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Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By drfreeman60
Wattage does not mean anything.

Wattage does not mean anything.
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By drfreeman60
I have an older (2009) JVC BA-10 4-channel...

I have an older (2009) JVC BA-10 4-channel soundbar. This replaced a Yamaha soundbar with 40-something speakers.


The JVC has a surround mode that like the Yamaha surround mode totally sucks. ...
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By drfreeman60
First of all, whether your sound bar is 2.1, 3.1...

First of all, whether your sound bar is 2.1, 3.1 or whether you are looking at home audio as 2-ch or 3-ch is probably irrelevant.


The soundbar is going to be placed directly in front of your TV....
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By drfreeman60
If you want control with your receiver, your only...

If you want control with your receiver, your only choice would be a passive sound bar. Your choices are fewer.


It is almost impossible to integrate an active soundbar with existing passive...
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 50
Posted By drfreeman60
You can connect your receiver to your soundbar if...

You can connect your receiver to your soundbar if you are looking to use your receiver as a switching source for the devices connected to it and for the built-in AM-FM radio.


Very simply...
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By drfreeman60
I have heard some Zvox speakers in the past. ...

I have heard some Zvox speakers in the past. Never impressed.


I have the original Andrew Jones Pioneer Soundbar in my office and the sound is really quite accurate and entertaining. This is...
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,685
Posted By drfreeman60
The easiest way to connect a receiver to a...

The easiest way to connect a receiver to a soundbar:


If the soundbar has any type of analog input


Take one of the tape loop outputs and run an RCA cable from Tape-Out on the receiver to...
Forum: Soundbars   07-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By drfreeman60
Does your Sharp TV have an Audio Return Channel...

Does your Sharp TV have an Audio Return Channel via HDMI? If so, connect the soundbar to the TV via HDMI to the HDMI port on the TV supporting ARC.
How many HDMI ports are available on your Sharp...
Forum: Soundbars   06-04-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By drfreeman60
You mention inexpensive. That can cover a whole...

You mention inexpensive. That can cover a whole lot of territory and mean a lot of different things to different people.




How about a price range before someone makes a suggestion.


I...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-03-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,876
Posted By drfreeman60
Datarate is 20mps, more than adequate for...

Datarate is 20mps, more than adequate for streaming movies and doing home office type things. I don't game so this might not suit everyone. I am president of a HOA and our clubhouse has the higher...
Forum: Soundbars   06-02-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By drfreeman60
Also, the Pioneer soundbar does an excellent job...

Also, the Pioneer soundbar does an excellent job on most musical material. I have one of these in my office. For various reasons, I had to give up on using this with my home theater due to...
Forum: Soundbars   06-02-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By drfreeman60
Please take a brief look at these units from...

Please take a brief look at these units from Kvart & Bolge...
Forum: Soundbars   06-02-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By drfreeman60
Since your unit has the HDMI card already, you...

Since your unit has the HDMI card already, you could use any sound bar with HDMI output or you could purchase an inexpensive pair of non-powered speakers that would work with the speaker connectors. ...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,876
Posted By drfreeman60
I was paying almost $ 210 per month to my good...

I was paying almost $ 210 per month to my good friends @ Comcast for a very basic package of internet, HD cable and telephone.


Now, I have the following:



69.95 (no taxes or other fees)...
Forum: Soundbars   05-18-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By drfreeman60
Kvart & Boge Sound Sommeliers

I haven't posted in a while. Really not much since late 2013 and this is not a soundbar, but would probably be laughed at in the speaker thread.


If any of you read CNET you may have seen Steve...
Forum: Soundbars   05-18-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By drfreeman60
Troubleshoot Disconnect everything ...

Troubleshoot



Disconnect everything
Connect only the soundbar to TV via HDMI to ARC port
Make sure ARC enable on TV and power both on
If this works connect other devices one at a time...
Forum: Soundbars   05-18-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By drfreeman60
One - the biggest problem with plugging...

One - the biggest problem with plugging everything into most TV's via HDMI and then a single HDMI from TV to Soundbar is that the devices plugged to the TV will be downgraded from 5.1 to 2.1. Not...
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By drfreeman60
The Yamaha does not do 7.1 so no, you would not...

The Yamaha does not do 7.1 so no, you would not be compromising anything and no, you do not connect a receive in between your PS3 and a soundbar.
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,146
Posted By drfreeman60
Tim Why in the world would any of this...

Tim

Why in the world would any of this matter? Do you have a 4K TV? If so, why would you route your video through a receiver or a soundbar unless you knew the upscaling chip in the audio unit...
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,851
Posted By drfreeman60
The sub does not go to sleep but works only when...

The sub does not go to sleep but works only when there is content to play and the volume is at or above a certain level. If the volume is not higher than a certain level, you can't hear it. If there...
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By drfreeman60
What price range are we talking about (USD)

What price range are we talking about (USD)
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By drfreeman60
Probably not. I have a Yamaha YSP and it works...

Probably not. I have a Yamaha YSP and it works well only in Stereo mode. To bring any type of surround mode realistically you require a more or less rectangular room with walls for the soundbeams.
Forum: Soundbars   02-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 199,515
Posted By drfreeman60
Just as clarification, HDMI ARC on most TV's is...

Just as clarification, HDMI ARC on most TV's is exactly the same as the optical output. You will receive 5.1 for OTA, everything else will be 2-channel including internet based content such as...
Forum: Soundbars   01-30-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By drfreeman60
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ItsMyLife http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1514762/pioneer-sp-sb23w-defective-poor-service#post_24280353)

I purchased a Pioneer...
Forum: Soundbars   01-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By drfreeman60
You should probably connect your PC via analog.

You should probably connect your PC via analog.
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