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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-30-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,172
Posted By Pianist718
DIY subs vs Rythmiks and SVSs .... no comparison?

So, looking at some comparison frequency charts found here
http://www.data-bass.com/home

Seems like those DIY subs that one can have for under $900 would blow away some of the top sellers from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24,129
Views: 1,910,989
Posted By Pianist718
I think I found my sweet spot .... Dynamic...

I think I found my sweet spot ....

Dynamic EQ = ON
Dynamic Volume = Day

but ... i took 0.5 off of channel volume for center channel. That makes it blend in a bit better with the rest of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24,129
Views: 1,910,989
Posted By Pianist718
I tested changing Dynamic Volume to OFF on a...

I tested changing Dynamic Volume to OFF on a movie I know very well ... to be honest the biggest thing changed was how dialog became a bit muted ... not as loud/pronounced. All of the sound effects,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24,129
Views: 1,910,989
Posted By Pianist718
Question ........... do you guys use the Dynamic...

Question ........... do you guys use the Dynamic Volume option?

My set up is ....
Dynamic EQ = ON
Dynamic Volume = Day

seems like it makes the speech stand out a bit more and I don't lose...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pianist718
Is this the reason why when I change my AVR from...

Is this the reason why when I change my AVR from Audyssey ON to Audyssey Bypass L/R and thus it turn off bass management for the sub as well, I can feel that my LFE content is a bit deeper and harder...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pianist718
I believe for both sources my AVR is doing the...

I believe for both sources my AVR is doing the decoding. I hope ... I am going to check that tonight.

The WD Media player is using a downloaded MKV file. So yea, it's not the original .ts file....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pianist718
Your Source Effect on Sound is Huge! Look at this LFE chart. Oppo VS Cheap Panasonic

Maybe I am on to something here and it concerns me a bit since 95% of my movies I play are via my WD Live Media Player.

Maybe it's in my head but when I compare an awesome LFE movie "Flight of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-16-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20,987
Views: 1,327,116
Posted By Pianist718
this is funny.... and sad .... started watching...

this is funny.... and sad .... started watching Interstellar last night at a little after 10pm ... first 1 minute, bass came in ... baby is sleeping, neighbors could complain .... movie OFF :-( ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-15-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20,987
Views: 1,327,116
Posted By Pianist718
One of my few movies I use to test sound. ...

One of my few movies I use to test sound.

beginning is nice, right? Starting with that window being blown out.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18,364
Views: 1,424,593
Posted By Pianist718
that's exactly where I wanted to place it, IF I...

that's exactly where I wanted to place it, IF I were to get a 2nd sub BUT.... as I said...

"I was thinking about a 2nd sub as it plays great where I usually sit but once I move 2 feet over, bass...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18,364
Views: 1,424,593
Posted By Pianist718
thanks for suggestions. I was thinking about...

thanks for suggestions.

I was thinking about a 2nd sub as it plays great where I usually sit but once I move 2 feet over, bass is a bit different, somewhat less forceful. However, that's where the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18,364
Views: 1,424,593
Posted By Pianist718
I am having buyer's remorse .... I bought the...

I am having buyer's remorse .... I bought the Rythmik F12 (and it's awesome) ... but now I think that for extra $150 or so I could have gone for F15 instead.

So, question for those that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Pianist718
thanks guys ... spider worked.

thanks guys ... spider worked.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-13-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20,987
Views: 1,327,116
Posted By Pianist718
I think I found another demo movie .... "Need for...

I think I found another demo movie .... "Need for Speed" ... first 3 car racing scenes. Then it gets a bit blending towards the end but first 3-4 scenes one of them in the dark ... pretty cool.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-13-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By Pianist718
I can't answer a "Security Question" ... help

Trying to register to
http://data-bass.ipbhost.com/

and they make me answer this

"What creature has 8 legs and is also a common name for a woofer’s damper?"

i have no idea what the answer...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By Pianist718
We actually did both. Turned sub off and then...

We actually did both. Turned sub off and then also changed to Stereo ... but we also played 2ch music ... so definitely multiple changes. Still, felt like something is off.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By Pianist718
And so yesterday I went to his place to listen to...

And so yesterday I went to his place to listen to the system .....


all I will say is .... you guys were 100% correct.


1) He crossed over at 160hz (not sure why but once he did that,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,358
Posted By Pianist718
wow, my thread really got hijacked :-) I do...

wow, my thread really got hijacked :-)

I do however appreciate all the suggestions you guys gave.

Yesterday I had the best boost .... went to hear my friend's new HT system and fell in love...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 377,605
Posted By Pianist718
No way am I interested to increase volume to...

No way am I interested to increase volume to reference level. I have never increased volume loud enough to get to the point where I hear clipping or anything else ... just very loud output that I...
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 377,605
Posted By Pianist718
I got my Sierra-1 NrT (l/r/c) being kind of far...

I got my Sierra-1 NrT (l/r/c) being kind of far from listening position. How far? About 18-19 feet. Is this a problem? Someone mentioned to me that these were not designed to be used in such...
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Pianist718
BEST Sounding Speakers You Ever Heard!

Unfortunately I only heard 2-3 different pair of speakers and the ones I loved most were the ones I have but that's very little experience.

I am very curious to know what speakers you guys heard...
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 377,605
Posted By Pianist718
Source .... sometimes SACDs out of Sony blu ray...

Source .... sometimes SACDs out of Sony blu ray player, sometimes DTSCD files from my media player
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 377,605
Posted By Pianist718
I am listening to multi channel music and so I am...

I am listening to multi channel music and so I am concerned that my front stage is a bit out of whack ... left and right speakers are bypassed Audyssesy while center is not.

So, if I continue...
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 377,605
Posted By Pianist718
but when I do it, music sounds 2 times better...

but when I do it, music sounds 2 times better than with full Audyssey ON. My sub also starts to hit harder. Does that mean that Audessey is somewhat lowering my Subwoofer output ?
Forum: Speakers   04-09-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By Pianist718
Surrounds positioning. Big dilemma. Towards ear?

So, friend and I are disputing, how surround speakers should be positioned. My surrounds are hanging on wall and firing almost directly into my ear about 6 feet away. He has his surround speakers...
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