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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-26-2017, 10:45 AM
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Posted By carp
I agree with this ^ plus the fact that many don't...

I agree with this ^ plus the fact that many don't stay in the same house forever, and if they end up in a house with a HT room on a suspended floor then the differences between the 2400 and 1400...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-25-2017, 10:58 AM
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Posted By carp
I've always felt this way. My perceptions of my...

I've always felt this way. My perceptions of my system can change from day to day, or even from song to song (or movie to movie). It's all about what mood we are in. People laugh when they see all...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-25-2017, 10:36 AM
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Posted By carp
That's what I'm saying though, I don't get the...

That's what I'm saying though, I don't get the wobble without the nearfield sub - and especially the Crowson. In fact the only time the Crowson trumps the nearfield sub, it is a lot stronger with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-24-2017, 06:17 PM
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Posted By carp
Thanks guys! I've always felt the low...

Thanks guys!

I've always felt the low stuff as a wobbly feel, the higher stuff (above 15 hz) is what moves my clothes/hair/etc. Am I wrong about that? It's been a long time (a couple years or...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-23-2017, 04:29 PM
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Posted By carp
Haha, yeah, they have been around since 2012 for...

Haha, yeah, they have been around since 2012 for god's sake. Hearing a friends DIY Dayton 18HO dual opposed sub compared to my dual Seaton Submersives is what motivated me to go DIY with a bunch of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-23-2017, 04:09 PM
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Posted By carp
What is the 2400 tuned to? Around 15 hz? That...

What is the 2400 tuned to? Around 15 hz? That and it has a tall/small footprint option? Perfect. :cool:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-23-2017, 04:03 PM
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Posted By carp
Devil's advocate here... I think having...

Devil's advocate here...

I think having headroom 30 hz is very important too. I was talking with some other guys that have all sealed setup with lots of 18" drivers at our KC crawl and our...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-23-2017, 03:49 PM
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Posted By carp
Going to see Roger Waters Friday. If it's 10...

Going to see Roger Waters Friday. If it's 10 percent as good as watching the Atmos blu ray I'll be happy. :)
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-22-2017, 02:57 PM
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Posted By carp
I have a couple friends that NEVER sit in the...

I have a couple friends that NEVER sit in the front row, so I know it's too close for some.

I actually preferred Derek's front row too to his back row seat spot seat, even though he was (I say...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-20-2017, 03:07 PM
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Posted By carp
My eyes are 10 feet from the screen. It doesn't...

My eyes are 10 feet from the screen. It doesn't seem that big - unless - I get busy and don't have time to watch a movie or tv for a week. Last night was the first time I watched something for over...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-20-2017, 02:37 PM
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Posted By carp
I have found that not only being within 18 inches...

I have found that not only being within 18 inches distance from the driver makes a big difference, but every couple of inches closer to the driver makes a big difference too. I was cranking up some...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-16-2017, 03:02 PM
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Posted By carp
Also, don't get too frustrated about making...

Also, don't get too frustrated about making mistakes, IMO it's part of the hobby! A few months back I spend the better part of 2 weekends putting up some diffusion panels and after the fact I found...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-16-2017, 02:59 PM
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Posted By carp
So with the DIY subs you gained low end but lost...

So with the DIY subs you gained low end but lost something in the 50-60hz and above ranges I'm guessing? I feel like I got really lucky with my DIY subs because the drivers aren't the heavy low hz...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-15-2017, 05:38 PM
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Posted By carp
Good idea for the floor, I might steal that one. ...

Good idea for the floor, I might steal that one.

I'm loving the JBL setup, but then again I loved the JTR's too. Lateral move for sure. If they were the same price I'd go with JTR, but getting...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-15-2017, 05:31 AM
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Posted By carp
I've found that over time I have slowly become...

I've found that over time I have slowly become much less of a bass head than I used to be. I only really crank up the bass for demo's because when watching movies if I have the bass set to demo...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-14-2017, 05:11 PM
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Posted By carp
I don't know if you saw that I put up velvet on...

I don't know if you saw that I put up velvet on the ceiling and walls on the front half of the room last fall, but it's so worth it. I didn't put velvet on the floor though.... hmmmm.......
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2017, 05:09 PM
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Posted By carp
1. I used a wet towel, that seemed to do the...

1. I used a wet towel, that seemed to do the trick.

2. No, same great sound from day one for me.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-14-2017, 04:52 PM
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Posted By carp
Agreed, thanks for doing that. I have seen some...

Agreed, thanks for doing that. I have seen some of those but not all, and you put me in the mood to re-watch the ones I've seen and watch the rest for the first time. Lot's of movies and shows to...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-14-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By carp
I went to see Devin Townsend/Gojira/Opeth Friday...

I went to see Devin Townsend/Gojira/Opeth Friday night.

Things started off great, DT is amazing. Man that guy can sing, his range and power is awesome. He's so charismatic too, he had me...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-11-2017, 11:16 AM
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Posted By carp
These are all great, as is Tron, Hacksaw Ridge,...

These are all great, as is Tron, Hacksaw Ridge, Ender's Game (check out the scene where he is playing the game with the mouse and the house crashes down), How to Train Your Dragon.

Specific...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-10-2017, 10:08 AM
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Posted By carp
After reading some of the reviews I'm afraid I...

After reading some of the reviews I'm afraid I would really like this thing!

However, my current budget buster is this for the screened porch.
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-08-2017, 05:55 PM
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Posted By carp
Check this out. ...

Check this out.
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Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 12:53 PM
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Posted By carp
ditto

ditto
Forum: Speakers   05-07-2017, 11:14 AM
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Posted By carp
My ears were 10 feet away from my 215's. I...

My ears were 10 feet away from my 215's. I didn't experience any harshness and you could walk all the way up to the CD and it still sounded great! Like others have said I'll be interested to see...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-02-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,998
Views: 161,290
Posted By carp
To be clear I have 2 Crowsons. I've done a...

To be clear I have 2 Crowsons.

I've done a lot of testing to see what gives me more feel between the nearfield sub and the Crowsons. I would say that below 20hz the Crowsons make a much bigger...
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