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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 33,669
Posted By Xyst
Has anyone had luck with Onkyo repairing a 906?...

Has anyone had luck with Onkyo repairing a 906? Mine looks to have caught the failed board bug and I haven't been able to bring it back to life.

I haven't looked at the cap tactic yet, but...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-24-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21,537
Views: 690,407
Posted By Xyst
Buy XB1 now or wait till E3? With the...

Buy XB1 now or wait till E3?

With the current $50 off a console deal, I'm thinking about finally buying into this generation. I like the idea of the faster hybrid drive in the Elite, but I've been...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 461,607
Posted By Xyst
When I bought my Ref 3.1s I auditioned as many...

When I bought my Ref 3.1s I auditioned as many different speakers as I could, that included a full set of Maggie 1.6s with center and surrounds.

I love my Gallos, they are incredible and no one...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   10-01-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,662
Posted By Xyst
Average not absolute

I'm assuming this is a bit of hyperbole. My understanding is the 20hz-20khz was considered more of an accepted average, not a medical or physical absolute. There are a tremendous amount of variables...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-25-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Xyst
does media server hardware matter?

Do you worry about the hardware as much with a media server as you do with a good transport?

I spent the evening looking into Volumio but there's a lot of consternation (rightly/wrongly?) over not...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-24-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11,059
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Views: 712,153
Posted By Xyst
iRule Support for local Streaming Audio? ...

iRule Support for local Streaming Audio?

What's the best interface for streaming audio off an NAS? Our's isn't an apple or sonos household so the iTunes /Sonos modules are out. I would like to be...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-24-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Xyst
Got it. So are you juggling...

Got it. So are you juggling remotes/devices/phones/apps then, or do you have everything baked together?

I've worked with iRule in the past, but I don't know if it supports incorporating a file...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Xyst
Thanks FMW, That's what I figured. Most of...

Thanks FMW, That's what I figured.

Most of the streamers that come to my mind (HW: FireTV, AppleTV, Nexus Player\Chromecast; SW: Plex, EMBY, Kodi) all have a pretty heavy reliance on GUI so don't...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Xyst
Oh bother! A dead CD changer.

At 19, the magic smoke from my Technics 110 + 1 CD changer may have escaped. I loved that thing. R.I.P. my 90's music nirvana.

I like having a dedicated component for my music and having to use a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,137
Posted By Xyst
I'm giving SD a try. For $30, I don't feel ripped...

I'm giving SD a try. For $30, I don't feel ripped off if it fails, and I'm hoping the integration with Fire TV is slick enough to pass the WAF for the living room. As much as I like them, I'd be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-07-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,077
Posted By Xyst
XBone maybe?

Just wanted to put this here in case people haven't seen it yet.

Xbox One DVR (http://www.engadget.com/2015/05/07/xbox-one-dvr-rumor/)

I haven't heard specifics on anything, or if they will be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,077
Posted By Xyst
Just wanted to say that I had been in the wait...

Just wanted to say that I had been in the wait and see camp on the SD Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1275320038/hdhomerun-dvr-the-dvr-re-imagined?ref=nav_search). After hearing...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-25-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 33,934
Posted By Xyst
Contest, entered! ...

Contest, entered!

http://www.avsforum.com/lists/display/view/id/11631
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 461,607
Posted By Xyst
Alright so I've got to ask, what's the deal with...

Alright so I've got to ask, what's the deal with the Stradas. I obviously haven't heard them yet, but I've been considering upgrading my 3.1s to 3.5s, but folks are smitten with the Stradas, even...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-19-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,059
  iRule
Views: 712,153
Posted By Xyst
I know this comes up from time to time, but are...

I know this comes up from time to time, but are there going to be improvements to the Image libraries?

It would be nice if I could filter by device (maybe I already can and I'm just simple!)....
Forum: Screens   01-15-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Xyst
Not sure where to post this, but a search didn't...

Not sure where to post this, but a search didn't lead me anywhere so here goes.

Does anyone have positive experience with any installers in the Atlanta area? I just moved to the metro area from...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 461,607
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by MaxGeek...

Quote:Originally Posted by MaxGeek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19612245)

Sorry I got another question about the stands.

I have the A'Diva...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 461,607
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by Styln...

Quote:Originally Posted by Styln http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19594943)

Barry asks the right question... but if I may skip the requirements...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 447,940
Posted By Xyst
Has anyone noticed signal bleed between sources?...

Has anyone noticed signal bleed between sources? I'm actually having a radio station on the FM band bleed through my 906 into my Aux-1 Channel. I'm not experiencing the issue with my CD or DVD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 447,940
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by trekguy...

Quote:Originally Posted by trekguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19411409)

Zone 2 is strictly 2 channel so you can't get the LFE channel, but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 447,940
Posted By Xyst
Since I'm not using a subwoofer in my main...

Since I'm not using a subwoofer in my main setup, is there anyway I can add one to my Zone 2 listening room?

Thanks!!!
Forum: Xbox Area   10-29-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 423,710
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by formulanerd...

Quote:Originally Posted by formulanerd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19410927)

well, to be honest, i dont mind wires behind my console, and i...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-29-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 423,710
Posted By Xyst
Wow that sucks. My MixAmp just showed up in the...

Wow that sucks. My MixAmp just showed up in the mail today! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif
Forum: Xbox Area   10-26-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 423,710
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by KingStyles...

Quote:Originally Posted by KingStyles http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19393425)

Just for the record, I have the Califone neck mic. It works...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-24-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10,625
Views: 861,324
Posted By Xyst
Quote:Originally Posted by Xyst...

Quote:Originally Posted by Xyst http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19378357)

Apologies if this has been covered to death, but I'm coming in a bit...
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