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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-30-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,943
Posted By Archaea
johnplayerson, Your guile against the...

johnplayerson,


Your guile against the Behringer product is misfounded - I suspect you haven't used one. I have one of the CV-5000 units in my rack which I know you love. I also have two...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-30-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,943
Posted By Archaea
Similarly - I've found that if I mute the AVR...

Similarly - I've found that if I mute the AVR before doing my power down (with the Monster Power HTS 5200mk II power switching in place, as well as a Notnty inspired DIY power switcher, that I do not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,790
Posted By Archaea
Tim's been in an identity crisis as of late. ...

Tim's been in an identity crisis as of late. I've confronted him on it too. :)

I can recall a time (and NOT too long ago) where Tim thought eight subs was silly overkill and he didn't need...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,731
Posted By Archaea
I installed ceiling speakers in the prescribed...

I installed ceiling speakers in the prescribed location before I had an Atmos receiver and used them with Dolby Pro Logic IIz height on my former Denon 4520CI. The difference between DSU on my new...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-24-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 58,851
Posted By Archaea
Agreed. It simply doesn't get much better.

Agreed.

It simply doesn't get much better.
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,677
Posted By Archaea
Breaking this down to consider a poor...

Breaking this down to consider a poor representation on either front. I agree with eljaycanuck.

Poor audio quality will remind you it is bad through the whole movie. Dialogue will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 125,402
Posted By Archaea
The Denon 4520ci was tested by sound and vision...

The Denon 4520ci was tested by sound and vision to put over 100 watts per channel into all 7 channels simultaneously - I'd hope the amp section in the x7200 is at least as good.




Test...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,790
Posted By Archaea
hard to go wrong with something like this - 1200...

hard to go wrong with something like this - 1200 five star reviews on Amazon. $20-$30 bucks....
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31,062
Views: 1,338,181
Posted By Archaea
Make sure and familiarize yourself with the...

Make sure and familiarize yourself with the oppo's analog clipping issue. --- since in that use case Peter, you'd certainly be using the analog inputs.

...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-22-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 28,017
Posted By Archaea
I watched Jupiter Ascending last night. ...

I watched Jupiter Ascending last night.


The audio was fantastic, it has Atmos, and I did hear the ceiling speakers on from time to time, but the movie itself was terrible. So much so that I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,927
Posted By Archaea
@LTD02...

@LTD02 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7426121)

Help! :)

I'm calling on an expert.
I'd be guessing on both questions.

My guesses - I doubt the driver's volume matters enough...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-19-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By Archaea
This is a nice sub for the money - someone would...

This is a nice sub for the money - someone would do well to pick it up. If the amp starts to fail at some point you can easily hook up an iNuke and continue on.
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31,062
Views: 1,338,181
Posted By Archaea
Ha, @carp...

Ha, @carp (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7419834) told me it was because of my over-sized head. :p


-- In our little testing back and forth it was a a couple feet back - like 2 or...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31,062
Views: 1,338,181
Posted By Archaea
A lot of this discussion recently took place in...

A lot of this discussion recently took place in the Behringer thread.

John, You know I appreciate your knowledge, and all that you do on the forum to help everyone with that knowledge. However,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-19-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Archaea
I like this series of ideas LTD02. Thanks for...

I like this series of ideas LTD02. Thanks for the suggestions, and continuing to flesh out your ideas!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Archaea
So I have probably 2-3 inches of clearance above...

So I have probably 2-3 inches of clearance above the drop ceiling to the joist. The joist are standard width.

I could put them in one way and lean them down easily enough in a typical 'fly'...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,448
Posted By Archaea
I used a home depot shelf bracket and a dowel rod...

I used a home depot shelf bracket and a dowel rod to hang my Mackie C200 surrounds
I think it worked perfectly.
Post 17...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-16-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 61,994
Posted By Archaea
lol, :p thanks carp... :o

lol, :p


thanks carp... :o
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Archaea
Do you mean you wouldn't hang anything from the...

Do you mean you wouldn't hang anything from the 2x4 stud framing that goes around the hvac?

Each speakers weighs 26lbs, so I suppose that's 100lbs on the framing. Could that be a problem?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Archaea
I like that idea waterboy77. Functional and...

I like that idea waterboy77.

Functional and easy to make.

LTD02. The ceiling tiles are acoustic absorption panels. Basically oc703 with black, light absorbant, material on one facing. So...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 547
Posted By Archaea
Alternate idea won't work because the 80*...

Alternate idea won't work because the 80* vertical dispersion wouldn't hit the seats - I held it up and looked at it though to checked - seemed like a good idea.

i'm not sure I understand your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,699
Posted By Archaea
Original poster doesn't need to buy a passive sub...

Original poster doesn't need to buy a passive sub setup until he learns more about protecting the driver, or he's just going to find more disappointment. Any driver can be destroyed without proper...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31,062
Views: 1,338,181
Posted By Archaea
Sealed vs. Ported

Sealed vs. Ported
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-16-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,930
Posted By Archaea
Fatshaft Is either 1) deaf and or insane 2)...

Fatshaft
Is either
1) deaf and or insane
2) doesn't have reference calibrated correctly

+15dB would be approaching 120dB spl levels on the mainspeakers! In that movie, with all the continous...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 46,501
Posted By Archaea
jlpowell84, Try this projector calculator...

jlpowell84,

Try this projector calculator out.
http://carltonbale.com/home-theater/home-theater-calculator/

It de-mystifies the recommendations for size and lumens, etc.
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