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Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-25-2014, 10:52 PM
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Posted By afrogt
What is a Samsung surround air track? Is there a...

What is a Samsung surround air track? Is there a model number?
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-25-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By afrogt
I know of no AVR less than 4" tall. The Marantz...

I know of no AVR less than 4" tall. The Marantz NR series is 4.2" tall but you need space for ventilation too.

Does the shelf come out between the top and bottom components?
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By afrogt
The RC-70 actually has two woofers, 1 midrange...

The RC-70 actually has two woofers, 1 midrange and 1 tweeter. The 5.5" driver in the RC-70 is designed to play between 600hz - 2.4Mhz whereas in the RC-10 it is designed to play from 55hz - 2.4mhz....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By afrogt
So you didn't like the Marantz sound for movies?

So you didn't like the Marantz sound for movies?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By afrogt
No, you don't. and what is a solid 100W minimum...

No, you don't. and what is a solid 100W minimum anyway? Not all manufacturers rate their power the same way. And is the 100W rating you want for 2 channels or 5 channels driven at the same time?
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 235
Posted By afrogt
Two simple options: 1. Run HDMI directly...

Two simple options:

1. Run HDMI directly from Cable Box to TV. Use optical from cable box to receiver for audio. You'll still get Dolby Digital 5.1 thru optical just like you would with HDMI. Then...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By afrogt
its not a bad deal, pretty good actually but not...

its not a bad deal, pretty good actually but not earth shattering. Is there any warranty left? Stand fast with your $250 offer.

For instance you can get Monitor 50 towers for $199/pr with free...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By afrogt
Why not get 4 Omni 15's and use 2 as fronts and 2...

Why not get 4 Omni 15's and use 2 as fronts and 2 as surrounds. If you're getting such a good price then get 4 if possible.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By afrogt
either will work fine. I use a Denon receiver...

either will work fine. I use a Denon receiver with my RC-70"s and it sounds great. A speakers impedance can fluctuate at different frequencies but the RC-70s are very easy to drive even with an entry...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By afrogt
Pioneer One Day Sale at Fry's

Fry's has a one day sale on Andrew Jones speakers. Ends today Thursday 7/24. In Store Only!

FS-52 $69 each
BS-22 $70/pr
C22 $50

The also have the first series speakers on sale too.
FS-51...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By afrogt
I don't know about the 1440p part but why would...

I don't know about the 1440p part but why would it be difficult for a receiver to pass 1080p from a PC?

Mine does.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 294
Posted By afrogt
It would be a listener preference. You'll need to...

It would be a listener preference. You'll need to decide that as there is no clear cut favorite. I've heard them both and they both sound good. i wasn't looking to purchase though so I didn't compare...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By afrogt
You don't need 7 speakers connected in order for...

You don't need 7 speakers connected in order for the auto calibration to work. You can do it with only two speakers connected. I own 3 Denon receivers and none of them have 7 speakers attached.

If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 294
Posted By afrogt
you wont notice the difference between 80W and...

you wont notice the difference between 80W and 95W. Get the receiver with all the features you need.

The Pioneer AJ speakers can be powered by any entry level receiver. The Infinity Primus is easy...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By afrogt
The Bic F12 can still be had under $200 shipped....

The Bic F12 can still be had under $200 shipped. No need to expand your budget.

http://www.provantage.com/bic-america-f12~7BICA003.htm

and you can use your newegg credit here....
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By afrogt
Must be a typo. The Pioneers are AJ's.

Must be a typo. The Pioneers are AJ's.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By afrogt
these are all you need. ...

these are all you need.

http://sewelldirect.com/Sewell-Deadbolt-Banana-Plugs-12-Pair.asp

They have other styles on the same page.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By afrogt
The good thing about the TASCAM PAR200 is the...

The good thing about the TASCAM PAR200 is the full set for preouts. Hard to find that under $200.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By afrogt
okay, I see. I only have a few HD audio discs and...

okay, I see. I only have a few HD audio discs and haven't played them in quite a while....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By afrogt
DVD-A and SACD are audio formats. What's...

DVD-A and SACD are audio formats. What's component video going to do for that?
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 102
Posted By afrogt
If you like the sound of Klipsch speakers then...

If you like the sound of Klipsch speakers then its probably a good deal. Have you listened to Klipsch before? Many love the bright sounding horn tweeters but others dislike them because the...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
Posted By afrogt
Many receivers can set different crossovers for...

Many receivers can set different crossovers for the front, center and surround speakers. What AVR do you have?
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 315
Posted By afrogt
Like was said above set your sub volume to 30-40%...

Like was said above set your sub volume to 30-40% and rerun Audyssey. The -12 reading means the sub is turned up way too high.

You're probably used to the boominess of your previous sub and it not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 301
Posted By afrogt
I think that Tascam AVR is basically a rebadged...

I think that Tascam AVR is basically a rebadged Onkyo or Integra unit. Onkyo was still using Audyssey 2EQ even though other brands were using MultEQ or MultEQ XT.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By afrogt
Never seen a AVR under 4" tall. Marantz, HK and...

Never seen a AVR under 4" tall. Marantz, HK and Yamaha all have receivers under 5" tall but not 4".

Plus you'd need room for ventilation or you'll shorten the life of the receiver.
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