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Forum: Speakers   02-24-2017, 10:37 AM
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Posted By RMK!
I think toe-in is helpful in getting the best...

I think toe-in is helpful in getting the best audio image with most speakers. I've always used some toe-in and the depth of the 215RT, and my limited space behind the screen makes it a little tight....
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2017, 09:10 AM
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Posted By RMK!
One note on this regarding placing the 215RT...

One note on this regarding placing the 215RT behind a projection screen. My room is asymmetrical and I have a alcove in the front of the room not centered in the room that is the home for the LCR's....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 11:41 PM
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Posted By RMK!
RMK is there a link to this? I'd like to give it...

RMK is there a link to this? I'd like to give it a read :) Wow, such loyalty, I wish I had know about Jeff and JTR 15 years ago when I bought my 1st home theater system out of a box, live and learn.
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Frankly, the level of extra detail and resolution...

Frankly, the level of extra detail and resolution (Jeff defined this as lower distortion) of the HTR's is significant for some and negligible for others. I'm in the latter camp. I would still have my...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-20-2017, 10:24 AM
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Posted By RMK!
I purchased via VUDU and used DSU as noted above.

I purchased via VUDU and used DSU as noted above.
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-20-2017, 10:21 AM
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Posted By RMK!
+1 on your review Ralph. Dr Strange is nice...

+1 on your review Ralph. Dr Strange is nice addition to the Marvel catalog with high quality CG and has terrific DTS-HA MA audio. As usual, we used DSU processing and that created a very nice sound...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-20-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By RMK!
All of you KC HT hosts (+dlbeck) deserve a huge...

All of you KC HT hosts (+dlbeck) deserve a huge thank you from those able to attend and those just watching from home. Obviously a lot of effort went into this and some traveled very long distances...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-19-2017, 05:21 PM
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Posted By RMK!
Jeff is a real road warrior. He drove them from...

Jeff is a real road warrior. He drove them from Chicago to my California home.



That's cool, I'm glad they ended up with someone who appreciates what great subs they are. Still my favorite in...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 10:27 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Sending you a PM.

Sending you a PM.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2017, 08:43 AM
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Posted By RMK!
I remember getting my dual OS's in 2010. Jeff...

I remember getting my dual OS's in 2010. Jeff delivered them and we had a GTG (discussed at the beginning of this thread). We (mostly Jeff ;)) pushed them beyond hard in those two days and for a guy...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 12:09 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Interesting Thread Mark ... 168 and counting...

Interesting Thread Mark ... 168 and counting Atmos in/on ceiling installs is pretty impressive for one day of polling.

I am running a 7.4.1 Atmos setup with DSU being the format used over 90% of...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-15-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By RMK!
This one really surprised me as virtually every...

This one really surprised me as virtually every review was positive (including yours Ralph :)). It's not that I didn't find the movie interesting and there were some good moments. The acting was...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 09:54 AM
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Posted By RMK!
If your willing to make the trip I'd be happy to...

If your willing to make the trip I'd be happy to give you a 215RT demo. If your not into longish road trips Southwest has $49 fares for LA to Sacramento. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-14-2017, 06:47 PM
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Posted By RMK!
These guys...

These guys...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2017, 10:49 PM
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Posted By RMK!
I do not, and I suppose I'm just whistling...

I do not, and I suppose I'm just whistling through the graveyard on that point :o. I am mostly under reference levels and I'm having no issues overloading the drives or clipping the amp. We watched...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2017, 07:19 PM
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Posted By RMK!
I had a Sunfire 7400 driving my Noesis 212's...

I had a Sunfire 7400 driving my Noesis 212's (loved it) and now have a Dsonic 3 channel (M3-4500) which is supposed to put out over 2000wpc @4 ohms. I think you would be great with 212HTR's and ok...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2017, 10:36 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Due to your already having very capable...

Due to your already having very capable subwoofer(s), the 212HTR's seem like the best option. The 215RM's were designed for Center Channel duty and are I'm sure are very capable but I think you would...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-09-2017, 08:35 AM
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Posted By RMK!
When you put JTR in the Thread title it's pretty...

When you put JTR in the Thread title it's pretty much anything goes. Some good recommendations here so consider it a teaching moment. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By RMK!
Get a better surge protector e.g. Furman or...

Get a better surge protector e.g. Furman or Tripp=Lite.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2017, 08:40 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Yes, my Marantz SSP allows for setting the...

Yes, my Marantz SSP allows for setting the relative Volume Scale as 0 (silent) to 98 (max volume) or my preferred –79.5 db (silent) to +18.0 dB (max volume). I (and many here) use the latter scale...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2017, 03:38 PM
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Posted By RMK!
Minus 7 on the MV, or the internal speaker...

Minus 7 on the MV, or the internal speaker levels? Bottom line, reference is theoretical and based upon how your AVR or SSP works. You need a SLP Meter to tell you what your final post calibration...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2017, 03:25 PM
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Posted By RMK!
If you read the THX article linked above it...

If you read the THX article linked above it describes the 10db delta (75 db test tones vs 85db THX reference level). If you adjust the levels of your speakers so that the speaker level test tones are...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2017, 11:58 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Trust but verify ... :)

Trust but verify ... :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By RMK!
Actually, 0 MV (Master Volume) is reference level...

Actually, 0 MV (Master Volume) is reference level if you use the test tones on your AVR or SSP (these tones should read 75DB on an SPL meter). I can comfortably listen to movies at -7 or -8 and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By RMK!
You need a DB meter. It's an essential piece of...

You need a DB meter. It's an essential piece of kit for speaker/sub setup, measurement and EQ. :)
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