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Forum: Great Found Deals   03-26-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By GoatLocker
I do not use the phone app at all. I tried it a...

I do not use the phone app at all. I tried it a few times when I first installed the hub, but did not find it useful. For almost everything I do ( transport buttons, volume, mute, guide, DVR list,...
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-26-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By GoatLocker
The remote in the original post (and the Elite I...

The remote in the original post (and the Elite I assume) can be set up so the touch screen automatically locks if not used for a set time. The lock only locks the touch screen, and it stays locked...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By GoatLocker
The A-700 would be a lateral move. The 818 has a...

The A-700 would be a lateral move. The 818 has a pretty beefy amp section. Like most AVR's, the 818's output drops some with all channels driven. I have not seen a measurement of the 818, but the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-18-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By GoatLocker
Giving the benefit of the doubt, I'm assuming...

Giving the benefit of the doubt, I'm assuming that was sarcasm... I'm also guessing that the "extra" dust cap was completely flush (and very hard to detect) when inspected, and only lifted and...
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-17-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By GoatLocker
No, it's normally $299 on Amazon, but has been...

No, it's normally $299 on Amazon, but has been out of stock since Aug 2016. Currently $185 from several third party sellers (still Prime), or used from $159. All info available via the Camelizer...
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-17-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By GoatLocker
I've had this model for a few years and it has...

I've had this model for a few years and it has been great for the most part. It does lock up every few months, requiring a reset of the hub. Also, the location of the transport buttons has been...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-15-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,478
Posted By GoatLocker
When S&V measured the 10S...

When S&V measured the 10S (http://www.soundandvision.com/content/rsl-speakers-speedwoofer-10s-subwoofer-review-test-bench), it was -3 at 30 hz, -6db at 27 hz.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-06-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By GoatLocker
I've been looking to build a diy compact sub with...

I've been looking to build a diy compact sub with capabilities similar to the HSU VTF-2 MK5, and this seems to be very close. One concern is calculated port resonance being 160 hz. For Jay1 how...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 109
Posted By GoatLocker
I added an Airport Express to my Onkyo TX-NR818. ...

I added an Airport Express to my Onkyo TX-NR818. I mostly use it with my Zone 2 speakers using the Onkyo's internal amps. I keep the Zone 2 volume turned up and use the volume on the iPhone/iPad to...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By GoatLocker
I think you will find it distracting that the...

I think you will find it distracting that the sounds are so disconnected from the picture. Like crn3371 asked, is there a reason behind this placement?
Forum: Great Found Deals   11-25-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By GoatLocker
The $15 off code works from amazon's "prime now"...

The $15 off code works from amazon's "prime now" (https://primenow.amazon.com/) site, where you get 2 hour delivery if you live in an eligible area. I couldn't resist grabbing a pair for $85, and was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-25-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By GoatLocker
The Jamo J-112 is supposed to be virtually the...

The Jamo J-112 is supposed to be virtually the same as the Klipsch R-112, and is available today for $230 (http://www.ebay.com/itm/131975983879) if you don't mind ebay. At that price, you could get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By GoatLocker
I see the same issue with my Cox Contour DVR...

I see the same issue with my Cox Contour DVR feeding my Onkyo TX-NR818. It happens when listening to surround content with the DVR audio format set to Dolby Digital. Setting the DVR output to PCM...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 55,151
Views: 4,089,485
Posted By GoatLocker
Congrats! I was going to bid, but got busy and...

Congrats! I was going to bid, but got busy and missed it. Already have one S12, so would have made a pair. Let me know if you change your mind... ;)
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By GoatLocker
http://images.shopgoodwill.com/5/9-29-2016/1089855...

http://images.shopgoodwill.com/5/9-29-2016/10898552971959le.JPG

I'm going to guess DIY considering the "unique" mix of drivers.
Forum: Speakers   09-24-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 55,151
Views: 4,089,485
Posted By GoatLocker
I like like the idea of Dennis taking a look at...

I like like the idea of Dennis taking a look at the RC's and giving some feedback, even if he says the juice is not worth the squeeze. And yes, putting a ribbon or other exotic tweeter in them is...
Forum: Speakers   09-23-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55,151
Views: 4,089,485
Posted By GoatLocker
Agree with all of the above. As for the last...

Agree with all of the above. As for the last part, you might be inferring incorrectly the spirit of my post. Or maybe I'm the one misinterpreting yours. :o
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 55,151
Views: 4,089,485
Posted By GoatLocker
With almost 55K posts, this is the largest thread...

With almost 55K posts, this is the largest thread in the speaker section, so I suspect there might be a few interested parties (like me). I always wondered if just maybe someone wouldn't offer a mod...
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By GoatLocker
If you would consider used, you could post a WTB...

If you would consider used, you could post a WTB thread in the classified area, or even post in the Energy Owners Thread (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/630450-energy-owners-thread.html). ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 42,916
Posted By GoatLocker
I wonder what a destination wedding in Saint...

I wonder what a destination wedding in Saint George (https://www.theknot.com/us/riley-knight-and-jeremy-edge-may-2017), Grenada costs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By GoatLocker
It does sound like the beginning of the HDMI...

It does sound like the beginning of the HDMI failure. If the speaker icons are off when you have the no sound issue, you can be sure. It will probably get worse if that's the case.

I would take...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By GoatLocker
Like Bill wrote, tinning the wires won't increase...

Like Bill wrote, tinning the wires won't increase the reliability of the connection. Wires are normally "tinned" to prepare them for soldering to a terminal.



Would it work? Yes. A 40 or 50...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 419
Posted By GoatLocker
Weller is a good brand. Wattage depends on the...

Weller is a good brand. Wattage depends on the size of terminals you are soldering to. A 40w soldering pen should be OK on smaller tabs, but you will want a 1/8" chisel tip as opposed to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 806,882
Posted By GoatLocker
Glad it worked. Ah 4K. Didn't think of that!

Glad it worked.

Ah 4K. Didn't think of that!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 806,882
Posted By GoatLocker
Are you using a multi-function remote? It sounds...

Are you using a multi-function remote? It sounds like you are not setting the TV to HDMI input 1 when listening to your NR818 in NET.

That said, with the NR818's ability to pass HDMI through to...
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