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Just got a new receiver! It's from my dad for the amazing price of "this thing's taking up space; want to take it off my hands?". His issue with it was there isn't a 3D HDMI passthrough, but hey, that doesn't bother me any! I'm in an apartment ATM, so for the next year or so this thing is going to be my computer's DAC/ridiculously overkill headphone amp. Guess I can retire the E11 for desktop listening.


It's a Yamaha RX-V1065

Ha, your dad tricked you into wasting your apartment space. Sucker. No 3D pass through for you.
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Just got a new receiver! It's from my dad for the amazing price of "this thing's taking up space; want to take it off my hands?". His issue with it was there isn't a 3D HDMI passthrough, but hey, that doesn't bother me any! I'm in an apartment ATM, so for the next year or so this thing is going to be my computer's DAC/ridiculously overkill headphone amp. Guess I can retire the E11 for desktop listening.


It's a Yamaha RX-V1065

Ha, your dad tricked you into wasting your apartment space. Sucker. No 3D pass through for you.

Way to make people feel inferior. I don't even have HDMI.
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Way to make people feel inferior. I don't even have HDMI.

Lol I know right? My HK AVR 645 is still going strong but it can't pass through 1080p. You won't see me giving it away though.
   
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Way to make people feel inferior. I don't even have HDMI.

Lol I know right? My HK AVR 645 is still going strong but it can't pass through 1080p. You won't see me giving it away though.

MAN, LOW QUALITY AUDIO WITHOUT 1080P
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Way to make people feel inferior. I don't even have HDMI.

Lol I know right? My HK AVR 645 is still going strong but it can't pass through 1080p. You won't see me giving it away though.

MAN, LOW QUALITY AUDIO WITHOUT 1080P



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If that's what it shows on the receiver then it's not really -26dB. 0db is the reference level for the receiver. Reference being 105dB at the listening position. Even then unless the receiver is properly calibrated it won't actually be 79dB. 120dB is painfully loud.

The funny thing is that i thought i needed many thousands watts subwoofers to be able to feel the music like in those cars, it's surprising that it can achieve the same effect with 170w@8ohms with two 6.5inch speakers lol.
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Ha, your dad tricked you into wasting your apartment space. Sucker. No 3D pass through for you.

I know =[ I wont be able to hear the 3D now, but you know -- got to help family out when they're in need.
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Ha, your dad tricked you into wasting your apartment space. Sucker. No 3D pass through for you.

I know =[ I wont be able to hear the 3D now, but you know -- got to help family out when they're in need.
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I just bought Schiit Magni/Modi to replace the Asus STX card I just sold.

Still not sure it was a good move, but I guess I'll find out.
     
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I just bought Schiit Magni/Modi to replace the Asus STX card I just sold.

Still not sure it was a good move, but I guess I'll find out.
It still needs a burn in time and make sure you're using a quality cable with it. I'd suggest getting a audioquest cable. I have a forest that works really well and its only like 30 bucks.
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