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Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 12:32 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
Archaea - finally got round to buying a 3rd C200...

Archaea - finally got round to buying a 3rd C200 for a centre - so have matching front three now

thought changing the L/R made a huge difference, now replacing the centre - oh my

its so nice to...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,916
Posted By markabuckley
thanks again Archaea - its refreshing here on AVS...

thanks again Archaea - its refreshing here on AVS - that some people have an open mind to what sounds good does not have to have the "right" label on it

I was going to go for a pair of Tannoy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
fantastic thanks :)

fantastic thanks :)
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
5.1 + 2 Atmos upfirers - so I've not tried them...

5.1 + 2 Atmos upfirers - so I've not tried them to create a phantom center - I'm not sure if I can with my Denon without changing my speaker setup - I'll have a look though see if I can test - what...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,916
Posted By markabuckley
Archaea - based partly on this thread - I took a...

Archaea - based partly on this thread - I took a punt (as couldn't find anywhere to listen to a pair, and they weren't too expensive) on a pair of Mackie C200s

have to say they sound fantastic -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2017, 11:28 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
a friend of mine has just bought one of these -...

a friend of mine has just bought one of these - has the Audyssey app been released yet ?
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2017, 11:25 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
I couldn't quite get over the looks - although a...

I couldn't quite get over the looks - although a major bargain

so based on Archaea's post and comments - I took a punt on a pair of Mackie C200s

have to say - they sound FANTASTIC - (so thanks...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 04:42 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
Dave In the Green - if looks are high on list -...

Dave In the Green - if looks are high on list - have you considered the Yamahas ?

no idea what they are like- but seem to get high praise on other forums
...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 12:01 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
I'm very tempted to order a pair of these as an...

I'm very tempted to order a pair of these as an experiment to see how a speaker with a Compression Driver would sound in my living room

question though please- why are there many user reports that...
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,591
Posted By markabuckley
any ideas how these would compare with KEF Q900s...

any ideas how these would compare with KEF Q900s (KEFs seem on super clearance here in UK at moment @ £699 a pair)
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
just some info the shop I linked to I believe is...

just some info the shop I linked to I believe is a well known shop in UK - but I've never bought from them personally

every few days they switch between brand new and open box stock for same price...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 10:48 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
you'd like the UK price of these currently then...

you'd like the UK price of these currently then ....

£799 a pair for the XT8Fs

http://www.creative-audio.co.uk/HDLIST.php?HOTDEAL=TAN_REVXT8F_ST

same price as 6.2s

not sure which are...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,916
Posted By markabuckley
this has been a great read - thanks Archaea, Carp...

this has been a great read - thanks Archaea, Carp and Stitch

question for you all please - at what volume/room size does a Compression Driver win over more conventional tweeters ?

I need some...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 43,820
Posted By markabuckley
thanks will take a look and compare to the LSRs ...

thanks will take a look and compare to the LSRs

I found some cheap LSR308s last night so tempted to deal with the faff of being active as I love the sound of my LSR305s so much

I think the...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2016, 04:27 PM
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Views: 43,820
Posted By markabuckley
I'm loving my LSR305s - but in my setup...

I'm loving my LSR305s - but in my setup downstairs they were a bit of a pain when I used them - being active - are there any equivalents that are passive ?

Whilst on holiday - I was at some remote...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-05-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 152,085
Posted By markabuckley
seem to be only getting max video option of 720p...

seem to be only getting max video option of 720p for youtube ? any ideas please ?
Forum: Speakers   05-24-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By markabuckley
I've been blown away by the sound my LSR305s...

I've been blown away by the sound my LSR305s produce

I've used them with my computer (with an amp as pre-amp), with my Yamaha MOXF (direct) and in my Home Cinema setup in living room at high...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,267
Views: 225,894
Posted By markabuckley
anyone else read the Sound and Vision review of...

anyone else read the Sound and Vision review of the 7200WA

http://www.soundandvision.com/content/denon-avr-x7200w-av-receiver#h5AFGUFFyWvIOzlr.97

I thought the 7200 sounded good - the review -...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-02-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 614,805
Posted By markabuckley
fantastic tool thanks - used it several times...

fantastic tool thanks - used it several times over weekend on my ZT60 Plasma

got the deltas very low across the board and after many hours of tweaking - did a Calman Colorchecker test and I...
Forum: Display Calibration   05-01-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 614,805
Posted By markabuckley
using HFCR with a i1 Display 3 with a few...

using HFCR with a i1 Display 3

with a few minor tweaks - my RGB levels are spot on - deltas very very < 1

but I can't get my Primaries anywhere near - I'm obviously missing something obvious
...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 757,643
Posted By markabuckley
thanks - yes I've owned a few Pro Panasonic...

thanks - yes I've owned a few Pro Panasonic panels before this ZT and they were definitely far less IR prone

the only half stubborn bit of IR I've got is our Sky (cable) pause button
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-17-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,719
Posted By markabuckley
400w sounds about right I've measured my...

400w sounds about right

I've measured my Panasonic ZT60 at the wall - and playing content at normal contrast/viewing settings I'm at about 320W

I still wouldn't swap it for a LCD or OLED though...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2016, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 757,643
Posted By markabuckley
anyone finding IR getting steadily worse as their...

anyone finding IR getting steadily worse as their panel ages ?

whilst nothing is permanent - my immediate IR seems to be getting worse

say on menu or something - for only a couple of minutes if...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 178,226
Posted By markabuckley
grr each time I see updates on this thread...

grr each time I see updates on this thread reminds me I must actually go out and order a pair !

I've been having real decision issues about B212XLs or Mackie C200s

C200s mainly for looks in a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,267
Views: 225,894
Posted By markabuckley
just re-checked and now working 5 hours later !...

just re-checked and now working 5 hours later ! weird !!!
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