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Forum: Speakers   08-29-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Alec88
The smaller Motion 2s are more than adequate for...

The smaller Motion 2s are more than adequate for the room size. There aren't many people that are unsatisfied with the quality of martin logan's smaller speakers. You'll have to use a higher...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
lol. I never said or even indicated that I had...

lol. I never said or even indicated that I had anything against Denon. I've even recommended Denon to people in the past. I was simply pointing out that in my opinion the two receivers mentioned...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
That's a lot better. That's an entire 30 watts...

That's a lot better. That's an entire 30 watts higher output per channel while maintaining quality. :eek:
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
http://audio.com.pl/testy/denon-avr-x2000:13

http://audio.com.pl/testy/denon-avr-x2000:13
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
That's true. Often times though the actual...

That's true. Often times though the actual sensitivity of many speakers turn out to be lower than what the speaker makers ratings are. And even if you have decent sensitivity, let's say around 88 -...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
Sure I understand, but my point was that they...

Sure I understand, but my point was that they would be better matched to smaller speakers. S&V and some other AV sites have a few tests of other similarly priced receivers that perform better power...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
They're better suited for smaller satellite...

They're better suited for smaller satellite speakers though. This is from a recent test of the Denon. That's a cut of almost half the power.

Denon X2000

2 channels (8 ohm) 104 watts
5...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
It's still around the stated budget. The Denon...

It's still around the stated budget. The Denon and Yamaha have poor amplifier sections and may struggle to put out any decent ambience, especially in a larger room. I would be surprised if they put...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
The Onkyo NR838 has a much higher multi-channel...

The Onkyo NR838 has a much higher multi-channel power output of even the Denon E400.
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 903
Posted By Alec88
Energy speakers with an Onkyo receiver would be...

Energy speakers with an Onkyo receiver would be around your price goal. Around $1100. Speakers are good but they will take time to break in. Use 14 AWG.

Receiver
TX-NR838


Speakers
4...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   08-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By Alec88
HDMI specs have a standard for certification. If...

HDMI specs have a standard for certification. If I remember correctly from a few years ago that minimal standard means that there should be enough bits transfered before the signal is degraded. An...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 64,106
Posted By Alec88
Hi eliwankenobi. Right now my listening area has...

Hi eliwankenobi. Right now my listening area has been moved to almost against the rear wall. The room is about 17 deep (tv to rear wall) by 22 long. Currently I have Phase Tech Velocity speakers with...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Alec88
I have a few questions about a possible Legacy...

I have a few questions about a possible Legacy system. The Studio HDs all around is what I'm considering and possibly the Silverscreen HD for the center. The Phantom HD surround was on my list but...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,291
Posted By Alec88
Here are my suggestions. They should be...

Here are my suggestions. They should be reasonably easy to drive but I would consider the NR737 instead.

Energy Take 5.1, as another member suggested. It also has a nice little sub.

Phase...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,452
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viper187 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1475501/sony-kdl32w650a-2013-model/30#post_24271698)

Ok. Can anyone confirm all of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2014, 09:29 AM
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Views: 4,251
Posted By Alec88
I got this TV a few days ago after having a good...

I got this TV a few days ago after having a good look at it in the store and was impressed. The 32W650A that came home looks nothing like the one that was in the store, which was excellent. I think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mtrot http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513145/4k-does-it-matter#post_24242357)

I think you hit the nail on the head about UHD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Alec88
I have been thinking about getting a 4K display...

I have been thinking about getting a 4K display for a main TV until recently. I've been comparing a few 55" 1080p screens with 55" 4K screens. I don't see what the point is as far as smaller TVs are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Alec88
I had a chance to see the Sony KDL-32W650A and I...

I had a chance to see the Sony KDL-32W650A and I was very impressed with the picture quality. I mean I didn't expect it to be as good as that and this after looking at some 42" Panasonic plasmas....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Alec88
I just got done evaluating the TC-L32B6 as a...

I just got done evaluating the TC-L32B6 as a second TV and it had to be one of the worst LCDs that I've ever seen. The picture quality isn't any better than many of the first generation LCDs and the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Alec88
A 1080 is always better when it's strictly about...

A 1080 is always better when it's strictly about resolution and Blu-ray will look a little better with 1080 than 720.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Alec88
I've been trying to decide which one of these to...

I've been trying to decide which one of these to get so I'd like some opinions. I don't have an opportunity to compare them in store and I could only find one online review for both and they're by...
Forum: Speakers   11-29-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 680,228
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dima333a http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/657301/psb-speakers-owners-thread/3930#post_22612910)

Mostly, you should be thinking...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Alec88
The NAD. The Emotiva might be a bit too much....

The NAD. The Emotiva might be a bit too much. 300 at 8 ohms, 500 at 4 ohms. If the pioneer equalizer features are on i'd turn them off. A high quality speaker like the synchrony usually sounds best...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 680,228
Posted By Alec88
Hey PSB owners. Do you think that the Image C4...

Hey PSB owners. Do you think that the Image C4 center is okay for a Sony 5700ES receiver? I'm thinking about it because of its quality and small size but the speaker power rating is up to 80 watts...
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