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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By M Code
If U want strong reliability and good...

If U want strong reliability and good compatibility for HDMI connected components, go with Yamaha....

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By M Code
Because they have speaker switching for pairs A &...

Because they have speaker switching for pairs A & B...

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,557
Posted By M Code
Have U activated the Punch feature for the Yamaha...

Have U activated the Punch feature for the Yamaha yet?
Once activated now How does the Yamaha compare with the Pioneer?

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,557
Posted By M Code
Did U activate the punch feature for the Yamaha??...

Did U activate the punch feature for the Yamaha??
It is found on page 3 of the OSD menu. This will make a big difference for low frequency bass..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By M Code
We have posted this point multiple times but it...

We have posted this point multiple times but it still comes up frequently...
Samsung displays are NOT HDMI certified, they self-certify... :rolleyes:
Whereas the Yamaha AVRs are certified by the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 111
Posted By M Code
Top AVR brand for quality is Yamaha.. Just...

Top AVR brand for quality is Yamaha..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By M Code
Here is an inexpensive switcher from Amazon. ...

Here is an inexpensive switcher from Amazon. Switches audio and video, just use the audio jacks.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TKUE18S?psc=1


Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 111
Posted By M Code
The amplifier's audio DSP is calibrated along...

The amplifier's audio DSP is calibrated along with the Pioneer microphone. Here is a replacement microphone for Pioneer products $14 shipped worldwide from Hong Kong..
And yes running the EQ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By M Code
Keep in mind.. When a totally new EQ software...

Keep in mind..
When a totally new EQ software such as Dirac is integrated into an AVR and/or surround processor there are other multliple expensive factors to consider such as more powerful DSPs and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By M Code
Not likely to find Dirac inside a Pioneer AVR.. ...

Not likely to find Dirac inside a Pioneer AVR..
The Dirac royalty structure is 35% higher than Audyssey, the AVR market pricing is to competitive to afford it..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 503
Posted By M Code
Rather than just throw numbers around, tell us...

Rather than just throw numbers around, tell us more abut your system, listening room and source material.

What is the size of the room (HxWxD)?
What type of room furnishings do U have,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By M Code
Regarding speaker fuses.. May sound like a good...

Regarding speaker fuses..
May sound like a good idea, but unfortunately music can have high dynamic signal peaks...
But fuses have a time delay factor and are too slow to react for adequate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By M Code
Models are very similar in features/specs.. ...

Models are very similar in features/specs..
Difference is that they are targeted for specific, varying customer sales channels..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By M Code
In all fairness.. The Sherwood brand(and...

In all fairness..
The Sherwood brand(and Newcastle) were never fully supported by their Korean parent company Inkel. About 15 years ago, Inkel was building about 60% of all the Dolby surround AVRs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By M Code
In the USA.. Many, many sellers especially on...

In the USA..
Many, many sellers especially on the internet are not authorized so the warranty is null and void. One gets a good, discounted price but no factory warranty.. :rolleyes:

Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By M Code
Forbes simply took the on-line press release...

Forbes simply took the on-line press release verbatim they did no research on their own..



Incorrect..
Depending upon where the AVR is built, can/will affect its incoming import duty. For...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By M Code
Glue is frequently used to hold large components...

Glue is frequently used to hold large components such as electrolytic capacitors firm during shipping and handling. Due to their larger mass, vibration can fracture/corrupt the PCB contacts..
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By M Code
Denon & Marantz outsource 95% of their AVRs using...

Denon & Marantz outsource 95% of their AVRs using mostly subcontractors in Vietnam. Vietnam is used due to lower labor costs and no import duty when shipped into western Europe, AVR imports into the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 251
Posted By M Code
The AVR is available in different front panel...

The AVR is available in different front panel finishes, the BL means BLACK...

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By M Code
Have U considered Yamaha.. The best reliability...

Have U considered Yamaha..
The best reliability in the AVR category, and their tech support is in the USA and they speak english.

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By M Code
A couple of points need clarfication.. 1. Sound...

A couple of points need clarfication..
1. Sound United is actually owned by another private equity group CCP (Charlesbank Capital Partners) so it was merely a change of ownership between private...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By M Code
2-3" for top clearance is inadequate... Denon...

2-3" for top clearance is inadequate...
Denon specifies 4-5" for the L/R sides and top cover. Also don't place any component on top of it. The Elac speakers are great sounding but are 4 Ohms/low...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 87,999
Posted By M Code
Have U contacted Harman Europe? Just my...

Have U contacted Harman Europe?

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By M Code
Pretty simple.. 84% of the HT systems don't use...

Pretty simple..
84% of the HT systems don't use external amplifiers..
The brands have chosen to put their $ into more popular features..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By M Code
Amplifier clipping distortion can/will destroy a...

Amplifier clipping distortion can/will destroy a loudspeaker regardless of cost and/or brand...
Contrary to what was posted above.... :rolleyes:
More loudspeakers are blown due to being used with...
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