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Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
I saw Sean posted a picture on facebook of the...

I saw Sean posted a picture on facebook of the testing a while back. (Sean Olive is head of acoustic research at Harman and also president elect at the audio engineer society)

Losing in that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By Mfusick
I thought his link explained his viewpoint pretty...

I thought his link explained his viewpoint pretty well FYI:



I usually excerpt quotes, but there are too few extra words here. Well said. If I could bookmark a post...

That said, comparison...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 296
Posted By Mfusick
I am not sure where your offense comes from, and...

I am not sure where your offense comes from, and I am sorry if you took offense to my post. That said, I don't want to get into a pissing match either.

"The worst place for a center channel...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 141,861
Posted By Mfusick
It sounds like to me from reading this, and...

It sounds like to me from reading this, and piecing together all the other stuff you'd said about your system that you really should be focused more on two things:

QUIETER ROOM
IMPROVED ROOM...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 141,861
Posted By Mfusick
Oddly I think the volts are of the lesser...

Oddly I think the volts are of the lesser sounding DIYsoundgroup designs. I can't name off the top of my head a speaker I would be confident the Volt could match or beat in a blind sound quality...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 31,012
Posted By Mfusick
That is what happens on AVS these days, the...

That is what happens on AVS these days, the science and good stuff floats to the bottom because the newly added and never ending pile of crap put on top of it. This forum is better than most...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-10-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,205
Posted By Mfusick
This is not making sense to me. It sounds more...

This is not making sense to me. It sounds more like something an old timer speaker designer would say to justify how he spent many years doing, rather than look objectively at the issue within...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 916
Posted By Mfusick
+1 ^ This was a very intelligent post.

+1 ^ This was a very intelligent post.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 296
Posted By Mfusick
Two centers is generally a bad idea. Below the...

Two centers is generally a bad idea. Below the screen is also generally the worst possible place for a center channel speaker placement (assuming we are talking about only the center front wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,399
Posted By Mfusick
What an outstanding build, I love so many things...

What an outstanding build, I love so many things about this thread. Love the wood.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,274
Posted By Mfusick
Where in MA do you live? Myrtle beach is...

Where in MA do you live? Myrtle beach is probably a little nicer right now (it's snowing). :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,502
Posted By Mfusick
Great! Thanks.

Great! Thanks.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By Mfusick
Don't sell yourself short on size, it's one...

Don't sell yourself short on size, it's one mistake that is common and you can't ever get it back. That said, sometimes you just hit a wall (literally) with what you can do.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 175,541
Posted By Mfusick
Balancing subs also don't need to be huge hoking...

Balancing subs also don't need to be huge hoking subs with extreme LFE, as you really only need response in the areas of concern, and you generally don't worry much about the below 30hz stuff...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 14,990
Posted By Mfusick
Yup! Some of my fondest memories of me and my...

Yup! Some of my fondest memories of me and my dad are on projects we did together. I hope to get that with my son some day when he is old enough.
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
This was very well said^ and should be read and...

This was very well said^ and should be read and considered a second time.

Also there should be some consideration give to the fact that subjective opinions are less reliable than measurements. ...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 141,861
Posted By Mfusick
I kind of exited this thread, but I noticed a...

I kind of exited this thread, but I noticed a few comments recently so I will comment for you.

No order of importance here but here we go.

- The LSR305 is a great sounding speaker when you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,067
Views: 225,215
Posted By Mfusick
SSD on either is great. SSD is the best thing...

SSD on either is great. SSD is the best thing to happen to PC speed basically ever.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 316
Posted By Mfusick
One of the good things you can get from...

One of the good things you can get from consulting with an expert is how to strike a balance between your budget and your vision.

It's really easy to spend! And after you add up sound proofing,...
Forum: Community Articles   02-09-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Mfusick
beyond most in that particular social group......

beyond most in that particular social group... haha. Yup. You are the smartest one that posts on that page.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,067
Views: 225,215
Posted By Mfusick
I am a HTPC junkie but I would not want to run my...

I am a HTPC junkie but I would not want to run my room from an HTPC. That's just annoying pain.

The theater should be rather appliance like and simple IMO.
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
Great youtube video. Seen it many times and...

Great youtube video. Seen it many times and read his book. It shows a lot of what I am talking about very well.
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
Yes. I do agree that there is a lot more to it...

Yes. I do agree that there is a lot more to it than that. Your points actually reinforce my opinions :)

Much of the sound you hear is not only direct sound, but indirect sound (speaker off...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 960
Posted By Mfusick
This makes sense at first, until you test it...

This makes sense at first, until you test it with a scientific method and find it's false. It's extremely difficult on dynamic content to easily identify speaker flaws, response anomalies, and...
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