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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-19-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
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Posted By cel4145
+1 I grew up with vinyl. I already owned a...

+1

I grew up with vinyl. I already owned a lot of records in 1984 when I was 19 and bought my first CD player, when you could only find about two or three racks/rows of CDs in a music store and...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,010
Posted By cel4145
Did you read item #2...

Did you read item #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) in the first post of the FAQ? :confused:




It may not disperse properly. You could buy another of...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 702
Posted By cel4145
+1 Especially when you don't want to hear a...

+1

Especially when you don't want to hear a whole album side, but rather a mix of songs. Nothing like modern computer media player interfaces :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By cel4145
How about non-"boom" in movies? Good subs don't...

How about non-"boom" in movies? Good subs don't go "boom" in movies :)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-06-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 132,336
Posted By cel4145
Niles AXP 1 Aux Input Switcher can be used as an...

Niles AXP 1 Aux Input Switcher can be used as an aux output switcher: http://www.amazon.com/Niles-Black-FG00002-Auxiliary-Selector/dp/B00006I5J0

Just plug everything in reverse from how it's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-07-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 512,335
Posted By cel4145
Maybe they will replace the EX with a 15" :D

Maybe they will replace the EX with a 15" :D
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,295
Posted By cel4145
I think the EMP Tek or Ascend bookshelves would...

I think the EMP Tek or Ascend bookshelves would be quite nice. But you definitely might need to use a sub with them. :)
Forum: Speakers   10-05-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,200
Posted By cel4145
That's too bad about the sub. I hope that they...

That's too bad about the sub. I hope that they get it fixed for you.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 141,666
Posted By cel4145
So true. I'm sure there are more people that...

So true. I'm sure there are more people that listen to rap and electronic music that has <30hz content than there are serious pipe organ music fans. LOL
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,807
Posted By cel4145
I wonder why that is that HSU couldn't send a...

I wonder why that is that HSU couldn't send a sub???

Actually, I don't wonder. And I don't hear any PSA owners complaining about the subs, so I don't worry about them either. Just one HSU fan...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,807
Posted By cel4145
Notably, HSU stopped having Ricci test their subs...

Notably, HSU stopped having Ricci test their subs when they didn't get the results that they wanted. With shadyj's reasoning, we could ask what it is that HSU is trying to hide? Personally, I think...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,807
Posted By cel4145
Why not? Because if he orders the VTF15H and...

Why not? Because if he orders the VTF15H and doesn't like it as well as what he's trying now, he has to pay return shipping. It would be different if he was trying out headphones (lol). If he wants...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,807
Posted By cel4145
Shadyj is particularly good about telling people...

Shadyj is particularly good about telling people that they should spend more money and buy a VTF-15H. LOL

Personally, if the PB-2000 or XV15SE won't do it for you, I don't know that it make sense...
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,189
Posted By cel4145
You are right. I didn't catch that part.

You are right. I didn't catch that part.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
Sounds like you need a good dac/amp and set of...

Sounds like you need a good dac/amp and set of headphones. Another fun part of the hobby to get into :)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
It's very cheap to do it yourself when it comes...

It's very cheap to do it yourself when it comes to mp3 vs. lossless testing. And since you can do it in the comfort of your own home at your own convenience, then you can figure out hot to be...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
I would suspect not based on experience with...

I would suspect not based on experience with actually doing any. LOL
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
Lots of people have done ABX testing with MP3s....

Lots of people have done ABX testing with MP3s. Either by using Foobar's ABX function with their computer, or by downloading ABX test files for mp3s and lossless. They are out their on the web. Very...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 114,483
Posted By cel4145
What's wrong with you???? Couldn't you find...

What's wrong with you????

Couldn't you find a copy of "Ode to a Velodyone sub?" :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 114,483
Posted By cel4145
Will the SB-2000 attend the funeral? :D

Will the SB-2000 attend the funeral? :D
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
If you are referring to what I said, well, if you...

If you are referring to what I said, well, if you haven't blind tested the difference, your opinion doesn't carry much weight with me. I've met too many audiophiles who found, once they eliminated...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
That's not 100%. It's over 99%. But I understand...

That's not 100%. It's over 99%. But I understand what you mean :)

My point to this was that unless someone has done ABX testing with mp3s or aac files, they may be surprised how subtle those...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,818
Posted By cel4145
Be sure to try ABX testing with 320K and CD. You...

Be sure to try ABX testing with 320K and CD. You might find the difference even more subtle than you think :)
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By cel4145
AVS has a whole forum area devoted to screens...

AVS has a whole forum area devoted to screens which you might find useful: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/23-screens/
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By cel4145
With that size room, you need a fairly powerful...

With that size room, you need a fairly powerful sub. The sub will see the whole space unless you have your office closed off with walls. One of the ID sub vendors 12" ported subs would be your best...
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