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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2017, 08:13 AM
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Posted By richardyc
There isn't much to choose from if you are...

There isn't much to choose from if you are looking for an one box solution with at least 9 channels with XLR inputs for under $2k. There are only 2 as far as I know, the Yamaha MX-A5000 and the...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
lets hope they don't price it so high, I might...

lets hope they don't price it so high, I might actually get one if it has the 'Thiel' name on it and it's half way decent. you know, just to support them and to keep the company afloat. ;)

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Forum: Speakers   01-04-2017, 07:51 AM
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Posted By richardyc
Happy new year! Looks like Thiel will unveil a...

Happy new year! Looks like Thiel will unveil a new pr of speakers 40.3 at the CES 2017.


https://www.thielaudio.com/40-3-reference-loudspeaker/
Forum: Audio Gear   12-30-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By richardyc
Are you sure it is your tv? It could be from your...

Are you sure it is your tv? It could be from your cable box, if you have one hooked up, unplug the coaxial cable from the cable box to see if the hum is still there.


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Forum: Speakers   12-29-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
just got 4 more Thiel Powerplane 1.2 on ebay at...

just got 4 more Thiel Powerplane 1.2 on ebay at $100 each plus shipping!! unbelievable deal! there were overpriced at $1280 each, at $100, its a no brainer! The used market is or was flooded with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-29-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 38,172
Posted By richardyc
I just got a 7703 few days ago. I wasn’t ready...

I just got a 7703 few days ago. I wasn’t ready to upgrade until this summer, but my local dealer gave me an overstocked/Xmas price that I couldn’t resist. This replaced my trusty Onkyo TX-NR5007...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By richardyc
any update? looking to get either the X6300h or...

any update? looking to get either the X6300h or 7200WA for 100% movies watching.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-07-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,322
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Posted By richardyc
It looks like all 3 current (ULS-15 MK2...

It looks like all 3 current (ULS-15 MK2 (http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/uls-15mk2.html),VTF-15H MK2 (http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/vtf-15hmk2.html) and VTF-3 MK5 HP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,358
Views: 156,647
Posted By richardyc
the problem with buying from sellers on ebay is...

the problem with buying from sellers on ebay is that most sellers are not authorized dealer, I am looking for an A3060 myself, so I am looking at ebay also, as far as I can tell, there is only like 1...
Forum: Speakers   10-22-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 901
Posted By richardyc
pretty much all Céline Dion songs have some kind...

pretty much all Céline Dion songs have some kind of sibilance if play thru a pair of 'bad' speakers or system. I can't stand sibilance, it might be a nice pr of speakers to others, but if the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,457
Posted By richardyc
That's "ripcord", pretty much all in wall speaker...

That's "ripcord", pretty much all in wall speaker wires have that built in to make ripping the jacket easier.


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,623
Posted By richardyc
so what did you end up, the Yamaha?

so what did you end up, the Yamaha?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By richardyc
I just got a Sonos Amp for a pr of KEF Ventura...

I just got a Sonos Amp for a pr of KEF Ventura 6s, it's good enough for me, should be more than enough for the GS3s.


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By richardyc
Audioadvisor has a few 'demo' and factory...

Audioadvisor has a few 'demo' and factory refreshed for about 10% off. I doubt that you will find a new one for ~$2k.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,077
Views: 146,692
Posted By richardyc
I am all about good deals, but I wouldn't buy a...

I am all about good deals, but I wouldn't buy a processor without ATMOS now. one can get a demo Marantz AV8801 for under $1500, I wouldn't pay more than $1k for a 5000, but again, I wouldn't buy a...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
someone posted this link at the other Thiel...

someone posted this link at the other Thiel forum:


http://www.strata-gee.com/tons-of-turmoil-at-thiel-is-there-yet-another-new-ceo/
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
oh no, looks like the people behind the new 3rd...

oh no, looks like the people behind the new 3rd avenue line are all gone from Thiel now...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
any 3rd avenue owners checked in yet? are they...

any 3rd avenue owners checked in yet? are they selling any speakers from the new line?
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
I used to use a SCS4 for my center channel with a...

I used to use a SCS4 for my center channel with a pair of CS2.4s, then upgraded to a MCS1. The MCS1 was a better match with the CS2.4s, sound is more seamless. If you can, you should try to get the...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
it's interesting they would send AVS (unless...

it's interesting they would send AVS (unless imagic a freelancer and write for others?) a pr of their new speakers for review. so that means they are aware of AVSforum and probably this...
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 142,483
Posted By richardyc
Morado is awesome and in dark red like dark...

Morado is awesome and in dark red like dark cherry too, you might devalue the pair by restain it to dark cherry, as I think Morado is a non-standard wood and finish that has an 20% upcharge. Dark...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By richardyc
if you want to 'upgrade' to 4/8 ohm speakers, you...

if you want to 'upgrade' to 4/8 ohm speakers, you will most likely need to rewire and a new amp, so this will turn into a big job and you are basically replacing everything. The cheapest and easiest...
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By richardyc
I bought a pr of Kef Ventura 6 last week from...

I bought a pr of Kef Ventura 6 last week from OfficeMax/OfficeDepot. The price was right, I used a coupon code to get a $15 visa card with purchase. I should have it next week.
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By richardyc
you will need to find out what type of speakers...

you will need to find out what type of speakers and how the existing speakers are wired. you said office, so this is in a commercial building? Chances are, they are probably 70v type speakers/system....
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By richardyc
I just bought a pair of KEF Ventura 6 from...

I just bought a pair of KEF Ventura 6 from OfficeDepot, I was gonna get a pair of Bogen A8, that is supposed to be the best sounding outdoor speakers, but at 1/2 the price of A8, I will give the KEF...
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