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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By M Code
Thanx, no biggee.. Since we product development...

Thanx, no biggee..
Since we product development & sourcing for (2) of the more popular loudspeaker brands we have some insight and direct experience for this subject...

Just my $0.05.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
Go back and read my posts.. We already covered...

Go back and read my posts..
We already covered the point about voice coils, heat....
When the loudspeaker's voice coil is overheated many things can happen...
Voice coil/form glue debonds
Voice...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
Before U sign off for the outer limits.. Check...

Before U sign off for the outer limits..
Check closely the attached graph, it will better confirm your flawed definition that clipping @ 1% THD is bogus...
Check out the power output @ 1%THD, next...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
U are very wrong... One cannot set a 1% THD...

U are very wrong...
One cannot set a 1% THD level as clipping..
Checkout the THD vs watts of any amplifier test report, in a solid state Class AB amplifier when it clips the THD goes straight up.. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 347
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Posted By M Code
Lets kleer the air... Clipping happens when a...

Lets kleer the air...
Clipping happens when a circuit is overdriven...
The circuit may be an input type like from a source component output level too high or an amplifier output stage. When an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By M Code
Sounds like U may have a speaker wire short... ...

Sounds like U may have a speaker wire short...
Any little wire strand shorted either @ the AVR's rear panel and/or @ the loudspeaker can cause the AVR to shutdown.
Try it with no loudspeakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
The problem today with the AVR designers is they...

The problem today with the AVR designers is they tend to copy and follow one another rather than innovate..
Trying to outpower and/or have more HDMI inputs than the competition..
Since the majority...
Forum: AVS Articles   07-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By M Code
What about portable music players... iPod What...

What about portable music players... iPod
What about sites for downloading music.. iTunes
What about smart phones.. iPhone
What about tablets.. iPad..

Next question..

Just my $0.03... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
Using unmatched subwoofers is asking for...

Using unmatched subwoofers is asking for troubles...
One should whenever possible match the subwoofers...
Each brand of subwoofer uses a different cabinet configuration, amplifiers introducing more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 7,068
Posted By M Code
IMHO... A pertinent point being missed in this...

IMHO...
A pertinent point being missed in this thread is maintaining the investment value in your components...
Good sounding amplifiers and loudspeakers will always be required whether the sytem...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By M Code
Post the brand/model #s...

Post the brand/model #s (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) ...

Just my $0.03... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,076
Posted By M Code
Rather than debating the differences between...

Rather than debating the differences between lossy & lossless are audible or not..
Why not go to a local AV specialist, and listen to both through quality loudspeakers, then decide...
HDMI is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 08:52 PM
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Views: 58,173
Posted By M Code
HK has several AVRs with HDMI 1.4 but few with...

HK has several AVRs with HDMI 1.4 but few with Pre-Outs..
However these AVRs are built around the Cirrus Logic DSP, so no more full-process Logic 7.. :mad:
In 2009, Dr.Sidney Harman retired and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 06:21 PM
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Views: 58,173
Posted By M Code
No... The 3700 uses the Cirrus Logic chip... ...

No...
The 3700 uses the Cirrus Logic chip... HK actually did quite abit of updates for their version of Logic 7 using the TI chips.. I still use a 7550HD (TI DA710 chips x 2) in a backup HT...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 02:19 PM
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Posted By M Code
HK AVRs have had (2) levels of Logic 7.. 1....

HK AVRs have had (2) levels of Logic 7..
1. AVRs using the Cirrus Logic DSP can only do Logic 7 with either a 2-channel analog or digital PCM input
2. AVRs using the TI DSP can do Logic 7 with any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By M Code
U need to update your equipment.. Consumer...

U need to update your equipment..
Consumer products will not work well in your application, and even if they do work initially when pushed for longer periods they will fail...
U should be using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By M Code
U should contact Amazon and ask... Note that...

U should contact Amazon and ask...
Note that Amazon is an authorized Denon full line E-Tailer..
But open stock may have a different warranty, however typically my experience has been Amazon is one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By M Code
Do a search there have been previous threads...

Do a search there have been previous threads about this...
Basic point is HDMI is the standard, makes little sense to introduce more variables into the home enterainment segment...

Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By M Code
That capacitor appears to be on the audio control...

That capacitor appears to be on the audio control PCB..
It looks terrible, replace it and check it out.

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By M Code
Key point is the 3.5mm headphone output level to...

Key point is the 3.5mm headphone output level to the AVR is controlled by the phone's volume control, keep this @ about 50%..

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By M Code
No DAC is needed as U are using the analog stereo...

No DAC is needed as U are using the analog stereo headphone output..

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By M Code
What brand model subwoofer? Just my $0.05.. ...

What brand model subwoofer?

Just my $0.05.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By M Code
Note that AVRs become obsolete about every 2-3...

Note that AVRs become obsolete about every 2-3 years, obsolete defined as not being capable of playing the latest/greatest formats..
With that said most new formats usually have some type of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 469
Posted By M Code
This thread is getting pulled of target... :eek: ...

This thread is getting pulled of target... :eek:
It was centered about DACs in our AVRs then went down to DACs in cheap MP3 players & phones..:confused:
Any player of compressed material be it AAC,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By M Code
If AVRs utlized Display Port capability, then the...

If AVRs utlized Display Port capability, then the AVR would need to be able to handle all of the PC world's graphic standards...
Doing so would be a significant cost/resource/burden challenge for...
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