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Forum: Speakers   03-29-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By tongr
KEF, Tannoy, Thiel and Vandersteen are the only...

KEF, Tannoy, Thiel and Vandersteen are the only point source speaker manufacturers I know of and of those KEF is the only one that uses a point source driver in a horizontal arrangement with other...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By tongr
Does using a point source driver in a horizontal...

Does using a point source driver in a horizontal center speaker resolve the MTM issues of other speakers?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By tongr
Say there's a well known speaker manufacturer...

Say there's a well known speaker manufacturer who uses very good drivers and crossovers but their cabinets in certain lines are a compromise in order to fit a certain price point. Say i'm able to...
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By tongr
I was thinking about doing that to begin with...

I was thinking about doing that to begin with but some of the better speaker (not necessarily sub) designers seem to reside here. Is there a way to copy this original post to that forum?
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By tongr
Say there's a well known speaker manufacturer...

Say there's a well known speaker manufacturer who uses very good drivers and crossovers but their cabinets in certain lines are a compromise in order to fit a certain price point. Say i'm able to...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By tongr
If they're that good without tweeters you'll...

If they're that good without tweeters you'll probably be smiling ear to ear once they're fixed. I'd be interested to hear the results.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By tongr
Is it normal for you to just happen upon a pair...

Is it normal for you to just happen upon a pair of B&W speakers in your basement?
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 869,053
Posted By tongr
Tried this in its own thread with little...

Tried this in its own thread with little response other than suggestions to post here. This is for Q100 and Q300 owners that are using a subwoofer. What crossover value are you using? The specs for...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By tongr
KEF lists these speakers as flat down to 49Hz...

KEF lists these speakers as flat down to 49Hz for Q100 and 42Hz for Q300 (+/- 3db) so it would seem they could be easily crossed over below 80Hz but I wanted to check on other's real world...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By tongr
For any members using either of the above...

For any members using either of the above speakers what crossover value are you using? Can these both be crossed over at or below 80hz?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By tongr
My concern was if the amp has no gain control...

My concern was if the amp has no gain control and is just pouring out full current if the TV volume control could handle it or if there would be problems ie. too loud too fast.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-20-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By tongr
Yeah, the satellite and BR player both run...

Yeah, the satellite and BR player both run through the TV via HDMI. I know the TV outputs with this setup because I'm currently running some M-Audio monitors receiving RCA from the TV. I guess my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-20-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By tongr
My TV (Sony XBR) can be set to output audio but...

My TV (Sony XBR) can be set to output audio but still control volume. Can I hook up a two channel amp, not an integrated amp just an amp, to the TV via RCA and then hook two speakers to the amp for...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-14-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,339
Posted By tongr
I bought a baby boomer sub during a previous...

I bought a baby boomer sub during a previous Woot Pinnacle event and it is a very very good sub. I prefer it by a large margin over my previous DT supercube 2 sub.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By tongr
I own the DT. Oftentimes I feel like its too...

I own the DT. Oftentimes I feel like its too boomy. It hits low but seems mostly like it just rumbles. Don't know if this is due to shortcomings of the sub or maybe the program material- TV and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By tongr
I like your attitude- just do it. If I worked...

I like your attitude- just do it. If I worked with that mindset I'd get a lot more things done. As it is I'm more of a procrastinator and I go over things in my head until my "plan" is pretty well...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By tongr
I appreciate your response and I've been...

I appreciate your response and I've been checking out some of the Sonotube subwoofer information. The controller information you left was mostly DSP products. If I do this build I intend to let...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By tongr
Any input on external sub control systems? Also...

Any input on external sub control systems? Also need feedback on enclosure shapes- is cylindrical ok? How about a triangular enclosure?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By tongr
I realized after I posted that I put this in the...

I realized after I posted that I put this in the wrong place but couldn't figure out how to move it so I created a new thread there. Sorry.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-08-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By tongr
Thanks, I really appreciate it. Does a...

Thanks, I really appreciate it. Does a cylindrical enclosure work well? This shape enclosure seems like it would be more space efficient as I could place it behind a chair in a corner. Lastly, the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-08-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By tongr
First, I am a beginner so please excuse any...

First, I am a beginner so please excuse any dunce cap wearing, appears to be drooling general dumbness. I saw the Dayton Ultimax front page thread and it got me thinking which also raised some...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By tongr
First, I am a beginner so please excuse any...

First, I am a beginner so please excuse any dunce cap wearing, appears to be drooling general dumbness. I saw the Dayton Ultimax front page thread and it got me thinking which also raised some...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,344
Posted By tongr
If I connect my tv to a pair of powered speakers...

If I connect my tv to a pair of powered speakers via optical cable can I control the volume with the tv volume? If the speakers have a volume knob then that would that serve as a "gain" control?
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-13-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By tongr
Thanks for your detailed response. I wasn't...

Thanks for your detailed response. I wasn't looking to start trouble- I know how these things can get. I'm not an expert by any means (I wasn't even sure if this was the correct place to post my...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   01-12-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By tongr
I guess my next question would be if a vinyl...

I guess my next question would be if a vinyl album is more capable of containing more of the master mix information than CD?.. SACD?
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