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  1. Jimi C

    No sound from subwoofer

    Been a long time! Hey guys I moved into a new house about three years ago and set up my Denon AVR-890 and Swan Diva 6.1's but put the subwoofer into the basement to mess with at a later time. Well that time has finally arrived. I hauled it up the stairs, connected it, changed my speaker...
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    New Macbook, How do I move my music to it from my Vista machine?

    What is the easiest way to transfer my music from my Windows Vista machine to my brand new Macbook? I cant find anything searching the net that works. I was able to connect my Mac to my pc using smb but it gave me a "failed to mount drive" notification for all the folders I want, but it...
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    Spider Identification. Photos inside...

    So, I thought I had a large crumb of some sort on my carpet and went to pick it up. This crumb had 8 legs and started to move. I'd normally just squish a spider between my fingers but this was like nothing id seen before. About an inch long, but a bright orange color. I trapped it inside a...
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    DirecTv installed an HD receiver today.. PROBLEMS!

    So Back in early December I called DirecTv to take advantage of an offer for a free HDTV receiver. Finally today they came to do the job. We've had some bad weather in the area the last few days that apperantly left a sheet of ice on my roof that until now I was unaware of. The Directv guy made...
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    My power is back on!

    Since I have no clue if this news traveled very far, ill post this link so I dont have to explain the freak wet snow/ice storm that left over 400,000 homes without power in my area. http://www.azcentral.com/news/articl...-snow1014.html Well, I managed to survive for 6 days here in Buffalo...
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    For Sale: Onkyo TX-910 Stereo Receiver $60.00 shipped obo (pics inside)

    I have for sale a rarely used Onkyo TX-910 stereo receiver. Includes original manual however the remote is missing. If it turns up soon, and I hope that it will, it will also be included. This was owned by my mother since she purchased it new probably 12-15 years ago. Its completly functional, I...
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    Xbox 360 Dead.. Past 90 day warranty.. Nice!

    Well, I thought I had the diamond in the rough as far as 360's go. I Purchased my unit from target early in the year. I never had any issues with freezing or crashing and was happy as a clam. Now fast forward.. 2 days ago I tried to power it up to play some NHL 2K7. Nothing. Completly dead...
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    2000 Jaguar S-type.. should I buy it?

    Hey guys, Im seriously considering trading in my Taurus towards a 2000 Jaguar S-type with 55k on the clock. Car is in immaculate condition and drives great. I love this body style and I love the interior. It is absoloutly fully loaded, and the sticker price new was 48,000. It has a 3.0 V6 (Fords...
  9. Jimi C

    Should I upgrade? Add an amp or new receiver?

    Hey guys, So, Im thinking about upgrading my receiver. I just feel that I could be getting better sound out of my speakers if I upgraded. Currently I own a Kenwood vr-6070 100x6 receiver. Im just unsure if now is a good time to buy. Im really interested in improving sound quality. Use is...
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    Cant get any game controllers to work, USB or Game port

    Hey folks. I have a pc running windows XP pro with service pack 2. I cannot get any game controllers to work in any way shape or form. None of them will show up under the game controllers menu in the control panel. I have 2 USB controllers, a xbox 360 pc edition, a microsoft sidewinder and I...
  11. Jimi C

    Looking for an RPTV. Suggestions, recommendations? Please help!

    Hi! Im getting ready to pull the trigger on a new big screen tv to replace my old 27" RCA. Im looking for a set between 46" and 50". If I can get bigger and still get a quality display thats fine too. Heres the caveat. I want to spend less than $1400(including tax/shipping ) and a CRT based...
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    I finally got an Xbox 360, my tale of dissipointment...

    So, yesterday I was in Target when i saw them. 3 Xbox 360s behind the locked glass case. It was sort of an impulse buy, as I wasnt expecting to see them, but I had planned on buying one eventually. So, $500 for my 360 premium and a game and im out the door. My buddy who was with me bought a game...
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    Goodbye Kenwood USA Home electronics...

    This news may be old and may have been covered, so at the risk of being redundant.. Audio Revolution: "Rumors surfaced today that Kenwood USA is closing their home electronics business. Contacts at Kenwood and their PR firm were not available for comment at the time of publishing...
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    Updated pics of my basement theater...

