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#31 jaymacfla  OFFLINE  

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Posted Nov 9, 2017 - 10:05 am

I'm one of the few that has to worry about Dolby Vision pass through.

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Posted Nov 9, 2017 - 11:32 am

I'm a Pioneer Elite guy myself. :sidesplit

 

I auditioned one of those when I bought my NAD.  It was nice but....



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Posted Nov 9, 2017 - 11:44 am

I auditioned one of those when I bought my NAD.  It was nice but....

Which do you have? I really liked the T 777 but last I remember they are still $1000 on the used market. I read they are coming out with a new V3 version of it.



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Posted Nov 10, 2017 - 4:37 pm

Is the 27” Acer monitor for $120 a great buy? Seems to have good reviews and it’s on sale now but I don’t know a ton about monitors. I know there’s a 27” Dell monitor for $100 in the Staples ad but I never really shop there and not sure how the two compare. Might as well check it off my list if it’s a good buy.

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Posted Nov 10, 2017 - 5:54 pm

Is the 27” Acer monitor for $120 a great buy? Seems to have good reviews and it’s on sale now but I don’t know a ton about monitors. I know there’s a 27” Dell monitor for $100 in the Staples ad but I never really shop there and not sure how the two compare. Might as well check it off my list if it’s a good buy.

 

Per the information I could find, the 27" Dell monitor at Staples is a better deal. Yes the Acer monitor features more connection options but the more importantly the Dell monitor features an IPS panel which means it will provide better color reproduction (Yes I know this statement might be an oversimplification but its not far off the mark). For the price, if you can get the Dell monitor go for it!


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#36 jaymacfla  OFFLINE  

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Posted Nov 10, 2017 - 6:44 pm

Is the 27” Acer monitor for $120 a great buy? Seems to have good reviews and it’s on sale now but I don’t know a ton about monitors. I know there’s a 27” Dell monitor for $100 in the Staples ad but I never really shop there and not sure how the two compare. Might as well check it off my list if it’s a good buy.

I have gravitated to televisions instead of monitors eve since the LED revolution eventually led to lower prices on larger screens. You can do so much more with an insanely large TV as your computer screen/entertainment hub. I use a 50" LG 4k. My wife uses the 49" Toshiba 4k.



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Posted Nov 11, 2017 - 4:38 am

Which do you have? I really liked the T 777 but last I remember they are still $1000 on the used market. I read they are coming out with a new V3 version of it.

 

A T757 v2 powering a pair of Paradigm Studio 60's.  Few years old now, bought new.  Rather enjoy them.  ;)



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Posted Nov 11, 2017 - 8:12 am

A T757 v2 powering a pair of Paradigm Studio 60's.  Few years old now, bought new.  Rather enjoy them.  ;)

Very nice setup.



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Posted Nov 13, 2017 - 10:19 am

thinking of possible receiver upgrade but don't know if either the 199 or 249? will work with current setup. Also just realized I've been breezing past any bluray players which may be there but I do need one. Suppose I'll be reviewing charts if they're still up this year. Any suggestions/comparisons on the cheaper  receivers?



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Posted Nov 13, 2017 - 10:32 am

thinking of possible receiver upgrade but don't know if either the 199 or 249? will work with current setup. Also just realized I've been breezing past any bluray players which may be there but I do need one. Suppose I'll be reviewing charts if they're still up this year. Any suggestions/comparisons on the cheaper  receivers?

 

For the extra $50 the Onkyo receiver is quite better than the Sony receiver. The Onkyo receiver has twice as many HDMI inputs as well as more connections beyond that. The Onkyo receiver also supports the lastest formats of Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. It also supports most of the latest HDR standards like HDR 10 and Dolby Vision (support for this coming soon as a firmware update).

 

As for a blu-ray player, what to recommend would depend on the TV you are hooking it up to. I mean is it a 4K TV or just a regular 1080p TV. Also, are you an Xbox gamer because perhaps you get an Xbox One S/X as a blu-ray player.


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Posted Nov 13, 2017 - 1:32 pm

Yes, go with the Onkyo



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Posted Nov 14, 2017 - 12:41 pm

thinking of possible receiver upgrade but don't know if either the 199 or 249? will work with current setup. Also just realized I've been breezing past any bluray players which may be there but I do need one. Suppose I'll be reviewing charts if they're still up this year. Any suggestions/comparisons on the cheaper receivers?

