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    Need design project ideas

    I'm in the last year of my Electrical Engineering program at the University of Alberta, and I have to take a design project course where they give us a $150 CDN budget and we have to propose, design,...
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    With all this talk about 7.1, I have yet to see a...

    With all this talk about 7.1, I have yet to see a DVD encoded in 7 full-range channels. The most I've seen is 6.1 and that's not even as common, although it does look like the newest DVDs are...
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    Receiver for the LSi

    I've heard, or read, from a lot of you that the LSi15s need a good receiver and lots of power. But how much power, and how high-end of a receiver are we talking about here? Could mid-fi receivers...
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    Subwoofer on/off

    If you set your subwoofer to off on your receiver, what exactly does that do? Does it send the LFE signal to the mains if they are set to large? I know that the low frequency signals from the other...
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    I'm no expert, but isn't the purpose of speaker...

    I'm no expert, but isn't the purpose of speaker wire to transmit an electrical signal from an amp/receiver to the speakers with as little degradation of signal possible? That being said, would a...
  6. Thread: 35i's

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    Does anyone know where to get good ceiling...

    Does anyone know where to get good ceiling brackets for 12-15 lbs Polk speakers? I find the Omnimount brackets to be too expensive. My room is such that mounting my speakers on the ceiling and aiming...
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    You all suck. 13" General Electric is the way to...

    You all suck. 13" General Electric is the way to go. I don't use it for home theater, obviously. Now stop going off-topic.
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    Also consider Marantz. The SR-5200 is only about...

    Also consider Marantz. The SR-5200 is only about $450US, and features Prologic II and 6 channel surround. I'm very happy with it.
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    Dreamnevil, what brackets did you use? Did you...

    Dreamnevil, what brackets did you use? Did you use the Omnimount ones suggested by Polk? Seem kind of expensive to me.
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    I found this on the Polk Audio FAQ page under...

    I found this on the Polk Audio FAQ page under bass management:

    "The downside is that the more speakers you select as 'Small' the greater the workload on the subwoofer, increasing the odds that you...
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    Large or small?

    I have RT1000i's for mains, CS245i for center, and fx300i's for surrounds (no stand-alone sub). Right now, the mains are set to "large" and the center to "small" --- which should be a given. For the...
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    I think so. I did some experimenting and I find...

    I think so. I did some experimenting and I find that when I disable the center speaker, the towers sound fine, voices and all. When I put it back in, that's when the dialogue (voices) start to sound...
  13. Make sure your DVD player is set to output in...

    Make sure your DVD player is set to output in "bitstream" instead of "PCM" or else you won't be able to use DTS.
  14. Thread: RT1000i

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    jdeal, my receiver has Pro Logic II and that's...

    jdeal, my receiver has Pro Logic II and that's what I use when I watch satellite TV. As for how bad your left speaker sounds, I can only say that mine sound fine except for the dialogue, and that...
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    OK, I can live with that. Thanks for the help...

    OK, I can live with that. Thanks for the help guys.
  16. Thread: RT1000i

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    Well, I'm driving them with a Marantz SR-5200...

    Well, I'm driving them with a Marantz SR-5200 receiver. So far I'm very happy with the speakers, but I'm a little worried about this issue. This problem happens when watching TV. I live in Canada and...
  17. Thread: RT1000i

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    RT1000i

    I just bought a pair of RT1000i's, a CS245i, and 2 fx300i's. So far I've managed to hook up the center speaker and the towers, because I need to get some wall anchors for the surrounds. While...
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