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Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 182
Posted By chashint
FWIW bluewizard, I have no idea what wires or...

FWIW bluewizard, I have no idea what wires or what kind of wires are run to the various locations either.
There may be a RCA (coax) wire exactly where it needs to be.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 41,442
Posted By chashint
After seeing this thread I was perusing a pro...

After seeing this thread I was perusing a pro audio website and saw this.

Approximate signal losses in speaker cable for a 100-foot amplifier-to-speaker distance at various impedances:
10 AWG: ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By chashint
Here is the dealio....forget about everything you...

Here is the dealio....forget about everything you have been reading...how does this system sound to you?
Does it play loud enough without audible distortion for you?
If that answer is yes my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By chashint
60-70 on the volume doesn't mean all that much. ...

60-70 on the volume doesn't mean all that much.
If it sounds good and it's loud enough ignore the volume readout and simply enjoy the new speakers.
By all accounts they are good ones.

If the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 371
Posted By chashint
You are taking a giant leap forward compared to...

You are taking a giant leap forward compared to your old Bose system.
I am confident you will be grinning ear to ear when you are listening to this system.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 474
Posted By chashint
Good questions.

Good questions.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 474
Posted By chashint
There is nothing wrong with making this swap, but...

There is nothing wrong with making this swap, but if working correctly the Yammy will drive those speakers to ear bleeding levels.
The idea that speakers rated for 150watts need that much power is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By chashint
Hi, welcome to the forum. The short answer is...

Hi, welcome to the forum.
The short answer is yes, you can connect the speaker system to play however you want it to play.
The long answer is you have a lot to think about.
Budget.
Expectations....
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   07-13-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,123
Posted By chashint
I hope so. For all the praise heaped on the...

I hope so.
For all the praise heaped on the Pioneer AJ branded speakers they sound like entry level speakers to me.
Nothing wrong with that, but they aren't any better than similarly priced...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By chashint
You will have to provide links to the...

You will have to provide links to the documentation about the Yammy not being able to run 4 ohm speakers.
Unless you plan to listen with the volume turned to 11 chances are there will never be any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By chashint
The Pioneer should play the mp3 files through the...

The Pioneer should play the mp3 files through the USB port just fine.
Depending on the bitrate (<256k) you may just be hearing what is there.
If pure direct sounds good for the BD player use it for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,441
Posted By chashint
Good grief, everyone just let it go already. 5...

Good grief, everyone just let it go already.
5 posts out of now 31 that have anything to do with what was asked.

There's more to it than the amps sound the same so just buy the cheap one.
All...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By chashint
I think the Denon is a good choice too.

I think the Denon is a good choice too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By chashint
To stretch your AVR dollar take a look at...

To stretch your AVR dollar take a look at Accessories 4 Less.
The units are factory refurbished, if you can live with that Accessories 4 Less has a stellar reputation as a reliable online retailer....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By chashint
Any AVR will work just fine. Pick the one that...

Any AVR will work just fine.
Pick the one that has the features you want/need or the one that simply looks best to you.
I own Pioneer, I like Denon, Yamaha, and Marantz too.
To stretch your AVR...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By chashint
An amplifier/receiver plays the audio at a...

An amplifier/receiver plays the audio at a variable voltage level that corresponds to the volume control setting and the program material being played.
In the event the program material being played...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-14-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,554
Posted By chashint
Picking not limited in the poll. The HT gear is...

Picking not limited in the poll.
The HT gear is in the family room.
My wife and I certainly discuss things and her opinion matters to me.
Fifteen years ago (shortly after we married, I am a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 368
Posted By chashint
If B&W 802D's were in my budget I would be...

If B&W 802D's were in my budget I would be looking at a pair of them (or a pair of Sonus Faber) sitting in my living room right now.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By chashint
If you are looking at refurbs check out ...

If you are looking at refurbs check out ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 368
Posted By chashint
Not really familiar with the Mythos speakers but...

Not really familiar with the Mythos speakers but switching out the electronics is not the answer to improving the sound.
Speakers/subwoofers/the room can/will improve the sound.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,968
Posted By chashint
I said it because Emotiva builds cheap amps which...

I said it because Emotiva builds cheap amps which lately have been creeping up in price and this is a cheap amp that will be a direct competitor.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By chashint
That's ok by me, your opinion (which is a valid...

That's ok by me, your opinion (which is a valid way to set up subs) does not change my opinion (which is also a valid way to set up subs).
If the OP is interested in learning it's not hard to try...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,305
Posted By chashint
This is published. ...

This is published.
http://www.data-bass.com/data?page=system&id=83&mset=89
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 485
Posted By chashint
A universal remote will fix the settings issues...

A universal remote will fix the settings issues you mentioned.
Love my Harmony, so easy even your significant other can do it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By chashint
In addition to the recommendations already...

In addition to the recommendations already stated.
I recommend turning the volume on the subs down until audessey sets the sub channel trim closer to 0dB vs -8dB.
If the AVR only has one sub trim...
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