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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-19-2016, 06:53 PM
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Posted By JoeSchmoe007
What's DASH? A while ago (6-8 months?) I...

What's DASH?

A while ago (6-8 months?) I looked at bandwidth consumption via my router while playing VUDU 1080P HDX stream and it was about 10MBit/sec constant rate. For Amazon at the time it was...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   11-18-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
For pay-per-view movie rental - I have experience...

For pay-per-view movie rental - I have experience with Amazon and Vudu (pricing is about the same). Vudu used to provide highest video quality via HDX streams (1080P while Amazon was 720P if I am not...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-26-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,188
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Questions about 990 (new user)

I am a new MX-990 user-to-be (used to have R40 that I programmed myself, then bought Harmony 950 but don't like it and will send it back soon). Just purchased it from MikeSRC, will receive next week....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12,646
Views: 580,660
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
I don't doubt REW will show a different graph and...

I don't doubt REW will show a different graph and that it will sound different. This, however, is not an ABX test. Or maybe what I am trying to describe is just a blind A/B test where people didn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2016, 09:20 AM
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Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Oh, I see. In that case you face the same issues...

Oh, I see. In that case you face the same issues with new receiver. But I am curious: how are you controlling your receiver now? Via native IR remote? Or some kind of IR->RF->IR extender?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12,646
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Posted By JoeSchmoe007
1. Let's just say this is not surprising to me....

1. Let's just say this is not surprising to me. In my case Odyssey dialed all speaker levels about 6-7 db down from manual calibration. See my full post on this topic here:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2016, 08:09 AM
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Posted By JoeSchmoe007
It does seem to run hot (hotter than my old 3803)...

It does seem to run hot (hotter than my old 3803) but I wouldn't describe it hot to touch. I don't feel I have to remove my hand immediately after touching it. Also, only the top is hot, sides are...
Forum: Audio Gear   10-12-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
No longer available.

No longer available.
Forum: Audio Gear   10-04-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
FS Denon 3803 receiver and remote. $90 + shipping

FS Denon 3803 receiver (excellent condition, I am the first and only owner, non-smoking environment) and remote. Also included 2 original radio antennas (FM and AM loop)

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU KNOW...
Forum: Audio Gear   10-04-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
[FREE] Non-working subwoofer Velodyne DEQ-8R

BROOKLYN, NY LOCAL PICKUP ONLY.

Subwoofer powers up, responds to remote but no sound coming out of it.

Excellent cosmetic condition.

Included: sub in original box, original remote, power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2016, 05:34 PM
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Posted By JoeSchmoe007
x4200W strange Audyssey results (levels are dialed way down)

I have x4200W and 7.1 speaker system:

Fronts: 2x KEF Q75 floor standing towers (6 Ohms, 200W)

Center: KEF iQ60c (8 Ohms, 150W) - under TV on TV stand, 2 feet off the floor

Surrounds: 2x KEF...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,646
Views: 580,660
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
It looks like it sort of does when original is...

It looks like it sort of does when original is 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. When I press Info on Denon remote it shows incoming stream as 5.1 yet it shows back speakers active. However, I couldn't hear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12,646
Views: 580,660
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Can x4200W upmix 5.1 to 7.1?

Can x4200W upmix 5.1 to 7.1? Something that takes SR, SL and extends them to SBR and SBL without affecting FL, C, FR?

After upgrading to x4200W I bought 2 extra speakers to be used as surround...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Can you elaborate? Isn't more power always better?

Can you elaborate? Isn't more power always better?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Do you use your old receiver as an amp?

I just upgraded from Denon 3803 (110 watts x 7 channels) to Denon x4200W (125 watts x 7 channels)

My speakers are:

Fronts: 2x KEF Q75 towers (6 Ohms, 200W)

Center: KEF iQ60c (8 Ohms, 150W)
...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   09-18-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 337,936
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Is it total $100 or $100 + fees? What's included?...

Is it total $100 or $100 + fees? What's included? Car and internet? Or car only?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,767
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
I am also looking at X4200W. The only difference...

I am also looking at X4200W. The only difference between it and X4300H that I may possibly care about is that Auto Lip sync delay is increased from 200ms to 500ms adjustment. Is this really important...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-19-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
I disagree with this advice. It has been reported...

I disagree with this advice. It has been reported multiple times on this forum that if they have your credit or debit card they will just charge it on renewal date whatever the current price is....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   12-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Does your receiver support Dolby Digital Plus? If...

Does your receiver support Dolby Digital Plus? If it doesn't - this may be your problem. Titles on Amazon are either regular Dolby Digital or Stereo. On Vudu some of the titles are DD, others are DD+...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 1,689,532
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Audio out of sync with video?

Has anyone noticed that audio has been ahead of video lately on all OTA channels, maybe 0.5-1 sec? That is audio finished but actor's lips are still moving. Right now I am observing this on Seinfeld...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 1,689,532
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Do a rescan. WNET moved their facilities and...

Do a rescan. WNET moved their facilities and reconfigured PIDs.[/QUOTE]
Did a rescan and WNET is now on 13.1 again. However, I don't have 11.1 anymore. Come to think of it, I stopped receiving it a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18,516
Views: 1,689,532
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Is this my TV or did Thirteen really move from...

Is this my TV or did Thirteen really move from 13.1 to 13.2 in NYC? 13.1 is now Vme channel (Spanish Language).
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-06-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,795
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Vio72 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-27-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,795
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Vio72 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By JoeSchmoe007
Try VUDU if it is available in Australia and on...

Try VUDU if it is available in Australia and on your TV. The best picture quality and UI.
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