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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By grasshoppers
Totally agree with 'lovinthehd', a new amp isn't...

Totally agree with 'lovinthehd', a new amp isn't going to
Fix your room.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,901
Posted By grasshoppers
My BMW motorcycle also cost less than those...

My BMW motorcycle also cost less than those 'wires'.
Willing to bet I've gotten a lot more enjoyment from
My bike too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By grasshoppers
Something like this?? ...

Something like this??

http://emotiva.com/products/dacs/electronics/dacs/stealth-dc-1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By grasshoppers
Are you looking to purchase a stand-alone DAC...

Are you looking to purchase a stand-alone DAC converter
Or a 'deck' that plays some kind of physical media?
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By grasshoppers
I have the V2 Sig 6's. From what I understand of...

I have the V2 Sig 6's. From what I understand of the differences
Between the 2 versions is that they made slight changes
To the mid-woofer and woofers that allowed the speakers
To get about 3dbs...
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By grasshoppers
It would be nice if you could take your Sig (S2...

It would be nice if you could take your Sig (S2 right?) and listen
To them in that same room. Some of the acoustical treatments
Maybe influencing the bass that you didn't hear from the
Songtowers....
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By grasshoppers
So when you compare the Sigs to the Songtowers...

So when you compare the Sigs to the Songtowers were
Both speakers auditioned in the same room??

Did someone bring a pair of Songtowers to your home?
Or did you visit someone with a pair of...
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,285
Posted By grasshoppers
Ascend Acoustics Sierra One ...

Ascend Acoustics Sierra One

http://www.ascendacoustics.com/pages/products/speakers/SRM1/srm1.html

I think they offer a no risk trial.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By grasshoppers
So why not just pony up and get a powered...

So why not just pony up and get a powered subwoofer??

You dropped what $700 or $800 for your Sony?
Should be a good investment for you TV viewing.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By grasshoppers
It use a spec that is used to show the how Loud...

It use a spec that is used to show the how
Loud the speakers can play a certain frequencys
From a linear scale.

In your case can the CV's play a 30hz tone as loud
As a 50hz tone? Or is the 30hz...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By grasshoppers
Make sure your Sony sets all speakers to 'large',...

Make sure your Sony sets all speakers to 'large',
Make sure that there is no crossover engaged for the
CV's. Ideally they should be set to 'Fullrange'

And I wasn't to far off on my guesstimate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By grasshoppers
Well first off your CV speakers don't have...

Well first off your CV speakers don't have subwoofers, they have
Woofers.

2nd...your Sony is only supplies about 80 watts per channel
With 2 channels driven, less with a full 5 surround speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By grasshoppers
Speakers- 2/3 to 3/4 of your budget AVR- 1/3 to...

Speakers- 2/3 to 3/4 of your budget
AVR- 1/3 to 1/4 of your budget.

Just a generalization, speakers will have the largest impact
On what you hear. Always get the best possible speakers you
Can...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By grasshoppers
I stand corrected. I went to the Crutchfield...

I stand corrected. I went to the Crutchfield site's description
For the PM6005. I glanced at a Pic of the backside and saw
No digital jacks. After reading your post I revisited and zoomed
On the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By grasshoppers
Well, hopefully you can return it and get what...

Well, hopefully you can return it and get what you need!
Also, seeing as you are on the 'other side of the pond'
The Marantz pm-6005 here in the states doesn't have an
Optical...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By grasshoppers
The issue is your Marantz is only a 2channel amp....

The issue is your Marantz is only a 2channel amp.

Left and right only...no surround.

You would need a 5channel AVR to do what you want.
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 1,740
Posted By grasshoppers
That's gonna be tough. If you want more than 120w...

That's gonna be tough. If you want more than 120w
You may need to consider external amps.
Personally I think either receiver would be fine for your
Speakers. Get the one with the features you like.
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By grasshoppers
I'm looking forward to your impressions of this...

I'm looking forward to your impressions of this speaker.
Very reasonably priced too.
I also like your playlist, good mix.

Almost bought some Salk speakers years ago, until I stumbled
On a great...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By grasshoppers
2 years later??? LOL- just go buy something...

2 years later??? LOL- just go buy something already
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By grasshoppers
Look for the yellow single monitor out jack. ...

Look for the yellow single monitor out jack.

You do realize that using composite jack that
1) only stereo sound...no surround sound (Dolby digital)
2) your picture quality will only be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By grasshoppers
Connect the video cables directly to the TV. Run...

Connect the video cables directly to the TV. Run the audio to the AVR.
Is it your TV or the cable box that is missing HDMI?
Ideally you should use HDMI for all connections.

Your AVR will not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 183
Posted By grasshoppers
In the AVR are the speakers set to 'small' and an...

In the AVR are the speakers set to 'small' and an appropriate crossover
Selected?? 80hz would be a good starting point.
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 412
Posted By grasshoppers
This is a solid recommendation! Bought my...

This is a solid recommendation! Bought my daughter PSB
Floorstanders from their entry level 'Image' series. I was
Very pleasantly surprised how nice they sound.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By grasshoppers
The Pioneer AVR will work just fine with the ...

The Pioneer AVR will work just fine with the
Sierra's. They are a relatively easy speaker to
Drive. Don't sweat the Ohm's. The only time you need
To worry about the Ohm is with hard to drive...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By grasshoppers
Got a budget? Plan on expanding the system...

Got a budget?

Plan on expanding the system later?
Home theater or just 2 channel?
Are you going to use a subwoofer?
What kind of sources do you use? (Analog or Digital)
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