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Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By craig john
Dave, you are always welcome! :) Just leave the...

Dave, you are always welcome! :) Just leave the Maserati keys with the valet parking attendant, (ME!), and we'll be fine. :)

Seriously, I know you're trying to make a very important decision...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By craig john
I've heard the Linkwitz Orion's at AXPONA a...

I've heard the Linkwitz Orion's at AXPONA a couple years ago. If your speaker "type" is JTR's, and you thought the M2 sounded rolled off in the highs, I would expect you to be quite disappointed...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By craig john
Here ya go: ...

Here ya go:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=431250&stc=1&d=1419018127

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=431258&stc=1&d=1419018143

Craig
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By craig john
Dave, If I had any hesitation at all about...

Dave,

If I had any hesitation at all about posting my thoughts it was because I was concerned I might offend you. I absolutely did not want to do that as I respect your knowledge, your...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By craig john
You were at that game?!? Awesome! I had a great...

You were at that game?!? Awesome! I had a great time tailgating in the parking lot. The game itself wasn't so much fun. I was wearing my "cheesehead" and my Bart Starr jersey, and that's how the...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By craig john
Thanks!!! Much appreciated! Next GTG is...

Thanks!!! Much appreciated!


Next GTG is at your place!!!


I did know that Pat Cummins was fighting on Saturday. In a small town like mine, (Lititz, PA), when something like this happens,...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By craig john
Someday... :) I was in KC in 1996, the...

Someday... :)

I was in KC in 1996, the year the Packers won the SB. I was there to see the Pack play the Chiefs. The Chiefs won that day, but it was the very BEST experience I ever had as a...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 11:01 AM
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Posted By craig john
https://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/about/schoo...

https://schoolofsustainability.asu.edu/about/school-of-sustainability.php


I actually had stayed up late one night last week and wrote up my impressions. I decided not to post them until the...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By craig john
I need to hear the M2's optimally set up before I...

I need to hear the M2's optimally set up before I would make that decision. I can see where they might have the potential to be a replacement for the Triads.

Also, I would like to hear the...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By craig john
Thanks!!! Yep. Good call! :D Craig

Thanks!!!


Yep. Good call! :D

Craig
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:29 AM
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Posted By craig john
Since I am one of the... "participants that...

Since I am one of the... "participants that didn't even write about their impressions," I apologize for my tardiness in writing up my impressions of the GT. :o However, my tardiness is not related...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By craig john
Trust me... when you're 60, your hearing isn't...

Trust me... when you're 60, your hearing isn't the only thing that doesn't extend as far as it used to...
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By craig john
It's probably a sum total of everything he's ever...

It's probably a sum total of everything he's ever spent on his theater.
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By craig john
SIX million dollars.

SIX million dollars.
Forum: Speakers   12-11-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By craig john
A friend sent me a link to an article about the...

A friend sent me a link to an article about the worlds loudest home theater:
http://www.electronichouse.com/article/the_worlds_loudest_home_theater



HAHAHA. What a joke. Guiness needs to go...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By craig john
+1

+1
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 06:31 PM
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Posted By craig john
Sounds like I may need the earplugs... even if...

Sounds like I may need the earplugs... even if I'm in the other room. :eek:

All I really want is a "fair fight" for the blind evaluation of the "main event" speakers. Beyond that... LET 'ER...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By craig john
I've been the one pushing the importance of...

I've been the one pushing the importance of "level-matching" of the speakers for this evaluation. While I still think level-matching is very important, I don't think the "absolute" levels for any...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By craig john
That's a great playlist. I would only add Nils...

That's a great playlist. I would only add Nils Lofgren, Kieth Don't Go.

In terms of levels for the blind "main event", I think it is very important to level-match the 2 systems as close as is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-26-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By craig john
Although you fixed the problem by doing the...

Although you fixed the problem by doing the "right" thing, your diagnosis of the problem is all wrong...

If your subs volume controls are set too low, the receiver has to send them too strong a...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By craig john
Thank you for posting that. I haven't been in...

Thank you for posting that. I haven't been in the Audyssey thread, or reviewed the FAQ for quite some time. Clearly I need to catch up. I've been using XT32 since 2010 and I remember the...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By craig john
Do you have some reference that verifies this? I...

Do you have some reference that verifies this? I am not familiar with this philosophical change for Audyssey. I specifically asked Chris K. about these issues when I went from XT to XT32, and was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-24-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By craig john
We get our directional cues from the overtones...

We get our directional cues from the overtones exclusively. The fundamentals, if they're below 80 Hz, contribute nothing to our directional cues.


Of course you'll hear the basses on the...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By craig john
I'm pretty sure all versions of Audyssey stop...

I'm pretty sure all versions of Audyssey stop EQing above Schroeder other than setting a target curve. The resolution increases with increasing "levels" of Audyssey, but the EQ philosophy doesn't...
Forum: Speakers   11-24-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By craig john
Audyssey EQ's the bass in the frequency and time...

Audyssey EQ's the bass in the frequency and time domains in the modal range, up to about 300 to 500 Hz. Above that, it doesn't perform EQ so much as it sets a target curve. The target curve is a...
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