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Posted: 02/10/17 11:28am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The subwoofer I originally purchased came heavily damaged. Here is the new one. I will be installing the new receiver and sub this weekend. I will post up final install and review of the system.
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That's a big one! Nice kitchen, btw. [emoticon]


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Posted: 02/10/17 11:59am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

jimh425 wrote:

That's a big one! Nice kitchen, btw. [emoticon]


It fits nicely in the wardrobe behind the receiver. I like that it is fairly flat and wont take up too much space.

Thanks, we remodeled the kitchen when we bought the house. That was fun!

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Posted: 02/12/17 06:44pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

A friend of mine built the frame. We tried to the match wood and color, came pretty close! The frame was required to pull the receiver an inch out from the wall (it was 1 inch deeper than the old one).

Here is the test fit at his wood shop:
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Pretty close in color. I had to cut the wall hole slightly larger.
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Hole cut and test fit:
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All wired up and testing sound. It is much better than my old one. I still need to hook up the TV via HDMI and RCA Audio in from the TV.
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Posted: 02/13/17 08:30am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Everything tested out fine: Bluetooth, HDMI, Aux Audio In, AM/FM, DVD/CD. Very happy with the receiver, speakers and sub. I will tie up all of the wiring and button it up tonight. Almost done!

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Posted: 02/14/17 08:49am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

All done:

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Sub installed. Need to tidy up some wiring...
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I put a Polk soundbar with wireless subwoofer in. It will bluetooth music from my wife phone if she wants. Also put in Blueray player and HD TV in LR. Nothing in BR. This is basically the same system I had in the mammoth.


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Personally, I gave up on the 'sound' my NL produced shortly after purchasing it. Others have had some success in merely replacing the OEM speakers with quality models from other vendors.

My solution was to get a Bose soundlink to stream music from my phone/ipad's. While Bose no longer makes the soundlink, there are dozens of OEM's+models of bluetooth speakers available. Added benefit is that these are portable so can be brought outside to the picnic table with you while camping.

I would however suggest demo'ing whatever your considering in person before buying. While some have remarkable sound others not so much. Price does not seem to dictate the quality of the sound emitted from these devices.


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