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Old 11-15-2011, 05:42 PM
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Yes that is what I was thinking, I went to the Goldenear website, but no good pics there. I downloaded the manual and was looking at those wall mounts. What about a piece of aluminum that runs all the way across the back from wall mount to wall mount. Then in the center a clevis with a locking bolt to set the angle. A nice size maybe obround base with a center post with a few holes to adjust up and down and that would be connected to the clevis. I don't have a 50 so it's hard for me to make without dimensions. Any other ideas??
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:05 PM
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Everything sounds awesome now in my system.. Resetting the microprocessor on my AV7005 and rerunning Audyssey did the trick. The clarity is amazing now. Everything is in sync. The tweeter is sooo good. Hey Bluvette, its bluman from blu-ray.com.. Good to see you on here too John.
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Hey buddy. How do you reset the microprocessor on the 7005?
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Is it normal for the Tritons and 50C to increase in volume during the break-in period? (at the same volume setting on the receiver)

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Hey buddy. How do you reset the microprocessor on the 7005?

On the front panel you press the surround, auto, and standby buttons at the same time. Release the buttons after a couple seconds.
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Is it normal for the Tritons and 50C to increase in volume during the break-in period? (at the same volume setting on the receiver)

I don't own the Goldenears yet but have been reading that they do loosen up and many have had to lower the sub gain.

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On the front panel you press the surround, auto, and standby buttons at the same time. Release the buttons after a couple seconds.

Thanks buddy.
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Any other ideas??

This is what I have, albeit in a vertical configuration. It should work horizontally too. It may not be obvious but in the close up photo the knuckle in the middle of the mount can bend and be locked in position. I have them straight out.

I haven't been following your discussion closely but I thought this might help.
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Old 11-16-2011, 08:28 AM
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This is what I have, albeit in a vertical configuration. It should work horizontally too. It may not be obvious but in the close up photo the knuckle in the middle of the mount can bend and be locked in position. I have them straight out.

I haven't been following your discussion closely but I thought this might help.

Yes this may work perfect. Thanks. Take a look Coach.
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I don't own the Goldenears yet but have been reading that they do loosen up and many have had to lower the sub gain.

I've read about the sub gain previously....but I'm hearing gain across the full range

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I've read about the sub gain previously....but I'm hearing gain across the full range

I am sure you will hear some possible gain as the speakers loosen up. Are you unhappy about that??
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Just spoke with Sandy regarding my situation and he suggested I try a few more things to see if they improve the sound overall. Won't be until tonight or tomorrow before I will have time but I was impressed he took the time to call and offer up suggestions.
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Just spoke with Sandy regarding my situation and he suggested I try a few more things to see if they improve the sound overall. Won't be until tonight or tomorrow before I will have time but I was impressed he took the time to call and offer up suggestions.

That is impressive.. Says alot about Sandy and the kind of products he makes. How many Presidents of a company would call a customer.
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He reminds me a lot of the President/CEO of my company in the way he interacts with our customers. I have known him to personally call when a problem arises and even makes a visit to the customer if he is in the area...
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Yes that is what I was thinking, I went to the Goldenear website, but no good pics there. I downloaded the manual and was looking at those wall mounts. What about a piece of aluminum that runs all the way across the back from wall mount to wall mount. Then in the center a clevis with a locking bolt to set the angle. A nice size maybe obround base with a center post with a few holes to adjust up and down and that would be connected to the clevis. I don't have a 50 so it's hard for me to make without dimensions. Any other ideas??

I understand what you are saying but with the speaker standing taller then approx (5") off the table top it will be top heavy and need to be supported from falling forward. I did a drawing up today and should have a prototype by the end of next week. Will see how it turns out.
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I would be very interested in buying a custom stand that fits the dimensions I need, with a little tilt.

After talking to Sandy today, he suggested that I raise the speaker up as far as I can and then tilt it slightly. He also said the closer I can get it to back of the wall, the better..
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Looks like I got the speaker to be 5" off the table top. Hopefully I can get the brackets done next week. I'm thinking a nice rubber swivel foot for the front legs and a screwable rear foot that can tilt the speaker up and down (got to find these). Degrees unknown. Might use the feet that cam with the 50's for the rear leg support?
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I understand what you are saying but with the speaker standing taller then approx (5") off the table top it will be top heavy and need to be supported from falling forward. I did a drawing up today and should have a prototype by the end of next week. Will see how it turns out.

Well, I was thinking that you would need a good size base. Do you have any Waterjets where you work?? I was thinking of Waterjet cutting a obround base maybe 3/8 thick.
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These are just rough ideas, a bit sloppy.



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No water jet here. I like your drawing. It, will be a little easier then what I have going. I would make your uprights off center to the rear of the plate so the speaker cannot fall forward. More support. I will see what I have at work, in between everything else.
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No water jet here. I like your drawing. It, will be a little easier then what I have going. I would make your uprights off center to the rear of the plate so the speaker cannot fall forward. More support. I will see what I have at work, in between everything else.

Whatever works for you Bro, I am just throwing things out there. Let me know if I could help.
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These are just rough ideas, a bit sloppy.




I like this rough draft....

I will keep saying it, I would purchase one from you guys!
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I like this rough draft....

I will keep saying it, I would purchase one from you guys!

Lets get something that works then go from there. I was thinking of this with you in mind, I don't own any GE (Yet).
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Sounds like a plan.

When will you be getting your GE?
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Lets get something that works then go from there. I was thinking of this with you in mind, I don't own any GE (Yet).

I think that's going to change very soon buddy
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Are we saying goodbye to the Mirage?
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I think that's going to change very soon buddy

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Are we saying goodbye to the Mirage?

No, I am going with just the Tritons for 2 channel.
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Gotcha! You should get a 50c too.. lol
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This is what I have, albeit in a vertical configuration. It should work horizontally too. It may not be obvious but in the close up photo the knuckle in the middle of the mount can bend and be locked in position. I have them straight out.

I haven't been following your discussion closely but I thought this might help.

What brackets are you using?
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Bluvette, how do you like those Epic subs for music and movie use? Would one fill your room adequately?

Have you listened to the GE yet, if so interested in your opinion.
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What brackets are you using?

They are just some basic ones from Best Buy/Dynex. So as to not run afoul of the TOD of this site I won't include a link, but they are easily found by searching for "adjustable wall mount for most speakers". There are lots out there of a similar design (google it). I would have preferred they be made of metal (mine are nylon) but I just wanted it to be done and so I didn't want to wait for mail order. They seem to hold the SS50s securely.

If you pick up the same ones, be aware that they are sold in pairs or in fives. The fives are actually cheaper than two sets of pairs and I ruined one by over torquing a set screw. It was a good thing that I had an extra.

Trust me I'm not a fan of BB but my local audio dealer didn't have any like it.
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