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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-20-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By Billy p
I think, I know who that sub belongs to...;)....

I think, I know who that sub belongs to...;). Going to take some doing to sell that thing. Its not your typical audio enthusiast sub and for those few who crave big sound they usually DIY...but with...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,505
Posted By Billy p
Well that would also remove sighted bias...since...

Well that would also remove sighted bias...since he already mentioned reveling in the looks of the focals...just curious ATDG what speakers would you recommend for arguments sake in that price range?
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 296
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Posted By Billy p
Yeah...it pretty easy to design or diy speakers...

Yeah...it pretty easy to design or diy speakers that conform to your needs....totally different animal when it comes to designing speakers for the marketplace. Am not Naive enough to think Ascend...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Nice array of speakers...can you post some...

Nice array of speakers...can you post some pics....:)
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Well they have being sitting there for ~3 months...

Well they have being sitting there for ~3 months and being viewed 400-600 times respectively. With the exchange rate might be worth looking into but you'd have to consider potential shipping + duties...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Billy p
. I'd ask them if you could bring along your...

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I'd ask them if you could bring along your Ascends and compare them directly to others. In a properly treated room, I'd bet they sound sensational..as would most any speaker. Just play some Beck...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 296
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Posted By Billy p
I just want to confirm the mid range driver are...

I just want to confirm the mid range driver are indeed alive. Speakers were set to large, REQ(ARC) off with no sub. Volume set at -12dbs(wife and kids home)...that was still plenty loud for...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 296
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Posted By Billy p
I'd wager the Ascend stay. Hey OP...I going...

I'd wager the Ascend stay.

Hey OP...I going to check out the tune when I get home later today & report back...it's not likely something I listen to...especially if my kids are familiar with it.
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Forum: Speakers   08-15-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 296
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Posted By Billy p
Your findings with the Aria speakers resembles my...

Your findings with the Aria speakers resembles my own...hence...why I told you they will not offer you the "WOW" factor you've been seeking.

I do feel the Focal mirror the Ascends in a sense but...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,816
Posted By Billy p
Very valuable information being discussed. The...

Very valuable information being discussed. The primary reason I went from the Dome(NrT) to RAAL was for late night, low volume viewing. I'd often had to replay a scene to clearly understand what was...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 296
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Posted By Billy p
Well I hope they(Dealers) come through for you...

Well I hope they(Dealers) come through for you and allow you some audition time in home...but that is not common procedure unless some sort of re-stocking fee is part of the terms. Imho...I doubt...
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Agreed...I would not look at acoustics treatments...

Agreed...I would not look at acoustics treatments unless you're completely satisfied with your purchase. I know when I first switched over to Ascends I was like...hum...this was coming from Energy...
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,816
Posted By Billy p
That front sound stage resembles(espresso satin)...

That front sound stage resembles(espresso satin) my own with RAAL horizon and Nrt domes mains. IMHO the domes are a tad more dynamic for movies and RAAL is precisely what I was looking for in a CC...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-06-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,099
Posted By Billy p
+1...:D Btw...really enjoyed your...

+1...:D


Btw...really enjoyed your review....glad you're enjoying those new DSS
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-05-2015, 10:59 AM
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Views: 202,857
Posted By Billy p
I watched the entirety of season 1 thru 4 on disc...

I watched the entirety of season 1 thru 4 on disc over a span of 2 weekends...I later subscribed to HBO for season five and I never really thought the bass/LFE was over the top...of course that was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-03-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,353
Posted By Billy p
Hsu is not alone with their chilly association...

Hsu is not alone with their chilly association with Audioholics...I'd rather have DB or Josh measure my subs directly than having Audioholics acting in a third party capacity. IIRC...they had several...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Billy p
IIRC you got those 2 mixed up...the sealed...

IIRC you got those 2 mixed up...the sealed Gamma(10373^3") and the ported V1800(10560^3") I'd call that pretty close.:)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-27-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,971
Posted By Billy p
Here ya go...just scroll on down uses the same...

Here ya go...just scroll on down uses the same moniker as AVS...:cool:


http://www.canuckaudiomart.com/classifieds/50-subwoofers/


IMHO...CAM is not always the easiest place to sell ID...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-26-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,547
Posted By Billy p
So are you saying you offer both...

So are you saying you offer both finishes...because here is what you said in the RA thread.





I've had speakers finished in gloss & piano black and they are not exactly the same when...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,547
Posted By Billy p
To answer your query about the RA finish...I...

To answer your query about the RA finish...I would suspect going by those pictures linked its gloss black...not PB. The labor involved to create a piano gloss finish is labor intensive and therefore...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,547
Posted By Billy p
Nice....just want to be clear that finish is...

Nice....just want to be clear that finish is gloss black and not piano black....the latter is usually hand rubbed and layered for an ultra luster/sheen....personally I am not a huge fan of either...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Billy p
Easy...here is what I would do...open your ARC...

Easy...here is what I would do...open your ARC folder from your documents....go to the graph you intend to use/or post...simply hit print screen...use paint and paste it...the image appears, save...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Billy p
This SQ that we are speaking of....is it more...

This SQ that we are speaking of....is it more negligible with music or movies?

In my past experiences SQ is much more difficult to discern with movies...I don't feel any amount of REQ or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Inquiring minds want to know....:D

Inquiring minds want to know....:D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-21-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Billy p
I would also like to add PSA. Either the S1500 or...

I would also like to add PSA. Either the S1500 or XS15se would blend very nicely with your current speakers.

They have an Aussie dealer you might want to take a look at...likewise with Svs...
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