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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-22-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Fjodor2000
Thanks for all the feedback. Just wondering, is...

Thanks for all the feedback. Just wondering, is there anyone who has tried both setups (i.e. subwoofer combined with floor standing vs bookshelf speakers), and can share some experiences on the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Fjodor2000
Hmm... so does this mean that unless the speakers...

Hmm... so does this mean that unless the speakers are in an optimal position, the frequency response will be quite non-linear anyway? So plugging the bass reflex port with port bungs is as likely to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, I see. Thanks for the clear explanation. ...

Ok, I see. Thanks for the clear explanation.

Is this valid even if you disable Audyssey, and use manual settings instead?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Fjodor2000
A/V-Receiver sound speaker levels - already compensated for loudspeaker sensivity?

Hi,

On most A/V receivers you can set the sound compensation level for each individual speaker (i.e. +/- X dB). But does the A/V receiver already compensate for the speaker's sensitivity? Because...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-21-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By Fjodor2000
Any point in having floor standing speakers if also using a subwoofer?

Hi,

I just wonder if there is any point in having floorstanding speakers in a home theater system if they are also combined with a subwoofer (compared to using e.g. bookshelf or satellite speakers...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Fjodor2000
Using loudspeaker port bungs - results in non optimal frequency response?

Hi,

Loudspeakers with bass reflex ports are designed to produce a flat or optimal frequency respons with the ports unplugged.

Still some loudspeakers are delivered with port bungs/plugs used to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 11,554
Posted By Fjodor2000
What we need it this: * OLED * 4K...

What we need it this:

* OLED
* 4K resolution (3840 × 2160)
* 30/36 bit per pixel color depth (i.e. 10/12 bits per RGB color channel)
* Rec.2020 color space
* 48/50/60+ fps

That's the next...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, thanks. Unfortunately front floor corner...

Ok, thanks. Unfortunately front floor corner placement won't work for me (there is no room to place it there). Which of the Sub1 vs Sub2 positions in my original post is likely to work best? I.e. is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-13-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Fjodor2000
The problem is that I cannot have floor standing...

The problem is that I cannot have floor standing speakers as front speakers, due to the room and furniture in it.

Currently I use Monitor Audio Silver 1 as front speakers, and they do not go low...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-13-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Fjodor2000
Any subwoofers with *high* pass filter?

Hi,

I know subwoofers have a low pass filter, so they'll only reproduce frequencies below that limit.

But are there any similar high pass filters too? E.g. if you'd like your sub to not play...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-13-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Fjodor2000
Sure, I'll do that. But there must be at least...

Sure, I'll do that. But there must be at least some general guidelines or best practices to follow too, right?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Fjodor2000
Best location for subwoofer in my setup?

Hi,

I have the following 5.0 setup currently, to which I intend to add a subwoofer (at either the location marked Sub1 or Sub2):


|L---TV&C---R---------|
| |
|Sub1> ...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-13-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Fjodor2000
Surround speaker sound is directional: How to solve that?

Hi,

I have the following 5.0 setup:


|L---TV&C---R---------|
| |
| |
| |
|RL->Sofa<-RR---------|
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok I see. Well, I guess it depends on what you're...

Ok I see. Well, I guess it depends on what you're looking for. In my case I'm not looking for something that rattles the sofa and gives me a punch in the chest. I'm primarily looking for a subwoofer...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
My room is a little smaller, 2000 cubic ft. So do...

My room is a little smaller, 2000 cubic ft. So do you think the SVS SB-1000 might work then?

Also, when you said that the PB-1000 did not have enough output for your room, how was that noticed?...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, thanks! I'll check them out. Looking at the...

Ok, thanks! I'll check them out. Looking at the frequency response curve they do seem to go very low though, see http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/vtf-3mk4.html. Is the bass still tight, controlled...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
Hi, I've got Monitor Audio speakers in my...

Hi,

I've got Monitor Audio speakers in my surround system, and I'm looking for advise on what subwoofer to add to the setup.

I've got the following setup:

Front Speakers: Monitor Audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 204,715
Posted By Fjodor2000
Question: A lot of TV content is...

Question:

A lot of TV content is unfortunately still 2.0. This normally only means the front Left & Right speakers are used. But is there any way to configure the Marantz SR-7008 to use the...
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
Thanks! So do you think a higher end Marantz...

Thanks! So do you think a higher end Marantz receiver would have worked well with your Monitor Audio Silver speakers as well? I.e. it was not the "character" of the Marantz receiver sound that was...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By Fjodor2000
The room is about 20x13feet. The "listening...

The room is about 20x13feet. The "listening section" is located in a ~10x13 feet section of that room approximately (the "width" of the listening section is 10 feet).

A very simple sketch:
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Fjodor2000
I could perhaps move the sofa closer to the TV,...

I could perhaps move the sofa closer to the TV, but not much due to the furniture. Only a feet or so.

I'll check out the references you linked to. Look very interesting at a quick first glance.
...
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,355,193
Posted By Fjodor2000
Thanks for sharing your experiences! Did you try...

Thanks for sharing your experiences! Did you try different combinations of the new vs old equipment? Do you have any idea what contributed most to the benefits, e.g. the new amp or the new speakers?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Fjodor2000
The problem is that I cannot have the L/R front...

The problem is that I cannot have the L/R front speakers wider than 4-5 feet apart, since there are doors on both sides of the TV.

So I'd like to get some opinions on this before going ahead with...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Fjodor2000
Yes, I know that is the optimum. But what is the...

Yes, I know that is the optimum. But what is the minimum distance between for front L/R speakers for getting at least a decent imaging and sound stage (if sitting approximately 10 feet from the front...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-17-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Fjodor2000
Minimum distance between front L/R speakers?

Hi,

I just wonder what is the minimal acceptable distance between the front left (L) and right (R) speakers for there to be a decent sound stage. If sitting around 10 feet from the front speakers,...
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