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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bruce Embry
The graph you pointed too does not apply to the...

The graph you pointed too does not apply to the Bose 901 III, IV, V, and VI speaker systems. There were multiple improvements in the 901 III over the II. The amount of boost at the frequency...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
I guess its hard to accept that vinyl can really...

I guess its hard to accept that vinyl can really sound good, even better then the best digital playback medium. We all know that MP3 comes no where close to good fidelity at the most popular...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
\\ I purchase my first CD-Player in 1984. I...

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I purchase my first CD-Player in 1984. I started buying tons of CDs. In 1991 I obtained Denon DL300 MC cart. After that it was all over for CD-audio, I have gone back to vinyl big time. I...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
CD-Audio players came into existence back in...

CD-Audio players came into existence back in 1983-85. Unlike today music that is vary compressed, CD back then were engineered with great dynamic range. But we also had 1/2 speed MFSL vinyl that...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
All of this happened back in 1984/85. Hey that...

All of this happened back in 1984/85. Hey that 30 years ago do the math. They just do this anymore, times have change and customer service has went with the doe-doe bird.
Unless you are paying...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bruce Embry
Attach is another excerpt from the user's manual

Attach is another excerpt from the user's manual
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, When I saw you graph you presented, I...

Hi,
When I saw you graph you presented, I wonder where you got it from. So I went to the Bose web site and downloaded the user's manual for the Bose 901-IV speaker system. Below is the real output...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-26-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
They used a switching matrix with adjustable...

They used a switching matrix with adjustable outputs to feed the various amplifier Aux/CD inputs. At that point they monitor the speaker outputs with a calibrated signal measurement device. They...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-25-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
I refer to it a soft power supply because it uses...

I refer to it a soft power supply because it uses smaller caps then what would be expected for the high voltage rails used in the design. On the Denon DRA-755, the power supply rails are set at...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-25-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
Yes the same source, same speakers etc. the...

Yes the same source, same speakers etc. the Levels was match up. The salesman would have been very happy to sell me the $1600+ component set.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-25-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,871
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All and good wishes, I have scan though many...

Hi All and good wishes,
I have scan though many postings in thread and I’m surprise a the real lack of knowledge of proper amplifier design. I like to take you all on a little trip down memory...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Bruce Embry
I have good news for you. Bose will replace all...

I have good news for you. Bose will replace all internal components in the eq including the pcb with new for only $50. I just had my EQ refurbished about 2 years ago.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,774
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All, My first turntable was Dual 1211 that...

Hi All,
My first turntable was Dual 1211 that came on a Sony 610A Music System. I used that from 1973 till Dec 1977. In Dec. 1977, I purchase my Dual 1245 with Shure V15-III cartage. I am...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,264
Posted By Bruce Embry
Exclamation I have to say, Class D well for what its...

I have to say,

Class D well for what its worth is another technology that promised and has not delivered. OK it may be great for sub woofers, but it cannot accurately reproduce the higher...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 66,527
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by michaeltscott http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1472775/what-is-the-minimum-internet-speed-for-good-streaming#post_24765714)

Not...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 66,527
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, If you believe the lie that the cable...

Hi,
If you believe the lie that the cable company promote, you need 20MB/SEC. The truth is it not really not the speed that matters as much as the type of network. Cable Modems are on a shared...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-02-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,611
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi all, I have been a audiophile every...

Hi all,

I have been a audiophile every since I was a teenager back in the early 70's.
So I have some vintage equipment purchase new and some equipment that I purchase off of EBAY.

Back in...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi All, I just have to jump on this. How about...

Hi All,
I just have to jump on this. How about all of those cord cuttings. Streaming Service and Local HDTV reception. Gee I've been doing this since 2006. Just think how much money I have saved....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 923
Posted By Bruce Embry
Here's the real problem, I pay a fee to my...

Here's the real problem,
I pay a fee to my internet service provider to provide me a certain bandwidth i.e. 10MBS. That means that what I get 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week. OK why should I be force...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I ran into the same problem and discovered...

Hi,
I ran into the same problem and discovered that I could not decode any Netflix encoded 5.1 videos. I tried everything using my Media Center PC.
I was successful in decoding Amazon Instant...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,295,885
Posted By Bruce Embry
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FMW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/781208/emotiva-thread-q-a-technical-talk-only/16770#post_24163023)

By listening for...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Bruce Embry
Happy New Year, We watched MAN OF STEEL via...

Happy New Year,
We watched MAN OF STEEL via Windows 8.1 Video last weekend. Video was in HD 1080p and audio turn out to be PLII. I wonder if it really was 5.1 LPCM. Next movie we watch, I will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I read this thread and not surprised about...

Hi,
I read this thread and not surprised about these newer receivers given problems. You may be better off going the separate route. I would recommend going with Emotiva UMC-200 and one of their 5...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-08-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,127
Posted By Bruce Embry
Hi, I tried to accomplish the same thing using...

Hi,
I tried to accomplish the same thing using Windows 8.1 Netflix Metro app and Creative 5.1 Pro USB sound card. In the Netflix app, it would display 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus as an option. So I...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-28-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,771
Posted By Bruce Embry
From this thread, It look like the Cable...

From this thread,
It look like the Cable Internet is the major problem, which means that you cannot blame Netflix.
I just updated my Media Center PC to windows 8.1, I can watch any Netflix streams...
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