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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Spotify Connect does not have a video interface. ...

Spotify Connect does not have a video interface. That is sort of the point of the feature. I still dont get what you are try to say here. Can you link to or post a pic of the interface that you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 08:32 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
I explained how: its use relegates you to the...

I explained how: its use relegates you to the spotify video inteface.

I wont speak to your anecdotal exp but airplay offers better quality over bluetooth.

James

James
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2015, 09:20 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
good point. James

good point.

James
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Folks who are experienced with power hungry...

Folks who are experienced with power hungry speakers and dedicated amps know very well what this is all about. The list of compelling reasons to prefer separate amps is considerable, and power is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
I'll respectfully disagree. I find the...

I'll respectfully disagree.

I find the best-performing, most versatile, methodology to be to stream to an apple tv.

Why?

1. Audio quality is perfect (at least as "perfect" as 320 can be) and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
precisely. James

precisely.

James
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
No, this was a different topic, where he was...

No, this was a different topic, where he was asking how I accomplish switching a different audio source over a given video input.

Not that directv would necessarily be an unworkable choice for an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Of course- just as a $100K Corvette is much less...

Of course- just as a $100K Corvette is much less expensive than many other 2-$300K sports cars. My point was/is that it's not nearly as inexpensive as an $700 AVR and certainly not after you add...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 07:10 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
No, but adding a bit of common sense to the...

No, but adding a bit of common sense to the dialog for new comers to keep them from being a misled doesn't hurt does it?

70 watts per channel with 90db sens. loudspeakers" can reach 100+ dbs at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 07:02 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
I don't disagree, lol, as I own it. But it is...

I don't disagree, lol, as I own it. But it is $1600+ (if you're lucky) which is nowhere near "cheap" for most not playing in the NFL or rapping.

James
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 11:39 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
The $1500 AVR options out there are immensely...

The $1500 AVR options out there are immensely worthy of bang for buck high praise. Ditto for the $1000 units.

James
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Perhaps you could suggest some of these models...

Perhaps you could suggest some of these models that can do a real 80 wpc, all channels driven?[/QUOTE]

Certainly. See here: http://www.soundandvision.com/category/av-receiver-reviews

There's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 11:23 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
interesting, thanks. So how are you able to...

interesting, thanks. So how are you able to toggle between units?[/QUOTE]

I set up the "directv" input with my appletv optical output and of course the hdmi carries the directv audio. Hitting the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
2 items: I ran a level-matched abx of my...

2 items:

I ran a level-matched abx of my 7702 and my buds (really MY old lol) Denon 4311 with music. Same room, speakers, of course.

None of the 7 of us could reliably discern between the two,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 10:01 PM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Why not just buy a decent AVR? Surely there...

Why not just buy a decent AVR?

Surely there are $8-$1000 options that will deliver 80+ (cringe) "honest" watts per channel, simultaneously? Not that you ever really need all channels anywhere near...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 08:49 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
It's alright. :) I have a Crown XTI 4002....

It's alright. :)

I have a Crown XTI 4002. Even though I've ran it fine with 1600W'sx2 @ 2 OHMS I would prolly just get a second and run one bridged (2400W's) for each 8 ohm cab.

I considered...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Right- so then 2 or 8 ohms for a cabinet with...

Right- so then 2 or 8 ohms for a cabinet with duals?

Thanks
James
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 07:55 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Unless I am ill-informed, it is best to always...

Unless I am ill-informed, it is best to always try to use both coils in a dual voice coil sub for greater power handling/heat dispersion??? So if that's the case, if I'm going to put two of these in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-20-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
ha ha- yep, I finally got around to watching...I...

ha ha- yep, I finally got around to watching...I mean FEELING it and it was absolutely ridiculous...even at -10 on the dial.

James
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-20-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
So cheating out and using the 4cube PE cab on...

So cheating out and using the 4cube PE cab on these is just leaving too much on the table, heh?

James
Forum: Display Devices   01-20-2015, 09:23 AM
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Views: 49
Posted By mastermaybe
Panasonic AR-100 MINT Condition.

Hi all:

Bought a 3D PJ for my 3 year old so I'm letting my AR100 go. Brilliant, bright image- even with the lamp that should be replaced soon. I'm at $650, shipped in the cont US. So basically...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2015, 11:56 AM
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Views: 24,463
Posted By mastermaybe
thanks dad. I'm certain you're well-versed with...

thanks dad. I'm certain you're well-versed with "my application", never mind my projector (and how it will look after these settings are implemented) and where it will end up after these are tried as...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2015, 07:17 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Lmao-- so I look again and immediately find this:...

Lmao-- so I look again and immediately find this:

http://www.projectorreviews.com/epson/epson-home-cinema-3500-projector-review-calibration-and-settings/

James
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-18-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
Wow...between 4 months, 29 pages of this thread,...

Wow...between 4 months, 29 pages of this thread, 3 reviews and google I have yet to see a single post of calibrated settings, lol.

I picked up a 3500 2 days ago at BB. Got them to price match AND...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-16-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By mastermaybe
I'll tell you what....selling a projector is a...

I'll tell you what....selling a projector is a tough thing to do-- at least for me as the seller.

As we know, the bulb for this thing is ~$300...and I definitely need a new one. So you figure: a....
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