About SD Acoustics SD3R Monitors

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I have just joined the forum and was hoping to get some info on SD Acoustics SD3R (circular ribbon tweeters). 1) Does anybody know where I can get spares if required? 2) One of the speakers has recently started to sound like a radio station off tune…… that is a hissy static noise at low

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Alternative Subwoofer Amplifier?

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I don’t have an amplified subwoofer. However, I have a nice (very nice) 18″ speaker enclosed in a cabinet specially designed for bass frequencies – one of the leftovers from the time I was a musician, a long time ago, when dinosaurs were walking freely across the land. Now, I have a 7.1 Pioneer (from

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ARC Problem – Samsung 64D8000 and Harman Kardon 3650

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Wondering if anyone has come across a similar issue, I have a new Samsung 64D8000 (with ARC function on the HDMI 2 port) hooked directly via high-speed Mediabridge ultra series 2 HDMI cable (supports 3D and ARC) to a new Harman Kardon 3650 (thru the monitor out ARC HDMI port). My understanding is you can

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AV Receiver Power Supply and Output

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You get some AV receivers that put out 100 Watt x 7 and when you look at the back of the chassis it uses 290 watts on the AC side to get there. Some other makes are also 100-Watt x 7, but on the back of the Chassis, it says 720 Watt. More than double.

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AV Receiver Sound Problems

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My receiver just went out. Something internal causing just static? It is a Samsung that I just bought about a year ago from Circuit City as they were closing. Won’t make that mistake again as you are stuck with it. Anyway, this is the second surround unit I have owned and the main reason for

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BD Player with Built-In Amplifier

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I am looking for a 3D Blu-ray disc player integrated with an audio amplifier for 5.1 channels or 7.1 channels. I can see some models in SONY HT Systems which includes the speakers and I do not want them as I have some 500-watt speakers already. There are some models that play 3d Blu-ray discs

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Linksys E3000 Wireless-N Router Review

Linksys E3000 Wireless-N Router

Table of Contents Introduction Setup Dual-Band Configuration Streaming Video and Audio Files Test Results UPnP Server Conclusion Introduction The Linksys E3000 Wireless-N router is the flagship model in the new E-Series range. It incorporates dual-band wireless-N technology at 2.4 and 5 GHz to provide some of the fastest wireless connection speeds available, has four gigabit

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Why Is My Wireless-N Router so Slow?

Why Is My Wireless-N Router So Slow?

So you’ve bought a new ‘super-fast’ 300 Mbps wireless-N router, and you are trying to stream high-definition video around your network. However, it all seems a little underwhelming. It just about works (sometimes), but you don’t seem to be getting those lightning-fast wireless transfer speeds you were promised. So, why is your wireless-N router so

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