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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
  Amp?
Views: 162
Posted By grasshoppers
My opinion...just the fronts. Your surrounds ...

My opinion...just the fronts. Your surrounds
Will be fine.
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By grasshoppers
Those are both good speakers. You should listen ...

Those are both good speakers. You should listen
To the speakers if you can. I'm not a fan of
Horn loaded tweeters. Everybody hears different!

I'm very happy with my Ascend Acoustics Sierra One....
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 144
Posted By grasshoppers
Those are good speakers...good price too! You...

Those are good speakers...good price too!
You are probably going to need a good subwoofer.
Don't know what your budget is?
SVS makes good subs
http://www.svsound.com/pages/subwoofers

A good...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 256
Posted By grasshoppers
My experience with audio on the Super Bowl Has...

My experience with audio on the Super Bowl
Has not been good generally. The last Fox
Broadcast was very bad IMHO.

I left my surround system off this year.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By grasshoppers
Are you using Apple products?

Are you using Apple products?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
  Amp?
Views: 162
Posted By grasshoppers
Couple of things...those are bookshelf/satellite ...

Couple of things...those are bookshelf/satellite
Speakers with 4.5 inch main drivers. They are not
Going to get as loud as you may want, especially in
Your very LARGE room...simple physics apply...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By grasshoppers
The Yamaha sub has some interesting features To...

The Yamaha sub has some interesting features
To be sure. The servo design and the bass selector
Switch could be pluses.

On the negative side though the published
Specs aren't very impressive...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By grasshoppers
Interesting how we came up with different...

Interesting how we came up with different conclusions
Based on the OP's description of his issues. I hadn't even
Considered the AVR as possibly being defective?
Definitely possible though.

The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By grasshoppers
I read thru your post a few times.... It would...

I read thru your post a few times....
It would seem to me you have an issue
With your laptop computer. But, I'm not
Totally sure.

You could try a USB DAC, but make sure
You can return it if it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
  Amp?
Views: 162
Posted By grasshoppers
It would help if you listed your equipment, ...

It would help if you listed your equipment,
Room size, listening habits and your seating
Distance from the speakers.

And yes, there are a ton of amps that you
Could add to your system ranging...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By grasshoppers
Try the owners thread... ...

Try the owners thread...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1497598-anthem-mrx-receivers-310-510-710-owners-thread-tweaking-guide.html
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-05-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 585
Posted By grasshoppers
This may work: ...

This may work:

http://www.crutchfield.com/S-EMgQRoJRkNj/p_158HAPZ1ES/Sony-HAP-Z1ES.html

Or

https://www.assassinhtpc.com/audiophile.php
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By grasshoppers
The simple solution is to run optical out From...

The simple solution is to run optical out
From your tv into the AVR for your Smart TV
Apps. That's what I did.
In my opinion ARC is very buggy and not worth
The hassle.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By grasshoppers
RCA connection...red or white, Just pick one.

RCA connection...red or white,
Just pick one.
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 144
Posted By grasshoppers
You need to buy speakers that 'go better' with ...

You need to buy speakers that 'go better' with
Your Ears!! Your Denon can handle most anything
You hook up to it! You migh want to stay with
The same Pioneer series you already have.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-04-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 34,568
Posted By grasshoppers
Sorry to hear about your mis-fortune.:( You...

Sorry to hear about your mis-fortune.:(
You should look at getting a Mac-Mini and filling
It up with music. You can use iTunes (of course)
Or Jriver for the Mac.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-03-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 550
Posted By grasshoppers
Correction: The Outlaw has selectable...

Correction:

The Outlaw has selectable crossover points of
60hz,80hz,100hz and of course bypass(full range)

At $700 quite the bargain...leaving more money
For speakers and sub. Very well...
Forum: Speakers   02-03-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By grasshoppers
Upgrade the subwoofer 1st...that's the weak ...

Upgrade the subwoofer 1st...that's the weak
Link in your system right now.
May well cure your upgradeitis.

Nothing wrong with your other equipment!

That said...those Paradigm's are pretty...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By grasshoppers
Where did you hear/read this information??? ...

Where did you hear/read this information???

The .1 channel on any DVD/blu-ray is indeed
A discrete channel with info only for the subwoofer.
This assumes that the movie was encode in Dolby...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By grasshoppers
You want the LFE channel (the -.1- in a 5.1 set...

You want the LFE channel (the -.1- in a 5.1 set up)
To be able to play all its content, which includes
Material up to 120hz. (When watching DVD or blu-ray)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-01-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22,762
Views: 1,568,008
Posted By grasshoppers
I read somewhere that by using PEQ to smooth A...

I read somewhere that by using PEQ to smooth
A peak more Audyssey resources (which are limited)
Could be used (applied) to further correct other
Issues more effectively. Hopefully that makes sense.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 53
Posted By grasshoppers
An AppleTV 3rd generation might work, it has...

An AppleTV 3rd generation might work, it has optical
Audio output. You would need an HDMI monitor to set up.
http://www.apple.com/shop/buy-tv/apple-tv-3rd-gen

Or you could try an airport...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By grasshoppers
Audyssey originally set my sub at -7.0db and I...

Audyssey originally set my sub at
-7.0db and I raised it to -3.0db.
Net gain of +4.0db.
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By grasshoppers
No Paradigm speakers??;):p ...

No Paradigm speakers??;):p

http://www.paradigm.com
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By grasshoppers
Just wire up the other pair of speakers to The...

Just wire up the other pair of speakers to
The front 'B' terminals...like you did the
front 'A' speakers. Nothing more needed.

Be careful though when running A & B
Together (at the same...
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