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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jlm86
Movies sound great.. Mp3 awful..

I just love my HSU hybrid 5.1 V15 setup with Onkyo AVR.
But...

I have this enormous mp3 library but most have no bottom end and just really sound terrible.
Even Flac files don't really have ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19,404
Views: 5,351,067
Posted By jlm86
Antec isk 150; slim bluray? I have my build...

Antec isk 150; slim bluray?
I have my build halfway done and cannot find exact slim drive anywhere that will fit?

The old Samsung 506bb is not made any more...
Thoughts?
Thanks
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By jlm86
I'm on a week downtime and am building this...

I'm on a week downtime and am building this little box here...
Thanks for your help..

http://mymediaexperience.com/htpc-builds/budget-htpc/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By jlm86
HTPC: OpenELEC streaming mkv with DTSHD

the OpenElec platform i am buiding:

I've ripped all my bluray to mkv with DTS-HD and TRUEHD etc.
Will XBMC and OpenElec setup pass this to my AVR ?

I've always had issues with PS3 obviously,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,146
Posted By jlm86
Been looking at for first build... Your...

Been looking at for first build...
Your thoughts? Thanks
http://mymediaexperience.com/htpc-builds/budget-htpc/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By jlm86
First HTC build

I've built lots of home machines mostly Windows based..
Geek from 80's..

So I have a week downtime and was going to build a small htpc at my mother's house while I visit..

Rip all my media to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By jlm86
MP3 and cd sound thin.. Help

Have HSu 5.1 package with Onkyo 706 AVR. Big U15 Subwooofer... Nice

Play and stream thru PS3.

Movies sound good but music has no bass and no real presence...
What gives? Even cd can not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,828
Views: 332,413
Posted By jlm86
Favorite settings.. Using ps3 for stream and...

Favorite settings..
Using ps3 for stream and playback..
Hsu vt15" subwooofer
Bitstream to onkyo..
What are your favorite settings?
Audio
Movies

Especially Audyssey, Dynamic settings..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By jlm86
On my PC i use ITunes, which is in another...

On my PC i use ITunes, which is in another room..

My Home Theater rig is next room over with PS3 and Onkyo receiver.
So I usually have been streaming via PS Media Server and playing thru PS3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By jlm86
What have a huge mp3 collection on my pc hd... ...

What have a huge mp3 collection on my pc hd...

Stream across to PS3 and/or Onkyo 809 Receiver...

Have quite alot of FLAC files on pc too...

Should i play straight thru to ONKYO via DNLA or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
It works! First I fooled with disabled DC...

It works!
First I fooled with disabled DC ;Reset router etc... No luck

I took a new cat5 cable and plugged into switch I have...
It then configured itself!

Thanks for replies... Whew..
I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By jlm86
Oh no.... help I use Net radio all the time.. ...

Oh no.... help
I use Net radio all the time..
Now the OSD will not show on TV and cannot navigate any stations..
All other OSD works..

Hooked up via HDMI

Anyone help?
Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
Oh no.... help I use Net radio all the time.. ...

Oh no.... help
I use Net radio all the time..
Now the OSD will not show on TV and cannot navigate any stations..
All other OSD works..

Anyone help?
Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
OK i give up...Remote codes for Samsung TV... ...

OK i give up...Remote codes for Samsung TV...

I"ve tried all the codes in manual, tried learning remote commands, but cannot get it..
I DID find some that turn both receiver and TV on/off...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
Network connection? So i have a PS3 that i...

Network connection?
So i have a PS3 that i stream lots of video, music etc, and now my new 809..
Probably will have a Roku also...

Should i just get a network hub and run that to my router, or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-24-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 739,736
Posted By jlm86
I've always had this issue and wondered if there...

I've always had this issue and wondered if there is a fix:

When i backup mkv files to a dvd/blu ray media disc, PS3 cannot see these files..

It does see the avi,mp4 but not mkv...
any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-24-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
I've noticed of late that the audio dialog in...

I've noticed of late that the audio dialog in movies can be very variable.
I watched Cloud Atlas last night, and a few scenes I could not tell what they were saying, backed up a few times and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
just connected up my 809... I ran the...

just connected up my 809...

I ran the Audyssey and it set my speakers to 40hz crossovers on the front?
This cannot be corrrect i don't believe...

any ideas?
thanks


HSU Hybrid 15 package...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
ok, grabbed the 809 today, getting in a few...

ok, grabbed the 809 today, getting in a few days..

Hope the learning curve from my Onkyo 706 is not too great, as i have to teach the family for switching to PS3, Cable etc..

Q. I have my PS3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By jlm86
Looking hard at 809 now, $599 on Amazon... Can...

Looking hard at 809 now, $599 on Amazon...
Can you give me your quick pros/cons on this unit please if you would...

I have a 706 that is failing on HDMI board, so i'm needing something soon....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
Just getting somewhat educated on the 809.. ...

Just getting somewhat educated on the 809..
Amazon has it for $599 , is this a good deal for this unit?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
Thank! Btw, what is main difference in the...

Thank!
Btw, what is main difference in the 818? Seems twice the cost.....
I only have one sub, so I don't know if I would use all capacity..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6,251
Views: 673,701
Posted By jlm86
As soon as i can locate a nice discounted price...

As soon as i can locate a nice discounted price on 809, i think i'm going to grab it.
My 706 HDMI board is going quickly, and hope i can wait that long...

Currently, the cost seems still quite...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 108,483
Posted By jlm86
sending mine back today sealed box to Newegg.....

sending mine back today sealed box to Newegg.. Decided I do not want MCACC.... Want EQ on subs... Sorry
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,505
Views: 280,512
Posted By jlm86
Amazon has 809 for $599 ...

Amazon has 809 for $599
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00505F01E...
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