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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By eaamon
just to follow up. after viewing the article....

just to follow up. after viewing the article. sony uses dcac on all their systems.
on my 830 you could go back and see how much every speaker was adjusted.
I did this just to be sure my system was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 213,171
Posted By eaamon
look here ...

look here
http://www.audioholics.com/av-receiver-reviews/sony-str-dn1040-receiver-review/operation-sound-quality
the set up on my 830 it did adjust the sub on that one to a +10
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By eaamon
PS do not forget to check out the size of the box...

PS do not forget to check out the size of the box you want to install.
your small room will make those you listed look real big when you
put it into the room. the dimensions that they are and for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By eaamon
Vsx, your new here. buy one if you have to have...

Vsx, your new here. buy one if you have to have it now.
but you might check out the DIY pages for the handyman who can build a custom
one to your dimensions. normally what you spend is what you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 07:47 PM
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Views: 213,171
Posted By eaamon
just my guess it is HDMI 1.4 for the 1040 HDMI...

just my guess it is HDMI 1.4 for the 1040
HDMI 2.0 for the 1050
otherwise the same. but you could go to sony and ask them.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-27-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By eaamon
I was introduced to Carlos's music at Woodstock...

I was introduced to Carlos's music at Woodstock and did not know much about him before that.
I spent 25 years working with his cousin who lived in Modesto. we both retired he recently passed.
he...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-27-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By eaamon
compared to the California concert, the acoustics...

compared to the California concert, the acoustics at Woodstock were far superior in quality.

but not the 95% you think was actually recorded there. it is more like less than 50% as I saw and heard...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 213,171
Posted By eaamon
from time to time my set will not see it at...

from time to time my set will not see it at first.
I usually just eject the BR disc and reinsert. it always worked fine after that.
not sure if the power on and slooow reaction of the AVR is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
just checked with the sony rep online chat. says...

just checked with the sony rep online chat. says the sony 1050 is a HDMI 2.0.
my guess is the 850 too.
it is my guess the 1050 came out same as the 1040 but HDMI 2.0 came out after it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
the receiver switches on from standby because in...

the receiver switches on from standby because in standby it need to be on to change sources.
it can not do it when in standby, what part of that did you not understand?
you could change your source...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
if you had your sources connected to the TV it...

if you had your sources connected to the TV it should not turn on the AVR.
but if you connect sources to the AVR your change request will change it. then you can turn it off and
use your TV...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
it will passthrough what ever you 'had on last',...

it will passthrough what ever you 'had on last', when off or standby.
I use my AVR all the time, so it stays on standby, till used.
I think you have to designate the TV audio out to speakers, to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
my sony str-dh830 does hdmi passthrough and will...

my sony str-dh830 does hdmi passthrough and will go from standby to on, ARC source/audio return from TV with PCM input will change to dolby 2.1, 5.1 and 7.1 automatically. if that is your question?...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,979
Posted By eaamon
the $106 total quote for the price is only $2...

the $106 total quote for the price is only $2 difference from amazon and their free shipping.
my recommending the 3.0 system to start is you would have 3 matched speakers.
you could wall mount...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,979
Posted By eaamon
I have nothing against decent sound. I just...

I have nothing against decent sound.
I just dislike a newbee getting on here wanting a sub only to find out later he forgot to mention he
lives in a shared wall condo or apartment and is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By eaamon
don't forget the popcorn machine :)

don't forget the popcorn machine :)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,022
Posted By eaamon
I have looked at all your pictures. I'll stick...

I have looked at all your pictures. I'll stick with bluray only, for now.
I took every image you have pictured, viewed every one and then using my zoom feature
on my computer blew every picture up...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,979
Posted By eaamon
since you are new, if you are a do it your self...

since you are new, if you are a do it your self type check out the DIY forum
as there is a lot you can learn from the builders there.
also:...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,979
Posted By eaamon
if you are living in a condo or apartment I would...

if you are living in a condo or apartment I would save your money and get the $100 bose. (junk)
if you are in your own home, look these over for less expensive products.
reconditioned sony...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By eaamon
check this out in DIY, jhurricane30; ...

check this out in DIY, jhurricane30;
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1565089-ultimax-15-llt-build.html
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By eaamon
just did a second look, your sub looks small,...

just did a second look, your sub looks small, very small.
in avsforum search, type in ottoman and see some DIY builds and hide a 18" in it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By eaamon
I didn't see a popcorn machine, drinks and or...

I didn't see a popcorn machine, drinks and or candy bar? just joking.....
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By eaamon
I usually start at amazon and search out the...

I usually start at amazon and search out the subject 'in ceiling speakers' and from the tab right side search out best rated.
then I go to the makers site and search out the performance they rate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 24,445
Posted By eaamon
I have had the 830 for 1 1//2 years and never had...

I have had the 830 for 1 1//2 years and never had any issues with passthrough.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 213,171
Posted By eaamon
on occasion my things showed delivered by UPS to...

on occasion my things showed delivered by UPS to my door.
WELL it did not do that! they ship it to the USPS and have the postal service deliver it the last mile while I watch the UPS truck go...
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