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Forum: Speakers   10-01-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By riffer
Yes, unless you are in Toronto :) I would...

Yes, unless you are in Toronto :)

I would definitely keep an eye on Canuck Audio Mart though. It's pretty hard to get rid of speakers outside the large cities, so you never know what weekend...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-05-2015, 03:39 PM
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Views: 149,948
Posted By riffer
I don't know if it has been mentioned, but when...

I don't know if it has been mentioned, but when the new players come out could we please have one thread for common features, then separate threads for the features specific to each individual model?
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2015, 05:01 PM
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Views: 120,722
Posted By riffer
Up here they are pretty popular, but the price is...

Up here they are pretty popular, but the price is a little better. Opinions vary as to the level of "high end" they are among the esoteric crowd. I would agree to a certain extend for the more...
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By riffer
Are those Kin mini's really 5"x5" footprint? ...

Are those Kin mini's really 5"x5" footprint? They would make nice computer speakers.
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,173
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Posted By riffer
I think you could go all the way up the line with...

I think you could go all the way up the line with a room that size. Some of the speakers on the Totem site have recommended placement information that could provide some guidance. My room is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By riffer
Last one appears to be a Neutrik 1/4" jack.

Last one appears to be a Neutrik 1/4" jack.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,366
Posted By riffer
Ya, IR, I just typed the wrong thing. Remote...

Ya, IR, I just typed the wrong thing. Remote doesn't work with WinTV. Remote sends signal, but it isn't picked up by the sensor or the sensor doesn't interface properly with the card. I'm not the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-21-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,366
Posted By riffer
I need the component pass through for my setup,...

I need the component pass through for my setup, so the new release prompted me to order a spare Colossus. I wonder if the RF remote will work on the new one? I never got it to work on the old one,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-15-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By riffer
If you are comfortable working with computers and...

If you are comfortable working with computers and setting up networks, I'd be tempted to save the money on the digital music player and just get a used Squeezebox and output to your DAC. You'll have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-28-2014, 04:51 PM
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Views: 149,948
Posted By riffer
Like that, but for network connections.

Like that, but for network connections.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 149,948
Posted By riffer
Another vote for Thumbnail View on streamed...

Another vote for Thumbnail View on streamed media. Both my Sony and WDTV Live have it.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By riffer
I gave up on the BDP-95 for music. I moved back...

I gave up on the BDP-95 for music. I moved back to my Slimdevices Transporter and eventually to a Squeezebox Touch with EDO firmware outputting via USB to an external DAC. IMHO, LMS is still the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24,422
Views: 1,903,104
Posted By riffer
Logitech Harmony One using 7.7. I just set up...

Logitech Harmony One using 7.7. I just set up the remote for my new 103 this morning and no problems at all. Other than the setup screen showing a graphic of a boombox instead of a DVD player, I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-11-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,637
Posted By riffer
Ronin

Ronin
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-12-2014, 02:08 PM
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Views: 754,418
Posted By riffer
My update kept my theme, whatever it is. It did...

My update kept my theme, whatever it is. It did display some message about trying out Grid though.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By riffer
I have a GD04. I put some large DEMCI filters on...

I have a GD04. I put some large DEMCI filters on the outside. The inside filters still get dusty, but only have to be done once a year or so.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By riffer
I agree. I don't like that gaudy McIntosh...

I agree. I don't like that gaudy McIntosh equipment.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By riffer
To cover 1., I would go with a dedicated DAC. ...

To cover 1., I would go with a dedicated DAC. Then you can play with streamers to your hearts delight, such as the one Cebolla recommends.
2&3 I think Squeezebox Touch would do that and has a very...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 149,948
Posted By riffer
Yes, I was just thinking a new product is...

Yes, I was just thinking a new product is overdue. Perhaps you are correct that they will wait.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   07-09-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By riffer
I'm in the same boat, no grounded wiring. Brick...

I'm in the same boat, no grounded wiring. Brick Wall, Zero Surge, Surgex and PS Audio all offer non-MOV surge protection and reportedly don't require a ground line. My understanding is that Surgex...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By riffer
Jensen VRD-1FF...

Jensen VRD-1FF http://www.jensen-transformers.com/iso_vid.html
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By riffer
Agree. Total garbage.

Agree. Total garbage.
Forum: AVS Forum® Articles   06-27-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 42,721
Posted By riffer
Ben Hur 50th Anniversary Blu-ray. So many...

Ben Hur 50th Anniversary Blu-ray.

So many people have seen so many bad prints of this movie on crappy displays that it always brings out the "wow" factor. Especially when you mention you're...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By riffer
I cascade the parts to someone else in my family,...

I cascade the parts to someone else in my family, or if there are no takers, I sell the valuable stuff and chuck the rest.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 120,722
Posted By riffer
I run mine with a Magnum Dynalab MD-209 (125...

I run mine with a Magnum Dynalab MD-209 (125 Watts into 8 ohms). I had a Simaudio i-5 before that and never felt it had enough "oomph" for the Arros.
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