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Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By jdcrox
I think you are asking for trouble shorting the...

I think you are asking for trouble shorting the stereo outputs to mono. You are very likely to make some magic smoke come out of the TV.
John
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 846
Posted By jdcrox
Rural Waves, what you fail to understand is that...

Rural Waves, what you fail to understand is that I am willing to bet less than 1% of US households have anything other than their TV speakers as their sounds system. That is all they really care...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,106
Posted By jdcrox
Too much bass, "reverse sibilance". Yet they are...

Too much bass, "reverse sibilance". Yet they are "absolutely stunning?" :confused:
Sounds like you either need some good room treatments, or the sound signature of the speaker doesnt suit your...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 6,473
Posted By jdcrox
"you might not have learned how to listen to...

"you might not have learned how to listen to cables." :D
This might be the funniest quote I have read on AVS all year! It perfectly sums up the absurdity of the cable debate. If you have to learn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By jdcrox
The 2535 is a nice little amp. I had one for...

The 2535 is a nice little amp. I had one for years. It has 60 watts x 4 channels. You can bridge 2 of the channels as I remember for the center channel. The other 2 then work as surrounds, making it...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By jdcrox
If YOU like them, that is ALL that matters! ;)

If YOU like them, that is ALL that matters! ;)
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 270
Posted By jdcrox
That link is for the Carver Power amp 900. The...

That link is for the Carver Power amp 900. The Receiver MXR-900 is rated at 100 watts/channel, with 150 watts peak.
I had the MXR-150 years ago. Beautiful receiver, but they all have an issue with...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By jdcrox
There are a lot of people who do not care for the...

There are a lot of people who do not care for the sound of Klipsch, myself included. Personal preference. Doesn't mean they are bad speakers, just brighter than many others. ;)
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdcrox
It's BASS:p I do not know why, but that one...

It's BASS:p I do not know why, but that one just drives me nuts! (short drive):o
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdcrox
Natural for sure. Boomy bass sounds crappy to me.

Natural for sure. Boomy bass sounds crappy to me.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdcrox
If he is using the preouts from the Marantz, then...

If he is using the preouts from the Marantz, then it is simply an A/V Preamp/Processor.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-11-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,013
Posted By jdcrox
I have a GD05, same issue. I eliminated the...

I have a GD05, same issue. I eliminated the inside filters, and use outside filters. I use to of the fan screws to hold just the fan, the other 2 use go through the filter and the fan. So to clean...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By jdcrox
This is pretty similar to the Ortofon OM line....

This is pretty similar to the Ortofon OM line. The bodies of the OM-5, OM-10, etc are the same. The differences in the models were the stylii. They were interchangeable on that line as well,...
Forum: Speakers   08-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, a little silicone RTV applied with a finger,...

Yep, a little silicone RTV applied with a finger, gently. You can even get different colors, black would probably look best. You arent going to hurt anything, there is still plenty of surround left...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By jdcrox
Be careful in that forum, or you will be lusting...

Be careful in that forum, or you will be lusting for exotic power and speaker cables next!:p
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By jdcrox
Where does Bill say anything about 16hz?

Where does Bill say anything about 16hz?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By jdcrox
Fix bugs, add new features, etc. It is the same...

Fix bugs, add new features, etc. It is the same as updating the BIOS on your computer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By jdcrox
The Power Bar Elite does not require a Receiver,...

The Power Bar Elite does not require a Receiver, it has built-in amplifiers. :rolleyes:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 799
Posted By jdcrox
Beware, MS Essentials is a good BASIC anti-virus,...

Beware, MS Essentials is a good BASIC anti-virus, but it really doesnt stop much. I just read a review, and went with Bit Defender Free for my mother's computer. She had MSE, and wound up with...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By jdcrox
LCD's and Plasma's are unaffected by speaker...

LCD's and Plasma's are unaffected by speaker magnets. You are fine!:p
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   07-26-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By jdcrox
Go to Vinyl Engine. Register, it is free! Go to...

Go to Vinyl Engine. Register, it is free! Go to the library, and they have the user and service manual for your turntable. You have to register to download the documents.
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By jdcrox
He said that the Def Tech or any of the other...

He said that the Def Tech or any of the other speakers mentioned in the thread would be a better choice than the Klipsch. I dont get your beef either? :confused:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,873
Posted By jdcrox
Doesn't work to well on Cape Cod though!:(

Doesn't work to well on Cape Cod though!:(
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 606
Posted By jdcrox
Most likely RCA's. Generally only fairly...

Most likely RCA's. Generally only fairly high-end, or professional gear have XLR connections. And I am not sure about TRS?
John
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 606
Posted By jdcrox
No you couldn't, because the amps on the...

No you couldn't, because the amps on the integrated amp would not be hooked up to your speakers. Your powered speakers would be hooked up directly to the pre-outs, before the amp section.
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