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Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By jbrady3324
Any vintage recommendations? I believe most of...

Any vintage recommendations? I believe most of those will be too tall but would love took into some Acoustic Research or JBL options
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By jbrady3324
I will check all of those out! Thanks for the...

I will check all of those out! Thanks for the focal recommendation as well. I totally forgot about those!

I really like the Wharfedale design but I am not sure 6 ohms and 86db is going to fit the...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By jbrady3324
Lets say my budget is $400-$500. Where does that...

Lets say my budget is $400-$500. Where does that take me?
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By jbrady3324
I worry that 86gb might not be optimal for the...

I worry that 86gb might not be optimal for the 2230 but I could be wrong..
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-18-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By jbrady3324
Mods please close this thread

Mods please close this thread
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By jbrady3324
8 ohm Bookshelf/Compact speakers for music only

I'm looking for 8 ohm speakers for my setup. I have a vintage Thorens TD 126 MKii turntable and vintage Marantz 2230 on the way and need a pair of bookshelf/compact speakers. Looking for bookshelf...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-18-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By jbrady3324
I have seen these recommended in the past for...

I have seen these recommended in the past for others. They are cheap (I'm assuming because they are sold direct and don't have anything fancy to them) which is nice. How does the sound match up...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-17-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By jbrady3324
Need 8ohm Bookshelf/Compact speakers for Thorens TT and Marantz 2230

I'm looking for 8 ohm speakers for my setup. I have a Thorens TD 126 MKii and Marantz 2230 on the way and need a pair of bookshelf/compact speakers. Looking for bookshelf that are less than 13...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-19-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,797
Views: 529,516
Posted By jbrady3324
Thanks Tom. I am finding it easier to get 2.22...

Thanks Tom. I am finding it easier to get 2.22 gamma curve at a low light output level than it is to get a 2.3+. As I increase the contrast, 2.3 becomes easier to obtain. It seems, gamma is a lot...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,969
Views: 1,303,305
Posted By jbrady3324
Thanks, that was very helpful. I found as I...

Thanks, that was very helpful. I found as I increased the contrast level closer to 30, the gamma stabilized which seems to be inline with your findings as well.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10,969
Views: 1,303,305
Posted By jbrady3324
I have and Pioneer 500m and I was able to get a...

I have and Pioneer 500m and I was able to get a flat 2.22 gamma reading on ISF Day, however I cannot for the life of me get a flat ISF night gamma reading. The reads seem to fluctuate way more when...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-18-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,797
Views: 529,516
Posted By jbrady3324
Very helpful, thank you. This is odd.. I was able...

Very helpful, thank you. This is odd.. I was able to get a flat 2.22 gamma reading on ISF Day, however I cannot for the life of me get a flat ISF night gamma reading. The reads seem to fluctuate way...
Forum: Display Calibration   02-18-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,797
Views: 529,516
Posted By jbrady3324
Been awhile since I calibrated my TVs and I am a...

Been awhile since I calibrated my TVs and I am a little rusty. Few questions:

This is my first time calibrating my 500m. I have calibrated my VT50 many times

1. For Pioneer Kuro Owners ( I have...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
I think this is probably true as well. My 500m...

I think this is probably true as well. My 500m has about 1000-1500 hours on it ( I will double check when I do a full recalibration ) and I was able to tweak down to

RSTP 01
S1 - 98
S3 - 88
S4...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-16-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
Thanks for the help! Just did a quick touch-up to...

Thanks for the help! Just did a quick touch-up to my ISF night settings last night. I did notice that the ISF Night settings come out of black much slower with the voltage tweak than Pure Mode does....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
I ended up with RSTP - 01 S1 - 108 S3 -...

I ended up with

RSTP - 01
S1 - 108
S3 - 98
S4 - 119

So far, no issues. I do notice some black rain in the black bars of a movie when I pull up the menu, but I gather that is normal
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 250,549
Posted By jbrady3324
Is there a voltage tweak, similar to the Kuros to...

Is there a voltage tweak, similar to the Kuros to lower the black level of the VT50?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 62,937
Posted By jbrady3324
There is SO much info here. I just did my firs...

There is SO much info here. I just did my firs attempt and had a lot of success. Blacks are inky as ever, no more red tint but I am curious on what each setting actually does and what has the biggest...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
Nevermind. I just made the changes via a lan...

Nevermind. I just made the changes via a lan cable and the red tint is gone and the blacks are unbelievable! I'll probably tweak down further when I do a full calibration

From what I gather, it is...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
Thanks qknuf6. So what is the point of people...

Thanks qknuf6. So what is the point of people reseting their panels to fix the red tint issue? You can't access the service menu to make voltage changes with a LAN connection, right?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,094
Views: 638,419
Posted By jbrady3324
Just getting back into the game.. I am gearing up...

Just getting back into the game.. I am gearing up to recalibrate my VT50 and 500m, but before doing so I caught this post. Is there a black level patch or are you referring to the voltage tweaks?
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 213,181
Posted By jbrady3324
Been out of the game for awhile and I am trying...

Been out of the game for awhile and I am trying to piece all of this together..

I have a Pioneer 500m that is just starting to show some red tint. If I want to adjust the voltages to fix this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-18-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 1,040,692
Posted By jbrady3324
Is there any information about these modes? I...

Is there any information about these modes? I can't find anything in the manual
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 1,040,692
Posted By jbrady3324
I have been playing with the avr today and notice...

I have been playing with the avr today and notice a few more modes when headphones are plugged in:

Virtual
Direct
5CH Stereo

Are these all surround modes as well?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 1,040,692
Posted By jbrady3324
Thanks. Does it do any kind of surround...

Thanks. Does it do any kind of surround processing for headphones?
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