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  1. Richard Ferns

    Digital Media Players - wireless + HD ?

    Some of you must own some of these digital media players ?!?!
  2. Richard Ferns

    Digital Media Players - wireless + HD ?

    Hello, I am interested in purchasing a media box that allows me to do the following : play digital audio and video wirelessly over my home network, connect to my LCD tv (possibly wirelessly) or HDMi/composite, play media from USB, record HD tv shows from my digital HD box or through my Denon...
  3. Richard Ferns

    looking to buy a HD media player

    Hello, I am trying to pick out a wireless HD media player that suits my needs. In my research I have found many manufacturers who each have their own varied versions. To name some : HDX, Dune, Mediagate, Mvix, Tvix, Popcorn Hour, D-Link, Sling, Squeezebox and more. I find it is so hard to make...
  4. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm Studio 60 series speakers ?

    Studio 60 series speakers - Can someone tell me how old these are and what they might be worth today ? How are they as compared to Paradigm 7s and 9s towers ? Richard
  5. Richard Ferns

    PSB Image series - Opinions for my listening ?

    Hi Guys, Thanks for your responses. I agree speaker selection is subjective. However, can you please comment on the price for those PSBs. How old are they, how many generations back ? Is the price reasonable ? I will take my amp down to the guy's house and audition them. Appreciate it if I...
  6. Richard Ferns

    PSB Image series - Opinions for my listening ?

    Can someone please comment ? Sorry, I just dont want to lose out on these PSBs if they are considered a good deal and are comparable to B&Ws or Paradigms 7s or 9s. Thanks for your time.
  7. Richard Ferns

    PSB Image series - Opinions for my listening ?

    I have seen a 5 speaker PSB package for sale. I am looking for fronts and rears for my Denon 2808. I also have a Samsung 6 Series LCD tv (LN46A650). I have an older upconverting Sony DVD player which I dont use much. I also have my digital HD box feeding into my Denon. I also have my PC sound...
  8. Richard Ferns

    Are these worth the asking price ?

    Hello, Just wondering if anyone here knows how old these JBL Flix2, are and how good they are. I am looking for a new 5.1 set for my Denon 2808. I listen to a lot of music (Jazz, latin, Salsa, rock and the usual) plus watch movies/tv/digital HD cable. Thanks for your time. specs attached in...
  9. Richard Ferns

    Upgrading speaker wire?

    Is'nt regular 14 guage wire the best way to go for any speaker setup ?
  10. Richard Ferns

    Advice on connections, best way to connect ?

    Hey Joe, Any more tips ? You asked for the specific models on my stuff. Just wondering if you have more advice. Thanks! -R
  11. Richard Ferns

    Advice on connections, best way to connect ?

    Any comments/advice appreciated please....
  12. Richard Ferns

    Advice on connections, best way to connect ?

    Hi Joe, Yes I did have component and composite mixed up. I meant that my HDbox to either the tv or to currently to the Denon is connected using component (red, green, blue) cables. I do realize its always good to use the best available connections. Here are the makes and models, as you will...
  13. Richard Ferns

    Advice on connections, best way to connect ?

    Hello, Just wondering if someone can give me a quick run down on whats the best way to connect various things together. Here are my components : 1) Panasonic LCD 720p (does not have HDMI, only Svideo, component, composite) 2) Sony DVD (with composite out) 3) Sony VCR (with...
  14. Richard Ferns

    Advice - Martin Logans ?

    Hi Bob, Thanks for the detailed response. I would say my usage is 60/40 Music/movies. I am looking for a balance between cost and some decent quality. I definetely do not want to spend more than say $1000 on two fronts. Making purchases over the next 6 to 8 months, if I can manage a decent...
  15. Richard Ferns

    Mp3 from PC to Denon

    Hello, It is for critical listening. Sorry for the delay in response. I have a Paradigm sub, Denon 2808 and Samsung 7 Series Tv. I currently have a pair of Klipsch bookshelfs, but I'm thinking about selling those. I am just starting to build my HT. So I plan to purchase speakers bit by...
  16. Richard Ferns

    Advice - Martin Logans ?

    Hello, I dont know a lot about speakers. So far I have auditioned bookshelfs in Energy, Klipsch, Paradigm and Monitor Audio. I feel its necessary for me to go with mountable speakers because of lack of floor space. However, at times when I audition speakers in audio stores, I find the floors...
  17. Richard Ferns

    Mp3 from PC to Denon

    Hello, Whats the best way to feed MP3 out from my PC to my Denon 2808 ? Is a wireless solution, or networking solution possible ? Richard
  18. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm 7SE

    Sorry Dan, I did'nt notice that. I just saw a couple at nothing less than 2k and backed out. I'll take another peek. Another problem is I am in Atlantic Canada and I doubt I can find a dealer here for Vandys. Closest would be Toronto. I could ask my bro-in-law to pick some up for me though.
  19. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm 7SE

    Hello, Sorry Dan I cant afford Vandys at this time. Possibly next year. Right now I have two old home made speakers with 2 domes in each. So anything woul dbe better than those pieces of crap. All I want is two fronts for now. which I can use later in my 5.1 setup. What are my other choices...
  20. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm 7SE

    Sorry, I just dont want to lose these if they are a good deal. I recently purchased a Denon 2808. I could get new Paradigms but I'd rather save the $ for something else. I auditioned Monitors and did'nt find them that appealing. The sound to be just did'nt sound full. I am not a novice at this...
  21. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm 7SE

    Anyone ?
  22. Richard Ferns

    Paradigm 7SE

    Hello, Can anyone tell me if these are a good or bad deal please. Paradigm 7SE floor standing. He is asking $299 canadian for them. How old are they ? Is is worth buying used speakers or do certain things in the speaker/cone components wear off over time and hence will give them a short...
  23. Richard Ferns

    Newbie-Advice on Receivers building system.

    Hello, I am a newbie to Home Theatre and sound systems. I do not have time to do much reading on the plethora of knowledge and systems that are out there. Hence I am seeking your help in this area. I wish to start building my system slowly within the next 6 to 8 months. Initially, I would...
  24. Richard Ferns

    Denon 1804 vs.H/K 230vs.Pioneer Elite VSX41

    Hi Schnitz, I am in Nova Scotia. There are'nt a lot of retail outlet choices down here for HT and audio equipment. I have been contemplating the same 3 recievers among others (for example the Onkyo 601). Just wondering, what prices are you getting up there for those and which retailers...
  25. Richard Ferns

    My dilema!

    Hello, Is it a bad idea to purchase DVD/VCR combo units ? If so why ? What are some of your views on those ? If I wish to get a DVD/VCR combo, which brands or models are recommended ? Would also like some opinions on single disc DVD only units - which brands, what features are a must have...
  26. Richard Ferns

    My dilema!

    Hello folks, Well Ted and Jack, I dont disagree with you. I can see VCR technology slowly going obsolete. However, what am I supposed to do with the numerous home videos I have ? I'd have to use my TV-in/out card on my PC to convert them from VHS to MPG/AVI and then store them on DVD or else...
  27. Richard Ferns

    My dilema!

    If I've posted in the wrong area, please excuse me and redirect this post. Hello Folks, This is my first post. I have been reading about HT and various recievers for about 2 months now. Although I'd like to begin my first post with the numerous questions I have about HT, I cannot. I am...
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