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i never needed any of that stuff.
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i never needed any of that stuff.
He wants to hook up his PC and consoles, which would imply HD capability.
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i have plenty of inputs for that.
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i have plenty of inputs for that.
haha from that link the reciever doesn't have any HD imputs or the latest HDMI tech of any kind. thanks for the help I will be looking at craig's every now and then.

the recievers are now a toss up between a Denon, Pioneer and the Onkyo HT-RC370. all three have Audessey multi XT which is better than the 2Eq offered in the 609. I want to settle for the HT-RC370 due to 4k scaling, pre-amps and of course the multi XT
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haha from that link the reciever doesn't have any HD imputs or the latest HDMI tech of any kind. thanks for the help I will be looking at craig's every now and then.

the recievers are now a toss up between a Denon, Pioneer and the Onkyo HT-RC370. all three have Audessey multi XT which is better than the 2Eq offered in the 609. I want to settle for the HT-RC370 due to 4k scaling, pre-amps and of course the multi XT
4K scaling isn't really necessary, since honestly, who has a 4K projector (50K and up)?. MultiXT is most definitely worth it, but your decision should be based on amplifier power, networking features, iPod connectivity (if that applies to you), no. of inputs, and aesthetics if you have a significant other with a critical eye
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4K scaling isn't really necessary, since honestly, who has a 4K projector (50K and up)?. MultiXT is most definitely worth it, but your decision should be based on amplifier power, networking features, iPod connectivity (if that applies to you), no. of inputs, and aesthetics if you have a significant other with a critical eye
Oh in terms of future proofing I mean lol. I do like the option of have 4k...I really don't intend on upgrading that reciever for a long time. It does have pre-amps and MultiXT which were the big **** and while it doesn't have Airplay it does have USB for ipods. apperantly OnAir adapter is in the works
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how do y'all feel about the Lava subs LSP12 vs the Bic PL-200 oh and the VT1220
Edited by edo101 - 10/24/11 at 11:45pm
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i'm not going to bother reading or responding to most of these posts, but i'm seeing a lot of misinformation.

http://www.hometheater.com/content/e...speaker-system
http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/art...theater-system

the take classic 5.1 system is very good for a cheap, compact 5.1 system and suitable for small rooms. take a look at the measurements - there isn't a gap or hole in the FR. there isn't anything wrong with crossing satellites over high provided your subwoofer is capable of going that high. i never found the sub to sound directional or anything like that when i used the system in my bedroom in the past.

of course, there is nothing wrong with getting larger, more capable speakers. even then it's not necessarily a bad thing to cross your sub over higher provided it's capable of it.
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No one ever said energy speakers were bad they just gave other options. My front 3 are energy c series.
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I merely said there was some misinformation being posted - I didn't say somebody said energy was bad.
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