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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-25-2017, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Archaea
I watched 10 Cloverfield Lane with Megan today...

I watched 10 Cloverfield Lane with Megan today for the first time. That's an intense movie.

Reminds me of a twilight zone episode or something with the way it ends.

Audio was fantastic in...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36,702
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Posted By Archaea
I have a baffle wall and I prefer most every...

I have a baffle wall and I prefer most every speaker I've heard out of the baffle wall rather than in the baffle wall when comparing 2 channel stereo.

The only speaker that didn't seem to be...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-25-2017, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Archaea
Try running the projector off an active power...

Try running the projector off an active power conditioner or smart UPS. (A unit where the connected electronics run off the battery and the UPS is constantly charging the battery). That fixed my...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 785
Posted By Archaea
gworrel Thanks for the call out. I...

gworrel

Thanks for the call out. I personally try not to drum up speakers too hard anymore because I've come to find specific preferences are a very subjective matter. But to your point, we...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-24-2017, 09:37 AM
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Views: 84,565
Posted By Archaea
A forum member from out east is considering...

A forum member from out east is considering moving to Kansas City.


He asked for the best schools and places to live in the KC Metro.


I told him the typical highly rated schools Blue...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-24-2017, 07:31 AM
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Views: 84,565
Posted By Archaea
I returned that JVC RS600 back to Mike Garrett...

I returned that JVC RS600 back to Mike Garrett and hung the Panasonic AE8000U Panasonic back up. My family and I watched How to Train your Dragon last night and I admit it was very disappointing at...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-23-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,017
Posted By Archaea
This would be a little bit of a feat, because the...

This would be a little bit of a feat, because the add on module would have to account for the proper processor delays of the original unit --- meaning it would have to have a microphone and quasi...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-23-2017, 11:34 AM
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Views: 2,017
Posted By Archaea
Will 9.1.6 or 9.1.4 or 7.1.6 be a option on the...

Will 9.1.6 or 9.1.4 or 7.1.6 be a option on the immediate horizon?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-23-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
dominguez1, Did many participate in your...

dominguez1,


Did many participate in your survey? I did not because I was a host and so didn't got to all the different rooms.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VYMZS3Q...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,267
Views: 226,056
Posted By Archaea
Did you have to send it back in? Or did the...

Did you have to send it back in? Or did the resets and unplugs work?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,083
Posted By Archaea
http://www.incimages.com/uploaded_files/image/970x...

http://www.incimages.com/uploaded_files/image/970x450/pinocchio-liar-1940x900_34987.jpg
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-22-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
I packed up Mike Garrett's JVC RS600 tonight...

I packed up Mike Garrett's JVC RS600 tonight and hung my Panasonic AE8000U back up. I was hoping I wouldn't be too disappointed going back.
Hoping, but as you might expect, yes disappointed. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 402
Posted By Archaea
I agree with chirpie. If you can have wider with...

I agree with chirpie. If you can have wider with minimal effort - go wide. That three feet will help the surround speakers a bit. How will you work the steel beam and support pole if you go wider?...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 07:17 PM
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Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
d_c, I want to get some of those songs off...

d_c,

I want to get some of those songs off your Spotify playlist that we played on the 4000 ulf.

Mind posting a few of those in this thread?

Or here?
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 05:10 PM
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Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
I didn't participate in other hosts demo events...

I didn't participate in other hosts demo events on Saturday, But I did hang out at Chuck's house on Friday night, and went to the last two demo sessions on Saturday night with group B. (carp's and...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Archaea
Thanks for making the shirts chirpie, and for...

Thanks for making the shirts chirpie, and for printing them sassuki. They look sharp! I appreciate your efforts on this!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5,261
Views: 84,565
Posted By Archaea
Jeff Permanian left the the JTR 212HT and the JTR...

Jeff Permanian left the the JTR 212HT and the JTR ULF 4000 in Kansas City for the locals to pass around for a month or two. desertdome will pick them up for a future JTR event showcase at some...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
Saw this, laughed, and thought of Doug on...

Saw this, laughed, and thought of Doug on Saturday night.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1984137&stc=1&d=1487699343

Funny Sunday when your wife saw the JTR 210RT in...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,041
Posted By Archaea
Here a thread to browse through ...

Here a thread to browse through

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-subwoofers-bass-transducers/1324979-subwoofer-songs-recommendation-day.html
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-20-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
How are we accounting for compression? You can...

How are we accounting for compression?
You can put 283 volts in the SI HT 18" and it might not be much louder than 141.5 volts because of compression. Also I really don't think it's reasonable to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-20-2017, 03:29 PM
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Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
1 si 18" = x in carps room 2 si = x + 6 4...

1 si 18" = x in carps room

2 si = x + 6
4 si = x + 6 + 6

That's for one vertical bank

Add four more drivers in a second vertical bank on the other side of the room and you get only 3dB...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-20-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
DD, Half power is 6dB loss? I thought every...

DD,

Half power is 6dB loss? I thought every doubling of power was 3dB. Quadrupling power was 6dB.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,405
Posted By Archaea
Well I did check the driver by moving the failed...

Well I did check the driver by moving the failed units driver over to the good unit when the first one died and it worked so that indicated the plate amp was what died. Both units sounded the same...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,405
Posted By Archaea
I killed one watching tron, and the second one...

I killed one watching tron, and the second one doing particularly heavy bass clips during the 2011 subwoofer meet.

One death ...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-19-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 27,781
Posted By Archaea
Check the second post for those going to the...

Check the second post for those going to the boulevard brewery free tour and tasting Monday morn. Meet there at 9:30am to stand in line for tickets. First come first serve on the tours, and there...
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