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Forum: Speakers   05-26-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I'm currently running the same setup and agree...

I'm currently running the same setup and agree it's a bit of a sweet spot. The imaging from three Uni-Q drivers LCR across the front is excellent for HT/surround listening.

FWIW, I would change...
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 941
Posted By sdg4vfx
^^^ 18" driver, and it doubles as breakfast nook...

^^^ 18" driver, and it doubles as breakfast nook :D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By sdg4vfx
Ah yes, the Matrox G200 - brings back memories:) ...

Ah yes, the Matrox G200 - brings back memories:) Do I remember correctly that it was actually somewhat unique as it was both a GFX card and a Video Card ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By sdg4vfx
I would strongly suspect something in addition to...

I would strongly suspect something in addition to sampling is going on there.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Majority of my work is HD or UHD at 23.976. ...

Majority of my work is HD or UHD at 23.976. Occasionally I do jobs that deliver at 29.97. I'm aware of frame rate and resolution standards/issues, and, how to properly monitor any DCI 2K/4K work...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I am not looking for a display with a "certain...

I am not looking for a display with a "certain look". I am looking for a display that can be calibrated to be very close to accurate colors. My calibrated Panasonic plasma is a fair benchmark of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-26-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By sdg4vfx
FWIW ... Nvidia cards like the gtx series are...

FWIW ... Nvidia cards like the gtx series are "graphics" cards. "Video" cards from Blackmagic Designs, Kona, etc. have had 444 for several years.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By sdg4vfx
I will use this with an editing station -...

I will use this with an editing station - connected via HDMI to a pro-level Rec709 video out system by BlackMagicDesigns. It will not be used as a "computer monitor", but rather will provide the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-25-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By sdg4vfx
28"-40" TV with best picture quality

Does anyone have recommendations (or links) for small TV models with excellent picture quality?

Would prefer something in the 28"-32" range, but will go up to 40" if need be.

Very good picture...
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 170
Posted By sdg4vfx
Not an "absurd" request, but fairly specific one...

Not an "absurd" request, but fairly specific one which might be why you're not getting a lot of responses.

Is your primary interest music listening or home theater?

JTR has some speakers that...
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 170
Posted By sdg4vfx
?? There are lots of speakers discussed here...

??

There are lots of speakers discussed here in the forums that are coaxial/concentric, you maybe just didn't realize it? Obvious examples are several speakers from KEF (like the LS-50), Tannoy,...
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 200
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Curious what types of music you listen to the...

Curious what types of music you listen to the most?

Two obvious contenders would be the KEF LS-50 and the Ascend Sierra 2. Lot's of info on both in the forums.
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 586
Posted By sdg4vfx
SVS pb1000 is a solid sub for the money.

SVS pb1000 is a solid sub for the money.
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 569
Posted By sdg4vfx
A4L has B-stock KEF Q300's for $470. Many folks...

A4L has B-stock KEF Q300's for $470. Many folks in the KEF forum buy from them ...
http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/kefq300-p/kef-q300-q-series-6.5-bookshelf-speakers-pair/1.html
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 the MA Silvers. IMO a sweet spot in the MA...

+1 the MA Silvers. IMO a sweet spot in the MA line up.

Klipsch speakers have a distinct sound which some like and some don't - might want to audition them first.

Another options in your price...
Forum: Speakers   05-16-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By sdg4vfx
+ 1 the JBL 530's, the Ascend Sierra's and the...

+ 1 the JBL 530's, the Ascend Sierra's and the Focal's.
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By sdg4vfx
Congrats! Enjoy :)

Congrats! Enjoy :)
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Just let me know. FWIW I highly recommend...

Just let me know.

FWIW I highly recommend using a third Q100 as the center - makes for a very cohesive front sound stage.
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 09:07 AM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I have Q100's LCR and really enjoy them. If...

I have Q100's LCR and really enjoy them. If you're near So Cal I can sell my leftover Q100.
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By sdg4vfx
^^^^ +1 The goal is a seamless, single,...

^^^^ +1

The goal is a seamless, single, front sound stage created by three speakers. In which case three identical speakers is your best bet :)
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,366
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I also don't want to start a flame war, just...

I also don't want to start a flame war, just garnering honest opinions :)

The only speaker that (for me) competes is the Ascend Sierra 2. It's the same price as the LS-50 and I've been going back...
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 There are several bookshelf speakers (many...

+1 There are several bookshelf speakers (many already mentioned) that will give you better sound-for-your-dollar.

Satellite speakers are a significant compromise you should typically only accept...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 justthinking's comments. Might also be...

+1 justthinking's comments.

Might also be worth watching this Andrew Jones video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBHDtPu9UJk

He makes an interesting argument for the advantages of...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By sdg4vfx
From your list I would lean towards the BX2's or...

From your list I would lean towards the BX2's or the Diamonds.

An option I would prefer over the speakers on your list is Ascend Sierra 1 bookshelf. The Ascend website has B-Stock Sierra 1 pairs...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7,401
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Posted By sdg4vfx
You would use the "Pre-Outs" on the Yamaha...

You would use the "Pre-Outs" on the Yamaha Receiver.

Since you're using small surrounds you can use the Yamaha's built in amp for those speakers.

There are some nice 3 channel amps made for...
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