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Forum: Speakers   02-14-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By afrogt
What bookshelf speakers do you have? you never...

What bookshelf speakers do you have? you never mentioned them.
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By afrogt
good suggestion! ...

good suggestion!

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_892L8R155/IsoAcoustics-ISO-L8R155-Monitor-Stands.html?tp=1386
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By afrogt
you've probably blown the driver in one of the...

you've probably blown the driver in one of the speakers. unless you can get them repaired under warranty you'll need to replace the speaker..

the fact that you play them VERY loud fits the...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-14-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 23
Posted By afrogt
If you're concerned about better bass, buy a...

If you're concerned about better bass, buy a subwoofer! That will help you with audio as well as home theater.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By afrogt
If you're happy with your Denon AVR-790 in the...

If you're happy with your Denon AVR-790 in the living room why change it out? Just buy a cheap $200 for the bedroom. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By afrogt
Your system is mainly for music and you're...

Your system is mainly for music and you're concerned about the center channel?

Are you playing multichannel music? Otherwise most music is two channel and doesn't use the center channel.

As the...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By afrogt
If you tighten down the red/black plastic...

If you tighten down the red/black plastic terminals all the way and insert the banana plugs in the back of the speaker terminal they'll work just fine.

Doesn't take much elbow grease at all.
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By afrogt
If you tighten down the red/black plastic...

If you tighten down the red/black plastic terminals all the way and insert the banana plugs in the back of the speaker terminal they'll work just fine.

Doesn't take much elbow grease at all.
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-13-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By afrogt
Why don't you use the optical out from the TV to...

Why don't you use the optical out from the TV to the optical input of the Sony receiver? That way you have a digital connection and less chance for hum, background noise or distortion.

Your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By afrogt
For the price of a refurb x2200W or s910 you can...

For the price of a refurb x2200W or s910 you can get a new X2200W from Fry's when on sale. It's been $399 multiple times.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By afrogt
I purchased a refurb Onkyo CD changer from AC4L...

I purchased a refurb Onkyo CD changer from AC4L 10 years ago and its still going strong. Just used it a couple of days ago.
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-10-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By afrogt
Do you really have room for 7.1.2 in a 12 x 12...

Do you really have room for 7.1.2 in a 12 x 12 room?

Anyway you should post in the speakers or receivers forums as the HTIB forum is a ghost town. You'll get way more responses in the other...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By afrogt
I've got a 6 year old Denon AVR 591 with a CH...

I've got a 6 year old Denon AVR 591 with a CH LEVEL button on the remote. With that you can toggle from FL, C, FR, SL, SR and SUB to adjust the volume pretty easily. There is no one button to control...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By afrogt
Plenty of Athena bookshelf speakers on Ebay if...

Plenty of Athena bookshelf speakers on Ebay if you're in the USA.

I see B2, B1 and the smaller Point 5 available.
...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 54,499
Views: 4,034,592
Posted By afrogt
I don't think Infinity makes a CF-70. I'm...

I don't think Infinity makes a CF-70.

I'm guessing you mean Energy CF-70 vs Infinity P363? I think that would be a good test but probably a lateral move than a upgrade.

Here's a good review of...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-09-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By afrogt
I seriously doubt you'll find a HTIB receiver...

I seriously doubt you'll find a HTIB receiver that can actually power 9 channels for 7.1.2.

Better off buying the receiver you want and then adding the speakers. Onkyo speakers are not high...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 256
Posted By afrogt
They look cleaner than bare wire and are easier...

They look cleaner than bare wire and are easier to install when speaker terminals are very close on the back of the receiver.

There's no sonic improvement due to banana plugs. It's all about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 40
Posted By afrogt
Have you read this stick a the top of the...

Have you read this stick a the top of the Receivers page?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1652514-onkyo-acknowledges-failed-units-extending-warrranties-until-2018-a.html
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By afrogt
In my opinion is just a waste of wire but if you...

In my opinion is just a waste of wire but if you want to try and think you can hear a difference then its a plus for you.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By afrogt
dont you have a HD OTA tuner? Yellow video...

dont you have a HD OTA tuner?

Yellow video is composite and not hi def. Not the best picture quality.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By afrogt
Do you have a 4K TV or plan to upgrade to one? ...

Do you have a 4K TV or plan to upgrade to one?

If not, the sr5009 refurb is a better buy at $429...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By afrogt
Well the RX-V379 certainly isn't future proof. No...

Well the RX-V379 certainly isn't future proof. No ethernet port for software updates and only has the basic features. And with only one HDMI 2.0 HDCP 2.2 port that doesn't bode well for the future...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By afrogt
Where can one get this Sony receiver for $900?...

Where can one get this Sony receiver for $900? Authorized places like Crutchfield and Amazon have it for $1698.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By afrogt
my Panasonic players are 3 years old and do all...

my Panasonic players are 3 years old and do all that. Something like this will probably work.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By afrogt
And apparently you can get the Sony from Walmart!...

And apparently you can get the Sony from Walmart!

http://www.walmart.com/ip/44659102
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