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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-24-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By dclark
I also have a NAD 208 and a Carver C-1. Had the...

I also have a NAD 208 and a Carver C-1. Had the Carver C-1 modded by Pittsburgh Hifi, sounds fabulous, the Carver and NAD 208 work my Acoustat 2+2 esl's, the NAD 208 laughs at low impedence demands...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,886
Posted By dclark
To answer an earlier post, some receivers do have...

To answer an earlier post, some receivers do have a real power. My Denon receiver was tested to have 127w per channel with five channels driven.
Separates are not economical as you can buy a...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-17-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By dclark
See if you like the cart. As long as it is a good...

See if you like the cart. As long as it is a good match for the toenarm and any loading needs have been met, you might like it. Spending more on a cart doesn't necessarily mean you like it. I run...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 457
Posted By dclark
You are wrong: 1) Carver gear is supported,...

You are wrong:
1) Carver gear is supported, Carver Audio Repair in Oregon is factory authorized and can fix anything carver. Pittsburgh Hifi also does carver work and they modded up my C-1 preamp....
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,874
Posted By dclark
Old thread! I am the op, was surprised to see it...

Old thread! I am the op, was surprised to see it pop up. Here is my journey:
Got :
Technics 1210 with denon 110
then got pio pl41 with oem cart
Listened to both with my 11.1 denon system
Got...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 33,901
Posted By dclark
That is one thing that laser disc has over bluray!

That is one thing that laser disc has over bluray!
Forum: 3D Source Components   01-07-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,578
Posted By dclark
Will there be any glass free 3d sets coming to...

Will there be any glass free 3d sets coming to the market this year or they all "prototype, judging the market" stuff?
This annual trotting out the prototype stuff is getting old.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-26-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
When I said that there is no good music made...

When I said that there is no good music made today, that is a fact, not an opinion. Do you know the difference? What is said is fact because I gave the criteria- no artist from the 90's through...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
New music does suck. One reason it sucks is...

New music does suck. One reason it sucks is because the musicians suck. Who are the greatest drummers and guitarists? Hint- they played in the 60's through the 80's. Go to a current list of the top...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
Those early digital recorded vinyl releases came...

Those early digital recorded vinyl releases came out when direct vinyl recordings were the rage, still were not that many, Telarc was unique. When i got my first cd player ('82), cd's were so rare...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
Most everything was recorded on tape prior to...

Most everything was recorded on tape prior to '82. Sure, there were a few outliers (like Fleetwood Mac "Tusk") but most everything was taped and if it was digital, it was mentioned. Stuff continued...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
Blind tests are difficult only because you have...

Blind tests are difficult only because you have cue the record up to play at the same time as the cd.
My daughter, with perfect hearing ( speech and language major) did a blind test with me.
Rush...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
This qualifies as one of the dumbest posts of the...

This qualifies as one of the dumbest posts of the year. Do you know what a marketing campaign is? Do you ? It is when an organization spends money to identify a segment (s) that they can sell their...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
I'll say vinyl sounds better. For example, I have...

I'll say vinyl sounds better. For example, I have got a cd copy of Super Tramp's Crime of the Century (Audiomaster + pressing, 1982, the best sounding cd of this title) and a MOFI vinyl. I also have...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
Is that not what I just said? I said I think...

Is that not what I just said? I said I think vinyl sounds better. That is what I said. I also said give it a listen and decide for yourself. Technology doesn't necessarily equate to better sound...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-17-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 10,948
Posted By dclark
I think vinyl sounds better. However, I have an...

I think vinyl sounds better. However, I have an elaborate system with 8' tall electrostats and four different tt's, all properly set up, with quality cartridges.
With vinyl, there are a lot of...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,558
Posted By dclark
I played tuba in H.S. and college and I played in...

I played tuba in H.S. and college and I played in a tuba xmas back in '81 and '82 in Los Angeles, held at the Galleria.
Pretty cool, you'd hear the echoey sound of people warming up in the parking...
Forum: 3D Source Components   11-27-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By dclark
I just put a battery in it to film thanksgiving...

I just put a battery in it to film thanksgiving today. Guess what? The screen is still bad!!! There is small dead spot on the corner- they didn't do a $*@#&..ing thing to it!
Sony sucks!
Aren't I...
Forum: 3D Source Components   11-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By dclark
My hdr td 30 and hell with Sony Service

Last last year, the screen had a dead spot that was expanding. Sent to Sony. They covered parts but not labor. I paid labor and on their recomendation, bought the sony expanded service plan.
Fine....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 811,649
Posted By dclark
Few sounds come from the sky. For example, rain...

Few sounds come from the sky. For example, rain doesn't make a sound until it hits the ground.
Outside aircraft and as you mentioned- birds, what else is there? Room ambience? If you have 7.1 or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 811,649
Posted By dclark
So, if I buy a new atmos equipped receiver, mount...

So, if I buy a new atmos equipped receiver, mount four speakers on the ceiling, my reward will be a nice sound effect when I watch a movie that has a helicopter flyover? That's it?
Seeing how most...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 10,372
Posted By dclark
I forgot to mention that when I got my Denon 4311...

I forgot to mention that when I got my Denon 4311 (11.1), I sent the Outlaw 750 5 channel amp in for repair. So, to get 11.1 sound out of the denon, I used all 9 built in channel amps and had my...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 10,372
Posted By dclark
What? No compressed digital to listen to? Do you...

What? No compressed digital to listen to? Do you prefer that stuff? FM was often great in the day, no lossy compression, much less dynamic compression than today, all while spinning the vinyls.
When...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By dclark
Moving into a dorm is not a reason to not go...

Moving into a dorm is not a reason to not go vinyl-I, along with millions of others, spent time in dorms with vinyl!
In my case, I also had huge speakers!
Go used equipment. For my daughters 18th...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,222
Posted By dclark
They looked like pioneer from the outside but...

They looked like pioneer from the outside but they were not rebadged copies. The first 2100 had a toroidal transformer, just like pioneers and they went to a regular transformer after that year....
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