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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2017, 07:45 AM
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Posted By raistline
I do not have the physical space for a second...

I do not have the physical space for a second one, and then there is the whole WAF thing to consider.:(
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By raistline
I can give you my personal guarantee that the...

I can give you my personal guarantee that the $500 range subs do make a very significant difference when upgrading from the H-100. I have a Bic Acoustech setup at home and a couple years back...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2017, 02:56 PM
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Posted By raistline
Really, I don't think I have found a movie on...

Really, I don't think I have found a movie on Netflix that was not 5.1 in ages. Most movies even use DD+ nowadays.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2016, 06:24 AM
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Posted By raistline
You will also notice the cooling fan kicking in...

You will also notice the cooling fan kicking in more often, or at least that is what I saw when I got mine repaired.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2016, 07:53 AM
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Posted By raistline
I cannot answer that unfortunately. I suggest...

I cannot answer that unfortunately. I suggest giving Onkyo a call and see if they will warranty repair it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2016, 09:16 AM
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Posted By raistline
Unfortunately does not have 4K passthrough. The...

Unfortunately does not have 4K passthrough. The HMDI is only 1.4a so it will not support the HDMI 2.0a version needed to pass HDCP 2.2 that 4K UHD Blu-Ray players use.
I am in near the same boat as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-05-2016, 12:48 PM
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Posted By raistline
@ Inglorious...I think you are misunderstanding...

@ Inglorious...I think you are misunderstanding what 9 O'Clock means. 12 O'Clock is straight up and 90 degrees part 9 O'Clock, which points directly to the left.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-21-2016, 12:54 PM
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Posted By raistline
Sounds like you have a ground loop somewhere. I...

Sounds like you have a ground loop somewhere. I had the same issue when I lived at my last house. The cause oddly enough was the Comcast Cable Modem, or more specifically the coax cable from the hub...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-19-2016, 11:30 AM
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Posted By raistline
I could not even begin to tell you. I don't have...

I could not even begin to tell you. I don't have the budget to find out. You may want to start a new thread under Audio Theory to figure that one out.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-19-2016, 10:01 AM
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Posted By raistline
They absolutely do not. For whatever reason Denon...

They absolutely do not. For whatever reason Denon has stopped producing Receivers, and everything else with the XLR connections

To use XLR this nowadays you will need go with multi-component Hi-Fi...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-18-2016, 06:10 AM
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Posted By raistline
The VTF-15h has higher SPL output and a flatter...

The VTF-15h has higher SPL output and a flatter response than the VTF-3, mostly noticeable at the highest and lowers frequencies of their capabilities. It takes a lot more work and engineering to get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2016, 05:54 AM
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Posted By raistline
Sounds like the HDMI daughter board is dying....

Sounds like the HDMI daughter board is dying. Contact Onkyo support they have extended warranty repairs on that specific part even if your receiver is already out of warranty they will likely fix it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2016, 09:33 AM
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Posted By raistline
This one will take a bit of explaining. ...

This one will take a bit of explaining.

First I will cover how All Channel stereo works and why you likely seem to get more bass. With All channel stereo your receiver takes the signal from left...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2016, 07:01 AM
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Posted By raistline
So that the audio is not fudged with you will...

So that the audio is not fudged with you will need to set your Xbox to pass the audio as Uncompressed to your Receiver. Then select multi-channel on your receiver. Multi-Channel will still use the...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,256
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Posted By raistline
With the system that you have already put...

With the system that you have already put together you would get the most out of the PL980's. Since your receiver is a couple classes above what is needed for the acoustech line you will be able to...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2016, 10:02 AM
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Posted By raistline
If you already have a PL-28II then you will get a...

If you already have a PL-28II then you will get a better audio experience from buying the PL-89II since they will be timbre matched where the Klipsche speakers will not.

In other words, if you...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2016, 10:51 AM
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Posted By raistline
Just don't accidentally cut the plastic on the...

Just don't accidentally cut the plastic on the vapor barrier.
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2016, 10:43 AM
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Posted By raistline
It may not be perfect but you could use a...

It may not be perfect but you could use a wireless adapter to connect your surround speakers. You will just need to have a power plugin nearby.

Here is a link to a relatively cheap one....
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2016, 05:01 PM
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Posted By raistline
The speaker wire would run from your Receiver to...

The speaker wire would run from your Receiver to the AMP, then from the AMP to the speaker.

If using external amps the cleanest sound you could get would be running your pre-outs to your amps...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,256
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Posted By raistline
I would like to Both to build on this and to...

I would like to Both to build on this and to disagree with at least one small point. You will without a doubt hear very decently large improvement with a BIC Acoustech setup. These quality of these...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2016, 10:57 AM
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Posted By raistline
In a word, Mid-Range. Towers will be able to...

In a word, Mid-Range.

Towers will be able to cover more mid-range audio with more authority than bookshelf speakers can accomplish. They will be able to play the Mid-Range louder so that you can...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2016, 10:58 AM
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Posted By raistline
No problem at all, that is what we are all here...

No problem at all, that is what we are all here for, to both gain and share knowledge.:D
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2016, 08:10 AM
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Posted By raistline
The connectors on the speakers are spring loaded,...

The connectors on the speakers are spring loaded, so when you depress them to put the pin connector in place it will spring back up and the tension will keep the pin connector in place.

Your...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5,256
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Posted By raistline
Most states require a minimum of CL2 grading for...

Most states require a minimum of CL2 grading for in-wall installation with of low voltage wiring as part of building code. This is for both fire safety and noise reduction for long term...
Forum: Speakers   12-31-2015, 09:56 AM
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Posted By raistline
The folks at Bic America should be able to tell...

The folks at Bic America should be able to tell you for sure if you need to rotate the tweeter or not for proper sound dispersion. I suggest giving them a call and asking them whether or not it is...
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