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Forum: Speakers   05-13-2017, 12:04 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Arrow To clarify, the Emo's are part of a package deal....

To clarify, the Emo's are part of a package deal. I really need to empty a storage locker full of Rti's and RtiA's, a few subs and the two Emo's and some AVR's. I'm not in a position to ship any of...
Forum: Speakers   05-12-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By RobLee
I see there are a lot of mentions for RtiA7's and...

I see there are a lot of mentions for RtiA7's and A9's in this thread recently. I still believe they are fine speakers, but due to some life changes it's looking like ours may not be coming out of...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By RobLee
It sounds like the Rti's are the new Monitors!

It sounds like the Rti's are the new Monitors!
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2017, 09:24 AM
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Posted By RobLee
A mid bass null is not uncommon in any...

A mid bass null is not uncommon in any rectangular room due to low frequency standing waves. I found that a second sub in a different location (NOT next to or on top of the first sub) can help with...
Forum: Speakers   04-11-2017, 09:08 PM
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Posted By RobLee
I recently moved from all Rti's to 703's for our...

I recently moved from all Rti's to 703's for our living room. Where previously I ran the A9's full range and left the sub to handle only LFE, I now cross the 703's & 704 at 80Hz as you mention. I...
Forum: Speakers   04-02-2017, 09:16 AM
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Posted By RobLee
What I have is not CCA. I looked for an...

What I have is not CCA. I looked for an appropriate link to post, and that's what I found. Not worth my time to nitpick. Say what you will, but I've never found decent quality cabling of any type on...
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2017, 03:00 PM
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Posted By RobLee
This is the best speaker wire I've found ......

This is the best speaker wire I've found ......
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2017, 06:11 PM
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Posted By RobLee
I now buy wire on Amazon as well... just as...

I now buy wire on Amazon as well... just as likely to end up with something "cheap" but at least there you have a choice.
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2017, 07:46 PM
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Posted By RobLee
I have a couple pair but no longer use them. They...

I have a couple pair but no longer use them. They have zero bottom end but are fine for reproduction above say 120Hz. Their value is that they are very small and very easy to mount. They come with a...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2017, 04:18 PM
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Posted By RobLee
I would guess that some OWM3's would work nicely...

I would guess that some OWM3's would work nicely as heights for Atmos.

BTW my surrounds sit atop a pair of Rti8's.... however tall those are.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-24-2017, 10:40 AM
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Posted By RobLee
As I learned, after some head scratching......

As I learned, after some head scratching... Android uses the phone as a wifi client to connect to other devices, and the phone uses the same circuitry for wifi client and mobile hotspot, just turned...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-23-2017, 06:17 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Something nagging me in the back of my mind says...

Something nagging me in the back of my mind says this is a sync problem, like the input is/inputs are set to a specific resolution that the ATV & Roku can't match. If you plug these devices directly...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-23-2017, 04:50 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Thanks for your interesting take on the CCA. I...

Thanks for your interesting take on the CCA. I have been thru much the same process myself, having tried several bluetooth devices and abandoned that approach due to unreliable connectivity and...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2017, 01:02 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Finally sold the last of my Monitors... M60...

Finally sold the last of my Monitors... M60 towers, M30's on stands, CS10 center, small Yammie AVR (but with HD audio!) .. I didn't even list them anywhere. A couple guys who were working on our...
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By RobLee
If you can mount FxiA6's on the side walls, they...

If you can mount FxiA6's on the side walls, they will provide a wide, spacious surround experience. The A3's are too directional for a deep room, and it would be noticeable that the sound has moved...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2017, 05:48 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Depends on your room config and surround...

Depends on your room config and surround placement. If you have a deep room and looking for side surrounds, go with the Fxi's. If you have a wide room and looking more for wide surrounds go with the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-09-2017, 11:23 AM
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Posted By RobLee
Question: if using the optical connection to the...

Question: if using the optical connection to the AVR, does the hi-res option do anything?
I always use optical and hi-res, just wondering if maybe the hi-res option is not necessary.
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2017, 02:54 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Polks parent company buys D+M

So now my Polks and my Denon will get along better...

or maybe they'll start to fight over Thanksgiving dinner.
Forum: Speakers   03-01-2017, 03:52 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Long story. I had Monitor 70's with M60 surrounds...

Long story. I had Monitor 70's with M60 surrounds and a CS20 center. Still dissatisfied, I upgraded the center to a Csi5. The difference was obvious, and soon I upgraded to Rti10 mains with Rti8...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2017, 02:15 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Excellent rundown of the Rti towers, mr266. I was...

Excellent rundown of the Rti towers, mr266. I was using the Rti8's as surrounds with some Rti12 mains (they're all still sitting here in the LR). For that, they worked very well, even better than...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By RobLee
First, you must realize that the Monitor line is...

First, you must realize that the Monitor line is Polk's budget line... essentially their lowest price speakers (okay, with a few exceptions)... and inexpensive speakers will never sound as good as...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2017, 03:37 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Agreed. Actually I agree with your entire post,...

Agreed. Actually I agree with your entire post, but you made the point well.

I recently upgraded from big Rti/RtiA's to the LsiM's. They do sound sweet, but I sometimes miss the FULLNESS of the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-24-2017, 07:53 PM
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Posted By RobLee
Mine disconnects sometimes, and I had mentioned...

Mine disconnects sometimes, and I had mentioned that here and was told it is because I use a phone as a mobile hotspot for our internet service. I use the Tune-in app and it does a good job of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-23-2017, 04:21 PM
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Posted By RobLee
From the brief glimpse we saw, my first...

From the brief glimpse we saw, my first impression was that the bridge had been partially destroyed. However, given the screen shot above, the presence of cranes would indicate that it is its initial...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-21-2017, 06:07 AM
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Posted By RobLee
Yes, as the ending neared, it was looking like...

Yes, as the ending neared, it was looking like they were going to wrap everything up neatly, to the point where the show could either end or continue (much the way ABC ended Forever). I too was...
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