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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-12-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Volcan
Dan - Thanks so much for your good advice. I...

Dan - Thanks so much for your good advice. I have taken a closer look at the old power strike and it only extends above the roof about 6". I was going to just lash a mast to the old vertical, but it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-08-2013, 08:11 AM
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Views: 994,967
Posted By Volcan
Hello All - I used to post in the audio section...

Hello All - I used to post in the audio section a few years back but have been away. Yesterday I cut the Comcast cord and i am looking into OTA TV again - never went ahead with it in the past. I am...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-02-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8,479
Views: 1,126,777
Posted By Volcan
Farkem - Using the xbox as a media extender...

Farkem - Using the xbox as a media extender looks like a good start, especially since I already have it in the system. A little limited on file types it handles but it is definitley worth looking...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-02-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8,479
Views: 1,126,777
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by farkem...

Quote:Originally Posted by farkem http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20518022)

While it's not the best streamer in the world, the xbox can be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-02-2011, 11:21 AM
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Views: 1,126,777
Posted By Volcan
Quote: Originally Posted by farkem...

Quote:
Originally Posted by farkem http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=20517404#post20517404)...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-01-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,479
Views: 1,126,777
Posted By Volcan
A couple of questions, if you please: Can...

A couple of questions, if you please:

Can video that I am streaming on a computer, such as a live sporting event, be re-streamed to the DMP-BDT110 so I can watch it on TV?

If I went crazy and...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By Volcan
caoch - don't know if you've seen this review: ...

caoch - don't know if you've seen this review:

http://www.avguide.com/review/playba...ng-loudspeaker...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By Volcan
coach - this probably is not much help but I...

coach - this probably is not much help but I have seen a little chatter on the web (audiogon and ?) about these speakers and it is very positive. I have three tiny dancers and a pair of subs across...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Volcan
Given your size of TV I would move the sofa a...

Given your size of TV I would move the sofa a bit closer to the TV and mount the surrounds as batpig suggested. This would place the surrounds a little behind you - desirable - and, personally, I...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Volcan
BigZAJ - I have a pair of BG Radii on-wall...

BigZAJ - I have a pair of BG Radii on-wall speakers that I use for the rear in my 5.2 system (three Usher Be718s in front) and they sound great. I think they would be very good as front speakers...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   02-02-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By Volcan
Proximity to the speakers is another...

Proximity to the speakers is another consideration in listening rooms. If the listener is relatively close to the speakers and the walls much farther away it can behave similar to a nearfield...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-21-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Volcan
Not long ago I was considering this setup for my...

Not long ago I was considering this setup for my desktop where space is extremely limted and with dual monitors that I like to keep "as close together as possible". Sitting so close to the speakers...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,282
Posted By Volcan
My setup is somewhat like craig's and paul's...

My setup is somewhat like craig's and paul's except I have my subs outside of my three identical Usher BE 718 on stands. I have a 60 Pioneer Elite Plasma above the center speaker and the L and R are...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-20-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By Volcan
akalmand - I posted a response to your similar...

akalmand - I posted a response to your similar thread in the speaker forum. In additon to those comments, I would agree that buying a used receiver and used pair of bookselves would be your best...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By Volcan
akalmand - I think that you are on the right...

akalmand - I think that you are on the right track. The cnet reviewers seem to prefer noticeable deep bass and don't really appreciate quality midrange. That may be great for the gamers but not the...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,818
Posted By Volcan
Aggie - Have you considered not using a center...

Aggie - Have you considered not using a center speaker and putting the $ into a better pair of of L & R fronts? If you are able to properly position the speakers so that they image well I doubt that...
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By Volcan
The simple solution - just get three identical...

The simple solution - just get three identical front speakers with the typical arrangement of tweeter above the woofer. Set up speakers with tweeters at ear level and all speakers equidistant from...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-05-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,238
Posted By Volcan
How big is your bedroom and how far from the...

How big is your bedroom and how far from the music will you usually be? Can you separate the speakers further than what I might imagine on a desk top where you are concerned with size - say 6 or...
Forum: Speakers   01-05-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,719
Posted By Volcan
ashbrown - Speaker systems for computer audio...

ashbrown - Speaker systems for computer audio are an interesting audio "problem" and how you solve it depends on many things. You have to make some compromises to find the best speakers for your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 461,383
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by a2k2000...

Quote:Originally Posted by a2k2000 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16291222)

Can anyone say what balanced XLR cables you are using between the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 461,383
Posted By Volcan
Count me as one more who finds the remote to be...

Count me as one more who finds the remote to be quite good. Long ago I read a lengthy review where the reviewer was very positive of everything except the remote. I think it was mainly because it...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-07-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 69,722
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by jj_0001...

Quote:Originally Posted by jj_0001 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15764837)

This supports the old netnews-reported test of 10 CD players, done...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-07-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 69,722
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by rto...

Quote:Originally Posted by rto http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15759912)

I don't think he was equating science with religion, but suggesting...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-07-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 69,722
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by jj_0001...

Quote:Originally Posted by jj_0001 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15759450)

Now, exactly what is this attack supposed to mean? The existance of...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-07-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 69,722
Posted By Volcan
Quote:Originally Posted by PlayDoh...

Quote:Originally Posted by PlayDoh http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15759142)

I would counter that I have not claimed "all CD players sound...
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