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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,736
Posted By Blacklightning
I would vote HDR LED-lit LCDs have good enough...

I would vote HDR LED-lit LCDs have good enough black levels, brighter highlights are the key to better image quality but I don't want too.
I hate the use of "Key to better image quality"

I think...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,023
Posted By Blacklightning
First the THX 2 Ultra line is a semi-Pro line of...

First the THX 2 Ultra line is a semi-Pro line of speakers, I can't see them doing the whole bouncy house thing with this line. If you can't do it right don't do it at all kind of thing. For the Ultra...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 285
Posted By Blacklightning
That is pretty crazy that it's over 100 watts...

That is pretty crazy that it's over 100 watts with all 7 channels.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-06-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,262
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, those words sound great but it's just not...

Yes, those words sound great but it's just not true. If the magnetic base is vibrating then the magnetic field will also vibrate thus causing the upper plate to vibrate. Yes, it is less vibration but...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
I think you are on the right path given the...

I think you are on the right path given the situation. Take Klipsch off your list, I can't see your Dad liking it over long periods of time.
#3....
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
The treatment of the cabinet was only for a...

The treatment of the cabinet was only for a regular (monopole) speakers, your speakers have sound going backwards.

I was under the impression that you were going to run Audyssey at your place and...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
Okay, I’m going to keep saying this. Those...

Okay, I’m going to keep saying this.

Those speakers are always going to be a problem as long as they are on. I understand they cannot be moved but they cannot be on. You can’t just turn up the...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
awdiophreak Do you understand what is going...

awdiophreak

Do you understand what is going on???
Your only problem is that you are using Dipole speakers in a cabinet. THIS IS YOUR ONLY PROBLEM....
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Blacklightning
I would love to see a test done with a DIY...

I would love to see a test done with a DIY speaker that has the same drivers but with different port Versions. It really seems like this rear ported boom close to the wall thing is something that is...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 801
Posted By Blacklightning
The Official $1,000 Speaker Evaluation / Home...

The Official $1,000 Speaker Evaluation / Home Audition Event Results Thread...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 374
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, so many ID subs for $1000 and under take are...

Yes, so many ID subs for $1000 and under take are "better" than the B&W.
If you are in the US, there is no question.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-27-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 205,295
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, I’m aware of that one. Companies do this all...

Yes, I’m aware of that one. Companies do this all the time, that Philips DVD player was re branded by a few different companies with some companies leaving it the same and Yamaha and Marantz adding...
Forum: Speakers   10-27-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
First did you find out about the real model...

First did you find out about the real model number for the speakers OM-3? And do those speakers have drivers on both sides?


If they do that will be why the sound was so unclear. Treatment...
Forum: Speakers   10-26-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
System 1: (2) CHANE A5RX-C and (1) CHANE A2.4 ...

System 1: (2) CHANE A5RX-C and (1) CHANE A2.4
Lots of others will pick this option but I think it is a waste of money for the user. The A5RX-C is a very good speaker and will play louder then the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-26-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 205,295
Posted By Blacklightning
I wish more companies would take Oppo's units and...

I wish more companies would take Oppo's units and do small upgrades (Like Lexicon BD-30). My Marantz VC-6001 is just a Philips player with "better audio", my Yamaha player based off the same Philips...
Forum: Speakers   10-26-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By Blacklightning
Unless you have your room under control and are...

Unless you have your room under control and are free to place your speakers where ever they are needed Higher end speakers would be a waste.
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
Great system and great price but the Level three...

Great system and great price but the Level three Center will not fit the OP's cabinet. Level two looks good but I think I would pick Chane over it because of the tweeters for the OP's parents.
Front...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 374
Posted By Blacklightning
Are you in the US?

Are you in the US?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 374
Posted By Blacklightning
Both are good subs but the PV1D is "better" for...

Both are good subs but the PV1D is "better" for music.
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By Blacklightning
Running a AT Screen will also make it so you can...

Running a AT Screen will also make it so you can run 3 identical vertical speakers behind the screen and you may be able to put a sub or two back there too.
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,336
Posted By Blacklightning
http://gif-finder.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/S...

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Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
Sorry Jon I should know better about the Planar...

Sorry Jon I should know better about the Planar thing. The funny thing is I copy and pasted that from the HomeTheaterShack Shootout.



awdiophreak thanks for the info. Yes, I could not find any...
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
Nice those speakers look big. Might be too big...

Nice those speakers look big. Might be too big for the OP's center channel space.

OP, Can we get measurements on the size of the opening for both the Left/Right space and center channel? and...
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
First find out what model of Mirage they have as...

First find out what model of Mirage they have as they might be Mirage M-1. Mirage are very music focused and they might be dipole speakers meaning they will have drivers on the back which should not...
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,586
Posted By Blacklightning
Wait a minute... they have Mirage speakers in...

Wait a minute... they have Mirage speakers in cabinets???. All (most) of Mirage's speakers are Omni-directional ( that means sound comes out of all sides of the speaker). If they do in fact have a...
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