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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-11-2016, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Steve Ruddy
Can't get PBK USB Microphone to work on Windows 10 laptop.

After a lot of research and work just to get the sub driver installed the the Sub 25 software updated to 1.04 I thought I was finally ready to run the measurements. Well I got some error about shared...
Forum: Speakers   10-10-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Can't get Paradigm PBK-Kit microphone to work.

After a lot of research and work just to get the sub driver installed the the Sub 25 software updated to 1.04 I thought I was finally ready to run the measurements. Well I got some error about shared...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 168,463
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Hmmm I wonder if the driver from the sub 15 is...

Hmmm I wonder if the driver from the sub 15 is the same size and if so if it would work in the 25?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-07-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 168,463
Posted By Steve Ruddy
How do I use PBK and get rid of rattle

I purchased my Sub 25 about 6 years ago and had it installed and calibrated by a home theater specialist. He used a PBK kit. I love the sub but it has always rattled at certain points. I mentioned it...
Forum: Speakers   09-11-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9,035
Views: 608,427
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Thanks Rich I'll do the test. I will need to...

Thanks Rich I'll do the test. I will need to purchase a pair of y connectors as I think my pre amp only has one set of outs. I'm not sure what I how I would use the banana plugs your mentioned.
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 446
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I would definitely recommend used components for...

I would definitely recommend used components for your budget. You will come out way ahead. I am an audiophile on a budget and have 4 systems in different rooms. I found a pair of Boston CR8 speakers...
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9,035
Views: 608,427
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Next month I'll be getting a pair of Revel F208s....

Next month I'll be getting a pair of Revel F208s. They will be replacing my B&W CDM 7SEs that were driven with an Acurus 125x5. This amp is supposed to be underrated and closer to 200wpc. It...
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I'm getting an in home audition of Aerial 6T this...

I'm getting an in home audition of Aerial 6T this week. I also found a local installer who has Revel F208's that I can go and hear. Found a pair of B&W 803S's as well. I also discovered the used...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I checked out the website. Not bad looking....

I checked out the website. Not bad looking. However I'm not found of the base, I think it makes them look cheap. Maybe that can be removed. The 6T are described for small to medium room size but my...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Funny you mentioned that as yesterday when I went...

Funny you mentioned that as yesterday when I went to audition the 804 D3's I listened to several Sonus Faber speakers. I didn't get the wow factor until I hit the Olympica III's however at 15K they...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Thinking of purchasing B&W Diamonds

I have been wanting to upgrade my current B&W CDM 7SE main speakers for years now. I finally have an opportunity and the budget is 5K. I'm a bit worried as as every time I go to a store and listen to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gsr http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/8970#post_24294307)

If you have an iOS device,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-31-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I'm trying out JRiver to play ripped cd's from...

I'm trying out JRiver to play ripped cd's from my pc's hard drive. My two main reasons to try it are the smb/cifs is to slow and the folder interface is lackluster. JRiver has speeded up file...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I'm exploring the music playback options other...

I'm exploring the music playback options other than disc playback. I first tried downloading some free DSD files from 2L (http://www.2l.no/) I tyhen copied them to a thumb drive and plugged it into...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-30-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Is one better than the other for sending wav...

Is one better than the other for sending wav files from my PC to my Oppo BDP-105 disc player? I have searched for an answer to this question and all I come up with are people using usb, toshlink, or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-27-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Is it possible to get the same quality sound...

Is it possible to get the same quality sound from ripped CD's on my PC as I do when actually loading the CD in the player? I have ripped them using .wav at the highest quality setting. If it is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-26-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Just hooked up my payer yesterday. Been looking...

Just hooked up my payer yesterday. Been looking at it in my wife's closet for the past 3 weeks which has been killing me! Anyway I purchased this to replace my BDP-93 and DVD-5900 so I would have...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-25-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28,076
Views: 3,301,474
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I just moved my BDP-93 to our bedroom and I'm...

I just moved my BDP-93 to our bedroom and I'm having trouble hooking up my network. Previously I had it hooked up via an ethernet cable but have to go wireless now. I have inserted the supplied...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-26-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Oppo's email reply to my question about the...

Oppo's email reply to my question about the arrival of a next gen player.
Quote:There are no immediate plans to do so, but depending on the sell through rate of the BDP-103D and the number of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-26-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I was wondering about a Darbee version as well....

I was wondering about a Darbee version as well. I have a new projector that does pretty well. Some that have it aren't using their Darbee with it so I figure no need to wait to see if Oppo offers a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-26-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Anyone know when a new model of this player is...

Anyone know when a new model of this player is due? I see it's been out about a year now and I hate buying something that will be replaced soon.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Quote:Originally Posted by Kal...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kal Rubinson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/7770#post_23991979)

The Oppo is...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Quote:Originally Posted by Kal...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kal Rubinson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/7770#post_23991759)

Of course, the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RichB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1439524/official-oppo-bdp-105-owners-thread/7740#post_23986823)

If you are using the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-23-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 1,136,461
Posted By Steve Ruddy
I currently have an oppo bdp-93 for bd playback...

I currently have an oppo bdp-93 for bd playback and denon dvd-5900 for cd, sacd, and dvd audio. I'm using the denons 5.1 outs and it blows away the oppo when playing anything but bd. I really would...
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