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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By M Code
Yup... Check E-Bagger, GoodWill stores, pawn...

Yup...
Check E-Bagger, GoodWill stores, pawn shops...
Many, many early AVRs with 6 Channel Direct Inputs for <$50..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By M Code
AVRs need free-air space on top and L/R sides.. ...

AVRs need free-air space on top and L/R sides..
<1" is too close, note that a major reason for an AVR failure is thermal heat buildup due to inadequate free-air clearance. It is most unfortunate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,201
Posted By M Code
Regarding spare parts availability... This is a...

Regarding spare parts availability...
This is a crucial issue for all AVR brands..
Even though the brands are required by law to have spare parts available for multiple years, typically the service...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,363
Posted By M Code
Pls clarify for.. 1. DSP firmware chips Are U...

Pls clarify for..
1. DSP firmware chips
Are U referring to the (2) TI DSP chips?
2. BridgeCo chip
This functions for the internet connectivity, How is it connected with the audio TI DSP chips?
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 192
Posted By M Code
Did U have a recent lightning storm or power...

Did U have a recent lightning storm or power outage?

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 179
Posted By M Code
Interference in the 2.4GHz band is not very...

Interference in the 2.4GHz band is not very likely unless...
He resides in a totally congested area of multiple wifi users...
If (2) wifi signals are using the same frequency, the device will move...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 179
Posted By M Code
Here U go.. best Buy $59... Wireless...

Here U go..
best Buy $59...
Wireless subwoofer kit, Tx & Rx..

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/rocketfish-wireless-subwoofer-transmitter-receiver-kit/6965266.p?id=1218817520479&skuId=6965266

Just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By M Code
Then buy an external component power amplifier.. ...

Then buy an external component power amplifier..
As posted previously, that mode is not a popular, common use case...
AVRs are designed for the majority not the minority..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By M Code
Driving (4) pairs of speakers with that Niles...

Driving (4) pairs of speakers with that Niles switcher is a major task as it presents a very unique inductive load to the connected amplifier. In our AV install biz we stay kleer of the Niles...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By M Code
Hmmm.. What many users fail to understand is...

Hmmm..
What many users fail to understand is that when bridging an amplifier there are certain performance trade-offs.
Yes, the power output goes up but now the amplifier is considerably more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By M Code
Just a suggestion... Put the switch into...

Just a suggestion...
Put the switch into STEREO, and connect the subwoofer -/+ to either the LEFT or RIGHT A -/+ outputs..
Sometimes amplifiers do not like driving bridged outputs and will shut...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
If the unit was missing accessories, no poly bag...

If the unit was missing accessories, no poly bag then it was obviously a repacked unit...
I would not trust a dealer that sells such an opened/repackaged AVR as NEW...
Get it exchanged ASAP..
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
Great.. Glad U are able to get a new AVR...

Great..
Glad U are able to get a new AVR exchange..
However one has to wonder how did this unit get out of the factory with such a major defect???

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
Since we are in the industry we steer kleer of...

Since we are in the industry we steer kleer of B-stock units, we know too much about the abbreviated refurb/testing/repacking process...

IMHO... :rolleyes:
Just not worth the risk and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By M Code
Is it a coaxial or optical cable U are using? ...

Is it a coaxial or optical cable U are using?
Suggest U change the cable, certain inexpensive ones have poor shielding/grounding.

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
If the HDMI connector is loose... The AVR is...

If the HDMI connector is loose...
The AVR is defective, since it is brand new get it exchanged ASAP..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 84,543
Posted By M Code
Profits for Harman Internatonal from their OE...

Profits for Harman Internatonal from their OE infotainment group is pertinent...
The only reason they are still in certain consumer CE product categories are so that they can lever their heritage...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By M Code
Yes... U can connect the soundbar via the...

Yes...
U can connect the soundbar via the optical output of the TV...
As long as the soundbar has digital SD audio decoding, most do...
The key point is up to U.. Does the soundbar have adequate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By M Code
Connect each Minuette speaker directly to the...

Connect each Minuette speaker directly to the Denon respective speaker outputs. Left front speaker (Infinity) +/- to left front speaker outputs (Denon) +/-, do this for the right front, center, left...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By M Code
The unit needs 3-4" of free-air clearance for the...

The unit needs 3-4" of free-air clearance for the top & L/R sides...
Ur pix shows nada clearance for the sides..
Under those conditions, U are forcing an AVR failure due to high thermal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By M Code
(2) possible ways... 1. Contact NAD and get a...

(2) possible ways...
1. Contact NAD and get a 120V power transformer
2. Get a step-up transformer, 120V > 230V but high wattage. See below link for 1 solution
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 84,543
Posted By M Code
As I posted several weeks back.. Harman/Kardon...

As I posted several weeks back..
Harman/Kardon has abandoned the AVR product category, and there are no new models in the pipeline...
They have shifted their resources to the product categories of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By M Code
Its not the amplifiers, its the respective power...

Its not the amplifiers, its the respective power supply capabilities..
Yamaha designs their AVRs for high peak voltage output rather than high current...
Besides all channels driven is not a real...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By M Code
We have seen soundbars connected with an AVR and...

We have seen soundbars connected with an AVR and HD display used as the front L/R and center speakers while the AVR powers the surround L/R speakers. May be strange for some users but can actually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By M Code
RX-A3050 is the better value.... Just my...

RX-A3050 is the better value....

Just my $0.02... ;)
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