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Forum: Speakers   11-07-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Now that is funny!!! ;)

Now that is funny!!! ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By PeterK
But how does this work if they never get Dirac...

But how does this work if they never get Dirac operational? All the units pre-shipped might get returned as I believe they said they are returnable for some period of time AFTER Dirac is loaded. That...
Forum: Speakers   10-04-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By PeterK
What amazes me is that Jeff has been able to...

What amazes me is that Jeff has been able to introduce numerous new speakers over a relatively short period of time. This from a one man operation for design and testing. How he is able to do the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By PeterK
I find for my relatively simple system that the...

I find for my relatively simple system that the Denon 4520 remote is really nice. Quite easy to configure. Actually have stopped using my Harmony One remote.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Keith - sorry for stupid question as I have not...

Keith - sorry for stupid question as I have not totally followed this thread.
Are you saying that when watching "normal" 5.1 and 7.1 movies your receiver is creating an Atmos like sound pattern...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By PeterK
While I agree it could be bad business, I have...

While I agree it could be bad business, I have seen a few times in my local store of resealed merchandise being sold as new. I avoid them like the plague. Resealed merchandise has become quite common...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Not sure why there have been the recent posts on...

Not sure why there have been the recent posts on faulty 4520s. I have been an owner for almost a year now and have read this entire thread. The people with issues up until the last month have been...
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By PeterK
I can sure understand a pair of 215RTs for a 2...

I can sure understand a pair of 215RTs for a 2 channel music setup. Should be incredible!
For myself, in a combo movie music all purpose room, my 228HTs and Submersives work nice and were super easy...
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2014, 05:51 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Dumb question probably but wouldn't it far easier...

Dumb question probably but wouldn't it far easier to set up a system with the 215RMs and separate subs and still get the same or maybe better audio quality? Would think it would be much easier to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By PeterK
The Lounge - Keith - saying it is basically done...

The Lounge - Keith - saying it is basically done and just moving buttons around on the screen. Ummmmmmm ;)
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By PeterK
If / when I go with Atmos, I am sure I will have...

If / when I go with Atmos, I am sure I will have JTR speakers as first choice as I am so happy with the Single 8s. For ceiling installs, it could be an ugly box with a decent grill reset into the...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By PeterK
I painted better than that with my fingers at 4...

I painted better than that with my fingers at 4 years old!
Dang the ceiling molding edge paint work must have been done with a rag. Sheesh!!!

I had ceramic floor tile put in a couple years ago...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Most everyone I know that I work with that have a...

Most everyone I know that I work with that have a 5.1 system still have all their speakers up front - never bothered to mount the surrounds as such as too much trouble! In my small work group (40...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By PeterK
I have my 228s on top of my Submersives. I am...

I have my 228s on top of my Submersives. I am sure it is not ideal but you do what you have to.
My subs are sealed with dual opposing drives so they don't vibrate at all. I just use small stick on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By PeterK
Awesome post Craig. Excellent explanation. Since...

Awesome post Craig. Excellent explanation. Since I have a pair of Submersives I really appreciated the graphs as I don't have the equipment to do that.
Pete
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 03:31 PM
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Posted By PeterK
I use an Onkyo TX-8020 that I got new cheap from...

I use an Onkyo TX-8020 that I got new cheap from Amazon a while ago. Works great in my workshop. I looked at mini systems but they were all "junk" to me. Used an old DVD player and some outdoor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By PeterK
You might want to call JD at AVS here about this....

You might want to call JD at AVS here about this. As he sells both brands, he has great knowledge of the various models - and really fantastic pricing! I saved a bunch on my Denon 4520 a few months...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2014, 08:50 PM
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Views: 336
Posted By PeterK
I have 3" above my Denon 4520 and that is not...

I have 3" above my Denon 4520 and that is not enough clearance. I had to install a computer fan on the back of the cabinet to pull air across the top of the receiver. Works fantastic.
As others...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 06:27 AM
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Views: 330
Posted By PeterK
While Amazon is an awesome source for most online...

While Amazon is an awesome source for most online ordering, electronics tends to be an exception. If sold directly by Amazon, the pricing will be full MSRP and will be factory authorized. You have to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By PeterK
If you are thinking of purchasing the 3808, you...

If you are thinking of purchasing the 3808, you really need to give JD a call at AVS (the post above mine). He is extremely knowledgable, sells new Denons factory authorized at fantastic pricing....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2014, 05:59 AM
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Views: 671,825
Posted By PeterK
On the a Denon 4520 remote, is there a specific...

On the a Denon 4520 remote, is there a specific button used for CDs and BluRays to open the drawer or extract the disc? Probably a dumb question but there is no labeled button or assigned button when...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By PeterK
Just an update -- I am absolutely loving my...

Just an update --
I am absolutely loving my 228s and Slant 8s!! (Coupled with my twin Submersives)
My living room is so far from ideal - 18 X 22, hard ceramic floor, mains only 7 feet apart, no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 10:30 PM
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Views: 62,712
Posted By PeterK
After 6 years waiting Nate should get one for...

After 6 years waiting Nate should get one for free! ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 62,712
Posted By PeterK
Well if they are redeeming upgrade cards (a part...

Well if they are redeeming upgrade cards (a part of the payment) then they must be shipping very quickly. Or I should say they have to ship quickly!
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 05:01 PM
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Posted By PeterK
Do they have the 4 screw key ways on the back for...

Do they have the 4 screw key ways on the back for hanging? If they do all you need is to mount a piece of 3/4 plywood to the ceiling same size as the back of the speaker. Cut the plywood to size,...
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