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Forum: Speakers   08-26-2016, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Ka7niq
They are long gone :(

They are long gone :(
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2016, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Ka7niq
Are you running the Compositions Preludes or...

Are you running the Compositions Preludes or Oveture ?
I had the Preludes, and by now, they are doomed :( The foam on the midrange drivers will be wearing out, if it isn't already.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Ka7niq
Yes, for the money, they are great, but not quite...

Yes, for the money, they are great, but not quite the equal in specifications of the older, more expensive PLX Series.
Power is rated at 1K now, instead of from 20 to 20K, and damping factor is 100...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2016, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Ka7niq
I can seldom if ever hear my fans, unless I am...

I can seldom if ever hear my fans, unless I am really leaning into my system. Yes, this thread is a bit old, but there is good news! The QSC PLX 1602 Amplifiers can now be had for around 250.00 on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,717
Posted By Ka7niq
Exactly, and it is also all about lack of...

Exactly, and it is also all about lack of clipping too. It took me many years of being an audiophile to fully realize that much of the listening fatigue I was experiencing from long listening...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2016, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Ka7niq
I think you will be fine with either one. I have...

I think you will be fine with either one. I have a pair of the QSC PLX 1602 power amps that I use to drive my speakers. I use one amp on the mids/tweeters and one amp on the woofers only. This allows...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Ka7niq
The QSC PLX1602 is an incredibly good amplifier,...

The QSC PLX1602 is an incredibly good amplifier, and unlike some cheap copy cat amplifiers, it really HAS the power claimed for it. Unless you speakers are really power hungry, I doubt you will ever...
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Ka7niq
Of all the old Interlude series of speakers, the...

Of all the old Interlude series of speakers, the IL 40's are the real star of the show. The IL 60's are ruler flat, and have room shaking bass. They must be RABOSED to get the most out of them, and...
Forum: Speakers   04-19-2016, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Ka7niq
Says who ? Ken Kantor is no longer at NHT, so why...

Says who ? Ken Kantor is no longer at NHT, so why would some small, has been little company fighting for it's life in Northern California, be "at another level" from JBL ?
Forum: Speakers   04-19-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ka7niq
No, it is easily worth 500.00 more. Why ? Because...

No, it is easily worth 500.00 more. Why ? Because it is a 3 way speaker, voice matched to the 3 way Primus 363
The Last place to cut a corner is in your center channel speaker, and besides being a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-28-2016, 09:01 AM
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Views: 1,762
Posted By Ka7niq
Edmonton is called Deadmonton, the murder capital...

Edmonton is called Deadmonton, the murder capital of Canada, EH ?

But no worries, if you spend too much money on this addictive hobby of ours, and wind up homeless, you can always move to...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,572
Posted By Ka7niq
I know whatever I buy is not going to be my "last...

I know whatever I buy is not going to be my "last speaker purchase", so I always try and think about resale value. The small, little known brands are hard, if not impossible, to re sell.

There is...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By Ka7niq
You are absolutely correct! I just saw a pair of...

You are absolutely correct! I just saw a pair of Vandersteen 2's with stands on Craigslist selling at 250.00 or best offer. If I didn't have Cats, I would jump all over these. Pre Owned Speakers are...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Ka7niq
Old Prelude PFR's are a thing of the past now,...

Old Prelude PFR's are a thing of the past now, because of the foam Infinity chose to use on the drivers :(
I tried to save my Preludes by having a speaker repair shop here in Tampa butcher mine....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,141
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Posted By Ka7niq
Glad you found the problem, and it was not with...

Glad you found the problem, and it was not with the Sherwood 972 !
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Ka7niq
My younger brother has them now. I really...

My younger brother has them now.
I really regret that I never got a chance to try Audyssey, or anything besides RABOS on them.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,336
Posted By Ka7niq
Actually, the pre out section of the Yamaha RX...

Actually, the pre out section of the Yamaha RX V2700 is a little low on output, and incapable of driving SOME (not all) amps to full output power.
That said, I have owned, and still own a bunch of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
Anyone know what Harman Kardon has been up to, as...

Anyone know what Harman Kardon has been up to, as far as room correction goes, these days ?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
I thought the same thing. My old friend Albert...

I thought the same thing. My old friend Albert Von Schweikert who makes speakers once told me that as long as EQ etc was all done while the signal was in the digital domain, he could hear no...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
Actually, the very last firmware update helped a...

Actually, the very last firmware update helped a lot of the HDMI issues, but not me!
That was a very nice sounding receiver, even in 2 channel w/o any Trinnov.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
Yes, I did the Trinnov dance, and it does offer...

Yes, I did the Trinnov dance, and it does offer some really crazy features, like spatial remapping, so u can have a center speaker in the ceiling, and Trinnov will make it sound like it is really...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
Dirac seems pretty cool, except for the price! ...

Dirac seems pretty cool, except for the price!
Please let us know your findings with it.

My old Sherwood 972 that I just recently sold had the Trinnov Processor.

The IMPLIED reasoning behind...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
WTF is Dirac ?

WTF is Dirac ?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
A local guy I know was giving away his Yamaha RC...

A local guy I know was giving away his Yamaha RC V2700 for only 150.00, and I could not say NO.
It once sold for 1700.00, and has a 140 wpc X 7 amp in it, and also Yamaha's version of Audyssey etc...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,171
Posted By Ka7niq
LOL, Yeah, that 30 inch EV Driver! Hartley...

LOL, Yeah, that 30 inch EV Driver!
Hartley (remember them ?) made some gigantic woofer. Back when I still lived in Seattle, some guy had one, in his downstairs fireplace!
Of course, he had to give...
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