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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By richardyc
I am all about good deals, but I wouldn't buy a...

I am all about good deals, but I wouldn't buy a processor without ATMOS now. one can get a demo Marantz AV8801 for under $1500, I wouldn't pay more than $1k for a 5000, but again, I wouldn't buy a...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,396
Posted By richardyc
someone posted this link at the other Thiel...

someone posted this link at the other Thiel forum:


http://www.strata-gee.com/tons-of-turmoil-at-thiel-is-there-yet-another-new-ceo/
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By richardyc
oh no, looks like the people behind the new 3rd...

oh no, looks like the people behind the new 3rd avenue line are all gone from Thiel now...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2015, 05:56 PM
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Posted By richardyc
any 3rd avenue owners checked in yet? are they...

any 3rd avenue owners checked in yet? are they selling any speakers from the new line?
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By richardyc
I used to use a SCS4 for my center channel with a...

I used to use a SCS4 for my center channel with a pair of CS2.4s, then upgraded to a MCS1. The MCS1 was a better match with the CS2.4s, sound is more seamless. If you can, you should try to get the...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By richardyc
it's interesting they would send AVS (unless...

it's interesting they would send AVS (unless imagic a freelancer and write for others?) a pr of their new speakers for review. so that means they are aware of AVSforum and probably this...
Forum: Speakers   04-01-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By richardyc
Morado is awesome and in dark red like dark...

Morado is awesome and in dark red like dark cherry too, you might devalue the pair by restain it to dark cherry, as I think Morado is a non-standard wood and finish that has an 20% upcharge. Dark...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By richardyc
if you want to 'upgrade' to 4/8 ohm speakers, you...

if you want to 'upgrade' to 4/8 ohm speakers, you will most likely need to rewire and a new amp, so this will turn into a big job and you are basically replacing everything. The cheapest and easiest...
Forum: Speakers   03-15-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By richardyc
I bought a pr of Kef Ventura 6 last week from...

I bought a pr of Kef Ventura 6 last week from OfficeMax/OfficeDepot. The price was right, I used a coupon code to get a $15 visa card with purchase. I should have it next week.
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By richardyc
you will need to find out what type of speakers...

you will need to find out what type of speakers and how the existing speakers are wired. you said office, so this is in a commercial building? Chances are, they are probably 70v type speakers/system....
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By richardyc
I just bought a pair of KEF Ventura 6 from...

I just bought a pair of KEF Ventura 6 from OfficeDepot, I was gonna get a pair of Bogen A8, that is supposed to be the best sounding outdoor speakers, but at 1/2 the price of A8, I will give the KEF...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 139,396
Posted By richardyc
Used Thiel speakers have terrible resale value,...

Used Thiel speakers have terrible resale value, not sure why, they just are, usually at least 50% off. good for buyers, bad if you are the seller. you should really wait for a pr of CS3.7 to show...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By richardyc
looks like Crutchfield is no long a Thiel dealer....

looks like Crutchfield is no long a Thiel dealer. I should've gotten the Higherplane 1.2 there when they were $500 off each. I didn't want to spend the $2k+ for 4 of them when I don't even have a...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
so I got my PX05 back from Thiel for about 3...

so I got my PX05 back from Thiel for about 3 weeks, it's time for a quick review. The PX05 integrated the SS1 to my CS3.7s seamlessly and perfectly, and maybe too good that at low volume which I...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
just saw this video on youtube, this guy is...

just saw this video on youtube, this guy is awesome and spot on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkR5lAl22kk&list=PLg5GiBfn_66GOezWuJ8r6bKTmuConTBIU&index=33
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By richardyc
So I have been using an active crossover to send...

So I have been using an active crossover to send the signal to a Thiel SS1 sub, and I am pretty happy with the result. However, I guess curiosity got the best of me, I bought a used now discontinued...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 08:11 AM
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Posted By richardyc
or you can call some Thiel dealers around you to...

or you can call some Thiel dealers around you to see if they still have a demo or a new in box pr that they are eager to get rid of. The new Thiel website sucks, they don't have the dealer search...
Forum: Screens   01-15-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By richardyc
that's from the movie Speed Racer.

that's from the movie Speed Racer.
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By richardyc
I still can't find any review of the new line of...

I still can't find any review of the new line of speakers debuted at CES, my Google-fu is usually pretty good, is this a case of 'if you don't have something nice to say don't say it at all'? I did...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2015, 02:36 PM
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Posted By richardyc
Happy New Year JA Fant and everyone else! Anyone...

Happy New Year JA Fant and everyone else! Anyone at the CES2015? Any initial reviews/impressions from anyone of the new line of Thiel speakers yet?
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
oh yeah forgot about the TT3, but that is just 2...

oh yeah forgot about the TT3, but that is just 2 bigger woofers and a 4-5" midrange driver above the tweeter for $10k more. hmmm..No thank you!
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,190
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Posted By richardyc
The designer is from the school of 'more is...

The designer is from the school of 'more is better'. lol
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 05:28 PM
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Posted By richardyc
the 3 new models that will come out early 2015. ...

the 3 new models that will come out early 2015.


TM3 MSRP $3498/pr
http://soundapproach.com/speakers/bookcase-speakers/thiel-tm3-monitor-speaker-pair-coming-soon.html


TT1 $5798/pair...price...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By richardyc
got the SS1 and the active crossover today. The...

got the SS1 and the active crossover today. The Auto on feature doesn't seem to work, does it require the trigger cable for it to work?
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By richardyc
they do at $500 shipped from Crutchfield, a bit...

they do at $500 shipped from Crutchfield, a bit too steep for me, I ain't no 1%er. My local ex-Thiel dealer also has a PX02 demo for sale at ~$250, but it is set up for higherplane. Thiel will...
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