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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-19-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 153
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Posted By Mark Seaton
I think many forget that the now rather old...

I think many forget that the now rather old report from Todd Welti was using an original assumption of identical signals going to each speaker. In the many years since they have built upon the...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 103,387
Posted By Mark Seaton
Thank you. There are certainly plenty of quality...

Thank you. There are certainly plenty of quality kits and solutions. It's not all that different from various levels of DIY/kit projects around the house. They make perfect sense for some, and...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2017, 11:14 AM
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Views: 103,387
Posted By Mark Seaton
There's a lot more there than just the limiter. ...

There's a lot more there than just the limiter. Unless you've tested many of the drivers, a DIYer has no way of knowing what the expected limits are vs other issues happening before those limits...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2017, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Mark Seaton
I have rejected dozens of Ultimax drivers over...

I have rejected dozens of Ultimax drivers over time that don't make our cut. An Ultimax 18 dropped in a typical DIY box won't have the articulation out of the box that a SubMersive has. DIYers will...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2017, 07:33 AM
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Views: 103,387
Posted By Mark Seaton
You would want 2 powered units for 4 corner...

You would want 2 powered units for 4 corner positions. As much as I and most other calibrators have tried, I have yet to see a tangible benefit to sending a different signal to subwoofers that are...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,389
Views: 301,505
Posted By Mark Seaton
Next time you get an itch to tinker in the...

Next time you get an itch to tinker in the software you can even take over the bass management duties. That'll add a few more blocks and connections. ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-17-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Mark Seaton
I would have to look to double check when we...

I would have to look to double check when we first included it, but 3-4 years ago we started using the 2nd DSP program available through the "PGM SEL" button to offer a full range mode where the 12"...
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7,243
Views: 202,850
Posted By Mark Seaton
Some more common terms you might be searching for...

Some more common terms you might be searching for that describe the balance of trade offs between speaker radiation patterns and room acoustic properties are usually described by acousticians as...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-13-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mark Seaton
Questions: 1. What is the room at the lower...

Questions:
1. What is the room at the lower left we see a walkway to?
2. What is the drawn width of the room?
3. Please show more of the drawing below the room as we are looking at it.
4. Is Jeff...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-12-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mark Seaton
After spending the weekend at Art's home I had a...

After spending the weekend at Art's home I had a lot to catch up with this week in the office, so my apologies for the late contribution. Just as with Art's previous upgrades, with everyone involved...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-11-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,532
Views: 977,013
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi bscool, Quickly following up, the subs...

Hi bscool,

Quickly following up, the subs you were asking about are these new models from the Designer Series as I described above. The DS18-12 is 30" x 26" x 12.5" deep, while the DS18-20 is 20"...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-11-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 102,304
Posted By Mark Seaton
That depends on how you define power and what...

That depends on how you define power and what marketing games you want to get into. The woofer is quite efficient, and with high compliance woofers, every 5-10% of box volume results a measurable...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-11-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 102,304
Posted By Mark Seaton
There are no control "issues" only different...

There are no control "issues" only different options for different needs. If you need a separately delayed or adjusted signal, you need another amplifier. If you are planning on using 2-4 18"...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-09-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 14,891
Posted By Mark Seaton
I do NOT recommend using the original spikes. I...

I do NOT recommend using the original spikes. I had immediately recommended AV123 stop shipping with these once I saw them as they are too narrow and tall for a subwoofer this heavy. More than a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-08-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,532
Views: 977,013
Posted By Mark Seaton
You can upgrade a slave unit to an HP or HP+...

You can upgrade a slave unit to an HP or HP+ model. There is zero gain in output capability of the subwoofer. It can be worthwhile if placing the subwoofers at very different locations in the room...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-08-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 14,891
Posted By Mark Seaton
The new driver will have more than double the...

The new driver will have more than double the linear and mechanical excursion as the original MFW-15 driver. The 700W ICEpower amplifier and some creative use of the DSP processing allow me to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-08-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,532
Views: 977,013
Posted By Mark Seaton
Same performance as F18s, dimensions to fit where...

Same performance as F18s, dimensions to fit where F18s won't, mostly intended to be powered from the rack. These will be part of a series targeted at acoustic designers and installers called our...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-08-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Mark Seaton
The Spark, Spark XC, Ember 400, and Ember 630 are...

The Spark, Spark XC, Ember 400, and Ember 630 are all passive designs capable of being safely driven by even a receiver. Not surprisingly they can handle more. :)

I'll have more pictures and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-08-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5,389
Views: 301,505
Posted By Mark Seaton
Definitely. More specifically, it's important to...

Definitely. More specifically, it's important to understand you are often looking at the averaged response. Depending on where you measured and the variations between seats, that could mean that...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   05-08-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mark Seaton
Mmmm... beer. ...

Mmmm... beer. http://www.picgifs.com/smileys/smileys-and-emoticons/beer/smileys-beer-905837.gif



In the few systems I've had time to experiment with, so long as speaker locations were...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33,830
Views: 1,323,560
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi Mike, Quick clarification. The starting VLF...

Hi Mike, Quick clarification. The starting VLF response can most certainly impact how Audyssey corrects the subwoofers. If the response drops too much, it will determine that is below the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 14,891
Posted By Mark Seaton
Good to hear everything arrived safely and you...

Good to hear everything arrived safely and you have it all connected. :)

Do double check the knob settings so the crossover is maxed clockwise, and the delay is at minimum (0ms). The controls and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-07-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10,532
Views: 977,013
Posted By Mark Seaton
Hi Dave, Good to hear the subs at least are...

Hi Dave,

Good to hear the subs at least are delivering bass in your room. I'm not in the office, but wanted to quickly respond. First, the quiet pink noise with volume down and ear to the driver...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-06-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Mark Seaton
Here is a quick bit of video coverage by AXPONA's...

Here is a quick bit of video coverage by AXPONA's team that covered the show:

https://youtu.be/I6J1PI9JPps
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-05-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Mark Seaton
We are, with about 20 subwoofers headed out the...

We are, with about 20 subwoofers headed out the door next week.

I have a good deal of the product info loaded in that I need to proofread and edit before I'll push it to the site. I make no...
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