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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2004, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,320
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by Chu Gai Some...

Quote:
Originally posted by Chu Gai
Some wives and girlfriends cost more too...this is better?

depending upon the model and model year...... not too mention the standard features as well as the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2004, 07:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,446
Posted By tubeguy44
i am also interested in what amps that the...

i am also interested in what amps that the "theorists" have heard and auditioned.....

tell us your real world experiences and opinions.....


:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2004, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By tubeguy44
older carver amps (TFM series) are very good and...

older carver amps (TFM series) are very good and inexpensive......

van alstine, aragon, B&K, nad, parasound, as well as the many pro amps that are out there.....

crown, carver pro, qsc.....
...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2004, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By tubeguy44
my pioneer elite 55txi does not process the...

my pioneer elite 55txi does not process the multichannel inputs in anyway....

i cannot select "no center - phantom" if i select the "multichannel input"....

with the digital i-link input, some...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2004, 06:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,367
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by reincarnate ...

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Originally posted by reincarnate
.....My pet peeve is that almost all balanced cables use only a copper braid as a shield. Because of this inadequate cable design, high power television...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2004, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,578
Posted By tubeguy44
IMHO... rotel amplifiers are on the "warm"...

IMHO... rotel amplifiers are on the "warm" side....

more neutral to detailed amps would be sunfire, sherbourn, and gemstone... (as well as others)

more important than amp characteristics is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By tubeguy44
sorry.... you are right...... thanks for...

sorry....

you are right...... thanks for the correction......

:D
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2004, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by lne937s Tube- ...

Quote:
Originally posted by lne937s
Tube-

I have been using Line source planar (Magnepan) speakers which have forward dispersion characteristics like line arrays, despite being dipoles. I have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By tubeguy44
my preference would be with the pioneer because...

my preference would be with the pioneer because it is in the third generation of the MCACC auto eq/room correction feature... vs the 1st generation in the denon....

the 52txi paired with a crown...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,320
Posted By tubeguy44
you could have a better sound system even if you...

you could have a better sound system even if you spent half the money depending upon the room it is in.....

or you could spend $20,000 and it could sound terrible if the room was terrible....
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By tubeguy44
receivers are notorious for inflated power...

receivers are notorious for inflated power ratings.....

most separate amps from name brand companies are pretty good..... although even those amps will not put out full power into all channels at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,367
Posted By tubeguy44
i like the crown K series very much..... ...

i like the crown K series very much.....

the qsc plx series is also very good..... but if i had to choose, i would go with the crown....

cheers!

:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by Artisn Tubber -...

Quote:
Originally posted by Artisn
Tubber - They can be easily had for under $800 if he shops around, and you know that. Pioneer makes some great receivers too, but the 52TXI is not in the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By tubeguy44
it's a pro unit.... designed to be in a...

it's a pro unit....

designed to be in a rack on tour in a pro sound system...... furman wants to get their name in front of as many people as possible.....

furman does offer a consumer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By tubeguy44
considering that the 3805 is going for about...

considering that the 3805 is going for about $1000 from any authorized dealers......

it is priced out of the budget that ericc set at "under $800"

i believe the pioneer elite 52txi goes for...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2004, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by Andrikos I have...

Quote:
Originally posted by Andrikos
I have surround channels.
Have you ever heard a Line Array system?
yes..... i have heard a line array system in the past......

that still leaves one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By tubeguy44
the PL-8 will do a fine job..... :D

the PL-8 will do a fine job.....

:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By tubeguy44
sunfire, gemstone, sherbourn, parasound, aragon...

sunfire, gemstone, sherbourn, parasound, aragon - just a few very good names out there.....

do some searching on audiogon.com for amplifiers...... lots of great amps!


cheers!


:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By tubeguy44
yamaha definitely! :D

yamaha definitely!

:D
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-28-2004, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by Ovation Good...

Quote:
Originally posted by Ovation
Good examples (except Peter Gabriel is on SACD not DVD-A--just so someone doesn't come home with the wrong format and be pissed off).

D'OH!!

:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By tubeguy44
the reason for the usb input is that it bypasses...

the reason for the usb input is that it bypasses your soundcard totally so the digital to analog conversion is done in the receiver and that convertor is a much higher quality than almost all the...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2004, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By tubeguy44
it is never advisable to mix and match different...

it is never advisable to mix and match different brands of speakers for home theater.....

you would be better off to use the same brand all around for home theater and then do a separate two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By tubeguy44
the furman unit that i really like is the ps-pro...

the furman unit that i really like is the ps-pro model which is a 20 amp model as well as being a sequencer.....

http://www.furmansound.com/pro/pwr_c..._PS-PRO_DS.pdf...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,964
Posted By tubeguy44
Quote: Originally posted by gravitation Do...

Quote:
Originally posted by gravitation
Do you guys think the 56txi has the power to do the B&W 703's justice?
it depends upon the size of your room and how loud you like to play your...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   10-28-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By tubeguy44
here's one for you.... ...

here's one for you....

http://www.insulationsolutions.com.a...p_acoustic.php (http://www.insulationsolutions.com.au/comm/p_acoustic.php)

do a google search on "acoustic insulation"....
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