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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-31-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 368
Posted By jgourlie
Why not just buy more Outlaws?

Why not just buy more Outlaws?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
Yes I just increased the volume of the atmos...

Yes I just increased the volume of the atmos modules by 4db-8db depending on the input material. Louder for bluray and lower for Tv as they seem to be too much for a Tv signal. I left the volume of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By jgourlie
Really nice job...It looks like a great space. ...

Really nice job...It looks like a great space.

I am curious: Did you leave the speaker grills on the speakers behind the screen??

I believe the grills reduce output by 3db in most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
MLP is Main Listening Position eg. my couch. ...

MLP is Main Listening Position eg. my couch.

I at first tilted the speakers by putting felt pads under the back of them. Or you could use cardboard or anything to support the back of the speaker....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I found that I had to angle my skh-410's and turn...

I found that I had to angle my skh-410's and turn up the volume on them to get them to sound half decent. I ended up tilting them towards the MLP by about 2.5inches off the front speakers. My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-01-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By jgourlie
I just added atmos and it cost me over $1,000 to...

I just added atmos and it cost me over $1,000 to do it….but man was it worth it!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I watched the first chapter or so of "The Flight...

I watched the first chapter or so of "The Flight of the Phoenix" in DSU yesterday before we headed off to a family event.

Man what a treat that was….I just love planes/helicopters in the movie...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
The Onkyo skh-410's are not high fidelity...

The Onkyo skh-410's are not high fidelity speakers, so I raised the volume to actually get a bubble of sound, rather then them not being loud enough and creating no bubble at all.

For this reason...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I am on my 3rd Denon Receiver and I am still not...

I am on my 3rd Denon Receiver and I am still not sure I entirely understand Denonese yet :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
From the manual: The volume of each channel...

From the manual:

The volume of each channel can be changed while listening to music. You
can set this for each input source.
1 Press OPTION.
The option menu screen is displayed.
2 Use ui to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
Actually I just push "Option" on my remote and it...

Actually I just push "Option" on my remote and it brings up a submenu that allows me to change all the speakers levels including Subwoofer.

Very Very handy feature in this new Denon over my old...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
Christmas came early for me :) Now I have to act...

Christmas came early for me :) Now I have to act all surprised when I get an empty receiver box for Christmas.

But re-watching all my movies is DSU has been a lot of fun the past week.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I have my Onkyo skh-410's turned up 5db's on my...

I have my Onkyo skh-410's turned up 5db's on my Denon 4100.

Seem to be working good for me so far
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I have the 410's in a 5.1.2 and I am quite happy...

I have the 410's in a 5.1.2 and I am quite happy with them.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
You may be right on the Front/Back pans in this...

You may be right on the Front/Back pans in this regard. I didn't do any research on the white papers etc etc….All I know is a Helicopter flew from behind me towards the front of the room and I was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25,061
Views: 1,019,465
Posted By jgourlie
I just setup my 5.1.2 system yesterday with a...

I just setup my 5.1.2 system yesterday with a Denon x4100. I have the Onkyo skh-410 up-firing speakers (heck of a cyber monday deal).

My wife and I watched Godzilla last night and in the opening...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By jgourlie
If you want helicopters to fly across your room...

If you want helicopters to fly across your room from above you then buy an Atmos Receiver. If not than the $200 won't be worth it to you.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7,573
Views: 359,103
Posted By jgourlie
jdsmoothie thanks for getting back to me. I...

jdsmoothie thanks for getting back to me.

I had read in a few places if just doing a .2 setup to set the speakers as top middle so it would get the top front and back and back signals. Makes some...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,573
Views: 359,103
Posted By jgourlie
Here is my info for the spreadsheet ...

Here is my info for the spreadsheet


Speaker Config: 5.1.2

AVR/Pre-pro: Denon X4100W

Atmos Speakers: Onkyo Skh-410

Mounted: Atmos Enabled
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,573
Views: 359,103
Posted By jgourlie
Looks like I figured it out…If I lower the ohm's...

Looks like I figured it out…If I lower the ohm's for the receiver I am essentially lowering the gain, therefore less power….I think I will pass on that….
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7,573
Views: 359,103
Posted By jgourlie
So I just received my x4100 today from UPS and I...

So I just received my x4100 today from UPS and I also received my Onkyo skh-410's. I am planning a 5.1.2 system. I know this isn't the norm around here, but it's all the budget will allow at this...
Forum: Great Found Deals   12-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,107
Posted By jgourlie
I was just looking at the site and they have the...

I was just looking at the site and they have the x3100 for $749…my guess is they missed labeled the x4100 as the x3100.

I will be very interested to see if they honour the price.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 13,194
Posted By jgourlie
I am curious how DSU sounds watching sports on...

I am curious how DSU sounds watching sports on tv…..has anyone tried that? and would mind commenting??
Forum: Video Processors   11-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8,686
Views: 704,644
Posted By jgourlie
Can't seem to find the closeouts on their...

Can't seem to find the closeouts on their website.

Any help is appreciated….or if anyone knows of a darblet on sale for Black Friday??
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By jgourlie
I really like the hats lit up over the crown...

I really like the hats lit up over the crown molding...that looks pretty slick.

Keep up the progress
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