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Forum: Great Found Deals   07-22-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Great price -- just wish it had the Thor, Iron...

Great price -- just wish it had the Thor, Iron man, Cpt. America or Avengers instead of FF, FF2, Daredevil and Elektra (<-- ick).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,599
Views: 859,170
Posted By Skrill
So I was concerned about adding a boost that far...

So I was concerned about adding a boost that far down -- should I remove it? Sounds like I am fine. Keep in mind -- I also am using SW2 -- which I think means that the DSP is also adding a +3db...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Skrill
You raise a great point - I have been doing more...

You raise a great point - I have been doing more tweaking than enjoying. But I did run the pod scene from WOTW at -20db on the main volume and it was incredible.

BTW - changing the distance...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Craig -- thanks for the kinds words and the tip. ...

Craig -- thanks for the kinds words and the tip. I will try that with the distance setting.

Dynamic EQ is on (I hope that is ok). I left it on because most of my watching and listening if pretty...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Skrill
I am constrained in placement due to room setup,...

I am constrained in placement due to room setup, wiring and aesthetics - these where purchased specifically because of the ability to work well in rear corners. I do plan to that the room.

In...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Here is the measurement with XT32, but with the...

Here is the measurement with XT32, but with the SMS EQ defeated.

With Audyssey also defeated it's kind of a mess -especially in the upper bass and above the crossover - but I didn't get a picture...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Skrill
So I followed Mark's process - looked at SMS, saw...

So I followed Mark's process - looked at SMS, saw nothing crazy, ran XT32, after that it looked pretty flat. But then I tweaked with SMS and got it pretty flat from 15hz through 80hz.

I get a dip...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-19-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,517
Posted By Skrill
Well - I was up late but I got them wrestled into...

Well - I was up late but I got them wrestled into place and calibrated with Audyssey XT32, and polished with my SMS-1. The look amazing, the craftsmanship is top-nothch, the unboxing process is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Quick question -- I did a search and have seen a...

Quick question -- I did a search and have seen a few posts, everyone seems to say its fine to leave it on. But ... is it OK to leave my SubM on 24/7? Is it preferable? Mine actually has an audible...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Skrill
I was just watching Matrix a few weeks ago on...

I was just watching Matrix a few weeks ago on HD-DVD. Still love my HD-XA2 even though it seem primitive by today's standards for disc spinners.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2014, 09:50 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Ate a pizza, drank some beer, wrestled these...

Ate a pizza, drank some beer, wrestled these things into position -- ran Audyssey and did a bit of additional smoothing with my SMS-1. Have a nice flat response all the way to 15hz (where the SMS-1...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Ahh ... I wish -- I can walk to Vienna Inn, and...

Ahh ... I wish -- I can walk to Vienna Inn, and the fried red chili peppers - and chili cheeseburger are how I roll.

Alas ... the wife wants sushi tonight ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-18-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,517
Posted By Skrill
Look what the subwoofer faerie dropped off ... ...

Look what the subwoofer faerie dropped off ...

Working right now -- so I can't unbox.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9,599
Views: 859,170
Posted By Skrill
My SubM Master and Slave combo has shipped ......

My SubM Master and Slave combo has shipped ... WooT!.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 6,975
Posted By Skrill
Here is my take -- I would not buy seperates, but...

Here is my take -- I would not buy seperates, but I have an outboard power amp. I picked up an Sherbourn PA 7-350 when they were getting liquidated by Emotiva ($999 shipped -- great deal).

I just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Skrill
I was exactly in your position. I went with an...

I was exactly in your position. I went with an open box X4000 sold by Electronics Expo (an authorized retailer) and fulfilled by Amazon. $899 shipped and no tax here in VA (E. Expo is based in New...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Skrill
Well ... no, Amazon is an authorized retailer for...

Well ... no, Amazon is an authorized retailer for sure (and the full price retail units definately have warranty). See here -- six down on the left. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-16-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9,599
Views: 859,170
Posted By Skrill
Thanks Mike. I spoke to Mark. He felt that...

Thanks Mike.

I spoke to Mark. He felt that most likely I would no longer need the SMS-1 since I will have XT32. That said, since I have it (and I have no other measuring equipment), he suggested...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-15-2014, 10:24 AM
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Views: 859,170
Posted By Skrill
A follow up -- I had some good luck on Craigslist...

A follow up -- I had some good luck on Craigslist and sold my old Onkyo TX-SR805. My new Denon X4000 will be arriving tomorrow, and my SubM's next week.

So now I have a question. With Audyssey...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15,472
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Posted By Skrill
Anyone needing an Infinity Reference 1260w -- let...

Anyone needing an Infinity Reference 1260w -- let me know. I must sold my subwoofer with the original eD driver, and I have the Infinity driver packed in its retail packaging. I will be posing in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Skrill
Final follow up -- and for the benefit of others...

Final follow up -- and for the benefit of others in the future.

I did a live chat with Ernest at Denon USA. He confirmed two things:

1. An open box, like new item sold by Electronics Expo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Skrill
Thanks -- I did speak to JD re an X4000, and he...

Thanks -- I did speak to JD re an X4000, and he quoted me a very solid price.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Skrill
Well to add to the fun -- Amazon is definitively...

Well to add to the fun -- Amazon is definitively saying that Warehouse items are covered (see the below thread and read from bottom up) -- and with this paper trail I could probably hold Amazon...
Forum: Video Source Items   07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
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Views: 93
Posted By Skrill
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Skrill
Unfortunately -- Amazon's response was yes it...

Unfortunately -- Amazon's response was yes it would be covered.

But Denon USA's response (confirmed by via phone and chat) is that Warehouse deals are 'as is' no warranty. So there is the answer.
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