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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By psychobrew
Just curious. I believe sealed is more...

Just curious. I believe sealed is more punchy/better defined but ported has more output and better extension down to the frequency the port was tuned to. For music, I would definitely prefer sealed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By psychobrew
What made you go with a sealed sub?

What made you go with a sealed sub?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By psychobrew
I have not tried those specific receivers...

I have not tried those specific receivers before, but I do have experience with each brand. Right now, I prefer Yamaha because I really like the sound quality and they are known for their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By psychobrew
Quote:Originally Posted by Alan...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alan P http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532003/reccomend-me-a-reciever-amp-is-not-important#post_24726022)

That Yamaha is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By psychobrew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phantom52 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532003/reccomend-me-a-reciever-amp-is-not-important#post_24725959)

Hard to beat the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By psychobrew
Based on my experience with the two brands and...

Based on my experience with the two brands and how it appears that Pioneer is looking to exit the AV business, my vote goes to the Yamaha. If you stated a budget, there may be some good deals around...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By psychobrew
Where do you have your receiver sitting? If it's...

Where do you have your receiver sitting? If it's in an entertainment center, there may not be enough room for proper ventilation. You could also look in to getting a cooling fan, which would be the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By psychobrew
Download the others on to your phone and try...

Download the others on to your phone and try them in demo mode so you can see for yourself how much you like them. I did that and found the Yamaha app much better than the rest. Also, you might be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By psychobrew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rvallieres http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531828/yamaha-rx-v775wa-vs-denon-avr-x2000#post_24723013)

I have no experience...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By psychobrew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by surrealmethod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531839/need-nnw-7-2-receiver-due-to-broken-onkyo#post_24721218)

Found this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By psychobrew
I voted for the Yamaha since I have it (got the...

I voted for the Yamaha since I have it (got the same deal you are looking at) and it's a really impressive receiver. Great sound quality for both music and movies and when i checked out the Android...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By psychobrew
This is the one I recently purchased (same place...

This is the one I recently purchased (same place too). It's a very nice receiver and the price is great too ($450 for a receiver that retailed for $850). Keep in mind the price has been fluctuating...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By psychobrew
Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By psychobrew
There may be ways to get power to your sub when...

There may be ways to get power to your sub when your receiver is in pure direct mode if you are willing to pay the premium, but the sub output on the receiver is still off. If you are willing to pay...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By psychobrew
If you listen to music in pure direct mode, your...

If you listen to music in pure direct mode, your receiver will not send a signal to your sub and a bookshelf speaker will not cut it for bass. Something to keep in mind.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By psychobrew
What do you mean?

What do you mean?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By psychobrew
Sony does not seem very popular with the...

Sony does not seem very popular with the enthusiast crowd, though I have never heard one of their AVRs so i can't really comment. Denon is good. I wasn't very happy with my last Pioneer receiver.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By psychobrew
I recently purchased this receiver. Excellent...

I recently purchased this receiver. Excellent receiver and the price is great.

...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By psychobrew
If you can use satellites, why can't you can use...

If you can use satellites, why can't you can use bookshelf speakers on a stand? If you are picky about your music, I would stay away from satellites as your mains. You might be able to get away...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By psychobrew
For music, I prefer towers that can reach low...

For music, I prefer towers that can reach low (lower than 40hz). For movies, I don't think towers have an advantage. Sometimes it's hard to properly blend a sub with your main speakers, which is...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By psychobrew
I am absolutely thrilled with the BIC DV-64s....

I am absolutely thrilled with the BIC DV-64s. Tight, punchy bass, drums hit hard, and electric guitars sound like they are hooked up to an amp in your room (acoustic guitars sound great too). They...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 67,414
Posted By psychobrew
I keep forgetting that when the sibilance is at...

I keep forgetting that when the sibilance is at its worst, I have some kind of 3D processing engaged (i.e. 7 channel audio with only the front three speakers are hooked up will cause some kind of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By psychobrew
There is no such thing as a 100% secure home...

There is no such thing as a 100% secure home network.

Having said that, i would uninstall and reinstall the app.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By psychobrew
Have you experimented with mic placement? I...

Have you experimented with mic placement? I found YPAO did a great job with the front three speakers when the mic was on the seat cushion, though I'm not sure what that would do to the surrounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 128,322
Posted By psychobrew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by asarose247 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465259/yamaha-rx-v-75-series-owners-thread/1170#post_24711823)

Question about...
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