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Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 01:38 AM
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Posted By sjavs
I always use Pure Direct mode when watching a...

I always use Pure Direct mode when watching a Blu-Ray movie or some audio track that has been produced recently with modern audio mixing technologies. So I think that's what I should use in testing...
Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By sjavs
Yes, played a few BD movies already - Battle of...

Yes, played a few BD movies already - Battle of LA, Transformers III, LoTR. But like I said, I have yet to do more objective measuring with spectrograph and pure test tones.

Umm ... yeah, that's...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By sjavs
Thanks. You might think I am crazy but changing...

Thanks. You might think I am crazy but changing phase 180 degrees had no perceptible difference. I know, I thought changing the phase would have some very clearly audible change. Nope.

I have...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By sjavs
Love to buy more gear :D but I have a hunch...

Love to buy more gear :D but I have a hunch speakers/subs aren't the issue here.
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By sjavs
The mains are Cerwin Vega XLS-215 (2x15" woofers,...

The mains are Cerwin Vega XLS-215 (2x15" woofers, 1x6.5" and horn tweeter). The mains are driven by a Crown XLS-1500 amplifier.

But I've had this issue even before I got the XLS-215. Earlier, I...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By sjavs
HT Subs, plenty of rumble but not good thumping

Using a Yamaha RX-V773 here. All the speakers are set to small. I have two subs - a 15" Cerwin Vega XLS-15S and a Definitive Tech 12" sub. Maybe not the most musical but good for HT.

The issue is...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By sjavs
I might be able to go up to two subs :D Do...

I might be able to go up to two subs :D

Do you have your Front L/R and other speakers set to "Large", or are all set to "Small"?
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,660
Posted By sjavs
Seems like no one asked, so I will - what about...

Seems like no one asked, so I will - what about in-wall speakers. Is that an option?
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By sjavs
Ordered a CV XLS-15S. But four subs is insane :p

Ordered a CV XLS-15S. But four subs is insane :p
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By sjavs
Trying to decide between the CV XLS-15S and Hsu...

Trying to decide between the CV XLS-15S and Hsu VTF-15H Mk2. The latter, with shipping, is almost twice the price of the CV. Wonder if it is twice as good? I don't care much for music, only for HT...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By sjavs
Did you get CV subs?

Did you get CV subs?
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 05:07 PM
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Views: 230
Posted By sjavs
How big is your home theater room? And, I was...

How big is your home theater room? And, I was wondering how much did the subs improve bass over just having the CLS-215s?

In my setup, even without the sub, the bass is enough where it dislodged a...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By sjavs
Before I bought the XLS-15, I was going to buy...

Before I bought the XLS-15, I was going to buy the Tekton Pendragon but simply couldn't pass up the dual 15" setup [emoji16]


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Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By sjavs
Cerwin Vega Owner's Thread

Didn't see one so thought I'd start it :)

Recently bought a pair of CV XLS-215 for my HT. These just blew the socks off my previous Front LR that were amazing for their size/cost (Cambridge Works...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 12:59 AM
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Posted By sjavs
Video: - Epson 1080p ceiling mounted projector...

Video:
- Epson 1080p ceiling mounted projector
- 120" screen

Audio Silicon:
- Yamaha RX-V773, powers surround and surround rears and pre-amp for center and Front LR
- Crown XLS 1500, center...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By sjavs
Oops, Sorry, I meant CV XLS28 - they are ~34"...

Oops, Sorry, I meant CV XLS28 - they are ~34" high (fixed the thread title too)
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By sjavs
Unfortunately, I cannot fit the RF62/82 in the...

Unfortunately, I cannot fit the RF62/82 in the vertical space that I have.
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By sjavs
^^Bump^^

^^Bump^^
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By sjavs
Used Klipsch Heresy vs Cerwin Vega XLS28

Looking for full range speakers to fit in limited space for HT, with 12" woofer, in the $500-800/pair range. I narrowed down on:
- Used Klipsch Heresy II
- New Cerwin Vega XLS28

The Heresy are...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 157,559
Posted By sjavs
Glad, one "audiophile" agrees with me :D ...

Glad, one "audiophile" agrees with me :D

When I was picking my pre-amp+preamp combo, I asked around a lot (on and off the forum about using commercial amps for HT) - didn't get too many people who...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By sjavs
Mix away. I have a mix of speakers that will...

Mix away. I have a mix of speakers that will make an audiophile faint. Maybe my ears aren't premium quality but I can't hear any dissonance in my setup.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By sjavs
Quote:Originally Posted by Patrick...

Quote:Originally Posted by Patrick Collins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515311/dual-center-channel-speaker-setup#post_24372678)

I'm guessing you have...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By sjavs
Watched parts of a few movies today - LoTR...

Watched parts of a few movies today - LoTR Return of the King, Predator (3D), Avengers (Netflix streaming) with the volume turned up high and quite impressed with the Yamaha NS-6490 pair. Obviously,...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By sjavs
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LowellG http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515311/dual-center-channel-speaker-setup#post_24363856)

Look at this post by a guy...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By sjavs
^Bump^ Anyone want to chime in? I am ready...

^Bump^

Anyone want to chime in? I am ready to order a pair of bookshelves for handling the center. Klipsch RB-81 vs B&W 685 vs CV VE-12 vs Deftech SM55?
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