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Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 02:54
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Not being funny, but I think some of your own...

Not being funny, but I think some of your own jargon and your habit of referencing what happens in cinema sound systems doesn't help when discussing home surround sound issues.

For example, "full...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-04-2015, 20:36
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Chris Frost
This stuff is usually set in the pre- and...

This stuff is usually set in the pre- and post-amble to the first time setup.... You know, all those menu screens you skip through ;-) Anyway, do a First Time Setup again and just check any menus...
Forum: General Discussion 13-04-2015, 21:22
Replies: 50
Views: 1,744
Posted By Chris Frost
There is no cat. Same as there is no spoon. The...

There is no cat. Same as there is no spoon. The Matrix has you.
Forum: General Discussion 13-04-2015, 21:10
Replies: 76
Views: 3,263
Posted By Chris Frost
You're only worried about 1!! Where's the...

You're only worried about 1!!

Where's the other 2 gone? The telly was a tenner, not 12. So you've lost 3 in total. Remind me never to split a restaurant bill with you lot.
Forum: General Discussion 13-04-2015, 21:02
Replies: 76
Views: 3,263
Posted By Chris Frost
The real answer is Bernie and Al thought Cheryl...

The real answer is Bernie and Al thought Cheryl was just being an annoying bint so the boys left her and went for a beer. Later that night they met Mandy and Lisa. The night went significantly better...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 12-04-2015, 23:15
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
DVD-Audio uses uncompressed LPCM at up to 96kHz...

DVD-Audio uses uncompressed LPCM at up to 96kHz and in anything up to 5.1 format.

It's very unlikely you'll find a commercial movie on DVD-video with 5.1 LPCM. That's because it would take up a...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 12-04-2015, 22:50
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Actually, it does. That was the bit I put in a...

Actually, it does. That was the bit I put in a quote. Try reading again:

This is direct from the E-manual. This is direct from the E-manual. This is direct from the E-manual. ....
...That was...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-04-2015, 20:43
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
We understand and empathise with your position,...

We understand and empathise with your position, but there's nothing more that can be done if the TV set doesn't support the feature. The info is given in the ruddy awful E-manual:



Yes, it's a sad...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-04-2015, 19:34
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Chris Frost
If the picture is black and white then the DVD...

If the picture is black and white then the DVD player is sending S-video via the SCART but the TV only has Composite and RGB modes for that input.

Go in to the DVD player's set-up menu. Choose...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-04-2015, 12:33
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Exactly. As far as your situation goes, it's...

Exactly.

As far as your situation goes, it's where you and I left it.

In the wider context regarding Spiney2 ramblings, the issue is how others might take his word as gospel in the future when...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-04-2015, 12:28
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
OMG.... you're so confused about all of this. 1)...

OMG.... you're so confused about all of this.
1) You didn't really answer the questions from my post, but never mind.

2) You were saying that DD would be superior to some lower fi 2.0 signal....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-04-2015, 09:06
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
How I described HAAS working is factually...

How I described HAAS working is factually correct. Check it out.

Why you brought up HAAS in a conversation about DD and domestic gear when it is irrelevant is quite baffling. Is it your hobby...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-04-2015, 19:31
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
DD what?........ 5.1, 5.0, 4.0, something else??...

DD what?........ 5.1, 5.0, 4.0, something else?? It's not enough to just say DD when making comparisons to something else....

... and what do you mean by "lower fi 2.0 version"... Lower-Fi than what?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-04-2015, 12:31
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
The HAAS effect work perfectly with with...

The HAAS effect work perfectly with with headphones. That's a considerably smaller space than a living room. HAAS is about perceived depth created by a secondary echo delayed on the other channels to...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-04-2015, 20:42
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Right, so it's hobbled like most TVs, which is...

Right, so it's hobbled like most TVs, which is pretty much what we've said. The TV handshakes with the source (the EDID handshake) and reports its capabilities (Hello world, hello Blu-ray player,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-04-2015, 08:29
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
No, it's a simple fact of how the majority of TVs...

No, it's a simple fact of how the majority of TVs work.

If your TV should pass DD5.1 from a source HDMI to the ARC HDMI and yet it doesn't, then it could be software related as you think. But I...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-04-2015, 08:16
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Deleted. Double post

Deleted. Double post
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-04-2015, 06:00
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Why on earth would the TV need to include 2.0 to...

Why on earth would the TV need to include 2.0 to 5.1 transcoding when the source signal already is 5.1 in either DD format (Sky) or AAC format (Freeview)? Simply pass it "as is".

The fact that...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 08-04-2015, 20:22
Replies: 161
Views: 8,325
Posted By Chris Frost
Your TV isn't the cheapest 55" smart TV, nor is...

Your TV isn't the cheapest 55" smart TV, nor is it the cheapest curved set, nor the cheapest 55" 4K. But it does appear to be the cheapest Samsung 55" smart curved 4K....... so that's part of the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 08-04-2015, 00:02
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Chris Frost
You bought good gear at the time. The Sony 725...

You bought good gear at the time. The Sony 725 was a highly respected DVD player, the AE100 projector was the darling on the budget widescreen projector market, the Sony amp is potent even by today's...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-04-2015, 23:17
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Chris Frost
Google is your...

Google is your friend

https://www.avforums.com/threads/sky-remotes-reprogram-standard-to-operate-sky-or-hd-and-vice-versa.1312176/
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 20:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,490
Posted By Chris Frost
Me too. I read that title and thought "Okay,...

Me too.

I read that title and thought "Okay, this could be interesting.... Jesus ruined Easter, did he?" ......... Then I read it's another Clarkson thread.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 20:45
Replies: 33
Views: 1,490
Posted By Chris Frost
Well, there's always 5th Gear for folk like you.

Well, there's always 5th Gear for folk like you.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 20:40
Replies: 56
Views: 2,575
Posted By Chris Frost
This may have been covered in other replies. If...

This may have been covered in other replies. If so, I apologise for going over old ground.

To me this reads like pack behaviour. Queen bitch is trying to establish and maintain a pecking order, and...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2015, 20:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chris Frost
OMG... did you bother to read the OP or did you...

OMG... did you bother to read the OP or did you just decide to jump in with a knee-jerk reaction?

He's not posting to Italy though, is he. It is being posted to a UK address: a shipping centre in...
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