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Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By hiprecked
I'll be testing the Harmony with the NAD later...

I'll be testing the Harmony with the NAD later this week. I'll let you know how it works.
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4,197
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Posted By hiprecked
I'm considering all options -- and enjoying...

I'm considering all options -- and enjoying looking. I have been looking at some used stuff on Audiogon. Little tougher when I can't audition it. Feel free to throw ideas at me.
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 488,657
Posted By hiprecked
Update on my electronics attempts with the .7s. ...

Update on my electronics attempts with the .7s.

The NAD D 7050 I was using has been returned. Sound was awesome, but ergonomically the thing is a mess. It doesn't work with Harmony remotes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-02-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,110
Posted By hiprecked
I went over to a Magnolia today and listened to...

I went over to a Magnolia today and listened to the Arcam 380, Pioneer SC-91 and the SR5010. I listened to all three on some BMW towers and Martin Login electrostatics. CD player was an awesome...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-02-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,110
Posted By hiprecked
Picked up the SR5010 yesterday. It is connected...

Picked up the SR5010 yesterday. It is connected to Magnepan .7s and a REL T9 sub.

This is a pure two channel system, I had tried it with an NAD D7050 for a week. Sadly the NAD was brutal to use...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,197
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Posted By hiprecked
I had a long discussion with my dealer on the AVR...

I had a long discussion with my dealer on the AVR topic. He said he likes to use quality electronics to drive the Magnepans and in he low end was fine with NAD which they demo the lower end...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 488,657
Posted By hiprecked
Picked up my .7s today. Decided to drive them...

Picked up my .7s today. Decided to drive them with the NAD D7050 digital two channel amp. Same amp I auditioned them with.

Before I left, I listened to the 1.7s in a different room with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 498
Posted By hiprecked
Not true. Throw many AVRs in front of Magnepans...

Not true. Throw many AVRs in front of Magnepans and watch the protection circuit kick in. It's the dilemma I am facing as I look around for receivers (or most likely an external amp).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 498
Posted By hiprecked
I would have a hard time selecting a receiver...

I would have a hard time selecting a receiver without knowing the speakers. Some speakers have a lower impedance than 8 ohms. Not all receivers are rated to drive something like 4 ohms or can do it...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 488,657
Posted By hiprecked
Listened to the .7s for the first time today. ...

Listened to the .7s for the first time today. Right before those I listened to the Vandersteen 1s which are similarly priced.

I used to own Vandersteen 2s and have also had Def Techs.

I was...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-07-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 136,949
Posted By hiprecked
Does anyone know if the M series supports 5.1...

Does anyone know if the M series supports 5.1 pass through on the optical port? Very useful with a Sonos system for inputing An HDMI Dolby Digital source into the TV and passing is through the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2015, 03:30 PM
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Views: 136,949
Posted By hiprecked
Made adjustments based on others who did...

Made adjustments based on others who did calibrations. The poor off angle PQ was a. If deal outside calibration as was the soap opera effect. The soap opera effect can be fixed, but it them impacts...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 136,949
Posted By hiprecked
Spent a good chunk of the morning comparing my...

Spent a good chunk of the morning comparing my Sony 70" X850B to the M70-C3. I did change the settings on the Vizio to a few of those suggested on this thread.

Not sure it was a fair fight since...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 136,949
Posted By hiprecked
Picked up the M70-C3 tonight. Out of the box...

Picked up the M70-C3 tonight. Out of the box major soap opera effect. Turning judder down took care of that.

Need to play with the settings. I do see too much white in some cases, but I've done...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-04-2015, 08:02 AM
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Views: 404,336
Posted By hiprecked
Question for all of you Sony 4K owners. I have a...

Question for all of you Sony 4K owners. I have a Sharp 80" (2.5 years old) and I recently saw the xbr70x850b. I loved the Sony, I was watching a DirecTV HD game on it.

I'm typically an earlier...
Forum: Soundbars   12-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By hiprecked
Feature is on the now playing screen. Looks like...

Feature is on the now playing screen. Looks like a dialog box. Works great.
Forum: Soundbars   11-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By hiprecked
Sonos Playbar Dialog Enhancement

Considering a ZVox 670 or Sonos Playbar. How well does the dialog enhancement work on the Sonos? My biggest issue with sound are is hearing voice.

Thanks
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By hiprecked
Well, the problem was truly bizarre. The wiring...

Well, the problem was truly bizarre. The wiring contractor ran the (white) cable from the utility room into a box half way up the wall (for a wall mount) but didn't put an end on it. They also ran...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-29-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By hiprecked
Thanks much for the response. I was assuming the...

Thanks much for the response. I was assuming the wire dropped down since the home has open trusses. But that may be a bad assumption. Called my builder today and he is putting the heat on the AV...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-29-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By hiprecked
The outlet that had the cut wire is just off the...

The outlet that had the cut wire is just off the floor, standard outlet height. The cut RG6 was around 4 feet long. The outlet is low voltage (no box).

The second outlet they were doing (and is...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-28-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By hiprecked
Locating a missing wire

My new house (just built) is wired with RG6 (white) cables which home run to the utility room.

In the family room, the coax connecter didn't work with Directv, so I checked the plate and found a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   08-24-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,327
Posted By hiprecked
Just bought this TV today and am going through...

Just bought this TV today and am going through the process of adjusting the settings. Much nicer than the 70" Sharp it replaced.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 182,659
Posted By hiprecked
Anyone know when the new XPA-5 is coming out? I...

Anyone know when the new XPA-5 is coming out? I see that Emotiva shows Unavailable for it now, just as I was going to purchase it.
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 488,657
Posted By hiprecked
Quote:Originally Posted by Cardiff...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cardiff Kook http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1086093/the-official-magnepan-owners-thread/2760#post_23407542)

Assuming you have...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 488,657
Posted By hiprecked
I visited a dealer yesterday and listened to the...

I visited a dealer yesterday and listened to the 1.7s. First time I had ever heard them and I loved them. We paired them up with a REL sub and it was a great listen.

Dealer was ready to send me...
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