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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 373
Posted By jdcrox
HDMI from PC to Receiver. That will give you...

HDMI from PC to Receiver. That will give you sound and video.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-24-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 100
Posted By jdcrox
And this helps the OP out how? I am sure it makes...

And this helps the OP out how? I am sure it makes you feel better though. :rolleyes:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-16-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By jdcrox
I have never had MS refuse to validate an OEM OS...

I have never had MS refuse to validate an OEM OS on another machine. If you have to call, you just tell them your MB and hard drive crashed. They are mostly worried about people running it on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 76
Posted By jdcrox
You are correct, it requires something connecting...

You are correct, it requires something connecting the two. The easiest fix is just use a set of RCA cables, like the ones to a CD player, and connect the in and outs together, as was said above. That...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,512
Posted By jdcrox
Some like em, some don't. They do tend to be...

Some like em, some don't. They do tend to be bright, but so do Klipsch, and lots of people love those also.
I had M22ti's years ago, I wound up selling them. Too bright for me. Sounded pretty good...
Forum: Speakers   04-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By jdcrox
What do the surrounds have to do with the front...

What do the surrounds have to do with the front sound stage between his 2 towers and a small center?
That said, as long as the timbre is a reasonably close match between the mains and the center, it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 45
Posted By jdcrox
If you computer boots up in to Windows Media...

If you computer boots up in to Windows Media Center, and you get a black screen, try hitting "live TV" on the remote. That often works for me.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-08-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By jdcrox
The only card in mine is the Ceton InfiniTV4...

The only card in mine is the Ceton InfiniTV4 tuner.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   03-07-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 6,681
Posted By jdcrox
Do you really think D-M, or Harmon, give a CRAP...

Do you really think D-M, or Harmon, give a CRAP about XYZ Super-Duper DACS selling 1000 units a year? I am willing to bet that the only discussion your boutique, high-end, "audiophile" components...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-06-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, I second the Blu-Tack solution. I can also...

Yep, I second the Blu-Tack solution. I can also lift my heavy Osiris stands by the speakers attached with the stuff. You can also find a yellow version, and a gray version at stationary stores, or...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,220
Posted By jdcrox
There is an entire thread on these speakers on...

There is an entire thread on these speakers on this forum. Very entertaining! ;)
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,566
Posted By jdcrox
I just want to bring up one point: Evaluating...

I just want to bring up one point: Evaluating speakers on YouTube is the same as comparing 4K TV sets on a 1080P monitor. You are listening to your COMPUTER SPEAKERS. Nothing can sound better than...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,566
Posted By jdcrox
123Go, Are you repeating all this from...

123Go,
Are you repeating all this from personal experience, or parroting what you have read from reviews and other articles? You come into this thread, you admit you are new to the hobby, yet you...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By jdcrox
I can find an RW-10D, and a KSW-10, but no...

I can find an RW-10D, and a KSW-10, but no KW-10D.
But at any rate, those are powered subs, so they do not take any power from the amps. Normally they would be hooked up using the sub-output from...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,566
Posted By jdcrox
You have mentioned in other posts that you are...

You have mentioned in other posts that you are relatively new to this hobby, but there are MANY very, very fine bookshelf speakers out there. If you are using a subwoofer, (and you should be,...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,566
Posted By jdcrox
I think there are a lot of us here who think you...

I think there are a lot of us here who think you are absolutely wrong! Good floorstanders sound good. Good bookshelves sound good. I really prefer the sound of very good quality bookshelves, mounted...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   02-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By jdcrox
I just my Squeeze Touch almost exclusively to...

I just my Squeeze Touch almost exclusively to stream internet radio stations. Primarily Radio Paradise, Martini in the Morning, and WMVY.
It works great for this in my experience.
I fear and...
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 161,203
Posted By jdcrox
Perhaps you should care. This post is virtually...

Perhaps you should care. This post is virtually unreadable, and I doubt many bothered. I gave up at the end of the first sentence I quoted.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, thats it! But like I said, it gets dragged...

Yep, thats it! But like I said, it gets dragged out once a month or so. We used it more when we used to Netflix on the HTPC. but we bought a Samsung BD player that takes care of that now! So really...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By jdcrox
Interesting, I have had a RII for probably 4...

Interesting, I have had a RII for probably 4 years now, and it still works strong. I do not use it daily, only when doing maintenance, or the rare youtube or such.
My Harmony does all my HTPC...
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By jdcrox
801's?

801's?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,890
Posted By jdcrox
Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I...

Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I believe this is the most common version of W7 that is sold.
Yep, I should have read the next page!
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By jdcrox
I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for...

I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for computer speakers. No bass at all, of course. But if you do a search, you will find that they have a lot of amplifier problems. Mine died after about 2...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By jdcrox
Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011),...

Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011), using WMC. Frankly we use a Panasonic Blu-Ray player for all of our Netflix, Amazon, and Blu-Ray disc watching. It just plain does all of those better...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By jdcrox
There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here...

There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here on AVS! ;)
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