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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-28-2015, 02:08 PM
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Views: 1,450
Posted By gbaby
Ralph, your review reads like this may be a good...

Ralph, your review reads like this may be a good escapism movie especially for sound. Got to get this today. :cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
I am not on their mailing list so I cannot take...

I am not on their mailing list so I cannot take advantage of any sale. :o Quite frankly, I do not want to give out my e-mail address anymore as folks sell the list and you wind up getting too many...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
You may think the Oppo is doing a good job, but...

You may think the Oppo is doing a good job, but that is what other Oppo owners thought prior to getting the BdP-2. There are testimonies out there, trust me. ;) I'm with you on the phono stage as I...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-27-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By gbaby
I just watched this entire Blu-ray last night,...

I just watched this entire Blu-ray last night, and I'd be lying if I said it did not bring tears to my eyes a few times. I was 10 years old when many of the events took place, and I have a vivid...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 50,541
Posted By gbaby
Addino, I am curious as to why you replaced the...

Addino, I am curious as to why you replaced the MX151 for the Marantz AV8802? :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
At some point, you've got to get the BDP-2. In...

At some point, you've got to get the BDP-2. In fact, I think I'd rather have it than the BIT-15, but different strokes.... ;):)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,871
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Posted By gbaby
While I hate to admit it, I am too.:eek::eek:;) I...

While I hate to admit it, I am too.:eek::eek:;) I trust the company, itself.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
Great lesson in the physics of sound.:cool:

Great lesson in the physics of sound.:cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,871
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Posted By gbaby
Trigger Cable for Bryston 2.5bsst2

James, I went to a music store this morning and had a 16 guage cable made with a mini on one end and split open wire on the other end. It worked.:D:D:D The reason I could not get it to work before is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
The Bryston amps do make it possible to use both...

The Bryston amps do make it possible to use both RCA and Balanced inputs by providing a switch rather than have to use pins. :cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
No problem. I can say that my complaint is minor,...

No problem. I can say that my complaint is minor, and my concern does not take away from the sonic prowess of the 2.5. :cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
Not true. My Krell KAV-500 has a mini in and a...

Not true. My Krell KAV-500 has a mini in and a mini out. I purchased it in '96.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
James, went home for lunch, spliced the mini wire...

James, went home for lunch, spliced the mini wire and it still does not work after trying for some 30 minutes. I had the unit off at the time. No offense, but it would be worth a little extra to pay...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,871
Views: 72,162
Posted By gbaby
Thank you for your response. :cool: It seems to...

Thank you for your response. :cool: It seems to be sounding better as time goes on. Did you connect the 12 volt trigger? If so, how is it done? My SP3 and Krell KAV-500 both have a 3.5 mini so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-11-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By gbaby
Recently, I purchased a Bryston amplifier, model...

Recently, I purchased a Bryston amplifier, model 2.5bsst2, to replace a Class A amp, the First Watt Aleph J. The reason is that while my speakers play 96db with a 1 watt input, the speakers are rated...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By gbaby
Bryston has invented a proprietary sound card for...

Bryston has invented a proprietary sound card for the BDP-2 that replaces its existing one, and will include it on all future BDP-2 builds. Plus, existing owners of the BDP-2 can have their sound...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-01-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By gbaby
You may be correct so I will revisit this issue.

You may be correct so I will revisit this issue.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
Sorry, I did mean optical and coaxial digital. :o...

Sorry, I did mean optical and coaxial digital. :o In any event. It's probably better than HDMI due to the effects of jitter.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
If you are going to use a digital input to stream...

If you are going to use a digital input to stream music on the FoundationI would think its best to use a coaxial or digital input rather than HDMI to minimize jitter.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
I ordered the 2.5bsst2 so hopefully it will have...

I ordered the 2.5bsst2 so hopefully it will have the same sonic signature as your amp. :confused: The only reason I ordered the Bryston amp is that it matches my SP3 perfectly. Regardless, the Krell...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
My Krell amp certainly seems to have brighter...

My Krell amp certainly seems to have brighter mids and highs than my First Watt Aleph J which is probably about 19wpc with my speakers 6 ohms load. I am thinking perhaps the Bryston will match or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 07:16 AM
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Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
I don't have it yet, but I have heard the same,...

I don't have it yet, but I have heard the same, and I will let you know if its true when I receive it. However, I have also heard that the newer Bryston amps don't suffer this trait. We will see....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 119,710
Posted By gbaby
I just ordered a Bryston 2 channel amp to replace...

I just ordered a Bryston 2 channel amp to replace my First Watt Aleph J amp that was hand built by Nelson Pass. It is warmer than my Krell KAV-500 which powers my center and rear channels. The Krell...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By gbaby
See post above. By the way, I'm in New Bern...

See post above. By the way, I'm in New Bern believe it or not. :D
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By gbaby
Regardless, if your processor is configured to...

Regardless, if your processor is configured to 7.1 or 5.1 with a crossover of 80Hz, you still need to set your mains and probably surrounds to large in order to play frequencies below 80Hz. I heard...
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