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#45873 - 05/13/04 02:17 PM AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
cocheex Offline
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Registered: 04/09/04
Posts: 23
my axioms arrived today and i am in the process of setting them up. i have the m60's, vp150, 3 qs8's(6.1). i am new to this so really dont know what to do. how do i set the speakers up on the receiver(fronts big and the rest small??) also what other tests can i do to optimize my listening enjoyment...

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#45874 - 05/13/04 02:23 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
congrats chex-

well, first.. it helps if we know what kinda receiver you got? also, if you have a subwoofer?

a good general setting to start would be: WITH SUB- put all your settings to small, and the sub crossover at 80mhz. WITHOUT SUB-leave all your settings on large.

and then check your manual to do any additional tweaks from there.

but let us know what kind of receiver you got, that way, the people with those types of receivers can help you out a lot better.

good luck.

bigjohn
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#45875 - 05/13/04 02:26 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
cocheex Offline
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Registered: 04/09/04
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i have an onkyo 701.

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#45876 - 05/13/04 02:32 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6251
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
You're on BigJohn! Take it!
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#45877 - 05/13/04 02:39 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
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Loc: San Angelo, TX
do you have a sub?

pretty much follow as i have said above.. i just set up my 701 this past weekend, so i went thru everything you are going thru. your gonna love it when you are done.

the 701 manual is very detailed and explains the set up process very well.. just make sure you have a connection going to the tv(component/svideo/rca) so you can see the on screen displays. follow in the manual step by step, and you should be rockin before no time.

i was a little nervous, i feel you anxiety.. just breath slow, open the manual and get after it..

oh, dont forget to put batteries in the remote. (i am not speaking from experience)

bigjohn
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#45878 - 05/13/04 02:45 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
kapone Offline
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Registered: 05/09/04
Posts: 19
Loc: Rockville, MD
You mean 80Hz...not 80 MEGA Hz? (grin)

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#45879 - 05/13/04 02:50 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
BrenR Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
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Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
Actually, the lowercase m makes it microhertz, which is somehow even funnier.

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#45880 - 05/13/04 02:50 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
good point.. hate for him to blow out the 60's as soon as he hits the power button.

crossover at 80Hz.

just kidding on the blowing out the speakers chex.. your 701 will default to 80 anyway due to the THX standard.

OK BREN- i think you have made fun of me enough for today!! save some for tomorrow

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#45881 - 05/13/04 03:06 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
cocheex Offline
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Registered: 04/09/04
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i have a hsu stf-2 sub. i have everything setup and now i cant seem to get sound from the surrounds for stereo or tv. i have surround for dvd's but thats it...

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#45882 - 05/13/04 03:14 PM Re: AXIOMS arrived today!!!!!!! Need help...
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
OK. you might be listening in the "pure direct" mode which is just your fronts, or "direct" which will just be your fronts and sub. try and push the buttons on the bottom of the remote that say "surr" and "dsp". see if you get sound from them then

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