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Forum: Speakers   12-09-2016, 07:43 AM
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Posted By grasshoppers
Since the Bose speakers are self powered you can...

Since the Bose speakers are self powered you can connect
Them to the 'zone 2 line out' jacks with RCA jacks.
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By grasshoppers
Hard to say....smoother, more musical maybe not ...

Hard to say....smoother, more musical maybe not
Quite as harsh.(PSB)

But, remember the Paradigms are outside at my house.
Stucco wall, cement porch, open environment.

The PSB I listened to...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By grasshoppers
I have the Paradigm Stylus 470...been very happy...

I have the Paradigm Stylus 470...been very happy with them
And they are durable. Six years of use.

This past summer I was shopping for outdoor speakers for my
Daughters porch. I listened to both...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By grasshoppers
I listened to both...been a few years. The...

I listened to both...been a few years. The Paradigm Stylus
Was an easy choice. Listened at a dealer. The Bose were
Overpriced for the performance they offered.
PSB also makes really good outdoor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By grasshoppers
Outlaw Audio RR2150

Outlaw Audio RR2150
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-28-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By grasshoppers
Good to hear!

Good to hear!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-28-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,091
Posted By grasshoppers
I don't think the salesman has your best interest...

I don't think the salesman has your best interest at heart.
I was under the impression that you were looking to do
A 5.1 Home theater system.

The Naim is strictly an expensive 2 channel analog...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-28-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By grasshoppers
From the pic it appears that the sub is set for...

From the pic it appears that the sub is set for 230volts.
You should slide it to the right to put it to 115volts
Since you live in the USA.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-28-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By grasshoppers
You are pushing your poor little B&W 685's too...

You are pushing your poor little B&W 685's too hard as it
Is. If you need louder you may need to move up the B&W
Line up. Hold off on getting an external amp.

Please report what the crossover...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-26-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By grasshoppers
Any decent 5.x AVR will do just fine and give you...

Any decent 5.x AVR will do just fine and give you the
Connectivity you want.
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By grasshoppers
You only live once! ;):D Try and sell your...

You only live once! ;):D

Try and sell your Ushers?

Of course I'm no better...been playing around with upgrading
My Sierra One's in my 2 channel music system...Sierra 2, Salk Songtower or a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By grasshoppers
You are good to go with those settings....leave...

You are good to go with those settings....leave them
Where they are. The pioneers speakers may be spec'd
Lower,but, when Audyssey measured them in your room
That was the response they measured. It...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,091
Posted By grasshoppers
I wouldn't be too conflicted over 'alan0354's...

I wouldn't be too conflicted over 'alan0354's comments.
In my bedroom my 8 year old Marantz sr5003 is still running
Strong, 5 speaker set up and 2 subwoofers.

The AVR in my main system just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By grasshoppers
Marantz SR5003 A/V Receiver HT Labs Measures ...

Marantz SR5003 A/V Receiver HT Labs Measures


HT Labs Measures
Five channels driven continuously into 8-ohm loads:
0.1% distortion at 103.8 watts
1% distortion at 118.0 watts

Seven...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By grasshoppers
In that big a space I think you should go with...

In that big a space I think you should go with towers
AND a larger sub or two!
If I remember correctly the next step up from the 685
Is a tower?

My immediate choice would be the towers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 08:55 PM
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Posted By grasshoppers
You have to assign the analog inputs to a source.

You have to assign the analog inputs to a source.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By grasshoppers
That's good information. My opinion...I would do...

That's good information. My opinion...I would do away
With the front bi-amp it's not really netting you any
Increase in power. In fact now that you are using all 7
Amps you actually may be seeing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By grasshoppers
I think you are a bit mixed up. Your Marantz...

I think you are a bit mixed up. Your Marantz serves as a pre-amp
And a power amp. The AVR is an 'all in one' solution.
Some people buy external power amps for the front 2 speakers
Or all 5 or 7...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-21-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By grasshoppers
Couple of things to think about...if your just...

Couple of things to think about...if your just running the front
2 speakers then your getting the manufacturers spec for 2 channel
Which is about 90 watts. If you like to play all 7 speakers when...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-21-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By grasshoppers
1) currently you are using the DAC in your...

1) currently you are using the DAC in your Yamaha, which is very good!

2)what you would need is a separate power amplifier. Your Yamaha
Has the necessary pre-outs to connect apower amp also.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 114
Posted By grasshoppers
Hard to say what the issue could be aside from...

Hard to say what the issue could be aside from pushing
The sub too hard??

I will tell you that the audio on YouTube is very heavily compressed
On both the upper frequencies and more importantly...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 09:00 PM
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Posted By grasshoppers
The Studio 10's will make excellent surround...

The Studio 10's will make excellent surround speakers!
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By grasshoppers
Those are great speakers, your gonna enjoy them. ...

Those are great speakers, your gonna enjoy them.

Have you picked out a subwoofer yet??
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 66
Posted By grasshoppers
The Monitor series are all pretty much timbre...

The Monitor series are all pretty much timbre matched.
The differences are so slight that most any room correction
Program would be able to equalize them.

Can't speak as to what other speakers...
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By grasshoppers
Time for a micro-processor reset...start over.

Time for a micro-processor reset...start over.
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