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Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 120
Posted By jdcrox
801's?

801's?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,688
Posted By jdcrox
Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I...

Windows 7 Home Premium has WMC standard. And I believe this is the most common version of W7 that is sold.
Yep, I should have read the next page!
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By jdcrox
I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for...

I loved my AV40's, they really sound nice for computer speakers. No bass at all, of course. But if you do a search, you will find that they have a lot of amplifier problems. Mine died after about 2...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By jdcrox
Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011),...

Live TV is an old Ceton InfiniTV 4 (from 2011), using WMC. Frankly we use a Panasonic Blu-Ray player for all of our Netflix, Amazon, and Blu-Ray disc watching. It just plain does all of those better...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By jdcrox
There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here...

There is actually a VERY-active HTPC forum here on AVS! ;)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,679
Posted By jdcrox
AFAIK, most receivers with 2-sub outs, are simply...

AFAIK, most receivers with 2-sub outs, are simply wired in parallel, and thus mono.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-10-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By jdcrox
Disconnect the DVI from the video card, and then...

Disconnect the DVI from the video card, and then try on the extender.
If the picture is as bad as you say, it sounds like it is down-sampling it to Standard Def.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By jdcrox
I think your issue is the DVI connection to the...

I think your issue is the DVI connection to the monitor. Make certain that your monitor is HDCP compliant. If it has an HDMI connection, use that. If it is not HDCP compliant, it will will downgrade...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By jdcrox
You didn't give us much information to go on...

You didn't give us much information to go on here, but what are the specs of your computer? And what is your new "modern" video card? How is your video card hooked up to your TV?
It sounds like...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By jdcrox
This is me, however it has gotten very expensive....

This is me, however it has gotten very expensive. I continually click on the artist, and have bought many used CD's from Amazon using the links! We often leave it on all day playing through the...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,001
Posted By jdcrox
Lets see: TV: $2000 AVR: $600 Blu-Ray: $150...

Lets see:
TV: $2000
AVR: $600
Blu-Ray: $150
Squeeze Touch: $300
HTPC: $800
Speakers: $1000
So, roughly $4850.

Cables:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By jdcrox
And I think you mean source of sound FROM my PC,...

And I think you mean source of sound FROM my PC, not FOR my PC. Source for your PC would be internet streaming, CD, etc.
Source FROM would be Sound card, DAC, etc.
Personally, I listen to various...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,314
Posted By jdcrox
"Martini in the Morning" for fans of Frank...

"Martini in the Morning" for fans of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, etc. Nice selection of tunes.
Radio Paradise is on most of the time.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By jdcrox
12 Gauge speaker cable can go a LONG distance...

12 Gauge speaker cable can go a LONG distance with no sound degradation! What other degradation would there be?
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   10-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By jdcrox
As far as the low volume goes, you need to plug...

As far as the low volume goes, you need to plug it into a phone input on your receiver, if it has one. If it does not, you will need a phone preamp.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By jdcrox
I believe it is preferable to have longer speaker...

I believe it is preferable to have longer speaker level runs, rather than low-level runs. The low-level runs are more susceptible to noise, and signal drop.
Speaker-level are much less likely to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By jdcrox
It depends on whether you want to talk with your...

It depends on whether you want to talk with your video or not. :p
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By jdcrox
Yep, that is correct!;)

Yep, that is correct!;)
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By jdcrox
What on earth would you need them for? Unless you...

What on earth would you need them for? Unless you have an old CRT TV they are not needed.
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By jdcrox
I think you are asking for trouble shorting the...

I think you are asking for trouble shorting the stereo outputs to mono. You are very likely to make some magic smoke come out of the TV.
John
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,470
Posted By jdcrox
Rural Waves, what you fail to understand is that...

Rural Waves, what you fail to understand is that I am willing to bet less than 1% of US households have anything other than their TV speakers as their sounds system. That is all they really care...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 33,808
Posted By jdcrox
Too much bass, "reverse sibilance". Yet they are...

Too much bass, "reverse sibilance". Yet they are "absolutely stunning?" :confused:
Sounds like you either need some good room treatments, or the sound signature of the speaker doesnt suit your...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 12,282
Posted By jdcrox
"you might not have learned how to listen to...

"you might not have learned how to listen to cables." :D
This might be the funniest quote I have read on AVS all year! It perfectly sums up the absurdity of the cable debate. If you have to learn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By jdcrox
The 2535 is a nice little amp. I had one for...

The 2535 is a nice little amp. I had one for years. It has 60 watts x 4 channels. You can bridge 2 of the channels as I remember for the center channel. The other 2 then work as surrounds, making it...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 435
Posted By jdcrox
If YOU like them, that is ALL that matters! ;)

If YOU like them, that is ALL that matters! ;)
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