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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By underminded999
The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work...

The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work or don't. They transmit data....0's and 1's.

Sure there are now 2nd and 3rd gen HDMI, bust as long as any signal gets through, it worx.

With...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair...

Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair for the front porch/Carport, the second pair for the immediate backyard.

I am going to install two new pairs for this project. Two facing North, two...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC Speaker...

AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC
Speaker Selector: ProSolutions SBX6VC, rated @ 100WPC
You can find the thread here...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link,...

Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link, seriously, thank you!

Currently, the backyard speakers have a very small echo from a privacy fence about 35' away. However, I really don't play...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By underminded999
Timbre matching is not as important for surround...

Timbre matching is not as important for surround sound, as it is for LCR channels. Either use the Polks for Rear surround, or forgo until you have more $ and run the ML as 5.1.

If you already have...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
There is already electric out to the wellhouse....

There is already electric out to the wellhouse. The well pump is 220v and there is a 110v box, that I use on rare occasions, Boombox, power tools, etc...

This weekend, I am going to price out PVC,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
Thank you for everyone's input. The house...

Thank you for everyone's input.

The house is uphill form the Wellhouse and firepit, so access point(s) can easily be made at the wellhouse or house.

I was planning on using PVC where the wire...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By underminded999
You can use bare speaker wire. The connections...

You can use bare speaker wire. The connections are called, 'Binding Posts'. If you unscrew the red and black caps a little, you will see a hole in the metal stud. Feed the bare speaker wire...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 4,962
Posted By underminded999
Yes, No, Maybe... or No, Yes,...

Yes, No, Maybe...

or

No, Yes, Possibly...

A bad piece of 24g speaker wire may sound different than a good piece of 12g speaker wire. This may be due to the type of wire, the type of...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 546
Posted By underminded999
Direct Burial vs In-Wall for Outside use.

I will be working on the next stage of my outdoor setup shortly. My current outdoor speakers are attached to the house(under eaves & Carport) and I used 'in-wall' speaker wire with rubber grommets...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 117,577
Posted By underminded999
I had the same problem. On a certain channel 1hr...

I had the same problem. On a certain channel 1hr long programs were cutting off at 28min. On other channels, I could get hours of recording.

Channels with sub channels, can record more for longer....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-16-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By underminded999
While that AVR does have 'Zone 2 Pre-outs', they...

While that AVR does have 'Zone 2 Pre-outs', they are not powered. What that means, is that the Pre-outs, would need to go to another Amp/AVR to be powered. Causing the need for another Amp/AVR.
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-16-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By underminded999
Yeah, you should be good with what you have. ...

Yeah, you should be good with what you have.

Just run the 'Zone 2' Left and Right to the Aton inputs. That will leave you 7.2 for your main listening area.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By underminded999
Yeah, what everyone sez above seems true. It...

Yeah, what everyone sez above seems true. It looks like you only have the CoAx digital out(in Orange).

You could get an adapter like this...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By underminded999
Currently, I am using a few pairs of BIC America...

Currently, I am using a few pairs of BIC America RTR-V44-2, and am pleased with them. They are 3ways, and after break-in, sound pretty good. Not much Bass, but for outdoor speakers, Bass is hard to...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-11-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By underminded999
I really dig the room. The Daleks, 'VICTORY' pic...

I really dig the room. The Daleks, 'VICTORY' pic is cool.

However, there are too many angles, and with the glass windows right behind you, I am sure there are tons of reflections bouncing around...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-02-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By underminded999
Perfect, thanks! At just over an ounce heavier,...

Perfect, thanks! At just over an ounce heavier, but with better padding than the JVCs, I think that they're worth a shot.

I appreciate your feedback, thanx again.

I geuss that no one else...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-30-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By underminded999
My first thought was that having the TT so high,...

My first thought was that having the TT so high, how would you easily change out LP's, and keep an eye on things, making sure everything is turning properly.
 
The placement of speakers is a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-30-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By underminded999
I am surprised, this hasn't devolved yet, but...

I am surprised, this hasn't devolved yet, but that is a good thing.
 
There is a link somewhere to a spec for gauge of wire vs length of wire. It may be on Wiki, but I don't know.
 
Also a few...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-30-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By underminded999
Thank you for your reply. I am in no immediate...

Thank you for your reply. I am in no immediate hurry. I went back and re-soldered the right channel for my JVC's. They'll hold for a while, but I think that it is time to make these my back-ups.
 ...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By underminded999
Why isn't there a headphone forum?   Should...

Why isn't there a headphone forum?
 
Should we post Headphone inquires, here in Theory, or in Speakers, or in 2 channel?
 
For anyone who has the answer...
 
Monoprice:
Premium Hi-Fi DJ Style...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By underminded999
If the only two options are the two provided,...

If the only two options are the two provided, then go with #1.
 
I am in the minority of people, who have their TV's mounted 4+' up a wall. It worx in my household. The MLP(Main Listening...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By underminded999
I see that you have a resolution. However, I...

I see that you have a resolution. However, I believe that this would have worked...
 
AVR Pre-out to EQ's Line in.
 
EQ Line out to AVR's EXT in.
 
What I do not know, is if there would have...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   05-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By underminded999
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RAJOD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532464/new-retro-setup-cd-vs-records#post_24738244)
A well made record could sound better...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By underminded999
LOL, I have little ones, too. I should have saw...

LOL, I have little ones, too. I should have saw that one coming.
 
I know there are soo many acronyms, it can be hard to get them all straight, plus, some have one meaning in this line of...
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