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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By cel4145
So true. I'm sure there are more people that...

So true. I'm sure there are more people that listen to rap and electronic music that has <30hz content than there are serious pipe organ music fans. LOL
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,347
Posted By cel4145
I wonder why that is that HSU couldn't send a...

I wonder why that is that HSU couldn't send a sub???

Actually, I don't wonder. And I don't hear any PSA owners complaining about the subs, so I don't worry about them either. Just one HSU fan...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By cel4145
Notably, HSU stopped having Ricci test their subs...

Notably, HSU stopped having Ricci test their subs when they didn't get the results that they wanted. With shadyj's reasoning, we could ask what it is that HSU is trying to hide? Personally, I think...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By cel4145
Why not? Because if he orders the VTF15H and...

Why not? Because if he orders the VTF15H and doesn't like it as well as what he's trying now, he has to pay return shipping. It would be different if he was trying out headphones (lol). If he wants...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,347
Posted By cel4145
Shadyj is particularly good about telling people...

Shadyj is particularly good about telling people that they should spend more money and buy a VTF-15H. LOL

Personally, if the PB-2000 or XV15SE won't do it for you, I don't know that it make sense...
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By cel4145
You are right. I didn't catch that part.

You are right. I didn't catch that part.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
Sounds like you need a good dac/amp and set of...

Sounds like you need a good dac/amp and set of headphones. Another fun part of the hobby to get into :)
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
It's very cheap to do it yourself when it comes...

It's very cheap to do it yourself when it comes to mp3 vs. lossless testing. And since you can do it in the comfort of your own home at your own convenience, then you can figure out hot to be...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
I would suspect not based on experience with...

I would suspect not based on experience with actually doing any. LOL
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
Lots of people have done ABX testing with MP3s....

Lots of people have done ABX testing with MP3s. Either by using Foobar's ABX function with their computer, or by downloading ABX test files for mp3s and lossless. They are out their on the web. Very...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 101,790
Posted By cel4145
What's wrong with you???? Couldn't you find...

What's wrong with you????

Couldn't you find a copy of "Ode to a Velodyone sub?" :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 101,790
Posted By cel4145
Will the SB-2000 attend the funeral? :D

Will the SB-2000 attend the funeral? :D
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
If you are referring to what I said, well, if you...

If you are referring to what I said, well, if you haven't blind tested the difference, your opinion doesn't carry much weight with me. I've met too many audiophiles who found, once they eliminated...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
That's not 100%. It's over 99%. But I understand...

That's not 100%. It's over 99%. But I understand what you mean :)

My point to this was that unless someone has done ABX testing with mp3s or aac files, they may be surprised how subtle those...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
Be sure to try ABX testing with 320K and CD. You...

Be sure to try ABX testing with 320K and CD. You might find the difference even more subtle than you think :)
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,046
Posted By cel4145
AVS has a whole forum area devoted to screens...

AVS has a whole forum area devoted to screens which you might find useful: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/23-screens/
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,046
Posted By cel4145
With that size room, you need a fairly powerful...

With that size room, you need a fairly powerful sub. The sub will see the whole space unless you have your office closed off with walls. One of the ID sub vendors 12" ported subs would be your best...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,418
Posted By cel4145
I'd be curious to know if those who eschew the...

I'd be curious to know if those who eschew the use of mp3s have ever ABX compared a high bit rate mp3 or aac file against the original lossless version. You might be surprised at the amount of...
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 631
Posted By cel4145
If you got your sub and your two left/right...

If you got your sub and your two left/right speakers, you can still start using your setup. Did you try it yet? :)
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 686
Posted By cel4145
Not at all. A lot of people start with 3.1 and...

Not at all. A lot of people start with 3.1 and then add in two surrounds later :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,137
Views: 500,200
Posted By cel4145
Be sure to come back and tell us how it sounds :)

Be sure to come back and tell us how it sounds :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By cel4145
Polk PSW505 is another good sub that competes...

Polk PSW505 is another good sub that competes with the BIC F12 if it drops back down to the <$200 price range.

BIC PL-200 is another good choice if you can get it for under $300 (acoustic sound...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,137
Views: 500,200
Posted By cel4145
Yes. It's a sticker to protect the plexiglass...

Yes. It's a sticker to protect the plexiglass top, which is easily scratched. In fact, be sure to wipe (dust) the top using a microfiber cloth or you can get light swirl marks in the finish.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,347
Posted By cel4145
^^ What basshead said :) Room...

^^

What basshead said :)

Room interaction, personal listening preferences, and how one's EQ system (if one) affect the frequency response in the room are the biggest factors here in...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By cel4145
Dual subs are great. They have the potential to...

Dual subs are great. They have the potential to provide a smoother frequency response through a wider seating area. Dual VTF-3 MK4s would rock your world in that size room, when you want it to :)
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