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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By grasshoppers
Samsung specs- 120 watts per channel into 4ohms...

Samsung specs- 120 watts per channel into 4ohms with
Two (2) channels driven. Likely 80 watts
Per channel into 8 ohms 2 channels driven.
Watts per...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16,779
Views: 1,291,998
Posted By grasshoppers
Bi-amp is not available on the MRX500. It is on...

Bi-amp is not available on the
MRX500. It is on the newer 510's.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-25-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By grasshoppers
Definitely get a subwoofer. More powerful...

Definitely get a subwoofer.

More powerful amp won't help a
Bit, you already said you are not
Taxing the Creek.

You answered yourself on #3...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   02-24-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,118
Posted By grasshoppers
Probably better to post on the jriver forum. ...

Probably better to post on the jriver forum.

http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=39.0
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By grasshoppers
Haven't heard of anything like you describe. ...

Haven't heard of anything like you describe.

Look at this:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_642NR1403/Marantz-NR1403.html?tp=179
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 562
Posted By grasshoppers
The active Paradigm 20's are a pretty Hot item...

The active Paradigm 20's are a pretty
Hot item on the used market, you could
Sell them and make a good chunk of change
From them.

That being said...you have a pretty fine set up
And if they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By grasshoppers
5 floor standing B&W Cm10's... That's quite a...

5 floor standing B&W Cm10's... That's quite a load
On the Marantz, but,
it depends on how big your listening
Area is, how loud you listen and if you use bass management And subwoofers.

That...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31,581
Views: 2,888,226
Posted By grasshoppers
Man, that is a tough question(s). I haven't heard...

Man, that is a tough question(s). I haven't heard the new
Prestidge line up. I did have a full Monitor Series set of
Speakers (V5) same set up you are contemplating. I found
Them to be a bit...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-14-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By grasshoppers
For a difference of only $118, I would Lean...

For a difference of only $118, I would
Lean towards the HSU. It's better not to
Have any buyers remorse. Both are great
Companies.

PS- when it comes to subs there is no such
Thing as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By grasshoppers
Better to get a "Y" splitter and run that From...

Better to get a "Y" splitter and run that
From umc center into the NAD
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31,581
Views: 2,888,226
Posted By grasshoppers
If I remember correctly it is the negative 10db...

If I remember correctly it is the negative 10db point
Of the speaker.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 346
Posted By grasshoppers
So, if the Triton 2 has a built in Amp for the...

So, if the Triton 2 has a built in
Amp for the (sub)woofer I'm wondering
How much of the 600 watts available on
The XPR2 are actually being used to power
The mids/tweeter???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By grasshoppers
Use the "Direct" mode. Bypasses all DSP. You...

Use the "Direct" mode. Bypasses all DSP.
You could also do a system reset which will
Revert to factory settings.

Owners manual:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By grasshoppers
If it was previously used you may need To do a...

If it was previously used you may need
To do a couple of resets on it.
You should the run the auto set up routine
On the AVR with all speakers and sub connected
To it. See if the Avr recognizes...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31,581
Views: 2,888,226
Posted By grasshoppers
My system is very similiar to yours. I've used...

My system is very similiar to yours. I've used PBK and have
The Anthem MRX and an UltraCube.

To keep it simple, your room area is too much for just
One subwoofer. A sub 12 isn't really going to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-29-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By grasshoppers
Welcome to AVS! Nice,clean looking set up you...

Welcome to AVS!
Nice,clean looking set up you have!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 105
Posted By grasshoppers
I can confirm that the remote does NOT have the ...

I can confirm that the remote does NOT have the
A/B functions on it. I would be Leary about your alternative
Wiring scheme. You should call Outlaw tech support.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16,779
Views: 1,291,998
Posted By grasshoppers
Under speaker levels you can view how ARC set ...

Under speaker levels you can view how ARC set
The different levels for each speaker AND sub. This is
A range in the plus10 to minus10. If you need to increase
The bass you can do it in that menu...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16,779
Views: 1,291,998
Posted By grasshoppers
I haven't heard of that setting/function? ...

I haven't heard of that setting/function?

Did you mean "room gain"?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By grasshoppers
I wouldn't be overly concerned with An...

I wouldn't be overly concerned with
An impedence dip to 4Ohms. Most speakers
Have variation and swings. Pretty common.
Can't ever recall seeing a flat impedence graph.

B&W rated the speakers at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By grasshoppers
As a former Owner of Paradigm Mini-monitors, ...

As a former Owner of Paradigm Mini-monitors,
Titan Monitors, Monitor 11's and the CC-190
(All version 5) I can confidently state that no
External amp is need with these speakers.
Your Yamaha will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By grasshoppers
That's good to hear! Hope you enjoy the Yammy.

That's good to hear! Hope you enjoy the Yammy.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By grasshoppers
On the Yammy use the single yellow jack Marked...

On the Yammy use the single yellow jack
Marked by itself "Monitor Out".

The color of the rca cable doesn't matter.

Connect that cable into the single yellow
Input jack on your monitor. Don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By grasshoppers
This diagram show how your video must be sent...

This diagram show how your video must be sent thru
The "chain". You Yammy will NOT convert an analog
Video signal to HDMI. This applies to your set top box.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By grasshoppers
I'm starting to understand...hopefully. ...

I'm starting to understand...hopefully.

Connect the rca cables in pic #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) to av4.

I'm not sure if your AVR can convert an...
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