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There is another way, using a JC2.
Run the full range signal JC2 > sub's XO, w/o the Behringer in the circuit.
And use Dirac room correction for stereo playback, which will give you a flat FR.

In my system I use the Dirac for stereo via my Mac.
And the autoEQ on the AVR for movies.
I was thinking that too. My thoughts were:

Run rca outs from JC to a mini dsp XO type unit then into sub. This covers 2ch material.

For HT- run rca out of my Yamaha receiver into the behringer then rca to the second line input of the Rythmik sub.

Anyone know if the Rythmik can accept two rca line ins?

Oh, and the xlr outs of the JC will go into my A21 amp.

Feasible???
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I've been enjoying my parasound gear for quite some time now! I'm running an A21 amp, p5 pre, and zdac. The trio is excellent. I'm making some other changes recently and am thinking of grabbing a Black A21 to replace my silver one. Anyone interested at all in a silver one?
how long have you had the Silver A21? did you buy new or used?

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how long have you had the Silver A21? did you buy new or used?
Probably 3-4 years, bought it used. Just ordered a new black A21 through Avs sales
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Probably 3-4 years, bought it used. Just ordered a new black A21 through Avs sales
Where is AVS Sales located? Good price?
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Probably 3-4 years, bought it used. Just ordered a new black A21 through Avs sales
Heh, you're going over to the dark side I see! I kind of wish they had 'em in black when I made my A21 purchase, but with the matching silver P7, they really look unique.
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AVS forum.....AVS sales. Coincidence

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Heh, you're going over to the dark side I see! I kind of wish they had 'em in black when I made my A21 purchase, but with the matching silver P7, they really look unique.
Once you've had black.....oh wait

It matches my other gear a bit better! Better resale too I'm hoping!
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For those with the P7, has anyone compared it to the P5 or JC? I suppose I should t rule it out over the JC bring it has sub controls etc
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For those with the P7, has anyone compared it to the P5 or JC? I suppose I should t rule it out over the JC bring it has sub controls etc
I have not had the P5 or JC2.
But I've had the P7 for over 5 years...just a pleasure to use.
Beautiful sound, very simplistic, change settings on the fly, from the remote, by just one or two presses of a button...no going into deep menus, like an AVR.

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I have not had the P5 or JC2.
But I've had the P7 for over 5 years...just a pleasure to use.
Beautiful sound, very simplistic, change settings on the fly, from the remote, by just one or two presses of a button...no going into deep menus, like an AVR.
Good to know! The p7 seems very user friendly. I'm still leaning towards the JC2 BP. I just can't figure out a way to incorporate my Rythmik sub into the setup with a JC2 BP and my remaining HT receiver etc. normally I run the My Yamahas sub pre out into my P5 then into the Rythmik....easy.

With the JC2BP, I would have to run the Yamahas sub preout directly into the Rythmik but than also need to get an additional output into the Rythmik from the JC using the extra unbalanced outputs. Make sense?

Not sure this would work being the sub would get multiple signals when watching movies.
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Good to know! The p7 seems very user friendly. I'm still leaning towards the JC2 BP. I just can't figure out a way to incorporate my Rythmik sub into the setup with a JC2 BP and my remaining HT receiver etc. normally I run the My Yamahas sub pre out into my P5 then into the Rythmik....easy.

With the JC2BP, I would have to run the Yamahas sub preout directly into the Rythmik but than also need to get an additional output into the Rythmik from the JC using the extra unbalanced outputs. Make sense?

Not sure this would work being the sub would get multiple signals when watching movies.
Subs usually have a line input, speaker level input (requiring the sub's XO).
My BASS sub amps have a switch...LFE/XO...I don't think both are hot at the same time..which option is selected is the one carrying the signal.
When I had the Citation 11 pre-amp, I had to use speaker level/XO as the 11 had no XO (much like the JC2). And the AVR via LFE
But with the P7, the subs are only connected via LFE input. As the signal is always going through a LPF, either P7, or AVR.

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Used Parasound Amp - opinions:

Looking at picking up a used Parasound HCA 1203A, 3 channel amp to power some 4 ohm Totem Tribe 3's. Amp is rated at 140 watts into 8 ohm and 200 watts into 4ohms. Seen some good reviews. Would this be a good match and buy at $225? Need an amp and this looked like a good option. Thanks!
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