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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2017, 12:58 PM
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Posted By vardo
XBR11 You can boost the signal from the ADA-150...

XBR11
You can boost the signal from the ADA-150 using a stereo line preamp part no. 58-14820. 15db of boost max
Made by MCM Electronics but just google the part name and part no. You can get one...
Forum: Speakers   03-05-2017, 12:07 PM
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Posted By vardo
Agree with Sekosche, BH go for it. I have 4...

Agree with Sekosche, BH go for it. I have 4 overhead Klipsch outdoor speakers (AM-525) and like most outdoor speakers
they have mounting brackets. They are a good match with the PSA's I have, horn...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2017, 03:31 PM
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Posted By vardo
The 110's were replaced with 210T's and 210c last...

The 110's were replaced with 210T's and 210c last July. I wanted the 110's to go to someone who could really appreciate them.
So when subacabra asked in "this" thread if anyone had some 110's for...
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2017, 03:59 PM
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Posted By vardo
I don't do REW, and my first sentance was...

I don't do REW, and my first sentance was sarcasm....or meant to be. As an old geeser I've been doing audio
for over 50 years and the pre pro I have now has no room correction. Outlaw 975...to be...
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2017, 11:20 AM
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Posted By vardo
Well, someone who actually listens with his ears...

Well, someone who actually listens with his ears (how novel :eek: )

But measurements and EQ is important. I wouldn't ignore REW, but it can and will drive you bananas when learning it. Once you...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-18-2017, 01:02 PM
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Posted By vardo
The problem with leaving you sub amps on all the...

The problem with leaving you sub amps on all the time is not that you are saving much money
on electric consumption, but it's hard on the amp in the long run. Quoted from a electric tech who ...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2017, 11:11 AM
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Posted By vardo
I've never used measurements to compare one...

I've never used measurements to compare one speaker to another for a sound signaature. I use my ears (how novel, lol). But agree measurements help in deciding a sound signature. I actually lean...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-15-2017, 01:57 PM
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Posted By vardo
Upgrading to the ICE amps is really worth the...

Upgrading to the ICE amps is really worth the money IMO. I upgraded 2 of the 3 XV-15se's and am glad I did.
So I thought 2 upgrades to ICE would be enough....but I keep reading the new stuff on...
Forum: Speakers   01-15-2017, 12:46 PM
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Posted By vardo
Hop, I bought the Phillips Concert: Live at...

Hop, I bought the Phillips Concert: Live at Monteux some time ago on regular DVD and it's awesome.
The Blu Ray is available from Amazon (which I just discovered) and now I'll probably buy the Blu...
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2017, 11:13 AM
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Posted By vardo
And for you older guys (and younger too), "The...

And for you older guys (and younger too), "The Dukes of September Live at the Lincoln Center" is a great (to me) Blu ray concert.

Featuring Donald Fagen (lead singer, Steely Dan), Michael...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-08-2017, 12:15 PM
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Posted By vardo
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Roger-Waters-The-Wal...

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Roger-Waters-The-Wall-Blu-ray/12873/#Review

Going to get this from Amazon.

Craig
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2017, 10:42 AM
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Posted By vardo
Like Hop, I use an 80Hz crossover to all all my...

Like Hop, I use an 80Hz crossover to all all my PSA speakers (including the 210T's). I've tried 70, 90 and 100Hz jsut
to see what the differences in sound would be, but always found 80hz to be the...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2017, 01:19 PM
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Posted By vardo
k1n3t1k Glad my post helped. Those Klipsch...

k1n3t1k

Glad my post helped. Those Klipsch speakers get many 5 star reviews from Amazon and Clutchfield. Hope they work out well for you.
They were designed to sit on top of floor standing...
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2016, 01:42 PM
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Posted By vardo
Thanks Jeff, and Merry Christmas to you and...

Thanks Jeff, and Merry Christmas to you and yours. ... :)

On speaker placement option 2 on the Dolby site gives you a general layout scheme for overhead speakers.
(The link I gave on speaker...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2016, 12:26 PM
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Posted By vardo
Jeffery If you plan on using the Volt 6's...

Jeffery

If you plan on using the Volt 6's with slant front enclosure that would be an ideal for your situation.
They would mesh well with PSA speakers. The price is right, and the kits are an...
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2016, 05:46 PM
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Posted By vardo
As mentioned above HSU has a showroom with all of...

As mentioned above HSU has a showroom with all of their subs (and speakers), located in Anaheim. I have been to their
headquarters about half a dozen times. Dr. Hsu is normaly there to answer any...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By vardo
There's no problem putting the 210's behind a...

There's no problem putting the 210's behind a screen....as long as the screen is acoustically
trnsparent. I am (maybe) thinking my next pruchase would be projector (Epson) and an a acoustically...
Forum: Speakers   12-14-2016, 10:41 AM
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Posted By vardo
In my experience bipoles have always sounded best...

In my experience bipoles have always sounded best when placed to the sides, and about a foot to
eighateen inches above ear level. As far as horizonatal distance they can be locaated 10 degrees
in...
Forum: Speakers   12-08-2016, 02:03 PM
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Posted By vardo
Keith, If you do get a wild hair and do try...

Keith,

If you do get a wild hair and do try XLR's let me know how the experiment turns out.

Craig
Forum: Speakers   12-07-2016, 12:46 PM
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Posted By vardo
Bill Kentucky I started of with 110's front...

Bill Kentucky

I started of with 110's front L/C/R's and I was very pleased, fantastic sounding speakers. I chatted with Tom, and he said changing out to 210T, 210C would not be really...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-06-2016, 12:16 PM
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Posted By vardo
joe801 You are gonna live that 15V....I can...

joe801

You are gonna live that 15V....I can see you ordering another for dual subs.

Craig
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2016, 11:45 AM
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Posted By vardo
Keith I run RCA's to my Evotiva XPA-5. The...

Keith

I run RCA's to my Evotiva XPA-5. The runs from the pre to the power amp(s) are only a meter at most (39")....XLR I've read
will help with the Pre amp output signal if you have long runs...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 03:00 PM
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Posted By vardo
FattyMcButterPants.....2.1 system with MT110's...

FattyMcButterPants.....2.1 system with MT110's for a bedroom system, ya gotta love it!

Enjoy..... :D

Craig
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2016, 04:31 PM
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Posted By vardo
ahblaza Yes Jeffrey I did pick up the Marantz...

ahblaza Yes Jeffrey I did pick up the Marantz AV7702MKII from Outlaw's secret sale. At $1000 I could not pass it up.

I signed up for the Outlaw secret sale,(former customer) but didn't think...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 04:53 PM
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Posted By vardo
How many guys are installing Atmos sspeakers at...

How many guys are installing Atmos sspeakers at the age of 68? Me and Jeffery (ahblaza)...although I still have a few years on him.
If you love this hobby as much as I do, you keep on going. Just...
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