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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2017, 07:48 AM
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Posted By hifibuyguy
Thanks for all the help, I really thought I was...

Thanks for all the help, I really thought I was doing something wrong. I'm still not getting any sub output unless I go into my "stereo" setting and make and adjustment for a crossover point for my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
That doesn't help me much. Can someone explain a...

That doesn't help me much. Can someone explain a bit more? I see after I run ARC there are multiple profiles and they can be adjusted, I have the ARC corrected on Profile 1 and then I changed profile...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2017, 02:26 PM
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Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
Quick question. Is there a way to have my...

Quick question. Is there a way to have my subwoofers active and my Main speakers with no crossover (full range)? I set up a "stereo" input with my mains full (no crossover) and sub "on" but when I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
I don't do in-store demo's. Everything sounds...

I don't do in-store demo's. Everything sounds different at home. I had done my research online and on forums. It was really a toss-up. If the store didn't have one but had the other...either way I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-11-2017, 01:26 PM
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Posted By hifibuyguy
Took the plunge today. I stopped at my local...

Took the plunge today. I stopped at my local Anthem dealer last week but my sales guy was sick, they did have a demo Marantz 8802A at a pretty decent price, but no AVM60. I happened to be out that...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-10-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By hifibuyguy
Still available bump?

Still available bump?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13,010
Views: 638,055
Posted By hifibuyguy
So my question....I'm upgrading from a Emo XMC-1...

So my question....I'm upgrading from a Emo XMC-1 to either a 8802a or Anthem 60 and hoping I wouldn't feel the need to put a high quality pre into the system, I listen mostly to two channel but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
Thanks for all the responses. I hate when there...

Thanks for all the responses. I hate when there are choices like this, "can't go wrong with either". It might come down to which is in stock at the time. I'm waiting on a Ebay credit, I had...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
Well no, that doesn't help at all...please do...

Well no, that doesn't help at all...please do tell more. You own the AVM and found it more to your liking? What put you over the top? Like I said, I'm mostly interested in Atmos and two channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13,010
Views: 638,055
Posted By hifibuyguy
I've been back and forth reading the Anthem AVM60...

I've been back and forth reading the Anthem AVM60 and this thread, having trouble deciding between the two. I just sold my Emotiva XMC-1 because I wanted to step up to Atmos and didn't want to wait....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 170,526
Posted By hifibuyguy
I've been back and forth reading the Marantz...

I've been back and forth reading the Marantz 8802a and this thread, having trouble deciding between the two. I just sold my Emotiva XMC-1 because I wanted to step up to Atmos and didn't want to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-03-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,622
Posted By hifibuyguy
Count me in to come to a gtg. I hosted one last...

Count me in to come to a gtg. I hosted one last year that I think went pretty well. I've made some changes and have a few more on the way...I might be persuaded to have one again in the fall.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By hifibuyguy
Thanks for the input on the...

Thanks for the input on the computer...input...pun intended...

I figured as much as far as really needing to listen on my system, unfortunately that's tough. I'd have to purchase each (and not at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By hifibuyguy
Emotiva XMC-1 looking to upgrade

Hi there,

I currently have an dedicated theater in my basement. System is used for 65 to 70% music the rest for movies. I have a Emotiva XMC-1 pre/pro which was a huge step up from my Denon...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 184,973
Posted By hifibuyguy
I just wanted to give a quick update. So I kept...

I just wanted to give a quick update. So I kept the Dbl Impacts running most of the weekend. There wasn't a huge breakin, the upper extremes calmed down a bit...not a bad thing. I was able to run...
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 184,973
Posted By hifibuyguy
No, I still have my GoldenEar XXL center, along...

No, I still have my GoldenEar XXL center, along with GE Aon's for rear. I'm not sure if I'm going to go with Tekton's center or not. I used to buy into the "all speakers MUST be the same" mantra but...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 184,973
Posted By hifibuyguy
I do about 70% music, but for me they must sound...

I do about 70% music, but for me they must sound good two channel...movies are just a bonus
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 184,973
Posted By hifibuyguy
Took delivery today, shipping was about a week...

Took delivery today, shipping was about a week via Saia freight. Boxes were a bit worse for the wear but there were no punctures through the foam insides. I was a bit surprised that they weren't...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 184,973
Posted By hifibuyguy
Just ordered a pair yesterday!

Just ordered a pair yesterday!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-28-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,033
Posted By hifibuyguy
Thanks everyone for not having the Oak Park...

Thanks everyone for not having the Oak Park police show up, it helps that I don't really have any close neighbors. It's always great to share notes, stories and above all the love of music and...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-05-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,033
Posted By hifibuyguy
Just a little update: Looks like we have 12...

Just a little update:

Looks like we have 12 people from the forum and I have two friends that may be coming as well. I think I need to put a freeze on any other joiners...it's going to be a bit...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-25-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,033
Posted By hifibuyguy
Ok guys let me see if I can answer a few...

Ok guys let me see if I can answer a few questions:

I was thinking about keeping is simple, I'll supply the pizza, everyone like pizza? Bring whatever you want to drink, Ice, someone bring me a...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-22-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,033
Posted By hifibuyguy
Little gear update

Well I've had my GoldenEar SCXXL for a few weeks now. Just amazing, seamless integration between LCR now. I'm still messing with xover points but clarity of voices and dialog is spot on.

The mini...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-19-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,033
Posted By hifibuyguy
I'm in 48237, it's Oak Park but I'm just a few...

I'm in 48237, it's Oak Park but I'm just a few blocks from Royal Oak/Ferndale. Super easy to get too. My back yard is the 696 service drive about two miles West of I75.

My system will be open for...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,084
Posted By hifibuyguy
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