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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-27-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By afrogt
It's going at least 5 seasons. Andy Greenwald...

It's going at least 5 seasons. Andy Greenwald referred to that in his article yesterday.



http://americansundercover.com/2015/01/18/americans-last-least-5-seasons/
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-23-2015, 04:08 PM
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Posted By afrogt
How does you current receiver handle wireless...

How does you current receiver handle wireless speakers? Is there some kind of adapter connected to it?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By afrogt
I think you mean the Main In and Pre Out loop...

I think you mean the Main In and Pre Out loop that you see on a lot of older stereo receivers.

The HK 3490 has that plus one digital and one optical input. If you can find one in your price range...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By afrogt
RF jack? Please explain your purpose for that ...

RF jack? Please explain your purpose for that

Preouts?

$350?

Maybe a used preamp from a few years back.

You'll want OSD to setup your speakers
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By afrogt
Sounds like you bought a used system. Best to do...

Sounds like you bought a used system. Best to do a factory reset and start over. You should have also gotten a calibration microphone with the receiver.

Do you have access to the owners manual? If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By afrogt
Plus $58 shipping! At least that's the rate to my...

Plus $58 shipping! At least that's the rate to my area.
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 05:04 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Why?

Why?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 51
Posted By afrogt
How much are you willing to spend? "Cheap" is not...

How much are you willing to spend? "Cheap" is not a good definition.

Depending on your budget one of these refurb AVR's might suit you. They come with a 1 year warranty.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By afrogt
Check your local Craigslist. That's that's only...

Check your local Craigslist. That's that's only way to get an AVR for $99 or less. You might find some pretty good deals.
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By afrogt
Is the Infinity better than the Pioneer? That...

Is the Infinity better than the Pioneer? That would be a listener preference. But if you have a Frys.nearby they carry both speakers and you can decide for yourself. They are usually in the same...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By afrogt
^^^ Yep! On sale thru Saturday... ...

^^^
Yep! On sale thru Saturday...
http://images.frys.com/art/email/031115_wed912pal/50-box_web.html?site=50creativeemail031115#promoad
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By afrogt
Fry's puts them on sale at least once a month at...

Fry's puts them on sale at least once a month at that price.

Sign up for their email promo specials.
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By afrogt
They're worth the money since they only cost $49...

They're worth the money since they only cost $49 and $69 each respectively. But the Infinity Primus P363 tower goes on sale for $99 each and I think it is a better speaker than either Polk.

If...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By afrogt
We're not amazed...kind of expected. :)

We're not amazed...kind of expected. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By afrogt
The VSX-524 has 4 HMDI 2.0 inputs with Ultra HD...

The VSX-524 has 4 HMDI 2.0 inputs with Ultra HD Pass-through
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By afrogt
According to the Pioneer website these three...

According to the Pioneer website these three receivers at Atmos upgradeable. SC-85, SC-87, SC-89....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By afrogt
The Denon 1513 has no room calibration at all....

The Denon 1513 has no room calibration at all. I'd think you'd want something with at least Audyssey MutlEQ if you gonna buy an inexpensive receiver.

As far as your Denon 1713 vs Tascam why don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By afrogt
Many midrange AVRs do not have preouts. If...

Many midrange AVRs do not have preouts.

If you don't mind last years' Yamaha you can get a decent deal....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By afrogt
If you plan to use Atmos then the answer is...

If you plan to use Atmos then the answer is obvious...get the SR7009!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By afrogt
Do you want a stereo receiver or a multichannel...

Do you want a stereo receiver or a multichannel AVR?

Plenty of AVR's have built in Airplay.
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By afrogt
Denon 1312XP. That'll get you thru until you can...

Denon 1312XP. That'll get you thru until you can afford a really nice system.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By afrogt
Sony DN1050 also has Front A and Front B speaker...

Sony DN1050 also has Front A and Front B speaker terminals.
http://wwv.crutchfield.com/p_158STN1050/Sony-STR-DN1050.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By afrogt
If you really want A/B speaker selection then buy...

If you really want A/B speaker selection then buy a different receiver that gives you that option....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By afrogt
The power numbers you posted for the Yamaha and...

The power numbers you posted for the Yamaha and Sony are not rated the same.

The two Yamaha receivers are rated: 90 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.09% THD, with 2 channels...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By afrogt
I think your speakers will have more to do with...

I think your speakers will have more to do with sound quality than either one of these receivers. They both have basic room calibration and will likely sound the same.

If its really a tough...
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