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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 08:25 AM
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Posted By mingus
^^ thanks for that link, this is very...

^^

thanks for that link, this is very helpful. I will go to Onkyo school tonight and figure it all out.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 11:22 PM
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Posted By mingus
Picture Mode and Resolution are sort of...

Picture Mode and Resolution are sort of confusing.

Under Picture Mode we have:

Custom, ISF Day, ISF Night, Cinema,, Game, Streaming and:

Through:
Does not adjust picture quality (changes...
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By mingus
i'm also very interested in the new monitors....

i'm also very interested in the new monitors. willing to drive from So California to hear them.

about how tall would the stands need to be? I think my 24" stands might be too high.

what about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 11:24 PM
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Posted By mingus
i can't believe it, that worked! does sound...

i can't believe it, that worked!

does sound a little better, still not anything like my speakers sound on friends amps, all higher-end 2-channel amps, not really a fair comparison.

thanks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 08:36 PM
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Posted By mingus
yes have tried both. thanks

yes have tried both. thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By mingus
Sure, i have video no problem if i select PC HDMI...

Sure, i have video no problem if i select PC HDMI input. comes in from the PC and out to the TV.

I wanted to use an analog input and see the output to the TV. may not be possible?

getting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By mingus
no video on monitor (TV) PC is plugged into PC...

no video on monitor (TV) PC is plugged into PC HDMI port. getting blue screen, so it sees some sort of signal?

PC is started, no video playing since i can not see anything.

thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By mingus
Yes tried Audyssey music, like to listen to just...

Yes tried Audyssey music, like to listen to just the monitors without the sub for music.

I was just trying to figure out how to make this work, doesn't cost me anything to try since i already...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By mingus
how can I use my DAC plugged into the front AUX...

how can I use my DAC plugged into the front AUX input (or any analog input) playing music off the HTPC plugged in the PC HDMI input?

basically, i just want to see the Monitor (TV), but Audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-25-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By mingus
no satellite or coax connections. the amp was an...

no satellite or coax connections. the amp was an Jolida. it had the bypass feature, i thought it would be nice to use for music listening. never did get it to work well with the 818. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By mingus
thanks, the company that made my amp walked me...

thanks, the company that made my amp walked me through many things, including unplugging everything on the same circuit, changing cables, cheater plugs, etc. and never could get rid of the hum. amp...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By mingus
Is it pretty common to have hum issues with the...

Is it pretty common to have hum issues with the 818 using an external amp? i had bad luck last time i tried. I am happy with the receiver, just want to add a 2 channel amp.

I have not tried the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By mingus
any idea why my sub doesn't light up with an FM...

any idea why my sub doesn't light up with an FM broadcast, but comes on for all other stereo signals? (CD, PC etc)

on FM, I do see SW lit up on the receiver, the sub just stays in standby mode.
...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By mingus
does anyone have the 42u firmware file available?...

does anyone have the 42u firmware file available? Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By mingus
The 818 sounds better for 2-channel music...

The 818 sounds better for 2-channel music listening, the x4000 has better software etc. I ended up keeping the 818, now looking for something better for music, so the 818 will go soon.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By mingus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by primetimeguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/9300#post_24488209)

You...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By mingus
i am trying to use the front L+R pre-out into an...

i am trying to use the front L+R pre-out into an 2 channel amp, getting hum and signal. mostly hum. tried 2 sets of RCAs. am I missing something?

thx
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By mingus
^^ got it, so after the update this resets...

^^

got it, so after the update this resets the receiver? run the audessey again?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By mingus
firmware update with USB on the 818 put all the...

firmware update with USB on the 818 put all the files on the USB flash drive or just the newer files in the AVR000E_Release folder?
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-17-2013, 01:00 PM
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Posted By mingus
Quote:Originally Posted by Brian...

Quote:Originally Posted by Brian B http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1302559/assassins-simple-beginner-htpc-buying-guide/15780#post_24072086)

Got the new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-28-2013, 12:19 AM
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Posted By mingus
with my PC as the source I am trying to use the...

with my PC as the source I am trying to use the Coaxial Input or Analog Input on the 818, while using my music player on the monitor (TV)

818 is set to PC = HDMI 6

In Source Setup ---> Audio...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-17-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By mingus
I just cut the cord with my cable company and...

I just cut the cord with my cable company and tried to access the video services on my 5100 for the first time, looks like the wrong time to do that! pretty funny tho..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2013, 11:27 PM
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Posted By mingus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jake608 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/7770#post_23712253)

You

...
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2013, 11:20 PM
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Posted By mingus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Griller http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1039674/the-official-usher-audio-owners-thread/420#post_23711877)

I thoroughly endorse...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2013, 10:17 PM
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Posted By mingus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by primetimeguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/7770#post_23709026)

You...
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