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Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By pman555
I do, but unfortunately, due to the layout of our...

I do, but unfortunately, due to the layout of our room, there's nowhere to put them on the side of the listener. It's an open living room that's also connected to a kitchen and dining room.
So the...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By pman555
That looks like a pretty good option, thanks! ...

That looks like a pretty good option, thanks!
I'm sure they sound pretty decent as long as they're just being used as rear surrounds.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
Thanks for the reply. I'm trying out a wireless...

Thanks for the reply. I'm trying out a wireless solution tonight, so we'll see.
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By pman555
Looking for budget small rear speaker recommendations

I just bought the Sony Core Towers and Center for my front speakers and I am looking for ideas of small rear speakers that can be placed on a console table at the back of our living room.

My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
This may be a silly question, but would 3ohm...

This may be a silly question, but would 3ohm speakers not work with the AVR-X1000?

I have speakers I could reuse from my HTIB as rear surrounds, but they're 3ohm.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By pman555
Thanks, I guess I can give it a try. My...

Thanks, I guess I can give it a try.
My experience last night was so disheartening that I almost gave up on the whole idea of wireless rear speakers altogether.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By pman555
Has anyone had any good experiences with Wireless Rear Speaker adapters?

I picked up one of these on an Open Box deal at Best Buy yesterday and tried hooking it up last night....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
What about per my suggestion as I note in post #3...

What about per my suggestion as I note in post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) ? Also you may simply want to replace the Verizon router.[/QUOTE]

Ok so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
Something like that may definitely be an option...

Something like that may definitely be an option if I can't get Airplay working or I can't return/exchange the receiver for the X1100 which has Bluetooth built-in. I'd rather have an all-in-one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
jdsmoothie - I apologize, but I didn't see the...

jdsmoothie - I apologize, but I didn't see the detailed troubleshooting information last night since I was browsing on mobile and the formatting was all screwed up. I did see the newer location of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
I'm already using a wired connection. So...

I'm already using a wired connection.

So far I've found some threads while googling RE: AirPlay and my FIOS router. I've looked for the "IGMP Proxy" (per Denon's website suggestion) setting but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11,078
Views: 816,430
Posted By pman555
I just set up my refurb X1000 yesterday and am...

I just set up my refurb X1000 yesterday and am having a heck of a time getting AirPlay to work.
I got it to work a couple of times yesterday, but it takes a lot of selecting and reselecting the...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
I thought you could use bare wire...no? ...

I thought you could use bare wire...no?

EDIT: Are banana plugs highly recommended over bare wire?
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Sweet. What surround wall plate did you set? post...

Sweet. What surround wall plate did you set? post link?[/QUOTE]

I just went with the Monoprice wall plate. It looks pretty decent, but it's just going behind a console table in our entryway.
...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Picking up the Sonys today, and the Dayton sub is...

Picking up the Sonys today, and the Dayton sub is being delivered tomorrow.
Speaker wire and rear surround wall plate is coming today, sub cable is coming tomorrow.
Should be setting everything up...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Just a quick update: I ordered the Sony Core...

Just a quick update: I ordered the Sony Core series center and front tower speakers from Best Buy and will be installing them this weekend for evaluation. If I find I don't care for the sound, I'll...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Assuming the Sonys are also available at Best...

Assuming the Sonys are also available at Best Buy, why not buy both them AND the Pioneers, and try both in your actual room to compare them, returning the ones you least prefer?[/QUOTE]

That's a...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By pman555
THANK YOU! I've been driving myself crazy...

THANK YOU!

I've been driving myself crazy trying to find a system with a center speaker that is less than 5.5" tall.
Now I can finally make a decision whether to start my 5.1 system with the...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Well now that I know this, I just need to make up...

Well now that I know this, I just need to make up my mind which speakers to go with, the Sony Core, Pioneers, or Affordable Accuracy Pioneer.
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By pman555
Center speaker placed above the TV?

I am currently shopping for a budget 5.1 speaker system but my media center's center speaker area is only 5.5" tall. The home theater system will mainly be used for TV and Movies. Right now im...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Ok so, as you may be able to see in the first...

Ok so, as you may be able to see in the first photo, the Sony Core center speaker, which is 5.75" tall won't fit in the tiny space under the TV in my media center. No way, no how.

Would the sound...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
If the Sony Core Center fits in the media center,...

If the Sony Core Center fits in the media center, you think I should go for those towers, return the center, and buy a sub? Then buy the Sony core center and surrounds when budget allows?
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
Thank you for the in-depth reply! ...

Thank you for the in-depth reply!
Unfortunately, I can't go with any speakers that don't have a center speaker that fits in a 5.5" tall opening in my media center. Unless I want to try the "phantom...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
I really don't want a small system, I just kept...

I really don't want a small system, I just kept hearing about Martin Logan so I figured it was worth looking at.
I'll check back in to let you guys know if the Sony Core center fits in my media...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,087
Posted By pman555
So, it sounds like the MLT-2 is another small...

So, it sounds like the MLT-2 is another small satellite system for small rooms? Bummer. Nevermind, I guess.

Regarding mounting the center speaker above the TV, check out my photo in the first...
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