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Denon vs Yamaha receiver by Jason Wong
I'm looking to upgrade to a new Pro Logic II receiver and am undecided between the Denon AVR-1603 or the Yamaha HTR-5550. I can get both for the same price of $400 CAN. I haven't been able to compare the two yet as they are sold by separate dealers where I'm from. Just wanted to get the...
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October 29th 03 08:53 AM
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how to use bang olufsen beosystem speakers? by Mario
Hello, I have a Bang OlufsenTV surround audio system Beosystem Its a Tv with four column speakers which are powered and aplified as you know by the bang olufsen beosystems, this speakers are not connected normaly to the output of a dolby surround system, but are driven by the beosystem
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September 18th 08 02:04 AM
by ItsASecretDummy Go to last post
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Choosing Speaker Wire by bdowns
I building my audio/video system and have a question on which gauge wire to buy. I going to have 2 in-wall speakers about 25 to 30 feet away from my receiver, which is a Denon 1905. Is 16 gauge wire enough or should I buy wire that is larger or smaller? Thanks in advance.
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December 22nd 05 03:07 AM
by Richard Crowley Go to last post
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Component cable question by [email protected]
What is the best value of the money between Monster component cable or Acoustic Research component cable? the price is not that much different though, but Is Monster Cable really that good? I heard that Monster really that good compare to others? is that true? I am comparing Monster Video® 3...
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March 30th 07 07:17 PM
by Ric Seyler Go to last post
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why does everyone hate bose??? by su11931
just wondering why everyone talks so much **** about bose speakers. in my opinion for there size, especially the jewel cubes from a lifestyle 35, sound great
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February 4th 04 07:11 PM
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Difference between RCA/component and digital coax cables? by Mac Cool
What is the difference? I didn't have a digital coax long enough to reach my sub so used a component video cable in a pinch. I know I can hear a difference using them but I'm wondering what is the actual difference? My receiver has 2 coax inputs and 1 optical input; however, I need 2 optical...
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December 21st 06 07:55 PM
by Bill Go to last post
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Jupiter Audio products by Bill McCullough
Are these things really as overpriced and under-engineered as everyone says they are? I see that they sell on Audiogon for around $450 a pair, is the $1600 MSRP a scam?
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November 3rd 03 07:57 AM
by Joseph Oberlander Go to last post
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Whey do people buy Bose Acousticmass systems instead of something like this? by SalMX70
The thing I don't understand is if people actually have such low standards that they think that Bose Acousticmass systems sound good, and if very small satellite speakers are very important to them, they why don't they buy something like the KLH HTA6108 7 piece home theater speaker system and save...
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December 27th 04 01:37 AM
by Oliver Costich Go to last post
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Recommendations on audio cables by Bruiser
There's always a lot of discussion about video cables and the pros/cons of DVI over component, Monster over other brands, etc. What about audio cables? Are there any clear differences in what's on the market? What would be the best choice for a Samsung HLP-5063W which has jacks for only analog...
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December 21st 04 02:37 AM
by UnionPac2004 Go to last post
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(again) Monster cable alternatives, and is it all worth it anyway. by Thomas G. Marshall
Note: I'm expecting to be flamed from here to china for asking this, because variations have been asked a million times here. I've read through a number of them, but would like another stab at it. AFAICT, the /universe/ uses essentially three kinds of AV/audio/s-video/component cables. I'll...
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June 19th 05 12:58 AM
by Mike Go to last post
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Best way to backup DVD collection by Andrew and Helen Novotski
Hi there, After recently having a bunch of DVDs stolen from my place, I've decided that I want to back up my entire collection. Luckily the ones that were taken were easily replaceable, but I realized I'd be really depressed if some of my rarer and favorite movies were lost or damaged somehow. My...
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October 30th 04 03:33 PM
by Jeff Go to last post
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ARG!! Need DVD player that both STOPS and goes to MENU "whenever I want" by Thomas G. Marshall
I need an inexpensive dvd player. But I'm also sick to death of dvd players telling me that I cannot go to the main menu whenever I want. *Are there any dvd players which have this capability* ? Example: I like to bypass all the crap at the beginning of dvd's, and even the "fast play" options...
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August 3rd 07 02:41 PM
by Thomas G. Marshall Go to last post
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Receiver Recommendation by Grv
Hi All First-time Home theater receiver buyer, but an audiophile. Would appreciate recommendations for a $500 receiver. Also a word about speakers to match would be greatly appreciated. PS: Any links to good sites with review/or how-to-chose would be helpful. PS: I am considering Harman Kardon...
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February 27th 05 06:49 PM
by Jack Dotson Go to last post
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Rear Speakers - Facing Forward or Sideways? by Good Man
i can't seem to find a definitive answer... dolby suggests facing sideways, my manual says facing forwards.... what's the deal?
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September 17th 03 01:21 AM
by JethroUK© Go to last post
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Anyone w/ real-life experience using Cat5 for speaker wire? by Peter Franks
Not interested in hyperbole, interested in an actual example of someone using a single pair in Cat5 for a speaker run, most interested in a 20-30' run, presuming an otherwise capable system/speakers. Thanks
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February 21st 06 02:57 AM
by Tonester Go to last post
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Why on earth would anybody choose 16:9 over 4:3? by EtherGnat
After careful consideration I've decided that only an insane man would choose a 16:9 television over 4:3 (although in some sizes/technologies you may not have a choice). Consider the following example: As of 4/19/04 Best Buy had two TVs of the same brand (Samsung I believe) and series so you would...
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April 30th 04 04:44 PM
by Richard C. Go to last post
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Dolby Digital Audio drop outs by Priz
I recently purchased a Magnavox 37MF337B HDTV for my home theater and am having an audio issue. I have it connected via a digital coax SPDIF cable to a Pioneer VSX 515 A/V receiver and here is the problem. Whenever I watch a digital TV channel, where the receiver indicates the sound is in Dolby...
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October 28th 07 03:33 AM
by Art[_2_] Go to last post
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Do I need a Line Conditioner? by njbruin
I recently put 20% down on a new Mitsubishi 62725 (62 inch DLP rptv). I will be watching DVDs and cable-fed HDTV on this set. The salesman was pushing a line conditioner for me pretty hard. I've never used one with my older Pioneer Elite 46" rptv. The line conditioner is about 300 dollars. I'm...
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October 25th 04 12:50 AM
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Bose lifestyle 38 by JB
Hi guys I will buy a Bose system in US and bring it back to Denmark but we are using 220v and in US they are using 110v is it possible to use it in DK. Best regards. JB
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June 4th 07 04:31 AM
by The Man From Mars Go to last post
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runing fiber optic cable for audio by Dan Irwin
hi, I'm about to rewire my house and one of the things i wanted to run was fiber optic cables so i can hook the optical digtal suround sound on my satlite reciver in one room to my surround sound sysytem in the other room. I had no problem finding runs of fiber optic cable, but then i relized...
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March 29th 04 02:12 AM
by Dan Irwin Go to last post
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