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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-03-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 22,394
Posted By carp
How many watts can the _______ take? Ok,...

How many watts can the _______ take?

Ok, seriously they need a bad ass name. ;)
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30,575
Views: 1,316,674
Posted By carp
I did for a long time, but I'm back to crossing...

I did for a long time, but I'm back to crossing the mains at 80hz for movies only. I don't want to mess with the HPF and now that I have a nearfield sub I don't need any more bass than my 9 18"s can...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-03-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,203
Posted By carp
Interesting! I have found the opposite in my...

Interesting! I have found the opposite in my room, I feel like the sound is more pin point and "dry" with more toe - in and more spacious with less toe -in. It could be because I like having my...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-03-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,203
Posted By carp
Ha, very cool - what scenes were you cranking up...

Ha, very cool - what scenes were you cranking up the loudest?

Atta boy David! :D
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-03-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,309
Posted By carp
Thanks for recommending Rdio!! I'm trying it out...

Thanks for recommending Rdio!! I'm trying it out now and it's very early but so far I am VERY impressed. The radio function seems to have all the variety of Pandora (better actually) and the size...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-03-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,203
Posted By carp
Woah cool - I didn't David would be up there!!...

Woah cool - I didn't David would be up there!! Tell him I'm jealous and wish I was there. :)

As far as the panels go - this has been my experience. I think the sound is better with no panels in...
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,919
Posted By carp
Agreed!! :)

Agreed!! :)
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-03-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 3,203
Posted By carp
Luke, so you are planning on tweaking the eq more...

Luke, so you are planning on tweaking the eq more on the new mains? As they are set up now - did you like the mids and highs better on yours or the 1099's?

Just curious, I'm hoping you get them...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-03-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
I was so impressed with Kevin's speakers when I...

I was so impressed with Kevin's speakers when I had them in the chairs so if the Volt's don't sound as good I may have to talk to you about your surrounds. Remember how much I liked them at the...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Here is a pic of where the pole is. ...

Here is a pic of where the pole is.

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee292/carlhungus2/IMG_1324_zpshjchwz3n.jpg (http://s232.photobucket.com/user/carlhungus2/media/IMG_1324_zpshjchwz3n.jpg.html)...
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30,575
Views: 1,316,674
Posted By carp
The bass won't be bloated if you have the mains...

The bass won't be bloated if you have the mains and subs time aligned correctly. I do this by running a continuous sweep through the omnimic and making changes to the distance settings of the subs...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Thanks guys! Time to experiment with placement. ...

Thanks guys! Time to experiment with placement. If only I didn't have this damn pole in the room... eh I guess holding up the house is slightly important... :p
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-02-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Finished today. Dave did almost all of the...

Finished today. Dave did almost all of the critical work, I did stuff you can't screw up. He kept telling me that when I thought I as done sanding that meant I was half way done.

They turned...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30,575
Views: 1,316,674
Posted By carp
Oh yes, I've tried all speaker placement options...

Oh yes, I've tried all speaker placement options available in my room.

For me having the speakers wide is the best by far for 2 channel music - and works just fine for movies too. I also prefer...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,919
Posted By carp
Ha, I'd LOVE to attend!! Wait... I already heard...

Ha, I'd LOVE to attend!! Wait... I already heard both in my room... still this sounds like a blast! Can't make it but I'll enjoy reading about it!!

What's cool is I'm sure Jeff knows there is a...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
That's a beast alright! Lately I've read from a...

That's a beast alright! Lately I've read from a few guys that put in larger speakers for surrounds and really liked the result.

I tried it with Kevin's seos speakers with the 300 dollar ae driver...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-02-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
That's my plan right now, use 4 more volts for...

That's my plan right now, use 4 more volts for ceiling speakers. I may keep a pair of the eD's for rear surrounds, I recently moved them from high up on the back of the side walls to closer to ear...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-01-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Whoa 40hz!! What are the dimensions?

Whoa 40hz!! What are the dimensions?
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-01-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Dave's place, he is the friend that help me build...

Dave's place, he is the friend that help me build my riser and he was at our blind amp meet. He's not a big forum guy but he's built at least 5 or 6 pairs of speakers including the Volts, Tempests,...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-31-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 23,423
Posted By carp
Going over to a friends house tomorrow bright and...

Going over to a friends house tomorrow bright and early to build a pair of Volt 10 LX's to use as my new side surrounds. Were going to make them very thin, like Matt shows here, the new flat/shallow...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-31-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 40,725
Posted By carp
You would be able to tell from 15 feet with a...

You would be able to tell from 15 feet with a 137" screen - assuming that's a 16:9 screen. If it's 2:35:1 then maybe not. Tough call... can you buy the 3500 and if it's not a noticeable difference...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-31-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 27,449
Posted By carp
I've read posts saying that normal movies in DSU...

I've read posts saying that normal movies in DSU are often more impressive than the movies mixed in Atmos. Is that really the case?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-31-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 60,369
Posted By carp
I agree. Best sounding speaker I've heard in a...

I agree. Best sounding speaker I've heard in a GTG speaker comparison. Fantastic sound. Ha, back to how we all hear things differently.. I was going on about how much I liked them and Mark Seaton...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,919
Posted By carp
^ This is the way to go. The only way to know...

^ This is the way to go. The only way to know what you really like is to hear speakers in your room, otherwise you might wonder what if. I was doing a lot of wondering what if about the JBL 4722...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 2,919
Posted By carp
I checked again and finally found it! I assumed...

I checked again and finally found it! I assumed it would be in a thread I started.
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