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  1. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Looking for recommendations to narrow my search. Budget is about $1500, but I could do half or twice that if it makes sense. I already have 15 ch of <.03% THD amplification @150w lrc, 65w other. Goals: 1. Musical but this kit is mostly for HT. 2. Mate with latest LG OLED TV. 3. Reliable for 8-10...
  2. Audio Processing
    Issues to look for with Dolby Atmos playback thru PC 8 channel sound-card then back thru Dolby Atmos Pre/Pro using Digital Coaxial RCA's. Is the Sound room mixing lost or is frequency steering of the Dolby recording algorithms recaptured in the final Pre/Pro processing?
  3. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Emotiva, maker of high quality audio gear, is capping a monster year of intriguing new product reveals by launching its BasX MC-700 AV processor. You may recall the MC-700 was originally introduced last April. According to Emotiva, “increasing demand” has motivated the company to begin...
  4. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Thanks to the help I previously got... I have added 2x SVS PB-2000. No looking at my Yamaha RX-V1700... it too needs a face lift. I have been using it with my Emotiva XPA-5. Time to get a true pre/pro. I do more HT then music.. 65/35. 7.2+ 4k would be nice Any thing else you need to know...
  5. AV Home Theater
    First post, looking for some advice on an avr or pre/pro. Thanks for your time. In my bonus room above the garage (18x24), I have installed the following: Episode inwall 900s L/R: http://www.snapav.com/p-430-es-ht950-iw-7.aspx Surround: http://www.snapav.com/p-945-es-ht950-iwsurr-6.aspx...
  6. Home Theater System Recommendations
    In the last few months I sold my Marantz Av7005 pre/pro and got an Emotiva UMC-200. While I like the size of the unit and a couple features the Emotiva offers, such as exceptional sound, it has issues. Notably, with at least my Tivo as input, I get the dreaded "digital noise" spike going through...
  7. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I realize I may be stretching it a bit, but I'd like my AVR upgrade to represent a significant step up in flexibility, power and SQ so I'm thinking separates as opposed to just an AVR. I find that I'm listening to more music lately and, even though I do not have a really good environment for a...
  8. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Following several years of detailed development, Rotel Electronics has unveiled a new sharp looking preamplifier and surround processor. The 7.1 channel pre/pro is loaded with high-end touches, but carries a relatively modest high-end MSRP of $3,499. Today we’re previewing the RSP-1582 and...
  9. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    With a max budget of $2000, what would be the best replacement/upgrade for my Anthem MRX-300. ( The anthem sounds fine as is, hooked up to my 5 channel Wyred 4 Sound MMC amplifier.) I use the system for mostly blu's. Would it be worthwhile to do the upgrade, or just hold on to the Anthem...
  10. Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm assembling iteration one of a home theater and am looking for a low dollar pre-pro. I've looked at the emotiva UMC-200, but the lack of analog video inputs makes it less interesting to me. Good pre-pros that meet my needs start around $1000 and I'd rather spend the money on a projector...
  11. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Looks like I may need to replace my new AVR-X4000 due to HDMI issues. The sound is fantastic but I've noticed that upper-end Onkyo receivers have 4.6v preamp outputs vs. Denon's X4000 and 4520CI's 2v outputs. I use the receiver as a pre/pro with my Rotel amps so the preamp section is very...
  12. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi everyone, It's my pleasure being here. Just wanted some advice. I have been using a 12 years old system so far and I think it's time to upgrade. My current system is Energy Audissey speakers (APS5-2 for the front channels, AC300 for center, A2-2 for surrounds, XLS12 and ESW8 subwoofer)...
  13. Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am looking for a new av preamp and am wondering if anyone here can help me! Here is my current setup which has served me well over the years. I mostly listen to movies/watch TV, but Ido some stereo listening once in a while: Outlaw 990 5x Outlaw monoblocks (using balanced inputs at the moment...
  14. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi all, In the past, I have heard about some quirks in the bass management of the now-discontinued Emotiva UMC-1, including Sonnie's review of it. I recently bought a UMC-200 for a two-channel setup with subs. Because the UMC-200 is the successor to the UMC-1, I wanted to check out the bass...
  15. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hey all - Looking to getting my first pre/pro setup (7-channel). My question to you all is which is the better quality / reliable combo to go with between: Outlaw 975 + 7075 (7x75W) and Emotiva UMC-200 + UPA-700 (7x80W) I prefer not to mis-match :) Thanks all,
  16. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
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  17. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Greetings, Ok, I’ve narrowed it down to either the Marantz AV7005 or the Onkyo NR3008 as a pre/pro. I have a 5 ch. power amp that I’m very happy with so I could go either way as far as getting a true pre/pro or using an AVR as a pre/pro. I have a dedicated Home Theater that is setup with a 5.1...
  18. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm here looking for recommendations once again. When I finished my theater last year, I upgraded to HDTV and bought a Blu-Ray player (PS3). For a pre-pro, I pre-ordered the Emotiva UMC-1 since I qualified to get one for $350 as an original owner of an LMC-1 (seemed like a no-brainer at that...
  19. Classifieds - Audio Equipment
    The unit is in exellent condition (no scratches, blemishes, etc.). Comes with the manual, remote and accessories. I will ship in the original double box. Asking for $300 OBO + shipping. Thanks.
  20. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi all... Been having fun with a borrowed DSP1124/USB card/mic setup. Insert standard comments about REW/BFD being the coolest thing since sliced bread... I am going to get my own one of these! I don't currently have a HT amp, just a stereo amp setup, minus even a preamp. Was wondering how...
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