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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-19-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Randy Bessinger
If you look back at Scott Wilkinsons geek podcast...

If you look back at Scott Wilkinsons geek podcast there is one with a guy who is hearing impaired. Interesting info on that especially about using an iphone for listening to music and movies. If...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31,071
Views: 1,338,416
Posted By Randy Bessinger
one thing i can assure you of is that Toole does...

one thing i can assure you of is that Toole does not like super loud. At one of the Cedia classes he bemoaned a demo he had heard on the floor of the convention the day before. He wouldn't mention...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31,071
Views: 1,338,416
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Interesting discussion. I have taken Tooles...

Interesting discussion. I have taken Tooles courses a couple of times at Cedia. Interesting and i think there isn't much marketing in them. However, Toole and Olive do not design and engineer...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-05-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 77,894
Posted By Randy Bessinger
My guess is that in right hands the Trinnov...

My guess is that in right hands the Trinnov could be made to sound the same as the RS20. That assumes tweaking the auto feature results. Comparing these units from anecdotal reviews seems futile to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,110
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Why does it matter if they are "wrong" if as...

Why does it matter if they are "wrong" if as Harman (and NRC) studies suggest if you have enough of them (measurements) they correlate well with human preference?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-21-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 61,999
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-20-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 33,189
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Your system is better than audiophile:). Just...

Your system is better than audiophile:). Just excellent sound!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 3,389
Posted By Randy Bessinger
I will pay attention when he releases his most...

I will pay attention when he releases his most recent hearing test-:)
Forum: Headphones   07-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,878
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Is there anything special about the bluray player...

Is there anything special about the bluray player you chose? Would a cheaper one suffice as current amazon price on that is 199
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-11-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 104,654
Posted By Randy Bessinger
To continueO/T, do we think Cruise really does...

To continueO/T, do we think Cruise really does all those dangerous stunts? I'm dubious.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-07-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 28,017
Posted By Randy Bessinger
No, not that meeting. I am a member and Bob and...

No, not that meeting. I am a member and Bob and David Clark recently came by my house for a visit...Jonathan was there. I have only been to the one meeting right,before Tom Nousaine died although...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-07-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,624
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Gary Clark Jr. is awesome live, relatively new...

Gary Clark Jr. is awesome live, relatively new artist (and popular if live audience draw is any indicator) and plays slide on some songs...but not every song. Of course there are few "exclusive"...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 3,764
Posted By Randy Bessinger
I am good enough (with my highly resolving...

I am good enough (with my highly resolving system), i am smart enough (having read numerous reviews of cable differences), and doggonit, people like me (especially cable vendors):)

Stuart Smalley
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-27-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 3,764
Posted By Randy Bessinger
If your cable doesn't pass the Higgs Boson, it is...

If your cable doesn't pass the Higgs Boson, it is crap. That is the true test of an audiophile cable...measuring it is a bitch though! I hear you have to have those cables tested at Cern.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,624
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Sonny Landreth plays slide that IMO no one can...

Sonny Landreth plays slide that IMO no one can duplicate. See him live in a small club if you get a chance. He just realeased a blues based cd...lots of old standards.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-24-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Smile i am not sure one sub is "significant to human...

i am not sure one sub is "significant to human civilization" unless enjoyment is....:)
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,360
Posted By Randy Bessinger
I will say that I think AVS does a service to not...

I will say that I think AVS does a service to not shut down these threads when there appears to be a seroius problem with a vendor. I am sure it helped expose Mark S. and his AV company much sooner...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,360
Posted By Randy Bessinger
i would think they would at least need a sales...

i would think they would at least need a sales tax license if they sell any speakers in MO. In addition, most citiies require an occupational license.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-27-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 599,138
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Out of curiousity, do we know why the limitation...

Out of curiousity, do we know why the limitation on accepting True HD or DTS-HD via the HDMI inputs?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 28,017
Posted By Randy Bessinger
I,would like to but still getting over some minor...

I,would like to but still getting over some minor shoulder surgery so,will,have to pass.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-24-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 15,008
Posted By Randy Bessinger
My driveway is pretty long so feel free to park...

My driveway is pretty long so feel free to park there and then in front ot the house etc. my wife is getting out of Dodge for this..
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 15,008
Posted By Randy Bessinger
i,have the other two crystal,speakers and will...

i,have the other two crystal,speakers and will sell with Jonathan's for another 100. I am also selling my ADA suite7.1. List is 5500 and I would sell for 1800 during the crawl. Nothing wrong with...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-24-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 15,008
Posted By Randy Bessinger
Speaking of XXX, when I was 16 or 17, myself and...

Speaking of XXX, when I was 16 or 17, myself and two of my buddies went to the burlesques house in St. Louis. This was at a time when the dancers did full nudity. My two friends were very tall over...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-21-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 15,008
Posted By Randy Bessinger
I am fine with additional but as Jedi mentioned,...

I am fine with additional but as Jedi mentioned, there will be some on the floor. People can change it up though as we did in the IA crawl.
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 107,329
Posted By Randy Bessinger
probably, but I was surprised when they first...

probably, but I was surprised when they first advised as I thought Dolby recommended ear level for their standard surround set-up.
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