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Forum: Speakers   02-22-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By eaamon
if you go to http://parts-express.com you could...

if you go to http://parts-express.com you could update the old speakers, with some compatible
replacements and use the old cabinets.
they also refoam speakers but I would replace with a better...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,811
Posted By eaamon
AFD is not a good choice. it will send out a 60Hz...

AFD is not a good choice. it will send out a 60Hz signal to your sub (with no LFE) and when you turn off your TV the Sony should go to standby. in the AFD mode you will hear a hum from your sub, even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,811
Posted By eaamon
I for one do not use any sound field. if you can...

I for one do not use any sound field. if you can set your TV to audio out this would go via the HDMI and what is called ARC or audio return channel back to your SonyAVR.
set you Bluray player to PCM...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,908
Posted By eaamon
one rule, no wires seen. she says she hates to...

one rule, no wires seen.
she says she hates to try cleaning with wires across the floor.
spend what you want though, she is a companion not wife.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,166
Posted By eaamon
gee I may be 65+ what is this with cables? ...

gee I may be 65+ what is this with cables?

lets get to TX (transmit for hams) instead of wires, my companion hates wires. hahahaha
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-22-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,247
Posted By eaamon
remember, most people do not hear below 23Hz....

remember, most people do not hear below 23Hz. some that say they do are only hearing distortions on their personal equipment. I was at a home theater meet once and brought the realtraps audio test CD...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-22-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,247
Posted By eaamon
wave lengths are quite long, his/her house is...

wave lengths are quite long, his/her house is about 2 times the wave length of a 20Hz signal, 56 feet.
http://www.mcsquared.com/wavelength.htm
so anything at 1/4, 1/2 or 1 wave length could...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-22-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 11,323
Posted By eaamon
I have not heard one word as to the 12 balls the...

I have not heard one word as to the 12 balls the colts were playing with.
maybe they were over inflated but they lost so nobody said anything.

so now if you lived in cold country and inflated...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-22-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 11,323
Posted By eaamon
sell soap

not really they just have not sold all the commercial time yet.
got to sell soap!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-13-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
sounds like it will be a nice build when...

sounds like it will be a nice build when finished.
do your best. make sure you use sufficient wire to the two.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-12-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
should not make much of a noticeable difference...

should not make much of a noticeable difference to 90%+ of the listeners out there.
yours might better off, for the wife factor.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-12-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 2,961
Posted By eaamon
over a year ago I visited the vudu site through...

over a year ago I visited the vudu site through my TV app. just as a visit viewed some of the
free trailers of new movies. some were done in 7.1 audio. they sounded great. I do not think
amazon or...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-12-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
I might have gone with the UM myself. I would pay...

I might have gone with the UM myself. I would pay extra for lower frequencies.
go to http://www.avsforum.com/forum/91-audio-theory-setup-chat/824554-setting-up-your-home-theater-101-a.html
the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-04-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By eaamon
not sure if your TV puts out PCM or LPCM and let...

not sure if your TV puts out PCM or LPCM and let the sony decide which decoder to use
like 2.0 to 7.1. but most TV I think is 5.1. set the sony to DTV.
see if that helps.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-04-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/444581/...

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/444581/
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/444582/
all to be found in the link location;...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-01-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
Hi did not see a reply to my comment of the...

Hi did not see a reply to my comment of the stealth ottoman build, last comment on page 1.
hope you read that build as there were some ideas on covers for one with pictures.
just food for thought...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-31-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 838
Posted By eaamon
Eyleron suggested the stealth sub as furniture. ...

Eyleron suggested the stealth sub as furniture.
also browse/search 'ottoman' you could build a heavy large as you want to go sub
and cover it up with your matching furniture fabric or leather tuck...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,811
Posted By eaamon
hi Nizzy, I believe I have 14 gauge ratshack...

hi Nizzy, I believe I have 14 gauge ratshack wire.
but I am running 12" subs in my refurbished 3-way speakers front.
you need some good wire (current or amperage) to handle those subs
or they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,811
Posted By eaamon
I have the 830 and it is one of the options...

I have the 830 and it is one of the options available when setting up the speakers.
7.1 front high or 7.1 side and rear speaker set ups were available. the sony says it
is optimized for either set...
Forum: 3D Content   11-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 36,374
Posted By eaamon
any death of 3D might be from a lack of good...

any death of 3D might be from a lack of good movies to view and I prefer
the active over passive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 364,492
Posted By eaamon
I liked weather nation when I watched it up in...

I liked weather nation when I watched it up in New England when I went there for a wedding.
much better then the weather channel and its stupid shows but no weather.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 364,492
Posted By eaamon
I had that issue too once. I went to the local...

I had that issue too once. I went to the local pizza shop or sports pub to watch them.
but that only lasted for a while, I gave up on the want of watching.
it is just entertainment. bad zebra calls...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 364,492
Posted By eaamon
ground wave propagation can be strange at times....

ground wave propagation can be strange at times. in Ca. there was a guy who lived over 50
miles south of the big stations. he had a hill between him and those TV transmitters, one day he lost them...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,784
Views: 364,492
Posted By eaamon
personally I would not even call that thing a...

personally I would not even call that thing a antenna. the 50 miles would be only line of sight!
can you visually see those (nbc and pbs) antennas?
that antenna is not any better than if you...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 80,740
Posted By eaamon
I see a lot of people buy the cart for theirs. I...

I see a lot of people buy the cart for theirs. I have my greatnorthern 8 Oz popper sitting on a small 4.6 cuft refrigerator, you do want something to go with the popcorn right? I have had mine for a...
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