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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-24-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By cannga
Thank you! This is the simple yet definitive...

Thank you! This is the simple yet definitive Rick-Steves type :) answer I was looking for.

I was just curious as Jeff's answer appears to imply same as yours: there is no such animal. Really was...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-24-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By cannga
Peter, I should point out that your quoted...

Peter, I should point out that your quoted condition of a speaker every 5 feet actually *agrees* with my argument of no more than 9.1.6 in home environment. In a typical home listening room, for...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-23-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By cannga
Could you (or anyone) please explain: does this...

Could you (or anyone) please explain: does this sentence mean N-core class D amp cannot be a fully balanced differential design? I thought "balanced differential" simply refers to the output where...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-23-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By cannga
Thanks Donald; very interesting and we should...

Thanks Donald; very interesting and we should look forward to more of these types of tests in the future. For example, one to find the point of diminishing return as far as, say, the overhead...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-19-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By cannga
Tripple blinded = tester loses the key and no one...

Tripple blinded = tester loses the key and no one knows which is which :-). (I assume you know it was tongue in cheek.)

I do double blind testing for cable for my own education, but don't like it...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-19-2015, 09:44 AM
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Posted By cannga
Peter, we are not really disagreeing as we are...

Peter, we are not really disagreeing as we are talking about 2 different situations. I am referring to a common smallish high end setup in this ultra forum (small room with 1-2 rows, large tower...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-18-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By cannga
All IMHO: Despite of the seeming race for...

All IMHO: Despite of the seeming race for gazillion channels as if that is the most critical measure of good sound (not ;-)), for an "audiophile" setup for 1-2 rows of seats using high end speakers...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-17-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By cannga
Sorry I am into this obsession phase with...

Sorry I am into this obsession phase with Griffin's line array discussion :p (I own/owned a few - Apogees, Maggie, Martin Logan, etc.). My next fascinating discovery is the near field / far field...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-16-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By cannga
Very nice setup with the Focal speakers -...

Very nice setup with the Focal speakers - extremely dynamic, detailed, and always fun to listen to. The "best" sound on any system depends on what you are looking for, and system matching, so I would...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-16-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By cannga
:eek: That's a lot of records - put my humble...

:eek: That's a lot of records - put my humble collection to shame.
Sounds like A LOT OF FUN though.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-16-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By cannga
It seems the KEF Blade is making a name for...

It seems the KEF Blade is making a name for itself - this time with all tube amplification and vinyl. What a wonderful system - belongs to Harry Weisfeld/VPI btw:...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-09-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By cannga
Hi Peter, trying to get me in trouble with the...

Hi Peter, trying to get me in trouble with the "crowd" by opining which speaker technology is better? Bad boy! Kidding aside, I share your excitement for ribbon driver and its better sonic quality...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-08-2015, 06:47 AM
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Posted By cannga
The oft quoted Griffin paper below is one of the...

The oft quoted Griffin paper below is one of the most interesting and helpful discussions on line array I have run across. I posted one image of one page but would recommend visiting the web site to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-07-2015, 05:18 PM
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Posted By cannga
Oh I can predict what it sounds like alright -...

Oh I can predict what it sounds like alright - insanely good :p and the very best sound available for a music and hometheater system. While I love my Extreme card, I have to agree with you (and many...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-07-2015, 05:01 PM
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Posted By cannga
Congratulations on your daughter's graduation,...

Congratulations on your daughter's graduation, and for fulfilling your college obligation :-). I am right in the middle of it with my son and daughter so I know - especially my son who seems destined...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-06-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By cannga
Traditionally for Theta, does this imply the...

Traditionally for Theta, does this imply the upgrade from III HD to IVa would be about same as the difference in prices of respective new units?

Meaning, upgrade from III HD to IVa with Atmos...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-05-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By cannga
Ok Jeff - I would agree that this is a GREAT and...

Ok Jeff - I would agree that this is a GREAT and dynamic system :). Seaton Submersives and JL Audio are tied as the very top choice for subwoofers if/when the upgrade bug ever visits me. Knock on...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-05-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By cannga
Very good thread that confirms my suspicion and...

Very good thread that confirms my suspicion and opinion of Interstellar below. The front three channels, particularly the center that takes the brunt of the "assault" LOL, are what make this movie so...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-05-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By cannga
FWIW and just to add a data point: for my music...

FWIW and just to add a data point: for my music system I run full range for the main speakers, and add subwoofer at or below a low point, 60 hz or so. This allows me to bypass the high pass...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-04-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By cannga
You sound like a seasoned and experienced...

You sound like a seasoned and experienced audiophile :-). Fantastic report, maybe because I am in agreement :p with much of your sensible reasoning and observation. I know you can't compare Kef vs....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-29-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By cannga
Wow - is this another bout of mid-life crisis :p...

Wow - is this another bout of mid-life crisis :p :kiss:, or simply the pursue of happiness?

Congrats. This has got to be the best sounding cost-no-object SSP setup ever.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-28-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By cannga
It almost seems like you are describing my room -...

It almost seems like you are describing my room - 20 x 23 x 8 feet. The right side is my audio-video system, the left side is my small "office." The 2 sides "divided" by my record collection. My...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-28-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By cannga
Steve, are you saying Theta is working on adding...

Steve, are you saying Theta is working on adding Dirac Unison? If true, very interesting.

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-24-2015, 08:39 AM
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Posted By cannga
Agreed that at this level of skill and experience...

Agreed that at this level of skill and experience in design, I expect both KEF and Aerial to be outstanding speakers. And yes also to the fact that price difference makes a difference - no surprise...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-23-2015, 10:03 AM
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Posted By cannga
Wow - very very nice speaker; HTM1D is a behemoth...

Wow - very very nice speaker; HTM1D is a behemoth and no question is up to the task. "Extremely adequate" :p (see Rolls Royce reference in my Theta post).

Interstellar I think in the long run will...
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