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  1. anthony_b

    Any good jazz or similar concert blu rays been lately ?

    Any good jazz or similar concert blu rays been lately ?
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    Pioneer Elite vsx 45

    Anyone on a budget looking for a solid reciever under $300 this unit should be considered. I bought one for my dad at best buy for $250 (originally $450).....and it is solid !...Sounds awesome with plenty of power, his speakers really came alive with it...
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    Eagles DVD-A question

    While playing either the DD or DTS track of Hotel California , the bass during the first minute of the song is powerful. But as soon as the vocals come in with the volume raised pretty loud , front stage takes over and the bass is barely audible. Has anyone else noticed that ?....this the only...
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    Subwoofer pairing and Crossover with Mirage Nanosats

    I recently picked up 5 Mirage Nanosat speakers, and I'm building a 2nd HT room and looking to get a sub with it (Most Likely the BIC f12) - I've never owned speakers this tiny before and I know that I have to cross them over at about 100 or 120 hz, so my question is , does anyone have experiance...
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    Question on HD player and 720p TV

    I'm considering the Toshiba HD-A2 player to use with my Sony 720p lcd. My question is what does the player do when you insert a 1080p movie. Does it downconvert it to 480p and then upscale it to 720p ?..or does every HD movie have a 1080i/720p track also?
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    New head unit to replace factory radio

    I have an 07 Nissan Pathfinder with basic cd radio from stock. I'm looking to replace it with a head unit with a front "aux in". My budget is $200, what reciever would you suggest that would give me better audio performance ?...and also, would replacing the radio void any vehicle warranty from...
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    Do you print your photos at home do you take them elsewhere ?

    For years I've been printing my photos from my trusty Canon i850. I was buying the canon 4x6 paper plus the individual ink tanks. One day I decided to take my memory card to Sam's Club and try out their one hour service. WOW !!...they look much more natural and the quality is outstanding !! not...
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    FS: Memory Sticks (for use with Sony cameras)

    I have laying around the house: 2- 128mb memory sticks (sandisk or lexar, can't remember) 2- 8mb memory sticks (Sony) I don't have any use for these since I just purchased a Canon digital camera. Will sell for $50 shipped everything. Paypal is welcome.
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    Is there software that can do this ?

    I'm looking to put several hours of music on a blank DVD and then play it back through my standalone player. I was able to put music on a DVD but the player wouldn't recognize it....Is there such a software that can convert my audio files to a format viewable on my dvd player. I tried copying...
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    Sony DVP-NS70H - Mini review

    I picked up this player last night, it's connected to a Sony 50A10 LCD. The picture at 720p is amazing. I see more detail in the background then ever before, I didn't think that Star Wars III can look that much better. I recommend this player for anyone who's on a budget and at the same time...
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    Looking for DVD changer w/HDMI and decent redbook playback

    Anyone know of one for less than $300 ?
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    FS: 48 Inch HDTV - JVC av48wp74 :Florida Only

    I'm selling this two year old 48 inch HDTV becuase I purchased a 50inch Sony LCD. I'm in Lithia,Fl (25 minutes from Tampa) Hillsborough County....I'm looking for $600.
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    Blind buy Athena bookshelf speakers

    I hope I made the right choice...I purchased a pair of Athena B1's for front and rears plus the matching center to go together with my velodyne sub. I've never heard them before but since they're on closeout prices I got them at a price I couldn't refuse, I've heard some positive reviews of them...
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    Recomandations for bookshelf speakers for HT/Music

    I moved into a new house and I'm limited to bookshelf speakers. All I have is a 10 inch velodyne sub to match the future front and rear speakers. It's a fairly large room with high ceilings. I'd like to get some input on what's out there. I have a budget of $700-800 and I need a center,front and...
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    Polk/Velodyn speakers for sale NY/NJ

    All items have been sold....Thanks to everyone who inquired
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    Broken iPod screen

    My iPod screen craked after I dropped it, and I'm unable to see 75% of the screen. Do you think it could be fixed ?...Can Apple replace the screen ?....I've emailed customer support but no reply yet.
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    Did anyone else get a free Elton John SACD sampler from Sony ?

    It came in a huge white envelope promoting Sony's new high end headphones.
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    Any good deals on flash MP3 players ?

    I'm looking for a 512mb player with an FM tuner for under $130....Possible ?
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    Converting itune files to MP3

    I've mostly downloaded songs from iTunes and then put them on CD. I'm in the market for an mp3 player (non-ipod). My question is, can I convert these files to MP3 so I can play them on my new device ?
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    Looking for a cheap MP3 player

    I need some recomendations on a portable 128mb - 256mb MP3 player with an FM tuner that I could use for my workouts. (I have a budget of a $100). Thanks...
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    Mickey's twice upon Christmas...my new show off DVD ?

    I just rented this dvd for the kids, I must say that my 48inch HDTV simply shines with this movie. Colors are vibrant and beautiful....My wife who usually doesn't say anything thought it was very 3-D like....check this out for yourself !!!
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    Who do you give the M/C treatment to ?

    I have seperate dedicated SACD and DVD-A players, and depending on the mood I'm in, I'll hook up the SACD player in stereo and the DVD-A in 5.1 and viceversa.....My amp has only one set of 6.1 (5.1) analog inputs. So my question is, for those who are in my situation which player gets the M/C...
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    Any good deals on DVD players ?

    Any good deals on DVD players ?...looking for something under $150.
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    Does Yamaha make there own DVD players ?

    In the old days they were a Panasonic OEM. I'm looking for info on the YAMAHA DVS5750
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    Opinions on DVD players under $100

    Need opinions on the following players only on video performance and DVD-R/+R playback capability.: a)JVC XVN412 (with firmware upgrade) b)Panasonic DVD-S47S c)Pioneer DV-275 I'm also open to other suggestions. It will be used on a upscaling 1080i HDTV monitor. Progressive scan...
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    Need advice on DVD players that would play +/- media

    I just started backing up my home videos(wedding,birthdays,etc..) on blank dvd -/+ media. Which players can play these without much fuss ?.. My onkyo is pretty good at it but doesn't like certain brands of DVD +R. I'm not intrested in progressive scan performance (I let my HDTV do that...
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    Brand of DVD players that are less tolerant to finger prints and scratches ?

    I would like to purchase a player for my kids room that would not have a hard time playing DVD's with finger marks or minor scratches. Any recommendations ?
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    FS: Polk Package

    For Sale: Polk Audio Speakers all under warranty 1 pair of rt600i 1 pair of rt25i 1 CS400I Package price for $500 firm. (local meet prefered).
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    A few questions for Yamaha owners

    1. What does dolby enhanced do ? 2. If I set my mains to small and BASS to both would I create crossover problems ?
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    Do you have your center channel set to large ?

    I have a big center channel the CS400I from Polk (this sucker is about 30 lbs!!)...Usually in multichannel setups you toggle between small and large options for speakers settings...so my dilemma is: a "Large" setting should be appointed to a FULL RANGE speaker IMO, so which center channel...