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Forum: Speakers   08-31-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
The A5rx-c towers produce plenty of bass. Very...

The A5rx-c towers produce plenty of bass. Very punchy. You can use them without the base plinth. Or you can use the plinth without the spikes.

You've got a solid list. I'd say you could buy any of...
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By BufordTJustice
This, mostly for the Audyssey and the upgraded...

This, mostly for the Audyssey and the upgraded DACs.
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 904
Posted By BufordTJustice
They don't meet your aesthetic requirements, but...

They don't meet your aesthetic requirements, but they are an excellent value and meet all other performance requirements you've stated; The Chane A3rx-c towers.

They dig well into the 40s even in...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 71,114
Posted By BufordTJustice
It was a center stage bracket. IIRC i grabbed it...

It was a center stage bracket. IIRC i grabbed it from Crutchfield.
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
IIRC, he went with these: ...

IIRC, he went with these:

http://reaction-audio.myshopify.com/collections/speakers/products/cx-10?variant=2843228929
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Most dialog is recorded in a studio, heavily...

Most dialog is recorded in a studio, heavily EQ'd, and dynamically compressed in different ratios for different bans of the frequency spectrum, so stating what dialog sounds "natural" and what...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,152
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I'm starting to wonder if this phenomenon is due...

I'm starting to wonder if this phenomenon is due to a lack of change in tonality as the ARX volume is increased as compared to its competitors. I've noticed that many other loudspeakers out there...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,682
Posted By BufordTJustice
Same. Getting to around 100hz at 88 or 89dB would...

Same. Getting to around 100hz at 88 or 89dB would be better.
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By BufordTJustice
Exactly. Cabinets are a significant cost, and...

Exactly. Cabinets are a significant cost, and usually the biggest single cost of a loudspeaker. Finishes also complicate the supply chain and further drive up costs.

If one is willing to accept...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 616
Posted By BufordTJustice
Nice call on the vibration isolation pads. MoPads?

Nice call on the vibration isolation pads. MoPads?
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By BufordTJustice
About a month ago, I had the chance to hear my...

About a month ago, I had the chance to hear my A3rx-c towers next to a pair of Vienna Acoustics Mozart Concert Grand SE towers in my listening space for several hours (a buddy brought them over,...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 07:58 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
That xpa-5 is a beast. I bet you're getting some...

That xpa-5 is a beast. I bet you're getting some great dynamics.

You got pics of your setup? :D
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
You may have heard something change. Every amp...

You may have heard something change. Every amp designer creates a slightly different product. But, without any sarcasm, I doubt it was a net positive change.

EDIT: And, if it was a positive...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,152
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Posted By BufordTJustice
They are a very easy load to drive... easier than...

They are a very easy load to drive... easier than many speakers rated as "8 ohm nominal". The A5's impedance curve is very benign. It, literally, never dips below 5 ohms.

There are many popular 8...
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,152
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Jon hit the nail on the head. There is a sub...

Jon hit the nail on the head. There is a sub chamber in the base of the speaker cabinet. IIRC, the downloadable ARX manual on the product page has an illustration in it.
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I'm really liking the mass loading of the...

I'm really liking the mass loading of the enclosures. It's helping the A3rx-c even further bridge the gap between them and the A5's.

Now I just need to drive down there and pick up my A5rx-c's.
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Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Gathering some impressions on the A3rx-c's with...

Gathering some impressions on the A3rx-c's with their bases mass loaded with about 22lbs of sand each. Next time, I'll use lead shot though as the juncture between the port and the top of the sealed...
Forum: Speakers   06-16-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
They keep getting sweeter right up to the 100...

They keep getting sweeter right up to the 100 hour mark.
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 684
Posted By BufordTJustice
Belden Ten white 10awg cable from BJC with their...

Belden Ten white 10awg cable from BJC with their ultrasonically welded locking WBT banana connectors on each end. Got em for not much more than the cost of monoprice 12awg with good connectors.
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,152
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I was able to fit just over 20 pounds of sand in...

I was able to fit just over 20 pounds of sand in the base of each A3rx-c. Simple enough to perform, though time consuming. Will likely use lead shot next time due to it being measurably higher in...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,152
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I'm going to mass load the bottom chamber of my...

I'm going to mass load the bottom chamber of my A3rx-c towers and report back. Curious to see if any improvement will be discernible.
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Haven't heard the prime towers. On HTS the...

Haven't heard the prime towers. On HTS the original A5 was compared very favorable with the ultra tower. I'd expect the rx-c version to out class the prime version, though there's no way to know...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
I'm not quite sure about your statement regarding...

I'm not quite sure about your statement regarding the bass extension.... the A3rx-c is +/- 3dB from 55hz to 25khz, while the CX-10 is +/- 3dB from 57hz to 18khz. That would be basically identical in...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 05:49 AM
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Posted By BufordTJustice
Uh, the total air mass that the triple split gap...

Uh, the total air mass that the triple split gap midwoofers can move would be very comparable to a much larger driver.

Also, a system's true efficiency is determined by its bass alignment....
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-06-2015, 05:58 PM
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Views: 632,266
Posted By BufordTJustice
Let me see what I can find. I read several...

Let me see what I can find. I read several articles on the interwebz. Let me see if I can find them.

Wikipedia article:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_WLAN_channels

And FCC doc (see...
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