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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 536
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Posted By eaamon
hi Nizzy, I believe I have 14 gauge ratshack...

hi Nizzy, I believe I have 14 gauge ratshack wire.
but I am running 12" subs in my refurbished 3-way speakers front.
you need some good wire (current or amperage) to handle those subs
or they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
I have the 830 and it is one of the options...

I have the 830 and it is one of the options available when setting up the speakers.
7.1 front high or 7.1 side and rear speaker set ups were available. the sony says it
is optimized for either set...
Forum: 3D Content   11-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 34,086
Posted By eaamon
any death of 3D might be from a lack of good...

any death of 3D might be from a lack of good movies to view and I prefer
the active over passive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
I liked weather nation when I watched it up in...

I liked weather nation when I watched it up in New England when I went there for a wedding.
much better then the weather channel and its stupid shows but no weather.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
I had that issue too once. I went to the local...

I had that issue too once. I went to the local pizza shop or sports pub to watch them.
but that only lasted for a while, I gave up on the want of watching.
it is just entertainment. bad zebra calls...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
ground wave propagation can be strange at times....

ground wave propagation can be strange at times. in Ca. there was a guy who lived over 50
miles south of the big stations. he had a hill between him and those TV transmitters, one day he lost them...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
personally I would not even call that thing a...

personally I would not even call that thing a antenna. the 50 miles would be only line of sight!
can you visually see those (nbc and pbs) antennas?
that antenna is not any better than if you...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 77,399
Posted By eaamon
I see a lot of people buy the cart for theirs. I...

I see a lot of people buy the cart for theirs. I have my greatnorthern 8 Oz popper sitting on a small 4.6 cuft refrigerator, you do want something to go with the popcorn right? I have had mine for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
Hi, been on trip. Now back the only difference...

Hi, been on trip. Now back the only difference between them is that 1050 is able to use the newer standard HDMI 2.0. The 1040 was HDMI 1.4.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
just maybe do not shut it off, it should go into...

just maybe do not shut it off, it should go into 'standby mode' when what ever signal you
are sending it stops. that should be a very low power draw in that mode.
my guess....
Forum: Speakers   09-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By eaamon
take your time and enjoy what you have. I might...

take your time and enjoy what you have. I might recommend to hide a sub woofer go to the DIY forum
or browse the word 'Ottoman' sub. you could build one and have it hiding in the middle of the room...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 235,461
Posted By eaamon
I run mine at 37 most times and then 54 for...

I run mine at 37 most times and then 54 for movies, on my 830.
you problem may be related to the sub woofer if you have one.
even though the sub will put out audio well below your hearing range. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,227
Posted By eaamon
usually you get what you pay for. for one do not...

usually you get what you pay for. for one do not buy previously rentals from amazon
or ebay or the rental store. they may not have the real 5.1 or 7.1 audio. not to mention
some may even have 720P...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
as projectSHO89 says, you are using the likes of...

as projectSHO89 says, you are using the likes of a UHF 6" wire to tune in a channel that needs
to be 29" for 198 MHz for VHF.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 358,053
Posted By eaamon
I see that here in Columbia, charter is going to...

I see that here in Columbia, charter is going to do away with the old standard plug
the cable into your TV signal and a digital box will be needed later this month.
few realize that the old...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
you do not get much LFE from any 10" sub....any...

you do not get much LFE from any 10" sub....any maker.
but you want the subwoofer connection out to your sub.
phase 0 or 180, could be either you use what sounds best. one way it might hum.
the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
subs are another forum. but before you think of a...

subs are another forum. but before you think of a sub go to partsXpress (http://www.parts-express.com/) and see what speakers really cost. see their frequency ranges and see what amps may cost. I do...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,392
Posted By eaamon
just finished following your postings. some music...

just finished following your postings. some music is only recorded in two channel.
one a 'super CD' like Gershwin by jon nakamatsu/rochester philharmonic is multi channel.
if it is going to be 2...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,392
Posted By eaamon
one more thing I just had to come to mind. some...

one more thing I just had to come to mind. some AVR sets, I read many people set their
speakers to small, I believe it will put out less tones below 100Hz. and let a 1000 watt
sub fill in. this one...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,392
Posted By eaamon
hi the tasty cat, usually 4 is high enough. at...

hi the tasty cat, usually 4 is high enough. at least it was with my old set up.
my newer AVR I had to up the sub out to a +10 and that was not enough...
so I then had to up the bass out put/tone...
Forum: Speakers   08-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By eaamon
also look at the ; bic speakers FH6-LCR at...

also look at the ; bic speakers FH6-LCR
at about $100 at amazon...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-30-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,717
Posted By eaamon
they did that like the sat companies so you can...

they did that like the sat companies so you can RENT a BOX.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   08-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,717
Posted By eaamon
not sure but it was my belief that most people...

not sure but it was my belief that most people were using their computers with OTA tuners
or sat tuners built in and their own hard drives for the recording.
you might check that source out.
only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 65,422
Posted By eaamon
it takes a learnin' but it will sound great when done right

nudge; set your tv to audio out the hdmi ( audio return line.)
1050 input to pcm as well as HDMI input line to passthrough.
it will automatically determine what you are sending to it, be it 5.1,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 235,461
Posted By eaamon
just to follow up. after viewing the article....

just to follow up. after viewing the article. sony uses dcac on all their systems.
on my 830 you could go back and see how much every speaker was adjusted.
I did this just to be sure my system was...
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