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Forum: Speakers   12-07-2016, 01:50 PM
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Posted By cschang
Yeah...UPS sometimes splits up boxes.

Yeah...UPS sometimes splits up boxes.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 10:40 PM
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Posted By cschang
Black felt material should help with that.

Black felt material should help with that.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 04:08 PM
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Posted By cschang
You could also get black bamboo. No reflections,...

You could also get black bamboo. No reflections, and close up, you can see the bamboo.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 04:07 PM
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Posted By cschang
Yup. How do you calibrate now? What...

Yup.

How do you calibrate now? What receiver do you have?
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 03:08 PM
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Posted By cschang
As long as you are conscious of the fact that the...

As long as you are conscious of the fact that the Lunas have less bass. Also remember, they are less efficient.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 02:40 PM
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Posted By cschang
When we were there on Wednesday, Dave did say the...

When we were there on Wednesday, Dave did say the site was update the site.

That said, I have only purchased speakers from Ascend over the phone.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 02:34 PM
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Posted By cschang
I'd say give the Sierra-1's a listen.

I'd say give the Sierra-1's a listen.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 02:09 PM
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Posted By cschang
Judging by what you have had, I think you will...

Judging by what you have had, I think you will experience very detailed balanced sound with great transparency and imaging.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 02:05 PM
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Posted By cschang
Crossed at 80hz, yes, I think so.

Crossed at 80hz, yes, I think so.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 11:35 AM
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Posted By cschang
IMO, they do. They are essentially a Sierra-2...

IMO, they do. They are essentially a Sierra-2 with a half octave less on the bass end.
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By cschang
When you say more detail, how do you define it? ...

When you say more detail, how do you define it? The Sierra-1's do have more detail, but not has forward/bright as the 340SE's.

Don't let the driver size fool you...the Sierra-1 does play deeper,...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2016, 10:05 PM
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Posted By cschang
Oh wow...I didn't realize the exchange rate was...

Oh wow...I didn't realize the exchange rate was that bad for you guys right now.

Currently, I'm leaning toward Dirac...the XMC-1. It's been on my radar for quite some time now as my...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2016, 08:47 PM
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Posted By cschang
The 340SE's are more efficient, so will play...

The 340SE's are more efficient, so will play louder with the same amount of power. They are also a little more forward sounding then the Sierra-1. The 340SE does not play as deep as the Sierra-1,...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2016, 08:44 PM
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Posted By cschang
Billy...my plan is to replace my HTM-200SE's used...

Billy...my plan is to replace my HTM-200SE's used for surrounds with Lunas. The cost will be significant...but the Luna gave me the same feeling when I heard them as did the Sierra-2.

You have...
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2016, 11:43 PM
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Posted By cschang
The Sierra Luna ...

The Sierra Luna

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Ascend-Acoustics-pictures/i-W7N7n62/0/L/IMG_2758-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Ascend-Acoustics-pictures/i-fS5ptLM/0/L/IMG_2762-L.jpg
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-12-2016, 07:58 AM
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Posted By cschang
The key word is "currently". Hopefully the...

The key word is "currently". Hopefully the hardware is capable of it, and the software will be upgraded in the future to support it.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-12-2016, 07:56 AM
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Posted By cschang
I use a standard Bolt for OTA and streaming...

I use a standard Bolt for OTA and streaming services...love it! If they would integrate Sling TV, it would be perfect for me.
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2016, 12:35 PM
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Posted By cschang
What AVR do you have? Does it have an auto EQ...

What AVR do you have? Does it have an auto EQ feature? If so, did you re-run it when swapping the speakers?

Also, when comparing the speakers...the 170's are little more efficient than the...
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2016, 12:07 PM
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Posted By cschang
frequency response isn't the major improvement...

frequency response isn't the major improvement factor with RAALs. It is the stored energy and time decay that make the difference.
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2016, 11:40 AM
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Posted By cschang
Sierra-2's come stock with the RAAL. ...

Sierra-2's come stock with the RAAL.

Measurements for the Sierra-1NrT I think are somewhere on the Ascend forum.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-25-2016, 08:03 PM
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Posted By cschang
I'm still not sure I can getaway from the office...

I'm still not sure I can getaway from the office on Friday. If not, I will go Sunday.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-24-2016, 10:04 PM
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Posted By cschang
For those that are going, what days are you...

For those that are going, what days are you attending the T.H.E. Show Newport?

I guess it is a different hotel this year.
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2016, 10:32 AM
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Posted By cschang
I'm not Dave, but I can tell you the RAAL has...

I'm not Dave, but I can tell you the RAAL has much less moving mass than the AMT, and that comes with it's advantages.
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2016, 09:43 PM
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Posted By cschang
I'm guessing it is fairly similar since the...

I'm guessing it is fairly similar since the midrange driver is the same.
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2016, 05:17 PM
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Posted By cschang
Ha! I think there is an Oppo 105 in the demo...

Ha! I think there is an Oppo 105 in the demo room...so FLAC files on a USB stick should be good to go.
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