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Forum: Audio Gear   03-31-2017, 08:13 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
How do you like the sound of the Gen 3? I was...

How do you like the sound of the Gen 3? I was considering getting a xpa 3 gen 3 to compare to my Anthem mca 325.
What are your thoughts of the new Emotiva Amps?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-26-2017, 10:07 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
Here guys are a few pics of my setup. Kef...

Here guys are a few pics of my setup.
Kef r700/r600c
dual SVS SB13ultras
Klipsch ss.5 surrounds (cheap but work great for surround duties)
Denon 4308 pre/pro (might upgrade the aging Denon to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By SMO5007
awa61 very nice bro

awa61
very nice bro
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By SMO5007
I cant agree with you more on everything you...

I cant agree with you more on everything you mentioned. What kind of speakers are you running? What pre-amp are you using?> Subs?

small low level thumbs across all three...not a big issue, its...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10,275
Views: 1,056,521
Posted By SMO5007
Ken, 2 cables run from HF/LF to each input on...

Ken,
2 cables run from HF/LF to each input on the MCA 325 for FL FR C. Put both in + - of both wires in the speaker terminal, make sure you un-link the connection on the back of the speakers...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2017, 05:00 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
DBphd the r600c is 15" from wall to back of...

DBphd
the r600c is 15" from wall to back of speaker. Cant move it out anymore...I messed around with the manual EQ for the center channel and decreased the (7 band EQ) bass 63hz, 150hz, 500hz, and...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2017, 04:55 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
using preouts from Denon 4308 FL FR C to Anthem...

using preouts from Denon 4308 FL FR C to Anthem mca 325 and biwire from each output to the speakers.

Denon 4520 and newer have that re-assigning capabilities..

To my ears bi-wire sounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By SMO5007
Yosh70 thank you for your input, when funds...

Yosh70
thank you for your input, when funds allow, I might check an Anthem out, prolly the 720.
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 11:21 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
yes, but bi-wire sounds better for r700,r600c to...

yes, but bi-wire sounds better for r700,r600c to me..
surrounds are older Klipsch ss.5, not bad for the $ i got them used on ebay....check em out
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 11:18 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
I have an older Denon 4308, not a big fan of...

I have an older Denon 4308, not a big fan of Audessey. I have it turned off. I measure and input all info manually. I can use a manual EQ and decrease the bass frequencies 63hz, 150hz, (7 band...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 11:12 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
Well, how can I correct this issue? What do you...

Well, how can I correct this issue? What do you mean by it playing monaural rather than mixing LR channels. I have a 3 channel amp using preouts for FL FR C. None of them are mixing...??
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By SMO5007
awa61 Hows the mca 525 treating you? Got the...

awa61
Hows the mca 525 treating you?
Got the Parasound A31, but it had horrible, hum, buzz, and crackling coming from the speakers. Anthem was dead silent. A31 was b-stock, so that could be the...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 10:01 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
I do like it the r600c but this issue is starting...

I do like it the r600c but this issue is starting to bother me...I might hook up the q600c and compare.
I have tried small 80, 90 100, 110, 120 hz and nothing helps...fully bunged...but it doesnt...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 09:37 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
stash64 here are some pics

stash64
here are some pics
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 09:53 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
who is using full bung on the r600c? I am, but...

who is using full bung on the r600c? I am, but still seems seems bass heavy..(small 80 hz) male voices resonant/muddy at times..anyone else have this issue?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2017, 08:48 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
it didnt work out for me... Prolly should of...

it didnt work out for me...
Prolly should of bought a brand new one from the start. B-stock is what it is...B-stock...no history of why it is B-stock....if we knew the history then it would be a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2017, 07:07 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
True, Ill give it another go and order a new...

True,
Ill give it another go and order a new one.
I believe the b-stock was a customer a return. I jumped on it bec I got it for $2475.
I watched the youtube video of the Parasound guys and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2017, 05:56 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
Should I try a brand new one? The Anthem does...

Should I try a brand new one? The Anthem does sound great, but wanted to compare. Didnt start out to well for Parasound!

Thanks for getting back to me.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2017, 05:30 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
Well guys, I'm lost for words. Very disappointed...

Well guys, I'm lost for words. Very disappointed and bummed. Pulled everything apart unhooked the Anthem mca 325 hooked up the A 31 turned on...and guess what?? HUM, buzz and crackling coming from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By SMO5007
Fedex just dropped off my new A 31. Woohoo...

Fedex just dropped off my new A 31.
Woohoo gonna be a good weekend! Comparing it to an Anthem mca 325.
Powering my kef r700/r600c.
Cant wait to get home
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By SMO5007
AWA61 good to know because i have the same...

AWA61

good to know because i have the same issue. Glad to know that it must be a characteristic of the MCA series amps. Let me know how you like the mca 525. I do like the sound of mca 325 and...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2017, 10:07 AM
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Posted By SMO5007
Thank you Gus, I will report back after with...

Thank you Gus,
I will report back after with my thoughts and comparison of the Anthem MCA 325 vs Parasound A31.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5,610
Views: 360,538
Posted By SMO5007
Minge I would probably cut my losses and buy...

Minge
I would probably cut my losses and buy something new....almost 20 years old.

But, if you sent it to him to have it fixed and now this issue arises after he fixed the random shut down he...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 531
Posted By SMO5007
Well, I ordered the A31 got it for a great price...

Well, I ordered the A31 got it for a great price for a reconditioned unit from Audio Advisor. I'll let everyone know how I make out!
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10,275
Views: 1,056,521
Posted By SMO5007
bigmoviefan-yes glad i did! well worth it.. ...

bigmoviefan-yes glad i did! well worth it..

just grabbed a parasound A31 reconditioned for $2500, retail $3300. Great deal. Got the Parasound A31 for the same amount as the Anthem mca325. Sound...
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