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Forum: Speakers   05-15-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I do but don't think I've seen the Issue yet....

I do but don't think I've seen the Issue yet. Look forward to reading it.
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By jima4a
First off, music and speakers are a personal...

First off, music and speakers are a personal taste so there are no absolutes, only opinions. Perhaps instead of laid back maybe the term more polite may be used. To try and explain I will use an...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2015, 12:45 AM
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Posted By jima4a
^^^^ I have heard the R700s and this is not a...

^^^^
I have heard the R700s and this is not a characteristic of these from what I heard or have noted from others. The only knock I am aware is although still very detailed, they are a bit laid back...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-08-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By jima4a
8802 owners can chime in but feedback I have seen...

8802 owners can chime in but feedback I have seen the 8802 is a step above the 8801 SQ wise, independent of the other features.
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I have heard the LS50s both with and without a...

I have heard the LS50s both with and without a sub and R700s without. I am told the R500 may be more pure than the R700 but the R700 is very good. I would gravitate to the LS50s with a tight, musical...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-06-2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By jima4a
In the early 90s I heard the 801 Matrix series 3...

In the early 90s I heard the 801 Matrix series 3 with a Krell CD player (large weight you lifted off to manually load the CD), Krell preamp, and Krell power amp (100 wpc class A) and yes, they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-06-2015, 08:10 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Since just a poll question, I believe the Revels...

Since just a poll question, I believe the Revels would edge out the 802/HTM2 primarily as the Salons are extremely neutral and full range. Now compared to Studio2s, I would go 802 because they look...
Forum: Speakers   05-04-2015, 02:52 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Front three are 800D2s, surrounds may be a mix of...

Front three are 800D2s, surrounds may be a mix of 802D2 (sides) and 802D1 (back) if memory serves and yes to California. He has a smaller room with a LS50 multichannel system, not sure if 5.x or 7.x....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I have a 4bsst2 but it seems interesting to me...

I have a 4bsst2 but it seems interesting to me that the only two models that seem to get the accolades are the 9B and the 28B. The 4B is often referred to as a tank regarding reliability. I have been...
Forum: Speakers   04-27-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By jima4a
The Parasound Halo and especially the JC1s should...

The Parasound Halo and especially the JC1s should be very good for the Blade2s or Reference but my gut feel is Classe' may be a great fit with Kef. Dav1dF on the UK based AVForum really liked the...
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2015, 02:59 AM
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Posted By jima4a
+1

+1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:56 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I can't remember if you need a certain number of...

I can't remember if you need a certain number of posts before you can start a thread. You would want to be the one and make a few posts at the start that you can come back at later dates and edit....
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2015, 02:44 AM
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Posted By jima4a
It will be far from overkill, just the much...

It will be far from overkill, just the much better option. The CMCS1 was highly regarded so the CMCS2 should just be that much better and a match to the CM10s or CM6s. A good center is important...
Forum: Speakers   04-20-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Nuance, welcome back! We hope things are well...

Nuance, welcome back! We hope things are well with your family.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By jima4a
That is not my take. It appears to be the highest...

That is not my take. It appears to be the highest quality digital sound with the advantage of reduced file space (minimal wasted bits). I have no interest in streaming, I am hoping to buy master...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jima4a
So I bought a 2 channel preamp waiting for...

So I bought a 2 channel preamp waiting for technology to settle (Atmos, DTSX) and now we have Meridian MQA. Dang, do I need to keep waiting for the 8803 or does anyone know if MQA can be added to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By jima4a
True

True
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Some tend to regard the Bryston SP3 as more...

Some tend to regard the Bryston SP3 as more sonically pure then the Classe' but I don't think it would be smoother. So if one puts a scale of tube to SS, one might have McIntosch on left (for SS),...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-16-2015, 10:36 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Hopefully a 105 type player with a more dedicated...

Hopefully a 105 type player with a more dedicated music file player with a good interface. Also include MQA.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 07:44 PM
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Posted By jima4a
I would agree that Onkyo/Integra does a better...

I would agree that Onkyo/Integra does a better job at making technology work. I wish they also put in more effort on the last little bit on SQ. When I finally got fed up with my Denon 4310 and moved...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I would need to know how it sounded on 2 channel...

I would need to know how it sounded on 2 channel music versus the Marantz 8802 before I would consider the 80.6. The consensus is the 80.3 (which I have) got beat by the 8801 and the 8802 appears to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2015, 11:55 AM
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Posted By jima4a
I also got a bad Redmere cable. They did a great...

I also got a bad Redmere cable. They did a great job replacing it but might think different if going in wall, for sure. I would certainly test it before putting in in wall.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Very good question. I believe the 8801 only...

Very good question. I believe the 8801 only bypassed video processing (like the 80.3) and never turned it off.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-12-2015, 08:07 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Well I am glad (or maybe not?) that I follow this...

Well I am glad (or maybe not?) that I follow this thread. I was almost ready to buy the non 4K Foundation when I decided to instead get a preamp to go with my 80.3 and wait for Atmos, etc to settle...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 06:54 PM
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Views: 119,009
Posted By jima4a
I believe the cross over settings in the Oppo...

I believe the cross over settings in the Oppo only apply to the analog outs, if I am not mistaken.
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