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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,981
Views: 401,325
Posted By smitty8451
My CX-5000 just did the update so it's included ...

My CX-5000 just did the update so it's included

:):)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-07-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 5,426
Posted By smitty8451
Hooked up my new Rogue Audio Pharaoh integrated...

Hooked up my new Rogue Audio Pharaoh integrated amp to my Klipsch La Scala II speakers, dialed in my two rythmic audio ds1510 subs crossing the Scalas at 75kz, and put on a John Coltrain 180gm...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-21-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By smitty8451
I looked at this unit prior to buying the one I...

I looked at this unit prior to buying the one I quoted above, but won't the impedance matching circuitry cause an issue if this unit is used in reverse? I have an older ADCOM speaker switching unit...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-20-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By smitty8451
Bill Your are in luck as I recently ran into...

Bill

Your are in luck as I recently ran into the same dilemma. I am running a pure 2 channel setup consisting of a Rogue Audio Pharaoh integrated amp and also a full 11.1 setup consisting of a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,781
Posted By smitty8451
I have an ATI AT 2007 and ATI AT 2004 amps in my...

I have an ATI AT 2007 and ATI AT 2004 amps in my system driving Klipsch La Scala II speakers and they have a great noise floor. I can put my ear right up against the grill cloth were the tweeter is...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-04-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 37,906
Posted By smitty8451
FYI all you HA-1 owners, Oppo has posted an...

FYI all you HA-1 owners, Oppo has posted an updated USB 2.0 driver for Windows7 and Windows 10 on there Oppo HA-1 support page. I downloaded it this morning and it does have some added functionality...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-05-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By smitty8451
I currently have a MMF 7.1 and a Project Phono...

I currently have a MMF 7.1 and a Project Phono box RS and have been scouring the internet looking for a place to purchase this item, may I ask where you purchased it from if you are located in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,981
Views: 401,325
Posted By smitty8451
Having owned a CX-A5000 since they first came out...

Having owned a CX-A5000 since they first came out and setting it up for an oppo BDP-95 connected via my HDMI 1 input here are my finding in light of your questions;

1. Yes

2. Yes

3. Yes
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-27-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By smitty8451
Example of non-keyed TOSLINK cables

Here is one I actually use, I have some others from different manufacturers also.

http://www.cablestogo.com/product/40014/2m-velocity-illuminated-tip-toslink-optical-digital-audio-cable-6.6ft
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-26-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By smitty8451
My understanding of this was Sony actually...

My understanding of this was Sony actually applied for the TOSLINK design patent and once filed was the first to implement it onto there CD players. Since fiber optic was very new in the audio world...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,981
Views: 401,325
Posted By smitty8451
I have the CX-A5000 and even though it's not a...

I have the CX-A5000 and even though it's not a receiver it is in the same family as your 2030. I found that when you set the front speakers to large if you then go into the subwoofer setting there...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-23-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,930
Posted By smitty8451
I have both and IMO "Hell Freezes Over" is mixed...

I have both and IMO "Hell Freezes Over" is mixed better. With that said the Melbourne Blue Ray has a better picture and is a bit more fun to watch (Joe Walsh is a riot). I was fortunate enough to...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-23-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,930
Posted By smitty8451
My favorite is Roy Orbison "Black and White...

My favorite is Roy Orbison "Black and White Night" The sound is outstanding
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,161
Posted By smitty8451
I am not sure what your budget is but there is...

I am not sure what your budget is but there is also the Yamaha CX-A5000 which is last years model (non ATMOS) and heavily discounted at the moment, and the New Yamaha CX-A5100 (ATMOS) preamplifiers. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,161
Posted By smitty8451
I have the 2000 series ATI amps connected to a...

I have the 2000 series ATI amps connected to a Yamaha CX-A5000 and am utilizing the triggers. When I first set them up I had the same issues. On the Yamaha I had to go to the advanced settings and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,161
Posted By smitty8451
I have the 2000 series ATI amps connected to a...

I have the 2000 series ATI amps connected to a Yamaha CX-A5000 and am utilizing the triggers. When I first set them up I had the same issues. On the Yamaha I had to go to the advanced settings and...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 49,860
Views: 2,714,352
Posted By smitty8451
Yep, learned a long time ago, dust and...

Yep, learned a long time ago, dust and electronics don't mix. Hard part now is finding VCR covers for sale. Since I keep me electronics covered and fully unpowered when not in use my gear lasts a...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49,860
Views: 2,714,352
Posted By smitty8451
No problem, not the best picture but it will give...

No problem, not the best picture but it will give you an idea of the size. That's a DIY 15" rhythmic sub in a 22"x22" cabinet next to one of them. One thing I have to say is there huge and heavy...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49,860
Views: 2,714,352
Posted By smitty8451
Actually I wasn't even looking for new speakers...

Actually I wasn't even looking for new speakers but for the price I could not pass them up, the previous owner bought them for a high end home theater setup but ran across some financial issues so he...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 49,860
Views: 2,714,352
Posted By smitty8451
Hey Guys I just upgraded my RF-63 main...

Hey Guys

I just upgraded my RF-63 main speakers to 3 year old hardly used La Scalas II, any suggestions on how to best integrate them with my current setup consisting of;
RB-61 - Front Height...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By smitty8451
Tips or Tweeks Integrating Newly Acquired Speakers

Recently I was fortunate enough to audition some used Klipsch La Scala II speakers. They are less than 3 years old in mint condition and for the price I paid I could not help but purchase them. My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,223
Posted By smitty8451
I have a Yamaha CX-A5000 preamp which I have...

I have a Yamaha CX-A5000 preamp which I have connected to an ATI AT 2004 (4X200W) and ATI AT 2007 (7X200W) amplifers and I could not be happier. They run very cool, are well built, have a soft turn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,149
Posted By smitty8451
I own a CX-A5000 and I can confirm I was also not...

I own a CX-A5000 and I can confirm I was also not able to do analog to digital conversion either with a turntable or minidisk player/recorder. What I did to get around this was to purchase a TASCAM...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,161
Posted By smitty8451
You should be good to go but you need to ensure...

You should be good to go but you need to ensure your outlets have 20 amp sockets as the plugs are different between 15 and 20 amp recepticals. Also I would not drive it to hard unless it's on a...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 37,906
Posted By smitty8451
Yes, it will work with a turntable as long as you...

Yes, it will work with a turntable as long as you have a phono preamp between he HA-1 and the turntable or your turntable has a phono amp built into it. I have a Music Hall MMF 7.1 going to a...
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