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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2017, 12:32 PM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
The answer to that question has been debated over...

The answer to that question has been debated over and over on this site. The best thing to do is give the amp an audition, and see how you like it. I believe Emotiva has a tryout period. You would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2017, 05:42 AM
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Views: 100
Posted By jrhooper1963
Marantz 8802, but it's a little bit over your...

Marantz 8802, but it's a little bit over your budget. Very nice processor!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
No, I have not considered headphones, but I am...

No, I have not considered headphones, but I am back on here reading the forums, which is an indicator I might be getting "the fever". I could always move the soundbar to my bedroom. I hooked it up in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2017, 01:19 PM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
Just killing time and reading some of the posts...

Just killing time and reading some of the posts on this thread. Wouldn't it make more sense to just purchase a NAD multichannel amp, and leave the processing to a much more reliable brand? Like maybe...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
Let me tell you I really took my system...

Let me tell you I really took my system seriously. One year I ran Audyssey during the Super Bowl halftime show. This did not go over well with the wife at all, nor the guests we had over as well. LOL
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
I coveted the Marantz AV8801 for over a year. By...

I coveted the Marantz AV8801 for over a year. By the time I made my mind up to purchase it.............it was outdated. lol
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
"Keeping Up" means "upgrading" your equipment...

"Keeping Up" means "upgrading" your equipment every eighteen months or so. That is exactly why Outlaw Audio has not been able to bring a processor to market with all the bells and whistles. By the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 10:19 AM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
I have to admit I did get quite a "rush" when new...

I have to admit I did get quite a "rush" when new equipment was on it's way to my house.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
No more worrying about having the latest surround...

No more worrying about having the latest surround codecs. No more worrying about the latest and greatest room correction. No more worrying about what component to upgrade. LOL
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
I would say it was a little bit of all three. I...

I would say it was a little bit of all three. I just got tired of all the wires. But what really sealed the deal was when I set up a system at my sisters house. Her living room is a much better one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
Well I wouldn't go quite that far. I am still not...

Well I wouldn't go quite that far. I am still not using my TV speakers. Probably should have posted this in the soundbar forum. But I do take delight in the fact that I no longer have to worry about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrhooper1963
Downsized and Loving It !!

Well, I have officially for all practical purposes, gotten out of the home theater hobby. I sold my Parasound Halo A52 amplifier, Marantz AV 7005 processor, Velodyne SPL1200R subwoofer, and Totem...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By jrhooper1963
This question would best be answered in the two...

This question would best be answered in the two channel audio thread. This is a "home theater" multi channel thread. Also, Parasound has excellent customer service. Give them a call and if no one...
Forum: Audio Gear   03-28-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By jrhooper1963
[quote=kyle chubb;42752458] No I do not....

[quote=kyle chubb;42752458]


No I do not. I sold them one week ago. Sorry!
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2015, 12:22 PM
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Views: 120,912
Posted By jrhooper1963
I have a pair of Tribe Threes in satin black for...

I have a pair of Tribe Threes in satin black for sale. If anyone is interested please private message me. These are a wonderful sounding wall mount speaker.
Forum: Audio Gear   12-15-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By jrhooper1963
FS: Totem Tribe Three Speakers

I have a pair of Totem Tribe Three Speakers for sale. They are satin black in color. The speakers and grills are in excellent condition, with the exception of some scuff marks on the back of them...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13,499
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Posted By jrhooper1963
I have heard some of the same talk. Mostly from...

I have heard some of the same talk. Mostly from dealers, who don't have any 8801's left to sell. LOL
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
This processor is currently discontinued, and is...

This processor is currently discontinued, and is available at a closeout price of $1499, from several authorized online dealers, with full three year warranty. Just wondering if anyone anticipates...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2015, 06:12 AM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
I currently have the Marantz AV 7005, in my...

I currently have the Marantz AV 7005, in my system. I am considering the 8801. I know prices can't be quoted on here, but an authorized dealer has offered me an unopened A stock 8801, for $100 less...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2015, 06:24 AM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
Does this receiver offer any sonic advantages...

Does this receiver offer any sonic advantages over the SR7008? I would be using it in a 5.1 system only. I am only concerned with audio fidelity.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
I would love to pull the trigger on this unit,...

I would love to pull the trigger on this unit, except for all the problems with it, that I keep reading about. I would more than likely just be using it as a processor, as my speakers are not that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By jrhooper1963
Was considering picking up a used AV7702. Now I'm...

Was considering picking up a used AV7702. Now I'm beginning to wonder if I should wait ??
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 377,246
Posted By jrhooper1963
Thank you for the information. I am currently...

Thank you for the information. I am currently torn between using the MRX 310 as a processor, since my system is and always will be 5.1, or going with the Marantz AV7702, which is a dedicated...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 06:27 AM
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Views: 377,246
Posted By jrhooper1963
Is Anthem Room Correction like Audyssey in the...

Is Anthem Room Correction like Audyssey in the sense that you can go in and manually change speaker size, speaker levels, and crossover levels ? I am aware that with ARC one must manually enter...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 07:24 PM
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Views: 805,766
Posted By jrhooper1963
Currently have an AV7005 in a forever 5.1 system....

Currently have an AV7005 in a forever 5.1 system. Which would be the superior choice between the 7702 and the 8801 so far as audio fidelity is concerned in both 2 channel, and Blu Ray disc play back?...
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