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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-20-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
This is true...I bought the external phono preamp...

This is true...I bought the external phono preamp from Lounge Audio that Class A recommended. I turned off the equalizer switch as you noted. Some albums sound fantastic (The Eagles) and some sound...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 156,714
Posted By mbroadus
I tried that last night, it does sound better...

I tried that last night, it does sound better with the sub. Would be great if I could find a way to use the Audyssey sub settings and manual EQ for mid to high notes.


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 156,714
Posted By mbroadus
Why not turn Audyssey off and use the...

Why not turn Audyssey off and use the Stereo/Manual EQ? Audyssey doesn't have to be used for each input. I only use Audyssey for Cable TV, PS4/Blu-ray, and AppleTV. My other inputs are used for...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-11-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Class A - Yes, already have my eyes on the 2M...

Class A - Yes, already have my eyes on the 2M Blue as the next upgrade. Recently, I've been trying to educate myself on how to find and what to look for regarding top tier vinyl, pressings and...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-10-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Class A - Received the Lounge phono preamp and it...

Class A - Received the Lounge phono preamp and it sounds fantastic with the Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. Seems to provide broader spectrum of sound, especially low and mid range. Would like to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 156,714
Posted By mbroadus
You're welcome...enjoy!

You're welcome...enjoy!
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-06-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Thanks for the recommendation!! I'll let you...

Thanks for the recommendation!! I'll let you know my thoughts.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 156,714
Posted By mbroadus
Believe or not, using a mic stand makes a big...

Believe or not, using a mic stand makes a big difference when using Audyssey for calibration. I use the tripod stand and camera adapter linked below and it makes a world difference.

Tripod Boom...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-04-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
I purchased the lounge earlier today and thought...

I purchased the lounge earlier today and thought about buying the interconnects but I'm still unsure of the actual placement of the TT and Lounge preamp and their longest length is 3 feet and I may...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-04-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Class A - I'm very seriously considering the...

Class A - I'm very seriously considering the Lounge MK III but would like to know how well it would match when I decide to upgrade from the Ortofon 2M Red to a 2M Blue or Bronze?

Still not sure...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-01-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
No worries, I appreciate the suggestion. ...

No worries, I appreciate the suggestion. Seriously considering it! I enjoy the sound of vinyl over CD or downloaded music.


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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-01-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Thanks...trying to decide how much money I want...

Thanks...trying to decide how much money I want to invest in this hobby for a small collection of vinyl, less than 50. $300 would be tops but hate add another large component to the rack. But if it...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-01-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
New Turntable Questions

Thanks Tom!

I ordered the record and stylus brush.

I bought some archival quality, anti static HDPE LP inner sleeves on Amazon that was delivered yesterday. I have outer sleeves on the way...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-01-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
New Turntable Questions

Thanks...was thinking this function was only used for Audyssey.
I have a Marantz NR-1504 which has source level adjustment between -12dB > 12dB.

So, the Emotiva is a good preamp? I know their...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-31-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
Thanks for all the replies and great info! ...

Thanks for all the replies and great info!

Found the Emotiva XPS-1 phono amp on sale, seriously considering as it gets great reviews and I love the price. Thoughts?
...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-31-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By mbroadus
New Turntable Questions

Based on a suggestion from bluewizard, I asked and received a Denon DP300F with Ortofon 2M Red for Christmas and it sounds very good. The only complaints I have is the lack of power from the AVR and...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-09-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,978
Posted By mbroadus
warcrow - thanks for the info! This is my first...

warcrow - thanks for the info! This is my first time playing Fallout so the tutorial should come in very handy!
Forum: Speakers   11-07-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 427,151
Posted By mbroadus
Correct me if I'm wrong but I remember reading...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I remember reading that you are not suppose to use the AVR's internal test tones with SPL meter to set levels. I heard Spears & Munsil or AIX calibration disk are more...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-06-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,978
Posted By mbroadus
I'll follow along. Sent from my iPad...

I'll follow along.


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Forum: PlayStation Area   11-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,978
Posted By mbroadus
Well...better than the original price! :)

Well...better than the original price! :)
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 427,151
Posted By mbroadus
Didn't realize that...thanks!

Didn't realize that...thanks!
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 427,151
Posted By mbroadus
I never would have expected that from an in-wall...

I never would have expected that from an in-wall speaker...is the grill paintable? Thinking I could use them for L/R rears and around the house for music.
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-05-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,978
Posted By mbroadus
Received an email from Amazon this morning, "You...

Received an email from Amazon this morning, "You may have noticed multiple discounts listed as “Prime Savings,” but this was an error. You have received the special Prime member price of $49.99, a...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 427,151
Posted By mbroadus
Loved you SuperSat 3 setup but have to see pics...

Loved you SuperSat 3 setup but have to see pics of the new setup with the 7000s!!
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 427,151
Posted By mbroadus
Agree...thanks! Just curious as I have a Marantz...

Agree...thanks! Just curious as I have a Marantz but have no intention of moving toward Atmos capability in the next 5 years since my TV watching area is very small.
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