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Forum: Soundbars   12-01-2016, 02:52 PM
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Posted By cmeinck
Thanks. I thought enabling would set it to a faux...

Thanks. I thought enabling would set it to a faux surround, where as Off meant it would defer to the source file - firing sounds to the rears as the director intended.
Forum: Soundbars   12-01-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 40,104
Posted By cmeinck
For some reason, I cannot get the rear speakers...

For some reason, I cannot get the rear speakers to fire unless I turn Surround to ON. The source is Roku Ultra wired directly to the soundbar. Using HBO GO with 5.1 sources. ROKU is set to AUTO for...
Forum: Soundbars   11-30-2016, 08:10 PM
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Posted By cmeinck
I just received my set, which was ordered from...

I just received my set, which was ordered from Amazon Warehouse. It was repackaged in the worst way and the system shows it. There are some significant dents in the bar and the subwoofer. Underneath...
Forum: Soundbars   11-25-2016, 06:07 AM
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Views: 40,104
Posted By cmeinck
Is there any way to get ATMOS without a UltraHD...

Is there any way to get ATMOS without a UltraHD player? I plan on mounting a TiVo mini and a Roku behind my TV and putting this soundbar on our fireplace mantle. It's a Samsung JU7100, so I'll have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 65,532
Posted By cmeinck
I currently own a Roku Ultra and considering...

I currently own a Roku Ultra and considering picking up a Premiere +. I'm thinking of picking up a Samsung 950 soundbar that does not support DTS. Will either of these boxes auto-convert my DTS .mkv...
Forum: Soundbars   11-24-2016, 08:45 AM
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Views: 40,104
Posted By cmeinck
I'd love to hear any feedback on how this...

I'd love to hear any feedback on how this soundbar is performing after the firmware update. I'm looking to pair it with a new JU7100 that's on its way. I primarily watch TiVo and Roku. The Roku is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-19-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9,289
Views: 802,464
Posted By cmeinck
Just today, I ordered the UN75JU7100 and hope to...

Just today, I ordered the UN75JU7100 and hope to take delivery in the next few weeks. I'm trying to prepare the upgrade in features. My current system includes in-wall wiring from my living room to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-03-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25,225
Views: 1,503,748
Posted By cmeinck
I'm in the market for an SVS sub. My budget...

I'm in the market for an SVS sub. My budget started at $200, so I'm well beyond that now. Funny how that happens. That being said, I'd like to save a few dollars, so I'm considering either open box...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-25-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 153,718
Posted By cmeinck
I started researching subwoofers around $200...

I started researching subwoofers around $200 (Klipsch 12 Synergy) and have started to consider a jump to the PB1000. I noticed some are selling open box on Amazon for $450.

Thoughts on going that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2016, 08:02 PM
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Views: 272,138
Posted By cmeinck
Was growing tired of my Vizio soundbar and...

Was growing tired of my Vizio soundbar and decided to go back to a traditional AVR for my bedroom setup. Ordered the Denon SW-710 and will pair with my in-wall Monoprice speakers. I don't think I...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,581
Views: 834,515
Posted By cmeinck
I have an older Mythos set, but they aren't wife...

I have an older Mythos set, but they aren't wife friendly. I'm thinking of migrating from an in-ceiling system to ProCinema 1000 for the L/R. Would the Mythos 3 I currently own work as a center...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12,648
Views: 580,736
Posted By cmeinck
Can you provide more detail about the issue? I'm...

Can you provide more detail about the issue? I'm currently considering a Denon receiver. I have both TiVo and FIOS, but my equipment is in my basement and TV is on the first floor. I wouldn't be able...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2015, 07:45 AM
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Views: 580,736
Posted By cmeinck
Decided to take a chance on the Denon AVR-X2200...

Decided to take a chance on the Denon AVR-X2200 Used - Acceptable from Amazon for $424. I don't mind scratches or dents, since my equipment lives in an unfinished basement. This will replace my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2015, 08:35 AM
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Views: 580,736
Posted By cmeinck
I currently have an Onkyo TX-SR 805 and it's...

I currently have an Onkyo TX-SR 805 and it's served me well. It has a limited number of HDMI inputs (2) and I'm planning to upgrade my TV to 4K (Vizio). I have 7 in-wall speakers (6 are in the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-07-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,238
Views: 995,554
Posted By cmeinck
I have the P-Series. I get 5.1 from the TV to my...

I have the P-Series. I get 5.1 from the TV to my Vizio soundbar using optical. This includes Xbox One, TiVo mini, etc.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17,684
Views: 1,163,177
Posted By cmeinck
Attached are my settings. I'm using Input 4 for...

Attached are my settings. I'm using Input 4 for my TiVo and Input 5 for Xbox One (which is what I used for the Blu-Ray test). The white does show once you remove the playback controls. Funny you say...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17,684
Views: 1,163,177
Posted By cmeinck
At times when watching my P-65, I noticed the...

At times when watching my P-65, I noticed the edges appear inconsistent with the rest of the picture. When watching hockey, I thought the ice surface looked murky. I ran the Disney WOW purity test...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-30-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By cmeinck
Definitive Technology Mythos 5.1 Speaker Set

I'm looking to sell my complete Definitive Technology Mythos 5.1 set. These were lightly used and do show some slight wear. I plan on taking photos, but they are currently still boxed up (except for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17,684
Views: 1,163,177
Posted By cmeinck
Have you tried Best Buy? I picked up an open box...

Have you tried Best Buy? I picked up an open box P-65 today. I was hesitant, but they offered a great deal on an extended warranty. It was missing the remote and it came with an M-60 stand (which...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15,238
Views: 995,554
Posted By cmeinck
Sorry, I didn't look. I took note of the massive...

Sorry, I didn't look. I took note of the massive screen, day dreamed of watching football on it and then proceeded back to my shopping.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15,238
Views: 995,554
Posted By cmeinck
I'm pretty certain it was the 2015, as I remember...

I'm pretty certain it was the 2015, as I remember the box having 4K on it. It was Costco in Garden City, NY.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15,238
Views: 995,554
Posted By cmeinck
Regarding availability, I saw the 80" Vizio...

Regarding availability, I saw the 80" Vizio M-Series at Costco today.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 121,857
Posted By cmeinck
How would you rate the picture on the 2015...

How would you rate the picture on the 2015 E-Series compared to the 2015 M-Series. I'm wondering if it makes sense to go with the 2015 E-Series 70" for what would be $1250 or so OR opt for the 65"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15,238
Views: 995,554
Posted By cmeinck
I'd recommend reading the review of the 2015 M...

I'd recommend reading the review of the 2015 M Series at Rtings (http://www.rtings.com/reviews/tv/lcd-led/vizio/m-series-2015). Specifically, in the Q&A, they recommend getting the M over the P,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17,684
Views: 1,163,177
Posted By cmeinck
For someone sitting 12-13 feet from a set, would...

For someone sitting 12-13 feet from a set, would they see the advantages of 4K on a 65" set? According to the charts, it's only visible on larger displays. I'm considering the 2014 70" M-Series vs....
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