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Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-03-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By GLBright
I can easily recommend the Mahler Symphony No. 2,...

I can easily recommend the Mahler Symphony No. 2, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer, cond., on Channel Classics; and the Berlioz Requiem, Roger Norrington, cond. (don't have it handy right...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 05:10 AM
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Views: 459,768
Posted By GLBright
A review of the Reference is here ...

A review of the Reference is here http://hometheaterreview.com/measurements-i-also-did-full/


I would say that they are probably more like the Beta and Interlude line than the Primus,...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 621
Posted By GLBright
For years I've been fond of Harman's voicing of...

For years I've been fond of Harman's voicing of their Infinity speakers. The Reference line might be to your liking and within your budget

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Forum: Speakers   12-01-2014, 07:07 PM
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Views: 459,768
Posted By GLBright
Knowing how much you like the Primus line, you...

Knowing how much you like the Primus line, you might consider Infinity's newer "Reference" series. Not in Revel territory but derived from them.

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Forum: Speakers   11-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By GLBright
A pair of Dayton Audio B452 -$60 Lepai LP-2020A...

A pair of Dayton Audio B452 -$60
Lepai LP-2020A amp - $24
Dayton Audio SUB-800 powered woofer - $75

Total investment $159. You'll be glad you spent just a little more.

All available at...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,717
Posted By GLBright
I wasn't aware of any upgrades available for the...

I wasn't aware of any upgrades available for the IL-60 amplifiers. Could you elaborate?


Oh, and somebody, anybody, everybody should jump on this system yesterday. They're not difficult to...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-23-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By GLBright
There needs to be entire new subchapters written...

There needs to be entire new subchapters written for Berlioz' 'Treatise on Orchestration', Walter Piston's 'Orchestration', et al., just to cover what has been done here. Amazing.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By GLBright
Just bought and am currently listening to...

Just bought and am currently listening to Amazon's MP3. This is absolutely remarkable music. I can't even imagine these kind of arrangements being written for, let alone performed by, any other type...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 237,101
Posted By GLBright
Shock, you spoke for so very many of us who have...

Shock, you spoke for so very many of us who have been edified, educated, and enlightened by Mr. Hart's fascinating post over the years. Thank you.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-20-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By GLBright
Thank you for saying "more or less". But since...

Thank you for saying "more or less". But since 99% of the public doesn't know what any of them are it hardly matters.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By GLBright
Thanks, Scott. This sure beats those tired old...

Thanks, Scott. This sure beats those tired old Alec Wilder charts we've all been playing for years. God Bless Harvey Phillips.
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,529
Posted By GLBright
I seriously doubt that many people who buy...

I seriously doubt that many people who buy speakers ID or at BB check the measurements in S&V or Stereophile. And even if they did interpreting them is a whole new ballgame. Atkinson still boggles my...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,529
Posted By GLBright
Agree 100%. But everything I own can now only be...

Agree 100%. But everything I own can now only be found used. Not of much help to those who only want to buy new equipment. And speakers can often be very room specific.


Here's a shot out of the...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,529
Posted By GLBright
Has the OP actually listened to anything,...

Has the OP actually listened to anything, suggested or not, yet? Or has this entire discussion just been about price point possibilities? I've bought speakers "sound unheard" before and got very...
Forum: Speakers   11-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 40,336
Posted By GLBright
Many years ago (in Internet terms) Sound and...

Many years ago (in Internet terms) Sound and Vision had a wonderful forum at AOL. It died an untimely death because the magazine never maintained its support. I digress. At one of their GTGs a member...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By GLBright
Was this into your Sanyo? If so how was the...

Was this into your Sanyo? If so how was the player connected to your receiver? R/L analog (RCA cables)? If so then the RM/QS/SQ decoders were acting on the stereo/Dolby Surround signal from your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By GLBright
What are your quadraphonic sources? But do you...

What are your quadraphonic sources? But do you have any QS, SQ, SACD, DVD-A, CD-4? Newer receivers can do that stuff if they have the right inputs. Obviously they can't do quad LPs because they don't...
Forum: Speakers   10-27-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 237,101
Posted By GLBright
Truth

Truth
Forum: Speakers   10-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,559
Posted By GLBright
Interesting observation. Sharing the sound with...

Interesting observation. Sharing the sound with others has never been a factor in my decision to listen to loudspeakers instead of headphones. When I do listen on headphones it is for one of these...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 687,559
Posted By GLBright
I was getting frame freezing constantly...

I was getting frame freezing constantly throughout the game although the audio stayed constant w/ OTA. Dish feed was fine though. Pretty pathetic.
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,651
Posted By GLBright
Don't forget the SP series of Pioneer speakers...

Don't forget the SP series of Pioneer speakers designed by Andrew Jones. Lots of great reviews.
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By GLBright
If it's this system you're considering, I'd say...

If it's this system you're considering, I'd say do it.

http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/volume_9_3/product-roundup-small-speakers-atlantictech-9-2002.html
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By GLBright
Even that's a bit of a stretch for the laypeople...

Even that's a bit of a stretch for the laypeople I know. I just tell them that the part of the recording that makes it sound real got left out.
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By GLBright
I for one do so enjoy having that 1 out of 100...

I for one do so enjoy having that 1 out of 100 wife and high efficiency speakers.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-11-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 201,501
Posted By GLBright
Consider a plate amp replacement from someplace...

Consider a plate amp replacement from someplace like Parts Express. Worked for me.
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