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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-08-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 180
Posted By jdcrox
The only card in mine is the Ceton InfiniTV4...

The only card in mine is the Ceton InfiniTV4 tuner.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   03-07-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 4,613
Posted By jdcrox
Do you really think D-M, or Harmon, give a CRAP...

Do you really think D-M, or Harmon, give a CRAP about XYZ Super-Duper DACS selling 1000 units a year? I am willing to bet that the only discussion your boutique, high-end, "audiophile" components...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-06-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, I second the Blu-Tack solution. I can also...

Yep, I second the Blu-Tack solution. I can also lift my heavy Osiris stands by the speakers attached with the stuff. You can also find a yellow version, and a gray version at stationary stores, or...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,080
Posted By jdcrox
There is an entire thread on these speakers on...

There is an entire thread on these speakers on this forum. Very entertaining! ;)
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,478
Posted By jdcrox
I just want to bring up one point: Evaluating...

I just want to bring up one point: Evaluating speakers on YouTube is the same as comparing 4K TV sets on a 1080P monitor. You are listening to your COMPUTER SPEAKERS. Nothing can sound better than...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,478
Posted By jdcrox
123Go, Are you repeating all this from...

123Go,
Are you repeating all this from personal experience, or parroting what you have read from reviews and other articles? You come into this thread, you admit you are new to the hobby, yet you...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 86
Posted By jdcrox
I can find an RW-10D, and a KSW-10, but no...

I can find an RW-10D, and a KSW-10, but no KW-10D.
But at any rate, those are powered subs, so they do not take any power from the amps. Normally they would be hooked up using the sub-output from...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,478
Posted By jdcrox
You have mentioned in other posts that you are...

You have mentioned in other posts that you are relatively new to this hobby, but there are MANY very, very fine bookshelf speakers out there. If you are using a subwoofer, (and you should be,...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,478
Posted By jdcrox
I think there are a lot of us here who think you...

I think there are a lot of us here who think you are absolutely wrong! Good floorstanders sound good. Good bookshelves sound good. I really prefer the sound of very good quality bookshelves, mounted...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By jdcrox
I just my Squeeze Touch almost exclusively to...

I just my Squeeze Touch almost exclusively to stream internet radio stations. Primarily Radio Paradise, Martini in the Morning, and WMVY.
It works great for this in my experience.
I fear and...
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 157,353
Posted By jdcrox
Perhaps you should care. This post is virtually...

Perhaps you should care. This post is virtually unreadable, and I doubt many bothered. I gave up at the end of the first sentence I quoted.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, thats it! But like I said, it gets dragged...

Yep, thats it! But like I said, it gets dragged out once a month or so. We used it more when we used to Netflix on the HTPC. but we bought a Samsung BD player that takes care of that now! So really...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By jdcrox
Interesting, I have had a RII for probably 4...

Interesting, I have had a RII for probably 4 years now, and it still works strong. I do not use it daily, only when doing maintenance, or the rare youtube or such.
My Harmony does all my HTPC...
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By jdcrox
801's?

801's?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,865
Posted By jdcrox
Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I...

Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I believe this is the most common version of W7 that is sold.
Yep, I should have read the next page!
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By jdcrox
I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for...

I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for computer speakers. No bass at all, of course. But if you do a search, you will find that they have a lot of amplifier problems. Mine died after about 2...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By jdcrox
Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011),...

Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011), using WMC. Frankly we use a Panasonic Blu-Ray player for all of our Netflix, Amazon, and Blu-Ray disc watching. It just plain does all of those better...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By jdcrox
There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here...

There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here on AVS! ;)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,435
Posted By jdcrox
AFAIK, most receivers with 2-sub outs, are simply...

AFAIK, most receivers with 2-sub outs, are simply wired in parallel, and thus mono.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By jdcrox
Disconnect the DVI from the video card, and then...

Disconnect the DVI from the video card, and then try on the extender.
If the picture is as bad as you say, it sounds like it is down-sampling it to Standard Def.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By jdcrox
I think your issue is the DVI connection to the...

I think your issue is the DVI connection to the monitor. Make certain that your monitor is HDCP compliant. If it has an HDMI connection, use that. If it is not HDCP compliant, it will will downgrade...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By jdcrox
You didn't give us much information to go on...

You didn't give us much information to go on here, but what are the specs of your computer? And what is your new "modern" video card? How is your video card hooked up to your TV?
It sounds like...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,432
Posted By jdcrox
This is me, however it has gotten very expensive....

This is me, however it has gotten very expensive. I continually click on the artist, and have bought many used CD's from Amazon using the links! We often leave it on all day playing through the...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,185
Posted By jdcrox
Lets see: TV: $2000 AVR: $600 Blu-Ray: $150...

Lets see:
TV: $2000
AVR: $600
Blu-Ray: $150
Squeeze Touch: $300
HTPC: $800
Speakers: $1000
So, roughly $4850.

Cables:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By jdcrox
And I think you mean source of sound FROM my PC,...

And I think you mean source of sound FROM my PC, not FOR my PC. Source for your PC would be internet streaming, CD, etc.
Source FROM would be Sound card, DAC, etc.
Personally, I listen to various...
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