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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 09:56 AM
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Posted By investmentcar
For a while, I was using the Preouts plus a an...

For a while, I was using the Preouts plus a an old 4 channel amp as a faux zone. Built in amps power your main zone over digital input, then change a few settings (enable preouts, enable Height...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By investmentcar
Oh yeah. You can either connect both...

Oh yeah. You can either


connect both analog and digital cables from each input. The Audio Selector function (I think it is called) can then be set to Auto. However, this will cause an echo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 11:38 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
I think you are correct. When the hdmi board...

I think you are correct. When the hdmi board starts having issues, only non-hdmi audio sources can be played. The repair should fix the problem.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-03-2013, 07:31 AM
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Views: 820,362
Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:Quote:
Originally Posted by investmentcar View Post
Motion shots like sports seem to look great, but motion or camera pans on non-action shows (just saw it on Friends and Cooking Channel)...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2013, 05:27 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Well I am on day 3 off enjoying my new gt50....

Well I am on day 3 off enjoying my new gt50. What an awesome picture!

I have a couple of quick questions:
1.) Motion shots like sports seem to look great, but motion or camera pans on non-action...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-22-2013, 08:25 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
On larger TVs, the guide and info bar seem to...

On larger TVs, the guide and info bar seem to take a lot space than they need. Is there some sort of "big screen mode" I'm not aware of?
Thanks,
John
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2013, 12:57 PM
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Views: 437,735
Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wb5dx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1433329/vizio-e601-a3-owners-thread/2070#post_22982710)


Does anyone know how much the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-11-2013, 09:41 PM
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Views: 159,062
Posted By investmentcar
FYI to anyone one the fence on buying one of...

FYI to anyone one the fence on buying one of these locally - I went to Sam's Club to buy the TC-60PU54 on Saturday. The manager told me it is a deleted item (they won't be restocking) he sold his...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2013, 04:12 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zoner89131 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/3780#post_22770060)

I just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cmanser http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/3780#post_22769400)

Can the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-31-2012, 06:06 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Is there some sort of quick-setting I am...

Is there some sort of quick-setting I am missing? I want a quick way to switch between 5.1 surround sound for watching movies and 7.1 all channel stereo for just watching tv or having speakers on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2012, 12:09 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by smakusdod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/3600#post_22731452)

I also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2012, 08:20 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tompatrick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/3570#post_22729165)

To all...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-31-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15,200
Views: 1,633,778
Posted By investmentcar
Emma-B, Fwiw, I arranged my install through a...

Emma-B,
Fwiw, I arranged my install through a local company and I don't think I had to deal with shipping. Not sure where you are but the company I used was Video Revolution in Tulsa...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2012, 08:39 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kilian.ca http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1412714/onkyo-tx-nr818-official-owners-thread-discussion/2760#post_22521146)
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2012, 06:05 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
I just setup my 818, I like the setup guide -...

I just setup my 818, I like the setup guide - that is definitely a good idea.
I was surprised that Audyssey had me set the sub to 75db, which ended up at about 2/10 on the volume knob on the back...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
My 818 should arrive tomorrow. I would like to...

My 818 should arrive tomorrow. I would like to try out the video processing but I want to make sure I am doing it right. Which, if any of the settings on my sources and display matter?
Sources:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By investmentcar
Well Boo! I bought a Sony STR-K650P...

Well Boo!
I bought a Sony STR-K650P (http://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=STRK650P&template_id=1&region_id=1&tab=manuals#/manualsTab) off of Craigslist.
It has Coaxial and Optical...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2012, 11:10 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
I am about to take Onkyo up on their offer to...

I am about to take Onkyo up on their offer to exchange my HT-RC180 (HDMI board failing out of warranty) with an 818 for additional $$. But looking at this thread, I see a lot of (very specific)...
Forum: HTPC Computer Items   10-10-2012, 10:55 AM
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Views: 507
Posted By investmentcar
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,974
Posted By investmentcar
Hi RAF0325, Thanks so much for summarizing...

Hi RAF0325,
Thanks so much for summarizing your solution for all to benefit from. I am looking for a similar solution and I am looking for a suitable receiver. Given your experience in this arena...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By investmentcar
I am looking for a receiver for two reasons: ...

I am looking for a receiver for two reasons:

I would like to get a 'zone' receiver that has A/B selections to easily turn on/off the speakers in my kitchen and the speakers on the patio.
I am...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-05-2012, 02:04 PM
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Posted By investmentcar
Posty McPost

Posty McPost
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2012, 08:09 PM
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Views: 1,633,778
Posted By investmentcar
Thanks for the info Stew! Now to find a suitable...

Thanks for the info Stew! Now to find a suitable receiver for the job...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-04-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15,200
Views: 1,633,778
Posted By investmentcar
Using my HR24-500 as the source, I currently...

Using my HR24-500 as the source, I currently have an old receiver hooked up via RCA for my patio zone. I'm considering getting a slightly newer receiver that I could use to power the patio speakers...
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