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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2015, 10:50 AM
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Posted By JoeBlow74
Question about ground loop and current draw with my Nuforce amp

A week ago, I purchased a Nuforce MCA-20 multichannel amplifier for my home theater. I got it for less than a 1k since it was a demo model. I hooked up and had this annoying buzzing sound coming...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By JoeBlow74
Question about Nuforce mulitichannel amplifiers

I just picked up a nice 8 channel amplifier from my local audio/video store. The model is MCA-20 but has a flat face on the front instead of the one pictured on their web site. It is rated at 150...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 13,946
Posted By JoeBlow74
I have a few “Christian” friends who watched this...

I have a few “Christian” friends who watched this movie and did not understand it. Well, one sort of understood the story and what Ridley Scott was trying to convey, and hated it. My other friend...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,108,369
Posted By JoeBlow74
My wife and I purchase two Velodyne DEQ-12R...

My wife and I purchase two Velodyne DEQ-12R subwoofers from a local high end audio/video shop about 5 years ago. Both have been working rock solid the entire time. About two weeks ago I started...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JoeBlow74
1954 Godzilla 4k remastered from original film

I will be all over this like a fly when this comes out. I might just have to buy a new TV. :D.

The original Godzilla black and white movies along with the color versions are being remastered to...
Forum: Xbox Area   08-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 411,430
Posted By JoeBlow74
I picked up these last week and I am impressed. ...

I picked up these last week and I am impressed. These work great. I never use the chat feature so I plug them into my AVR headphone port and it sounds great. We shal see how long these last before...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-29-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By JoeBlow74
Any tv should look good with any consol. The...

Any tv should look good with any consol. The reason I own a 65 inch plasma is because LCD has motion blur. Many LCD tv's suffer from motuon blur with fast action movies. My best advice to you...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By JoeBlow74
Honestly, if all you are going to do is play xbox...

Honestly, if all you are going to do is play xbox games then go buy one of those 4k pc monitors. The color on monitors are 32bit compared to 8bit on a normal TV. If you go the monitor rout, then...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By JoeBlow74
I never have liked the curved tv. The curve bugs...

I never have liked the curved tv. The curve bugs me. It is like having bug guts on your car window and you can't get rid of it.
Forum: Xbox Area   07-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By JoeBlow74
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2014/jul...

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2014/jul14/07-17announcement1.aspx

damn! 18,000 jobs gone. I always hate hearing news like this.
Forum: Xbox Area   07-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,675
Posted By JoeBlow74
http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=...

http://www.thermaltake.com/products-model.aspx?id=C_00001666


why not try this. Usb 3.0 active cooling external drive enclosure. No tools needed and user friendly to install or replace...
Forum: Xbox Area   07-16-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By JoeBlow74
Microsoft set to announce layoffs

According to this Seattle Times article Microsoft is set to announce layoffs soon.

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/brierdudley/2014/07/14/microsoft-layoffs-loom-how-far-will-nadella-go/

It will...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-28-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,176
Posted By JoeBlow74
I just read this whole thread and LOL! We are...

I just read this whole thread and LOL! We are talking about free games from the X-Box live network. LOL!
Forum: Xbox Area   06-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By JoeBlow74
max: the curse of the brotherhood (xbox gold)

I downloaded this game last night and started playing. Awesome! This reminds me of the old atari 2600 game called pitfall. Max is so simple and yet disturbing at the same time. With Max trying to...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,317
Posted By JoeBlow74
I do not understand why so many people are having...

I do not understand why so many people are having issues with getting 5.1 or 7.1 to work with the xbox. The day I hooked it up and started playing, I have never had any issues with getting DTS 5.1...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-17-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,032
Posted By JoeBlow74
I think I will pass on this oled thing. I...

I think I will pass on this oled thing. I already have a 65inch plasma. I think my next move will be a projector with a 120inch fixed screen. But, you never know. At my local Fry's they have a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 61,485
Posted By JoeBlow74
[QUOTE=vinnie123;25015050]A bit off topic, is it...

[QUOTE=vinnie123;25015050]A bit off topic, is it worth it for me to upgrade from a Panasonic VIERA TC-P54VT25 (2010) to a VT60 (2013)? I have a potential trade in the works, but I would have to add...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 61,485
Posted By JoeBlow74
The VT-30 is nice TV when calibrated[/QUOTE] ...

The VT-30 is nice TV when calibrated[/QUOTE]

Yep. My wife and I still simetimes look at our TV and praise the beautiful picture quality. Having the TV pro calibrated was the best $400 I ever...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 61,485
Posted By JoeBlow74
I am so thankful that I purchased my pro...

I am so thankful that I purchased my pro calibrated Panasonic 65VT30 when I did. I had a 65 LG LED/LCD prior to that and good god that was a horrible TV. Even at the factory cinema settings the TV...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,597
Posted By JoeBlow74
I really enjoyed the story on GTA4. What I liked...

I really enjoyed the story on GTA4. What I liked is that game really made me think. It also made me go into a dark place by forcing me to think like a criminal. I know, it sounds funny to some of...
Forum: Xbox Area   06-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,597
Posted By JoeBlow74
Who is excited about GTA5?

I had GTA4 for my PS3 and loved it. I have read this new game is supposed to be a lot more dynamic. I don't know about the whole playing 3 characters during the game. I do like how the game is set...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 35,883
Posted By JoeBlow74
I will laugh "if" Apple builds an oled tv/apple...

I will laugh "if" Apple builds an oled tv/apple tv and sells them in direct competition to LG, samsung, and Sony.
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-08-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 73,494
Posted By JoeBlow74
I would love to see this 4k download work...

I would love to see this 4k download work correctly on a 1.5 meg DSL connection or better yet an all wireless internet service. I have seen some small towns which have a central wireless transmitter...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-31-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18,680
Views: 579,296
Posted By JoeBlow74
Coming from a PS3 and their network, I think...

Coming from a PS3 and their network, I think Microsoft did an outstanding job with the Xbox One. I am actually coming around to Windows 8 OS. I personally think if Microsoft keeps working on the...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-31-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18,680
Views: 579,296
Posted By JoeBlow74
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by americangunner http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1474708/the-official-xbox-one-thread/14460#post_24551254)

This is looking like...
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