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Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By mingus
I heard the Elac Uni-fi in SE Asia last month and...

I heard the Elac Uni-fi in SE Asia last month and liked them a lot for the price. depends on taste I guess. hard or impossible to hear in USA?

I always liked the Vandersteen 1C, have not heard the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-26-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 140,091
Posted By mingus
I have X1300 and think it sounds better than the...

I have X1300 and think it sounds better than the S720 I returned. even tho not high-end system, just Kef 3.0 soundbar and HSU sub.

HTPC is plugged into Mplay input, no video from Game input. does...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By mingus
GTX 1050 vs RX 460?

going to hook up my older Win10 HTPC again. Plex just doesn't quite do it.

have 4k tv now, mostly would play 1080p content, the on-board Intel HD graphics might not work too well.

any big...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 140,091
Posted By mingus
Thanks, I ended up getting the S720 and it works...

Thanks, I ended up getting the S720 and it works very well. only thing I will change is a smaller sub, not really sub, just a woofer. thanks again.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 25,918
Posted By mingus
I tried Yamaha after the Sony, ended up returning...

I tried Yamaha after the Sony, ended up returning it. bought an Denon S720 tonight and best so far. my setup here is not elaborate, just a Kef 3.0 soundbar and Hsu sub. everything worked well from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 140,091
Posted By mingus
differences between S720 and X1300? are the DACs...

differences between S720 and X1300? are the DACs better in X1300 maybe? only thing i see is a longer warranty on X1300

we only have Kef 3.0 sound bar and small sub at this point.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 68,193
Posted By mingus
File is July 28th 2016, I have it on my set....

File is July 28th 2016, I have it on my set. works pretty well. strange that there is no manual, there is a link to where to buy one, they never replied.

there are a couple settings I still wonder...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-09-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 68,193
Posted By mingus
need to do the update with USB flash drive. ...

need to do the update with USB flash drive.

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=XBR49X800D

trying to figure out if this is new? 8/09/2016

will have to check mine.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-08-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 44,520
Posted By mingus
thanks for that, it did help, ultimately i was...

thanks for that, it did help, ultimately i was not able to get the sub integration I wanted. I think for someone with regular speakers and a more serious home theater and willing to put the time in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,532
Posted By mingus
did the new firmware update change the AccuEQ...

did the new firmware update change the AccuEQ setup?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 954
Posted By mingus
I just picked up a Yamaha A760 and took me 2 days...

I just picked up a Yamaha A760 and took me 2 days to configure it, sound is good, just not user-friendly setup. doesn't have the higher-end DACs like your model. I still have a couple small issues,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 44,520
Posted By mingus
How do I turn ARC on? I was going to test with...

How do I turn ARC on? I was going to test with amazon video tonight and no sound from TV though ARC manual says to turn Arc on, not seen anywhere in setup.

Edit: called a friend that was familiar...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 44,520
Posted By mingus
Will try to work on this tonight before i return...

Will try to work on this tonight before i return the receiver.

speakers are set for small, first thing i did. I also changed the crossover to 120hz, subwoofer doesn't light up unless I put on a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 44,520
Posted By mingus
just picked up A760. using Kef 3.0 soundbar with...

just picked up A760. using Kef 3.0 soundbar with Hsu sub.

my inputs are defaulting to goofy settings and have not figured out how to change that. read the manual several times.

this Blu-ray is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 25,918
Posted By mingus
Thinking about returning the 1070. I have...

Thinking about returning the 1070.

I have Sony 800D TV and using the receiver for switching. still need to use 2 remotes to control everything.

maybe better to use the TV for switching inputs...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-05-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 68,193
Posted By mingus
on the 800D, would I have to use the IR Blaster...

on the 800D, would I have to use the IR Blaster to control the Comcast box?

I bought a Sony 1070 receiver and thought that would make it easy for visiting family or guests, so far only way is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-01-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 68,193
Posted By mingus
I would like to know what a lot of the settings...

I would like to know what a lot of the settings do, manual is useless. i used a calibration disc to set just the brightness and contrast and it was extremely close out of the box. I turned the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 25,918
Posted By mingus
Thanks for that, I just figured out the...

Thanks for that, I just figured out the 2CH/Direct thing last night, I am not sure I will keep it, I was sort of thinking Yamaha at this point. I'll look into Denon also.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-29-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 68,193
Posted By mingus
It looks like my 49X800D will not spit out DTS to...

It looks like my 49X800D will not spit out DTS to receiver. I have the latest software on it.

when I play a DD movie with Plex works fine, DTS movies no sound at all.

I have selected "Auto2"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 25,918
Posted By mingus
Does anyone have the DN1070? I wonder if the...

Does anyone have the DN1070?

I wonder if the surround modes are the same at DN1060?

our setup is 3.1 and have Sony XBR49X800D TV.

was hoping to find just a regular surround mode for DD and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 169,017
Posted By mingus
I have Hsu HTF-1, looking for something even...

I have Hsu HTF-1, looking for something even smaller, not really a sub, just a woofer, something approx 12" square or less? thanks.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 30,879
Posted By mingus
will the 800D have judder issues with Netflix...

will the 800D have judder issues with Netflix streaming? I am not sure what frame rate they use. looked at their tech documents and not mentioned.

we would only watch movies from Netflix or PC -...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-08-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,968
Posted By mingus
I had P50-C1 and was unable to change channels on...

I had P50-C1 and was unable to change channels on Comcast box. I was able to download all the channels, except everything was greyed out.

TV will be used in the family vacation home so needs to...
Forum: Soundbars   08-06-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,745
Posted By mingus
I always liked the dialog being decoded as a...

I always liked the dialog being decoded as a separate track, leaving the soundtrack alone. may not be as important with a soundbar.
Forum: Soundbars   08-05-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,745
Posted By mingus
I heard it today at bestbuy. sounds fine, I was...

I heard it today at bestbuy. sounds fine, I was hoping for 3.0 bar with center dialog channel.

going to audition Kef 3.0 bar (passive) tomorrow , it's a different animal tho.

I tried the...
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