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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-14-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Mike Butny
Unhappy By the way my receiver will set the sub trim...

By the way my receiver will set the sub trim level to -15 (Onkyo 809) with Audyssey.

If Audyssey XT is setting your sub trims at -15 then you will have to lower the gain knob on each sub and rerun...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,696
Posted By Mike Butny
Yes, I agree. My back speakers are 16ft from the...

Yes, I agree. My back speakers are 16ft from the listening position and my surround speakers ( omnipolar ) are 2ft behind me off to the sides.
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,696
Posted By Mike Butny
Yes, they are great looking speakers. I think I'm...

Yes, they are great looking speakers. I think I'm going to replace my back speakers though as they are dipole and my surrounds are omnipolar, I think direct radiant speakers is recommended by many in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Mike Butny
I've been using the 818 as a Pre-amp for about 2...

I've been using the 818 as a Pre-amp for about 2 years and I have not had a single issue with it.
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,696
Posted By Mike Butny
My front 3 speakers are B&W Nautilus 805 and B&W...

My front 3 speakers are B&W Nautilus 805 and B&W Nautilus HTM2, Frequency response: 49Hz-22kHz, ±3dB. Sensitivity: 88dB/W/m (2.83V). Nominal impedance: 8 ohms (minimum: 4.6 ohms). I would love to get...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
I wonder if the pricing if for 1 speaker or the...

I wonder if the pricing if for 1 speaker or the pair? I would of thought the MTM-210 would have a lower frequency response than the MT-110 because of the dual vs single 10 inch woofers.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
RIP Richard Hardesty Read page 49, I...

RIP Richard Hardesty

Read page 49, I remember reading this article in 1999 or so, it has some great info.


http://www.widescreenreview.com/172subwoofer.pdf
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 63,061
Posted By Mike Butny
Smile Benq W7500 is calling your name!!!!

Benq W7500 is calling your name!!!!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 63,061
Posted By Mike Butny
I would wait until all the new specs are...

I would wait until all the new specs are finalized which is probably a year away.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By Mike Butny
I hope they listen to him or else 2160p is going...

I hope they listen to him or else 2160p is going to be garbage.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-22-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,579
Posted By Mike Butny
Loved it!!!!!!!!!

Loved it!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-11-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
I'm really sorry to hear that JB, lets all watch...

I'm really sorry to hear that JB, lets all watch a movie or listen to some music in honor of Steve.
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Mike Butny
I was thinking the same thing but I wanted to...

I was thinking the same thing but I wanted to make sure, thanks for the info.
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Mike Butny
I've been out of the electronic game for a while...

I've been out of the electronic game for a while and I'm a little rusty with impedance vs resistance so I just did a little reading to freshen up, I'm still a little concernd with my reading of the...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Mike Butny
Yes the speakers work fine and when I run Odyssey...

Yes the speakers work fine and when I run Odyssey XT32 they set their trim levels around -2, if there was truly very high impedance then I sure the trim levels would be pegged at +15 with very little...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Mike Butny
The speakers I'm measuring are Mirage HDT-R, here...

The speakers I'm measuring are Mirage HDT-R, here is their descrition: The HDT-R surround speaker is said to be an Omnipolar design, meaning it is designed to radiate sound in all directions. At the...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By Mike Butny
Measuring speakers ohms

When I measure my back speakers from their speaker post's I'm getting a reading in the M ohms but when I open the speaker up and measure across the tweeters and woofers I get the correct reading of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
The movie 9 and a XS30se = happiness :)

The movie 9 and a XS30se = happiness :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9,968
Views: 716,425
Posted By Mike Butny
Its been a while since I posted in the 818...

Its been a while since I posted in the 818 thread, my marantz amp took a dump so I plan on using 4 amps in the Onkyo 818 for a while, they will be powering 4 back speakers, 2 are 6 ohm and the other...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
Does anyone know when the review of the XS30se is...

Does anyone know when the review of the XS30se is going to be done?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
That says it all!!! I do not do graphs and I...

That says it all!!! I do not do graphs and I noticed the cleaner output with my XS30se right away, your ears will tell you its money well spent!!!!!!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
For $400 more you can buy a XV15se and have 3...

For $400 more you can buy a XV15se and have 3 subs 1 se and 2 non se, just a thought.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-03-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
Sorry if you answered this already, but what...

Sorry if you answered this already, but what version of Audyssey are you using? On XT32 the first step is setting the sub to 75db, you should hear a little rumble, I usually set mine to 81-84db and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-03-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13,799
Views: 531,166
Posted By Mike Butny
Don't forget to check/ change the cross-over...

Don't forget to check/ change the cross-over setting for each individual speaker after running Audyssey.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-01-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By Mike Butny
Blasst: What did you end up getting? I...

Blasst:


What did you end up getting? I also owned the Benq W5000 and thought it produced the sharpest image I have ever seen and that includes the Sony 4K project my buddy owns. I had the...
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