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Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By afrogt
It's pretty simple. Don't buy speakers from a van...

It's pretty simple. Don't buy speakers from a van in a parking lot!

There's plenty of good deals from real speaker manufacturers and vendors.
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By afrogt
I know HTD offers a no risk 30 day in home trial....

I know HTD offers a no risk 30 day in home trial. You should check if any of the others have the same offer.

Best way to decide is listen to the speakers in your own room with your music, movies,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By afrogt
the receiver you have had 3 hdmi inputs. you want...

the receiver you have had 3 hdmi inputs. you want another receiver in addition to this one?

I how much you're willing to pay but these are relatively inexpensive....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By afrogt
AVR's are not modular like computers. Just...

AVR's are not modular like computers.

Just get a newer and higher end receiver, and one with longer than 1 year warranty.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By afrogt
You really want to front 3 speakers to be timbre...

You really want to front 3 speakers to be timbre matched so three of the BIC LH-6 would be optimal over one BIC center and the Klipsch bookshelf speakers if you can afford it. The move the Klispch...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 587
Posted By afrogt
Then that's not a passive sub if you plug it into...

Then that's not a passive sub if you plug it into the wall for power, its an active sub.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 587
Posted By afrogt
You have a passive sub? How is that connected to...

You have a passive sub? How is that connected to the system?

It doesn't really matter if your other speakers have a max handling power of 100 watts or 145 watts. Your receiver is not putting out...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By afrogt
Makes sense that the speakers work now after...

Makes sense that the speakers work now after connecting to binding posts. The spring clips are for the surround left and right speakers, not the fronts. On the stereo setting the surrounds wouldn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 93
Posted By afrogt
Denon X-4000 isn't that old, shouldn't it still...

Denon X-4000 isn't that old, shouldn't it still be under warranty which is 3 years?

Unless you purchased a refurb....
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 502
Posted By afrogt
The SVS PB1000 with the 3 Pioneer speakers is...

The SVS PB1000 with the 3 Pioneer speakers is better than going with the cheaper sub.

Better output, digs deeper, less boominess, much better warranty.
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 54,085
Views: 3,990,987
Posted By afrogt
ESW-8 is the glossy sub that comes with Take...

ESW-8 is the glossy sub that comes with Take Classics.
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 587
Posted By afrogt
power consumption on the back of the receiver...

power consumption on the back of the receiver says 200 watts. No way can you get 725 watts out of that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By afrogt
But if it doesn't work properly it really isn't a...

But if it doesn't work properly it really isn't a diamond in the rough. :-(

I've owned that receiver for the past 5 years. Did you do a factory reset after the problem occurred?
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 587
Posted By afrogt
No. I mix 6 ohm and 8 ohm speakers with my Denon...

No. I mix 6 ohm and 8 ohm speakers with my Denon receiver for many years and haven't had any problems at all
It may just be that your Sony STR-DH550 is very entry level and you need a more powerful...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 587
Posted By afrogt
If your receiver can handle 6 ohm loads then it...

If your receiver can handle 6 ohm loads then it can also handle 8 ohm loads. 8 ohm speakers are easier to drive.

I would suggest you get the Polk center so that it will match your other Polk...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 300
Posted By afrogt
The site is very reliable. Been using them for 15...

The site is very reliable. Been using them for 15 years. for speakers, wire, cables, mini amps, etc.

Don't know the quality of those particular speakers though. But given your budget and desire to...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By afrogt
If you want brighter speakers look at Klipsch...

If you want brighter speakers look at Klipsch with horn tweeters.

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_714RF82IIB/Klipsch-Reference-RF-82-II-Black-Ash.html
...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 300
Posted By afrogt
I would be very tough to get a floorstanding 5.0...

I would be very tough to get a floorstanding 5.0 setup for $300 other than the Fluance system.

Five bookshelf speakers isn't that tough though.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By afrogt
Perhaps go the used route for Motion 10's? One...

Perhaps go the used route for Motion 10's? One pair on each coast.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By afrogt
Probably the quality inspector number which has...

Probably the quality inspector number which has no bearing on the sound of each speaker.

The 4 satellites should look and sound exactly the same.

Here is the owners manual from Jamo site....
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By afrogt
30" isn't much room for a bookshelf speaker and...

30" isn't much room for a bookshelf speaker and stands and you're not gonna find floorstanding towers under 30" tall.

That's quite a dilemma.

Maybe if you got those Ascend speakers and placed...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By afrogt
You could use the surround speakers as front...

You could use the surround speakers as front heights or rear surrounds. totally up to you.

Just buy a receive that gives you both of those optons.
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 54,085
Views: 3,990,987
Posted By afrogt
My Cherry RC-10s from 2009 sound just the same as...

My Cherry RC-10s from 2009 sound just the same as my black ash RC-10's from last summer. Weight is the same too and drivers look alike. I'm not going to bother to take my speakers apart to look at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By afrogt
http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/6channel/index...

http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/6channel/index.htm

http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/audio/index.htm

http://www.audioadvisor.com/RCA/products/394/
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-16-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By afrogt
You should post that question in the subwoofer...

You should post that question in the subwoofer section instead of Home Theater In a Box. You're get more and better responses that way.
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