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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8,200
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Posted By kikkenit2
I have a windows 10 computer and prefer...

I have a windows 10 computer and prefer itunes/airplay over microsoft wmp, but yes
myself and many others can stream from wmp without any homegroup error coming up.
I only use free software and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8,200
Views: 414,752
Posted By kikkenit2
Blame it on your homegroup...

Blame it on your homegroup (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/homegroup-help#homegroup-start-to-finish=windows-81&v1h=win81tab1&v2h=win7tab1) settings and nothing else. Homegroup can use a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 36,013
Posted By kikkenit2
Bluetooth transmitting didn't make it into the...

Bluetooth transmitting didn't make it into the 2015 manuals, but it is described in detail in the additional features pdf here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8,200
Views: 414,752
Posted By kikkenit2
When running dual subwoofers with a yamaha there...

When running dual subwoofers with a yamaha there is an option to output stereo or x.2.x so be careful.
Left/right is stereo subwoofer output, front/rear varies between dual mono and front only on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By kikkenit2
For audio from a tv to a stereo use a toslink...

For audio from a tv to a stereo use a toslink optical cable.
In the tv audio settings/spdif mode try raw instead of pcm.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
This is the denon with the onkyo. Doesn't work....

This is the denon with the onkyo. Doesn't work. Level matching is way off. Good for now.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
Yamaha did tame the bass some, but still...

Yamaha did tame the bass some, but still struggled with your tweeter region too with both speakers active.
I don't listen with 1.1 active, but you did measure that way and one speaker is louder than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
Anthem arc with and without eq. I noticed the...

Anthem arc with and without eq. I noticed the huge dip at around 5k on most
systems and the combined fronts cancel each other here? Something looks funky.
Anthem eq got confused there and overall...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
Before I go too far this is the onkyo with xt32...

Before I go too far this is the onkyo with xt32 eq off 2.1 speakers actice smoothing 1/6.
Does this look correct? First comments. Rew wanted to know if data was c weighted or not.
I see a subwoofer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
With the on/off eq overlayed people can see the...

With the on/off eq overlayed people can see the effect. I'll try to find your non eq plot
and posts some graphs that I find easier to read. For quality listening tests normalizing
volume levels is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By kikkenit2
I was misled/misintrerpreted their graphs and...

I was misled/misintrerpreted their graphs and take that back. I was doing research the other day in the
anthem thread and spotted something funny. Upon futher review I found very few actual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By kikkenit2
I agree with above and add this. A 4 way binding...

I agree with above and add this. A 4 way binding post only cost $2 more than a 2 way.
They do nothing inside the speaker to make it different and sales double. Wouldn't you?
Receivers used to have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By kikkenit2
Set the receiver ohm switch to the highest...

Set the receiver ohm switch to the highest setting.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By kikkenit2
Also check the following things. Make sure the...

Also check the following things. Make sure the receiver wasn't set to the lower ohms setting.
This will cut the volume big time. It is often a hidden menu setting and hard to get to.
Go into the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By kikkenit2
Every receiver has a volume level control for...

Every receiver has a volume level control for each speaker including the subwoofer out.
And they have crossovers to distribute the bass to mostly or only the subwoofer. It is
easy and best to send...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By kikkenit2
Buy only 2015 or newer rmodel receivers for full...

Buy only 2015 or newer rmodel receivers for full video compliance. Never route any
audio through the tv. It will likely be downmixed to 2 channel audio. For streaming 4k
video etc. using the tv the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By kikkenit2
Yamaha a740 is a strong candidate at $300 refurb...

Yamaha a740 is a strong candidate at $300 refurb here (http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/yamrxa740bl/yamaha-rx-a740-7.2-ch-x-90-watts-networking-a/v-receiver/1.html). It has strong...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By kikkenit2
All the manuals are pretty bad, but I read them...

All the manuals are pretty bad, but I read them anyway. This is where you will
find some subwoofer eq in a yamaha. Download or open up the v681 manual
and go to pg.114. On the left side it will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kikkenit2
The elac website is pretty bad. I don't trust any...

The elac website is pretty bad. I don't trust any speaker manufacturer specs anyway.
Ascend is better than most with graphs. And I used to live 2 miles from their headquarters
in San Clemente, Ca....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By kikkenit2
The manual doesn't confirm either way, but the...

The manual doesn't confirm either way, but the limited eq offered (one band in the bass region), is not
available on subwoofer out on any of the v models. For 2016 they finally added subwoofer eq...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kikkenit2
Ascend acoustics makes decent speakers. My first...

Ascend acoustics makes decent speakers. My first 5.1 was the 170/340 set.
They were very boxy and ugly though. These 200's look nice and are slightly
smaller than the elac b5. I wll take a 5"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By kikkenit2
Forget being limited to 2 channel audio. Get a...

Forget being limited to 2 channel audio. Get a 2015 model receiver for the hdr
and maybe even 2016 for that. Start out with 2 good quality bookshelf speakers
and a $400 subwoofer. Add more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By kikkenit2
The yamaha v line and lower a line have no...

The yamaha v line and lower a line have no subwoofer eq. Either auto or manual.
They do have a separate subwoofer volume level though. Pretty much all receivers
now come with an auto setup routine...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By kikkenit2
Something like this should work. Prices may be...

Something like this should work. Prices may be lower somewhere else.
Speakers 2 bookshelf with 6.5" midrange. Much better sound than little bose drivers.
Elac B6...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By kikkenit2
The newest thread (2016) is all about the video...

The newest thread (2016) is all about the video limitations of the x2200 and a few
are upset. It won't upscale to 4k@60 etc. For a 5.1 speaker setup if abandoning lossless
audio for dd 5.1 solves...
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