Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 


11 posts

Geek


  Reply # 964092 9-Jan-2014 19:59 Send private message

I've just had a look at the Yamaha A3030. It has 4k upscaling like the Oppo player. But that wouldn't make any difference to my panasonic projector that I don't believe supports 4k?

Are there any 4k projectors around??

6703 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 613

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 964094 9-Jan-2014 20:00 Send private message

Newbie1234: I've just had a look at the Yamaha A3030. It has 4k upscaling like the Oppo player. But that wouldn't make any difference to my panasonic projector that I don't believe supports 4k?

Are there any 4k projectors around??


It's not doing true 4K Upscaling. It's simply making your picture LOOK like it's 4K :) 

The D from the 103D is superior for that anyways.

720 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 51


  Reply # 964821 10-Jan-2014 17:59 Send private message

networkn:
ilovemusic: Agree on OPPOs - great players.

The new 103D is amazing !

Not a fan of newfangled do-everything but sound good AVRs.

Too many doodahs, not enough core performance.



Try the Yamaha A3030's they have both!


Thanks.

Have heard the A3030 - good sound for a late model Yamaha but not as musical as older AVRs like the Marantz SR8002, Rotel RSX1550 or Arcam AVR600.



138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  Reply # 964841 10-Jan-2014 18:24 Send private message

fahrenheit:
overkill:
If you ask to drop the 70.3 down to 40.3 or 50.3/5 for the HT zone, this may save you $1-1.5K and you will still have a great AVR.


Not sure I'd agree with such a downgrade. The 70.4 is an absolute beast and the 40.3 is a middling entry-level AVR from two years ago.
The 50.3 and 50.5 only features Audyssey MultiEQ, so a far better option would be the 50.4 or 60.5 which have XT32.
I'd have the 70.4 or the 80.3 for sure, but if it is only for an HT room, they are overkill for one zone, yes they are beasts but still an overkill beast, you are not downgrading if you are only settling for a great AVR for the single Zone and you are right the 50.4/5 or 60.5 would be a better option over the 50.3 or 40.*.   Audyssey MultiEQ, XT32, they work really well, but not a deal breaker by any means when purchasing a AVR, some rooms they work brilliantly others not so much, I've had better results (for the clients ears) using an SPL Meter.

694 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 24


  Reply # 964904 10-Jan-2014 20:34 Send private message

overkill: Audyssey MultiEQ, XT32, they work really well, but not a deal breaker by any means when purchasing a AVR, some rooms they work brilliantly others not so much, I've had better results (for the clients ears) using an SPL Meter.


I'll respectfully disagree. My 50.4 benefits significantly from Audyssey XT32 and when my AVR was recently serviced and I had to go back to my old Onkyo, I certainly missed it.

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by JWR on 25-Jul-2014 22:39 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by ottenpat on 25-Jul-2014 21:15 (89 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by ScuL on 24-Jul-2014 21:40 (203 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by richms on 25-Jul-2014 20:35 (51 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Sickening floral smell in car, What next?
Created by TimA, last reply by Journeyman on 25-Jul-2014 16:39 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
Created by networkn, last reply by Glassboy on 22-Jul-2014 19:50 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
Created by Yabanize, last reply by Yabanize on 22-Jul-2014 23:35 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


What Size iphone 6 will you be buying?
Created by mattbush, last reply by NZtechfreak on 25-Jul-2014 22:49 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.