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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-19-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 22,535
Posted By alexwgoody
Wondering if anyone has seen off axis...

Wondering if anyone has seen off axis measurements for either the volt 8 or 10 speakers in the sealed enclosure? I am preparing to move into a tiny studio apartment in the coming months and will no...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,300
Posted By alexwgoody
You know that these are generally 97dBish...

You know that these are generally 97dBish sensitive, right? How loud are you planning to play your music? Yes, 200wpc is sufficient unless you're playing at really really high volumes and EQ the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,612
Posted By alexwgoody
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HockeyoAJB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1528852/sony-core-series-high-resolution-speaker-system#post_24644245)

Sony makes...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,612
Posted By alexwgoody
I hate marketing

I hate marketing
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-03-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By alexwgoody
I think coaxial drivers will probably be your...

I think coaxial drivers will probably be your best bet (that's what they use in the modern console) - especially if you can build a sub in elsewhere in the setup. Coax drivers certainly aren't...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-12-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By alexwgoody
How cool. The main question is, how loud do you...

How cool. The main question is, how loud do you need it to play? There are plenty of full range drivers that can almost give you the entire frequency range, though distortion and low output on the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By alexwgoody
I have just cut the cabinet panels for my 2 way...

I have just cut the cabinet panels for my 2 way waveguide/15" woofer speakers and am getting ready to assemble it and fill the cabinet with foam. This will be my most interesting and high end built...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 812
Posted By alexwgoody
Well, one will pass sound to other components...

Well, one will pass sound to other components perfectly.
The other will perfectly pass sound to other components.

Tough choice, I know.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-30-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By alexwgoody
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mcnarus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1514989/turntable-why-i-shouldnt-get-an-automatic#post_24287394)

There's nothing...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 8,614
Posted By alexwgoody
Is anyone else at a really awkward point where...

Is anyone else at a really awkward point where they can't advance until destroying the large forts, but does not have a strong enough ship to do so? I've finished every other mission available at...
Forum: Speakers   01-07-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By alexwgoody
With regard to what center to pair it with, the...

With regard to what center to pair it with, the general wisdom is to pair it with the same speaker or one in the same line as you want as small a difference in the speaker voicing as possible. If...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By alexwgoody
Mine goes for longer than 1-2 seconds, and It...

Mine goes for longer than 1-2 seconds, and It usually doesn't let me stop it early. Mine takes at least 5-7 seconds and usually does well.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 930
Posted By alexwgoody
I assume you've confirmed that the speaker is...

I assume you've confirmed that the speaker is wired in phase with your amp, yes?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By alexwgoody
I assume he is referring to calibrating Audyssey...

I assume he is referring to calibrating Audyssey with their pro-level tools. There are threads on here where you can find user-experiences with this. It will probably help (depending on how well you...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-02-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,904
Posted By alexwgoody
I am making a pact with myself that I cannot buy...

I am making a pact with myself that I cannot buy any more gear until there are no more visible or loose wires in my AV setup or anywhere else in my apartment (unless it is by necessity).

After...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-16-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,156
Posted By alexwgoody
As far as I know, Speakon is the only connector...

As far as I know, Speakon is the only connector that can do 8 poles (4 channels). While it is hard to find the right cabling, the benefits of this (and why I am installing them for my 4 way actives)...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By alexwgoody
That's what I expected, but damn, wouldn't it be...

That's what I expected, but damn, wouldn't it be cool if we could. That would solve so many problems for me and many others. What about line level like XLR or even RCA?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-13-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By alexwgoody
Here's a question for y'all: if one were to have...

Here's a question for y'all: if one were to have Cat5/6 in wall wiring, is the shielding around it enough and are the jacks good enough that one could bunch the output wire of their amps into a RJ45...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-06-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,289
Posted By alexwgoody
I spent about $1000 only because my fronts are...

I spent about $1000 only because my fronts are tri-amped (with active crossovers, of course). Unfortunately thought, due to wanting rack mounted gear I ended up buying much more powerful amps than...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   11-21-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By alexwgoody
Mostly for the same reasons that speakers sound...

Mostly for the same reasons that speakers sound different; frequency response being the most well known factor (hopefully someone else can help explain these other factors ie. sensitivity ). Like...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By alexwgoody
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vzphoneman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1498034/multi-chan-audio-only-processor#post_23911419)

This is what I do... out of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,234
Posted By alexwgoody
While I can no longer find the sources, I've...

While I can no longer find the sources, I've read that Class T (which is really just a trade name for old Class D amps), actually does have some audible deficiencies compared with the more common...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By alexwgoody
I've been looking for the same thing and as far...

I've been looking for the same thing and as far as I can tell, no such product (worth buying) does exactly what we are looking for. I've found products like this:
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-04-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,408
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Posted By alexwgoody
I use the 10 x 10 for my mains, which have 3 way...

I use the 10 x 10 for my mains, which have 3 way active crossover and the 2 subs (8 channels). Then I use the digital inputs as if they were different zones- AES goes to the DAC for my desktop...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-04-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,067
Posted By alexwgoody
http://www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation...

http://www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation/Documents/White%20Papers/multsubs.pdf
This links to a presentation by the Harman Engineering Department
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