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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-15-2017, 03:08 PM
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Posted By BP
Artnovion about to be installed

Very excited to get Artnovion treatments installed next week. The guys who run Artnovion are engineers and music lovers. Some of them worked at Vicoustic previously. Their engagement model is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By BP
Outlet Cover advice needed

Hi:
My listening space project is moving along. Major construction is competed and my thoughts are turning towards some of the finishing touches.
I have 12 dedicated circuits and need to select an...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-27-2016, 06:45 PM
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Posted By BP
Hi Dave: No doubt there is a limit to what any...

Hi Dave:
No doubt there is a limit to what any backer box will do when it comes to real bass. My instinct tells me that without undertaking a true soundproofing effort there is a limit to what can...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-25-2016, 08:09 PM
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Posted By BP
Hi Steve: I will let you know what I ultimately...

Hi Steve:
I will let you know what I ultimately find out. There seems to be differing opinions about it which is not a surprise! I think Craig is right but I am concerned about keeping speaker...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-25-2016, 06:09 PM
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Posted By BP
Backer boxes for your KEF Ci200RR - THX's?

Hi Steve;
I am about to install the same KEF in ceiling speakers as you. The news of the Atmos upgrade is very exciting and couldn't be timed better for me as I am doing a complete remodel of my...
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2016, 06:01 PM
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Posted By BP
Ken: Thanks again for your answer on backer...

Ken:
Thanks again for your answer on backer boxes for the Ci200RR - THX in ceiling Atmos speakers. I will be doing the calculations on the Dynamat Box first to see if it will do the trick. If not...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2016, 05:32 PM
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Posted By BP
Hi Ken: Thanks for your response. I tried to...

Hi Ken:
Thanks for your response. I tried to answer sooner but the log in pop up wouldn't work on my iPhone. Finally I am using a laptop so I can answer.
I am confused! Some people say I need a...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2016, 02:20 PM
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Posted By BP
Hi: Change of subject from whats being...

Hi:
Change of subject from whats being discussed here...
I am buying 4 CI200RR-THX in-ceiling speakers for Atmos duty. I am in the process of soundproofing my ceiling so I will need 4 backer...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-04-2016, 10:55 AM
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Views: 111,813
Posted By BP
granroth and other knowledge ones: I am finally...

granroth and other knowledge ones:
I am finally giving up on this process. It appears I will be wasting my money.
As granroth suggested leakage will be an issue. And make me feel the effort was...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-31-2016, 01:01 PM
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Views: 111,813
Posted By BP
Hi granroth: I think I am starting to get a...

Hi granroth:
I think I am starting to get a handle on this effort. Shortchanging the wall effort may defeat my entire goal if low frequencies find their way up the walls and around the treated...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-30-2016, 08:13 PM
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Views: 111,813
Posted By BP
Hi granroth: Appreciate your response. Yes,...

Hi granroth:
Appreciate your response.
Yes, looks like SPC2 or SPC3 is the ceiling solution I need. Do I understand correctly that the difference are the boards placed in the rafters against the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-30-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,031
Views: 111,813
Posted By BP
I am a novice in the area of soundproofing but...

I am a novice in the area of soundproofing but have been reading everything I can get my hands/eyes on. I am concerned about whether modifying my original approach to soundproofing my listening space...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   10-30-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11,437
Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
Steve: I am designing out a remodeled listening...

Steve:
I am designing out a remodeled listening space. I wanted to put in a vote for the KEF in-ceiling option recommended by your (my ex) dealer. They will work very well with your Aerials. ...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-11-2016, 12:46 PM
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Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
I believe I have had the D3 DAC since February. ...

I believe I have had the D3 DAC since February. Saying it was a major upgrade from the Extreme is not an understatement. It offers improvements across the board, starting with way less background...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-11-2016, 12:37 PM
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Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
Smile Hi Steve; Appreciate your response on the...

Hi Steve;
Appreciate your response on the analog pass through and your Six Shooter experience.
I have noticed the name "Theta Digital" on my CB for the past 10 years but had hoped a bit more effort...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-31-2016, 08:15 AM
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Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
I live my CB!! Question about the CB IV analog...

I live my CB!!
Question about the CB IV analog pass through:
Does the CB have any impact on a signal sent via the analog input? Does what goes in come out the same as it entered?
More...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-17-2016, 05:39 PM
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Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
Hey David; In retrospect I wish I had bought...

Hey David;
In retrospect I wish I had bought your model and be able to ditch the Berkeley USB converter. Once you add up the extra expense for an appropriate USB cable and the Berkeley converter...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11,437
Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
Anre & Steve; Appreciate your feedback on the...

Anre & Steve;
Appreciate your feedback on the microRendu vs my Aurender. Looks like I am still searching for a current Theta CB owner who has tried both. Threads on some other forums do not paint...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By BP
I went through the same search as you and ended...

I went through the same search as you and ended up with the KEF Blade Two.
Great soundstage and dispersion Wil aid your desire to continue with a phantom center.
They also meet your design...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-06-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11,437
Views: 541,544
Posted By BP
Quick question for those knowledgeable about the...

Quick question for those knowledgeable about the microRendu and Aurender N100h;
I have my music on a Synology NAS. I use the Aurender app on an iPad. Everything (scanning the NAS) finally works...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-10-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,170
Posted By BP
Steve; Yup, Stereophile agreed with you. They...

Steve;
Yup, Stereophile agreed with you. They named the Blade Two as Product of the Year.
As mine are nearing 250 hours they sound amazing to my ears!!
But I'm not thinking Atmos here..just old...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By BP
Red face Hi Sharp; Fun pix!! And congrats on a great...

Hi Sharp;
Fun pix!! And congrats on a great dedicated set-up!!
Your explanation makes total sense to me.
Interesting that your Momentum's got hot. I had read that their hear dissipation was...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By BP
Hi Sharp; I like your recommendation for...

Hi Sharp;
I like your recommendation for comparing amps.
That's an impressive result for the Prometheus. And very cool to have the Momentum to compare it with!!
At less than 25% of the price of...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By BP
Class D sure has come a long way...

Hi Guys;
Thanks so much for the responses.
There sure does seem to be some true satisfaction with some of the Class D amps such as the Prometheus and Kaluga. But nobody who has stated their...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By BP
Has anybody direclty compared Class D and Class A A/B amps?

Hello;
I am in the process of choosing new amps to power KEF Blade Two's and KEF Reference center and surround speakers. I have had Class D amps for the past 7 years (W4S SX-1000 mono blocks) and...
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