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Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By rokbyter
someone mentioned the monitor audio RX2s earlier...

someone mentioned the monitor audio RX2s earlier - if you can find those for $500 or less, definitely worth your consideration. having owned a pair for 2 years now, with music, since you said you...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By rokbyter
I went back and looked, and the email I sent my...

I went back and looked, and the email I sent my inquiry to was hcgparts@harman.com. Don't know if that will make any difference, but I also find it hard to believe they don't have grilles for a...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By rokbyter
I recently needed a new tweeter for one of my...

I recently needed a new tweeter for one of my L820s that I found had a dented tweeter after unpacking. I went to the website and found the same thing you did - all parts unavailable. However, I...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By rokbyter
Thumbs up a man with his priorities clearly in line.

a man with his priorities clearly in line.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-24-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By rokbyter
Except that integrateds are out as OP needs a...

Except that integrateds are out as OP needs a tuner.

"Separates are out too as I need a tuner."

The answer to the original question in the thread is no. Are there other ways to get bass...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By rokbyter
Why limit choices indeed. That's the point - the...

Why limit choices indeed. That's the point - the situation you describe has very limited choices to make it happen. I was looking for just such a combination of components just a few years ago and...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-24-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By rokbyter
Yes, some subs have this and fewer...

Yes, some subs have this and fewer receivers/integrateds have that, but yes, let's seek out the most difficult solution to a simple question.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By rokbyter
^not for the mains they don't. the primary...

^not for the mains they don't. the primary benefit (if you'd read the rest of my post) is in not having the lower frequencies sent to the mains (or amp) at all, allowing the amp (and your mains) to...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By rokbyter
Whether you go stereo or AVR, I'd still opt for...

Whether you go stereo or AVR, I'd still opt for something with bass management if you plan to use a sub. If you have full range fronts, it's not worth worrying about, but with a sub cutting the mains...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By rokbyter
^very true. I have a pair of l820s I'd part with...

^very true. I have a pair of l820s I'd part with for that, actually. PM me if interested.
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By rokbyter
if it were me, I'd pick up the S38s and upgrade...

if it were me, I'd pick up the S38s and upgrade the front L/R.
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10,282
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Posted By rokbyter
I'd appreciate hearing how your decision goes...

I'd appreciate hearing how your decision goes with this as I'm in a similar situation - comparing the Sony str-dn850/1050 to a Marantz SR-5008. I'm coming from an older HK AVR254 which has served me...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 25,623
Posted By rokbyter
In application, the power difference is...

In application, the power difference is negligible. The 850's rated power into a 6ohm load with 2 channels driven is 95w per channel, the 1050 is 100w - insignificant. The other power ratings you see...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By rokbyter
A second one is very tempting. I think I'm...

A second one is very tempting. I think I'm already pushing it though, having one in a 850 sq ft apartment :D
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By rokbyter
Picked one up last week and hooked it up, but...

Picked one up last week and hooked it up, but haven't had time to do the sub crawl or optimize it. Still, I'm very impressed so far. Outstanding sub, has exactly the sound I was looking for -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 27,836
Posted By rokbyter
hahahaha, sad but true. I'd like to hear...

hahahaha, sad but true.

I'd like to hear about people's decision process - what they cross-shopped, what their needs were, how this fulfills them or doesn't, what made them go with it over the...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10,282
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Posted By rokbyter
Smile I think they're definitely worth a listen, and...

I think they're definitely worth a listen, and I'd pack up my RX-2s to take with me for a direct comparison. It won't be your room, but you can least hear them side by side. I imagine it would be an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 27,836
Posted By rokbyter
With regard to value as in the much quoted: "You...

With regard to value as in the much quoted: "You cannot get a better value (price/features/performance) anywhere."

Value is subjective, therefore opinion.

can we get back on topic now?
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10,282
Views: 1,366,061
Posted By rokbyter
for what it's worth, I have the RX-2s placed...

for what it's worth, I have the RX-2s placed with their rear ports no more than a foot away from the back wall and have not experienced anything approximating "unwieldy" bass response. I wouldn't...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By rokbyter
Quote:Originally Posted by Greg...

Quote:Originally Posted by Greg Ulate http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1518194/hsu-hb-1-mk2-vs-jbl-studio-230#post_24630057)

Which ones did you like most?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,200
Posted By rokbyter
In for comments as I'm considering an upgrade...

In for comments as I'm considering an upgrade from an Emotiva UPA-2 to a Parasound A23.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,592
Posted By rokbyter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mankite http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438109/can-you-hear-the-difference-between-amplifiers/90#post_22592055)

Coors light,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,592
Posted By rokbyter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by metallicaband http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438109/can-you-hear-the-difference-between-amplifiers/60#post_22586447)
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 13,592
Posted By rokbyter
Until someone can prove to me that each of us...

Until someone can prove to me that each of us hears everything the same way (yeah, go measure that).. amps sound different. the same amp/speaker/dac/preamp/receiver/roomcorrectionsoftware/room in...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15,342
Views: 1,316,198
Posted By rokbyter
Has anyone read or heard anything about the...

Has anyone read or heard anything about the Studio 5 series? I've always like JBL's horns, and I'm intrigued but there seems to be so little info on the web. Surely someone out there has heard...
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