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Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
Well, as a three way, the Phil-BMR has better...

Well, as a three way, the Phil-BMR has better midrange/and I think the BMR mid gives it excellent off axis response and I think it hit lower- the Scanspeaker 8545 7-inch woofer hit mid 30 hz +/- 3db....
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 535
Posted By Elihawk
of course, it is all relative. however,the AA...

of course, it is all relative. however,the AA Sierra 2 and Phil-BMR wouldn't be consider high end in price...so therefor, they are either mid priced or budget.
Considering speakers can cost $100,000...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 120
Posted By Elihawk
the voice coil(s) in my dog are really hard to...

the voice coil(s) in my dog are really hard to shut off sometimes!
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By Elihawk
I think in this price range, you cannot do better...

I think in this price range, you cannot do better than this! All subject to individual taste, however...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 535
Posted By Elihawk
Both the Ascend Sierra 2 and the Phil-BMR are...

Both the Ascend Sierra 2 and the Phil-BMR are excellent mid priced speakers that use the RAAL tweeter to its fullest. The Phil-BMR is, of course a three way...I own the Phil-BMR and my buddy ray has...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Elihawk
HT-5.2, 17 Upstairs TV set up- 5.1, 18 ...

HT-5.2, 17
Upstairs TV set up- 5.1, 18
bedroom music- 2.0, 6
Wait, do passive woofers count? the Def tech have passive radiators which are drivers, for sure, but I would assume no voice coil.
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Elihawk
1. What is the model of your B&O speakers? 2....

1. What is the model of your B&O speakers?
2. What is the model of your AV rec? I assume it is 5.1? if it is stereo, then there isn't a center or surround channels available...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
Was this movie a good soundtrack?

Was this movie a good soundtrack?
Forum: Speakers   02-20-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By Elihawk
Yes, agree with Roger...a speaker like that...

Yes, agree with Roger...a speaker like that sitting on the floor is no good...and you really need a rug at the first reflection point in front of your main and center speakers. Otherwise, agree,...
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 290
Posted By Elihawk
So you want speaker that isn't so accurate...

So you want speaker that isn't so accurate becuase you have some poor quality audio files? To each his own, but I want the most accurate speaker I can afford and if some content is of poor quality,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-19-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
Of course, but it wouldn't be hard to copy/paste...

Of course, but it wouldn't be hard to copy/paste and unpdate the list. Wouldn't require the detail of the OP, just a list of movies that have great bass, update for the last two years.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-17-2017, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
Anyone interested in updating the OPs original...

Anyone interested in updating the OPs original list?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-17-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,974
Posted By Elihawk
Well, I suppose one of us could update that list....

Well, I suppose one of us could update that list. Or a collection of us...I don't have measurement capability.But I know great bass when my subwoofers talk to me!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-17-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,974
Posted By Elihawk
Not a great bass movie, but Oblivion has a few...

Not a great bass movie, but Oblivion has a few very impressive bass scenes.
Not a great movie, but Godzilla 2014 has some really impressive bass.
Deep Water Horizon will certainly give your...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 875
Posted By Elihawk
In a perfect world, you would have 5 identical...

In a perfect world, you would have 5 identical speakers all around...especially if you listen to multichannel music. However, most of us don't have unlimited budgets and some of us focus on HT and...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By Elihawk
Well...just my opinion and with some actual...

Well...just my opinion and with some actual experience. I have owned two klipsch subs- the Synergy and the RW12d (still own this one, just don't use it anymore). The day klipsch makes a better than...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By Elihawk
I find streaming to be of lesser quality, so I...

I find streaming to be of lesser quality, so I just plug my phone into a 3mm jack directly to my AV receiver when I want to listen to music with the best possible quality. Wireless is reserved for my...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By Elihawk
Gimmicky speakers like these don't get a lot of...

Gimmicky speakers like these don't get a lot of talk on this forum, mostly because for 6 or 700 dollars, you can get a real decent quality system that ISN'T wireless or portable, but will sound many...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-16-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 112,243
Posted By Elihawk
I could make my theater work for 5, but no...

I could make my theater work for 5, but no more...as I said, I have a support pole in the middle of my room (no, not the kind you might find in some "dance palors"...this one will give you splinters...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,920
Posted By Elihawk
Reading through the thread after not following,...

Reading through the thread after not following, the non subwoofer relationship talk is hilarious. When I was married, now more than 10 years ago, it was the wife who was constantly sneaking stuff...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,920
Posted By Elihawk
I upgraded from the Klipsch RW12d and did so with...

I upgraded from the Klipsch RW12d and did so with a sealed sub, the SVS NSD SB12 and that was a huge upgrade! For me, the Klipsch sub could get a bit boomy and if you pushed it, you would get some...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,003
Posted By Elihawk
I have only rarely heard a bad comment on...

I have only rarely heard a bad comment on Wharfdales!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-16-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 112,243
Posted By Elihawk
We live in Iowa, so all we have to do is wait...

We live in Iowa, so all we have to do is wait another week and we might have 2 foot of snow! However 60s this weekend won't suck.

I would propose an early march gathering, if there is some...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Elihawk
The good news is that although Bose is...

The good news is that although Bose is overpriced, people often think it is good. Resale value can be pretty good, so you might be able to sell the bose and recoup some of your money.
No one can...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 890
Posted By Elihawk
yes, you are correct, we sometimes have to make...

yes, you are correct, we sometimes have to make compromises. However, where a sub is going to sound best in a room is RARELY where the speaker is going to sound best in a room!
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