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Forum: Speakers   05-23-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By carp
I have heard Atmos with 2 ceiling speakers and...

I have heard Atmos with 2 ceiling speakers and preferred it to 7.1 but it wasn't a night and day kind of thing.
Forum: Speakers   05-23-2015, 02:40 PM
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Posted By carp
Are you sure? Remember in the late 90's when pro...

Are you sure? Remember in the late 90's when pro logic went to Dolby Digital 5.1? That was HUGE and by FAR the biggest difference I have heard in audio. Anyone could tell the difference, even the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-23-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By carp
http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmcxq7jHpB1qafrh6.j...

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmcxq7jHpB1qafrh6.jpg
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By carp
I went to school all week and track practice,...

I went to school all week and track practice, it's just that when I was home I was tired and catching up on sleep. I'm not sick anymore and no way I'm contagious. The only other person I know of...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By carp
See - that's what I want... I think. I actually...

See - that's what I want... I think. I actually don't really like the effect of my breathing getting messed with by bass... but I want the capability. Does that make any sense at all?!?!?! ...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By carp
Haha, must be nice to have TWO of each of the...

Haha, must be nice to have TWO of each of the subs that make up that line! :cool:
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By carp
Thanks Luke. I asked the same question elsewhere...

Thanks Luke. I asked the same question elsewhere and Scott S. told me that the XXX 18 LT also makes up some of the low part of the line.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By carp
You guys settled on the 7:45 show? I can't do...

You guys settled on the 7:45 show? I can't do that one. I've been out of commission with the flu and am just now feeling somewhat normal so I think my wife would kill me if I bailed tonight.
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By carp
Sounds good, I'll call you. Yeah I was at the...

Sounds good, I'll call you. Yeah I was at the Brave Atmos unveiling thing, I went the day before you guys. It was pretty cool having the guy come out and give us all the info about Atmos.
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By carp
That was interesting since you can compare all of...

That was interesting since you can compare all of the other former subs head to head with the cap. I went through all of the subs that would be considered the competition for the cap and all of them...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By carp
Ahh here we go: ...

Ahh here we go:

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/alltime/adjusted.htm?adjust_yr=1
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 06:56 AM
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Posted By carp
I think they should rank movies in number of...

I think they should rank movies in number of tickets sold instead of how much money they make. I bet avatar isn't in the top 10.
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By carp
Are you talking about the 215's? Yes, that was...

Are you talking about the 215's? Yes, that was the case. I didn't go very loud but yeah I got them setup around 12:30 am and listened until around 4:00 am.
Forum: Speakers   05-20-2015, 03:38 PM
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Posted By carp
I got the freaking flu a week ago today. 103.5...

I got the freaking flu a week ago today. 103.5 temperature at the worst of it, I seriously thought I was dying. I'm still sick but feel great compared to where I was last Wednesday night. Laid in...
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By carp
Haha, yeah but of course all other movies are...

Haha, yeah but of course all other movies are already hot.

For the demo you saw in my room I had John Wick 7 dB's hotter than Enders Game.
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2015, 08:03 PM
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Posted By carp
This movie loves the bass way hot. I run it...

This movie loves the bass way hot. I run it around 6 db's hotter than all other movies. So much impact with the gun shots.
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2015, 05:55 PM
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Posted By carp
Some of you no doubt have already seen this, but...

Some of you no doubt have already seen this, but just in case. Archaea posted this in our KC HT Crawl thread. JTR speakers in the first two room on the video.

GREAT time. :D

We did a...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-17-2015, 05:11 PM
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Views: 14,185
Posted By carp
Great stuff Jonathan as always. I was cracking...

Great stuff Jonathan as always. I was cracking up at how you included, "Isn't She Lovely" from Grant's room shortly followed by "Crippled and Broken" in my room, haha.

Hey, just shows off JTR's...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 19,827
Posted By carp
Thanks Dave, still "sick" but 100 times better. ...

Thanks Dave, still "sick" but 100 times better.

I am borrowing the 4722 from mrsmithers (Kevin) who lives a mile away from me. I posted some info in this thread:
...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-17-2015, 04:12 PM
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Posted By carp
Wow, that sucked. I came down with the flu...

Wow, that sucked. I came down with the flu Wednesday and have been in bed ever since until today. No interest in music or even setting foot in the basement. Flu in May?!?!?! It was awful too, I...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-13-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By carp
His original point was that 100 watts per channel...

His original point was that 100 watts per channel in an AVR is plenty because there is no AVR that will put out more than a db or so more and you will not notice that insignificant amount of...
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 15,721
Posted By carp
Agreed. I was thinking that would probably...

Agreed.

I was thinking that would probably be the case - but was hoping I would like them on the front wall because if I do decide to go with the 4722's I would prefer to put them behind the...
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 617
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Posted By carp
Swolephile I hope it's ok that I'm muckin'...

Swolephile

I hope it's ok that I'm muckin' up your thread with all my impression non-sense!

Ah... da**it... I just realized I forgot to take a measurement when the speakers were up front and...
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By carp
Had some time to listen. I tried for almost an...

Had some time to listen. I tried for almost an hour to listen with the 4722's up front in between the subs but I just couldn't take it anymore. I just now moved them back up front and spread apart...
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By carp
Hard to explain... I'm not good at describing...

Hard to explain... I'm not good at describing what I like and I don't, but I know it when I hear it!! :)

It sounded... dry? A little lifeless? Not that sweet sound they put out when I had them...
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