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I tried to bring this topic up with my friends at RemoteCentral.com http://www.remotecentral.com/cgi-bin/mboard/rc-custom/thread.cgi?41843 Apparently this entire thing is my fault. — David Casemore on May 23
Some really good advice there, I’m dubious about point number 1 though. A lot of the top record producers strive hard to mimic analogue using digital. And some even switch out to classic analogue consoles too. — wayne cavd.co.uk on May 23
WRT his comments about the integrators making the client feel dumb, that can be avoided by interviewing the integrator before letting them meet with the client. Yes, time can be critical, but taking the time to get to know the integrator better sure beats... — highfigh on May 21
Really very helpful information — TechAdvance on May 19
On March 29, 2019, an article in CE Pro about the new Samsung line of TVs for 2019 said HDMI v2.1 compliance testing is not ready for many of the features listed in the Vanco v2.1 cables: HDMI 2.1 Developments + eARC Scott Cohen, Samsung’s senior training... — bobrapoport on May 11
I really don’t think the Episode speaker line and Triad really overlap that much, they really target different markets.  I see no reason they both won’t stick around.  There are plenty of speaker companies out there with multiple lines,... — ifeldman on May 10
Julie, you missed a HUGE overlap. C4 owns Triad Speakers. Snap has both contractor grade and their step up speaker line. I sure hope that either Triad gets spun off, or is run independently from Snap. — gregc pghcustomht.com on May 10

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