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Forum: Speakers   09-23-2016, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
If the speakers in the area of the surround are...

If the speakers in the area of the surround are functional, sound okay and are well placed, why not use them. You might want to consider a "non in wall" front stage, however.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-23-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 104,786
Posted By Elihawk
The Ascend Sierra 2 are amazing...just heard them...

The Ascend Sierra 2 are amazing...just heard them a couple weeks ago and they will give my Philharmonitor BMR speakers a good challenge and are very nice looking speakers. However, if you like and...
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Yes and the "regular" best buys, like the one in...

Yes and the "regular" best buys, like the one in my area, only sell cheap Polk, Klipsch, Martin Logan and sometimes B$W. Don't know the model of the speaker I heard, but it wasn't likely Martin...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2016, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
I have never really heard a AMT tweeter, except a...

I have never really heard a AMT tweeter, except a terrible set up with some Martin Logans at Best Buy...after owning the RAALs for about a year now, I cannot imagine they sound better than that!
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 29,300
Posted By Elihawk
of course...but by comparison, his Ascend...

of course...but by comparison, his Ascend Acoustic CMT340 sound pretty damn good in that same room!
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
There is a speaker I would like to hear!

There is a speaker I would like to hear!
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2016, 08:57 AM
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Views: 29,300
Posted By Elihawk
See a couple post above, Mark has a pair and has...

See a couple post above, Mark has a pair and has proposed to review them when he has time. His reviews have been very fair in the past. The crossover issue not withstanding, when I heard these...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,968
Posted By Elihawk
Listening fatigue is one of those things, kind of...

Listening fatigue is one of those things, kind of like Unicorns. Well not. It is real, but can be different to everyone. I have heard people call compressor driver fatiguing (and they are to me-...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,968
Posted By Elihawk
Yep, Go Hawks and enjoy those speakers! Where are...

Yep, Go Hawks and enjoy those speakers! Where are you at in Eastern Iowa?
Forum: Speakers   09-15-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,013
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Posted By Elihawk
yep...great speakers will sound good with almost...

yep...great speakers will sound good with almost any decent amp...they may not get loud, but they will sound good. Crappy speakers will sound like crappy speakers no matter the equipment you have to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-14-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 104,786
Posted By Elihawk
My projector, it is a Acer H6510BD- had it for...

My projector, it is a Acer H6510BD- had it for almost three years, I wonder if I can do better without spending over 1000 bills. I got this for under 400 dollars, how much would I have to spend to...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,573
Views: 348,591
Posted By Elihawk
Never heard the Affordable accuracy speakers, but...

Never heard the Affordable accuracy speakers, but appreciate the review!

Yes, I can attest to one thing- Dennis isn't getting rich on his speakers, but they sound great. Since he liberally...
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By Elihawk
Any speaker that Dennis Murphy sells will be well...

Any speaker that Dennis Murphy sells will be well made and sound great. Now, technically, he just "modifies" the AA speakers from a Dayton Audio kit (the crossover is all Dennis and that is his...
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 228
Posted By Elihawk
Yes, I agree with what has been said...those CV...

Yes, I agree with what has been said...those CV SL8 will get stupid loud with most any AV rec, but the HK mentioned will drive them easily!
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 29,300
Posted By Elihawk
It is funny how CNET dances around the incorrect...

It is funny how CNET dances around the incorrect crossover issue with the originals! I guess you just stay political and review the newly designed speaker...
Forum: Speakers   08-30-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Someone, and this was a couple years ago, so I am...

Someone, and this was a couple years ago, so I am not going to try to find the thread...took the EMP speakers and measured them new and then measured them again after a couple months. There was no...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Agree, there are a very solid deal as currently...

Agree, there are a very solid deal as currently priced!
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,013
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Posted By Elihawk
pukemon...if you are not in a huge hurry, EMP...

pukemon...if you are not in a huge hurry, EMP always has great black friday/Christmas special on speakers. Also, with a new Impression series line in the works, they should be:
1. Close out deals on...
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Music is a completely different beast and I just...

Music is a completely different beast and I just don't like multichannel music. So I agree, 2 channel stereo is how I listen to all my music.
Forum: Speakers   08-12-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
The only reasons to not timbre match is if the...

The only reasons to not timbre match is if the particular manufacture makes a poor center channel or it is expensive, IMHO. Can you get a timbre match with different brands? Sure, but it is a...
Forum: Speakers   08-10-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
I have bought all my EMP/RBH on B stock and have...

I have bought all my EMP/RBH on B stock and have yet to find a single flaw in any of the items. A lot of times, B stock is just returned stock or stock from which comes to EMP with damaged packaging.
Forum: Speakers   08-10-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
You are correct, many of those subs are...

You are correct, many of those subs are discontinued and I even bought them on close out sales. based on my experience, for a big boy HT experience, buy a sub from a company known first for their...
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Subs I have owned or have a lot of ear time from...

Subs I have owned or have a lot of ear time from left to right, bad to pretty good to excellet

Martin Logan Dynamo 300 8 " > Klipsch Synergy 10" > Q Line gold 8 inch sub > Klipsch RW12d > SVS...
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
I have found Klipsch subs to be boomy. Haven't...

I have found Klipsch subs to be boomy. Haven't heard them all, but owned the Klipsch Synergy (brutal bad) and the Klipsch RW12D and both are sub par. Maybe the 12 SE has some of the issues solved....
Forum: Speakers   08-08-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 261,434
Posted By Elihawk
Yes, the e5ti and the e55ti have the same...

Yes, the e5ti and the e55ti have the same drivers, the e55 just has an extra mid and extra woofer. I would be very suprised if the additional woofer and mid has much if any affect effect of FR or...
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