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Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Snowmanick
I get around this by only having one TV in the...

I get around this by only having one TV in the house.
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
A very good friend of mine joked last night, "Do...

A very good friend of mine joked last night, "Do the engineers for the base level JBL's even KNOW the Synthesis or Pro line engineers?"
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
I understand where Molon_Labe is coming from. In...

I understand where Molon_Labe is coming from. In the end, this hobby is supposed to be about us enjoying music and movies. I think there are several elements that go into that enjoyment. Some want to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By Snowmanick
I would say the repair would cost less than a new...

I would say the repair would cost less than a new sub but I don't know what it would cost. A couple hundred is my best guess.

As for repair shops, I know that a few people were following the Epik...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Snowmanick
Or see if someone can repair the Epik.

Or see if someone can repair the Epik.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By Snowmanick
Well, I wouldn't recommend the DefTech. The specs...

Well, I wouldn't recommend the DefTech. The specs are inflated and while they are small the performance isn't closet to the Castle.

If you are looking for similar performance you may have to...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
Perhaps to an extent, but as you noted they are a...

Perhaps to an extent, but as you noted they are a sealed, enclosed design and we placed them as close to a boundary as possible. While not perfect this allowed a few interesting comparisons. A) I/we...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 486
Posted By Snowmanick
The Triad lineup has some speakers that fit into...

The Triad lineup has some speakers that fit into your size requirements and they can do custom finishes.

A touch beyond your price and size but I am looking at getting some of the new JBL...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 486
Posted By Snowmanick
JBL, Triad, JTR would all be worthy of research....

JBL, Triad, JTR would all be worthy of research. Mark's products are pretty awesome but I always think it's best to do your due diligence at this price range. No doubt the Cat's are great as well...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
I think I answered your questions above in my...

I think I answered your questions above in my novel...I mean post, but if I missed something feel free to ask. I know that not many have had a chance to hear these and that is a lot of coin to drop...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
^^^After reading that you may be thinking of...

^^^After reading that you may be thinking of picking up something quick to read through, like "War and Peace". Sorry for the length of the post, I was trying to answer several questions I received...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
As promised, here are some more of my thoughts...

As promised, here are some more of my thoughts regarding the Revel F208/C208 and JBL SCL3/4 that I auditioned yesterday at John Schuermann’s showroom.

We listened to a variety of music tracks,...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
Both the 3 and 4 are $3,000/ea. MSRP ($6k/pr).

Both the 3 and 4 are $3,000/ea. MSRP ($6k/pr).
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
Live and learn right? By the time I upgrade...

Live and learn right?

By the time I upgrade to the M2's I will just have them dropped off and pull the Eddie Murphy/Shaggy "It wasn't me" defense.
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
John has but we didn't today. My wife nixed them...

John has but we didn't today. My wife nixed them based off of being a standmount (we have young kids) and their design aesthetic (or, really, lack there of).

John did mention they sounded...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
Definitely not the norm, not what I was expecting...

Definitely not the norm, not what I was expecting when we were about to start.

The SCL's have an immediacy about them that reminds me of actual, live instruments as opposed to recordings of...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
I had the opportunity to audition the SCL3's and...

I had the opportunity to audition the SCL3's and 4's and the Revel F208/C208 today with John Schuermann and Joel today at John's home. I took a bunch of notes, which I will bore everyone with later,...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8,138
Views: 543,930
Posted By Snowmanick
What speakers in the Triad lineup would be...

What speakers in the Triad lineup would be closest to the JBL Synthesis SCL-4's?
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
As they are flush mount speakers I feel it would...

As they are flush mount speakers I feel it would be a closer approximation to how people would enjoy them if John, et al placed them flush up against the wall. Not perfect but better than a stand...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
Thanks John. I'm looking forward to replicating...

Thanks John. I'm looking forward to replicating some of that experience with you on Wed.
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
How would those compare with the SCL-4 (and/or...

How would those compare with the SCL-4 (and/or Revel F208)?
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 6,565
Posted By Snowmanick
John, the SCL3/4 don't require the JBL/Crown amps...

John, the SCL3/4 don't require the JBL/Crown amps with DSP? I thought they were just in-wall versions of the LSR5/7's?

Those could be very interesting then. I believe you said you were getting a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By Snowmanick
Andre, Like I said, even moving the couch...

Andre,

Like I said, even moving the couch forward or back can help. I had my sofa against the wall at one point and it looked weird just being pulled forward a bit so I bought a cheap sofa table...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By Snowmanick
The Cap4K ULF will definitely go lower and play...

The Cap4K ULF will definitely go lower and play louder than the dual PB13U's, but if you're fighting the room that's not going to do much to help. Before dropping more money I would try to do a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-12-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 25,712
Posted By Snowmanick
BBC America was showing episodes a couple years...

BBC America was showing episodes a couple years back. I didn't realize they cancelled that series. Shame, it was hilarious.
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