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Forum: Speakers   12-27-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Are you close to US border? If so you could have...

Are you close to US border? If so you could have the speakers shipped to a Kinek point and pick them up that way. It would increase the number of speakers available to you.

https://www.kinek.com/
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2014, 09:34 AM
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Views: 22
Posted By afrogt
A list from how many years back? Here is the...

A list from how many years back?

Here is the list of current models.
http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/ch.AV-Receivers.Support

An archived list of previous models...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By afrogt
^^^^ His budget is $600 for the PAIR, not each....

^^^^
His budget is $600 for the PAIR, not each. There's not one KEF tower in his price range unless he goes to $800/pr for the Q500.
http://www.kefdirect.com/q500-floorstanding-loudspeaker.html
...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By afrogt
Lots of options here in your price range. ...

Lots of options here in your price range.

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/category/tower-speakers/20322.aspx?path=ad5d4202285b835da3906475db950f95en01



Polk Tsi500
Polk T600
Polk RTiA7...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 64
Posted By afrogt
If you're going to add an amp like the Emotiva...

If you're going to add an amp like the Emotiva you definitely need a receiver with preouts.

The matching center is the CSiA6. If you have room for another upright tower speaker then go for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By afrogt
you're gonna need some type of monitor to set it...

you're gonna need some type of monitor to set it up properly. maybe your computer monitor will suffice? If your monitor has DVI instead of HDMI you can get a HDMI to DVI adapter or cable.

Works...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 34
Posted By afrogt
yes, it should be fine for your needs.

yes, it should be fine for your needs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 64
Posted By afrogt
So you receive over the air channels or your...

So you receive over the air channels or your cable/sat box is connected directly to the TV?

Have you tried using the 2nd optical input on the HK AVR 240?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By afrogt
You can enable Dynamic Volume and then change the...

You can enable Dynamic Volume and then change the setting to Midnight. Page 47.

Manual can be downloaded here if you don't have it....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 64
Posted By afrogt
Do you have a cable or satellite box connected to...

Do you have a cable or satellite box connected to the receiver? If so, how is it connected? HDMI, optical, digital coax, RCA cables?
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 31
Posted By afrogt
M60's are equivalent to TSi400. Makes no...

M60's are equivalent to TSi400.

Makes no sense to me to get the lesser Tsi300.
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 34
Posted By afrogt
you might want a cable longer than 1 meter so you...

you might want a cable longer than 1 meter so you have some distance from the speaker and your iPhone.

That's up to you.
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By afrogt
Energy Take Classic and a slimline AVR like the...

Energy Take Classic and a slimline AVR like the Marantz NR series.

You wont even spend $1000.
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 34
Posted By afrogt
That's exactly the cable you need. It's a stereo...

That's exactly the cable you need. It's a stereo cable.

Some PA speakers have the audio inputs on one speaker and then run an extension cable to the other speaker. Just depends on the make and...
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By afrogt
I still think you'd want a sub because it'll hit...

I still think you'd want a sub because it'll hit those lower frequencies and bookshelf speaker can't reach. But you'll want a quality musical sub, not a boomy home theater sub.
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By afrogt
You don't need to set a limiter. Just don't turn...

You don't need to set a limiter. Just don't turn it up that high. Use common sense. Besides it doesn't take much power to drive a pair of speakers to loud volumes. if you were truly pumping 150W...
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 140
Posted By afrogt
Don't forget to plug in the calibration mic and...

Don't forget to plug in the calibration mic and run YPAO again once you get your new speakers connected. You've changed your system and need to run the setup once more to get to crossover settings...
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 140
Posted By afrogt
so you only bought one pair of the Core bookshelf...

so you only bought one pair of the Core bookshelf speakers? What are you using for surrounds?

How does it sound to you compared to your old Yamaha speakers?
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 140
Posted By afrogt
$500 really isn't a lot of money to replace a 5.1...

$500 really isn't a lot of money to replace a 5.1 speaker setup. But you have to work within your budget.

You'll want to replace your front speakers all at one time because you want the same sound...
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 446
Posted By afrogt
Sonos is more about wireless and convenience than...

Sonos is more about wireless and convenience than sound quality.
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By afrogt
Pretty much every mainstream speaker comes with a...

Pretty much every mainstream speaker comes with a 5 year warranty.

go get your money back from the Squaretrade purchase.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 95
Posted By afrogt
I think its time for the OP to upgrade his TV....

I think its time for the OP to upgrade his TV. standard definition looks terrible in this age of HDTV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 95
Posted By afrogt
I said that way back in post #4...

I said that way back in post #4 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) with a link to the installation guide too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 95
Posted By afrogt
according to the manual the WDTV comes with a...

according to the manual the WDTV comes with a composite cable that plugs into the jack on the far right in the back.

http://www.wdc.com/wdproducts/library/QIG/global/4079-705135.pdf
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By afrogt
The HTD 30 day trial is only on bookshelf and...

The HTD 30 day trial is only on bookshelf and center speakers. No free return shipping on the towers.

http://www.htd.com/Risk-Free-In-Home-Trial/guarantee
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