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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By Espo77
"In the long run"...no pun intended.

"In the long run"...no pun intended.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Espo77
Stop trying to figure the sound bar out, and try...

Stop trying to figure the sound bar out, and try to enjoy what it is, one speaker attempting to convince you of the magnificent.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 521
Posted By Espo77
Another car analogy: Two identical cars, except...

Another car analogy:
Two identical cars, except one has a two barrel carburetor, and the other has a four barrel.
Excellerate hard, and compare the difference between the two.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 282
Posted By Espo77
Draw a circle around the "11'" mark on your...

Draw a circle around the "11'" mark on your diagram, and move the DT's there.
Basically they would be moved into the room, and toed in toward the sofa.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 222
Posted By Espo77
Sometimes you have to think "inside the box". ...

Sometimes you have to think "inside the box".

I drilled two, three inch holes at the rear corners of each wood shelve, behind every component.

All power cords are ran together on one side, and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By Espo77
The ARC feature in a TV is ideal when wanting to...

The ARC feature in a TV is ideal when wanting to send OTA TV signals, or Apps coming from the TV, out to a receiver, or a sound bar, to achieve better sound.
It makes more sense to use the receiver...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-10-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 549
Posted By Espo77
The receiver should display what format is...

The receiver should display what format is incoming.
Hit an "info" button, or something that displays it on the GUI.
My Yamaha shows this on the front panel also.(displays how many of my eight...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 138
Posted By Espo77
Try temporarily removing the APC and go straight...

Try temporarily removing the APC and go straight to the wall for power.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,486
Posted By Espo77
...yes this kind of digital irritation is what...

...yes this kind of digital irritation is what causes Road Rage! It's like being locked out of your car, and help is far too far away!
I have too many digital devices around here...and non working...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 549
Posted By Espo77
Assuming you are referring to movies, start out...

Assuming you are referring to movies, start out attemting to listen to native settings first. You're not giving enough information... Are you talking about DVD's, NetFlix, TV or what?
I always get...
Forum: Speakers   08-07-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Espo77
I can't think of one reason not to use this...

I can't think of one reason not to use this mounting technique. Not too long ago, I posted the idea here.
Speaker wires could be run inside the track.
You are not stuck with one location as...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-05-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By Espo77
He wants lossless

He wants lossless
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-04-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By Espo77
"[QUOTE=reasoner512;45827569]I have been...

"[QUOTE=reasoner512;45827569]I have been researching this topic throughout the day and there is an overwhelming amount of information out there, and some sources seem to contradict others.."

I...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By Espo77
If you want to add powered woofers, yes.

If you want to add powered woofers, yes.
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Espo77
"What would the work around be for this?" ...

"What would the work around be for this?"

What is the depth of the fireplace mantle?...and thickness?
How high is the mantle off of the floor?
Wood burning or gas?
Are you mounting the center...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,383
Posted By Espo77
Every speaker wire that I've used over the years...

Every speaker wire that I've used over the years has a marking on one of the wires to indicate polarity (Positive/negative). Some have manufacturers name and gauge along with other important...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,383
Posted By Espo77
What is the silver colored wire?

What is the silver colored wire?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,383
Posted By Espo77
Please look at pic#3 close up. Zoom in on it. ...

Please look at pic#3 close up. Zoom in on it.
Something does not look right about the wiring!
Am I right or what?
Post#21
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-29-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By Espo77
Do you know what the gauge of the wire is, and...

Do you know what the gauge of the wire is, and how long the runs are? Two important things to consider.
If the above checks out okay, I suppose you could eventually figure it all out. Why not scrap...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By Espo77
Is this setup typical? Or perhaps do many people...

Is this setup typical? Or perhaps do many people just use the audio built into the TV when watching news and other non-theater type programming? Or do most use their surround systems all of the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-27-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Espo77
Amps on last and off first?

Amps on last and off first?
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 328
Posted By Espo77
[QUOTE=tucker3434;45633433]"Ive got my tv on a...

[QUOTE=tucker3434;45633433]"Ive got my tv on a nice solid wooden stand."

What is the measurement from the bottom of the TV to the floor?
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By Espo77
Scott, really great stuff! I have a handful of...

Scott, really great stuff!
I have a handful of Samsung products around the house and enjoy all of them. It's nice to see companies investing in making products better. When using consumer products,...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Espo77
All three front speakers have built in power amps...

All three front speakers have built in power amps for the woofers. The crossovers in my older Def Tech towers would make noise when powering up...similar to the old fax machines as they loaded the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-25-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,232
Posted By Espo77
...because if the option wasn't there, one of us...

...because if the option wasn't there, one of us would start a thread to complain about it!
That is pretty much it! If you feel like you're missing something, experiment with it. Your main woofers...
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