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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-29-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Archaea
cvinfig Cool! Pick a date and bounce it out. ...

cvinfig
Cool! Pick a date and bounce it out. Try to avoid March 28 as that is the potential date for the IA home theater crawl with dlbeck and some of the other Des Moines guys. You'll want to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-29-2015, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Archaea
dlbeck, do you guys have tax at Guitar...

dlbeck,

do you guys have tax at Guitar Center in Iowa?

I got a 20% off coupon in my e-mail, but tax makes it a little less exciting.

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So far we have interested in...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-29-2015, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Archaea
We've got people all over the city, and Kansas...

We've got people all over the city, and Kansas City is spread out.

To desertdome's point, I'm sure we'd end up with a lot more than 14 miles driving distance to cover some of our spots.

I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Subjectively - I prefer my Mackie c200 slightly...

Subjectively - I prefer my Mackie c200 slightly to the Behringer 215 XL...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-28-2015, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Archaea
jedimastergrant, are you still interested in...

jedimastergrant, are you still interested in planning the kc home theater crawl?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Do a liitle research on Behringer Truth, active...

Do a liitle research on Behringer Truth, active monitors. Earl Geddes did a blind test with those compared to Linkwitz $6500 reference speakers, and the Behringers held their own. I'm curious about...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Archaea
1)This isn't my only hobby. I enjoy computer...

1)This isn't my only hobby.
I enjoy computer gaming, ATVs (have a KFX-700 that needed maintenance), and have an old 1990 project corvette. So I have other places I like to drop some of my play...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Archaea
I saw that set and weighed it very heavily. yes...

I saw that set and weighed it very heavily. yes it was tempting --- but frugality won out. $4500 isn't chump change for me, and this is a hobby - where I'm finding I'm pretty pleased with my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Archaea
I had the very first set of 228s, before they...

I had the very first set of 228s, before they were even publicly available for sale. I actually asked Jeff to make me something smaller than the 212HT because it was out of my budget, but I loved...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Thumbs up This, I have nine Mackie C200 passive...

This,

I have nine Mackie C200 passive speakers. They cost $129 shipped on sale from Adorama. I bought them just to play with, thinking maybe I could use them for identical surrounds, perhaps even...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Archaea
$$$$$$$$$

$$$$$$$$$
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Archaea
The 212HT's sweet spot for me is the transparency...

The 212HT's sweet spot for me is the transparency of that compression driver, and that full wall sound. It's amazing to my ears, and I've not heard another speaker match it yet ---- of course...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Archaea
You replacing those JTR 212HT?

You replacing those JTR 212HT?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Archaea
man........ all amps like this are...

man........


all amps like this are gonna sound the same......


Now you've swung from saying class D amps suck and you can definitely tell the difference between amps, to the opinion the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-28-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 373,347
Posted By Archaea
If your AVR has two subwoofer outputs, try...

If your AVR has two subwoofer outputs, try putting the SVS firing directly into the back of your chair off subwoofer 2 output. It won't have to work even half as hard to put out the same output as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-28-2015, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Archaea
I love reading this! Man you've come a long way!

I love reading this! Man you've come a long way!
Forum: Audio Gear   01-28-2015, 01:14 AM
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Views: 503
Posted By Archaea
Ivan, Sorry to hear about your family's...

Ivan,


Sorry to hear about your family's loss. I'm with Scrappydue, you'll have better luck parting it out, and selling the pieces individually. Craigslist it perhaps, or list it online.
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-27-2015, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Archaea
I'm interested in attending, and I bet at least a...

I'm interested in attending, and I bet at least a couple of us KC guys would be up for a road trip!


We are long overdue to host a KC home theater crawl too --- so maybe we can return the...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Archaea
http://i.ytimg.com/vi/pAoqOCQlb0E/hqdefault.jpg

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/pAoqOCQlb0E/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Archaea
G2G link: ...

G2G link:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1492327-kansas-city-speaker-g2g-barbeque-park-saturday-october-19-2013-a.html


I like the Pendragons too, and I'd have no problem owning a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 06:27 PM
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Views: 20,682
Posted By Archaea
link didn't work notnyt. you talking...

link didn't work notnyt.


you talking about post 648?
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1528878-dr-250-stack-yorkvilles-u215-s-one-will-i-like-better-22.html#post31205474
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-27-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 17,302
Posted By Archaea
@cvinfig...

@cvinfig (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7697915)

I'd like to proposition a headphone comparison g2g. Chuck, I'm throwing your name out there to see if you might be interested in...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-27-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Grant, I think my intent on these would simply...

Grant, I think my intent on these would simply be to pass them around to the locals who join into the pool. So everybody has the chance to demo them in their own house and enjoy them for a week or...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-26-2015, 08:59 PM
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Views: 17,302
Posted By Archaea
You get more than me then...they limit me to...

You get more than me then...they limit me to 7,500.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-26-2015, 07:35 PM
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Views: 17,302
Posted By Archaea
Sigh, I'm tired of wrestling against the...

Sigh,


I'm tired of wrestling against the limits for months now. text me.
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