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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Jon S
I have the Pioneer SC-67 and I love it... There...

I have the Pioneer SC-67 and I love it... There are a couple of things you should know, though...
1. It has gobs of power, I think it will have more power than Denon or Marantz. The amp is Class-D...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 37
Posted By Jon S
Actually, ever since multi-channel AVRs been...

Actually, ever since multi-channel AVRs been coming out, they have always shown the power output as two channels only. Only a couple of companies still show the spec with all channels driven.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By Jon S
If you do a lot of repeated cuts of the same...

If you do a lot of repeated cuts of the same size, a table saw saves a lot of time and you know that the sizes are accurate as long as you do not move the fence.. But small table saws are terrible...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6,049
Views: 801,685
Posted By Jon S
Chances are the unit probably has a failing...

Chances are the unit probably has a failing battery to charge the memory that stores the settings. If it does not have a battery, the NV-RAM is going bad. Either way, new firmware ain't gonna fix...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Jon S
The Sony does not support much beyond what you...

The Sony does not support much beyond what you listed... It is a very old unit, no HDMI or if I remember, component inputs... It should have analog multichannel inputs, so older players should be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Jon S
Let's see how long the Onkyo lasts... I will...

Let's see how long the Onkyo lasts... I will never buy or recommend anyone to buy an Onkyo... All three Onkyos I had failed with the dreaded HDMI problem.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,571
Posted By Jon S
Another reason to quit Onkyo... On a...

Another reason to quit Onkyo...

On a sidenote, the TX-NR905 is not covered... Even though it is suffering the same issue, no audio....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,571
Posted By Jon S
Well, i just entered the s/n of my TX-NR905 which...

Well, i just entered the s/n of my TX-NR905 which has no audio... I get an error, invalid serial number....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By Jon S
Onkyo TX-NR905 Issue...

My TX-NR905 had the dreaded HDMI caps issue. I swapped out the caps and it worked fine for a while. I bought a Pioneer receiver and put the Onkyo away a few months ago. I got it back out and tried...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,019
Posted By Jon S
One thing to consider is the speakers... Are...

One thing to consider is the speakers... Are they 4-, 6- or 8-ohms? The Pioneers can handily drive 4-ohms speakers. I am not sure if the Denon or Marantz can... At least not to loud levels...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Jon S
Well, my last of my Onkyos (a TX-NR905, I owned...

Well, my last of my Onkyos (a TX-NR905, I owned two TX-NR905s and a TX-NR906) bit the dust. The HDMI board failed earlier in the year and I fixed it with no issues. But now, I get absolutely no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Jon S
Not graphics cards, processors... They are the...

Not graphics cards, processors... They are the chips that convert the incoming signal to hi-def... e.g. a DVD 640x480 signal is upconverted to 1080P.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By Jon S
It's not the DACs that get hot... It's the...

It's not the DACs that get hot... It's the HDMI/Graphics processors that really get hot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Jon S
If what the tech said was true, there would be a...

If what the tech said was true, there would be a heck of a lot of PS3 owners complaining on this... Utter nonsense...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Jon S
recommend you take it in for service... something...

recommend you take it in for service... something is going wrong with the amplifier...

Considering the price of the unit, you probably be better off buying another unit...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-29-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Jon S
if you are not getting any bass, then the amp is...

if you are not getting any bass, then the amp is probably bad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 577,084
Posted By Jon S
You should never put the mike on a box... The...

You should never put the mike on a box... The flat surface of the box will affect the acoustic Audyssey response big time in a bad way...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By Jon S
Sunfire uses Bob Carver's amp design which more...

Sunfire uses Bob Carver's amp design which more or less runs directly off the 120V line without a transformer... It is very efficient but it was never that popular. The amp can have ground hum...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Jon S
I'd get the bigger sub... The room is too large...

I'd get the bigger sub... The room is too large for a 10" driver...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Jon S
I consistently get the same problem... I just...

I consistently get the same problem... I just ignore it... In fact, there is a little statement onscreen that says to ignore if you know the wiring is correct...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-22-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,928
Posted By Jon S
You should try Hawaiian Koa... It has a golden...

You should try Hawaiian Koa... It has a golden brown hue... Unfortunately, I think it is kinda expensive...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11,214
Views: 1,370,894
Posted By Jon S
I have a Oppo BDP95 which has performed admirably...

I have a Oppo BDP95 which has performed admirably since I bought it new over a year ago... Recently I have been having HDMI synching issues. Sometimes when skipping chapters, I would lose audio. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,086
Views: 577,084
Posted By Jon S
I would seriously consider another brand over...

I would seriously consider another brand over Onkyo... Every generation of Onkyo has been having some sort of widespread issue of one sort or another... Bad HDMI boards, bad IDE connectors, bad...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-16-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,928
Posted By Jon S
I can't see any pictures... All I get is this...

I can't see any pictures... All I get is this...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Jon S
I ran into a problem here. The grills I built...

I ran into a problem here. The grills I built would not fit. The clearance between the driver and the baffle was a bit too tight. It was fine earlier but because I painted the frame, the...
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