AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Showing results 1 to 25 of 222
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: fokakis1
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-05-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,669
Posted By fokakis1
These are all good points. As an installer, I...

These are all good points. As an installer, I would modify point #8 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) to recommend also the use of HDBaseT Sender/Receiver...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
You have over $12k in speakers. Certainly you...

You have over $12k in speakers. Certainly you could drop at least $1k on a 2, 3, or 5 channel amp. In a room that size with power hungry speakers you'll be glad you did.
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
Fedex tore up the tweeter on my 803s. My 804's...

Fedex tore up the tweeter on my 803s. My 804's made it cross-country just fine with UPS. Both were double-boxed.

The packaging in the 804 cartons is really good, but probably won't hold up when...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
The current CMC2 would be an excellent center to...

The current CMC2 would be an excellent center to mate with the 804 Diamonds. In fact, the HTM61S2 would give you a nice front. Treat yourself. Put your money in the mains. Go get your 804s and...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
Having attended a large ATMOS theater, I find the...

Having attended a large ATMOS theater, I find the Dolby Height channels to offer a comparable experience if set up properly.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
If you run the fronts full band with the sub and...

If you run the fronts full band with the sub and double bass on the fronts will be burdened with low frequecies. This is not typically the most effective and efficient set up.

The good news for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
In case any of you need to know, the 818 does in...

In case any of you need to know, the 818 does in fact reroute the .1 LFE channel to the front left and right speakers when sub is set to NONE and fronts are set to Full Band. I tested it with a...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-27-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By fokakis1
The .9V offers higher sensitivity to lower level...

The .9V offers higher sensitivity to lower level outputs from an upstream device. 2V needs and accepts higher output voltage. This applies to the outputs of the Minidsp as well.

Refer to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
Thank you for the response. Indeed you get sub...

Thank you for the response. Indeed you get sub bass from your mains when set to Full band, as you should. But can you confirm that you ALSO get the LFE (the .1 channel)? This is not the same as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
Can anyone confirm that the 818 will reroute the...

Can anyone confirm that the 818 will reroute the ".1" LFE channel to the front speakers when the subwoofer is set to NONE and the mains are set to large/full-range.

I am looking for a factual...
Forum: Audio Gear   04-14-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By fokakis1
Hi. I edited/updated this thread to "SOLD," but...

Hi. I edited/updated this thread to "SOLD," but apparently it didn't stick. Thank you for your interest, but these are gone.
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
I have the same center in a 14 x 16 theater...

I have the same center in a 14 x 16 theater driven by a 200w amp. I have listened to the movies you mentioned at very high volume and have never heard distortion.

Try crossing your center at...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
Congratulations on your new speakers! You make...

Congratulations on your new speakers! You make in interesting remark concerning Audyssey. My experience with Audyssey (XT32 in my case) has been as follows: the better the speakers the less...
Forum: Speakers   03-21-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
If they are in good condition that is a fair...

If they are in good condition that is a fair offer. Those are excellent sounding bookshelves.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   03-16-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 146,707
Posted By fokakis1
Correct. Horizontally, the lens should be dead...

Correct. Horizontally, the lens should be dead center of your screen. Wrt vertical alignment there may be an inch or so offset as you move further back. Check Projector Central's calculator to...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40,593
Views: 1,997,851
Posted By fokakis1
The improvements you will realize will come below...

The improvements you will realize will come below 200Hz in the form of bass, impact and added weight to vocals and instruments.

In terms of soundstage and imaging you won't see noticeable...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
I saw where a fellow AVS'r recorded flat response...

I saw where a fellow AVS'r recorded flat response down to 10 Hz with two sealed SVS SB10s after playing with placement. IIRC, it was at an output level of about 90db. Obviously these won't play...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
Do you have a smaller tv or hdmi monitor you...

Do you have a smaller tv or hdmi monitor you could carry over and connect to the 818 in place of the Samsung?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 778,212
Posted By fokakis1
They would both be active. And, to my surprise I...

They would both be active. And, to my surprise I find that I get a crisper, sharper picture on my pj by bypassing the 818 altogether as compared with source direct mode.
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
804D2s, 686S2s, HTM61S2, and Onkyo 818. ...

804D2s, 686S2s, HTM61S2, and Onkyo 818.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/209-audio-gear/1904209-fs-b-w-804d2-diamond-pair-rosenut-more.html#post32003041
...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
If anyone is interested I have several B&W...

If anyone is interested I have several B&W speakers for sale in the classifieds this weekend.
Forum: Audio Gear   02-21-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By fokakis1
FS: Onkyo TX-NR818 + more

I have for sale a used Onkyo TX-NR818. This AVR offers 9.2 processing, 7x135W, and Audyssey XT32. I purchased it brand new (not open box) from OneCall less than two years ago. It is in excellent...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By fokakis1
SOLD: B&W 804D2 Diamond Pair in Rosenut + more

I have for sale a pair of newly used Bowers & Wilkins 804D2 Diamond speakers in Rosenut. These were purchased brand new directly from B&W less than a year ago. These are in "like new" condition...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
The CM10 is an excellent speaker representing...

The CM10 is an excellent speaker representing great value. You will not be disappointed.

That being said, if you can afford a pair of 80XD2 I would encourage you to do so. They are the next...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20,952
Views: 2,100,705
Posted By fokakis1
I absolutely agree with this assessment. And not...

I absolutely agree with this assessment. And not just for the 684's, but for all of the 6 series models. To my ears the improvements are not subtle.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 222

 
Forum Jump: