test signals, or a disk that does the same, use that. Many people have the tendency to...
07-23-02, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By macsax

In their classic sense, imaging and soundstage,...

In their classic sense, imaging and soundstage, or staging, were coined in the days of "HiFi", prior to the advent of home theater or even surround sound for that matter. They can easily be applied...
07-17-02, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By macsax

There were representatives on the standards...

There were representatives on the standards commitee chosen from the computer community. This resolution was selected correlating to the 1920x1080 resolution in the computer realm. Also, if I am not...
07-17-02, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,854
Posted By macsax

The two primary problems you encounter on long,...

The two primary problems you encounter on long, unbalanced runs such as this one are signal loss and susceptibility to interference. Because this is an analog (vs. digital) signal the signal loss can...
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