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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-13-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By underminded999
Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker...

Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker Selector, which in turn drives the speakers. Personally, I think that Amp is too small for the job, but for low level listening/background noise, it...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By underminded999
You need a speaker selector, like this...

You need a speaker selector, like this (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=109&cp_id=10903&cs_id=1090305&p_id=8229&seq=1&format=2).

Just use a single Amp to feed the Speaker Selector. Then...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-13-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By underminded999
To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the...

To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the speaker end, only have one wire going to it? Is it the Red or Black? You can run that wire to the corresponding connection at the AMP/AVR side. You...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By underminded999
No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer,...

No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer, AVR, or Amp. You may find a better solution(s), you may not.

However, if you want to save money, then get all of your in-wall speaker wire and...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, re-read this sentence. To clarify,...

Sorry, re-read this sentence.

To clarify, is it a single wire, or single pair to each speaker?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By underminded999
Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will...

Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will have thoughts on it.

Since the speakers are already wired, the wiring options need to be adjusted at the AMP/AVR side.

Speaker 1, (+) wire to...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By underminded999
To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a...

To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a new TT, there is no guarantee, that you still won't have to adjust the volume knob accordingly. This is just the way TT's work.

To Taxman..
If the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By underminded999
OSHA Standards can be found here...

OSHA Standards can be found here (https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=9735).

It's long, technical, and I didn't read all of it.

However, it looks like...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,027
Posted By underminded999
I listen to headphones all day long at work, and...

I listen to headphones all day long at work, and I rarely have it above 1/3 to 1/2 volume. However, everyone thinks I listen to loud volumes, just because I ignore them.

At home, it depends on...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,353
Posted By underminded999
What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco'...

What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco' style ceilings? It seems that these would cause all sorts of weird reflection points, no?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread. On...

Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread.

On Sunday, I got into my truck to price out stuff @ Home Depot, and my battery was dead. I tried jumping it, and then charging it, and then took it to Advance...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By underminded999
The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work...

The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work or don't. They transmit data....0's and 1's.

Sure there are now 2nd and 3rd gen HDMI, bust as long as any signal gets through, it worx.

With...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair...

Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair for the front porch/Carport, the second pair for the immediate backyard.

I am going to install two new pairs for this project. Two facing North, two...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC Speaker...

AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC
Speaker Selector: ProSolutions SBX6VC, rated @ 100WPC
You can find the thread here...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link,...

Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link, seriously, thank you!

Currently, the backyard speakers have a very small echo from a privacy fence about 35' away. However, I really don't play...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By underminded999
Timbre matching is not as important for surround...

Timbre matching is not as important for surround sound, as it is for LCR channels. Either use the Polks for Rear surround, or forgo until you have more $ and run the ML as 5.1.

If you already have...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
There is already electric out to the wellhouse....

There is already electric out to the wellhouse. The well pump is 220v and there is a 110v box, that I use on rare occasions, Boombox, power tools, etc...

This weekend, I am going to price out PVC,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
Thank you for everyone's input. The house...

Thank you for everyone's input.

The house is uphill form the Wellhouse and firepit, so access point(s) can easily be made at the wellhouse or house.

I was planning on using PVC where the wire...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By underminded999
You can use bare speaker wire. The connections...

You can use bare speaker wire. The connections are called, 'Binding Posts'. If you unscrew the red and black caps a little, you will see a hole in the metal stud. Feed the bare speaker wire...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 18,047
Posted By underminded999
Yes, No, Maybe... or No, Yes,...

Yes, No, Maybe...

or

No, Yes, Possibly...

A bad piece of 24g speaker wire may sound different than a good piece of 12g speaker wire. This may be due to the type of wire, the type of...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By underminded999
Direct Burial vs In-Wall for Outside use.

I will be working on the next stage of my outdoor setup shortly. My current outdoor speakers are attached to the house(under eaves & Carport) and I used 'in-wall' speaker wire with rubber grommets...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 141,835
Posted By underminded999
I had the same problem. On a certain channel 1hr...

I had the same problem. On a certain channel 1hr long programs were cutting off at 28min. On other channels, I could get hours of recording.

Channels with sub channels, can record more for longer....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-16-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By underminded999
While that AVR does have 'Zone 2 Pre-outs', they...

While that AVR does have 'Zone 2 Pre-outs', they are not powered. What that means, is that the Pre-outs, would need to go to another Amp/AVR to be powered. Causing the need for another Amp/AVR.
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-16-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By underminded999
Yeah, you should be good with what you have. ...

Yeah, you should be good with what you have.

Just run the 'Zone 2' Left and Right to the Aton inputs. That will leave you 7.2 for your main listening area.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By underminded999
Yeah, what everyone sez above seems true. It...

Yeah, what everyone sez above seems true. It looks like you only have the CoAx digital out(in Orange).

You could get an adapter like this...
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