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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By wolfereeno
just get a small preamp. I have the NAD.

just get a small preamp. I have the NAD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-22-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By wolfereeno
Ah so marantz is basically the same as denon at a...

Ah so marantz is basically the same as denon at a higher price!

What about NAD? There was a time when they first were getting into AV receivers where they had someone else make the AV models but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By wolfereeno
Yeah, I probably will have go for the marantz to...

Yeah, I probably will have go for the marantz to get what I want.

Thx!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By wolfereeno
Thx, what's D+M?

Thx, what's D+M?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By wolfereeno
NAD and Audissey Multieq XT options?

Is NAD's only option for a receiver with audissey multieq xt the $999 model 758 with a $600 expansion card or you jump up to the $3000 model 777?

They have nothing in between like the Marantz 5009...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By wolfereeno
OK, I'm making progress. I went to some amazing...

OK, I'm making progress. I went to some amazing stores including Lyric and Innovative Audio and came away with a wealth of info. But overall I think I decided that I really like my existing SD...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By wolfereeno
Thanks guys! I'd guess a total budget would be...

Thanks guys! I'd guess a total budget would be about $2500.

Interesting re a non-matching center speaker. I guess long term I'll even replace my speakers. I just don't know with what. One...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By wolfereeno
Cool Upgrade to AV Surround and need suggestions!

I have a conventional stereo (Rega turntable, NAD 712 and Sound Dynamics 300ti 3 way speakers). I also have a Yamaha 4300 sound bar that I bought for my old apartment.

But we just moved and...
Forum: Soundbars   08-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,470
Posted By wolfereeno
I finally got a sound bar about a month ago. My...

I finally got a sound bar about a month ago. My review in short? Yawn.

First, I have a pretty big living room in an old brownstown building with a lot of wood wall paneling, fireplace, and such....
Forum: Soundbars   07-11-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,230
Posted By wolfereeno
I bought the Yamaha YSP 3300. Should have it by...

I bought the Yamaha YSP 3300. Should have it by Saturday! :-)
Forum: Soundbars   07-07-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,230
Posted By wolfereeno
haha! You're absolutely right! This has been a...

haha! You're absolutely right! This has been a long drawn out search. And I've been using 35$ crap computer speakers for over 4 years now!

I think I am going to go for the yamaha. It seems to...
Forum: Soundbars   07-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,230
Posted By wolfereeno
I have a Pioneer monitor that only has line...

I have a Pioneer monitor that only has line level stereo audio outputs. So I think I need a soundbar that has multiple HDMI inputs and switching for cable box, apple tv, and playstation.

The...
Forum: Soundbars   06-10-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By wolfereeno
I'm trying to move forward with a decision on a...

I'm trying to move forward with a decision on a simple self powered sound bar for my Pioneer KRP 500M monitor.

I use the following components: A fairly new Time Warner DVR setop box and an Apple...
Forum: Soundbars   05-21-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By wolfereeno
I'm not sure what audio out options my pioneer...

I'm not sure what audio out options my pioneer 500M monitor has other than basic stereo outs. I guess that means I'd need a soundbar that would take HDMI inputs, to go in between the source and the...
Forum: Soundbars   05-21-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,394
Posted By wolfereeno
At $2K The def tech is quite expensive. I...

At $2K The def tech is quite expensive.

I have this feeling that a soundbar should be cheaper than a surround sound amp plus speakers by definition!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By wolfereeno
Wouldn't the obvious solution be to purchase a...

Wouldn't the obvious solution be to purchase a center speaker? Also, don't most AVR's have preset modes that include settings that are optimized by purpose such as sports, movies, general tv?

At...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By wolfereeno
I am looking to replace a NAD 712 conventional...

I am looking to replace a NAD 712 conventional stereo receiver with something that supports 5.1 or 7.1 audio.

Although for the foreseeable future, we will most likely just use it as a 3.0 system....
Forum: Soundbars   02-10-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By wolfereeno
Thanks, re no dialog enhancement. What...

Thanks, re no dialog enhancement.

What about the ability to limit loud sounds such as the commercial volume reduction techniques some devices have?

Does it have any features along that line?
Forum: Soundbars   01-25-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By wolfereeno
What, you bose owners ashamed to answer on this...

What, you bose owners ashamed to answer on this board ;-)

I just want to know if there's dialog enhancement capabilities on these things.


The 1SR is highly overpriced but I have yet to see...
Forum: Soundbars   01-22-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By wolfereeno
I'm eyeing the 3 bose cinemate (the 1SR and the...

I'm eyeing the 3 bose cinemate (the 1SR and the two speaker ones).

I have an odd shaped room and a good conventional stereo for music. I just want better TV sound than I'm getting from the...
Forum: Soundbars   12-28-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,607
Posted By wolfereeno
Thanks - I'm basically after something that...

Thanks - I'm basically after something that yields the best dialog and general sound for normal TV watching. I have a pioneer plasma monitor that doesn't have its own speakers and have been using a...
Forum: Soundbars   12-27-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,607
Posted By wolfereeno
Can't wait to hear more. What made you pick it...

Can't wait to hear more. What made you pick it over the ZVOX?

Does it have a dialog enhancement mode in addition to the surround mode?

Several reviews mention the ZVOX 420 but I haven't seen a...
Forum: Soundbars   10-06-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 65,021
Posted By wolfereeno
Once you start getting into over $1000 pricing,...

Once you start getting into over $1000 pricing, aren't you really better off with receiver and separate speakers? (other than if you just don't have the room)

Thx
Forum: Soundbars   09-19-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By wolfereeno
I used the output of my cable box to get audio...

I used the output of my cable box to get audio into my powered speakers. Works fine.
Forum: Soundbars   09-18-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By wolfereeno
Polk, BW, Golden Ear, etc seem to offer these...

Polk, BW, Golden Ear, etc seem to offer these >$1500 un powered sound bars. I'm sure they're good quality and all that. Just wonder if there's any meaningful value to them or if they're just the...
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