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    CSW bass cube 8 blown fuse

    alrighty, this is the 2nd time this has happened. I have my basscube 8 (yes, i will get a new sub sometime, this one isn't too great) plugged into a surge protector and it's on auto mode for power. Twice now it has blown for some reason, not when in use either. I'll come home and it just won't...
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    Tuner problems with receiver

    I'm using both the included AM and FM antenas if that's what you're asking
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    Tuner problems with receiver

    I have a Sony STR-DE675 receiver. Today, I went to use the tuner, I'm in FM mode and i got a jazz station when the preset was tuned into my normal rock station. So i went through all my presets(different radio stations) and they were all the jazz station. I turned it off, tried later and got...
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    Sony STR- DE675 Outputing to dual sources question

    I could really use some help on this, I need it for when my family comes up next week, so if anyone could help me I'd appreciate it!
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    Sony STR- DE675 Outputing to dual sources question

    I have a Sony STR- DE675 Receiver with 5.1 CSW speakers on it. I have a question about it. Right now, when I plug in headphones in the headphone jack that is on the front of the receiver, it mutes all sound to the speakers, which is should do. And it comes up with the text spk. off on the LCD...
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    HT Connections Help

    thanks everyone!
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    HT Connections Help

    BAH, could anyone reccomend a good receiver that does the assigning of digital outputs? I can't get anything now, but for the future when I have more money. Something sub-1000$ would be best hehe. Thanks :)
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    HT Connections Help

    I just thought of another problem I might have. If anyone can answer either of my 2 questions I would be grateful! here is the back of my receiverclick here Now, the digital cable I'm assuming gets connected to the TV/SAT area? If so, then I could do the S-Video from the cable box to the...
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    HT Connections Help

    k, thanks. Now, can I mix the 2 audio signals, optical and coax digital audio? Like right now, I have the reciever on Opt mode so the DVD player works with the Digital Audio cable. If I put it on some sort of Auto mode could I successfully use both those signals when switching from the DVD...
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    HT Connections Help

    I think the problem was that I was using an S-Video cable from the DVD player to the receiver, but than RCA to the TV. My TV is able to switch to Input 1-S-Video for the DVD player then on regular TV it works with the VCR. I will have to try that composite hookup with the VCR. When I do get the...
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    HT Connections Help

    Sorry if this is posted in the wrong forum! I know this has been asked a lot, so sorry if it gets repetative. Here is my Setup(I'm on a limitied budget, so it's all I can do for now) Sony STR-DE675 Receiver (3)CSW M80's, fronts and center (2)CSW M50's, Rears Panasonic DVD-RV31(Only...
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    *** Official "THE SUM OF ALL FEARS" Discussion Thread

    Just saw the movie last night. I liked some parts of it, but I was pretty dissapointed with Ben Affleck as Jack Ryan. Not one of my favorite movies, but it was tolerable. And John, I agree with you on your pointabout the carrier. I mean, it was just too unreal. The planes kept going on and off...
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    Reccomendations for Wall Mounts for Rear Speakers

    Craig, do you actually see the black of the mounts? or do the speakers cover them up?
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    Reccomendations for Wall Mounts for Rear Speakers

    I think I'm either going to get http://www.crutchfield.com/cgi-bin/S...121BT7&o=p&a=0 or http://www.crutchfield.com/cgi-bin/S...1BT77S&o=p&a=0 Do you think the silver or black would look bad on the wall? Or do you end up not even seeing it? If you don't see the black on the speaker...
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    Reccomendations for Wall Mounts for Rear Speakers

    ok, I'm not sure if I'll have that problem because my speaker is a bit smalller in height, but still it's a good thing to think about. I appreciate the help Jeff and I'll take a look at Parts Express :)
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