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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2012, 10:54 AM
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Posted By pw5599
As with any issues with the logic, disconnect...

As with any issues with the logic, disconnect the power from the wall for a few minutes and try again after re-powering it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2012, 05:10 PM
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Posted By pw5599
Which is why when you connect your speakers you...

Which is why when you connect your speakers you keep polarity correct. Establish a standard whether it's silver as negative or vice versa, just have a standard you can remember.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2012, 01:50 PM
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Posted By pw5599
Yes, the sub should be set to Plus if you have...

Yes, the sub should be set to Plus if you have other speakers that can reproduce decent bass. Do that setting after you run the auto setup.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2012, 06:00 PM
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Posted By pw5599
Quote:Originally Posted by RacerXgogogo...

Quote:Originally Posted by RacerXgogogo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21544773)

So I think I may upgrade to the VSX-50. Has anyone else made...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2012, 11:46 AM
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Posted By pw5599
Multiple speakers are fine but depends on the...

Multiple speakers are fine but depends on the amp you have connecting 4 speakers, or 2 per channel can result in an impedance that your amp may not like, and could cause damage.

If you wire two 8...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2012, 11:33 AM
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Posted By pw5599
I had the need to do that same thing but just...

I had the need to do that same thing but just found myself a pair of DPDT switches in my junk box. Thats double pole, double throw. The switch would have 3 pairs of connectors each. The amp speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2012, 11:22 AM
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Posted By pw5599
I'd let the amp decide, it usually does just...

I'd let the amp decide, it usually does just fine at that. But it's your ears so experiment and play around with other options and when your ears smile, leave it be. You can always get back to the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-11-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,451
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Posted By pw5599
Most newer AVRs have a delay adjustment. If your...

Most newer AVRs have a delay adjustment. If your AVR or whatever you are using for an amp doesnt have a delay adjustment, you'd have to live with it or find other options, of which I have no idea...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2012, 11:28 AM
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Posted By pw5599
Quote:Originally Posted by SteveL1949...

Quote:Originally Posted by SteveL1949 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21008995)

Look on Amazon, you can buy a very nice receiver for $180 and it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2012, 11:19 AM
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Posted By pw5599
Thx holl_ands, nice to find you still hangin...

Thx holl_ands, nice to find you still hangin around.
I agree that audio amplifiers are among the most complicated devices to repair and I never have done alot of them. Back in my electronic repair...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2012, 12:26 PM
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Posted By pw5599
Is the thread finally dead? I know, old topic,...

Is the thread finally dead?
I know, old topic, old machine.
I've finally finished reading the whole topic and picked up alot of good tips.
This topic is somewhat responsible for me purchasing a 6...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2012, 11:40 AM
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Views: 351,954
Posted By pw5599
I just picked up a 1015TX-s, (silver model) in...

I just picked up a 1015TX-s, (silver model) in mint shape for $240 and consider it a good deal. I'm impressed with it's beefiness of 30lbs, which right away indicates good old high current power...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-04-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,787
Posted By pw5599
Dont go too crazy with the research and decision...

Dont go too crazy with the research and decision making. Any of the sets you mentioned are fine. You've got an ideal tv watching room with lighting you can control so leave that issue out. Look at...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-24-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,689
Posted By pw5599
Again, I have both, and have had many CRTs...

Again, I have both, and have had many CRTs before them and I dont care what kind of tv technology you have, for the ultimate PQ out of your tv, you need subdued light. No tv will look it's best in a...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-23-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,689
Posted By pw5599
I have a lcd in the bedroom and a plasma in the...

I have a lcd in the bedroom and a plasma in the living room. I like em both and I had the lcd first which is what made me go with plasma in the other room. It was the awful off axis pq on my lcd...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,820
Posted By pw5599
Wow, this is still going on! I havent been here...

Wow, this is still going on! I havent been here much lately. Since buying a plasma about 10 months ago I guess I lost a bit of interest in the plasma vs lcd thing. I do own one of each, and I like...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,834
Posted By pw5599
The plasma vs LCD/LED thing has been beaten to...

The plasma vs LCD/LED thing has been beaten to death here. Trust your eyes, choose what they like best. My only advice is to pay attention to viewing angles. Plasma contrast levels do not change no...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-19-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By pw5599
I had no choice but to mount a 50" Samsung...

I had no choice but to mount a 50" Samsung plasma over my fireplace, this is due to the room design. Nobody in my family has complained about it and yes ideally it's too high but we've got used to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-21-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,564
Posted By pw5599
I've got a Samsung and I do recall the tv manual...

I've got a Samsung and I do recall the tv manual saying that if a wall mount other than a Samsung made mount is used that the supplied washers must be used. I did use them but dont think it'd cause...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-16-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,260
Posted By pw5599
I agree that TV has come a long way since that...

I agree that TV has come a long way since that 1st colour tv I recall the family getting when I was a kid, some time in the 60's. New tech advances keep us buying, or is it another name for planned...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-14-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,260
Posted By pw5599
Being fairly new to flat panel tv I'm wary of...

Being fairly new to flat panel tv I'm wary of it's life span. By the way people talk here and elsewhere we have become a world that accepts short life span in our products as normal, especially in...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-12-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 457,928
Posted By pw5599
Mako, nice to hear you're open minded enough to...

Mako, nice to hear you're open minded enough to at least try plasma. Most people decide one or the other is best based on salesmen, reviews/articles or friend's opinions. One cannot deny that most...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-23-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,153
Posted By pw5599
I'd certainly say that a LED lit screen will...

I'd certainly say that a LED lit screen will last longer than CCFL, but only the backlight. Otherwise the screens are the same, or similar enough, both being LCD screens.
I do hope the OP knows...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-23-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,234
Posted By pw5599
Sounds like you both miss the Plasma type...

Sounds like you both miss the Plasma type picture, and justifiably so. I doubt if there's many folks who go from Plasma to LCD without a fight. Stick with what your eyes like best and go with a nice...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-23-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,434
Posted By pw5599
I've got 2 Samsung tv's, 1 is a 32" LCD 3 series...

I've got 2 Samsung tv's, 1 is a 32" LCD 3 series and 1 is a 50" Plasma 5 series, both are 09 models. I am on basic cable, analog sd and both tv's have very crappy sound on most channels. It sounds...
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