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Holy cow, i just googled the 5308 and i'm seeing MILLIONS of I/O LOL tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

They were probably confused with Pioneer, as among the major receiver manufacturers only Pioneer makes receivers with Class D amplifiers, that said, like I said, they haven't used ICEPower in years because people were reporting amp shutdowns with low impedence speakers.

As far as 4 ohm setting, it's the same with all commercial receivers, it only caps maximum power output. Polk LSi is probably not a good idea for home theater application because of its low impedence, unless you plan on getting some serious amplifier power like an Emotiva XPA-3, or maybe an older flagship receiver like a Denon 5308. (

It's probably less inputs overall still compared to the Denon 5805 lol
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post #2082 of 3150
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It's probably less inputs overall still compared to the Denon 5805 lol
Insanity eclipse. Literally. I don't want to see or know the snakes of cables if someone fills it up with just a chockful of HDMI cables and speaker cables ...
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post #2083 of 3150
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I actually have 2 Adcom GFA 555's both are 1989's. The electrolytic capacitors have been replaced in both and the bias is in specs.

http://www.stereophile.com/content/adcom-gfa-555-power-amplifier-specifications

I have picture of an Optimus Pro LX-8 for you. smile.gif



Edit: 1989 for for my GFA-555's. No GFA 555-II for me. GFA for Adcom was like BFG, only G is for great and A is for amp.

yea i looked them up earlyer

as for the optimus. im guessing that that speaker will be a bit more balanced than the ones i own due to the less sensitive driver and allowing the tweeter to actually do something.
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I'm so stoked tonight, after years and years of suffering substandard audio performance on my computer I installed an eargasm of happiness yesterday! Claro Halo XT sending 7.1 to an Onkyo TX-SR606 receiver running Boston Acoustic SoundWare XS Special Edition speakers. (Pardon the mess I'm in the middle of a computer mod; eventually I'll have two SilverStone HTPC cases and the Onkyo on a custom built stereo rack next to the desk; and of course the speakers on the ceiling instead of randomly placed around my desk. tongue.gif

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I'm so stoked tonight, after years and years of suffering substandard audio performance on my computer I installed an eargasm of happiness yesterday! Claro Halo XT sending 7.1 to an Onkyo TX-SR606 receiver running Boston Acoustic SoundWare XS Special Edition speakers. (Pardon the mess I'm in the middle of a computer mod; eventually I'll have two SilverStone HTPC cases and the Onkyo on a custom built stereo rack next to the desk; and of course the speakers on the ceiling instead of randomly placed around my desk. tongue.gif


So what does it look like now. smile.gif
    
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post #2086 of 3150
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So what does it look like now. smile.gif

Well I got the front speakers mounted on the wall and the htpc cases are getting closer to done. I also cleaned off my desk, but I've no pictures of that yet tongue.gif I've got to build the stereo rack thing, hopefully tomorrow, then maybe I'll snap another room pic and post it.
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I have ordered the Sennheiser Amperior from Newegg today. Going to finally replace my HD238 for my portable can.
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Received these on Christmas Eve. A present to myself thumb.gif

Audio Technica ATH-AD900X, I'm a mid level audiophile and these definitely fit the bill. My Xonar DG has 32-64ohm modes and >64ohm. I have read you can use the >64ohm setting with lower ohm headphones for better results. Any harm in doing this or should I stick to the 32-64ohm. These are 38ohm headphones.
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Received these on Christmas Eve. A present to myself thumb.gif

Audio Technica ATH-AD900X, I'm a mid level audiophile and these definitely fit the bill. My Xonar DG has 32-64ohm modes and >64ohm. I have read you can use the >64ohm setting with lower ohm headphones for better results. Any harm in doing this or should I stick to the 32-64ohm. These are 38ohm headphones.

I have the DG and using the > 64ohm setting on my HD 595 is fine. It is louder, but won't be an issue.
   
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My first pair of proper headphones smile.gif
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