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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-25-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
This: ...

This:
http://www.hjellegjerde.com/comfortcollection/prod_images/prod_45_1.jpg
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
The only time I've had a problem with them was...

The only time I've had a problem with them was with borrowed cords that had connectors of the Radio Shack variety. I've never owned any of that sort since I first discovered that they suck. I only...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
While that's true, the advantage to XLR is that...

While that's true, the advantage to XLR is that they are used with balanced connections, which work much better than unbalanced.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Well, if he turns out to be a one post wonder...

Well, if he turns out to be a one post wonder we'll know for sure.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
That's a possibility, one would certainly think...

That's a possibility, one would certainly think that someone in the business would know the relative benefits of balanced versus unbalanced connections. But who knows what position the OP holds, it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
'A' weighting doesn't measure bass. It's only...

'A' weighting doesn't measure bass. It's only used in industrial applications, never with music.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Not really. There's no violation of Hoffman's...

Not really. There's no violation of Hoffman's Iron Law here. They're small, and they go low, but with very low sensitivity and therefore low output, despite the high power amps.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
While I agree that Tara is a snake oil purveyor...

While I agree that Tara is a snake oil purveyor of the first degree the OP didn't spout any of their nonsense, he merely asked about XLR versus RCA, so we should cut him some slack with regard to his...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
They're a minor consideration as far as the OP's...

They're a minor consideration as far as the OP's is concerned:

Room modes don't cause nulls.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
What you feel as 'chest thump' at a concert is...

What you feel as 'chest thump' at a concert is content between 50 and 80Hz, at levels of 105dB and higher. You can easily get those levels in the home very close to the speakers; with a good system...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
That has nothing to do with response nulls, which...

That has nothing to do with response nulls, which are solely phase sourced, primarily by boundary reflections.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Excitation of room modes is a minor consideration...

Excitation of room modes is a minor consideration where room response is concerned. The primary cause of nulls is boundary reflections. Peaks are very seldom seen. Required reading:...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Read this: http://www.rane.com/note110.html

Read this:
http://www.rane.com/note110.html
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
No one can tell the difference between 16 and...

No one can tell the difference between 16 and 23Hz. Many have convinced themselves that they can, but then many have convinced themselves, or allowed themselves to be convinced, that they can hear...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-23-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 162
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
It's gone, or at least inaudible, because the...

It's gone, or at least inaudible, because the level of hum is proportional to the length of the cable squared, and that's the length of the interconnect plus the length of the AC cable that...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Most people get that wrong. They tend to equate...

Most people get that wrong. They tend to equate size and price with not only output but also quality, and it's simply not true. For the most part a pair of $300 subs will have more output than one...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
That's not caused by corner loading per se,...

That's not caused by corner loading per se, although depending on the room a specific corner may not work as well as another spot.
Unless you have a very rare room, or your LP consists literally of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 262
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Corner placement more often than not is the best...

Corner placement more often than not is the best place for subs.
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,840
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Maybe he confused 'outstanding in their field'...

Maybe he confused 'outstanding in their field' with 'out standing in a field'. :rolleyes:
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Yes. It's actually a fairly simple matter, you...

Yes. It's actually a fairly simple matter, you just place the midbasses no more than 1 wavelength apart center to center at the crossover frequency. Since they cross over to the BMR extended...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
90dB at 30Hz from an eight inch sub or an...

90dB at 30Hz from an eight inch sub or an eighteen inch sub will sound exactly the same both within your room and within the room below yours.
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
No. ;)

No. ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Did you happen to check the date on the post that...

Did you happen to check the date on the post that you replied to? :confused:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
FWIW the primary difference between what most...

FWIW the primary difference between what most manufacturers refer to as 'waveguides' and horns is the name. All horns are waveguides, and the vast majority of waveguides are horns. Woofers with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-20-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Bill Fitzmaurice
Save your money, it won't make any difference....

Save your money, it won't make any difference. What passes through the floor is long wavelength low frequency sound waves. Their source is the cone of the woofer driver. Putting something between the...
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