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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,868
Posted By Dimwitty
I can't answer the question directly based on...

I can't answer the question directly based on actual comparisons, but here is my thinking. The components on the 608 will all be of equal or better quality than the 508. The components on the 508...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 210,175
Posted By Dimwitty
Totally f*cking tits theater. Really enjoyed...

Totally f*cking tits theater. Really enjoyed reading the whole thread today and yesterday. Great build and an even better result. Hope it brings you many years of enjoyment.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,133
Posted By Dimwitty
It sounds like it is a problem with MCE's...

It sounds like it is a problem with MCE's resolution settings. As you likely know, MCE can (at times) generate a different resolution and color depth than your normal windows settings. Plug directly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by HDKing...

Quote:Originally Posted by HDKing http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18821513)

I got a question before I disconnect my current receiver from the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by mkohman...

Quote:Originally Posted by mkohman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18819080)

Hey All,

I am in some serious need of help.. I have finished...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Hey folks. Sorry to interrupt, but I wanted to...

Hey folks. Sorry to interrupt, but I wanted to follow up to answer a couple of questions that I had while thinking about buying and choosing between the sr508 and the sr608.

I bought the 508 over...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,806
Posted By Dimwitty
Set the 508 as follows: Kitchen speaker...

Set the 508 as follows:

Kitchen speaker wires into "Snap prong" connections on back of receiver - not the 5 way binding posts labeled surround back L/R.

Set speaker config (in Audyssey menu -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,373
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by refresh_daemon...

Quote:Originally Posted by refresh_daemon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18754042)

For owners of PS3 "fat", it makes a difference since the old...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-09-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,373
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by crazyrob425...

Quote:Originally Posted by crazyrob425 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18704065)

Both the Onkyo TX-SR308 and TX-SR508 have been recalled for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-03-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by heinz1218...

Quote:Originally Posted by heinz1218 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18724410)

I'm curious, because I've got a macbook pro which outputs DVI....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-03-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by Natrix1973...

Quote:Originally Posted by Natrix1973 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18723108)

If you look at the Yamaha 663 thread there is discussion on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by Natrix1973...

Quote:Originally Posted by Natrix1973 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18722733)

I purchased one of these last Saturday as an upgrade from a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Thanks. That does help. But I guess it's still...

Thanks. That does help. But I guess it's still in the air - can you split the audio signal fromthe video when using HDMI? In other words, have the video come through an HDMI input while the audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by refresh_daemon...

Quote:Originally Posted by refresh_daemon http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18721104)

I had and returned a 508. The 508 is pretty good, but the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Power aside, does anyone see a major reason why...

Power aside, does anyone see a major reason why to get the SR608 over the SR508?

Also, can anyone confirm whether you can assign a digital audio channel to pair up with an HDMI video source on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 823,753
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by franky52...

Quote:Originally Posted by franky52 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18709145)

I recently got this amp and i'm loving it, except from one thing I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,650
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by Knucklehead90...

Quote:Originally Posted by Knucklehead90 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18600319)

There isn't much to miss about the new audio formats. They...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,939
Posted By Dimwitty
Sound like a color-space + handshake issue. I'd...

Sound like a color-space + handshake issue. I'd try what the previous poster said first: change the order the components turn on. If that doesn't fix your problem, go to the receiver and/or monitor...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-14-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Dimwitty
I have been puzzled by this question for the...

I have been puzzled by this question for the past few weeks, and it was a serious concern for mine, too, considering I also have a decent collection of DVD+R home movies, etc.

Before purchasing,...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-27-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By Dimwitty
Hey folks - Having a bit of a problem with...

Hey folks -

Having a bit of a problem with the Harmony 890. I'm pretty familiar with the Harmony remote concept, having owned multiple 569's before. This is my first foray into Harmony's RF/IR...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-21-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,547
Posted By Dimwitty
I got mine at projectorpeople.com for $799, free...

I got mine at projectorpeople.com for $799, free shipping, no taxes... That was a no brainer, too. Anyone know what these things are selling for at cost these days?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-20-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,547
Posted By Dimwitty
Quote:Originally Posted by TroyH3...

Quote:Originally Posted by TroyH3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12252517)

Good to hear good things about online retailers especially home...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,547
Posted By Dimwitty
Not to be too much of a shill here, but I have...

Not to be too much of a shill here, but I have just been very pleased with my experience shipping at projectorpeople.com, and wanted to endorse them here.

First, I was hooked up with a very...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Dimwitty
Checked it out today (which arrived free...

Checked it out today (which arrived free shipping in less than two days from projectorpeople.com) - very happy to report that pixels, while present and visible from close up, are simply indetectable...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-16-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Dimwitty
Very cool. Good idea with the pixel size. Not...

Very cool. Good idea with the pixel size. Not that it really matters - I've already committed, but I was having a buyer's remorse issue thinking that I was going to be projecting a big...
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