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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By B 26354
526585 Completely off-topic (and...

526585

Completely off-topic (and off-season)... but as a native of southwestern PA, I commend you on the Terrible Towel! :D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By B 26354
No part of my AV system is networked or connected...

No part of my AV system is networked or connected to the Internet... so someone else'll have to chime in about how the Oppo's "Music" playback functionality works with networked devices.

Both...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By B 26354
Oops, myself. Sorry... I mis-remembered the...

Oops, myself.

Sorry... I mis-remembered the details. :rolleyes:

When viewing a music-file list, highlighting any file -- whether it has a Playlist check-mark or not -- and then pressing the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2015, 12:51 AM
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Posted By B 26354
Same way that you added them to the Playlist. ...

Same way that you added them to the Playlist. :D

I know that you're using a Windows-type folder/subfolder structure. When you're using the Oppo's Music function to view a display of the music...
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 12:35 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Now that's what I'm talkin' about! :D ...

Now that's what I'm talkin' about! :D



I've seen you post that photo before. Great solution!... but only if you live where the earth doesn't shake. :eek:

Small-scale earthquakes are a...
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I had the little SS1s for about ten years, until...

I had the little SS1s for about ten years, until two years ago. All that time, I kept asking myself what all the fuss was about "Surround Sound". I couldn't hear much of anything from them at all......
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-19-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Thank you! I had exactly the same reaction, when...

Thank you! I had exactly the same reaction, when I saw the commercial here in California.

As a hopeful outsider to this discussion (I'm a high-end Samsung plasma owner, who hopes that by the time...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-14-2015, 12:59 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I find it frankly incredible that people can get...

I find it frankly incredible that people can get so passionately worked-up and so insultingly aggressive about someone's assertion that -- as neutro summarized -- "a short break-in period is easy to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-13-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By B 26354
OK, I'm done being unnecessarily and...

OK, I'm done being unnecessarily and disrespectfully belittled -- and "dismissed" -- simply because I happen to think that taking it easy on a brand new mechanism seems sensible.

The fact that you...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Wow. Seems like I've somehow inadvertently...

Wow. Seems like I've somehow inadvertently managed to push quite a few of your buttons.

Why are you being so acerbically and condescendingly defensive? I've basically stated that it simply makes...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 06:05 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I'm not actually concerned with the warranty. I'd...

I'm not actually concerned with the warranty. I'd really like my somewhat high-end speakers to last quite a bit longer than a mere five years... and I believe that if I don't treat them like...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I agree. I think the real concern here isn't...

I agree.

I think the real concern here isn't whether or not there's an audible change... but rather, whether or not it's possible to inflict physical break-down damage to the speaker's supportive...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2015, 02:15 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I'm with you on that. My DVD/BD library (i.e., my...

I'm with you on that. My DVD/BD library (i.e., my living room) contains more than 1,600 films now. Similarly to how I feel about my larger literary library when I'm in the mood for a good book, but...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-03-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Along with Mongo's suggestion... I've been using...

Along with Mongo's suggestion... I've been using this one for almost two years now, to connect two 1080p monitors directly to my 103's HDMI 1 output.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By B 26354
"Almost"???? C'mon, man! :D

"Almost"????

C'mon, man! :D
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By B 26354
The SB-2000 would be my choice as well. I've had...

The SB-2000 would be my choice as well. I've had my SB12 for a year-and-a-half, and my RF-7 IIs for fifteen months. I'm not a bass-head, and I never set my Yamaha A-2010 louder than -10... so I run...
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Hard to imagine anyone saying that the RF-7 IIs...

Hard to imagine anyone saying that the RF-7 IIs are "lacking in the midrange department".

I'm 80% music. I've had my 7 IIs for fifteen months, now... and I'm still astounded, every day, at how...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-18-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I bought my all-region-modified 103 from Bombay...

I bought my all-region-modified 103 from Bombay in February 2013. I communicated extensively with them via e-mail, both before and after my purchase, and the timeliness and extent of their support...
Forum: Speakers   12-17-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Well... I've never heard the RF-82 IIs, but I...

Well... I've never heard the RF-82 IIs, but I can't imagine you not loving how tight and definitive the bass and mid-bass is on the 7 IIs. Also, it strikes me that -- with the obvious exclusion of...
Forum: Speakers   12-17-2014, 01:12 AM
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Posted By B 26354
Ahhh... RF-7 IIs. Now you're talkin'. I know...

Ahhh... RF-7 IIs. Now you're talkin'.

I know from your other posts that you're a little more of a "bass-head" than I am. But you also seem pretty content with your PB-2000 / PB-1000 combo... as...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Congrats on the 82s... and welcome to the "Towers...

Congrats on the 82s... and welcome to the "Towers As Surrounds" club! :D

In my 5.1 setup, I originally had SF-2 tower fronts. I eventually replaced them with SF-3 towers, boxed up my little SS-1...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-15-2014, 03:35 PM
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Posted By B 26354
So... I almost spoke too soon. Yesterday, I...

So... I almost spoke too soon.

Yesterday, I had chosen to do a "complete" format (which took several hours), rather than a "quick" one... and when I posted that "IT WORKED!!", the formatting still...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-14-2014, 11:11 PM
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Posted By B 26354
Krispy... thanks for the reply. Windows 7...

Krispy... thanks for the reply. Windows 7 Explorer doesn't recognize the drive, which I bought several years ago. Great suggestion about the manufacturer disc tools, though... I hadn't thought to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-13-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By B 26354
I have a somewhat related question.... I...

I have a somewhat related question....

I have a 1TB external HD that is filled with previously-recorded programs from when I had DISH service. I now have DirecTV, so I assume those programs are...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-12-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By B 26354
^ Exactly. It never occurred to me that these...

^ Exactly. It never occurred to me that these systems were supposed to be sound-isolators. If I stand outside my house with the volume turned up, I can definitely still hear the bass output....
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