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Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   08-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,633
Posted By Alec88
HDMI specs have a standard for certification. If...

HDMI specs have a standard for certification. If I remember correctly from a few years ago that minimal standard means that there should be enough bits transfered before the signal is degraded. An...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 63,540
Posted By Alec88
Hi eliwankenobi. Right now my listening area has...

Hi eliwankenobi. Right now my listening area has been moved to almost against the rear wall. The room is about 17 deep (tv to rear wall) by 22 long. Currently I have Phase Tech Velocity speakers with...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 63,540
Posted By Alec88
I have a few questions about a possible Legacy...

I have a few questions about a possible Legacy system. The Studio HDs all around is what I'm considering and possibly the Silverscreen HD for the center. The Phantom HD surround was on my list but...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,157
Posted By Alec88
Here are my suggestions. They should be...

Here are my suggestions. They should be reasonably easy to drive but I would consider the NR737 instead.

Energy Take 5.1, as another member suggested. It also has a nice little sub.

Phase...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,309
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viper187 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1475501/sony-kdl32w650a-2013-model/30#post_24271698)

Ok. Can anyone confirm all of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,163
Posted By Alec88
I got this TV a few days ago after having a good...

I got this TV a few days ago after having a good look at it in the store and was impressed. The 32W650A that came home looks nothing like the one that was in the store, which was excellent. I think...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mtrot http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513145/4k-does-it-matter#post_24242357)

I think you hit the nail on the head about UHD...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Alec88
I have been thinking about getting a 4K display...

I have been thinking about getting a 4K display for a main TV until recently. I've been comparing a few 55" 1080p screens with 55" 4K screens. I don't see what the point is as far as smaller TVs are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-19-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By Alec88
I had a chance to see the Sony KDL-32W650A and I...

I had a chance to see the Sony KDL-32W650A and I was very impressed with the picture quality. I mean I didn't expect it to be as good as that and this after looking at some 42" Panasonic plasmas....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Alec88
I just got done evaluating the TC-L32B6 as a...

I just got done evaluating the TC-L32B6 as a second TV and it had to be one of the worst LCDs that I've ever seen. The picture quality isn't any better than many of the first generation LCDs and the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Alec88
A 1080 is always better when it's strictly about...

A 1080 is always better when it's strictly about resolution and Blu-ray will look a little better with 1080 than 720.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Alec88
I've been trying to decide which one of these to...

I've been trying to decide which one of these to get so I'd like some opinions. I don't have an opportunity to compare them in store and I could only find one online review for both and they're by...
Forum: Speakers   11-29-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5,670
Views: 677,420
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dima333a http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/657301/psb-speakers-owners-thread/3930#post_22612910)

Mostly, you should be thinking...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Alec88
The NAD. The Emotiva might be a bit too much....

The NAD. The Emotiva might be a bit too much. 300 at 8 ohms, 500 at 4 ohms. If the pioneer equalizer features are on i'd turn them off. A high quality speaker like the synchrony usually sounds best...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5,670
Views: 677,420
Posted By Alec88
Hey PSB owners. Do you think that the Image C4...

Hey PSB owners. Do you think that the Image C4 center is okay for a Sony 5700ES receiver? I'm thinking about it because of its quality and small size but the speaker power rating is up to 80 watts...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,796
Posted By Alec88
I've also noticed that HDMI audio quality with...

I've also noticed that HDMI audio quality with the 5700 is good. Having tried HDMI with various receivers (Yamaha, Pioneer, Onkyo) in the past, I can say that it's much better with this. I can't use...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,386
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by flyng_fool http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1281177/bi-wiring-b-w-685/30#post_22457850)

Uh, right. B&W most likely states that...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,386
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by flyng_fool http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1281177/bi-wiring-b-w-685/30#post_22457477)

Kiwi, it is not an opinion, it is a...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,332
Posted By Alec88
The best match would be the iQ60c. The seller...

The best match would be the iQ60c. The seller has good ratings but the price is high for a speaker that's from the older series. The last Q series do have a nice elliptical design but the new ones...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,410
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by Bill...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bill Fitzmaurice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431007/just-wondering-about-home-audio-speaker-wire/30#post_22446321)

Real...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,410
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bfreedma http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431007/just-wondering-about-home-audio-speaker-wire/30#post_22445806)

Those links...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,410
Posted By Alec88
I'm thinking about getting AudioQuest Type 4...

I'm thinking about getting AudioQuest Type 4 speaker cables. The dealer offered me a good deal. I got a bunch of audio stuff from him before so he told me I could try them out and if I liked them I...
Forum: Speakers   09-28-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,410
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by Bill...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bill Fitzmaurice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431007/just-wondering-about-home-audio-speaker-wire#post_22445092)
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Forum: Speakers   09-28-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,410
Posted By Alec88
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by flyng_fool http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431007/just-wondering-about-home-audio-speaker-wire#post_22444706)

That you think...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,796
Posted By Alec88
Mine hasn't shut down yet. The cabinet it's in...

Mine hasn't shut down yet. The cabinet it's in gives the receiver 2 inches on each side and 3 inches in back. It has a door but I keep it open for movies. Sometimes I keep it closed if I'm only...
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