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Forum: Speakers   05-25-2017, 12:19 AM
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Posted By willieconway
Sounds an awful lot like religion.

Sounds an awful lot like religion.
Forum: Display Calibration   05-08-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By willieconway
Audio calibration is a pain because of the room....

Audio calibration is a pain because of the room. Unless your speakers are in different cities cable length has absolutely nothing to do with it. And even if it did, even entry level receivers would...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-07-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By willieconway
There really aren't two camps. It's not a matter...

There really aren't two camps. It's not a matter of opinion, taste or preference. Unless youre talking about a place in which the laws of physics don't apply, the difference would have to be far...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-06-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By willieconway
Please tell everyone you're joking.

Please tell everyone you're joking.
Forum: Screens   05-06-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 232
Posted By willieconway
I had a similar problem. It was driving me crazy...

I had a similar problem. It was driving me crazy that I couldn't adjust it away, but I eventually concluded it was a problem with the projector. Then I got a warranty replacement due to an unrelated...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By willieconway
Position 1. Position 2 is too far away from...

Position 1.

Position 2 is too far away from the screen, and I wouldn't want the side surrounds in front of me.
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 966
Posted By willieconway
They're bass radiators, not dummies. They serve a...

They're bass radiators, not dummies. They serve a purpose. Now, whether or not they serve that purpose well is a different question.
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11,733
Views: 950,130
Posted By willieconway
On my local CL I can currently find a pair of...

On my local CL I can currently find a pair of Classic 3s for $375 and a ThreeC for $280.

Here's a fairly recent listing from the classifieds section:...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11,733
Views: 950,130
Posted By willieconway
This is going to seem like a crazy idea, but...

This is going to seem like a crazy idea, but maybe post which models you have?
Forum: Display Calibration   04-17-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 274
Posted By willieconway
All the info you need is already in this thread,...

All the info you need is already in this thread, directly or via links.
Forum: Display Calibration   04-17-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 274
Posted By willieconway
If you want easy, just select Movie mode and Warm...

If you want easy, just select Movie mode and Warm 2. All the online reviews I can find say that that'll give the most accurate picture out of the box (as is usually the case with Samsungs). Also,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-14-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By willieconway
When I received my first two 24"x48" acoustic...

When I received my first two 24"x48" acoustic panels I could hear a significant difference in the room (200 sq. ft.) as soon as I had unwrapped them, i.e. before I'd even put them up on the wall....
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By willieconway
What are you hoping to fix with the new Onkyo?...

What are you hoping to fix with the new Onkyo? You'll get what most people consider to be far worse room correction than what you have.
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 608
Posted By willieconway
I have a problem. I'm not going to give you any...

I have a problem. I'm not going to give you any relevant details. Can you help?
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By willieconway
I'd look for an AVR with Audyssey XT32. And on a...

I'd look for an AVR with Audyssey XT32. And on a related note, see if there's anything you can do to improve your room.
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 384
Posted By willieconway
That doesn't look like it's been cryogenically...

That doesn't look like it's been cryogenically treated. Can you return it?
Forum: Display Calibration   04-08-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By willieconway
verb (used with object), calibrated, calibrating....

verb (used with object), calibrated, calibrating.
1.
to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,137
Posted By willieconway
Expensive power chords can offer quite an...

Expensive power chords can offer quite an improvement but only if the receipt showing the purchase price is placed near the chord. The electrons need to be able to see the price to know that they're...
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By willieconway
Cable box HDMI to receiver. Receiver HDMI out to...

Cable box HDMI to receiver. Receiver HDMI out to tv. Reset receiver and run auto setup, page 37 in the manual.

The TV may have a setting for using external speakers.

Are you sure that the...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By willieconway
Go wide. I have the same spacing for my mains and...

Go wide. I have the same spacing for my mains and FHs and it works well. To be honest I doubt it matters much though. Probably even less for you, with the omnipoles.
Forum: Display Calibration   03-28-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By willieconway
Yes, Movie mode. Alternatively you can...

Yes, Movie mode.

Alternatively you can arrive at basic settings suitable for your particular set and viewing environment using patterns. This forum has links to a few free pattern collections e.g....
Forum: Display Calibration   03-23-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By willieconway
You may have more luck here:...

You may have more luck here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/

Also, from the stickies: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1055906
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By willieconway
Unless major subwoofage is required, $1300 is...

Unless major subwoofage is required, $1300 is plenty for a fine 5.1 system. Just looking at NHT which I know well, you could do 4 SuperOnes and a SuperCenter and have at least $500 left for a sub....
Forum: Display Calibration   03-20-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By willieconway
Here's a good guide that also gives you equipment...

Here's a good guide that also gives you equipment suggestions: http://www.curtpalme.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=35322
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   03-16-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8,746
Views: 679,160
Posted By willieconway
I started noticing the same thing 2-3 weeks ago....

I started noticing the same thing 2-3 weeks ago. I stream from my Oppo player but I suspect the issue is with my Onkyo AVR as I also sometimes have to restart it to get 5.1 sound from Netflix. Which...
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