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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
The front and rear is completely open. They do...

The front and rear is completely open. They do not get hot at all and I have never had a problem. The middle amp and Yamaha pre have a few inches minimum on all sides. The pic might be a bit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Proof of my recent parasound preamp shootout:)

Proof of my recent parasound preamp shootout:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 10:42 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Yes, I was able to A/B them in my setup as best I...

Yes, I was able to A/B them in my setup as best I could manage (and as quick as possible).

I must acknowledge the two likely would sound much more similar than different if one were to not hear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Looks like Im keeping my P7! The P5 is for sale...

Looks like Im keeping my P7! The P5 is for sale if anyones interested:)

Pm me for details.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Hey Bill, I believe the P7 does need to be on...

Hey Bill,
I believe the P7 does need to be on for HT bypass although haven't tried it yet. I think the P5 was the same although I never had the need to try it that way being I had my Harmony remote...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
My P7 just arrived yesterday! Quick question,...

My P7 just arrived yesterday! Quick question, but first my setup with it.


I am using a Yamaha CX-A5000 preamp for movies, A21 amp for Fronts and an additional 7 ch Outlaw amp for surrounds,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-09-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Nice setup! I also had a Proceed amp prior to...

Nice setup!
I also had a Proceed amp prior to getting my current A21. The parasound amps are impressive to sya the least, I can only imagine what the JC1 sounds like.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2015, 05:30 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Hey Bill, I believe either balanced or...

Hey Bill,
I believe either balanced or unbalanced will work, I think the corresponding connections are all active. I had the 2100 as you know and went to the P5. I now have a P7 on order;). The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-04-2015, 04:40 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
No TT here:) The miniDSP udac8 that Kal is...

No TT here:)

The miniDSP udac8 that Kal is reviewing might be worth checking out for strictly MCH listening!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-03-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Update regarding my preamp search;) I've...

Update regarding my preamp search;)

I've decided against trying the JC2 simply because of the lack of Bass management and sub outputs. It's just not worth it in my setup. I did however order a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2015, 08:22 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Very cool. When and where can we expect the...

Very cool. When and where can we expect the review?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Correct! It's my systems limitations, not...

Correct! It's my systems limitations, not Jrivers.

Kal,
That Udac8 looks interesting and inexpensive! Have you heard it or know more about its sound?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2015, 09:31 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Yes, Jriver does offer those features. Problem...

Yes, Jriver does offer those features. Problem is that if you use the XO in Jriver, the output from my PC running Jriver is sent out to my dac and preamp crossed over. Therefore it's impossible to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Don't have the option with my setup. Using...

Don't have the option with my setup.

Using Jriver, parasound zdac, P5, subs and mains. No room correction that route.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Having the mains roll off that soon would make a...

Having the mains roll off that soon would make a huge difference. Unfortunately mine do not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-31-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Yup thought of that as well. I just can't see...

Yup thought of that as well. I just can't see running my mains full range let alone with subs. The room issues will be a disaster. I've used REW and a mic to measure and without bass management,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-31-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
That's what I thought. Thanks for clarifying!

That's what I thought. Thanks for clarifying!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Thanks! There's goes that option for me.

Thanks! There's goes that option for me.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Very nice combo! If one doesn't have subs, the...

Very nice combo! If one doesn't have subs, the JC2 BP is perfect. I unfortunately need some bass management. Do you happen to know if the oppos cross over settings etc work when using its USB DaC...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-30-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Is the following info accurate regarding the...

Is the following info accurate regarding the Oppos USB DAC input.....

Content input to the player via the Asynchronous USB DAC Input goes DIRECTLY to the DACs in the player -- again, no audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
On a related note..... ...

On a related note.....

http://hometheaterreview.com/oppo-bdp-105-universal-blu-ray-disc-player/

Interesting read! Using Oppo with JC2.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2015, 09:41 AM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Thanks for the input! Its a tough decision. I...

Thanks for the input! Its a tough decision. I agree the JC2BP lacks functionality that many folks need these days however, its likely one of the better preamps available sound quality wise! adding...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2015, 11:13 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Yet another option..... Thoughts on using...

Yet another option.....

Thoughts on using the oppo 105D as the USB dac and volume control into a JC2BP? This way you get bass management and sub controls all via the oppo. Connections would be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2015, 03:28 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Tim, Wow, you will be the perfect guy to hear...

Tim,
Wow, you will be the perfect guy to hear back from regarding your thoughts on all the parasound preamps in question! I am the most curious about the P7 sound versus the P5 (the one I have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2015, 09:52 PM
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Posted By merrymaid520
Good to know! The p7 seems very user friendly. ...

Good to know! The p7 seems very user friendly. I'm still leaning towards the JC2 BP. I just can't figure out a way to incorporate my Rythmik sub into the setup with a JC2 BP and my remaining HT...
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