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Forum: Speakers   01-05-2012, 10:52 PM
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Posted By thebigtea
After reading so much great feedback on Dynaudio...

After reading so much great feedback on Dynaudio I am heading to Chicago tomorrow to take a listen with the possibility of purchase. I am primarily looking into the DM and Excite lines unless you...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By thebigtea
NHT Super Surround is on sale right now for...

NHT Super Surround is on sale right now for $699. That would leave room for a pretty nice receiver and the NHTs work well in a small space. I actually just got this set up for almost the exact same...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By thebigtea
The NHT Super 8 would probably work pretty well...

The NHT Super 8 would probably work pretty well for him on that as well.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-26-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By thebigtea
Quote:Originally Posted by Slickman...

Quote:Originally Posted by Slickman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21399383)

In a 10 X 24 room for music, I would spend a little more and get...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-26-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By thebigtea
Hello- I was hanging out today listening to...

Hello-

I was hanging out today listening to my living room rig through the iPod, HK AVR254, Onix Ref1s and Energy 10.3 and decided it sounds pretty crappy with music. It is wonderful for HT, but...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By thebigtea
The Epos 5.1 system is on sale right now through...

The Epos 5.1 system is on sale right now through musicdirect.com

I have never heard it, but Epos has a reputation for quality speakers. Something to check out anyway =)
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By thebigtea
Dan- I totally forgot about the new Verus,...

Dan-

I totally forgot about the new Verus, thanks for the reminder! I will start reading some reviews.

My Ref 1s have held up great! They still sound wonderful and look great and the only...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By thebigtea
All these opinions around here and nobody even...

All these opinions around here and nobody even tells me to get a certain sub?!

Inconceivable!
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By thebigtea
Mac- Thanks for the idea man, but I have...

Mac-

Thanks for the idea man, but I have heard the RC line, and while they are great speakers, I prefer my Ref 1s.

thank you,

Tyson
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By thebigtea
Hello All- Looking to toss together a 3.1...

Hello All-

Looking to toss together a 3.1 set up for between 1500-2000.

Room is fairly small at 12'X10'X8'.

Will be powered by my old HK AVR254 which has been perfect for me for almost 3...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-16-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By thebigtea
Hello- While watching Inception with the...

Hello-

While watching Inception with the in-laws the other night (they had never seen it) I started to notice a strange vibration coming from my Sub. At first it was only during very extended low...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,058
Posted By thebigtea
How about some Totem Arros? The are tiny and...

How about some Totem Arros? The are tiny and sound pretty good and they are damn fine looking.

They are also easily found second hand.

EDIT: Silverline Preludes would work as well.
Forum: Speakers   05-15-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
Quote:Originally Posted by zieglj01...

Quote:Originally Posted by zieglj01 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20441005)

Superior would be subjective - The word is good on ERA - it comes...
Forum: Speakers   05-15-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
So I have found a pretty good deal on some ERA...

So I have found a pretty good deal on some ERA 4s in piano black with a matching center 4...are these clearly superior to anything else I have listed? I like the look..but I am still weirded out by...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
I have thought long and hard about the Sierra...

I have thought long and hard about the Sierra speakers and all the good things I have read about them, but the hard truth is that they are no smaller than my Refs...and I am really happy with my...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
What are the differences between the Sl and the...

What are the differences between the Sl and the S models?

Also could you point me in the direction of a place in the States that sells these?

Thank you
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
Quote:Originally Posted by zieglj01...

Quote:Originally Posted by zieglj01 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20437083)

The S30 4 1/2" woofer is nothing to worry about - however, they...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
alphaiii- Thanks for your response. That is...

alphaiii-

Thanks for your response. That is exactly what I am looking for.

To be fair I am leaning towards the NHTs right now as they meet all of my criteria, though I have not heard NHTs for...
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,611
Posted By thebigtea
Ok, it is time for me to make a decision. ...

Ok, it is time for me to make a decision.

This is what I need-

3 speaker for the front of my 5.1 setup. I can do three of the same speakers across the front or I can go ahead and get a center...
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By thebigtea
I am in a similar situation to you and I have...

I am in a similar situation to you and I have been doing a lot of research into NHT and their line of speakers. I am closing in on an Absolute Zero setup as we speak.

Good luck
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By thebigtea
sweet jesus. That is a GREAT price for those. ...

sweet jesus. That is a GREAT price for those.

Thanks
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By thebigtea
Kini62- Thanks, I will look into them. ...

Kini62-

Thanks, I will look into them.

I was also thinking about some Cambridge S series, but they are too big to wall mount and are rear ported...still gonna get some to check em out though.
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By thebigtea
hmmm..opinions are usually not in such short...

hmmm..opinions are usually not in such short supply around here.

That said I am leaning towards a NHT front end right now.

Anyone gonna try and sway me from that?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By thebigtea
I have a LN55c630 and it does a really good job...

I have a LN55c630 and it does a really good job with SD content. And when I mean really good...I mean REALLY good. You can get them for a really good deal right now when you can find them..something...
Forum: Speakers   04-25-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By thebigtea
Hello everybody- So I just rearranged my...

Hello everybody-

So I just rearranged my living room and the wife has informed me that the big bulky speakers need to go into the game room and we need to get something a little more...svelt for...
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