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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,755
Posted By Blacklightning
Well, I did the test and my receiver was not...

Well, I did the test and my receiver was not sending the LFE channel to the main speakers but as I was checking all my settings in all of my menus I found a LFE section that was not in my Speaker...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,755
Posted By Blacklightning
Okay I will try and find a test DVD tonight that...

Okay I will try and find a test DVD tonight that plays tones into each speaker and the LFE channel. Then I will set my system to no Sub and the LFE should be heard in the R/L speakers if you are...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Blacklightning
The sound stage is very wide all around me but...

The sound stage is very wide all around me but not deep. I can still tell how far away my speakers are and if the track has information in just one channel like a quick slap, the sound will come...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,755
Posted By Blacklightning
I hooked up one of my amps to the LFE channel and...

I hooked up one of my amps to the LFE channel and fed the signal to my main speaker.

In starwars all of the Star destroyer rumble in space are ONLY in the main speaker, the LFE is dead silent at...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 666
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm a 2 channel guy and I disagree with this....

I'm a 2 channel guy and I disagree with this. Your logic looks good on paper but it does not acount for supply and demand. The build cost for 2 channel is super high because the selling quantity is...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-19-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Blacklightning
This...

This http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/two-channel-audio/71050-hts-two-channel-speaker-setup-guide-deep-soundstage.html HTS Two-Channel Speaker Setup Guide for a Deep Soundstage

Then I moved...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Blacklightning
Setting up my Music room with no limits (location)

This Summer I bought a house and now I have my own music room. I've been reading a lot of stuff and I now have my room setup but it seems weird sitting so far back into the room. I'm running just a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,755
Posted By Blacklightning
My Marantz SR8500 does not reroute the LFE to the...

My Marantz SR8500 does not reroute the LFE to the main channel. I only found this out while playing Starwars with a sub I borrowed, I heard bass in new places. I ran some tests and I soon found out...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17,947
Views: 1,158,262
Posted By Blacklightning
:grin::grin::grin: I wish other ID companys...

:grin::grin::grin:

I wish other ID companys would do this also. SVS must be doing well if they can do this.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By Blacklightning
If that is the case. they can throw out all there...

If that is the case. they can throw out all there subs around and under $500 if they have a PB-1000 or SB-1000 on the show room floor.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,967
Posted By Blacklightning
What program did you use for your layout picture?

What program did you use for your layout picture?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,967
Posted By Blacklightning
What are some other subs you have listened too...

What are some other subs you have listened too (like other peoples houses).
I'm afraid what you are hearing is clean low distortion bass. I find the cleaner the bass the hotter people run it.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13,885
Views: 536,105
Posted By Blacklightning
Seems like an easy choice. You can always add...

Seems like an easy choice. You can always add volume with gain or more subs not you can add tighness and punch. XS30SE for the win.
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Blacklightning
Not that you should do this but I ran towers as...

Not that you should do this but I ran towers as surrounds for a week.
I set up our living room to watch all 6 Starwars movies as my oldest has not seen them.
I'm not a HT guy so I put together 3 of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 396
Posted By Blacklightning
People do this all the time and they get okay...

People do this all the time and they get okay results. Not perfect but better than just using your eyes.

And if the accuracy is way off to the point that it does not look good to your eyes then...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 396
Posted By Blacklightning
Don't give up, all we are trying to say is that...

Don't give up, all we are trying to say is that we do not care what the dB (number) level is. All we care about is does the reading go up with the volume and down with the volume. If the reading says...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 396
Posted By Blacklightning
Thanks you Using an uncalibrated mic or...

Thanks you

Using an uncalibrated mic or phone can still be of some use for basic setupbeyond just using your ears. You can't get any worse than just using your ear.

For example play an 80hz...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 396
Posted By Blacklightning
Like I said common sense, I did some near field...

Like I said common sense, I did some near field readings with my sub to seehow flat the response is (compared to ground plane charts I found in few differentplaces) and to see if the phone was way...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 396
Posted By Blacklightning
I was doing the same thing last night with my...

I was doing the same thing last night with my phones SPL meter. I do not have any room correction or EQ so I'm just working on sub and speaker placement. I know my phone is not accurate but I'm...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Blacklightning
I was going to say room treatment. Not that it...

I was going to say room treatment. Not that it seems like you have sound problem but treatment adds a finished look to a room.

Your room is beautiful.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16,683
Views: 1,289,164
Posted By Blacklightning
If you sat in my room you would think the my...

If you sat in my room you would think the my single sub was on the left side right beside you but it's is really located in the front inside the speakers on the right side. Phase problems. :mad:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-11-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Blacklightning
Classical Sub Update

Well, I have an update on the classical Sub front. The sub Iwas after ended up selling a few days before the guy was going to deliver it tome. After that the company that I work for when Bankrupt and...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By Blacklightning
Good luck on the job hunt. That is a nice...

Good luck on the job hunt.

That is a nice sub.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Blacklightning
Guess I'm the same as you. The PB1000 is pretty...

Guess I'm the same as you. The PB1000 is pretty new and is selling well. I believe the point of it was to create a $500 sub that is without a doubt the best in it's class so you buy into the SVS...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Blacklightning
What is the point of knowing what others have...

What is the point of knowing what others have paid, if you are unable to get it at that price?

$500 for this sub is already a great deal plus a great warranty and free returns. It will be the best...
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