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Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By DrGerm
Question What are your favorite 42"-48" speaker stands for HT use?

Just planning things out and shopping.

What are your favorite 42"-48" speaker stands for HT use? For placing bookshelf surrounds. I can't mount on the walls (too complicated to explain why. Could...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 177,115
Posted By DrGerm
That's exactly what I would think, but then why...

That's exactly what I would think, but then why does the manual show 11 speakers connected directly to all 11 speaker outs? Yet, It clearly shows a 12th and 13th channel (and sub) from the pre outs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3,337
Views: 177,115
Posted By DrGerm
Question 11.1

Sorry if this is already answered (I bet it has? Can't find it)

I'm confused by page 50 in the owner's manual.

11.1-channel playback
This system, which is based on a 5.1-channel system, plays...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 214,510
Posted By DrGerm
Red face I did this 3 years ago. they didn't send me a box...

I did this 3 years ago. they didn't send me a box at that time. I used the original box without problem. I think I had to pay for shipping there, they paid to ship back. So it sounds like the process...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By DrGerm
Talking Thanks, you confirmed what I was already...

Thanks, you confirmed what I was already thinking, so I think it's an easy decision now.



Hmmm... I guess I have more research to do. This is the opposite of what isoacoustics.com...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By DrGerm
I don't really have an exact answer for you, just...

I don't really have an exact answer for you, just some comments and my lessons learned.

I've been kinda forced to use in ceiling speakers in the past for just the surrounds (in a 5.1 system // old...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By DrGerm
Question Trying to decide between SVS bookshelf vs satellite speakers for surround locations

[Background #1]

I'm setting up a new surround system; probably will do a 7.2.2 although I might save a few bucks now and do 5.2.2 and then get two more surrounds in the future to fill out the rear...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-25-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By DrGerm
Question Rack size question 25" v 28" deep?

I feel like this is a dumb question but I'm hoping someone with some experience can answer this before I find I have to ship things back if I guess wrong.

I'm going to get a Denon AVR-X7200WA...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By DrGerm
Question That makes complete sense after being pointed...

That makes complete sense after being pointed out. Thanks.

But how about things I'm reading related to resistance in the speaker cable? As I understand it, this will be a function of thickness...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 470,372
Posted By DrGerm
I've used AnyDVD HD and Virtual CloneDrive for...

I've used AnyDVD HD and Virtual CloneDrive for many years for both DVDs (to folder) and Blu Ray (to ISO) and have never been disappointed.

The only problem is finding a nice unified environment to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By DrGerm
awesome, thanks :)

awesome, thanks :)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By DrGerm
Question Speaker cable length question: All same length? or go with what fits?

I'm starting to plan for wiring a new room; which I want to pre-wire for 7.2.4

I think I'll be upgrading to an Onkyo TX-NR3030 (or equivalent future version if I wait). I'm looking at SVS Prime...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By DrGerm
Question What are you doing with your old (nice) sound bar?

I'm sure a lot of others have done the same: got a sound bar because it was what fit the situation. Then later replaced the sound bar set up (i.e. moved or changed rooms or wife's preferences...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-12-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By DrGerm
Lightbulb I guess in case anyone else runs across this...

I guess in case anyone else runs across this post:

Since all my sources are using HDMI, I unplugged all the stereo RCA cables from the Audio Matrix. Then I reset the EDIDs on the Video Matrix. Now...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-11-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By DrGerm
Question Simple Audio Setup Question: I don't think I'm getting what I paid for...

OK, so I should know this (in fact I think I do but don't want to believe it).

I have a system that was set up by a dealer (long story, VERY not happy...) that I'm now re-doing just about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By DrGerm
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Semp1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512635/onkyo-tx-nr708-vs-sony-str-da2800es-in-a-7-1-living-room#post_24229999)

Onkyo QC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By DrGerm
Hello: I kinda know the answer to this...

Hello:

I kinda know the answer to this question (set them both up and listen and compare), but I'm looking for any other advice because it won't be as easy as I had originally hoped:
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-26-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,994
Posted By DrGerm
My problem with updating firmware was WAF...

My problem with updating firmware was WAF related; my wife kept getting the pop up to update firmware on the TV she used to use in the bedroom and so she clicked "OK" because I used to preach to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 214,510
Posted By DrGerm
Quote:Originally Posted by thebard...

Quote:Originally Posted by thebard http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20940019)

Reconnect your Wii audio to cbl/sat (for component 1) or bd/dvd...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 214,510
Posted By DrGerm
I'm having trouble setting this up. I have...

I'm having trouble setting this up.

I have a device (a Nintendo Wii if that matters) connected to Component (tried both 1 & 2) with the analog audio to TV/CD.

In Setup -> Input/Output Assign...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-26-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,670
Posted By DrGerm
I've got multiple Directv boxes, some older HD...

I've got multiple Directv boxes, some older HD (H21-200) receivers and then I was just given some newer ones (H25-500).

I have to send some back and trying to decide which ones to keep.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,946
Views: 655,998
Posted By DrGerm
Quote:Originally Posted by Davinleeds...

Quote:Originally Posted by Davinleeds http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20851319)

Anyone tried the newest driver as of 27 Jul 11?


This is the...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   08-19-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,808
Posted By DrGerm
I have an HTPC with a Hauppage HD PVR connected...

I have an HTPC with a Hauppage HD PVR connected with the included IR blaster attached to a Directv H21-200 (HD Receiver).

I configured the blastcfg program by using the learning feature for using...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,368
Posted By DrGerm
Quote:Originally Posted by craig john...

Quote:Originally Posted by craig john http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20786509)

DrGerm, (ID Guy, by chance???...
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,368
Posted By DrGerm
Quote:Originally Posted by ack_bk...

Quote:Originally Posted by ack_bk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20786476)

... but we need to know your budget.


I intend to spend ~$1,500...
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