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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By afrogt
For the price of a refurb x2200W or s910 you can...

For the price of a refurb x2200W or s910 you can get a new X2200W from Fry's when on sale. It's been $399 multiple times.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-12-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By afrogt
I purchased a refurb Onkyo CD changer from AC4L...

I purchased a refurb Onkyo CD changer from AC4L 10 years ago and its still going strong. Just used it a couple of days ago.
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-10-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By afrogt
Do you really have room for 7.1.2 in a 12 x 12...

Do you really have room for 7.1.2 in a 12 x 12 room?

Anyway you should post in the speakers or receivers forums as the HTIB forum is a ghost town. You'll get way more responses in the other...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 124
Posted By afrogt
I've got a 6 year old Denon AVR 591 with a CH...

I've got a 6 year old Denon AVR 591 with a CH LEVEL button on the remote. With that you can toggle from FL, C, FR, SL, SR and SUB to adjust the volume pretty easily. There is no one button to control...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By afrogt
Plenty of Athena bookshelf speakers on Ebay if...

Plenty of Athena bookshelf speakers on Ebay if you're in the USA.

I see B2, B1 and the smaller Point 5 available.
...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 54,498
Views: 4,034,467
Posted By afrogt
I don't think Infinity makes a CF-70. I'm...

I don't think Infinity makes a CF-70.

I'm guessing you mean Energy CF-70 vs Infinity P363? I think that would be a good test but probably a lateral move than a upgrade.

Here's a good review of...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   02-09-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By afrogt
I seriously doubt you'll find a HTIB receiver...

I seriously doubt you'll find a HTIB receiver that can actually power 9 channels for 7.1.2.

Better off buying the receiver you want and then adding the speakers. Onkyo speakers are not high...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By afrogt
They look cleaner than bare wire and are easier...

They look cleaner than bare wire and are easier to install when speaker terminals are very close on the back of the receiver.

There's no sonic improvement due to banana plugs. It's all about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By afrogt
Have you read this stick a the top of the...

Have you read this stick a the top of the Receivers page?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1652514-onkyo-acknowledges-failed-units-extending-warrranties-until-2018-a.html
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By afrogt
In my opinion is just a waste of wire but if you...

In my opinion is just a waste of wire but if you want to try and think you can hear a difference then its a plus for you.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By afrogt
dont you have a HD OTA tuner? Yellow video...

dont you have a HD OTA tuner?

Yellow video is composite and not hi def. Not the best picture quality.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By afrogt
Do you have a 4K TV or plan to upgrade to one? ...

Do you have a 4K TV or plan to upgrade to one?

If not, the sr5009 refurb is a better buy at $429...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By afrogt
Well the RX-V379 certainly isn't future proof. No...

Well the RX-V379 certainly isn't future proof. No ethernet port for software updates and only has the basic features. And with only one HDMI 2.0 HDCP 2.2 port that doesn't bode well for the future...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By afrogt
Where can one get this Sony receiver for $900?...

Where can one get this Sony receiver for $900? Authorized places like Crutchfield and Amazon have it for $1698.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By afrogt
my Panasonic players are 3 years old and do all...

my Panasonic players are 3 years old and do all that. Something like this will probably work.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By afrogt
And apparently you can get the Sony from Walmart!...

And apparently you can get the Sony from Walmart!

http://www.walmart.com/ip/44659102
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By afrogt
How much are you willing to spend? That's always...

How much are you willing to spend? That's always important.

plenty of receivers have that feature set but usually the bluetooth is for incoming signals not sending out to headphones. Look at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By afrogt
Does your blu ray player have smart apps? If...

Does your blu ray player have smart apps?

If so, do they work with your nano?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By afrogt
Sony ES has HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 fully 4K...

Sony ES has HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 fully 4K supported and I have a 4K TV. Marantz only has 4K passthrough.

This should have answered your question right there since you'll need HDCP 2.2 with your...
Forum: Speakers   02-02-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 54,498
Views: 4,034,467
Posted By afrogt
Depends on location for the 2.3i. There's a...

Depends on location for the 2.3i.

There's a pair on ebay for $795 and a pair on my local craigislist for $1200.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By afrogt
any of these would work just fine. ...

any of these would work just fine.
http://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=2864

http://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=2773
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 61,739
Posted By afrogt
30Mbps isn't enough to get better than 480p? In...

30Mbps isn't enough to get better than 480p? In what world?
Forum: Speakers   02-01-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By afrogt
Will you get a chance to listen to both pairs...

Will you get a chance to listen to both pairs before purchase?

Are they going to cost the same? Fry's recently had the RC-70's for $149 each but I think they're finally all out. But you could get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By afrogt
If all you watch is CNN news and similar content...

If all you watch is CNN news and similar content then I guess you don't need any special audio.

If the receiver meets all your needs then you're set. Enjoy.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By afrogt
The TX-SR503 is actually a 7.1 receiver. You...

The TX-SR503 is actually a 7.1 receiver.

You can do anything from 2.0 to 7.1 on it, which also includes 5.1.

Look at pages 32-33. If you only have a 5.1 then set the Surround Back channels to...
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