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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12,757
Views: 746,951
Posted By jrhooper1963
Currently have an AV7005 in a forever 5.1 system....

Currently have an AV7005 in a forever 5.1 system. Which would be the superior choice between the 7702 and the 8801 so far as audio fidelity is concerned in both 2 channel, and Blu Ray disc play back?...
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,329
Views: 375,657
Posted By jrhooper1963
I just want to say that my actions were totally...

I just want to say that my actions were totally self seeking, sefish, and moronic. The speaker in question was well out of warranty, and the issue I had with it was trivial at best. It had nothing to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By jrhooper1963
You got a good deal on the 75, and you don't need...

You got a good deal on the 75, and you don't need the extra features of the SC85. Keep the 75 in place, and don't look back!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
Sounds like you may be "on the fence" about...

Sounds like you may be "on the fence" about whether or not you want to keep it. I would be hesitant about spending my hard earned money on a lateral move, or even worse.... a downgrade.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
I am really "looking" for a reason to purchase...

I am really "looking" for a reason to purchase one of these right now. The current pricing is phenomenal, especially for a "flagship" unit.


Is it the "general consensus" on this thread that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 524
Posted By jrhooper1963
I think you made a good choice, and got a good...

I think you made a good choice, and got a good price as well. I paid $1100 for a perfect condition full warranty store demo AV 7005 two years ago. I have never had a single issue with it. Knock on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
My dealer told me over the phone yesterday, that...

My dealer told me over the phone yesterday, that the 710 by it's self would probably sound better, or at least be as good as the Halo for home theater. But he said if I listen to alot of music, than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
I am well aware that an external amplifier can be...

I am well aware that an external amplifier can be used with any of these three receivers. Do they also have the ability to be put in "preamp mode", anywhere in the setup menu? I think this would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
My Thanks to all of you for your input in this...

My Thanks to all of you for your input in this matter. I have two minutes more, and I must go back to work, to pay for these precious toys.LOL. I will be checking this thread for sure when I get home...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
If I make a decision to commit to keeping the...

If I make a decision to commit to keeping the Halo in the equation, would the 510 be a "no brainer" of a choice"?

Also, I'm not sure if my dealer would let me "try out" a 510 or a 710.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
My dealer thinks that the 310 would be the best...

My dealer thinks that the 310 would be the best option, with the Halo amp in the mix of course. An A52 Halo amp recently sold on ebay, for the same price I paid for the one I currently have. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,777
Views: 292,481
Posted By jrhooper1963
I am currently on the fence. I am as close as one...

I am currently on the fence. I am as close as one can get to purchasing an MRX 710, without actually doing it. My system is currently a Marantz AV 7005 processor, along with a Parasound Halo A52...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,283
Views: 287,351
Posted By jrhooper1963
In reference to the resale value of your SR7009....

In reference to the resale value of your SR7009. I never pay full retail on any of my gear. Also, I never buy from unauthorized dealers. Those are my two rules of thumb. The markup on newer models...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,283
Views: 287,351
Posted By jrhooper1963
Currently enjoying my Parasound Halo A52, which I...

Currently enjoying my Parasound Halo A52, which I have owned since purchasing new from Audio Advisor. I have experienced zero issues with it, in that time period. I purchased one of the last one's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 112,781
Posted By jrhooper1963
Ok then my bad. It must be then, that it doesn't...

Ok then my bad. It must be then, that it doesn't have AudysseyXT32. Probably it's own proprietary room correction??
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,289
Views: 112,781
Posted By jrhooper1963
Would be very interested in hearing from owners...

Would be very interested in hearing from owners of this processor, who are using it in rooms with less than ideal room acoustics, or less than ideal speaker placement.

In reading reviews of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
Really tempted to take one of these bad boys for...

Really tempted to take one of these bad boys for a test run. Hoping to sell my Parasound Halo A52, to offset the cost. Just wondering if I would be underwhelmed? Also have AV 7005 Marantz ,along with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By jrhooper1963
http://www.accessories4less.com/index.php?page=see...

http://www.accessories4less.com/index.php?page=seek&id%5Bm%5D=pattern&id%5Bq%5D=4520
Best deal out there right now. 4 OHM compatible!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-02-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
Audio4life you are absolutely right! The deals on...

Audio4life you are absolutely right! The deals on this model are CRAZY cheap at this time. I am trying to have my cake and eat it too. LOL

Also, I currently have a Marantz AV7005 paired with a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-02-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
I was considering purchasing a 4520 through...

I was considering purchasing a 4520 through Amazon Warehouse deals recently. I contacted Amazon and they informed me that the receipt would clearly state USED on it. Then I called my local Denon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By jrhooper1963
Probably 95% of people use the internal amps in...

Probably 95% of people use the internal amps in the receiver, versus using external amps.. You should have done a master reset before shipping it.

It's a bummer that you got it back in damaged...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By jrhooper1963
http://app.audiogon.com/listings/monitors-psb-spea...

http://app.audiogon.com/listings/monitors-psb-speakers-ht-1-5-1-alpha-speaker-system-nib-was-1099-00-free-shipping-2014-11-20-speakers-92843-garden-grove-ca

Get these and a mid level receiver....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11,038
Views: 813,685
Posted By jrhooper1963
X4000 Price

I see the Denon X4000 is $759 today on Amazon, with full three year warranty. That's a smoking hot deal on this Cyber Monday. Denon must have sold less of these than they anticipated, hence the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
I am soooooo glad I did not purchase one of these...

I am soooooo glad I did not purchase one of these from Accessories For Less, back when they had new ones on sale for $999, with full 3 year warranty warranty. It seems that this model seems to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11,919
Views: 735,047
Posted By jrhooper1963
I would love to hear your thoughts on the 4520,...

I would love to hear your thoughts on the 4520, after you get it set up and dialed in to your liking.
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