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Forum: Remote Control Area   05-14-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By pman555
Ok so I'm setting up my Smart Control and am...

Ok so I'm setting up my Smart Control and am trying to get fancy with my HTPC and control the PC via my Ortek IR receiver.

Here's the catch: I want to keep my HTPC on at all times. I don't want...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-14-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By pman555
Thank you for everyone's input. I've decided to...

Thank you for everyone's input.
I've decided to try the Simple Remote w/ Hub since I can pick it up at Best Buy and return it within 30 days if it doesn't suit me.

I'm a little concerned about...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-14-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By pman555
So would you guys recommend the Ultimate One over...

So would you guys recommend the Ultimate One over the Simple Remote w/ Hub? If I'm buying the Ultimate One, I wouldn't be buying a separate hub.

I liked the built-in RF capability of the Simple...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-14-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3,462
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Posted By pman555
I almost exclusively use the Simple remote. I...

I almost exclusively use the Simple remote. I like the size of it and the feel and I don't have to look at it to use it. All of us prefer it over the app for navigating and volume control.

My...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 04:56 PM
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Views: 271,335
Posted By pman555
The Touch does not provide the vibration feedback...

The Touch does not provide the vibration feedback like the Ultimate does. I have the 650, 700, One, Touch with the Hub and the Harmony Ultimate. All have their merits. The Ultimate is in my main...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 02:25 PM
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Views: 271,335
Posted By pman555
I'm possibly looking to get either a Logitech...

I'm possibly looking to get either a Logitech Harmony Touch or a Logitech Smart Control w/ Simple Remote. I can get either one refurbished for around $100, so cost isn't a concern here. Or...is it...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By pman555
Bummer, I missed the Xsight Touch on eBay for...

Bummer, I missed the Xsight Touch on eBay for $70. I'll have to see if I can find another one.
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By pman555
So you would actually recommend the C2 over the...

So you would actually recommend the C2 over the C3/Touch?
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By pman555
I actually found a Xsight Touch auction ending on...

I actually found a Xsight Touch auction ending on eBay with 0 bidders at $60...$70 including shipping. Seriously thinking about it.

Is the Xsight Touch that much better than the C2 or C3?
...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-13-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By pman555
Very interesting. I'm a little afraid of eBay...

Very interesting. I'm a little afraid of eBay just because there's no recourse, but Amazon has the C2 for $50 and I have the option of returning if I hate it. But at under $20 on eBay...it could...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-12-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By pman555
Question Looking for Universal Remote recommendations. Details inside.

I have been using a Logitech Harmony 650 (http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Harmony-650-Remote-Control/dp/B004OVECU0/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1431446048&sr=1-1&keywords=logitech+harmony)and...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By pman555
I do, but unfortunately, due to the layout of our...

I do, but unfortunately, due to the layout of our room, there's nowhere to put them on the side of the listener. It's an open living room that's also connected to a kitchen and dining room.
So the...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By pman555
That looks like a pretty good option, thanks! ...

That looks like a pretty good option, thanks!
I'm sure they sound pretty decent as long as they're just being used as rear surrounds.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 900,416
Posted By pman555
Thanks for the reply. I'm trying out a wireless...

Thanks for the reply. I'm trying out a wireless solution tonight, so we'll see.
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By pman555
Looking for budget small rear speaker recommendations

I just bought the Sony Core Towers and Center for my front speakers and I am looking for ideas of small rear speakers that can be placed on a console table at the back of our living room.

My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 900,416
Posted By pman555
This may be a silly question, but would 3ohm...

This may be a silly question, but would 3ohm speakers not work with the AVR-X1000?

I have speakers I could reuse from my HTIB as rear surrounds, but they're 3ohm.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By pman555
Thanks, I guess I can give it a try. My...

Thanks, I guess I can give it a try.
My experience last night was so disheartening that I almost gave up on the whole idea of wireless rear speakers altogether.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By pman555
Has anyone had any good experiences with Wireless Rear Speaker adapters?

I picked up one of these on an Open Box deal at Best Buy yesterday and tried hooking it up last night....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 900,416
Posted By pman555
What about per my suggestion as I note in post #3...

What about per my suggestion as I note in post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) ? Also you may simply want to replace the Verizon router.[/QUOTE]

Ok so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By pman555
Something like that may definitely be an option...

Something like that may definitely be an option if I can't get Airplay working or I can't return/exchange the receiver for the X1100 which has Bluetooth built-in. I'd rather have an all-in-one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 900,416
Posted By pman555
jdsmoothie - I apologize, but I didn't see the...

jdsmoothie - I apologize, but I didn't see the detailed troubleshooting information last night since I was browsing on mobile and the formatting was all screwed up. I did see the newer location of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12,493
Views: 900,416
Posted By pman555
I'm already using a wired connection. So...

I'm already using a wired connection.

So far I've found some threads while googling RE: AirPlay and my FIOS router. I've looked for the "IGMP Proxy" (per Denon's website suggestion) setting but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By pman555
I just set up my refurb X1000 yesterday and am...

I just set up my refurb X1000 yesterday and am having a heck of a time getting AirPlay to work.
I got it to work a couple of times yesterday, but it takes a lot of selecting and reselecting the...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,328
Posted By pman555
I thought you could use bare wire...no? ...

I thought you could use bare wire...no?

EDIT: Are banana plugs highly recommended over bare wire?
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,328
Posted By pman555
Sweet. What surround wall plate did you set? post...

Sweet. What surround wall plate did you set? post link?[/QUOTE]

I just went with the Monoprice wall plate. It looks pretty decent, but it's just going behind a console table in our entryway.
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