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09-05-00, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By d-rell

Now that Jaboom is changing, It will take a lot...

Now that Jaboom is changing, It will take a lot longer! I was trying to do the same thing, with the same goal in mind (a big screen) Now it looks like it will take just too long.

I did manage a...
09-05-00, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By d-rell

I don't think you will need an optical cable just...

I don't think you will need an optical cable just yet, since you don't have a Dolby Digital receiver. You probably just need standard RCA A/V cables.

If the only input on your TV is coaxial, you...
09-05-00, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By d-rell

The Soundblaster Live Platinum (which comes with...

The Soundblaster Live Platinum (which comes with the "live drive") has 2 s/pdif digital outs. To get 5.1 simply connect the "Digital out" on the sound card with the "Digital in" on the speakers. ...
09-05-00, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By d-rell

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Bose Pro:
I have heard of a "few" digital cable boxes that put out a 5.1 digital signal.
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09-05-00, 03:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By d-rell

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mostman:
It is too bad that TiVo does not support Digital Audio right now. But that will be fixed in a couple...
09-05-00, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By d-rell

I just picked up 4-way amplifier/splitter. It...

I just picked up 4-way amplifier/splitter. It has one input on 4 outs, and it boosts each signal by 10db after it splits. I got it at Best Buy for about $15.00 and I'm pleased with the results.
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08-24-00, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By d-rell

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,...

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by djones6746:

Not true....There are a couple of players on the market currently with DTS decoders in them......
08-23-00, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By d-rell

Good question, I thought you would ask. 1....

Good question, I thought you would ask.

1. You won't be able to get a dts decoder in a DVD player, just a Dolby Digital one.

2. Easier connection, just one digital cable connection (optical or...
08-23-00, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By d-rell

Yes the difference between Dolby ProLogic and...

Yes the difference between Dolby ProLogic and Dolby Digital 5.1 is astonishing! I highly recommend it. Can't really be explained until it is heard.

Your friend is right, if you have a receiver...
08-23-00, 02:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By d-rell

Here is what you do. Do not go out and get...

Here is what you do. Do not go out and get another sub. Go and get a 3 prong to 2 prong adapter for the plug on your sub, plug it in and the hum will magicly dissappear!

The exact same thing...
08-23-00, 02:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By d-rell

I recommend the speakers found here: ...

I recommend the speakers found here:
http://www.indexhome.com/AudioVideo/Koda/Speakers/melody_main.asp

The Melody 3's sound amazing and if you call or e-mail them, they will negotiate with you...
08-22-00, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By d-rell

I've owned 3 Toshiba's the 2109, 1200, and now...

I've owned 3 Toshiba's the 2109, 1200, and now the 2200. Never had a single disc not play. The 1200 is a great player for the money - more features than entry level sony at a cheaper price.
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08-22-00, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By d-rell

It will look about the same as composite video. ...

It will look about the same as composite video. I used to have a TV with just RF input, and I was lucky enough to have a VCR that did not scramble the picture. So by all means if you have a VCR...
08-22-00, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By d-rell

For the money, I believe it is impossible to beat...

For the money, I believe it is impossible to beat this package. I have these speakers and they are unbelievable. They blow away the Energy Take 5's I was also considering at the time. I had to...
08-17-00, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By d-rell

Where did you get a 28" widescreen TV for...

Where did you get a 28" widescreen TV for $500!!!!!

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"...that gum you like is going to come back in style"
08-17-00, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By d-rell

For stereo music, I would also recommend Harmon...

For stereo music, I would also recommend Harmon Kardon. Very very crisp clean music. Not to shabby for DD movies either.

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"...that gum you like is going to come back in style"
08-13-00, 02:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,223
Posted By d-rell

I'm sure you'll be plenty happy with Onkyo,...

I'm sure you'll be plenty happy with Onkyo, especially for the difference in price. I really don't know how cheap you can get the 5800 for, but it's definitely not under $1000. That is a good idea...
08-12-00, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,223
Posted By d-rell

Morley, I will second Gieso's recommendation...

Morley,
I will second Gieso's recommendation that you check out the Denon 5800. Mainly because you mention that you do not want to upgrade for a long long time. It has all the newest formats likt...
08-09-00, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By d-rell

I was going to say the same thing, but lopezii...

I was going to say the same thing, but lopezii beat me to it. Buy the stuff on ebay. It is refurbished, but it is still under full warranty and you are buying from a place where you know you will...
08-03-00, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By d-rell

I bet you could make some really cheap if you...

I bet you could make some really cheap if you stop by the nearest Home Depot or Lowes and just pick up some materials, that is if you are handy enough to do that sort of thing. I made a DVD rack for...
08-03-00, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By d-rell

Where can I get this?? Is it still that cheap?? ...

Where can I get this?? Is it still that cheap?? I could use some.

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"...that gum you like is going to come back in style"
08-03-00, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By d-rell

Windowace I'm pretty sure 99.99% of DVD...

Windowace

I'm pretty sure 99.99% of DVD players also have a coax digital output. Why don't you use the optical in on your receiver for the DBS and use the coax for your DVD player? ...
08-03-00, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By d-rell

If you have never heard DD or dts before, I envy...

If you have never heard DD or dts before, I envy you. I wish I could go back and lose my digital surround sound virginity again.

I would certainly watch a movie first, I would also get SPR, and...
07-30-00, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By d-rell

I agree with brilon, I would get a Quintet...

I agree with brilon, I would get a Quintet Center. Although I'm not sure where to get one. I've seen them on ebay, but I've only seen them sold with a set. Go to ebay and search for klipsch...
07-29-00, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By d-rell

Duck Without thinking twice, I would buy...

Duck

Without thinking twice, I would buy just a center speaker (you can get a KLH one pretty cheap) and the DD receiver. Use the 2 tall one for surrounds. You will be much happier with the DD...
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