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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Dominguez1 I don't think the FV-15HP will be more...

Dominguez1 I don't think the FV-15HP will be more accurate than a Orbit Shifter at the same volumes.


If you are 80% of the FV-15HP's max output you are going to be at like 20% of the orbit...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Archaea
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=323273&d=1413925358

yeah compare that to something like this
http://www.avsforum.com/photopost/data/2148106/7/70/70212b83_P1090281.jpeg...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
Doesn't your 15" sub have problems currently? ...

Doesn't your 15" sub have problems currently?


Dominguez1 has a point that multiples really smooth things out in your room.


Most rooms benefit from two subs significantly. Not all. ...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 05:15 PM
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Views: 1,071,213
Posted By Archaea
This thread is nuts. About 1 in five posts in...

This thread is nuts. About 1 in five posts in here is about JTR. The rest is like General Mayhem thread.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Reference: ...

Reference:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1348207-driver-excursion-below-knee-horn-vs-sealed.html



Those 3 Captivators you mention are referring to S1 sealed caps...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,989
Posted By Archaea
Don't go changing the elephant stepping stool...

Don't go changing the elephant stepping stool strength box that the SVS utilizes. That's a key reason to why they are in the 1st place position of ID that they are.

I'll gladly pay a bit extra...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By Archaea
If you must, dismiss it for size - okay, but...

If you must, dismiss it for size - okay, but don't be too quick to dismiss it due to lack of "professional reviews" There are LOTS of independant reviews and testing.
It has participated, and won,...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Archaea
Forgot about that one. Make it three times in ...

Forgot about that one. Make it three times in three rooms
HuskerOmaha, dlbeck, and gorilla83

I thought all the of those speakers would work fine for surround sound. All three were brighter...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
S2 nearfield. Orbit Shifters up front. ...

S2 nearfield.

Orbit Shifters up front.


Best!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
If you plan to crossover to the orbit shifter say...

If you plan to crossover to the orbit shifter say 60 or 70hz (maybe 80hz) or below I think you can have it behind you and enjoy a more tactile experience. Crossover higher and you'll know it's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Archaea
Pennynike1, eight 18" subs in a residential...

Pennynike1, eight 18" subs in a residential space, should have you covered above 25Hz too. :) That's all we are saying.
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 08:28 AM
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Views: 1,071,213
Posted By Archaea
I'll come in and say I'm not a tremendous fan of...

I'll come in and say I'm not a tremendous fan of the single s8 for mains use in stock form either. I find it too bright without eq. It can go silly loud, and excels as a surround speaker, and I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 15,422
Posted By Archaea
If you cross the rear subs over low enough it is...

If you cross the rear subs over low enough it is non directional period. 60, maybe 70Hz is about the magic number for me. I get a slight sense of direction at 80Hz, but you can fix that by turning...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-21-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 15,422
Posted By Archaea
What happened next, all the guests promised not...

What happened next, all the guests promised not to talk about...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
Sideways is fine.

Sideways is fine.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-20-2014, 08:04 PM
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Views: 2,601
Posted By Archaea
Did you capture any frequency response...

Did you capture any frequency response measurements, so we can see/analyze, what you are hearing?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
jedimastergrant has an orbit shifter in a small...

jedimastergrant has an orbit shifter in a small room. It's glorious overkill, and a heck of a lot of fun. Incredibly tactile.

In my opinion. Having heard a pair of various brands sealed 18"...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-20-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,465
Views: 299,732
Posted By Archaea
WW Z style ...

WW Z style

http://youtube.com/watch?v=bdXsrL2zSWU
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 23,607
Posted By Archaea
Sounds like you might be using six or four ohm...

Sounds like you might be using six or four ohm speakers and taxing the amp too hard. What speakers are you using?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 23,607
Posted By Archaea
I think audyssey best practices are not to lower...

I think audyssey best practices are not to lower the crossover point manually because the auto calibration didn't go below the point selected. You can raise the crossover with no ill concern. Maybe...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6,465
Views: 299,732
Posted By Archaea
Lots of people mention islands, but watching...

Lots of people mention islands, but watching walkers cross streams in several episodes and actually persist alive underwater(like the leader that the Govenor killed and sunk on chains right off the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 752
Posted By Archaea
I've heard a couple people lately say Jeff (of...

I've heard a couple people lately say Jeff (of JTR speakers) recommended against purchasing a JTR product if it's something he didn't see value in. Interesting. I wonder why he said that - are...
Forum: Audio Gear   10-20-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Archaea
are you including the drivers - or is this just...

are you including the drivers - or is this just the cab?
Forum: Audio Gear   10-20-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Archaea
solid older model sub - still competitive with ID...

solid older model sub - still competitive with ID offering with the turbo attachment.


Good luck with sale!
Forum: Audio Gear   10-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Archaea
These are nice speakers for the money. They are...

These are nice speakers for the money. They are a good front soundstage for cinema use, and can easily be upgraded to whatever level you want (drivers and crossovers) - with all the DIY/AIY stuff...
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