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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Blacklightning
Those are a great set of missions you have. They...

Those are a great set of missions you have. They do not dig too deep and I would cross them over in the 60-80hz range. I see that you are limited in your crossover and 80hz will be your only option....
Forum: Speakers   10-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Blacklightning
I also did not like the sound of the Goldenear...

I also did not like the sound of the Goldenear speakers when I listened to them. It may be because they were brand new or that my expectations were too high. Even the salesman was not impressed. I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-22-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,739
Posted By Blacklightning
Hey, do you guys have any of your products in the...

Hey, do you guys have any of your products in the Vancouver area. I'm headed there in May but my Wife is not willing to drive with me 3hrs your way to check out your stuff.
I'm not looking to buy,...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 970
Posted By Blacklightning
I will not pay MSRP for Paradigm speakers... I...

I will not pay MSRP for Paradigm speakers... I will be heading to a dealer for a discount. No thank you for Online sales.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,644
Posted By Blacklightning
This is true, I had an old NAD Intergraed Amp and...

This is true, I had an old NAD Intergraed Amp and it was nice and warm but as soon as I used it as an amp it lost the warmness and sounded like my New Marantz AVR. I believe the NAD had a EQ curve on...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16,873
Views: 1,309,574
Posted By Blacklightning
I wish my Paradigm Servo 15 did this. :(

I wish my Paradigm Servo 15 did this. :(
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16,873
Views: 1,309,574
Posted By Blacklightning
Marantz just dropped the top model SR8xxx and...

Marantz just dropped the top model SR8xxx and SR9xxx models because people do not spend big $$$ on AVR's that they want you to replace every year or two.

Power supply and Copper plating is really...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16,873
Views: 1,309,574
Posted By Blacklightning
Good luck, they do not make receivers like that...

Good luck, they do not make receivers like that anymore, justPreamps with that Power supply and Copper Chassis.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16,873
Views: 1,309,574
Posted By Blacklightning
I have the same problem with my Marantz SR8500. I...

I have the same problem with my Marantz SR8500. I ended upcaring more about 2 channel and ran my mains full range with the sub gettingthe same full range and using the sub X-over at 35hz. LFE is...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Blacklightning
Just wait... Yes, you just got a great Marantz...

Just wait... Yes, you just got a great Marantz system but you have 1 Moviein the world that can fully use Atmos. Get your 5.1 or 7.1 system running welland upgrade to Atmos speakers when your brand...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,476
Posted By Blacklightning
Only reason ...

Only reason

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http://www.lesjones.com/www/images/posts/dsc_8705-1-600x400.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Blacklightning
Take a weekend and go to all the HiFi shops in...

Take a weekend and go to all the HiFi shops in your town/city and listen toas many speakers as you can in and below your price range. Bring your ownCd's/USB drive/phone and play music that you listen...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Blacklightning
I was in the same boat as you. Classical music...

I was in the same boat as you. Classical music with bass that does not take away from the recording. You need a servo sub. Rythmik is number one. I got a used Paradigm servo 15. It’s hard to find a...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Blacklightning
http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-...

http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-speakers/84858-official-1-000-speaker-evaluation-home-audition-event-results.html
Check this out
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm a little late to the party but I would say...

I'm a little late to the party but I would say stick to your budget. The guys here then to push people outside of there budget no matter what your budget is. If you were to say your budget is $400...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By Blacklightning
What are you after in your setup?

What are you after in your setup?
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,486
Posted By Blacklightning
Very very nice. New pics of your setup would be...

Very very nice. New pics of your setup would be nice. And why SVS over Rythmik? Or did you answer this in a previous
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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   10-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By Blacklightning
Good advice all around. You will find two kinds...

Good advice all around. You will find two kinds of setups with subwoofers. The full range or the dual crossover. I like running my towers full range and crossing my sub in really low, right now it's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
No Yes, but room and placement is key. ...

No

Yes, but room and placement is key.

No

No, your system will play louder but will sound the same... for the most part.

Keep the focus on Music so look for a "Music" sub to complete...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By Blacklightning
Do not focus on specs go with that sounds good to...

Do not focus on specs go with that sounds good to you.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Blacklightning
Speakers should be easy to drive but I have never...

Speakers should be easy to drive but I have never seen a speaker than you could changes the Impedance. I would pick 8 Ohms.

33Hz response is really low but I would not totally trust this number....
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,618
Posted By Blacklightning
Have you ran a lot of Music into both systems....

Have you ran a lot of Music into both systems. I'm wondering how Music performsfor both the Motion upgrade and the Sub upgrade.

For HT Bigger is almost always better but for music things can get...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blacklightning
That is a tight fit for a passive rad design. The...

That is a tight fit for a passive rad design. The OP have 12" to work with and the Super Cube is 11".
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By Blacklightning
I think I will wait for the 3D Atmos version. :p

I think I will wait for the 3D Atmos version. :p
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blacklightning
If you only have 12" of space that is going to be...

If you only have 12" of space that is going to be tight. You will onlybe able to get a speaker with an 8" driver MAX. You may be out of luck asmost products are side mounted to keep from having a...
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