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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By afrogt
Your better off just running an optical cable...

Your better off just running an optical cable from the TV to the AVR and then switching to the TV input when you want to listen to smart apps from your TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By afrogt
If your Oppo 103 has QDEO processing why does the...

If your Oppo 103 has QDEO processing why does the AVR need it too?

A few things you forgot to mention.

1. What's your budget?

2. What speakers do you have?

3. Why is THX a necessity?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 24
Posted By afrogt
You need to connect a component cable from the...

You need to connect a component cable from the receiver to your TV. Also a RCA from receiver to TV for Playstation 2.

The Yamaha RX-V373 is an entry level receiver. It does not convert component...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By afrogt
Refurb will have 1 year warranty. Used receiver...

Refurb will have 1 year warranty. Used receiver will have none as the Denon warranty is not transferable.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By afrogt
Denon and other mfrs need to stop advertising...

Denon and other mfrs need to stop advertising specs like 185 watts per channel. They're totally misleading.

The s700 is 75 watts per channel at 8 ohms, (20Hz - 20kHz) at .08% THD with 2 channels...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By afrogt
Yes, you'll need a receiver and whatever devices...

Yes, you'll need a receiver and whatever devices you plan to connect to the receiver.

What sources would you plan to connect the receiver? CD player? Smartphone? cable/satellite box?
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By afrogt
You could buy two pair of Polk Rti6 speakers and...

You could buy two pair of Polk Rti6 speakers and CSi3 center in cherry or black.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By afrogt
I wouldn't as they are low quality speakers. ...

I wouldn't as they are low quality speakers.


Specifications
AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATION:
(DHC-FL7D USA model only)
POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL
HARMONIC DISTORTION
with 8 ohm loads both channels...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By afrogt
[quote]For the money and ease of placement, I'm...

[quote]For the money and ease of placement, I'm well pleased and wish that I had bought two pair while they were on sale.[\quote]

They'll be on sale again in a week or two at Fry's. Just wait.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52,804
Views: 3,906,471
Posted By afrogt
[quote]Not to nitpick but it's the C-R3 not the...

[quote]Not to nitpick but it's the C-R3 not the R1 that is the precursor to the RC-R. The R1 is a basic 2-way bipolar with a single woofer and dual opposing tweeters.[\quote]

You're totally right...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 189
Posted By afrogt
Takes have been selling since late 90's. Bought...

Takes have been selling since late 90's. Bought mine in 1999. Take Classics are basically the same speakers as the original Take 5 system. Classics have been around since 2006.
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52,804
Views: 3,906,471
Posted By afrogt
Thats funny! Good thing you didn't wait until the...

Thats funny! Good thing you didn't wait until the last minute to bid on the item like I normally do.

Nice pickup.
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52,804
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Posted By afrogt
Energy CR-1 bipole pair on ebay for pretty cheap....

Energy CR-1 bipole pair on ebay for pretty cheap. these are the precursor to the RC-R...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52,804
Views: 3,906,471
Posted By afrogt
This is the same problem when they were shipped...

This is the same problem when they were shipped from Vanns a few years ago. The RC-10's and RC LCR are packed very well with two pieces of thick foam covering the speakers and no damage likely to...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   12-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By afrogt
With a $1500 budget you should post in the...

With a $1500 budget you should post in the speakers forum. You'll get better responses and more of them.
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   12-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By afrogt
Take Classic actually comes with a 8" woofer, not...

Take Classic actually comes with a 8" woofer, not 10".
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By afrogt
The Sony is rated at 95 watts per channel x 2....

The Sony is rated at 95 watts per channel x 2. The Yamaha is rated at 70 watts per channel x 2.

How is that twice the power? where are you getting your numbers?

Get the receiver with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 392
Posted By afrogt
Depending on the content the surround speakers...

Depending on the content the surround speakers may not get that much info. Depends on how the audio track was mixed.
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By afrogt
you're allowed to link www.audiogon.com

you're allowed to link www.audiogon.com
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By afrogt
^^^ That method will work with any AVR!

^^^
That method will work with any AVR!
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   12-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By afrogt
Why not just change your Roku to output stereo...

Why not just change your Roku to output stereo and then use a sound mode on your Sony BDV-N790W like Dolby PLII?

If you pass the Roku 3 to the Sony DH-550 the receiver may decode DD+ but it won't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By afrogt
If your limit is really 6.5" tall the Marantz...

If your limit is really 6.5" tall the Marantz SR5008 falls just under that height.

Dimensions W x H x D (Inchs) 17.3" x 6.3" x 13.2"
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By afrogt
Why do you need upscaling? What devices are you...

Why do you need upscaling? What devices are you connecting?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By afrogt
I know the x4000 you're selling will let you do...

I know the x4000 you're selling will let you do it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By afrogt
how is your iPod connected?

how is your iPod connected?
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