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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By Espo77
There is really no good answer to fix this....

There is really no good answer to fix this. You've painted yourself into a corner.
Perhaps you could forget the installed wires, a go with a really nice sound bar.

If you insist on going ahead...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Espo77
Connect using just the speaker wire, not combined...

Connect using just the speaker wire, not combined with the RCA low level input. Woofers facing outwards away from wall, and tell the receiver to set them to small with the crossover set to 80 Hz.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Espo77
...yeah but come on man, there's nothing like...

...yeah but come on man, there's nothing like sitting down in your favorite chair, hitting the power button, and the system, very quietly and methodically boots itself up and plays to a pre set...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Espo77
..."prove it" with proper documentation,...

..."prove it" with proper documentation, otherwise, call your Congressman!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Espo77
Why would you need whole house surge protection...

Why would you need whole house surge protection and a second surge protector at the equipment?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-21-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By Espo77
If you want a convincing theater experience, you...

If you want a convincing theater experience, you need to follow a few basic set up procedures. Like your TV and front left and right speakers being on the same plain. You could wire for future Atmos...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-21-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Espo77
My advice to you is: You should refrain from...

My advice to you is: You should refrain from getting "boggled up" in all of the specifications. Don't try to read graphs. Some of us, at one time or another, have "become lost", "derailed", ......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Espo77
The Yamaha receiver is not capable of producing...

The Yamaha receiver is not capable of producing 1200 watts. If you read the specs in the amplifier section, even on a flagship model, the maximum output power in watts might be 165 watts RMS, and...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By Espo77
Nice work. Looks like the makings of a nice...

Nice work. Looks like the makings of a nice system!

Just make sure you use the right gauge of wire for the speaker runs, and make sure the wire is CL radio rated.
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By Espo77
OP, you stated that you want a nice sound system,...

OP, you stated that you want a nice sound system, and that your interests are music and movies.
It's not clear what you want to accomplish in the main room. I assume you want at least a 5.1 system...
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Espo77
I use Monoprice in wall 12 gauge wire. I also...

I use Monoprice in wall 12 gauge wire. I also used the extra wire to make a few cables of my own. You should try it, as it gives a sense of accomplishment, and you can keep them handy for comparison.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-14-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By Espo77
My advice would be to follow the instructions...

My advice would be to follow the instructions that came with your main receiver and keep things simple.
No need to reinvent surround sound!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By Espo77
[QUOTE=brutus51;48142257 The only hang up is...

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The only hang up is that when watching a Blueray movie the front presence speakers become disabled, is this normal or a limitation

If you can locate the "information"...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 313
Posted By Espo77
...Drill baby drill! Okay, you might not...

...Drill baby drill!

Okay, you might not experience a problem by running everything together, but if you separate them, you will never have to worry about ripping the ceiling out attempting to fix...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By Espo77
He doesn't need a switch. His receiver will do...

He doesn't need a switch. His receiver will do multiple zones.
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 313
Posted By Espo77
Sixteen gauge wire is good for runs up to about...

Sixteen gauge wire is good for runs up to about 50'. Make sure the wire is rated for in wall in ceiling, CL2 and CL3 type.

Three speakers across the front sound stage at ear level...left, center,...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 313
Posted By Espo77
You'll probably be good to go if running next to...

You'll probably be good to go if running next to led light wire, but as a rule in A/V you should separate all AC lines from all other wire. So be safe and drill a couple new holes. Once the walls are...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 313
Posted By Espo77
The four wires are for two speakers...black and...

The four wires are for two speakers...black and red for the left speaker (positive/negative) + -
The green and white for the right speaker.
..so the question is-how far apart are the two speakers...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By Espo77
Get your owners manual out and tell the wiring...

Get your owners manual out and tell the wiring guy to read the section on "Three Zones", as the STR DN1060 provides three zones for your listening pleasure, and you can activate all three zones at...
Forum: Speakers   11-10-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By Espo77
We all agree that he's not going to reach Mount...

We all agree that he's not going to reach Mount Everest with his speakers. There's no argument about that. He'll be speaker shopping before you know it.
Today he wants to understand the Yamaha DSP...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By Espo77
As you go up the Yamaha receiver line, more DSP...

As you go up the Yamaha receiver line, more DSP modes are added...to a total of about 32, if I remember correctly.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-09-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 86
Posted By Espo77
Size of room? Size of Yoga area? What kind of...

Size of room?
Size of Yoga area?
What kind of music are you playing? (Very important)
What's wrong with a little bit of live sound?
A and B are usually designed to use either A or B, not both at...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-09-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By Espo77
I am questioning the quality of the pre-amp...

I am questioning the quality of the pre-amp section in the mixer. I know Rane is reputable, but perhaps you should research pro gear forums for more information.

The other thought is the quality...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-09-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By Espo77
...what would the performance be if he added...

...what would the performance be if he added something like an Audioquest Dragonfly?
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By Espo77
He's asking about DSP receiver settings, not...

He's asking about DSP receiver settings, not eight thousand dollar amps.
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