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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2016, 03:19 PM
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Posted By chileboy
^ Thank you, Bob. -Mark

^ Thank you, Bob.

-Mark
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 07:32 AM
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Posted By chileboy
I guess that's a "no"!

I guess that's a "no"!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 01:42 PM
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Posted By chileboy
I apologize if this has been asked before, but a...

I apologize if this has been asked before, but a search didn't turn anything up.

Is it possible to convert the Anthem .cal file into a text file that Room EQ Wizard can understand? I'd like to try...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 11:51 AM
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Posted By chileboy
Ok. My bad. :rolleyes:

Ok. My bad. :rolleyes:
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 11:24 AM
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Posted By chileboy
Chill, electriceccent. Those speakers you...

Chill, electriceccent. Those speakers you reference are superb as well, there's no disputing that. They are also 3-6 times the cost that the OP was specifying as his budget.

The guy who designed...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 10:23 AM
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Posted By chileboy
Uhh, no. See my post on the Elacs, and research...

Uhh, no. See my post on the Elacs, and research it for yourselves. They really are superb.

For the record, my main setup is a top-of-the-line Paradigm Reference setup that cost quite a bit and are...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 09:28 AM
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Posted By chileboy
I have a pair of the Elac Debut B6...

I have a pair of the Elac Debut B6 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B014GSEQ06/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1) - which for some reason Amazon shows as "Currently Unavailable", but cost...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-18-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By chileboy
You are correct, it appears to have been a...

You are correct, it appears to have been a grounding issue.

It turns out there was no grounding post on the preamp (realizing I could use a chassis screw maybe), so as a start I instead grounded...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-15-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By chileboy
^ Everything you say makes sense to me. ...

^ Everything you say makes sense to me.



Yes, that's what's puzzling. I'm thinking that, since the phono stage doesn't have a volume control, maybe it has a dampening mechanism of some sort? So...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-14-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By chileboy
Help with static sound

I posted this a few weeks back in "Receivers, Amps and Processors" but didn't get any replies, so I was hoping for better luck here.

I have a dedicated 2-channel setup (separate from my home...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2015, 11:05 AM
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Posted By chileboy
^ Yeah, I had set my Motorola to native that way...

^ Yeah, I had set my Motorola to native that way also, but unfortunately that doesn't work for the new box. Something to keep in mind before upgrading to Quantum (whose features otherwise are...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-23-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By chileboy
You have almost the same setup as me - I have an...

You have almost the same setup as me - I have an Oppo 103, FiOS and F8500 display - and I haven't yet tried running the STB through the 103. It looks pretty amazing anyway.

But I'm curious as to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By chileboy
Static issue

Not 100% sure of the correct forum for this, but I'll start here.

I have a dedicated 2-channel setup (separate from my home theater) that I use strictly for vinyl:


Pro-Ject Debut Carbon...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-05-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,019
Posted By chileboy
I'm not really "unloading" on Oppo - I think...

I'm not really "unloading" on Oppo - I think they're aces and have never regretted my purchase, and I'm 100% sure my next player will have their logo as well. And I understand too that it's first and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-30-2015, 08:28 AM
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Posted By chileboy
Same. Periodically I check back here for a...

Same. Periodically I check back here for a firmware update (beta or otherwise) that will remedy this...the release notes always say "Improved gapless support" in some regard, but never a DLNA...
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-12-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By chileboy
I have an Eaton/Powerware 9125 1500VA online UPS...

I have an Eaton/Powerware 9125 1500VA online UPS that outputs a pure sine wave. I was using these in the server room at work originally, and was so impressed with them that I installed one at home.
...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By chileboy
Good thing I still have my old Laserdisc version!

Good thing I still have my old Laserdisc version!
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By chileboy
I have the same questions... Thanks Ralph! ...

I have the same questions...

Thanks Ralph!

- Mark
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-29-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By chileboy
Ok, I understand now, that makes sense and is...

Ok, I understand now, that makes sense and is what gsr was originally trying to explain.



The audio specs for the F8500 are pretty impressive, so I'm not sure. The manual says it will accept...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-27-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By chileboy
I think I'm confused because the manual says: ...

I think I'm confused because the manual says:



which seems to imply that in "Dual" mode, it sends both audio and video over both outputs, so I was thinking since the audio will always be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-27-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By chileboy
Well, that's my point - since for most of my...

Well, that's my point - since for most of my viewing I want to use the QDEO, I'd prefer to run it through the Anthem so I have the OSD.

It sounds like you're saying, though, that the audio format...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-27-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By chileboy
In the next week or so I'm permanently moving to...

In the next week or so I'm permanently moving to a new (well, to me anyway) condo with my first-ever dedicated home theater room. :) Waiting there is a new Samsung PN64F8500, with which I'll be using...
Forum: Rear Projection   10-07-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By chileboy
Yes, I definitely got my money's worth too. Lots...

Yes, I definitely got my money's worth too. Lots and lots of trouble-free hours on it; I was enjoying it right up to when they took it out.

I think the guy had second thoughts when he saw it in...
Forum: Rear Projection   09-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By chileboy
Actually I also listed it on Craigslist for free,...

Actually I also listed it on Craigslist for free, and I've had more than one inquiry...if all goes well it will be gone tonight. :)
Forum: Rear Projection   09-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By chileboy
No, they did that the following year, Too bad for...

No, they did that the following year, Too bad for me!
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