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Forum: Speakers   03-11-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
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Could be a mistake drawing conclusions about how...

Could be a mistake drawing conclusions about how good they are, if you never compared them in a properly treated listening room with each speaker optimized in placement. In fact, in a bad room with...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-03-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24,576
Views: 1,911,636
Posted By noway1
Playing DVDs has always worked perfectly but...

Playing DVDs has always worked perfectly but playing rips (avi, mkv, mp4 etc.) I often get a dropout or three while playing the movie stored on either a USB HDD plugged into the back or a USB thumb...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 506
Posted By noway1
Months ago I saw on another forum that someone...

Months ago I saw on another forum that someone said they asked Crown and that no matter what the x-over, limiter, etc. settings, the a/d and d/a conversion are done and there is no way around it. If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 506
Posted By noway1
The XLI series is old school (torroidal p/s and...

The XLI series is old school (torroidal p/s and Class AB) . I think I prefer this, at least in theory, over the XLS. However, I haven't heard the XLI yet to compare.

I think the XLS converts...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 910
Posted By noway1
That may be the consensus here but here you have...

That may be the consensus here but here you have the consensus of the herd. If you are looking for alternative views and a bigger picture try asking the same question at other audio forums. Above...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-01-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24,576
Views: 1,911,636
Posted By noway1
I concur that the Oppo is not as compatible with...

I concur that the Oppo is not as compatible with some ripped movie files and video files from the internet compared with other players, like a home computer. Many here will not have noticed that, ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-23-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,360
Posted By noway1
The Yamaha P2500S and P3500S use toroidals. ...

The Yamaha P2500S and P3500S use toroidals. These two amps actually weigh more than their more powerful SMPS counterparts, the P5000S and P7000S. Just to clarify.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By noway1
Rubber stoppers: ...

Rubber stoppers:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_12?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=rubber+stopper&sprefix=rubber+stopp%2Caps%2C307
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-03-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By noway1
Gee...cables CAN make a difference. Where are...

Gee...cables CAN make a difference. Where are the unbelievers now? (Probably ready to post that you need to be blindfolded to hear the difference!)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-28-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By noway1
I would start by playing some known test tones...

I would start by playing some known test tones and find out what specific frequencies cause the stuff to vibrate. Then try to reduce only those frequencies by repositioning, changing x-over settings...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-21-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 805
Posted By noway1
If you sign up for e-mail deals at...

If you sign up for e-mail deals at electronicsforless (sister company of sonicboom, same address) they'll give you a 5% off coupon. If you wanted, you could also put your Forcefield on Kijiji if no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By noway1
Unless you're a Pro user (bands, PA, etc.) the...

Unless you're a Pro user (bands, PA, etc.) the main advantage is for the manufacturer, not the end user. You can get more of them on a boat from China (or wherever) for the weight, making profits...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By noway1
Maybe a used NAD integrated amp. Also double...

Maybe a used NAD integrated amp. Also double check your computer and music player setttings.
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 181,199
Posted By noway1
You want cheap? Here's cheap: ...

You want cheap? Here's cheap:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/GSC-Technologies-11-in-x-13-in-x-13-in-Black-Milk-Crate-MC131311-002/204793156

or if you prefer a larger size:
...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By noway1
Maybe a NAD D 3020 and whatever sensitive...

Maybe a NAD D 3020 and whatever sensitive speakers you can get at a yard sale or gifted to you. Later on when budget allows, get some Klipsch.
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17,213
Views: 1,477,627
Posted By noway1
Hadn't heard of Driverack before. Which model...

Hadn't heard of Driverack before. Which model Driverack and how is it hooked up?
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,362
Posted By noway1
So about 100 bucks a speaker? Have you ever...

So about 100 bucks a speaker?

Have you ever tried listening in stereo? Reason I ask is because for $850 you could probably buy 2 used high quality speakers that were originally $2000/pair or...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 181,199
Posted By noway1
I wouldn't mind that info. I tried Yorkville...

I wouldn't mind that info. I tried Yorkville SKS-02B but it wasn't very solid unless it was left in the lowest position.
...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By noway1
Maybe something like this would be more suitable:...

Maybe something like this would be more suitable:

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/Control28B

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/Control28WH
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,998
Posted By noway1
I use HS8s for 2-channel home theater. Had...

I use HS8s for 2-channel home theater. Had bought them for audio system but decided to put them in HT system instead. Small, play loud and don't need a sub. Can change the HF/LF balance with a...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By noway1
Man up, take charge and get a room. Then worry...

Man up, take charge and get a room. Then worry about speakers.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,063
Posted By noway1
For reducing bright LEDs, this product works very...

For reducing bright LEDs, this product works very well and is dirt cheap:

http://www.amazon.com/LightDims-793573834232-Original-Strength/dp/B009WSJNCW/
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By noway1
What I would do: Pull out the left...

What I would do:

Pull out the left speaker/sub for a minute and center the TV stand so it is equal distance from both corners. Put the sub in the left corner and the left/right speakers equal...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By noway1
I wonder if you could save some $$$ and...

I wonder if you could save some $$$ and complexity by using 2 speakers instead of 4? The JRX are pretty low line for JBLs. If you went with 2 speakers you could move up the line one notch. I use...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,087
Posted By noway1
Two Bose 901s on stands and you're done. No...

Two Bose 901s on stands and you're done. No centre. No sub. No surrounds. Wife has probably heard of Bose and will be happy with the way they look, so you won't need to waste time auditioning...
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