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Forum: Speakers   05-16-2011, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Derry
looking good hyper, those look kind of...

looking good hyper,

those look kind of close to the wall, may want to start moving them forward,, can be difficult in a living area to dedicate the floor space Maggies need,,

Derry
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2011, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Derry
JKHOME, with those subs in the attic I sure hope...

JKHOME, with those subs in the attic I sure hope they used some long nails on those ceiling joist and rafters,,http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

Derry
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2011, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Derry
I'm running 1.6QRs with PG XOs and wiring,,...

I'm running 1.6QRs with PG XOs and wiring,, built my frames which fit around the back side fully,, they are driven with a Emotiva XPA-2 fed by the preouts from a Marantz SR9600,,

for each step I...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2011, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Derry
when I added the PG XOs and wiring to my 1.6QRs...

when I added the PG XOs and wiring to my 1.6QRs I used mil spec crimps and silver soldered them,, if they could transmit sound any better I have yet to hear,,...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2011, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Derry
was thinking of replacing my AR2As (totally...

was thinking of replacing my AR2As (totally reworked) sides in my HT with a new set of MMG W,, curious how good they work hanging on the hinge and so close to the wall,, I have 1.6QRs with Peter...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Derry
I have been through many sets of speakers in my...

I have been through many sets of speakers in my 70 years and my present Magnepan 1.6QRs with Peter Gunn XOs are the best I have heard for vocals,, just close the eyes and they are on the stage in...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2011, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Derry
I run 1.6QRs with Peter Gunn XOs and his wiring...

I run 1.6QRs with Peter Gunn XOs and his wiring recommendations and am amazed at the low end sounds they offer,, for the HT movies I have an SVS PB13 ultra that blends in great,,

for all my music...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2011, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Derry
all the maggies I know of need room to the rear...

all the maggies I know of need room to the rear to breath,, I have my 1.6QRs right at 3 feet out from the wall,, you can post over on the maggie site to see if anyone has tried...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Derry
would not think sealing off the area your...

would not think sealing off the area your placing the speaker in the wall would be an issue,, if you take a little time yoru work may exceed the builders,, if you look at many homes the vapor seal...
Forum: Speakers   12-07-2010, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Derry
agree on a clean wall behind the maggies,, don't...

agree on a clean wall behind the maggies,, don't want to trap that rear wave as it adds so much to your sound,, mine are 3' from the back wall

I run 1.6QRs in oak frames and starting on the Gunn...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2010, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Derry
let "your ears" be your best guide,, we all...

let "your ears" be your best guide,,

we all have our best system and love spending others money,, honest opinions are given but I have listen to friends systems they think are KILLERS and...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2010, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Derry
had Def Tecs 7002 towers and 2500 center with a...

had Def Tecs 7002 towers and 2500 center with a SVS 13 ultra, was nice but was seeking more clarity, seemed something was missing,, my HT room is 2800 sq ft,, for sides I have AR2As,, some vintage...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2010, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Derry
would agree something is amiss,, a +10 should be...

would agree something is amiss,, a +10 should be overpowering those sides,,

I have a Def Tec 2500 for my center supporting 1.6QRs and SVS pb 13 sub,, run the center about 2 points higher than the...
Forum: Speakers   11-08-2010, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Derry
would stay away from $300 1.6s or have a...

would stay away from $300 1.6s or have a knowledgeable maggie owner with ya to check them out,, with the internet availability today everyone knows the going price of anything on the street,, the...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2010, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Derry
I am using a SVS PB13 ultra with my 1.6QRs and...

I am using a SVS PB13 ultra with my 1.6QRs and it is seamless,, have the maggies cutting off at 80 HZ and the sub handles the rest,, have not found anything it cannot keep up with so far,, not a...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2010, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Derry
very nice Kevin, looks like it was made for the...

very nice Kevin, looks like it was made for the maggie,,

Derry
Forum: Speakers   10-16-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Derry
I run my 1.6QRs bi amped off my Marantz SR9600...

I run my 1.6QRs bi amped off my Marantz SR9600 receiver,, for 8 ohms it offers 140 a channel for each channel,, for running my 4 ohm maggies the power setting is just below half way for an 80 to 85...
Forum: Speakers   10-13-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By Derry
what size is your room,,?? here is the...

what size is your room,,??

here is the maggie site,, http://www.audioasylum.com/forums/MUG/bbs.html

Derry
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2010, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Derry
rlaudio,, re your 1.6QR,, I run mine...

rlaudio,, re your 1.6QR,,

I run mine crossed at 80hz and let the SVS sub take over for the lower material,, the maggies start losing DBs when trying to reach their lowest levels,,

as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-24-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,573
Posted By Derry
besides the internal bracing I would recommend a...

besides the internal bracing I would recommend a couple extra sheets of mdf and double all those exterior panels, roll on a good adhesive and screw them down,,

Derry
Forum: Speakers   09-24-2010, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Derry
I use 1.6QRs with a Def Tec 2500 center and they...

I use 1.6QRs with a Def Tec 2500 center and they blend very good,, anything going across the screen - room for sound is smooth and seamless,, also running an SVS PB13 Ultra for the 60hz and under,...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2010, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Derry
just in case any of you maggie considers or uses...

just in case any of you maggie considers or uses do not have the MUG forum address,, always a ton of advice on the forum,,

http://www.audioasylum.com/forums/MUG/bbs.html

Derry
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By Derry
Tom, here is a good site to calculate the size...

Tom, here is a good site to calculate the size wire required for the amps used, distance and speaker ohm,,

http://www.bcae1.com/images/swfs/spe...rassistant.swf...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2010, 08:30 AM
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Views: 14,571
Posted By Derry
happen to find this on the internet,, offers...

happen to find this on the internet,, offers some good guidance for the proper size wire to use,,

http://www.bcae1.com/images/swfs/spe...rassistant.swf...
Forum: Speakers   09-11-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,528
Posted By Derry
you may also consider an audition of some...

you may also consider an audition of some magnepans,, you will be surprised,,

Derry
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