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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,318
Posted By mfrey0118
I'm a minimalist by nature when it comes to...

I'm a minimalist by nature when it comes to processing. If a tv show or movie has a really good 5.1 audio track then I either use straight or standard. I also did the YPAO setup with mic and then...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,610
Posted By mfrey0118
Well after my Onkyo 609 crapped out with the...

Well after my Onkyo 609 crapped out with the network chip/hdmi issue, I decided to look for a new receiver. Picked up the Yamaha RX679 but the sound died after two weeks. They were out of stock so I...
Forum: Soundbars   02-15-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 84,417
Posted By mfrey0118
I'm seriously considering getting the FH56 +...

I'm seriously considering getting the FH56 + PL200 combo for our bedroom. I have an Onkyo TX-NR609 AVR collecting dust right now which should drive that sound bar perfectly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 123,232
Posted By mfrey0118
The lesson being if you get the part replaced,...

The lesson being if you get the part replaced, you'd best add a cooling fan. I am getting my repaired unit back today, and I am selling it ASAP...I really like my Yamaha Aventage RX-A750, so far...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 123,232
Posted By mfrey0118
My 609 packing foam fit nice and tight you just...

My 609 packing foam fit nice and tight you just have to be careful because they go a certain way...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,023
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Posted By mfrey0118
fyp :D

fyp :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2016, 09:30 AM
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Views: 123,232
Posted By mfrey0118
Price/performance ratio is irrelevant when...

Price/performance ratio is irrelevant when quality is absent, IMO.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-22-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,501
Views: 902,974
Posted By mfrey0118
Panasonic was offering free A board replacements,...

Panasonic was offering free A board replacements, IIRC, back when the ST30's came out and had the fluctuating brightness issue...I had a Panny tech come to the house and do mine...might be worth a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 123,232
Posted By mfrey0118
Yes, when my 609 board went out I immediately set...

Yes, when my 609 board went out I immediately set to searching for a new one not named Onkyo. Even with the repair, I'm just going to sell it to get some of the $ back that I spent on the Yamaha...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By mfrey0118
After searching for hours, I finally decided on...

After searching for hours, I finally decided on the Yamaha RX-V679, and I was surprised just how much tweaking you can do in the manual settings.

It has a parabolic EQ going from 31hz to 16KHz...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By mfrey0118
So what did you go with?

So what did you go with?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By mfrey0118
I just bought the RX-V679 to replace my Onkyo...

I just bought the RX-V679 to replace my Onkyo TX-NR609 and so far I really like it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By mfrey0118
Got the RX-V679 3 days ago. So far I really like...

Got the RX-V679 3 days ago. So far I really like it.

Most of the small annoyances I had to endure with my Onkyo TX-NR609 are no longer an issue with this receiver. No more audio drop out when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By mfrey0118
I just bought a factory refurbished Yamaha...

I just bought a factory refurbished Yamaha RX-V679 at Accessories4Less.com for $419 with a 3 year warranty to replace my Onkyo 609 that had the HDMI board issue. I really like it so far, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By mfrey0118
Wow, great feedback guys, thanks! :D In any...

Wow, great feedback guys, thanks! :D

In any case, I went with the Yamaha RX-V679. So far I really like it.

Most of the small annoyances I had to endure with my Onkyo are no longer an issue...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8,501
Views: 902,974
Posted By mfrey0118
3 year update: Both my 42" and 60" ST30s are...

3 year update:

Both my 42" and 60" ST30s are still going strong. I love these panels. Only maintenance I do is tightening up the circuit board screws on the back of the panel about once every 18...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 634,419
Posted By mfrey0118
After a little over 3 years, lo and behold, my...

After a little over 3 years, lo and behold, my beloved 609 had no HDMI sound, no ethernet, and no optical sound. Thinking I was SOL, I reluctantly bit the bullet and purchased a Yamaha RX-V679. Then...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,720
Posted By mfrey0118
Just bought a factory refurb Yamaha RX-V679...it...

Just bought a factory refurb Yamaha RX-V679...it better last at least 5 years I only got 3.5 out of my brand new Onkyo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By mfrey0118
Onkyo 609 HDMI board dead, looking for replacement around $400

Well, well, and here I thought I was one of the lucky ones! Yesterday, however, the wife complained to me while I was at work that there was no sound coming out of the HT speakers. Thinking the usual...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,501
Views: 902,974
Posted By mfrey0118
Factory reset? Btw both my 60" and 42" ST30s are...

Factory reset? Btw both my 60" and 42" ST30s are still going strong. Now if I could just keep my kids from touching the screens.
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-25-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,271
Posted By mfrey0118
Intentional throttling is an abomination, born...

Intentional throttling is an abomination, born out of corporate greed.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,501
Views: 902,974
Posted By mfrey0118
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dazz87 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1319498/official-panasonic-2011-tc-pxxst30-thread-no-price-talk/8310#post_23148211)

30...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-20-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,392
Posted By mfrey0118
Well, my sub rocks pretty well, and no problems...

Well, my sub rocks pretty well, and no problems to speak of. I've left the Omni calibration BiQuad values the same for months and this thing really shakes the couch on DTS soundtracks....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 634,419
Posted By mfrey0118
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by icespide http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1322401/onkyo-tx-nr609-tx-nr509-tx-sr309-thread/3600#post_23206656)

welp just dropped...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-17-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,254
Posted By mfrey0118
Ok I've had this unit for a few weeks now... ...

Ok I've had this unit for a few weeks now...

I was having issues at first with freezing coming out of sleep mode, and when trying to reboot it would freeze, or if I tried to do anything while...
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