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Forum: Speakers   04-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,307
Posted By cel4145
I'm not being pretentious, and I'm dead serious....

I'm not being pretentious, and I'm dead serious. It is the same comparison. When one listens to the videos on Youtube of how the speakers sound, as you recommended



They will be "EQd" by the...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,307
Posted By cel4145
You are deluding yourself. It's the same reason...

You are deluding yourself. It's the same reason that when you go to listen to speakers in a store, always best to make certain the tone controls haven't been adjusted or EQ applied. Unless you have...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By cel4145
Best to start a thread of your own (see the first...

Best to start a thread of your own (see the first post in this thread). :)
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,307
Posted By cel4145
That's a bad method for demoing speakers....

That's a bad method for demoing speakers. Whenever you use YouTube to demo speakers, the sound is being colored by whatever speakers you use to listen to them. Then you are also trusting the...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By cel4145
Yes. You have to strip the end of the copper wire...

Yes. You have to strip the end of the copper wire to use the banana clips.
Forum: Headphones   04-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By cel4145
As a headphone amp? Or with USB audio as a DAC,...

As a headphone amp? Or with USB audio as a DAC, too?
Forum: Headphones   04-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By cel4145
Open headphones have a bigger soundstage, which...

Open headphones have a bigger soundstage, which is considered by most to be a big plus for gaming. See this gaming guide and its reviews...
Forum: Headphones   04-15-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By cel4145
E07K is a dac + headphone amp. For less money, he...

E07K is a dac + headphone amp. For less money, he can get the E11K which is a better headphone amp. Now, perhaps if the E07K's DAC will connect with the S5 as USB audio, it might be worth the extra...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-11-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,065
Posted By cel4145
Anybody hear any updates about the subwoofers...

Anybody hear any updates about the subwoofers Chane is coming out with post Craig?
Forum: Speakers   04-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,578
Posted By cel4145
Yeah. I don't know that I would want to put them...

Yeah. I don't know that I would want to put them on my ceiling--which is why I wouldn't think of the 305s for an Atmos system--but your reasoning makes sense to me :)
Forum: Speakers   04-03-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,578
Posted By cel4145
What will you use for the Atmos ceiling speakers?

What will you use for the Atmos ceiling speakers?
Forum: Speakers   04-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,578
Posted By cel4145
Because what makes a good speaker is far more...

Because what makes a good speaker is far more than the amplification. :)

Also, you are comparing a floorstanding speaker with multiple drivers and bigger overall cabinet to a much smaller monitor....
Forum: Speakers   03-27-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By cel4145
If your receiver recommends 80hz, then try it,...

If your receiver recommends 80hz, then try it, 100hz and 120hz. See what works best for you. I usually find its beneficial to set it on one and leave it that way for a few days. Then another for a...
Forum: Speakers   03-26-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By cel4145
Yep. They claim 95Hz - 20KHz. But good chance...

Yep. They claim 95Hz - 20KHz. But good chance they are rolled off a good bit by then. I'd probably try 120hz.
Forum: Speakers   03-26-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By cel4145
Yes. Although it depends on what your definition...

Yes. Although it depends on what your definition of "cost effective" is. Wireless speakers that connect with a home theater system generally cost more than comparable quality wired speakers.
...
Forum: Speakers   03-26-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By cel4145
^^ What he said. Notably, some TVs now...

^^

What he said.

Notably, some TVs now seem to lack any kind of analog output. Check your manual, but there may not be much you can do without buying more equipment. See in the manual if it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-22-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 150,855
Posted By cel4145
I would guess something from parts express. Have...

I would guess something from parts express. Have you seen the subwoofer cabinets they have?

http://www.parts-express.com/cat/subwoofer-speaker-cabinets/289
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-13-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 219,053
Posted By cel4145
Just make sure you have something that will EQ...

Just make sure you have something that will EQ the CSX12. The Cadence subs have an uber peaky response in the midbass region. Audyssey MultEQ or some kind of sub EQ would help smooth that out.
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,307
Posted By cel4145
I went with the JBL Charge because it was the...

I went with the JBL Charge because it was the best in overall volume, SQ, and portability at around $100 or so. There were some others that sounded a bit better, but they didn't get loud enough or...
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By cel4145
Most of your sound comes from the front three....

Most of your sound comes from the front three. The RF II series would be an upgrade over the KFs and would give you a better timbre match in your front sound stage.
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By cel4145
I would think you'd be better to focus your...

I would think you'd be better to focus your attention on upgrading your front speakers to the RF series to better match your center :)
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,438
Posted By cel4145
Definitely you got the awesome sub. In addition...

Definitely you got the awesome sub. In addition to Black Hawk Down, check out some of the 4 to 5 star movies on this page:...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By cel4145
For HT usage, a sub is important. Better to put...

For HT usage, a sub is important. Better to put the money towards a better sub or better speakers. Since you would be buying a sub anyway, the extra bass extension of towers offers you very little....
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By cel4145
Over a few days, show her all kinds of speakers...

Over a few days, show her all kinds of speakers that you like that you know she won't like. Then show here these white NHT Classic Twos: http://www.nhthifi.com/Two-White?sc=12&category=3772. Ask her...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By cel4145
This should help. See item #2...

This should help. See item #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) here in the first post:...
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