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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 10:48 AM
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http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-SC-87-9-2-Channel-Ne...

http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-SC-87-9-2-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B00LIQ3N7W
The 1123 can't compare with the 87. Especially price $2000. You mentioned zone2 and
smartphone control. The 1123 does...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By kikkenit2
This might work....

This might work. http://www.htd.com/Products/line-level-gain-boosters/LGB-1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By kikkenit2
SVS is the brand I use. These velodyne do look...

SVS is the brand I use. These velodyne do look decent though and a valid comparison.
http://www.amazon.com/Velodyne-80-EQM10BV-EQ-Max-10-Inch-Subwoofer/dp/B0067SF63A...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By kikkenit2
Just like the other users I have a directv genie...

Just like the other users I have a directv genie that works fine. I don't have any clients though.
Try the other directv boxes on the receiver. If only the client messes up replace that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By kikkenit2
The c2 fronts can use a crossover of 60hz on any...

The c2 fronts can use a crossover of 60hz on any receiver with 80hz the highest. Set the rest to 80hz. No need to go higher.
The sony 710 is a low level receiver with a small power supply (240...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By kikkenit2
Here is the dedicated thread for that receiver...

Here is the dedicated thread for that receiver and a few others with pioneer experts. I use a 1121 once in a while....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By kikkenit2
Change the ohm switch back to 8 ohm for full...

Change the ohm switch back to 8 ohm for full power. Restrict power only as a last option. Explained better here.
http://www.audioholics.com/audio-amplifier/impedance-selector-switch-1
What is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By kikkenit2
Ok you have audyssey and everything else that...

Ok you have audyssey and everything else that matters dialed in. And saved some bank. Way to go.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By kikkenit2
Do you have the 5009 or 6009? The 6009 manual...

Do you have the 5009 or 6009? The 6009 manual isn't even out yet. The experts now claim for best
audyssey results keep the 8 mic positions in a fairly tight circle. Subtle difference at best though....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By kikkenit2
This is all you need. Pioneer 1123. The 87 is way...

This is all you need. Pioneer 1123. The 87 is way overkill for those speakers.
http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-VSX-1123-7-2-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B00BKXCKRC
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By kikkenit2
These guys are pretty good at 7 channel amps....

These guys are pretty good at 7 channel amps. ATI.
http://www.ati-amp.com/home.php
Outlaw is rebadged ati for less.
https://www.outlawaudio.com/products/amps.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By kikkenit2
The midlevel Yamaha line may fit you like a...

The midlevel Yamaha line may fit you like a glove. Just the opposite of the x4000 and xt32. The y has no
subwoofer eq at all. xt32 priority #1...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By kikkenit2
I don't mean to come across as condescending or...

I don't mean to come across as condescending or frustrated. Just trying to help with your situation.
I'm never sure how to come across other than # of posts and admission of somewhat newbie status....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By kikkenit2
You need a better sub but first. The Infinity...

You need a better sub but first. The Infinity alpha 50 is flat to bout 40hz so 60hz crossover for the towers is perfect.
What is the large/small setting for all speakers? Set them to small for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
As ohm's go down watts go up. 100 watts at 8 ohm...

As ohm's go down watts go up. 100 watts at 8 ohm is about 150 watts at 4 ohm. The amount of power sent to the speaker
is determined by the amp/volume control. The speaker will continue to play...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
I see a model Micca 42 and 42x. Slightly...

I see a model Micca 42 and 42x. Slightly different price. Are these prices ($50/$75) per speaker or pair?
Never heard of that brand. Highly rated at amazon bookshelf dept. Really oversized...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
They are rated at 75 watts. That receiver is...

They are rated at 75 watts. That receiver is putting out about that much power. They can't handle more power.
The lowest price receivers that have external subwoofer connections are the pioneer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
You have the correct small and crossover level....

You have the correct small and crossover level. The newest sony is 1050 model so that is about 5 years old. That level
of sony does test bench pretty strong for that price level. More power won't be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
Lets go over the basics. In the receiver settings...

Lets go over the basics. In the receiver settings under manual speaker settings what are the large/small
and crossover settings. This all affects receiver load/performance. Most receivers can handle...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By kikkenit2
The problem is more the speakers than the...

The problem is more the speakers than the receiver. They are very small (3/4" tweeter, 4" midrange) and insensitive (85db) 75 watts rms.
http://noaudiophile.com/Micca_MB42x_Bookshelf_Speakers/ It...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By kikkenit2
What speaker configuration (large/small) and...

What speaker configuration (large/small) and crossover level are you using on each speaker? What eq setting (flat/natural) etc.? Any attempt to use manual eq? Or use a setup pattern for both 5.1 and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8,913
Views: 672,433
Posted By kikkenit2
Sounds defective to me. I would replace it. Maybe...

Sounds defective to me. I would replace it. Maybe somebody else has a better idea.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 12:09 PM
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Views: 672,433
Posted By kikkenit2
Scott, so far only the surround back/zone2...

Scott, so far only the surround back/zone2 speaker binding posts are failing? Try reassigning those two channels to
surround back and see if still shuts off. Try to identify the speaker model/specs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By kikkenit2
Ok good.

Ok good.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By kikkenit2
Here is the dedicated thread for that receiver....

Here is the dedicated thread for that receiver. You might want to post there for the best help....
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