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Forum: Speakers   04-04-2007, 08:05 AM
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Posted By drdoan
Tim, I am using cheap wall mounts I bought from...

Tim, I am using cheap wall mounts I bought from WalMart. They have been in place for over a year with no problems. Dennis
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-16-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,279
Posted By drdoan
Dan, I would think that most stores that sell...

Dan, I would think that most stores that sell them would also provide installation. I am sure Audio Dimensions (10407 North May Avenue 405-752-1115) will, especially if you purchased it from them. I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-23-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By drdoan
Kipp is dead on--you MUST hear the difference...

Kipp is dead on--you MUST hear the difference for yourself. It is amazing. If others have done the upgrade (on any model) I hope you will post your impressions. Dennis
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-22-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By drdoan
It has been a couple of weeks since I upgraded...

It has been a couple of weeks since I upgraded my PB12-Plus/2 speakers from the dB-12.2 to the new 12.3 SVS made subwoofers. I did the change out in about 30 minutes without any help. It was fairly...
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 216,224
Posted By drdoan
jswanner, I have had the 7.1 setup for almost a...

jswanner, I have had the 7.1 setup for almost a year now and I can assure you that dialog is the best I have had in my HT room. The clarity is noticeable when I listen to other setups with different...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 216,224
Posted By drdoan
I run my SVS's with the Yammie HTR-5990 and it...

I run my SVS's with the Yammie HTR-5990 and it sounds great! I think the speakers will do well with any good receiver. I also think that sound treatment on my walls has improved the sound the most...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By drdoan
My SVS is so pitch sensitive that I am now...

My SVS is so pitch sensitive that I am now hearing different distinct pitches of low bass effects that I was unaware of before the new drivers were installed. It is a gas to hear organ recordings as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By drdoan
How much bass quantity and quality you want is...

How much bass quantity and quality you want is directly related to your budget. I have had many subs in the past and now own the SVS PB12-Plus/2 with the new 12.3 SVS made drivers. I couldn't be...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By drdoan
Options 1 & 2 sound good to me. Go for it. Have...

Options 1 & 2 sound good to me. Go for it. Have fun. Dennis
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By drdoan
opps, senior moment! Dennis

opps, senior moment! Dennis
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By drdoan
Just make sure you remove the shorting strips...

Just make sure you remove the shorting strips from the speaker terminals or be prepared to get a new amp! Dennis
Forum: Speakers   08-04-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 216,224
Posted By drdoan
Davide, I have orderded a few things from SVS. I...

Davide, I have orderded a few things from SVS. I live in Oklahoma. They usually arrive in 2 to 3 business days. Enjoy. Dennis
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 118,071
Posted By drdoan
Hearing Vandersteens is the only way to...

Hearing Vandersteens is the only way to appreciate how carefully they are designed to do one thing-produce as accurately as possible the signal presented them. In my listening experiences with them,...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By drdoan
It's too bad we are so complicated a creation....

It's too bad we are so complicated a creation. It would be easier if everyone had the exact same hearing and perception of hearing. But, that would make for a pretty dull world! Dennis
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By drdoan
SpectralD, you may have a good point. As I said,...

SpectralD, you may have a good point. As I said, I don't own one and am happy with the way my speakers produce sound. And, probably, the mic won't pick up ultra high sounds anyway. Thanks for the...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By drdoan
Instruments don't produce pure tone, they...

Instruments don't produce pure tone, they produce harmonics and dissonances that distinguish that instrument from another, even within the same instrument group (I can tell when James Klages is...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By drdoan
An example might be: an instrument produces a...

An example might be: an instrument produces a fundamental freq at say 10,000 hz. It also produces (at a much lower volume) 18,000hz. You will have the following frequencies produced by that...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 967
Posted By drdoan
Physics says that if you broadcast 2 different...

Physics says that if you broadcast 2 different frequencies together you will get the 2 frequencies plus the sum and the difference of those frequencies (that's how AM radio works). It is a fact that...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By drdoan
Tommy, welcome to the forum. It would be advised...

Tommy, welcome to the forum. It would be advised that you go to several stores and listen to some of the newer speakers, including in-walls to see (hear) if you like them. There are several good...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,188
Posted By drdoan
If you didn't get the jumpers with the speakers,...

If you didn't get the jumpers with the speakers, and you don't want to biwire, you can use regular speaker wire to "jump" the terminals together. The straps are just more convenient. Dennis
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By drdoan
Don't you DARE grow up! You could ruin it for...

Don't you DARE grow up! You could ruin it for the rest of us!! Dennis
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 118,071
Posted By drdoan
Nuance stated exactly what I heard when...

Nuance stated exactly what I heard when auditioning the Vandersteens. I don't think it is a matter of dynamics, I think it is a matter of perceived sound. When the phase and timing of the sound are...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By drdoan
I am thoroughly satisfied with my SBS-01 7.1...

I am thoroughly satisfied with my SBS-01 7.1 with the PB-12/Plus system. With my room treatment and careful aligning, both movies and music sound wonderful. The bottom line, tho, is that you won't...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By drdoan
try substituting the center channel with one of...

try substituting the center channel with one of the front mains, play the same material that caused the distortion, and see if it occurs. If not then you may have a center channel speaker problem....
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 118,071
Posted By drdoan
I have a Vandersteen dealer in my area and have...

I have a Vandersteen dealer in my area and have listened extensively to several of their speakers. They are by a pretty good margin, the best speakers I have ever heard. there is definitely...
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