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Old 06-19-2015, 10:57 AM
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These updated 228's, etc have me really thinking. lol... I'm debating putting a projector and screen in my basement, and I think these would do well behind the screen.

Am I correct that the 228's would work very nicely for HT? I'd be doing 100% movies, TV, etc with them. Already have the subs

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These updated 228's, etc have me really thinking. lol... I'm debating putting a projector and screen in my basement, and I think these would do well behind the screen.

Am I correct that the 228's would work very nicely for HT? I'd be doing 100% movies, TV, etc with them. Already have the subs

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They will do even better now! Will be a fantastic speaker for 100% movies. However don't count them out for music as they will sound just as good for music.
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Thanks for the info. I had thought so, but one never knows. lol

I'm just in the planning stages at the moment. So... patience I tell myself.
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Again, thanks for drawing attention to the Audio Mastering Thread Dbeck. I think this is an important issue but it is not directly related to the 3D audio formats. In fact, object based mastering and the associated playback formats might be a way of addressing the "issue".

Oh and I didn't spend wads of cash on my Atmos upgrade. It was actually one of the more affordable upgrades I have done from a bang for buck perspective. Of course, based upon the relative quality of our theater builds my standards are lower than yours.
Good point RMK. Just throwing it out there since I picked up things that I didn't know which is no huge surprise. But you're right, not just an issue for the new audio formats.
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The number of pages per thread is entirely dependent on how many posts per page someone wants to view. There are currently 11 different options for pages. The options allow one to tailor page loading to their network speed, reading style, and device being used (tablet, phone, computer).

I prefer 100 posts per page - especially when viewing any threads in the Dedicated Theater Design and Construction subforum. This way the pictures can load while I'm reading and I can easily skip posts not pertinent to the actual build. I'm on page 300 for JTR Speakers and @lbrown105 just put a bunch of posts in the middle of my page.

Dang Sorry DD...
So we are nearly at 30k posts!
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I know I've missed a few pages, but did I understand this correctly...the new 228 is now identical to the 212ht except for the 8" woofers?

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Dang Sorry DD...
So we are nearly at 30k posts!
That's awesome... I wonder if that's a record for the forum?

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You can click on any subforum and then sort by replies to find which threads have the most replies. JTR Speakers is currently 6th in the Speakers subforum but will soon jump to 4th. I believe the largest thread at AVS is the "Official" Audyssey thread (FAQ in post #51779) thread with 76,219 posts since 1/27/07.

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Haha and likely half of those is defending mis-truths being spread by a few specific individuals
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1040$ is per speaker correct?

Does anyone know the original price for the 2009 t8's?
Are thinking about these to replace your PSA speakers?
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I know I've missed a few pages, but did I understand this correctly...the new 228 is now identical to the 212ht except for the 8" woofers?
Yes ................ 228HT = 212HT ............ 228HTR = 212HTR
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Yes ................ 228HT = 212HT ............ 228HTR = 212HTR
I'm feeling outdated already

So...
228HT - 2-way
228HTR - 3-way

I see on the Just The Rfacts website the HTR adds annular diaphragm compression driver...since this and the price is the only difference, what's the intended benefit of this?

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I'm feeling outdated already

So...
228HT - 2-way
228HTR - 3-way

I see on the Just The Rfacts website the HTR adds annular diaphragm compression driver...since this and the price is the only difference, what's the intended benefit of this?
228HTR has the coaxial CD same as 212HTR, 210RT/RM, 2125RT/RM................ annular diaphragm CD needs to be changed to neo coaxial compression driver on the website.

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228HTR has the coaxial CD same as 212HTR, 210RT/RM, 2125RT/RM
Right...but I was trying to find a difference/benefit of the CD...by chance, has Jeff mentioned the benefits of the 228HTR over the 228HT? All the specs listed for both are identical...from frequency range (70hz-20khz), usable output (129db), and everything else.

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I'll see your edit, and raise you with...he probably still has to update the specs for the 228HTR
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You can click on any subforum and then sort by replies to find which threads have the most replies. JTR Speakers is currently 6th in the Speakers subforum but will soon jump to 4th. I believe the largest thread at AVS is the "Official" Audyssey thread (FAQ in post #51779) thread with 76,219 posts since 1/27/07.

I'm drive'n up those numbers nearly by myself and in case you haven't noticed, I'm getting a little old for this ... time to step it up people.

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I'm drive'n up those numbers nearly by myself and in case you haven't noticed, I'm getting a little old for this ... time to step it up people.
Damn Rob, you are carrying this thing by yourself and it's not even close but you can credit me with the 30,000th post.

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You can click on any subforum and then sort by replies to find which threads have the most replies. JTR Speakers is currently 6th in the Speakers subforum but will soon jump to 4th. I believe the largest thread at AVS is the "Official" Audyssey thread (FAQ in post #51779) thread with 76,219 posts since 1/27/07.

Thanks man!
I was actually trying to make a joke on myself tho, since I missed the bit that you could change the page length from default!
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If you click the number of replies then it will drill down and show all posters in order of posts in the thread. You can come whatever conclusions you want.

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If you click the number of replies then it will drill down and show all posters in order of posts in the thread. You can come whatever conclusions you want.

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If you click the number of replies then it will drill down and show all posters in order of posts in the thread. You can come whatever conclusions you want.




I'm just padding my JTR post stats until I can afford to buy a pair of 210RT's!....lol
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Damn Rob, you are carrying this thing by yourself and it's not even close but you can credit me with the 30,000th post.
Sure, I'll give you mega kudos for that 30,000th post.

Now get to work posting so I don't look like the complete looser I am ...

Oh and as for you DD ... STFU
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If you click the number of replies then it will drill down and show all posters in order of posts in the thread. You can come whatever conclusions you want.

So how many top posters actually have JTR speakers?
Wheres your stats for that DD?
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So how many top posters actually have JTR speakers?
Wheres your stats for that DD?
I think from what you cut and pasted the following no longer have JTR's:


jpowell84
Gooddoc
Frohlich
Archaea
Coach2369.


I think that's right.

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So how many top posters actually have JTR speakers?
Wheres your stats for that DD?
Everybody on that list does or has owned JTR speakers.
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I think from what you cut and pasted the following no longer have JTR's:


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Coach2369.


I think that's right.
Jpowell still has T8's. Beastaudio had T12's but now has Danley's. Jbrown also moved on to RA from 228's, but he will be back
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Jpowell still has T8's. Beastaudio had T12's but now has Danley's. Jbrown also moved on to RA from 228's, but he will be back

Coach has moved on to JBL 4722n's too.
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Coach has moved on to JBL 4722n's too.
What happened to the Seaton's ?
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What happened to the Seaton's ?
Sold them and (yep) moved on to JBL's....like Gooddoc and Frohlich.

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What happened to the Seaton's ?
You blinked ...
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Everybody on that list does or has owned JTR speakers.
All hear-say until I see screen shots with numbers!
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You blinked ...

LOL.... no kidding, Jeff (COACH) has had some really nice speakers though. I think he had 212's, then went to 215's and then sold those and got Cat12's and now has the 4722n's. I seem to recall him saying he wasn't crazy about always having to turn them on and off every time he used them.
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