"It seems odd that both recievers should start humming at about the same time. Have you looked for other likely culprits like power cords crossing speaker cords or inter connects ? Florescent lights and reostats can also sometimes contribute to hum."
"Got to admit, over the last few years, presentation has gotten "easier ? " but SQL really hasn't improved. If were in the pursuit of great sound, we've been treading water.
But my Lord, you've got to get up to turn it…"
"I don't want to rain on your parade here. I'd encourage you to try all possible combinations and choose the one that sounds the best. That one of the most enjoyable oppurtunities in this hoby. But don't do anything that risks damaging…"
"I'm not sure adding a second pair of front speakers will add much to your sound quality. the biggest problem, really is a way to drive the second pair of speakers unless your reciever has A&B speaker outputs. That used to be a rather common…"
"I think th first thing I'd try is just using a stereo processing mode on your reciever. That would put the sound in your front right and left speakers only. If you need the support of your center speaker, the only option I can think of is to go…"
"If you set the subwoofer to "no, all of the base below the crossovers will go to your main front speakers and nothing to the sub. I'm really confused that the cc5 would recommend this. Maggys can put out some base but I think they'd…"
"Like Steve, I've been involved in HiFi since my teens and though I've never reached sound nirvana, I've put togeather a system that's nice to listen to and allows me to enjoy my music. Of course there are still upgrades I'd…"
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Outlaw 990 & 770
Grant Fedelity B-283MK2 tube buffer
48" Sony rear projector SDTV
Pioneer Elite DV47A
2- Sony 400 disc CD changers
2- Sony DVD megachangers
2 Monster power centers
JVC HR S5902U
Tell us about your Listening Room
Carpeted basement room 16X20 openning to staircase and hallway on one end.
brick fireplace wit glass doors, double glass sliding doors to patio.
No acoustical treatment.
4 Leather home theater seats.
Tell us about you....job,hobbies,family,etc.
Retired Logistics Manager.
Wife at home.
Daughter Married and away.
Grandson and grand daughter.
Play 90% classical/10% jazz.
Do you prefer MP3 or high definition audio?
Sanford NC USA
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Thanks for clearing up the MJQ and Desmond questions. I already placed both rec's on my to buy list at CDconncection.com. FWIW: that site seems to have better strong jazz selections, prices better than Amazon, and if ordering enough (currently $50) shipping is free.