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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 167
Posted By Tom Grooms
Many home audio amps can run in bridged mode. ...

Many home audio amps can run in bridged mode. You question was can "all" stereo amps... And the answer is no.

I've never found a situation where bridging a stereo amplifier was a better idea...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 167
Posted By Tom Grooms
No, a bridged stereo amp can only output mono and...

No, a bridged stereo amp can only output mono and it won't sum a stereo signal. If the Amp can be bridged, there should be a switch. You can still use the Amp for a sub, just connect 1 side.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 167
Posted By Tom Grooms
No they can't. And summing to mono can not be...

No they can't. And summing to mono can not be done with a cable. It's more complicated than that. What are you trying to do?
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
I'm a touch further @ 7' and I agree. They are...

I'm a touch further @ 7' and I agree. They are amazing.
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
keep in mind that the LS50's were designed and...

keep in mind that the LS50's were designed and manufactured as near field monitors. I'm not sure what an 11x11 open living room looks like but remember the LS50's perform best in the near field.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-11-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10,515
Views: 1,320,142
Posted By Tom Grooms
I tried that and removed the batteries from the...

I tried that and removed the batteries from the OEM remotes but that doesn't help.

I have 2 of these displays and they both broadcast WiFi. One SSID is Direct-LF-VizioTV and the other display...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-11-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21,710
Views: 1,718,447
Posted By Tom Grooms
Trying the easiest option "Energy Efficient" 1st,...

Trying the easiest option "Energy Efficient" 1st, worked like a charm.

Thanks Bob
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-10-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21,710
Views: 1,718,447
Posted By Tom Grooms
I wish they would fix Vudu. Most of the time...

I wish they would fix Vudu. Most of the time when I launch after start up it reverts back to home screen or locks up at the Oppo logo screen. I don't believe it's network related. I'm hard wired...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10,515
Views: 1,320,142
Posted By Tom Grooms
I'm sure it's in the thread somewhere but a...

I'm sure it's in the thread somewhere but a search yielded little help. How can I turn off the 2.4GHz wifi transmitter for the remote. It broadcasts on random channels and not the standard 1/6/11. ...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Such a tease...

Such a tease...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Tell us about your room. Specifically...

Tell us about your room. Specifically dememtions, screen size and distance to main listening position. What's above your ceiling? Huge attic or another floor?
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Measurements of in-wall speakers are difficult. ...

Measurements of in-wall speakers are difficult. They would be all over the place depending on the room and wall enclosure size. A room with 8' ceilings with wood studs on 16" centers would...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
I would seriously consider the Kef E series if...

I would seriously consider the Kef E series if you can't do in ceiling for Atmos top speakers. I've set one up and it was pretty nice
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Another angle, these are set up as surround...

Another angle, these are set up as surround rears but can also be played for demo purposes in 2 channel mode with or without subs
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Those aren't boxes, they're shipping containers....

Those aren't boxes, they're shipping containers. Hahaha.
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
These will be the surround (Ci200RR-THX) and...

These will be the surround (Ci200RR-THX) and surround back (Ci3160-THX) speakers in a "real world" 7.1 system that many of my customers would enjoy in there home. It's in a living room / showroom. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
UPS did good today. I know what I'm doing this...

UPS did good today. I know what I'm doing this weekend... http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/22/075869767dd22cc5443eeab35ae85858.jpg
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
I'll get you set up lowayne, call me in the...

I'll get you set up lowayne, call me in the morning (352) 388-16 seven seven. I'm a direct authorized Kef dealer.
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
I have a pair of Ci3160 THX and a pair of Ci200RR...

I have a pair of Ci3160 THX and a pair of Ci200RR THX in ceiling speakers on the way for our showroom. I'll post up some pics and impressions once installation is complete
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
Those Ci3160 (and 5160) THX in-wall speakers are...

Those Ci3160 (and 5160) THX in-wall speakers are extreme

https://youtu.be/F30DUdT6GIA
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 946,273
Posted By Tom Grooms
Boy that's quite the story, it's almost...

Boy that's quite the story, it's almost believable. You had me up until "I snuck in a zone amp". Hahahaha

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
The E series is an on wall speaker. They are...

The E series is an on wall speaker. They are surprisingly good in an Atmos configuration. The LS50's are to large for a ceiling mounted Atmos speaker. They are designed as a 2 channel near field...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 159,457
Posted By Tom Grooms
Have you ever heard an Atmos setup? Let me give...

Have you ever heard an Atmos setup? Let me give you a hint, there's not much going on up there. You really don't want LS50's up top. I did an install with the E series form Kef up top and it was...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-18-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21,710
Views: 1,718,447
Posted By Tom Grooms
Not sure if this has been discussed but I'm...

Not sure if this has been discussed but I'm having issues launching Vudu. It's been like this for over a year.

Fire up the 103, select Vudu, and it locks up. Power off and power back up, ...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 531
Posted By Tom Grooms
USPS just delivered Heart, Dreamboat Annie, ...

USPS just delivered Heart, Dreamboat Annie, gatefold, 180 gram. Simply delightful. A must have IMO

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004JAUDG8/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_Fngjvb1PPE5E9
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