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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By underminded999
Link fixed. I doubt that running them...

Link fixed.

I doubt that running them together is within code in the house. However, outside things get a bit more DIY, and I was just trying to do one job, instead of two.

Thanx for the input.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By underminded999
Speaker wire in same conduit as power wire?

I have a pole near my pool, that my father-in-law installed a light, switch, and GFC power outlet onto.

I need to re-do the the whole setup, due to shorts and the un-reliability of the outlet.
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-23-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By underminded999
For the iPod classic, at least, the 30pin...

For the iPod classic, at least, the 30pin connection sends out the singnal as line level, bypassing any internal amp. Whereas the headphone jack has been amplified/modified. When using the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-25-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 938
Posted By underminded999
In Tampa, FL: Mojo records and books Sound...

In Tampa, FL:
Mojo records and books
Sound Exchange
The Micro-groove

In St. Pete, FL:
Bananas
Daddy Kool

In Gainesville, FL:
Forum: Headphones   02-04-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for the reply. The wires in the...

Thanx for the reply.


The wires in the headphone cable and headphone housing is soo thin!


I have soldered heavier gauge speaker wire, and that seemed easier compared to this.


When I try...
Forum: Headphones   02-04-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By underminded999
Jvc ha-rx 300

I have had my JVC HA-RX 300 for over ten years and love them. They are well broken in, and very comfortable to wear. I listen to music at work, so 30+ hours a week of use...iPod classic as source....
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-30-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By underminded999
I have a Mac Mini and the system font size cannot...

I have a Mac Mini and the system font size cannot be enlarged. It is a total PIA. I have been on several Mac forums, and unfortunately, there is no way to fix it. I have increased the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,215
Posted By underminded999
I've been eyeballing these for quite a while. I...

I've been eyeballing these for quite a while. I have never heard them and do not know anyone who has. However, their specs pretty much sound like what you are looking for. Also, they can be found...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-17-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By underminded999
Just a bit of an update... I have decided on...

Just a bit of an update...

I have decided on LG BP5ON. I got it first, but really wanted a clam-shell model. I also got the Pioneer clam-shell, but like MrBobb said, it was limited by a read...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-31-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By underminded999
All speaker layout recommendations will be based...

All speaker layout recommendations will be based off of the MLP(Main Listening Position), i.e. pretty much in the middle, for surround sound.

The only way to archive even sound would be to only...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I...

Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I don't need to stress over the BD drive. I am not getting rid of the G4 in the immediate future, so I can still use it's DVD/CD drive for burning, if...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By underminded999
Recommended external BD drive?

I got a 2014 Mac mini, 2.6 DC, i5.

I can finaly retire my glitchie G4!

I never imported my DVD collection, due to size, music was more important. Now I have 1tb, on the mini, so I wanted to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By underminded999
That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean...

That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean Watt Per Chanel. I see that those speakers are 90 dbl @ 6 ohms. i wanted to make sure that you were sending enough power to the speakers, not 15WPC on...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By underminded999
Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I...

Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I couldn't find their freq range. Are you using a subwoofer too? Your description of 'mushy and lack punch.' seems like you need a deeper low end. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By underminded999
Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker...

Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker Selector, which in turn drives the speakers. Personally, I think that Amp is too small for the job, but for low level listening/background noise, it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By underminded999
You need a speaker selector, like this...

You need a speaker selector, like this (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=109&cp_id=10903&cs_id=1090305&p_id=8229&seq=1&format=2).

Just use a single Amp to feed the Speaker Selector. Then...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By underminded999
To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the...

To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the speaker end, only have one wire going to it? Is it the Red or Black? You can run that wire to the corresponding connection at the AMP/AVR side. You...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By underminded999
No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer,...

No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer, AVR, or Amp. You may find a better solution(s), you may not.

However, if you want to save money, then get all of your in-wall speaker wire and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, re-read this sentence. To clarify,...

Sorry, re-read this sentence.

To clarify, is it a single wire, or single pair to each speaker?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By underminded999
Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will...

Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will have thoughts on it.

Since the speakers are already wired, the wiring options need to be adjusted at the AMP/AVR side.

Speaker 1, (+) wire to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By underminded999
To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a...

To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a new TT, there is no guarantee, that you still won't have to adjust the volume knob accordingly. This is just the way TT's work.

To Taxman..
If the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,543
Posted By underminded999
OSHA Standards can be found here...

OSHA Standards can be found here (https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=9735).

It's long, technical, and I didn't read all of it.

However, it looks like...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,543
Posted By underminded999
I listen to headphones all day long at work, and...

I listen to headphones all day long at work, and I rarely have it above 1/3 to 1/2 volume. However, everyone thinks I listen to loud volumes, just because I ignore them.

At home, it depends on...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,507
Posted By underminded999
What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco'...

What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco' style ceilings? It seems that these would cause all sorts of weird reflection points, no?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,321
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread. On...

Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread.

On Sunday, I got into my truck to price out stuff @ Home Depot, and my battery was dead. I tried jumping it, and then charging it, and then took it to Advance...
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