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Forum: Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices   08-20-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 79,949
Posted By Andre
Re: What solution do folks use for the dreaded BFD hum?

I had a problem with ground loop and it came from the cable going into the set top box which was hooked to the receiver which had an outboard Crown amp that didn't like it. I added a Jensen...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-02-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Andre
Re: Complete Car Stereo System

Yup, Car audio is all about the install. However, unless you competing I don't see the draw anymore, the factory stereos are very good now a days. I used to compete in the 80s-90s for SQ (sound...
Forum: Home Theater Systems | Equipment   11-01-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By Andre
Re: Multipurpose Room Gear

Wireless light dimmer http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/SingleRoomControls/MaestroWireless/Overview.aspx

comfy seats...
Forum: Home Audio Speakers   10-26-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By Andre
Re: Center Speaker Upgrade

I agree with Eric
Forum: Home Audio Speakers   10-25-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Andre
Re: Has Anyone Heard the Axiom LFR180 Center Channel

The LFR180 is an omnidirectional center channel which includes a DSP unit for routing signals to the front and rear speakers so it also needs a 4 channel amp to power it. It sounded like an...
Forum: Home Audio Speakers   10-24-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Andre
Has Anyone Heard the Axiom LFR180 Center Channel

I haven't been able to find a review and I was wondering since I have the M100s
Forum: AV Home Theater   10-24-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Andre
Re: Home Theater 7.2 Sound

Computer straight to powered speakers you only going to get 5.1 which is the max for SPDIF audio connector. Past that you have to use the video cards HDMI to a AVR or Powered Soundbar
Forum: Home Audio Acoustics   10-19-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Andre
Re: Ears LF resolution

I would have to point you to someone in academia. Such as the acoustic scientists at the Canadian National Research Council

Peter Hanes
Telephone: 613-998-1282
Email: [email protected]rc-cnrc.gc.ca
Forum: Home Theater System Recommendations   10-18-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,198
Posted By Andre
Re: Speaker recommendations for livingroom

Questions:

-The TV you currently have is what?
-The center will be on the shelf above the fireplace and the TV above it? If so, Have you measured how much hight you can have with the center...
Forum: Home Theater System Recommendations   10-18-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Andre
Re: Looking for a basic audio setup

https://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/focalsib51wht/focal-5.1-sib-cub3-home-theater-speaker-system-white/1.html
...
Forum: Home Audio Acoustics   10-18-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Andre
Re: Ears LF resolution

An ears "resolution" would entirely depend on the person, therefore any investigation would be skewed. You can, however take measurements using an omnidirectional mic at the primary seating area at...
Forum: Computers | HTPC | Media Servers   10-15-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Andre
Home Network bottlenecks

Hello Folks

I have been wondering about my home network. I upgraded my internet service to 150mbps and I wonder if all my connected equipment (TVs, Bluray (for Netflix), etc) are getting all that...
Forum: Home Audio Speakers   10-15-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,077
Posted By Andre
Re: HT Center Speaker Matching with Front Speakers

Tech specs on the speakers

Technical specifications
Years manufactured: 1977-1981
Original MSRP: 630 british pounds
Drivers: KEF B139, KEF B110A, Celestion HF1300, Celestion HF2000
Recommended...
Forum: System Setup and Connection   10-15-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Andre
Re: wire or connector distance

If you a high end preamp and amp with Balanced connectors and will be using them then put the amp close to the speaker with a shorter cable. If you are using RCA unbalanced its the other way around.
Forum: AV Home Theater   10-05-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,847
Posted By Andre
Re: Media room with 5 ceiling speakers - 5.1 or Atmos 5.1.4?

I would:


Check to see how I can run cabling, is there a gap to run wire to a new in ceiling speaker position? if not, or it would require ripping out drywall

IF YES, Remove the in-ceiling...
Forum: Home Theater System Recommendations   10-04-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Andre
Re: my query

There is quite a bit of price difference between the Chane and the SVS. So the axiom of "you get what you pay for" comes up.

"How low can it go" answer is "it depends" - Where will it be placed is...
Forum: SVSound   10-01-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,635
Posted By Andre
Re: Ultra Bookshelf vs. Ultra Center

IMHO. There are very few non- inwall speakers that are designed to be LCR. Meyers Audio and M&K sound SP150. Besides those if I were to look for a LCR setup of identical speakers I would look at...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   10-01-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Andre
Re: Are rear wireless possible today?

Unless you like changing batteries, no.
Forum: System Setup and Connection   09-27-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By Andre
Re: Speaker setup advise - in-wall/ceiling Atmos setup

For your size room I wouldn't go beyond 5.1.2 https://www.dolby.com/us/en/guide/dolby-atmos-speaker-setup/5.1.2-overhead-speaker-setup-guide.pdf
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   09-27-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Andre
Re: Are rear wireless possible today?

Anything wireless will need to be plugged into an outlet
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   09-27-18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Andre
Re: Denon X3300W and Ext amp issue

I had the same problem with my Denon X4000 adding a crown amp. Its a ground loop problem. Unhook everything from the Denon then start with the new amp. If the buzz is there the group look is at...
Forum: Computers | HTPC | Media Servers   09-27-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Andre
Re: Please help choose between these 5 media players, Zidoo, Zappiti, Himedia, Egreatc

I would run an ASUS mini PC with Windows 10 vice going with and android box
Forum: HDTV | Video Displays | Processors   09-27-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,963
Posted By Andre
Re: 4k tv affordable? worth upgrade?

Upgrading from a 1080P LED to a 4k LED, I would say no. Upgrading from 1080P to OLED, depends:
Yes - If you plan a streaming 4K content such as Netflix premium 4k or you will be purchasing a 4K...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   09-27-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Andre
Re: Basic receiver that stays cool

Actually and antique or a replica? Either way the wood should be stable enough to take the heat. Is your computer fan expelling or blowing air on the component? Here is an exhaust fan you could...
Forum: System Setup and Connection   08-27-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,321
Posted By Andre
Re: Hdcp 2.2

This is the only solution I have found if you want the HD sound.

https://www.hdfury.com/product/avr-key/

If you don't mind dropping to 5.1 audio via SPDIF Optical they you can get an HDMI...
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