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#185982 - 11/28/07 06:31 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: jakewash]
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 Originally Posted By: jakewash
super flexible and lays nice

I wish I had a girlfriend with those qualities...
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#185984 - 11/28/07 06:33 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: terzaghi]
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 Originally Posted By: terzaghi
I have not had a chance to listen to my sub much with HT yet, been very busy.


Too busy comparing the sound of an exploding RPG to that of a hand grenade on COD 4? hmmm, which one has more bass??


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#186020 - 11/28/07 08:46 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: richeydog]
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 Originally Posted By: richeydog
 Originally Posted By: jakewash
super flexible and lays nice

I wish I had a girlfriend with those qualities...


I'd go with banana plugs then.
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#186040 - 11/28/07 09:59 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: mastaplaya]
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Mas, bare wire is fine(even in the close quarters of the receiver terminals)unless you're thinking of frequently changing connections and want the convenience of banana plugs.
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#186044 - 11/28/07 10:08 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: Bayne]
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Bayne, as T discovered when the special stereo setting for the sub on his 3808 was changed from "no" to "yes", it's always possible to use the sub with 2-channel material. If the mains are set "small" and the sub "yes" of course, it gets bass below the selected crossover when set "LFE" only. The "+Main" setting isn't necessary or generally advisable.
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#186052 - 11/28/07 10:43 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: JohnK]
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Mas, bare wire is fine

Why did I read that as "bare wife is fine"?

Don't answer that.
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#186059 - 11/28/07 10:56 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: pmbuko]
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#186649 - 12/04/07 03:15 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: tomtuttle]
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Does anyone know why the 3808 set my ep 500 to -12 db with the auto set up?

All other channels are in the 0 to +3 range


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#186654 - 12/04/07 04:29 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: terzaghi]
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The Audessey is a funny thing, but useful. The settings it gave me don't make sense either, but they sound wonderful. After I ran it, I used an SPL meter and set everything manually. It didn't sound nearly as good as what the Audessey gave me. Maybe it's best not to try and figure the thing out and just enjoy the music if it works for you?
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#186657 - 12/04/07 04:46 PM Re: Denon 3808CI – one week later [Re: Bayne]
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I leave it at -12 or -11 for most music.

I adjust it anywhere from -6 to 0 for movies though....

I think I could benefit from experimenting with sub placement. right now the only other real option for placement is taken by a christmas tree.
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