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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 11:16 PM
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Posted By swest
I must confess that I don't even know what power...

I must confess that I don't even know what power conditioning regeneration is... so I don't know if I do or don't.. but, probably no.

And, yeah, I had been thinking about going all-in with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,870
Views: 232,883
Posted By swest
FYI, no Dolby Atmos demo disk came with my...

FYI, no Dolby Atmos demo disk came with my 8802A... Received and opened on Tuesday, 5/19...

- s.west
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By swest
SteveH came over this morning, and was game to...

SteveH came over this morning, and was game to work out the Cox Box HDMI video problem. We tried all combinations, and we were carefully keeping track of what was being done and when... we could not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:19 AM
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Posted By swest
Hey, as long as I'm veering off-thread-topic...

Hey, as long as I'm veering off-thread-topic slightly with my ground loop questions, I may as well ask another:

What remote is favored among the 8802 cognoscenti?

I have a URC MX-800 that I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 11:22 PM
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Posted By swest
Well, jeesh... the PC problem turned out to be...

Well, jeesh... the PC problem turned out to be a combination of no fewer than three different things: a) The HDMI connection (from the HDMI switch) to the secondary display (the LG LED monitor); b)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,870
Views: 232,883
Posted By swest
I wired the media room equipment area myself. ...

I wired the media room equipment area myself. Two 30-amp circuits, one from each leg, with an independently wired ground 'strap', if you will, all the way back to the service entrance. I thought I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-22-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 18,804
Posted By swest
Well having been a long-time fanboy of Kip Thorne...

Well having been a long-time fanboy of Kip Thorne (he was just publishing as I was graduating high school), it was gratifying to read of his involvement with the film in The Science of Interstellar....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 03:47 PM
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Views: 232,883
Posted By swest
Well, who'd a thought I would post on 5/8, get...

Well, who'd a thought I would post on 5/8, get all those responses by 5/9, and have an 8802a installed by 5/19?

Well, it happened. It has been swapped, cable for cable with the B&K Ref 70.

A...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2015, 11:38 AM
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Views: 232,883
Posted By swest
Wow... just, wow! I never thought I would get...

Wow... just, wow! I never thought I would get such a helpful collection of responses to my 8802 vs 8801 post.

I am not going to be able to respond properly right now (I have my bi-weekly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-08-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,870
Views: 232,883
Posted By swest
Greetings, I haven't posted in quite a while...

Greetings,

I haven't posted in quite a while (May, 2011), and I will just say, right up front, that I haven't read this entire 120 page thread... nor am I likely to. Back in the day, maybe. But...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-30-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 217,955
Posted By swest
Quote:Originally Posted by Mr. Neverbicker...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mr. Neverbicker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20503417)

No, and I can't be sure it first happened as a result of...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-15-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 217,955
Posted By swest
Quote:Originally Posted by JDecleri...

Quote:Originally Posted by JDecleri http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20438091)

DO NOT put styrofoam on the ceiling as it is combustible.

Joe
...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-14-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 217,955
Posted By swest
Have any of you ceiling-mounters experienced an...

Have any of you ceiling-mounters experienced an overheated ceiling next to your projector?

I have my SP8602 ceiling mouted, at least 5" down from the ceiling, and the ceiling on the left side (as...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-29-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 217,955
Posted By swest
Quote:Originally Posted by claw...

Quote:Originally Posted by claw http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20371893)

New 8602 delivered today.

Problem 1 - Can't get 1080P/60 working...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By swest
Ahh... understood. Quote:Originally Posted...

Ahh... understood.

Quote:Originally Posted by ccotenj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

...so don't take it the wrong way...


No worries.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By swest
Thanks for that reference. I may, eventually, go...

Thanks for that reference. I may, eventually, go that route.

Quote:Originally Posted by ccotenj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

...i'm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By swest
Thanks. I was afraid of that. Looks like...

Thanks. I was afraid of that.

Looks like the Ref 70 is an outlier in this regard. Too bad, it has been very useful for my own situation (alas, the HDMI standard was not available when I did the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By swest
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By swest
I have a plasma TV located remotely (upstairs)...

I have a plasma TV located remotely (upstairs) from my primary viewing room. This plasma TV is fed its video via s-video and component video cabling. Audio is supplied separately to a 5.1 speaker...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-04-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 217,955
Posted By swest
Quote:Originally Posted by LarryChanin...

Quote:Originally Posted by LarryChanin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20243352)

For ceiling mounts have most of you attempted to place the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 163,717
Posted By swest
I just remembered a change that has taken place...

I just remembered a change that has taken place in my system since the last time I can be sure I actually did what I mentioned. I have replaced my HD72 (720p) with an Infocus SP8602 (1080p,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 163,717
Posted By swest
New question (if anyone is monitoring this...

New question (if anyone is monitoring this thread):

I have a question about HDMI -> component conversion on the Reference 70. In my current setup, I have a single Cox set-top-box in my media...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 105,113
Posted By swest
Thank you. - s.west

Thank you.

- s.west
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 105,113
Posted By swest
Greetings, I'm considering moving from my...

Greetings,

I'm considering moving from my B&K Reference 70 to the Onkyo PR-5507, but I may have just come up to a showstopper.

I can connect an HDMI video source to my Ref 70, and that video...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 105,113
Posted By swest
Thanks. - s.west

Thanks.

- s.west
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