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Forum: Speakers   10-23-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I am still waiting to see what Klipsch has in...

I am still waiting to see what Klipsch has in store for us via, Claw and Dagger's assumption that something is "happening at the end of this month or the beginning of next..." You, OTOH should be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I think in that setup you want the Denon to be...

I think in that setup you want the Denon to be set up to EXT In and it won't matter insofar as the other settings. because you won't be using the Denon's preamp....In that configuration you also...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I gather I was the first. :D

I gather I was the first. :D
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Got it. I was editing while you responded and see...

Got it. I was editing while you responded and see recommendation above and good luck..Fwiw, if you are considering an external amp check and see what SPL you are listening currently and decide if...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
If that's the case I don't understand why you are...

If that's the case I don't understand why you are selling your Denon X-4000 and wonder what you would be replacing it with (or driving with your system now). {EDIT: If you want an upgrade I would do...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
You may be on to something. Then...

You may be on to something.



Then again, some people will buy $4,000 speakers if they "sound close" to what they remember $100 computer speakers sounding like.
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Agreed on the first part although I like my...

Agreed on the first part although I like my Klipsch speakers...Ironically I was the last to post on the Ascend Owners thread which hasn't had a post in a week and a half while the Klipsch thread gets...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
They didn't teach that in my preschool. :eek: ...

They didn't teach that in my preschool. :eek: When we covered String Theory in 1st grade it had more to do with an art project for mom on Mothers Day. :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-19-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I purchased my AVR-4311ci almost two years ago...

I purchased my AVR-4311ci almost two years ago and love it! That said, I think I am going to stop following the Dolby Atmos Thread which may help keep the feelings you express to a minimum....
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Well, my guess turning off the overhead projector...

Well, my guess turning off the overhead projector helped but it was Soupy1970 who gave you the single position advice. :) {Note: I setup Audyssey as per the instructions and get excellent results.} ...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
It's going to be hard for anyone to give you a...

It's going to be hard for anyone to give you a definitive answer on which center channel to get given the RC-3 was voice-matched to your RB-5s and all three speakers should have the same tonal...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Why should he do that?

Why should he do that?
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
If the speakers are working now I wouldn't worry...

If the speakers are working now I wouldn't worry about warranty not having seen any problems with those--Insofar as the Onkyo and Subwoofer, that is where it would be worth having, imo...Then again,...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Hard to say without hearing it myself....Your...

Hard to say without hearing it myself....Your description of "Screechy" makes me think of sibilance--His description of "crackle" makes me think something else is wrong either in his speaker or AVR. ...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
It could be the placement the speaker is in the...

It could be the placement the speaker is in the room and you are hearing distortion on a certain passage. If it's happening on other material then you very well could have damaged it. Another option...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Yes. you can. In fact, I would be interested to...

Yes. you can. In fact, I would be interested to know if Audyssey set his center channel to -12 and what it's level was compared to the other speakers.
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Good question.

Good question.
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I see that you've posted your dilemma on several...

I see that you've posted your dilemma on several threads and wonder if you switched out the RC-3 with one of the RB-5s to see if the situation follows the speaker instead of the center channel? Fwiw,...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Evidently we were cross posting when I...

Evidently we were cross posting when I edited---That said, Filmmixer is a poster here on AVS and does the sound for Dolby movies and turned me on to PLIIz which I think works great on both...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Fwiw, I use Dolby PLIIz on both Dolby and DTS...

Fwiw, I use Dolby PLIIz on both Dolby and DTS tracks it works great but I didn't know there was specifically DTS NeoX tracks and haven't seen where there was. :confused:

EDIT: I just did a search...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I didn't realize that the X-7200 hasn't come out,...

I didn't realize that the X-7200 hasn't come out, but now I am wondering why you don't use the front Heights in a 9.2 configuration with Dolby PLIIz with the AV4520ci?

I am curious in your...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I imagine it does sound amazing but I'm still...

I imagine it does sound amazing but I'm still confused about several things: 1) How can you have 2 sets of Height speakers with the Denon AVR-4520ci? or 2) Do you already have the Denon x7200? If...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I dunno--If I couldn't get it an erection then I...

I dunno--If I couldn't get it an erection then I would consider that debilitating, but I understand the point you bring up...That said, here ironically is the definition for "debilitating":

"(of...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
For the record--What prompted my participation on...

For the record--What prompted my participation on this topic was your comment to the OP 'If you like your Yamaha you won't like the Denon" and I posted my observations along with anecdotes. I also...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I am glad you like your Yamaha and have no desire...

I am glad you like your Yamaha and have no desire to try and get you to change. :) That said, I have extremely clean highs due to my speakers and the Denons I've owned don't exhibit the traits you...
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