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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 156
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Posted By grasshoppers
SRV into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame! ...

SRV into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

Finally,'bout time.:D
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 47
Posted By grasshoppers
Your set-up is much more complex than ...

Your set-up is much more complex than
Mine..LOL, I have one ATV3, and all my
Videos are on a 1TB USB 3.0 portable
Hard drive. I'm sure you are much more
Knowledgeable than I am too.;)

Now...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 47
Posted By grasshoppers
Don't know if this would work for you,but It...

Don't know if this would work for you,but
It does for me!

http://www.inmethod.com/airvideohd/index.html;jsessionid=0357B471D509A2EB1AD38D5678B4D0CA

I have the app installed on my iPad and a ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By grasshoppers
Take your pick, can't comment on sound quality...

Take your pick, can't comment on sound quality though
As I've never needed one.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 169
Posted By grasshoppers
You've upgraded your AVR to the SR 7009 with...

You've upgraded your AVR to the
SR 7009 with can EQ 2 subs independently
Correct??
Frankly, you should be getting really good
Results. I don't see any major issues with your
Room or set up. You...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 169
Posted By grasshoppers
I found some pics of your room in Your other...

I found some pics of your room in
Your other threads..Will look them
Over and comment.
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 169
Posted By grasshoppers
If you can post some pictures of your room/ Set...

If you can post some pictures of your room/
Set up that may be helpful.

It sounds to me that you have sub placement
Issues.

Ideally your subs should not be located
In corners...this can...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 169
Posted By grasshoppers
My comment would be that do you realize how ...

My comment would be that do you realize how
LOUD 101db's is??? Im in my 50's and that is
way too loud for me. i probably listen at 75 to 85db.

Have you measured how loud you listen with your...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By grasshoppers
Can you try to connect your laptop To the Denon...

Can you try to connect your laptop
To the Denon 1st via hdmi?

Also your TV will have an optical output
On the back...most all of them do.

You would need an optical cable,run it
From TV into...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16,705
Views: 1,274,556
Posted By grasshoppers
Found this on the internet: Pioneer &...

Found this on the internet:


Pioneer & Historical Society, Ken Carter, who had some fun with the ARC system. Here’s his running commentary:
“I used a desktop computer running Windows 7 that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16,705
Views: 1,274,556
Posted By grasshoppers
When I ran ARC on the XP laptop I actually Used...

When I ran ARC on the XP laptop I actually
Used a "Dynex" USB to serial cable.
(Very cheap brand found at Best Buy for $9)

I didn't buy the Keyspan until after I turned in
The XP. Never used...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16,705
Views: 1,274,556
Posted By grasshoppers
Which version of Windows...just curious. I...

Which version of Windows...just curious.

I used windows XP (company computer)
And it worked great. Had to turn in the computer.
Luckily, I haven't had to run ARC in a couple
Of years and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16,705
Views: 1,274,556
Posted By grasshoppers
Just guessing...did you download the drivers ...

Just guessing...did you download the drivers
For the Keyspan onto the borrowed laptop?

Try different USB ports too. There is more info
In this thread...buried somewhere. Try a search??
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By grasshoppers
Assuming you have a cable/satellite box what I do...

Assuming you have a cable/satellite box what I do
Is run HDMI directly into the TV...bypassing the avr.
Your cable/sat box should have a digital audio out put.
(Coax or optical) run that into the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By grasshoppers
If you have an extra $70 you Could get the...

If you have an extra $70 you
Could get the Rythmik LV12r servo sub.
In my opinion a better sub.

http://www.rythmikaudio.com/LV12R.html

Shipping included for $569.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 841
Posted By grasshoppers
I have 5 Paradigm Signature speakers. The S6 I...

I have 5 Paradigm Signature speakers.
The S6 I bought used. (Dealer Demos)
The S1 I bought used from an owner upgrading
His speakers. I saved a lot of money doing so.
Ended up with speakers I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 841
Posted By grasshoppers
Never heard of Brodmann speakers. I listen to...

Never heard of Brodmann speakers.
I listen to some B&W high end speakers at a dealer once.
Very nice, but too rich for my blood.

Reading your post I'm starting to really think
You are ready for...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-09-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By grasshoppers
I would suspect that your phone is not capable ...

I would suspect that your phone is not capable
Of "casting" 5.1 DTS. More than likely it "down
Mixed" it to a 2 channel stream.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 841
Posted By grasshoppers
Wondering how it's going with new amp??

Wondering how it's going with new amp??
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By grasshoppers
What was the source of the youtube video? How...

What was the source of the youtube video?
How is that source connected to your Denon?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By grasshoppers
Technically you could do that. But, when it came ...

Technically you could do that. But, when it came
To watching a movie in dolby digital using
The subwoofer and center channel speaker you
Would have a problem.

IMHO any quality you gained by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By grasshoppers
Are you going to replace the x2000? The PM8005...

Are you going to replace the x2000?
The PM8005 doesn't have a center channel speaker output.
I also didn't see a subwoofer out put.

The Denon x2000 doesn't have pre-out terminals so
"Adding"...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 54
Posted By grasshoppers
That would be correct! Denon & Marantz-owned by...

That would be correct!
Denon & Marantz-owned by same company.
(D&M Holding)

Thing is the AVR business is so competitive now.
Margins very slim. Quality control is slipping.

I've had good...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 54
Posted By grasshoppers
Just a heads up...I haven't really Checked it...

Just a heads up...I haven't really
Checked it out...but I do know that
A lot of people were complaining on the
AVR thread here.

I was also a bit disappointed that Onkyo
Dropped Audyssey in...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 54
Posted By grasshoppers
Just about any avr will run that Polk Speaker...

Just about any avr will run that Polk
Speaker set up well.

I would be cautious about purchasing an
Onkyo avr. They had a bad year of reliability
Issues and many HDMI board failures.
FYI
...
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