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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12,218
Views: 686,810
Posted By Audiojan
I've had my AV8801 for about two weeks now and I...

I've had my AV8801 for about two weeks now and I have to say, this thing just sounds awesome! I merged my 2-ch setup with my HT due to space limitations of our home (I simply couldn't justify taking...
Forum: Speakers   10-22-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Audiojan
For 2-ch: Wilson Alexandria XLF Dan...

For 2-ch:

Wilson Alexandria XLF
Dan D'Agostino Momentum monoblocks and pre-amp
DCS Vivaldi digital playback
Clearaudio Master Reference analog playback
Audio Research Ref 2SE phono pre
Cardas...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Audiojan
You get a much more even bass with 2 subs as you...

You get a much more even bass with 2 subs as you load the room differently (and evenly). It does make quite a difference

In terms of match, it's less critical, but preferably would be to have two...
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By Audiojan
Had MMG's in college (yep in my dorm room!) and...

Had MMG's in college (yep in my dorm room!) and kept them for years after graduating. Then moved to 1.6's. Honestly, the MMG's are the best value in the audio industry. Amazing sound, easy on the eye...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12,218
Views: 686,810
Posted By Audiojan
Completely agree with Franin. 2 subs does make a...

Completely agree with Franin. 2 subs does make a big difference in "loading" the room. The subs are not THAT different either, so the result would be good I bet.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By Audiojan
Since the 7702 isn't released yet, the simple...

Since the 7702 isn't released yet, the simple answer is, we don't know. We can speculate, but there's no actual knowledge.

Until then, the 8801 is a pretty darn good choice.
Forum: Audio Gear   10-07-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Audiojan
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Audiojan
Merging stereo and HT again… Need pre/pro

Due to space, I really need to merge my HT and stereo. A bit of background, Thiel CS2.4, 3 Thiel MCS1, 2 Thiel PowerPoint (back surround), 2 Thiel PowerPlane (surround). Right now, the CS2.4's are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Audiojan
Unfortunately not very common. You may want to...

Unfortunately not very common. You may want to look into mono blocks or 3 mono blocks for the fronts and two stereo amps for surround/back surround. I've heard a VERY good HT with Cary CAD-805 for 3...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Audiojan
Sorry, missed to add it. Now fixed. Appreciate...

Sorry, missed to add it. Now fixed. Appreciate the heads up! :-)
Forum: Audio Gear   09-22-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Audiojan
Talking Onkyo TX-NR1009

SOLD

Selling my receiver to again merge my stereo with my HT. This means, spending plenty for a pre/pro… and that I no longer will have a need for this receiver. It's truly an awesome HT receiver...
Forum: Front Projector   09-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Audiojan
What on earth did I ever do with that power...

What on earth did I ever do with that power cord?! Could've swore I put it the box, I checked the HT on nothing in there. Are you ok with the power cord you got? If not I would need to get you one.
...
Forum: Front Projector   08-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Audiojan
Yes, still boxed up and ready to get enjoyed in a...

Yes, still boxed up and ready to get enjoyed in a new home!
Forum: Front Projector   08-05-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Audiojan
Smile Pioneer Elite PRO-FPJ1 (same as JVC RS-2)

SOLD!

Selling my Pioneer FPJ1. Throws an amazing picture still very much competitive with new projectors in the sub-2k price range. Upgraded to a JVC Rs-4810 (to gain 3D capability, something my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Audiojan
Put a slab of granite or marble under the amp and...

Put a slab of granite or marble under the amp and get 3-4 rubber door stoppers at Home Depot under the slab. That will raise it off the floor enough to promote proper ventilation and heat...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By Audiojan
I have 7.2 in a dedicated room, but the plans are...

I have 7.2 in a dedicated room, but the plans are to add height speakers in the near future. They do make a difference, not a mind-blowing one, but noticeable enough that it's worth the money (to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By Audiojan
A high contrast projector, such as JVC X700 or...

A high contrast projector, such as JVC X700 or X900 combined with an ambient light rejecting screen, for example Screen Innovations Black Diamond, and you may be satisfied. As pointed out, without...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Audiojan
It may be ok, it may not… just no way of knowing...

It may be ok, it may not… just no way of knowing how well those Polk's will sound with the Paradigm's. Personally, I would stick with Paradigm's…. The Monitor 7's are good speakers, so unless you...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By Audiojan
You're right in that you want them slightly above...

You're right in that you want them slightly above ear level and directed towards you. To get good sound, you need good acoustics…. there's just no way around that. How lively is your room? Under...
Forum: Screens   05-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Audiojan
What kind of screen do you have? Maybe you can...

What kind of screen do you have? Maybe you can replace the material with AT material instead? Would be much better than mounting the center too high and angle it down...
Forum: Video Processors   05-14-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 639,428
Posted By Audiojan
I actually found that the Darbee significantly...

I actually found that the Darbee significantly improved the picture from my DirecTv more so than it did Bluray… I'd be surprised if it didn't improve cable even more so.
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,586
Posted By Audiojan
We are both doing quite ok career wise and...

We are both doing quite ok career wise and neither of us have any interesting in having kids. 2 incomes, no kids leaves a bit more room for hobbies. We talk about what we are about to spend money...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Audiojan
Sorry to tell you, but that's not going to work....

Sorry to tell you, but that's not going to work. All in one systems like this simply won't have the power to run everything. You would need to buy a new receiver (and speakers…) with a zone 2.
Forum: Screens   05-12-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Audiojan
The moire really only shows up in bright scenes...

The moire really only shows up in bright scenes with lots of motion. Static white doesn't seem to show it at all. Then add that some people are really sensitive to it and others just ignore it...
Forum: Screens   05-10-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Audiojan
Yes, Elite does sell the screen materials for...

Yes, Elite does sell the screen materials for existing frames, which allows you to upgrade the screen as you need/want.

Obviously, I only use one material, the 4K, but I do have the 1080p2 as...
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