Most of the newer receivers will give you 4K and HDR pass-through so it will depend upon your budget. If you have a 4K TV go with the $99 4K player otherwise there are some really good choices on regular Blu-ray players this year. If you really want the best of both worlds get an Xbox One S.

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Posted Nov 14, 2017 - 2:03 pm

Thoughts on the Lenovo laptop for $279 8GB memory and 1 TB hard drive.

 

Teens for surfing the web, school work, games like Mindcraft and Star Wars

 

Not too familiar with the brand but the reviews seem pretty good



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 4:59 am

Does anyone know when the Best Buy ad will go live online? Looking to get the Garmin Vivoactive HR watch.


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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 5:15 am

Wednesday night for all, Elite Monday night, other members Tuesday



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 5:48 am

I’m desperately waiting for the online sale to start. lol I bought a pc in one of dell’s early access sales and I’m really wanting the 27 inch acer monitor from Best Buy for $120, But it’s looking like my computer will arrive before the monitor will go on sale.

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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 6:06 am

Just place an order online for a couple movies in their Pre-Sale and got $2 off by picking in-store pickup instead of having it shipped



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 6:54 am

thanks for the info on receivers ALL. I had a quick look yesterday morning and the Onyko definitely seems the better choice via specs and reviews-wise as well. Hopefully I can get online like I did the one its replacing. I've been having sound come in/out and am hoping upgrading the receiver will take care of it since I don't really want a new Tivo unless there's a decent sale on them(don't think lifetime plan is transferable).

 

Still undecided about whether to spend the extra on 4k bluray or just standard. My Panasonic 46" plasma has lasted forever and I don't really see any reason to upgrade. I could MAYBE get something slightly bigger but why spend the money and take this HEAVY monster off the wall mount if there's nothing wrong with it? I can only relocate it to brothers room since living room has a built in cabinet/glass display thing that only fits a 32" barely and frankly he doesn't deserve and probably wouldn't appreciate the trouble it'd take.


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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 1:44 pm

Just place an order online for a couple movies in their Pre-Sale and got $2 off by picking in-store pickup instead of having it shipped

what movies have they got on pre sale any of the super cheap ones? Or Bad Moms? I looked on the tracker and I didn't see any movies for sale yet


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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 1:48 pm

what movies have they got on pre sale any of the super cheap ones? Or Bad Moms? I looked on the tracker and I didn't see any movies for sale yet


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https://www.bestbuy....-movies-savings

 

I see Bad Moms on DVD for $5.99

combo pack still not on sale for BF price



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 1:50 pm

https://www.bestbuy....-movies-savings

I see Bad Moms on DVD for $5.99
combo pack still not on sale for BF price


Thanks that's cheaper than BF I'm buying lol!!


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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 1:56 pm

Thanks that's cheaper than BF I'm buying lol!!


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did you get the $2 off in-store pickup option? if so that makes it even a better deal for you



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 2:20 pm

I bought Bad Moms DVD but no $2 off in-store pickup for me. Wasn’t available at my small store but happy to have it off my list.

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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 2:24 pm

No mine we're all unavailable at my store. I still got a good deal got bad moms for $5.99 straight out of Compton for 3.99 and Jackie for 4.99 all of which are close to double that if not more on Amazon. Worth it to get my must have movies now then actually be able to sleep Weds night for the first Black Friday week ever and check the 1.99 from bed when I wake up to use the bathroom lol. The ones I got were the ones I would've been waiting for all night to go live because I had to get them lol


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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 2:45 pm

well glad to help



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Posted Nov 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm

well glad to help

you really did thank you so much!!!


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Posted Nov 25, 2017 - 5:35 pm

Another year down... It was fun and I will be back again next year. For those that are not aware, Gottadeal is year round, NOT JUST BLACK FRIDAY... There are great deals all year long (of course nothing like Black Friday) that you can find. 

 

 

Once again, first at Best Buy... The manager even knew me by name and came over to say "hello Ernest" lol. As my group was walking in behind me, they heard her telling the other works "That's Ernest, he's always first every Black Friday" lol. 






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