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Forum: Speakers   01-07-2015, 09:02 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
I highly rcommend staying with a receiver that...

I highly rcommend staying with a receiver that has Audyssey's best, XT32. In my experience after using regular XT for years, XT32 is a noticeable improvement with highly refined sound quality due to...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Follow these Audyssey calibration instructions...

Follow these Audyssey calibration instructions carefully for the "Basic Setup Mic Pattern", it will produce the best sound quality for the main listening position:
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Forum: Speakers   01-01-2015, 10:26 AM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Cost is the main reason I plan to get the LV12r...

Cost is the main reason I plan to get the LV12r instead of a 2nd F12, since my wife's tolerance for new A/V expenditures has been reached ;) The LV12R has received excellent reviews for its music...
Forum: Speakers   12-31-2014, 08:21 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
I run a Rythmik F12 with five R5Bi. In the past I...

I run a Rythmik F12 with five R5Bi. In the past I have owned dual HSU VTF-3, dual SVS PB13 Ultra, a huge Epik Conquest (18"), and a Seaton SubMersive HP. I moved so am in a different room now than...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Right on! It's a great feeling to get more than...

Right on! It's a great feeling to get more than expected for your money.
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 07:47 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
You might be surpised at the sound quality...

You might be surpised at the sound quality improvement with your current XT if you utilize all 8 measuring points. The suggested mic patterns shown here are the best I have used (I run the Basic...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Congrats! I would highly recommend getting a...

Congrats!

I would highly recommend getting a receiver that has Audyssey XT32 and SubEQ. For the last 6-7 years I've used the lower version of Audyssey (XT) and while it was good, I recently...
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Keep in mind, with Audyssey you can always raise...

Keep in mind, with Audyssey you can always raise the crossover higher than what it set during calibration if you desire, but you cannot set it lower than what Audyssey set during calibration unless...
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
1) In wall is an option for hiding the sub cable...

1) In wall is an option for hiding the sub cable also.
2) Some people pull up part of the carpet and run the sub cable underneath, then fasten the carpet back down.
3) Or sometimes you can run...
Forum: Speakers   12-10-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Nice report Bfielder! Glad you are enjoying the...

Nice report Bfielder! Glad you are enjoying the EMP's. I've had mine for just a few days and am extremely happy with the sound - more engaging than other speakers I spent quadruple the price on.
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Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Congrats! If it were me I would go with the...

Congrats!

If it were me I would go with the Denon over the Sony, they have a solid reputation. I had a Denon the last 6 years and loved it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
I'm not an Audyssey expert, but I did read your...

I'm not an Audyssey expert, but I did read your posts over there, and if it were me I would leave the crossovers at what your Marantz sets them to after carefully running the 8-point measuring....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 04:49 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
On your remote hit SETUP, then AUDIO>SURROUND...

On your remote hit SETUP, then AUDIO>SURROUND PARAMETER>DYNAMIC COMPRESSION
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
^^ Ah, ok, thank you JD, that makes sense. I...

^^
Ah, ok, thank you JD, that makes sense. I wonder if something like an Apple TV could connect to the Marantz as a video source and then watching Netflix via that Apple TV would have the GUI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 02:06 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
I recently picked up the SR7008 and am loving it....

I recently picked up the SR7008 and am loving it. But one thing I cannot figure out: when watching streaming from a Netflix app that is part of my Panasonic smart TV app package, the 7008's GUI will...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
If my room had 4.5 feet behind the listening...

If my room had 4.5 feet behind the listening position I would definitely want back surrounds added as well as the side surrounds. But my sectional is right up against the back wall so I have to stick...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
In my opinion, you do not need to angle the...

In my opinion, you do not need to angle the surround speakers downward if they are not higher than 2-3 feet above seated ear level - the vertical dispersion on the tweeter is good enough to still...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Congrats :-) I have 30" stands for my R5Bi...

Congrats :-)

I have 30" stands for my R5Bi mains (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00133TUK4/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1) and it's the perfect height for me - I would not want any...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 05:52 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
If anyone owns the House of Flying Daggers...

If anyone owns the House of Flying Daggers blu-ray, put on chapter 3 and select the PCM audio track. WOW!! I am sitting here with my jaw wide open at the seamless, totally immersive sound created by...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Great info, thank you for sharing.

Great info, thank you for sharing.
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Very cool :cool: Which Rocket towers did you use...

Very cool :cool: Which Rocket towers did you use for your mains? And how does the E55T compare?

The Rockets have ben well reviewed by many people and were good values at the sale prices back in...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
You are not helping me avoid ordering a pair of...

You are not helping me avoid ordering a pair of RBH SX-61/R's ;)

I sometimes use Dynamic EQ when listening at low volume. But in my current setup, if I'm watching a movie at fairly loud volume,...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Thanks :-) Was just reading a review on the...

Thanks :-) Was just reading a review on the SX-61/R, would love to hear them and see how much of an improvement they are over the R5Bi.
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
Thank you. They must be one of the best killer...

Thank you. They must be one of the best killer deals in audio right now!
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 12:04 PM
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Posted By rossandwendy
I received five R5Bi speakers from the sale. I've...

I received five R5Bi speakers from the sale. I've been running large rosewood Onix Rocket towers and the legendary 'Bigfoot" 46-pound center channel for the past several years but have been looking...
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