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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13,330
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Posted By DanHouck
Whoops, I'm a little weak in the counting...

Whoops, I'm a little weak in the counting department. :)

So what is the verdict? 8801 or T175HD?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13,330
Views: 789,058
Posted By DanHouck
8801 versus NAD T175HD I'm upgrading my old...

8801 versus NAD T175HD

I'm upgrading my old system, a 5.1 based on the Parasound 2500U. Yeah, I know I should send that to the Smithsonian!

I recognize the 8801 is a much more capable unit,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Thanks Jerry, I'll check again. I didn't change...

Thanks Jerry, I'll check again. I didn't change anything in the processor when I installed the Dirac and the system without it used to pass these signals fine.

But maybe I missed something.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Sorry, double post.

Sorry, double post.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Is this a Dirac problem? Now that I have the...

Is this a Dirac problem?

Now that I have the Dirac 88A in my system between the Parasound AVP and the final amp, I find that some downloaded formats are not making it to the amp, specifically...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Can I just subtract out the 10db at the...

Can I just subtract out the 10db at the subwoofer?

If not, how do I specify the custom setting to avoid this problem.

Will you be posting a guide to record-setting fuse changes? :)

Happy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
We did select for the 5.1 option before we...

We did select for the 5.1 option before we calibrated, I am certain.

No reflective surfaces but one very absorptive one, between the speaker and the listening position.

Ho, ho, ho. HT has sure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
I hesitate to ask elementary noob questions in...

I hesitate to ask elementary noob questions in the middle of all this highly sophisticated stuff, but here goes:

With help of a computer whiz buddy we finally were able to run a proper room...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9,581
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Posted By DanHouck
That guide is awesome, thanks to Jerry once...

That guide is awesome, thanks to Jerry once again! Thank you so much for posting it CaptainBrent. Downloaded, printed and added to my manual.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2015, 08:44 AM
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Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Question: Has anyone created a control file for...

Question: Has anyone created a control file for the 88a on a Harmony remote?

If so, where to find it. Nothing on the Harmony site.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Thank you Jerry your instructions will be...

Thank you Jerry your instructions will be followed to the letter and I'll report back. Will take a few days.

Signed

The Common Rookie!

:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
I saw that but then someone else noted that if...

I saw that but then someone else noted that if you raise all channels equally, which is what I understand the dip switch change does, the calibration should be unaffected.

Hence my question.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2015, 05:43 AM
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Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
I'm dealing with the same problem. The 88a cuts...

I'm dealing with the same problem. The 88a cuts the volume level so much that I can't get the desired volume level even with the AVP cranked all the way up.

Tried simply raising the channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2015, 03:42 PM
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Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Great response, thanks. I should tell you that...

Great response, thanks. I should tell you that the inadequate level problem mainly occurs with torrents which we sometimes have to resort to down here in Mexico because we can't get original...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2015, 12:00 PM
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Posted By DanHouck
OK here's a dumb newbie question about my 88a...

OK here's a dumb newbie question about my 88a setup. I need more gain in the chain from my Parasound AVC2500U and my Sunfire Cinema Grand power amp. The Sunfire has no volume control(s).

Hookups...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-13-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 8,499
Posted By DanHouck
Talking I'm just laughing my ass off here. This has to...

I'm just laughing my ass off here. This has to be the funniest thing around here in quite a while. LOLOLOL!
Forum: Front Projector   09-15-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By DanHouck
WTB Recent and reasonable hours RS4910

WTB from established member here a RS4910 with reasonable lamp life left and purchased from an authorized dealer. The deal must include an original receipt from said authorized dealer.

It would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
Thanks Mike. How much warranty problem have...

Thanks Mike.

How much warranty problem have you had with this projector?

The post above about refurbs directly from JVC wasn't very encouraging.

I might add that several months ago Mike had...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
Got it Mike. Still looking for the answer to...

Got it Mike.

Still looking for the answer to the question as to whether or not the JVC warranty is transferable if a unit is purchased from a member here.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
Yes. They are not optimistic they will have any...

Yes. They are not optimistic they will have any more B stock units.

As I said, I'd really rather buy from AVS. I got my first projector there and I trust them.

My second choice would be to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
Warranty is problematic for me as I will be...

Warranty is problematic for me as I will be taking the projector to Mexico where I live most of the time. I would have to bring it back and ship it on my twice yearly visits up there.

I will say...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
I'm told it has a one year warranty from the...

I'm told it has a one year warranty from the vendor. That may not be worth the paper it is written on.

If one buys on resale, say from a member of this group, the warranty doesn't transfer,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-15-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By DanHouck
Your opinion JVC DLA RS4910 B stock deal on EBay

Looking to get a decent deal on an RS4910 but AVS isn't optimistic they'll get any more B stock 4910s. There is one listed on EBay from an AVDeals listed as manufacturer refurb by JVC. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By DanHouck
I second the suggestion to call SVS directly. ...

I second the suggestion to call SVS directly. Their customer service is superb!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9,581
Views: 273,851
Posted By DanHouck
Thanks for the answers, folks!

Thanks for the answers, folks!
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