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Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 10:58 PM
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OP...has a final decision been made?

OP...has a final decision been made?
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2016, 10:38 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Your friend will have an odd setup unless he...

Your friend will have an odd setup unless he settles for stereo only. But here is an odd approach to match his odd situation. Set the tv to output in mono. Setup the AVR to stereo w/ subwoofer on....
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Dennis, he wants to hear the RAALs in all their...

Dennis, he wants to hear the RAALs in all their glory...be sure to give him a little taste of the Phil 3's!! :D:D:D
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2016, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Here is either the goofiest recommendation you've...

Here is either the goofiest recommendation you've had ... or the best.

Buy another (single) B&W 683 and place it to the left of the door. Leave it disconnected for stereo/music listening. Haul...
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
OP, you said your room is very small. What are...

OP, you said your room is very small. What are the dimensions? To house an 8' desk, the room may be larger than we imagine. Also, primarily what do you intend to play through the speakers? It...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2016, 11:21 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Those are beeee-u-tiful, Rich. Good show. ...

Those are beeee-u-tiful, Rich. Good show.

Did you decide to demote the STs?
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Aw, c'mon Phil. What model of Tylers? You know...

Aw, c'mon Phil. What model of Tylers? You know you want to tell us all about them. :grin::grin:
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
As usual...well earned, Jim...and to Frank as...

As usual...well earned, Jim...and to Frank as well. Beautiful gear. I wish I could have been there.
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2016, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
"As others have said."? As I have said! ...

"As others have said."? As I have said!

smurray, I don't think you have read my posts carefully. I agree (almost) with all that you say. I'll repeat my stated point (in the clarifying post)...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Truth. However, I must say that if he did them...

Truth. However, I must say that if he did them all the same, good or bad technique, then wouldn't he have built in the same biases in each graph? I guess we don't know that.
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Well, I guess I'm too busy today to make much...

Well, I guess I'm too busy today to make much sense. I should have been more clear.

In the thread's very first post, the OP links to measurements (most at 1m.), for most speakers, and just below...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Hi Dennis. You are correct, of course, and I...

Hi Dennis. You are correct, of course, and I noted the differences between his and your site's measurements. I guess I should have elaborated a bit more. Did you notice the measurements of the...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
In my statement, "this says it all", I wasn't...

In my statement, "this says it all", I wasn't referring to the general concept of F/R measurements. I was referring to the wisest selection (for me, anyway) of the speakers tested by the OP. Most...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
DSR, I meant exactly what I wrote. And it is...

DSR, I meant exactly what I wrote. And it is most certainly true.

Speaker companies measure anechoically (or pseudo-anechoically as Dennis Murphy does) because that gives them the truest measure...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
A lot of people feel the way you do. What you...

A lot of people feel the way you do. What you may not have considered is that speakers that measure well, reproduce sound more accurately. You may have a penchant for lots of bass and have no...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
There are a lot of personal and subjective...

There are a lot of personal and subjective preferences going on here. There are also objective elements of the speakers that should be considered. (Sorry if I missed something. I haven't read all...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2016, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I .... uh .... great googly woogly, doc. ...

I .... uh .... great googly woogly, doc. Fantastic! We are all drooling, natch. Congrats on a fine looking and I'm certain performing system.

(I should have become a shrink. I should have...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
That sounds like it belongs on your Phil demo CD....

That sounds like it belongs on your Phil demo CD. :nerd:
Forum: Speakers   02-01-2016, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Fan, you may want to ask this in the Ascend...

Fan, you may want to ask this in the Ascend threads.

But yes, it should do fine in your arrangement.
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
There are a lot of variables here...too many to...

There are a lot of variables here...too many to talk about in the forum...room dynamics, bass reinforcement/porting issues, auditory memory, new vs. old placement, front end equipment changes, etc. ...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
You do realize that it's unAmerican to not own...

You do realize that it's unAmerican to not own bass-heavy and electric guitar music....;)
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Chamerci, I in no way intend to offend...but...

Chamerci,

I in no way intend to offend...but a question for you. Do you still have the new Philharmonitors resting on stools and being driven by a 20 year old receiver? Did you have the same...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2015, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Charmerci, I really like your speaker stands. :D...

Charmerci, I really like your speaker stands. :D

Your amp puts out 110 watts at 8 ohms (or it should)...plenty to drive those lovely Phils. I've driven my Phil 2s with 120w ... loud... with no...
Forum: Speakers   12-01-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Oregon? Oregon?! :eeksurprise: I'll be...

Oregon? Oregon?! :eeksurprise: I'll be waiting! :grin:
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2015, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
True, personal preferences apply. Opinions...

True, personal preferences apply. Opinions certainly differ. But it might be an interesting and enlightening activity for you to actually audition any of the Philharmonic offerings...and then let...
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