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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2016, 04:00 PM
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Posted By scipper77
My apologies, I was mistaken in the information...

My apologies, I was mistaken in the information I originally posted here. Please disregard this as to not create confusion.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2016, 10:58 AM
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Posted By scipper77
One think you said was confusing. "Stereo" in...

One think you said was confusing. "Stereo" in your AVR is just 2-channel. If you are listening in Stereo, your surrounds shouldn't actually be playing at all. You would have to engage a surround mode...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2016, 09:18 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I have a quick question of my own. The other day...

I have a quick question of my own. The other day I bought some sweet dipole/bipole surrounds. After I reran my audyssey setup (only 2eq here) the deep bass is a little lacking when playing music in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2016, 09:03 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Is it possible you've got your wires mixed up?...

Is it possible you've got your wires mixed up? Are your bookshelf speakers accidently wired as fronts? This would make sense considering your surrounds are crossing over low and your fronts are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2016, 01:24 PM
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Posted By scipper77
One thing to check, do your towers have binding...

One thing to check, do your towers have binding posts? If they were out you might only be connected to the high pass side. I only hope your issue is something this simple.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2016, 11:47 AM
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Posted By scipper77
My brother in law lost his setup mic for his 509....

My brother in law lost his setup mic for his 509. Does anyone know if the mic for my 609 will work for him? I can't find a part number for my mic but it looks like his is Acm1h.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 05:39 PM
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Posted By scipper77
David, Thank you for the reply. You have...

David,
Thank you for the reply. You have answered my questions perfectly. For movies I would crossover at 60 or 80 depending on my mood but for music I'm not concerned with imaging so a higher...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Very basic question here (I hope). I have...

Very basic question here (I hope).
I have audyssey 2eq and it has set my fronts to 40Hz and surrounds at 120Hz. For music listening, I would like to cross over my front at 100 so my receiver...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2016, 03:15 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Just as an update. I got my monitor 70s and cs2 a...

Just as an update. I got my monitor 70s and cs2 a week ago. They didn't impress me out of the box but they sound really good now. I'm not sure if it's a matter of break in or if I was just trying to...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 06:14 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Again, we agree. I mentioned that I didn't think...

Again, we agree. I mentioned that I didn't think I could tell any difference between gauges and also threw in the term ”blindly following” because I'm not convinced it matters. I need to buy wire and...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 04:00 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Bill, according to this link ...

Bill, according to this link
http://www.audioholics.com/audio-video-cables/speaker-cable-gauge

I should be deciding between 14 and 12AWG wire. I guess in any account 10 was overkill.

I'm...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 02:45 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I was just looking at speaker wire. I'm trying to...

I was just looking at speaker wire. I'm trying to decide between 10G or 12G. From the receiver to my fronts is about a 30-35' run the way my theater is set up. I think I'll likely just pony up for...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 11:47 AM
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Posted By scipper77
So this all got me looking into the specs on my...

So this all got me looking into the specs on my receiver again. All channels are rated as 100 Watts **2 channels driven** including the center. Now I'm very concerned as to how much powers my...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 10:49 AM
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Posted By scipper77
I think I understand. The way I am...

I think I understand. The way I am conceptualizing this is that in my scenario I am Bi-wiring except the biwiring is done inside my reciever.

I still wonder if faux biamping influences the power...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 10:23 AM
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Posted By scipper77
Based on this would it be fair to say that...

Based on this would it be fair to say that theoretically, using identical speakers playing identical content in a 5.0 format....
Non biamped 1/5 of total power goes to a front speaker = 20% of total...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 09:55 AM
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Posted By scipper77
This implies to me that I am drawing from one...

This implies to me that I am drawing from one power supply that is split up between all of the chnnels on my Onkyo tx-nr609. Internally we might not be dealing with a seperate amp for each channel?
...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 09:33 AM
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Posted By scipper77
A question about cumulative losses during passive bi-amping

I actually have used the search function and understand that passive biamping sends a full signal to each terminal and you are losing power through the passive crossovers. In this sense passive...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 08:32 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I have a JBL ES250 sub that puts out 700...

I have a JBL ES250 sub that puts out 700 watts/400 RMS. My room correction software neuters the sub with my HTIB speakers. It turns it down as far as possible. The sub sounds pretty good but it...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 05:11 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I want to thank everyone for their help in this...

I want to thank everyone for their help in this thread. I decided to get the monitor 70s and the CS2 center instead of the monitor 60s+40s+CS1/2 Center. I spent an extra $20-30 and gave up the...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 08:03 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I listened to some Polk's and Klipch speakers...

I listened to some Polk's and Klipch speakers today. I'm starting to get an appreciation for what you audiophiles must go through. There were things I liked about both lines and as I went up to...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 04:57 PM
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Posted By scipper77
I went to best buy to listen to speakers. What a...

I went to best buy to listen to speakers. What a mess that place is. Right channel wasn't working, can't turn off the sub, only klipsch and the Andrew Jones pioneer speakers. The subs were so poorly...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 11:12 AM
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Posted By scipper77
Those speakers look great. My concern here is...

Those speakers look great. My concern here is what to do about the center channel? Do you own these speakers? Would they be a good fit for a theater application (Do they image well)?
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 07:49 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Here a little bit of reading, to help you with...

Here a little bit of reading, to help you with your decision.


http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=104341
and
http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=103160
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Why the CS2 over the CS1. The cs1 has the same...

Why the CS2 over the CS1. The cs1 has the same size drivers as the rest of the set. How important is that?
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 04:31 PM
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Posted By scipper77
Best bang for my buck, around $400 range

Right now newegg has a fantastic price on the Polk monitor 60 ($88), 40 ($99/pr), and cs1/cs2($59/99). I can buy 2 monitor 60's a pair of 40's and a cs1 center for under $350 shipped.

If I buy...
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