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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By carp
Yes, also check the polarity. Take a 9 volt...

Yes, also check the polarity. Take a 9 volt batter and touch the terminals. If the polarity is correct the driver will push out when touching the + and -.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-24-2014, 01:39 PM
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Views: 92,254
Posted By carp
It's at 35hz and up not just in that region of...

It's at 35hz and up not just in that region of bass, meaning that the usable bass for almost all music will have crazy amounts of headroom. The kick in your chest feeling will be there in spades. ...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   12-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By carp
I hope so, everyone seems to rave about it that...

I hope so, everyone seems to rave about it that has tried it. You don't have anything behind your seats do you? BTW, love the new screen - Falcon Horizon right? I'm thinking about getting one.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-24-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By carp
I watched Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the...

I watched Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with the kids last night. I had read that at least the bass was impressive, but I didn't like it at all. It had that kind of bass that either sounds boomy if...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 291
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Posted By carp
Going nearfield! ...

Going nearfield!

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/29-what-s-your-system-configuration/1478065-carp-s-basement-5.html#post30188122
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   12-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By carp
Decided to finally go nearfield. Huge thanks to...

Decided to finally go nearfield. Huge thanks to Doug (d_c) for building me a box that will fit behind my seat and in front of the second row riser.

Doug sent me these pics yesterday:
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 12,522
Posted By carp
Wow, I got mine today already. Ordered Sunday,...

Wow, I got mine today already. Ordered Sunday, shipped Monday, here on Wednesday from North Carolina to Kansas City. Nice!!
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-24-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 291
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Posted By carp
Just test it free air. Looks like that amp...

Just test it free air.

Looks like that amp isn't rated for 2 ohms so I wouldn't do that, use 8 ohms instead. That only gives the driver 273 watts though according to the specs and the SI is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 526
Posted By carp
;) :D I'm telling you man, winning that 24"...

;) :D

I'm telling you man, winning that 24" is karma for being such a helpful dude. Thanks again!! :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,774
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Posted By carp
He needs it, dude literally eats bass for...

He needs it, dude literally eats bass for breakfast. We were tapping out when he was in town and he was just getting warmed up! :D
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 31,536
Posted By carp
Yep, good stuff. ^ Speaking of Geezer and...

Yep, good stuff. ^

Speaking of Geezer and side projects, I remember liking his album with Burton C Bell when I heard it many years ago. I'm a big 90's Fear Factory fan so that helped. I never...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-23-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By carp
I agree, good word to describe it. Do you like...

I agree, good word to describe it. Do you like any of the Nevermore albums? I know Dead Heart in a Dead World is very accessible and the obvious choice, but man I love that album. I don't think...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-23-2014, 01:08 PM
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Views: 31,536
Posted By carp
I'm listening to the new Sanctuary album, first...

I'm listening to the new Sanctuary album, first one they done since the 80's.

For those that don't know the lead singer went on to be in the band Nevermore. Just listened to the whole album and...
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 41,734
Posted By carp
Cool, I'll add that to the list of all my must...

Cool, I'll add that to the list of all my must have's for my next AVR!!
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 41,734
Posted By carp
Do you have a HDMI out from your laptop? Can you...

Do you have a HDMI out from your laptop? Can you connect that to the Kinivio and then just switch whatever video input you want without having to change audio inputs? Hmm but then you have to have...
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26,716
Views: 1,147,169
Posted By carp
Haha, yeah and then I start thinking about the OS...

Haha, yeah and then I start thinking about the OS pro. 139 db's above 37hz!! Talk about chest pounding!! Jeff says he listens to music with 215's and 2 OS Pro's. I'd love to experience that.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-23-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 14,813
Posted By carp
Doug is building me a box for a nearfield sub to...

Doug is building me a box for a nearfield sub to go right behind my main seat. It will be close, it may be here by the time you come over.
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26,716
Views: 1,147,169
Posted By carp
^ Yep, you aren't getting off that easy with a...

^ Yep, you aren't getting off that easy with a measly 2 pics!! :p:D

Such a great system, dual OS was a great choice IMO!! Just in time for Christmas too, friggin awesome man! :cool:
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 14,813
Posted By carp
This is beyond cool, so happy for Doug!!...

This is beyond cool, so happy for Doug!! :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool: :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPV8MPO_jEc
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 41,734
Posted By carp
Older receivers used to do this no problem with...

Older receivers used to do this no problem with the tape out or whatever it's called. Now days it's a bit of a hassle but worth it for me because I listen to music all the time with the tv image on...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 14,813
Posted By carp
Does anyone have any extra Duratex? I just...

Does anyone have any extra Duratex? I just bought some but they called me and said they can't ship because if it freezes it ruins the duratex. It may be too cold for quite a long time.

thanks
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26,716
Views: 1,147,169
Posted By carp
Thanks for the link, in the comments at the...

Thanks for the link, in the comments at the bottom I stumbled upon this blind test.


http://archimago.blogspot.ca/2013/02/high-bitrate-mp3-internet-blind-test_3422.html

More of the...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26,716
Views: 1,147,169
Posted By carp
No, and ha, you are right not too much orchestra...

No, and ha, you are right not too much orchestra music in here - although I will listen to some classical from time to time.
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 336
Posted By carp
Also, a good friend of mine bought 7 of these to...

Also, a good friend of mine bought 7 of these to replace some pretty high end speakers:

http://www.amazon.com/Mackie-C200-10-inch-Compact-Monitor/dp/B0009W443I

They are amazing for movies, just...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 336
Posted By carp
You should look into diy soundgroup. All kinds...

You should look into diy soundgroup. All kinds of speakers, many with "flat packs" meaning you are shipped all the pre cut wood, all you need is glue and clamps.

I did my subs using their flat...
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