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Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would certainly put the SX-61 up against any...

I would certainly put the SX-61 up against any other high-end bookshelf speaker out there including Revel, KEF, B&W, Dynaudio, Focal, etc.

They would sound great used with a pair of great...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would take the RBH SX-8300 (MSRP $5K, street...

I would take the RBH SX-8300 (MSRP $5K, street price under $4K) over both of those speakers.

Excellent accurate SQ overall. And you would NOT need additional subwoofers because having 2 SX-8300...
Forum: Speakers   11-08-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would, except that it would block the screen. :D

I would, except that it would block the screen. :D
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Well, after selling my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, 3...

Well, after selling my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, 3 pairs of KEF Reference 201/2, Philharmonic 3, TAD 2201, ATC SCM7, Dynaudio X32, Focal 826V, dual Funk 18.0 subs, and still trying to sell my Linkwitz...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
People duly find it unreal that I would be...

People duly find it unreal that I would be willing to sell my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, KEF Reference 201/2, Phil3, & Orion3 to own only RBH speakers. :D

They may also find it unreal that you...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Walter, what are you doing over here? I thought I...

Walter, what are you doing over here? I thought I was seeing things. :)

Well, there is a speaker for everyone. They just need to audition and evaluate what works best for them.
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
See if there is a RBH dealer nearby. I recommend...

See if there is a RBH dealer nearby. I recommend listening to some RBH Signature towers.
Forum: Speakers   10-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 903
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I've owned and heard most types of drivers out...

I've owned and heard most types of drivers out there (Ribbon, Compression, Diamond, Beryllium, Titanium, Aluminum, Magnesium, etc..

I'm not convinced that any one driver type sounds cleaner or...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 903
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
First, I don't think there is a wrong answer....

First, I don't think there is a wrong answer. Everyone has a different POV.

My current family room is 18 x 20 x 12, open to 3 sides. My little brother has a much bigger room around 25 x 25 x 12,...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think they both need subwoofers.

I think they both need subwoofers.
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2014, 12:26 PM
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Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
SVS will soon be featuring at your local...

SVS will soon be featuring at your local Magnolia/Best Buy stores, possibly in the same room as the B&W CM10. :D Check them out.

That's right. Internet Direct brands often get jeer and sneer in...
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, if it sounds good, then it is good. No...

Yeah, if it sounds good, then it is good. No worries. ;)
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Waterfalls didn't appear too shabby. How is the...

Waterfalls didn't appear too shabby. How is the SQ in that room? I suppose as long as it sounds good, then no biggie. :D
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That looks pretty bad. You might try some room...

That looks pretty bad. You might try some room correction software like Dirac or others.

http://www.minidsp.com/products/dirac-series
Forum: Audio Gear   09-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
They were SOLD.

They were SOLD.
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Wait, so why are you thinking of selling your...

Wait, so why are you thinking of selling your 802D2 to get in-walls?

A friend of mine is a dealer/ custom installer. He has heard speakers from most manufacturers including 800D2, Salon2, KEF...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 494,654
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, I'm now just realizing that about ARC. So...

Yeah, I'm now just realizing that about ARC. So if your speakers and room do bad things with the FR from 5kHz-20kHz, you're screwed unless you manually EQ.

If you have the tools and patience for...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 494,654
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Audyssey does have the ability to "tweak". All...

Audyssey does have the ability to "tweak". All you have to do is copy the Audyssey curve and then use manual EQ to tweak all you want.

There are also 3 automatic "tweaks".

1st is the Audyssey...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 494,654
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
EMO-Q1. Here is a graph of Emo-Q2. Red is...

EMO-Q1.

Here is a graph of Emo-Q2. Red is EQ off or equivalent to Pure Direct mode.
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/AcuDefTechGuy/imagejpg1_zps67317152.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 494,654
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Here is one example comparing Audyssey MultEQ...

Here is one example comparing Audyssey MultEQ (1st Gen, Green) vs Emo-Q1 (Blue).

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/AcuDefTechGuy/AudysseyisGreenEmoQisBlue_zps0339f02d.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
ARC seems to do a good job with flattening out...

ARC seems to do a good job with flattening out the frequency response.

Dirac seems to flatten out the FR below 200Hz, but doesn't seem to do that much beyond that.

It looks to be the goal...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
These are just examples found online. ...

These are just examples found online.

Lyngdorf RoomPerfect. Blue is Pure Direct:
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/AcuDefTechGuy/LyngdorfRoomPerfectBlueisPD_zps50707501.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Well, that's fine. And someone who uses Sony's RC...

Well, that's fine. And someone who uses Sony's RC or MCACC or YPAO could say the same - they don't care about graphs - their RC sound better than Room-Perfect and everything else because they say so....
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
IMAX uses Audyssey Pro. But if you look at...

IMAX uses Audyssey Pro.

But if you look at the frequency response graphs of Audyssey XT32, the next best thing to Audyssey Pro, you see how flat and smooth the frequency responses are. The point...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19,920
Views: 1,987,671
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
If IMAX theaters felt the same as you, they...

If IMAX theaters felt the same as you, they probably would be using Room-Perfect too. :D

Obviously they don't agree with you since they use Audyssey.

The point is, just because Room-Perfect...
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