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Forum: Speakers   04-19-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,264
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Don't NEED to. But sure is a lot more FUN. :D

Don't NEED to. But sure is a lot more FUN. :D
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 557
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
If there are RBH dealers near you, I recommend...

If there are RBH dealers near you, I recommend listening to the RBH SX-6300 or SX-6300/R.
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,073
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
My nomination: 1. RBH SX-8300 or SX-8300/R in...

My nomination:
1. RBH SX-8300 or SX-8300/R in sandalwood or black finish
2. RBH SX-8300 or SX-6300/R in sandalwood or black finish
...
Forum: Speakers   04-03-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 472
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
It is true that surround speakers are not as...

It is true that surround speakers are not as important as the main front speakers for movies. Thus, you don't need to spend as much money for surround speakers.

But I would recommend that you do...
Forum: Speakers   03-31-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 399
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, as long as you are sitting only 15 feet...

Yeah, as long as you are sitting only 15 feet from the TV, it doesn't matter if your room is 1,000' x 1,000' when it comes to the speakers.

You can hear music and bass/subs just fine outdoors if...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The RBH SX-T2N/R (dual 10" woofers) has an MSRP...

The RBH SX-T2N/R (dual 10" woofers) has an MSRP of $12K/Pair, but street prices are a lot lower than $10K.

Another one I recommend is the RBH SX-8300/R, which has an MSRP of $5900/pair, but street...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 207
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would definitely just use the 5CH for all 5...

I would definitely just use the 5CH for all 5 speakers and totally forget about passive bi-amp since it is a total waste of time.
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's how I feel about EVERYTHING. :D

That's how I feel about EVERYTHING. :D
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Best Buy & Amazon were both selling the Denon...

Best Buy & Amazon were both selling the Denon 4520 for $1K a few months ago.

I would call Electronics Expo or one of the other authorized dealers and see if they would price match the $1K.
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
In this price range, I think Pioneer, Infinity,...

In this price range, I think Pioneer, Infinity, NHT, EMP are all good choices.
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's always a tricky question to answer b/c...

That's always a tricky question to answer b/c this hobby is all about personal preferences.

I feel it may be an improvement, but there is absolutely no guarantee. Even if there were an...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The $1600 Energy Veritas V-6.3 tower vs $1450 RBH...

The $1600 Energy Veritas V-6.3 tower vs $1450 RBH MC-6CT tower?

I still think the RBH MC is better than the Energy Veritas.

The RBH Impression series would be better than Energy RC series.
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, I don't it's fair to compare RBH MC series...

Yeah, I don't it's fair to compare RBH MC series to Energy speakers. :D

Even the RBH Impression series would be better than Energy. :D
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, $1075 per speaker. Looks like $475 (3...

Yeah, $1075 per speaker.

Looks like $475 (3 tweeters + XO) + $600 (4 mid) = $1075 per speaker.

It seems you don't need XO for the midrange upgrade, but you do need new XO for the tweeters.
Forum: Speakers   02-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think in general, assuming the design and...

I think in general, assuming the design and implementation is the same with 2 speakers, having multiple and larger midrange and woofers tends to improve efficiency and dynamics.
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I will ask about the cost of the Reference...

I will ask about the cost of the Reference Aluminum 6.5" midrange driver - the RBH 165-FPN Cast Aluminum Midrange driver.

Okay, the RBH 165-FPN Cast Al midrange driver is $150 each (MSRP).
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's right. The ScanSpeak 9500 Tweeter...

That's right.
The ScanSpeak 9500 Tweeter upgrade is $125 each x 3 = $375.
The new Crossover for the ScanSpeak 9500 costs $100 per speaker.
So each speaker is $475.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That's a very solid plan indeed.

That's a very solid plan indeed.
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Certainly one option. 1. Upgrade to...

Certainly one option.

1. Upgrade to Reference tweeters (ScanSpeak 9500)

2. Also upgrade to Beryllium midrange drivers

But since a pair of T1 has a total of 6 tweeters and 8 midrange...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I doubt there will be discounts on the SX when...

I doubt there will be discounts on the SX when the SV comes out in about 6 months.

I'm sure there will be people who would like to complete their current SX systems.

There is always that...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Just got word from RBH. The SV series that...

Just got word from RBH.

The SV series that will be released in 6 months will eventually replace all SX speakers, including the T-system.

People can still buy any of the SX series as long as...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Looks like you have a great system. Your...

Looks like you have a great system.

Your system definitely ranks with any entry level system from Revel, KEF, B&W, Dynaudio, Focal, etc., that cost a lot more.

Really no need to upgrade...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 71,940
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I just realized you already own RBH speakers. :)

I just realized you already own RBH speakers. :)
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
See if there are any RBH dealers around that may...

See if there are any RBH dealers around that may have something like the RBH SX-8300.
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
BTW, the "EMP" loudspeakers are now called the...

BTW, the "EMP" loudspeakers are now called the "RBH Impression Series" loudspeakers. :D

http://rbhsound.com/impressionseries.php
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