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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By afrogt
SPDIF can't do DTS-MA as it doesn't have the...

SPDIF can't do DTS-MA as it doesn't have the bandwidth to do multichannel lossless audio.

You need HDMI audio to do DTS-MA.
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 547
Posted By afrogt
Get some of these and paint the cabinet black... ...

Get some of these and paint the cabinet black...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By afrogt
How could that not work? Any basic receiver...

How could that not work? Any basic receiver should let you do that because you're running video straight from the cable box to TV.

All you're doing is using the receiver for audio.

I'm not...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By afrogt
Yes, but how did you get the WAV files in the...

Yes, but how did you get the WAV files in the first place? Did you rip them from a CD?
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By afrogt
In Windows Media Player you have several options...

In Windows Media Player you have several options in which to save a music file. When ripping a CD if you use WAV Lossless the file will not be compressed. There is a WMA Lossless and a WAV Lossless....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By afrogt
did you reset the microprocessor? Did you...

did you reset the microprocessor?

Did you disconnect all connections including the external amp?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By afrogt
Considering you've had it for less than a year...

Considering you've had it for less than a year and it comes with 2 year warranty, it would be stupid to throw it away....

Get it fixed.

https://docs.sony.com/release/Warranty_455717303.pdf
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By afrogt
In case you wanted to run another pair of...

In case you wanted to run another pair of speakers into a different room or deck outside.

It would play the same audio that is playing in the main room.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By afrogt
Or even the CD input. I believe you can also...

Or even the CD input. I believe you can also assign the component video input there. I can on my AVR 591 which is the same model year as the 1911.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By afrogt
I wouldn't listen to CD's in DTS Neo:6 as too...

I wouldn't listen to CD's in DTS Neo:6 as too much vocal content goes to the center channel. Takes away from the stereo separation in my opinion.

DTS Neo:6 and Dolby PLII are better for movies...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By afrogt
To be honest they're probably just bad...

To be honest they're probably just bad headphones. Insignia isn't a headphone company, its Best Buy's in store brand. You've already heard them yourself and can verify they suck.

Sennheiser...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By afrogt
Get one of the JBL Studio pairs. Klipsch sound...

Get one of the JBL Studio pairs. Klipsch sound nothing like JBL.

some JBL's also available on ebay....
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52,220
Views: 3,819,102
Posted By afrogt
yeah, its probably fair, especially in Canada...

yeah, its probably fair, especially in Canada where they're difficult to find. RC-70's go for $300 each at Fry's when on sale. The V5.2 is hard to find so dont know the value. Right now Fry's has the...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,700
Posted By afrogt
This should be all you need if you want 12ga...

This should be all you need if you want 12ga wire.
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=102&cp_id=10239&cs_id=1023901&p_id=2747&seq=1&format=2

They also come in other lengths if you need more...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By afrogt
considering this pair went for $490 on ebay,...

considering this pair went for $490 on ebay, you'd be getting a really good deal for $600 since he's also adding a center channel and subwoofer.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By afrogt
Then buy a A/V receiver with a headphone jack.......

Then buy a A/V receiver with a headphone jack....

http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/denavr1513/denon-avr-1513-5.1ch-home-theater-receiver-3d-ready/1.html
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Here's a review using 3 LCR's a 2 RC-10's in a...

Here's a review using 3 LCR's a 2 RC-10's in a 5.1 setup. Right up your alley.
http://www.voxxintlcorp.com/docs/energy/news/reviews/reference-connoisseur-rc-lcr-home-theater-june-2006.pdf
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52,220
Views: 3,819,102
Posted By afrogt
RC-10's wont' be overkill since you already have...

RC-10's wont' be overkill since you already have them. They're a better match to the LCR's than the brighter Polk speakers would be. Even thught it is not critical that the surrounds match the front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By afrogt
how bout something like a Sherwood 2 channel...

how bout something like a Sherwood 2 channel receiver? Or the Audioscource 2 channel amp?
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By afrogt
two problems with your optical out desire. ...

two problems with your optical out desire.

HDMI audio won't be passed thru the optical out on a receiver. You'd have to use the optical inputs to get something to pass thru to the optical out.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 152
Posted By afrogt
Do you live close to a border city? If so have...

Do you live close to a border city? If so have them shipped via Kinek, then drive over the border and pick them up.
https://www.kinek.com/


You never mentioned you were in Canada until now....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By afrogt
If you have no idea what features you want it's...

If you have no idea what features you want it's gonna be pretty hard to help you.

Do you care about internet radio stations?

Do you care about Pandora, Spotify, etc?

Do you use any Apple...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By afrogt
If you want HDMI 2.0 and Audyssey why not wait...

If you want HDMI 2.0 and Audyssey why not wait for one of the newer Denon models to come on sale?

Neither one of models you listed has exactly what you want so why buy them?

Look at the Denon...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 152
Posted By afrogt
there ya go... Or buy a 5th P153 and place...

there ya go...

Or buy a 5th P153 and place it horizontally if you don't space to use it upright as a center.
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 152
Posted By afrogt
yep, I would. Or get that sub and 4 Infinity...

yep, I would.

Or get that sub and 4 Infinity P153's. Nice 4.1 setup under $500.
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