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Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 469
Posted By buzzy_
This is the key to auditioning speakers, to see...

This is the key to auditioning speakers, to see if you can bring a few pieces of music you are very familiar with and hear it on different speakers.
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By buzzy_
Do you own the x4000 or are saying you could...

Do you own the x4000 or are saying you could return it? If you own it already, it should be fine. If you want a better answer than that, you'd have to describe your room and how you plan to use the...
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By buzzy_
The best setup is to mount them upside down, on...

The best setup is to mount them upside down, on the ceiling or 7-8 feet high on a wall. Try to keep them 2-3 feet away from a corner or second wall if possible.

They fire upward normally, so...
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 469
Posted By buzzy_
My sense is that the Monitor Audio speakers are...

My sense is that the Monitor Audio speakers are somewhat to the warm side of neutral. And since most people really don't want neutral, they want something more like that - most people find them easy...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By buzzy_
You completely missed the point. It wasn't...

You completely missed the point. It wasn't specific to streaming music.

Maybe not. So you've added another difficult constraint to your already impossible ones (brightness, and bad...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By buzzy_
Something like that would be my suggestion. I...

Something like that would be my suggestion. I don't think there's much reason to think you'll find a speaker that meets your highly specific needs, given the ones you already tried.

There are...
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By buzzy_
You might want to spend some time seeing all the...

You might want to spend some time seeing all the cool stuff that has become available since you got your last TV, rather than trying to replicate your current setup.I know this seems like the most...
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 328
Posted By buzzy_
They do not reflect: - the configuration...

They do not reflect:

- the configuration of the speaker - it is ported, it is not sealed, so there's a minimal pressure difference
- the physics of the air moving and the amount of pressure...
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 328
Posted By buzzy_
Maybe you didn't see the picture. It was a...

Maybe you didn't see the picture. It was a typical mounting plate attached to the back of the speaker.
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 328
Posted By buzzy_
Exactly. Then don't give it another thought. ...

Exactly. Then don't give it another thought. Most of the suggestions here are ridiculous.
Forum: Speakers   11-12-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By buzzy_
No, it's just that they are about 25 years old so...

No, it's just that they are about 25 years old so there aren't many people here who would be familiar with them.

The wiring is right. Connect the wire from the receiver to one set of the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-08-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By buzzy_
It's not something most would know. It's not a...

It's not something most would know. It's not a spec that's published much. Luckily there are easy workarounds if there is a problem.

The 12V trigger stuff is a completely confusing tangent,...
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By buzzy_
Start by switching the speaker wires (left and...

Start by switching the speaker wires (left and right) so you can see if the problem stays with the speaker or is due to the source or the amp. That is, try to isolate the problem.

Another thing...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,007
Posted By buzzy_
This was relevant to a question that came up...

This was relevant to a question that came up today. Better to bump an old thread that lays out the issues well, than to recreate it, probably not as well.

Of course you do. Everyone could...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,007
Posted By buzzy_
Here's where I agree - everyone should start with...

Here's where I agree - everyone should start with the ideal setup in mind, and think hard about how close they can get to that. I've found that if people think hard, they can get a lot closer than...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By buzzy_
Good job thinking about what you needed. A lot...

Good job thinking about what you needed. A lot of people would agonize about not being able to have surrounds or an otherwise theoretically ideal setup, and end up with nothing instead of going...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By buzzy_
Not a good idea, and not really better than the...

Not a good idea, and not really better than the speakers you have being on their sides. You want the tweeters at ear level or pointed toward your ears. And there will be lots of reflections off the...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By buzzy_
There are a lot of "my speakers that cost 3x as...

There are a lot of "my speakers that cost 3x as much sound a lot better" posts around here. I don't get it. Of course they do, if you're at all smart about how you buy. I don't think that's really...
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,219
Posted By buzzy_
Enough with the ****ing DIY suggestions for...

Enough with the ****ing DIY suggestions for newbies, people.
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By buzzy_
Two subs are not a match for his needs: ...

Two subs are not a match for his needs:

"All I do with my speakers is listen to music (FLAC) and maybe watch a movie once a month."

"My studio is less than 295 sq ft. My gf doesn't even want...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By buzzy_
bumpup, you'll be just fine with one sub. For...

bumpup, you'll be just fine with one sub. For your needs, a 10" or perhaps even 8" sub could do the job.

Since you have the speakers, you may want to take your time on the sub.

You don't...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By buzzy_
Matching amps to speakers isn't really something...

Matching amps to speakers isn't really something to be too concerned with.
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By buzzy_
Those are nice. FYI: ...

Those are nice. FYI:
http://www.audioholics.com/tower-speaker-reviews/boston-acoustics-refection-rs-334/bost-rs-334-listening-and-conclusion
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By buzzy_
The reason none of the speakers need to be full...

The reason none of the speakers need to be full range is because low frequency sounds are not perceived as coming from a specific direction. There isn't a surround effect.

The considerations are...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By buzzy_
You may want to say where you're located as...

You may want to say where you're located as shipping can be significant with floorstanders. It also may lead people to suggest where you might be able to listen to something.


Also, while used...
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