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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-19-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Eyleron
What if you allow a few people access to edit the...

What if you allow a few people access to edit the product descriptions and a couple other fields you add? Then you can delegate some of that grunt work to them: chasing down links, summarizing, etc. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-19-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Eyleron
I strongly agree. Some designs have some notes...

I strongly agree. Some designs have some notes about them, so do not. This makes it hard. If the use-case for buying from diysoundgroup is, "Prospective customers should read through 100+ forum posts...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Eyleron
Well, as we talked about above, there are more...

Well, as we talked about above, there are more qualitative aspects to a speaker than its performance at a high SPL (as with cars there's more to them than acceleration and top speed).

How the...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By Eyleron
If you're talking about Dolby Atmos commercial...

If you're talking about Dolby Atmos commercial specs, I don't know how much we should be applying that to home theater?

Looking at this doc:...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By Eyleron
I agree, it's important to know. But I've heard...

I agree, it's important to know. But I've heard of many others listening at that level too. I think I was at -25 in an apartment. I don't know if my own "personal calibration" was such that it seemed...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By Eyleron
Except lobing / cancellation effects of the same...

Except lobing / cancellation effects of the same content 4' apart?
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 229
Posted By Eyleron
I suggest you seek out the most mainline typical...

I suggest you seek out the most mainline typical route w REW or OmniMic etc.

Easiest typical hardware w Mac laptop, a cheap mic, etc.
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By Eyleron
Well yeah, you run your LFE channel 9dB hot with...

Well yeah, you run your LFE channel 9dB hot with a 9dB house curve, I bet! :p
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 229
Posted By Eyleron
It sounds like the OP is interested in the hobby...

It sounds like the OP is interested in the hobby and science enough to warrant using REW or some such and a mic?
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By Eyleron
Holy moly guys, lots of noise-to-signal just...

Holy moly guys, lots of noise-to-signal just based on whether you're talking about the "average" level of reference level or the "peaks"?

The OP is looking at an uncalibrated receiver that...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By Eyleron
Imagine if I said, "I never go over 100mph or...

Imagine if I said, "I never go over 100mph or accelerate quickly. My current car feels bad when I try to do that. So, I don't need to find a car that can go over 100mph or accelerate quickly, right?"...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
Pioneer SP-FS52 I was annoyed by the...

Pioneer SP-FS52

I was annoyed by the marketing on this speaker, speaking of specs:

No specs on the page, have to open PDF
They advertise "130 Watts Power", which leaves unstated is that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 57,651
Posted By Eyleron
HAL-8 Sauron-8 Pirate-8 Aarg-8 Mike-8 ...

HAL-8
Sauron-8
Pirate-8
Aarg-8
Mike-8
Wazowski-8
Balor-8
Kabandha-8
Jian-8
Leela-8
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By Eyleron
Or do a little build out and add trim. Sticking...

Or do a little build out and add trim. Sticking out an inch? Make it look architectural. "A feature, not a bug," as we say in the software world.
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
Listen at 12' away, 4w, 81db for peaks, is -24...

Listen at 12' away, 4w, 81db for peaks, is -24 dBFS, which is pretty low, esp. in heavily furnished or treated rooms.

32w gets you to -15.

100w yields -10, which is where I listen to movies.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
In the Klipsch's favor, big box stores are...

In the Klipsch's favor, big box stores are terrible listening environments. In another location, I can imagine liking it more.

On the other hand, I read the lower-end Klipsch exhibit more "horn...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
Frequency Response Personally, I find the use...

Frequency Response
Personally, I find the use of -10dB, -6dB frequency response to disingenuous on the part of manufacturers. I saw -10 and -6 in use in pro speaker specs, too. Most of the time, at...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
Thirteen paragraphs about frequency response, and...

Thirteen paragraphs about frequency response, and half of them about how low frequency extension that's deeper is preferable.

But the OP's goals are:

So I'd say the use-case is mainly that...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Eyleron
First, here's a good midbass punch read:...

First, here's a good midbass punch read: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1397833-what-excactly-mid-bass-punch.html

You need high SPL of low 100s dB in the 50hz - 200hz region,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By Eyleron
It seems you're caught between two worlds. An old...

It seems you're caught between two worlds. An old school "stereo amp with two speakers," and yet your source and content are a PS4 for movies and games (I would've expected vinyl turntable).

For...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Eyleron
I was largely addressing the "pro audio is the...

I was largely addressing the "pro audio is the rage..." comment, on why that might be.

If you're looking for my conclusion or thesis statement, it's actually not at the end. It's three paragraphs...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Eyleron
Ah thanks! Are the relative ratios of increased...

Ah thanks! Are the relative ratios of increased surface area the same, vs what an actual Sd spec would yield?
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Eyleron
Blue, while you seem to fall prey to the...

Blue, while you seem to fall prey to the "frequency range is paramount" mentality, you did snap out of it at the end, when you note that deeper bass isn't necessarily more bass.

I think most of...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Eyleron
I made a chart too a couple years ago, linked in...

I made a chart too a couple years ago, linked in some other thread. Here it is, a Google spreadsheet. ...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Eyleron
What about the towers do you think is better...

What about the towers do you think is better suited for HT versus the Sierra-2 bookshelves?

Assuming you use subwoofers, don't bother with the tower frequency extension you won't use.

Other...
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