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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-24-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 34,340
Posted By Ratman
I subscribe to FiOS. What channels are...

I subscribe to FiOS. What channels are broadcasted at any of those resolutions? (not that it should affect audio) :confused:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-24-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By Ratman
Temporarily swap the Center with a FL or FR. ...

Temporarily swap the Center with a FL or FR.
Problem persists? Probably not the Center speaker. Check wiring, amp, acoustics... etc.
Problem moves? Probably the Center speaker. ;)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 133
Posted By Ratman
https://www.firefold.com/atlona-stereo-mono-audio-...

https://www.firefold.com/atlona-stereo-mono-audio-amplifier?gclid=CJnz14uNj8UCFTMS7AodzlUAog

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/902713-REG/atlona_at_pa100_g2_stereo_mono.html
...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 99
Posted By Ratman
Just curious... how many HD Radio channels are...

Just curious... how many HD Radio channels are available in Colorado Springs?

This is what I found:
http://www.ibiquity.com/cgi-bin/liststations?state=CO
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 133
Posted By Ratman
IN the shower... be careful what you back in to....

IN the shower... be careful what you back in to. :)

IMHO... look for a MONO amp to power the speaker if one thinks it will be a problem.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-23-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 99
Posted By Ratman
Sirius/XM is an alternative to consider. There...

Sirius/XM is an alternative to consider. There are a few audio receivers and add-on standalone tuners available.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-23-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 99
Posted By Ratman
Perhaps... but parking the car in your living...

Perhaps... but parking the car in your living room can create a problem. :D
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By Ratman
I wonder how (or if) JoeWS worked out his issues?...

I wonder how (or if) JoeWS worked out his issues? :D
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,651
Posted By Ratman
For the expense to two portable A/C units and the...

For the expense to two portable A/C units and the additional expense for UPS's and whatever else... and the time, one could probably have had a central A/C unit installed. ;)
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   04-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By Ratman
16:9 and 16:10 are aspect ratios. HDBaseT...

16:9 and 16:10 are aspect ratios.
HDBaseT should handle 1080p and more.

http://www.hdbaset.org/hdbaset-benefits
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Ratman
IMHO, perform your comparisons first. Maybe...

IMHO, perform your comparisons first. Maybe you'll like the Bose system better.
(That wouldn't make you a bad person) ;)

If not, an upgrade path is a different discussion. :)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Ratman
Not at all trying to be "funny". You've been...

Not at all trying to be "funny". You've been provided assistance and links performed by using Google.
This was a free service. :)

If you have questions regarding setup, picture quality or unhappy...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Ratman
Call Comcast? ;)

Call Comcast? ;)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Ratman
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/support/help/faqs/settopboxes/HOW3297_MOTOROLA_RNG200N_USER_GUIDE.PDF
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,429
Posted By Ratman
May affect...

May affect...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,429
Posted By Ratman
But not all. ;)

But not all. ;)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Ratman
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://por-chr.cimcontent.net/ui/pdf/meetyourguide/High_Definition_TV_Setup_Guide.pdf

You may need to set to 4:3 override setting to "off" to stop the "postage stamp" effect with most...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,429
Posted By Ratman
I have no problem with wind, rain, snow,...

I have no problem with wind, rain, snow, lightning, trees/leaves, birds, squirrels, nor aircraft (I'm in the flight path of PHL).
Attic mounted antenna since 2002. As Otto stated, "Location!" And I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-21-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Ratman
Do you really think those Sony cube speakers are...

Do you really think those Sony cube speakers are that much better than the Bose? :confused:
I'd suggest a new speaker system... period. ;)

Since the OP already has both speaker systems... it's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By Ratman
Set the RNG200 and/or the Pioneer to a fixed...

Set the RNG200 and/or the Pioneer to a fixed video output resolution of 1080i "only".
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,429
Posted By Ratman
After three years... nothing has changed. Even...

After three years... nothing has changed. Even out of the nutshell. :)
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   04-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Ratman
http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=101&cp_id=10...

http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=101&cp_id=10113&cs_id=1011310&p_id=8155&seq=1&format=2
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-20-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Ratman
http://www.sunbritetv.com/products/accessories/mou...

http://www.sunbritetv.com/products/accessories/mounts
http://www.amazon.com/SunBriteTV-SB-WM32-32-Inch-Articulating-Mount/dp/B001AAP0MM
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-20-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 496
Posted By Ratman
MY personal opinion is... For movies (5.1),...

MY personal opinion is...
For movies (5.1), it's a "must have". For music (2.0), I have used either at times. Typically, at low to moderate levels, I leave the sub "on". When I really crank up the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 496
Posted By Ratman
Both can be acceptable and/or pleasurable. ...

Both can be acceptable and/or pleasurable.
Both may have advantages and/or disadvantages.

What speakers?
What subwoofer?
What room dimensions?
What amp/power?
What listening levels?
And......
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