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Forum: Media Codes   04-22-2017, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Guess that's what they call it -- had the...

Guess that's what they call it -- had the terminology explained at one point, but don't remember. Anyway, just looking through my inserts I see THE DARK KNIGHT RISES -- not sure of that was the one...
Forum: Media Codes   04-22-2017, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Maybe not the one you might be interested in --...

Maybe not the one you might be interested in -- my insert came with the blu-ray, not UHD....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-22-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Emaych
Just mention to her that the lower frequencies in...

Just mention to her that the lower frequencies in the other speakers place unreasonable demands on speakers, amps, and electricity, and may in fact lead to damage to any/all of those systems. I've...
Forum: Media Codes   04-22-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 179
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Posted By Emaych
Yes, all still un-spoken for -- FANTASTIC BEASTS...

Yes, all still un-spoken for -- FANTASTIC BEASTS can get to you in short order, RE FINAL will be May 16, GREAT WALL the week after. If you want to reserve, I will change status in the thread to...
Forum: Media Codes   04-20-2017, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Emaych
Hello fellow member, DR. STRANGE has sold -- it...

Hello fellow member,
DR. STRANGE has sold -- it was pre-ordered, so when it comes and the code is transferred, I label it "COMPLETED" in the thread -- same as "SOLD," basically.

WARCRAFT at $3...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-05-2017, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Emaych
One of the absolute all time best tracks, in my...

One of the absolute all time best tracks, in my estimation -- always enjoyable, though for me it has lost the ability to surprise with how good it is, since I have it firmly planted in my go-to zone....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2017, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Emaych
BTW, Mr. Grey, where are you coming up with all...

BTW, Mr. Grey, where are you coming up with all these obscure titles you put in front of us? -- could not come up with THE TUNNEL, and a few others.....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2017, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Emaych
^^^TOTAL RECALL is one of my favorite tracks --...

^^^TOTAL RECALL is one of my favorite tracks -- movie as well, almost criminally underappreciated. At one point I tried to revisit the Arnold original -- man, that movie did not age well -- seems...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2017, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Well, you were responding to my having consulted...

Well, you were responding to my having consulted the graph of PLANET TERROR. I used to have a pair of passive subs which went wild -- absolutely wild -- at a point in the movie where you would not...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Well, life is pretty good just about now, and it...

Well, life is pretty good just about now, and it is the end point of my acquisitional path (except might upgrade the processor). Keep in mind it took me about 25 years to get where I am with it. And...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Actually, when I got these speakers, I didn't...

Actually, when I got these speakers, I didn't necessarily expect to use the bass drivers that much, but I experimented and found that having the centers and mains full range augmented the S2s, so...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Oh, I wasn't trying to get anything additional...

Oh, I wasn't trying to get anything additional out of the subs. The movie is just fairly bass sparse -- I know my system well enough to know that. I like the settings/set up exactly as is for the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Yes, mains were left as is -- the sound I heard...

Yes, mains were left as is -- the sound I heard on PATRIOT'S DAY was coming through the centers -- as well as elsewhere, I assume, but I was standing directly in front of the centers, so that is what...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Emaych
PATRIOT'S DAY on blu -- always only blu-ray on my...

PATRIOT'S DAY on blu -- always only blu-ray on my system. The time stamps are:

26:09 through 26:13 pretty harsh crackling -- can't tell if the sound designer thought that was a good way to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Emaych
Actually it was fairly good for bass, for being...

Actually it was fairly good for bass, for being as old as it was -- I just now watched the whole thing again -- I had it confused with 2012, I think.

Anyway, no static or crackling in the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Emaych
OK, that is a worthy suggestion, have to dig that...

OK, that is a worthy suggestion, have to dig that movie out of deep storage though (very little bass, if I remember).

Along this avenue of anomalous departures from expectation in tracks, I did...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Emaych
Interestingly, both are set to full range, but...

Interestingly, both are set to full range, but the issue is within the soundtrack -- I'm actually pretty good at troubleshooting such things, and just out of curiosity and to cover all bases, I will...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-01-2017, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Emaych
So maybe my brain is still locked into...

So maybe my brain is still locked into considerations of clipping after our recent exchange about it, but I just watched PATRIOT'S DAY, and there seemed to be some non-effect, i.e., unintended,...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 5,004
Posted By Emaych
Ah! So of course the world is available to you...

Ah! So of course the world is available to you out there. Depends on what you are looking for. I wanted an unlimited system capable of massive sonic effect with no threat of blowing anything up. Rock...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Emaych
Yep, there is a lot to that damped/inert cabinet...

Yep, there is a lot to that damped/inert cabinet approach -- that is a main design characteristic of my speakers -- they are made by laying layers upon layers of rigid material from the ground up --...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Emaych
You know, I guess I could also add that I had an...

You know, I guess I could also add that I had an experience lately of auditioning a system that featured the Aerial 10Ts -- venerable speakers I thought, had heard OF them, but never heard them. He...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Emaych
Well, not an audio journalist, so really have no...

Well, not an audio journalist, so really have no way to characterize the difference. It was more surprise than almost anything else -- I honestly expected it to sound very much like the model half...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Emaych
There you go -- I had been on a LEGACY track for...

There you go -- I had been on a LEGACY track for awhile. Wasn't hearing what I wanted to. Convinced myself repeatedly that I just had not acquired high enough on the chain. Got up to a FOCUS pair...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Emaych
So...traded out some $35K speakers for the $75K...

So...traded out some $35K speakers for the $75K model, just because I could, and wanted to reach some sort of pinnacle before bringing my twenty-five year quest to a close. Wasn't expecting much...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-30-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Emaych
^^^Well, maybe my brain is locked into...

^^^Well, maybe my brain is locked into considerations of clipping, due to a recent discussion over in the other thread, but I just watched it, and there seemed to be some static in the double bombing...
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