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Forum: Speakers   07-14-2002, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By RJinAZ
Does anyone have any ideas for a DD/DTS receiver...

Does anyone have any ideas for a DD/DTS receiver that is very, very very small, but yet with enough guts to power Gallo's (or equivalent)? It only needs a couple of inputs and S-video is ok, since...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2002, 04:24 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 26,483
Posted By RJinAZ
You bet it does. My wife was never into music...

You bet it does. My wife was never into music (from the equipment side). She was happy with an AM radio. When we got married I was already into HIFI so she used my equipment. We were in, what to me...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   06-20-2002, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By RJinAZ
Well I am interested and want to pose a question...

Well I am interested and want to pose a question to anyone who may know. I tried the same thing that you did ( several years ago), but with much lower end components. I did not see much difference....
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   06-20-2002, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By RJinAZ
Our HT is on the second floor of our house, so...

Our HT is on the second floor of our house, so it has wooden sub-floors, double-offset studs with tons of insulation, and drywall. Windows have plantation shutters. Equipment rack is wood, sofa...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   06-20-2002, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By RJinAZ
Jim - thanks for the input. Cherry it is. Since...

Jim - thanks for the input. Cherry it is. Since we had all of the cabinets done in cherry, I also have a considerable amount of that at my disposal too. Hopefully I will get this project under way...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   06-17-2002, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By RJinAZ
http://www.glareshield.com/tviewprice.html ...

http://www.glareshield.com/tviewprice.html

Try these guys. I have one on a 27' TV in an outside compartment on our motorcoach, and it does a great job.
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   06-17-2002, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By RJinAZ
I have decided I want to play with tubes for a...

I have decided I want to play with tubes for a while (low cost setup tough). I am looking at Wave 8 amps and need to build a couple of amp stands.

I have a nice piece of granite that was left...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2002, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By RJinAZ
> > I know that some inaccuracies sound good in...

> > I know that some inaccuracies sound good in the short term, so how do these hold up in the long run? I will be comparing them to Revel F30 and Linn Espec

Local dealer sold all three. They...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2002, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By RJinAZ
. you can take that differential and apply it...

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you can take that differential and apply it to something else.

And that something else could be a better center channel, as this is the most important speaker in the setup.
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2002, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By RJinAZ
Regarding the summer promotion; my local dealer...

Regarding the summer promotion; my local dealer is even doing a little extra. The factory deal is if you buy the 5125 and the Sizmik you get all of the channel aktiv cards. What they are doing is...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2002, 11:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By RJinAZ
I am using a Mirage BPS400 sub with my Linn...

I am using a Mirage BPS400 sub with my Linn system. Just curious what others are using. Incidentally my system is used only for movies; I have a separate system for music (also Linn).
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2002, 10:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,069
Posted By RJinAZ
This is like Deja Vu all over again. My...

This is like Deja Vu all over again. My contractor did the same exact thing. I don't know if it would have made any difference, but I made them re-pull the cables. Like it was mentioned; I would...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2002, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,487
Posted By RJinAZ
The Espek is basically the follow on speaker for...

The Espek is basically the follow on speaker for the 5140. I originally purchase a pair of 5140's for the front speakers in our home theater (5120 center and Tukans for rear). I found that we...
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2002, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By RJinAZ
Is there any reason not to lay them on their...

Is there any reason not to lay them on their side (on a stand)? This would keep all drivers away from the floor and make it easier to get them at ear level.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   05-23-2002, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,567
Posted By RJinAZ
I agree with everything said, but would like to...

I agree with everything said, but would like to add a couple of comments. I use my RP-56 for very casual use on a Sharp HDTV. I cannot tell any difference using the progressive scan or letting the...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   05-23-2002, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By RJinAZ
I personally think it is hilarious. These people...

I personally think it is hilarious. These people a screaming about the millions they are loosing do to piracy. Well if they would have taken the millions the R & D department spent on this new copy...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   05-06-2002, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By RJinAZ
Well I may as well throw my 2 cents in here too....

Well I may as well throw my 2 cents in here too. I have the Linn 5140's, with the 5120 center channel. I think they sound fantastic, but they do require a little floor space. If you have a dedicated...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-17-2002, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,422
Posted By RJinAZ
I have the Marantz LV520 and have been very...

I have the Marantz LV520 and have been very happy with it. Unfortunately it doesn't get used as much as it used to.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-15-2002, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By RJinAZ
Anyone have an opinion on this last post

Anyone have an opinion on this last post
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-12-2002, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By RJinAZ
closed

closed
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2002, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By RJinAZ
BenBroder - what are the other 2 satellite...

BenBroder - what are the other 2 satellite channels besides the 3 already mentioned? Incidentally I get 10 OTA HD channels in PHX. Not that their is that much HD content, though.
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   04-11-2002, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By RJinAZ
Doesn't anyone have any info on glare shields?

Doesn't anyone have any info on glare shields?
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2002, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By RJinAZ
Thanks - both great sites. As to the...

Thanks - both great sites.

As to the channel numbers; it sure would be nice if Dish put something in the manual (6000) or told you where to find them when you activated receiver. I guess that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2002, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By RJinAZ
Stupid question time. How do I know what...

Stupid question time.

How do I know what programs are going to be broadcast in HD on HBO and Showtime. And is it always the same channels that have the HD broadcast. Thanks
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-11-2002, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By RJinAZ
I just received my HDTV and STB. I have the...

I just received my HDTV and STB. I have the option of component video or 15 pin VGA. Would the VGA be better? And if so, are there differences in VGA cables like other cables? Thanks
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