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Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-05-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By jevans64
Snipping off the connectors of the speakers and...

Snipping off the connectors of the speakers and using them with a modern budget receiver shouldn't be a problem. The only problem I see is that speaker systems like those typically were designed to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 330
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Views: 13,495
Posted By jevans64
I panicked a little bit after I did the DTS:X...

I panicked a little bit after I did the DTS:X upgrade and put in the Ex Machina BD. I started to hear a " hissing " sound during a quiet scene in the movie. The sound got louder then stopped, then...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-05-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 106,519
Posted By jevans64
I purchased my lamps from www dot...

I purchased my lamps from www dot replacementlightbulbs dot com. They carry Philips, Osram, and Neolux ( which was bought by Osram a few years ago. ) Not sure if Neolux quality has improved but they...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,809
Posted By jevans64
Hence the phrase, " No Highs, No Lows. Must be...

Hence the phrase, " No Highs, No Lows. Must be BOSE. " ;)

BOSE makes " White Van " speakers sound good, IMHO.
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By jevans64
Emotiva sells a big volume control knob that can...

Emotiva sells a big volume control knob that can be used with any 2-channel speaker system for $50. I'd rather have something like that than having to do it from the front of a speaker. The 20% off...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-25-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 51,824
Posted By jevans64
Only reason I finally gave up my DLP for LCD is...

Only reason I finally gave up my DLP for LCD is for 4K. Now that 4K DLP is on the horizon, I wonder whether DLP RPTV will make a comeback, at least in larger screen sizes for those that don't want a...
Forum: Speakers   01-22-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 892
Posted By jevans64
I'm done upgrading my PC setup. I have... ...

I'm done upgrading my PC setup. I have...

Emotiva Stealth 6 Studio Monitors
Emotiva DC-1 DAC
SVS SB2000 sub-woofer

Emotiva no longer makes the Stealth 6 but the Airmotiv 6 is practically a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-12-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,323
Posted By jevans64
Here come the new wave of rear projection UHD...

Here come the new wave of rear projection UHD TVs. LOL
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-12-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,605
Posted By jevans64
I pre-ordered the 3D version as well. That is...

I pre-ordered the 3D version as well. That is standard practice for me when a 3D version is available. $25 from Amazon ( 3D BD, 2D BD, and DC ) and due by 8PM today. I won't get around to actually...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-12-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,605
Posted By jevans64
Matt was in the movie ( one of the three...

Matt was in the movie ( one of the three remaining explorers they were going to ) and he was very ungrateful at being chosen. ;) It was Matt vs. Matt on the ice planet. LOL I think folks miss him...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-12-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,605
Posted By jevans64
I think someone might have already posted this...

I think someone might have already posted this somewhere, but it is worth mentioning again.

The cost of saving Matt Damon in movies... I have all of those previous movies on the list, so it made...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-12-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8,829
Views: 401,532
Posted By jevans64
Using Sony math, I get a little MORE than 4K... ...

Using Sony math, I get a little MORE than 4K... (3840 x 2160)/2000000 = 4.1472K LOL. Maybe Sony thinks their TVs are computer hard drives. ;)
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By jevans64
I hope these are hits for Emotiva. Did the...

I hope these are hits for Emotiva.

Did the sound bar look sturdy/deep enough to support a typical 55" HDTV? Thinking about getting this for a relative but they have no room in their TV stand for...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-09-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 327,571
Posted By jevans64
I know a couple of folks in this thread will...

I know a couple of folks in this thread will probably come through my monitor and slap me, but I traded in my 1100 for $100 off the Harmony Elite back in November. The 1100 had a bad button board. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By jevans64
Yamaha seems to be solid, but I prefer Denon...

Yamaha seems to be solid, but I prefer Denon receivers. I really don't care for all the added features in any of today's receivers. I just want something that processes and delivers A/V. Plenty of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,907
Posted By jevans64
The Verdict.... GUILTY!!! of 3Drd Degree Sonic...

The Verdict.... GUILTY!!! of 3Drd Degree Sonic Assault.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 115
Posted By jevans64
I recently shipped a package using UPS Store. The...

I recently shipped a package using UPS Store. The cost was nearly identical to what it cost using my UPS on-line account and printing my own shipping label. The UPS Store charged a $0.20 processing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-03-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 29,294
Posted By jevans64
I've worked in manufacturing since the mid-1990s....

I've worked in manufacturing since the mid-1990s. Oh yes, you bet there are shortcuts when management feels the pinch of having to increase production. You most likely have additional temporary...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-02-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 29,294
Posted By jevans64
I bet for the months of October through December...

I bet for the months of October through December those little people down in Mexico were just slapping them together. I'm an Best Buy Elite+ member and have until January 15th to decide on whether I...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 988
Posted By jevans64
In that picture, right below the RCA for the...

In that picture, right below the RCA for the sub-woofer, there are L&R line outs for channel 6 and 7. You'd need a couple of RCA cables and a 2-channel amplifier. RCA from receiver to amplifier and...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 177
Posted By jevans64
Before I have what I have now, I had the Airmotiv...

Before I have what I have now, I had the Airmotiv 5 and SVS SB-1000 sub. That was a very good combo, so the sub should be OK for the Airmotiv 4. Only reason I moved up from the Airmotiv 5 to the...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 988
Posted By jevans64
The problem is, that when I queue up Master and...

The problem is, that when I queue up Master and Commander, I don't want to listen to wind, water, bells, voices, etc. I want to hear the BOOM of cannons and CANNON BALLS splintering wood... in 3D...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 177
Posted By jevans64
For Lindsey Stirling I would get the Emotiva...

For Lindsey Stirling I would get the Emotiva Airmotiv 6 powered monitors for $400 and wouldn't look back. The AMT tweeter really brings out that violin. They'll crush the Miccas into a fine powder....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-31-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 29,294
Posted By jevans64
Very, very seldom do I notice it and only when...

Very, very seldom do I notice it and only when there is a solid background. It just bothers me that manufacturers think this is acceptable in sets they want thousands of dollars for. Consumers should...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-31-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,559
Views: 988,870
Posted By jevans64
I put my gear in the thingy I made today. ...

I put my gear in the thingy I made today.

Top left is Oppo BDP103D with Roku 4 and Harmony hub on top. Top middle is the DefTech CLR3000 center. Top right is the Dish VIP 722 DVR. Bottom left is...
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