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Forum: Speakers   01-25-2017, 08:21 PM
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Posted By powerlifter405
I have a single CAP 218HT about 10 feet away and...

I have a single CAP 218HT about 10 feet away and even w/ the ICE amp turned down and my AVR at -6, many movies give the couch a nice rumble. Guest are aways amazed that the couch has a shake(on...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 121,057
Posted By powerlifter405
I have seen your idea pop up in more than one...

I have seen your idea pop up in more than one thread and OP's were really liking it. From what I've read and gathered the A2.4 is a great bookshelf w/ twice the displacement of the A1 series. I...
Forum: Speakers   01-03-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By powerlifter405
I believe both PSA and Klipsch have trial periods...

I believe both PSA and Klipsch have trial periods that would be one way to find out.

My room is easily twice the size of yours and my Chane/Arx A5/A1 setup does great. Chane has a L7...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 479
Posted By powerlifter405
My basement is approx 40x20 w/ an 8ft ceiling. ...

My basement is approx 40x20 w/ an 8ft ceiling. I'm currently running 2013 Chane/Arx A5 towers and A1 for surrounds and a center. In that trim it was very pleasing. Mind you, we were extremely...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-05-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,462
Posted By powerlifter405
Jeff might be able to cook something up in...

Jeff might be able to cook something up in conjunction with SP. You may have to send your amp out but it might be worth it if you're continually attempting to wake the dead :cool:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-05-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,462
Posted By powerlifter405
Thanks for clarifying but how is a sub immune? I...

Thanks for clarifying but how is a sub immune? I dont understand. I have been under the impression that clipping can be a means of inducing thermal death. The driver overheats trying to reproduce a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-05-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 6,462
Posted By powerlifter405
From what I've gathered over the years distortion...

From what I've gathered over the years distortion kills most often. With a sub at only 50% but the avr at zero I'd venture you were unknowingly clipping your signal.

Jeff mentioned to me as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-01-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 28,870
Posted By powerlifter405
Makes sense. I have the gain turned way down on...

Makes sense. I have the gain turned way down on both the avr & 218ht amp and my couch vibrates at 11 feet away in a 6400 cuft room.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,675
Posted By powerlifter405
Thanks so far it has been really fun to use. It...

Thanks so far it has been really fun to use. It is the size of two large dorm fridges and takes up acreage for sure. At 40" deep AND 40" tall it is big. Thankfully it's baltic birth so it's only...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-12-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 14,239
Posted By powerlifter405
New Star Wars, chapter 36. Make it happen,...

New Star Wars, chapter 36.
Make it happen, chop-chop!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-12-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Yep it is quite the ginormous beast. It is the...

Yep it is quite the ginormous beast. It is the john Holmes of subs.

I'm tapped with the budget and seriously it would be wasted. I'll never have a room larger than this and just as it stands it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Lol, anytime I'm in Joisey or you're in bum screw...

Lol, anytime I'm in Joisey or you're in bum screw nowhere NE I'm game :D




I love reading Jim's review as he's very thorough and thoughtful in his process but I understand what you're saying. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,675
Posted By powerlifter405
I figure I should close this out so no one comes...

I figure I should close this out so no one comes looking for answers and finds nothing executed.

At the end of the day I was on the fence with going w/ the SI 24 or ID. I weighed my bang for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Thank you Jim. I realize my sentence structure...

Thank you Jim. I realize my sentence structure could have been smoother and I had little notes on music. I have few movies and most of our movies and music are streamed so the SQ isn't as great as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-09-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
It was well palleted and packaged. This is the...

It was well palleted and packaged. This is the family room, part HT and part weight room but all good times :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-09-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
So here it is, my thoughts of the 218HT prototype...

So here it is, my thoughts of the 218HT prototype and/or what led me to this spot in time:

After spending many weeks of talking, trading emails and PM's with Jeff I acquired a 218HT prototype. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-05-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
If I could figure out a way to wrap my arms...

If I could figure out a way to wrap my arms around that beast I'll be happy to :)

Lol, I'd be in the dog house if I spend any more coin!



Sounds like plan!

It is absolutely crazy,nearly...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-05-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Lol! Yep you two been talking :eek: well I...

Lol! Yep you two been talking :eek: well I guess you convinced her as I now own a 2nd gen 218HT prototype ;).

I'm slowly getting it set up and even with both my avr and the Ice amp significantly...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Ahhhh, yep. I've heard that before. Have you...

Ahhhh, yep. I've heard that before. Have you been talking to my wife LOL!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,642
Posted By powerlifter405
Wha??

Wha??
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,892
Posted By powerlifter405
No prob, we all come here for ideas, some guys...

No prob, we all come here for ideas, some guys more ready to go than others. At the end of the day we are here to share ideas and a passion for good audio.

FWIW, I have a 2nd Gen prototype 218HT,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-04-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,892
Posted By powerlifter405
Hypotheticals happen here all the time, so no...

Hypotheticals happen here all the time, so no need to get on the defense.

Thanks for clarifying, 4k and dual 18s gotta be destructive :eek:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-03-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,892
Posted By powerlifter405
2nd Gen model 218HT. IF you're truly serious,...

2nd Gen model 218HT. IF you're truly serious, call JTR tomorrow and speak to him about the 218.

It will EASILY fill that room.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-02-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 48,253
Posted By powerlifter405
You multi-sub guys are f-kin nuts :eek:

You multi-sub guys are f-kin nuts :eek:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-02-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 48,253
Posted By powerlifter405
I spoke to Jeff on Thursday but I was on my way...

I spoke to Jeff on Thursday but I was on my way back to the office and it was windy as h3ll so we had to cut the call short. I hope to have things sorted out soon :D


After talking w/ Chucky7...
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