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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By chashint
You will have to provide links to the...

You will have to provide links to the documentation about the Yammy not being able to run 4 ohm speakers.
Unless you plan to listen with the volume turned to 11 chances are there will never be any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By chashint
The Pioneer should play the mp3 files through the...

The Pioneer should play the mp3 files through the USB port just fine.
Depending on the bitrate (<256k) you may just be hearing what is there.
If pure direct sounds good for the BD player use it for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 871
Posted By chashint
Good grief, everyone just let it go already. 5...

Good grief, everyone just let it go already.
5 posts out of now 31 that have anything to do with what was asked.

There's more to it than the amps sound the same so just buy the cheap one.
All...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By chashint
I think the Denon is a good choice too.

I think the Denon is a good choice too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By chashint
To stretch your AVR dollar take a look at...

To stretch your AVR dollar take a look at Accessories 4 Less.
The units are factory refurbished, if you can live with that Accessories 4 Less has a stellar reputation as a reliable online retailer....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Posted By chashint
Any AVR will work just fine. Pick the one that...

Any AVR will work just fine.
Pick the one that has the features you want/need or the one that simply looks best to you.
I own Pioneer, I like Denon, Yamaha, and Marantz too.
To stretch your AVR...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By chashint
An amplifier/receiver plays the audio at a...

An amplifier/receiver plays the audio at a variable voltage level that corresponds to the volume control setting and the program material being played.
In the event the program material being played...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-14-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,531
Posted By chashint
Picking not limited in the poll. The HT gear is...

Picking not limited in the poll.
The HT gear is in the family room.
My wife and I certainly discuss things and her opinion matters to me.
Fifteen years ago (shortly after we married, I am a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 275
Posted By chashint
If B&W 802D's were in my budget I would be...

If B&W 802D's were in my budget I would be looking at a pair of them (or a pair of Sonus Faber) sitting in my living room right now.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By chashint
If you are looking at refurbs check out ...

If you are looking at refurbs check out ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 275
Posted By chashint
Not really familiar with the Mythos speakers but...

Not really familiar with the Mythos speakers but switching out the electronics is not the answer to improving the sound.
Speakers/subwoofers/the room can/will improve the sound.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,763
Posted By chashint
I said it because Emotiva builds cheap amps which...

I said it because Emotiva builds cheap amps which lately have been creeping up in price and this is a cheap amp that will be a direct competitor.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 527
Posted By chashint
That's ok by me, your opinion (which is a valid...

That's ok by me, your opinion (which is a valid way to set up subs) does not change my opinion (which is also a valid way to set up subs).
If the OP is interested in learning it's not hard to try...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,520
Posted By chashint
This is published. ...

This is published.
http://www.data-bass.com/data?page=system&id=83&mset=89
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By chashint
A universal remote will fix the settings issues...

A universal remote will fix the settings issues you mentioned.
Love my Harmony, so easy even your significant other can do it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 527
Posted By chashint
In addition to the recommendations already...

In addition to the recommendations already stated.
I recommend turning the volume on the subs down until audessey sets the sub channel trim closer to 0dB vs -8dB.
If the AVR only has one sub trim...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By chashint
Volume more than 1/2 way up is no big deal at...

Volume more than 1/2 way up is no big deal at all.
If you do not hear distortion it's fine.
The rti8 speakers are 8 ohms 90dB sensitivity .... Not a difficult speaker for any AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,763
Posted By chashint
Looks like they just shot Emotiva right between...

Looks like they just shot Emotiva right between the eyes.
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43,561
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Posted By chashint
My Klipsch speakers have just turned five years...

My Klipsch speakers have just turned five years old.....happy birthday!!!

I am still thrilled with all of my gear and it's used every day.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By chashint
Any AVR that has the features you want and is in...

Any AVR that has the features you want and is in your budget will be fine.
You can find good deals here, this is a reputable company...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By chashint
IMO speakers should comprise about 2/3 to 3/4 of...

IMO speakers should comprise about 2/3 to 3/4 of your home theater audio budget and the AVR should be no more than 1/3.
Subwoofer is a separate budget.

The speakers you have are more than decent...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By chashint
What is your budget and how many speakers do you...

What is your budget and how many speakers do you want to buy with it?
Do you also need a subwoofer?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By chashint
Well, it will be as good as any other system that...

Well, it will be as good as any other system that costs about the same.
This is an entry level system, it's not going to have deep bass and the speakers are not going to be great.
But IMO if this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By chashint
Pioneer ...

Pioneer
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/pioneer-elite-840w-7-2-ch-network-ready-4k-ultra-hd-and-3d-pass-through-a-v-home-theater-receiver/5982038.p?id=1219179139240&skuId=5982038
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By chashint
Pick the one you like the best. Do both have...

Pick the one you like the best.
Do both have the input connectors you need ?
Do both have enough speaker outputs that you need ?
Do both have OSD overlay thru HDMI (shows volume on screen when...
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