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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-28-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By mnilan
goros: I recently got a pair of the Wharfedale...

goros:
I recently got a pair of the Wharfedale 10.1s for our guest room and I am very pleased with their sound - basically a clean midrange with not much low end and an okay high end. The price is...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By mnilan
jtpryan: It is probably correct that most...

jtpryan:
It is probably correct that most headphone outputs turn off the speakers when you plug in headphones. However, if there is also a "line out" connection, you can probably find a headphone...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-24-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,464
Posted By mnilan
Danny: Sounds like you are getting close to...

Danny:
Sounds like you are getting close to releasing your Myro:Air device. I wish you luck with your endeavor. I am still curious about the nature of your endeavor however...

I have looked at...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By mnilan
rtrg: You might try your question over at...

rtrg:
You might try your question over at AudioKarma.com - that forum is focused more on vintage equipment and a Sony RTR guy is more likely to hang out there... Good luck.
Mike
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-17-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,464
Posted By mnilan
mavromatis: ALL you've got is an elevator...

mavromatis:
ALL you've got is an elevator pitch. And, I'm NOT "technical audio/integration people" so I can't comment on your dohickey...
Mike
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-15-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,464
Posted By mnilan
I'm a Mac guy and I might be interested but I...

I'm a Mac guy and I might be interested but I cannot find any description of what this device is on our website. There is some description of the bridge but I'm not interested in Sonos or Russound...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-13-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
killeerfrenzi: In the near-field powered...

killeerfrenzi:
In the near-field powered monitor area, check out Audioengine A5+ speakers I have a pair in my office that sound great. Audioengine has great customer service too. Also, there is a...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By mnilan
HogFan2: CraigsList. You can get a perfectly...

HogFan2:
CraigsList. You can get a perfectly serviceable HT speaker setup on CraigsList for very little money and probably be able to sell them for what you paid when you get your dream speakers....
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By mnilan
Willyoung351: The ultimate answer to your...

Willyoung351:
The ultimate answer to your question is "which ever speaker/receiver combination sounds best to you." You probably want an answer that is definite and specific. However, with your...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By mnilan
I've had Hsu subwoofers for well over ten years...

I've had Hsu subwoofers for well over ten years - three total - and they are still working fine. They are an incredible performer and a great value. They are also HEAVY, hence the shipping fee. Call...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,710
Posted By mnilan
unavol: Check out the Vanatoo speakers with a...

unavol:
Check out the Vanatoo speakers with a 30-day trail period. They are powered and therefore you won't need the amp. Good reviews.
Good luck,
Mike
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,823
Posted By mnilan
shawndo: Speakers are much more frequently...

shawndo:
Speakers are much more frequently damaged by under-powering them. Having excess power for dynamic passage in the source material is a good thing. I believe that you would not be able to be...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,289
Posted By mnilan
confusedears: Check out Vanatoo as well if...

confusedears:
Check out Vanatoo as well if youre going to go with powered desktop speakers.
Mike
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,673
Posted By mnilan
Mk3_wagen: The back of the speakers have two...

Mk3_wagen:
The back of the speakers have two key-hole slots so the speakers are in some fashion intended to be wall mounted. Bill's advice is clearly the way to go... You might find that the...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-05-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nr5667 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466370/kitchen-2-channel-system#post_23165443)

What about a pair of good self powered...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-05-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Quote:Originally Posted by K...

Quote:Originally Posted by K Shep http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466370/kitchen-2-channel-system#post_23164580)

Have you considered an integrated amp...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by g_bartman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466370/kitchen-2-channel-system#post_23162127)

I get it, Sonos is not for everyone....
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-04-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Quote:Originally Posted by K...

Quote:Originally Posted by K Shep http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1466370/kitchen-2-channel-system#post_23161717)

Are you able to install in-ceiling...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-03-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Well, I went and listened to the Sonos Play 5...

Well, I went and listened to the Sonos Play 5 and the Pioneer A4 at my local BestBuy. They both sound okay but are not what I would consider hifi and BOTH are 802.11 b/g and will therefore...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-03-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Looks like I need to go listen to the Sonos and...

Looks like I need to go listen to the Sonos and the Pioneer A4. Any other ideas?
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   04-02-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By mnilan
Folks: Looking for some suggestions for a...

Folks:
Looking for some suggestions for a 2-channel set-up for my kitchen that has more fidelity than an "under the cabinet" system. Counter space is at a premium and wife prefers silver...

Any...
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,103
Posted By mnilan
Dude: The Audioengine A5+ is a pair of...

Dude:
The Audioengine A5+ is a pair of amplified speakers. Just plug in the output from your sound card into them and you're off and running. The Audioengine D2 is a wireless DAC. At work, I use...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By mnilan
Nick: Whenever possible, I talk to the seller...

Nick:
Whenever possible, I talk to the seller on the phone and ask a bunch of questions about the item. Although I may be fooling myself, I think I can tell if someone is trying to sell me junk or...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   03-20-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By mnilan
keyboardcat: I went to the Toronto show last...

keyboardcat:
I went to the Toronto show last year to look at speakers and it was very interesting. I was looking to convince my wife that we needed to keep our Magnepan MG 1.6 speakers even though...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   03-07-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By mnilan
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mopkins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1459672/streaming-audio#post_23045159)

I tried out Spotify as well but ended up...
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