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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By kherman
The Denons I can afford do Atmos 5.2.2. What...

The Denons I can afford do Atmos 5.2.2.

What about the Yamaha?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By kherman
Just found this: ...

Just found this:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/2053858-need-help-choosing-new-receiver.html#post35533482



I've read more also. The guts of Denon and Marantz are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By kherman
Did my reading. The Denon and Marantz have...

Did my reading. The Denon and Marantz have better auto calibration. That's nice.

Sounds like the Marantz has the best amplifier in terms of both SQ and power.

And Yamahaa seems to be ol'...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By kherman
Are the Denon 205 models the ones with problems? ...

Are the Denon 205 models the ones with problems?

I don't want the most reliable, I just don't want unreliable ....

EDIT: Wait, that was Onkyo?
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-02-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,197
Posted By kherman
All one needs to do is take an image and make a...

All one needs to do is take an image and make a copy that is twice the size (with no processing. Just literally quadruple the pixel count.


So then you can take the original and compare it to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By kherman
If Considering a $700 Yamaha, what other brands should be considered?

I am planning on getting a new Yamahaa receiver in about a month. I know this much:
I want:
1) HDMI 2.0a
2) HDCP 2.2
3) HDMI Passthrough when off and preferably switching while receiver is off...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-31-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,797
Posted By kherman
The ports don't look as dirty as in the pics. ...

The ports don't look as dirty as in the pics. The flash on the camera is exaggerating things a bit. The ports actually look black unless you look at them VERY closely. The top is dusty, but not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By kherman
do eight 5 1/4" subs in opposed config. ...

do eight 5 1/4" subs in opposed config. Basically a cube and put 4 speakers per side.


8 of these for $15 each:...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,739
Posted By kherman
Movies like They Live are classics because of...

Movies like They Live are classics because of plot. I'll take that over sound or video quality.

He'll, day watch and night watch are two of the best Sci fi movies ever and most here have probably...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,797
Posted By kherman
Update ... added grills: Grills secured by 6...

Update ... added grills:

Grills secured by 6 in total 2.5" drywall screws. Used some finish washers painted flat black. Looks good. Screws are not noticeable unless you look.

Crappy pic...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,797
Posted By kherman
I take back what I said about the 3000dsp. It...

I take back what I said about the 3000dsp. It does a fine job. Probably gets the subs to about 80% of where they can go. I can do some pretty loud scenes and the amp will light up with maybe 2/4...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 24,609
Posted By kherman
America's most famous unknown comic: BIll Hicks ...

America's most famous unknown comic: BIll Hicks


There is a documentary on him that is OK but find some of his video based stand up.


Maybe this?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 37,731
Posted By kherman
Is there any reason not to get the Aventage line...

Is there any reason not to get the Aventage line from Yamaha? What is the model line just below that and what are the primary differences? (differences with amps, power output, etc?)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,797
Posted By kherman
That pic was 1 of 2 ;-) .... so new subs. ...

That pic was 1 of 2 ;-) .... so new subs.

Not sure what hte ebst way is to use the sub with music though.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By kherman
My budget is $200-$400. Maybe $500. I started...

My budget is $200-$400. Maybe $500. I started another thread to seek out a receiver but we can char here.

Oh, you didn't offend me with the age comment. I'm blown away that I bought it 6 years...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By kherman
How should I set up satalites in this room?

PARDON THE MESS IN THE PICTURES!

I have a room that my wife has final say on where the home entertainment center goes.

My current setup is shown in the pictures with this post. It is a 5.1...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,797
Posted By kherman
Almost done, just need the grill.

Almost done, just need the grill.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 253
Posted By kherman
Ya, I did the workaround. But I don't think that...

Ya, I did the workaround. But I don't think that it does what it claims. I'd have to sit and do the math to prove that it is a viable solution. No one in the thread said they did that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By kherman
Ya, I think I have to give up on used for the...

Ya, I think I have to give up on used for the feature set that I want.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By kherman
It doesn't change the title in the thread list....

It doesn't change the title in the thread list. Just th title to the first pos changed which is strange.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 253
Posted By kherman
The vsx80 has a Subwoofer EQ? I'd love...

The vsx80 has a Subwoofer EQ?


I'd love something like a high p[ass filter on the subwoofer channel. My iNuke3000dsp has a high pass at 20 Hz but I'd much prefer the high pas be near 15 Hz...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By kherman
bump. Now considering new.

bump. Now considering new.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By kherman
Better file a claim with your CC company if the...

Better file a claim with your CC company if the place you got it from doesn't cooperate quickly.

CC companies (I htink) favor the consumer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By kherman
Need help selecting a receiver. (sub $200 used or cheapest possible new)

UPDATE:
I think I want 4K support since my TV is 4K. I am now considering new but I have to keep the costs down. So I'd be willing to go higher on price for new. I'd just have to wait a few weeks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 74,366
Posted By kherman
I think I can get around it, but does this model...

I think I can get around it, but does this model support HDMI-ARC?

I might start a new thread to ask what my options are.
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