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Forum: Speakers   12-26-2014, 10:08 AM
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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: 27
Views: 199
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: 2
Views: 37
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: 83
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
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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: 83
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: 5
Views: 67
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
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By afrogt
I wouldnt go from bookshelf speakers to...

I wouldnt go from bookshelf speakers to satellites. That seems like a backwards move.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Don't use an iPod so that fix is moot. I...

Don't use an iPod so that fix is moot.

I have the Star Wars BD's but haven't played them in a while and never noticed a dropout when I did play them, so I'm good.

Thanks JD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 19
Posted By afrogt
the energy subwoofer has its own amp and doesn't...

the energy subwoofer has its own amp and doesn't take any power from the Pioneer receiver. All it does is take a low frequency signal from the subwoofer output on the back of the receiver.

The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 83
Posted By afrogt
What does this mean?

What does this mean?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By afrogt
JD, What does the firmware update for the...

JD,

What does the firmware update for the 989 do? Mine works perfectly for my needs, just wondering what enhancements there are?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By afrogt
$500 more is a lot of money. Do you plan...

$500 more is a lot of money. Do you plan installing ceiling speakers for Dolby Atmos?

if not, save your money and keep the 828 and take advantage of the XT 32.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By afrogt
Set your left and right speakers to SMALL and...

Set your left and right speakers to SMALL and then set the crossover for your sub at 60 or 80hz.

Make sure you're not using Direct or Pure mode. The regular Stereo setting should work as long as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By afrogt
I don't think optical can carry DTS-HD or Dolby...

I don't think optical can carry DTS-HD or Dolby Digital Plus.

what are your old and new Yamaha receiver models?
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
so the tweeter isn't blown then. Those...

so the tweeter isn't blown then.

Those towers have two sets of speaker terminals. Are the jumpers still in place joining the top and bottom terminals?
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
well, the easy way to check and see if it's the...

well, the easy way to check and see if it's the tweeter is to swap the tweeter from the other tower speaker. Looks like 4 screws hold the tweeter in place, so should be pretty easy to swap.

If the...
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By afrogt
those are satellite speakers so there's always a...

those are satellite speakers so there's always a chance to blow them out if your turn up the volume too high.

Just be smart about it.
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
Might just be a blown tweeter which can be...

Might just be a blown tweeter which can be replaced, since you said it sounds muddy.
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
So Lubbock Texas? 350 miles to Dallas so not...

So Lubbock Texas? 350 miles to Dallas so not really close to Fry's.
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
look like Paradigm Monitor 7's to me.

look like Paradigm Monitor 7's to me.
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 199
Posted By afrogt
please add your location in case there may be...

please add your location in case there may be some regional stores near you, such as Fry's.
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 235
Posted By afrogt
While you're at it, listen to the Energy RC-70's...

While you're at it, listen to the Energy RC-70's too. They may be in a different room than the Pioneer, Infinity and JBL's speakers though.

Maybe in the room with Klipsch and possibly high end...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By afrogt
No, it shouldn't matter but since you have all...

No, it shouldn't matter but since you have all the equipment in your possession why don't you just try it?

Then there will be no doubt.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By afrogt
I thought DJ's used professional audio equipment...

I thought DJ's used professional audio equipment instead of AVR's?
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