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Forum: Speakers   06-14-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Tim916
I really don't understand all the hang-wringing...

I really don't understand all the hang-wringing in this thread about efficiency. Do you guys constantly blast your speakers at 100db? If not, don't worry about it. Just get any decent mass market...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Tim916
This probably has nothing to do with the brand of...

This probably has nothing to do with the brand of your receiver and everything to do with the placement of your UC5. How is your center placed?
Forum: Speakers   06-05-2016, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Tim916
I don't know that they impressed me more, but I...

I don't know that they impressed me more, but I went to the show intending to hear the ELACs and the Revels were a total surprise. Kevin Voecks (the head engineer at Revel) was also really cranking...
Forum: Speakers   06-05-2016, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Tim916
Hey everyone, I heard the UF5 this weekend at THE...

Hey everyone, I heard the UF5 this weekend at THE Show and I was really impressed. Despite the unlucky quality issues I think these are the way to go for <$1000. I also heard AJ say that the next...
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,701
Posted By Tim916
Before you or anyone else make any more...

Before you or anyone else make any more assumptions about what these speakers are or are not I suggest you read this very informative blog about the development of the Beolab 90. It certainly changed...
Forum: Speakers   10-09-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Tim916
For the sake of the company, let's hope so:...

For the sake of the company, let's hope so: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9a325998-89b8-11e4-9dbf-00144feabdc0.html
Forum: Speakers   06-05-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,292
Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by brian6751...

Quote:Originally Posted by brian6751 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20519566)

I wouldn't get powered speakers unless it was absolutely...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 81
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Posted By Tim916
Why would you expect anything more when dealing...

Why would you expect anything more when dealing with a store who's business model hinges on paying the lowest wage possible?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-13-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,633
Posted By Tim916
http://www.amazon.com/review/R273H6F...tag=&linkC...

http://www.amazon.com/review/R273H6F...tag=&linkCode=...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2010, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by Fanaticalism...

Quote:Originally Posted by Fanaticalism http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19633906)

Michael, correct me if I making things up as I have just...
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2010, 11:43 PM
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Posted By Tim916
Thanks for the review, Mark. Will you be buying...

Thanks for the review, Mark. Will you be buying any of the new subs?
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,027
Posted By Tim916
He just never quits with all the heartfelt BS.

He just never quits with all the heartfelt BS.
Forum: Speakers   10-06-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,541
Posted By Tim916
I didn't know that Sound Factor had closed their...

I didn't know that Sound Factor had closed their last showroom. I bought B&W 685s from them about a month ago.

The mid market hifi business has been dwindling for long time for numerous reasons...
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,919
Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by Wrager...

Quote:Originally Posted by Wrager http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19163688)

Time has come in researching HT speakers to look seriously at highly...
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by TjMV3...

Quote:Originally Posted by TjMV3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19125132)

From what I understand, Vienna Acoustics are the ones who decided to...
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,603
Posted By Tim916
Sonically, the best thing to do would be to use...

Sonically, the best thing to do would be to use another 685 for the center. Since the 685 is only sold in pairs you would have an extra speaker but I am sure you would have no trouble selling it.
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2010, 11:59 PM
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Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by GordonP....

Quote:Originally Posted by GordonP. http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19108106)

My receiver doesn't have an impedance switch, but does list the...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,819
Posted By Tim916
There seems to be a little trend right now of...

There seems to be a little trend right now of people downsizing their surround systems in favor of 2 channel or 2.1 channel systems. Maybe economic conditions are a factor, but I also think that...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 46,524
Posted By Tim916
I'm sorry to bring this thread back from the...

I'm sorry to bring this thread back from the dead but I wanted to chime in with my thoughts on the CM1.

I could be described as a hardcore audio objectivist. IMO, objective data is vital in...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 163,197
Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by Elmo C...

Quote:Originally Posted by Elmo C http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19062763)

Hmm.....so wise for so few post, congrats.


I've found very...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11,701
Views: 945,557
Posted By Tim916
Quote:Originally Posted by CRAW...

Quote:Originally Posted by CRAW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19061846)

I know this is a long shot, but do any of you think I'd get better...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,524
Posted By Tim916
Very hard to go wrong with Triads. The B&W's and...

Very hard to go wrong with Triads. The B&W's and Bay Audios are good, too.
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11,701
Views: 945,557
Posted By Tim916
Ok guys, I'm definitely selling my XdS and XdWs...

Ok guys, I'm definitely selling my XdS and XdWs in special dark. I am located in RI and if someone can come down here and pick them up I will give a very good deal. PM me for details.

Edit: Guess...
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,735
Posted By Tim916
It seems as though Thiel builds the speakers...

It seems as though Thiel builds the speakers they want to build, and does not try to cater to any particular price points or speaker categories. They're fairly expensive, and looks wise they are not...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,701
Views: 945,557
Posted By Tim916
Guys I'm considering selling all or parts of my...

Guys I'm considering selling all or parts of my NHT Xd gear that I have in storage back east. The XdS and XdWs are in special dark. I also have a pair of M-60s. Again, not sure if I am going to sell...
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