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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 11:51 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
Using the proper HDMI (v2.0 compatible) cable...

Using the proper HDMI (v2.0 compatible) cable here is important [to me] in the anticipation of full-function 4K processing. It's valuable to me knowing what others are using (in regards to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 04:52 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
there's pretty much a two-year cycle on this...

there's pretty much a two-year cycle on this stuff, period. That's why I just invest in a good multi-channel amp, then upgrade pre-pro/receiver when major codec/formats/technology cycle
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
curious, does the Parasound A51 drive your...

curious, does the Parasound A51 drive your Yorkville U215's well? Do you like those speakers?
Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
B&K Reference Series amp's are good, period (as...

B&K Reference Series amp's are good, period (as long as it's in good shape). I think the 200WPC power rating is perfect for the front-surround (RC-70's and RC-LCR). It could provide a solid...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-01-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
good to hear. I've been using an AV8801 for a...

good to hear. I've been using an AV8801 for a short time, waiting for the infamous (held-up at the port) AV8802's to arrive (I have one on order)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 01:40 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
otherwise, If we were to wait, say until June or...

otherwise, If we were to wait, say until June or July, would'nt new shipments include the HDCP 2.2 upgrade?
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-01-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
Being a gear-head, and having actually seen the...

Being a gear-head, and having actually seen the original "On Any Sunday" motion picture (at a theater), I will have to purchase this new BluRay feature. Those of us who saw the original when it first...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-28-2015, 01:31 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
interesting. Noticed this recently created thread...

interesting. Noticed this recently created thread as well:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/1461702-disappointed-oppo-bd-105-a.html
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 03:52 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
yep, (Denon & Marantz) D&M Holdings, Inc.,...They...

yep, (Denon & Marantz) D&M Holdings, Inc.,...They were separate design groups prior to aquisition, but now engage in product-sharing. Although can't precisely say that each and every Denon and...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
the current Denon, Marantz, and others sound as...

the current Denon, Marantz, and others sound as good, if not better. Audyssey EQ, alone, is an advantage. Also network capable functions- streaming, auto-updates, app's, etc.,...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 10:02 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
Interesting "mich-mack" speaker set-up, but I...

Interesting "mich-mack" speaker set-up, but I imagine it sounds good still.

I would get one of the latest-generation Denon receivers, can't go wrong:
AVR-X4000
AVR-X3000
AVR-X5200W
AVR-X3100W...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-26-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
thanks. So far I'm probably gonna position on-top...

thanks. So far I'm probably gonna position on-top of RoamioPlus, just for convenience of cable access/routing and space. Although I'm not, yet, sure how hot things get- the Tuning Adapter, or the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 4,942
Posted By WestCoastD
Setting-up my Roamio-Plus unit: Just got the...

Setting-up my Roamio-Plus unit:
Just got the Cisco STA1520 tuning adapter unit. Wondering if it is wise to stack on-top of Roamio-Plus? Would there be too much heat issues? Are many, or have many,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 195
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Posted By WestCoastD
I see, thanks. Yeah, a TWC technician checked...

I see, thanks. Yeah, a TWC technician checked line amplitude a few months back (at my living room drop, no splitter, although there are splitters under-neath the house), he measured I believe approx...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
I see. I would still connect to cable drop for...

I see.
I would still connect to cable drop for Tuning Adapter set-up still, correct? Even if using all etherNET connections? I would just select "etherNET connection" (and not "MoCA Network") in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 195
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Posted By WestCoastD
thanks I currently use two TWC (SA 8300HD)...

thanks

I currently use two TWC (SA 8300HD) DVR STB's, in two different rooms. These will be replaced by one TiVO Mini, each. So the existing coax cable drop's will be used for each Mini,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 195
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Posted By WestCoastD
Okay, got it. To clarify: [A] I would only...

Okay, got it.
To clarify:
[A] I would only need to connect (TWC) coax drop directly to each Mini (MoCA connection) used in this case? Instead of using Mini etherNET port?

[B] One confusing thing...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 195
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Posted By WestCoastD
so, I would need to aquire one MoCA adapter for...

so, I would need to aquire one MoCA adapter for each Mini in this case to ease bandwidth?

Like such?
https://www.tivo.com/shop/detail/moca
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 195
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Posted By WestCoastD
So, I only need one cable-card/tuning adapter...

So, I only need one cable-card/tuning adapter where my TiVo Roamio-Plus is installed in my AV rack? In my other rooms I'm using TiVo Mini's, they only need etherNet connection (for all to communicate...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
Are you actually using Silver 8's in your set-up...

Are you actually using Silver 8's in your set-up these days Kal?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,796
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Posted By WestCoastD
good

good
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2015, 12:26 AM
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Posted By WestCoastD
kind of cool that they're using B&W 800D's and...

kind of cool that they're using B&W 800D's and high-end Marantz players for testing
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 05:04 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
well, the new Gold line seems to be more of an...

well, the new Gold line seems to be more of an update to current GX line, or built on-top of GX line.
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD
I'm surprised Monitor Audio released new Gold...

I'm surprised Monitor Audio released new Gold line so soon. Seems like Gold GX is still fairly new on the market
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,796
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Posted By WestCoastD
This strike thing is looking more and more grim....

This strike thing is looking more and more grim. Hope they can resolve soon:
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ports-impact-20150218-story.html#page=1
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