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Forum: Audio Gear   12-25-2014, 09:02 PM
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Posted By KtrainHurricane
I too am interested...sent you a PM a few days...

I too am interested...sent you a PM a few days ago but have not heard back.
Forum: Audio Gear   12-25-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Also curious to know what you're replacing these...

Also curious to know what you're replacing these with, and what you thought of these after having experienced them.

And on another note - do you happen to know what the power handling of these are?
Forum: Audio Gear   11-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By KtrainHurricane
I know it's old but do you still have them by any...

I know it's old but do you still have them by any chance? If so, would you sell just 1 by itself?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Is there any "middle" version where the surge...

Is there any "middle" version where the surge protector stops some/most of the surge through the line, and any access would then be picked up by the UPS? This is how I think of it (probably...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Can you guys "dumb this down" for me and explain...

Can you guys "dumb this down" for me and explain why it wouldn't double-protect?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Cool, thanks for the info. And just to be...

Cool, thanks for the info.

And just to be clear - "behind a UPS" means surge protector into UPS, and UPS into wall ... and "in front of a UPS" means UPS into surge protector, and surge protector...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Never accused you for claiming it would give me...

Never accused you for claiming it would give me double the protection...sorry if it came off that way. I was just pointing out that you felt it wasn't a problem, while zeus33 did. Just trying to pick...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
In all honesty (and as dumb as I may be for...

In all honesty (and as dumb as I may be for thinking it), that is actually exactly what I thought it would do... Give "double" surge protection. It is actually what wdeydwondrer suggested to me on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Received my CyberPower UPS today - just wanted to...

Received my CyberPower UPS today - just wanted to confirm that I CAN and SHOULD plug it into the TrippLite surge protector I bought...

I ask because the UPS's manual specifically says not to do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
It does not allow me to turn Downmix to "Off"...

It does not allow me to turn Downmix to "Off" ...only "Stereo" or "Surround."
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
A recently-purchased Sony S3100

A recently-purchased Sony S3100
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,952
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Posted By KtrainHurricane
I'm sorry to keep this going, but can you please...

I'm sorry to keep this going, but can you please tell me how to switch from PCM to Bitstream?

We watched another movie tonight and I used the "Info" button as suggested to display the audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
It was actually suggested that I used "Info" OR...

It was actually suggested that I used "Info" OR "Option"...and as I said I used the Option button but that did something else. Just trying to be clear of what that choice did for me.


I think it...
Forum: Audio Gear   06-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By KtrainHurricane
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
If I press "Option" on its own, nothing seems to...

If I press "Option" on its own, nothing seems to happen. If I press "Option" after already having been in the "Setup" menu, it brings me to a settings page that I am able to adjust...this is where I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
I went in and checked the settings of the AVR. I...

I went in and checked the settings of the AVR. I saw that the receiver Audio Out was in fact set to "TV" so I switched it to "AMP." In order to do this, I was required to turn the main setting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Ok guys, thanks. I will look into both of those. ...

Ok guys, thanks. I will look into both of those.

I was over his house the other night and DID notice that he had his HDMI cables done in an interesting way...for one source (forgot which) he was...
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Both look like solid options that would allow you...

Both look like solid options that would allow you to build on them in the future if you wanted to.

Take a look at Hsu's speaker packages since you are shopping his subs already...I know the prices...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 319,675
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Hi, I am here asking for a friend, so sorry if...

Hi, I am here asking for a friend, so sorry if this has already been covered...

He says that when watching a movie the only audio listening mode options are the ones selectable on the remote -...
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By KtrainHurricane
With that budget - as most others will probably...

With that budget - as most others will probably also recommend - I would say spend $300 or so on an AVR, then $600-$700 on some "good" front stage speakers and go 3.0 until you can afford to expand. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Hey I ordered this surge protector, and this is...

Hey I ordered this surge protector, and this is probably a dumb question, but what is the difference between the 3 plugs that are separated from the 5 on the opposite side? If you look at the picture...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
I believe you, but out of curiosity - where...

I believe you, but out of curiosity - where exactly does it say that it is 15 amps? I can't find it on that website, and I searched for some others on Amazon and they often do not indicate how many...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
I think for UPS I have decided to go with the...

I think for UPS I have decided to go with the CyberPower 1500VA unit for my main equipment, and probably the 550VA "Compact" model for my projector.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
I never even thought about using 2 smaller units...

I never even thought about using 2 smaller units as opposed to 1 big one....so thanks for that! My only concern would then become the amount of power being drawn from the actual wall socket, because...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,806
Posted By KtrainHurricane
Any opinions on how the CyberPower UPS compare to...

Any opinions on how the CyberPower UPS compare to the APC ones? They seem to be similarly priced:
APC 1000 VA for $125, or
CyberPower 1000 VA for $100


And wdeydwondrer, what do you think about...
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