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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By M Code
Those speakers are avarage in sensitivity, so...

Those speakers are avarage in sensitivity, so almost any quality, name brand receiver will work fine...
If the receiver is rated > 100W per channel, be careful not to turnup the volume too high.....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By M Code
Go into the OSD and SPEAKER SELECT page, set the...

Go into the OSD and SPEAKER SELECT page, set the Subwoofer to PLUS...
Now try it..

Just my $0.01... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 178,135
Posted By M Code
Thats reality... Digital sources and their...

Thats reality...
Digital sources and their levels can/will vary greatly...
Suggest U try the Dolby Volume but use the Leveler part, its helps to balance the levels between sources. The Modeler...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 178,135
Posted By M Code
BiPolar speakers, especially electrostatics can...

BiPolar speakers, especially electrostatics can be tricky to set up...
The stats have incredible high frequency response, but have to be tweaked in position to get a balanced frequency response. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 178,135
Posted By M Code
Did U get the extension rod? Adjust the height...

Did U get the extension rod? Adjust the height of the microphone on the tripod & extension rod to be @ about ear level when seated.


For far-field measurements, microphone should be aimed toward...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
I looked up and couldn't see anything.. :D 1...

I looked up and couldn't see anything.. :D
1 thing I do know is that over the last 4 years Onkyo has sold > 2 million AVRs... :eek::):eek:

Just my $0.01... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Lets kleer the air... Yes, Onkyo has lost $ in...

Lets kleer the air...
Yes, Onkyo has lost $ in the AVR biz but so has Denon, Marantz, Sony, HK...
Onkyo didn't have a bigger corporate ally to borrow from so they partnered with Gibson...
Gibson...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Looks like the Bass Manager was set to Large for...

Looks like the Bass Manager was set to Large for the Front L/R...
What does the graph look like when it is set to Small for the Front L/R since >85% of the home theater loudspeaker systems are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Their new revenue streams are from video...

Their new revenue streams are from video displays, sound bars, computers, OE automotive and they have their own line of powered multi-media speakers...

Just my $0.03... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By M Code
The majority of the AVRs are assembled in China...

The majority of the AVRs are assembled in China and/or Malaysia, almost no AVR production in Japan. Design teams are based in Japan, Korea and China.
Regarding Marantz...
They built amplifiers and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Yes & No... If they applied Audyssey only to...

Yes & No...
If they applied Audyssey only to the high end Onkyo/Integra products the per unit royalty cost would double... :eek:

As the AVR unit sales quantities are significantly lower for the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By M Code
Try a couple of things.. 1. Disconnect all...

Try a couple of things..
1. Disconnect all speakers
2. Disconnect the AC plug
3. Leave it unplugged for 5 minutes
4. Now power up with no speakers or speaker wires attached
5. What happens?
a....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Onkyo has been losing $ for the last several...

Onkyo has been losing $ for the last several years, with the biggest loss in 2012. Thats why they sold 51% to Gibson Corp...

Here is a link to their income statement..
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Incorrect... The Audyssey license is zip.. ...

Incorrect...
The Audyssey license is zip..
Yes the brand must be licensed but the income stream paid to Audyssey is a per unit royalty just like Dolby, DTS, MP3, Apple, HDMI.. I have the actual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Agreed.. The higher end segment is more...

Agreed..
The higher end segment is more knowledgible, and appreciates Audyssey and its benefits more..
However since the royalties are calculated per unit, the $ amount is significantly higher as a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 20,296
Posted By M Code
Incorrect... Audyssey was dropped due to high...

Incorrect...
Audyssey was dropped due to high royalty costs..
By adding Dolby Atmos this raised the Dolby royalties significantly, they simply traded the Audyssey royalties for those for Dolby...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By M Code
Yes it is an internet radio app.. vTuner is on...

Yes it is an internet radio app..
vTuner is on most of the HK AVRs...

Just my $0.03... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By M Code
Here U go... Released in late 60s.. Heathkit...

Here U go...
Released in late 60s..
Heathkit Audio Amplifier Model AA-18.
It is a single channel, 4-Watt amplifier with Volume and Tone controls. Output impedance 4 to 16 Ohms. Input impedance 125...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By M Code
I have no problem listening to new product...

I have no problem listening to new product proposals, we do it everyday...:rolleyes:
Since we chair marketing/product strategy meetings with (2) major clients whose CE sales exceed $2.8 billion.....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By M Code
U may be an engineer but U are totally naive...

U may be an engineer but U are totally naive about consumer product marketing...
Entry level products be it a Toyota Corolla, Samsung Galaxy phone, $0.99 double-cheese burger or $199 AVR have NO...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By M Code
Lets keep the discussion on track with CE...

Lets keep the discussion on track with CE products instead of autos and/or fashion..
The AVR market is controlled by just a handful of brands and the majority of these are losing $... :eek:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By M Code
The answer is obvious... Limited demand.... ...

The answer is obvious...
Limited demand....
To design/tool/build an AVR costs alot of $, in excess of $1,000,000...
Thats the reason typically 3-4 models come out of each AVR tooling, with each...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By M Code
Don't agree.. Those cheap loudspeaker switchers...

Don't agree..
Those cheap loudspeaker switchers present a terrible load to an AVR, often blowing out the amplifier stage. The majority of outdoor loudspeakers are 4 Ohms and that switcher will put...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By M Code
Time for a new installer... U are using cheap,...

Time for a new installer...
U are using cheap, low grade products for the switcher, volume controls and outdoor speakers.
The Sonance switcher will load the AVR (doesn't matter the brand) in a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,138
Views: 212,537
Posted By M Code
U do realize Blu-Rays pricing in the UK are...

U do realize Blu-Rays pricing in the UK are almost double the USA price....

Just my $0.03... ;)
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