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Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,213
Posted By deadheadmike
I have the 40,45,70's 75, RTIA9,RTI12, LSIM 703...

I have the 40,45,70's 75, RTIA9,RTI12, LSIM 703 ..Sonically the RTIA9 is awesome{ using a Sunfire 7401 @ 400w } but the 75's can be had in ur budget I got a pair on newegg for $140/ea
If you can use...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 903
Posted By deadheadmike
XLR or HDMI or RCA but not direct to amp you need...

XLR or HDMI or RCA but not direct to amp you need a preamp for decoding and volume control
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 903
Posted By deadheadmike
Consider Sunfire 7401 400w 7ch or Outlaw 7700...

Consider Sunfire 7401 400w 7ch or Outlaw 7700 300w 7ch Yes expensive new but I was lucky to find a deal. Bi-AMP your speakers
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,105
Posted By deadheadmike
I am using 4 Klipsch up firing and also...

I am using 4 Klipsch up firing and also additional Polk front/rear height angled down. Whatever one set up lacks the other makes up for it. My system is set up for both Atmos & Auro 3d
A little...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By deadheadmike
I am using 4 Klipsch RP–140SA mounted approx. 4Ft...

I am using 4 Klipsch RP–140SA mounted approx. 4Ft high on top of front and rear towers. 8Ft ceiling . I have only one solid test of ATMOS with ROGER WATERS THE WALL Blu-ray. The sound is awesome. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 570
Posted By deadheadmike
I too am having some hum via my Carver TGA 7401...

I too am having some hum via my Carver TGA 7401 and Outlaw 770 I will try some of the methods above.. The one on grounding the cable splitter is a new idea to me I'll try it.
Thinking about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 603,169
Posted By deadheadmike
I got a deal on a new TGA7401 but a week later...

I got a deal on a new TGA7401 but a week later one sold on ebay for 1250.00 less
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 603,169
Posted By deadheadmike
Yes I also use the TGA-7401, 2 Carver 705x,...

Yes I also use the TGA-7401, 2 Carver 705x, Carver 806x, Marantz MM8077, and Outlaw 770. THE TGA 7401 is running my 2/6 front R/L and 2/6 rear surrounds and 1/3 center ch. Although the Sunfire is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 603,169
Posted By deadheadmike
Are both the balanced & unbalanced audio outputs...

Are both the balanced & unbalanced audio outputs active at the same time? I see in the setup menu you choose which one but I have a number of amps that do not have XLR inputs and I need to split the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By deadheadmike
Question Auro 3-d speaker set up

I have the Marantz AV-8802a and just upgraded the codec [auro3d]. I have the 2 Height channels on the pre-out connected to 4 Klipsch RP-140SA mounted on top of my 2/6 fronts and on my 2/6 rear...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-17-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By deadheadmike
got it .. I look forward to more gg dvda's . They...

got it .. I look forward to more gg dvda's . They need to do the entire catalog
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By deadheadmike
Question Auro-3d speaker set up

I have the Marantz AV-8802a and just upgraded the codec [auro3d]. I have the 2 Height channels on the pre-out connected to 4 Klipsch RP-140SA mounted on top of my 2/6 fronts and on my 2/6 rear...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-07-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By deadheadmike
If You do a Google search I'm sure you can find...

If You do a Google search I'm sure you can find replacement red/black caps for terminals. they are universal in size
http://www.parts-express.com/cat/terminal-plates-cups/321
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By deadheadmike
I agree . I use 14ga wire instead of the factory...

I agree . I use 14ga wire instead of the factory jumpers.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-07-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By deadheadmike
Cool Marantz AV8802a -XLR or RCA output

I have a ? on the audio out, Can I use both the XLR & RCA at the same time?
My Sunfire TGA-7401 has XLR and my other 5 amps have only RCA. I am using 3 pairs of main L/R speakers and 2 centers, 4...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-14-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By deadheadmike
video cable = audio

I use the video cable for center output from pre-out to amp
Forum: Audio Gear   10-11-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By deadheadmike
Yes I know I missed 2 on ebay a few months ago, I...

Yes I know I missed 2 on ebay a few months ago, I have 2 705x amps, I'm looking to bi amp with the same 806x amp, bridged it's a powerhouse specs say 360w but its under rated. It blows my carver...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 794
Posted By deadheadmike
Sort of, 11.2 As I do not have dolby Atmos yet...

Sort of, 11.2 As I do not have dolby Atmos yet . When front height/wide is selected my surround back ch is not active. Just xtra speakers set in key locations to fill in a large room approx 30x40
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 794
Posted By deadheadmike
"WHEN THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN, DONT BOTHER KNOCKING,...

"WHEN THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN, DONT BOTHER KNOCKING, JUST COME ON IN" Stevie Ray Vaughn
Forum: Audio Gear   10-09-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By deadheadmike
WTB Carver 806x amp

looking for another one. Any help is welcome to locate one larkstoung@nycap.rr.com
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12,215
Views: 603,169
Posted By deadheadmike
$3000+ price I'm still waiting for the price to...

$3000+ price I'm still waiting for the price to drop I spent about the same for more audio amps and speakers. which in my ear sounds blissful
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-09-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By deadheadmike
Still a dedicated analog listener too I will...

Still a dedicated analog listener too I will never part with my Lp collection, tapes on the other hand are collecting dust bunnies
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 794
Posted By deadheadmike
Surround yourself in speakers

Why stop at 7.1 My set up has 22 speakers 8 main fronts [polk rtia9-rti12-monitor 75-70] all bi-amped using 2 Carver 806x bridged (390w),Carver TFM 45 & 55(375w), 2 Carver 705x bi-amped (190w) also...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-09-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By deadheadmike
USB ext audio via optical to AV

Before I upgraded my computer which I use HDMI out, I used a Startech external usb audio device to play all my HD FLAC 24/96 to my Pioneer AV. Works very well using JRIVER as my media player to play...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-08-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By deadheadmike
high there, I too have a niles ssvc -4 My set...

high there, I too have a niles ssvc -4
My set up is as follows:
pioneer sc 1222k receiver hooked up via pre-out to a sony STR-de898 receiver
speakers/ front polk 75t,center polk 25b, surr polk...
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