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I wonder though if with our upgrades if we are at the point of diminishing returns, I know trey has higher upgrade packages but I wonder if they are worth it

I'm not ready to sell mine or upgrade. wink.gif If I did sell them I'm not sure what I would get next.
    
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bought a new tv. how you may ask is this related to audio? well this tv plays flac and video's. smart tvs ftw

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I still don't see how that's beneficial. You still hook up a receiver to the TV, right? The receiver's doing the work, not the TV. Unless the TV's amping your speakers and there's no need for a receiver then what's the point? What am I missing?

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I still don't see how that's beneficial. You still hook up a receiver to the TV, right? The receiver's doing the work, not the TV. Unless the TV's amping your speakers and there's no need for a receiver then what's the point? What am I missing?

That he doesn't need to use his rig to play some music?

That's one thing I have to admit, Samsung does know how to support files ... unlike Sony mad.gif

On a different note: Really NFF, put something between that red crate and the receiver. It annoys the hell out of me tongue.gif
I hate seeing those pretty wood cabinets scratched thumb.gif
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That he doesn't need to use his rig to play some music?

That's one thing I have to admit, Samsung does know how to support files ... unlike Sony mad.gif

On a different note: Really NFF, put something between that red crate and the receiver. It annoys the hell out of me tongue.gif
I hate seeing those pretty wood cabinets scratched thumb.gif

the top of the reciver is metal only the sides are wood and the crate isent touching the sides.

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I still don't see how that's beneficial. You still hook up a receiver to the TV, right? The receiver's doing the work, not the TV. Unless the TV's amping your speakers and there's no need for a receiver then what's the point? What am I missing?

basically my tv is capable of playing music and video files and for hard copy's i have a ps3 the tv outputs to the receiver which powers the speakers. so the tv is the main audio source which then is amped by the receiver.
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post #2016 of 3147

Oooooh, so you use it as a media source...which then sends the signal to the receiver and then the speakers, correct?

 

Never thought about using a TV as a Media source.

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Oooooh, so you use it as a media source...which then sends the signal to the receiver and then the speakers, correct?

Never thought about using a TV as a Media source.

yep most tv's have a audio passthrough which allows you to put anything playing on the screen to your audio system.
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Cool, thanks for clearing that up. Most people get offended and flip out. :rolleyes:

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Bad turntable I know but it works im holding out for a garage sale or pawnshop find that I can put a grado or shure cart on
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Bad turntable I know but it works im holding out for a garage sale or pawnshop find that I can put a grado or shure cart on

Talking about turntables, look what I picked up this evening: Siera 1312 (AKA rebranded Philips 212 )


Pardon the sub-par picture, the Xperia Z doesn't do well with poor lighting (especially on "lazy" mode)

Power switch doesn't function and the dust cover went AWOL sadly. Hopefully it's a small fix thumb.gif (And I can probably make a dust cover myself)
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