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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By buzzy_
I love condescending posts from people who think...

I love condescending posts from people who think they're well informed audiophiles, where they prove how they're not.


You're exposed to compressed audio in a lot of ways you clearly don't...
Forum: Speakers   09-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 772,320
Posted By buzzy_
It sounds like it's used to implement a crossover...

It sounds like it's used to implement a crossover to cut out some of the bass, which you do by removing the clip between the top binding posts:


" The extra set of binding posts is used to...
Forum: Speakers   09-03-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By buzzy_
Note that this isn't actually a T amp - it...

Note that this isn't actually a T amp - it doesn't use a Tripath chip. It uses an ST Microelectronics TDA7492.


As with most of these digital amps, the marketing materials exaggerate the output,...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,947
Posted By buzzy_
The Pioneers won't cut it, if you want music for...

The Pioneers won't cut it, if you want music for parties. Buy the ones ziegj01 recommended and get it over with.

Note that this has a 6.5" driver, high sensitivity, and high power handling. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,192
Posted By buzzy_
The idea has been tested in the market. As noted...

The idea has been tested in the market. As noted briefly, Panasonic did have a line of slimline receivers (SA-XR55 and -57). They tried for several years to develop a market, there just wasn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By buzzy_
I'm going to pass on commenting on your post,...

I'm going to pass on commenting on your post, other than to say that the Icepower 50ASX2-based amps do sound nice and are versatile.

Two other options I'd forgotten about:

AudioEngine N22...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,343
Posted By buzzy_
No one mentioned the covers? The liner notes? I...

No one mentioned the covers? The liner notes? I do miss those.

Otherwise, vinyl is just a euphonic distortion. If you like it, you can get the effect with a filter. Or a different sort of...
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 925
Posted By buzzy_
If you need to use tiny speakers, consider using...

If you need to use tiny speakers, consider using only 2 of the prewires, and set the speakers up to cover a smaller part of that room as the listening area. Or think about using 6 speakers.

I see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By buzzy_
TheD have a look at the NAD D3020, Hypex based. ...

TheD have a look at the NAD D3020, Hypex based. Or the NAD 316Bee.
http://www.addictedtoaudio.com.au/product/nad-d3020-hybrid-digital-amplifier-with-aptx...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,067
Posted By buzzy_
amirm, you don't understand audio encoding, and...

amirm, you don't understand audio encoding, and your conclusions are the wrong ones. No, it's not possible for the data to peak at 1.4 mbit/sec as stored in the file, as basic lossless compression...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,067
Posted By buzzy_
I can assure you that video is completely,...

I can assure you that video is completely, absolutely wrong. There is no way to see or calculate the differences a human perceives between a flac and an mp3. Hearing is a psychoacoustic process. ...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 459
Posted By buzzy_
Try it in the space before you worry too much...

Try it in the space before you worry too much about it.

Are you going to stand them up vertically? If so, make sure whatever you put them on is very stable, with no risk of falling over. I'm not...
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By buzzy_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BOSTON-HD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534368/psb-b6s-vs-cambridge-audio-sx-60s-which#post_24800533)

Buzzy: You don't...
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By buzzy_
Quote:But I'm most concerned about is...

Quote:But I'm most concerned about is price/performance.

The PSB Image stuff on sale now is hard to beat for value for a high quality speaker, and a name brand so they will be worth something if...
Forum: Speakers   06-06-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By buzzy_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BOSTON-HD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534368/psb-b6s-vs-cambridge-audio-sx-60s-which#post_24795773)

Received a UPS...
Forum: Speakers   06-04-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By buzzy_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BOSTON-HD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1533866/modest-upgrade-to-paradigm-atom-v3s#post_24793078)

T-Amps aren't there yet....
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By buzzy_
B&W M-1 have about twice the enclosure size of...

B&W M-1 have about twice the enclosure size of the others. They're the size of a real (if small) speaker. So they should have a more natural tone.

The problem with sub sat systems is that the...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By buzzy_
In summary, what the chart says is that when a...

In summary, what the chart says is that when a supply voltage of 13.5V is provided, the THD varies as shown with respect to the output power (using, as you say, a 1khz signal). With an 8 ohm load,...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By buzzy_
"This is a speaker you can take home to meet...

"This is a speaker you can take home to meet Mother."
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 661
Posted By buzzy_
The PSB B6 is the way to go. Both because of the...

The PSB B6 is the way to go. Both because of the quality and the size, which gives them a more natural tone than the Atoms. Just check the measurements to make sure you can accommodate the size....
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By buzzy_
Not that big a deal. How big is the space...

Not that big a deal.

How big is the space it's in?
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,767
Posted By buzzy_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by iAmDougE http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532341/how-to-get-pioneer-andrew-jones-home-theater-speakers-louder#post_24735224)
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Forum: Speakers   05-14-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By buzzy_
What are you using to play the media on the PC?...

What are you using to play the media on the PC? Some software (like vlc) has sync settings you can adjust.

A quick test would be to play something with another media player (vlc, iTunes, Windows...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By buzzy_
There's nothing all that model specific about...

There's nothing all that model specific about setting up a sub. You may want to just look for some general instructions. And/or look in the subwoofer forum.

There's more to setting up your...
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By buzzy_
steve1106, you need to allow some time to figure...

steve1106, you need to allow some time to figure it out.

As suggested, the Energy Takes and sub aren't enough for that room. Professional calibration isn't going to make them sound bigger. Larger...
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