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Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Dave Moritz, Aug 4, 2008.

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    Christmas movies 2018 and the last movies of the year! 4K UHD Blu-ray collection now up to 109 titles!

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    Next purchase 1/10/2019 Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV !
     
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    Not sure if you can say gone full circle but my first so called HDTV was a Sony Wega 50" rear projection with a Sony 1080p Blu-ray player! Then I upgraded to a Samsung UN55F9000 55" 4K UHD TV and it is paired with a Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray Player. And now it looks as if that will be upgraded to a Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV and a little later the Samsung 4K player will get replaced by a Sony UBPX-1000ES 4K Blu-ray Player. Back round to Sony except for the monster Marantz SR-8012 I recently upgraded to!

    I expect to be posting a review of the SR-8012 soon!

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    Next tv / disc player combo
    Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV & Sony UBPX-1000ES 4K Blu-ray Player 2019

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    My TV history from CRT to rear projection to flat panel display.

    Toshiba 31" CRT Television
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    Sony Wega 50" Rear Projection HDTV
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    Samsung 55" 4K UHD TV (Home Theater Display)
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    LG 43" 4K UHD TV (Bedroom Display / Computer Display)
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    Coming Soon Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV
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    Video disc players I have owned over the years!

    Marantz LV520 Laser Disc Player
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    Panasonic DVD Player (Don't remember the model number but purchased in 1997 or 1998) Picture Not Available

    Denon DVD Player
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    Sony DVP-S9000 ES DVD/CD/SACD Player
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    Toshiba HD-DVD Player
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    Sony Blu-ray Player
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    Toshiba HD-XA2 HD-DVD player
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    Denon Blu-ray Player
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    Samsung 4K UHD Blu-ray Player
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    Coming Soon

    Sony UBPX-1000ES 4K Blu-ray Player
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    A little less than 6 days till I pay for and order my Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV!

    Sony A9F Award 2018.
     
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    I still can't believe it cost $500+ for a decent 4K disc player these days. That's insane.
     
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    The Oppo was alot more expensive but it is a really nice player. One of the things I wanted was SACD and DVD-A capability plus a player to match my new Sony OLED.

    Well I am looking at approximately 64 hours away from paying for my Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV! Can not wait to set up the new Sony and hook it up to my Marantz SR-8012 11 channel receiver. Currently saving up for Klipsch RP-600M Reference Bookshelf Speakers which two pair will be used for surround channels and two more pair for height Atmos/X/Auro. New Sony 4K blu-ray player after that then the matching Klipsch SC-64 lll center channel and I will be close to finishing all my upgrades. Am most likely going to get a Klipsch subwoofer and if not a SVS sub and a Emotiva three channel amp. Other than that a few new AudioQuest cables and some new speaker wire and my home theater will be elevated way above where it used to be!

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    Bedroom system
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    Tomorrow I purchased the Sony XBR55A9F 55" OLED 4K TV!

    Pictures to follow!

    Next goal: Klipsch RP-600M Reference Bookshelf Speakers! Coming late Feb 2019
     
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    Expect Sony XBR55A9F OLED 4K TV to ship Monday!
     
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    Will not be long before I have full HDR & Dolby Vision from player to display! And full immersive audio once I get my bookshelf speakers as I currently do not have any speakers to wire to the height channels.

    More to come!
     
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    January 15th, 2019 Tuesday 12:41 PM

    Waiting on phone call from delivery service!

    Sony coming home to the Moritz Home Theater!

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    Sony XBR55A9F 4K OLED TV to arrive tomorrow between 9am - 3pm!

    More to come!
     
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    My Samsung UN55F9000 4K UHD TV has served me well but lately it has developed little issues and it will be replaced. I will be boxing it and saving it for a bedroom tv after the new Sony XBR55A9F 4K UHD HDR/Dolby Vision TV arrives tomorrow!

    Last movie on the Samsung as my home theater display was the 1961 20th Century Fox movie The Innocents from blu-ray on Criterion disc.

    Tomorrow between 9am and 3pm the new Sony will arrive which is the follow up upgrade to the Marantz SR-8012 11 channel receiver.

    Sony has come home to the Moritz Home Theater!
     
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    January 16th, 2019 Wednesday

    First HDTV
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    Then came my flagship Samsung UN55F9000 4K UHD 55" TV and later on I upgraded the Evolution kit to upgrade to HDCP 2.2 so I could get 4K blu-ray to the tv as the Evolution kit is the external hdmi box for the tv. I purchased this tv almost 5 years ago.

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    And now today I had my new Sony XBR55A9F flagship 4K OLED HDR/Dolby Vision 55" TV delivered! So you could say Sony has come home to the Moritz Home Theater. This is the best companion to the Marantz SR-8012 11 channel receiver that I just got last year!

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    Right out of the box the picture is amazining and beats the Samsung ever after I tweeked the picture. I tested a number of scenes from 4K blu-ray and standard blu-ray and wow! I can not wait to get this new OLED dialed in and see how much better the picture will look.
     

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