Originally Posted by myoda
Just for fun, last week I ran the surround back left and right leads from my Onkyo TX-SR806 to the top speaker connectors for the 70's, front connections still on the bottom, with the jumper removed from both speakers. Set receiver for bi-amp, ran Audessey, and it set the all the speakers (monitor 70's, CS2, monitor 60's rear) to full band and my subs to 120. (Setting for the speakers were adjusted to 80hz, but honestly, it sounds better at full band.)
I've been listening for a few days, and I do notice fuller bass and more detailed sound from the front speakers - especially with the subs off. My question is; do you, if you have a similar configuration, notice a slight, great, or no difference in the overall quality of sound from the front speakers when bi-amped/bi-wired with the Onkyo? I think I do notice a tad more detail and bass with more heft to it, but I miss my surround back channels. (jbl e10's) Just wondering what everyone else has experienced with this configuration. Thanks.
Hey, while we were watching a bluray movie, I tried full band on the fronts and i think i noticed a larger sound stage and a fuller bass extension, (not really sure), especially in the DTS Master Audio intro. It was absolute stunning and is anyway. The movie was 5.1, rarely do we get 7.1.
But, I have to listen more to give a full report, however I did notice some difference in the separation, SQ and detail. However, it's hard to say at this point, though, and may require more listening. I have a Emotiva XPA-5 and I moved the intellivolume up from 0 to 3 db. It was amazing how that increased the sound levels.
I'll do more and get back.