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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-10-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rick88
I've had several 5.1 setups, but I've been back...

I've had several 5.1 setups, but I've been back to a 2.1 system for a few years now, and will not likely ever go back to surround sound...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By Rick88
Another vote for Monitor Audio out of those 4 for...

Another vote for Monitor Audio out of those 4 for movies.

Also, since you will be using a sub you should be able to get away with bookshelf speakers as your mains, especially if your room is not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Rick88
What cables have you used in trying? If you used...

What cables have you used in trying? If you used something similar to what I posted and it didn't work, there is only one thing I can think of you may have missed. Did you have the volume button on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Rick88
Get one of these and hook the mini jack into your...

Get one of these and hook the mini jack into your phone's headphone jack, then hook the RCA ends to any audio input of your amp:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 558
Posted By Rick88
I was looking at that one myself in my search for...

I was looking at that one myself in my search for a desktop amp. It looked very interesting but I was on a very tight budget, that's what led me to the Emotiva. I understand your need/desire for bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 558
Posted By Rick88
I think it is a GREAT bargain @ $339. My new PC...

I think it is a GREAT bargain @ $339. My new PC does not have an optical out, so I needed something that had a USB in because I wanted a one box solution. The Emotiva is completely plug and play, no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 558
Posted By Rick88
I recently got a new desktop PC and decided to...

I recently got a new desktop PC and decided to put together a sound system for it. I already had a pair of Boston Acoustics M25 monitors I wasn't using and after a week of research for an amp, I kept...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-31-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 12,136
Posted By Rick88
Yes indeed, it is very feature filled. I figure...

Yes indeed, it is very feature filled. I figure it will be good to have around as an emergency amp for my main setup. Just for kicks, I'm going to hook it up in my main setup in place of my Cambridge...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-31-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 12,136
Posted By Rick88
When I got home from work last night at 10PM, I...

When I got home from work last night at 10PM, I hooked up the Emotiva TA-100 that arrived yesterday morning.

I had to get a new PC 2 weeks ago, and decided to put together a sound system for it. I...
Forum: Speakers   12-10-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 272,469
Posted By Rick88
I've auditioned many different bookshelf speakers...

I've auditioned many different bookshelf speakers in the past few years, and besides the Reva 2 the other speakers I currently own are the Boston Acoustics M25 and Focal 807W Prestige in Carmin Red....
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 272,469
Posted By Rick88
I have some more photos of the speakers I took...

I have some more photos of the speakers I took while unboxing them, but I need to take more now that they're all setup. I'm at work right now, but I'll do that soon.

The rest of my 2.1 setup is as...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 272,469
Posted By Rick88
I purchased the Reva 2's on Black Friday, taking...

I purchased the Reva 2's on Black Friday, taking advantage of the 40% off sale plus 0% financing for 12 months. They arrived Thursday and I've been listening to them a lot since to get them broken...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 1,204,527
Posted By Rick88
* Wharfedale Reva 2 in beautiful gloss rosewood. ...

* Wharfedale Reva 2 in beautiful gloss rosewood. Just got these Thursday and breaking them in. So far they are great! I've had my eye on these since they first appeared on Music Direct's website,...
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 56,629
Posted By Rick88
Sorry, I don't know why some of my photos from my...

Sorry, I don't know why some of my photos from my Galaxy S6 do not post right side up here...
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 56,629
Posted By Rick88
I have been wanting to try the 305's for awhile...

I have been wanting to try the 305's for awhile now, and when I saw that Guitar Center had them on sale for $99 AND had them in limited edition red finish, I had to go buy a pair. I won't be able to...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Rick88
Sorry, double post...

Sorry, double post...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Rick88
Based on your desired sound characteristics, and...

Based on your desired sound characteristics, and they are good for all kinds of music and are easy to drive:

http://www.musicdirect.com/p-139677-focal-chorus-806v-bookshelf-speakers-pr.aspx
Forum: Audio Gear   09-28-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Rick88
Excellent speakers at a great price! I have...

Excellent speakers at a great price!

I have a pair of them in my bedroom and love them!!
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Rick88
If you're handy with the dremel, it can...

If you're handy with the dremel, it can certainly be done. I've thought about doing it a few times myself, but have yet to do it.

In case you haven't seen these, this is what I was going to use:...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick88
*Sale pending*

*Sale pending*
Forum: Audio Gear   02-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,544
Posted By Rick88
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/370165...

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/370165/width/500/height/700/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/370165/)...
Forum: Audio Gear   12-30-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Rick88
Looking for an Aviano 5 center, preferably in...

Looking for an Aviano 5 center, preferably in black (but will consider other finish). Must be in excellent condition. I'm on a tight budget, so looking to spend $200 or less.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 128,047
Posted By Rick88
If anyone can help with my above question, I'd...

If anyone can help with my above question, I'd really appreciate it. I need to know this today if possible. Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 128,047
Posted By Rick88
Hey all, I am considering this unit. I see...

Hey all,

I am considering this unit. I see the specs indicate it is over 19" deep.

Can anyone who owns it please do a couple of quick measurements for me?

1. From the front of the cabinet...
Forum: Speakers   11-07-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 443,295
Posted By Rick88
FYI: I have recently dismantled my VR965 towers...

FYI: I have recently dismantled my VR965 towers and have all the electronic components (Lynnfield tweeters, midrange drivers, (1) woofer, sub amps, crossovers), as well as the top caps. If anyone...
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