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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-01-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 115
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Posted By audio4life
Oh good lord. OP, quietly take your system and...

Oh good lord. OP, quietly take your system and slink away while you still can!
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,075
Posted By audio4life
You got it, dbphd, all rolled up in one post.

You got it, dbphd, all rolled up in one post.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Don't believe everything you see.

Don't believe everything you see.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-31-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
And the disjointed moral of the story is, don't...

And the disjointed moral of the story is, don't bother posting any graphs when they show measurable differences, the collective will just claim it's not audible. Since they've been proven wrong that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 40,025
Posted By audio4life
Does it mean anything other than an openness on...

Does it mean anything other than an openness on Emotiva's part? Well, yeah. It also means it's still glitchy at this point. It means their beta testing was non-existant, and perhaps the customer...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-31-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,075
Posted By audio4life
So true Arny! But please, go on. Do you have...

So true Arny! But please, go on. Do you have any info about how Von Braun was involved in the early days of video?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,627
Posted By audio4life
I made one of my first big net purchases with the...

I made one of my first big net purchases with the 876, in late 2008. It retailed for 2000 in Canada, and I got it from New Jersey to the border for 1150, then taxes to get it across the border.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Thanks for that! But since you seem so unable to...

Thanks for that! But since you seem so unable to take that advice how is it that you expect me to?
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,075
Posted By audio4life
Last year I re-gifted a $20 Sylvania to a...

Last year I re-gifted a $20 Sylvania to a co-worker, now whenever I see my co-worker he gives me a strange look. Should I tell him it sounds the same as a $20,000 player? I mean, it may measure a...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Interesting Arny, please go on.

Interesting Arny, please go on.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 40,025
Posted By audio4life
Except it's evident that easily detectible bugs...

Except it's evident that easily detectible bugs got through Emotiva's testing process.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 40,025
Posted By audio4life
It's still a bit early it the game though, chu. ...

It's still a bit early it the game though, chu. A bug issue thread is 4 pages long at the Emo forum, and there are bugs affecting the following functions: 12v trigger, sub output, 2 channel volume...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Arny, when conversing with people, I've always...

Arny, when conversing with people, I've always found it effective to find something they are interested in, and give the beast his head, so to speak. This reveals much more about the person, their...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-30-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By audio4life
Yeah, I was going to say, looks like someone...

Yeah, I was going to say, looks like someone didn't bother to even read the thread before making broad assumptions about "picture quality". That's okay FMW, I'm sure you meant well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 21,846
Posted By audio4life
Nope, there are currently 3 such in the HDMI...

Nope, there are currently 3 such in the HDMI repair thread which I used. 2 are 876 repairs and one is a 855 processor. They use the same daughterboard as the 906, so it's all good! Plus there are...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 32,075
Posted By audio4life
Because you tore apart a $40 dvd player? The...

Because you tore apart a $40 dvd player? The problem is I just don't see anything where you've laid your hands on a $20,000 or even a $2000 player. Looking at cheap gear and making assumptions...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,627
Posted By audio4life
I find this kind of funny. I've noticed that...

I find this kind of funny. I've noticed that several times when I've made comments critical of Emotiva in one of their threads, you specifically have defended them and countered my posts. and I've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,627
Posted By audio4life
I must say by some of the ragging that Onkyo is...

I must say by some of the ragging that Onkyo is taking on forums like this, that Onkyo had it coming. Years of ignoring the problem, sluffing off customers and really awful customer service to begin...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-29-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Thanks so much for your earlier posts, they help...

Thanks so much for your earlier posts, they help me understand your biases better which of course color your approach to the issue. I'm glad that you have tested some gear 15 years ago and that in...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
When I invented the internet 37 years ago for the...

When I invented the internet 37 years ago for the US army, the scientists there all agreed that you don't make assumptions in science, you let the results guide you, not assumptions. Frankly, I'm...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-29-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
What? It's okay to make assumptions in science? ...

What? It's okay to make assumptions in science? So now not only do all electronics sound the same, they also sound the same for the last 15 years? And the reason is, it's because 15 years ago you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 236,644
Posted By audio4life
Perhaps they are, maybe they are going to update...

Perhaps they are, maybe they are going to update the line?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 21,846
Posted By audio4life
Thank you, the 906 I have was acquired used and I...

Thank you, the 906 I have was acquired used and I didn't hear about the Onkyo offer until after I had ordered parts. I got the Unit for free, the owner was up front about the HDMI issues. Anyway I...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
You specifically didn't test the Oppo 103 or 105....

You specifically didn't test the Oppo 103 or 105. You want to assume that because you tested some digital gear 15 years ago, everything today will sound the same since no declines of technology...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-28-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,497
Posted By audio4life
Your links are next to useless unfortunately. I...

Your links are next to useless unfortunately. I wasn't expecting that this is the best that your side has to offer but really, I'm not surprised.
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