What's new

Search results

  1. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Scott, do you have an SPL meter you can use?
  2. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Can you bi-amp the front main channels if you're not using the back surrounds?
  3. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Originally got mine for $444 from BB but when I saw that new sale I printed it off and took it back for a $20 savings! If you're looking to purchase a new receiver - it's a no-brainer at this price point!
  4. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    My sub is about 7 feet from the listening position and MCAAC placed at 25 feet! And to be honest, the bass has never sounded so good. I was thinking of changing the phase from 0 to 180 and then rerunning MCAAC to see what happens. What I'm not sure about is how much gain on the sub should be...
  5. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Couldn't find any reference to subwoofer setup. So, MCAAC said my sub is 25 feet away when it's only about 5-7 feet away. Should I correct the distance?
  6. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    I hastily ran through the mcacc and then threw in Spider Man II - wow! The surrounds have come to life and I was actually startled a few times. I did NOT hear this stuff on my old Sony DB930! I also did a quick music test with Lang Lang playing Rach3 and it was so...nuetral and unbloated. The...
  7. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    One more quickie: I will be using the 1014 in a 5.1 setup. My surround speakers are mounted near the ceiling and behind me on the side walls. I also have them facing each other so they don't they don't comply to the diagram in the manual. Should I set them up as "surround" or "surround...
  8. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Excellent. John, thanks for the quick response. I was about to panic! :b
  9. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    I'm setting up my 1014 and have a quick question, and I apologize if this has been discussed earlier: My dvd player (XP-30) and CD player both have fiber optic. The 1014 has coaxial for DVD but not optical. Where do I connect both of the fiber optics cables?
  10. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    So where can you get this sucker for $388 shipped?
  11. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    Thanks Wayne, my subcription is almost out but I just might have that one at home.
  12. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    James, I don't see it there: http://hometheatermag.com/receivers/index1.html
  13. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    "The 1014TX uses 7ch discrete mosfet amplification and was tested at 115w x 5 actual output." Where can I find this test/review?
  14. Drew Bethel

    how good is the pioneer VSX-1014 going to be compared to the elite.....

    According to their website Costco her the 1012k for $399.
Top