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Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
You can get the Gold 300s for slightly less than...

You can get the Gold 300s for slightly less than a pair of PL100s.

There is no way I would buy the PL 100 when you consider that.

The platinum line came out in 2007 and as such it is 2007 tech....
Forum: Home Theater Gaming   06-14-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By dchalfont
The only thing that input changes is the input...

The only thing that input changes is the input lag, each picture setting has different settings that the manufacturer has pre set, you simply need to change them to the settings you like from the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 228,026
Posted By dchalfont
Would anyone consider the lack of balanced...

Would anyone consider the lack of balanced outputs on the RB-1555 enough to rule it out for long term use? ( aka, the possibility of upgrading speakers without being forced to also upgrade the power...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2015, 01:33 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
There is no question that a $5600 pair of 3 way...

There is no question that a $5600 pair of 3 way floorstanders will sound better than $2350 2 way bookshelves, but given the $3250 mark up...I need to know whether there is only a 5% difference in...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2015, 01:11 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
I am beginning to give serious consideration to...

I am beginning to give serious consideration to just getting a 3rd pair of Gold 100s to finish this thing off.

I have 2 pairs of 100s and the c350 centre so far and will have my W15 sub next...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 154,651
Posted By dchalfont
But when the 1040 does the decoding it can still...

But when the 1040 does the decoding it can still be sent over hdmi can't it.

Or does this defeat the purpose of decoding?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 07:30 PM
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Views: 154,651
Posted By dchalfont
Apologies for posting this question here but it...

Apologies for posting this question here but it is regarding 2 yamaha products and I am hoping to get an answer before tomorrow.

I have a yamaha RX-V3071 ( A3010 equivalent ) it has 24bit burr...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 329
Posted By dchalfont
From looking at that page it looks like an...

From looking at that page it looks like an awesome choice.
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 972
Posted By dchalfont
Paradigm Monitor series 7...pick whatever sub...

Paradigm Monitor series 7...pick whatever sub fits your budget, maybe a single svs sb 1000
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 329
Posted By dchalfont
For that price you will be making sacrifices in...

For that price you will be making sacrifices in quality from any manufacturer. $300 is the minimum price for a budget centre speaker really.

If your whole speaker system will be of a similar...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 09:43 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Yep. I will be getting my 300s in about 3 months,...

Yep. I will be getting my 300s in about 3 months, and will be getting my second sub at the end of the year.

I had a 7.2 system before and don't want to go backwards from that...but for the time...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 09:40 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
I'm even more impressed with them after a run...

I'm even more impressed with them after a run through...I was so used to my old speakers I was trying to listen for the familiar problems that were no longer there but did not identify the presence...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 08:59 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
After a lifetime of waiting I finally got a few...

After a lifetime of waiting I finally got a few sweet treats in the 'mail' today.

Monitor Audio Gold C350 centre and 2 pairs of Gold 100s

The blu ray case is for size comparison againat the...
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
My ladies have arrived. Blu ray disk is for size...

My ladies have arrived. Blu ray disk is for size reference.

Impressions so far of the 100s:

Treble fatigue is totally gone

They don't sound distorted at high volume but because they are so...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 09:27 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
Thanks, I definitely will. It will be 2...

Thanks, I definitely will.

It will be 2 channel music and 5.0 gaming till my sub comes though.

Then on to the 300s
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,831
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Posted By dchalfont
Sweet baby jesus, my speakers arrived at the...

Sweet baby jesus, my speakers arrived at the store.

I will be getting 2 pairs of Gold 100s and my C350 tomorrow.

My sub will come soon.

I was going to get my sub before my second pair of...
Forum: Speakers   05-16-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10,831
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Posted By dchalfont
To be honest, I am taking it easy on them whilst...

To be honest, I am taking it easy on them whilst they run in, I have 9 hours on them so far so another 40 or so before I start cranking the volume up. So far, they are a huge improvement on my 9 year...
Forum: Speakers   05-15-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
I'm jealous beyond words. How to they fare...

I'm jealous beyond words. How to they fare cranked to good god in 2.0?
Forum: Speakers   05-15-2015, 08:00 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
I'm still waiting on my friggin speakers to...

I'm still waiting on my friggin speakers to arrive. I assume there was a staggered release and that the new gold series was released here later than elsewhere...but I paid $1900 for my C350 on the...
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 359
Posted By dchalfont
All AVRs on the planet are rated at 2 channels...

All AVRs on the planet are rated at 2 channels driven...it is clearly there in the specs...at no point do any receiver makers ( denon, marantz, anthem,yamaha etc etc etc ) claim their receiver...
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Right now I am considering getting either the...

Right now I am considering getting either the Anthem MCA 20 for my gold 300s when they arrive and then the MCA 50 for the rest.

My other option which an leaning more towards is the Rotel RB-1582...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 228,026
Posted By dchalfont
I am looking at power amps for the Monitor Audio...

I am looking at power amps for the Monitor Audio Gold speakers I am getting.

I was looking at Anthem until I came across various rotel query threads and found that the RB-1582 MK II is rated at...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-16-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 4,917
Posted By dchalfont
That second trailer was so good is gave me...

That second trailer was so good is gave me hepatitis.

I was enraged to see stupid comments on the YT page through, Star Wars ( post prequels ) is a touchy subject for me, cherished childhood...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,589
Posted By dchalfont
Room size an listening volume is the biggest...

Room size an listening volume is the biggest factor.

Even with bloated AUS pricing I worked out that work a setup with 2 SVS SB 13 Ultras, Paradigm Monitor 11x2, Paradigm Mini Monitorx4, Centre 3...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Well the tonal/timbe matching of the speakers is...

Well the tonal/timbe matching of the speakers is important, especially across the front for seamless pans across them as the action moves or as you move around in games.

My setup will be for music...
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