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Forum: Speakers   05-30-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,358
Posted By Pentothal
Really great info here, this should be a...

Really great info here, this should be a "Sticky". God knows we have a lot of the "what should I pair up with my computer?" threads.

Desktop system:

DAC/Headphone Amp: SMSL SD-793-II via TOS...
Forum: Speakers   01-10-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By Pentothal
I had the Pioneer SP-FS52-LR Andrew Jones...

I had the Pioneer SP-FS52-LR Andrew Jones designed floor standing loudspeaker across the front in a L/C/R configuration with the matching bookshelf speakers for the rear. The reason I had them was...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Pentothal
@ Zorba, I got the Polk RTi8(s). Put 3 of...

@ Zorba,

I got the Polk RTi8(s). Put 3 of them across the front as we talked about in another thread (though applicable here). Got them for $119 each...WOW! Having one as a center is so much...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Pentothal
I just set up 3 of the Polk RTi-8 across the...

I just set up 3 of the Polk RTi-8 across the front (L/C/R). They sound better than the 3 Pioneer Pioneer SP-FS52-LR they replaced. I almost bought the Polks when they were $129 each, then they went...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Pentothal
Do you think that they would be a significant...

Do you think that they would be a significant upgrade over the Pioneer SP-FS52, which I have as LCR?
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Pentothal
NewEgg has Polk Audio RTi8 Floorstanding...

NewEgg has Polk Audio RTi8 Floorstanding Loudspeaker at $119 each with just $2 shipping. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16886290002 I'm thinking 3 across the front (LCR) might be...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,333
Posted By Pentothal
I know that they don't get much love, but NewEgg...

I know that they don't get much love, but NewEgg has Polk Audio RTi8 Floorstanding Loudspeaker at $119 each with just $2 shipping. That price is so good I'm wondering if they are better than the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By Pentothal
Sub Specials for Black Friday 2015

Other than Outlaw doing a Black Friday sales last year, I'm not sure that I remember any other sub specials. Is there any anticipated seasonal pricing on ID subs this Black Friday?

BTW Wouldn't be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-27-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Pentothal
No I don't. During each episode the respective TV...

No I don't. During each episode the respective TV indicates that it is receiving a signal, yet each refused to respond until a factory restore was performed. I keep having the thought that the TVs or...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-26-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Pentothal
Weird Behavior out of Two New TVs

I desperately need the AVS member's input on this time-sensitive situation.

I recently purchased 2 UN65J6300 and upgraded the DirecTV to a genie system which includes 1 base (with a different TV)...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-26-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,099
Posted By Pentothal
I desperately need the AVS brainiacs input on...

I desperately need the AVS brainiacs input on this time-sensitive situation.

I recently purchased 2 UN65J6300 and upgraded the DirecTV to a genie system which includes 1 base (with a different TV)...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Pentothal
Let us know what you think. I'm looking at that...

Let us know what you think. I'm looking at that set as well.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
That is good to hear. I have read more threads...

That is good to hear. I have read more threads about my upcoming TV purchase than any other product I've ever researched. I see that you are using Johnfull's UQ settings. I would be all over those if...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-27-2015, 07:35 AM
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Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
Are you happy with your 60SQ?

Are you happy with your 60SQ?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-26-2015, 12:37 AM
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Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
Looks really good/great. I'm seriously...

Looks really good/great. I'm seriously considering picking up this set.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Pentothal
Regarding the 2015 crop

Is there going to be a better performer at an equivalent price of the Samsung UNxxH7150? I'm not asking if it will be from Samsung, but in that same tier (high-end of the middle class).

There are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-06-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Pentothal
Is Samsung going to maintain its plasma line for...

Is Samsung going to maintain its plasma line for 2015?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-12-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
A question for those with the SQ set: Does the...

A question for those with the SQ set: Does the setting's menu exactly match that of the UQ? Since the 60UQ is no longer available from BestBuy I'm thinking of the 60SQ model. I just don't want to get...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
I might not be the first to post this, but...

I might not be the first to post this, but according to BestBuy's website, the 60" UQ is no longer available from them.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Pentothal
This is a known issue/characteristic upon start...

This is a known issue/characteristic upon start up. See http://www.avsforum.com/forum/166-lcd-flat-panel-displays/1510153-2014-sharp-aquos-line-up.html and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
Since reading comprehension can be difficult for...

Since reading comprehension can be difficult for some; I don't want anyone else to have an issue. Short sentences to follow:

I quoted and linked a Sharp post on the BestBuy website. The picture is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-06-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
Really? That's what you took from my post? I've...

Really? That's what you took from my post? I've misread things before, but ... (Hands in the air.) I was stating the differences between the SQ and TQ regarding the bezel, not making an endorsement....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
Posted on BestBuy by Sharp:...

Posted on BestBuy by Sharp: http://reviews.bestbuy.com/answers/3545/product/3344109/sharp-aquos-q-series-70-class-69-1-2-diag-led-1080p-smart-3d-hdtv-silver-questions-answers/questions.htm
Thank you...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-04-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
John, I know that your UQ was a replacement...

John,

I know that your UQ was a replacement from Sharp. I was wondering though, if you had a need/desire for a new TV would you drop the money on a Aquos UQ, a different brand/model, or wait for...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,777
Views: 469,524
Posted By Pentothal
johnfull The EQ is a lower-end version of...

johnfull

The EQ is a lower-end version of the AQUOS Q Line. Note it does not have the "+" after the Q. It is currently available at BestBuy. It is highly ranked with customer reviews on the...
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