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Nobody posts here. What do you record?
    
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Ok I used to have a Pioneer sc1222k hooked up to a pair of Infinity Primus Three-way dual 6-1/2-Inch
and my 5.1 Altec lansing ADA 995 speakers until the HDMI board went out mad.gif
prolly pickup a Yamaha 1030 or 1040 AX later on when I can afford it
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http://www.accessories4less.com/ Maybe they have something.
    
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I'm looking at th RX-A30
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http://www.accessories4less.com/ Maybe they have something.

Looking at getting a Yamaha RX A3050 - A3060 unfortunately none of them are 2cents.gif
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I'm looking at th RX-A30
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http://www.accessories4less.com/ Maybe they have something.

Looking at getting a Yamaha RX A3050 - A3060 unfortunately none of them are 2cents.gif

http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/yamrxa3060bl/yamaha-rx-a3060-9.2-ch-x-150-watts-networking-a/v-receiver/1.html

That why I just buy modest but descent receivers with pre-outs that have the features that I want and reuse my old Adcom amps for the front three speakers. The surround speakers don't require much power and are fed by the receivers onboard amp.

For $1500-$2000 you could do better than single receiver to power all of your speakers. Don't get mad, I'm just trying to give you alternatives. smile.gif
    
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Hi, I am new to this forum.

My audio setup that I am currently still building up is as follows:

-KEF LS50 speakers
-Arcam A39 amplifier
-Audiolab M-DAC+
-Canare 4S8 speaker cable along with a modified Canare RCA cable
-Mitsubishi Eska S/PDIF Optical cable
-Bowers & Wilkins STAV 24 S2 stands

-Sennheiser HD598 for gaming (soon to modified to include V-MODA BoomPro mic)
-Focal Spirit Classic for music

Future upgrades:

-Furman PL-PRO DMC E power conditioner
-Foam acoustic panels and bass traps
-Concrete slabs to go underneath stands
-High bandwidth HDMI cables and other cable tweaks
-Gigabyte MOBO with "USB DAC-UP"
-Possibly try out Dirac room correction software on PC
-Also may or may not try a M2Tech HiFace EVO Two as a sample rate converter + an external master clock

My audio system is mainly used for music playback and will be used for mixing/mastering too. Excluding music I use it for games, having the audio output from my PS4/PC via HDMI into my old Pioneer Plasma and back out using S/PDIF output, into my DAC.

Both gaming and movies sound raw and open, having a very surreal soundstage at times. I work in audio and am annoyingly cursed to also be obsessed over it. I am still not 100% happy with my system (but getting very close haha).
Edited by Metalingus - 9/25/16 at 11:49am
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@Metalingus welcome to OCN. thumb.gif
    
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http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/yamrxa3060bl/yamaha-rx-a3060-9.2-ch-x-150-watts-networking-a/v-receiver/1.html

That why I just buy modest but descent receivers with pre-outs that have the features that I want and reuse my old Adcom amps for the front three speakers. The surround speakers don't require much power and are fed by the receivers onboard amp.

For $1500-$2000 you could do better than single receiver to power all of your speakers. Don't get mad, I'm just trying to give you alternatives. smile.gif

Huh you lost me, Eventually thats the plan but I want to start out with a reciever with Phono and certain features present in the Yamaha's and add on a power amp or 2 biggrin.gif
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I was just trying to help. Your avatar has is a Maxell type II high bias cassette. Maxell, TDK and Denon are what I used the most when recording from album to cassette. thumb.gif
    
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I didn't really get into audio and HT until around when Blu-Ray released if I'm honest, so I don't have any old school equipment, turn tables, or any of that cool stuff like you guys. Started out with the typical 2 million jiggawatts Home Theater in a Box and it progressed from there. Joined the Blu-Ray forum and eventually learned how to do things properly (or so I think lol).

Currently running an Onkyo TX-NR818 that powers my center and rears. Have a Crown XLS 1500 for my mains (absolutely LOVE this amp. I really want to get enough to power all my speakers, but other priorities first lol). Speakers are Polk Audio Monitor 70 for the mains, Polk Audio CS2 for center, and Polk Audio Monitor 30 for the rears. Have a DIY (kind of) 12" sealed sub powered by a Dayton Audio SA230 sub amp. Not quite enough power for a sealed sub but it still gets the job done smile.gif. Sub is built out of the Dayton Audio Titanic MKIII 12" driver and a Dayton Audio pre-built enclosure, glossy black, 2 cu. ft. if I'm remembering right. And of course I use my PC for all of my media needs. People say "why you got optical drive in your puter? it's 2016" and I'm like, Blu-Ray or death! lol
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