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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2012, 10:26 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I don't have my AVR connected to WIFI. Do I need...

I don't have my AVR connected to WIFI. Do I need a WIFI connection to upgrade the firmware? I bought one of the early units and have never upgraded the firmware. How do I find out which version I am...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
I am very happy with my 5.1 set up at this time....

I am very happy with my 5.1 set up at this time. Once I retire and get another house maybe there will be time for a room more suitable for HT. For now, I am using my family room. The HD Plasma is...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
I bought an EC35 from Craigslist and am very...

I bought an EC35 from Craigslist and am very happy with it. Much better than the S model I had prviously. There is at least one on ebay now. They seem to go for around $100. Maybe you can find one...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39,125
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Posted By mirkolop
People looking at pro amps should also consider...

People looking at pro amps should also consider a quality used amp. My Adcom (100w per at 8 ohms) has been going strong for 20 years now. I bought it used. The 200w model sells for around $300 on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2012, 05:38 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I have DirecTv with three dvr receivers, one HD....

I have DirecTv with three dvr receivers, one HD. I do not get any movie channels but have the premium option whick gives me a lot of the extra channels (PLUS DVR) I pay $82 per mo. but that includes...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2012, 08:53 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
So...any thoughts on upgrading the l-100's? New...

So...any thoughts on upgrading the l-100's? New crossovers? Titanium tweeters?
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2012, 02:11 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 4DHD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/866797/the-official-jbl-owners-thread/13050#post_22200403)

Well, I most certainly have...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
What do you mean by "multi channel music"? Is...

What do you mean by "multi channel music"? Is that playing discreet multi channel music DVD's or using a program on your DVR when playing stereo CD's? I'm real green when it comes to this. I'm old,...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2012, 11:29 AM
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Posted By mirkolop
I have been reading about the importance of...

I have been reading about the importance of matching speakers accross the front on this forum for a while now. I'm not sure I agree with the importance given to this concept.

I have jbl l-100's...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2012, 04:06 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I have different speakers, but have heard the...

I have different speakers, but have heard the 890's at a friend's house. They are very nice and worth the money. I power my L-100's (also power hungry) with an Adcom 100 watt p/c power amp. there...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-10-2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By mirkolop
I expected the slowness of my R-24 to just...

I expected the slowness of my R-24 to just resolve itself. It certainly was much faster between functions when I first got it, over a year ago. I have pushed the red button in front to restart the...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-15-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,106
Posted By mirkolop
I would not dump the Adcom. I have had the same...

I would not dump the Adcom. I have had the same power amp for a long time and power my JBL L-100's with it. they sound much better when driven by the Adcom than with my Yamaha AVR. I used to have...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2012, 06:27 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
They are up, and square with the world, too....

They are up, and square with the world, too. They feel solid. I caught one stud and used a screw-in wall anchor for the other bracket. No toggles. Pictures soon.
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I just installed the brackets and I'm now...

I just installed the brackets and I'm now struggling with having them a little off center in the wall space and catching a stud or center and using drywall anchors. Looks like I'm going to try to...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2012, 11:23 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I was very happy with the price. They are...

I was very happy with the price. They are pristine and still in the box. I should be able to wall-mount them tomorrow. I'll post pictures when I do. I spent so much time looking on Craiglist that I...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
You guys are so helpful! I just went to my...

You guys are so helpful!

I just went to my local ACE hardware (great selection and terrific customer service from knowledgeable sales people, not like Home Depot). I bought the right bolts and I...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
Actually, the brackets were in the box but no...

Actually, the brackets were in the box but no bolts. I'm concerned about getting the right bolts to attach the brackets to the speaker enclosure. I would hate to strip or cross-thread the threads. I...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15,411
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Posted By mirkolop
Thanks for the clarification on the plugs at the...

Thanks for the clarification on the plugs at the back of the l820. I'm off to the hardware store to buy the 1/4 20 bolts and see if they work. I'll bring a speaker with me to check. These guys are...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2012, 07:39 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I just picked up the speakers, still in the box,...

I just picked up the speakers, still in the box, for $200/pair, so I'm happy with my purchase. The speakers came with four flat(ish) metal brackets, two per. These are for hanging from the wall, as...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2012, 12:43 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I have a friend that wants to sell me his L820's...

I have a friend that wants to sell me his L820's at a very low price. I am currently running L-100's fronts, EC35 center and Cambridge wall mounted surrounds. I think they are the 300's. They are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-04-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14,948
Views: 1,608,893
Posted By mirkolop
I have an HR 24 and it has been real slow for...

I have an HR 24 and it has been real slow for weeks. How do I get the latest update? Maybe it will run normally for once.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-01-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,401
Posted By mirkolop
Thank you for the quick reply on my speaker wire...

Thank you for the quick reply on my speaker wire turning green. I did trim the wires and scraped all the green recently when I installed good banana plugs. I upgraded the speaker connections on my...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   04-30-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,401
Posted By mirkolop
I have very old speaker wires. There is some...

I have very old speaker wires. There is some green discoloration in one of them. It is clear and I can see the green going a ways. what is it? Should I think of replacing? It is thick wire, I think...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2012, 06:35 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
My L-100's are 1975 vintage and I am the...

My L-100's are 1975 vintage and I am the original owner. My center is already an EC35. I came out of the S because I didn't like the plastic housing. Somehow, plastic surrounds don't seem to bother...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2012, 09:51 PM
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Posted By mirkolop
I think I am looking for "something simple for...

I think I am looking for "something simple for surround duty". My room is relatively small and I get plenty of bass from the L=100's and the Polk sub. I'm not even sure it would be an improvement...
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