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09-26-04, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By flyingdragon

If I was in your shoes, this would be my...

If I was in your shoes, this would be my gameplan. I would buy new main speakers and save up for a matching center channel. For $500 I would buy the new Athenas.

Next would be an entry-level...
09-26-04, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By flyingdragon

If you live by a Good Guys, I would check out the...

If you live by a Good Guys, I would check out the Energy Act 6 system coupled with a Denon 1805. I haven't gone shopping for a DVD player lately so I couldn't say, but you should go with a universal...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-26-04, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By flyingdragon

There hasn't been any retail chain with...

There hasn't been any retail chain with consistently lower prices. Look in the Sunday paper or the store's ads for weekly specials. A good deal on say a 50pk would be for $25.00. I like BestBuy.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
11-04-03, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By flyingdragon

loose laptop monitor

Hi, I have a HP pavilion laptop and my screen is very loose. When I open it like less than 3/4 of the way, it would slam 180 degrees open.

I tried tightening the screws on the back where the...
11-03-03, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By flyingdragon

bpm3k, The ones on th rca link are the ones...

bpm3k,

The ones on th rca link are the ones I also am using for my Boston Vr-m, though it is biwired (meaning two sets of wires for each speaker. I did a test with the Monster 16ga. xp wires and...
11-02-03, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By flyingdragon

RadioShack premium speaker cables are just as...

RadioShack premium speaker cables are just as good. Whether it's a placebo effect or not, it's good to know that your cables aren't the bottleneck in your system.
11-02-03, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By flyingdragon

The color coding is just there to help you not to...

The color coding is just there to help you not to get the polarity mixed up. Even if you buy 16 gauge speaker cables from CC or BB, they still markings of some kind if you look closely.

The best...
11-02-03, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By flyingdragon

If you are not sure your sub is putting out the...

If you are not sure your sub is putting out the right frequencies at the right time, go to a local hi-fi shop and audition a system with the same cds you play at home. They will be more than happy to...
10-30-03, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By flyingdragon

First you got to take into account the power...

First you got to take into account the power capabilities of your receiver. Buying bigger and better speakers without the right power source can damage your new speakers and make them sound awful.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-11-03, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By flyingdragon

I had a similiar problem and when I called...

I had a similiar problem and when I called Comcast Cable they told me to unplug the modem for five seconds and replug it.

It works like a charm. I still use that trick from time to time when my...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-06-03, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By flyingdragon

Sorry, I couldn't find my original post so I...

Sorry, I couldn't find my original post so I decided to post again.

Yes, I'm trying to use a terminal server.
Forum: Tech Talk
10-05-03, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By flyingdragon

can't connect to my work's server from home

Hi all,

I'm trying to connect to my work's server from home via Comcast cable connection at home and they have DSL at work.

Weird thing is that I can connect to the server from home using...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-05-03, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By flyingdragon

need help on connecting to remote server

Hi all, I'm having trouble connecting to my work's remote server via Comcast cable connection. I used AOL dial up and it works, but when I use my cable connection it says someting like "Terminal...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-28-03, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By flyingdragon

You need a wireless router to plug your DSL...

You need a wireless router to plug your DSL connection into and a wireless card for your laptop. Make sure those two items are compatible.
09-28-03, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By flyingdragon

All things being equal Iwould pick 1 12" sub for...

All things being equal Iwould pick 1 12" sub for HT and 2 10" sub for music. If you want your sub to do double duty, I would go with the 1 12" because it goes lower.
09-28-03, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By flyingdragon

Why don't you get a pair of higher end JBLs for...

Why don't you get a pair of higher end JBLs for the front and use the cubes for surrounds. That way you have a better music and HT setup without changing everything.

Stay away from the Panasonic....
09-22-03, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By flyingdragon

You'd think after dropping .5 mill this guy would...

You'd think after dropping .5 mill this guy would have some "change" left over for some custom installation.
09-21-03, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By flyingdragon

Yes, this looks like a great deal. Onkyo is well...

Yes, this looks like a great deal. Onkyo is well regarded in the HT realm, especially their receivers.
09-20-03, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By flyingdragon

Engel, If your question is that the THX mode on...

Engel,
If your question is that the THX mode on some receivers vs. DTS mode better? The answer is no, THX mode on a receiver is a simulated mode created by the receiver much like NEO 6 or PLII.
...
09-20-03, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,774
Posted By flyingdragon

I have a lot of vcd's which I bough in San...

I have a lot of vcd's which I bough in San Francisco Chinatown and there's a lot of them there. Usually you can get them @ 3 for $10, mostly asian movies.

Quality wise, they fare no better than a...
08-01-03, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By flyingdragon

Iron Monkey I &II.

Iron Monkey I &II.
07-01-03, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By flyingdragon

will also consider movies and anything else you...

will also consider movies and anything else you can think of.
06-29-03, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By flyingdragon

looking to trade ut2k3 pc version

I have a retail copy of ut2k3 complete with box, manual, cd key, and a receipt from BB. Bought it 3 weeks ago and thought it sucked compared to CS.

Will consider trades for other pc games. Don't...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-22-03, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By flyingdragon

Yes, I've installed it on xp before and it...

Yes, I've installed it on xp before and it worked. Didn't know what you mean by your second question. Can you rephrase.

Thanks.
Forum: Tech Talk
06-22-03, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By flyingdragon

One thing you can try is to go into the bios and...

One thing you can try is to go into the bios and press F3 to let bios autodetect it. Of course, you already knew that :)
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