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Forum: Speakers   02-06-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By KBMAN
Jay C , Great to hear you are back in business ;)...

Jay C , Great to hear you are back in business ;) And I might be interested in your tweets, but I don't have a need for them right now. As far as the longevity of the new silk-domes? I have had...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,105
Posted By KBMAN
YES, but this still does not prevent a 'rental'...

YES, but this still does not prevent a 'rental' for the superbowl :eek: ;)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,105
Posted By KBMAN
Thumbs down Hence the final demise of B&M stores, esp...

Hence the final demise of B&M stores, esp BestBuy.... :( This happens all the time, where consumers repeatedly abuse the return policy...however, it's the big stores that really let this happen in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-04-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
Yes I do have it connected to the TV via...

Yes I do have it connected to the TV via HDMI...There is no OSD that pops up, which is kind of weird. I just assumed that this bare-bones receiver didn't have one?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
Yes, that is helpful...but without an onscreen...

Yes, that is helpful...but without an onscreen display it's almost impossible to manage this basic AVR...Funny, as the basic/bare bones receivers are harder to manage than our flagship AVRs...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-03-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
Yes, this is related Eclipse01 I fixed my...

Yes, this is related Eclipse01 I fixed my problem..first off, the Samsung was not 'remembering' the optical, fixed output. Second, The Sony Receiver is very, VERY SLOW when switching/syncing...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
The directv is hooked up to the sony reciever, as...

The directv is hooked up to the sony reciever, as are all sources. I imagine i need to specify the optical input assignment for all inputs on the avr (if that is possible)
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
Yes tv is set to spdif output. I am running a...

Yes tv is set to spdif output. I am running a sony str520, a pretty basic but capable avr.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By KBMAN
Exclamation Samsung 6290 NO AUDIO THRU SPDIF on smart apps!

Just picked up a Samsung 6290 55" TV..everything is great except I am getting ZERO SOUND from the optical out to the AVR on all smart apps. Audio thru SPDIF works just fine on DirecTV. WHAT AM I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-02-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By KBMAN
I got the TV setup yesterday...It's really nice,...

I got the TV setup yesterday...It's really nice, and nicer than I imagined, especially with color accuracy and fidelity. I'm not horribly thrilled with it's lack of outputs, and I'm not getting...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By KBMAN
Thanks for the heads-up...I saw this at Target...

Thanks for the heads-up...I saw this at Target today, and I am definitely taking advantage of the big sale right now...$499 plus an additional 10% off from Target. It looks like a nice picture,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-31-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By KBMAN
yeah, just saw one today, and will be getting...

yeah, just saw one today, and will be getting this set. Any Cons to think of, for this guy??? Also, it say's 'enhanced HDR'...what does that mean? Anyways at that price I'm biting.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By KBMAN
great on the feedback guys! But a reality check...

great on the feedback guys! But a reality check here ;) ...this tv is not for me, and for one of my older relatives...He needs a new tv because his current one has a line going thru it...SO, at this...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By KBMAN
BEST 55" TV for under $600???

Hello Guyzzz,

I am looking for the best 55" TV that money can buy nowadays...I am not overly concerned whether it is LCD, LED, OLED (oled would be nice though!). Smart TV would be nice as...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,181
Posted By KBMAN
thats awesome Jay C ;) I agree that sonically,...

thats awesome Jay C ;) I agree that sonically, there is little difference, even in the studio ref. series v.1's....In fact, I prefer the VIFA's 'forgiveness' over the rev. 1 aluminum domes that came...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By KBMAN
Probably aimed for the 'audiophile-wannabe' who...

Probably aimed for the 'audiophile-wannabe' who has an asymmetrical room ;)
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By KBMAN
Both are wrong. This droid is the dolby atmos,...

Both are wrong. This droid is the dolby atmos, upfiring module that will be available, sometime later this year.
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,181
Posted By KBMAN
You are right about the ferrofluid 'blocking' the...

You are right about the ferrofluid 'blocking' the coils, once they dry up. Tweeters work much harder than we (in general) think. So try this replacement VIFA and give it a good chance. And chances...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 292,207
Posted By KBMAN
Suggestion...Turn up your ceiling speakers :) ...

Suggestion...Turn up your ceiling speakers :) Actually, I just calibrated my Duck & Cover Theater by EAR, and it sounds better than ever. After all, it's our ears that hear the end result, not an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 292,207
Posted By KBMAN
ja00 , don't get rid of your front heights! I...

ja00 , don't get rid of your front heights! I would never go back to the standard 7.1 setup unless I had to. Now, given I don't have Rear Heights (7.1.2 setup), I will also agree with jdsmoothie...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 37,090
Posted By KBMAN
When is the 7703 MkII slated to come out>?

When is the 7703 MkII slated to come out>?
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-11-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By KBMAN
Arrow Niles intellicontrol?

Hey Folks,
Back in the day, our home theater B&M store was installing the Inellicontrol, and I found it to be a very nice system for many folks, but the programming was a pain. Ebay has these...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 292,207
Posted By KBMAN
Sounds NO DIFFERENT than Onkyo support, so...

Sounds NO DIFFERENT than Onkyo support, so everything is OK ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 292,207
Posted By KBMAN
Well, I've tried a few things, and I'm only still...

Well, I've tried a few things, and I'm only still seeing the "H" square lit up. I fiddled a little more, and I got 'most' speaker icons squares to light up, but no SIDE SURROUNDS....interesting! ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6,403
Views: 292,207
Posted By KBMAN
I will try the first two methods first. I haven't...

I will try the first two methods first. I haven't had internet hooked to this thing in almost a year....Thanks for your suggestions :) There is no DTS:X, but you know that ;)
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