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Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By jdcrox
Where does Bill say anything about 16hz?

Where does Bill say anything about 16hz?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By jdcrox
Fix bugs, add new features, etc. It is the same...

Fix bugs, add new features, etc. It is the same as updating the BIOS on your computer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By jdcrox
The Power Bar Elite does not require a Receiver,...

The Power Bar Elite does not require a Receiver, it has built-in amplifiers. :rolleyes:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 716
Posted By jdcrox
Beware, MS Essentials is a good BASIC anti-virus,...

Beware, MS Essentials is a good BASIC anti-virus, but it really doesnt stop much. I just read a review, and went with Bit Defender Free for my mother's computer. She had MSE, and wound up with...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By jdcrox
LCD's and Plasma's are unaffected by speaker...

LCD's and Plasma's are unaffected by speaker magnets. You are fine!:p
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   07-26-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By jdcrox
Go to Vinyl Engine. Register, it is free! Go to...

Go to Vinyl Engine. Register, it is free! Go to the library, and they have the user and service manual for your turntable. You have to register to download the documents.
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 802
Posted By jdcrox
He said that the Def Tech or any of the other...

He said that the Def Tech or any of the other speakers mentioned in the thread would be a better choice than the Klipsch. I dont get your beef either? :confused:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,448
Posted By jdcrox
Doesn't work to well on Cape Cod though!:(

Doesn't work to well on Cape Cod though!:(
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 542
Posted By jdcrox
Most likely RCA's. Generally only fairly...

Most likely RCA's. Generally only fairly high-end, or professional gear have XLR connections. And I am not sure about TRS?
John
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 542
Posted By jdcrox
No you couldn't, because the amps on the...

No you couldn't, because the amps on the integrated amp would not be hooked up to your speakers. Your powered speakers would be hooked up directly to the pre-outs, before the amp section.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 542
Posted By jdcrox
This has no power amp, nor is it a system preamp,...

This has no power amp, nor is it a system preamp, it has no volume control or switching ability. It is just a phono preamp.
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,732
Posted By jdcrox
"One amplifier is connected to the woofer section...

"One amplifier is connected to the woofer section of a loudspeaker while the other is connected to the combined midrange and tweeter section. With this arrangement each amplifier operates over a...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By jdcrox
"There is no such thing as wire that is less...

"There is no such thing as wire that is less bright. There are not so bright people who will say so, however. "

Post of Year!
Thanks Bill!:p
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,732
Posted By jdcrox
CinemaAndy, had you read that description BEFORE...

CinemaAndy, had you read that description BEFORE you made your earlier posts? Because some of your posts made little sense to the OP's questions.
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,732
Posted By jdcrox
You are correct. Only about 90% of all consumer...

You are correct. Only about 90% of all consumer speaker cabinets have internal crossovers of some type. The main exception would be full-range, single-driver speakers. Even if it is only a simple...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-17-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By jdcrox
Yup. HDMI. It is a high-bandwidth digital...

Yup. HDMI.
It is a high-bandwidth digital connection for both audio and video.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-17-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By jdcrox
HDMI. Video and sound. One-stop shopping. :D

HDMI. Video and sound. One-stop shopping. :D
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By jdcrox
NO! That is RIGHT! Any conductive banana plug...

NO! That is RIGHT!
Any conductive banana plug that is firmly connected to both the wire and the jack it goes into will sound EXACTLY the SAME!
Measure the resistance from tip to the wire...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,732
Posted By jdcrox
You MUST have the individual driver connections...

You MUST have the individual driver connections to buy-wire, and if you did not remove the jumpers you would be completely defeating the imaginary improvement gained by buy-wiring in the first place!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 8,410
Posted By jdcrox
Actually, FMW is entirely correct, in my opinion....

Actually, FMW is entirely correct, in my opinion. I have also had many separates over they years, from ADCOM, Outlaw, Cambridge Audio, Marantz, Parasound, etc. And many speakers to boot.
I now have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By jdcrox
To be honest, I will bet there are several...

To be honest, I will bet there are several thousand times as many people who would like ARC on their receivers, as there are who would like Display Port 1.2!;)
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-12-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 814
Posted By jdcrox
Really, just use the USB output. That Behringer...

Really, just use the USB output. That Behringer is a well-regarded unit. I have a Music Streamer II, which is quite a bit more money, and probably doesnt sound any better (it does sound excellent!)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By jdcrox
I would guess because right now 90% of AVR buyers...

I would guess because right now 90% of AVR buyers do not hook up a PC or to a Computer monitor?
The manufacturers are going to put features that appeal to the majority, rather than cater to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By jdcrox
Might be the PC, not either the Pioneer or the...

Might be the PC, not either the Pioneer or the Seiki. I assume you are using HDMI connections? What video card or onboard video is on your PC? What model Pioneer is it, does it upscale?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By jdcrox
The GTX 570 will not bitstream HD audio.

The GTX 570 will not bitstream HD audio.
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