Audio

Subwoofer & Amplifier Maintenance Tip

I see a common problem with amplifiers that are older that cause some of them to perform dramatically worse than new.  The issue is that...

Miscellaneous

4K HDMI Cable

Recommended HDMI Cables, Repeaters And Signal Boosters For 4K UHD 18 Gbps

I see a lot of HDMI cables that are failing to work properly with UHD even though they are labeled to be rated for this use. ...

  • firmware update
    October 5, 2016

    Video & Audio Firmware Update Pitfalls

    Many audio and video products today offer the ability to upgrade the software in them that determines in many respects how these machines function.  Most...

  • December 11, 2013

    How To Select An HDMI Cable

    Many people wonder whether the HDMI cable they select will impact the picture quality of the image they are getting on their display.  In...

  • September 9, 2012

    Very Comfortable Home Theater Seating By Front Row

    My wife and I were at CEDIA this week and have been looking at home theater seating. We were looking for the most comfortable...

Sources

Philips BDP7501 HDR to SDR Color Conversion Errors

I recently purchased a Philips BDP7501 UHD BD player to use in my audio and video calibration business.  This is a very well built...

  • Smart TV Apps
    July 24, 2015

    Smart TV Apps No Panacea

    I find a number problems occur with Smart TV apps that are not a problem with external products like Apple TV, Roku or Playstation. ...

  • December 1, 2012

    The Ultra HD Revolution Begins With The REDRAY 4K Cinema Player

    RED is now taking preorders at $1,450 for their potentially market disrupting new 4K Ultra HD, high frame rate video player.  This is the...

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    October 21, 2012

    Oppo BDP-103 Preview

    I recently had an opportunity to work on a system with a beta version of the BDP-103.  This is a very interesting product. It...

Video

Can I Benefit From Playing 4K HDR Movies On My Non-HDR Projector?

Many people are replacing their older projectors with new 4K HDR products from the likes of JVC, Sony and Epson.  The odd thing is that...