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Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
Those look to be excellent mounts! I wish I had...

Those look to be excellent mounts! I wish I had seen those a couple months back.

If cash is tight, I recommend these from monoprice.com:
...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-21-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,429
Posted By ShannonT
I grew up a fan boy of Tolkien's world. Loved...

I grew up a fan boy of Tolkien's world. Loved the books and enjoyed M.E.R.P. with several of my friends. I thoroughly enjoyed the first LOtR film trilogy in the theater and bought the theatrical...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By ShannonT
I for one am glad they're chasing volume. I...

I for one am glad they're chasing volume. I would not own them were they not. I can't see myself paying more than $400 / speaker. $400 is a stretch. Heck, the $279 ea I paid was really a stretch.
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By ShannonT
Got all three RC-70s with no damage. Actually...

Got all three RC-70s with no damage. Actually one speaker did have a slight indention, but nothing broke the veneer and it's not noticeable unless you're looking for damage.

Today I ran a basic...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 08:25 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
The RC-70s are on sale again at Frys for $279. I...

The RC-70s are on sale again at Frys for $279. I thought very hard about the purchase, but after calling and speaking with frys.com customer service, placed the orders. It limited my order to 2...
Forum: Speakers   12-31-2014, 06:36 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the feedback. I'm very leery of...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm very leery of buying from Fry's due to all the responses in this thread. Do they require you to pay return shipping when exchanging damaged speakers?



Thanks! ...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
RE: Looking to replace my C-100/CC-100 fronts. ...

RE: Looking to replace my C-100/CC-100 fronts.

I purchased the C/CC-100s on sale in 2008 based on recommendations here and I've been very happy with them, but have always had an itch to upgrade. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,860
Posted By ShannonT
You mention it's BD performance being very good,...

You mention it's BD performance being very good, but how is the unit's Netflix interface performance? The current Panasonic Bluray player I have is painfully slow entering, navigating and loading...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the info! That takes the Onkyo out of...

Thanks for the info! That takes the Onkyo out of the running. And I *think* the x4000 is out of my price range (but, if major selling points emerge, I'm sure I could be persuaded...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2014, 08:13 AM
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Views: 368
Posted By ShannonT
I have a Denon AVR-3808CI that got hit by a...

I have a Denon AVR-3808CI that got hit by a lightning surge. Graphically the front panel still functions correctly. All source changes register correctly, I just have no audio or video. I'm guessing...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-15-2013, 06:09 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
I am excited about the new Kinect and media...

I am excited about the new Kinect and media capabilities of the XB1. Had it been released with media center extender functionality, I would have one in my living room now. I don't own a cable box...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-09-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,990
Posted By ShannonT
It took me a while to get past the terrible...

It took me a while to get past the terrible accents, especially Ethan's. But in the end, I thought it was an OK rental. Definitely not a buy.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-19-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,124
Posted By ShannonT
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kesando http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1458172/western-digital-tv-play-1080p-and-usb-for-less#post_22974920)

The western...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-29-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,681
Posted By ShannonT
We cut the cord when we moved to our new home ~4...

We cut the cord when we moved to our new home ~4 years ago and installed an outdoor antenna in the attic. I pick up channels clearly as far as 40 miles away.

I use Windows Media Center as my DVR...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-08-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 24,785
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the contest...

Thanks for the contest http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-01-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By ShannonT
Just curious what the most popular must view...

Just curious what the most popular must view extra is.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-26-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 26,573
Posted By ShannonT
Another I like I don't believe has been posted...

Another I like I don't believe has been posted yet:

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-25-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 26,573
Posted By ShannonT
"No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try." ...

"No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try."

"You don’t need to see his identification … These aren't the droids you’re looking for … He can go about his business … Move along."



"I feel...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   09-24-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By ShannonT
Thanks for the info! I'll take a look at...

Thanks for the info! I'll take a look at partsexpress.com.

I already purchased a sub. I went with a new Pioneer 10" TS-W259D4. After reading reviews, I felt a better value for ~$50 was this sub...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   09-20-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By ShannonT
I was big into car audio around the early 1990's...

I was big into car audio around the early 1990's when Pioneer, Precision Power, Boston Acoustics, MB Quart & JL Audio were big names in the industry. I've followed Head units, component speakers and...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 27,505
Posted By ShannonT
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by oink http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1426011/the-dvd-is-dying/120#post_22360660)

My old Econ Professor must be rolling over in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2012, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ShannonT
This happened before with the CD vs. MP3 war. ...

This happened before with the CD vs. MP3 war.

There will always be a niche market, myself included, that prefers to have the highest quality over convenience, but the majority will choose...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-27-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,504
Posted By ShannonT
The cover for the BR at Family Video said 7.1....

The cover for the BR at Family Video said 7.1. But, I didn't rent it because I plan to buy.
Quote:Originally Posted by cablebandit3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 29,117
Posted By ShannonT
Media Center is supposed to be free to those who...

Media Center is supposed to be free to those who upgrade to Windows 8 Pro.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Windows-Upgrade-Offer-Windows-8-Upgrade-Brandon-LeBlanc-Media-Center,17051.html
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 32,035
Posted By ShannonT
Would love to win a Mitsubishi projector!

Would love to win a Mitsubishi projector!
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