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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2016, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Noose
I am using a regular optical cable with a 3.5mm...

I am using a regular optical cable with a 3.5mm adapter on mine. Sounds good and I think it does bitstream after an earlier update.

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 694,497
Posted By Noose
I stream music on three different receivers with...

I stream music on three different receivers with Chromecasts and Chromecast audio with Spotify and gpm. Both devices work perfectly! If you use CCA on both receivers you can sync play them to have a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By Noose
That's kind of what I was wondering. Sent...

That's kind of what I was wondering.

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Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   12-09-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,625
Posted By Noose
Well I listened to the unit and it is...

Well I listened to the unit and it is indistinguishable to my ear to my other two SACD players. It is sweet to have multichannel high res players in all three of my systems now. The player looks...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   12-07-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,625
Posted By Noose
Resurrecting this thread from a 6 year nap. I'm...

Resurrecting this thread from a 6 year nap. I'm picking this player tomorrow for $25 to have to add high res playback to one of my other systems and to have as a backup for my DVD-A and sacd...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-06-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,726
Posted By Noose
Thanks for the quick response! I am not sure...

Thanks for the quick response! I am not sure about firmware but will wait until I get to hook up my surrounds and center channel. Onkyo's 'direct' mode confuses me also as to what it does as does...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-06-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,726
Posted By Noose
8 years later but I noticed this too but for all...

8 years later but I noticed this too but for all of my SACD's. The sub works when my receiver set to stereo but plays only 2 channel in direct mode even though all channels including the sub is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-02-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By Noose
I tried universal remotes when I was single and...

I tried universal remotes when I was single and didn't like them. I'm always doing something different than a macro would handle and they know their routine already. They can use the systems set up...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-30-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By Noose
I have the version 5 of these and they play clean...

I have the version 5 of these and they play clean and loud for a great price. 91db sensitivity will free up you're receivers load....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-30-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Noose
I was never chasing the elusive dream of audio...

I was never chasing the elusive dream of audio nirvana from the very start. It was always more about the music for me so mid-fi always satisfied me. Room inadequacy was always a factor that brought...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-30-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By Noose
That AVR has plenty of power. I second the idea...

That AVR has plenty of power. I second the idea of larger more efficient speakers that can take advantage of lower crossover frequencies of around 80hz. This would also allow you to use you current...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-30-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By Noose
Family friendly AVR settings.

I travel a lot for work so set up my two 5.1 home theatres in a way that makes it easy for the family to operate. The AVR's are both 7.1 capable but as a family we barely watch blu-ray, mostly...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,903
Posted By Noose
I might be a little late but I compared my...

I might be a little late but I compared my Monitor 7 v.5 to both 9's and 11's before buying them and noticed a difference in bass until I ran them with a good sub in the store. I feel that the shift...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,485
Posted By Noose
Old thread I know but my Monitor 7s v5 still...

Old thread I know but my Monitor 7s v5 still sound great! Amazing value as I could see them going strong for a very long time to come.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 118,624
Posted By Noose
Thanks for the tip. Unplugging for a minute...

Thanks for the tip. Unplugging for a minute fixed my dropping HDMI connections on my Bravia. I noticed my HDMI input 2 no longer reads (Chromecast) any longer. Maybe that was related to the...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34,420
Views: 3,089,298
Posted By Noose
25 years ago I had CV speakers and heard my...

25 years ago I had CV speakers and heard my buddies Titans and was blown away so bought some with a Paradigm passive sub. I also listened to some other brands before buying Paradigm again. I bought...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,769
Posted By Noose
Just so nice hitting an input button on my...

Just so nice hitting an input button on my Onkyo's for this. Interesting idea about using Zone 2 but more speakers have an even lower WAF here than a new receiver lol!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,769
Posted By Noose
Apslink...I tried your method again using your...

Apslink...I tried your method again using your instructions just to be sure and can confirm it does not work on my 791. Jdsmoothie, your method works thanks. The problems I have with this is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 1,282,848
Posted By Noose
I think I applied the bomb patch but may reset it...

I think I applied the bomb patch but may reset it to factory if I can find instructions on that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10,300
Views: 1,282,848
Posted By Noose
I sold my 605 to my Dad a few years ago and it...

I sold my 605 to my Dad a few years ago and it started freezing when trying to decode DD. It shows a funny symbol Like a D a solid d then a weird comma in the display. No buttons work when these...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By Noose
Agreed. Good speakers last several upgrade...

Agreed. Good speakers last several upgrade cycles and contribute much more to sound quality than receivers.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By Noose
The Rockwell's are a nice touch lol. I have a...

The Rockwell's are a nice touch lol. I have a Santa sleigh sitting on my center channel flanked by elephant bookends and a large fake tree/plant in front of my sub.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By Noose
Great assessment of the state of AV receivers and...

Great assessment of the state of AV receivers and the upgrade path. I have one HDMI 1.3 and 2 HDMI 1.4a receivers and feel no need to upgrade until they fail. I did add bluetooth receivers to them...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 834,407
Posted By Noose
I did exactly the same thing. Thought my receiver...

I did exactly the same thing. Thought my receiver was toast. Took a day to notice the adapter in the jack.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,769
Posted By Noose
The fact that this is an old thread is irrelevant...

The fact that this is an old thread is irrelevant as this is a continuing problem for many. I hooked up $20 analog Danibos APT-X/NFC Bluetooth receivers (from Amazon) to my Denon 791 and Onkyo 608...
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