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  1. I have no experience with importing (except...

    I have no experience with importing (except relatively small items from Monoprice), but i was also under the impression that the "bill" comes later in the mail...based on a few threads i read.
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    I guess it won't hurt anything, cause the speaker...

    I guess it won't hurt anything, cause the speaker seems to work fine. I switched the red and black posts and reran the AVR setup....no more "out of phase" message.

    I also just noticed it sets the...
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    I'm not sure what you mean. I checked and the...

    I'm not sure what you mean.

    I checked and the + sign (engraved on the steal thingie) is below the RED plastic thingies for all of them, except on the left Rti4, for that one it's under the BLACK....
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    Plus(+), Minus(-) on different sides?

    I was just installing my new banana plugs and i noticed....behind all of my speakers (Rti8, Rti4, CsiA6) the black plastic thingies are on the left and the red plastic thingies on the right....except...
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    It works now. Not sure why it didn't before. I...

    It works now. Not sure why it didn't before. I checked the settings on the Rogers box....was already Matrix. I switched it, then came back to Matrix and the AVR's little DIGITAL light came on instead...
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    I can put money aside, but i need something now....

    I can put money aside, but i need something now. I can return the 6050 until tomorrow, but i still need something. It's only $399 (Canadian). Is there something close to that price that i could buy...
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    I have the HDBox, but it's Motorola here....you...

    I have the HDBox, but it's Motorola here....you probably have/had Scientific Atlanta....but it should be the same i figure.
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    I did check the settings very quickly LATE last...

    I did check the settings very quickly LATE last night, so "matrix" it is then.

    The only 2 options available on the DVD player were PCM and DD. So DD apparently sends "bitstream" and PCM sends what...
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    Which would be Yamaha htr-6060? ...and Denon 788?...

    Which would be Yamaha htr-6060? ...and Denon 788?



    Which HK would we be talking about? ...the 247?

    I was also looking at the Marantz 4002, but choice is limited here.
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    As stated in my last post, i got the DVD player...

    As stated in my last post, i got the DVD player to output Dolby Digital instead of PCM. So it works, but i want to make sure i get this...

    I guess the DVD player "decodes" the DD5.1 and sends it...
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    I'm starting to think it's the DVD player. I...

    I'm starting to think it's the DVD player. I downloaded the manual and i am supposed to be able to press an AUDIO button while the movies plays to see which audio format is being output, except the...
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    1) The movie audio setup is definitely set to...

    1) The movie audio setup is definitely set to DD5.1
    2) Not sure if (or how) to set the DVD player's settings
    3) Yes, the dig. coax out from DVD to dig. coax in on AVR
    4) I did not assign the input...
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    It is a sub cable, but it's supposed to work for...

    It is a sub cable, but it's supposed to work for digital coax as well.

    The Dolby Digital light is on, on the dvd player....so it seems to be outputting the correct signal....just the AVR i can't...
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    Can't get DD5.1 to play

    Going nuts here!!!

    I have a DVD player (Sony DVP-NS50P) hooked up to my receiver (Yamaha HTR-6050) using this cable

    I go in the DVD menu and select DD5.1 playback, yet it plays in my mains...
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    Now i'm really lost...lol. Shouldn't the AVR...

    Now i'm really lost...lol. Shouldn't the AVR detect the 5.1 when set to straight?

    Anyway, there's no button that lets me select DD5.1....i can get Pro logic, etc. by pressing buttons.

    I must be...
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    I don't get it either...are you saying instead of...

    I don't get it either...are you saying instead of Digital 5.1, we can get Analog 5.1?

    I just hooked up two RCA (left-right cables) from my cable box to my AVR and i only get left and right sound....
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    That's what i thought! I did set the audio to...

    That's what i thought!

    I did set the audio to Dolby Digital 5.1 on the DVD's menu screen, so i guess i need to dick around with my AVR. Seems to me like the "straight" mode should've picked up the...
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    Quick question...is 5.1 and Dolby Pro Logic the...

    Quick question...is 5.1 and Dolby Pro Logic the exact same thing?

    I was trying to get 5.1 through my DVD player (dig. coax.) last night and i had to select Pro Logic to get all speakers to work....
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    That store doesn't seem to deliver to Canada. Our...

    That store doesn't seem to deliver to Canada. Our options are somewhat limited iup here.

    Hard to get good deals and even harder to find stuff to test at home.
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    Which receiver (Rti8 owners)

    I'm currently demo-ing 2 budget receivers (Yamaha 6050, Denon 688). Sound quality seems better in the Yammy, but i'm not decided yet.

    I was just wondering if i could get better results (SQ) out of...
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    My vote would be NOT Monster. I am by no means an...

    My vote would be NOT Monster. I am by no means an expert, nor am i a "Monster hater"...lol.

    I've lost 2 PCs (or parts of them) to power surges in the last 3 years....yes hard to believe, but i'm...
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    Monoprice still hasn't arrived...hopefully it'll...

    Monoprice still hasn't arrived...hopefully it'll be here before the Pats hoist the Vince Lombardi :)

    I also have a few pieces of cable in transit (monster and AQ), courtesy of a fellow polkie...
  23. No. USPS = United States Postal Service UPS =...

    No.

    USPS = United States Postal Service
    UPS = United Parcel Service (or something like that)

    UPS (and Fedex, i heard) can sometimes charge extra FEES which can be ridiculous amounts. I have...
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    Where?

    Where?
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    I was told CsiA6 by someone from Polk and a few...

    I was told CsiA6 by someone from Polk and a few people on here. Unfortunately, i'm waiting on speaker wires, so i can't tell you how it sounds yet.
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