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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2016, 06:01 AM
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Ha, ha, ha! I put it far enough away as to not...

Ha, ha, ha! I put it far enough away as to not blow the back off the unit (or till it was fully inflated.)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2016, 01:28 PM
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Views: 456,751
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Went ahead, unplugged the 80 and disconnected the...

Went ahead, unplugged the 80 and disconnected the HDMI cable for 20 minutes. Reconnected everything, opened the tray, hooked up my compressor, turned it on (you should have seen the cats jump) and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 456,751
Posted By smudge981
Thanks to one and all for the quick turn around....

Thanks to one and all for the quick turn around. I will try a few things on my end and then contact OPPO.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 456,751
Posted By smudge981
Uh-oh

Something's up. I just got done watching a blu-ray on my BDP-80 and loaded another one. It continually showed "LOAD" and was making multiple clicking noises. After what seemed a minute or two, the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-21-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33,378
Views: 1,304,689
Posted By smudge981
"PS, it's YPAO and not Audyssey." God, I...

"PS, it's YPAO and not Audyssey."

God, I didn't realize what I put down until you pointed it out. Talk about embarrassed.

"I would get on the phone or chat with Tom or Jim - he'll do a great...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-21-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 33,378
Views: 1,304,689
Posted By smudge981
Nothing like hooking up the girlffriend's...

Nothing like hooking up the girlffriend's subwoofer in front of her and...nothing. I drilled holes in the floor, ran a 25' Monoprice cable underneath and to her Yamaha RX-V577. I connected the 15V...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 161,483
Posted By smudge981
Hey fellow members. I've got a slight problem...

Hey fellow members. I've got a slight problem hooking up my girlfriend's PSA 15V subwoofer to her Yamaha RX-V577. I connected a 25' Monoprice cable from the subwoofer's LFE port to the receiver's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33,378
Views: 1,304,689
Posted By smudge981
Running a single 25' cable (shout out to Tom for...

Running a single 25' cable (shout out to Tom for including it.)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33,378
Views: 1,304,689
Posted By smudge981
Purchased the 15V for my girlfriend two weeks...

Purchased the 15V for my girlfriend two weeks ago. Installing it this morning (running the cable under the house and up thru the floorboard where the receiver is.) Just a question before I run...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-05-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 10,672
Posted By smudge981
As my late grandmother would say, "Even a blind...

As my late grandmother would say, "Even a blind pig finds a truffle on occasion." :D
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-04-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 10,672
Posted By smudge981
No sir. Wrong end of the state. Up in Reno. Saw...

No sir. Wrong end of the state. Up in Reno. Saw it at the Century. Looking forward to seeing it on blu-ray, this time at the girlfriend's house. I just got her a PSA 15V sub which means she now has a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-04-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By smudge981
I'd like to thank everyone who weighed in on...

I'd like to thank everyone who weighed in on their thoughts concerning my question. I've poured over each suggestion and doing my own research, decided to go with the PSA 15V. I contacted Tom and we...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-02-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 10,672
Posted By smudge981
*hee hee* I hear you. Heaven help us if they...

*hee hee* I hear you. Heaven help us if they introduced Kim Kardashian in a red wig as Mary Jane in "Homecoming."
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-02-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By smudge981
Thank you for some of your pointers so far....

Thank you for some of your pointers so far. Although I'm still open to suggestions, it seems logical to wait for the July 4th sales. Although I mentioned I was looking for something around $700, by...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-01-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 10,672
Posted By smudge981
Saw it over the Memorial Day weekend with my...

Saw it over the Memorial Day weekend with my 13-year old daughter (she picked it.) Of all the Marvel characters, Captain America resonates with me the most due to his altruism. I enjoyed the first...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-01-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By smudge981
The Little Lady Wants Me To Bring On the Bass

I put together a 5:1 surround system for my girlfriend of many years piece-by-piece over the last year in her home as money became available. The last piece of the puzzle is the subwoofer. The system...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-17-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,663
Posted By smudge981
Likewise. Being in the biz," I've probably...

Likewise. Being in the biz," I've probably forgotten more celebrities than I remember over the last 39 years. One interview I'll never forget was Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart. Nancy excused herself...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-17-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By smudge981
I took my time before posting because this death...

I took my time before posting because this death hit me really hard. I was, and still am, a big prog rock fan and I owe it all to ELP. I played classical violin in my younger days and their music was...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 765
Posted By smudge981
Protectedvoid - Like Jamie, I'm a DCM aficionado....

Protectedvoid - Like Jamie, I'm a DCM aficionado. If and when the time comes and you buy your speakers of choice, I would be more than happy to relieve you of your "babies" at a fair price *wink...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-31-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 53,386
Posted By smudge981
Darth, I'm going to have to take you out to one...

Darth, I'm going to have to take you out to one of our concerts one of these days. Bit of a story first. A colleague and I were talking about our favorite concert from last year. I pointed out it had...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-19-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By smudge981
Just read where former Crosby, Stills, and Nash...

Just read where former Crosby, Stills, and Nash drummer Dallas Taylor died Sunday, too.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-18-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By smudge981
2016 is not turning out to be a good year. Not...

2016 is not turning out to be a good year. Not even a month in and we've lost Frey, Bowie, Lemmy from Motorhead, Dale Griffin from Mott the Hoople, Craig Strickland from Backroad Anthem, plus, Joey...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-18-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23,284
Views: 484,928
Posted By smudge981
This is why I'm somewhat hesitant to mention my...

This is why I'm somewhat hesitant to mention my shortcomings here. Oink always shows up and start taking away everyone's hard-earned privileges. ;)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-18-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23,284
Views: 484,928
Posted By smudge981
"Where there's a will, there's a way." My...

"Where there's a will, there's a way."

My daughter did the same thing to my laptop last year. Don't know what she did and either did the computer repair shop but it cost over $100 to wipe clean...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-18-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23,284
Views: 484,928
Posted By smudge981
"Kid had turned up the TV speakers." This is...

"Kid had turned up the TV speakers."

This is why the children who came to visit my daughter when she was younger were forced to wear oven mitts duct taped to their arms. Wasn't a problem. ;)
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