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Forum: DVD Exchange
10-17-01, 02:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,622
Posted By knit-witt

Polish the gold for Jon Lord. Good trade, fast...

Polish the gold for Jon Lord. Good trade, fast turnaround, no complaints.

Thanks Jon!
10-05-01, 11:23 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 43,705
Posted By knit-witt

I need cover scans for PERFECT STORM and DANTE'S...

I need cover scans for PERFECT STORM and DANTE'S PEAK. The site http://dvdcovers.20m.com/ has a PERFECT STORM page link but the page is dead. If anyone could help me out I would appreciate it. ...
04-19-01, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By knit-witt

If you are saying this is going to be a dedicated...

If you are saying this is going to be a dedicated home theater room - forget the plasma or RPTVs and go for a front projector. Nothing beats a 10' wide screen for recreating the theater experience at...
04-11-01, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By knit-witt

Toshiba and others are rumored to have new...

Toshiba and others are rumored to have new players out soon at lower prices. You may want to see what turns up in the near future.
04-11-01, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By knit-witt

IMO, this is a great choice. In this price range,...

IMO, this is a great choice. In this price range, this is about the most TV you can get for your money.
04-10-01, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By knit-witt

>>>...how much are one of those matchpenalty ?<<<...

>>>...how much are one of those matchpenalty ?<<<

The Pioneer PDP-505HD 50" Plasma TV has a MSRP of $20,000.

And I agree, it is one of the sexiest home theater hardware products around.
04-09-01, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By knit-witt

I agree with Indy, given the choice of Wega or...

I agree with Indy, given the choice of Wega or the 40" Toshiba, I'd go Toshiba all the way. Your mileage may vary...
04-09-01, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By knit-witt

The only HD set close to your price "range" that...

The only HD set close to your price "range" that I know of is the Toshiba 40H80, a 40" RPTV. Pricescan.com has it listed for a little over $1800 at a couple of places. Everything else I know of (HDTV...
04-06-01, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,991
Posted By knit-witt

>>>We do however make a 5 speaker system that...

>>>We do however make a 5 speaker system that offers a powered bass module called the Acoustimass 15.<<<

>>>The system has an MSRP at $1299. However, it can be had for $1000 at Bose factory...
04-06-01, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By knit-witt

Sounds like you will only be satisfied by the...

Sounds like you will only be satisfied by the Philips Pronto. Go back to remotecentral.com and check out the Pronto forum.
04-06-01, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,991
Posted By knit-witt

>>>i guess everyone misunderstood, i was looking...

>>>i guess everyone misunderstood, i was looking for prices , not reviews. i've heard them and like them. it's just my preference i guess. can anyone help me out with a deal insted of a review<<<
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04-06-01, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By knit-witt

Before the cost of equipment was even mentioned...

Before the cost of equipment was even mentioned in this thread, I was going to add that you need to make sure your system was calibrated correctly. If you haven't used Avia or Video Essentials and a...
04-05-01, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By knit-witt

>>>Are there any movies where you can really tell...

>>>Are there any movies where you can really tell a difference?<<<

Here are a few that most people will tell you are better in DTS:

Saving Private Ryan
Dragonheart
*U-571
Titan A.E.

There...
04-05-01, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

jtopicz1, Please post back to this thread...

jtopicz1,

Please post back to this thread and let us know what you decide to do.
04-04-01, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

stevevt just suggested the same thing I did in my...

stevevt just suggested the same thing I did in my 1st post to this thread - so I guess we are in agreement after all. :)
04-04-01, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By knit-witt

My 110 still works great. I replaced it a couple...

My 110 still works great. I replaced it a couple of years ago with a prog. scan model to go with my HDTV - so it hasn't seen much action in a couple of years. I think I bought it in '97 though, and...
04-04-01, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

>>>What would the difference between a 333ES...

>>>What would the difference between a 333ES receiver and a de945 reciever be.<<<

IMHO, significant. Others may disagree. :) Check the reviews for yourself - they are out there.
04-04-01, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

Everyone has opinions. As for me, I go for...

Everyone has opinions. As for me, I go for quality. Call me a home theater snob if you like, but when I spend my money I like to be satisfied. That's why my initial suggestion was that he basically...
04-04-01, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

>>>Of course, it'll be missing a subwoofer.<<< ...

>>>Of course, it'll be missing a subwoofer.<<<

He can always add the Sony, now or later, for as low as $129, or so I'm told (I've never priced one).
04-04-01, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

Also, to aid in your research, here is a site...

Also, to aid in your research, here is a site with reviews of inexpensive home theater gear:

http://www.cheaphometheater.com/
04-04-01, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

Spend the $594 + shipping on the Onkyo and Take 5...

Spend the $594 + shipping on the Onkyo and Take 5 system before a HTB. It will blow a HTB away, IMO.
04-04-01, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

BTW, just a very quick search at pricescan.com...

BTW, just a very quick search at pricescan.com and I found the Sony STRDB840 for less than $400 in 2 places. I also found the Energy Take 5 speaker system for less than $400 at 2 places.

Sony...
04-04-01, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

PLEASE, do not buy Sony speakers. No offense to...

PLEASE, do not buy Sony speakers. No offense to any owners of Sony speakers, but you will not get the best speakers for your money buying Sony. Buy speakers from a company that makes nothing but...
04-04-01, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By knit-witt

With your stated budget in mind, here's what I...

With your stated budget in mind, here's what I would suggest. Get a decent low priced DD/DTS receiver, and 4 decent speakers (2 front, and 2 surround) for now and save up for your sub and center...
04-03-01, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By knit-witt

Here are 2 sites with loads of info on...

Here are 2 sites with loads of info on projectors. These would be good places to start gathering information. Then you could ask some more specific questions about what you are looking for. Yes, the...
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