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Forum: Home Theater In A Box   08-21-2014, 09:31 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Save yourself some money and get this Boston...

Save yourself some money and get this Boston setup...

http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/bosswxsdcb/boston-acoustics-soundware-xs-digital-cinema-bluetooth-speaker-sys/1.html
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   08-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By afrogt
If you're willing to spend $2000 you should post...

If you're willing to spend $2000 you should post this in the speakers forum. You'll get more recommendations over there. It gets way more traffic than the Home Theater In A Box forum.
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,641
Posted By afrogt
I have a set of Micros at my father's house and...

I have a set of Micros at my father's house and my Denon crossed them over at 200hz. When I used them at my house my receiver crossed them at 150hz. No way they hit 80hz.

the larger RC Mini's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,298
Posted By afrogt
What were the speaker level results after you...

What were the speaker level results after you calibrated your Denon?

Your Polk DSW Pro 400 is an 8" sub. Its not that beefy. I could think of some much better and larger subs for the money.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By afrogt
The Marantz receiver is plenty powerful. Do you...

The Marantz receiver is plenty powerful. Do you have a subwoofer at all? Adding one would take a major strain off the receiver as it wouldn't have to produce the low frequencies.

25 x 12 is not a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By afrogt
First question is will all of those receivers...

First question is will all of those receivers allow you to play optical in zone 2?

What are Def Tech WA550 speakers? On wall? In wall? Cant fine anything about them.

What features on the Yamaha...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By afrogt
well your Panny TV probably doesn't have RCA...

well your Panny TV probably doesn't have RCA audio out jacks, only optical. I own two panny tv's and neither have rca audio outputs.

So you're planning to connect all your video devices directly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By afrogt
Either one can do 5.1 main zone and stereo zone 2...

Either one can do 5.1 main zone and stereo zone 2 with separate sources...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By afrogt
have you dont a firmware update recently? ...

have you dont a firmware update recently?

Have you tried doing a factor reset? You'll have to run Audyssey and recalibrate after that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By afrogt
low demand for silver. Black goes with...

low demand for silver. Black goes with everything.

Here is a silver high end receiver......
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By afrogt
2 way vs 3 way doesn't matter if the 2 way uses...

2 way vs 3 way doesn't matter if the 2 way uses better components. One brands 2 way can often be better than another brands 3 way.

As far as the age and condition of the speakers you can inspect...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By afrogt
I did say when Fry's put them on sale about once...

I did say when Fry's put them on sale about once a month. Current price may be $199 each but WHEN THEY COME ON SALE the price is $107 each.

For example on 7/31 they were $107....
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By afrogt
The speakers your linked are 4 ohm. May be a...

The speakers your linked are 4 ohm. May be a little difficult to drive with the Sherwood receiver?

These might be a little better....
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By afrogt
Depending where you live the Primus 360 for $275...

Depending where you live the Primus 360 for $275 isn't that great of a deal. Fry's Electronics sells the newer Primus P363 for $107 each at least once a month. Now if you don't live on the West Coast...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By afrogt
An integrated amp isn't going to connect to your...

An integrated amp isn't going to connect to your TV as they don't come with HDMI, so skip that idea.

I don't think your Bose 501's are particularly difficult to drive so pick whatever receiver...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By afrogt
If you don't mind the industrial look the Crown...

If you don't mind the industrial look the Crown X2000 amp is on sale for $199.
450W x 2 @ 4ohm, 330W x 2 @ 8ohms.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By afrogt
If you don't need much power perhaps one of these...

If you don't need much power perhaps one of these T-Amps will work.

https://www.parts-express.com/topping-tp21-class-t-digital-mini-amplifier-25-wpc-with-headphone-output--310-310
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By afrogt
This will work, plenty of power too....

This will work, plenty of power too....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By afrogt
You should probably give him a manual too if you...

You should probably give him a manual too if you don't still have it...

http://a248.e.akamai.net/pix.crutchfield.com/Manuals/033/033AV4806B.PDF
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By afrogt
Only Onkyo receivers to my knowledge. but that...

Only Onkyo receivers to my knowledge. but that includes several models from the NR535, 636, 737 to NR838. Plus last years NR525, 626, 727, 828. Probably the higher level Onkyo models too.

So you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By afrogt
http://us.marantz.com/us/Products/Pages/ProductCom...

http://us.marantz.com/us/Products/Pages/ProductComparison.aspx?CatId=AVReceivers&ProductId=SR5008|SR5009

The two things you mentioned plus dual HDMI out on the 5009, 1 extra HDMI input, Direct...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   08-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By afrogt
Me! I guess I'm an idiot too. I've got cherry...

Me! I guess I'm an idiot too. I've got cherry Energy RC-10's as fronts and RC-Mini's as surrounds. Also a full sized Denon receiver, Energy s10.3 powered sub, Panny Blu Ray player and a 32" flat...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By afrogt
Totally for convenience but I use banana plugs on...

Totally for convenience but I use banana plugs on both ends. Definitely makes things much easier and quicker on the receiver side especially when connecting 5 or 7 sets of speakers. Helps prevent...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By afrogt
You're better off spending $200 or so on a...

You're better off spending $200 or so on a receiver and the rest on a subwoofer.
...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By afrogt
What Pioneer receiver do you have?

What Pioneer receiver do you have?
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