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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-13-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By joehonest
What ever you get, also get the extended...

What ever you get, also get the extended warranty!!!!!!!
Very flat screen I've owned gone bad!!
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,682
Posted By joehonest
I've been into HiFi since the 70's , all I can...

I've been into HiFi since the 70's , all I can say is if you can build a unit ( what ever it is ) and have it reviewed by respected critics in the field as a "winner" at a price that people feel is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,611
Posted By joehonest
I believe so, he's fine tuning his sub to his...

I believe so, he's fine tuning his sub to his taste with the tools that he has to work with. I've done this at times, and it can have very good effect to help balance the sub to the mains and / or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,611
Posted By joehonest
THX is 80hz across all channels, and you won't...

THX is 80hz across all channels, and you won't miss much above 80 to 120hz it will just roll off, down about 12db @120 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7580196)hz, even less, if you set...
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
This should only be done after Audyssey is ran! ...

This should only be done after Audyssey is ran!
Feel better!
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
The rear subs can be toned down in the 80hz + ,,...

The rear subs can be toned down in the 80hz + ,, just don't use full LFE input, use the crossover / low pass (on the subs) and set it to 50hz (or 40hz) or what you think sounds best.
You'll get the...
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
I agree these speakers are more alike than...

I agree these speakers are more alike than different, and one to just power thought this, the aperion does use phasing as a tool !?
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
Those side firing 8" woofers in the mains along...

Those side firing 8" woofers in the mains along with four subs makes this system hard to dial in !!!
20 to 250hz range from these drivers can make or break clear dialogue, its not just output level...
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
With the leaner low end from the cc, is this when...

With the leaner low end from the cc, is this when it sounds its best to you and your wife?
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
Rerunning Audyssey with the Voice Right toggle...

Rerunning Audyssey with the Voice Right toggle switch in one of those modes will most likely cause Audyssey to misread the room, as Voice Right is a phasing trick. You may need to run Audyssey in...
Forum: Speakers   06-14-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
My problem was I set up my theater system for...

My problem was I set up my theater system for mostly music which I like to play very loud, these setting do not work well with movies and tv shows. Long story short, the sub was like 30db to hot:o...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 77,038
Views: 6,396,900
Posted By joehonest
Thanks:)

Thanks:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 77,038
Views: 6,396,900
Posted By joehonest
With Audyssey that runs two subs, if the mains...

With Audyssey that runs two subs, if the mains are not set to full range and the sub get the low end of the left and right channels.. My question is, does the left sub get only left channel low end ...
Forum: Speakers   06-14-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
It took me what seems forever to get to the...

It took me what seems forever to get to the point were the dialogue was good for ALL movies , tv and alike. Now I can put down the remote and enjoy:)
For me it was mostly the sub, it always seem to...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
As with your system Steve, wiring your rears out...

As with your system Steve, wiring your rears out of phase to the fronts is the same as wiring the left/ right out of phase ( the effect ),, in theory.. But as always it what sounds best to you at ...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
Well the real problem is dialogue, Original...

Well the real problem is dialogue, Original Poster is a newbie with money to burn. Its easier for him to spend than really think about it, which is ok, not everybody knows about audio, but its easy...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
This setup is a phasing/timing night mare for...

This setup is a phasing/timing night mare for starters !!!! Its really no wonder that this guy is not happy with this setup...
The first thing is to start off with One sub! There are four, unless...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,826
Posted By joehonest
I too have for the longest time have had issues...

I too have for the longest time have had issues with clear powerful dialogue .I've tried and use all the ones you guys listed as above, these are some fixes that really helped clear it all up....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By joehonest
The oppo and the crown will still sound great...

The oppo and the crown will still sound great long after the avr is in the car garage on top of newspapers ( paper weight ).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By joehonest
:laugh::serious::laugh::laugh: You should...

:laugh::serious::laugh::laugh:


You should look at a crown power amp like a xls 1500 and a good stereo preamp or the Oppo BDP-105D.
You won't need Audyssey for a stereo music system....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-09-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By joehonest
Thanks, the fmod units are just what I need, with...

Thanks, the fmod units are just what I need, with 12 db slope, 6db would be to soft. I was thinking just using a cap and save some $$.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By joehonest
Hi pass filter build HELP !

I want to add a hi pass filter between my old amp/ preamp, cause I would like to use a powered subwoofer.
I would like to block about 100hz from my preamp to the power amp.
I see there are bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,247
Views: 80,400
Posted By joehonest
I would think onkyo will upgrade AccuEQ to the...

I would think onkyo will upgrade AccuEQ to the next level with each new model year, as Audyssey is still a work in progress, so is AccuEQ.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By joehonest
Preference or reference thats what the Audyssey ...

Preference or reference thats what the Audyssey people always say. Luckly with my onkyo (3007) I can change tone settings on the fly for all speakers and subs with all modes of Audyssey active. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By joehonest
The fact that you have never used it, yet you ...

The fact that you have never used it, yet you really have a strong negative dislike, why so ? I would blame marketing, not AccuEQ for this. I'm not saying your wrong, I'm just pointing nothing has...
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