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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-14-2017, 12:37 PM
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Posted By mingus
as long as headphone out is variable most likely...

as long as headphone out is variable most likely would work, thanks
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-14-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23,555
Views: 3,350,896
Posted By mingus
a friends LN52A650 any way to make the analog...

a friends LN52A650 any way to make the analog audio out variable? wanted to use a small non-remote analog amp. thx
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-25-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
mine does the same thing, i don't use it much...

mine does the same thing, i don't use it much anymore, light was too white for me, i'd like something a bit warmer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6,206
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Posted By mingus
the XT did a better job for me, I tried the s720...

the XT did a better job for me, I tried the s720 and the x1300 was a substantial upgrade. sub sounds much better etc. nothing high end, i don't use it for music, just a to watch a movie now and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2016, 06:14 PM
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Posted By mingus
so dynamic volume compresses everything. maybe...

so dynamic volume compresses everything. maybe for neighbors? other than that I would prefer full dynamic range.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-18-2016, 09:14 PM
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Views: 46,078
Posted By mingus
i bought a gigabyte D5 1050 and it very quiet...

i bought a gigabyte D5 1050 and it very quiet compared to the Zotac I bought first time around. i don't do anything that high-end like madvr or anything. just watch 4k video on 4k tv. works for me.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By mingus
I heard the Elac Uni-fi in SE Asia last month and...

I heard the Elac Uni-fi in SE Asia last month and liked them a lot for the price. depends on taste I guess. hard or impossible to hear in USA?

I always liked the Vandersteen 1C, have not heard the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-26-2016, 05:51 PM
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Posted By mingus
I have X1300 and think it sounds better than the...

I have X1300 and think it sounds better than the S720 I returned. even tho not high-end system, just Kef 3.0 soundbar and HSU sub.

HTPC is plugged into Mplay input, no video from Game input. does...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By mingus
GTX 1050 vs RX 460?

going to hook up my older Win10 HTPC again. Plex just doesn't quite do it.

have 4k tv now, mostly would play 1080p content, the on-board Intel HD graphics might not work too well.

any big...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2016, 08:39 AM
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Posted By mingus
Thanks, I ended up getting the S720 and it works...

Thanks, I ended up getting the S720 and it works very well. only thing I will change is a smaller sub, not really sub, just a woofer. thanks again.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,072
Posted By mingus
I tried Yamaha after the Sony, ended up returning...

I tried Yamaha after the Sony, ended up returning it. bought an Denon S720 tonight and best so far. my setup here is not elaborate, just a Kef 3.0 soundbar and Hsu sub. everything worked well from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2016, 05:27 PM
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Posted By mingus
differences between S720 and X1300? are the DACs...

differences between S720 and X1300? are the DACs better in X1300 maybe? only thing i see is a longer warranty on X1300

we only have Kef 3.0 sound bar and small sub at this point.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
File is July 28th 2016, I have it on my set....

File is July 28th 2016, I have it on my set. works pretty well. strange that there is no manual, there is a link to where to buy one, they never replied.

there are a couple settings I still wonder...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2016, 07:42 AM
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Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
need to do the update with USB flash drive. ...

need to do the update with USB flash drive.

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=XBR49X800D

trying to figure out if this is new? 8/09/2016

will have to check mine.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-08-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 49,641
Posted By mingus
thanks for that, it did help, ultimately i was...

thanks for that, it did help, ultimately i was not able to get the sub integration I wanted. I think for someone with regular speakers and a more serious home theater and willing to put the time in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,879
Posted By mingus
did the new firmware update change the AccuEQ...

did the new firmware update change the AccuEQ setup?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,344
Posted By mingus
I just picked up a Yamaha A760 and took me 2 days...

I just picked up a Yamaha A760 and took me 2 days to configure it, sound is good, just not user-friendly setup. doesn't have the higher-end DACs like your model. I still have a couple small issues,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 49,641
Posted By mingus
How do I turn ARC on? I was going to test with...

How do I turn ARC on? I was going to test with amazon video tonight and no sound from TV though ARC manual says to turn Arc on, not seen anywhere in setup.

Edit: called a friend that was familiar...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 49,641
Posted By mingus
Will try to work on this tonight before i return...

Will try to work on this tonight before i return the receiver.

speakers are set for small, first thing i did. I also changed the crossover to 120hz, subwoofer doesn't light up unless I put on a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 49,641
Posted By mingus
just picked up A760. using Kef 3.0 soundbar with...

just picked up A760. using Kef 3.0 soundbar with Hsu sub.

my inputs are defaulting to goofy settings and have not figured out how to change that. read the manual several times.

this Blu-ray is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,072
Posted By mingus
Thinking about returning the 1070. I have...

Thinking about returning the 1070.

I have Sony 800D TV and using the receiver for switching. still need to use 2 remotes to control everything.

maybe better to use the TV for switching inputs...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-05-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
on the 800D, would I have to use the IR Blaster...

on the 800D, would I have to use the IR Blaster to control the Comcast box?

I bought a Sony 1070 receiver and thought that would make it easy for visiting family or guests, so far only way is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
I would like to know what a lot of the settings...

I would like to know what a lot of the settings do, manual is useless. i used a calibration disc to set just the brightness and contrast and it was extremely close out of the box. I turned the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,072
Posted By mingus
Thanks for that, I just figured out the...

Thanks for that, I just figured out the 2CH/Direct thing last night, I am not sure I will keep it, I was sort of thinking Yamaha at this point. I'll look into Denon also.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 123,247
Posted By mingus
It looks like my 49X800D will not spit out DTS to...

It looks like my 49X800D will not spit out DTS to receiver. I have the latest software on it.

when I play a DD movie with Plex works fine, DTS movies no sound at all.

I have selected "Auto2"...
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