    Just felt like posting some pics of my obvious, still work in progress. .. This is a very large room, but due to the odd shape and various obsticles (a bar that was built around plumbing, a few support poles, and low duct work) my actual "theater" is limited to a 12x10ft area. I need to...
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    Component To VGA cable

    Probably a silly question, but i just want to be sure before i purchase. I have a Front Projector with VGA in. I want to hook up my DVD player via Component out, is this as simple as just buying a cable with component on one end and vga on the other or is there more required. I ask because...
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    My ht - pics

    added some pics of my ht room to the theater gallery.. click the link below.. nothing special but i thought id share.
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    im so mad.. car insurance..

    Well.. i was getting ready to put my 92' ford aerostar out of its misery.. Im 20 and i make around $300 a week. More then most of my friends my age. I have been spending around $200 a month on repairs and decided that it was silly when i could just go out and by a new used car for only a few...
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    Long Narrow room.. 4:3 screen width of room.. why should i.,..

    I have a long Narrow room, currently i have a 4:3 projector and screen which nearly covers the entire wall. I watch probably 50/50 4:3/widescreen material. ... Im telling you this because i plan to upgrade my projector in the near future and want to find out if there is any reason why i...
  19. Jimi C

    Pair of Wharfdale Bi-polar Maple bookshelf speakers $58.99 (ecost)

    http://www.ecost.com/ecost/shop/deta...=495915#scroll
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    $250 projector > screenshots

    I just got my hands on a 5 year old Sharp xv-s55u projector for $250. After quite a bit of trouble i have it up and running. Unfortunatly i dont have the room to get the image large enough to entirely fill my 84" screen. It dosnt bother me too much as of right now. My camera is pretty crappy...
  21. Jimi C

    Black Ceiling Tiles

    Are you guys buying black ones or just painting white ones? Ive checked lowes, home depot and sears hardware, cannot find anything other than white. sorry if its a stupid question but i would have thought that these tiles would soak up tons of paint. My first thought was that you bought them...
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    $250 a fair price for a 5 y/o lcd projector w/low houres/new bulb? Sharp XV-S55U

    Would i be stupid to buy a 5 or 6 year old Sharp XV-S55U with low hours and a new bulb for $250? I just want to get my feet wet in the world of front projection, find out if its right for me. I dont think i should have a problem unloading it if im unsatisfied.. what do you guys think? if you...
  23. Jimi C

    lifespan of a crt rptv?

    Im getting pretty close to buying my first big screen, i dont want to spend over 2k and the idea of replacing bulbs is keeping me away from lcd and dlp. How long should i expect a crt rptv to last, if used on average of 6-8 hours a day and properly calibrated? thx, Jim
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    shopping for wall mountable speakers for billiards room.. polk atrium 45's?

    Hey folks.. im looking for some budget speakers that can be mounted on the wall. They will be powered by an Onkyo tx910 stereo receiver and in a room thats about 22x14. Budget is set at $150 firm for speakers, brackets and shipping. I was searching ebay and came across a dealer selling nib polk...
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    Mits WS-55315 RPTV, opinions?

    A local electronics store has this tv on sale for $1649. We have been looking for an rptv.. just wanted to know how mits stacks up against jvc, sony and the rest in your opinion.. The guy i talked too said he would give it to me at the price even after the sale if i wanted to shop around some...
  26. Jimi C

    Ecost, Macmall, Pcmall

    Does anyone know if these websites are all affiliated? I noticed that they carry pretty much the same items, on most items they claim to have the same amount in stock and prices are generally the same. Is this just a trick for ecost to regain all of there disgruntled customers? Is this common...
  27. Jimi C

    I found a short review of the Fluance SV6's....

    http://www.soundreproduction.com/rev...luancesv6.html Fluance reviews are few and far between. I know a few of you were curious about these little speakers, So there you go. :emoji_thumbsup:
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    HT projector on the cheap??

    Is it at all possible to find a decent used ht projector under $500? What models are selling in this price range on ebay and such that are of decent quality? just curious. Thx, Jim
  29. Jimi C

    Left front channel dosnt work after 1 month of use <Ecost refurb>

    Hello I have a Kenwood vr6070 that i bought refurbished from ecost about 1 month ago. Up untill today i had no problems with it. When i received it the letter K was broken off of the Kenwood logo but i assumed that was the reason it was returned in the first place so i didnt bother to contact...
  30. Jimi C

    Fluance SV Center

    Ill just make this easy and copy and paste my email to fluance and there response. I dont know if anyone cares but, here it is. " I am planning on purchasing the avsc center channel in the next week or so, it will be paired up with my SV10 mains. However, before I jump into this, I was...
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