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Forum: Speakers   03-27-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Very informative review...Veda Btw...If...

Very informative review...Veda


Btw...If anyone is considering buying Ascends....they should discuss their personal listening habit with Dave, beforehand. He'll likely recommend the speaker that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-24-2015, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Billy p
Since the S3000 will shortly be...

Since the S3000 will shortly be discontinued...what option will be available to current owners down the road of XS30se considering upgrading to new ICE module amps?

Btw...as mentioned earlier a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,437
Posted By Billy p
Precisely the reason why I don't consider...

Precisely the reason why I don't consider Hsu....being a Canadian. There once was a time when they had a Canadian distributor(Electronicsfroless...IIRC) but that all changed when Svs joined...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-20-2015, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Billy p
I'm going to go out on the limb based on your...

I'm going to go out on the limb based on your usage criteria & you'll prefer the 3000i once the gloves come off....of course this is purely based on my own experiences. I will also like to subscribe...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-17-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By Billy p
In your humble opinion how much do you really...

In your humble opinion how much do you really think that shared cost is...I bet much less than Hsu charges for the extended warranty....;)

Anyhow I think you cant possibly compare the 2 subs in...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,537
Posted By Billy p
Ah. that was your unit I saw in the office during...

Ah. that was your unit I saw in the office during my visit...nice.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-14-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By Billy p
My impressions of the 2 Focal designs were the...

My impressions of the 2 Focal designs were the "W" seemed more refined based on some of the advancements made from their higher end speakers. The "W" series appeared more composed, able to handle...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-13-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By Billy p
Love Metallica...for a lot less money with fairly...

Love Metallica...for a lot less money with fairly equal performance metrics I'd lean towards the PSA along the lines of the XS15se or better still...the newer S1500. At equal to or around the cost of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-12-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 811
Posted By Billy p
Yup..I simply prefer Towers having had both in...

Yup..I simply prefer Towers having had both in home to compare. The dedicated mid-range within a true 3 way design makes all the difference to ME...with or without the sub....Sure others will...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-12-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Billy p
Ah...these must be some the units that Jim was...

Ah...these must be some the units that Jim was measuring outdoors today...:cool:

I do like that look it sorta reminds of my Funk sub with a single front 4" but honestly I prefer the look of the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-12-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By Billy p
Agreed the S3000i would be an excellent...

Agreed the S3000i would be an excellent alternative since its more compact vs. the larger/ported Hsu & sealed design like the JL Audio E112. I believe shipping costs (since you reside in Quebec) are...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Billy p
I had my HTM200 SE finished in espresso so the...

I had my HTM200 SE finished in espresso so the refinishing part is very doable the underlying concern would be the cost. Selling the old ones and buying new might be the better route...as mentioned...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-18-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Billy p
Best sounding subs I've heard to date where a...

Best sounding subs I've heard to date where a pair of dual opposed DIY AE AV15H...they certainly turned the trick at those very loud levels but the more normal levels I usually listen to they...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-18-2015, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Billy p
Whoa...sounds like a lot of fun. I would love to...

Whoa...sounds like a lot of fun. I would love to attend, if possible with no conflicting dates...I would be willing to contributing some gear(like my sub), food and/or drink.

I like the Raptors...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-18-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Billy p
Nice...I'm in Markham if you'd like some...

Nice...I'm in Markham if you'd like some company....:D.
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,272
Posted By Billy p
I asked that question recently over at the AA...

I asked that question recently over at the AA forum & the response was no. Dave could elaborate & explain things further on the vary subject of HE monitors or the uninspiring finish found with the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,725
Posted By Billy p
Personally I don't like to hear about guys...

Personally I don't like to hear about guys sending PM and doing that sort of stuff but I am purdy sure by all accounts you'll love the F15HP....if they had a veneer which resembles my Ascend...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,725
Posted By Billy p
I recall that quote as Jim was answering my...

I recall that quote as Jim was answering my query:). The difference between the E15/F15 is hardly negligible with the F15 holding a very slight edge in SPL...IIRC.

I would agree to some extent...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,725
Posted By Billy p
Consensus of Ascend owners would likely recommend...

Consensus of Ascend owners would likely recommend the Rythmik for obvious reasons. A few members around here...myself included own PSA & Ascends products and have worked them seamlessly into our...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-16-2015, 10:00 AM
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Views: 62,601
Posted By Billy p
Not sure where I sit on the subject of speaker or...

Not sure where I sit on the subject of speaker or sub driver break-in...but my own personal accounts having swapped out drivers recently on my speakers and sub is that they pretty much sound the same...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-10-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,865
Posted By Billy p
Dito for me too...never has JTR or Seaton entered...

Dito for me too...never has JTR or Seaton entered my mind...I don't need AVS bragging rights.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-09-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By Billy p
I misread & confused his PM with another...at the...

I misread & confused his PM with another...at the time he inquired about the XS30 and had mentioned in another thread the PB13U was also doable. In any case Svs would be his best option if overseas...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-09-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By Billy p
Hey...Joe...NO he is overseas....we exchanged...

Hey...Joe...NO he is overseas....we exchanged some PM regarding the XS30se a few weeks ago. I guess... he now has his sites on the XS15se or SB13U...or??? Only Svs has a local dealer.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-09-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By Billy p
As all sub comparison usually will do...that is...

As all sub comparison usually will do...that is why having the opportunity for no cost to the buyer in home auditions are essential & often helpful...JMO.

Before I jump into a thread like this I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-08-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,197
Posted By Billy p
Nice of you to chime in there shadyj....pretty...

Nice of you to chime in there shadyj....pretty sure the OP does not live in the US judging by his shipping cost of the xs15se.

Btw...have you heard any of the sub in the OP or perhaps the RA...
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