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Forum: Speakers   02-02-2016, 03:28 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
I want to remove the plinths to my 683S2's and...

I want to remove the plinths to my 683S2's and place them in cabinets in my media wall. What size are the holes on the bottoms of the speakers so I can purchase the appropriately sized speaker spikes...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 28,114
Posted By tedcousens
Love my 683S2's. Taking off the stands looking...

Love my 683S2's. Taking off the stands looking for spike recommendations. They're going into cabinets.
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2016, 10:57 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
I plan to get some of those round pyramids to...

I plan to get some of those round pyramids to isolate the speakers. that should help.
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2016, 09:33 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
Re: my 683S2's - I want to remove the plinths and...

Re: my 683S2's - I want to remove the plinths and put them in cabinets, with appropriate isolating footwear. Is this a terrible idea? Has anyone done this? We are building a media wall and speakers...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
Love my 683 S2's but they are big and black and...

Love my 683 S2's but they are big and black and was thinking of upgrading to the CM8 which are smalled and I can get them in white (remain married). Is there a noticable improvement? Any comments?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-03-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 615
Posted By tedcousens
I like the Audio-Technica LP120 and plan to get...

I like the Audio-Technica LP120 and plan to get one, but some have mentioned that they have seen them in store for $200 which is much less than Amazon. Does anyone know who is selling them so cheaply?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
INSIGHT! It wasn't the processor but the Comcast...

INSIGHT! It wasn't the processor but the Comcast cable box, a Motorola RNG200N. EVery so often for no reason, it stops sending a signal via HDMI to the processor. I have changed the box out so I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2015, 04:11 PM
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Posted By tedcousens
How much will the 7702 MKII sell for? Does AVS...

How much will the 7702 MKII sell for? Does AVS accept trade-ins? Would want to get rid of my 7701.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
resolution: dual issues. not only was HDMI 1...

resolution: dual issues. not only was HDMI 1 intermittent, it was killing the cables. I replaced the cable plugged it into 1, nothing, into 4 - got signal. Reassigned CBL/SAT to 4. All good. For...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
Thanks JD - how do I confirm that it has been...

Thanks JD - how do I confirm that it has been actually changed? I press the input on the remote, the screen says HDMI 1 has no signal - I return to setup and the change appears to have been made.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 09:23 AM
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Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
reassigning HDMI inputs

it should be straight forward - the CBL/SAT HDMI input is ragged, worn, intemittent and although JD recommended these nice little cable locks, I need to reassign the input and that shouldn't be a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-09-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By tedcousens
A Simple Question

My living room doubles as my home theatre and we are renovating and I need advice on how the sequence of events should go. The tv screen is moving over the fireplace wich is getting new stone facing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 05:18 PM
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Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
JD is the best!

Just ordered a set! Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
Loose HDMI input

Is anyone else haveing difficulty with a loose HDMI input? I occasionally have to jiggle the cable in the back of the unit to keep signal flowing - is this repairable? I have switched out cables...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
Found it!~ Disaster averted!! Thank you to you...

Found it!~ Disaster averted!! Thank you to you and Selden for responding.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
I found some Deutsche Grammophone Beethoven vinyl...

I found some Deutsche Grammophone Beethoven vinyl at a yard sale so I pulled out an old turntable and hooked it up. It has a two pronged plug and a separate ground wire- any ideas as to where on the...
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 09:25 AM
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Views: 60
Posted By tedcousens
center channel speaker

Here's the compromise: I got to buy B+W 683 S2's and the tv has to go over the fireplace - therefore I need a new center channel speaker that is compact, shallow but good quality that will mount on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By tedcousens
THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how...

THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how my speakers cross to the subs.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By tedcousens
decibels

decibels
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By tedcousens
I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB)...

I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB) to drive the low end and a AMR PMA-200 (100 W per channel) that I was intending to use to drive the high end. I am advised that using a Y splitter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By tedcousens
The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do...

The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do you bypass the internal crossovers? There are four posts in the rear two sets connected by leads that are removable for bi-wiring or bi-amping.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
thank you Selden, I have posted over there.

thank you Selden, I have posted over there.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By tedcousens
Brand new B+W 683 S2's

I want to bio-amp my speakers and would like recommendation for a good external active crossover to split the signal.

I have heard of these mini-dsp's but am concerned about signal degredation-...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:01 AM
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Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
would one of these help or would it degrade the...

would one of these help or would it degrade the signal too much?

http://www.minidsp.com/products/minidsp-in-a-box/minidsp-2x4

if so, can you recommend some reasonable active external crossovers?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 01:46 PM
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Views: 89,394
Posted By tedcousens
Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without...

Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without a glitch until I replaced it last year. Even got $250 for it in trade when I bought my 7701.
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