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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-27-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Ok, my wife is killing, but I am possessed. ;) ...

Ok, my wife is killing, but I am possessed. ;)


Here is mine...not sure I did this correctly, but it does look way different....at least I think

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By toofast68
So I have to ask....how do I EQ the 60Hz...

So I have to ask....how do I EQ the 60Hz hump...do I need a mini-dsp to do that (assume so, which is why I was thinking that might help me)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Ah yes....I should have not run the simulation...

Ah yes....I should have not run the simulation for the side reflections, just learning how to use it....my focus was/is the ceiling.


As for the LR speakers...thanks much....I guess I thought I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By toofast68
once again you asked :-) In the open,...

once again you asked :-)


In the open, below screen edge, tilted up toward MLP...


As I am posting this, I just realized I MIGHT want to nudge the center out an 1" or three....

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Ahhhhhh - you asked! I have a nice loud...

Ahhhhhh - you asked!


I have a nice loud spike at 5 ms, which is a ceiling bounce...it seems to cause some of the dialog to be muffled...or we think it does.

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 12:35 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Yep 4 subs....starting thinking I only needed...

Yep 4 subs....starting thinking I only needed one, then became 2, then said what the heck - now I got 4 :-)


The Primus Speakers (to me) sound awesome, combined with the sub. I have a slight...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Once again, thank you ! I am sort of a...

Once again, thank you !


I am sort of a "scientist" (won't bore you with details) - so I love all the input...that allows me to collect data, then figure out what makes the most sense. What I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 437
Posted By toofast68
And just to be clear, you have no ceiling cloud...

And just to be clear, you have no ceiling cloud correct ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 12:04 PM
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Posted By toofast68
So I am clear...even though my room will be...

So I am clear...even though my room will be decently treated....I can't add enough bass traps to make a difference....still think XT32 MIGHT help ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By toofast68
Just when I felt like my decision path was solid ...

Just when I felt like my decision path was solid ;)


I have 4 of these:


Sub Woofer - 4 Klipsch RW-12d


frequency response 24-120Hz +/-3dB
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-27-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By toofast68
So to my untrained eyes, does not look bad, is...

So to my untrained eyes, does not look bad, is 200 Hz a bit over absorbed ? is that what this says ?


I can't wait for the pros to comment and now I gotta get more stuff done this weekend (aka...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By toofast68
AWESOME INFO: This is the kind of logic I was...

AWESOME INFO: This is the kind of logic I was looking for...from 2 of the guys whom I read the most on in the forum.


1) have treatments, but working on ceiling cloud and back wall as we speak...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By toofast68
AMEN! Sorry to see this! Grew up with him.

AMEN! Sorry to see this! Grew up with him.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:31 AM
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Posted By toofast68
Yeah that is my struggle....I think I am SO...

Yeah that is my struggle....I think I am SO HOPEFULL of what XT32 MIGHT DO, that I keep trying to talk my self into it. If I had unlimited money, it would be done...I just don't want to do something...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By toofast68
For what is it worth...my front wides were the...

For what is it worth...my front wides were the best upgrade to my humble theater...of course you need to use DSX as most movies are not 7.1, however DSX feeds the wides a very nice background mix,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By toofast68
OPINIONS PLEASE: I have limited money...

OPINIONS PLEASE:


I have limited money to continually invest (saving for college for my son) and I am very careful in the upgrade process.


Atmos (or whatever) is not a option for me,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By toofast68
I learn new stuff every day, love this forum. I...

I learn new stuff every day, love this forum. I never thought about using the old Sony as an AMP, even though I have an old AVR running a 3rd zone...geez what you forget!


Issue is (guess I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By toofast68
Yeah so I am going to tell him to start from...

Yeah so I am going to tell him to start from scratch unfortunately.... Thanks for helping out I did not want to make matters worse for him
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By toofast68
Wow, as much as I researched, never thought about...

Wow, as much as I researched, never thought about checking out the ohm's...thanks much!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By toofast68
Will a "new" AVR drive a set of speakers from a Sony HT-SS2000

So trying to help a friend...he has this Sony receiver...


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000OG6I24/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=2ON7PO0OX6HN9&coliid=I29SX39DWNO309


It appears to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 132,684
Posted By toofast68
Cool...yeah my stuff is 16" wide, so I am going...

Cool...yeah my stuff is 16" wide, so I am going length dimension and cutting.


Oh, I did have one more questions (sorry I have two threads that are similar, but I am trying to focus this on the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 437
Posted By toofast68
^^^ I will get to work on this, traveling a bit...

^^^ I will get to work on this, traveling a bit till the weekend, so won't be able to do until then.


But yes, the RH is the entry way into the rear row...I will also take a few more pictures to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 132,684
Posted By toofast68
Soundstage and imaging sound really good to my...

Soundstage and imaging sound really good to my "untrained" ears.


Only question I have left, is SHOULD I make the 1st row cloud larger than 2' - since it looks like the 1st ceiling reelection is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 437
Posted By toofast68
So if this is my waterfall, do I have to worry...

So if this is my waterfall, do I have to worry about over absorption...I don't think I can build bass traps large enough (have 2 mega ones on front wall) in the back of the room due to my design.

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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 132,684
Posted By toofast68
So my big cloud was/is looking to be about 10' x...

So my big cloud was/is looking to be about 10' x 2' - I actually might make it a bit larger to catch all the 1st reflections...as you can see this tool shows I am right at 2 ft, actually a bit over....
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