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Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Encom Tron
If you only use your system for music it will not...

If you only use your system for music it will not make a huge difference in my opinion. If you use your system for television viewing and watching movies then adding a center channel speaker will...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I'm using 5 Stradas in a 5.1 setup with all of...

I'm using 5 Stradas in a 5.1 setup with all of the speakers at ear level and the surround speakers are close to the side walls (about 6 feet wide and 3 feet behind the listening position). These...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I've used a set of 5 Stradas first with an Outlaw...

I've used a set of 5 Stradas first with an Outlaw 990 Preamp/7125 Amplifier then a couple years ago I sold the 990 and got a Sherwood Newcastle R-972. For a few months I just used the 100 watt per...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
My main theater room uses a R-972 in a typical...

My main theater room uses a R-972 in a typical 5.1 setup. My secondary man-cave basement system (which also has a R-972) is more interesting. I've used the rear surround channels to drive front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
I'm happily using two R-972s. Plus my wife and I...

I'm happily using two R-972s. Plus my wife and I gave an additional R-972 to my parents who are very happy with their R-972. The biggest drawback of the R-972 is that it spoils you. When we go to...
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I'm using 5 Stradas in a 5.1 systems with a Hsu...

I'm using 5 Stradas in a 5.1 systems with a Hsu Reaseach subwoofer. The front left and right speakers are on the table stands with the tweeters at approximately 12 inches below ear level. The front...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I played your .mp3 file through my iPhone while...

I played your .mp3 file through my iPhone while tapping (using a fingernail) the same areas of the speaker and stand as you recorded. Your recorded sounds were much worse than the sounds I was...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I have 5 Strada speakers and 2 of them are on...

I have 5 Strada speakers and 2 of them are on floor stands. I have not noticed any buzzing or clipping sound from any of the speakers (or stands) even at high volume peaks during movies.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Encom Tron
I just sent you a PM. I would be interested in...

I just sent you a PM. I would be interested in purchasing your extra R-972 if you decide to sell it.
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I bought a Sherwood Newcastle R-972 about a year...

I bought a Sherwood Newcastle R-972 about a year ago and ran 5 Stradas using it's internal amps with no problem. This was in a 39 foot by 14 foot room with vaulted celings that opens into a similar...
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
I bought a Sherwood Newcastle R-972 about a year...

I bought a Sherwood Newcastle R-972 about a year ago and ran 5 Stradas using it's internal amps with no problem. This was in a 39 foot by 14 foot room with vaulted celings that opens into a similar...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RexST http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1179978/sherwood-r-972-user-thread/2940#post_23693776)

Can anyone with efficient...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RexST http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1179978/sherwood-r-972-user-thread/2940#post_23693776)

Can anyone with efficient...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-12-2013, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Encom Tron
My PS3 gets the most use for games (and does...

My PS3 gets the most use for games (and does extra work as a blu-ray and Netflix player). It is hooked up in our primary theater along with a PS2, original XBox, and a Sega Dreamcast.

Our...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
I took pictures with my cell phone so that I can...

I took pictures with my cell phone so that I can quickly re-enter the settings if a reset becomes necessary in the future. Good luck.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cschang http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1179978/sherwood-r-972-user-thread/2820#post_23481908)

I have not encountered this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
While I would prefer that the R-972 didn't have...

While I would prefer that the R-972 didn't have a few quirks, everytime I use it I'm thrilled at how incredible it makes both of my theaters sound. Last night I watched a couple episodes of Burn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
I hooked up one of my R-972s between a 3D...

I hooked up one of my R-972s between a 3D monitor and my PS3. Playing a PS3 game in 3D had no problems whatsoever. You may want to try some different HDMI cables and see if it fixes the issue (try...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
I hooked up one of my R-972s between a 3D...

I hooked up one of my R-972s between a 3D monitor and my PS3. Playing a PS3 game in 3D had no problems whatsoever. You may want to try some different HDMI cables and see if it fixes the issue (try...
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by simon...

Quote:Originally Posted by simon wagstaff2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/805768/official-anthony-gallo-owners-thread/2730#post_23264424)

No knock on...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 448,461
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mags77 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/805768/official-anthony-gallo-owners-thread/2730#post_23228943)

Hi! I have just bought...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by p26963 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1179978/sherwood-r-972-user-thread/2400#post_23153520)

No microphone plugged in. No...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Is the calibration microphone still plugged in?...

Is the calibration microphone still plugged in? It should be removed after calibration.

Are you using a quality power conditioner? If you have "dirty" power it can impair performance.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bhazard http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1179978/sherwood-r-972-user-thread/2340#post_23108336)

Its gonna be a problem down the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,371
Views: 268,628
Posted By Encom Tron
One more thing - did you leave the calibration...

One more thing - did you leave the calibration microphone connected? I'm pretty sure that can result in distortion.
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