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  • Never did get the ARC working, but I tried a different optical cable and that works fine. Bad cable before, I guess. Thanks for the help.
    in HDMI ARC Comment by Jimbo18 April 26
  • nooshinjohn wrote: » Jimbo18 wrote: » Draft starts in 6 hrs. "And with the first pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns take......" Does it really matter? The only pick I remember of theirs flamed out before he even took th…
  • Draft starts in 6 hrs. "And with the first pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns take......" Sam Darnold? Saquon Barkley? Josh Allen?
  • You might find this post interesting from @DarqueKnight http://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/177963/audioquest-cinnamon-hdmi-cables-vs-the-cheap-stuff-review
  • steveinaz wrote: » tonyb wrote: » steveinaz wrote: » I like to be able to chew my coffee. I call it "Cowboy Roast." Spoken like a true smoker....lol. Coffee flavored snuff eh. Sounds like advertisement for the armed forces.....rea…
    in Coffee Comment by Jimbo18 April 25
  • My friend at work is from Europe and he only drinks espresso. Not sure what he uses to make it but he always brags that it's creamy and smooth and doesn't need sugar or cream. And even he liked the Nespresso coffee maker that he tried at someone'…
    in Coffee Comment by Jimbo18 April 23
  • Not expensive, has a pre-infusion option, stainless steel carafe and good temp. control. Very happy with this for the past year. I went to this, instead of doing the pour-over myself. https://www.amazon.com/Bonavita-BV1900TS-Carafe-Coffee-Stain…
    in Coffee Comment by Jimbo18 April 23
  • Anyone else have one of these? I think I got them two Christmas's in a row.
  • Tragic, sad life, apparently
  • Never saw these for sale before. Advent Laureate speakers. They look substantial. https://charlotte.craigslist.org/ele/d/advent-laureate-vintage/6567325878.html
  • Thanks, everyone. Lots of good suggestions. I think I tried them all when I tried to set it up, but will go back to make sure. I think I will give up on the ARC and just work to get the optical working right. It's not a big deal, it's just the a…
    in HDMI ARC Comment by Jimbo18 April 19
  • I have only ever had ARC work on one receiver/tv combo. Having said that, I think this is still my issue, especially since the optical out didn't work either. Mantis, what you suggest is what I did so I am not sure what the issue is. Hopefully,…
    in HDMI ARC Comment by Jimbo18 April 19
  • The TV is a Hisense 55H7b. Thanks for the suggestions. https://www.hisense-usa.com/support/models/55h7c
    in HDMI ARC Comment by Jimbo18 April 19
  • I went through all kinds of options. I enabled ARC on both the TV and the AVR. The manual on the TV explains the ARC setting, but it only addresses hooking it to a soundbar, not an AVR. I did try the optical out and that didn't work either, so …
    in HDMI ARC Comment by Jimbo18 April 18
  • PBN Montana EPS speakers. Don't know anything about them cuz they are way out of my weight class. https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/ele/d/pbn-montana-eps-speakersnew/6538796348.html
  • mhardy6647 wrote: » Tony M wrote: » There's probably members here who are JUST having their nostalgic years now. Years later they will think back and say, " I remember those speakers I had way back in, let's see, 2018. They still required w…
  • Nice ride. That thing must be silly fast.
  • It ain't fun. I am down 10 lbs. in 5 days. Goes to show what I am mostly made of, I guess.
  • If he passes, I'll take it
  • Willow wrote: » Has anyone watched Troy yet? It's on my list of what next Pretty good movie. You have to like Brad Pitt a lot to enjoy it, but it's got a good cast and pretty good script. Even if it was written 2000 years ago
  • Silicon Valley (funny stuff), Suits (courtroom drama but good buddy show), This is Us (tear jerk but very well written), Westworld (fun mayhem with guns), The Crown (QE II), Mr. Robot (odd but well written and acted), Legion (schizo superhero). A…
  • xjghost wrote: » Clipdat wrote: » Didn't even know this Polk product existed! "Polk Audio I-Sonic Entertainment System 2" - $200 https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/d/polk-audio-sonic/6554731415.html I have the Midock 10 and rea…
  • How about pea shooters? We always had one of those in our shirt pocket as well as a supply of ammo. Lots of the non-propeller type balsa wood airplanes also. Used to try to hit them in the air with the peas. BB guns as well once we were a litt…
  • Tony M wrote: » I wonder how many kids grew up to be an architect, or engineer, chemist, etc., based on the fascination with the toys of our youth? I sure did! I sure wanted to be a "COIN DEALER" for years and years. Still do in a way.. …
  • Anyone remember Whistle Warblers? We just called them bird whistles. Made of plastic, a metal half circle and leather. You put them in your mouth, up against the roof, and did kind of a sucking motion with your tongue in order to make a "chirping…
  • Carver receiver and JBL L-88 speakers for $400. No affil. https://charlotte.craigslist.org/ele/d/carver-receiver-and-jbl/6554339442.html
  • When I got the Pioneer Elite SC-63 receiver, I bought a $50 Pangea power cable for it. Not sure it makes it difference or not, but it's not much more money and it can't hurt. I kind of feel like "everything matters" but for a HT system, it matte…
  • I would go with the S60's paired with the S30 center cha..... oh, that kind of signature. Never mind.
  • Sorry for your loss, it's a tough decision to make, Tony. We had to do the same with our dachshund a couple years ago and still miss her, so I know how you feel. Dogs become a family member and their loss is felt for a long time.

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