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Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 07:43 AM
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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: 27
Views: 209
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: 5
Views: 60
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: 27
Views: 209
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: 27
Views: 209
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: 277
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: 30
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: 277
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: 553
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: 212
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: 54,076
Views: 3,990,134
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: 156
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: 103
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.
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-16-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By afrogt
Sell the AM10 or AM15 satellites whatever they...

Sell the AM10 or AM15 satellites whatever they are. Bose stuff retains a pretty high value because of their popularity.

Then use that money to buy a sub/sat system if you must have small speakers....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 191
Posted By afrogt
So your HDMI switcher has 2 HDMI inputs and one...

So your HDMI switcher has 2 HDMI inputs and one HDMI output? No wonder it doesn't work.

If you're trying to connect a TV and Projector you need a matrix switch with two HDMI outputs. You have the...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By afrogt
That's plenty unless you've got a huge room and...

That's plenty unless you've got a huge room and plan to play your content very loud.

The CF-50's have a sensitivity of 96db according to the Energy website so it doesn't take much power for normal...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By afrogt
Get the center that matches your two front...

Get the center that matches your two front speakers. What make/model speakers do you currently have?

Do you have other speakers?
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 299
Posted By afrogt
The surrounds are for background sounds and...

The surrounds are for background sounds and ambient noise. The front 3 speakers get an overwhelming majority of the content.
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By afrogt
If your usage mainly home theater and gaming,...

If your usage mainly home theater and gaming, bookshelf speakers should be just fine.

Although your room is very long. People sit in the back of the room too to watch tv? will people really be 30...
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 54,076
Views: 3,990,134
Posted By afrogt
^^^ tinhvo better jump on it while they're...

^^^
tinhvo better jump on it while they're still available...

http://www.frys.com/product/7777388
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 166
Posted By afrogt
Why not just get the center channel that matches...

Why not just get the center channel that matches your Diamond 10.1 speakers?

http://www.musicdirect.com/p-15500-wharfedale-diamond-10cs-center-channel-speaker-ea.aspx

How small is the space...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-13-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By afrogt
turn off Bravia Sync on your TV

turn off Bravia Sync on your TV
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54,076
Views: 3,990,134
Posted By afrogt
I think the RC-10's are better than the Atoms and...

I think the RC-10's are better than the Atoms and Titans so the RC-70's would be a significant upgrade. You'll need to get the RC LCR center which is on sale too.

You could use your Atoms or...
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