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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2010, 12:32 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by PerfKnee...

Quote:Originally Posted by PerfKnee http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19575540)

And now the stuttering has gone away too, with perfect playback...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,054
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Posted By PerfKnee
I'm about to pull the trigger on purchasing an...

I'm about to pull the trigger on purchasing an old used theatro, with the rear facing ports (the newer more common version has front facing ports). The only info I could find on the old version is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-01-2010, 10:52 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by bruce73...

Quote:Originally Posted by bruce73 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19560129)

I have a friend who has a BD35, purchased a couple of years ago...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2010, 05:14 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
I am looking to add a center speaker to my...

I am looking to add a center speaker to my system, for under $1000. My left and right speakers are custom made bookshelf speakers based on Scan Speak drivers (9900 soft dome tweeter, 15w/8530...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-29-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 973,465
Posted By PerfKnee
Thanks for the decoder ring. My HDHomeRun had...

Thanks for the decoder ring. My HDHomeRun had device ID starting with 1012, so I suppose that means it's v2 of the tuner chip.

BTW that link about v3 at MicroCenter is from 2008.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-28-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20,245
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by captavs...

Quote:Originally Posted by captavs http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18392284)

User manual page 52: http://usa.denon.com/AVR-3808CI-OM-EU_200.pdf...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2010, 09:59 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Yes, I did get about twice as many usable...

Yes, I did get about twice as many usable channels with the new tuner. I'm really only interested in the main networks, but if I spoke Spanish I would be in heaven now :-) Thanks again Larry for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2010, 01:13 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Actually although the Denon cord is very heavy...

Actually although the Denon cord is very heavy duty, I have had problems with the connector not being snug and falling out of the receiver due to the weight and stiffness of the cord so it's not...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2010, 01:10 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
KNTV broadcasting from San Bruno sounds...

KNTV broadcasting from San Bruno sounds consistent with my reception, thanks.

My HDHomerun was purchased about 2 years ago, so it probably has one of the older tuner chips.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2010, 11:48 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
To update on my quest for ATSC reception from a...

To update on my quest for ATSC reception from a couple miles away from Sutro that I posted on previously (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?p=18357552#post18357552)... It's clearly a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2010, 10:45 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Any PC power cord should work. However do be...

Any PC power cord should work. However do be aware that the cord that comes with the receiver has extremely heavy gauge conductors to ensure it won't overheat if the amps have to suck down lots of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2010, 03:41 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636...

Quote:Originally Posted by bluesky636 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18378751)

Interesting. Most people complain that there is less bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2010, 02:24 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
I just want to throw in my experience. I have...

I just want to throw in my experience. I have been living with MultEQ XT engaged for months now. While at first it did sound like way too much bass, and I was worried about annoying my neighbors,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-24-2010, 12:47 AM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by nlsteele...

Quote:Originally Posted by nlsteele http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18367989)

. I think some of the components in modern AVRs are just prone to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-23-2010, 09:07 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
I'm very happy with my 3808ci; for me knowing I...

I'm very happy with my 3808ci; for me knowing I have the best DACs available at that price point is important.

But even the 3808ci had serious reliability problems. Mine was in the shop four...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-22-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10,986
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by ProjectSHO89...

Quote:Originally Posted by ProjectSHO89 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18354708)

Don't even THINK about adding a pre-amp such as the 7777 to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-22-2010, 12:41 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
I spent a few more hours messing around trying...

I spent a few more hours messing around trying to get better reception this morning. FYI I noticed the antenna is actually a Terk HDTVi not an actual Silver Sensor. I attached the base to a tripod...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10,986
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by Larry Kenney...

Quote:Originally Posted by Larry Kenney http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18354299)

First, as "888callfcc" said, you have your present antenna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2010, 11:32 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by 888CALLFCC...

Quote:Originally Posted by 888CALLFCC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18354272)

You indicated you were taping the antenna to the window ?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2010, 10:58 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
Hmm... The EZ-HD would be awfully ugly and might...

Hmm... The EZ-HD would be awfully ugly and might not even fit in my window which sees the tower. But point well taken that the antenna is key. Any other smaller antennas that have good VHF...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-21-2010, 10:12 PM
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Posted By PerfKnee
I'm getting fed up with the HD OTA reception...

I'm getting fed up with the HD OTA reception issues I have. I live in San Francisco near Japantown, just a couple of miles from Sutro tower. I use a Silver Sensor antenna taped to my 4th floor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 72,098
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by tkc...

Quote:Originally Posted by tkc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17245989)

I don't know if you'll succeed using that super-near-field approach,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 72,098
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Posted By PerfKnee
Quote:Originally Posted by tkc...

Quote:Originally Posted by tkc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17245502)

I hauled out my copy of RoomEQ Wizard and took some measurements (from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 72,098
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Posted By PerfKnee
Excellent summary of "audyssey reports less than...

Excellent summary of "audyssey reports less than physical sub distance". I've been away from this thread for a month or two, and it seems that the advice to just use the physical measurement is new,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 72,098
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Posted By PerfKnee
The DM-A405 microphone for my 3808ci is made by...

The DM-A405 microphone for my 3808ci is made by Audyssey, so Chris can you confirm whether all DM-A405s have the same calibration (response) data stored in the receivers, or is it possible that...
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