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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-09-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By tedcousens
A Simple Question

My living room doubles as my home theatre and we are renovating and I need advice on how the sequence of events should go. The tv screen is moving over the fireplace wich is getting new stone facing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
JD is the best!

Just ordered a set! Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Loose HDMI input

Is anyone else haveing difficulty with a loose HDMI input? I occasionally have to jiggle the cable in the back of the unit to keep signal flowing - is this repairable? I have switched out cables...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Found it!~ Disaster averted!! Thank you to you...

Found it!~ Disaster averted!! Thank you to you and Selden for responding.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
I found some Deutsche Grammophone Beethoven vinyl...

I found some Deutsche Grammophone Beethoven vinyl at a yard sale so I pulled out an old turntable and hooked it up. It has a two pronged plug and a separate ground wire- any ideas as to where on the...
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 40
Posted By tedcousens
center channel speaker

Here's the compromise: I got to buy B+W 683 S2's and the tv has to go over the fireplace - therefore I need a new center channel speaker that is compact, shallow but good quality that will mount on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By tedcousens
THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how...

THAT makes a lot of sense. I need to adjust how my speakers cross to the subs.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By tedcousens
decibels

decibels
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By tedcousens
I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB)...

I have an Adcom GFA 555-II (200W per channel AB) to drive the low end and a AMR PMA-200 (100 W per channel) that I was intending to use to drive the high end. I am advised that using a Y splitter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By tedcousens
The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do...

The speakers are configured for bi-wiring, how do you bypass the internal crossovers? There are four posts in the rear two sets connected by leads that are removable for bi-wiring or bi-amping.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
thank you Selden, I have posted over there.

thank you Selden, I have posted over there.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By tedcousens
Brand new B+W 683 S2's

I want to bio-amp my speakers and would like recommendation for a good external active crossover to split the signal.

I have heard of these mini-dsp's but am concerned about signal degredation-...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:01 AM
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Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
would one of these help or would it degrade the...

would one of these help or would it degrade the signal too much?

http://www.minidsp.com/products/minidsp-in-a-box/minidsp-2x4

if so, can you recommend some reasonable active external crossovers?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without...

Dutch - my Marantz AV550 ran for 16 years without a glitch until I replaced it last year. Even got $250 for it in trade when I bought my 7701.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Actually, I can play music via Windows Media...

Actually, I can play music via Windows Media Player - simple solution, drag and drop interface and much, much faster than scrolling through the 7701.I also have Bubble UPnP on my phone and am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
How would I use one other than the one in the...

How would I use one other than the one in the 7701?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 12:18 PM
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Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
The weirdness is that I can stream internet radio...

The weirdness is that I can stream internet radio fine but when I try to access my computer, it gets glitchy- are there settings in Windows that I need to change to keep the music accessible?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By tedcousens
Cisco WRT 400 N

Cisco WRT 400 N
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 09:27 AM
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Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Is there a way to identify my firmware? What is...

Is there a way to identify my firmware? What is the latest version? Processor says it's up to date but who knows???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Thanks for all the good information.

Thanks for all the good information.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 83,676
Posted By tedcousens
Help. I bought a new pair of speakers. Expensive....

Help. I bought a new pair of speakers. Expensive. Now I am using the media server much more because I have digitized my entire music collection (no haters please). Anyways, I have a WIRED network...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By tedcousens
Mostly sealed room, not a lot to spend, would...

Mostly sealed room, not a lot to spend, would only be able to buy one and not for more then 300-400 - are you sure that two of these wouldn't suffice?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By tedcousens
Definitive technology procinema prosub 100 powered subwoofer

Yes, I own one of these dinosaurs and my question is, if being frugally minded but sound conscious, should I buy another for $100? Or dump the one and get something else. I am upgrading my mains from...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 11:21 AM
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Views: 2,080,284
Posted By tedcousens
Gerardo, you were answering my question of 683's...

Gerardo, you were answering my question of 683's vs 684's?
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20,755
Views: 2,080,284
Posted By tedcousens
Okay, giving up on the in-walls for my HT, now...

Okay, giving up on the in-walls for my HT, now deliberating between the 683 S2's and teh 684's. What does the $500 get me sound-wise? Is it worth the upgrade? I am coming from DM-7's so anything...
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