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Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Ross the synchronicity of your posts is perfect....

Ross the synchronicity of your posts is perfect. :-)

I'm using XT (with 3 point sampling) at the moment and had been wondering at how the _actual_ differences played out if I upgraded to X32. ...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
How could an audiophile _not_ upgrade? ;-) ...

How could an audiophile _not_ upgrade? ;-)

Eventually hope to upgrade to Martin Logan Electrostatics ... but EMP Tek speakers are definitely pushing that "need" further out in years. :-) (ES will...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Ross, thanks for the info. on the color! This...

Ross, thanks for the info. on the color! This info has me considering the Sanus stands again :)

Ah! I had always been wondering what the official / recommendation surround height was. For some...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Would those be these ones? *...

Would those be these ones?

* http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003UKQKG0/

Hmm, I looks like I might have to "settle" for black ... or mocha ...

What is strange is that these 30" are explicitly...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Ross is using the Sanus Systems 30" *...

Ross is using the Sanus Systems 30"

* http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Sanus+30%22
* http://www.amazon.com/s/?field-keywords=Sanus+30%22

For now...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-08-2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
:D Guess they watched too much "Tool Time"...

:D

Guess they watched too much "Tool Time" ... "More Power! Rah Rah Rah!"

They will never understand the importance of THD vs Watts. :-/
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-08-2014, 04:18 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
W-T-F ! There needs to be a name-and-shame for...

W-T-F ! There needs to be a name-and-shame for this absolute lack of quality. I guess education is the only way out of this madness.

Though I believe this picture probable says it best ... :cool:
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 04:13 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Those cherry red Sanus speaker stands look great...

Those cherry red Sanus speaker stands look great ! I never could find the "right" rosewood / red burl color, but those are darn close to my ideal color.
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
I have the RS750's -- I ordered mine ~ 2002...

I have the RS750's -- I ordered mine ~ 2002 before they announced the 750 Signature Series. The rockets definitely opened up a lot of eyes to ID (Internet Direct) back in the day. The 5.1 system...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
E5Bi's came today. The 7.1 HT is done. (For...

E5Bi's came today. The 7.1 HT is done. (For now!) :)

Order was shipped on Friday, so all you Black Friday customers (myself included) should be getting your speakers last week + this week.
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 03:15 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
No worries -- I know how "finicky" it can be to...

No worries -- I know how "finicky" it can be to "match" all the furniture.

I see that Ross has some nice surround speaker stands ... have to track down the owner/model for those. :-)
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Ross, I'm a former Onix Rocket's owner too....

Ross, I'm a former Onix Rocket's owner too. Bigfoot indeed! Years ago I ended up slightly bowing my older Bello Plasma glass speaker stand and that WAS reinforced with a middle copper tube ! I was...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
If you love Jazz ... you'll love these ... *...

If you love Jazz ... you'll love these ...

* Diana Krall - Live in Paris http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00005Y3ZM/
* Gershwin - Porgy and Bess http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000000KES/
* Norah Jones -...
Forum: Speakers   12-07-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Indeed. That house looks great!

Indeed. That house looks great!
Forum: Speakers   12-07-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
There are 2 schools of thought ... For 5.1...

There are 2 schools of thought ...

For 5.1 "traditionally" the recommendation was bi/dipoles, but some prefer the R5Bi's (monopole) over the R55Wi's (bi/dipole).

Surrounds used to be more...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
No prob. Glad we could help. That's what this...

No prob. Glad we could help. That's what this thread is all about. :-)

Buying great hardware so we can get back to what we enjoy -- watching movies and listening to music! =P
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Part 4/4 ... Sorry that the colors &...

Part 4/4 ...

Sorry that the colors & sharpness are slightly "blown out." Using the crappy's iPhone 5 camera without a tripod :-( and didn't feel like calibrating them with CameraTrax ... I _did_...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Part 3/4 ...

Part 3/4 ...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Part 2/4 ...

Part 2/4 ...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 03:02 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Sure, heck, I think half of us live vicariously...

Sure, heck, I think half of us live vicariously though one another here! :-)

Part 1/4 ...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
The E55Wi's came today! So anyone who ordered...

The E55Wi's came today! So anyone who ordered from last week's Black Friday Sale should be getting them Real Soon Now (TM) :-)

Still waiting for the E5Bi's ... but they should be shipping very...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2014, 12:14 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
I would recommend the opposite: keeping the two...

I would recommend the opposite: keeping the two R55Wi's, and return two R5Bi's.

Put the R55Wi's for your side surrounds, use the two R5Bi's for your rear surrounds for when* you upgrade the 5.1 to...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-05-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
I'm not the enemy -- I'm on the _gamer's_ side....

I'm not the enemy -- I'm on the _gamer's_ side. :)

Wow started this bullsh!t of "Hurry-up-and-wait" access by limiting dungeon raids to once a week.

Imagine if you were playing a card / board...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-04-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Thanks for the update! Let's take this...

Thanks for the update!

Let's take this offline so we don't disturb this thread more then necessary.
Forum: Xbox Area   12-04-2014, 03:49 PM
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Views: 49,899
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
1. Post reasons _why_ I don't like the game --...

1. Post reasons _why_ I don't like the game -- because there is _another_ thread that we can post in ??
2. ???
3. Get labeled troll.

Yeah, fantastic logic there Mr. Spock. :-)

A troll is...
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