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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2012, 09:34 AM
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Posted By the_phew
I ordered dual Empires through the website on...

I ordered dual Empires through the website on Wednesday, and they were delivered on Friday. Why would you try to order over the phone when online ordering is so streamlined?
Forum: Audio Gear   09-20-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By the_phew
PM sent. I have a pair of black W5s and a W5C,...

PM sent. I have a pair of black W5s and a W5C, not necessarily for sale, but I'll consider any offer.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 200,029
Posted By the_phew
My piano black Sub 1 is listed on a certain...

My piano black Sub 1 is listed on a certain popular auction site if anyone is interested. No complaints about it or anything, just new baby/priorities/etc.

Thanks
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-06-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16,569
Views: 1,276,471
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by realjetavenger...

Quote:Originally Posted by realjetavenger http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21741432)

So, yeah, maybe at 20Hz the ported sub will have more impact...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-15-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 200,029
Posted By the_phew
Is Audioholics reviewing the Sub 1 as well? The...

Is Audioholics reviewing the Sub 1 as well? The Sub 2 is the 'halo' model (Ford GT), the Sub 1 is the model you actually buy after you talk to your wife (Mustang).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-14-2011, 11:08 AM
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Posted By the_phew
My opinion on ported vs. sealed: My theater...

My opinion on ported vs. sealed:

My theater room is 30x30, putting fundamental room modes at about 20Hz. Many ported subs have the port tuned for about 20Hz. Even with a sealed sub, the EQ has to...
Forum: Speakers   09-02-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by glennQNYC...

Quote:Originally Posted by glennQNYC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20893803)

The Sig W5 may be on the Paradigm website, but I can assure you...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Please stop replying to Anubisrocks; he's...

Please stop replying to Anubisrocks; he's hijacked this entire thread for like a month.

Anyone have any info on the rumored Monitor series v7?
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 151,977
Posted By the_phew
Good find. I mentioned to an EMP employee that...

Good find. I mentioned to an EMP employee that they needed a 12"-15" sub, and he said "Wait ‘til you see our new sub that’s coming out in about a month or two."

Looks like he meant the...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 151,977
Posted By the_phew
Rumor has it EMP will be releasing a larger...

Rumor has it EMP will be releasing a larger (12"-15") sub in the Impression lineup soon...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-06-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 161,314
Posted By the_phew
Paradigm makes great speakers, but their...

Paradigm makes great speakers, but their ancillaries (feet, spikes, grilles, power cables on subs, etc) are some of the worst I've ever encountered.
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by unavol...

Quote:Originally Posted by unavol http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20597164)

It sounds like the SE1s might be the remedy (at least temporarily)....
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by The_Spyder...

Quote:Originally Posted by The_Spyder http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20511126)

^^^^^ I disagree with you

A 1912 or 1911 cannot effectively...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   05-31-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,676
Posted By the_phew
Where are all the "Best DIY Installs" articles? ...

Where are all the "Best DIY Installs" articles?

I'm more interested in seeing the best of what dedicated amateurs can do with a limited budget.
Forum: Speakers   05-30-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
I just put my Gloss Black SE1s on Audiogon if...

I just put my Gloss Black SE1s on Audiogon if anyone is interested.

On the color debate issue, I prefer the Rosenut over Cherry. I had cherry S8v2s for over a year, and they are way too orange....
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by BTT917...

Quote:Originally Posted by BTT917 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20180188)

It is the dealer's responsibility to get new tweeters, not...
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by ayrton...

Quote:Originally Posted by ayrton http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20176829)

I wouldn't even try for a warranty claim. The one looks like it was...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
You said you bought dealer demos, so they should...

You said you bought dealer demos, so they should be covered under full warranty. The dealer is required to send you new tweeters at no cost to you.
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
ayrton, it looks like the dome is also dented,...

ayrton, it looks like the dome is also dented, so the dealer should replace the entire tweeter for you. Paradigm doesn't package the S8s very well, and UPS/FedEx pretty commonly dent the tweeters.
...
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Just a reminder that you can get the "Studio...

Just a reminder that you can get the "Studio sound" with the affordable Special Edition (SE) line. They won't have to nice curved cabinets of the Studios, and they have slightly less bass extension...
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Whether the tweeter is above or below the mid...

Whether the tweeter is above or below the mid isn't too important, just that it's not to the side. As long as the vertical angle between you and the tweeter isn't too extreme (>15 deg or so), you...
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Jrunr, I believe what he is referring to is...

Jrunr,

I believe what he is referring to is that an effect commonly called "lobing" is present as you move along the axis the tweeter and midrange are mounted on. "Lobing" is really...
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
On looks, the Monitor Audio Platinums beat the...

On looks, the Monitor Audio Platinums beat the Paradigm Sigs, but the MAs don't measure very well (peaky frequency response). I'm sure they still sound pretty good though (I haven't heard any MA...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by AVKIK...

Quote:Originally Posted by AVKIK http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20117130)

I'm sure someone who owns the 100's v5 can do a gentle "flick" test...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30,547
Views: 2,780,714
Posted By the_phew
Quote:Originally Posted by AVKIK...

Quote:Originally Posted by AVKIK http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20114139)

simpletheater, so the 100's v5 do have a dust cap now and not the...
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