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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 04:00 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how...

THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how my speakers cross to the subs.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
decibels

decibels
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB)...

I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB) to drive the low end and a AMR PMA-200 (100 W per channel) that I was intending to use to drive the high end. I am advised that using a Y splitter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do...

The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do you bypass the internal crossovers? There are four posts in the rear two sets connected by leads that are removable for bi-wiring or bi-amping.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:53 AM
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Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
thank you Selden, I have posted over there.

thank you Selden, I have posted over there.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 09:52 AM
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Views: 189
Posted By tedcousens
Brand new B+W 683 S2's

I want to bio-amp my speakers and would like recommendation for a good external active crossover to split the signal.

I have heard of these mini-dsp's but am concerned about signal degredation-...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
would one of these help or would it degrade the...

would one of these help or would it degrade the signal too much?

http://www.minidsp.com/products/minidsp-in-a-box/minidsp-2x4

if so, can you recommend some reasonable active external crossovers?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without...

Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without a glitch until I replaced it last year. Even got $250 for it in trade when I bought my 7701.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 08:00 AM
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Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
Actually, I can play music via Windows Media...

Actually, I can play music via Windows Media Player - simple solution, drag and drop interface and much, much faster than scrolling through the 7701.I also have Bubble UPnP on my phone and am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
How would I use one other than the one in the...

How would I use one other than the one in the 7701?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 01:18 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
The weirdness is that I can stream internet radio...

The weirdness is that I can stream internet radio fine but when I try to access my computer, it gets glitchy- are there settings in Windows that I need to change to keep the music accessible?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
Cisco WRT 400 N

Cisco WRT 400 N
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 10:27 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
Is there a way to identify my firmware? What is...

Is there a way to identify my firmware? What is the latest version? Processor says it's up to date but who knows???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 10:24 AM
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Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
Thanks for all the good information.

Thanks for all the good information.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
Help. I bought a new pair of speakers. Expensive....

Help. I bought a new pair of speakers. Expensive. Now I am using the media server much more because I have digitized my entire music collection (no haters please). Anyways, I have a WIRED network...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By tedcousens
Mostly sealed room, not a lot to spend, would...

Mostly sealed room, not a lot to spend, would only be able to buy one and not for more then 300-400 - are you sure that two of these wouldn't suffice?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By tedcousens
Definitive technology procinema prosub 100 powered subwoofer

Yes, I own one of these dinosaurs and my question is, if being frugally minded but sound conscious, should I buy another for $100? Or dump the one and get something else. I am upgrading my mains from...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 12:21 PM
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Views: 2,050,110
Posted By tedcousens
Gerardo, you were answering my question of 683's...

Gerardo, you were answering my question of 683's vs 684's?
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 11:52 AM
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Views: 2,050,110
Posted By tedcousens
Okay, giving up on the in-walls for my HT, now...

Okay, giving up on the in-walls for my HT, now deliberating between the 683 S2's and teh 684's. What does the $500 get me sound-wise? Is it worth the upgrade? I am coming from DM-7's so anything...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
in wall?

I had my heart set on the 683 S2's but someone thinks they are too big. Now exploring CWM 7.4's I know they won't sound the same for the same price but honestly, 75% of the use will be HT related...
Forum: Speakers   02-03-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
10% is the max from what I hear. One more...

10% is the max from what I hear. One more question - the 683 S2's would be more efficient than my old DM-7's?

I should be able to get more volume out of my system? Again, driving them with an...
Forum: Speakers   02-03-2015, 07:59 AM
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Views: 2,050,110
Posted By tedcousens
What would be a fair price if I were to spring...

What would be a fair price if I were to spring for a pair of 683 S2's?
Forum: Speakers   02-02-2015, 06:18 PM
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Views: 2,050,110
Posted By tedcousens
Don't laugh

I'm finally upgrading my front speakers. My system is old, except for a new Sammy 65" and a Marantz 7701. The speakers will be driven by an ADCOM GFA-555-II. And here it is, I am replacing a pair of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
Goofy! Cable/SAT, Blu-ray works but when I go to...

Goofy! Cable/SAT, Blu-ray works but when I go to play music on Network, unit tells me that server is disconnected. I will try a soft reboot but has this happened to anyone else?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 81,443
Posted By tedcousens
Thank you JD - that did the trick. Annoying but I...

Thank you JD - that did the trick. Annoying but I cannot afford to replace the unit right now....

thanks again.
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