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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By jevans64
Purely speculation on my part based on current...

Purely speculation on my part based on current and past Denon receivers. The X7200W/WA gave up the more efficient toroid for an E&I and the UL plate on the receiver states 780 watts. Even if the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 06:36 PM
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Posted By jevans64
I think the UPA-200 would be a little wasted on...

I think the UPA-200 would be a little wasted on running the Atmos speakers. I doubt the x7200 would deliver more than 50-60 watts/channel with all 9 driven. It wouldn't hurt to hook up the UPA-200 to...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-24-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 555
Posted By jevans64
Classic case of loading up a potato gun with...

Classic case of loading up a potato gun with feces, pointing it at a white wall, pulling the trigger, and seeing which clumps stick.
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-22-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,346
Posted By jevans64
I'm about as close to 3:1 ratio as one can get. I...

I'm about as close to 3:1 ratio as one can get. I actually picked my screen size based on how far I sit from the set. I'm 109" out from a 73" set. I'm going to get a slightly larger UHD set ( 75" is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-01-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By jevans64
That's a HUGE case, so any 970 should fit except...

That's a HUGE case, so any 970 should fit except maybe the ones with three fans on them. If you want a small card, then look at the ITX versions. I have the Asus 970 ITX. My system is a Silverstone...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-01-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,876
Posted By jevans64
I haven't dropped my satellite service...

I haven't dropped my satellite service completely. I weighed the option of getting a TiVo Roamio and NOT being able to do BOTH OTA and take advantage of my cable company's lifeline cable channels...
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By jevans64
If these are going to be connected to a computer...

If these are going to be connected to a computer ( or console ) as a primary source, then I would definitely go for the simplest solution and get a pair of active speakers. The M-Audio AV-40 fit into...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jevans64
I'd upgrade to Polk or KEF or something, even...

I'd upgrade to Polk or KEF or something, even Parts Express Dayton speakers are better than Pyle. They aren't called Pyle for nothing.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-17-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By jevans64
I'm running my SB-2000 at about 11 o'clock and...

I'm running my SB-2000 at about 11 o'clock and sometimes that is a bit too much. I'm feeding my PC audio through either USB ( UAC Class 2 ) or TosLink to an Emotiva DAC. My speakers are Emotiva...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 258
Posted By jevans64
How about the Emotiva UMC-200 pre-amp to go with...

How about the Emotiva UMC-200 pre-amp to go with the XPA-200? A simple pre-pro should be better than an AVR in a similar price range but the A4L deals are hard to beat for a top-tier AVR. The pair...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-03-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 516
Posted By jevans64
Another option is to get a pair of Emotiva...

Another option is to get a pair of Emotiva Airmotiv powered studio monitors and pair them with an SVS subwoofer. The SVS Prime satellites would be about as large as the Airmotiv 4s and are powered 50...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-25-2015, 04:28 PM
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Views: 351,647
Posted By jevans64
If you are in CRP between the CW tower and...

If you are in CRP between the CW tower and Rainbow Mountain, then getting that antenna outdoors and high should get you a signal. I'm on County Line Road and CW comes in at 70% on the " weak " side...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By jevans64
Keep them. Someone will have to pry my BP7000's...

Keep them. Someone will have to pry my BP7000's from my cold, dead hands. DefTech these days is more focused on making things small and unobtrusive.

I'd be more worried about driver...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By jevans64
Get a network-enabled receiver and just connect...

Get a network-enabled receiver and just connect the PC and AVR to a network switch or router. The PC can be hidden away in another room adn the AVR's remote can be used to access content on the PC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By jevans64
I used to use the RS tube tester and buy tubes...

I used to use the RS tube tester and buy tubes all the time along with breadboard, resistors, capacitors, etc. Now if I want electronic parts, I have to buy more than I'll use from Mouser. RS was the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By jevans64
An Oppo BDP-103/103D would probably work in a...

An Oppo BDP-103/103D would probably work in a pinch but that just adds another device into your media chain. I'd go this route if media-serving, streaming, and disc playback are your only goals while...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By jevans64
I have the Emotiva DC-1 DAC, Stealth 6 speakers,...

I have the Emotiva DC-1 DAC, Stealth 6 speakers, and an SVS SB-2000 sub for my 2.1 PC-based system. Can't do much better than that for a 2.1 system; however, there are diminishing returns as more...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 408
Posted By jevans64
I also think a soundbar, like the Zvox, is the...

I also think a soundbar, like the Zvox, is the way to go here. Surround sound is about immersion rather than boosting dialog. The Zvox is simple to set up and would be an improvement over the TV's...
Forum: Community News & Polls   04-02-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,055
Posted By jevans64
The survey didn't ask for a phone number but that...

The survey didn't ask for a phone number but that is easy enough to get with the other information asked for. I'm fine with snail mail and e-mail adverts. I already have SVS subwoofers, so the only...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By jevans64
Worst part is sanding as that can make quite a...

Worst part is sanding as that can make quite a bit of mess. I have an attic, so it is much easier for me to modify anything I need to with the ceiling speakers.



Exactly what I did with the...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By jevans64
That is part of their DI series, which are...

That is part of their DI series, which are infinite baffle. What you are looking for is their reference ( R ) series... RLS, RCS, and RSS. These are enclosed units.

I've had decent results...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 154,921
Posted By jevans64
It looks like, at least to me, that the D-Sonic...

It looks like, at least to me, that the D-Sonic amps aren't as tall or deep as the XPR-5. The XPR-5 is 9.5" tall and weighs over 100 pounds. Since the amp section in the Denon X7200 is so anemic, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By jevans64
I've been thinking about selling my Emotiva XPR-5...

I've been thinking about selling my Emotiva XPR-5 and trying a D-Sonic M3-4000-7, but I'm not sure whether it would be an upgrade or not considering the non-ICE modules. Mainly need a 7 channel amp...
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By jevans64
The Lx series was the top of the consumer line...

The Lx series was the top of the consumer line back in the early 1990's. Not sure how they would stack up today against the newer JBL consumer line stuff. I still have a pair of L7 that I'm using as...
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By jevans64
Pinpoint mounts are pretty popular here. See if...

Pinpoint mounts are pretty popular here. See if they have anything that would work for your application.

http://www.pinpointmounts.com (http://www.pinpointmounts.com/)

I am using a similar...
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