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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
I believe the Outlaw LFM-1 EX is frequently on...

I believe the Outlaw LFM-1 EX is frequently on sale for about $500ish which i think is the absolute best bang for buck (i think its sold out due to Black Friday :( )

Other than that - i love my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 63,341
Posted By jerrolds
I just connect my PC to the AVR using the HDMI...

I just connect my PC to the AVR using the HDMI from my video card - and select SONY AVSYSTEM as my sound output source. I just have the 550, but i can remotely control Spotify/Foobar/VLC/MPC-HC using...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,019
Posted By jerrolds
I think 2 Ascend Acoustics cmt-340 se would blow...

I think 2 Ascend Acoustics cmt-340 se would blow away 2xRF82s for less than the price. I believe a pair would be $448 atm.
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By jerrolds
Disagree - unless your room is treated...

Disagree - unless your room is treated exceptionally well, good headphones even HE-400 should easily win in areas of detail extraction, separation, clarity, maybe bass quality

Of course itll lose...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By jerrolds
For my desktop listening, I wanted to have the...

For my desktop listening, I wanted to have the same sound as my HE-400i's (warm tilting, neutralish, fantastic separation, clarity, textured bass) but increase the soundstage. So I picked up a pair...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 63,341
Posted By jerrolds
Is it a known issue where this AVR cuts in an out...

Is it a known issue where this AVR cuts in an out if source is HDMI and the TV is off? Sometimes i just want to listen to music from my computer (using foobar and/or spotify) and it cuts in and out...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 63,341
Posted By jerrolds
Just picked up the Sony STRDH550 - im hoping...

Just picked up the Sony STRDH550 - im hoping sound quality is exactly the same and all its missing is extra connectivity features.

I noticed when doing auto-calibration it set all my speakers to...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By jerrolds
Yea i wish i could demo them, no one locally...

Yea i wish i could demo them, no one locally sells them dammit
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By jerrolds
Energy V-mini vs Teac LS-H265 - is it an upgrade?

I have the option to sell my frontstage Energy V-mini and get 3 pairs of Teac LS-H265. The Teac's seem to be getting positive reviews, i'm wondering if it would be an upgrade against my vminis. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By jerrolds
They look like they match ok on paper HK 254...

They look like they match ok on paper

HK 254
• 50 Watts x 7, seven channels driven at full power at 8 ohms,
20Hz – 20kHz, <0.07% THD (surround modes), 350 watts total

• 65 Watts x 2, two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By jerrolds
No idea - i would think the power would be...

No idea - i would think the power would be "cleaner"? This is my first dedicated amp, i thought that was the whole point of them lol (that and be more modular)

I bought this modded emotiva cuz it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By jerrolds
Great thanks guys - the Emotiva xmini is a 50w...

Great thanks guys - the Emotiva xmini is a 50w per channel stereo amp, so im hoping itll match nicely after the auto calibration
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By jerrolds
OK to amp L/R speakers, and leave Center to AVR?

I just purchased an Emotiva XMini A100 amp, its been moddled to include a 1/4" headphone jack. Ill be using it to drive headphones initially but will probably swap them for speaker use sometime in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By jerrolds
Will there be another Elusive 1099?

I probably wont have the funds and space to build the 1099s yet (possibly spring of next year) - and since the materials for it are limited - will there be a successor to the 1099s?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By jerrolds
Are the Tempest drivers much better than the...

Are the Tempest drivers much better than the Pures? I was just thinking that the Tempests would be overkill (in both sound output and footprint) for a 12x12' area - even if one side does open up to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By jerrolds
Ya i want a nice sounding HT - i currently have...

Ya i want a nice sounding HT - i currently have Energy Veritas Minis with an SVS-PB1000 in my apt style cnodo, and they sound an order of magnitude better than my old Samsung soundbar lol.

They...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By jerrolds
Klipsch RF-82 vs Fusion 10 Pure?

Just checked my locals and someones looking to sell a pair of Klipsch RF-82 (not ii's) for about $450CAD. Seems like a decent deal - anyone have any thoughts on how they will sound in a 13x12' space...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,045
Posted By jerrolds
Nope....

Nope. http://www.diysoundgroup.com/assembled-crossovers/fusion-15-crossover.html

Build some bass ass speakers like the Tempests....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By jerrolds
Retail equivalent to Fusion 10/12's?

Out of curiosity - what would be the retail equivalent to the Fusion 10 Pures and 12 Tempests in terms of sound performance? Similar frequency response, quality, SPL, efficiency maybe?

Are they...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,981
Posted By jerrolds
Im talking using a plant spray, like a mist - not...

Im talking using a plant spray, like a mist - not a hose. And distilled water is virtually electrically non-conductive, and guaranteed to be streak free unlike tap water with minerals (at least much...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,981
Posted By jerrolds
Buy a jug of distilled water from your local...

Buy a jug of distilled water from your local supermarket - spray on, wipe with microfiber. Streak free and wont harm the surface.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
What would be a good price for Def Tec SM450...

What would be a good price for Def Tec SM450 (studio monitors) - theres someone locally looking to sell a pair for $325 Canadian - i wonder if they'll offer much more performance over my current...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,183
Posted By jerrolds
Are you able to put room treatments at all? That...

Are you able to put room treatments at all? That might absorb some of the highs and any ringing
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By jerrolds
Yea its currently what i have - but i have no...

Yea its currently what i have - but i have no problems replacing it shortly after. I keep scouring the classified for good deals on amps, since the receiver has pre-outs which is nice. Might not be...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By jerrolds
Thanks theyre pretty fantastic - tight punchy...

Thanks theyre pretty fantastic - tight punchy bass while keeping the mids and highs clear. Some sibilance though - but eq fixes it. I did a grill mod and waiting on the 560 pads to come in to...
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