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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-03-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24,379
Views: 1,466,476
Posted By cmeinck
I'm in the market for an SVS sub. My budget...

I'm in the market for an SVS sub. My budget started at $200, so I'm well beyond that now. Funny how that happens. That being said, I'd like to save a few dollars, so I'm considering either open box...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-25-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 151,928
Posted By cmeinck
I started researching subwoofers around $200...

I started researching subwoofers around $200 (Klipsch 12 Synergy) and have started to consider a jump to the PB1000. I noticed some are selling open box on Amazon for $450.

Thoughts on going that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 262,058
Posted By cmeinck
Was growing tired of my Vizio soundbar and...

Was growing tired of my Vizio soundbar and decided to go back to a traditional AVR for my bedroom setup. Ordered the Denon SW-710 and will pair with my in-wall Monoprice speakers. I don't think I...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 830,283
Posted By cmeinck
I have an older Mythos set, but they aren't wife...

I have an older Mythos set, but they aren't wife friendly. I'm thinking of migrating from an in-ceiling system to ProCinema 1000 for the L/R. Would the Mythos 3 I currently own work as a center...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10,019
Views: 456,766
Posted By cmeinck
Can you provide more detail about the issue? I'm...

Can you provide more detail about the issue? I'm currently considering a Denon receiver. I have both TiVo and FIOS, but my equipment is in my basement and TV is on the first floor. I wouldn't be able...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10,019
Views: 456,766
Posted By cmeinck
Decided to take a chance on the Denon AVR-X2200...

Decided to take a chance on the Denon AVR-X2200 Used - Acceptable from Amazon for $424. I don't mind scratches or dents, since my equipment lives in an unfinished basement. This will replace my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10,019
Views: 456,766
Posted By cmeinck
I currently have an Onkyo TX-SR 805 and it's...

I currently have an Onkyo TX-SR 805 and it's served me well. It has a limited number of HDMI inputs (2) and I'm planning to upgrade my TV to 4K (Vizio). I have 7 in-wall speakers (6 are in the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-07-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 851,686
Posted By cmeinck
I have the P-Series. I get 5.1 from the TV to my...

I have the P-Series. I get 5.1 from the TV to my Vizio soundbar using optical. This includes Xbox One, TiVo mini, etc.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17,504
Views: 1,141,490
Posted By cmeinck
Attached are my settings. I'm using Input 4 for...

Attached are my settings. I'm using Input 4 for my TiVo and Input 5 for Xbox One (which is what I used for the Blu-Ray test). The white does show once you remove the playback controls. Funny you say...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-31-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17,504
Views: 1,141,490
Posted By cmeinck
At times when watching my P-65, I noticed the...

At times when watching my P-65, I noticed the edges appear inconsistent with the rest of the picture. When watching hockey, I thought the ice surface looked murky. I ran the Disney WOW purity test...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-30-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By cmeinck
Definitive Technology Mythos 5.1 Speaker Set

I'm looking to sell my complete Definitive Technology Mythos 5.1 set. These were lightly used and do show some slight wear. I plan on taking photos, but they are currently still boxed up (except for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-28-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17,504
Views: 1,141,490
Posted By cmeinck
Have you tried Best Buy? I picked up an open box...

Have you tried Best Buy? I picked up an open box P-65 today. I was hesitant, but they offered a great deal on an extended warranty. It was missing the remote and it came with an M-60 stand (which...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-27-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 851,686
Posted By cmeinck
Sorry, I didn't look. I took note of the massive...

Sorry, I didn't look. I took note of the massive screen, day dreamed of watching football on it and then proceeded back to my shopping.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 851,686
Posted By cmeinck
I'm pretty certain it was the 2015, as I remember...

I'm pretty certain it was the 2015, as I remember the box having 4K on it. It was Costco in Garden City, NY.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 851,686
Posted By cmeinck
Regarding availability, I saw the 80" Vizio...

Regarding availability, I saw the 80" Vizio M-Series at Costco today.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,244
Views: 113,276
Posted By cmeinck
How would you rate the picture on the 2015...

How would you rate the picture on the 2015 E-Series compared to the 2015 M-Series. I'm wondering if it makes sense to go with the 2015 E-Series 70" for what would be $1250 or so OR opt for the 65"...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-18-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14,564
Views: 851,686
Posted By cmeinck
I'd recommend reading the review of the 2015 M...

I'd recommend reading the review of the 2015 M Series at Rtings (http://www.rtings.com/reviews/tv/lcd-led/vizio/m-series-2015). Specifically, in the Q&A, they recommend getting the M over the P,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-15-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17,504
Views: 1,141,490
Posted By cmeinck
For someone sitting 12-13 feet from a set, would...

For someone sitting 12-13 feet from a set, would they see the advantages of 4K on a 65" set? According to the charts, it's only visible on larger displays. I'm considering the 2014 70" M-Series vs....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17,504
Views: 1,141,490
Posted By cmeinck
Is there a general consensus on whether...

Is there a general consensus on whether prospective buyers should opt for either the P-series or 2015 m-series? I'm thinking about a 65" or greater set. It's primary use will be watching content from...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-22-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 178,486
Posted By cmeinck
I wanted to thank Bob for all of the information....

I wanted to thank Bob for all of the information. I was coming from an ASUS RT-AC66U running Merlin. On a whim, I decided to upgrade to an Airport Extreme. Within a few hours, I noticed a drop in the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 17,294
Posted By cmeinck
Is there an option called Intelligent Frame...

Is there an option called Intelligent Frame Creation (IFC)? Some Panasonic sets have this as the setting. I checked the Owner's Manual, which isn't of much help.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 17,294
Posted By cmeinck
If you go into picture settings, there is an...

If you go into picture settings, there is an option to disable auto-convert to 24FPS. I don't have this set, but I've read others have had success making this change.

Looks like a nice set....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-26-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,299
Posted By cmeinck
I had this done and happy with the results. It...

I had this done and happy with the results. It can get hot, so if your fireplace doesn't have the blower on, it could be problematic. During Hurricane Sandy, I popped out the speaker to avoid any...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 553,684
Posted By cmeinck
I've got a 7.1 configuration right now using...

I've got a 7.1 configuration right now using Monoprice 6816's along with (2) 6317's. All of which are in the ceiling, outside of the center channel which my contractor is going to build into the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-01-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By cmeinck
I'm finishing up a remodel, where they ran a...

I'm finishing up a remodel, where they ran a 125ft Blue Jeans Cable HDMI cable run from my TV room to gear closet in the basement. I tried it with a 2006 Bravia and it flashed purple. For now, I...
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