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07-24-03, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,269
Posted By daledude

I have the 45TX and can say it has no problem...

I have the 45TX and can say it has no problem with bass. It does have very advanced set up options and it is possible you are still routing some/most of the bass to the sub output and not realize...
03-05-03, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,281
Posted By daledude

I would reccomend stepping up to the Pioneer...

I would reccomend stepping up to the Pioneer 45tx. It adds auto setup via a microphone. Not only does it set up the proper calibration for surround sound, but it gives you the option to add auto eq...
Forum: TV Talk
01-09-03, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By daledude

They were showing DS9 here in houston, but they...

They were showing DS9 here in houston, but they quit since the new year started. It really sucks because they were about 5 or 6 episodes from the series finale.

We still get Voyager.
Forum: Tech Talk
01-07-03, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By daledude

I use a quiet panaflow 80mm and a thermalright...

I use a quiet panaflow 80mm and a thermalright sk7 on both an xp1800+ and a dual mp1900+. Nearly silent and the temps are about as low as a much noiser high end cooler I bought a little over a year...
01-07-03, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By daledude

I bought a CS-Plus and power it with a 250 watt...

I bought a CS-Plus and power it with a 250 watt amp and am very satisfied with the performance. It can play very low, clean, and at loud volumes. Even though my sub is limited by the amp, it can...
01-07-03, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By daledude

That is a good price for that setup, but if you...

That is a good price for that setup, but if you have never heard the speakers before you should not just buy it blindly. Speakers vary greatly in sound from one another and you may hate the way...
Forum: Tech Talk
01-02-03, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By daledude

Actually there is a very good reason why many...

Actually there is a very good reason why many people with HDTV displays and projection systems build home theater pcs. With the right (free) software they can equal if not beat many of the best line...
01-02-03, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By daledude

Actually, if you read the first sentence by...

Actually, if you read the first sentence by itself is says it plays in 6.1 discrete on DTS-ES. To play in discrete 6.1 it must be recorded in discrete 6.1.

The next sentence says that the 6.1...
01-01-03, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By daledude

Are you sure the t.v.'s speakers are working...

Are you sure the t.v.'s speakers are working correctly? Turn it up as loud as you normally listen at, then turn it up as loud as you would likely listen to it. If the speakers are not distorting...
01-01-03, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By daledude

I can't remember where, but on the outside...

I can't remember where, but on the outside packaging for Gladiator it does say that it is dts es discrete. I've noticed a few dvd's do this.

A dts es discrete will play back on dts es matrix...
12-31-02, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By daledude

For the money you won't beat either SVS or HSU...

For the money you won't beat either SVS or HSU subs. Most comercial subs can't play as low or loud without spending significantly more. As far as both companies are concerned, they are both owned...
12-30-02, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By daledude

Take a look into the Pioneer 45tx. I was looking...

Take a look into the Pioneer 45tx. I was looking in this same price range and this is the one I choose. It has all the latest formats but it also has an automatic adjustment (included microphone at...
11-23-02, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By daledude

If you plan to watch dvd's on this t.v. I...

If you plan to watch dvd's on this t.v. I reccomend buying with the anamorphic squeeze feature. Normally only higher end t.v.'s with high prices have this feature, but some Samsung t.v.'s do have...
11-10-02, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By daledude

A headphone amp in not necessary to drive most...

A headphone amp in not necessary to drive most high end headphones. The headphone output from your receiver should be adequate to drive any headphone.

Some people have a "headphone system" with...
11-02-02, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By daledude

I second the Sennheisser HD580's. They have a...

I second the Sennheisser HD580's. They have a lot of bass, cover the entire ear, and can play very loud and clean. I also own the HD600's and unless you are very critical in your music listening...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-06-02, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By daledude

I don't think they even made a 1.2 PIV, they...

I don't think they even made a 1.2 PIV, they started out at 1.4 gig. They did make a 1.2 gig PIII, which if you do have this then it's fast enough to play current games.

The cpu you have can...
10-06-02, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By daledude

At that price point, and considering you have a...

At that price point, and considering you have a dedicated basement, you really should look into projection systems.

I don't know much about projectors, but you could also ask in the...
09-22-02, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By daledude

Samsung seems to be one of the few companies who...

Samsung seems to be one of the few companies who makes non-flat screen t.v.'s with anamorphic squeeze.

I bought a 27" model (can't remember model # and it's on the back of the t.v.) with...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-07-02, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By daledude

Went to Circuit City and found a router with...

Went to Circuit City and found a router with serial port for $90 with a $30 mail in rebate. At checkout no rebate came out, so I told the cashier about the rebate. Turns out the tag was mislabeled,...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-06-02, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By daledude

Tried Internet Connection sharing, but it didn't...

Tried Internet Connection sharing, but it didn't work to good as somebody was always turning of the main computer.

Now that I now a router with a serial port will work with an external modem, I...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-06-02, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By daledude

Are there dial up modems that can be connected to a network?

First of all there is no broadband in my neighborhood, and for the past two years nobody has even stated they plan to offer either dsl or cable in my area. I'm stuck with modem for the next couple...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-29-02, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By daledude

You can buy a cable from Radio Shack that is...

You can buy a cable from Radio Shack that is terminated with RCAs at one end and a 1/8 inch mini plug at the other end. Just connect this to the line in or mic in jack of the sound card.

I bought...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-04-02, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By daledude

You could just burn the disc like a normal cd-r...

You could just burn the disc like a normal cd-r and burn it in a few minutes. Nero will recognize the disc as a cd-rw and not permanently burn the disc.

I use packet writing software because in...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-03-02, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By daledude

It's normal to take a long time to format a...

It's normal to take a long time to format a cd-rw. You only need to format them once, then they can be used and erased without the need to re-format.

With Nero you can burn a cd-rw like a normal...
07-03-02, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By daledude

The SVS subs have incredible output for their...

The SVS subs have incredible output for their price, and they sound very good. Few commercial subs will play as low and as loud as SVS can, and most of them cost more money overall (most SVS subs...
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