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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-17-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,709
Posted By Ethenolas
I woudn't do surround sound in your price range....

I woudn't do surround sound in your price range. Your money is better spent on a good 2.0 setup. A nice pair of stereo speakers will satisfy you much more than a budget surround system.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   01-17-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,709
Posted By Ethenolas
I've heard the HK3490 running a number of...

I've heard the HK3490 running a number of speakers:

Infinity Beta 40
Infinity Beta 50
Infinity Beta 20
JBL L890
JBL L880
JBL L830
EMP E5Ti
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-30-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 121,620
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by palmfish...

Quote:Originally Posted by palmfish http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21414967)

That's difficult to answer - kind of like asking what kind of car...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,292,801
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by 4DHD...

Quote:Originally Posted by 4DHD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21249763)

I have not heard the 180, but I'd bet money they are not as good as...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-29-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 121,620
Posted By Ethenolas
I was looking at the new Grado PS500. I demoed...

I was looking at the new Grado PS500. I demoed them at a local store and really liked their sound. The have a much more relaxed top end than the 325is.

I am new to this area of audio, what type...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-14-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
Well, I appreciate all the input. I'll...

Well, I appreciate all the input.

I'll probably end up moving my PC to my "media room". You guys have given me lots to think about. I'll figure something out.



Thanks!
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-14-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by Jinjuku...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jinjuku http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21348202)

What PC are you using? What model of B&K? Really just keeping it...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-14-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
If I really wanted to I could move my PC into...

If I really wanted to I could move my PC into that room and do the asynchronous USB thing...

So my next question is this...

I would not mind spending a little more on hardware to send from my...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-14-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
I appreciate all the help. I ran into...

I appreciate all the help.


I ran into this problem because I hate the way PS3 handles CDs. I think a media PC is the way to go.


Do you recommend any specific asynchronous devices in that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
I currently have an HT Claro + sound card. I...

I currently have an HT Claro + sound card. I just dont have that PC in the same room. Maybe get cheap dedicated music PC?

I'm not sure how the DAC on that sound card compares... I'll mess around...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
There seems to be some disagreement on this...

There seems to be some disagreement on this issue.

I was just curious of others experiences. I'll probably spend ~$100 on a used CD player and send digital source to my B&K for processing.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
Thanks AJ!!! I ended up going with the...

Thanks AJ!!!


I ended up going with the Burmester 069.
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-13-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 25,062
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by Chairman7w...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chairman7w http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21309368)

Suit yourself. I'm probably 60 hours in and just having a ball....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,066
Posted By Ethenolas
I'm debating purchasing a higher quality CD...

I'm debating purchasing a higher quality CD player as a source component.

Here is my question.

I currently own a B&K processing unit. I realize higher end CD players may have better DACs,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-17-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,641
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by Trogdor2010...

Quote:Originally Posted by Trogdor2010 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20319550)

I have seen one (On display) and it looked too intense (cool...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-10-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,641
Posted By Ethenolas
If you must get a screen...try to at least make...

If you must get a screen...try to at least make sure it is fixed frame and not a pull down. I guarantee the cheap pull down screens are ****...they get wrinkles and look like garbage.

Also...get...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-09-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,641
Posted By Ethenolas
Hey, A 3 year in college projector user...

Hey,

A 3 year in college projector user here (last semester @ Penn State)

Started with an Epson 1080UB and currently have an epson 6500UB

A few things to keep in mind.

1) if you can go...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-17-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ethenolas
both projectorcentral.com and...

both projectorcentral.com and projectorreviews.com have extensive reports on both.

check them out
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-17-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 593,082
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote: Originally Posted by Acta7...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Acta7 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=19929749#post19929749)...
Forum: Nintendo   02-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,337
Posted By Ethenolas
Quote:Originally Posted by Leo_Ames...

Quote:Originally Posted by Leo_Ames http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20015362)

Component video isn't useful just because it's capable of carrying...
Forum: Portable A/V   02-15-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,213
Posted By Ethenolas
Grado Labs SR80i or SR125i These will give...

Grado Labs SR80i or SR125i

These will give you better sound quality than the BOSE over ear for a fraction of the cost.

They are NOT noise canceling. They are meant for a quiet room. Don't...
Forum: Nintendo   02-15-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,032
Posted By Ethenolas
Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition is probably the best...

Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition is probably the best shooter for the Wii.


But probably not what you are looking for...haha

Maybe you can get a little gaming action when he goes to sleep.
Forum: Nintendo   02-11-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,865
Posted By Ethenolas
I don't know about Super Mario World over Mario...

I don't know about Super Mario World over Mario 64, but...I agree SNES still is one of the best consoles ever.

This was when nerds controlled the video game industry instead of business men, and...
Forum: Nintendo   02-08-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,162
Posted By Ethenolas
I remember seeing a rear projection, ceiling to...

I remember seeing a rear projection, ceiling to floor, 4:3 Wii setup a while back. I was wondering if anyone remembers that too and cant direct me to a link.

Thanks!
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 1,292,801
Posted By Ethenolas
Has anyone heard the S38ii in addition to the...

Has anyone heard the S38ii in addition to the L890(880)/Beta 50(40) and could give me an idea of how they compare?

Also what about the S312/S412? any thoughts?
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