Apple tv to TGP- IV

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Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by cring08 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:24 am

I have been using Apple tv for easy access all of the music on my computer.

It runs direct to the preamp, but has considerably less volume than other source components.

Do I need to run it through a DAC?

Any suggestions?
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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:21 am

How are you running it to the TG-IV? If possible, try via TOSLINK & See how it sounds.
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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by jjptkd » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:43 am

You might want to check the settings on the TG-IV, each input has adjustable gain controls, kind of a long shot but just a thought.
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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by cring08 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:51 pm

TNRabbit wrote:How are you running it to the TG-IV? If possible, try via TOSLINK & See how it sounds.
I was using the hdmi to the tv, and tv to the pre.

Picked up the toslink today.
Chris

Living Room/main System:
Onkyo tx nr 545
Sunfire 300x2
Carver Amazing Silvers
Carver SD 390t
Technics SL 1950 Turntable
Polk Audio outdoor speakers wired to deck
Polk audio wired to pool table room

Basement/system 2:
Carver MXR-130
Teac reel to reel
Musical Fidelity X-10D tube buffer
BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer
Nikko eq2
Cerwin Vega HED's
Klipsch SW15
Infinity RS10's
Pioneer 100 disk changer

Garage system:
Pioneer VSX something?
Polk Audio 2500

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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by TNRabbit » Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:04 pm

So....how's it sound?
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by cring08 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:51 pm

Sounds great! Thanks guys!
Chris

Living Room/main System:
Onkyo tx nr 545
Sunfire 300x2
Carver Amazing Silvers
Carver SD 390t
Technics SL 1950 Turntable
Polk Audio outdoor speakers wired to deck
Polk audio wired to pool table room

Basement/system 2:
Carver MXR-130
Teac reel to reel
Musical Fidelity X-10D tube buffer
BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer
Nikko eq2
Cerwin Vega HED's
Klipsch SW15
Infinity RS10's
Pioneer 100 disk changer

Garage system:
Pioneer VSX something?
Polk Audio 2500

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Re: Apple tv to TGP- IV

Post by cring08 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:35 pm

TNRabbit wrote:How are you running it to the TG-IV? If possible, try via TOSLINK & See how it sounds.

Cranked it for the first time really since the toslink.

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It dramatically improves the sound!
Chris

Living Room/main System:
Onkyo tx nr 545
Sunfire 300x2
Carver Amazing Silvers
Carver SD 390t
Technics SL 1950 Turntable
Polk Audio outdoor speakers wired to deck
Polk audio wired to pool table room

Basement/system 2:
Carver MXR-130
Teac reel to reel
Musical Fidelity X-10D tube buffer
BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer
Nikko eq2
Cerwin Vega HED's
Klipsch SW15
Infinity RS10's
Pioneer 100 disk changer

Garage system:
Pioneer VSX something?
Polk Audio 2500

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