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Forum: Soundbars   01-24-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By johnner1999
Besides some slight cosmetics and the app.... it...

Besides some slight cosmetics and the app.... it is the same speakers inside.
Forum: Soundbars   01-21-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,012
Posted By johnner1999
Thanks! Glad it didn't turn into a bose-bash LOL...

Thanks! Glad it didn't turn into a bose-bash LOL <not you - a general observation>

Agreed - I am getting slightly older and the wires and extra boxes didn't interest me.

The ML Vision I...
Forum: Soundbars   01-19-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,012
Posted By johnner1999
FWIW..... I have tried the following...

FWIW.....

I have tried the following soundbars over the last few weeks:

- Martin Logan Vision X
- Denon Soundbar (non heos model)
- Sony HTST-7
- Sony HTST-9
- JBL 400
- Bose CineMate 130
Forum: Soundbars   01-05-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By johnner1999
did any of you listen to the Sony HTST-9 unit as...

did any of you listen to the Sony HTST-9 unit as well?
I'd be curious how this DT stacks up -- and even the slightly larger brother the Studio W (with HDMI)
Forum: Soundbars   01-05-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By johnner1999
did any of you listen to the Sony HTST-9 unit as...

did any of you listen to the Sony HTST-9 unit as well?
I'd be curious how this DT stacks up -- and even the slightly larger brother the Studio W (with HDMI)
Forum: Soundbars   01-02-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 214,444
Posted By johnner1999
How good is the bose 130 for movies? In...

How good is the bose 130 for movies? In particular to dialogue during action sequences?

Or would the sony htst9 be better?

Looking for a fuller sound.
Forum: Soundbars   01-01-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By johnner1999
i must say - the voice tracks on movies with the...

i must say - the voice tracks on movies with the ML is just amazing. I've had (much lower end admittedly) Polk centers with 6.5" drivers - and the dialog tracks were always muddy and blended into...
Forum: Soundbars   12-28-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By johnner1999
Thanks for posting... not sure how...

Thanks for posting...


not sure how accurate the article is - as the newer model only has a single optical jack, and an Ethernet jack in place of the 2nd optical.


Also not sure if any...
Forum: Soundbars   12-27-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
Thanks for the backstory.... I have only used...

Thanks for the backstory.... I have only used AVR and sat or floor standing speakers before. And now that you mention it - many years ago Onkyo always had hand shake issues with HDMI equipment...
Forum: Soundbars   12-27-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
If the Bowers and Wilkens Sounder wasn't so much...

If the Bowers and Wilkens Sounder wasn't so much more... I'd get that even - just for the HDMI connectivity
Forum: Soundbars   12-27-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
yeah I don't see any compelling reason to buy...

yeah I don't see any compelling reason to buy into an eco system. I do have a small radio in my dinning area that I may buy a Chromecast Audio adapter for.. but No reason to buy a new "unit".
Forum: Soundbars   12-26-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
WOW today I finally decided to give the...

WOW

today I finally decided to give the Martin a listen too. Which I didn't want to as it takes time to setup a toslink cable - but figured to just test it I'd plug it directly into with my...
Forum: Soundbars   12-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By johnner1999
Martin Logan Vision vs. Martin Logan Vision X

I assume they are the identical as far as sound quality and speakers.... all that is different are the added wifi and speaker sharing services.... correct? Or did Martin upgrade the important stuff...
Forum: Soundbars   12-20-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
HTST-7: Got the sub to work as the store...

HTST-7:
Got the sub to work as the store located a transmitter (or I suppose a receiver) for the sub.

I must say it is very impressive. I wish I knew what sound mode it was on currently - as...
Forum: Soundbars   12-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,914
Posted By johnner1999
Same here -- can't get this app to see the HTST-7...

Same here -- can't get this app to see the HTST-7 :-(
Forum: Soundbars   12-19-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By johnner1999
Sony HTST-7 vs Martin Logan Vision X

Today I bought an open box Sony HTST-7 kit - (missing remote and one one of transmitters for the wireless sub... working on getting one from Sony) and a Martin Logan Vision X (newer model) for a...
Forum: Soundbars   12-15-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,424
Posted By johnner1999
Subwoofer aside -- how does this little yamaha...

Subwoofer aside -- how does this little yamaha compare to either a Sony HTS9 or the Martin Logan Vision (on sale for $799?)

It will be in a medium sized basement media room 18x20 -- for TV and...
Forum: Soundbars   11-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,466
Posted By johnner1999
I've been looking at the SB1 and the same Sony...

I've been looking at the SB1 and the same Sony St7 as well... leaning heavily towards the Sony as I really like the built-in HDMI (which means I wouldn't have to run a new wire to my TV, I never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By johnner1999
OK I feel pretty lam asking this question...

OK

I feel pretty lam asking this question as I thought I knew about AVRs and well electronics in general. BUT lets start from the beginning

I have a set of polk Ts400 for my fronts, CS20...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33,926
Views: 2,415,278
Posted By johnner1999
StudioMonitor 350 vs ProMonitor 800s ...

StudioMonitor 350 vs ProMonitor 800s

Curious how these two different models compare?

I have a pair of 800s already and want to buy either another set or a pair of 350s for the front and move...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By johnner1999
please delete - posted in the wrong area --...

please delete - posted in the wrong area -- sorry about that
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By johnner1999
is the PSW505 - more boomy or tight? It will be...

is the PSW505 - more boomy or tight? It will be for movies mostly... I think I'll stick with my towers...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By johnner1999
Thanks for the info... Isn't the TL2 a "HTiB"...

Thanks for the info... Isn't the TL2 a "HTiB" speaker? (granted the energy set I have isn't far from that either)

Is the 505 too boomy.
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By johnner1999
Hello I currently have the following...

Hello

I currently have the following speakers:

- 2 Polk Monitor Series 2 model60 (towers)
- Matching Center CS2
- Bose 161 rears

Denon 1910 AVR
no sub…
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By johnner1999
Martin Logan MLT-2 Klipsch Theatre 1000 ...

Martin Logan MLT-2
Klipsch Theatre 1000
Energy Classic 5.1

any input on these three kits? modest sized room, movie/tv use only….
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