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Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
  AR-9s
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Posted By phannon
ONEGGT: I forgot to mention a couple things...

ONEGGT:

I forgot to mention a couple things about the driver replacement.......when you order the woofers, they do not come with sealing gaskets or screws for attachment. My old gaskets were...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
  AR-9s
Views: 163
Posted By phannon
ONEGG: Check out the "abtechservices.com"...

ONEGG:

Check out the "abtechservices.com" website.

They do not show an inventory, but you have to contact them with a request. Maybe they have some "real" drivers available. I have not...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
  AR-9s
Views: 163
Posted By phannon
ONEGGT: For my original run with the AR-9's...

ONEGGT:

For my original run with the AR-9's I was using a Marantz 2330 130 wpc receiver....a classic back in the day......I probably should not have sold it!! I then upgraded to separates and was...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
  AR-9s
Views: 163
Posted By phannon
I replaced the four woofers in my AR-9s about a...

I replaced the four woofers in my AR-9s about a month ago. I ordered them from Simply Speakers and they were sent all the way up here to Newfoundland in a matter of a week or so, arriving in perfect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By phannon
I had a V-861 that used to behave similarly, lose...

I had a V-861 that used to behave similarly, lose the settings on a power loss. It seemed not to drop the settings if I "locked" the settings from changes in the menu and there was a power outage. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-13-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 16,498
Posted By phannon
mroilers: You are talking about Canada...

mroilers:

You are talking about Canada here....and Sony Canada in particular.

I remember when the S790 was selling in the US, I contacted Sony Canada after about 6 or 8 months......if I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-25-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
TimoJ: The hissing noise I had did not...

TimoJ:

The hissing noise I had did not depend on the way the sub was powered. I was using a switched outlet on a Panamax 5400-PM and it did not make any difference if the sub was left plugged...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-13-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
Jonas2: Last spring I purchased an SB-2000...

Jonas2:

Last spring I purchased an SB-2000 and soon heard a hiss that seems to be similar to what you hear. I could hear it from about 3-4 metres away. If I turned the sub away from the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 409,948
Posted By phannon
tjk002: I have owned a 1030 for a couple...

tjk002:

I have owned a 1030 for a couple years now....great receiver. I use it as a pre amp sending the signals out to power amps for L/R front, centre front and L/R surround. I get the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-01-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By phannon
I purchased one of these meters recently, just to...

I purchased one of these meters recently, just to have as a small back up meter......and it was relatively cheap at The Source (Canadian version of the old Radio Shack). It does not appear to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,262
Views: 545,409
Posted By phannon
When I calibrated my sound levels, I set 0 dB on...

When I calibrated my sound levels, I set 0 dB on the Yamaha to correspond to about 71 - 72 vs 75 dB (or 81 -82 vs 85 dB depending on the test tone source) so about 3-4 dB below real "reference"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9,262
Views: 545,409
Posted By phannon
Hi guys: I have just been reading through...

Hi guys:

I have just been reading through the above posts regarding the Dialog Normalization on discs. I do not know if this will be of any use, but here is what I have found.

In the past, DD...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-03-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
Smooie: A few pages back I related my story...

Smooie:

A few pages back I related my story of an amp hiss in a new SB-2000 (also in that thread) that I could hear at about 3 metres or so away from the sub. It would go away if I re-plugged the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
About a month ago, I acquired an SVS SB-2000 and...

About a month ago, I acquired an SVS SB-2000 and very shortly thereafter noticed a rather pronounced hiss from the sub. I posted a question on the forum, but since there were no direct replies, I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-10-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14,187
Views: 870,313
Posted By phannon
In regards to the tuner in the DVR+, it seems to...

In regards to the tuner in the DVR+, it seems to be a "good" tuner, but it does not seem to handle multipath very well.

In my area , over the last couple weeks, the signal on the DVR+ is more or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-09-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
joseph10704 You may be on to something with...

joseph10704

You may be on to something with your suggestions. I had contacted SVS and they suggested some hiss is normal, but to check, disconnect the inputs and see what happens. I did that,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-09-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
sinisanav Thanks for the reply. The noise...

sinisanav

Thanks for the reply. The noise is not a hum, but a hiss, like the hiss you hear from electronics. It is just as bit higher than I would have expected.

Phannon
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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-08-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
I posted this in the SB-2000 thread as well, but...

I posted this in the SB-2000 thread as well, but figured since this thread is a bit more active, I will try here as well.....

I received my SB-2000 a couple days ago to replace a Mirage BPS-150. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-08-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 153,015
Posted By phannon
I have full range speakers all around and a...

I have full range speakers all around and a dedicated LFE sub.

Originally when I replaced the BPS-150 LFE sub with the BPS-400 sub, I had the extra sub and decided to give it a try. Up to that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-08-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 153,015
Posted By phannon
Hi guys, a quick question... I received my...

Hi guys, a quick question...

I received my SB-2000 a couple days ago to replace a Mirage BPS-150. It is connected between my pre amp and a power amp on my centre channel to give a full range...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-23-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25,992
Views: 1,537,635
Posted By phannon
I am about to join the SVS owners family...... ...

I am about to join the SVS owners family...... After researching and reading the SVS and especially the SB-2000 posts here I decided that was the one that best fulfilled my requirements. So, I went...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By phannon
Is the 5.1 on this disc lossless (DVD-A) or is it...

Is the 5.1 on this disc lossless (DVD-A) or is it Dolby Digital / DTS "lossy" (which I expect it is)? I have not seen any mention of this aspect, only general 5.1 comments....

Thanks,
P.E.H
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-31-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31,826
Views: 2,928,413
Posted By phannon
My 111FD would have approximately 18 -20000 hours...

My 111FD would have approximately 18 -20000 hours of use. Build date Jun 2008.

An the start of use, I just played a variety of 16:9 programming for the initial 250 hours or so, no slides. No ISF...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By phannon
Is the HDMI setting "SUPPORT AUDIO" (under sound...

Is the HDMI setting "SUPPORT AUDIO" (under sound menu, most likely) in the A740 set to the unit or to "other". Other lets the projector set the audio while setting to "RX-A740" lets the receiver do...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 313,955
Posted By phannon
The nice thing about the Yamaha receivers (I now...

The nice thing about the Yamaha receivers (I now have a 1030, used for the pre-amp stage) is it clearly shows DSD on the display when playing an SACD. It would show PCM if I set the player to convert...
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