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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2016, 07:19 PM
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Posted By mdrums
I don't mind using cable boxes...because we use...

I don't mind using cable boxes...because we use the DVR function of these boxes a lot. So has anyone compared the picture/sound quality difference between Verizon/Frontier Fios vs Brighthouse Cable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2016, 10:35 AM
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Views: 293,004
Posted By mdrums
Tell ya what...if you have a cable toner and can...

Tell ya what...if you have a cable toner and can come to Tampa and tone out my roof antenna at the switch in the attic to each TV in the house from the switch and tone out the cable box in my HT room...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2016, 09:14 AM
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Posted By mdrums
Just got this 75" TV installed in my living...

Just got this 75" TV installed in my living room/den. This is our regular everyday tv to watch tv shows, sports and so forth. I plugged in Austin Jerry's settings (Thanks Jerry!) and am living with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2016, 08:59 AM
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Posted By mdrums
With Frontier FiOS I am now getting audio drop...

With Frontier FiOS I am now getting audio drop outs. Some are just a second long some are up to 30 seconds to a minute. My wife says that when she goes down a channel and then back up that usually...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2016, 08:53 PM
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Posted By mdrums
I've been thinking about dumping Frontier FiOS...

I've been thinking about dumping Frontier FiOS due to some issues as they are hard to deal with in getting updated modem and lately lots of audio drop outs.

I was going to go with Brighthouse but...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-21-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mdrums
Thanks mdavej for the reply. Since TV's are in a...

Thanks mdavej for the reply. Since TV's are in a room and gear is in a closet for the Den and Bedroom systems and Home Theater is in another part of the house I am thinking my simplest and probably...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-20-2016, 06:47 PM
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Views: 232
Posted By mdrums
Thanks for the reply's... Yes simple systems for...

Thanks for the reply's... Yes simple systems for sure...i have 3 iPads sitting around doing nothing and have wondered if there is something simple...I mean simple as I'm not a computer type of...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-19-2016, 10:55 PM
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Posted By mdrums
I have no idea how these would compare. The...

I have no idea how these would compare.

The pads are in great condition, the leather is not cracked and in really great condition. You can buy new pads for these I found out on head fi though
Forum: Audio Gear   07-18-2016, 05:15 PM
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Posted By mdrums
FS: STAX SR-84 Lamda Earphone System

Selling my Stax SR-84 Electrostatic Earspeakers, Amp with Extension Cable.

Stax SRD-4 Amp
Stax SR-80 Eletrostat Ear Speakers
Stax Extension Cable

Everything is original in original box and I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-18-2016, 03:57 PM
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Views: 232
Posted By mdrums
Remote Suggestions PLEASE

I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard about it back last fall.

Then this weekend I saw the Savant at Best Buy Magnolia. I asked the guys about it and they seemed like they did't know...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-18-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,543
Posted By mdrums
I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard...

I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard about it back last fall. I signed up for email reports and even asked to be a beta tester...nothing...nada...zilch from them.

Then this weekend I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 206
Posted By mdrums
I've been using a Audioquest Dragonfly with my...

I've been using a Audioquest Dragonfly with my Macbook Pro for years...works, no issues, sounds great.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By mdrums
The 4100 now is around $799...im comparing it to...

The 4100 now is around $799...im comparing it to a Pioneer vsx90 $699. Pro's and Cpn's between these 2 AVR's?

This is for my bedroom system but also will run the pool tv and speakers. Want tp...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,436
Posted By mdrums
I have Klipsch RF7's too and use a Marantz 8801...

I have Klipsch RF7's too and use a Marantz 8801 for my processor. I've have McIntosch CX136 and Integra 80.3 processors in this system. My amp is a McIntosh 7ch 200 watt per channel amp forget the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-31-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,354
Posted By mdrums
Neat stuff...I just saw that in my Home Theater...

Neat stuff...I just saw that in my Home Theater magazine. However I travel a lot for work and Sprint would be the worst network I could ever switch to.
I am hoping Apple comes out with the new...
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By mdrums
Check out some various studio monitors sold at...

Check out some various studio monitors sold at music stores in the pro audio section. That to me will be your best bet. You can find the same exact speakers mix engineers use in the control room....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-21-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,354
Posted By mdrums
Cool stuff! I wait for the day that my cell...

Cool stuff!

I wait for the day that my cell phone is also my Hi-Rez audio player too. I travel a lot and can't wait for the day that my cell phone and a pair of nice headphones is all I need to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By mdrums
I replaced a Integra DHC80.3 and am really liking...

I replaced a Integra DHC80.3 and am really liking my Marantz AV8801. I was going to splurge a get a McIntosh MX151 but backed off due to the $12k price and was about to pull the trigger on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 07:37 PM
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Views: 65,758
Posted By mdrums
Amazing....shakes head...I really hope this piece...

Amazing....shakes head...I really hope this piece turns out to be a great success. For a USA built product by a USA company at this price point would be really great...it's just taking so dang long.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 04:06 PM
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Posted By mdrums
Yep that is what I am planing on doing. Just need...

Yep that is what I am planing on doing. Just need to find something that looks nice and interesting but isn't super expensive.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By mdrums
Hi Selden, thanks for your post and links. I am...

Hi Selden, thanks for your post and links. I am using a boom mic stand...I have plenty of them for my drums. I totally forgot about the F3 crossover deal. My rears were set at 100...my sides at 70...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By mdrums
I do have acoustic room treatments now...like...

I do have acoustic room treatments now...like whole front wall is acoustical treated and I have a make shift bass trap in the back. I need a better looking commercially made bass trap and I want to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 09:29 AM
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Posted By mdrums
I'm in agreement with you on this. I'm very...

I'm in agreement with you on this. I'm very excited for Atmos but will wait and see what happens with processors and movie titles in the next 1-2 years...by that time lots of stuff should be coming...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By mdrums
I just replaced my Integra DHC80.3 processor with...

I just replaced my Integra DHC80.3 processor with the Marantz AV8801. I'm not the slighted worried that I will not enjoy my home theater by not having the 8802 or Dolby Atmos right now. However I am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By mdrums
4K 60hz Broadcast TV is years down the road. I...

4K 60hz Broadcast TV is years down the road. I would not worry about it right now.

You said processor...so I take that as not a receiver as in processor with built in amps.

$2k budget for a...
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