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Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   11-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Blacklightning
Scott, great show again with Anthony Grimani. You...

Scott, great show again with Anthony Grimani. You really need to have a 2-3hr long show whenever he is on, or at least book him back to backā€¦ to back.
I really want to hear about his Grimani system....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16,988
Views: 1,327,511
Posted By Blacklightning
I would say If the SB2000's provide all of the...

I would say If the SB2000's provide all of the output or more than you will ever use, then dual F12's or F12G's would be what I would move to if you want to move to Rythmik. You will end up with a...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-20-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Blacklightning
Thanks Scott this was great. Maybe next year they...

Thanks Scott this was great. Maybe next year they will add some Wagner Tuba's.

At first I was thinking Tuba's in 24/96, what is the point as the overtones surely do not go that high but then I...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-19-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 18,546
Posted By Blacklightning
I noticed they where closed the other day. I...

I noticed they where closed the other day. I always enjoyed Audio Ark a lot better, those guys where great. I always talked with Jack years ago.
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 45,189
Posted By Blacklightning
Paper vs Aluminum: Paper is super light and...

Paper vs Aluminum:
Paper is super light and sounds very natural but it can not handle a lot of SPL. Aluminum is light for a metal and rigid so it can handle more SPL. This is not to say Aluminum...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm still rocking my Marantz SR8500 with DVI-D. I...

I'm still rocking my Marantz SR8500 with DVI-D. I just use it for 2 channel and 4 channel SACD's and it sounds great.
You can't miss what you don't have so i'm happy.
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 45,189
Posted By Blacklightning
To me on paper the Motion 40's seem like a step...

To me on paper the Motion 40's seem like a step backwards in the Music department and a step forward in HT.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Blacklightning
I have a Marantz SR8500 with a lot more power...

I have a Marantz SR8500 with a lot more power than yours and it runs out of steam running all 7 channel's with 4 of them full range. My 125 Watt per channel drops below 50watts when running all...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-16-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16,988
Views: 1,327,511
Posted By Blacklightning
Those Goldenears go pretty low. Sandy Gross (the...

Those Goldenears go pretty low. Sandy Gross (the maker of the speakers) would said run then as large (full range) and feed the LFE to the sub.

Goldnears demo room is setup with those speakers as...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-04-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 18,546
Posted By Blacklightning
Hi guys, I just found this after being here for...

Hi guys, I just found this after being here for years. I hope to join you guys for some events and have you guys over to listen and help me with my system.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Blacklightning
pm'ed

pm'ed
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,262
Posted By Blacklightning
I think I will wait for the Atmos version...

I think I will wait for the Atmos version :rolleyes:
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,814
Posted By Blacklightning
You will not be when you find out a 4K BD uses...

You will not be when you find out a 4K BD uses the same space as a 1080p BD just different compression.

High Res audio is coming back. We now have to wait for High Res Uncompre... Video.
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,814
Posted By Blacklightning
The only time I upgrade my system is when a new...

The only time I upgrade my system is when a new version of Star Wars 4,5,6 comes out. So no UHD or Atmos for me until then. Go Disney
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-29-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Blacklightning
The F12SE is a "better" sub than the rest listed...

The F12SE is a "better" sub than the rest listed above (minus the SB13U), I would say take it off his hands for no more than $1000.
I know I would hate to miss out on that good of a sub...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By Blacklightning
Wow, Thanks for the review and the chart. I was...

Wow, Thanks for the review and the chart. I was not expecting this kind of performance from Goldenear. :eek:
Sandy Gross knows his stuff and gives it to us in a form factor that is different from a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Blacklightning
This is a hard one, the ID brands are great value...

This is a hard one, the ID brands are great value in the US but they lose the advantage as the price goes up for shipping. You need to just focus on the specs and mesuments. I would also look into...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Blacklightning
Also look used. Acoustic Suspension speaker are...

Also look used. Acoustic Suspension speaker are hard to fine.
Took me a year to find a pair of older Mission 761 to match my other speakers....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,384
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, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
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, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,757
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16,988
Views: 1,327,511
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16,988
Views: 1,327,511
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...
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