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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Canuck31
Thanks for the help but I think I'm going to...

Thanks for the help but I think I'm going to return the receiver. Too much hassle for my simple set up. All I have is a BDP player and an Airport Express to use Airplay. That's it. Maybe I'll end up...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Canuck31
Okay so I asked about this on Reddit as well and...

Okay so I asked about this on Reddit as well and to someone's reply I replied this:

Here are my remotes --> http://imgur.com/a/SCCad ... The left one is the old receiver remote (Yamaha HTR-6063),...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Canuck31
Questions on the Yamaha RX-V481

Posted this in the official Yamaha V81 series thread but thought I'd get more responses if posted on it's own.

Just bought the RX-V481. Basically I'm trying to get my setup so I can use just the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,203
Posted By Canuck31
My thought is that the external devices are not...

My thought is that the external devices are not compatible somehow. Even though it seemed to work with my older Yamaha receiver. But the older remote has three power buttons. One for the receiver,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Canuck31
Thanks. As I mentioned I'm coming from the...

Thanks. As I mentioned I'm coming from the HTR-6063 and with that one I don't recall having to set any settings to get the signal from my BD player to the TV through the receiver. The "standby...
Forum: Soundbars   01-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,128
Posted By Canuck31
I've been eyeing the CT790 but I'm not too...

I've been eyeing the CT790 but I'm not too enthused with the physical design compared to previous generations. Does the somewhat upward firing drivers hinder sound quality at all?? I had the CT380...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 7,203
Posted By Canuck31
Just bought the RX-V481. Basically I'm trying to...

Just bought the RX-V481. Basically I'm trying to get my setup so I can use just the receiver remote to control everything when watching blu-ray movies. With my older Yamaha HTR-6063 I could pop a...
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Canuck31
Check out Fluance for speakers....

Check out Fluance for speakers. http://www.fluance.com They are excellent quality for price ratio. I have the AVHTB+ speaker set which I found on Kijiji for $100 (Canadian). I have the set of 5...
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 150
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Posted By Canuck31
I have to give major thumbs up as well to...

I have to give major thumbs up as well to Fluance. I found their AVHTB+ 5 speaker set on Kijiji for $100 (Canadian) and the sound is quite good. Lots of details in movies and music I have not heard...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-23-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Canuck31
So does anyone know about the humming issue with...

So does anyone know about the humming issue with these subs?
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-22-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Canuck31
Thanks for the help. I finally got it to work....

Thanks for the help. I finally got it to work. Still not a "one button turns on and off all" scenario but it will do. I my case I have to press the "hdmi 1" button and then the "source" power button...
Forum: Remote Control Area   05-15-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Canuck31
Help programming my Yamaha remote.

Hey so I have a Yamaha HTR-6063 receiver with remote model RAV336. I want to program my remote to control both my Sony BD Player (BDP-S5500) and Apple TV (latest gen). I got it to control my TV but I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,020
Posted By Canuck31
Sorry to bump an old thread but I have a Paradigm...

Sorry to bump an old thread but I have a Paradigm PDR-8 sub also which is making a humming noise when turned on. It's an older "made in Canada" version so maybe it's just cause it's old. I bought it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Canuck31
Well I'll see if i can find one online. But for...

Well I'll see if i can find one online. But for now I'll try your other suggestions.

EDIT: So I tried your suggestions and it works well now. Nice deep lows and good rumble. But the sub has a hum...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Canuck31
I'll look into it. But would it really be needed...

I'll look into it. But would it really be needed in these adjustments?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Canuck31
I do not have the calibration mic. All my...

I do not have the calibration mic. All my components have been purchased used. But I'll try your other suggestions. The placement of the subwoofer is limited as there is a doorway on both sides of my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-24-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Canuck31
Paradigm PDR-8 subwoofer question

So I just acquired a used Paradigm PDR-8 subwoofer and I'm trying to integrate it into my HT set up. I have a Yamaha HTR-6063 receiver and Fluance AVHTB surround speaker package. Links below. On the...
Forum: Headphones   12-01-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
Right now I'm comparing between the Audio...

Right now I'm comparing between the Audio Technica M40x and the Sony MDR-10RBT. In many ways it's close. But the one edge the Sony has is that it's bluetooth. I'd love the AT M-series to come with a...
Forum: Headphones   11-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
So these are the ones I've settled on. Basically...

So these are the ones I've settled on. Basically knockoffs of the Sony MDR-7506. The difference is that mine say Apex hp100 on them instead of Senal SMH-1000. Also mine have a detachable cable like...
Forum: Headphones   11-15-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
What about the PSB M4U 1?

What about the PSB M4U 1?
Forum: Headphones   11-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
I've heard good things about V-moda but I can't...

I've heard good things about V-moda but I can't get over how ugly they look. LOL Even so I can get them cheaper shipped from the US if I went with those.
Forum: Headphones   11-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
What about the AKG K545?

What about the AKG K545?
Forum: Headphones   11-09-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
Nah I don't wear glasses. I just never had the...

Nah I don't wear glasses. I just never had the clamping issue with my current $50 Sony headphones.
Forum: Headphones   11-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
Well I know you can change the padding on the...

Well I know you can change the padding on the earcups. Maybe I'll try them out and see how it goes. I had the M40X earlier this year and they sounded great but they were pretty snug on my head. I...
Forum: Headphones   11-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Canuck31
Great sounding "budget" headphones?

Has anyone here used the Sony MDR-7506?? I'm debating between those and the Audio Technica M40x. I've seen many great reviews for both. I'm no audiophile by any means but I want great sounding...
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